Glen Ellyn demographics profile

StatisticGlen EllynIllinoisNational
Population27,89412,851,684318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)4,13422291
Median age39.937.437.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)67%55%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1849%44%43%
Speak English84%77%79%
Speak Spanish5%13%13%
Glen Ellyn, IL has a population of 27,894 and is the 1,533rd largest city in the United States. The population density is 4,134 per sq mi which is 1760% higher than the Illinois average and 4463% higher than the national average. The median age in Glen Ellyn is 40 which is approximately 7% higher than the Illinois average of 37. In Glen Ellyn, 67% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 84% speak English and 5% speak Spanish. 62% of Glen Ellyn residents were born in Illinois, 24% were born out of state, 1% were born outside of the United States and 13% were foreign born.
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  • The population density in Glen Ellyn is 1760% higher than Illinois.
  • The median age in Glen Ellyn is 7% higher than Illinois.
  • In Glen Ellyn 85.98% of the population is White.
  • In Glen Ellyn 2.66% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Glen Ellyn 8.39% of the population is Asian.

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Glen Ellyn population breakdown by race

RaceGlen EllynIllinoisNational
White85.98%72.14%73.35%
Black or African American2.66%14.30%12.63%
Asian8.39%5.10%5.22%
American Indian0.23%0.23%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.05%0.03%0.18%
Mixed race2.39%2.34%3.06%
Other race0.29%5.86%4.75%
In Glen Ellyn, 6.6% 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 Glen Ellyn, IL demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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