Evanston is located in northeast Illinois. Evanston is part of Cook County. Evanston has 7.78 square miles of land area and 0.02 square miles of water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Evanston population is 75,282, which has grown 1.40% since 2000. The population growth rate is lower than the state average rate of 3.62% and is much lower than the national average rate of 11.61%. Evanston median household income is $69,347 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 23.10% since 2000. The income growth rate is about the same as the state average rate of 22.70% and is lower than the national average rate of 27.36%. Evanston median house value is $342,800 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 17.88% since 2000. The house value growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 34.33% and is much lower than the national average rate of 46.91%. As a reference, the national Consumer Price Index (CPI) inflation rate for the same period is 26.63%. On average, the public school district that covers Evanston is better than the state average in quality. The Evanston area codes are 224, 847.