Glen Ellyn

Glen Ellyn

A charming historic downtown features plenty of locally owned and independent shops and restaurants.

Welcome to Glen Ellyn

Residents love Glen Ellyn's walkable tree-lined streets, gently rolling hills, lush parks, and picturesque Lake Ellyn. The Prairie Path, which runs right through downtown Glen Ellyn, offers miles of trails for biking, running, and walking. Other outdoor options include dozens of public parks, a golf course, and a wildlife preserve.
 
A charming historic downtown features plenty of locally owned and independent shops and restaurants. Popular with commuters, the village offers a central train stop for quick and convenient access to Chicago.
With many homes set back on generously sized lots, outstanding schools, and plenty of activities year-round, Glen Ellyn earns its reputation as a fantastic place to raise a family.
 

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Overview for Glen Ellyn, IL

28,506 people live in Glen Ellyn, where the median age is 41.1 and the average individual income is $69,566. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

28,506

Total Population

41.1 years

Median Age

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$69,566

Average individual Income

Around Glen Ellyn, IL

There's plenty to do around Glen Ellyn, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

55
Somewhat Walkable
Walking Score
59
Bikeable
Bike Score
32
Some Transit
Transit Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Os Hookah, ForwardFit, and CustomFit Personal Training.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining 3.06 miles 13 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 2.7 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 2.48 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 2.01 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.47 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 2.45 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for Glen Ellyn, IL

Glen Ellyn has 10,986 households, with an average household size of 2.59. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Glen Ellyn do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 28,506 people call Glen Ellyn home. The population density is 4,161.29 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

28,506

Total Population

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

41.1

Median Age

49.7 / 50.3%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

0-9:

0-9 Years

10-17:

10-17 Years

18-24:

18-24 Years

25-64:

25-64 Years

65-74:

65-74 Years

75+:

75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree
10,986

Total Households

2.59

Average Household Size

$69,566

Average individual Income

Households with Children

With Children:

Without Children:

Marital Status

Married
Single
Divorced
Separated

Blue vs White Collar Workers

Blue Collar:

White Collar:

Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

Schools in Glen Ellyn, IL

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The following schools are within or nearby Glen Ellyn. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
Philip J Rock Center & School
PUBLIC
4th - 12th
No rating available
Glen Crest Middle School
PUBLIC
4th - 8th
4/5
Diamante Montessori School
PRIVATE
PreK - K
No rating available
Abraham Lincoln Elementary School
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
Benjamin Franklin Elementary School
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5
Glenbard West High School
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
5/5
Park View Elementary School
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5
St James The Apostle School
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
Churchill Elementary School
PUBLIC
K - 5th
3/5
Forest Glen Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
5/5
Hadley Junior High School
PUBLIC
5th - 8th
5/5
St Petronville School
PRIVATE
K - 8th
No rating available

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