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Population (year 2000): 74,239. Estimated population in July 2005: 75,236 (+1.3% change)
Males: 34,967 (47.1%), Females: 39,272 (52.9%)

Cook County

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Median resident age: 32.5 years
Median household income: $56,335 (year 2000)
Median house value: $290,800 (year 2000)

Evanston, IL residents, houses, and apartments details

Races in Evanston:

  • White Non-Hispanic (62.6%)
  • Black (22.5%)
  • Hispanic (6.1%)
  • Two or more races (3.0%)
  • Other race (2.9%)
  • Chinese (1.9%)
  • Asian Indian (1.5%)
  • Korean (0.9%)
  • American Indian (0.6%)
  • Japanese (0.6%)
  • Filipino (0.6%)
(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: German (16.2%), Irish (12.5%), English (9.0%), Polish (5.6%), West Indian (4.6%), Italian (4.2%).Illinois

Elevation: 600 feet

Land area: 7.7 square miles

Evanston,

For population 25 years and over in Evanston

  • High school or higher: 91.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 62.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 33.2%
  • Unemployed: 7.0%
  • Mean travel time to work: 29.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Evanston city

  • Never married: 39.2%
  • Now married: 45.7%
  • Separated: 1.4%
  • Widowed: 5.4%
  • Divorced: 8.2%

15.4% Foreign born (6.3% Latin America, 4.4% Asia, 3.7% Europe).

Population change in the 1990s: +1,081 (+1.5%).


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Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: IL Chicago, (14.3 miles www.Rent.com )

Nearest cities: IL (2.9 miles Wilmette, IL Skokie, (3.2 miles )

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

Latitude: 42.05 N, Longitude: 87.69 W

Area codes: 847, 224

Evanston, Illinois business data: stores, dealers, real estate agents, wholesalers, restaurants...

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (32.8%), Professional,scientific,management,administrative,and waste management services (17.9%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +5,558 (+7.5%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 13,634 (36.2%)

Crime in Evanston by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 2 1 2 2 2 3
    per 100,000 2.7 1.3 2.7 2.7 2.7 4.0
Rapes 12 9 9 10 9 7
    per 100,000 16.2 12.1 12.1 13.5 12.1 9.4
Robberies 184 168 132 113 132 139
    per 100,000 247.8 226.3 177.8 152.2 177.8 187.2
Assaults 151 161 171 145 171 117
    per 100,000 203.4 216.9 230.3 195.3 230.3 157.6
Burglaries 1,059 1,170 963 925 963 651
    per 100,000 1426.5 1576.0 1297.2 1246.0 1297.2 876.9
Thefts 3,515 3,414 2,954 3,008 2,954 2,376
    per 100,000 4734.7 4598.7 3979.0 4051.8 3979.0 3200.5
Auto thefts 219 252 186 215 186 103
    per 100,000 295.0 339.4 250.5 289.6 250.5 138.7
437.0 438.9 377.0 365.3 377.0 296.0

Average climate in Evanston, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Evanston-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Illinois state average. It is 46% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/28/1972, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 20.2 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 4 tornado 24.0 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.

Birthplace of: Charlton Heston - (born 1924), actor, Donald Rumsfeld - (born 1932), defense minister, John Cusack - (born 1966), actor; brother of Joan (see above), Aaron Williams - NBA player (Toronto Raptors, born: Oct 2, 1971), Andrew Hutchinson - NHL player (Carolina Hurricanes, born: Mar 24, 1980), Gahan Wilson - (born 1930), cartoonist, Josh Paul - 2005 Major League Baseball player (Los Angeles Angels, born: May 19, 1975), Justin McCareins - 2005 NFL player (New York Jets, born: Dec 11, 1978), Richard Powers - novelist, Kenneth L. Hale - (1934-2001), linguist.

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


Hospitals/medical centers in Evanston:
  • EVANSTON NORTHWESTERN HEALTHCAR (2650 RIDGE AVE)
  • ST FRANCIS HOSPITAL OF EVANSTON (355 RIDGE AVE)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Evanston:
  • RUSH NORTH SHORE MEDICAL CENTER (about 3 miles; SKOKIE, IL)
  • SWEDISH COVENANT HOSPITAL (about 6 miles; CHICAGO, IL)
  • HCA CHICAGO LAKESHORE HOSPITAL (about 6 miles; CHICAGO, IL)
Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Evanston:
  • CHICAGO O'HARE INTL (about 16 miles; CHICAGO, IL; ID: ORD)
  • CHICAGO MIDWAY INTL (about 19 miles; CHICAGO, IL; ID: MDW)
  • GARY/CHICAGO (about 37 miles; GARY, IN; ID: GYY)
Other public-use airports nearest to Evanston:
  • PALWAUKEE MUNI (about 15 miles; CHICAGO/PROSPECT HEIGHTS/W, IL; ID: PWK)
  • MERRILL C MEIGS (about 15 miles; CHICAGO, IL; ID: CGX)
  • SCHAUMBURG MUNICIPAL HELISTOP (about 25 miles; CHICAGO/SCHAUMBURG, IL; ID: 4H1)

Amtrak stations near Evanston:
  • 8 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.
  • 13 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.
  • 20 miles: SUMMIT (ARCHER & CENTER AVE.). Services: public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2004)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Solid Waste Management 40 $169,052 $50,715 0 $0
Sewerage 11 $45,400 $49,527 0 $0
Natural Resources 31 $141,891 $54,925 0 $0
Parks and Recreation 55 $196,395 $42,849 130 $73,102
Housing and Community Development(Local) 22 $107,589 $58,684 0 $0
Other and Unallocable 39 $122,744 $37,767 5 $3,720
Other Government Administration 21 $86,346 $49,340 0 $0
Water Supply 43 $206,827 $57,719 2 $3,768
Local Libraries 30 $142,830 $57,132 91 $92,299
Financial Administration 41 $216,720 $63,430 6 $8,832
Judicial and Legal 7 $39,830 $68,280 6 $12,066
Police Protection - Officers 166 $904,676 $65,398 0 $0
Police - Other 51 $229,215 $53,932 41 $34,100
Firefighters 107 $652,116 $73,134 0 $0
Fire - Other 2 $7,718 $46,308 0 $0
Streets and Highways 32 $166,316 $62,368 0 $0
Welfare 17 $74,158 $52,346 9 $21,664
Health 16 $75,055 $56,291 6 $4,745
Totals for Government 731 $3,584,878 $58,848 296 $254,296
Colleges/Universities in Evanston:
  • NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY (Full-time enrollment: 14,958; Location: 633 CLARK ST; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.northwestern.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)
  • KENDALL COLLEGE (FT enrollment: 526; Location: 2408 ORRINGTON AVE; Private, not-for-profit)
  • GARRETT EVANGELICAL THEOLOGICAL SEMINARY (FT enrollment: 228; Location: 2121 SHERIDAN RD; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.garrett.northwestern.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)
  • SEABURY-WESTERN THEOLOGICAL SEMINARY (FT enrollment: 102; Location: 2122 SHERIDAN RD; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.seabury.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)
  • SAINT FRANCIS HOSPITAL SCHOOL OF RADIOLOGIC TECHN (Location: 319 RIDGE AVE; Private, not-for-profit)
Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Evanston:
  • NORTHEASTERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY (about 6 miles; CHICAGO, IL; Full-time enrollment: 7,324)
  • CITY COLLEGES OF CHICAGO-HARRY S TRUMAN COLLEGE (about 6 miles; CHICAGO, IL; FT enrollment: 6,332)
  • DEVRY INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY (about 7 miles; CHICAGO, IL; FT enrollment: 3,201)
  • CITY COLLEGES OF CHICAGO-WILBUR WRIGHT COLLEGE (about 10 miles; CHICAGO, IL; FT enrollment: 5,618)
  • LOYOLA UNIVERSITY CHICAGO (about 11 miles; CHICAGO, IL; FT enrollment: 9,784)
  • CITY COLLEGES OF CHICAGO-MALCOLM X COLLEGE (about 12 miles; CHICAGO, IL; FT enrollment: 6,407)
  • CITY COLLEGES OF CHICAGO-HAROLD WASHINGTON COLLEGE (about 13 miles; CHICAGO, IL; FT enrollment: 4,515)
Public high school in Evanston:
  • EVANSTON TWP HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 3,118; Location: 1600 DODGE AVE; Grades: 09 - 12)
Private high school in Evanston:
  • ROYCEMORE SCHOOL (Students: 237; Location: 640 LINCOLN STREET; Grades: PK - 12)
Biggest public primary/middle schools in Evanston:
  • HAVEN MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 683; Location: 2417 PRAIRIE AVE; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • M L KING JR LAB EXPERIMENTAL SCH (Students: 642; Location: 2424 LAKE ST; Grades: KG - 08)
  • CHUTE MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 607; Location: 1400 OAKTON ST; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • NICHOLS MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 588; Location: 800 GREENLEAF ST; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • WASHINGTON ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 569; Location: 914 ASHLAND AVE; Grades: KG - 05)
  • DAWES ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 405; Location: 440 DODGE AVE; Grades: KG - 05)
  • OAKTON ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 396; Location: 436 RIDGE AVE; Grades: KG - 05)
  • KINGSLEY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 391; Location: 2300 GREENBAY RD; Grades: KG - 05)
  • LINCOLN ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 360; Location: 910 FOREST AVE; Grades: KG - 05)
  • DEWEY ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 343; Location: 1551 WESLEY AVE; Grades: KG - 05)
Biggest private primary/middle schools in Evanston:
  • CHIARAVALLE MONTESSORI SCHOOL (Students: 365; Location: 425 DEMPSTER STREET; Grades: PK - KG)
  • ST ATHANASIUS ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 351; Location: 2510 ASHLAND AVENUE; Grades: KG - 8)
  • POPE JOHN XXIII (Students: 332; Location: 1120 WASHINGTON; Grades: PK - 8)
  • BAKER DEMONSTRATION SCHOOL (Students: 327; Location: 2840 SHERIDAN RD; Grades: PK - 8)
  • ST JOAN OF ARC ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 228; Location: 9245 N LAWNDALE AVENUE; Grades: PK - 8)
  • MIDWEST MONTESSORI SCHOOL (Students: 69; Location: 2408 ORRINGTON AVENUE; Grades: PK - 4)
  • GREAT OAKS SCHOOL (Students: 66; Location: 933 B CHICAGO AVE; Grades: PK - 5)
  • BARBEREUX (Students: 48; Location: 3333 CULVER ST; Grades: PK - KG)
  • BARBER CHRISTIAN CHILD CARE CR (Students: 21; Location: 2216 FOSTER ST; Grades: PK - KG)
  • SHORE SCHOOL & ADULT CENTER (Students: 15; Location: 2525 CHURCH ST; Grades: UG - UG)
Library in Evanston:
  • EVANSTON P.L. (Operating income: $4,034,796; Location: 1703 ORRINGTON AVE.; 448,800 books; 20,004 audio materials; 7,424 video materials; 921 serial subscriptions)

Notable locations in Evanston: Womens Quadrangle (A), McGraw Memorial Hall (B), Peter Jans Golf Course (C), Dearborn Observatory (D), Mens Quadrangle (E), Grosspoint Lighthouse (F), Robert Crown Community Center (G), Noyes Culture Arts Center (H), Deering Library (I), Blomquist Memorial Recreation Center (J), Lunt Administration Building (K), Annie May Swift Hall (L), James L Allen Center (M), Pioneer Place Home for the Aged (N), Harris Hall (O), Searle Hall (P), Leverone Hall (Q), Virginia Hall (R), Elder Hall (S), Evanston Art Center (T).

Churches in Evanston include: Alice Millard Chapel (A), Apostolic Faith Church (B), Sherman Methodist Church (C), Ascension Of Our Lord Roman Catholic Church (D), Shalom Center of the Assemblies of God (E), Second Presbyterian Church (F), Beth Emet Synagogue (G), Bethlehem Evangelical Lutheran Church (H).

Cemetery: Calvary Cemetery (1).

Parks in Evanston include: Kamen Park (1), Fitzsimmons Park (2), Kelly Park (3), Firemans Park (4), Ellis Park (5), Eiden Park (6), Eggleston Park (7), Grey Park (8), Dyche Stadium (9).

Post office: (A).  


Evanston compared to Illinois state average:
  • Median household income above state average.
  • Median house value significantly above state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.
  • Population density above state average for cities.
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.)
  • WCSN (820 AM; 5 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WYPA, INC.)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, 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)
  • WVIV (1200 AM; 20 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLXX-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • WKTA (1330 AM; 5 kW; EVANSTON, IL; Owner: POLNET COMMUNICATIONS, LTD.)
  • 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.)
  • 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.)
  • 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.)
  • 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.)
  • WLS-TV (Channel 7; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WMAQ-TV (Channel 5; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: NBC SUBSIDIARY (WMAQ-TV), INC.)
  • WBBM-TV (Channel 2; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING 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.)

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