Glen Ellyn

A wonderful choice for those who want to be close enough to Chicago in order to enjoy the downtown action.

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Welcome to Glen Ellyn

This affluent community is a popular place to live around Chicago. It is located about 20 miles outside of the city and thus is well-placed for an easy commute to the downtown area. Your real estate team at Lance Kammes serves the entire town of Glen Ellyn.
 
Cities like Glen Ellyn are a wonderful choice for those who want to be close enough to Chicago in order to enjoy the downtown action, but would also like to live somewhere a little bit quieter and greener than the Magnificent Mile. For those who want to have their urban cake but eat it in a suburban kitchen, checking out what Glen Ellyn has to offer in terms of real estate is a great idea.
 
For those who want their children to grow up in an area that offers superb education, moving to Glen Ellyn is a wonderful idea. There are a number of very highly ranked schools in the area from kindergarten through 12th grade. In addition to a wonderful selection of primary schools, there is even the College of DuPage in the city. For a touch of trivia, you should know that the College of DuPage is actually John Belushi’s alma mater!
 
Glen Ellyn is also a wonderful choice for those who would like to try the car-free lifestyle. This city actually has a Metra stop in it, so you can get to and from the city of Chicago without ever stepping foot in a car. During the long Chicago winters, you will be grateful not to need to dig out your car from under a pile of snow!
 
If you are looking to make Glen Ellyn your new home, make sure to get in contact with us today. Working with a realtor is a sure way to ensure that you get the very best deal on your new home.
 
We have local knowledge of Glen Ellyn and the surrounding areas and will be able to offer you solid advice based on your pain points and needs during the house-purchasing process. Particularly for people who are moving to the Chicago area for the very first time, working with a realtor is the only way to ensure that you have the assistance you need to make the right choice in housing for you and your family.
 
For those who are looking to sell a home, getting in contact with us is also a very good idea. We like to make sure that both the buyer and the seller end up satisfied with the deal they make at the end of the day. Selling a home in today’s market is not necessarily an easy task, but with our help, you can get a better price than you ever expected.
 
For more information about Glen Ellyn or other communities in the Chicago area, feel free to get in contact with us today. We would love to speak more about your housing needs and plans for the future.

Overview for Glen Ellyn, IL

28,506 people live in Glen Ellyn, where the median age is 41.1 and the average individual income is $69,566. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

28,506

Total Population

41.1 years

Median Age

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$69,566

Average individual Income

Around Glen Ellyn, IL

There's plenty to do around Glen Ellyn, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

55
Somewhat Walkable
Walking Score
59
Bikeable
Bike Score
32
Some Transit
Transit Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Os Hookah, TacoGyro, and Baladi Fresh Market.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining 3.06 miles 13 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 3.53 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining · $ 4.39 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Shopping 2.3 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.12 miles 9 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 2.48 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for Glen Ellyn, IL

Glen Ellyn has 10,986 households, with an average household size of 2.59. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Glen Ellyn do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 28,506 people call Glen Ellyn home. The population density is 4,161.29 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

28,506

Total Population

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

41.1

Median Age

49.7 / 50.3%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

0-9:

0-9 Years

10-17:

10-17 Years

18-24:

18-24 Years

25-64:

25-64 Years

65-74:

65-74 Years

75+:

75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree
10,986

Total Households

2.59

Average Household Size

$69,566

Average individual Income

Households with Children

With Children:

Without Children:

Marital Status

Married
Single
Divorced
Separated

Blue vs White Collar Workers

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White Collar:

Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

Schools in Glen Ellyn, IL

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The following schools are within or nearby Glen Ellyn. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
Philip J Rock Center & School
PUBLIC
4th - 12th
No rating available
Diamante Montessori School
PRIVATE
PreK - K
No rating available
St James The Apostle School
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
St Petronville School
PRIVATE
K - 8th
No rating available
Glen Crest Middle School
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
4/5
Benjamin Franklin Elementary School
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5
Glenbard West High School
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
5/5
Abraham Lincoln Elementary School
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
Park View Elementary School
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5
Churchill Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
3/5
Forest Glen Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
4/5
Hadley Junior High School
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
5/5

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