Lemont, IL Population

Population: 13,098. Estimated population in July 2020: 15,146 (+15.6% change)
Males: 6,208 (47.4%), Females: 6,890 (52.6%)

Cook County

Zip code: 60439

Median resident age: 38.3 years
Median household income: $70,563
Median house value: $225,700

Races in Lemont:

  • White Non-Hispanic (95.2%)
  • Hispanic (3.0%)
  • Other race (0.7%)
  • Two or more races (0.6%)

Ancestries: Polish (33.0%), German (25.7%), Irish (20.8%), Italian (12.1%), English (4.5%), Lithuanian (4.1%).

Elevation: 720 feet

Land area: 6.5 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Lemont

  • High school or higher: 86.5%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 32.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 10.9%
  • Unemployed: 5.3%
  • Mean travel time to work: 33.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Lemont village

  • Never married: 21.3%
  • Now married: 63.5%
  • Separated: 0.4%
  • Widowed: 9.0%
  • Divorced: 5.8%

9.7% Foreign born (8.1% Europe, 1.0% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: +5,232 (+66.5%).

Hospital/medical center in Lemont:

  • ROCK CREEK CENTER,THE (40 TIMBERLINE DR)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Lemont:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Lemont:

  • CHICAGO MIDWAY INTL (about 19 miles; CHICAGO, IL; Abbreviation: MDW)
  • CHICAGO O’HARE INTL (about 22 miles; CHICAGO, IL; Abbreviation: ORD)
  • GARY/CHICAGO (about 41 miles; GARY, IN; Abbreviation: GYY)
Other public-use airports nearest to Lemont:

  • LEWIS UNIVERSITY (about 9 miles; CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE, IL; Abbreviation: LOT)
  • CLOW INTL (about 9 miles; BOLINGBROOK, IL; Abbreviation: 1C5)
  • HOWELL-NEW LENOX (about 15 miles; NEW LENOX, IL; Abbreviation: 1C2)
Amtrak stations near Lemont:

  • 12 miles: JOLIET (50 E. JEFFERSON ST.). Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, public transit connection.
  • 14 miles: LA GRANGE ROAD (LA GRANGE, 25 W. BURLINGTON AVE.). Services: enclosed waiting area, public payphones, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 14 miles: NAPERVILLE (E. 4TH & ELLSWORTH AVE.). Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Lemont:

  • LEWIS UNIVERSITY (about 8 miles; ROMEOVILLE, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,974)
  • BENEDICTINE UNIVERSITY (about 11 miles; LISLE, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,102)
  • MORAINE VALLEY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 12 miles; PALOS HILLS, IL; Full-time enrollment: 7,610)
  • UNIVERSITY OF ST FRANCIS (about 13 miles; JOLIET, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,361)
  • NORTH CENTRAL COLLEGE (about 13 miles; NAPERVILLE, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,088)
  • COLLEGE OF DUPAGE (about 15 miles; Glen Ellyn, IL; Full-time enrollment: 15,545)
  • WHEATON COLLEGE (about 16 miles; WHEATON, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,684)
Public high school in Lemont:

  • LEMONT TWP HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,241; Location: 800 PORTER ST; Grades: 09 – 12)
Private high school in Lemont:

  • MOUNT ASSISI ACADEMY SCHOOL (Students: 383; Location: 13860 MAIN STREET; Grades: 9 – 12; Girls only)
Public primary/middle schools in Lemont:

  • OLD QUARRY MIDDLE SCH (Students: 908; Location: 16100 127TH ST; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • OAKWOOD SCHOOL (Students: 759; Location: 1130 KIM PL; Grades: PK – 02)
  • RIVER VALLEY SCHOOL (Students: 564; Location: 15425 127TH STREET; Grades: 03 – 05)
  • CENTRAL SCHOOL (Students: 301; Location: 410 MCCARTHY RD; Grades: 03 – 05)
Private primary/middle schools in Lemont:

  • SS CYRIL AND METHODIUS (Students: 544; Location: 607 SOBIESKI; Grades: PK – 8)
  • ST ALPHONSUS ST PATRICK SCHOOL (Students: 278; Location: 205 CASS STREET; Grades: PK – 8)
  • MARY SEARS PRESCHOOL (Students: 110; Location: 155-33 129TH STREET; Grades: PK – KG)
  • MONTESSORI ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 84; Location: 14911 W 127TH ST; Grades: PK – 4)
  • WHITE PINES ACADEMY (Students: 64; Location: 14911 W 127TH ST; Grades: PK – 8)

Libraries

Library in Lemont:

  • LEMONT P.L.D. (Operating income: $1,044,154; Location: 50 EAST WEND STREET; 67,189 books; 3,210 audio materials; 3,658 video materials; 220 serial subscriptions)

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