Most Expensive Elmhurst Neighborhoods
Elmhurst is a medium-sized city located in the state of Illinois. With a population of 45,751 people and 11 constituent neighborhoods, Elmhurst is the 33rd largest community in Illinois.
Elmhurst home prices are not only among the most expensive in Illinois, but Elmhurst real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Elmhurst is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 89.79% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Elmhurst is a city of professionals, sales and office workers and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Elmhurst who work in management occupations (14.51%), sales jobs (13.15%) and office and administrative support (13.15%).
Also of interest is that Elmhurst has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Elmhurst is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The city’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Elmhurst’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
Although the majority of commuting trips in the city are by private automobile, Elmhurst is somewhat unusual for a city of its size for having a substantial number of people who use public transportation. For a lot of people, the train helps to get to and from their jobs every morning, which benefits everyone in the Elmhurst area by reducing both traffic and air pollution.
Do you have a 4-year college degree or graduate degree? If so, you may feel right at home in Elmhurst. 57.70% of adults here have a 4-year degree or graduate degree, whereas the national average for all cities and towns is just 21.84%.
The per capita income in Elmhurst in 2010 was $45,515, which is wealthy relative to Illinois and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $182,060 for a family of four.
The people who call Elmhurst home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Elmhurst residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Elmhurst include German, Irish, Italian, Polish, English and Swedish.
The most common language spoken in Elmhurst is English. Some people also speak Spanish.
|NUMBER OF HOMES AND APARTMENTS||15,655|
|ELMHURST HOME OWNERSHIP|
|% OWNER OCCUPIED||78.69%|
|% RENTER OCCUPIED||21.31%|
|TYPE OF ELMHURST HOMES|
|SINGLE FAMILY DETACHED||76.28%|
|ROWHOUSES AND ATTACHED HOMES||4.96%|
|SMALL APARTMENT BUILDINGS||2.10%|
|COMPLEXES OR HIGH RISE APARTMENTS||16.66%|
|SIZE OF ELMHURST HOMES|
|5 OR MORE BEDROOMS||8.95%|
|AGE OF ELMHURST HOMES|
|NEWER HOMES (2000 OR LATER)||13.71%|
|ESTABLISHED, BUT NOT OLD HOMES (1970-1999)||21.02%|
|WELL-ESTABLISHED, OLD HOMES (1940-1969)||47.77%|
|HISTORIC (1939 OR BEFORE)||17.50%|
|ELMHURST REAL ESTATE INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|MEDIAN HOME VALUE||$398,999|
|MEDIAN RENTAL PRICE||$1,402|
|HOME VALUE RANGE|
|$0 - $54,000||1.85%|
|$54,001 - $109,000||1.64%|
|$109,001 - $218,000||7.96%|
|$218,001 - $327,000||22.43%|
|$327,001 - $435,000||24.11%|
|$435,001 - $544,000||12.68%|
|$544,001 - $816,000||18.60%|
|$816,001 - $1,088,000||7.02%|
|PEOPLE OF ELMHURST||DETAILS|
|UNDER 5 YEARS||6.05%|
|5 TO 17||20.72%|
|18 TO 24||8.88%|
|25 TO 34||8.75%|
|35 TO 54||28.91%|
|55 TO 64||11.91%|
|65 YEARS AND OVER||14.78%|
|EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS|
|HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES||94.87%|
|MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME||$95,240|
|PER CAPITA INCOME||$45,515|
|INDIVIDUALS BELOW POVERTY LEVEL||3.74%|
|INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN||Professional, scientific, and technical services (12.68%)
Information Technology (3.44%)
Public Service (2.33%)
Real estate (2.19%)
|BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN||1.86%|
|AMERICAN INDIAN AND ALASKA NATIVE||0.09%|
|NATIVE HAWAIIAN AND OTHER PACIFIC ISLANDERS||0.00%|
|SOME OTHER RACE ALONE||1.53%|
|TWO OR MORE RACES||1.40%|
|HISPANIC OR LATINO (OF ANY RACE)||6.68%|
|ETHNICITIES PRESENT||German (25.40%)
|LANGUAGES SPOKEN||English (86.35%)
Other Asian languages (1.58%)
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