Evanston Population By Year

Population Graph For Evanston, 1990 - 2022
Year Population Rank in US Growth Rate
2023 75,070 498 -0.4%
2022 75,369 492 -2.8%
2021 77,517 466 -1.6%
2020 78,796 457 0.6%
2010 74,486 435 0.0%
2000 74,147 374 0.1%
1990 73,234 309

Evanston Population Facts

What is the current population of Evanston?

Based on the latest 2024 data from the US census, the current population of Evanston is 75,070. Evanston, Illinois is the 498th largest city in the US.

What county is Evanston, Illinois in?

Evanston is located entirely in Cook County.

What is the size of Evanston, Illinois in square miles?

Evanston has an area of 7.8 square miles.

What was the peak population of Evanston?

The peak population of Evanston was in 2020, when its population was 78,796. In 2020, Evanston was the 457th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 498th largest city in the US. Evanston is currently 4.7% smaller than it was in 2020.

How quickly is Evanston growing?

Evanston has grown 1.2% since the 2000. Evanston, Illinois's growth is extremely below average. 82% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

What is the population density of Evanston, Illinois?

Evanston has a population density of 9,575.3 people per square mile. Evanston has the 7th highest population density in Illinois.

Similarly Sized Cities In Illinois

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2023
285 Peoria 110,460 -2.2%
389 Champaign 89,189 26.5%
399 Waukegan 87,642 -0.8%
445 Cicero 81,004 -5.2%
467 Bloomington 78,587 19.6%
490 Schaumburg 75,750 0.5%
498 Evanston 75,070 1.2%
502 Arlington Heights 74,495 -2.6%
504 Bolingbrook 74,088 30.0%
554 Decatur 68,670 -16.1%
595 Skokie 64,937 2.4%
596 Palatine 64,869 -2.2%
688 Des Plaines 58,010 1.6%

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2023
492 Iowa City, Iowa 75,678 20.3%
493 Rock Hill, South Carolina 75,654 49.0%
494 Alameda, California 75,353 3.9%
495 Pawtucket, Rhode Island 75,321 3.1%
496 Bellflower, California 75,122 2.9%
497 Bismarck, North Dakota 75,092 34.5%
498 Evanston, Illinois 75,070 1.2%
499 Apple Valley, California 75,036 37.4%
500 Appleton, Wisconsin 74,719 6.1%
501 Pleasanton, California 74,653 16.1%
502 Arlington Heights, Illinois 74,495 -2.6%
503 Ankeny, Iowa 74,458 169.9%
504 Bolingbrook, Illinois 74,088 30.0%

Evanston Demographics

What is the voting age population of Evanston, Illinois?

The total voting age population of Evanston, Illinois, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 52,081. The voting age population is 45.6% male and 54.4% female.

What percentage of Evanston, Illinois residents are senior citizens?

According to the latest census statistics, 15.6% of the residents of Evanston are 65 or older.

What are the racial demographics of Evanston, Illinois?

The racial demographics of Evanston are 66.6% White, 16.5% Black, 9.4% Asian, 4.0% Two or more races, 3.3% Other and 0.1% American Indian. Additionally, 11.7% of the population identifies as Hispanic.

What percentage of Evanston, Illinois residents are below the poverty line?

In Evanston, 13.3% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 8.7%. On a per-household basis, 5.7% of families are below the poverty line in Evanston.

What percentage of Evanston, Illinois residents are in the labor force?

Among those aged 16 and older, 61.1% of Evanston residents are in the labor force.

What are the education levels among Evanston, Illinois residents?

Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 93.7% of Evanston residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 67.1% have a bachelor's degree and 37.8% have a graduate or professional degree.

What percentage of Evanston, Illinois residents speak a non-English language at home?

Among Evanston residents aged 5 and older, 25.0% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 10.0% of residents speak Spanish at home, 7.3% speak an Indo-European language, and 6.4% speak an Asian language.

Evanston Income & Labor Statistics

What is the unemployment rate in Evanston, Illinois?

The unemployment rate in Evanston is 4.2%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.

What percentage of Evanston, Illinois residents work for the government?

In Evanston, 8.1% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.

What is the median income in Evanston, Illinois?

The median household income in Evanston is $78,904.

Evanston Housing & Rent Statistics

What percentage of housing units are owner-occupied in Evanston, Illinois?

In Evanston, 55.7% of housing units are occupied by their owners.

What percentage of housing units are rented in Evanston, Illinois?

Renters occupy 44.3% of housing units in Evanston.

What percentage of Evanston, Illinois housing units were built before 1940?

Of all the housing units in Evanston, 45.0% of them were build before 1940.

What percentage of Evanston, Illinois housing units were built after 2000?

In Evanston, 12.2% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 3,800 units.

What is the median monthly rent in Evanston, Illinois?

The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Evanston is $1,376.

What percentage of households in Evanston, Illinois have broadband internet?

In Evanston, 88.7% of households have an active broadband internet connection.


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