Downers Grove, IL

49,555 Population
14.4 square miles 3,431.5 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2016 5-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
0.4%
was 0.4%
 
Population Density
3,431.5
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
51.9%
was 52.5%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
10.7%
was 10.6%
 
Percent Under 18
22.2%
was 23.1%
 
Percent 65 and Over
16.2%
was 15.8%
 

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
2.9
was 4.2
Ranked 2nd Lowest in IL
Percent Living in Poverty
5.3%
was 5.3%
 
Median Household Income
$85,171
was $83,513
 
Gini Income Distribution
 
44.5
44.8
US Gini Index is 42.0

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
0
was 2.0
 
Violent Crimes per 100,000
58.1
was 50.4
 
Property Crimes per 100,000
1,354.2
was 1,450.8
 

 Housing

Total Housing Units
20,849
was 20,693
 
Median Rent
$1,181
was $1,134
 
Total Building Permits
74
was 69
 
Occupied Housing Units
19,766
was 19,579
 
Homeownership Rate
74.9%
was 75.5%
 
Single Family Building Permits
74
was 69
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
1,437.0
was 1,432.9
 
Rental Vacancy Rate
17.9%
was 18.8%
 
Multifamily Building Permits
0
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
2.5
was 2.5
 
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
3.6
was 3.4
 
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
1.5
was 1.4
 

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
97.6%
was 97.7%
 
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
93.7%
 
Percent with Insurance Over 65
99.5%
was 99.3%
 

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
96.2%
was 96.4%
 
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
53.3%
was 52.5%
 

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