Evanston Population Demographics

According to US population projections for 2022, the estimated population of Evanston is 77,532. 24.16% is under 18, while 18.95% is over 65.

A closer look at the age demography reveals that 3.11% of the population was five years old or younger, 24.16% were 18 years or younger and 31.09% were aged 65 years and over. The gender split in the state was nearly even, with 51.39% female and 48.61% male.

Evanston Housing

According to the US Census, Evanston has 34,093 housing units. The average owner-occupied housing unit rate in Evanston was 91.39%. At the same time, the city's median value of owner-occupied homes was $440,100

Evanston Racial Demographics

In 2020, the US Census estimated that White Alone and Black Or African American Alone constitute 75.12% of Evanston's population. Residents of the city who were Asian Alone, made up 9.92% of the total population.

Other racial groups include Some Other Race Alone, constituting 4.46% of the city's population and White Black Or African American at 1.51%

White Alone59.06%
Black Or African American Alone16.06%
Asian Alone9.92%
Some Other Race Alone4.46%
White Black Or African American1.51%
American Indian And Alaska Native Alone0.67%

How Educated is Evanston

According to Census estimates, in 2021, 29.1% of Evanston residents had a bachelor's degree, while 42.1% had a graduate or professional degree.

Overall, 71.20% of residents have a bachelor's degree or higher.

Education Attainment (Population 25 Years and Older) in Evanston CityPercentage
High School Graduate Or Higher97.2%
Bachelors Degree Or Higher68.9%
Some College Or Associates Degree61.2%
Graduate Or Professional Degree42.1%
Bachelors Degree29.1%
Some College No Degree12.3%

Average Income in Evanston

The median household income in Evanston is $82,154. This figure is significantly (approximately 0.00%) less than the state average of $82,154.

Estimates by family type revealed that families earned an average of $136,560 per year, while married-couple families earned an average of $166,736.

A closer examination of the income groups of Evanston households revealed that the largest income group consisted of households with an annual income between $200,000. Other groups with yearly high household incomes include those between $50,000 and $74,999 (14.8%) and those with incomes exceeding $200,000 (21.6%). 8.0% of households in the City of Angels had an annual income of less than $10,000.

Median Income by Type of Family

Type of FamilyIncome
Married-couple families$166,736
Nonfamily households$48,439