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Evanston city, Illinois; Illinois

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Evanston city, Illinois
Illinois
Population Estimates, July 1 2021, (V2021)
77,517
12,671,469
People
Population
Population Estimates, July 1 2021, (V2021)
77,517
12,671,469
Population estimates base, April 1, 2020, (V2021)
79,035
12,812,508
Population, percent change - April 1, 2020 (estimates base) to July 1, 2021, (V2021)
-1.9%
-1.1%
Population, Census, April 1, 2020 78,110 12,812,508
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 74,486 12,830,632
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
5.7%
5.6%
Persons under 18 years, percent
19.9%
22.1%
Persons 65 years and over, percent
16.0%
16.6%
Female persons, percent
52.2%
50.6%
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
64.7%
76.3%
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
16.5%
14.7%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
0.2%
0.6%
Asian alone, percent(a)
9.2%
6.1%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
0.0%
0.1%
Two or More Races, percent
6.6%
2.2%
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
11.8%
18.0%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
58.3%
60.0%
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2016-2020 1,752 553,593
Foreign born persons, percent, 2016-2020 18.0% 13.9%
Housing
Housing units, July 1, 2021, (V2021) X 5,440,401
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2016-2020 56.7% 66.3%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2016-2020 $409,900 $202,100
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2016-2020 $2,546 $1,709
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2016-2020 $1,025 $650
Median gross rent, 2016-2020 $1,433 $1,038
Building permits, 2021 X 19,658
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2016-2020 27,918 4,884,061
Persons per household, 2016-2020 2.40 2.54
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2016-2020 81.1% 87.5%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2016-2020 24.0% 23.0%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2016-2020 96.1% 91.5%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2016-2020 91.1% 85.4%
Education
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2016-2020 94.2% 89.7%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2016-2020 67.1% 35.5%
Health
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2016-2020 4.6% 7.3%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
5.7%
8.2%
Economy
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2016-2020 62.3% 65.1%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2016-2020 59.1% 60.5%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 318,519 35,314,396
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 1,677,975 97,626,131
Total transportation and warehousing receipts/revenue, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 48,949 51,368,341
Total retail sales, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 1,011,667 173,473,922
Total retail sales per capita, 2017(c) $13,561 $13,574
Transportation
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2016-2020 30.6 29.0
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2020 dollars), 2016-2020 $82,335 $68,428
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2020 dollars), 2016-2020 $53,685 $37,306
Persons in poverty, percent
11.7%
12.1%
Businesses
Businesses
Total employer establishments, 2020 X 318,689
Total employment, 2020 X 5,545,538
Total annual payroll, 2020 ($1,000) X 329,401,329
Total employment, percent change, 2019-2020 X 0.3%
Total nonemployer establishments, 2019 X 994,233
All employer firms, Reference year 2017 2,041 247,995
Men-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 1,008 154,799
Women-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 490 48,832
Minority-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 253 39,363
Nonminority-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 1,473 191,216
Veteran-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 44 12,166
Nonveteran-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 1,685 215,646
Geography
Geography
Population per square mile, 2020 10,041.1 230.8
Population per square mile, 2010 9,575.0 231.1
Land area in square miles, 2020 7.78 55,513.18
Land area in square miles, 2010 7.78 55,518.93
FIPS Code 1724582 17
Value Notes

Estimates are not comparable to other geographic levels due to methodology differences that may exist between different data sources.

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The vintage year (e.g., V2021) refers to the final year of the series (2020 thru 2021). Different vintage years of estimates are not comparable.

Users should exercise caution when comparing 2016-2020 ACS 5-year estimates to other ACS estimates. For more information, please visit the 2020 5-year ACS Comparison Guidance page.

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QuickFacts data are derived from: Population Estimates, American Community Survey, Census of Population and Housing, Current Population Survey, Small Area Health Insurance Estimates, Small Area Income and Poverty Estimates, State and County Housing Unit Estimates, County Business Patterns, Nonemployer Statistics, Economic Census, Survey of Business Owners, Building Permits.

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