Evanston, IL

75,523 Population
7.8 square miles 9,725.6 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2014 1-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
0.6%
was 0.6%
Ranked 15th Highest in IL
Population Density
9,725.6
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
43.0%
was 48.1%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
19.9%
was 21.8%
Ranked 11th Highest in IL
Percent Under 18
19.5%
was 21.1%
Ranked 18th Highest in IL
Percent 65 and Over
14.0%
was 14.5%
Ranked 6th Highest in IL

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
3.3
was 4.9
Ranked 5th Lowest in IL
Percent Living in Poverty
13.7%
was 12.4%
Ranked 9th Lowest in IL
Median Household Income
$70,969
was $68,321
Ranked 6th Highest in IL
Gini Income Distribution
 
56.1
51.2
US Gini Index is 42.0

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
4
was 1.3
 
Violent Crimes per 100,000
172.5
was 249.6
 
Property Crimes per 100,000
2,390.4
was 2,512.3
 

 Housing

Total Housing Units
33,685
was 30,814
Ranked 13th Highest in IL
Median Rent
$1,253
was $1,184
Ranked 4th Highest in IL
Total Building Permits
84
was 87
 
Occupied Housing Units
29,889
was 28,326
 
Homeownership Rate
53.4%
was 58.4%
Ranked 15th Highest in IL
Single Family Building Permits
7
was 7
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
4,330.0
was 3,961.1
Ranked 2nd Highest in IL
Rental Vacancy Rate
21.4%
was 17.4%
Ranked 7th Highest in IL
Multifamily Building Permits
77
was 80
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
2.3
was 2.4
Ranked 16th Highest in IL
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
2.7
was 2.9
 
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
1.1
was 1.2
 

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
99.3%
was 100%
 
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
94.5%
 
Percent with Insurance Over 65
99.0%
was 99.3%
 

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
94.8%
was 92.7%
Ranked 5th Highest in IL
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
65.8%
was 65.8%
Ranked 1st Highest in IL

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