Evanston Information

Travel info, sports, demographic data, and general statistics about the city of Evanston, IL

General Evanston Information

State: Illinois

County: Cook County

Close cities: Elmwood Park, IL, Glenview, IL, Lincolnwood, IL, Kenilworth, IL, River Forest, IL, Norridge, IL, Winnetka, IL, Northbrook, IL, Wilmette, IL, Glencoe, IL, Northfield, IL, Montrose, IL, River Grove, IL, Harwood Heights, IL, Golf, IL, Gladstone, IL, Skokie, IL, Niles, IL, Techny, IL, Ellsworth, IL, Morton Grove, IL, Humboldt, IL

Evanston Population (census data)
Total 75,905 (+1.6% since 2000)
Male 35,751 (47.1%)
Female 40,154 (52.9%)

Population Density: 9,799 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 117.5 (US Avg is 100)

Evanston Elevation: 600 feet above sea level

Incorporated in 1872

Land Area: 7.75 square miles

Median Household Income: $69,303

Zip Codes: 60203, 60209, 60202, 60208, 60204, and 60201.

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Evanston Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • White Non-Hispanic (62.6%)
  • Black (22.5%)
  • Hispanic (6.1%)
  • Two or more races (3.0%)
  • Other race (2.9%)
  • Chinese (1.9%)
  • Asian Indian (1.5%)
  • Korean (0.9%)
  • American Indian (0.6%)
  • Japanese (0.6%)
  • Filipino (0.6%)
Ancestry Information:
  • German (16.2%)
  • Irish (12.5%)
  • English (9.0%)
  • Polish (5.6%)
  • West Indian (4.6%)
  • Italian (4.2%)
Foriegn Born: 11,448 people (15.1%)
  • Latin America (43.8%)
  • Asia (30.6%)
  • Europe (25.7%)

Local Evanston Sports Teams

Major League Baseball: Chicago Cubs, Chicago White Sox
NFL Football: Green Bay Packers, Chicago Bears
NBA Basketball: Chicago Bulls
NHL Hockey: Chicago Blackhawks
NCAA Sports: Northwestern University, Chicago State University, University of Illinois, DePaul University

Evanston School Information

High Schools
Evanston Township High School (1600 Dodge Avenue, Evanston, IL, 60204 - Evanston Township High School District 202 District)
Middle Schools
Chute Middle School (1400 Oakton Street, Evanston, IL, 60202 - Evanston Community Consolidated School District 65 District)
Haven Middle School (2417 Prairie Avenue, Evanston, IL, 60201 - Evanston Community Consolidated School District 65 District)
Nichols Middle School (800 Greenleaf Street, Evanston, IL, 60202 - Evanston Community Consolidated School District 65 District)
Elementary Schools
Dawes Elementary School (440 Dodge Avenue, Evanston, IL, 60202 - Evanston Community Consolidated School District 65 District)
Dewey Elementary School (1551 Wesley Avenue, Evanston, IL, 60201 - Evanston Community Consolidated School District 65 District)
Kingsley Elementary School (2300 Greenbay Road, Evanston, IL, 60201 - Evanston Community Consolidated School District 65 District)
Lincoln Elementary School (910 Forest Avenue, Evanston, IL, 60202 - Evanston Community Consolidated School District 65 District)
Lincolnwood Elementary School (2600 Colfax Street, Evanston, IL, 60201 - Evanston Community Consolidated School District 65 District)
Oakton Elementary School (436 Ridge Avenue, Evanston, IL, 60202 - Evanston Community Consolidated School District 65 District)
Orrington Elementary School (2636 Orrington Avenue, Evanston, IL, 60201 - Evanston Community Consolidated School District 65 District)
Washington Elementary School (914 Ashland Avenue, Evanston, IL, 60202 - Evanston Community Consolidated School District 65 District)
Willard Elementary School (2700 Hurd Avenue, Evanston, IL, 60201 - Evanston Community Consolidated School District 65 District)
Other/Private Schools
Daniel & Ada Rice Education Center (826 Ridge Avenue, Evanston, IL, 60202 - Evanston Community Consolidated School District 65 District)
Joseph E Hill Education Center (1500 McDaniel, Evanston, IL, 60201 - Evanston Community Consolidated School District 65 District)
M L King Jr. Laboratory Experimental School (2424 Lake Street, Evanston, IL, 60201 - Evanston Community Consolidated School District 65 District)
Park School (828 Main Street, Evanston, IL, 60202 - Evanston Dists 65/202 Joint Agreement District)

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