Evanston, Illinois

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Population in 2017: 74,756 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +0.7%
 
Males: 36,508  (48.8%)
Females: 38,248  (51.2%)
Median resident age:

37.7 years
Illinois median age:

38.0 years

Zip codes: 60201, 60202.

Evanston Zip Code Map
Estimated median household income in 2017: $77,821 (it was $56,335 in 2000)
Evanston:

$77,821
IL:

$62,992

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $45,191 (it was $33,645 in 2000)

Evanston city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $374,300 (it was $229,500 in 2000)
Evanston:

$374,300
IL:

$195,300

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $460,148; detached houses: $580,211; townhouses or other attached units: $369,203; in 2-unit structures: $299,930; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $299,086; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $271,444

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,393.

March 2019 cost of living index in Evanston: 106.8 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 12.8%
(9.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 18.4% for Black residents, 19.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 1.8% for American Indian residents, 22.5% for other race residents, 11.4% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Evanston, IL (2017)
    • 43,49557.9%White alone
    • 12,33416.4%Black alone
    • 8,78311.7%Hispanic
    • 7,49410.0%Asian alone
    • 2,5653.4%Two or more races
    • 4190.6%Other race alone
    • 210.03%American Indian alone
    • 60.01%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

Races in Evanston detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists, there were 22 registered sex offenders living in Evanston, Illinois as of June 02, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Evanston is 3,415 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is much lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Evanston by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
2
(2.7)
1
(1.3)
2
(2.6)
2
(2.6)
1
(1.3)
6
(7.8)
3
(4.0)
3
(4.0)
1
(1.3)
1
(1.3)
3
(4.0)
2
(2.6)
1
(1.3)
3
(4.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
8
(10.7)
10
(13.3)
12
(15.9)
8
(10.5)
7
(9.0)
8
(10.3)
4
(5.4)
4
(5.3)
10
(13.2)
3
(4.0)
0
(0.0)
6
(7.9)
3
(4.0)
6
(8.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
108
(144.4)
135
(179.4)
141
(186.6)
124
(163.4)
88
(113.3)
126
(162.8)
87
(116.5)
79
(105.6)
63
(83.2)
54
(71.2)
51
(67.2)
38
(50.2)
40
(53.4)
47
(62.9)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
108
(144.4)
98
(130.3)
127
(168.1)
164
(216.1)
150
(193.1)
73
(94.3)
71
(95.0)
142
(189.8)
115
(151.9)
93
(122.7)
77
(101.4)
84
(110.9)
78
(104.1)
84
(112.3)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
568
(759.2)
853
(1,134)
861
(1,140)
638
(840.5)
546
(702.8)
429
(554.1)
381
(510.0)
421
(562.7)
361
(476.8)
334
(440.5)
313
(412.2)
329
(434.5)
284
(378.9)
289
(386.5)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
2,259
(3,020)
1,953
(2,596)
1,827
(2,418)
1,963
(2,586)
1,729
(2,225)
1,607
(2,076)
1,510
(2,021)
1,570
(2,098)
1,474
(1,947)
1,500
(1,978)
1,440
(1,896)
1,269
(1,676)
1,422
(1,897)
1,358
(1,816)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
125
(167.1)
123
(163.5)
137
(181.4)
126
(166.0)
94
(121.0)
50
(64.6)
66
(88.3)
63
(84.2)
67
(88.5)
66
(87.1)
62
(81.7)
73
(96.4)
63
(84.1)
55
(73.5)
Arson
(per 100,000)
13
(17.4)
13
(17.3)
0
(0.0)
12
(15.8)
11
(14.2)
14
(18.1)
17
(22.8)
17
(22.7)
12
(15.9)
5
(6.6)
6
(7.9)
10
(13.2)
8
(10.7)
6
(8.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)273.4289.4298.7281.5230.3218.4189.9212.0186.9168.6159.6154.0151.8161.3

The City-Data.com crime rate weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Evanston, IL

Crime rate in Evanston detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 215 (160 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.14
Illinois average:

2.09
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Ancestries: German (7.0%), Irish (4.9%), Jamaican (4.3%), American (3.4%), English (3.0%), European (2.5%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 12/14/1872

Elevation: 600 feet

Land area: 7.75 square miles.

Population density: 9,651 people per square mile   (high).

Evanston, Illinois map

14,681 residents are foreign born (7.9% Latin America, 4.3% Asia, 3.1% Europe).

This city:

19.5%
Illinois:

14.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $7,356 (1.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $6,559 (2.0%)

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Chicago, IL (14.2 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Skokie, IL (1.6 miles ),
Wilmette, IL (1.6 miles ),
Kenilworth, IL (1.8 miles ),
Lincolnwood, IL (1.9 miles ),
Winnetka, IL (2.2 miles ),
Morton Grove, IL (2.2 miles ),
Golf, IL (2.2 miles ),
Northfield, IL (2.4 miles )

Latitude: 42.05 N, Longitude: 87.69 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +12,684 (+17.0%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 12,526 (36.8%)

Area codes: 847, 224

Distribution of median household income in Evanston, IL in 2017
Distribution of house value in Evanston, IL in 2017
Evanston satellite photo by USGS

Evanston tourist attractions:

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 7 buildings, average cost: $212,300
  • 1998: 5 buildings, average cost: $341,000
  • 1999: 3 buildings, average cost: $293,700
  • 2000: 2 buildings, average cost: $222,500
  • 2001: 18 buildings, average cost: $166,700
  • 2002: 10 buildings, average cost: $441,500
  • 2003: 13 buildings, average cost: $349,200
  • 2004: 29 buildings, average cost: $221,800
  • 2005: 25 buildings, average cost: $237,100
  • 2006: 19 buildings, average cost: $233,000
  • 2007: 16 buildings, average cost: $233,800
  • 2008: 10 buildings, average cost: $233,700
  • 2009: 9 buildings, average cost: $233,700
  • 2010: 10 buildings, average cost: $233,700
  • 2011: 11 buildings, average cost: $233,700
  • 2012: 7 buildings, average cost: $700,000
  • 2013: 7 buildings, average cost: $700,000
  • 2014: 19 buildings, average cost: $353,600
  • 2015: 17 buildings, average cost: $489,800
  • 2016: 12 buildings, average cost: $696,000
  • 2017: 8 buildings, average cost: $427,400
Number of permits per 10,000 Evanston, IL residents
Average permit cost in Evanston, IL
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

2.8%
Illinois:

4.5%
Unemployment by year
Historical population in Evanston, IL
Historical housing units in Evanston, IL

Population change in the 1990s: +1,081 (+1.5%).
Most common industries in Evanston, IL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (20.2%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (14.7%)
  • Health care (10.0%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.1%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (3.3%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.1%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (3.0%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (17.1%)
  • Educational services (16.6%)
  • Finance & insurance (7.8%)
  • Health care (5.5%)
  • Construction (3.3%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.1%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (3.0%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (23.7%)
  • Health care (14.3%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (12.4%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.5%)
  • Social assistance (3.9%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (3.6%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (3.2%)
Most common occupations in Evanston, IL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2017
  • Postsecondary teachers (7.9%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (7.7%)
  • Computer specialists (4.9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (2.9%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (2.6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (2.4%)
  • Media and communications workers (2.2%)
Most common occupations for males in 2017
  • Postsecondary teachers (8.9%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (8.6%)
  • Computer specialists (7.8%)
  • Entertainers and performers, sports, and related workers (3.2%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.0%)
  • Life and physical scientists (2.9%)
  • Lawyers (2.5%)
Most common occupations for females in 2017
  • Postsecondary teachers (6.8%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.0%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (3.8%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers, except child care workers (3.3%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.0%)
  • Art and design workers (2.9%)

Average climate in Evanston, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Evanston, Illinois environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 96.1. This is worse than average.

City:

96.1
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.246. This is about average. Closest monitor was 0.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.246
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 16.9. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 2.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

16.9
U.S.:

5.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.883. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 0.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.883
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 30.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

30.4
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 23.9. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 6.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

23.9
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 9.47. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.47
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2009 was 0.0165. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 0.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0165
U.S.:

0.0098

Tornado activity:

Evanston-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Illinois state average. It is 35% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/28/1972, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 18.5 miles away from the Evanston city center injured 20 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/21/1967, a category F4 tornado 23.1 miles away from the city center killed 33 people and injured 500 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Evanston-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Illinois state average. It is 86% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 248.8 miles away from Evanston center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 223.3 miles away from the city center
On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 MB, 4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 74.3 miles away from the city center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 280.8 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 247.1 miles away from the city center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 201.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Cook County (19) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 13, Storms: 12, Tornadoes: 3, Snowstorms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Evanston topographic map

Main business address for: NORTHFIELD LABORATORIES INC /DE/ (BIOLOGICAL PRODUCTS (NO DIAGNOSTIC SUBSTANCES)), NATIONAL EQUIPMENT SERVICES INC (SERVICES-EQUIPMENT RENTAL & LEASING, NEC).

Hospitals in Evanston:

  • EVANSTON HOSPITAL (Voluntary non-profit - Other, provides emergency services, 2650 RIDGE AVE)
  • HOSPICE SERVICES OF PRESBYTERIAN HOMES (3200 GRANT STREET)
  • PRESENCE SAINT FRANCIS HOSPITAL (Voluntary non-profit - Church, 355 RIDGE AVE)
  • SAINT FRANCIS HOSPICE (355 RIDGE AVENUE)
  • SHORE HOMES EAST (503 MICHIGAN AVENUE)

Nursing Homes in Evanston:

  • ALBANY CARE (901 MAPLE AVENUE)
  • ALDEN ESTATES OF EVANSTON (2520 GROSS POINT ROAD)
  • DOBSON PLAZA (120 DODGE AVENUE)
  • EVANSTON NURSING AND REHAB CTR (1300 OAK AVENUE)
  • GREENWOOD CARE (1406 CHICAGO AVENUE)
  • KENSINGTON HEALTH CARE CTR (820 FOSTER ST)
  • MATHER PAVILION (820 FOSTER STREET)
  • MATHER, THE (425 DAVIS STREET)
  • SARATOGA OF EVANSTON (820 FOSTER AVENUE)
  • ST FRANCIS HSP OF EVANSTON (355 RIDGE AVENUE)

Dialysis Facilities in Evanston:

  • DAVITA - EVANSTON RENAL CENTER (1715 CENTRAL STREET)
  • FMC - MIDAMERICA EVANSTON (2953 CENTRAL ST 1ST FLOOR)

Home Health Centers in Evanston:

  • ACCELERATED HOME CARE, LLC (828 DAVIS ST SUITE 204)
  • HOME HEALTH SERVICES OF (3200 GRANT AVENUE)
  • ST FRANCIS HOME HEALTH CARE (355 RIDGE AVE)

Heliports located in Evanston:

Amtrak stations near Evanston:

  • 7 miles: GLENVIEW (1116 DEPOT ST.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 12 miles: CHICAGO (225 S. CANAL ST.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 19 miles: LA GRANGE ROAD (LA GRANGE, 25 W. BURLINGTON AVE.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public payphones, taxi stand, public transit connection.

Colleges/Universities in Evanston:

  • Northwestern University (Full-time enrollment: 17,473; Location: 633 Clark St; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.northwestern.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)
  • Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary (Full-time enrollment: 276; Location: 2121 Sheridan Road; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.garrett.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)
  • Pivot Point Academy-Evanston (Full-time enrollment: 225; Location: 1560 Sherman Avenue - Suite 700; Private, for-profit; Website: www.pivotpoint.edu)
  • NorthShore University HealthSystem School of Nurse Anesthesia (Full-time enrollment: 62; Location: 2650 Ridge Ave, Rm G603C; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.northshore.org/academics/other-programs/school-of-nurse-anesthesia/)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Evanston:

  • Computer Systems Institute (about 4 miles; Skokie, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,311)
  • BIR Training Center (about 4 miles; Chicago, IL; FT enrollment: 2,036)
  • Loyola University Chicago (about 4 miles; Chicago, IL; FT enrollment: 13,233)
  • Northeastern Illinois University (about 5 miles; Chicago, IL; FT enrollment: 8,004)
  • North Park University (about 5 miles; Chicago, IL; FT enrollment: 2,622)
  • City Colleges of Chicago-Harry S Truman College (about 6 miles; Chicago, IL; FT enrollment: 9,050)
  • DeVry University-Illinois (about 8 miles; Chicago, IL; FT enrollment: 26,380)

Public high school in Evanston:

Private high school in Evanston:

  • ROYCEMORE SCHOOL (Students: 260, Location: 640 LINCOLN ST, Grades: PK-12)

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Evanston:

Private elementary/middle schools in Evanston:

  • CHIARAVALLE MONTESSORI SCHOOL (Students: 363, Location: 425 DEMPSTER ST, Grades: PK-8)
  • ST ATHANASIUS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 342, Location: 2510 ASHLAND AVE, Grades: KG-8)
  • POPE JOHN XXIII SCHOOL (Students: 292, Location: 1120 WASHINGTON ST, Grades: PK-8)
  • ST JOAN OF ARC ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 214, Location: 9245 LAWNDALE AVE, Grades: PK-8)
  • THE BARBEREUX SCHOOL (Students: 54, Location: 3333 CULVER ST, Grades: PK-T1)
See full list of schools located in Evanston

Library in Evanston:

  • EVANSTON PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $5,742,583; Location: 1703 ORRINGTON AVENUE; 486,400 books; 2,465 e-books; 24,947 audio materials; 15,391 video materials; 12 local licensed databases; 20 state licensed databases; 2 other licensed databases; 814 print serial subscriptions)

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • Kendall College is no longer in Evanston

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Evanston: Womens Quadrangle (A), Mens Quadrangle (B), Peter Jans Golf Course (C), Dearborn Observatory (D), McGraw Memorial Hall (E), Grosspoint Lighthouse (F), Seeley G. Mudd Science and Engineering Library (G), Leverone Hall (H), Arthur Andersen Hall (I), Donald Jacobs Center (J), Evanston Fire and Life Safety Services Station 5 (K), Thomas E Boswell Memorial Library (L), University Hall (M), Brown House (N), Carter House (O), Superior Air - Ground Ambulance Service (P), Evanston City Hall (Q), Fisk Hall (R), Noyes Culture Arts Center (S), James L Allen Center (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Main business address in Evanston include: NORTHFIELD LABORATORIES INC /DE/ (A), NATIONAL EQUIPMENT SERVICES INC (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Evanston include: Ebenezer African Methodist Episcopal Church (A), Christ Church of the North Shore (B), Church of God the New Testament (C), Faith Temple Church of God in Christ (D), Saint James Evangelical Lutheran Church (E), Shalom Center of the Assemblies of God (F), Unitarian Church of Evanston (G), Fisher Memorial African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church (H), First Baptist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Calvary Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Evanston include: Perkins Woods County Forest Preserve (1), Walter S Lovelace Park (2), Leahy Park (3), Raymond Park (4), Centennial Park (5), Catherine Waugh McCulloch Park (6), Ackerman Park (7), Cawes Park (8), Cartright Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Daves Down To Earth Rock Shop (Museums; 704 Main Street), Evanston Historical Society Dawes House (Museums; 225 Greenwood Street), Frances Willard House (Museums; 1730 Chicago Avenue), Evanston City - Recreation Community Centers- Ecology Center (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 2024 McCormick Boulevard), Evanston Convention & Visitors Bureau (1560 Sherman Avenue).

Hotels: Evanston Convention & Visitors Bureau (1560 Sherman Avenue), Hilton Garden Inn (Evanston), Holiday Inn (1501 Sherman Ave), Best Western University Plaza (1501 Sherman Ave).

Court: Tower Court On The Lake (554 Sheridan).

Birthplace of: Reiko Aylesworth - Film actor, Charles Gibson - Broadcast news analyst, Charles L. Mee - Dramatists and playwright, Patrick Stump - Male singer, Charlton Heston - (born 1924), actor, Christopher Calvin Harrison - Choreographer, Marc Dann - Politician, Donald Rumsfeld - (born 1932), defense minister, Eddie Vedder - Musician, Edmund Phelps - Economist.

Cook County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Evanston that have no violations reported:

  • EVANSTON (Population served: 74,486, Primary Water Source Type: Surface water)
Average household size:
This city:

2.3 people
Illinois:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

52.0%
Whole state:

65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

5.2%
Whole state:

6.3%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.5% of all households

People in group quarters in Evanston in 2010:

  • 5,460 people in college/university student housing
  • 1,150 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 155 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 59 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 45 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 45 people in hospitals with patients who have no usual home elsewhere
  • 45 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 31 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 16 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 8 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 5 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals and psychiatric units in other hospitals
  • 5 people in in-patient hospice facilities

People in group quarters in Evanston in 2000:

  • 5,396 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 730 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 559 people in nursing homes
  • 104 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 103 people in other group homes
  • 41 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 21 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 10 people in religious group quarters

Arenas or stadiums:

  • Ryan Field. Capacity: 49,256. Northwestern Wildcats football.
  • Welsh-Ryan Arena. Northwestern University.

Banks with most branches in Evanston (2011 data):

  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: Mcdaniel Banking Center, North Evanston Facility, Evanston-Grove, Orrington, Chicago Avenue Banking Center Branch, Evanston Dominick's. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.
  • First Bank & Trust: Central Street Branch, at 820 Church Street, Main Street Office Branch, Emerson Street Branch. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $745.5 mil, Deposits: $682.8 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 7 total offices, Holding Company: First Evanston Bancorp, Inc.
  • RBS Citizens, National Association: Evanston Branch, Evanston Branch, Evanston Drive Thru Branch. Info updated 2007/09/19: Bank assets: $106,940.6 mil, Deposits: $75,690.2 mil, headquarters in Providence, RI, positive income, 1135 total offices, Holding Company: Uk Financial Investments Limited
  • TCF National Bank: Chicago/Greenleaf Jewel Branch #2243 at 1128 Chicago Avenue, branch established on 1996/09/27; Howard/Mccormick Jewel Branch #2241 at 2485 Howard Street, branch established on 1996/09/19. Info updated 2009/11/23: Bank assets: $19,007.0 mil, Deposits: $12,377.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 441 total offices, Holding Company: Tcf Financial Corporation
  • BMO Harris Bank National Association: Harris Evanston-Central Branch at 2821 East Central Street, branch established on 2007/06/28; Evanston Branch at 1638 Maple Avenue, branch established on 2003/06/30. Info updated 2011/07/14: Bank assets: $97,264.0 mil, Deposits: $75,624.6 mil, headquarters in Chicago, IL, positive income, 717 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of Montreal
  • Fifth Third Bank: Evanston Banking Center Branch at 1710 Maple Avenue, branch established on 2004/01/12; Evanston Main Branch at 2440 Main Street, branch established on 2007/12/17. Info updated 2009/10/05: Bank assets: $114,540.4 mil, Deposits: $89,689.1 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1378 total offices, Holding Company: Fifth Third Bancorp
  • Bank of America, National Association: Evanston - Sherman And Church Branch at 1705 Sherman Avenue, branch established on 2005/12/27; Evanston Branch at 1336 Chicago Avenue, branch established on 1990/09/24. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • U.S. Bank National Association: Northwestern University Branch at 2001 Campus Drive, branch established on 2004/08/16. Info updated 2012/01/30: Bank assets: $330,470.8 mil, Deposits: $236,091.5 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, 3121 total offices, Holding Company: U.S. Bancorp
  • PNC Bank, National Association: Evanston Branch at Chicago Avenue, branch established on 2005/01/03. Info updated 2012/03/20: Bank assets: $263,309.6 mil, Deposits: $197,343.0 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3085 total offices, Holding Company: Pnc Financial Services Group, Inc., The
  • 3 other banks with 3 local branches

For population 15 years and over in Evanston:

Marital status in Evanston, IL
  • Never married: 43.0%
  • Now married: 42.0%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 4.2%
  • Divorced: 9.5%

For population 25 years and over in Evanston:

  • High school or higher: 93.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 63.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 34.7%
  • Unemployed: 7.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 29.0 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

13.2
Illinois average:

12.2

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Evanston
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Neighborhoods in Evanston:

(Evanston, Illinois Neighborhood Map)

Religion statistics for Evanston, IL (based on Cook County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic1,947,223376
Evangelical Protestant432,9751,484
Other312,636403
Mainline Protestant202,114630
Black Protestant148,895395
Orthodox53,27666
None2,097,556-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 1,460
Cook County:

2.77 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 23
Cook County:

0.04 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.08 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 490
Cook County:

0.93 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

0.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 806
Here:

1.53 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 3,516
This county:

6.67 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

6.86 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Cook County:

8.4%
State:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Cook County:

23.5%
State:

25.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

16.3%
Illinois:

14.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

51.3%
Illinois:

48.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

50.1%
State:

45.7%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.3
Illinois:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

19.2%
Illinois:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Evanston:

10.7%
Illinois:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
Illinois:

6.8

Overweight people:
Evanston:

31.5%
State:

33.2%

General health condition:
Here:

58.8%
Illinois:

55.4%

Average condition of hearing:
Evanston:

82.0%
Illinois:

79.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Evanston, IL Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 157$1,216,081$92,9490$0
Firefighters 106$1,036,776$117,3710$0
Police - Other 60$331,158$66,23260$60,668
Other and Unallocable 51$323,408$76,0962$3,279
Parks and Recreation 48$265,101$66,275305$268,688
Water Supply 38$247,924$78,2921$1,661
Natural Resources 36$207,112$69,0370$0
Streets and Highways 35$230,156$78,9110$0
Local Libraries 35$191,065$65,50877$106,481
Other Government Administration 30$121,951$48,7800$0
Financial Administration 28$192,900$82,6710$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 26$174,322$80,4561$3,591
Health 19$116,887$73,8231$3,312
Solid Waste Management 18$104,087$69,3911$2,431
Sewerage 13$80,299$74,1220$0
Judicial and Legal 9$64,970$86,6270$0
Welfare 4$19,844$59,5320$0
Fire - Other 3$24,318$97,2720$0
Totals for Government 716$4,948,359$82,933448$450,111

Evanston government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Construction - General - Other: $13,801,000 ($184.61)
    Water Utilities: $10,725,000 ($143.47)
    Regular Highways: $1,365,000 ($18.26)
    Sewerage: $1,068,000 ($14.29)
    Parks and Recreation: $7,000 ($0.09)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $37,135,000 ($496.75)
    Local Fire Protection: $21,326,000 ($285.27)
    Regular Highways: $18,450,000 ($246.80)
    General - Other: $15,999,000 ($214.02)
    Parks and Recreation: $11,080,000 ($148.22)
    Water Utilities: $8,261,000 ($110.51)
    Central Staff Services: $6,887,000 ($92.13)
    Libraries: $6,604,000 ($88.34)
    Solid Waste Management: $5,148,000 ($68.86)
    Parking Facilities: $4,599,000 ($61.52)
    Health - Other: $3,141,000 ($42.02)
    Financial Administration: $2,761,000 ($36.93)
    General Public Buildings: $2,105,000 ($28.16)
    Housing and Community Development: $1,899,000 ($25.40)
    Sewerage: $1,617,000 ($21.63)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $1,378,000 ($18.43)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,034,000 ($13.83)
    Public Welfare - Other: $783,000 ($10.47)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $7,268,000 ($97.22)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $68,774,000 ($919.98)

Evanston government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $12,491,000 ($167.09)
    Parking Facilities: $6,151,000 ($82.28)
    Parks and Recreation: $5,876,000 ($78.60)
    Solid Waste Management: $4,004,000 ($53.56)
    Other: $2,794,000 ($37.37)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $1,969,000 ($26.34)
    Highways: $87,000 ($1.16)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $3,554,000 ($47.54)
    General Revenue - Other: $2,823,000 ($37.76)
    Special Assessments: $148,000 ($1.98)
    Interest Earnings: $5,000 ($0.07)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $15,005,000 ($200.72)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $20,357,000 ($272.31)
    Other: $5,164,000 ($69.08)
    Highways: $1,821,000 ($24.36)
  • Tax - Property: $55,553,000 ($743.12)
    Public Utilities Sales: $8,233,000 ($110.13)
    Other License: $8,010,000 ($107.15)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $6,102,000 ($81.63)
    Other Selective Sales: $5,993,000 ($80.17)
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $3,486,000 ($46.63)
    Motor Vehicle License: $2,634,000 ($35.23)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $104,000 ($1.39)

Evanston government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $205,038,000 ($2742.76)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $197,543,000 ($2642.50)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $32,885,000 ($439.90)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $25,390,000 ($339.64)

Evanston government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $10,694,000 ($143.05)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $30,662,000 ($410.16)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $12,175,000 ($162.86)

3.60% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($69,375 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.60%
Illinois average:

4.69%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,407 average AGI)
Cook County:

0.03%
Illinois average:

0.03%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from DuPage County, IL  0.46% ($77,836 average AGI)
from Lake County, IL  0.24% ($87,721)
from Will County, IL  0.24% ($52,993)


4.63% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($83,794 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.63%
Illinois average:

5.50%

0.07% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,808 average AGI)
Cook County:

0.07%
Illinois average:

0.06%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to DuPage County, IL  0.56% ($81,685 average AGI)
to Will County, IL  0.32% ($62,155)
to Lake County, IL  0.29% ($95,396)
Businesses in Evanston, IL
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven4MasterBrand Cabinets2
ALDI1Mazda1
AT&T1McDonald's2
Ace Hardware1New Balance1
Ann Taylor1Nike3
Barnes & Noble1Nissan1
Baskin-Robbins2Office Depot1
Best Western1OfficeMax1
Budget Car Rental1Panera Bread1
Buffalo Wild Wings1Papa John's Pizza1
Burger King2Penske1
CVS3PetSmart1
Chipotle1Pizza Hut1
Cold Stone Creamery1RadioShack2
Cricket Wireless2Safeway2
DHL3Sam's Club1
Dunkin Donuts4Sprint Nextel1
FedEx19Starbucks9
GameStop1Steak 'n Shake1
Gap1Subway1
H&R Block1T-Mobile4
Hilton2Target1
Home Depot1The Athlete's Foot1
IHOP1True Value1
Jamba Juice2U-Haul3
Jewel-Osco2U.S. Cellular1
Jimmy John's1UPS21
JoS. A. Bank1Urban Outfitters1
KFC1Volkswagen1
Kroger1Vons2
LA Fitness1Walgreens3
Levi Strauss & Co.1Whole Foods Market2
Marshalls1YMCA2

Strongest AM radio stations in Evanston:

  • WONX (1590 AM; 4 kW; EVANSTON, IL; Owner: KOVAS COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WCSN (820 AM; 5 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WYPA, INC.)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WYLL (1160 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WKTA (1330 AM; 5 kW; EVANSTON, IL; Owner: POLNET COMMUNICATIONS, LTD.)
  • WVIV (1200 AM; 20 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLXX-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • WCRW (1240 AM; 1 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WSBC BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WEDC (1240 AM; 1 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: FOREIGN LANGUAGE BROADCASTS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Evanston:

  • WNUR-FM (89.3 FM; EVANSTON, IL; Owner: NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY)
  • WGCI-FM (107.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WBEZ (91.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: THE WBEZ ALLIANCE, INC.)
  • WKQX (101.1 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WLUP-FM (97.9 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WNND (100.3 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WOJO (105.1 FM; EVANSTON, IL; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • WUSN (99.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF CHICAGO)
  • WVAZ (102.7 FM; OAK PARK, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WCKG (105.9 FM; ELMWOOD PARK, IL; Owner: INFINITY HOLDINGS CORPORATION OF ORLANDO)
  • WLIT-FM (93.9 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WJMK (104.3 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORP. OF ILLINOIS)
  • WNUA (95.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WTMX (101.9 FM; SKOKIE, IL; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WBBM-FM (96.3 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WKSC-FM (103.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WFMT (98.7 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WINDOW TO THE WORLD COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WZZN (94.7 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC CHICAGO FM RADIO,INC.)
  • WXRT-FM (93.1 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WDRV (97.1 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)

TV broadcast stations around Evanston:

  • WGBO-TV (Channel 66; JOLIET, IL; Owner: WGBO LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.)
  • WBBM-TV (Channel 2; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WLS-TV (Channel 7; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WMAQ-TV (Channel 5; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: NBC SUBSIDIARY (WMAQ-TV), INC.)
  • WTTW (Channel 11; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WINDOW TO THE WORLD COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WGN-TV (Channel 9; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WSNS-TV (Channel 44; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: TELEMUNDO OF CHICAGO, INC.)
  • WPWR-TV (Channel 50; GARY, IN; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WXFT (Channel 60; AURORA, IL; Owner: TELEFUTURA CHICAGO LLC)
  • WCIU-TV (Channel 26; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WCIU-TV LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WCPX (Channel 38; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: PAXSON CHICAGO LICENSE, INC.)
  • WFLD (Channel 32; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • W68DO (Channel 68; PALATINE, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WFBT-CA (Channel 23; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: CHANNEL 23 LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WJYS (Channel 62; HAMMOND, IN; Owner: JOVON BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WOCH-LP (Channel 28; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: KM LPTV OF CHICAGO-28, L.L.C.)
  • WYCC (Channel 20; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: COLLEGE DIST. #508, COUNTY OF COOK)
  • WOCK-CA (Channel 13; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: KM LPTV OF CHICAGO-13, L.L.C.)
  • W34CK (Channel 34; ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL; Owner: FIRST UNITED, INC.)
  • W64CQ (Channel 64; ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WYIN (Channel 56; GARY, IN; Owner: NORTHWEST INDIANA PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W57DN (Channel 57; ELGIN, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Evanston fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 11Number of bridges
  • 164ft / 50.3mTotal length
  • $6,224,000Total costs
  • 111,650Total average daily traffic
  • 6,169Total average daily truck traffic
  • 111,431Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic
New bridges in Evanston, IL - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 51900-1909
  • 11930-1939
  • 11980-1989
  • 11990-1999
  • 32000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Evanston, IL
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Evanston)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 21 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Evanston, IL)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 48 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 26 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 215 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Evanston)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 18 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Evanston)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 18 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED102$224,322519$286,5742,185$293,87753$124,64112$2,081,724112$224,9604$223,250
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED7$265,16441$413,661180$295,8578$131,8390$08$215,0000$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED23$199,81079$294,452504$324,14030$86,8980$046$309,2190$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN15$164,26142$294,779218$269,1395$107,4001$244,00025$210,7350$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS10$163,0749$267,77899$316,8832$248,0002$1,240,0008$252,5780$0

Detailed mortgage data for all 18 tracts in Evanston, IL

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 18 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED77$255,11933$279,7010$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED15$195,80013$244,8562$230,500
APPLICATIONS DENIED17$276,88214$252,2860$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN8$218,50010$261,2000$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$151,0000$00$0
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Evanston, IL
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Evanston, IL - Value

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 143. The highest number of fires - 220 took place in 2005, and the least - 50 in 2004. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Evanston, IL When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (52.9%), and Outside Fires (33.2%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Evanston, IL
    • 1,28852.9%Structure Fires
    • 80833.2%Outside Fires
    • 30512.5%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 351.4%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Evanston, IL

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Evanston, Illinois:

  • Holiday Inn Evanston, 1501 Sherman Ave, Evanston, Illinois 60201 , Phone: (847) 491-6400, Fax: (847) 328-3090
  • Hilton Garden Inn Evanston, 1818 Maple Ave, Evanston, Illinois 60201 , Phone: (847) 475-6400, Fax: (847) 475-6460
  • Hilton Orrington, 1710 Orrington Ave, Evanston, Illinois 60201 , Phone: (847) 866-8700, Fax: (847) 866-8724
  • Hyatt House Chicago Evanston, 1515 Chicago Ave, Evanston, Illinois 60201 , Phone: (866) 974-9288, Fax: (847) 869-7610
All 4 fire-safe hotels and motels in Evanston, Illinois
Most common first names in Evanston, IL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John59576.8 years
Mary56181.2 years
William50977.0 years
Helen35882.4 years
James35572.3 years
Robert32173.2 years
George31778.5 years
Ruth31283.1 years
Margaret29881.6 years
Charles26576.4 years
Most common last names in Evanston, IL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson25779.2 years
Smith15079.6 years
Brown14878.8 years
Anderson12478.9 years
Williams11975.6 years
Miller11280.0 years
Jones10977.5 years
Davis9374.9 years
Nelson7478.9 years
Peterson6679.6 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Evanston, IL
  • 83.9%Utility gas
  • 12.6%Electricity
  • 1.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.1%Other fuel
  • 1.0%No fuel used
  • 0.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Evanston, IL
  • 68.7%Utility gas
  • 24.6%Electricity
  • 2.7%No fuel used
  • 2.0%Other fuel
  • 1.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.2%Solar energy


Evanston compared to Illinois state average:

  • Median house value above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.

Evanston on our top lists:

  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: education, training, and library occupations (population 50,000+)"
  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: educational services (population 50,000+)"
  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: business and financial operations occupations (population 50,000+)"
  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest cost per building permit(population 50,000+)"
  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: community and social service occupations (population 50,000+)"
  • #13 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people having Master's or Doctorate degrees (population 50,000+)"
  • #20 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: educational services (population 50,000+)"
  • #21 on the list of "Top 100 best educated cities (highest percentage of bachelor degree holding residents) (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #21 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people having Doctorate degrees (population 50,000+)"
  • #24 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: education, training, and library occupations (population 50,000+)"
  • #29 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations (population 50,000+)"
  • #33 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest percentage of workers working at home, population 50,000+"
  • #35 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people having professional degrees (population 50,000+)"
  • #36 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest city-data.com crime index decrease from 2002 to 2012 (population 50,000+)"
  • #37 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: professional, scientific, and technical services (population 50,000+)"
  • #37 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: management of companies and enterprises (population 50,000+)"
  • #40 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest number of rapes per 100,000 residents (population 50,000+)"
  • #41 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most local government spending on current operations of parking facilities per resident (population 10,000+)"
  • #42 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people taking subway or elevated to work (population 5,000+)"
  • #44 on the list of "Top 100 cities with oldest houses (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Black Protestant congregations"
  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Catholic congregations"
  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest surface withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Black Protestant adherents"
  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Orthodox congregations (pop. 50,000+)"
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  • Christopher P. Nicholas (100)
  • Tobin J. Marks (59)
  • Geoffry A. Westphal (49)
  • Andrew J. Souers (43)
  • William A. Carroll (35)
  • Jens-Uwe Schluetter (34)
  • Xin Chen (26)
  • Alexander Hans Vija (25)
  • Northwestern University (22)
  • John A. Nix (18)

Total of 2312 patent applications in 2008-2020.