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Glen Ellyn
  • Suburb of Chicago, IL

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Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade A+
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade B
  3. Housing
    grade B
  4. Nightlife
    grade B+
  5. Good for Families
    grade A+
  6. Diversity
    grade B+
  7. Jobs
    grade A minus
  8. Weather
    grade C+
  9. Cost of Living
    grade C+
  10. Health & Fitness
    grade A
  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade A
  12. Commute
    grade B+

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Glen Ellyn is a suburb of Chicago with a population of 27,741. Glen Ellyn is in DuPage County and is one of the best places to live in Illinois. Living in Glen Ellyn offers residents an urban suburban mix feel and most residents own their homes. In Glen Ellyn there are a lot of restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many families live in Glen Ellyn and residents tend to lean conservative. The public schools in Glen Ellyn are highly rated.

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About Glen Ellyn...
Population
27,741

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$465,200
National
$229,800
Median Rent
$1,109
National
$1,096
Area Feel
Urban Suburban Mix
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    23%
  • Own
    77%
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Glen Ellyn Rankings

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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade B
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    39.7
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    3.6
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    28.9
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    101.1
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    783.8
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    32.5
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade B+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    14%
  • 10-17 years
    13%
  • 18-24 years
    6%
  • 25-34 years
    8%
  • 35-44 years
    14%
  • 45-54 years
    14%
  • 55-64 years
    13%
  • 65+ years
    18%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    29%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    40%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    17%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    11%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    3%
    national  11%

Working in Glen Ellyn

Jobs
grade A minus
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$118,208
National
$64,994

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