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Vincennes is a township in Knox County, in the Vincennes metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Indiana named Vincennes. For links to other places called Vincennes, IN, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Vincennes is 38.633N. The longitude is -87.559W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 413 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 23,372.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Vincennes demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Knox County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 47516 ZIP code.
26% of Vincennes residents report German ancestry, and 11% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Vincennes ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Vincennes was $15,631, compared with $21,587 nationally.
17% of Vincennes residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Vincennes, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $334. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $644.
Knox County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Vincennes political report.
The average commute time for Vincennes workers is 15 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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