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Streamwood, Illinois - Basic Facts

The Village of Streamwood had a population of 40,705 as of July 1, 2016. Streamwood 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 Streamwood is located at latitude 42.0206 and longitude -88.1778 in Cook County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Streamwood (see map below) encompass a land area of 7.79 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles. Cook County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 807 feet.

The Village of Streamwood (GNIS ID: 2399920) 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 Streamwood is located within Township of Hanover, a minor civil division (MCD) of Cook County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Streamwood 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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Streamwood, IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 40,705
Population in Households 40,425
Population in Familes 35,253
Population in Group Qrtrs 280
Population Density1 5,226
Diversity Index2 75


Total Households 13,279
Average Household Size 3.04
Family Households 10,035
Average Family Size 4


Total Housing Units 13,775 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 11,425 (82.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,854 (13.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 496 ( 3.6%)
Median Home Value $203,193
Average Home Value $230,273


Median Household Income $72,704
Average Household Income $87,494
Per Capita Income $29,039
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.34% 0.27%
Households 0.3% 0.25%
Families 0.14% 0.18%
Median Household Income   1.76%
Per Capita Income   1.42%
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.

Streamwood, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Streamwood 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 # 41 97th
Population Density1 # 36 97th
Diversity Index2 # 41 97th
Median Household Income # 216 84th
Per Capita Income # 427 69th

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