Evanston, IL has a population of 75,472 and is the 467th largest city in the United States. The population density is 9,702 per sq mi which is 4264% higher than the Illinois average and 10608% higher than the national average. The median age in Evanston is 35 which is approximately 6% lower than the Illinois average of 37. In Evanston, 47% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 76% speak English and 9% speak Spanish. 48% of Evanston residents were born in Illinois, 32% were born out of state, 1% were born outside of the United States and 19% were foreign born.