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Pigeon is a township in Vanderburgh County, in the Evansville metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Indiana named Pigeon. For links to other places called Pigeon, IN, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Pigeon is 37.974N. The longitude is -87.569W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 384 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 33,682.
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23% of Pigeon residents report German ancestry, and 12% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Pigeon ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Pigeon was $14,137, compared with $21,587 nationally.
9% of Pigeon residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Pigeon, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $308. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $597.
Vanderburgh County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Pigeon political report.
The average commute time for Pigeon workers is 18 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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