Evanston, IL : What you need to know

Just north of downtown Chicago is the City of Evanston, home to Northwestern University. Two hospitals are located within Evanston’s city limits, and a thriving downtown district is highlighted by three shopping areas, 90 restaurants, several nightspots and 300 businesses. Residents have many housing choices in a variety of neighborhoods, and Evanston has become a popular movie production location in recent years.


Evanston, IL City Profile

Quick Facts

Population 75603
Latest Population Increase 77.18
Median age 35.2
Median Household Income $70041
Median Home Price $348600
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Evanston, IL Rankings

Evanston, IL Demographics

Population By Gender

  Population Men 47.4%
  Population Women 52.6%

 
8% CIVILIAN VETERANS
In Evanston

Median Population

Median age 35.2
Age 18 Over 80.1
Age 21 Over 71.5
Age 62 Over 16.4
Age 65 Over 12.7

Race

  Ethnicity White 67.8%
  Ethnicity Black 16.9%
  Ethnicity Asian 9.5%
  Ethnicity Hispanic 10.5%
  Ethnicity Indian 0.1%
  Ethnicity Other 2%

Economics

  Median Household Income 70041
  Median Home Price 348600
  Homes Owned 45.1
  Homes Rent 54.9
  Median Property Rent 1200

Language

  English Only 77.4
  English Other 22.6
  English Poor 1600000

 
COMMUTE TIME : 30 MINUTES
in Evanston

 
CLOSEST AIRPORT
within 60 miles of Evanston

Commute Types

  Walked 11.7
  Worked at Home 8.2
  Public Transportation 22.1
  Other Means 4.5
  Drove Alone 47.1
  Carpooled 6.4

74/100
WALK SCORE
for Evanston