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Glen Ellyn, Illinois - Basic Facts

The Village of Glen Ellyn had a population of 28,122 as of July 1, 2017. Glen Ellyn 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 Glen Ellyn is located at latitude 41.8667 and longitude -88.0627 in DuPage County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Glen Ellyn (see map below) encompass a land area of 6.63 sq. miles and a water area of 0.16 sq. miles. DuPage County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 741 feet.

The Village of Glen Ellyn (GNIS ID: 2398972) 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 Glen Ellyn is located within Township of Milton, a minor civil division (MCD) of DuPage County.

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

Alternate Unofficial Names for Glen Ellyn: Danby, Prospect Park.

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


Total Population 28,122
Daytime Population: Workers 20,451
Daytime Population: Residents 14,644
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 35,095
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.25
Population in Households 28,092
Population in Familes 24,063
Population in Group Qrtrs 30
Population Density2 4,244
Diversity Index3 39


Median Household Income $96,608
Average Household Income $136,562
Per Capita Income $51,413


Total Housing Units 11,275 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 7,801 (69.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,831 (25.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 643 ( 5.7%)
Median Home Value $421,988
Average Home Value $493,536


Total Households 10,632
Average Household Size 2.64
Family Households 7,429
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 0.32% 0.33%
Households 0.26% 0.29%
Families 0.21% 0.21%
Median Household Income   1.6%
Per Capita Income   1.92%

Glen Ellyn, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Glen Ellyn 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 # 74 95th
Population Density # 76 95th
Diversity Index # 266 81st
Median Household Income # 85 94th
Per Capita Income # 50 96th

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