Glen Ellyn, IL Demographics

The total population of Glen Ellyn is estimated to be 28,304 with 13,996 males (49.45%) and 14,308 females (50.55%). There are 312 more females than males in Glen Ellyn.
The median household income in Glen Ellyn was $134,848 in 2021, which marked an an increase of 902(0.67%) from $133,946 in 2020. This income is 180.75% of the U.S. median household income of $74,606 (all incomes in 2022 inflation-adjusted dollars).
Per the latest American Community Survey by the Census Bureau, Glen Ellyn sees its highest median household income among householders in the age group of 25 to 44 years old, at $173,920. Overall, the median household income for the village of Glen Ellyn stands at $134,848.
In Glen Ellyn, the median income for all workers aged 15 years and older, regardless of work hours, was $89,696 for males and $40,117 for females. However, when specifically considering full-time, year-round workers within the same age group, the median income was $142,810 for males and $82,471 for females.
In Glen Ellyn, the demographic landscape is diverse, spanning 5 distinct racial categories among households. Among these, White households have the highest median household income at $140,351, while Black or African American households represent the opposite end with the lowest median household income of $28,374.
In 2022, the population of Glen Ellyn was 28,364, a 0.83% decrease year-by-year from 2021. Previously, in 2021, Glen Ellyn's population was 28,602, a decline of 0.80% compared to a population of 28,833 in 2020.
The median age in Glen Ellyn, IL is 41.1, as per 2021 ACS 5-Year Estimates. Of the total population, 21.21% were under the age of 15, 16.28% aged 15 to 29, 44.90% aged 30 to 64, 14.88% aged 65 to 84, and 2.73% were 85 years of age and older.
Racial distribution of Glen Ellyn population: 84.88% are White, 2.47% are Black or African American, 0.15% are American Indian and Alaska Native, 8.07% are Asian, 0.05% are Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander, 0.94% are some other race and 3.46% are multiracial.