Carpentersville, IL Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Carpentersville, Illinois - Basic Facts

The Village of Carpentersville had a population of 39,135 as of July 1, 2017. Carpentersville 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 Carpentersville is located at latitude 42.1235 and longitude -88.2933 in Kane County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Carpentersville (see map below) encompass a land area of 7.89 sq. miles and a water area of 0.2 sq. miles. Kane County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 889 feet.

The Village of Carpentersville (GNIS ID: 2397560) 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 Carpentersville is located within Township of Dundee, a minor civil division (MCD) of Kane County.

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


Total Population 39,135
Daytime Population: Workers 7,287
Daytime Population: Residents 20,495
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 27,782
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.71
Population in Households 39,130
Population in Familes 34,707
Population in Group Qrtrs 5
Population Density2 4,957
Diversity Index3 81


Median Household Income $58,521
Average Household Income $80,841
Per Capita Income $22,840


Total Housing Units 11,866 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 8,265 (69.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,883 (24.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 718 ( 6.1%)
Median Home Value $178,127
Average Home Value $209,812


Total Households 11,148
Average Household Size 3.51
Family Households 8,934
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 0.52% 0.36%
Households 0.37% 0.28%
Families 0.43% 0.19%
Median Household Income   1.8%
Per Capita Income   2.59%

Carpentersville, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Carpentersville 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 # 46 97th
Population Density # 46 97th
Diversity Index # 21 99th
Median Household Income # 484 65th
Per Capita Income # 1069 22nd

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