Evanston Real Estate Market Overview

Could Evanston, IL be your next home? Kick-start your search with Trulia’s real estate guide and home search. With interactive maps and charts, Trulia provides a comprehensive overview of market trends, schools, demographics, and lifestyle data to help you learn all about Evanston. Not sure which neighborhood is for you? Check out our Nearby Places section below to explore popular cities near Evanston such as Wilme...tte and Skokie. When you’re ready, Trulia has 270 resale and new homes in Evanston lined up for you, including open houses, and homes in the pre-foreclosure, auction, or bank-owned stages of the foreclosure process. View more

$389,000

Median Sales Price

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$313

Price Per Sqft

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$2,450

Median Rent Per Month

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Housing Market Trends

Market trends help you understand the movement of key price indicators. Trends in Evanston show a -1% year-over-year drop in median sales price and a 2% rise in median rent per month.

Median Sales Price
The median sales price for homes in Evanston for May 24 to Aug 23 was $389,000 based on 219 home sales.
Price Per Square Ft.
Average price per square foot for Evanston was $313, an increase of 4% compared to the same period last year.
Median Rent Per Month
The median rent per month for apartments in Evanston for Jul 24 to Aug 24 was $2,450.

Crime

Most frequent crimes in the past year

Knowing more about crime activity in and around Evanston can help keep you aware of crime in the area. Crime activity is most helpful when comparing two locations to understand the relative safety of each location.

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662

Counts of Theft

655

Counts of Arrest

219

Counts of Burglary


Best Schools in Evanston

There are 29 schools in Evanston.

Elementary Schools
10

Dewey Elementary School

Public, K-5

10

Willard Elementary School

Public, K-5

10

Orrington Elementary School

Public, K-5

Middle Schools
10

Oliver Mccracken Middle School

Public, 6-8

9

Haven Middle School

Public, 6-8

9

M L King Jr Lab Experimental School

Public, K-8

High Schools
8

Evanston Twp High School

Public, 9-12

8

Niles North High School

Public, 9-12

N/A

Park School

Public, PK-12


Demographics

Get to know your neighbors in Evanston by reviewing our census driven map. Get insights into median age, how many people are married, and percentage of people with a college degree.

Single residents
38%
Single residents
Home owners
63%
Home owners
Median age
39
Median age
Household income
$67,212
Median household income
College educated
72%
College educated

Commute

Most people in Evanston commute by car. Learn how neighbors in this area get to work so you can consider how you might commute if you lived here, too.

Commute Type
69% commute by car
2% commute by bike
20% commute by public transportation
5% commute by foot

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