Elmhurst, IL

45,742 Population
10.3 square miles 4,459.1 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2016 5-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
0.4%
was 0.4%
 
Population Density
4,459.1
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
59.6%
was 58.3%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
8.9%
was 9.6%
 
Percent Under 18
26.6%
was 26.2%
 
Percent 65 and Over
15.1%
was 15.0%
 

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
3.1
was 4.4
Ranked 4th Lowest in IL
Percent Living in Poverty
3.5%
was 3.2%
 
Median Household Income
$100,671
was $96,486
 
Gini Income Distribution
 
47.2
47.4
US Gini Index is 42.0

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
0
 
Violent Crimes per 100,000
28.2
was 26.4
 
Property Crimes per 100,000
1,053
was 1,219.8
 

 Housing

Total Housing Units
16,694
was 16,769
 
Median Rent
$1,446
was $1,422
 
Total Building Permits
118
was 123
 
Occupied Housing Units
15,816
was 15,814
 
Homeownership Rate
79.5%
was 80.3%
 
Single Family Building Permits
118
was 123
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
1,626.4
was 1,634.7
 
Rental Vacancy Rate
21.3%
was 23.5%
 
Multifamily Building Permits
0
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
2.8
was 2.8
 
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
6.9
was 7.4
 
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
2.6
was 2.7
 

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
98.1%
was 97.9%
 
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
94.9%
 
Percent with Insurance Over 65
99.6%
was 99.8%
 

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
95.9%
was 95.6%
 
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
58.1%
was 57.9%
 

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