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Evansville is a city in Rock County, in the Janesville metro area.

The community was named after Dr. Calvin Evans, local physician

The latitude of Evansville is 42.780N. The longitude is -89.299W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 912 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 4,289.


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Median household income
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$44,229
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Evansville demographic reports
Former and merged names include:
· The Grove
The community's first settlers, arriving from Ohio and New York, came to the area in the late 1830s.

The first railroad began service to Evansville in 1863.

Evansville incorporated, as a city, in 1896.

Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 15. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 3.5 per 1,000 people.
Nearby parks & recreation: Leonard Leota Park
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was on par with the national average. (See library links below.)

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33% of Evansville residents report German ancestry, and 10% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Evansville ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Evansville was $20,766, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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22% of Evansville residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Historic districts in Evansville include Evansville Historic District ... View historic districts

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Median rent in Evansville, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $452.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,121.


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Libraries in Evansville include Eager Free Public Library ... View libraries

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Rock County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Evansville political report.

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The average commute time for Evansville workers is 25 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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