Crestwood, IL Profile: Facts & Data


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Crestwood, Illinois - Basic Facts

The Village of Crestwood had a population of 10,877 as of July 1, 2018. 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.

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Crestwood, IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 10,877
Population in Households 10,336
Population in Familes 7,688
Population in Group Qrtrs 541
Population Density2 3,569
Diversity Index3 40


Median Household Income $55,994
Average Household Income $73,709
Per Capita Income $34,911


Total Housing Units 5,153 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,857 (74.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,043 (20.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 253 ( 4.9%)
Median Home Value $169,931
Average Home Value $198,101


Total Households 4,900
Average Household Size 2.11
Family Households 2,635
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.08% -0.11%
Households 0.0% -0.1%
Families 0.07% -0.13%
Median Household Income   1.6%
Per Capita Income   2.51%

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, 2018 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 # 208 85th
Population Density # 107 92nd
Diversity Index # 251 82nd
Median Household Income # 627 54th
Per Capita Income # 259 81st

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