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Evanston Jobs Overview

81,208
Job Openings
5.4%
Unemployment Rate
$52,480
Median Base Salary
76k
Population

Evanston has the 347th largest population in the United States. The population grew by 1.4% from 2010 to 2015, which was faster than the national average. Evanston is part of the Chicago metro area. Unemployment in the Chicago area is 5%, which is higher than the national average, and is getting better. Chicago has the 3rd largest local economy in the US, and a high cost of living. The average pay for jobs in Evanston is above average at $52,480, and the median cost of a home in Evanston is $342,800, which is above the national average. 66% of workers in Evanston hold a bachelors degree or higher (above average), and 93% of workers have a high school degree (above average). Driving to work is especially common in Evanston. 62% of Evanston workers drive to work alone, 17% take public transit, 9% carpool, and 10% walk. People in Evanston spend an average of 29 minutes commuting to work, which is longer than the national average of 26 minutes.