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Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Evanston is 77,517. Evanston, Illinois is the 466th largest city in the US.
Evanston is located entirely in Cook County.
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 466th largest city in the US. Evanston is currently 1.6% smaller than it was in 2020.
Evanston has grown 4.5% since the 2000. Evanston, Illinois's growth is below average. 77% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
Evanston has a population density of 9,575.3 people per square mile. Evanston has the 7th highest population density in Illinois.
|461||Cedar Park, Texas||78,693||201.2%|
|462||Chino Hills, California||78,665||16.7%|
|468||Flower Mound, Texas||77,243||49.1%|
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.
According to the latest census statistics, 15.6% of the residents of Evanston are 65 or older.
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.
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.
Among those aged 16 and older, 61.1% of Evanston residents are in the labor force.
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.
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.
The unemployment rate in Evanston is 4.2%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Evanston, 8.1% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Evanston is $78,904.
In Evanston, 55.7% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 44.3% of housing units in Evanston.
Of all the housing units in Evanston, 45.0% of them were build before 1940.
In Evanston, 12.2% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 3,800 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Evanston is $1,376.
In Evanston, 88.7% of households have an active broadband internet connection.