Glen Ellyn, Illinois Population 2024

28,173

Glen Ellyn is a city located in DuPage County Illinois. Glen Ellyn has a 2024 population of 28,173. Glen Ellyn is currently declining at a rate of -0.61% annually and its population has decreased by -2.41% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 28,869 in 2020.

The average household income in Glen Ellyn is $185,910 with a poverty rate of 5.68%. The median age in Glen Ellyn is 41.6 years: 40.8 years for males, and 42.5 years for females.

Glen Ellyn Demographics

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

  • White: 82.39%
  • Asian: 8.97%
  • Two or more races: 4.67%
  • Black or African American: 2.74%
  • Other race: 1.03%
  • Native American: 0.14%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.05%
Land Area (mi²)
6.9 sq mi
Density (mi²)
4,088.0/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-2.41% (-696)
The current population of Glen Ellyn, Illinois is 28,173 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 28,869.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White23,32182.39%
Asian2,5408.97%
Two or more races1,3224.67%
Black or African American7752.74%
Other race2921.03%
Native American400.14%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander140.05%

White

Asian

Two or more races

Black or African American

Other race

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Glen Ellyn Population by Race

Glen Ellyn Population Pyramid 2024

Glen Ellyn Median Age

41.6

Total

40.8

Male

42.5

Female

Glen Ellyn Adults

There are 21,007 adults, (5,396 of whom are seniors) in Glen Ellyn.

Glen Ellyn Age Dependency

81.3

Age Dependency Ratio

34.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

46.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Glen Ellyn Sex Ratio

Female14,30850.55%
Male13,99649.45%

Glen Ellyn Population by Age

Glen Ellyn Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All10,9812.5777.922.1
Married6,5793.21937
Non Family3,2681.1355.844.2
Female8773.158.741.3
Male2572.7236.263.8

3.15

Average Family Size

2.57

Average Household Size

77.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Glen Ellyn Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade4402.31%
Associates Degree8824.63%
Bachelors Degree7,20437.8%
Graduate Degree5,79330.4%
High School Graduate2,00410.52%
Less Than 9th Grade2691.41%
Some College2,46412.93%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Glen Ellyn Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Glen Ellyn Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White15,59715,33111,360
Asian1,7521,5471,028
Hispanic819645245
2+ Races689565344
Black454454100
Other Race1479629
Native American242415

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 72.83%.

Glen Ellyn Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$94,940$135,304$63,560
Graduate Degree$108,480$138,984$80,259
High School Graduate$46,333$54,531$37,125
Less Than 9th Grade$36,406$54,345$22,527
Overall$82,568$109,855$53,629
Some College$46,304$64,535$34,670

$82,568

Average Earnings

$109,855

Average Male

$53,629

Average Female

Glen Ellyn Earnings by Educational Attainment

Glen Ellyn Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Glen Ellyn Language

85.15% of Glen Ellyn residents speak only English, while 14.85% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 8.68% of the population.

Glen Ellyn Language

Glen Ellyn Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White22,4778023.57%
Black77439050.39%
Asian2,54031212.28%
Multiple1,305523.98%
Hispanic1,542382.46%
Native401947.5%
Islander1414100%

5.68%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.74%

Male Poverty Rate

6.59%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Glen Ellyn

The race most likely to be in poverty in Glen Ellyn is Islander, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Glen Ellyn is Hispanic, with 2.46% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.77%. Among those working part-time, it was 7.69%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 10.82%.

Glen Ellyn Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade14.1%
High School9.53%
Some College6.78%
Bachelors or Greater2.72%

Glen Ellyn Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed6.18%
Female Employed4.25%
Male Employed1.71%
Female Unemployed0.38%

Glen Ellyn Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Glen Ellyn Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$174,904$232,879
Households$128,132$185,910
Married Families$200,997$-999,999,999
Non Families$52,326$73,319

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Glen Ellyn Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

60.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

62.4%

Male Marriage Rate

58.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Glen Ellyn Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Glen Ellyn 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.

Glen Ellyn Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Glen Ellyn Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

1,116

Number of Veterans

1,079

Male Veterans

37

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam538
First Gulf War168
Korea80
Second Gulf War77
World War II65

Glen Ellyn Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
75+452
65 to 74431
35 to 54124
55 to 64109
18 to 340

Glen Ellyn Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White1,0145.75%
2+ Races8210.92%
Hispanic303.1%
Asian201.07%

Glen Ellyn Veterans by Race

Glen Ellyn Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0.54%

Veteran Poverty Rate

22.58%

Veteran Disability Rate

Glen Ellyn Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

63.8%

Labor Force Participation

60.5%

Employment Rate

5.1%

Unemployment Rate

Glen Ellyn Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Glen Ellyn Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Glen Ellyn Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

60.13%

Born in Glen Ellyn

88.86%

Native Born

11.14%

Foreign Born

2.4%

Non Citizen

8.74%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

88.86% of Glen Ellyn residents were born in the United States, with 60.13% having been born in Illinois. 2.4% 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: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202927,303-174-0.63%
202827,477-174-0.63%
202727,651-174-0.63%
202627,825-174-0.62%
202527,999-174-0.62%
202428,173-174-0.61%
202328,347-71-0.25%
202228,418-230-0.8%
202128,648-221-0.77%
202028,8691,2764.62%
201927,593-185-0.67%
201827,778-168-0.6%
201727,946-88-0.31%
201628,034-91-0.32%
201528,125350.12%
201428,090160.06%
201328,0741130.4%
201227,9611140.41%
201127,8471580.57%
201027,68900%
200026,9992,0558.24%
199024,9441,2535.29%
198023,6911,7828.13%
197021,9095,93737.17%
196015,9726,44867.7%
19509,5241,46918.24%
19408,0553754.88%
19307,6804,829169.38%
19202,851-24,452-89.56%
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Glen Ellyn Population by Year