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Evansville, Wisconsin - Basic Facts

The City of Evansville had a population of 5,256 as of July 1, 2017. 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, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Evansville: The Grove.

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Evansville, WI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 5,256
Daytime Population: Workers 2,313
Daytime Population: Residents 2,309
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 4,622
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.88
Population in Households 5,193
Population in Familes 4,284
Population in Group Qrtrs 63
Population Density2 1,619
Diversity Index3 16


Median Household Income $63,703
Average Household Income $73,082
Per Capita Income $28,952


Total Housing Units 2,095 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,417 (67.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 637 (30.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 42 ( 2.0%)
Median Home Value $176,176
Average Home Value $195,851


Total Households 2,053
Average Household Size 2.53
Family Households 1,398
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.69% 0.64%
Households 0.84% 0.71%
Families 0.99% 0.64%
Median Household Income   2.62%
Per Capita Income   2.63%

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, 2017 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 # 139 82nd
Population Density # 105 87th
Diversity Index # 320 59th
Median Household Income # 186 76th
Per Capita Income # 284 63rd

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