Glen Ellyn, IL Population

By | January 12, 2021

Population: 26,999. Estimated population in 2021: 27,193 (+0.7% change)
Males: 13,178 (48.8%), Females: 13,821 (51.2%)

DuPage County

Zip codes: 60137.

Median resident age: 37.0 years
Median household income: $74,846
Median house value: $274,800

Races in Glen Ellyn:

  • White Non-Hispanic (87.0%)
  • Hispanic (4.7%)
  • Asian Indian (2.3%)
  • Black (2.1%)
  • Other race (1.8%)
  • Two or more races (1.7%)
  • Other Asian (0.8%)
  • Chinese (0.6%)
  • Filipino (0.5%)

Ancestries: German (27.9%), Irish (22.5%), English (13.3%), Italian (10.3%), Polish (8.9%), Swedish (4.6%).

Elevation: 780 feet

Land area: 6.6 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Glen Ellyn

  • High school or higher: 94.5%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 58.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 22.6%
  • Unemployed: 2.1%
  • Mean travel time to work: 30.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Glen Ellyn village

  • Never married: 22.0%
  • Now married: 64.7%
  • Separated: 1.0%
  • Widowed: 5.6%
  • Divorced: 6.8%

10.8% Foreign born (4.1% Asia, 3.2% Europe, 2.8% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: +1,430 (+5.6%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Glen Ellyn:

  • EDWARD HOSPITAL (about 3 miles; NAPERVILLE, IL)
  • MARIANJOY REHABILITATION CENTER (about 4 miles; WHEATON, IL)
  • GLENOAKS MEDICAL CENTER INC (about 4 miles; GLENDALE HEIGHTS, IL)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Glen Ellyn:

  • CHICAGO O’HARE INTL (about 14 miles; CHICAGO, IL; Abbreviation: ORD)
  • CHICAGO MIDWAY INTL (about 23 miles; CHICAGO, IL; Abbreviation: MDW)
  • GARY/CHICAGO (about 50 miles; GARY, IN; Abbreviation: GYY)
Other public-use airports nearest to Glen Ellyn:

  • SCHAUMBURG REGIONAL (about 9 miles; CHICAGO/SCHAUMBURG, IL; Abbreviation: 06C)
  • SCHAUMBURG MUNICIPAL HELISTOP (about 12 miles; CHICAGO/SCHAUMBURG, IL; Abbreviation: 4H1)
  • DUPAGE (about 12 miles; CHICAGO/WEST CHICAGO, IL; Abbreviation: DPA)
Amtrak stations near Glen Ellyn:

  • 9 miles: NAPERVILLE (E. 4TH & ELLSWORTH AVE.). Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 14 miles: LA GRANGE ROAD (LA GRANGE, 25 W. BURLINGTON AVE.). Services: enclosed waiting area, public payphones, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 19 miles: SUMMIT (ARCHER & CENTER AVE.). Services: public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
College/University in Glen Ellyn:

  • COLLEGE OF DUPAGE (Full-time enrollment: 15,545; Location: 425 22nd St.; Public; Website: www.cod.edu)
Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Glen Ellyn:

  • WHEATON COLLEGE (about 4 miles; WHEATON, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,684)
  • BENEDICTINE UNIVERSITY (about 6 miles; LISLE, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,102)
  • DEVRY INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY (about 6 miles; ADDISON, IL; Full-time enrollment: 3,076)
  • ELMHURST COLLEGE (about 9 miles; ELMHURST, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,188)
  • NORTH CENTRAL COLLEGE (about 10 miles; NAPERVILLE, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,088)
  • TRITON COLLEGE (about 16 miles; RIVER GROVE, IL; Full-time enrollment: 8,007)
  • LEWIS UNIVERSITY (about 16 miles; ROMEOVILLE, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,974)
Public high schools in Glen Ellyn:

  • GLENBARD WEST HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 2,032; Location: 670 CRESCENT BLVD; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • GLENBARD SOUTH HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,435; Location: 23W200 BUTTERFLD RD; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Glen Ellyn:

  • HADLEY JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,107; Location: 240 HAWTHORNE BLVD; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • GLEN CREST MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 860; Location: 725 SHEEHAN AVE; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • BENJAMIN FRANKLIN ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 608; Location: 350 BRYANT AVE; Grades: KG – 05)
  • ABRAHAM LINCOLN ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 596; Location: 380 GREENFIELD AVE; Grades: PK – 05)
  • FOREST GLEN ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 587; Location: 561 ELM ST; Grades: PK – 05)
  • CHURCHILL ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 584; Location: 240 GENEVA RD; Grades: KG – 05)
  • PARK VIEW ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 443; Location: 250 S PARK BLVD; Grades: KG – 05)
  • ARBOR VIEW ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 344; Location: 22 W 430 IRONWOOD DR; Grades: PK – 05)
  • WESTFIELD ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 281; Location: 125 MAYFIELD LN; Grades: KG – 05)
  • PHILLIP J ROCK CENTER AND SCHOOL (Students: 18; Location: 818 DU PAGE BLVD; Grades: 01 – 12)
Private primary/middle schools in Glen Ellyn:

  • ST PETRONILLE ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 527; Location: 456 HILLSIDE AVENUE; Grades: KG – 8)
  • ST JAMES THE APOSTLE (Students: 309; Location: 490 S PARK; Grades: KG – 8)
  • MERITOR ACADEMY (Students: 87; Location: 2 S 661 RT 53; Grades: PK – 3)
  • HANSEL AND GRETEL HAUS (Students: 38; Location: 927 N MAIN ST; Grades: UG – UG)

Libraries

Library in Glen Ellyn:

  • GLEN ELLYN P.L. (Operating income: $2,003,029; Location: 400 DUANE STREET; 147,401 books; 8,811 audio materials; 4,498 video materials; 375 serial subscriptions)

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