Evansville, Illinois

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Coordinates: 38°5′23″N 89°56′2″W / 38.08972°N 89.93389°W / 38.08972; -89.93389
Evansville
Village
Country United States
State Illinois
County Randolph
Coordinates 38°5′23″N 89°56′2″W / 38.08972°N 89.93389°W / 38.08972; -89.93389
Area 0.82 sq mi (2 km2)
 - land 0.79 sq mi (2 km2)
 - water 0.03 sq mi (0 km2)
Population 701 (2010)
Density 855 / sq mi (330 / km2)
Date 1885
Mayor Mark Otten
Timezone CST (UTC-6)
 - summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Postal code 62242
Area code 618
FIPS code 17-24608
GNIS ID 2398844
Location of Evansville within Illinois
Location of Evansville within Illinois

Evansville is a village in Randolph County, Illinois, United States. The population was 701 at the 2010 census.[1]

Geography[edit]

Evansville is located at 38°5′23″N 89°56′2″W / 38.08972°N 89.93389°W / 38.08972; -89.93389 (38.089613, -89.933976).[2]

According to the 2010 census, the village has a total area of 0.82 square miles (2.1 km2), of which 0.79 square miles (2.0 km2) (or 96.34%) is land and 0.03 square miles (0.078 km2) (or 3.66%) is water.[3]

Demographics[edit]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 724 people, 298 households, and 191 families residing in the village. The population density was 976.9 people per square mile (377.8/km²). There were 317 housing units at an average density of 427.7 per square mile (165.4/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 98.90% White, 0.41% African American, 0.14% Asian, 0.28% Pacific Islander, and 0.28% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.69% of the population.

There were 298 households out of which 29.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 50.0% were married couples living together, 8.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 35.6% were non-families. 31.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 16.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.38 and the average family size was 3.01.

In the village the population was spread out with 24.9% under the age of 18, 5.7% from 18 to 24, 29.1% from 25 to 44, 21.3% from 45 to 64, and 19.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 93.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 92.9 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $32,292, and the median income for a family was $41,719. Males had a median income of $32,500 versus $20,208 for females. The per capita income for the village was $20,194. About 7.0% of families and 14.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 25.3% of those under age 18 and 5.4% of those age 65 or over.

Government[edit]

As of 2011, the town's government is made up of Mark L. Otten, President, Board of Trustees; Lisa A. Ohms-Schoenberger, Village Clerk; Debra Argus, Treasurer; Edward A. Braun, Fire Chief; Kim Schenk, Librarian; Howard Gallois, Zoning Administrator; and James Braun, Superintendent.[5]

Notable people[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Profile of General Population and Housing Characteristics: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (DP-1): Evansville village, Illinois". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved January 4, 2012. 
  2. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  3. ^ "Places: Illinois". 2010 Census Gazetteer Files. United States Census Bureau. Retrieved October 13, 2012. 
  4. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  5. ^ "Village of Evansville, Illinois". Village of Evansville, Illinois. Retrieved 28 March 2011. 

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