Glen Ellyn, Illinois

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Population in 2013: 27,761 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +2.8%
 
Males: 13,176  (47.5%)
Females: 14,585  (52.5%)
Median resident age:  40.3 years
Illinois median age:  39.6 years

Zip codes: 60189.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $87,904 (it was $74,846 in 2000)
Glen Ellyn:

$87,904
IL:

$55,137
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $49,257 (it was $39,783 in 2000)

Glen Ellyn village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $356,847 (it was $253,900 in 2000)
Glen Ellyn:

$356,847
IL:

$170,600
Mean prices in 2012: All housing units: $467,880; Detached houses: $542,517; Townhouses or other attached units: $309,794; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $151,714; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $173,306

Median gross rent in 2012: $932.

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Glen Ellyn races chart
  • White alone - 23,497 (85.1%)
  • Asian alone - 1,387 (5.0%)
  • Hispanic - 1,228 (4.4%)
  • Black alone - 902 (3.3%)
  • Two or more races - 358 (1.3%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 45 (0.2%)
  • American Indian alone - 36 (0.1%)
  • Other race alone - 21 (0.08%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Glen Ellyn: 104.7 (near average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (19.2%), Irish (16.6%), Polish (8.0%), English (7.8%), Italian (7.1%), Swedish (3.9%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 06/27/1892

Elevation: 780 feet

Land area: 6.62 square miles.

Population density: 4,196 people per square mile   (average).

Glen Ellyn,IL real estate house value index trend

Glen Ellyn, Illinois map

For population 25 years and over in Glen Ellyn:

  • High school or higher: 96.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 62.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 25.0%
  • Unemployed: 2.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Glen Ellyn village:

  • Never married: 25.4%
  • Now married: 58.5%
  • Separated: 1.0%
  • Widowed: 5.4%
  • Divorced: 9.7%

2,659 residents are foreign born (4.0% Asia, 2.6% Europe).

This village:  9.6%
Illinois:  13.9%



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists there were 14 registered sex offenders living in Glen Ellyn, Illinois as of April 19, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Glen Ellyn to the number of sex offenders is 1,975 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $8,510 (1.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $7,057 (2.0%)

Glen Ellyn satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Wheaton, IL (2.4 miles , pop. 55,416).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Chicago, IL (19.9 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Wheaton, IL (1.6 miles ), Lombard, IL (1.6 miles ), Glendale Heights, IL (1.9 miles ), Villa Park, IL (2.1 miles ), Winfield, IL (2.2 miles ), Oakbrook Terrace, IL (2.2 miles ), Addison, IL (2.3 miles ), Carol Stream, IL (2.3 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 33 buildings, average cost: $244,800
  • 1998: 52 buildings, average cost: $126,800
  • 1999: 115 buildings, average cost: $171,800
  • 2000: 69 buildings, average cost: $259,200
  • 2001: 60 buildings, average cost: $330,800
  • 2002: 75 buildings, average cost: $349,100
  • 2003: 74 buildings, average cost: $392,200
  • 2004: 57 buildings, average cost: $403,900
  • 2005: 73 buildings, average cost: $421,000
  • 2006: 73 buildings, average cost: $304,300
  • 2007: 41 buildings, average cost: $364,300
  • 2008: 17 buildings, average cost: $380,100
  • 2009: 7 buildings, average cost: $570,900
  • 2010: 13 buildings, average cost: $462,200
  • 2011: 21 buildings, average cost: $369,000
  • 2012: 24 buildings, average cost: $332,600

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 41.87 N, Longitude: 88.06 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -257 (-0.9%)
Workers who live and work in this village: 2,817 (22.9%)

Area code: 630

Glen Ellyn household income distribution Glen Ellyn home values distribution

Crime rates in Glen Ellyn by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 0000000000010
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.03.60.0
Rapes 2344164218255
per 100,000 7.411.114.814.73.722.014.77.33.729.57.418.218.1
Robberies 08441121109102866
per 100,000 0.029.614.814.740.477.236.833.036.87.429.721.821.7
Assaults 415131314152415811175
per 100,000 14.855.648.147.851.555.188.355.029.440.53.725.418.1
Burglaries 49555959866562565838624837
per 100,000 181.5203.7218.5217.0316.1238.8228.0205.2213.5140.0230.1174.3133.8
Thefts 456471545545505445419360330295360338321
per 100,000 1689.01744.52018.62004.61855.91635.21540.81318.91214.71086.91335.81227.61160.5
Auto thefts 219161616141112412975
per 100,000 77.833.359.358.958.851.440.544.014.744.233.425.418.1
Arson 6255521221514
per 100,000 22.27.418.518.418.47.33.77.37.43.718.63.614.5
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 301.1) 99.5120.6132.2131.3131.9144.1126.6101.688.394.791.6101.085.4

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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 Glen Ellyn detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 47 (39 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.42
Illinois average:

2.78
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

5.1%
Illinois:

7.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +1,430 (+5.6%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (19%)
  • Manufacturing (14%)
  • Finance and insurance (13%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Construction (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (19%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (10%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (10%)
  • Top executives (7%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Computer specialists (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Business operations specialists (4%)
  • Lawyers (4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Business operations specialists (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Registered nurses (4%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (4%)

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

Average climate in Glen Ellyn, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Glen Ellyn-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Illinois state average. It is 48% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/28/1990, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 19.8 miles away from the Glen Ellyn 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 12.2 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:

Glen Ellyn-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 236.7 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 211.2 miles away from Glen Ellyn 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 51.8 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 269.1 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 235.1 miles away from Glen Ellyn center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 226.8 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).
Glen Ellyn topographic map

Birthplace of: Bill Ayers - Elementary education theorist and former 1960s anti-war activist, John Shurna - Basketball player, Laurie Anderson - (born 1947), performance artist, Amy Carlson - Television actor, Jeffery Deaver - Novelist, Matt Bowen - 2005 NFL player (Washington Redskins, born: Nov 12, 1976), Matt Bowen (American football) - Sports journalist, Nikos Tselios - Ice hockey player, Ryan Kelley - Actor, Tom Pukstys - College track & field athlete.

Main business address for: COMMUNITY FINANCIAL SHARES INC (SAVINGS INSTITUTION, FEDERALLY CHARTERED).

Hospitals and medical centers in Glen Ellyn:

  • HARBOR LIGHT HOSPICE (800 ROOSEVELT ROAD BLDG C STE 206)
  • ADVANCE HOME HEALTH, INC (800 ROOSEVELT RD, BLDG A, STE 212)
  • COMMUNITY HOME HEALTH CARE, INC (999 N MAIN ST, STE 200)

Amtrak stations near Glen Ellyn:

  • 8 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.
  • 11 miles: LA GRANGE ROAD (LA GRANGE, 25 W. BURLINGTON AVE.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public payphones, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 14 miles: SUMMIT (ARCHER & CENTER AVE.) . Services: public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

College/University in Glen Ellyn:

  • College of DuPage (Full-time enrollment: 18,910; Location: 425 Fawell Blvd.; Public; Website: www.cod.edu)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Glen Ellyn:

  • Wheaton College (about 2 miles; Wheaton, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,948)
  • Universal Technical Institute of Illinois Inc (about 5 miles; Glendale Heights, IL; FT enrollment: 2,281)
  • Chamberlain College of Nursing-Illinois (about 6 miles; Addison, IL; FT enrollment: 8,977)
  • Elmhurst College (about 7 miles; Elmhurst, IL; FT enrollment: 3,364)
  • Benedictine University (about 7 miles; Lisle, IL; FT enrollment: 5,694)
  • North Central College (about 8 miles; Naperville, IL; FT enrollment: 2,860)
  • American InterContinental University-Online (about 12 miles; Schaumburg, IL; FT enrollment: 16,158)

Public high schools in Glen Ellyn:

Public elementary/middle schools in Glen Ellyn:

Private elementary/middle schools in Glen Ellyn:

  • ST PETRONILLE SCHOOL (Students: 531; Location: 425 PROSPECT AVE; Grades: KG - 8)
  • MONTESSORI ACADEMY OF GLEN ELLYN (Students: 110; Location: 927 N MAIN ST; Grades: UG - UG)
  • DIAMANTE MONTESSORI SCHOOL (Students: 78; Location: 393 N MAIN ST; Grades: PK - KG)
  • KINDERCARE LEARNING CENTER (Students: 19; Location: 2S726 HWY 53; Grades: PK - KG)
See full list of schools located in Glen Ellyn, map of school districts: GLEN ELLYN SCHOOL DISTRICT 41, GLEN ELLYN COMMUNITY CONSOLIDATED SCHOOL DISTRICT 89, GLENBARD TOWNSHIP HIGH SCHOOL DISTRICT 87

Library in Glen Ellyn:

  • GLEN ELLYN PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $2,676,673; Location: 400 DUANE STREET; 191,184 books; 4,427 e-books; 16,338 audio materials; 9,100 video materials; 13 local licensed databases; 18 state licensed databases; 2 other licensed databases; 408 print serial subscriptions; 4 electronic serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Glen Ellyn: Village Links Golf Course (A), Glen Ellyn Public Library (B), Glen Ellyn Village Hall (C), Glen Ellyn Volunteer Fire Company Station 2 (D), Glen Ellyn Volunteer Fire Company Station 1 (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Market Plaza Shopping Center (1), Pickwick Place Shopping Center (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Main business address in Glen Ellyn: COMMUNITY FINANCIAL SHARES INC (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Glen Ellyn include: Church of Christ Glen Ellyn (A), Evangelical Covenant Church (B), Faith Lutheran Church (C), First Baptist Church of Glen Ellyn (D), First Christian Church of Glen Ellyn (E), First Congregational Church of Glen Ellyn (F), First Presbyterian Church of Glen Ellyn (G), First United Methodist Church of Glen Ellyn (H), Glen Ellyn Bible Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Forest Hill Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Lake Ellyn (A), Lambert Lake (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Glen Ellyn include: Willowbrook County Forest Preserve (1), Village Green Park (2), Surrey Park (3), Ackerman Park (4), Asa Douglas Harmon Wild Flower Preserve (5), Lake Ellyn Park (6), Memorial Park (7), Panfish Park (8), Newton Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Glen Ellyn Historical (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 800 North Main Street), Glen Ellyn Historical Society - Stacey's Tavern (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 557 Geneva Road), Willowbrook Wildlife Center (Nature Centers; 520 Deerpath Road), Grasshopper Golf Tours (Tours & Charters; 526 Crescent Boulevard Suite 322).

Hotels: Americas Best Value Inn & Suites (675 Roosevelt Road), Best Western Four Season (675 Roosevelt Road), Capital Hotel Management LLC (489 Taft 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 8.4 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 2.3 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 1.2 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 1.2 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 6.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

17.3
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 11.0. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 8.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.0
U.S.:

9.1

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2009 was 0.0105. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 2.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0105
U.S.:

0.0147

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

FIRST STUDENT GLEN ELLYN 20188 (Population served: 200, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - Between JAN-2010 and DEC-2010, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JAN-10-2011)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation
UNCLE PAULIES (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JAN-2010 and DEC-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (APR-19-2010)
PROFESSIONAL CONCRETE AND PAVING (Population served: 30, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 6.8%
(5.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 23.8% for Black residents, 7.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 18.5% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 52.1% for other race residents, 0.5% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This village:  2.6 people
Illinois:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  70.1%
Whole state:  65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  3.1%
Whole state:  6.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households
5 people in other noninstitutional facilities in 2010

People in group quarters in Glen Ellyn in 2000:

  • 59 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 22 people in nursing homes
  • 22 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 6 people in religious group quarters

Glen Ellyn, Illinois environmental map by EPA

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Glen Ellyn compared to Illinois state average:

  • Median household income above 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.

Banks with most branches in Glen Ellyn (2011 data):

  • INLAND BANK & TRUST: Downtown Glen Ellyn Branch at 520 Crescent Boulevard, branch established on 2004/07/01; Glen Ellyn Branch at 1090-1100 Roosevelt Road, branch established on 1997/07/23. 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.
  • U.S. Bank National Association: Roosevelt Road Branch at 736 Roosevelt Road, branch established on 1986/11/10; Duane Street Branch at 453 Forest Avenue, branch established on 1971/09/07. 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
  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: Glen Ellyn Banking Center Branch at 727 Roosevelt Road, branch established on 2007/01/22; Glen Ellyn Dominicks at 880 Roosevelt Road, branch established on 1998/07/07. 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.
  • Wheaton Bank & Trust: Glen Ellyn Branch at 500 Roosevelt Road, branch established on 2000/08/28. Info updated 2011/07/05: Bank assets: $714.9 mil, Deposits: $601.0 mil, headquarters in Wheaton, IL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 4 total offices, Holding Company: Wintrust Financial Corporation
  • Community Bank-Wheaton/Glen Ellyn: at 357 Roosevelt Road, branch established on 1994/11/21. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $335.5 mil, Deposits: $301.5 mil, local headquarters, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 4 total offices, Holding Company: Community Financial Shares, Inc.
  • Devon Bank: Meadows Branch at 60 N. Nicoll Avenue, branch established on 2007/04/20. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $265.9 mil, Deposits: $242.2 mil, headquarters in Chicago, IL, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 15 total offices, Holding Company: Devon Bancorp, Inc.
  • Bank of America, National Association: Glen Ellyn North at 600 West Roosevelt Road, branch established on 1909/01/01. 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
  • Suburban Bank & Trust Company: Glen Ellyn Branch at 674 Roosevelt Road, branch established on 2008/05/05. Info updated 2011/04/06: Bank assets: $581.8 mil, Deposits: $499.5 mil, headquarters in Elmhurst, IL, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 13 total offices, Holding Company: Suburban Illinois Bancorp, Inc.
  • BMO Harris Bank National Association: Glen Ellyn Branch at 405 Pennsylvania, branch established on 1927/01/01. 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
  • 6 other banks with 6 local branches

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Glen Ellyn, Illinois:

  • Crowne Plaza Glen Ellyn-Lombard, 1250 Roosevelt Rd, Glen Ellyn, IL 60137 , Phone: (630) 629-6000, Fax: (630) 629-0025
  • Americas Best Value Inn & Suites, 675 Roosevelt Rd, Glen Ellyn, IL 60137 , Phone: (630) 469-8500, Fax: (630) 469-6731
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Glen Ellyn, Illinois

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

Glen Ellyn travel time to work - commute Glen Ellyn mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (83%)
  • Electricity (15%)
  • Other fuel (1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Glen Ellyn village (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 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 4$24,690$74,07014$28,477
Other Government Administration 13$95,900$88,52314$23,936
Police Protection - Officers 29$190,075$78,6520$0
Police - Other 8$36,749$55,12416$17,670
Streets and Highways 8$57,666$86,4995$4,403
Sewerage 4$29,729$89,1872$926
Parks and Recreation 10$80,806$96,96723$27,616
Natural Resources 0$0 1$4,643
Water Supply 6$43,117$86,2345$6,246
Local Libraries 15$60,897$48,71841$35,883
Other and Unallocable 4$25,208$75,62410$17,819
Totals for Government 101$644,837$76,614131$167,619

Glen Ellyn government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $3,755,000 ($135.26)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $4,276,000 ($154.03)
    Sewerage: $3,264,000 ($117.58)
    Parks & Recreation: $3,202,000 ($115.34)
    Water Utilities: $3,063,000 ($110.33)
    Regular Highways: $2,821,000 ($101.62)
    Libraries: $1,849,000 ($66.60)
    Central Staff Services: $1,538,000 ($55.40)
    Fire Protection: $960,000 ($34.58)
    Solid Waste Management: $951,000 ($34.26)
    Financial Administration: $791,000 ($28.49)
    General - Other: $770,000 ($27.74)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $567,000 ($20.42)
    General Public Buildings: $362,000 ($13.04)
    Parking Facilities: $157,000 ($5.66)
  • Employee Retirement - Securities - Corporate Bonds (market): $7,959,000 ($286.70)
    Securities - Corporate Bonds (market): $2,039,000 ($73.45)
    Benefit Payments: $688,000 ($24.78)
    Total Cash & Deposits: $166,000 ($5.98)
    Withdrawals: $24,000 ($0.86)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $938,000 ($33.79)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $7,580,000 ($273.04)

Glen Ellyn government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Parks & Recreation: $3,559,000 ($128.20)
    Sewerage: $3,497,000 ($125.97)
    All Other: $2,216,000 ($79.82)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,005,000 ($36.20)
    Parking Facilities: $308,000 ($11.09)
  • Employee Retirement - Interest Revenue: $806,000 ($29.03)
    From Local Government: $342,000 ($12.32)
    Local Employee Contribution: $188,000 ($6.77)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Highways: $418,000 ($15.06)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $4,470,000 ($161.02)
    Interest Earnings: $1,465,000 ($52.77)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $4,639,000 ($167.10)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $5,171,000 ($186.27)
    Highways: $750,000 ($27.02)
    All Other: $115,000 ($4.14)
  • Tax - Property: $5,456,000 ($196.53)
    Public Utilities: $2,972,000 ($107.06)
    NEC: $882,000 ($31.77)

Glen Ellyn government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $20,020,000 ($721.16)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $9,000,000 ($324.20)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $18,460,000 ($664.96)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $10,560,000 ($380.39)

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

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $9,481,000 ($341.52)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Federal Securities: $5,348,000 ($192.64)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $28,855,000 ($1039.41)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $783,000 ($28.21)

Strongest AM radio stations in Glen Ellyn:

  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, 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)
  • WYLL (1160 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WVIV (1200 AM; 20 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLXX-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WCSN (820 AM; 5 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WYPA, INC.)
  • WJJG (1530 AM; daytime; 2 kW; ELMHURST, IL; Owner: JOSEPH J. GENTILE, INC.)
  • WISN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKTA (1330 AM; 5 kW; EVANSTON, IL; Owner: POLNET COMMUNICATIONS, LTD.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Glen Ellyn:

  • WDCB (90.9 FM; GLEN ELLYN, IL; Owner: COLLEGE OF DU PAGE, DISTRICT 502)
  • WLEY-FM (107.9 FM; AURORA, IL; Owner: WLEY LICENSING, INC.)
  • WETN (88.1 FM; WHEATON, IL; Owner: THE TRUSTEES OF WHEATON COLLEGE)
  • 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.)
  • 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)

TV broadcast stations around Glen Ellyn:

  • WLS-TV (Channel 7; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WMAQ-TV (Channel 5; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: NBC SUBSIDIARY (WMAQ-TV), INC.)
  • W34CK (Channel 34; ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL; Owner: FIRST UNITED, 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.)
  • 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.)
  • W57DN (Channel 57; ELGIN, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W64CQ (Channel 64; ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WYIN (Channel 56; GARY, IN; Owner: NORTHWEST INDIANA PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W54AP (Channel 54; BLUE ISLAND, IL; Owner: CATHOLIC VIEWS BROADCASTS, INC.)
  • WSPY-LP (Channel 30; PLANO, IL; Owner: WSPY-TV, INC.)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Glen Ellyn fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 6
Total length: 13 meters (43ft)
Total average daily traffic: 266,900
Total average daily truck traffic: 13,737
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 full and 7 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
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 Value
LOANS ORIGINATED59$241,173160$308,0111,062$290,80521$239,38022$257,5881$280,080
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED8$263,21815$325,06694$288,9101$39,6800$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED9$280,11230$340,416172$330,6318$89,4997$221,7840$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN8$270,13818$350,069106$267,5175$172,4543$253,7070$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$02$174,98046$307,6661$277,6402$150,3500$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003

Detailed mortgage data for all 9 tracts in Glen Ellyn, IL

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 full and 7 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED29$272,84619$300,851
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED5$238,49610$308,521
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$301,8306$272,372
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$361,3301$282,140
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$112,5102$341,210
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: 20
  • Hazardous Condition: 15
  • Service Call: 3

Incident types - Glen Ellyn

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Glen Ellyn, IL
Most common first names in Glen Ellyn, IL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John25674.6 years
William22174.7 years
Mary22079.6 years
Robert17272.9 years
Helen13880.2 years
James12571.5 years
Joseph10376.8 years
George10375.8 years
Edward9775.0 years
Dorothy9276.2 years
Most common last names in Glen Ellyn, IL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson7478.2 years
Miller3676.3 years
Smith3576.3 years
Anderson3377.7 years
Brown1876.4 years
Peterson1876.0 years
Williams1877.8 years
Jones1773.5 years
Murphy1776.7 years
Wilson1677.4 years
Businesses in Glen Ellyn, IL
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven4Jimmy John's1
ALDI1KFC1
AT&T1Little Caesars Pizza1
Ace Hardware1McDonald's2
Advance Auto Parts1New Balance2
Arby's1Panera Bread1
Burger King1Penske1
Caribou Coffee1Quiznos1
Chevrolet1RadioShack1
Chipotle1Rodeway Inn1
Circle K1SAS Shoes1
Curves1Safeway1
DHL1Staples1
Dairy Queen2Starbucks3
Dunkin Donuts1Subway2
FedEx7Taco Bell1
Firestone Complete Auto Care1Trader Joe's1
GNC1UPS8
GameStop1Vons1
H&R Block2Walmart1
Holiday Inn1Wendy's1
Jewel-Osco1YMCA1

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