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Vanderburgh County, Indiana (IN)

County population in 2016: 181,721 (91% urban, 9% rural); it was 171,922 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 33,101
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 14,923
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 47,185
Renter-occupied apartments: 26,430 (it was 23,438 in 2000)
% of renters here:

33%
State:

30%

Land area: 235 sq. mi.

Water area: 1.2 sq. mi.

Population density: 775 people per square mile   (high).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Vanderburgh County: 83.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (31.4%), Educational, health and social services (16.7%), Construction (11.0%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 66%
  • Government: 4%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 30%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Vanderburgh County, Indiana:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (83.8%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (9.0%)
  • Two or more races (2.9%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (2.6%)
  • Asian alone (1.1%)
Median resident age:  37.7 years
Indiana median age:  37.6 years
Males: 88,429  (48.7%)
Females: 93,292  (51.3%)
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Vanderburgh County,IN real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Vanderburgh County:

2.0 people
Indiana:

3 people
Estimated median household income in 2016: $46,064 ($36,823 in 1999)

This county:

$46,064
Indiana:

$52,314

Median contract rent in 2016 for apartments: $555 (lower quartile is $451, upper quartile is $704)
This county:

$555
State:

$619


Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $124,700 (it was $81,100 in 2000)
Vanderburgh:

$124,700
Indiana:

$134,800
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $78,800 - $182,700

Mean price in 2016:

Detached houses: $151,928
Here:

$151,928
State:

$172,153

Townhouses or other attached units: $113,666
Here:

$113,666
State:

$157,859

In 2-unit structures: $184,254
Here:

$184,254
State:

$132,743

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $124,825
Here:

$124,825
State:

$138,985

Mobile homes: $19,057
Here:

$19,057
State:

$57,226
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $985
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $409

Institutionalized population: 2,406

Crime in 2005 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 1
  • Rapes: 5
  • Robberies: 5
  • Assaults: 48
  • Burglaries: 140
  • Thefts: 961
  • Auto thefts: 35

Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 1
  • Rapes: 5
  • Robberies: 5
  • Assaults: 33
  • Burglaries: 119
  • Thefts: 1085
  • Auto thefts: 55
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Health of residents in Vanderburgh County based on CDC Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System Survey Questionnaires from 2003 to 2012:

General health status score of residents in this county from 1 (poor) to 5 (excellent) is 3.3. This is significantly worse than average.
68.9% of residents exercised in the past month. This is less than average.
52.9% of residents smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives. This is more than average.
99.0% of adult residents drank alcohol in the past 30 days. This is more than average.
Average weight of males is 198 pounds. This is about average.
Average weight of females is 162 pounds. This is about average.

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2000: 566 buildings, average cost: $95,100
  • 2001: 520 buildings, average cost: $92,400
  • 2002: 695 buildings, average cost: $97,500
  • 2003: 801 buildings, average cost: $111,900
  • 2004: 639 buildings, average cost: $118,000
  • 2005: 591 buildings, average cost: $123,500
  • 2006: 479 buildings, average cost: $124,600
  • 2007: 373 buildings, average cost: $129,400
  • 2008: 213 buildings, average cost: $128,500
  • 2009: 191 buildings, average cost: $125,100
  • 2010: 213 buildings, average cost: $125,300
  • 2011: 214 buildings, average cost: $125,500
  • 2012: 279 buildings, average cost: $111,100
  • 2013: 278 buildings, average cost: $142,900
  • 2014: 296 buildings, average cost: $144,800

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $1,173 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $1,124 (0.9%)

Vanderburgh County household income distribution in 2009 Vanderburgh County home values distribution Vanderburgh County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 17.7%
Vanderburgh County:

17.7%
Indiana:

14.1%
(15.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 35.8% for Black residents, 32.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 51.6% for American Indian residents, 33.1% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 27.8% for other race residents, 20.9% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2016: 37.7 years old
(Males: 36.5 years old, Females: 39.4 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 40.3 years old, Black residents: 34.2 years old, American Indian residents: 40.8 years old, Asian residents: 41.4 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 25.8 years old, Other race residents: 18.9 years old)

Area name: Evansville, IN-KY HUD Metro FMR Area
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Vanderburgh County is $437 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $543 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $670 a month.

Cities in this county include: Evansville, Melody Hill, Darmstadt.

Vanderburgh County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

2012 air pollution in Vanderburgh County:

Carbon Monoxide: 0.870 ppm (standard limit: 9 ppm). Significanly above U.S. average.
Nitrogen Dioxide: 0.01 ppm (standard limit: 0.053 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Ozone (1-hour): 0.037 ppm (standard limit: 0.12 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual: 18.2 µg/m3. Near U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual: 11.5 µg/m3(standard limit: 15.0 µg/m3). Above U.S. average.
Sulfur Oxides Annual: 0.000 ppm (standard limit: 0.03 ppm). Near U.S. average.

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Church in Vanderburgh County: Blue River Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemetery: Crown Hill Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Creeks: Mill Creek (A), Buck Creek (B), Brock Creek (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Crawford County , Elliott County, Kentucky , Hanover County, Virginia , Nelson County, Virginia , Miller County, Missouri .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.6%
Indiana:

4.0%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 12,739
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 87.6%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 25.6%

Number of foreign born residents: 5,622 (58.6% naturalized citizens)

Vanderburgh County:

3.1%
Whole state:

5.3%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 2010 or later: 1,538
  • 2000 to 2009: 1,499
  • 1990 to 1999: 611
  • 1980 to 1989: 519
  • 1970 to 1979: 480
  • Before 1970: 416
Note: State values scaled to Vanderburgh County population

Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.0 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 89.8%

Vanderburgh County marital status for males Vanderburgh County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 58,938
  • One, attached: 1,276
  • Two: 2,510
  • 3 or 4: 4,462
  • 5 to 9: 4,887
  • 10 to 19: 4,153
  • 20 to 49: 2,368
  • 50 or more: 2,815
  • Mobile homes: 2,299

Housing units in Vanderburgh County with a mortgage: 28,809 (901 second mortgage, 2,828 home equity loan, 191 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 17,834

Here:

62.2% with mortgage
State:

65.5% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Vanderburgh County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant41,066115
Catholic29,09720
Mainline Protestant18,13353
Black Protestant5,56712
Other1,49812
None84,342-
Vanderburgh County Religion Details
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 29
Vanderburgh County:

1.66 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.73 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Here:

0.11 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

0.21 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 9
This county:

0.51 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

0.50 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 55
Vanderburgh County:

3.15 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

3.57 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 137
This county:

7.84 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.78 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Vanderburgh County:

9.0%
Indiana:

9.2%

Adult obesity rate:
Vanderburgh County:

27.3%
State:

29.0%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

12.8%
State:

14.3%

Agriculture in Vanderburgh County:

Average size of farms: 268 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $66,551
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $251.49
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 2.38%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 9.72%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $57,162
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 89.11%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 0.14%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $105,404
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 83.66%
Average age of principal farm operators: 54 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 1.64
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 28.23%
Corn for grain: 26502 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 6097 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 43218 harvested acres
Vegetables: 258 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 164 acres

Tornado activity:

Vanderburgh County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Indiana state average. It is 11673285.0 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused one fatality and 19 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 4/28/2002, a category 2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado killed one person and injured 19 people and caused $2 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Vanderburgh County-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Indiana state average. It is 75% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 36.6 miles away from Vanderburgh County center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 12.2 miles away from the county center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 60.2 miles away from the county center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 37.1 miles away from the county center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 50.8 miles away from Vanderburgh County center
On 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi) earthquake occurred 122.5 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Indiana Severe Winter Storm and Snowstorm, Incident Period: January 05, 2014 to January 09, 2014, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4173: April 22, 2014, FEMA Id: 4173, Natural disaster type: Snowstorm, Winter Storm
  • Indiana Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-Line Winds, and Flooding, Incident Period: April 19, 2011 to June 06, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1997: June 23, 2011, FEMA Id: 1997, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Indiana Severe Winter Storm, Incident Period: January 26, 2009 to January 28, 2009, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1828: March 05, 2009, FEMA Id: 1828, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Indiana Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: September 12, 2008 to October 06, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1795: September 23, 2008, FEMA Id: 1795, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Indiana Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: September 12, 2006 to September 14, 2006, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1662: October 06, 2006, FEMA Id: 1662, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Indiana Tornado and Severe Storms, Incident Period: November 06, 2005, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1612: November 08, 2005, FEMA Id: 1612, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado
  • Indiana Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3238: September 10, 2005, FEMA Id: 3238, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Indiana Severe Winter Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: January 01, 2005 to February 11, 2005, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1573: January 21, 2005, FEMA Id: 1573, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Flood
  • Indiana Snow, Incident Period: December 21, 2004 to December 23, 2004, Emergency Declared EM-3197: January 11, 2005, FEMA Id: 3197, Natural disaster type: Snow
  • Indiana Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: May 25, 2004 to June 25, 2004, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1520: June 03, 2004, FEMA Id: 1520, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • 5 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Vanderburgh County (15) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 9, Tornadoes: 5, Winter Storms: 3, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Health care and social assistance (24%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (25%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Manufacturing (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (15%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Transportation occupations (9%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (8%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (16%)
  • Sales and related occupations (13%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (7%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • Mexico (20%)
  • Philippines (8%)
  • Oceania, n.e.c. (7%)
  • Japan (6%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (5%)
  • Ukraine (4%)
  • Vietnam (4%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Vanderburgh County (%):

  • German (29%)
  • American (16%)
  • English (9%)
  • Irish (5%)
  • European (2%)
  • Scotch-Irish (1%)
  • Italian (1%)

Vanderburgh County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 94,069 (85.9%)
  • Carpooled: 8,153 (7.4%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 2,268 (2.1%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 484 (0.4%)
  • Bicycle: 142 (0.1%)
  • Walked: 2,778 (2.5%)
  • Worked at home: 1,635 (1.5%)

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)


People in group quarters in Vanderburgh County, Indiana in 2000:

  • 3,450 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 1,900 people in nursing homes
  • 468 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 291 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 286 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 198 people in halfway houses
  • 158 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 116 people in religious group quarters
  • 91 people in orthopedic wards and institutions for the physically handicapped
  • 38 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 26 people in other group homes
  • 24 people in wards in general hospitals for patients who have no usual home elsewhere
  • 18 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 18 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill
  • 16 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 9 people in short-term care, detention or diagnostic centers for delinquent children
  • 8 people in schools, hospitals, or wards for the mentally retarded
  • 2 people in other nonhousehold living situations

People in group quarters in Vanderburgh County, Indiana in 2010:

  • 3,886 people in college/university student housing
  • 1,497 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 691 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 561 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 504 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 163 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals and psychiatric units in other hospitals
  • 125 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 34 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 26 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 22 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 15 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 5 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 2 people in in-patient hospice facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $54,004.

5.27% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($36,883 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.27%
Indiana average:

5.59%


0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($105 average AGI)
Vanderburgh County:

0.03%
Indiana average:

0.02%

2.94% relocated from other counties in Indiana ($18,792 average AGI)
2.31% relocated from other states ($17,987 average AGI)
Vanderburgh County:

2.31%
Indiana average:

2.09%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Warrick County, IN  1.10% ($33,265 average AGI)
from Posey County, IN  0.44% ($39,657)
from Gibson County, IN  0.28% ($36,939)
from Henderson County, KY  0.22% ($30,777)
from Marion County, IN  0.12% ($31,198)
from Dubois County, IN  0.10% ($25,822)
from Spencer County, IN  0.10% ($33,899)


5.29% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($40,854 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.29%
Indiana average:

5.83%


0.02% of residents moved to foreign countries ($112 average AGI)
Vanderburgh County:

0.02%
Indiana average:

0.03%

2.74% relocated to other counties in Indiana ($20,856 average AGI)
2.52% relocated to other states ($19,887 average AGI)
Vanderburgh County:

2.52%
Indiana average:

2.32%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Warrick County, IN  1.20% ($46,843 average AGI)
to Posey County, IN  0.33% ($38,300)
to Henderson County, KY  0.23% ($29,823)
to Gibson County, IN  0.23% ($39,883)
to Marion County, IN  0.22% ($30,186)
to Daviess County, KY  0.09% ($38,477)
to Spencer County, IN  0.07% ($32,922)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 13.6
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 13.7
Births per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 12.9

Births per 1000 population in Vanderburgh County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 10.9
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.8
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 10.4

Deaths per 1000 population in Vanderburgh County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 9.9
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 8.3

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Vanderburgh County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 14.9%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 6.7%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Vanderburgh County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Vanderburgh County


Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 30,736 (24,837 aged, 5,899 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 2,155 (5%)

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Aged persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Disabled persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Most common underlying causes of death in Vanderburgh County, Indiana in 1999 - 2014:

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (2,100)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (2,075)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (1,489)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (1,469)
  • Unspecified dementia (1,229)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (1,056)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (991)
  • Congestive heart failure (891)
  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (733)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (597)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 10%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 8%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 1.16
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 19,947
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 466
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 66,087

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,393
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,068
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 13

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 57
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 117

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 11
Beer, wine & liquor stores per 100,000 population in 2005: 1

Homicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 52.9. This is less than state average.

Mechanisms of homicide:

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 22.3
  • Other - 30.6

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 148.8. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide:

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 87.6
  • Suffocation - 30.6
  • Poisoning - 22.3
  • Other - 8.3

Household type by relationship:

Households: 181,721
  • In family households: 136,432 (22,702 male householders, 21,379 female householders)
    29,836 spouses, 46,867 children (43,331 natural, 1,518 adopted, 2,018 stepchildren), 4,333 grandchildren, 1,508 brothers or sisters, 3,147 parents, 1,389 other relatives, 5,271 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 39,110 (14,228 male householders (10,777 living alone)), 16,659 female householders (13,323 living alone)), 8,223 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 6,179

Size of family households: 20,365 2-persons, 9,404 3-persons, 9,121 4-persons, 3,639 5-persons, 696 6-persons, 856 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 24,100 1-person, 6,124 2-persons, 396 3-persons, 267 4-persons.

19,570 married couples with children.
15,942 single-parent households (2,876 men, 13,066 women).

95.7% of residents of Vanderburgh speak English at home.
1.9% of residents speak Spanish at home (62% speak English very well, 16% speak English well, 22% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
0.9% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (73% speak English very well, 16% speak English well, 7% speak English not well, 4% don't speak English at all).
1.1% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (73% speak English very well, 18% speak English well, 6% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).
0.2% of residents speak other language at home (78% speak English very well, 18% speak English well, 4% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $1,094,637,000 ($6,322 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $132,898,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $449,671,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $242,108,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $5,934,000
Federal grants: $200,389,000
Federal procurement contracts: $134,774,000 ($115,198,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $61,759,000 ($6,862,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $456,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $77,608,000
Federal Government insurance: $123,771,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 12,208
Here:

70 per 1000 residents
State:

72 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 9,852
Here:

57 per 1000 residents
State:

47 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +778
Here:

+4 per 1000 residents
State:

+9 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -1,681
Here -10 per 1000 residents
State -3 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Vanderburgh County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 20.77 millions of gallons per day (all from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.1
State:

6.5

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.1
State:

4.4

Year house built

  • 2014 or later: 242
  • 2010 to 2013: 1,521
  • 2000 to 2009: 6,846
  • 1990 to 1999: 9,478
  • 1980 to 1989: 7,930
  • 1970 to 1979: 12,201
  • 1960 to 1969: 8,523
  • 1950 to 1959: 13,227
  • 1940 to 1949: 8,123
  • 1939 or earlier: 15,617
Note: State values scaled to Vanderburgh population
Rooms in houses/apartments in Vanderburgh County, Indiana
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Vanderburgh County population
  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 53
  • 3 rooms: 662
  • 4 rooms: 3,897
  • 5 rooms: 12,198
  • 6 rooms: 11,078
  • 7 rooms: 8,165
  • 8 rooms: 4,763
  • 9+ rooms: 5,827
  • 1 room: 1,178
  • 2 rooms: 2,731
  • 3 rooms: 5,286
  • 4 rooms: 8,517
  • 5 rooms: 5,111
  • 6 rooms: 2,435
  • 7 rooms: 1,307
  • 8 rooms: 587
  • 9+ rooms: 1,173
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Vanderburgh County, Indiana
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Vanderburgh County population
  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 820
  • 2 bedrooms: 11,015
  • 3 bedrooms: 25,238
  • 4 bedrooms: 7,871
  • 5+ bedrooms: 1,699
  • no bedroom: 1,243
  • 1 bedroom: 8,887
  • 2 bedrooms: 11,470
  • 3 bedrooms: 4,351
  • 4 bedrooms: 1,886
  • 5+ bedrooms: 488
Cars and other vehicles available in Vanderburgh County, Indiana in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Vanderburgh County population
  • no vehicle: 1,432
  • 1 vehicle: 14,169
  • 2 vehicles: 19,455
  • 3 vehicles: 8,327
  • 4 vehicles: 2,263
  • 5+ vehicles: 997
  • no vehicle: 5,150
  • 1 vehicle: 14,266
  • 2 vehicles: 7,271
  • 3 vehicles: 1,177
  • 4 vehicles: 285
  • 5+ vehicles: 176

83% of Vanderburgh County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 39% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 51% lived in Indiana.

Vanderburgh County:

82.8%
State average:

85.1%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 124,578
  • Other state: 50,628
  • Northeast: 4,109
  • Midwest: 18,987
  • South: 22,631
  • West: 4,901

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Vanderburgh County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (77.0%)
  • Electricity (21.0%)
  • Wood (1.1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (0.7%)
  • Electricity (56.0%)
  • Utility gas (42.7%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1.2%)
  • No fuel used (0.3%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (0.2%)
  • Other fuel (0.2%)
  • Solar energy (0.2%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 4,103
Here:

22.6%
Indiana:

13.1%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 1,067
Here:

12.3%
Indiana:

10.4%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 2,139
Here:

18.2%
Indiana:

20.5%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

Vanderburgh County government finances - Expenditure in 2006:

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $4,187,000
    General - Other: $840,000
    Health - Other: $188,000
  • Current Operations - Central Staff Services: $24,259,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $13,789,000
    Parks and Recreation: $11,682,000
    Police Protection: $11,516,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $10,482,000
    Financial Administration: $7,519,000
    General - Other: $6,815,000
    Correctional Institutions: $6,471,000
    Regular Highways: $6,093,000
    Health - Other: $5,089,000
    Corrections - Other: $514,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $398,000
    General Public Buildings: $304,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $219,000
    Sewerage: $90,000
    Air Transportation: $20,000
  • Employee Retirement - Corporate Stocks: $14,493,000
    Corporate Bonds: $9,435,000
    Total Cash and Deposits: $1,742,000
    Benefit Payments: $1,133,000
    Withdrawals: $2,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $198,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Central Staff Services: $1,074,000
    Correctional Institutions: $583,000
    Parks and Recreation: $309,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $25,000
    Financial Administration: $24,000
    Police Protection: $16,000
    General Public Building: $10,000
    Corrections - Other: $6,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $5,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $2,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $2,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $37,770,000

Vanderburgh County government finances - Revenue in 2006:

  • Charges - Parks and Recreation: $6,149,000
    All Other: $1,619,000
  • Employee Retirement - Earnings on Investments (calculated): $1,453,000
    From Parent Local Government: $381,000
    Local Employee Contribution: $213,000
    From Other Governments: $185,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $971,000
    Highways: $927,000
    All Other: $102,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $13,249,000
    Interest Earnings: $2,275,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $773,000
    Sale of Property: $239,000
    Rents: $109,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $13,000
    Special Assessments: $9,000
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $14,766,000
    Public Welfare: $4,608,000
    Highways: $3,262,000
    All Other: $2,873,000
    Health and Hospitals: $964,000
  • Tax - Property: $37,768,000
    Individual Income: $14,026,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $1,375,000
    Other License: $625,000

Vanderburgh County government finances - Debt in 2006:

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,725,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,020,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,405,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $700,000

Vanderburgh County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $9,366,000
  • Employee Retirement - Total Other Securities: $7,080,000
    Total Federal Securities: $1,424,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $35,660,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,047,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 4,046
  • Number of aged recipients: 203
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 3,843
  • Number of recipients under 18: 827
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 2,773
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 446
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 1,364
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 1,759
Vanderburgh County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Vanderburgh County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 48 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED819$108,1451,038$116,4173,436$121,402319$34,83714$1,824,786330$75,70915$56,933
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED32$100,40657$114,105196$138,12822$18,0910$015$183,0005$33,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED124$97,935173$101,6711,104$113,933131$26,4354$431,00077$88,4819$34,556
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN83$105,84395$129,884689$123,93228$48,6792$1,200,00027$92,5932$62,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS18$103,1679$135,889121$137,8185$13,2000$04$43,5000$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 46 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED256$135,723211$139,1850$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED76$139,09260$145,4671$39,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED21$124,61920$140,1000$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN14$140,21413$136,6920$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS2$150,5006$110,5000$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Most common first names in Vanderburgh County, IN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary2,04678.6 years
William1,74474.0 years
John1,58574.7 years
James1,49971.3 years
Charles1,19573.4 years
Robert1,14370.2 years
George81575.3 years
Helen72680.2 years
Joseph69975.0 years
Dorothy67276.8 years
Most common last names in Vanderburgh County, IN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith56178.4 years
Miller45276.4 years
Brown43074.2 years
Johnson41173.0 years
Williams39673.7 years
Jones33674.9 years
Wilson25175.3 years
Martin24875.8 years
Moore23575.9 years
Davis23073.0 years
Businesses in Vanderburgh County, IN
NameCountNameCount
ALDI2La Quinta1
AMF Bowling1La-Z-Boy1
AT&T5Lane Bryant1
Abercrombie & Fitch1Lane Furniture4
Abercrombie Kids1LensCrafters1
Ace Hardware1Little Caesars Pizza1
Advance Auto Parts3Long John Silver's5
Aeropostale1Lowe's2
American Eagle Outfitters1Macy's1
Ann Taylor1Marriott4
Applebee's2Marshalls1
Arby's5MasterBrand Cabinets4
Ashley Furniture1Maurices1
Audi1Mazda1
AutoZone4McDonald's13
BMW1Men's Wearhouse2
Barnes & Noble1Menards1
Baskin-Robbins1Motel 61
Bath & Body Works1Motherhood Maternity3
Baymont Inn1New Balance5
Bed Bath & Beyond1Nike6
Best Western1Nissan1
Budget Car Rental1Office Depot2
Buffalo Wild Wings2Old Navy1
Burger King6Olive Garden1
CVS12Outback1
Cache1Outback Steakhouse1
Casual Male XL1Pac Sun1
Catherines1Panera Bread1
Charlotte Russe1Papa John's Pizza5
Chevrolet1Payless3
Chick-Fil-A2Penske2
Chico's1PetSmart1
Chuck E. Cheese's1Pier 1 Imports1
Cinnabon 1Pizza Hut5
Circle K8Plato's Closet1
Clarion1Qdoba Mexican Grill1
Cold Stone Creamery2Quality1
Coldwater Creek1Quiznos2
Comfort Inn2RadioShack4
Cracker Barrel1Red Lobster1
Curves3Red Robin1
DHL2Rue211
Dairy Queen6Ryder Rental & Truck Leasing1
Days Inn1SAS Shoes4
Deb1SONIC Drive-In5
Dennys4Sam's Club1
Domino's Pizza2Sears2
DressBarn1Sephora1
Dressbarn1Shoe Carnival2
Econo Lodge2Soma Intimates1
Express1Spencer Gifts1
Fashion Bug2Sprint Nextel4
FedEx26Staples1
Finish Line1Starbucks4
Foot Locker1Steak 'n Shake2
Ford2Studio Plus Deluxe Studios1
GNC2Subaru1
GameStop3Subway20
Gap1Super 82
Goodwill1T-Mobile6
Gymboree1T.G.I. Driday's1
H&R Block7T.J.Maxx1
Hardee's5Taco Bell6
Hilton1Talbots1
Hobby Lobby1Target2
Holiday Inn4The Limited1
Hollister Co.1Toyota1
Home Depot2Toys"R"Us2
Honda1U-Haul10
Hot Topic1UPS37
Hyundai1Value City Furniture1
IHOP1Vans2
JCPenney2Verizon Wireless3
JoS. A. Bank1Victoria's Secret1
Jones New York3Volkswagen1
Journeys1Walgreens6
Justice2Walmart3
KFC3Wendy's6
Kincaid1Wet Seal1
Kohl's2White Castle1
Kroger1YMCA4

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  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest carbon monoxide air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating to foreign countries in 2011"
  • #16 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating to foreign countries in 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #20 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Sulfur Oxides Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #30 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the worst general health status score of residents (1-5), 3 years of data"
  • #33 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives"
  • #46 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #59 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that exercised in the past month"
  • #76 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #77 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011"
  • #78 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that drank alcohol in the past 30 days"