Glen Ellyn, Illinois Population 2022

29,126
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Glen Ellyn is a city located in Illinois. Glen Ellyn has a 2020 population of 29,126. Glen Ellyn is currently growing at a rate of 0.48% annually and its population has increased by 0.97% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 28,846 in 2010.

The average household income in Glen Ellyn is $157,279 with a poverty rate of 4.58%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,109 per month, and the median house value is $465,200. The median age in Glen Ellyn is 40.7 years, 39.6 years for males, and 41.7 years for females.

Glen Ellyn Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Glen Ellynwas:

  • White: 85.74%
  • Asian: 7.69%
  • Two or more races: 3.17%
  • Black or African American: 2.59%
  • Other race: 0.41%
  • Native American: 0.40%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Glen Ellyn, Illinois is 29,126 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 28,846.

Glen Ellyn, Illinois Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White23,78585.74%
Black or African American7182.59%
American Indian and Alaska Native1120.40%
Asian2,1327.69%
Some Other Race1140.41%
Two or More Races8803.17%
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Glen Ellyn Population by Race

Glen Ellyn Population Pyramid 2022

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Glen Ellyn Median Age

41


Total

39.8


Male

42.3


Female

Glen Ellyn Adults

There are 20,367 adults, (4,951 of whom are seniors) in Glen Ellyn.

Glen Ellyn Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

32.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

47.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Glen Ellyn Sex Ratio

Female

14,109

50.86%

Male

13,632

49.14%

Glen Ellyn Population by Age

Glen Ellyn Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Glen Ellyn Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married92.4%7.6%
All76.9%23.1%
Female61.7%38.3%
Non Family51.3%48.7%
Male29.9%70.1%

76.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Glen Ellyn Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All10,7472.5876.9
Married6,6153.2392.4
Male2012.7229.9
Female7133.1461.7
Non Family3,2181.1151.3

3.17

Average Family Size

2.58

Average Household Size

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Glen Ellyn Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2251.21%
9th to 12th Grade4092.20%
High School Graduate2,04311.00%
Some College2,26512.19%
Associates Degree8364.50%
Bachelors Degree7,45240.11%
Graduate Degree5,34728.78%
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Glen Ellyn Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Glen Ellyn Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White15,69115,42611,330
Asian1,4771,324983
Other Race562626
Native American404018
Hispanic714564233
2+ Races405262132
Black392365109

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 white people with a rate of 72.21%.

Glen Ellyn Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$71,201$98,899$46,461
Less Than 9th Grade$20,980$$21,215
High School Graduate$38,063$45,403$32,577
Some College$45,136$59,475$34,107
Bachelors Degree$79,331$113,259$44,417
Graduate Degree$101,141$152,182$70,254

$71,201

Average Earnings

$98,899

Average Male

$46,461

Average Female

Glen Ellyn Earnings by Educational Attainment

Glen Ellyn Language by Age

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Glen Ellyn Language

85.09% of Glen Ellyn residents speak only English, while 14.91% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 6.80% of the population.

Glen Ellyn Language

Glen Ellyn Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black71621730.31%
Native1122320.54%
Asian2,13223110.83%
Hispanic1,343584.32%
White22,7037093.12%
OtherNaN%
Multiple880768.64%

4.58%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.50%

Male Poverty Rate

3.68%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Glen Ellyn

The race most likely to be in poverty in Glen Ellyn is Black, with 30.31% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Glen Ellyn is Multiple, with 8.64% 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 8.82%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 9.17%.

Glen Ellyn Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade33.60%
High School4.50%
Some College5.48%
Bachelors or Greater1.61%

Glen Ellyn Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed4.03%
Male Unemployed13.78%
Female Employed2.16%
Female Unemployed1.82%

Glen Ellyn Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Glen Ellyn Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$118,208$168,625
Families$169,358$213,491
Married Families$184,151-
Non Families$45,353$57,108
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Income by Household Type

Glen Ellyn Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

62.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

63.0%

Male Marriage Rate

61.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Glen Ellyn Married by Age and Sex

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Glen Ellyn 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.

Glen Ellyn Marital Status by Race

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Glen Ellyn Marital Status

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1,156

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War87
First Gulf War222
Vietnam537
Korea103
World War II94

Glen Ellyn Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3414
35 to 54172
55 to 64119
65 to 74429
75+422

Glen Ellyn Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,0586.04%
Native American1640.00%
Asian321.98%
2+ Races5010.42%
Hispanic263.07%

Glen Ellyn Veterans by Race

Glen Ellyn Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

19.20%

Veteran Disability Rate

Glen Ellyn Veterans by Education

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64.9%

Labor Force Participation

62.1%

Employment Rate

4.2%

Unemployment Rate

Glen Ellyn Employment by Age

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Glen Ellyn Employment by Race

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Glen Ellyn 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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59.72%

Born in Glen Ellyn

89.07%

Native Born

10.93%

Foreign Born

3.95%

Non Citizen

6.98%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

89.07% of Glen Ellyn residents were born in the United States, with 59.72% having been born in Illinois. 3.95% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Glen Ellyn Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
19202,8510.00%
19307,6804,82910.42%
19408,0553750.48%
19509,5241,4691.69%
196015,9726,4485.31%
197021,9095,9373.21%
198023,6911,7820.79%
199024,9441,2530.52%
200026,9992,0550.79%
201027,4504510.17%
201127,5901400.51%
201227,7301400.51%
201327,8701400.50%
201428,0101400.50%
201528,1501400.50%
201628,2901400.50%
201728,4301400.49%
201828,5701400.49%
201928,7101400.49%
202028,8461360.47%
202128,9861400.49%
202229,1261400.48%

Glen Ellyn Population by Year