Evanston, Illinois 

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Population

75,557

+2.3% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

3.4%

Median Income

$69,347

Median Home Price

$334,900

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.

Pros
-Economic and cultural diversity
-Arts and culture
-Historic interest and preservation
Cons
-Harsh climate
-Cost of living
-Violent crime

Local Listings in Evanston
 $2,650,000 
2878 Sheridan Pl
Bed 7 | Bath 7 | 5936 SqFt
 $450,000 
3508 Central St
Bed 5 | Bath 3 | 2880 SqFt
 $295,500 
2023 Darrow Ave
Bed 3 | Bath 3 | 1364 SqFt

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.


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QUICK FACTS

City: Evanston
Zip Codes: 60201 60202
Time zone: Central Standard Time (CST)
Elevation: 623 ft above sea level

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ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Evanston is 3.4% (U.S. avg. is 3.9%). 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
June, September and August are the most pleasant months in Evanston, while January and December are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

VOTING
Cook county voted Democratic in the previous five Presidential elections. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Evanston's population is 75,557 people. Since 2010, 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 $334,900. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 1.8%. Check out the homes in the area

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

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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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NEW LISTINGS IN EVANSTON
$2,650,000
2878 Sheridan Pl
Bed 7 | Bath 7

$450,000
3508 Central St
Bed 5 | Bath 3

$295,500
2023 Darrow Ave
Bed 3 | Bath 3

$400,000
650 Florence Ave
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$599,000
1018 Lee St
Bed 4 | Bath 2

$209,900
1100 Hartrey Ave
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$1,245,000
222 Dempster St
Bed 4 | Bath 4

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