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Durham, North Carolina
Evanston, Illinois
USA
PEOPLE COMPARISON HIGHLIGHTS
Durham is 309% less densely populated than Evanston.
People are 0% more likely to be married in Evanston.
The Median Age is 2.0 years younger in Durham.

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PEOPLE
 Durham, NCEvanston, ILUnited States
 Population257,63675,527321,418,820
 Population - 2010220,32473,880308,745,538
 Population - 2000187,03574,239285,036,114
 Population - 1990136,61173,233251,960,433
 Pop. 1990 to Now88.59%3.13%27.57%
 Pop. 2000 to Now37.75%1.74%12.76%
 Pop. Density2,3749,70991
 Land Area10983,531,905
 Water Area10264,837
 Median Age32.734.737.4
 Female Population52.65%52.35%50.81%
 Male Population47.35%47.65%49.19%
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 EST. TOTAL POPULATION BY AGE
 Durham, NCEvanston, ILUnited States
 Age 0 to 47.58%5.74%6.36%
 Age 5 to 96.29%5.96%6.51%
 Age 10 to 145.67%5.30%6.59%
 Age 15 to 173.02%3.07%4.03%
 Age 18 to 205.38%8.71%4.35%
 Age 21 to 246.67%7.80%5.61%
 Age 25 to 3419.28%13.69%13.47%
 Age 35 to 4414.20%13.49%12.97%
 Age 45 to 5412.03%12.19%14.09%
 Age 55 to 595.50%6.18%6.57%
 Age 60 to 644.88%5.46%5.72%
 Age 65 to 745.42%6.45%7.64%
 Age 75 to 842.55%3.46%4.26%
 Age 85 and over1.54%2.50%1.85%
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 RACE
 Durham, NCEvanston, ILUnited States
 White38.28%60.45%62.77%
 Black39.89%17.16%12.24%
 Asian4.73%9.09%4.95%
 Native American0.34%0.04%0.66%
 Hawaiian, Pacific Islander0.05%0.01%0.16%
 Other0.26%0.19%0.20%
 Two or More Races2.51%2.95%2.13%
 Hispanic13.95%10.12%16.90%
 Non-Hispanic86.05%89.88%83.10%
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 FAMILY
 Durham, NCEvanston, ILUnited States
 Households98,31828,939116,211,000
 Family Households56,10415,65976,958,100
 Non Family Households42,21413,28039,253,000
 Household Size2.342.352.63
 Married Population43.43%43.32%50.58%
 Single Population56.57%56.68%49.42%
 Now Married40.74%41.80%48.41%
 Married but Separated2.69%1.52%2.17%
 Never Married41.78%43.10%32.55%
 Widowed4.52%4.95%5.95%
 Divorced10.28%8.63%10.92%
 Married, w/children28.59%37.99%31.68%
 Married, no children35.63%37.34%41.44%
 Single, w/children24.26%14.17%16.94%
 Single, no children11.52%10.50%9.95%
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