DuPage County, Illinois (IL)

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County population in 2012: 927,987 (100% urban, 0% rural); it was 904,161 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 193,534
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 58,301
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 248,771
Renter-occupied apartments: 85,297 (it was 76,830 in 2000)
% of renters here:

24%
State:

33%

Land area: 334 sq. mi.

Water area: 2.9 sq. mi.

Population density: 2767 people per square mile   (very high).

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in DuPage County: 104.2 (near average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (29.8%), Educational, health and social services (15.4%), Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (13.1%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 72%
  • Government: 4%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 23%
  • Unpaid family work: 1%
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Races in DuPage County, Illinois:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (70.5%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (13.3%)
  • Asian alone (10.0%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (4.5%)
  • Two or more races (1.5%)
Median resident age:  38.0 years
Illinois median age:  36.0 years
Males: 449,351  (48.6%)
Females: 467,573  (51.4%)

DuPage County,IL real estate house value trend

Average household size:
DuPage County:

2.0 people
Illinois:

3 people
Estimated median household income in 2013: $76,195 ($67,887 in 1999)

This county:

$76195
Illinois:

$56210

Median contract rent in 2013 for apartments: $1,013 (lower quartile is $836, upper quartile is $1,304)
This county:

$1013
State:

$772


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $271,300 (it was $187,600 in 2000)
DuPage:

$271,300
Illinois:

$169,600
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $181,900 - $392,000

Mean price in 2013:

Detached houses: $362,860
Here:

$362,860
State:

$228,842

Townhouses or other attached units: $206,219
Here:

$206,219
State:

$200,693

In 2-unit structures: $181,874
Here:

$181,874
State:

$206,569

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $140,378
Here:

$140,378
State:

$240,302

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $136,658
Here:

$136,658
State:

$222,493

Mobile homes: $44,212
Here:

$44,212
State:

$36,193
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,932
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $763

Institutionalized population: 6,052
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Health of residents in DuPage County based on CDC Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System Survey Questionnaires from 2003 to 2009:

General health status score of residents in this county from 1 (poor) to 5 (excellent) is 3.7. This is better than average.
80.7% of residents exercised in the past month. This is more than average.
42.9% of residents smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives. This is about average.
86.3% of adult residents drank alcohol in the past 30 days. This is more than average.
80.7% of residents visited a dentist within the past year. This is more than average.
Average weight of males is 193 pounds. This is about average.
Average weight of females is 157 pounds. This is about average.
15.6% of residents keep firearms around their homes. This is less than average.


Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2000: 3292 buildings, average cost: $196,700
  • 2001: 2771 buildings, average cost: $232,200
  • 2002: 2944 buildings, average cost: $224,000
  • 2003: 2479 buildings, average cost: $280,000
  • 2004: 2743 buildings, average cost: $288,200
  • 2005: 2781 buildings, average cost: $321,200
  • 2006: 2216 buildings, average cost: $325,900
  • 2007: 1516 buildings, average cost: $350,100
  • 2008: 721 buildings, average cost: $378,700
  • 2009: 428 buildings, average cost: $395,600

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Presidential Elections Results

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2012 Presidential Elections Results


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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $6,242 (2.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $5,865 (2.2%)

DuPage County household income distribution in 2009 DuPage County home values distribution DuPage County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 6.8%
(4.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 21.4% for Black residents, 12.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 7.7% for American Indian residents, 20.7% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 14.9% for other race residents, 12.9% for two or more races residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 6.8%
DuPage County:

6.8%
Illinois:

14.7%
(4.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 21.4% for Black residents, 12.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 8.4% for American Indian residents, 20.7% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 14.6% for other race residents, 12.4% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2013: 39 years old
(Males: 37 years old, Females: 40 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 43 years old, Black residents: 30 years old, American Indian residents: 35 years old, Asian residents: 36 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 27 years old, Other race residents: 31 years old)

Area name: Chicago-Naperville-Joliet, IL HUD Metro FMR Area
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in DuPage County is $802 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $901 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $1102 a month.

Cities in this county include: Naperville, Wheaton, Downers Grove, Elmhurst, Lombard, Carol Stream, Hanover Park, Addison, Glendale Heights, Woodridge.

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

2005 air pollution in DuPage County:

Ozone (1-hour): 0.104 ppm (standard limit: 0.12 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Ozone (8-hour): 0.078 ppm (standard limit: 0.08 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual: 15.6 µg/m3(standard limit: 15.0 µg/m3). Near U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) 24-hour: 42 µg/m3(standard limit: 35 µg/m3). Near U.S. average.

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in DuPage County: Argonne Fire Department (A), Tri - State Fire Protection District Station 1 (B), Tri - State Fire Protection District Station 3 (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in DuPage County: Community Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemeteries: Saint Patricks Catholic Cemetery (1), Cass Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Parks in DuPage County include: Lemont Woods County Forest Preserve (1), Lindenwood Park (2), Wood Ridge County Forest Preserve (3), Timberlake Park (4), Pratts Wayne Woods County Forest Preserve (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Cook County , Kane County , Kendall County , Will County .

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

5.8%
Illinois:

7.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Current college students: 57,695
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 90.0%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 41.7%

Number of foreign born residents: 138,656 (44% naturalized citizens)

DuPage County:

15.3%
Whole state:

12.3%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 35,802
  • 1990 to 1994: 26,375
  • 1985 to 1989: 18,654
  • 1980 to 1984: 13,594
  • 1975 to 1979: 11,783
  • 1970 to 1974: 10,277
  • 1970 to 1974: 7,295
  • 1965 to 1969: 14,876

Mean travel time to work (commute): 29.0 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 59.2%

DuPage County marital status for males DuPage County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:


Housing units in DuPage County with a mortgage: 175,321 (16,022 second mortgage, 29,167 home equity loan, 590 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 44,390

Here:

0.0% with mortgage
State:

69.8% with mortgage

Religion statistics for DuPage County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic373,82354
Evangelical Protestant120,953247
Other77,88980
Mainline Protestant71,909126
Orthodox8,46010
Black Protestant3,0145
None260,876-
DuPage County Religion Details
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.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 175
DuPage County:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 8
Here:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

0.08 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 97
This 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.
Illinois:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 671
This county:

7.24 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.86 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
DuPage County:

7.1%
Illinois:

8.3%

Adult obesity rate:
DuPage County:

24.0%
State:

25.2%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

13.2%
State:

14.5%

Agriculture in DuPage County:

Average size of farms: 97 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $115,466
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $1779.53
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 84.89%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 1.93%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $104,490
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 65.43%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 6.29%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $52,451
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 67.09%
Average age of principal farm operators: 53 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 0.86
Corn for grain: 2431 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 1777 harvested acres
Vegetables: 96 harvested acres

Tornado activity:

DuPage County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Illinois state average. It is 833282.2 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused 2 fatalities and 42 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 6/13/1976, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado killed 2 people and injured 23 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

DuPage County-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 235.6 miles away from DuPage County 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 210.1 miles away from the county 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 the county 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 268.0 miles away from the county 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 234.1 miles away from DuPage County center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 225.8 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:


The number of natural disasters in DuPage County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 7, Snowstorms: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Class of Workers

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • Mexico (26%)
  • India (16%)
  • Philippines (8%)
  • Poland (7%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (3%)
  • Italy (3%)
  • Other Eastern Europe (3%)

Most common first ancestries reported in DuPage County (%):

  • German (17%)
  • Irish (12%)
  • Italian (11%)
  • Polish (10%)
  • English (5%)
  • United States or American (3%)
  • Swedish (2%)

DuPage County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 373,560 (80%)
  • Carpooled: 35,391 (8%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 1,383 (0%)
  • Streetcar or trolley car: 147 (0%)
  • Subway or elevated: 796 (0%)
  • Railroad: 28,857 (6%)
  • Ferryboat: 60 (0%)
  • Taxi: 369 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 207 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 1,402 (0%)
  • Walked: 8,476 (2%)
  • Other means: 2,126 (0%)
  • Worked at home: 16,599 (4%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders


People in group quarters in DuPage County, Illinois in 2000:

  • 7,029 people in nursing homes
  • 4,919 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 718 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 543 people in religious group quarters
  • 539 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 441 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 168 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 156 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 118 people in training schools for juvenile delinquents
  • 109 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 95 people in other group homes
  • 89 people in wards in general hospitals for patients who have no usual home elsewhere
  • 60 people in short-term care, detention or diagnostic centers for delinquent children
  • 54 people in unknown juvenile institutions
  • 49 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 11 people in other workers' dormitories
  • 8 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 8 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill
  • 7 people in homes for the physically handicapped

People in group quarters in DuPage County, Illinois in 2010:

  • 5,438 people in college/university student housing
  • 4,936 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 786 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 236 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 196 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 113 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 92 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 86 people in correctional residential facilities
  • 76 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 75 people in hospitals with patients who have no usual home elsewhere
  • 43 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 31 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 19 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals and psychiatric units in other hospitals
  • 13 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $84,806.

6.07% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($56,546 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.07%
Illinois average:

4.45%


0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($442 average AGI)
DuPage County:

0.03%
Illinois average:

0.03%

4.34% relocated from other counties in Illinois ($37,514 average AGI)
1.69% relocated from other states ($18,591 average AGI)
DuPage County:

1.69%
Illinois average:

1.87%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Cook County, IL  2.61% ($56,473 average AGI)
from Will County, IL  0.61% ($47,958)
from Kane County, IL  0.47% ($42,413)
from Kendall County, IL  0.14% ($47,198)
from Lake County, IL  0.10% ($78,461)
from McHenry County, IL  0.07% ($42,807)
from DeKalb County, IL  0.06% ($36,543)


6.60% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($54,323 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.60%
Illinois average:

4.96%


0.16% of residents moved to foreign countries ($708 average AGI)
DuPage County:

0.16%
Illinois average:

0.07%

4.12% relocated to other counties in Illinois ($29,962 average AGI)
2.31% relocated to other states ($23,653 average AGI)
DuPage County:

2.31%
Illinois average:

2.36%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Cook County, IL  2.29% ($46,315 average AGI)
to Will County, IL  0.58% ($51,756)
to Kane County, IL  0.57% ($52,635)
to Kendall County, IL  0.19% ($52,329)
to Lake County, IL  0.11% ($55,959)
to Maricopa County, AZ  0.08% ($65,535)
to McHenry County, IL  0.07% ($45,459)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 16.3
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 13.9
Births per 1000 population from 2007 to 2013: 11.9

Births per 1000 population in DuPage County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 5.9
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 6.2
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2013: 6.3

Deaths per 1000 population in DuPage County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 6.3
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 6.7
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2007 to 2012: 5.1

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in DuPage County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2003: 98,797 (90,501 aged, 8,296 disabled)
Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 10%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 7%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 0.75
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 11711.95
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 196.4
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 34686.2

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1326.320
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 605.2
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 8.61

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 79.27
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 97.94

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 16.36
Beer, wine & liquor stores per 100,000 population in 2005: 1
Fitness & recreation sports centers per 100,000 population in 2005: 2768.190

Homicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 14.0. This is less than state average.

Mechanisms of homicide:

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 7.9
  • Other - 6.1

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 69.3. This is less than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide:

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 23.2
  • Poisoning - 18.2
  • Suffocation - 17.9
  • Other - 10.0

Household type by relationship:

Households: 904,784

Size of family households: 89,307 2-persons, 54,556 3-persons, 53,718 4-persons, 25,636 5-persons, 9,340 6-persons, 5,457 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 81,763 1-person, 14,825 2-persons, 1,542 3-persons, 690 4-persons, 189 5-persons, 72 6-persons, 37 7-or-more-persons.

200,214 married couples with children.
28,755 single-parent households (6,423 men, 22,332 women).

79.2% of residents of DuPage County speak English at home.
7.7% of residents speak Spanish at home (46% speak English very well, 22% speak English well, 22% speak English not well, 10% don't speak English at all).
8.4% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (67% speak English very well, 21% speak English well, 10% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
4.1% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (65% speak English very well, 24% speak English well, 9% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
0.5% of residents speak other language at home (73% speak English very well, 18% speak English well, 8% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $3,324,961,000 ($3580 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $185,485,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $1,559,702,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $699,567,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $20,083,000
Federal grants: $405,998,000
Federal procurement contracts: $270,659,000 ($153,380,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $368,953,000 ($5,222,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $100,496,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $642,369,000
Federal Government insurance: $496,449,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 67,371
Here:

73 per 1000 residents
State:

75 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 29,782
Here:

32 per 1000 residents
State:

43 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +29,543
Here:

+32 per 1000 residents
State:

+26 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -41,795
Here -45 per 1000 residents
State -31 per 1000 residents

Population growth in DuPage County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 10.03 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.8
State:

6.1

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

3.8
State:

4.1

Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 2,434
  • 2000 to 2004: 30,171
  • 1990 to 1999: 53,605
  • 1980 to 1989: 70,003
  • 1970 to 1979: 81,294
  • 1960 to 1969: 48,978
  • 1950 to 1959: 38,414
  • 1940 to 1949: 11,284
  • 1939 or earlier: 20,051
Rooms in houses/apartments in DuPage County, Illinois
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 236
  • 2 rooms: 1,706
  • 3 rooms: 5,735
  • 4 rooms: 15,536
  • 5 rooms: 37,632
  • 6 rooms: 47,870
  • 7 rooms: 47,424
  • 8 rooms: 44,999
  • 9+ rooms: 47,633
  • 1 room: 3,649
  • 2 rooms: 8,555
  • 3 rooms: 19,598
  • 4 rooms: 22,522
  • 5 rooms: 13,520
  • 6 rooms: 4,684
  • 7 rooms: 2,208
  • 8 rooms: 1,147
  • 9+ rooms: 947
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in DuPage County, Illinois
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 650
  • 1 bedroom: 6,668
  • 2 bedrooms: 44,692
  • 3 bedrooms: 108,593
  • 4 bedrooms: 75,080
  • 5+ bedrooms: 13,088
  • no bedroom: 4,232
  • 1 bedroom: 30,599
  • 2 bedrooms: 32,066
  • 3 bedrooms: 7,783
  • 4 bedrooms: 1,801
  • 5+ bedrooms: 349
Cars and other vehicles available in DuPage County, Illinois in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 6,046
  • 1 vehicle: 58,797
  • 2 vehicles: 131,339
  • 3 vehicles: 38,449
  • 4 vehicles: 10,897
  • 5+ vehicles: 3,243
  • no vehicle: 8,257
  • 1 vehicle: 39,003
  • 2 vehicles: 24,448
  • 3 vehicles: 3,899
  • 4 vehicles: 737
  • 5+ vehicles: 486

60% of DuPage County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 50% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 66% lived in Illinois.

DuPage County:

59.5%
State average:

58.6%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $189,300


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 0%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 0%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in DuPage County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (94.3%)
  • Electricity (5.0%)
  • Utility gas (67.8%)
  • Electricity (28.6%)
  • Other fuel (1.5%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1.0%)
  • No fuel used (0.8%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 15,319
Here:

13.9%
Illinois:

13.4%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 5,195
Here:

10.1%
Illinois:

11.1%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 14,838
Here:

34.2%
Illinois:

25.8%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

DuPage County government finances - Expenditure in 2006:

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $28,366,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $14,805,000
    Solid Waste Management: $4,035,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,547,000
    Sewerage: $1,189,000
    General - Other: $127,000
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $40,459,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $34,949,000
    Health - Other: $34,668,000
    Public Welfare Institutions: $29,856,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $24,043,000
    Correctional Institutions: $21,855,000
    Central Staff Services: $21,724,000
    Regular Highways: $20,767,000
    Police Protection: $20,386,000
    Sewerage: $14,959,000
    Financial Administration: $14,699,000
    Housing and Community Development: $14,326,000
    Air Transportation: $11,460,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Other Purposes: $11,250,000
    General Public Buildings: $9,683,000
    Corrections - Other: $8,021,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $6,290,000
    Parks and Recreation: $2,280,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $14,265,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Sewerage: $4,122,000
    General - Other: $1,097,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $7,738,000
    Solid Waste Management: $7,251,000
    Regular Highways: $4,035,000
    Police Protection: $866,000
    Central Staff Services: $747,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $166,424,000

DuPage County government finances - Revenue in 2006:

  • Charges - All Other: $42,732,000
    Air Transportation: $20,720,000
    Sewerage: $8,933,000
    Parks and Recreation: $5,108,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $9,672,000
    All Other: $6,785,000
    Housing and Community Development: $6,135,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $5,613,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $30,523,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $28,851,000
    Interest Earnings: $8,879,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $2,099,000
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $53,633,000
    Public Welfare: $27,389,000
    All Other: $21,960,000
    Highways: $16,784,000
    Health and Hospitals: $1,856,000
  • Tax - Property: $109,491,000
    Motor Fuels Sales: $20,581,000
    Other License: $19,234,000

DuPage County government finances - Debt in 2006:

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $356,635,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $342,005,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $117,285,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $102,655,000

DuPage County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $19,105,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $508,799,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $28,620,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

DuPage County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1993
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

DuPage County Fatal accident statistics for 1994 - 2013
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 147 full 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 ORIGINATED2,759$203,5894,525$269,08431,862$248,365728$146,70752$2,638,269868$198,14458$213,259
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED172$194,093473$298,1822,750$253,634118$65,3901$1,475,00091$196,2314$244,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED465$200,277694$275,9517,139$269,770385$92,65215$448,000355$177,9587$73,286
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN239$196,184409$260,9174,171$248,071112$148,8482$15,786,000163$183,3190$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS102$198,265134$283,1271,497$255,24557$152,4560$043$155,7670$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 147 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED727$239,787518$258,2204$185,250
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED227$236,097287$256,7182$112,500
APPLICATIONS DENIED126$222,905193$248,1091$150,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN66$224,40990$256,3783$150,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS28$230,46426$255,7691$299,000
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Most common first names in DuPage County, IL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John4,53574.9 years
Mary4,06280.9 years
William3,11574.6 years
Robert2,71470.9 years
Joseph2,52676.4 years
Helen2,43181.7 years
James2,27170.9 years
George2,07576.2 years
Edward1,99375.4 years
Frank1,92576.8 years
Most common last names in DuPage County, IL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson1,05478.6 years
Smith77976.4 years
Miller64076.6 years
Anderson61776.6 years
Brown41977.3 years
Nelson38377.4 years
Peterson32078.1 years
Williams30175.9 years
Carlson28178.7 years
Jones26675.5 years
Businesses in DuPage County, IL
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven54Journeys2
ALDI8Just Tires6
ALDO2Justice7
AT&T12KFC12
Abercrombie & Fitch2Kincaid3
Abercrombie Kids1Kmart5
Ace Hardware18Kohl's6
Advance Auto Parts9LA Fitness3
Aeropostale4La Quinta2
Aerosoles1La-Z-Boy7
American Eagle Outfitters2Lane Bryant2
Ann Taylor7Lane Furniture6
Apple Store2LensCrafters5
Applebee's3Little Caesars Pizza7
Arby's7Long John Silver's1
Audi2Lowe's1
AutoZone13Macy's4
Avenue4Marriott17
BMW3Marshalls3
Bakers2MasterBrand Cabinets52
Bakers Square3Maurices2
Bally Total Fitness2Mazda3
Banana Republic3McDonald's42
Barnes & Noble3Meijer1
Baskin-Robbins18Men's Wearhouse7
Bath & Body Works9Menards2
Bebe1Motel 61
Bed Bath & Beyond3Motherhood Maternity7
Bentleymotors.Com1New Balance20
Best Western1New York & Co3
Blockbuster14Nike66
Brooks Brothers1Nissan3
Brookstone1Nordstrom3
Brunswick Bowling & Billiards5Office Depot7
Budget Car Rental2OfficeMax4
Buffalo Wild Wings6Old Country Buffet3
Burger King29Old Navy5
Buybuy BABY1Olive Garden2
CVS16On The Border1
Cache1Outback4
Caribou Coffee8Outback Steakhouse4
Carson Pirie Scott4Pac Sun2
Casual Male XL3Panda Express6
Catherines5Panera Bread9
Charlotte Russe2Papa John's Pizza4
Chevrolet3Payless10
Chick-Fil-A1Penske8
Chico's4PetSmart4
Chipotle11Pier 1 Imports4
Chuck E. Cheese's2Pizza Hut10
Cinnabon 2Plato's Closet3
Circle K12Popeyes4
Clarion1Pottery Barn2
Clarks2Pottery Barn Kids1
Cold Stone Creamery5Qdoba Mexican Grill6
Coldwater Creek4Quality1
Comfort Inn2Quiznos9
Comfort Suites2RadioShack12
Costco2Red Lobster2
Crate & Barrel2Red Robin3
Cricket Wireless15Red Roof Inn2
Curves6Rodeway Inn1
DHL13Ruby Tuesday2
Dairy Queen25Rue211
Deb1Ryder Rental & Truck Leasing1
Decora Cabinetry10SAS Shoes5
Dennys5SONIC Drive-In1
Discount Tire5Safeway12
Domino's Pizza4Sam's Club3
DressBarn4Sears11
Dressbarn4Sephora3
Dunkin Donuts39Shoe Carnival4
Eddie Bauer4Soma Intimates2
Ethan Allen2Spencer Gifts2
Express4Sprint Nextel15
Extended Stay America6Staples3
Extended Stay Deluxe1Starbucks56
Famous Footwear4Steak 'n Shake3
FedEx146Subaru1
Finish Line2Subway48
Firestone Complete Auto Care10Super 81
Foot Locker1T-Mobile7
Ford3T.G.I. Driday's3
Forever 212T.J.Maxx5
GNC14Taco Bell16
GameStop12Talbots3
Gap9Target9
Goodwill3The Cheesecake Factory1
Gymboree5The Limited2
H&M1The Room Place6
H&R Block23Torrid1
Haworth1Toyota4
Hilton9Toys"R"Us8
Hobby Lobby2Trader Joe's3
Holiday Inn8True Value3
Hollister Co.1U-Haul18
Home Depot7U.S. Cellular4
Homestead Studio Suites2UPS181
Honda2Urban Outfitters1
Hot Topic2Vans4
Houlihan's2Verizon Wireless7
Hyatt4Victoria's Secret5
Hyundai2Volkswagen3
IHOP3Vons12
InTown Suites2Walgreens23
J. Jill2Walmart6
J.Crew1Wendy's17
JCPenney3Westin2
Jamba Juice7Wet Seal3
Jewel-Osco22White Castle6
Jimmy John's4Whole Foods Market4
JoS. A. Bank4YMCA7
Jones New York14

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