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Evanston is a city in Uinta County.

It is the county seat.

The community was named after James Evans, surveyor and civil engineer

The latitude of Evanston is 41.268N. The longitude is -110.962W.

It is in the Mountain Standard time zone. Elevation is 6,749 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 11,375.


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Median household income
Local
$42,019
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Evanston demographic reports
Grew with the arrival of the Union Pacific in 1868
Training site for the Jamaican bobsled team
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 8. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 0.7 per 1,000 people.
Local festivals include:
  • River Festival - June 9, 2007
Dates often change. Check Evanston web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation: Bear River State Park
Historic sites and museums: Uinta County Museum, Chinese Joss House Museum
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was above the national average. (See library links below.)

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Evanston demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Uinta County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 82930 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

15% of Evanston residents report German ancestry, and 8% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Evanston ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Evanston was $16,725, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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18% of Evanston residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Evanston, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $349.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $771.


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Libraries in Evanston include Uinta County Library System ... View libraries

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Uinta County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Evanston political report.

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Traffic

The average commute time for Evanston workers is 16 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

A total of 4 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Evanston between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

This is a rate of 3.5 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.

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Hotels in Evanston include Best Western, Comfort Inn Evanston, Days Inn, Economy Inn Evanston, Howard Johnson, Motel 6 Evanston, Super 8.

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