Glenwood, IL Population

By | January 12, 2021

Population: 9,000. Estimated population in 2021: 8,663 (-3.7% change)
Males: 4,192 (46.6%), Females: 4,808 (53.4%)

Cook County

Zip code: 60425

Median resident age: 38.7 years
Median household income: $53,894
Median house value: $126,800

Races in Glenwood:

  • White Non-Hispanic (48.9%)
  • Black (44.5%)
  • Hispanic (5.0%)
  • Other race (2.3%)
  • Two or more races (1.1%)

(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: German (14.9%), Irish (10.0%), Polish (7.6%), Italian (7.4%), Subsaharan African (4.8%), English (4.0%).

Elevation: 620 feet

Land area: 2.7 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Glenwood

  • High school or higher: 90.9%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 27.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.2%
  • Unemployed: 4.2%
  • Mean travel time to work: 33.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Glenwood village

  • Never married: 27.9%
  • Now married: 52.2%
  • Separated: 2.2%
  • Widowed: 8.1%
  • Divorced: 9.6%

3.5% Foreign born (1.4% Europe, 1.3% Latin America, 0.5% Africa).

Population change in the 1990s: -268 (-2.9%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Glenwood:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Glenwood:

  • GARY/CHICAGO (about 16 miles; GARY, IN; Abbreviation: GYY)
  • CHICAGO MIDWAY INTL (about 19 miles; CHICAGO, IL; Abbreviation: MDW)
  • CHICAGO O’HARE INTL (about 36 miles; CHICAGO, IL; Abbreviation: ORD)
Other public-use airports nearest to Glenwood:

  • LANSING MUNI (about 7 miles; CHICAGO, IL; Abbreviation: IGQ)
  • SANGER (about 13 miles; MONEE, IL; Abbreviation: C56)
  • TINLEY PARK HELISTOP (about 14 miles; CHICAGO/TINLEY PARK, IL; Abbreviation: TF8)
Amtrak stations near Glenwood:

  • 5 miles: HOMEWOOD (181 1ST ST. & PARK AVE.). Services: ticket office, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, public transit connection.
  • 8 miles: DYER (SHEFFIELD RD.). Services: enclosed waiting area, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking.
  • 13 miles: HAMMOND-WHITING (HAMMOND, 1135 CALUMET 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.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Glenwood:

  • PRAIRIE STATE COLLEGE (about 3 miles; CHICAGO HEIGHTS, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,523)
  • SOUTH SUBURBAN COLLEGE (about 4 miles; SOUTH HOLLAND, IL; Full-time enrollment: 3,599)
  • GOVERNORS STATE UNIVERSITY (about 8 miles; UNIVERSITY PARK, IL; Full-time enrollment: 3,191)
  • CHICAGO STATE UNIVERSITY (about 11 miles; CHICAGO, IL; Full-time enrollment: 4,836)
  • CITY COLLEGES OF CHICAGO-OLIVE-HARVEY COLLEGE (about 11 miles; CHICAGO, IL; Full-time enrollment: 4,004)
  • PURDUE UNIVERSITY-CALUMET CAMPUS (about 12 miles; HAMMOND, IN; Full-time enrollment: 6,312)
  • SAINT XAVIER UNIVERSITY (about 13 miles; CHICAGO, IL; Full-time enrollment: 3,161)
Private high school in Glenwood:

  • GLENWOOD SCHOOL FOR BOYS (Students: 223; Location: 187TH & HALSTED STREETS; Grades: 2 – 12; Boys only)
Public primary/middle schools in Glenwood:

  • LONGWOOD ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 377; Location: 441 LONGWOOD DRIVE; Grades: PK – 04)
  • HICKORY BEND ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 322; Location: 600 E 191ST PL; Grades: KG – 04)
  • BROOKWOOD JR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 319; Location: 201 GLENWOOD-LANSING; Grades: 07 – 08)
  • BROOKWOOD MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 303; Location: 200 GLENWOOD-LANSING; Grades: 05 – 06)

Libraries

Library in Glenwood:

  • GLENWOOD-LYNWOOD P.L.D. (Operating income: $366,408; Location: 320 GLENWOOD-LANSING ROAD; 27,477 books; 979 audio materials; 104 video materials; 111 serial subscriptions)

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