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Population (year 2000): 42,762. Estimated population in July 2005: 44,976 (+5.2% change)
Males: 20,553 (48.1%), Females: 22,209 (51.9%)

DuPage County

Zip code:

Median resident age: 38.7 years
Median household income: $69,794 (year 2000)
Median house value: $211,100 (year 2000)

Elmhurst, IL residents, houses, and apartments details

Races in Elmhurst:

  • White Non-Hispanic (90.5%)
  • Hispanic (4.0%)
  • Asian Indian (1.8%)
  • Other race (1.0%)
  • Two or more races (0.9%)
  • Black (0.9%)
  • Filipino (0.6%)
  • Chinese (0.5%)

Ancestries: German (26.6%), Irish (21.6%), Italian (14.3%), Polish (13.3%), English (8.9%), Swedish (4.0%).Illinois

Elevation: 685 feet

Land area: 10.3 square miles

Elmhurst,

For population 25 years and over in Elmhurst

  • High school or higher: 91.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 45.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 17.2%
  • Unemployed: 2.8%
  • Mean travel time to work: 26.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Elmhurst city

  • Never married: 22.8%
  • Now married: 62.4%
  • Separated: 0.8%
  • Widowed: 7.6%
  • Divorced: 6.4%

8.0% Foreign born (3.8% Europe, 2.6% Asia, 1.3% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: +573 (+1.4%).


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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Plaines, IL Des (10.2 miles )

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: IL Chicago, (18.5 miles GoChicagoCard.com )

Nearest cities: IL (2.3 miles Berkeley, Park, IL (2.4 miles Villa Terrace, IL (3.2 miles Oakbrook IL (3.2 miles Hillside, IL (3.3 miles Northlake, Brook, IL Oak (3.7 miles Park, IL (4.4 miles Stone IL (4.6 miles Bensenville,


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 59 buildings, average cost: $186,600
  • 1997: 84 buildings, average cost: $154,800
  • 1998: 198 buildings, average cost: $118,800
  • 1999: 254 buildings, average cost: $86,100
  • 2000: 152 buildings, average cost: $248,700
  • 2001: 174 buildings, average cost: $242,400
  • 2002: 458 buildings, average cost: $79,000
  • 2003: 234 buildings, average cost: $276,200
  • 2004: 305 buildings, average cost: $273,200
  • 2005: 212 buildings, average cost: $352,900

Latitude: 41.89 N, Longitude: 87.94 W

Area code: 630

Elmhurst, Illinois business data: stores, dealers, real estate agents, wholesalers, restaurants...

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (20.9%), Professional,scientific,management,administrative,and waste management services (13.8%), Manufacturing (12.6%), Retail trade (10.6%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +6,803 (+15.9%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 5,136 (24.0%)

Crime in Elmhurst by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 0 0 0 0 0 1
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 2.3
Rapes 3 2 7 0 7 1
    per 100,000 7.0 4.7 16.4 0.0 16.4 2.3
Robberies 4 7 16 11 16 11
    per 100,000 9.4 16.4 37.4 25.7 37.4 25.7
Assaults 15 12 18 19 18 19
    per 100,000 35.1 28.1 42.1 44.4 42.1 44.4
Burglaries 118 172 130 83 130 122
    per 100,000 275.9 402.2 304.0 194.1 304.0 285.3
Thefts 833 849 776 891 776 803
    per 100,000 1948.0 1985.4 1814.7 2083.6 1814.7 1877.8
Auto thefts 86 91 67 62 67 38
    per 100,000 201.1 212.8 156.7 145.0 156.7 88.9
126.0 137.0 132.6 125.1 132.6 122.1

Average climate in Elmhurst, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Elmhurst-area historical tornado activity is near Illinois state average. It is 66% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/28/1990, a category 5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 27.9 miles away from the Elmhurst city center killed 29 people and injured 350 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 6/13/1976, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 11.3 miles away from the city center killed 2 people and injured 23 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Birthplace of: Jody Gerut - 2005 Major League Baseball player (Pittsburgh Pirates, born: Sep 18, 1977), Sean Van de Walle - College basketball player (Providence Friars).


Hospital/medical center in Elmhurst:
  • ELMHURST MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (200 BERTEAU AVE)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Elmhurst:
  • THC CHICAGO INC DBA KINDRED HOSP CHGO (about 4 miles; NORTHLAKE, IL)
  • GOTTLIEB MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 6 miles; MELROSE PARK, IL)
  • WESTLAKE COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (about 6 miles; MELROSE PARK, IL)
Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Elmhurst:
  • CHICAGO O'HARE INTL (about 6 miles; CHICAGO, IL; ID: ORD)
  • CHICAGO MIDWAY INTL (about 16 miles; CHICAGO, IL; ID: MDW)
  • GARY/CHICAGO (about 43 miles; GARY, IN; ID: GYY)
Other public-use airports nearest to Elmhurst:
  • SCHAUMBURG MUNICIPAL HELISTOP (about 13 miles; CHICAGO/SCHAUMBURG, IL; ID: 4H1)
  • SCHAUMBURG REGIONAL (about 13 miles; CHICAGO/SCHAUMBURG, IL; ID: 06C)
  • PALWAUKEE MUNI (about 15 miles; CHICAGO/PROSPECT HEIGHTS/W, IL; ID: PWK)

Amtrak stations near Elmhurst:
  • 8 miles: LA GRANGE ROAD (LA GRANGE, 25 W. BURLINGTON AVE.). Services: enclosed waiting area, public payphones, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 12 miles: SUMMIT (ARCHER & CENTER AVE.). Services: public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 16 miles: GLENVIEW (1116 DEPOT ST.). Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.
Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2004)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Electric Power 13 $66,382 $61,275 1 $826
Financial Administration 19 $84,863 $53,597 0 $0
Other Government Administration 7 $40,445 $69,334 4 $4,698
Firefighters 45 $251,922 $67,179 0 $0
Police Protection - Officers 69 $443,296 $77,094 11 $6,883
Police - Other 22 $78,577 $42,860 30 $22,353
Sewerage 17 $81,958 $57,852 2 $1,838
Fire - Other 0 $0   11 $15,870
Streets and Highways 26 $126,101 $58,200 2 $2,648
Local Libraries 25 $93,579 $44,917 110 $86,694
Water Supply 19 $86,120 $54,391 0 $0
Other and Unallocable 15 $73,002 $58,401 4 $6,312
Natural Resources 11 $49,140 $53,607 0 $0
Parks and Recreation 4 $17,763 $53,289 4 $4,204
Totals for Government 292 $1,493,148 $61,362 179 $152,325
Colleges/Universities in Elmhurst:
  • ELMHURST COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 2,188; Location: 190 PROSPECT AVE; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.elmhurst.edu; Offers Master's degree)
  • CANNELLA SCHOOL OF HAIR DESIGN (FT enrollment: 10; Location: 191 N YORK RD; Private, for-profit)
Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Elmhurst:
  • DEVRY INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY (about 5 miles; ADDISON, IL; Full-time enrollment: 3,076)
  • TRITON COLLEGE (about 8 miles; RIVER GROVE, IL; FT enrollment: 8,007)
  • COLLEGE OF DUPAGE (about 9 miles; Glen Ellyn, IL; FT enrollment: 15,545)
  • CITY COLLEGES OF CHICAGO-WILBUR WRIGHT COLLEGE (about 11 miles; CHICAGO, IL; FT enrollment: 5,618)
  • OAKTON COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 12 miles; DES PLAINES, IL; FT enrollment: 5,749)
  • WHEATON COLLEGE (about 12 miles; WHEATON, IL; FT enrollment: 2,684)
  • BENEDICTINE UNIVERSITY (about 13 miles; LISLE, IL; FT enrollment: 2,102)
Public high school in Elmhurst:
  • YORK COMM HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 2,448; Location: 355 W ST CHARLES RD; Grades: 09 - 12)
Private high schools in Elmhurst:
  • TIMOTHY CHRISTIAN HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 422; Location: 1061 S. PROSPECT AVE; Grades: 9 - 12)
  • IMMACULATE CONCEPTION HIGH SCH (Students: 257; Location: 217 COTTAGE HILL AVE; Grades: 9 - 12)
Biggest public primary/middle schools in Elmhurst:
  • SANDBURG MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 716; Location: 345 E ST CHARLES RD; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • HAWTHORNE ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 553; Location: 145 ARTHUR ST; Grades: KG - 05)
  • BRYAN MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 545; Location: 111 W BUTTERFIELD RD; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • LINCOLN ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 483; Location: 565 FAIRFIELD ST; Grades: KG - 05)
  • CHURCHVILLE MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 442; Location: 155 VICTORY PKWY; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • CONRAD FISCHER ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 407; Location: WILSON AND VICTORY; Grades: KG - 05)
  • FIELD ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 392; Location: 295 EMROY ST; Grades: KG - 05)
  • JACKSON ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 384; Location: 925 SWAIN ST; Grades: KG - 05)
  • EMERSON ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 362; Location: 400 N WEST AVE; Grades: KG - 05)
  • EDISON ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 329; Location: 246 FAIR STREET; Grades: KG - 05)
Private primary/middle schools in Elmhurst:
  • TIMOTHY CHRISTIAN ELEMENTARY M (Students: 780; Location: 188 W BUTTERFIELD ROAD; Grades: PK - 8)
  • IMMACULATE CONCEPTION SCHOOL (Students: 635; Location: 132 ARTHUR STREET; Grades: PK - 8)
  • VISITATION ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 537; Location: 851 SOUTH YORK ROAD; Grades: PK - 8)
  • IMMANUEL LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 193; Location: 148 E THIRD STREET; Grades: PK - 8)
  • LOR-JON MONTESSORI SCHOOL (Students: 125; Location: 367 SPRING RD.; Grades: PK - KG)
  • KINDER CASTLE (Students: 105; Location: 212 WEST LAKE STREET; Grades: PK - KG)
Library in Elmhurst:
  • ELMHURST P.L. (Operating income: $4,024,241; Location: 211 PROSPECT; 277,343 books; 17,329 audio materials; 8,324 video materials; 1,136 serial subscriptions)

Notable locations in Elmhurst: Kranz Forum (A), A C Buehler Library (B), Iron Hall (C), Old Main (D), Frick Center (E), Memorial Hall (F), Lehmann Hall (G), Schaible Science Center (H), Stanger Hall (I), Dinkmeyer Hall (J), Goebel Hall (K), Schick Hall (L), Niebuhr Hall (M).

Shopping Center: Elmhurst Crossing Shopping Center (1).

Churches in Elmhurst include: Saint Peters United Church of Christ (A), Bethel Assembly of God Church (B), Bethel United Church of Christ (C), Mary Queen of Heaven Church (D), Saint Lukes Evangelical Lutheran Church (E), Immaculate Conception Church (F), First Church of Christ Scientist (G), First Congregational Church (H).

Cemeteries: Arlington Cemetery (1), Glos Cemetery (2), Saint Marys Elmhurst Cemetery (3), College Cemetery (4), Elm Lawn Cemetery (5), Mount Emblem Cemetery (6).

Parks in Elmhurst include: Elmhurst Salt Creek County Forest Preserve (1), York Commons Park (2), Eldridge Park (3), East End Park (4), Crestview Park (5), Pioneer Park (6), Conrad Fisher Park (7), College Mall (8), Pluckett Park (9).


Elmhurst compared to Illinois state average:
  • Median household income above state average.
  • Median house value significantly above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.
Strongest AM radio stations in Elmhurst:
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WJJG (1530 AM; daytime; 2 kW; ELMHURST, IL; Owner: JOSEPH J. GENTILE, INC.)
  • WMBI (1110 AM; daytime; 5 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WYLL (1160 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WCSN (820 AM; 5 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WYPA, INC.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WVIV (1200 AM; 20 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLXX-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • WKTA (1330 AM; 5 kW; EVANSTON, IL; Owner: POLNET COMMUNICATIONS, LTD.)
  • WISN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
Strongest FM radio stations in Elmhurst:
  • WRSE (88.7 FM; ELMHURST, IL; Owner: BD. OF TRUSTEES, ELMHURST COLLEGE)
  • WLEY-FM (107.9 FM; AURORA, IL; Owner: WLEY LICENSING, INC.)
  • WMBI-FM (90.1 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • WCKG (105.9 FM; ELMWOOD PARK, IL; Owner: INFINITY HOLDINGS CORPORATION OF ORLANDO)
  • WLIT-FM (93.9 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WJMK (104.3 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORP. OF ILLINOIS)
  • WNUA (95.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WGCI-FM (107.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WTMX (101.9 FM; SKOKIE, IL; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WBBM-FM (96.3 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WKSC-FM (103.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WFMT (98.7 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WINDOW TO THE WORLD COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WZZN (94.7 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC CHICAGO FM RADIO,INC.)
  • WBEZ (91.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: THE WBEZ ALLIANCE, INC.)
  • WKQX (101.1 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WLUP-FM (97.9 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WNND (100.3 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WOJO (105.1 FM; EVANSTON, IL; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • WUSN (99.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF CHICAGO)
  • WVAZ (102.7 FM; OAK PARK, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
TV broadcast stations around Elmhurst:
  • W34CK (Channel 34; ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL; Owner: FIRST UNITED, INC.)
  • WLS-TV (Channel 7; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WMAQ-TV (Channel 5; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: NBC SUBSIDIARY (WMAQ-TV), INC.)
  • WTTW (Channel 11; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WINDOW TO THE WORLD COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WGN-TV (Channel 9; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WGBO-TV (Channel 66; JOLIET, IL; Owner: WGBO LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.)
  • WBBM-TV (Channel 2; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WPWR-TV (Channel 50; GARY, IN; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WXFT (Channel 60; AURORA, IL; Owner: TELEFUTURA CHICAGO LLC)
  • WCIU-TV (Channel 26; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WCIU-TV LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WCPX (Channel 38; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: PAXSON CHICAGO LICENSE, INC.)
  • WFLD (Channel 32; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • W68DO (Channel 68; PALATINE, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WFBT-CA (Channel 23; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: CHANNEL 23 LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WJYS (Channel 62; HAMMOND, IN; Owner: JOVON BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WSNS-TV (Channel 44; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: TELEMUNDO OF CHICAGO, INC.)
  • WOCH-LP (Channel 28; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: KM LPTV OF CHICAGO-28, L.L.C.)
  • WYCC (Channel 20; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: COLLEGE DIST. #508, COUNTY OF COOK)
  • WOCK-CA (Channel 13; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: KM LPTV OF CHICAGO-13, L.L.C.)
  • W64CQ (Channel 64; ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WYIN (Channel 56; GARY, IN; Owner: NORTHWEST INDIANA PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W57DN (Channel 57; ELGIN, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W24AJ (Channel 24; AURORA, IL; Owner: NELSON TV, INC.)
  • W54AP (Channel 54; BLUE ISLAND, IL; Owner: CATHOLIC VIEWS BROADCASTS, INC.)

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