Elmhurst, Illinois Population 2021

47,260
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Elmhurst Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Elmhurst was:

  • White: 89.35%
  • Asian: 5.97%
  • Two or more races: 2.29%
  • Black or African American: 1.27%
  • Other race: 0.89%
  • Native American: 0.21%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.02%
The current population of Elmhurst, Illinois is 47,260based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 46,489.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 44,121.

Elmhurst, Illinois Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White41,51389.35%
Asian2,7745.97%
Two or More Races1,0632.29%
Black or African American5901.27%
Some Other Race4130.89%
American Indian and Alaska Native990.21%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander110.02%
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Elmhurst Population By Race

Elmhurst Population Pyramid 2021

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Elmhurst Median Age

39.9


Total

39.3


Male

40.4


Female

Elmhurst Adults

There are 34,276 adults, (7,074 of whom are seniors) in Elmhurst.

Elmhurst Age Dependency

70.8

Age Dependency Ratio

26

Old Age Dependency Ratio

44.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Elmhurst Sex Ratio

Mujer

23,987

51.63%

Masculino

22,476

48.37%

Elmhurst Population by Age

Elmhurst Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Elmhurst Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married90.9%9.1%
All80.8%19.2%
Mujer71.6%28.4%
Masculino66%34%
Non Family60.7%39.3%

80.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Elmhurst Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All16,2092.7980.8
Married10,2813.4190.9
Non Family4,2871.1860.7
Mujer1,2323.1871.6
Masculino4092.7966

3.34

Average Family Size

2.79

Average Household Size

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Elmhurst Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4721.57%
9th to 12th Grade6772.25%
High School Graduate4,25314.15%
Some College4,98116.57%
Associates Degree1,6765.58%
Bachelors Degree10,05533.45%
Graduate Degree7,94226.42%
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Elmhurst Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Elmhurst Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White25,55624,91115,580
Hispanic2,0301,691653
Asian1,8311,7161,451
Black427387132
Other Race23423485
2+ Races221211170
Native American46378
Islander111111

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

Elmhurst Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Masculino Mujer
Overall$71,561$88,103$52,582
Less Than 9th Grade$30,278$22,143$32,222
High School Graduate$37,533$57,986$27,891
Some College$47,976$62,326$35,103
Bachelors Degree$81,077$105,461$55,859
Graduate Degree$98,929$127,071$77,948

$71,561

Average Earnings

$88,103

Average Male

$52,582

Average Female

Elmhurst Earnings by Educational Attainment

Elmhurst Language by Age

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Elmhurst Language

85.61% of Elmhurst residents speak only English, while 14.39% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 6.30% of the population.

Elmhurst Language

Elmhurst Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White37,5181,1182.98%
Hispanic3,5602456.88%
Asian2,6772188.14%
Other39914235.59%
Multiple1,038201.93%
Black480132.71%
Native8789.20%

3.60%

Overall Poverty Rate

3.14%

Male Poverty Rate

4.02%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Elmhurst

The race most likely to be in poverty in Elmhurst is Other, with 35.59% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Elmhurst is Multiple, with 1.93% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.86%. Among those working part-time, it was 6.16%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 7.01%.

Elmhurst Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade8.11%
High School6.11%
Some College5.75%
Bachelors or Greater1.88%

Elmhurst Poverty Rate by Education

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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed10.98%
Male Unemployed8.70%
Female Employed2.85%
Male Employed1.72%

Elmhurst Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Elmhurst Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$118,609$163,347
Families$148,589$193,778
Married Families$161,186-
Non Families$52,087$75,748
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Income by Household Type

Elmhurst Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

58.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

61.8%

Male Marriage Rate

54.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Elmhurst Married by Age and Sex

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Elmhurst Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Elmhurst Marital Status by Race

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Elmhurst Marital Status

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1,432

Number of Veterans

1,385

Male Veterans

47

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam398
Korea284
First Gulf War193
Second Gulf War167
World War II135

Elmhurst Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+661
65 to 74293
35 to 54262
55 to 64167
18 to 3449

Elmhurst Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,3784.45%
Hispanic652.58%
Black265.20%
2+ Races175.78%
Asian110.51%

Elmhurst Veterans by Race

Elmhurst Veterans by Education

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3.94%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.94%

Veteran Disability Rate

Elmhurst Veterans by Education

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67.5%

Labor Force Participation

64.7%

Employment Rate

4.1%

Unemployment Rate

Elmhurst Employment by Age

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Elmhurst Employment by Race

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Elmhurst 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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71.72%

Born in Elmhurst

90.45%

Native Born

9.55%

Foreign Born

2.87%

Non Citizen

6.68%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

90.45% of Elmhurst residents were born in the United States, with 71.72% having been born in Illinois. 2.87% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Elmhurst Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202147,2602570.55%
202047,0032570.55%
201946,7462570.55%
201846,489-137-0.29%
201746,6261030.22%
201646,5235161.12%
201546,0071980.43%
201445,8091880.41%
201345,6213650.81%
201245,2562730.61%
201144,9837841.77%
201044,1991,4370.33%
200042,7627330.17%
199042,029-2,247-0.52%
198044,276-6,271-1.32%
197050,54713,5563.17%
196036,99115,7185.69%
195021,2735,8153.24%
194015,4581,4030.96%
193014,0559,46111.83%
19204,5942,8945.10%
19001,7000.00%

Elmhurst Population by Year