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Glendale Heights, Illinois - Basic Facts

The Village of Glendale Heights had a population of 34,630 as of July 1, 2018. Glendale Heights 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 Glendale Heights is located at latitude 41.9189 and longitude -88.0781 in DuPage County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Glendale Heights (see map below) encompass a land area of 5.37 sq. miles and a water area of 0.14 sq. miles. DuPage County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 761 feet.

The Village of Glendale Heights (GNIS ID: 2398974) 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 Glendale Heights is located within Township of Bloomingdale, a minor civil division (MCD) of DuPage County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Glendale Heights 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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Glendale Heights, IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 34,630
Population in Households 34,628
Population in Familes 29,469
Population in Group Qrtrs 2
Population Density2 6,449
Diversity Index3 83


Median Household Income $65,162
Average Household Income $79,501
Per Capita Income $26,164


Total Housing Units 11,943 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 7,368 (61.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,937 (33.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 638 ( 5.3%)
Median Home Value $209,286
Average Home Value $218,297


Total Households 11,305
Average Household Size 3.06
Family Households 8,109
Average Family Size 4
  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 0.15% 0.09%
Households 0.05% 0.05%
Families -0.04% -0.02%
Median Household Income   1.49%
Per Capita Income   1.91%

Glendale Heights, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Glendale Heights 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 # 53 96th
Population Density # 19 99th
Diversity Index # 12 99th
Median Household Income # 363 74th
Per Capita Income # 817 40th

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