Evanston, Illinois 

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Population

72,683

+2.3% since 2020

Unemployment Rate

5.8%

Median Income

$69,347

Median Home Price

$453,300

Chicago Gifts

Best Places to Live in Evanston, Illinois

National center - Northeastern Illinois along Lake Michigan. June, September and August are the most pleasant months in Evanston, while January and December are the least comfortable months.

Evanston, IL Housing Market
Lowest Priced HomesHOMES UNDER $250,000
Most Expensive ListingsHOMES $250,001 to $500,000
Largest HomesHOMES $500,001 to $750,000
Median Priced HomesHOMES $750,001 to $1,000,000
Pros
Economic and cultural diversity
Arts and culture
Historic interest and preservation
Cons
Harsh climate
Cost of living
Violent crime


What Bert Has To Say About Chicago-Naperville-Elgin Metro Area

A world-class commercial, industrial and cultural city, Chicago functions as is a major national center and as the major regional center for America’s heartland. It originally emerged as a transport center for cargo headed west and agricultural products headed east by land and water. Although transportation technology has changed, the role has not. The city is the most important passenger and freight transport hub in the country with the largest number of air departures and the most rail traffic in the nation. The commercial and manufacturing economy stands out both for its size and diversity. Over 30 Fortune 500 companies in an assortment of industries have headquarters here. Factories and warehouses extend for miles from the downtown area. Chicago is also a major center for small manufacturing and business. There is probably no more diverse an economy in the country.


QUICK FACTS

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Country: United States
State: Illinois
County: Cook County
Metro Area: Chicago-Naperville-Elgin Metro Area
Political Ideology: Strongly liberal
City: Evanston
Zip Codes: 60201 60202
Time zone: Central Standard Time (CST)
Elevation: 623 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Evanston is 5.8% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Negative. Evanston jobs have decreased by 0.2%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Evanston's cost of living is 19.9% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Evanston's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
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VOTING
In the last Presidential election, Cook county remained overwhelmingly Democratic, 74.2% to 24.0%. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Evanston's population is 72,683 people. Since 2020, it has had a population growth of 2.3%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 30.8 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Evanston is Real Estate: $453,300. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 1.8%.

SCHOOLS
Evanston public schools spend $18,784 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 12.5 students per teacher in Evanston. More Education



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Housing Market in Evanston

It's a good time to buy in Evanston. Home Appreciation is up 9.5% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Evanston is $453,300.

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Reviews for Evanston   20 Reviews
parking scam!! - 12/26/2019
be sure to take pictures of where you park... Full-scale parking scam going on in this town. They purposely obscure self-pay parking signs. Nine out of 10 visitors... Read More

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Really expensive place to live with little benefi - 2/27/2019
I've lived here for two years for school. Terrible place for students. Northwestern is a great school/campus, but the city itself is NOT student friendly. Everything... Read More

WORST Place To Live! E-Town means no LIFE - 1/22/2016
Aside from everything else mentioned on this site about the bad aspects of Evanston - bot be overlooked is the NOISE. The People's Republic of Evanston CATERS to the... Read More


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60201 60202

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