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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 75,603
Median Age 35
Median Household Income $70,041
Median Home Price $348,600
Walkscore 74

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Evanston, IL Demographics

Median Population in Evanston, IL

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 in Evanston, IL

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

Population By Gender in Evanston, IL

  Male 47.4%
  Female 52.6%

Language in Evanston, IL

  English Only 77.4%
  English Other 22.6%

Economics in Evanston, IL

  Median Household Income $70,041
  Median Home Price $348,600
  Homes Owned 45.1%
  Homes Rent 54.9%
  Median Property Rent $1,200

 
COMMUTE TIME: 30 MINUTES
in Evanston, IL

Commute Types in Evanston, IL

  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, IL

 
Total Employed Armed Forces: 8
In Evanston, IL

 
3.6% CIVILIAN VETERANS
in Evanston, IL