Downers Grove, Illinois Population 2022

48,259
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Downers Grove is a city located in Illinois. Downers Grove has a 2020 population of 48,259. Downers Grove is currently declining at a rate of -0.55% annually and its population has decreased by -1.40% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 48,944 in 2010.

The average household income in Downers Grove is $121,832 with a poverty rate of 4.96%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,315 per month, and the median house value is $353,100. The median age in Downers Grove is 42.7 years, 41.2 years for males, and 44.2 years for females.

Downers Grove Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Downers Grovewas:

  • White: 88.01%
  • Asian: 5.61%
  • Black or African American: 4.14%
  • Two or more races: 1.38%
  • Other race: 0.72%
  • Native American: 0.14%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Downers Grove, Illinois is 48,259 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 48,259.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 48,944.

Downers Grove, Illinois Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White43,53888.01%
Asian2,7745.61%
Black or African American2,0504.14%
Two or More Races6831.38%
Some Other Race3560.72%
American Indian and Alaska Native680.14%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander10.00%
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Downers Grove Population by Race

Downers Grove Population Pyramid $2022

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Downers Grove Median Age

42.7


Total

41.2


Male

44.2


Female

Downers Grove Adults

There are 38,709 adults, (9,235 of whom are seniors) in Downers Grove.

Downers Grove Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

31.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Downers Grove Sex Ratio

Female

25,648

51.85%

Male

23,822

48.15%

Downers Grove Population by Age

Downers Grove Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Downers Grove Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Non Family57.7%42.3%
Male61.6%38.4%
Female62.6%37.4%
All75.9%24.1%
Married90.8%9.2%

75.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Downers Grove Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All20,3032.4175.9
Married10,9313.290.8
Non Family7,5451.1257.7
Female1,2412.962.6
Male5863.0461.6

3.13

Average Family Size

2.41

Average Household Size

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Downers Grove Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3921.12%
9th to 12th Grade7572.16%
High School Graduate5,13414.67%
Some College6,35318.15%
Associates Degree2,6477.56%
Bachelors Degree11,73733.54%
Graduate Degree7,97722.79%
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Downers Grove Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Downers Grove Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White29,77529,03316,848
Asian2,2182,0751,595
Hispanic1,4441,213582
Black1,3381,294511
Other Race260195111
2+ Races204204141
Native American555536

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 71.91%.

Downers Grove Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$60,987$79,683$45,730
Less Than 9th Grade$37,686$38,169$30,893
High School Graduate$37,587$43,545$31,773
Some College$44,836$55,982$36,117
Bachelors Degree$70,363$93,269$50,196
Graduate Degree$87,476$126,567$68,908

$60,987

Average Earnings

$79,683

Average Male

$45,730

Average Female

Downers Grove Earnings by Educational Attainment

Downers Grove Language by Age

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Downers Grove Language

85.94% of Downers Grove residents speak only English, while 14.06% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 8.03% of the population.

Downers Grove Language

Downers Grove Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White41,3071,8304.43%
Asian2,70929310.82%
Hispanic2,2351476.58%
Black1,9921145.72%
Multiple679436.33%
Other37NaN%

4.96%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.61%

Male Poverty Rate

5.29%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Downers Grove

The race most likely to be in poverty in Downers Grove is Asian, with 10.82% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Downers Grove is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.39%. Among those working part-time, it was 7.36%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 11.63%.

Downers Grove Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade11.86%
High School7.24%
Some College6.88%
Bachelors or Greater3.26%

Downers Grove Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed22.88%
Female Unemployed15.08%
Female Employed2.04%
Male Employed1.72%

Downers Grove Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Downers Grove Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$94,893$121,832
Families$129,247$157,457
Married Families$139,063-
Non Families$43,122$59,709
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Income by Household Type

Downers Grove Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

55.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

59.5%

Male Marriage Rate

52.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Downers Grove Married by Age and Sex

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Downers Grove Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Downers Grove Marital Status by Race

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Downers Grove Marital Status

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1,497

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam580
Korea237
First Gulf War219
Second Gulf War171
World War II117

Downers Grove Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+553
65 to 74453
35 to 54222
55 to 64194
18 to 3475

Downers Grove Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,4284.18%
Black443.03%
Hispanic352.14%
2+ Races185.81%
Asian70.29%

Downers Grove Veterans by Race

Downers Grove Veterans by Education

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3.15%

Veteran Poverty Rate

24.45%

Veteran Disability Rate

Downers Grove Veterans by Education

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66.5%

Labor Force Participation

63.7%

Employment Rate

4.1%

Unemployment Rate

Downers Grove Employment by Age

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Downers Grove Employment by Race

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Downers Grove Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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68.50%

Born in Downers Grove

88.41%

Native Born

11.59%

Foreign Born

3.99%

Non Citizen

7.60%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

88.41% of Downers Grove residents were born in the United States, with 68.50% having been born in Illinois. 3.99% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Downers Grove Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202248,259-266-0.55%
202148,525-266-0.55%
202048,791-266-0.54%
201949,057-266-0.54%
201849,323-235-0.47%
201749,558-66-0.13%
201649,624-161-0.32%
201549,785170.03%
201449,768700.14%
201349,6982570.52%
201249,4412150.44%
201149,2262820.58%
201048,9442200.05%
200048,7241,8660.39%
199046,8584,5991.04%
198042,2599,7152.65%
197032,54411,3904.40%
196021,1549,2685.93%
195011,8862,3602.24%
19409,5265490.60%
19308,9775,4349.74%
19203,5439423.14%
19102,6015012.16%
19002,1000.00%

Downers Grove Population by Year