Elmwood Park, IL Profile: Facts & Data


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Elmwood Park, Illinois - Basic Facts

The Village of Elmwood Park had a population of 25,151 as of July 1, 2018. Elmwood Park 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 Elmwood Park is located at latitude 41.9225 and longitude -87.8163 in Cook County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Elmwood Park (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.91 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Cook County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 643 feet.

The Village of Elmwood Park (GNIS ID: 2398817) 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 Elmwood Park is located within Township of Leyden, a minor civil division (MCD) of Cook County.

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


Total Population 25,151
Population in Households 24,959
Population in Familes 20,628
Population in Group Qrtrs 192
Population Density2 13,179
Diversity Index3 58


Median Household Income $58,729
Average Household Income $77,155
Per Capita Income $29,537


Total Housing Units 10,136 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,090 (60.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,447 (34.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 599 ( 5.9%)
Median Home Value $260,876
Average Home Value $285,123


Total Households 9,537
Average Household Size 2.62
Family Households 6,350
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 0.13% 0.01%
Households 0.1% -0.02%
Families -0.01% -0.05%
Median Household Income   2.39%
Per Capita Income   2.41%

Elmwood Park, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Elmwood Park 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 # 93 93rd
Population Density # 4 100th
Diversity Index # 130 90th
Median Household Income # 535 61st
Per Capita Income # 537 61st

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