StatisticEvanstonIllinoisNational
Population75,47212,671,821328,239,523
Population density (sq mi)9,70222891
Median age35.337.437.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)47%55%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1849%44%43%
Speak English76%77%79%
Speak Spanish9%13%13%

Key findings

  • The population density in Evanston is 4155% higher than Illinois
  • The median age in Evanston is 6% lower than Illinois
  • In Evanston 66.78% of the population is White
  • In Evanston 17.22% of the population is Black
  • In Evanston 9.87% of the population is Asian

Compare Evanston, IL Demographics

      vs

      Evanston population breakdown by race

      RaceEvanstonIllinoisNational
      White66.78%72.14%73.35%
      Black17.22%14.30%12.63%
      Asian9.87%5.10%5.22%
      American Indian0.15%0.23%0.82%
      Native Hawaiian0.01%0.03%0.18%
      Mixed race3.67%2.34%3.06%
      Other race2.29%5.86%4.75%
      In Evanston, 11.0% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
      Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

      Household income distribution

      Place of birth by citizenship

      Evanston age breakdown

      Marital status

      Age of children in married couples

      Source: The Evanston, IL demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).