Elmhurst, Illinois

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Population in 2013: 45,556 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +6.5%
 
Males: 22,191  (48.7%)
Females: 23,365  (51.3%)
Median resident age:  40.1 years
Illinois median age:  39.6 years

Zip codes: 60126.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $91,574 (it was $69,794 in 2000)
Elmhurst:

$91,574
IL:

$55,137
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $41,580 (it was $32,015 in 2000)

Elmhurst city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $337,266 (it was $204,700 in 2000)
Elmhurst:

$337,266
IL:

$170,600
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $459,266; Detached houses: $475,825; Townhouses or other attached units: $377,097; In 2-unit structures: $656,287; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $149,202; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $261,722; Mobile homes: $256,724

Median gross rent in 2012: $1,153.

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  • White alone - 37,463 (84.1%)
  • Hispanic - 2,815 (6.3%)
  • Asian alone - 2,619 (5.9%)
  • Black alone - 763 (1.7%)
  • Two or more races - 651 (1.5%)
  • Other race alone - 57 (0.1%)
  • American Indian alone - 9 (0.02%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Elmhurst: 104.9 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (19.8%), Irish (18.4%), Italian (10.1%), Polish (7.8%), English (4.1%), Swedish (2.5%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 08/14/1882

Elevation: 685 feet

Land area: 10.3 square miles.

Population density: 4,438 people per square mile   (average).

Elmhurst,IL real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Elmhurst:

  • High school or higher: 95.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 57.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 22.0%
  • Unemployed: 5.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Elmhurst city:

  • Never married: 27.9%
  • Now married: 56.4%
  • Separated: 0.9%
  • Widowed: 6.9%
  • Divorced: 7.9%

4,369 residents are foreign born (3.3% Europe, 2.5% Asia).

This city:  9.8%
Illinois:  13.9%



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists there were 8 registered sex offenders living in Elmhurst, Illinois as of March 29, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Elmhurst to the number of sex offenders is 5,646 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is a lot smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $7,024 (1.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $5,777 (1.7%)

Elmhurst satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Oak Park, IL (7.9 miles , pop. 52,524).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Chicago, IL (14.1 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Berkeley, IL (1.3 miles ), Villa Park, IL (1.3 miles ), Hillside, IL (1.6 miles ), Northlake, IL (1.6 miles ), Oakbrook Terrace, IL (1.7 miles ), Stone Park, IL (1.8 miles ), Bellwood, IL (1.9 miles ), Oak Brook, IL (1.9 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 84 buildings, average cost: $154,800
  • 1998: 198 buildings, average cost: $118,800
  • 1999: 254 buildings, average cost: $86,100
  • 2000: 152 buildings, average cost: $248,700
  • 2001: 174 buildings, average cost: $242,400
  • 2002: 458 buildings, average cost: $79,000
  • 2003: 234 buildings, average cost: $276,200
  • 2004: 305 buildings, average cost: $273,200
  • 2005: 212 buildings, average cost: $352,900
  • 2006: 262 buildings, average cost: $202,200
  • 2007: 108 buildings, average cost: $452,700
  • 2008: 64 buildings, average cost: $393,700
  • 2009: 38 buildings, average cost: $447,600
  • 2010: 46 buildings, average cost: $426,700
  • 2011: 63 buildings, average cost: $443,500
  • 2012: 123 buildings, average cost: $349,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 41.89 N, Longitude: 87.94 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +8,084 (+18.1%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 5,641 (27.6%)

Area code: 630

Elmhurst household income distribution Elmhurst home values distribution

Crime rates in Elmhurst by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 0000110010000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.02.32.30.00.02.20.00.00.00.0
Rapes 2077131234505
per 100,000 4.70.016.416.12.36.82.24.46.68.710.80.011.2
Robberies 71116161181111101010916
per 100,000 16.425.737.436.925.018.024.524.322.121.721.720.336.0
Assaults 12191818192317202087511
per 100,000 28.144.442.141.543.151.937.844.244.117.415.211.324.7
Burglaries 172831301301221251589012812285100112
per 100,000 402.2194.1304.0299.4276.9281.8351.3199.1282.3265.1184.1225.9251.9
Thefts 849891776776803806695712566602545498483
per 100,000 1985.42083.61814.71787.21822.81817.31545.31575.11248.31308.31180.51125.11086.4
Auto thefts 91626767384334331818272527
per 100,000 212.8145.0156.7154.386.397.075.673.039.739.158.556.560.7
Arson 21055031030032
per 100,000 4.723.411.711.50.06.82.20.06.60.00.06.84.5
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 301.1) 140.6126.7140.9138.7123.2127.4110.5103.799.292.184.074.691.8

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Elmhurst detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 87 (68 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.53
Illinois average:

2.76
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

5.4%
Illinois:

7.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +573 (+1.4%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (14%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (12%)
  • Construction (10%)
  • Finance and insurance (9%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (20%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (10%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (7%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (7%)
  • Computer specialists (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Top executives (4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (3%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (5%)
  • Business operations specialists (4%)
  • Registered nurses (4%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)

Work and jobs in Elmhurst: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Elmhurst, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Elmhurst-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Illinois state average. It is 46% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/28/1990, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 25.6 miles away from the Elmhurst city 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 11.3 miles away from the city center killed 2 people and injured 23 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Elmhurst-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 238.0 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 212.5 miles away from Elmhurst 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 57.7 miles away from the city 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 270.3 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 236.4 miles away from Elmhurst center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 228.4 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 Dubois County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 5, Tornadoes: 4, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: James Philip - Politician, Jeff Hornacek - Basketball player, Steve Rushin - Sportswriter, Elizabeth Engstrom - Novelist, Fred Lorenzen - Racing driver, Garth Lagerwey - Soccer player, Jody Gerut - 2005 Major League Baseball player (Pittsburgh Pirates, born: Sep 18, 1977), John Witt - Baseball writer, Rachel Melvin - Actress, Daniel Cronin - Politician.

Hospitals in Elmhurst:

  • ELMHURST MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Proprietary, provides emergency services, 155 EAST BRUSH HILL ROAD)
  • ELMHURST OUTPATIENT SURGERY CENTER (1200 S YORK ROAD)
  • MEMORIAL HOSPICE DIV ELMHURST (855 NORTH CHURCH CT)

Dialysis Facilities in Elmhurst:

  • DUPAGE PERITONEAL DIALYSIS SERVICES (501 W. LAKE STREET, SUITE 201)
  • FMC - VILLA PARK (133 E. BRUSH HILL RD.)
  • PRS, LLC (188 W. INDUSTRIAL DRIVE, SUITE 315)

Home Health Centers in Elmhurst:

  • ALPHONSA HOME HEALTH CARE, INC (627 N YORK RD, UNIT G)
  • ANGEL HEALTH CARE, LLC (743 N WILLOW ROAD)
  • ELMHURST MEMORIAL HOME HEALTH (855 NORTH CHURCH COURT)
  • NEIGHBORHOOD HEALTH CARE, LLC (257 NORTH WEST AVENUE, SUITE 200)

Nursing Homes in Elmhurst:

  • ELMBROOK NURSING (127 WEST DIVERSEY)
  • ELMHURST EXTENDED CARE CTR (200 EAST LAKE STREET)
  • LEXINGTON OF ELMHURST (420 WEST BUTTERFIELD ROAD)

Heliports located in Elmhurst:

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Amtrak stations near Elmhurst:

  • 7 miles: LA GRANGE ROAD (LA GRANGE, 25 W. BURLINGTON AVE.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public payphones, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 10 miles: SUMMIT (ARCHER & CENTER AVE.) . Services: public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 13 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.

College/University in Elmhurst:

  • Elmhurst College (Full-time enrollment: 3,364; Location: 190 Prospect Ave; Private, not-for-profit; Website: public.elmhurst.edu; Offers Master's degree)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Elmhurst:

  • Triton College (about 6 miles; River Grove, IL; Full-time enrollment: 8,817)
  • Chamberlain College of Nursing-Illinois (about 7 miles; Addison, IL; FT enrollment: 8,977)
  • Dominican University (about 7 miles; River Forest, IL; FT enrollment: 2,971)
  • Concordia University-Chicago (about 7 miles; River Forest, IL; FT enrollment: 3,944)
  • Universal Technical Institute of Illinois Inc (about 8 miles; Glendale Heights, IL; FT enrollment: 2,281)
  • College of DuPage (about 8 miles; Glen Ellyn, IL; FT enrollment: 18,910)
  • Wheaton College (about 9 miles; Wheaton, IL; FT enrollment: 2,948)

Public high school in Elmhurst:

Private high schools in Elmhurst:

  • TIMOTHY CHRISTIAN HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 386; Location: 1061 S PROSPECT AVE; Grades: 9 - 12)
  • IMMACULATE CONCEPTION HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 243; Location: 217 COTTAGE HILL AVE; Grades: 9 - 12)

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Elmhurst:

Private elementary/middle schools in Elmhurst:

  • TIMOTHY CHRISTIAN P-8 (Students: 729; Location: 188 W BUTTERFIELD RD; Grades: PK - 8)
  • IMMACULATE CONCEPTION GRADE SCHOOL (Students: 552; Location: 132 ARTHUR ST; Grades: PK - 8)
  • VISITATION SCHOOL (Students: 528; Location: 851 S YORK ST; Grades: PK - 8)
  • IMMANUEL LUTHERAN (Students: 279; Location: 148 E 3RD ST; Grades: PK - 8)
  • PYTHAGORAS CHILDRENS ACADEMY (Students: 82; Location: 893 N CHURCH RD; Grades: PK - 2)
  • WILSON MONTESSORI ACADEMY (Students: 18; Location: 136 W VALLETTE ST STE 8; Grades: KG - KG)
See full list of schools located in Elmhurst, School District: SALT CREEK SCHOOL DISTRICT 48

Library in Elmhurst:

  • ELMHURST PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $6,752,233; Location: 125 SOUTH PROSPECT AVENUE; 287,698 books; 23,591 audio materials; 19,895 video materials; 41 local licensed databases; 17 state licensed databases; 9 other licensed databases; 534 print serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • Please add to your list of churches & place on your map Grace Bible Church 398 Eggleston Ave.
  • Under private schools, "Kinder Castle" has changed it's name to "Elmhurst Academy of Early Learning". Please revise.

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Notable locations in Elmhurst: Kranz Forum (A), Elmhurst Fire Department Station 2 (B), Elmhurst Fire Department Station 1 (C), A C Buehler Library (D), Superior Air - Ground Ambulance Service (E), Dinkmeyer Hall (F), Frick Center (G), Goebel Hall (H), Iron Hall (I), Lehmann Hall (J), Memorial Hall (K), Niebuhr Hall (L), Old Main (M), Schaible Science Center (N), Schick Hall (O), Stanger Hall (P). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Elmhurst Crossing Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Elmhurst include: Hammerschmidt Memorial Chapel (A), Bethel Assembly of God Church (B), Bethel United Church of Christ (C), Christ United Methodist Church (D), Elmhurst Christian Reformed Church (E), Elmhurst Presbyterian Church (F), Epiphany Evangelical Lutheran Church (G), Episcopal Church of Our Saviour (H), First Baptist Church of Elmhurst (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Arlington Cemetery (1), Elm Lawn Cemetery (2), Mount Emblem Cemetery (3), Saint Marys Elmhurst Cemetery (4), Glos Cemetery (5), College Cemetery (6). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Elmhurst include: York Commons Park (1), Washington Park (2), Conrad Fisher Park (3), Crestview Park (4), Berens Park (5), Golden Meadows Park (6), Pioneer Park (7), Pluckett Park (8), Marjorie Davis Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Elmhurst Historical Museum (120 East Park Avenue), Elmhurst Art Museum (150 South Cottage Hill Avenue), Elmhurst City - City Hall (Museums; 209 North York), Elmhurst Historical Society (Historical Places & Services; 182 North Larch Avenue), Studio For Experimental Painting (Art Museums; 109 East 1st Street), Bob James Magic Shop (Arcades & Amusements; 107 Addison Ave), Dare 2 Dream Vacations (Tours & Charters; 728 N Willow), Chicago Is (Tours & Charters; 188 West Industrial Drive Suite 16B).

Hotels: AmeriSuites Chicago / Elmhurst - O'Hare (410 West Lake Street), Extended Stay America - Chicago/Elmhurst (550 W Grand Ave), Holiday Inn Elmhurst (624 North York Street), Citrus Hills Lodge Inc (110 East North End Avenue).

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 108. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

108
U.S.:

74

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2012 was 0.255. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.255
U.S.:

0.303

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 12.0. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 2.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

12.0
U.S.:

6.6

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 1.11. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 2.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.11
U.S.:

1.93

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 26.3. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 2.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.3
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 17.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 0.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

17.3
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 9.88. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.88
U.S.:

9.14

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2009 was 0.0105. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 0.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0105
U.S.:

0.0147

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

ELMHURST (Population served: 43,298, Purch surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2007 and SEP-2007, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-11-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-11-2007), St Compliance achieved (OCT-16-2007), St Public Notif received (JUN-30-2008)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2007 and SEP-2007, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-11-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-11-2007), St Compliance achieved (OCT-16-2007), St Public Notif received (JUN-30-2008)
MAYWOOD SPORTSMANS CLUB (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JAN-2008 and DEC-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-22-2008), St Compliance achieved (OCT-31-2008)

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

  • UP CHUCK'S (Serves MI, Population served: 75, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • THE PRAIRIE CLUB (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • DU PAGE WATER COMMISSION (Population served: 1, Primary Water Source Type: Purch surface water)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 3.4%
(2.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 28.0% for Black residents, 7.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 55.0% for American Indian residents, 11.1% for other race residents, 2.8% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.7 people
Illinois:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  71.9%
Whole state:  65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  2.9%
Whole state:  6.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

People in group quarters in Elmhurst in 2010:

  • 910 people in college/university student housing
  • 373 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 8 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 7 people in group homes intended for adults

People in group quarters in Elmhurst in 2000:

  • 821 people in nursing homes
  • 724 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 30 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 10 people in religious group quarters
  • 4 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 2 people in other group homes

Elmhurst, Illinois environmental map by EPA

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Elmhurst compared to Illinois state average:

  • Median household income above state average.
  • Median house value above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.

Banks with most branches in Elmhurst (2011 data):

  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: Elmhurst Branch, St. Charles & West Avenue Banking Ce, Elmhurst Plaza Branch, Elmhurst Dominicks. 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.
  • Suburban Bank & Trust Company: at 150 Butterfield Road, Park Avenue Branch, Spring Road Branch, North Elmhurst Branch. Info updated 2011/04/06: Bank assets: $581.8 mil, Deposits: $499.5 mil, local headquarters, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 13 total offices, Holding Company: Suburban Illinois Bancorp, Inc.
  • Community Bank of Elmhurst: 106 Schiller Street Branch, Community Bank Of Elmhurst, Lexington Square Branch. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $159.4 mil, Deposits: $146.0 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Community Bancshares Of Elmhurst, Inc.
  • TCF National Bank: Schiller/Elmhurst Jewel Branch at 153 Schiller Street, branch established on 2001/08/08; York/Butterfield Jewel Branch #2260 at 944 York Road, branch established on 1996/10/17. 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
  • Bank of America, National Association: Elmhurst South at 1000 South York Road, branch established on 1889/01/01; Elmhurst North at 205 North Addison, branch established on 1889/01/01. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • BMO Harris Bank National Association: Harris Bank Branch at 115 W 3rd Street, branch established on 2009/01/01; Harris Elmhurst - York Branch at 1121 South York Road, branch established on 2008/01/14. Info updated 2011/07/14: Bank assets: $97,264.0 mil, Deposits: $75,624.6 mil, headquarters in Chicago, IL, positive income, 717 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of Montreal
  • RBS Citizens, National Association: York Rd. / Elmhurst Branch at 590 York Road, branch established on 1954/07/09; Addison Street / Elmhurst at 100 Addison Street, branch established on 1954/07/09. 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
  • MB Financial Bank, National Association: Elmhurst Branch at 990 North York Road, branch established on 1969/07/01. Info updated 2010/04/27: Bank assets: $9,792.4 mil, Deposits: $7,757.4 mil, headquarters in Chicago, IL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 93 total offices, Holding Company: Mb Financial, Inc
  • INLAND BANK & TRUST: Elmhurst Branch at 539 Spring Road, branch established on 2008/10/17. Info updated 2011/08/22: Bank assets: $1,288.7 mil, Deposits: $1,091.2 mil, headquarters in Oak Brook, IL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 13 total offices, Holding Company: Inland Bancorp, Inc.
  • 9 other banks with 9 local branches

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Elmhurst, Illinois:

  • Courtyard By Marriott, 370 N Rt 83, Elmhurst, IL 60126 , Phone: (630) 941-9444, Fax: (630) 941-3539
  • Extended Stay America, 550 W Grand Ave, Elmhurst, IL 60126 , Phone: (630) 530-4353, Fax: (630) 530-4345
  • Holiday Inn Elmhurst, 624 N York St, Elmhurst, IL 60126 , Phone: (630) 279-1100, Fax: (630) 279-4038
  • Springhill Suites By Marriott Chicago Elmhurst, 410 W Lake St, Elmhurst, IL 60126 , Phone: (630) 782-6300, Fax: (630) 782-6303
  • Quality Inn, 933 S Riverside Dr, Elmhurst, IL 60126 , Phone: (630) 279-0700, Fax: (630) 279-0131
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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

Elmhurst travel time to work - commute Elmhurst mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (91%)
  • Electricity (9%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

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Neighborhoods in Elmhurst:

(Elmhurst, Illinois Neighborhood Map)

Religion statistics for Elmhurst city (based on DuPage County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 58.88%
Here: 58.9%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchLutheran ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaUnited Methodist ChurchMuslim Estimate
Adherents65.6%5.2%5.0%3.8%2.8%
Congregations12.8%6.4%7.7%7.7%1.3%
NameUnited Church of ChristAssemblies of GodPresbyterian Church (USA)Episcopal ChurchOther
Adherents2.7%2.0%1.9%1.2%9.8%
Congregations5.6%2.8%4.6%2.8%48.5%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 175
DuPage County:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 8
This county:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

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.
State:

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

7.24 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.1%
Illinois:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
DuPage County:

24.0%
Illinois:

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

13.2%
State:

14.5%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 25$152,876$73,3805$13,436
Other Government Administration 27$152,615$67,82925$19,205
Police Protection - Officers 78$621,867$95,67214$16,143
Police - Other 44$129,721$35,37828$34,478
Firefighters 54$381,702$84,82311$26,016
Streets and Highways 28$253,609$108,6901$3,074
Sewerage 16$115,433$86,5751$3,016
Parks and Recreation 9$30,828$41,1047$15,494
Natural Resources 9$94,998$126,6640$0
Water Supply 20$176,718$106,0310$0
Local Libraries 130$530,603$48,979125$166,074
Other and Unallocable 30$240,927$96,3717$10,811
Totals for Government 470$2,881,897$73,580224$307,747

Elmhurst government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - General: $4,785,000 ($105.04)
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $10,959,000 ($240.56)
    Police Protection: $9,586,000 ($210.42)
    Fire Protection: $5,729,000 ($125.76)
    Water Utilities: $4,813,000 ($105.65)
    Libraries: $4,471,000 ($98.14)
    Central Staff Services: $3,573,000 ($78.43)
    Sewerage: $2,467,000 ($54.15)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,945,000 ($42.69)
    General - Other: $1,642,000 ($36.04)
    Parks & Recreation: $840,000 ($18.44)
    Financial Administration: $656,000 ($14.40)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $556,000 ($12.20)
    General Public Buildings: $510,000 ($11.20)
    Parking Facilities: $405,000 ($8.89)
    Health Services - Other: $337,000 ($7.40)
    Welfare - Other: $140,000 ($3.07)
  • Employee Retirement - Securities - Corporate Bonds (market): $22,418,000 ($492.10)
    Securities - Corporate Bonds (market): $4,699,000 ($103.15)
    Total Cash & Deposits: $3,082,000 ($67.65)
    Benefit Payments: $2,881,000 ($63.24)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $3,587,000 ($78.74)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - General: $2,544,000 ($55.84)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $19,072,000 ($418.65)
  • Transit Utilities - Interest on Debt: $38,000 ($0.83)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $413,000 ($9.07)

Elmhurst government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $5,069,000 ($111.27)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,925,000 ($42.26)
    Parking Facilities: $481,000 ($10.56)
    All Other: $425,000 ($9.33)
    Parks & Recreation: $98,000 ($2.15)
  • Employee Retirement - Interest Revenue: $1,403,000 ($30.80)
    From Local Government: $1,325,000 ($29.09)
    Local Employee Contribution: $580,000 ($12.73)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Support: $230,000 ($5.05)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $3,896,000 ($85.52)
    Interest Earnings: $1,069,000 ($23.47)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $5,904,000 ($129.60)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $14,179,000 ($311.24)
    All Other: $2,383,000 ($52.31)
    Highways: $1,241,000 ($27.24)
  • Tax - Property: $9,633,000 ($211.45)
    Public Utilities: $4,136,000 ($90.79)
    Total General Sales: $1,678,000 ($36.83)
    NEC: $1,492,000 ($32.75)
    Motor Vehicle License: $1,220,000 ($26.78)
    Other Selective Sales: $956,000 ($20.99)

Elmhurst government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $6,889,000 ($151.22)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $49,262,000 ($1081.35)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $3,815,000 ($83.74)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $22,543,000 ($494.84)
    Water Utilities: $6,157,000 ($135.15)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $44,221,000 ($970.70)
    Full Faith & Credit - Water Utilities: $6,669,000 ($146.39)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $25,185,000 ($552.84)
    Industrial Revenue: $3,815,000 ($83.74)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $6,377,000 ($139.98)
    Other, NEC: $2,399,000 ($52.66)

Elmhurst government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $3,966,000 ($87.06)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Federal Securities: $13,414,000 ($294.45)
    Total Other Securities: $5,269,000 ($115.66)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $50,964,000 ($1118.71)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $4,892,000 ($107.38)

Strongest AM radio stations in Elmhurst:

  • 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.)
  • WMBI (1110 AM; daytime; 5 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • WJJG (1530 AM; daytime; 2 kW; ELMHURST, IL; Owner: JOSEPH J. GENTILE, INC.)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WYLL (1160 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WCSN (820 AM; 5 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WYPA, INC.)
  • WVIV (1200 AM; 20 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLXX-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WGCI (1390 AM; 5 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WKTA (1330 AM; 5 kW; EVANSTON, IL; Owner: POLNET COMMUNICATIONS, LTD.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Elmhurst:

  • WRSE (88.7 FM; ELMHURST, IL; Owner: BD. OF TRUSTEES, ELMHURST COLLEGE)
  • WLEY-FM (107.9 FM; AURORA, IL; Owner: WLEY LICENSING, INC.)
  • WMBI-FM (90.1 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • 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.)
  • WGCI-FM (107.5 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.)
  • 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 Elmhurst:

  • 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.)
  • W34CK (Channel 34; ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL; Owner: FIRST UNITED, 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.)
  • 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.)
  • W64CQ (Channel 64; ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W57DN (Channel 57; ELGIN, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WYIN (Channel 56; GARY, IN; Owner: NORTHWEST INDIANA PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W24AJ (Channel 24; AURORA, IL; Owner: NELSON TV, INC.)
  • W54AP (Channel 54; BLUE ISLAND, IL; Owner: CATHOLIC VIEWS BROADCASTS, INC.)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Elmhurst fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 36
Total length: 200 meters (656ft)
Total costs: $4,383,000
Total average daily traffic: 1,419,209
Total average daily truck traffic: 174,661

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1930-1939: 3
  • 1940-1949: 0
  • 1950-1959: 0
  • 1960-1969: 25
  • 1970-1979: 6
  • 1980-1989: 2
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Elmhurst, IL
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 5 full and 4 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)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED65$256,024266$342,4471,727$300,36644$183,3181$650,00042$215,818
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$226,88030$363,099139$307,4207$70,4400$04$162,333
APPLICATIONS DENIED12$270,39137$322,041358$327,03614$153,0160$016$199,591
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN3$222,05722$289,046206$312,8386$218,7581$352,9507$267,453
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS2$276,32011$408,37875$316,3684$253,3880$02$174,280
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Detailed mortgage data for all 9 tracts in Elmhurst, IL

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 5 full and 4 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED32$296,30615$347,995
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED6$284,4808$260,344
APPLICATIONS DENIED7$299,3244$358,153
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN3$310,5302$239,080
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS2$442,5453$314,883
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 115
  • Hazardous Condition: 258
  • Service Call: 37
  • Good Intent Call: 10

Incident types - Elmhurst

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Elmhurst, IL
Most common first names in Elmhurst, IL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John41374.7 years
Mary34780.6 years
William30275.5 years
Robert22872.8 years
George20376.6 years
Margaret20180.0 years
Joseph19676.4 years
James19072.2 years
Helen18881.3 years
Edward17074.8 years
Most common last names in Elmhurst, IL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson9778.6 years
Smith7178.2 years
Miller6178.5 years
Anderson5281.7 years
Nelson5078.5 years
Williams4478.7 years
Brown3279.0 years
Peterson2980.1 years
Sullivan2975.2 years
Mueller2877.3 years
Businesses in Elmhurst, IL
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven3Jamba Juice1
AT&T1Jewel-Osco2
Ace Hardware2Jimmy John's2
Arby's1Just Tires1
Avenue1KFC2
BMW1Kmart1
Baskin-Robbins2Kohl's1
Bath & Body Works1Marriott1
Blockbuster1Mazda1
Buffalo Wild Wings1McDonald's2
Burger King3New Balance3
CVS1Nike8
Caribou Coffee1Panera Bread1
Chipotle1Penske1
Clarion1Pier 1 Imports1
Cold Stone Creamery1Safeway1
Curves1Sears1
DHL1Shoe Carnival1
Domino's Pizza1Starbucks3
DressBarn1Subway3
Dressbarn1Toyota1
Dunkin Donuts3U-Haul1
Extended Stay America1UPS10
FedEx5Vons1
GNC2Walgreens1
H&R Block1Wendy's1
Honda1YMCA1
Hyundai1
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