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Glenwood, Illinois - Basic Facts

The Village of Glenwood had a population of 8,782 as of July 1, 2017. Glenwood 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 Glenwood is located at latitude 41.5405 and longitude -87.611 in Cook County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Glenwood (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.13 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Cook County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 620 feet.

The Village of Glenwood (GNIS ID: 2398979) 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 Glenwood is located within Township of Bloom, a minor civil division (MCD) of Cook County.

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


Total Population 8,782
Daytime Population: Workers 2,295
Daytime Population: Residents 5,237
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 7,532
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.86
Population in Households 8,561
Population in Familes 7,262
Population in Group Qrtrs 221
Population Density2 2,803
Diversity Index3 61


Median Household Income $58,988
Average Household Income $74,671
Per Capita Income $28,353


Total Housing Units 3,497 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,528 (72.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 698 (20.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 271 ( 7.7%)
Median Home Value $152,133
Average Home Value $165,299


Total Households 3,226
Average Household Size 2.65
Family Households 2,273
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% -0.03%
Households -0.16% -0.05%
Families -0.29% -0.14%
Median Household Income   0.93%
Per Capita Income   1.88%

Glenwood, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Glenwood 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 # 244 82nd
Population Density # 152 89th
Diversity Index # 103 92nd
Median Household Income # 465 66th
Per Capita Income # 538 61st

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