Vanderburgh County is located in southwestern Indiana. The County Seat is Evansville and the largest city is Evansville. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.vanderburghgov.org/. The 2014 population estimate is 182,006 and the 2010 census population was 179,703. The land area is 233.48 square miles and there are 769.7 persons per square mile.
86.7% of the population is White, 9.3% is Black or African American, 2.4% is Hispanic or Latino, 1.3% is Asian, 0.3% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.1% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 2.4% is two or more races. 89.2% have a high school degree or higher, and 22.6% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $112,900, there are 73,963 households, an average of 2.34 persons per household. The per capita income is $24,378, the median household income is $43,540, and 15.9% of the persons in Vanderburgh County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 12,530. Retail sales (in $1000) were $3,025,844, and sales per capita were $17,308. The percentage of black-owned firms is 2.9%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 25.7%.
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