Evanston, IL

Cook County

What you need to know about Evanston, IL

Just north of downtown Chicago is the City of Evanston, home to Northwestern University. Two hospitals are located within Evanston’s city limits, and a thriving downtown district is highlighted by three shopping areas, 90 restaurants, several nightspots and 300 businesses. Residents have many housing choices in a variety of neighborhoods, and Evanston has become a popular movie production location in recent years.

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Top 10 Downtowns 2015

Housing

Homes Owned 55.38%
55.38% Complete
Homes Rented 44.62%
44.62% Complete

Real Estate

In Evanston, Illinois


Ready to move to Evanston? There are a variety of housing options in the area. Click below to learn about the recent trends, average home values and even a few current real estate listings in Evanston.

Median Home Price

$342,800
Higher than the state average

Schools

In Evanston, Illinois


The quality of a school district is often a top factor for parents considering where to live. Strong school systems attract new residents and help their cities prosper. See how Evanston rates.

Median Household Income

$69,347
Higher than the national average

Business

In Evanston, Illinois


Being a great place to live and being a great place to work often go hand-in-hand. Here’s what the business and employment climate is like in Evanston.

Residents

Most residents are
10-24 Years old

Health

In Evanston, Illinois


Access to quality hospitals, doctors and health-care providers is just part of what makes a healthy community. Here’s how to get and stay healthy in Evanston.

Education

Bachelor’s Degree 66%
66% Complete
Graduated High School 94%
94% Complete

Evanston, IL's Livability Rankings

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Top 10 Downtowns 2015