Downers Grove, Illinois

Downers Grove: Village in Downers Grove, Lisle, and York Townships, DuPage County, Illinois, US

About

Downers Grove is a township located in the county of DuPage in the U.S. state of Illinois. Its population at the 2010 census was 47,833 and a population density of 3,263 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 48,727 inhabitants.

The township was created 192 years ago in 1831.

Downers Grove locator map
Location of Downers Grove on Illinois map.

Quick Facts about Downers Grove

Population : 48,727 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Illinois (United States)
County : DuPage County
Postal code : 60515, 60516
Area : 14.66 km2
Altitude : 705 feet / 215 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1832 (192 years ago)
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 23:39:16 (14th July 2024)
Density : 3,324 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 1.83% (2010-2020)
1839 Lyman Home image
1839 Lyman Home
1839 Lyman Home image

Geography

Downers Grove is located at 41°48'32"N 88°0'40"W (41.8089200, -88.0111700). It has 2 neighbors: Lisle and Woodridge.

Downers Grove map

Downers Grove has 2 neighbours.

Demographics

The population of Downers Grove increased by 1.83% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 47,833 - census
2011 49,226 2.83% estimation process
2012 49,441 0.43% estimation process
2013 49,698 0.52% estimation process
2014 49,768 0.14% estimation process
2015 49,785 0.03% estimation process
2016 49,624 -0.32% estimation process
2017 49,558 -0.13% estimation process
2018 49,323 -0.48% estimation process
2019 49,057 -0.54% estimation process
2020 48,727 -0.68% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 24,482
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 23,306
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : 5.0%
April 1, 2020 Population : 24,791
April 1, 2010 Population : 23,261
People under 5 years old, percentage : 5.8%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 18.8%
People over 65 (%) : 18.8%
Female persons, % : 55.0%
White only, percent : 54.2%
Black or African American alone, percent : 10.8%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 0.2%
Asians alone % : 24.7%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 1.6%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 4.5%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 28.2%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 32.3%
2015-2019 Veterans : 1,128
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 28.3%
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 38.4%

Downers Grove zip code is 60515. County name: DuPage, County fips: 17043

Downers Grove, East Grove

Economic Facts

Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 38.4%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $367,400
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,939
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $598
2015-2019 median gross rent : $1,338
2015-2019 Households : 8,932
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.58
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 85.4%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 41.9%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 89.5%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 82.7%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 89.2%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 45.2%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 7.0%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 6.8%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 53.7%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 50.4%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 19,702
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 2,078,277
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 7,787
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 220,512
2012 total retail sales per capita : $9,344
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 23.8
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $55,607
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $28,285
Percentage of people living in poverty : 16.8%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 2,352
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,069
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,145
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,202
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,069
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 105
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 2,156
2010 population per square mile : 3,094.7
2010 land area in square miles : 7.52
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 28.0%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $199,000
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,927
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $896
2015-2019 median gross rent : $1,196
2015-2019 Households : 49,177
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.46
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 79.5%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 35.9%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 87.5%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 81.6%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 85.6%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 34.9%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 7.8%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 9.8%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 63.9%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 64.0%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 284,434
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 2,797,865
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 510,508
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 835,591
2012 total retail sales per capita : $6,391
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 23.2
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $42,222
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $26,429
Percentage of people living in poverty : 26.5%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 8,976
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 4,614
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 3,261
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 3,343
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 5,060
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 791
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 7,589
2010 population per square mile : 6,948.0
2010 land area in square miles : 18.68

People born in Downers Grove (49)

People born in Downers Grove, including actress and model Denise Richards, association football player Eric Lichaj, professional wrestler Angelo Poffo, .

List

  • Sherrill Milnes (opera singer) he was born in 10/01/1935
  • Tony Granato (American ice hockey player) he was born in 24/07/1964
  • Matthew West (American contemporary Christian musician) he was born in 25/04/1977
  • David Mott (Canadian saxophonist and musicologist) he was born in 07/01/1945
  • F. Kenneth Iverson (American manager) he was born in 18/09/1925
  • Luther Ely Smith (American lawyer) he was born in 11/06/1873
  • Nancy Johnson (sport shooter) she was born in 14/01/1974
  • Cammi Granato (ice hockey player) she was born in 25/03/1971
  • Dan LeFevour (American football player) he was born in 19/03/1987
  • Bill Novey (American artist) he was born in 01/01/1948
  • Don Granato (American ice hockey player) he was born in 11/08/1967
  • Emil Martinec (American physicist) he was born in 04/10/1958
  • Eric Weeks (American physicist) he was born in 01/01/1970
  • Fred Faulkner Lester (United States Navy Medal of Honor recipient) he was born in 29/04/1926
  • Kirk Urso (American professional soccer player (1990-2012)) he was born in 06/03/1990
  • Janet Mondlane (U.S.-born Mozambican politician) she was born in 07/05/1934
  • Jim Waring (American politician) he was born in 27/12/1967
  • Matt Jones (American ice hockey player) he was born in 08/08/1983

Schools in Downers Grove

College & universities near Downers Grove, IL

Code Name City ZIP
143853 Midwestern University-Downers Grove Downers Grove (IL) 60515-5514

Stations (22)

Amtrak & bus stations near Downers Grove, IL

Code Name Address Type
NPV Naperville 105 E. Fourth Ave. RAIL
LAG La Grange Road 25 West Burlington St. RAIL
SMT Summit Archer Ave. and South Center Ave. RAIL
JOL Joliet Transportation Center 50 East Jefferson Street RAIL
CHI Chicago Union Station 225 South Canal Street RAIL

Post offices near Downers Grove

Post Office Name City ZIP
Downers Grov Post Office Downers Grove (IL) 60515

Other cities in DuPage County

Cities, towns, neighborhoods & other populated places in DuPage County , IL. (more)

City Name Population Title
Naperville 147,986 The second most populous city in Illinois.
Wheaton 52,451 The most populous city in DuPage County, Illinois.
Elmhurst 46,532 A city in DuPage County, Illinois.
Lombard 43,961 Village in Illinois
Carol Stream 38,821 Town
Glendale Heights 33,351 Town
Woodridge 33,329 Suburb of Chicago in Illinois, USA
Glen Ellyn 27,402 Town in DuPage County, Illinois, USA
West Chicago 26,593 City in DuPage County, Illinois, United States
Westmont 24,266 City in DuPage County, Illinois, United States of America
Lisle 23,153 Town in Illinois
Roselle 22,550 Village in Ilinois, United States of America
Bloomingdale 21,723 Township in DuPage County, Illinois
Darien 21,531 Town in Connecticut
Villa Park 21,291 Human settlement in DuPage County, Illinois, United States of America
Bensenville 17,943 Village in United States of America

Distance to Other Cities

Downers Grove distances to largest Illinois cities