New Lenox, IL Population

Population: 17,771. Estimated population in July 2020: 23,197 (+30.5% change)
Males: 8,660 (48.7%), Females: 9,111 (51.3%)

Will County

Zip code: 60451

Median resident age: 33.3 years
Median household income: $67,697
Median house value: $180,000

Races in New Lenox:

  • White Non-Hispanic (95.6%)
  • Hispanic (3.2%)
  • Other race (0.8%)
  • Two or more races (0.8%)

Ancestries: German (31.3%), Irish (27.8%), Polish (16.6%), Italian (13.3%), English (7.9%), Swedish (3.9%).

Elevation: 625 feet

Land area: 10.1 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in New Lenox

  • High school or higher: 92.5%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 26.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.4%
  • Unemployed: 1.9%
  • Mean travel time to work: 34.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in New Lenox village

  • Never married: 21.2%
  • Now married: 67.6%
  • Separated: 0.2%
  • Widowed: 4.4%
  • Divorced: 6.6%

1.3% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: +7,634 (+75.3%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near New Lenox:

  • SILVER CROSS HOSPITAL (about 7 miles; JOLIET, IL)
  • PROVENA ST JOSEPH MEDICAL CENTER (about 11 miles; JOLIET, IL)
  • ROCK CREEK CENTER,THE (about 12 miles; LEMONT, IL)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to New Lenox:

  • CHICAGO MIDWAY INTL (about 25 miles; CHICAGO, IL; Abbreviation: MDW)
  • CHICAGO O’HARE INTL (about 32 miles; CHICAGO, IL; Abbreviation: ORD)
  • GARY/CHICAGO (about 40 miles; GARY, IN; Abbreviation: GYY)
Other public-use airports nearest to New Lenox:

  • HOWELL-NEW LENOX (about 5 miles; NEW LENOX, IL; Abbreviation: 1C2)
  • FRANKFORT (about 10 miles; FRANKFORT, IL; Abbreviation: C18)
  • LEWIS UNIVERSITY (about 11 miles; CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE, IL; Abbreviation: LOT)
Amtrak station near New Lenox:

  • 8 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.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to New Lenox:

  • UNIVERSITY OF ST FRANCIS (about 11 miles; JOLIET, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,361)
  • LEWIS UNIVERSITY (about 13 miles; ROMEOVILLE, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,974)
  • JOLIET JUNIOR COLLEGE (about 16 miles; JOLIET, IL; Full-time enrollment: 6,075)
  • MORAINE VALLEY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 17 miles; PALOS HILLS, IL; Full-time enrollment: 7,610)
  • GOVERNORS STATE UNIVERSITY (about 20 miles; UNIVERSITY PARK, IL; Full-time enrollment: 3,191)
  • BENEDICTINE UNIVERSITY (about 21 miles; LISLE, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,102)
  • NORTH CENTRAL COLLEGE (about 22 miles; NAPERVILLE, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,088)
Public high schools in New Lenox:

  • LINCOLN-WAY CENTRAL HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 2,624; Location: 1801 E LINCOLN HWY; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • MARTIN P MCKAY EDUCATION CENTER (Students: 33; Location: 516 SOUTH CEDAR ROAD; Grades: 07 – 12)
Private high school in New Lenox:

  • PROVIDENCE CATHOLIC HIGH SCHOO (Students: 1,186; Location: 1800 W LINCOLN HIGHWAY; Grades: 9 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in New Lenox:

  • NELSON PRAIRIE SCHOOL (Students: 689; Location: 2366 NELSON RD; Grades: 01 – 03)
  • NELSON RIDGE SCHOOL (Students: 648; Location: 2470 NELSON RD; Grades: 04 – 06)
  • LIBERTY JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 581; Location: 151 LENOX ST; Grades: 07 – 08)
  • ALEX M MARTINO JR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 580; Location: 731 E JOLIET HWY; Grades: 07 – 08)
  • CHERRY HILL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 570; Location: 205 KINGSTON DR; Grades: PK – KG)
  • HAINES ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 539; Location: 155 HAINES AVE; Grades: 01 – 03)
  • OSTER-OAKVIEW MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 538; Location: 809 N CEDAR RD; Grades: 04 – 06)
  • BENTLEY ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 527; Location: 513 E ILLINOIS HWY; Grades: 04 – 06)
  • ARNOLD J TYLER SCHOOL (Students: 508; Location: 511 E ILLINOIS HWY; Grades: 01 – 03)
Private primary/middle schools in New Lenox:

  • ST. JUDE SCHOOL (Students: 279; Location: 241 W. 2ND AVE; Grades: KG – 8)
  • PROVIDENCE EARLY ED CENTER (Students: 150; Location: 1800 W LINCOLN HWY; Grades: PK – KG)
  • MARY SEARS CHILDRENS ACADEMY (Students: 22; Location: 13245 W LINCOLN HWY; Grades: KG – 1)

Libraries

Library in New Lenox:

  • NEW LENOX P.L.D. (Operating income: $1,041,662; Location: 516 S. CEDAR RD.; 96,256 books; 2,266 audio materials; 1,664 video materials; 220 serial subscriptions)

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