Countryside, IL Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Countryside, Illinois - Basic Facts

The City of Countryside had a population of 6,425 as of July 1, 2017. Countryside 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 Countryside is located at latitude 41.7742 and longitude -87.8752 in Cook County. The formal boundaries for the City of Countryside (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.88 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Cook County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 663 feet.

The City of Countryside (GNIS ID: 2393653) 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 City of Countryside is located within Township of Lyons, a minor civil division (MCD) of Cook County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Countryside 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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Countryside, IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 6,425
Daytime Population: Workers 7,209
Daytime Population: Residents 3,210
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 10,419
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.62
Population in Households 6,411
Population in Familes 4,963
Population in Group Qrtrs 14
Population Density2 2,233
Diversity Index3 48


Median Household Income $59,006
Average Household Income $79,422
Per Capita Income $34,305


Total Housing Units 2,918 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,017 (69.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 728 (24.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 172 ( 5.9%)
Median Home Value $209,076
Average Home Value $259,262


Total Households 2,746
Average Household Size 2.33
Family Households 1,627
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 1.19% 0.82%
Households 1.24% 0.82%
Families 0.8% 0.75%
Median Household Income   1.72%
Per Capita Income   2.33%

Countryside, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Countryside 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 # 298 78th
Population Density # 222 84th
Diversity Index # 200 85th
Median Household Income # 463 66th
Per Capita Income # 239 83rd

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