Downers Grove, Illinois Population 2022

50,729
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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.

Downers Grove Demographics

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

  • White: 88.11%
  • Asian: 5.27%
  • Black or African American: 3.39%
  • Two or more races: 2.47%
  • Other race: 0.68%
  • Native American: 0.08%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Downers Grove, Illinois is 50,729 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 50,247.

Downers Grove, Illinois Population 2022

Population by Race

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Downers Grove Population by Race

Downers Grove Population Pyramid 2022

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Downers Grove Median Age

43.1


Total

41


Male

45.1


Female

Downers Grove Adults

There are 38,647 adults, (9,427 of whom are seniors) in Downers Grove.

Downers Grove Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

32.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Downers Grove Sex Ratio

Female

25,249

51.25%

Male

24,014

48.75%

Downers Grove Population by Age

Downers Grove Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Downers Grove Household Types

75.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Downers Grove Households and Families

3.09

Average Family Size

2.42

Average Household Size

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Downers Grove Households by Type

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Downers Grove Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Downers Grove Educational Attainment by Race

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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%.

Downers Grove Educational Attainment by Race

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$60,687

Average Earnings

$81,626

Average Male

$46,867

Average Female

Downers Grove Earnings by Educational Attainment

Downers Grove Language by Age

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Downers Grove Language

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.

Downers Grove Language

Downers Grove Poverty by Race

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4.97%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.69%

Male Poverty Rate

5.24%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Downers Grove

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%.

Downers Grove Poverty

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Downers Grove Poverty Rate by Education

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Downers Grove Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Downers Grove Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

Downers Grove Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

55.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

58.7%

Male Marriage Rate

52.0%

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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1,546

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Downers Grove Veterans by War

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Downers Grove Veterans by Age

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Downers Grove Veterans by Race

Downers Grove Veterans by Education

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5.06%

Veteran Poverty Rate

18.28%

Veteran Disability Rate

Downers Grove Veterans by Education

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66.1%

Labor Force Participation

63.3%

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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69.82%

Born in Downers Grove

89.67%

Native Born

10.33%

Foreign Born

3.86%

Non Citizen

6.46%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

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.

Downers Grove Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected

Downers Grove Population by Year