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Glencoe, Illinois - Basic Facts

The Village of Glencoe had a population of 8,590 as of July 1, 2018. Glencoe ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Illinois. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Glencoe is located at latitude 42.1345 and longitude -87.7632 in Cook County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Glencoe (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.72 sq. miles and a water area of 0.06 sq. miles. Cook County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 673 feet.

The Village of Glencoe (GNIS ID: 2398973) 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 Glencoe is located within Township of New Trier, a minor civil division (MCD) of Cook County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Glencoe population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2018.

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


Total Population 8,590
Population in Households 8,586
Population in Familes 7,945
Population in Group Qrtrs 4
Population Density2 2,310
Diversity Index3 19


Median Household Income $200,001
Average Household Income $261,590
Per Capita Income $90,137


Total Housing Units 3,236 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,699 (83.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 260 ( 8.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 277 ( 8.6%)
Median Home Value $1,089,905
Average Home Value $1,153,148


Total Households 2,959
Average Household Size 2.9
Family Households 2,443
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 -0.19% -0.21%
Households -0.22% -0.25%
Families -0.27% -0.27%
Median Household Income   0.0%
Per Capita Income   0.9%

Glencoe, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Glencoe 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 # 246 82nd
Population Density # 205 85th
Diversity Index # 500 64th
Median Household Income # 1 100th
Per Capita Income # 3 100th

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