Evanston is a somewhat small city located in the state of Wyoming. With a population of 11,866 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Evanston is the eighth largest community in Wyoming.
Evanston is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Evanston is a city of service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Evanston who work in office and administrative support (13.02%), management occupations (11.40%), and healthcare suport services (8.51%).
Residents of the city have the good fortune of having one of the shortest daily commutes compared to the rest of the country. On average, they spend only 16.01 minutes getting to work every day.
Evanston is a small city, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.
In terms of college education, the citizens of Evanston rank slightly lower than the national average. 15.44% of adults 25 and older in Evanston have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, while 21.84% of adults have a 4-year degree or higher in the average American community.
The per capita income in Evanston in 2010 was $26,554, which is lower middle income relative to Wyoming, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $106,216 for a family of four. However, Evanston contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Evanston is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Evanston home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Evanston residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Evanston also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 13.74% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Evanston include English, German, Irish, Swedish, and Dutch.
The most common language spoken in Evanston is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Italian.