Evanston SnackAbility

9
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8.5/10
Housing
9
Affordability
5
Diversity
9.5
Safety
7
Amenities
10
Education
9
Commute
4

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Evanston, Illinois Info Snack

Evanston (/vnstn/) is a city in Cook County, Illinois, United States, 12 miles (19 km) north of downtown Chicago, bordered by Chicago to the south, Skokie to the west, and Wilmette to the north. It had a population of 74,486 as of 2010[update]. It is one of the North Shore communities that adjoin Lake Michigan and is the home of Northwestern University. The boundaries of the city of Evanston are coterminous with those of the former Evanston Township, which was dissolved in 2014 by voters with its functions being absorbed by the city of Evanston.
Population
75,557
Unemployment
5.0%
Poverty
13.3%
Median Home
$367,300
Median Income
$74,901
Median Rent
$1,296

Rankings for Evanston in Illinois

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Map Of Evanston, IL

Population over time in Evanston

Year Population % Change
2017 75,557 0.1%
2016 75,472 -0.2%
2015 75,603 0.4%
2014 75,282 0.5%
2013 74,937 0.4%
2012 74,619 0.6%
2011 74,149 0.4%
2010 73,880 -

Crime in Evanston Per 100k

Crime Evanston IL USA
Violent Crime 162.8 438.8 382.9
Murder 1.3 7.8 5.3
Robbery 53.4 137.2 98.0
Aggravated Assault 104.1 250.4 248.9
Property Crime 2360.3 2011.4 2362.0
Burglary 378.9 339.5 430.4
Larceny 1897.3 1508.8 1694.0
Car Theft 84.1 163.1 237.4

Race / Ethnicity in Evanston

White
58.6% (44,254)
African American
16.6% (12,568)
American Indian
0.0% (27)
Asian
9.6% (7,248)
Hawaiian
0.0% (8)
Other
0.5% (371)
Two Or More
3.2% (2,401)
Hispanic
11.5% (8,680)
Race Evanston IL USA
White 58.6% 61.9% 61.5%
African American 16.6% 14.1% 12.3%
American Indian 0.0% 0.1% 0.7%
Asian 9.6% 5.2% 5.3%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.5% 0.1% 0.2%
Two Or More 3.2% 1.8% 2.3%
Hispanic 11.5% 16.8% 17.6%

Household Income For Evanston, Illinois

Less than $10,000
8.4% (634,678)
$10,000 to $14,999
4.0% (302,228)
$15,000 to $24,999
6.3% (476,009)
$25,000 to $34,999
7.7% (581,788)
$35,000 to $49,999
10.4% (785,792)
$50,000 to $74,999
13.3% (1,004,908)
$75,000 to $99,999
11.0% (831,127)
$100,000 to $149,999
14.7% (1,110,687)
$150,000 to $199,999
8.4% (634,678)
$200,000 or more
15.9% (1,201,356)
Income Evanston IL USA
Less than $10,000 8.4% 6.9% 6.7%
$10,000 to $14,999 4.0% 4.2% 4.9%
$15,000 to $24,999 6.3% 9.3% 9.8%
$25,000 to $34,999 7.7% 8.8% 9.5%
$35,000 to $49,999 10.4% 12.3% 13.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 13.3% 17.4% 17.7%
$75,000 to $99,999 11.0% 12.7% 12.3%
$100,000 to $149,999 14.7% 15.0% 14.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 8.4% 6.5% 5.8%
$200,000 or more 15.9% 6.9% 6.3%

Gender in Evanston

Female
52.9% (39,965)
Male
47.1% (35,591)
Gender Evanston IL USA
Female 52.9% 50.9% 50.8%
Male 47.1% 49.1% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Evanston for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
3.8% (2,833)
9-12th Grade
2.9% (2,157)
High School / GED
12.6% (9,526)
Some College
12.0% (9,077)
Associate's Degree
3.5% (2,655)
Bachelor's Degree
28.8% (21,725)
Master's Degree
23.6% (17,853)
Professional Degree
6.6% (4,987)
Doctorate Degree
6.3% (4,740)
Education Evanston IL USA
< 9th Grade 3.8% 5.2% 8.8%
9-12th Grade 2.9% 6.3% 7.2%
High School / GED 12.6% 26.3% 27.3%
Some College 12.0% 20.9% 20.8%
Associate's Degree 3.5% 7.9% 8.3%
Bachelor's Degree 28.8% 20.5% 19.1%
Master's Degree 23.6% 9.5% 8.4%
Professional Degree 6.6% 2.2% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 6.3% 1.3% 1.4%

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