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Columbus, Ohio
Evanston, Illinois
USA
PEOPLE COMPARISON HIGHLIGHTS
Columbus is 149% less densely populated than Evanston.
People are 4% less likely to be married in Evanston.
The Median Age is 2.9 years younger in Columbus.

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PEOPLE
 Columbus, OHEvanston, ILUnited States
 Population850,10675,527321,418,820
 Population - 2010770,40773,880308,745,538
 Population - 2000711,47074,239285,036,114
 Population - 1990632,91073,233251,960,433
 Pop. 1990 to Now34.32%3.13%27.57%
 Pop. 2000 to Now19.49%1.74%12.76%
 Pop. Density3,9019,70991
 Land Area21883,531,905
 Water Area60264,837
 Median Age31.834.737.4
 Female Population51.39%52.35%50.81%
 Male Population48.61%47.65%49.19%
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 EST. TOTAL POPULATION BY AGE
 Columbus, OHEvanston, ILUnited States
 Age 0 to 47.66%5.74%6.36%
 Age 5 to 96.52%5.96%6.51%
 Age 10 to 145.62%5.30%6.59%
 Age 15 to 173.26%3.07%4.03%
 Age 18 to 205.16%8.71%4.35%
 Age 21 to 247.61%7.80%5.61%
 Age 25 to 3419.62%13.69%13.47%
 Age 35 to 4413.44%13.49%12.97%
 Age 45 to 5412.21%12.19%14.09%
 Age 55 to 595.48%6.18%6.57%
 Age 60 to 644.45%5.46%5.72%
 Age 65 to 745.05%6.45%7.64%
 Age 75 to 842.70%3.46%4.26%
 Age 85 and over1.24%2.50%1.85%
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 RACE
 Columbus, OHEvanston, ILUnited States
 White58.44%60.45%62.77%
 Black27.45%17.16%12.24%
 Asian4.41%9.09%4.95%
 Native American0.16%0.04%0.66%
 Hawaiian, Pacific Islander0.04%0.01%0.16%
 Other0.29%0.19%0.20%
 Two or More Races3.52%2.95%2.13%
 Hispanic5.70%10.12%16.90%
 Non-Hispanic94.30%89.88%83.10%
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 FAMILY
 Columbus, OHEvanston, ILUnited States
 Households329,99428,939116,211,000
 Family Households176,60315,65976,958,100
 Non Family Households153,39113,28039,253,000
 Household Size2.42.352.63
 Married Population39.30%43.32%50.58%
 Single Population60.70%56.68%49.42%
 Now Married36.88%41.80%48.41%
 Married but Separated2.42%1.52%2.17%
 Never Married43.69%43.10%32.55%
 Widowed4.54%4.95%5.95%
 Divorced12.48%8.63%10.92%
 Married, w/children27.98%37.99%31.68%
 Married, no children33.66%37.34%41.44%
 Single, w/children25.98%14.17%16.94%
 Single, no children12.38%10.50%9.95%
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 COMMENTS
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