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Evanston City, Illinois Housing Analysis

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(updated 2010)



Household Type By Tenure
(Evanston City, Illinois)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 8,931

Renter-occupied housing units : 2,721

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 476

Renter-occupied housing units : 544

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 1,274

Renter-occupied housing units : 1,654

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 5,406

Renter-occupied housing units : 7,923


(updated 2013)



Mortgage Status By Age of Householder
(Evanston City, Illinois)

Housing units with a mortgage:

Householder 15 to 34 years : 1,180

Householder 35 to 44 years : 2,687

Householder 45 to 54 years : 3,111

Householder 55 to 59 years : 1,390

Householder 60 to 64 years : 1,206

Householder 65 to 74 years : 1,304

Householder 75 years and over : 569

Housing units without a mortgage:

Householder 15 to 34 years : 77

Householder 35 to 44 years : 193

Householder 45 to 54 years : 573

Householder 55 to 59 years : 582

Householder 60 to 64 years : 656

Householder 65 to 74 years : 1,050

Householder 75 years and over : 1,509


(updated 2013)



Gross Rent As A Percentage Of Household Income
(Evanston City, Illinois)

Less than 10.0 percent : 302

10.0 to 14.9 percent : 821

15.0 to 19.9 percent : 1,323

20.0 to 24.9 percent : 1,498

25.0 to 29.9 percent : 1,056

30.0 to 34.9 percent : 1,269

35.0 to 39.9 percent : 670

40.0 to 49.9 percent : 1,036

50.0 percent or more : 4,051

Not computed : 816


(updated 2013)



Median Value By Year Structure Built
(Evanston City, Illinois)

Built 2010 or later :

Built 2000 to 2009 : $365,200

Built 1990 to 1999 : $318,800

Built 1980 to 1989 : $284,200

Built 1970 to 1979 : $257,500

Built 1960 to 1969 : $222,900

Built 1950 to 1959 : $276,900

Built 1940 to 1949 : $359,500

Built 1939 or earlier : $462,500


(updated 2013)







Percentage of Family Households in Evanston City, Illinois: 52.0%

Percentage of Family Households in Illinois: 65.8%


(updated 2010)



Population in Group Quarters in Evanston City, Illinois

Institutionalized population


  • Correctional facilities for adults : 0.44%
  • Juvenile facilities : 0.87%
  • Nursing facilities/Skilled-nursing facilities : 16.37%
  • Other institutional facilities : 0.78%

Noninstitutionalized population


  • College/University student housing : 77.73%
  • Other noninstitutional facilities : 3.8%


(updated 2010)







Building Permits in Evanston City, Illinois

* Units are useful in showing how many separate living spaces
were built. e.g. apartments, townhomes, condos, etc.

    Buildings Units Cost
1999        
  Single Family 3 3 $881,000
  Two Family 1 2 $381,000
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 2 63 $7,250,000
  Total

6 68 $8,512,000
2000        
  Single Family 2 2 $445,000
  Two Family 1 2 $400,000
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

3 4 $845,000
2001        
  Single Family 18 18 $3,000,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 2 100 $14,928,000
  Total

20 118 $17,928,000
2002        
  Single Family 9 9 $4,248,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 1 3 $650,000
  Five or More Family 12 917 $54,438,055
  Total

22 929 $59,336,055
2003        
  Single Family 4 4 $1,116,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $1,350,000
  Total

4 4 $2,466,000
2004        
  Single Family 20 20 $3,103,850
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 2 225 $21,547,437
  Total

22 245 $24,651,287
2005        
  Single Family 0 0 $0
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

0 0 $0
2006        
  Single Family 0 0 $0
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

0 0 $0


(updated 2007)



Median Household Income In 2000 (Evanston City, IL): $56,335
Median Household Income In 2000 (Illinois): $46,590


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Evanston City): $229,500
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Illinois): $127,800


(updated 2010)



Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Evanston City): $856
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Illinois): $605


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Evanston City, Illinois

Utility Gas: 81.8%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 0.9%
Electricity: 12.8%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 1.7%
Coal Or Coke: 0.0%
Wood: 0.0%
Solar Energy: 0.0%
Other Fuel: 1.8%
No Fuel Used: 1.1%


(updated 2010)





(updated 2010)





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