StatisticDowners GroveIllinoisNational
Population density (sq mi)3,41522891
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%

Key findings

  • The population density in Downers Grove is 1398% 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
  • In Downers Grove 6.31% of the population is Asian

Compare Downers Grove, IL Demographics


      Downers Grove population breakdown by race

      RaceDowners GroveIllinoisNational
      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.

      Household income distribution

      Place of birth by citizenship

      Downers Grove age breakdown

      Marital status

      Age of children in married couples

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