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Providence is a city in Webster County, in the Evansville metro area.

The latitude of Providence is 37.397N. The longitude is -87.762W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 440 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 3,544.


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Median household income
Local
$27,400
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Providence demographic reports
Providence is east of the Tradewater River
The local economy rose and fell with coal in the 19th and 20th centuries
Local festivals include:
  • Coal Festival - June 5-9, 2007
Dates often change. Check Providence web sites and events links in the sections below.

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Providence demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Webster 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 42409 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

11% of Providence residents report German ancestry, and 8% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Providence ancestry & family history guide.

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Economy

At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Providence was $14,209, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

7% of Providence residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Providence, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $240.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $615.


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Libraries in Providence include Providence Branch ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Providence include Providence Journal-Enterprise

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Webster County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Providence political report.

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The average commute time for Providence workers is 23 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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