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Location of Evanston in Cook County, Illinois.
Location of Evanston in Cook County, Illinois.
Coordinates: 42°02′47″N 87°41′41″W / 42.04639°N 87.69472°W / 42.04639; -87.69472Coordinates: 42°02′47″N 87°41′41″W / 42.04639°N 87.69472°W / 42.04639; -87.69472
Country United States
State Illinois
CountyCook
Incorporated1872
Government
 • TypeCouncil–manager
 • MayorDaniel Biss
 • Budget$304,494,806 (fiscal year: 2016)[1]
Area
 • Total7.80 sq mi (20.21 km2)
 • Land7.78 sq mi (20.15 km2)
 • Water0.02 sq mi (0.06 km2)  0.26%
Population
 (2010)
 • Total74,486
 • Estimate 
(2019)
73,473
 • Density9,445.04/sq mi (3,646.57/km2)
 0.33% increase from 2000
Standard of living (2011)
 • Per capita income$40,732
 • Median home value$340,700
Demographics (2010)
 • White65.6%
 • African18.1%
 • Asian8.6%
 • Other7.6%
 • Hispanic (any race)9.0%
ZIP Codes
60201–60204, 60208–60209
FIPS code17-24582
GNIS ID2394709
Websitecityofevanston.org

Evanston is a city in Illinois in the United States. It is 12 miles (19 km) north to the center of Chicago, and is a part of the Chicago Metropolitan Area. The mayor of Evanston is Daniel Biss.[6]

In March 2021, after Evanston passed a measure offering reparations to black residents over slavery, becoming the first in the United States to do so.[7]

Well-known people born in Evanston

References

  1. "Fiscal Year 2016 Adopted Budget". City of Evanston. January 1, 2016. http://www.cityofevanston.org/assets/ADOPTED%202016%20BUDGET%20FINAL.pdf. 
  2. "2019 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. https://www2.census.gov/geo/docs/maps-data/data/gazetteer/2019_Gazetteer/2019_gaz_place_17.txt. 
  3. "Selected Economic Characteristics: 2011 American Community Survey 1-Year Estimates (DP03): Evanston city, Illinois". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. http://factfinder.census.gov/bkmk/table/1.0/en/ACS/11_1YR/DP03/1600000US1724582. 
  4. "Selected Housing Characteristics: 2011 American Community Survey 1-Year Estimates (DP03): Evanston city, Illinois". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. http://factfinder.census.gov/bkmk/table/1.0/en/ACS/11_1YR/DP04/1600000US1724582. 
  5. "Profile of General Population and Housing Characteristics: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (DP-1): Evanston city, Illinois". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. http://factfinder.census.gov/bkmk/table/1.0/en/DEC/10_DP/DPDP1/1600000US1724582. 
  6. Fulton, Jacob (23 February 2021). "Daniel Biss to become Evanston's next mayor". https://dailynorthwestern.com/2021/02/23/city/daniel-biss-to-become-evanstons-next-mayor/. 
  7. "Watch now: Evanston 1st in US to offer Black residents reparations" (in en). Associated Press. The Pantagraph. 23 March 2021. https://www.pantagraph.com/news/state-and-regional/govt-and-politics/watch-now-evanston-1st-in-us-to-offer-black-residents-reparations/article_f35b3da9-9fb3-505f-b67f-c25085835052.html.