Elmwood Park, IL Population

Population: 25,405. Estimated population in July 2020: 24,499 (-3.6% change)
Males: 12,081 (47.6%), Females: 13,324 (52.4%)

Cook County

Zip code: 60707

Median resident age: 38.6 years
Median household income: $47,315
Median house value: $172,400

Races in Elmwood Park:

  • White Non-Hispanic (84.6%)
  • Hispanic (11.0%)
  • Other race (3.3%)
  • Two or more races (2.3%)
  • Filipino (1.4%)
  • Black (0.5%)

(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: Italian (28.7%), Polish (24.7%), Irish (12.3%), German (12.0%), United States (2.4%), Greek (2.4%).

Elevation: 635 feet

Land area: 1.9 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Elmwood Park

  • High school or higher: 80.0%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 19.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.4%
  • Unemployed: 3.9%
  • Mean travel time to work: 29.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Elmwood Park village

  • Never married: 27.2%
  • Now married: 51.1%
  • Separated: 1.6%
  • Widowed: 10.1%
  • Divorced: 10.0%

24.3% Foreign born (18.9% Europe, 3.2% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: +2,226 (+9.6%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Elmwood Park:

  • CHICAGO-READ MENTAL HEALTH CENTER (about 2 miles; CHICAGO, IL)
  • OUR LADY OF THE RESURRECTION MED CTR (about 2 miles; CHICAGO, IL)
  • WEST SUBURBAN HOSPITAL MED CENTER (about 3 miles; OAK PARK, IL)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Elmwood Park:

  • CHICAGO O’HARE INTL (about 7 miles; CHICAGO, IL; Abbreviation: ORD)
  • CHICAGO MIDWAY INTL (about 11 miles; CHICAGO, IL; Abbreviation: MDW)
  • GARY/CHICAGO (about 37 miles; GARY, IN; Abbreviation: GYY)
Other public-use airports nearest to Elmwood Park:

  • PALWAUKEE MUNI (about 14 miles; CHICAGO/PROSPECT HEIGHTS/W, IL; Abbreviation: PWK)
  • MERRILL C MEIGS (about 16 miles; CHICAGO, IL; Abbreviation: CGX)
  • SCHAUMBURG MUNICIPAL HELISTOP (about 18 miles; CHICAGO/SCHAUMBURG, IL; Abbreviation: 4H1)
Amtrak stations near Elmwood Park:

  • 9 miles: LA GRANGE ROAD (LA GRANGE, 25 W. BURLINGTON AVE.). Services: enclosed waiting area, public payphones, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 9 miles: SUMMIT (ARCHER & CENTER AVE.). Services: public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 11 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 and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Elmwood Park:

  • TRITON COLLEGE (about 2 miles; RIVER GROVE, IL; Full-time enrollment: 8,007)
  • CITY COLLEGES OF CHICAGO-WILBUR WRIGHT COLLEGE (about 2 miles; CHICAGO, IL; Full-time enrollment: 5,618)
  • MORTON COLLEGE (about 7 miles; CICERO, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,085)
  • DEVRY INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY (about 8 miles; CHICAGO, IL; Full-time enrollment: 3,201)
  • NORTHEASTERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY (about 9 miles; CHICAGO, IL; Full-time enrollment: 7,324)
  • ELMHURST COLLEGE (about 10 miles; ELMHURST, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,188)
  • CITY COLLEGES OF CHICAGO-MALCOLM X COLLEGE (about 10 miles; CHICAGO, IL; Full-time enrollment: 6,407)
Public high school in Elmwood Park:

  • ELMWOOD PARK HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 936; Location: 8201 W FULLERTON AVE; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Elmwood Park:

  • JOHN MILLS ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 698; Location: 2824 N 76TH AVE; Grades: 01 – 06)
  • ELMWOOD ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 577; Location: 2319 N 76TH AVE; Grades: 01 – 06)
  • ELM MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 495; Location: 7607 W CORTLAND ST; Grades: 07 – 08)
  • EARLY CHILDHOOD CENTER (Students: 245; Location: 4 CONTI PARKWAY; Grades: PK – KG)
Private primary/middle schools in Elmwood Park:

  • ST CELESTINE ELEMENTARY SCH (Students: 585; Location: 3017 NORTH 77TH AVENUE; Grades: PK – 8)
  • PICKET FENCE DAY CARE (Students: 58; Location: 22 CONTI PARKWAY; Grades: PK – KG)

Libraries

Library in Elmwood Park:

  • ELMWOOD PARK P.L. (Operating income: $939,537; Location: 4 CONTI PARKWAY; 95,624 books; 8,504 audio materials; 3,717 video materials; 503 serial subscriptions)

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