Elmhurst demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)4,45822291
Median age39.537.437.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)64%55%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1850%44%43%
Speak English86%77%79%
Speak Spanish5%13%13%
Elmhurst, IL has a population of 45,742 and is the 897th largest city in the United States. The population density is 4,458 per sq mi which is 1905% higher than the Illinois average and 4820% higher than the national average. The median age in Elmhurst is 40 which is approximately 6% higher than the Illinois average of 37. In Elmhurst, 64% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 86% speak English and 5% speak Spanish. 74% of Elmhurst residents were born in Illinois, 17% were born out of state, 1% were born outside of the United States and 9% were foreign born.

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  • The population density in Elmhurst is 1905% higher than Illinois.
  • The median age in Elmhurst is 6% higher than Illinois.
  • In Elmhurst 89.84% of the population is White.
  • In Elmhurst 1.35% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Elmhurst 4.96% of the population is Asian.

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Elmhurst population breakdown by race

Black or African American1.35%14.30%12.63%
American Indian0.53%0.23%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.02%0.03%0.18%
Mixed race1.80%2.34%3.06%
Other race1.51%5.86%4.75%
In Elmhurst, 7.9% 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 Elmhurst, IL demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).