Downers Grove is a city located in Illinois. With a 2020 population of 50,729, it is the 30th largest city in Illinois and the 867th largest city in the United States. Downers Grove is currently growing at a rate of 0.48% annually and its population has increased by 0.96% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 50,247 in 2020. Spanning over 15 miles, Downers Grove has a population density of 3,494 people per square mile.
The average household income in Downers Grove is $121,832 with a poverty rate of 4.97%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,364 per month, and the median house value is $360,100. The median age in Downers Grove is 42.7 years, 41.2 years for males, and 44.2 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Downers Grovewas:
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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 77.20%.
87.08% of Downers Grove residents speak only English, while 12.92% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 6.91% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Downers Grove is Asian, with 12.43% 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 0.35%. Among those working part-time, it was 6.81%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 12.59%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
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89.67% of Downers Grove residents were born in the United States, with 69.82% having been born in Illinois. 3.86% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.