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Evansville
Motto(s): 
"Progress Through Perseverance"
Location of Evansville, Minnesota
Location of Evansville, Minnesota
Country United States
State Minnesota
County Douglas
Area
 • Total 0.79 sq mi (2.04 km2)
 • Land 0.78 sq mi (2.03 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.01 km2)
Elevation
1,348 ft (411 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 612
 • Estimate 
(2019)
598
 • Density 762.76/sq mi (294.52/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
56326
Area code(s) 218
FIPS code 27-19898
GNIS feature ID 0643446

Evansville is a city in Douglas County, Minnesota, United States. The population was 612 at the 2010 census.

History

Evansville was platted in 1879 when the railroad was extended to that point.

Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.78 square miles (2.02 km2), all of it land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1890 452
1900 483 6.9%
1910 389 −19.5%
1920 427 9.8%
1930 397 −7.0%
1940 439 10.6%
1950 478 8.9%
1960 411 −14.0%
1970 553 34.5%
1980 571 3.3%
1990 566 −0.9%
2000 566 0.0%
2010 612 8.1%
2019 (est.) 598 −2.3%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 612 people, 272 households, and 154 families living in the city. The population density was 784.6 inhabitants per square mile (302.9/km2). There were 292 housing units at an average density of 374.4 per square mile (144.6/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 97.9% White, 0.2% African American, 0.8% Native American, 0.5% Asian, and 0.7% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.8% of the population.

There were 272 households, of which 28.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 47.1% were married couples living together, 6.6% had a female householder with no husband present, 2.9% had a male householder with no wife present, and 43.4% were non-families. 39.0% of all households were made up of individuals, and 22.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.15 and the average family size was 2.88.

The median age in the city was 41.7 years. 23.2% of residents were under the age of 18; 4.5% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 26.6% were from 25 to 44; 20.6% were from 45 to 64; and 25.2% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 46.1% male and 53.9% female.

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