Downers Grove demographics profile

StatisticDowners GroveIllinoisNational
Population49,55512,851,684318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)3,41522291
Median age43.037.437.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)62%55%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1841%44%43%
Speak English88%77%79%
Speak Spanish2%13%13%
Downers Grove, IL has a population of 49,555 and is the 828th largest city in the United States. The population density is 3,415 per sq mi which is 1436% higher than the Illinois average and 3670% higher than the national average. The median age in Downers Grove is 43 which is approximately 15% higher than the Illinois average of 37. In Downers Grove, 62% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 88% speak English and 2% speak Spanish. 71% of Downers Grove residents were born in Illinois, 18% were born out of state, 1% were born outside of the United States and 11% were foreign born.
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  • The population density in Downers Grove is 1436% higher than Illinois.
  • The median age in Downers Grove is 15% higher than Illinois.
  • In Downers Grove 88.19% of the population is White.
  • In Downers Grove 3.23% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Downers Grove 6.31% of the population is Asian.

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Downers Grove population breakdown by race

RaceDowners GroveIllinoisNational
White88.19%72.14%73.35%
Black or African American3.23%14.30%12.63%
Asian6.31%5.10%5.22%
American Indian0.13%0.23%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.04%0.03%0.18%
Mixed race1.18%2.34%3.06%
Other race0.92%5.86%4.75%
In Downers Grove, 4.6% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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Source: The Downers Grove, IL demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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