Elmhurst, IL Population

Population: 42,762. Estimated population in July 2020: 44,976 (+5.2% change)
Males: 20,553 (48.1%), Females: 22,209 (51.9%)

DuPage County

Zip code: 60126

Median resident age: 38.7 years
Median household income: $69,794
Median house value: $211,100

Races in Elmhurst:

  • White Non-Hispanic (90.5%)
  • Hispanic (4.0%)
  • Asian Indian (1.8%)
  • Other race (1.0%)
  • Two or more races (0.9%)
  • Black (0.9%)
  • Filipino (0.6%)
  • Chinese (0.5%)

Ancestries: German (26.6%), Irish (21.6%), Italian (14.3%), Polish (13.3%), English (8.9%), Swedish (4.0%).

Elevation: 685 feet

Land area: 10.3 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Elmhurst

  • High school or higher: 91.4%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 45.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 17.2%
  • Unemployed: 2.8%
  • Mean travel time to work: 26.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Elmhurst city

  • Never married: 22.8%
  • Now married: 62.4%
  • Separated: 0.8%
  • Widowed: 7.6%
  • Divorced: 6.4%

8.0% Foreign born (3.8% Europe, 2.6% Asia, 1.3% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: +573 (+1.4%).

Hospital/medical center in Elmhurst:

  • ELMHURST MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (200 BERTEAU AVE)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Elmhurst:

  • THC CHICAGO INC DBA KINDRED HOSP CHGO (about 4 miles; NORTHLAKE, IL)
  • GOTTLIEB MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 6 miles; MELROSE PARK, IL)
  • WESTLAKE COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (about 6 miles; MELROSE PARK, IL)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Elmhurst:

  • CHICAGO O’HARE INTL (about 6 miles; CHICAGO, IL; Abbreviation: ORD)
  • CHICAGO MIDWAY INTL (about 16 miles; CHICAGO, IL; Abbreviation: MDW)
  • GARY/CHICAGO (about 43 miles; GARY, IN; Abbreviation: GYY)
Other public-use airports nearest to Elmhurst:

  • SCHAUMBURG MUNICIPAL HELISTOP (about 13 miles; CHICAGO/SCHAUMBURG, IL; Abbreviation: 4H1)
  • SCHAUMBURG REGIONAL (about 13 miles; CHICAGO/SCHAUMBURG, IL; Abbreviation: 06C)
  • PALWAUKEE MUNI (about 15 miles; CHICAGO/PROSPECT HEIGHTS/W, IL; Abbreviation: PWK)
Amtrak stations near Elmhurst:

  • 8 miles: LA GRANGE ROAD (LA GRANGE, 25 W. BURLINGTON AVE.). Services: enclosed waiting area, public payphones, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 12 miles: SUMMIT (ARCHER & CENTER AVE.). Services: public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 16 miles: GLENVIEW (1116 DEPOT ST.). Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.
Colleges/Universities in Elmhurst:

  • ELMHURST COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 2,188; Location: 190 PROSPECT AVE; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.elmhurst.edu; Offers Master’s degree)
  • CANNELLA SCHOOL OF HAIR DESIGN (Full-time enrollment: 10; Location: 191 N YORK RD; Private, for-profit)
Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Elmhurst:

  • DEVRY INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY (about 5 miles; ADDISON, IL; Full-time enrollment: 3,076)
  • TRITON COLLEGE (about 8 miles; RIVER GROVE, IL; Full-time enrollment: 8,007)
  • COLLEGE OF DUPAGE (about 9 miles; Glen Ellyn, IL; Full-time enrollment: 15,545)
  • CITY COLLEGES OF CHICAGO-WILBUR WRIGHT COLLEGE (about 11 miles; CHICAGO, IL; Full-time enrollment: 5,618)
  • OAKTON COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 12 miles; DES PLAINES, IL; Full-time enrollment: 5,749)
  • WHEATON COLLEGE (about 12 miles; WHEATON, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,684)
  • BENEDICTINE UNIVERSITY (about 13 miles; LISLE, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,102)
Public high school in Elmhurst:

  • YORK COMM HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 2,448; Location: 355 W ST CHARLES RD; Grades: 09 – 12)
Private high schools in Elmhurst:

  • TIMOTHY CHRISTIAN HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 422; Location: 1061 S. PROSPECT AVE; Grades: 9 – 12)
  • IMMACULATE CONCEPTION HIGH SCH (Students: 257; Location: 217 COTTAGE HILL AVE; Grades: 9 – 12)
Biggest public primary/middle schools in Elmhurst:

  • SANDBURG MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 716; Location: 345 E ST CHARLES RD; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • HAWTHORNE ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 553; Location: 145 ARTHUR ST; Grades: KG – 05)
  • BRYAN MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 545; Location: 111 W BUTTERFIELD RD; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • LINCOLN ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 483; Location: 565 FAIRFIELD ST; Grades: KG – 05)
  • CHURCHVILLE MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 442; Location: 155 VICTORY PKWY; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • CONRAD FISCHER ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 407; Location: WILSON AND VICTORY; Grades: KG – 05)
  • FIELD ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 392; Location: 295 EMROY ST; Grades: KG – 05)
  • JACKSON ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 384; Location: 925 SWAIN ST; Grades: KG – 05)
  • EMERSON ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 362; Location: 400 N WEST AVE; Grades: KG – 05)
  • EDISON ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 329; Location: 246 FAIR STREET; Grades: KG – 05)
Private primary/middle schools in Elmhurst:

  • TIMOTHY CHRISTIAN ELEMENTARY M (Students: 780; Location: 188 W BUTTERFIELD ROAD; Grades: PK – 8)
  • IMMACULATE CONCEPTION SCHOOL (Students: 635; Location: 132 ARTHUR STREET; Grades: PK – 8)
  • VISITATION ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 537; Location: 851 SOUTH YORK ROAD; Grades: PK – 8)
  • IMMANUEL LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 193; Location: 148 E THIRD STREET; Grades: PK – 8)
  • LOR-JON MONTESSORI SCHOOL (Students: 125; Location: 367 SPRING RD.; Grades: PK – KG)
  • KINDER CASTLE (Students: 105; Location: 212 WEST LAKE STREET; Grades: PK – KG)

Libraries

Library in Elmhurst:

  • ELMHURST P.L. (Operating income: $4,024,241; Location: 211 PROSPECT; 277,343 books; 17,329 audio materials; 8,324 video materials; 1,136 serial subscriptions)

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