Evansville, IN (population: 115,666) has one LPN school within its city limits. Ivy Tech Community College-Southwest has a total student population of 6,189. It is the 5545th highest ranked school in the USA and the 108th highest in the state of Indiana (#1 is Indiana University-Bloomington).
LPN students from Evansville schools who go on to become licensed practical nurses, nurses, LPNs, licensed vocational nurses, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 728,670 people working as licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $40,900. Also, Nursing aides, orderlies, and attendants make on average $24,980 per year and there are about 1,438,010 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Evansville-KY area alone, there are 2,530 employed nursing aides, orderlies, and attendants earning an average salary of $24,180. Licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses in this area earn $36,710/yr and there are 1,050 employed.
Evansville lies in Vanderburgh county, which is one of the 39 counties in Indiana. Overall, the Evansville-KY area has 168,010 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.8% unemployment rate, $18.49/hr average worker wage, and a $38,450 average annual salary. Thus, about 6.246 out of every 1000 jobs in Evansville are held by licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses, and 15.045/1000 are held by nursing aides, orderlies, and attendants.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Ivy Tech Community College-Southwest ends up costing a student $11,626/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Evansville|
|Oakland City||IN||-||1||58.4328||69||27.0 miles|
|Bowling Green||KY||56,941||5||29.5084||365||92.3 miles|
|New Albany||IN||-||1||50.4945||53||95.7 miles|