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Elmhurst GENERAL POPULATION
Total Population in Elmhurst, IL
At the time of the most recent United States Census Survey, the number of people in Elmhurst, IL was 42,762.
Elmhurst Male Population
At the time of the last full census survey, the number of men in Elmhurst was 20,553, which represents 48.1 percent of the total for the community (The national average is 49.10%).
Male Population, Married in Elmhurst, IL
There are an estimated 10,302 married men in the town. 64.9 percent of men over 15 years old in Elmhurst are married, compared to the national average of 56.70%.
The estimated female population in Elmhurst is 22,209 which is 51.9 of the total population (Compared to the national average of 50.90%).
Female Population, Married in Elmhurst, Illinois
There are an estimated 10,636 married women in the community. 60.1 percent of females over the age of 15 are married, compared to the national average of 52.10%.
Median Age in Elmhurst, IL
The median age of people living in Elmhurst, IL was 38.7 at the time of the last full census survey. (The United States average at the time was 35.3)
At that time, the number of people under the age of 5 living in Elmhurst was 3,002. There were 31,821 people above the age of 18, which represents 74.4 percent of the entire population (compared to the national average of 74.30% ). 16 percent of the population (6,824) in the community was 65 years and over, compared to 12.40% nationally.
One Race Percent in Elmhurst, IL
At the time of the last census survey, the number of people of one race in Elmhurst, IL was 42,356.
White Population in Elmhurst, IL
The estimated White population in the Elmhurst community is 39,940, which is 93.4 percent of the total population (The U.S. average is 75.10%).
Black Population in Elmhurst, Illinois
The estimated Black/African American population is 400, which is 0.9 percent of the total population in town (The U.S. average is 12.30%).
American Indian and Alaska Native Population in Elmhurst, IL
In 2000, the number of American Indians or Alaska Natives in Elmhurst, IL was 24.
Asian Population in Elmhurst, Illinois
At the last survey, the total Asian population in the community was 1,568.
Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander Population in Elmhurst, IL
The number of Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islanders living in Elmhurst was an estimated 8.
The number of residents identified as “some other race” was 416, while those of “two or more races” was 406 at the time of the last census.
The Hispanic population in the Elmhurst community was 1,717, or 4 percent of the total population (compared to the national average of 12.50% percent).
Household Population in Elmhurst, IL
The household population number in Elmhurst was 41,171.
Group Quarters Population in Elmhurst, IL
Group Quarters population in the community was 1,591.
Average Household Size in Elmhurst, IL
The average household size in Elmhurst is 2.63 (The average household size in the United States is 2.59).
Average Family Size
The average family size in the community is 3.19 (The average family size in the United States is 3.14).
Total Housing Units in Elmhurst, IL
At the time of the last census survey, there were 16,147 total housing units in Elmhurst.
The number of occupied housing units was 15,627, or 96.8 of the total units in town. Of these, 13,017 were owner-occupied (83.3), and 2,610 were renter-occupied (16.7, compared to the national average of 33.80%). There were also 520 vacant homes in Elmhurst at the time of the last complete survey.
Median Home Values in Elmhurst, Illinois
The total number of single family, owner occupied homes in the community was 11,802, with a median value in dollars of 211,100.
Monthly Owner Costs in Elmhurst, IL
For homes with a mortgage, average monthly owner costs were $1,539 (national average was $1,088). For homes without a mortgage in Elmhurst, average costs per month were $465 (national average was $295).
High School Graduate or higher
At the time of the last survey, 26,418 people in the community had a high school degree, or 91.4 of the population (compared to the national average of 80.40%).
Bachelor's Degree or Higher in Elmhurst, Illinois
13,035 people in Elmhurst also had a Bachelor’s degree or higher, which represented 45.1 of the total population (National average was 24.40%).
Civilian Veterans in Elmhurst, IL
The number of Civilian Veterans in Elmhurst was 3,570, or 11.2 percent of the total population (National average is 12.70%).
Disability Status in Elmhurst, IL
In 2000, there were 4,534 people in Elmhurst, IL listed as disabled.
Foreign Born in Elmhurst, IL
At the time of the last complete survey, there were 5,102 people in Elmhurst who spoke a language other than English at home. This represented 12.8 of the total population, compared to the national average of 17.90%.
Percentage In Labor Force in Elmhurst, Illinois
There were 22,351 in the labor force in Elmhurst at the time of the last complete survey. This represented 67.7 of the total population, compared to the national average of 63.90%. Mean Travel Time to Work in minutes
From the most recent complete survey, the average commute time to work for local residents in Elmhurst was 26.7 minutes, compared to the national average of 25.5 minutes.
Median Household Income in Elmhurst, IL
The median household income in the community at the time of the last survey was $69,794. The median household income in the U.S. was $41,994.
Median Family Income in Elmhurst, IL
In the last complete census survey, the median family income in the community was $81,496. Median family income in the U.S. was 50,046.
Per Capita Income in Elmhurst, Illinois
Per capita income in Elmhurst in the last full census was 32,015. Per capita income in the U.S. was 21,587.
Families below poverty level
According to the most recent survey,families living below the poverty line in Elmhurst numbered 215, or 1.9 percent of the population. The percentage of families in America living below the poverty line was 9.20%.
Individuals below the poverty level in Elmhurst, IL
Individuals living below the poverty line in the community was 1,041, or 2.5 percent . The percentage of individuals living beneath the poverty level in the country was 12.40%.
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