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Real Estate Prices & Overview

North Evanston median real estate price is $1,072,860, which is more expensive than 98.8% of the neighborhoods in Illinois and 93.8% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in North Evanston is currently $2,571, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 81.0% of the neighborhoods in Illinois.

North Evanston is an urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Evanston, Illinois.

North Evanston real estate is primarily made up of small (studio to two bedroom) to large (four, five or more bedroom) single-family homes and apartment complexes/high-rise apartments. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the North Evanston neighborhood are relatively historic, built no later than 1939, and in some cases, quite a bit earlier. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.

Home and apartment vacancy rates are 6.6% in North Evanston. NeighborhoodScout analysis shows that this rate is lower than 57.7% of the neighborhoods in the nation, approximately near the middle range for vacancies.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

The way a neighborhood looks and feels when you walk or drive around it, from its setting, its buildings, and its flavor, can make all the difference. This neighborhood has some really cool things about the way it looks and feels as revealed by NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research. This might include anything from the housing stock to the types of households living here to how people get around.

People

If knowledge is power, then imagine the cumulative power of one neighborhood where many of the adults have earned an advanced degree, such as a Masters, law degree, medical degree, or even a Ph.D. This is certainly the case in the North Evanston neighborhood, where 61.2% have earned an advanced degree. Compare that to the average neighborhood in America, where just 13.1% of adults have completed a post-graduate degree, and you can see why this neighborhood is a stand out. In fact, this neighborhood has a higher rate of adults with an advanced degree than 99.9% of the neighborhoods in America.

In addition, a majority of the adults in the North Evanston neighborhood are wealthy and educated executives. They own stately homes that tend to maintain high real estate appreciation rates. Their upper-level careers keep them busy, but allow them to live comfortably. If you're an executive and want to keep similar company, consider settling in this neighborhood, rated as an executive lifestyle "best choice" neighborhood for Illinois by NeighborhoodScout's analysis, which rated it as better for executive lifestyles than 97.8% of the neighborhoods in Illinois. In addition to being an excellent choice for highly educated executives, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for urban sophisticates and college students.

Occupations

The North Evanston neighborhood has a higher proportion of its residents employed as executives, managers and professionals than 98.6% of the neighborhoods in America. In fact, 77.3% of the employed people here make a living as an executive, a manager, or other professional. With such a high concentration, this truly shapes the character of this neighborhood, and to a large degree defines what this neighborhood is about.

Modes of Transportation

In the North Evanston neighborhood, 15.9% of people ride the train to work each day. This is a very high percentage compared to most places. In fact, NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals that this is a higher level of train ridership than in 96.3% of the neighborhoods in America.

Also, in the North Evanston neighborhood, many people's commute means walking from the bedroom to the home office. NeighborhoodScout's analysis found that 23.3% of residents worked from home. This may not seem like a large number, but Scout's research shows that this is a higher percentage of people working from home than 95.3% of the neighborhoods in America. Often people who work from home are engaged in the creative or technological economy, such as is found in areas around Boston, and in Silicon Valley. Other times, people may be engaged in other businesses like trading stocks from home, or running a small beauty salon.

Real Estate

If you find historic homes and neighborhoods attractive, you love the details, the history, and the charm, then you are sure to be interested in this neighborhood. With 64.0% of the residential real estate in the North Evanston neighborhood built no later than 1939, and some built considerably earlier, this neighborhood has a greater concentration of historic residences than 97.2% of all neighborhoods in America. In this regard, this neighborhood truly stands out as special.

Diversity

Did you know that the North Evanston neighborhood has more Belgian and Russian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 2.1% of this neighborhood's residents have Belgian ancestry and 5.1% have Russian ancestry.

North Evanston is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 2.0% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Korean at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 95.9% of the neighborhoods in America.

The Neighbors

There are two complementary measures for understanding the income of a neighborhood's residents: the average and the extremes. While a neighborhood may be relatively wealthy overall, it is equally important to understand the rate of people - particularly children - who are living at or below the federal poverty line, which is extremely low income. Some neighborhoods with a lower average income may actually have a lower childhood poverty rate than another with a higher average income, and this helps us understand the conditions and character of a neighborhood.

The neighbors in the North Evanston neighborhood in Evanston are wealthy, making it among the 15% highest income neighborhoods in America. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 94.5% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 5.7% of the children seventeen and under living in this neighborhood are living below the federal poverty line, which is a lower rate of childhood poverty than is found in 63.1% of America's neighborhoods.

The old saying "you are what you eat" is true. But it is also true that you are what you do for a living. The types of occupations your neighbors have shape their character, and together as a group, their collective occupations shape the culture of a place.

In the North Evanston neighborhood, 77.3% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants, with 16.4% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (5.6%).

Languages

The most common language spoken in the North Evanston neighborhood is English, spoken by 88.4% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (2.8%).

Ethnicity / Ancestry

Boston's Beacon Hill blue-blood streets, Brooklyn's Orthodox Jewish enclaves, Los Angeles' Persian neighborhoods. Each has its own culture derived primarily from the ancestries and culture of the residents who call these neighborhoods home. Likewise, each neighborhood in America has its own culture – some more unique than others – based on lifestyle, occupations, the types of households – and importantly – on the ethnicities and ancestries of the people who live in the neighborhood. Understanding where people came from, who their grandparents or great-grandparents were, can help you understand how a neighborhood is today.

In the North Evanston neighborhood in Evanston, IL, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (19.1%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (12.2%), and residents who report English roots (9.9%), and some of the residents are also of Asian ancestry (8.8%), along with some Polish ancestry residents (8.1%), among others. In addition, 13.6% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.

Getting to Work

Even if your neighborhood is walkable, you may still have to drive to your place of work. Some neighborhoods are located where many can get to work in just a few minutes, while others are located such that most residents have a long and arduous commute. The greatest number of commuters in North Evanston neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (32.0% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (42.5%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also take the train to get to work (15.9%) and 10.4% of residents also hop out the door and walk to work for their daily commute. In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.


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