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Largest Cities & Towns
Towns
Population (2010)
Cynthiana
545
Griffin
172
Mount Vernon
6,687
New Harmony
789
Poseyville
1,045
 
People Quick Facts
Population, 2010 25,910
Population, percent change, 2000 to 2010 -4.3%
Population, 2000 27,061
Persons under 5 years old, percent, 2009 4.8%
Persons under 18 years old, percent, 2009 22.8%
Persons 65 years old and over, percent, 2009 13.5%
Female persons, percent, 2009 50.0%
 
White persons, percent, 2010 (a) 97.2%
Black persons, percent, 2010 (a) 0.9%
American Indian and Alaska Native persons, percent, 2010 (a) 0.2%
Asian persons, percent, 2010 (a) 0.3%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander, percent, 2010 (a) Z
Persons reporting two or more races, percent, 2010 1.1%
Persons of Hispanic or Latino origin, percent, 2010 (b) 1.0%
White persons not Hispanic, persons, 2010 96.7%
 
Living in same house 1 year ago, pct 1 yr old & over, 2005-2009 89.1%
Foreign born persons, percent, 2005-2009 1.2%
Language other than English spoken at home, pct age 5+, 2005-2009 2.1%
High school graduates, percent of persons age 25+, 2005-2009 86.9%
Bachelor’s degree or higher, pct of persons age 25+, 2005-2009 17.4%
Veterans, 2005-2009 2,141
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16+, 2005-2009 23.6
 
Housing units, 2009 11,767
Homeownership rate, 2005-2009 85.0%
Housing units in multi-unit structures, percent, 2005-2009 7.3%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2005-2009 $117,900
 
Households, 2005-2009 10,446
Persons per household, 2005-2009 2.47
Per capita money income in past 12 months (2009 dollars) 2005-2009 $26,983
Median household income, 2009 $55,517
Persons below poverty level, percent, 2009 8.4%
 
Business Quick Facts
Private nonfarm establishments, 2008 524
Private nonfarm employment, 2008 7,076
Private nonfarm employment, percent change 2000-2008 -6.3%
Nonemployer establishments, 2008 1,403
   
Total number of firms, 2007 1,953
Black-owned firms, percent, 2007 F
American Indian and Alaska Native owned firms, percent, 2007 F
Asian-owned firms, percent, 2002 F
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander owned firms, percent, 2007 F
Hispanic-owned firms, percent, 2007 F
Women-owned firms, percent, 2007 25.1%
 
Manufacturers shipments, 2007 ($1000) D
Merchant wholesaler sales, 2007 ($1000) 346,707
Retail sales, 2007 ($1000) 268,383
Retail sales per capita, 2007 $10,225
Accommodation and food services sales, 2007 ($1000) 17,130
Building permits, 2009 36
Federal spending, 2008 132,076
 
Geography QuickFacts
Land area, 2000 (square miles) 408.5
Persons per square mile, 2010 63.4
FIPS Code 129
Metropolitan or Micropolitan Statistical Area Evansville, IN-KY Metro Area
 

(a) Includes persons reporting only one race.
(b) Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in applicable race categories.
FN: Footnote on this item for this area in place of data
NA: Not available
D: Suppressed to avoid disclosure of confidential information
X: Not applicable
S: Suppressed; does not meet publication standards
Z: Value greater than zero but less than half unit of measure shown
F: Fewer than 100 firms

Source: US Census Bureau State & County QuickFacts