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Evansville, Wisconsin - Basic Facts

The City of Evansville had a population of 5,152 as of July 1, 2016. Evansville ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Wisconsin. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Evansville is located at latitude 42.778 and longitude -89.2959 in Rock County. The formal boundaries for the City of Evansville (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.25 sq. miles and a water area of 0.06 sq. miles. Rock County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 912 feet.

The City of Evansville (GNIS ID: 1583177) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Evansville population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Evansville: The Grove.

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Evansville, WI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 5,152
Population in Households 5,089
Population in Familes 4,210
Population in Group Qrtrs 63
Population Density1 1,587
Diversity Index2 15


Total Households 2,015
Average Household Size 2.53
Family Households 1,375
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,105 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,415 (67.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 600 (28.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 90 ( 4.3%)
Median Home Value $171,108
Average Home Value $186,731


Median Household Income $61,872
Average Household Income $70,818
Per Capita Income $28,113
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.48% 0.48%
Households 0.68% 0.63%
Families 0.88% 0.56%
Median Household Income   2.31%
Per Capita Income   2.07%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Evansville, WI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Evansville to the other 774 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Wisconsin by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 141 82nd
Population Density1 # 108 86th
Diversity Index2 # 318 59th
Median Household Income # 153 80th
Per Capita Income # 253 67th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Wisconsin Census Data Comparison Tool.