Vanderburgh County, IN

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2022 Population
179,900
0.114% 1-year growth
US Senator
Todd Young
Republican Party
US Senator
Mike Braun
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
38.9
0.517% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
14.3%
6.48% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$58,839
8.87% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$162,800
14.2% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
89,329
1.64% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Vanderburgh County, IN had a population of 180k people with a median age of 38.9 and a median household income of $58,839. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Vanderburgh County, IN grew from 179,695 to 179,900, a 0.114% increase and its median household income grew from $54,044 to $58,839, a 8.87% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Vanderburgh County, IN are White (Non-Hispanic) (82%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (9.74%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (3.38%), White (Hispanic) (1.38%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (1.35%).

None of the households in Vanderburgh County, IN reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

98.2% of the residents in Vanderburgh County, IN are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Vanderburgh County, IN are University of Southern Indiana (2,556 degrees awarded in 2022), University of Evansville (573 degrees), and The Salon Professional Academy-Evansville (127 degrees).

In 2022, the median property value in Vanderburgh County, IN was $162,800, and the homeownership rate was 64.8%.

Most people in Vanderburgh County, IN drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 19.6 minutes. The average car ownership in Vanderburgh County, IN was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Vanderburgh County, IN is home to a population of 180k people, from which 98.2% are citizens. As of 2022, 2.92% of Vanderburgh County, IN residents were born outside of the country (5.25k people).

In 2022, there were 8.42 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (147k people) in Vanderburgh County, IN than any other race or ethnicity. There were 17.5k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 6.08k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

98.2%
2022 Citizenship
97.9%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 98.2% of Vanderburgh County, IN residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Vanderburgh County, IN was 97.9%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Vanderburgh County, IN
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    147k ± 404
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    17.5k ± 694
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    6.08k ± 813
3.02%
Hispanic Population
5.43k people

In 2022, there were 8.42 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (147k people) in Vanderburgh County, IN than any other race or ethnicity. There were 17.5k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 6.08k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

3.02% of the people in Vanderburgh County, IN are hispanic (5.43k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Vanderburgh County, IN as a share of the total population.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    101,350 ± 7,757 people
  2. India
    35,477 ± 4,612 people
  3. China
    18,850 ± 3,366 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Indiana was Mexico, the natal country of 101,350 Indiana residents, followed by India with 35,477 and China with 18,850.

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Foreign-Born Population

2.92%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
5.25k people
3.23%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
5.81k people

As of 2022, 2.92% of Vanderburgh County, IN residents (5.25k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Vanderburgh County, IN was 3.23%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    3,795 ± 369
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    2,028 ± 448
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    1,656 ± 325

Vanderburgh County, IN has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.87 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Vanderburgh County, IN employs 89.3k people. The largest industries in Vanderburgh County, IN are Manufacturing (15,240 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (14,482 people), and Retail Trade (11,732 people), and the highest paying industries are Management of Companies & Enterprises ($92,841), Utilities ($69,290), and Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($66,705).

Males in Indiana have an average income that is 1.36 times higher than the average income of females, which is $53,980. The income inequality in Indiana (measured using the Gini index) is 0.448, which is lower than than the national average.

Occupations

89.3k
2022 Value
± 2,401
1.64%
1 Year growth
± 3.76%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Vanderburgh County, IN grew at a rate of 1.64%, from 87.9k employees to 89.3k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Vanderburgh County, IN, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (10,195 people), Sales & Related Occupations (9,032 people), and Production Occupations (8,637 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Vanderburgh County, IN.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

89.3k
2022 Value
± 2,401
1.64%
1 Year growth
± 3.76%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Vanderburgh County, IN grew at a rate of 1.64%, from 87.9k employees to 89.3k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Vanderburgh County, IN, are Manufacturing (15,240 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (14,482 people), and Retail Trade (11,732 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Vanderburgh County, IN, though some of these residents may live in Vanderburgh County, IN and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$47,422
Median earning men ± $1,535
$33,296
Median earning women ± $1,139

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Public Administration ($58,983), Manufacturing ($58,174), and Wholesale Trade ($57,885).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Wholesale Trade ($58,250), Public Administration ($46,373), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($44,954).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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2.48%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 3.21M people employed in Indiana. This represents a 2.48% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 15.4%.

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Establishments by Size

The industries with the most establishments
  1. 2,205
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  2. 1,229
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing
  3. 1,055
    Manufacturing

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Vanderburgh County, IN went to Donald J. Trump with 53.9% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (44.3%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.7%).

Todd Young and Mike Braun are the senators currently representing the state of Indiana. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Indiana is currently represented by 9 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Indiana

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Todd Young
Senator from Indiana3
Assumed office on January 3, 2017
Mike Braun
Senator from Indiana1
Assumed office on January 3, 2019

Todd Young and Mike Braun are the senators currently representing Indiana.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Representatives from Indiana

Indiana is currently represented by 9 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Indiana have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

In 2022, universities in Vanderburgh County, IN awarded 3,360 degrees. The student population of Vanderburgh County, IN in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 4,176 male students and 7,312 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Vanderburgh County, IN are White (2,766 and 84.7%), followed by Black or African American (170 and 5.21%), Hispanic or Latino (117 and 3.58%), and Asian (81 and 2.48%).

The largest universities in Vanderburgh County, IN by number of degrees awarded are University of Southern Indiana (2,556 and 76.1%), University of Evansville (573 and 17.1%), and The Salon Professional Academy-Evansville (127 and 3.78%).

The most popular majors in Vanderburgh County, IN are General Business Administration & Management (787 and 23.4%), Health Care Administration & Management (138 and 4.11%), and Registered Nursing (135 and 4.02%).

The median tuition costs in Vanderburgh County, IN are $40,100 for private four year colleges, and $9,095 and $21,140 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

University
Measure

In 2022 in Vanderburgh County, IN, the percentage of applicants admitted was 85.3%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 22%. The number of students enrolled in 2022 was 11,488 (36.4% men and 63.6% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2022 there were 11,488 students enrolled in Vanderburgh County, IN, 36.4% men and 63.6% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 9,216 records, of which 64.6% were women and 35.4% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 104 degrees awarded
  2. 135 degrees awarded
  3. 135 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Vanderburgh County, IN was General Psychology with 104 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Bachelors Degree from schools in Vanderburgh County, IN according to their major.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 2,556 degrees awarded
  2. 573 degrees awarded
  3. 127 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was University of Southern Indiana with 2,556 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

University

In 2022, 1,123 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Vanderburgh County, IN, which is 0.502 times less than the 2,237 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 2,766 degrees mean that there were 16.3 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 170 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Universities

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($40,100) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($1,236) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Public, 4-year or above ($1,200) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

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Measure

In 2022, 0.799% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.781% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

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The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (1.75M), Some college (1.13M), and Bachelors Degree (879k).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Vanderburgh County, IN was $162,800 in 2022, which is 0.578 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $142,600 to $162,800, a 14.2% increase. The homeownership rate in Vanderburgh County, IN is 64.8%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Vanderburgh County, IN have an average commute time of 19.6 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Vanderburgh County, IN is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Vanderburgh County, IN is $58,839. In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Vanderburgh County, IN was Census Tract 104.04 with a value of $105,899, followed by Census Tract 38.03 and Census Tract 106, with respective values of $87,500 and $83,387.

In 2022, 14.7% of the population was living with severe housing problems in Vanderburgh County, IN. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator declined 1.31%.

Property

$162,800
Median Property Value 2022
±$3,938
$49,786
Median Property Taxes
±$1,720

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Vanderburgh County, IN the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

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Rent vs Own

64.8%
Homeownership
2022
62.6%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 64.8% of the housing units in Vanderburgh County, IN were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 64.9%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 104.04
  2. Census Tract 38.03
  3. Census Tract 106

In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Vanderburgh County, IN was Census Tract 104.04 with a value of $105,899, followed by Census Tract 38.03 and Census Tract 106, with respective values of $87,500 and $83,387.

The following map shows all of the tracts in Vanderburgh County, IN colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

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$58,839
Median Household Income
± $1,279
76.9k
Number of Households
± 2,127

In 2022, the median household income of the 76.9k households in Vanderburgh County, IN grew to $58,839 from the previous year's value of $54,044.

The following chart displays the households in Vanderburgh County, IN distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Vanderburgh County, IN is from Indiana.
0.448
2022 Wage GINI in Indiana
0.449
2021 Wage GINI in Indiana

In 2022, the income inequality in Indiana was 0.448 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.283% decline from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Indiana was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Indiana in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (82.3%)
  2. Carpooled (7.94%)
  3. Worked At Home (4.98%)

In 2022, 82.3% of workers in Vanderburgh County, IN drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (7.94%) and those who worked at home (4.98%).

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Commute Time

19.6 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Vanderburgh County, IN have a shorter commute time (19.6 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 1.43% of the workforce in Vanderburgh County, IN have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

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Severe Housing Problems

In 2022, 14.7% of the population was living with severe housing problems in Vanderburgh County, IN. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator declined 1.31%.

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Poverty & Diversity

14.3% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Vanderburgh County, IN (24.8k out of 174k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 18 - 24, followed by Females 25 - 34 and then Females 55 - 64.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Vanderburgh County, IN is White, followed by Black and Two Or More.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Children in Poverty

In 2022, 17.6% of the children was living in poverty in Vanderburgh County, IN. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator declined 3.4%.

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Crimes & Accidents

Indicator

In 2022, the number of reported violent crimes offenses per 100,000 population was 409 in Vanderburgh County, IN. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator grew 80.5 per 100,000 population.

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Health

92.4% of the population of Vanderburgh County, IN has health coverage, with 48.9% on employee plans, 18% on Medicaid, 13.7% on Medicare, 10.6% on non-group plans, and 1.26% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Vanderburgh County, IN see 1243 patients per year on average, which represents a 6.42% increase from the previous year (1168 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1393 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 444 patients per year.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 47.9% were men and 52.1% were women.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

1,243 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Vanderburgh County, IN

Primary care physicians in Vanderburgh County, IN see an average of 1,243 patients per year. This represents a 6.42% increase from the previous year (1,168 patients).

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 23.2% under 18 years, 22.6% between 18 and 34 years, 37.3% between 35 and 64 years, and 17% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 47.9% were men and 52.1% were women.

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Uninsured People

7.55%
Uninsured
48.9%
Employer Coverage
18%
Medicaid
13.7%
Medicare
10.6%
Non-Group
1.26%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Vanderburgh County, IN declined by 0.79% from 7.61% to 7.55%.

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Health Outcomes

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In 2022, the number of deaths among residents under age 18 per 100,000 population was 68.4 in Vanderburgh County, IN.

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Health Behaviors

Indicator

In 2022, the percentage of the adult population (age 18 and older) that reports a body mass index (BMI) greater than or equal to 30 kg/m2 (age-adjusted) was 35.6% in Vanderburgh County, IN.

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Clinical Care

Indicator

In 2022, the percentage of population under age 65 without health insurance was 10.6% in Vanderburgh County, IN.

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