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Evansville, IN

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The city of Evansville is located in southwestern Indiana, and is well-known as the region’s “cultural hub”. Evansville is located wither Illinois, Indiana, and Kentucky meet, and as a result it has a sizable population who travels throughout each state regularly. Evansville happens to be the third biggest city in the state of Indiana, with a population of over 115,000 people. The greater metropolitan area, however, houses over 358,000 people, making the city a sizable one in the mid-west.

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The average age of Evansville, IN is
25 to 29
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  • Age Demographic of Renters
  • 25 to 29 years
  • 30 to 34 years
  • 35 to 39 years
  • Male
  • 8.7%
  • 7.1%
  • 5.83%
  • Female
  • 7.93%
  • 6.08%
  • 5.33%
$671
is average rent in Evansville, IN
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  • Rent Range
  • $650 to $699
  • $700 to $749
  • $750 to $799
  • Percentage of household units
  • 8.4%
  • 6.23%
  • 6.41%
22.53%
of units are available for rent in Evansville
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  • Vacancy Status
  • For Rent
  • Rented, not occupied
  • Other vacant
  • Housing Units
  • 1634
  • 136
  • 4429
Getting Around in Evansville, IN

Transportation in the city of Evansville is diverse and accessible. Evansville has its own airport, Evansville Regional Airport, which allows for as many as 30 different flights a day to different destinations throughout the country. Because of its location in the tri-state area, there are various interstate highways that go through Evansville, and they are continuously constructing new highways. The public bus system is the Metropolitan Evansville Transit System, called the METS by the locals. It provides buses to almost the entire city.

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The average commuter time in Evansville is:
15 to 19 minutes
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  • Time Range
  • 25 to 29 minutes
  • 30 to 34 minutes
  • 35 to 39 minutes
  • Percentage of workers
  • 2.85%
  • 7.61%
  • 0.82%

Evansville's Parks

<p>Evansville is famous for its parks, which include Wesselman Woods Nature Preserve, which is a National Natural Landmark. Wesselman is the largest park located inside a city in the entire United States. The park features exhibits, events, wildlife, meeting rooms, a library and a gift shop. In addition to the traditional park amenities, it also features a basketball court, a tennis court, sand volleyball courts, softball fields, and a children's playground. In addition, Evansville also has a large municipal park system that has over 60 different parks and special facilities.</p>

Theatre in Evansville

<p>Evansville has multiple entertainment options, and holds venues for sporting events, musicals, art shows, and much more. One of those venues is the Ford Center, which can hold as many as 11,000 visitors for entertainment shows. These shows include sporting events such as basketball and hockey games, and music concerts. Another major venue is the Evansville Civic Theatre in Southern Indiana. It is the community's oldest and longest running theatre, and it has events showcasing acts such as the award winning theater program at the University of Evansville.</p>

West Side Nut Club Festival

<p>The West Side Nut Club Festival is the major festival in the region. It is a street fair that is held each year in the beginning of October, and it has drawn crowds of upwards of 150,000 people. The festival has major attractions, including exotic food such as elephant ears, alligator stew, chocolate covered crickets, and &Ograve;brain sandwiches&Oacute;. The festival is one of the country's biggest, mentioned in the same breathe as majors such as Mardi Gras</p>