Livability Awards

A+ Evans Amenities Lots of amenities close to this location
C+ Evans Cost of Living Cost of living is 14% lower than Colorado
955% less expensive than the US average
11010% more expensive than the US average
United States
100National cost of living index
Evans cost of living
B- Evans Crime Total crime is 17% lower than Colorado
Total crime
2,5601% lower than the US average
Chance of being a victim
1 in 401% lower than the US average
Year-over-year crime
17%Year over year crime is up
Evans crime
D+ Evans Employment Household income is 18% lower than Colorado
Median household income
$51,2387% lower than the US average
Income per capita
$20,97530% lower than the US average
Unemployment rate
4%25% lower than the US average
Evans employment
B+ Evans Housing Home value is 40% lower than Colorado
Median home value
$159,30014% lower than the US average
Median rent price
$1,06813% higher than the US average
Home ownership
55%14% lower than the US average
Evans real estate or Evans rentals
F Evans Schools HS graduation rate is 17% lower than Colorado
High school grad. rates
72%13% lower than the US average
School test scores
24%52% lower than the US average
Student teacher ratio
16:12% lower than the US average
Evans K-12 schools

Living in Evans, CO

Evans, Colorado is a medium-sized city with a population of 20,767 people. According to the most recent Census, 86% of Evans residents are White, 2% Asian and 1% American Indian and Alaskan. Additionally, more than a quarter of the population of Evans are of Hispanic or Latino origin, and 28% of the population also speak Spanish. Evans could be a great place for young adults and students as the average age of 29 years old is below the nation’s average. If you are looking for a family friendly city, Evans might be a good fit as 74% of the population over 15 years old are married, and 42% have kids who are 18 years old or younger.

Whether you’re moving to a new city to be closer to family, friends or for a new job, living in Evans could be a positive experience compared to other cities in Colorado if you know where to look. Using the livability score which includes data from categories like crime, weather, education, you can easily compare the best places to live in Evans and also determine if there are any nearby cities that might be a better match for your lifestyle. You can also compare Evans to Colorado and the national average.

Evans, CO receives 70/100 for its livability score; this results in a ranking of #105 in Colorado and #10,514 in the USA. For each of the livability categories, we know that Evans ranks very well for amenities (A+), crime (B-) and housing (B+). Evans does not do well for the following: weather (D-) and education (F). It might be wise to take a closer look at each category to find out why.

Conveniently located amenities and interesting attractions are a great way to continuously enjoy Evans on a regular basis. Knowing that there are an abundance of amenities and things to do can ensure that you always have access to nearby grocery stores, restaurants and coffee shops.

Based on multiple factors including: median home and rental prices, appreciation rates and home affordability, Evans has received high marks in the housing category. Based on these calculations, the apartment rental and real estate market appears to be very healthy.

Evans real estate prices and overall affordability will play a huge role in determining if the area is the right fit for you. Of course there are probably some other items on your “wish list”, but even before they are considered, let’s take a look at the home prices and affordability in Evans. Median real estate prices in Evans come in at $159,300, which is 39.8% lower than the Colorado average. The home price to income ratio compares the median home prices to the median household income. In Evans, the home price to income ratio is 3.1, which is 26.2% lower than the Colorado average. Real estate appreciation rates in Evans are important to consider, as they can act as a guide to determine if your new home purchase will be a solid investment going forward. During the last twelve months, the appreciation rate for Evans homes comes in at 12.5%, and the 5 year appreciation rates were 13.8%.

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      A City Of Attractions

      Evans Colorado is the greatest small town city close to the large cities in Colorado. This city is a great place to lodge when visiting the state and it holds a high sense of community.

      Although there are not too many attractions within the city of Evans Colorado, the attractions are close. Living or visiting this city allows you to experience all that Colorado has to offer. The beautiful scenery is close to the city. Comfortably, there is always a fun place to be in this city.

      Within the city there is not very many attractive shopping options but the close proximity of the big city keeps the options open. Evans Colorado is home to a lot of open parks and recreation areas to enjoy. The population in this small city is under twenty thousand people but they mingle throughout the close cities. This city is a great place to retire to in order to enjoy a life of adventure. Evans Colorado is a great location.
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      Source: The Evans, CO data and statistics displayed above are derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).