Downers Grove, Illinois

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Population in 2017: 49,540 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +1.7%
 
Males: 24,210  (48.9%)
Females: 25,330  (51.1%)
Median resident age:

43.3 years
Illinois median age:

38.0 years

Zip codes: 60137, 60515, 60523, 60559.

Downers Grove Zip Code Map
Estimated median household income in 2017: $90,691 (it was $65,539 in 2000)
Downers Grove:

$90,691
IL:

$62,992

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $47,641 (it was $31,580 in 2000)

Downers Grove village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $362,379 (it was $195,900 in 2000)
Downers Grove:

$362,379
IL:

$195,300

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $393,229; detached houses: $438,002; townhouses or other attached units: $268,226; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $280,953; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $172,417

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,269.

March 2019 cost of living index in Downers Grove: 104.0 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 5.4%
(4.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 8.2% for Black residents, 3.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 12.2% for other race residents, 9.6% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Downers Grove, IL (2017)
    • 41,29583.3%White alone
    • 3,0756.2%Asian alone
    • 2,3744.8%Hispanic
    • 1,6533.3%Black alone
    • 6891.4%Two or more races
    • 700.1%Other race alone
    • 310.06%American Indian alone
    • 110.02%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

Races in Downers Grove detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists, there were 11 registered sex offenders living in Downers Grove, Illinois as of June 02, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Downers Grove is 4,499 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is much lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Downers Grove by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(2.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
8
(16.2)
13
(26.5)
11
(22.4)
9
(18.4)
7
(14.2)
2
(4.1)
3
(6.3)
4
(8.3)
1
(2.0)
7
(14.0)
6
(12.0)
7
(14.0)
8
(16.1)
15
(30.2)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
14
(28.4)
12
(24.4)
16
(32.6)
10
(20.4)
10
(20.3)
26
(53.5)
14
(29.2)
12
(24.9)
7
(14.1)
8
(16.0)
3
(6.0)
7
(14.0)
11
(22.2)
9
(18.1)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
51
(103.4)
44
(89.6)
44
(89.5)
35
(71.4)
39
(79.2)
14
(28.8)
7
(14.6)
13
(27.0)
16
(32.3)
15
(30.1)
20
(40.1)
19
(38.1)
16
(32.3)
25
(50.4)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
122
(247.5)
151
(307.6)
126
(256.4)
146
(298.0)
111
(225.4)
128
(263.5)
116
(241.8)
157
(325.8)
115
(232.1)
84
(168.5)
77
(154.3)
66
(132.3)
84
(169.5)
71
(143.1)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
896
(1,817)
934
(1,902)
885
(1,801)
909
(1,855)
839
(1,704)
801
(1,649)
709
(1,478)
819
(1,700)
588
(1,186)
549
(1,101)
570
(1,142)
555
(1,112)
528
(1,065)
466
(939.0)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
37
(75.0)
22
(44.8)
31
(63.1)
31
(63.3)
19
(38.6)
28
(57.6)
19
(39.6)
18
(37.4)
16
(32.3)
19
(38.1)
29
(58.1)
30
(60.1)
22
(44.4)
26
(52.4)
Arson
(per 100,000)
22
(44.6)
21
(42.8)
23
(46.8)
20
(40.8)
19
(38.6)
15
(30.9)
9
(18.8)
4
(8.3)
7
(14.1)
7
(14.0)
6
(12.0)
3
(6.0)
2
(4.0)
3
(6.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)138.2147.7140.6135.2120.3114.195.9113.382.680.980.681.684.191.5

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City-data.com crime index in Downers Grove, IL

Crime rate in Downers Grove detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 78 (65 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.31
Illinois average:

2.09
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Ancestries: Irish (11.0%), Polish (10.1%), American (9.8%), German (8.8%), Italian (7.1%), Lithuanian (3.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 07/11/1873

Elevation: 760 feet

Land area: 14.2 square miles.

Population density: 3,478 people per square mile   (average).

Downers Grove, Illinois map

5,591 residents are foreign born (4.8% Europe, 4.3% Asia, 1.1% Latin America).

This village:

11.3%
Illinois:

14.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $6,087 (1.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $5,593 (1.7%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Wheaton, IL (6.7 miles , pop. 55,416).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Chicago, IL (17.6 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Westmont, IL (1.4 miles ),
Clarendon Hills, IL (1.7 miles ),
Woodridge, IL (1.9 miles ),
Darien, IL (1.9 miles ),
Willowbrook, IL (1.9 miles ),
Lisle, IL (1.9 miles ),
Hinsdale, IL (2.1 miles ),
Oak Brook, IL (2.2 miles )

Latitude: 41.79 N, Longitude: 88.01 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +17,968 (+36.3%)
Workers who live and work in this village: 6,100 (24.3%)

Area code: 630

Distribution of median household income in Downers Grove, IL in 2017
Distribution of house value in Downers Grove, IL in 2017

Downers Grove satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 75 buildings, average cost: $177,500
  • 1998: 70 buildings, average cost: $176,300
  • 1999: 65 buildings, average cost: $220,100
  • 2000: 50 buildings, average cost: $243,600
  • 2001: 62 buildings, average cost: $265,800
  • 2002: 76 buildings, average cost: $295,900
  • 2003: 156 buildings, average cost: $300,900
  • 2004: 109 buildings, average cost: $385,500
  • 2005: 150 buildings, average cost: $367,800
  • 2006: 105 buildings, average cost: $389,700
  • 2007: 86 buildings, average cost: $447,800
  • 2008: 61 buildings, average cost: $386,400
  • 2009: 26 buildings, average cost: $525,800
  • 2010: 24 buildings, average cost: $392,300
  • 2011: 43 buildings, average cost: $370,900
  • 2012: 69 buildings, average cost: $342,300
  • 2013: 74 buildings, average cost: $377,300
  • 2014: 76 buildings, average cost: $402,300
  • 2015: 76 buildings, average cost: $392,600
  • 2016: 69 buildings, average cost: $471,300
  • 2017: 74 buildings, average cost: $453,100
Number of permits per 10,000 Downers Grove, IL residents
Average permit cost in Downers Grove, IL
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

2.4%
Illinois:

4.5%
Unemployment by year
Historical population in Downers Grove, IL
Historical housing units in Downers Grove, IL

Population change in the 1990s: +1,184 (+2.5%).
Most common industries in Downers Grove, IL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (12.4%)
  • Educational services (9.4%)
  • Health care (9.1%)
  • Finance & insurance (8.9%)
  • Construction (4.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (3.6%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.0%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (13.8%)
  • Finance & insurance (8.3%)
  • Construction (7.4%)
  • Educational services (4.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.3%)
  • Health care (4.2%)
  • Computer & electronic products (3.2%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (15.0%)
  • Health care (14.8%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (10.8%)
  • Finance & insurance (9.7%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.3%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (2.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (2.7%)
Most common occupations in Downers Grove, IL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2017
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (8.6%)
  • Computer specialists (3.8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (2.8%)
  • Therapists (2.5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (2.5%)
  • Top executives (2.3%)
  • Accountants and auditors (2.3%)
Most common occupations for males in 2017
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (9.5%)
  • Computer specialists (5.8%)
  • Top executives (3.9%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.1%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.1%)
  • Engineers (2.9%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (2.9%)
Most common occupations for females in 2017
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (7.6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.1%)
  • Therapists (4.6%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (3.7%)
  • Registered nurses (3.6%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers, except child care workers (3.5%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (3.5%)

Average climate in Downers Grove, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 95.2. This is worse than average.

City:

95.2
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2012 was 0.358. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 8.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.358
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 16.4. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 6.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

16.4
U.S.:

5.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 1.04. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.04
U.S.:

1.79
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 25.5. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 3.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.5
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 23.9. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 7.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

23.9
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 10.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.1
U.S.:

8.5
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2009 was 0.0184. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 3.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0184
U.S.:

0.0098

Tornado activity:

Downers Grove-area historical tornado activity is near Illinois state average. It is 51% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/28/1990, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 18.9 miles away from the Downers Grove village center killed 29 people and injured 350 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 6/13/1976, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 6.4 miles away from the village center killed 2 people and injured 23 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Downers Grove-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Illinois state average. It is 85% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 231.0 miles away from the city center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 205.5 miles away from Downers Grove center
On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 MB, 4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 51.2 miles away from Downers Grove center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 263.4 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 229.4 miles away from the city center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 221.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in DuPage County (14) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 8, Snowstorms: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Downers Grove topographic map

Main business address for: FTD INC (SERVICES-BUSINESS SERVICES, NEC), ELGIN NATIONAL INDUSTRIES INC (GENERAL INDUSTRIAL MACHINERY & EQUIPMENT), FIRST HEALTH GROUP CORP (HOSPITAL & MEDICAL SERVICE PLANS), FTD Group, Inc. (SERVICES-BUSINESS SERVICES, NEC), SERVICEMASTER CO (SERVICES-MANAGEMENT SERVICES), AFTERMARKET TECHNOLOGY CORP (MOTOR VEHICLE PARTS & ACCESSORIES).

Hospitals in Downers Grove:

  • ADVOCATE GOOD SAMARITAN HOSPITAL (Voluntary non-profit - Church, provides emergency services, 3815 HIGHLAND AVENUE)
  • ADVOCATE HOSPICE (1441 BRANDING LANE, SUITE 200)
  • ARISTON HOSPICE SERVICE (3051 OAK GROVE ROAD)
  • MIDWEST CENTER FOR DAY SURGERY (3811 HIGHLAND AVE)

Nursing Homes in Downers Grove:

  • GOOD SAMARITAN HOSP-ADVOCATE (3815 HIGHLAND AVE)
  • OAK TRACE (250 VILLAGE DRIVE)
  • PROVIDENCE DOWNERS GROVE (3450 SARATOGA AVENUE)
  • RESTHAVEN WEST CHRISTIAN NURSING CTR (3450 SARATOGA AVE)

Dialysis Facilities in Downers Grove:

  • FMC - DOWNERS GROVE DIALYSIS CENTER (3825 HIGHLAND SUITE 102)

Home Health Centers in Downers Grove:

  • A AND S HOME HEALTHCARE, INC (6900 MAIN STREET)
  • ADVOCATE HOME HEALTH CARE SERV (1441 BRANDING AVENUE)
  • DELUXE HOME HEALTH CARE, LLC (6800 MAIN STREET, STE 020)
  • LARLIN HEALTH CARE, INC (6912 MAIN STREET, SUITE 110)
  • MIDWEST HEALTHCARE PROVIDERS, INC (6900 MAIN ST STE 58)
  • MODEL HOME HEALTH CARE INC. (5202 WASHINGTON SUITE 8)
  • NOVA HOME HEALTHCARE, INC (6900 MAIN STREET, STE 161)
  • NURSEFINDERS OF DOWNERS GROVE (2901 FINLEY ROAD NUMBER 102)
  • OLSTEN KIMBERLY QUALITYCARE (1430 BRANDING LANE SUITE 110)
  • RELIACARE LTD. (6900 MAIN STREET, SUITE 130)

Airports and heliports located in Downers Grove:

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Amtrak stations near Downers Grove:

  • 7 miles: NAPERVILLE (E. 4TH & ELLSWORTH AVE.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 8 miles: LA GRANGE ROAD (LA GRANGE, 25 W. BURLINGTON AVE.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public payphones, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 11 miles: SUMMIT (ARCHER & CENTER AVE.) . Services: public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Colleges/Universities in Downers Grove:

  • Midwestern University-Downers Grove (Full-time enrollment: 932; Location: 555 31st Street; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.midwestern.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)
  • Universal Spa Training Academy (Full-time enrollment: 122; Location: 340 Burlington Ave; Private, for-profit; Website: www.spatrainingacademy.com)
  • University of Aesthetics-Downers Grove (Full-time enrollment: 15; Location: 1037-1043 Curtiss St.; Private, for-profit; Website: www.universityofaesthetics.edu)
  • Chamberlain College of Nursing-Administrative Office (Location: 3005 Highland Parkway; Private, for-profit; Website: www.chamberlain.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)
  • DeVry University's Keller Graduate School of Management-Illinois (Location: 3005 Highland Parkway, Suite 100; Private, for-profit; Website: www.keller.edu; Offers Master's degree)
  • DeVry University-Administrative Office (Location: 3005 Highland Parkway; Private, for-profit; Website: www.devry.edu; Offers Master's degree)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Downers Grove:

  • Benedictine University (about 5 miles; Lisle, IL; Full-time enrollment: 5,694)
  • College of DuPage (about 5 miles; Glen Ellyn, IL; FT enrollment: 18,910)
  • North Central College (about 7 miles; Naperville, IL; FT enrollment: 2,860)
  • Wheaton College (about 7 miles; Wheaton, IL; FT enrollment: 2,948)
  • Elmhurst College (about 9 miles; Elmhurst, IL; FT enrollment: 3,364)
  • Universal Technical Institute of Illinois Inc (about 11 miles; Glendale Heights, IL; FT enrollment: 2,281)
  • Chamberlain College of Nursing-Illinois (about 12 miles; Addison, IL; FT enrollment: 8,977)

Public high schools in Downers Grove:

Private high schools in Downers Grove:

  • MARQUETTE MANOR BAPTIST ACADEMY (Students: 188, Location: 333 75TH ST, Grades: PK-12)
  • THE BRIDGE HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 27, Location: 2318 WISCONSIN AVE, Grades: 9-12)

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Downers Grove:

Private elementary/middle schools in Downers Grove:

  • ST MARY OF GOSTYN CATHOLIC SCHOOL (Students: 516, Location: 440 PRAIRIE AVE, Grades: PK-8)
  • ST JOSEPH SCHOOL (Students: 432, Location: 4832 HIGHLAND AVE, Grades: PK-8)
  • AVERY COONLEY SCHOOL (Students: 369, Location: 1400 MAPLE AVE, Grades: PK-8)
  • DOWNERS GROVE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 197, Location: 929 MAPLE AVE, Grades: PK-8)
  • GOOD SHEPHERD LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 93, Location: 525 63RD ST, Grades: PK-8)
  • DOWNERS GROVE ADVENTIST SCHOOL (Students: 27, Location: 5524 LEE AVE, Grades: KG-8)
See full list of schools located in Downers Grove

Library in Downers Grove:

  • DOWNERS GROVE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $3,906,083; Location: 1050 CURTISS STREET; 278,781 books; 21,683 audio materials; 20,471 video materials; 30 local licensed databases; 16 state licensed databases; 1 other licensed databases; 597 print serial subscriptions)

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • Midwestern University is ranked the most prestigious osteopathic (DO) medical school in the nation, thus handing out doctorate degrees not just masters. They have a Physician Assistant program for masters. added by Big Poppa

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Downers Grove: Downers Grove Golf Club (A), Ellsworth Industrial Park (B), Oak Grove Commons Industrial Park (C), Indian Boundary YMCA (D), Downers Grove Township Office (E), Downers Grove Public Library (F), Downers Grove Village Hall (G), Downers Grove Police Department (H), Downers Grove Fire Department Station 5 (I), Downers Grove Fire Department Station 3 (J), Downers Grove Fire Department Station 2 (K), Downers Grove Fire Department Station 1 (L). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Downers Market Shopping Center (1), Downers Park Plaza Shopping Center (2), Downers Plaza Shopping Center (3), Finley Square Mall Shopping Center (4), Green Knolls Shopping Center (5), Meadowbrook Shopping Center (6), T H Mandy Shopping Center (7), The Grove Shopping Center (8). Display/hide their locations on the map

Main business address in Downers Grove include: FTD INC (A), ELGIN NATIONAL INDUSTRIES INC (B), FIRST HEALTH GROUP CORP (C), FTD Group, Inc. (D), SERVICEMASTER CO (E), AFTERMARKET TECHNOLOGY CORP (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Downers Grove include: Belmont Bible Church (A), Church of Christ (B), Community Bible Church (C), Divine Savior Catholic Church (D), Downers Grove Community Church (E), Faith United Methodist Church (F), First Baptist Church (G), First Christian Church of Downers Grover (H), First Church of Christ Scientist (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Blodgett Cemetery (1), Saint Bernards Cemetery (2), Saint Mary of Gostyn Cemetery (3), Pierce Downer Cemetery (4), Downers Grove Cemetery (5), Oak Crest Cemetery (6). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes: Prince Lake (A), Barth Pond (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creek: Lacey Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Downers Grove include: Whitlock Park (1), Wallingford Park (2), Spring Park (3), Hoopers Hollow Park (4), Loy Park (5), Memorial Park (6), Belmont Prairie Nature Preserve (7), Patriots Park (8), Orchard Brook Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Downers Grove Historical Museum (831 Maple Avenue), All Home Theater & Arcade (Amusement & Theme Parks; 800 Ogden Avenue).

Hotels: Double Tree Guest Suites & Conference Center (2111 Butterfield Road), Holiday Inn Exp Downers Grove (3031 Finley Road), Comfort Inn Downers Grove (3010 Finley Rd), Extended Stayamerica (3150 Finley Road), Comfort Inn (3010 Finley Road), Doubletree Guest Suites Worldwide - Doubletree Guest Suites Downers G (2111 Butterfield Road), Execustay by Marriott 5435 (2846 Hitchcock Avenue), Equity Corporate Housing (1434 Brook Drive).

Birthplace of: Denise Richards - (born 1972), actor, Eric Lichaj - Soccer player, Angelo Poffo - Professional wrestler, Cammi Granato - Ice hockey player, Luther Ely Smith - Soilder, Sherrill Milnes - Opera singer, Tony Granato - Ice hockey player, Fred Faulkner Lester - Navy Medal of Honor recipient, Matt Jones (ice hockey b. 1983) - Ice hockey player, Bryan Mullins - College basketball player (Southern Illinois Salukis).

DuPage County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Downers Grove and their reported violations in the past:

NAKED COW RUSTY TRACTOR (Serves WI, Population served: 28, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations

Drinking water stations with addresses in Downers Grove that have no violations reported:

  • DOWNERS GROVE (Address: 5101 WALNUT AVE , Population served: 49,403, Primary Water Source Type: Purch surface water)
Average household size:
This village:

2.5 people
Illinois:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:

66.5%
Whole state:

65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:

4.0%
Whole state:

6.3%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

People in group quarters in Downers Grove in 2010:

  • 280 people in college/university student housing
  • 153 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 59 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 33 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 19 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals and psychiatric units in other hospitals
  • 4 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)

People in group quarters in Downers Grove in 2000:

  • 381 people in nursing homes
  • 316 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 58 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 7 people in religious group quarters
  • 6 people in other group homes

Banks with most branches in Downers Grove (2011 data):

  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: Downers Grove Ogden Branch, Downers Grove Branch, Downers Grove Dominicks Branch. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.
  • Hinsdale Bank & Trust Company: Fairview Facility, Community Bank Of Downers Grove Bran, Downers Grove Branch. Info updated 2007/03/15: Bank assets: $1,517.9 mil, Deposits: $1,159.0 mil, headquarters in Hinsdale, IL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 12 total offices, Holding Company: Wintrust Financial Corporation
  • RBS Citizens, National Association: Downers Grove Branch at 1048 West Ogden Avenue, branch established on 1922/01/01; Downers Grove at 400 W. 75th, branch established on 1889/01/01. Info updated 2007/09/19: Bank assets: $106,940.6 mil, Deposits: $75,690.2 mil, headquarters in Providence, RI, positive income, 1135 total offices, Holding Company: Uk Financial Investments Limited
  • PNC Bank, National Association: Downers Grove Branch at 401 Ogden Avenue, branch established on 2006/12/18; Downers Grove -75th Branch at 7351 Lemont Road, branch established on 1997/05/19. Info updated 2012/03/20: Bank assets: $263,309.6 mil, Deposits: $197,343.0 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3085 total offices, Holding Company: Pnc Financial Services Group, Inc., The
  • West Suburban Bank: Finley Road Facility at 2800 South Finley Road, branch established on 1972/10/27; Downers Grove Branch at 5330 South Main Street, branch established on 2000/09/29. Info updated 2011/02/23: Bank assets: $1,927.7 mil, Deposits: $1,744.7 mil, headquarters in Lombard, IL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 44 total offices, Holding Company: West Suburban Bancorp, Inc.
  • TCF National Bank: Downers Grove Jewel Branch at 1148 Ogden Ave, branch established on 2006/03/24; Main/63rd Street Jewel Branch #2236 at 6215 South Main Street, branch established on 1996/09/12. Info updated 2009/11/23: Bank assets: $19,007.0 mil, Deposits: $12,377.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 441 total offices, Holding Company: Tcf Financial Corporation
  • U.S. Bank National Association: Downers Grove Branch at 5100 Main Street, branch established on 1940/09/12; 63rd Street Branch at 2201 63rd Street, branch established on 1974/12/12. Info updated 2012/01/30: Bank assets: $330,470.8 mil, Deposits: $236,091.5 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, 3121 total offices, Holding Company: U.S. Bancorp
  • PNA Bank: Corporate Administrative Office at 3250 Lacey Road, branch established on 2003/11/12. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $147.3 mil, Deposits: $130.8 mil, headquarters in Chicago, IL, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3 total offices
  • Metrobank: Community Bank Of Dupage at 535 Ogden Avenue, branch established on 2006/06/22. Info updated 2011/04/14: Bank assets: $800.5 mil, Deposits: $711.8 mil, headquarters in Berwyn, IL, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 22 total offices, Holding Company: Metropolitan Bank Group, Inc.
  • 4 other banks with 4 local branches

For population 15 years and over in Downers Grove:

Marital status in Downers Grove, IL
  • Never married: 28.7%
  • Now married: 55.4%
  • Separated: 0.7%
  • Widowed: 5.7%
  • Divorced: 9.4%

For population 25 years and over in Downers Grove:

  • High school or higher: 96.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 53.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 22.7%
  • Unemployed: 2.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.6 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.7
Illinois average:

12.2

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Downers Grove
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Neighborhoods in Downers Grove:

(Downers Grove, Illinois Neighborhood Map)

Religion statistics for Downers Grove, IL (based on DuPage County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic373,82354
Evangelical Protestant120,953247
Other77,88980
Mainline Protestant71,909126
Orthodox8,46010
Black Protestant3,0145
None260,876-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 175
This county:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 8
DuPage County:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.08 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 97
Here:

1.05 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

0.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 200
DuPage County:

2.16 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 671
DuPage County:

7.24 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.86 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

7.1%
Illinois:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

24.0%
Illinois:

25.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

13.2%
Illinois:

14.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

53.6%
Illinois:

48.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Downers Grove:

52.1%
State:

45.7%

Average BMI:
Downers Grove:

28.3
Illinois:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Downers Grove:

19.6%
Illinois:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

10.3%
State:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Downers Grove:

6.9
Illinois:

6.8

Overweight people:
Downers Grove:

33.8%
Illinois:

33.2%

General health condition:
Downers Grove:

59.9%
Illinois:

55.4%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

79.7%
State:

79.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Downers Grove, IL Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Firefighters 92$610,792$79,6695$6,905
Police Protection - Officers 79$663,761$100,8240$0
Other Government Administration 31$251,303$97,27910$6,791
Solid Waste Management 22$138,879$75,7520$0
Local Libraries 21$113,189$64,67998$96,590
Natural Resources 16$94,186$70,6400$0
Financial Administration 16$103,647$77,7356$10,095
Police - Other 15$78,058$62,44619$15,189
Other and Unallocable 14$63,964$54,8266$12,170
Housing and Community Development (Local) 10$54,776$65,7311$1,022
Water Supply 7$35,563$60,9650$0
Fire - Other 5$24,298$58,3151$2,402
Transit 5$29,592$71,0219$10,248
Judicial and Legal 3$26,470$105,8800$0
Welfare 2$9,953$59,7181$2,365
Water Transport and Terminals 0$0 0$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 0$0
Health 0$0 0$0
Hospitals 0$0 0$0
Streets and Highways 0$0 0$0
Correction 0$0 0$0
Airports 0$0 0$0
Gas Supply 0$0 0$0
Electric Power 0$0 0$0
Sewerage 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 338$2,298,431$81,601156$163,777

Downers Grove government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $4,992,000 ($100.77)
    Water Utilities: $3,412,000 ($68.87)
    Sewerage: $1,892,000 ($38.19)
    Parking Facilities: $1,346,000 ($27.17)
    General Public Buildings: $816,000 ($16.47)
    Central Staff Services: $77,000 ($1.55)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $15,968,000 ($322.33)
    Local Fire Protection: $15,204,000 ($306.90)
    Water Utilities: $12,621,000 ($254.76)
    Regular Highways: $6,640,000 ($134.03)
    Libraries: $5,362,000 ($108.24)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $2,695,000 ($54.40)
    Central Staff Services: $2,638,000 ($53.25)
    Sewerage: $2,269,000 ($45.80)
    General - Other: $1,702,000 ($34.36)
    Financial Administration: $1,432,000 ($28.91)
    Parking Facilities: $968,000 ($19.54)
    General Public Buildings: $746,000 ($15.06)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $503,000 ($10.15)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $2,946,000 ($59.47)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Local Fire Protection: $52,000 ($1.05)
    Police Protection: $33,000 ($0.67)
    Central Staff Services: $4,000 ($0.08)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $28,154,000 ($568.31)

Downers Grove government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Other: $4,614,000 ($93.14)
    Sewerage: $3,770,000 ($76.10)
    Parking Facilities: $1,579,000 ($31.87)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $835,000 ($16.86)
    General Local Government Support: $47,000 ($0.95)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $951,000 ($19.20)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $660,000 ($13.32)
    Interest Earnings: $253,000 ($5.11)
    General Revenue - Other: $95,000 ($1.92)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $15,153,000 ($305.87)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $18,669,000 ($376.85)
    Highways: $1,195,000 ($24.12)
    Other: $720,000 ($14.53)
  • Tax - Property: $20,955,000 ($422.99)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $7,821,000 ($157.87)
    Public Utilities Sales: $5,635,000 ($113.75)
    Other Selective Sales: $2,438,000 ($49.21)
    Other License: $1,769,000 ($35.71)

Downers Grove government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $79,650,000 ($1607.79)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $79,365,000 ($1602.04)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,820,000 ($198.22)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,535,000 ($192.47)

Downers Grove government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $54,199,000 ($1094.05)

6.52% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($78,245 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.52%
Illinois average:

4.69%

0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($645 average AGI)
DuPage County:

0.04%
Illinois average:

0.03%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Cook County, IL  3.07% ($81,685 average AGI)
from Will County, IL  0.62% ($74,293)
from Kane County, IL  0.49% ($55,548)


7.43% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($87,548 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.43%
Illinois average:

5.50%

0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($760 average AGI)
DuPage County:

0.06%
Illinois average:

0.06%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Cook County, IL  2.46% ($77,836 average AGI)
to Will County, IL  0.86% ($68,167)
to Kane County, IL  0.73% ($132,588)
Businesses in Downers Grove, IL
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven3MasterBrand Cabinets6
AT&T1Mazda1
Ace Hardware1McDonald's2
Advance Auto Parts2New Balance1
Arby's1Nike4
AutoZone2Nissan1
Avenue1Office Depot1
Bed Bath & Beyond1OfficeMax1
Bentleymotors.Com1Old Navy1
Burger King3Olive Garden1
Buybuy BABY1Panda Express1
CVS2Panera Bread2
Caribou Coffee1Payless2
Catherines1Penske1
Comfort Inn1PetSmart1
Cricket Wireless2Pizza Hut1
DHL1Qdoba Mexican Grill1
Dairy Queen2Quiznos2
DressBarn1RadioShack2
Dressbarn1Red Lobster1
Dunkin Donuts3Red Roof Inn1
Extended Stay America1Ruby Tuesday1
FedEx8Safeway1
Firestone Complete Auto Care1Sears1
Ford1Sprint Nextel2
GNC1Starbucks3
GameStop2Steak 'n Shake1
H&R Block2Subway4
Hilton1T-Mobile1
Holiday Inn1T.J.Maxx1
Home Depot1Taco Bell1
Hyundai1The Room Place1
InTown Suites1Toys"R"Us2
Jewel-Osco2Trader Joe's1
Jimmy John's1U-Haul2
Jones New York2UPS11
Just Tires1Verizon Wireless1
KFC1Volkswagen1
Kohl's1Vons1
LensCrafters1Walgreens1
Long John Silver's1Wendy's1
Marriott1White Castle1
Marshalls1YMCA1

Strongest AM radio stations in Downers Grove:

  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WYLL (1160 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WMBI (1110 AM; daytime; 5 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • WVIV (1200 AM; 20 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLXX-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • WJJG (1530 AM; daytime; 2 kW; ELMHURST, IL; Owner: JOSEPH J. GENTILE, INC.)
  • WCSN (820 AM; 5 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WYPA, INC.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WRDZ (1300 AM; 5 kW; LA GRANGE, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WGCI (1390 AM; 5 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Downers Grove:

  • WLEY-FM (107.9 FM; AURORA, IL; Owner: WLEY LICENSING, INC.)
  • WDGC-FM (88.3 FM; DOWNERS GROVE, IL; Owner: SCH. DIST. #99, DU PAGE CTY., ILL.)
  • WDCB (90.9 FM; GLEN ELLYN, IL; Owner: COLLEGE OF DU PAGE, DISTRICT 502)
  • WCKG (105.9 FM; ELMWOOD PARK, IL; Owner: INFINITY HOLDINGS CORPORATION OF ORLANDO)
  • WLIT-FM (93.9 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WJMK (104.3 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORP. OF ILLINOIS)
  • WNUA (95.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WTMX (101.9 FM; SKOKIE, IL; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WBBM-FM (96.3 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WGCI-FM (107.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WKSC-FM (103.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WFMT (98.7 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WINDOW TO THE WORLD COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WZZN (94.7 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC CHICAGO FM RADIO,INC.)
  • WBEZ (91.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: THE WBEZ ALLIANCE, INC.)
  • WKQX (101.1 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WLUP-FM (97.9 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WNND (100.3 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WOJO (105.1 FM; EVANSTON, IL; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • WUSN (99.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF CHICAGO)
  • WVAZ (102.7 FM; OAK PARK, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)

TV broadcast stations around Downers Grove:

  • WLS-TV (Channel 7; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WMAQ-TV (Channel 5; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: NBC SUBSIDIARY (WMAQ-TV), INC.)
  • WTTW (Channel 11; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WINDOW TO THE WORLD COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WGN-TV (Channel 9; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WGBO-TV (Channel 66; JOLIET, IL; Owner: WGBO LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.)
  • WBBM-TV (Channel 2; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WPWR-TV (Channel 50; GARY, IN; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WXFT (Channel 60; AURORA, IL; Owner: TELEFUTURA CHICAGO LLC)
  • WCIU-TV (Channel 26; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WCIU-TV LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WCPX (Channel 38; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: PAXSON CHICAGO LICENSE, INC.)
  • WFLD (Channel 32; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • W68DO (Channel 68; PALATINE, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WFBT-CA (Channel 23; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: CHANNEL 23 LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WJYS (Channel 62; HAMMOND, IN; Owner: JOVON BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WSNS-TV (Channel 44; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: TELEMUNDO OF CHICAGO, INC.)
  • W34CK (Channel 34; ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL; Owner: FIRST UNITED, INC.)
  • WOCH-LP (Channel 28; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: KM LPTV OF CHICAGO-28, L.L.C.)
  • WYCC (Channel 20; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: COLLEGE DIST. #508, COUNTY OF COOK)
  • WOCK-CA (Channel 13; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: KM LPTV OF CHICAGO-13, L.L.C.)
  • W24AJ (Channel 24; AURORA, IL; Owner: NELSON TV, INC.)
  • W64CQ (Channel 64; ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WYIN (Channel 56; GARY, IN; Owner: NORTHWEST INDIANA PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W57DN (Channel 57; ELGIN, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W54AP (Channel 54; BLUE ISLAND, IL; Owner: CATHOLIC VIEWS BROADCASTS, INC.)
  • WSPY-LP (Channel 30; PLANO, IL; Owner: WSPY-TV, INC.)

Medal of Honor Recipients

Medal of Honor Recipients born in Downers Grove: Fred Faulkner Lester, Welis H. Blodgett.

Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Downers Grove fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 35Number of bridges
  • 577ft / 176mTotal length
  • $3,999,000Total costs
  • 2,219,725Total average daily traffic
  • 178,734Total average daily truck traffic
New bridges in Downers Grove, IL - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 31960-1969
  • 41970-1979
  • 251980-1989
  • 31990-1999
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Downers Grove, IL
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 47 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Downers Grove)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Downers Grove, IL)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 51 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 65 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 259 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Downers Grove)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 1 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Downers Grove)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 83 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 4 full and 12 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED114$220,914277$298,9711,888$262,99238$138,2332$428,30061$210,2491$223,520
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED7$195,02626$296,742147$274,0377$63,4190$09$196,0200$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED10$234,45933$303,297371$316,25620$99,6610$024$196,2080$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN9$204,10423$214,128237$260,9724$150,7150$07$195,7110$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS3$185,5107$332,52664$258,5044$156,4480$02$143,5950$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003

Detailed mortgage data for all 15 tracts in Downers Grove, IL

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 4 full and 12 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED43$254,17624$292,256
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED13$323,85817$260,960
APPLICATIONS DENIED9$224,65211$246,295
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN2$286,0851$266,670
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$270,7400$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Downers Grove, IL
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Downers Grove, IL - Value

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 91. The highest number of fire incidents - 127 took place in 2005, and the least - 6 in 2002. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Downers Grove, IL When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (49.9%), and Outside Fires (33.6%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Downers Grove, IL
    • 77449.9%Structure Fires
    • 52233.6%Outside Fires
    • 19212.4%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 644.1%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Downers Grove, IL

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Downers Grove, Illinois:

  • Doubletree Guest Suites & Conf Ctr Downers Grove, 2111 Butterfield, Downers Grove, Illinois 60515 , Phone: (630) 971-2000, Fax: (630) 971-1168
  • Holiday Inn Express Chicago Downers Grove, 3031 Finley Rd, Downers Grove, Illinois 60515 , Phone: (630) 810-9500, Fax: (630) 810-0059
  • Comfort Inn Downers Grove, 3010 Finley Rd, Downers Grove, Illinois 60515 , Phone: (630) 515-1500, Fax: (630) 515-1595
  • Extended Stay America - Chicago - Downers Grove, 3150 Finley Rd, Downers Grove, Illinois 60515 , Phone: (630) 810-4124, Fax: (630) 810-9285
  • Duellman's Motel, 640 Ogden Ave, Downers Grove, Illinois 60515 , Phone: (630) 968-2714
  • La Chateau, 2438 Ogden Ave, Downers Grove, Illinois 60515 , Phone: (630) 968-6690
  • Downers Grove Motel, 205 Ogden Ave, Downers Grove, Illinois 60515 , Phone: (630) 969-7110
  • In Town Suites-Chicago Outh West, 2540 Ogden Ave, Downers Grove, Illinois 60515 , Phone: (630) 241-4754, Fax: (630) 241-2963
All 8 fire-safe hotels and motels in Downers Grove, Illinois
Most common first names in Downers Grove, IL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John42075.1 years
Mary39481.1 years
William29375.0 years
Joseph26777.2 years
Helen26181.0 years
Robert23370.9 years
George22476.2 years
James21571.9 years
Edward20375.3 years
Frank19977.2 years
Most common last names in Downers Grove, IL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson10379.7 years
Anderson6780.0 years
Smith6078.0 years
Miller5878.3 years
Nelson5081.9 years
Carlson4181.5 years
Peterson3280.6 years
Brown3077.2 years
Larson3080.3 years
Wilson2977.3 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Downers Grove, IL
  • 91.0%Utility gas
  • 8.2%Electricity
  • 0.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.2%Other fuel
  • 0.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.1%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Downers Grove, IL
  • 79.7%Utility gas
  • 16.3%Electricity
  • 1.6%Other fuel
  • 1.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.1%No fuel used


Downers Grove compared to Illinois state average:

  • Median house value above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.

Downers Grove on our top lists:

  • #65 on the list of "Top 101 cities where residents moved in more then 10 years ago (10,000+ households)"
  • #101 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of elementary and middle school students in private schools (5,000+ students)"
  • #58 (60523) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Greek first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #66 (60523) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of taxpayers reporting net capital gain/loss in 2012 (pop 5,000+)"
  • #68 (60559) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Lithuanian first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #89 (60523) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the most medium-big companies in 2005 (at least 100 employees)"
  • #14 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #19 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that visited a dentist within the past year"
  • #23 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Catholic adherents"
  • #25 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the best general health status score of residents (1-5), 3 years of data"
  • #26 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
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