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Bridgeview, Illinois - Basic Facts

The Village of Bridgeview had a population of 16,946 as of July 1, 2016. Bridgeview ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Illinois. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Bridgeview is located at latitude 41.7402 and longitude -87.8067 in Cook County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Bridgeview (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.15 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Cook County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 620 feet.

The Village of Bridgeview (GNIS ID: 2397453) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Village of Bridgeview is located within Township of Lyons, a minor civil division (MCD) of Cook County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Bridgeview population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Bridgeview, IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 16,946
Population in Households 16,516
Population in Familes 14,102
Population in Group Qrtrs 430
Population Density1 4,085
Diversity Index2 51


Total Households 5,835
Average Household Size 2.83
Family Households 4,084
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 6,014 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,032 (67.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,803 (30.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 179 ( 3.0%)
Median Home Value $185,507
Average Home Value $195,047


Median Household Income $52,634
Average Household Income $62,744
Per Capita Income $22,316
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.48% 0.21%
Households 0.38% 0.18%
Families 0.27% 0.08%
Median Household Income   0.2%
Per Capita Income   1.08%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Bridgeview, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Bridgeview to the other 1,368 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Illinois by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 152 89th
Population Density1 # 85 94th
Diversity Index2 # 176 87th
Median Household Income # 675 51st
Per Capita Income # 1032 25th

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