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Crestwood, Illinois - Basic Facts

The Village of Crestwood had a population of 10,816 as of July 1, 2017. Crestwood 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 Crestwood is located at latitude 41.6456 and longitude -87.7401 in Cook County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Crestwood (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.05 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles. Cook County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 597 feet.

The Village of Crestwood (GNIS ID: 2398649) 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 Crestwood is located within Township of Bremen, a minor civil division (MCD) of Cook County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Crestwood population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Crestwood, IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 10,816
Daytime Population: Workers 9,104
Daytime Population: Residents 5,681
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 14,785
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.37
Population in Households 10,278
Population in Familes 7,577
Population in Group Qrtrs 538
Population Density2 3,549
Diversity Index3 40


Median Household Income $56,870
Average Household Income $73,752
Per Capita Income $34,859


Total Housing Units 5,153 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,804 (73.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,057 (20.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 291 ( 5.6%)
Median Home Value $161,749
Average Home Value $185,062


Total Households 4,862
Average Household Size 2.11
Family Households 2,605
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.17% -0.06%
Households -0.1% -0.06%
Families -0.07% -0.18%
Median Household Income   1.71%
Per Capita Income   2.35%

Crestwood, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Crestwood to the other 1,368 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Illinois by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 209 85th
Population Density # 107 92nd
Diversity Index # 254 81st
Median Household Income # 534 61st
Per Capita Income # 222 84th

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