Elmhurst, Illinois Population 2022

46,118
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Elmhurst is a city located in Illinois. Elmhurst has a 2020 population of 46,118. Elmhurst is currently growing at a rate of 0.36% annually and its population has increased by 0.73% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 45,786 in 2010.

The average household income in Elmhurst is $163,347 with a poverty rate of 3.41%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,490 per month, and the median house value is $442,400. The median age in Elmhurst is 39.9 years, 39.3 years for males, and 40.4 years for females.

Elmhurst Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Elmhurstwas:

  • White: 86.76%
  • Asian: 6.16%
  • Two or more races: 4.54%
  • Black or African American: 1.54%
  • Other race: 0.90%
  • Native American: 0.07%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.02%
The current population of Elmhurst, Illinois is 46,118 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 45,786.

Elmhurst, Illinois Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White40,40786.76%
Black or African American7181.54%
American Indian and Alaska Native320.07%
Asian2,8716.16%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander90.02%
Some Other Race4200.90%
Two or More Races2,1144.54%
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Elmhurst Population by Race

Elmhurst Population Pyramid 2022

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Elmhurst Median Age

40.7


Total

40.7


Male

40.7


Female

Elmhurst Adults

There are 34,897 adults, (7,697 of whom are seniors) in Elmhurst.

Elmhurst Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

28.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Elmhurst Sex Ratio

Female

23,655

50.79%

Male

22,916

49.21%

Elmhurst Population by Age

Elmhurst Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Elmhurst Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married92.2%7.8%
All81%19%
Female70.2%29.8%
Male65.9%34.1%
Non Family59.3%40.7%

81.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Elmhurst Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All16,8082.781
Married10,6523.3292.2
Male3672.7865.9
Female1,0913.1670.2
Non Family4,6981.1759.3

3.26

Average Family Size

2.7

Average Household Size

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Elmhurst Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4431.43%
9th to 12th Grade6131.98%
High School Graduate4,00012.95%
Some College4,98516.13%
Associates Degree1,9026.16%
Bachelors Degree10,45033.82%
Graduate Degree8,50427.52%
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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
Islander999
Asian1,8591,7491,470
White26,13025,53816,313
2+ Races690654380
Black568530271
Hispanic1,9521,647577
Other Race20817360
Native American1

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 Male Female
Overall$70,673$89,661$52,806
Less Than 9th Grade$31,250$38,173$
High School Graduate$32,155$44,712$26,728
Some College$47,876$62,351$36,156
Bachelors Degree$75,686$100,497$56,238
Graduate Degree$101,519$130,069$80,941

$70,673

Average Earnings

$89,661

Average Male

$52,806

Average Female

Elmhurst Earnings by Educational Attainment

Elmhurst Language by Age

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Elmhurst Language

85.87% of Elmhurst residents speak only English, while 14.13% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 6.06% of the population.

Elmhurst Language

Elmhurst Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Native32618.75%
Asian2,7642328.39%
Hispanic3,4221454.24%
White37,1031,1233.03%
Black595152.52%
Other85NaN%
Multiple2,080211.01%

3.41%

Overall Poverty Rate

3.04%

Male Poverty Rate

3.77%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Elmhurst

The race most likely to be in poverty in Elmhurst is Native, with 18.75% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Elmhurst is Multiple, with 1.01% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.62%. Among those working part-time, it was 5.07%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 7.54%.

Elmhurst Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade12.50%
High School7.42%
Some College3.85%
Bachelors or Greater1.80%

Elmhurst Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed1.32%
Male Unemployed5.64%
Female Employed1.77%
Female Unemployed9.61%

Elmhurst Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Elmhurst Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$123,869$163,540
Families$148,663$194,688
Married Families$159,841-
Non Families$54,565$80,971
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Income by Household Type

Elmhurst Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

58.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

62.3%

Male Marriage Rate

55.7%

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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1,482

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War280
First Gulf War192
Vietnam405
Korea257
World War II125

Elmhurst Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3435
35 to 54230
55 to 64270
65 to 74329
75+618

Elmhurst Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,4314.64%
Black284.32%
Asian40.18%
2+ Races192.25%
Hispanic271.14%

Elmhurst Veterans by Race

Elmhurst Veterans by Education

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2.63%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.34%

Veteran Disability Rate

Elmhurst Veterans by Education

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67.7%

Labor Force Participation

64.6%

Employment Rate

4.7%

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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71.05%

Born in Elmhurst

90.38%

Native Born

9.62%

Foreign Born

2.89%

Non Citizen

6.73%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

90.38% of Elmhurst residents were born in the United States, with 71.05% having been born in Illinois. 2.89% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Elmhurst Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
19001,7000.00%
19204,5942,8945.10%
193014,0559,46111.83%
194015,4581,4030.96%
195021,2735,8153.24%
196036,99115,7185.69%
197050,54713,5563.17%
198044,276-6,271-1.32%
199042,029-2,247-0.52%
200042,7627330.17%
201044,1211,3590.31%
201144,2871660.38%
201244,4531660.37%
201344,6191660.37%
201444,7851660.37%
201544,9511660.37%
201645,1171660.37%
201745,2831660.37%
201845,4491660.37%
201945,6151660.37%
202045,7861710.37%
202145,9521660.36%
202246,1181660.36%

Elmhurst Population by Year