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Downers Grove, IL: What you need to know

Only 20 miles west of Chicago, Downers Grove has a strategic location near the Interstate 88 and 355 corridors and is known for its business friendly environment. The village houses several corporate and regional headquarters as well as Class A office parks, and Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital is the top employer. Designated a Tree City USA, attractions include two forest preserves and several parks that give residents places to enjoy the outdoors.


Downers Grove, IL City Profile

Quick Facts

Population 49,504
Median Age 42
Median Household Income $83,513
Median Home Price $330,000
Walkscore 43

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Downers Grove, IL Demographics

Median Population in Downers Grove, IL

Median Age 42.4%
Age 18 Over 76.9%
Age 21 Over 74.2%
Age 62 Over 19.6%
Age 65 Over 15.8%

Race in Downers Grove, IL

  Ethnicity White 87.7%
  Ethnicity Black 3.2%
  Ethnicity Asian 6.4%
  Ethnicity Hispanic 4.5%
  Ethnicity Indian 0.2%
  Ethnicity Other 1.3%

Population By Gender in Downers Grove, IL

  Male 48.5%
  Female 51.5%

Language in Downers Grove, IL

  English Only 87.1%
  English Other 12.9%

Economics in Downers Grove, IL

  Median Household Income $83,513
  Median Home Price $330,000
  Homes Owned 24.5%
  Homes Rent 75.5%
  Median Property Rent $1,134

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Commute Types in Downers Grove, IL

  Walked 1.4%
  Worked at Home 6.6%
  Public Transportation 11%
  Other Means 1.2%
  Drove Alone 74.6%
  Carpooled 5.2%

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