Most Expensive Glen Ellyn Neighborhoods
Glen Ellyn is a medium-sized village located in the state of Illinois. With a population of 27,763 people and eight constituent neighborhoods, Glen Ellyn is the 78th largest community in Illinois.
Glen Ellyn home prices are not only among the most expensive in Illinois, but Glen Ellyn real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Glen Ellyn is a decidedly white-collar village, with fully 91.27% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Glen Ellyn is a village of managers, professionals and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Glen Ellyn who work in management occupations (17.63%), sales jobs (14.21%) and office and administrative support (11.83%).
Also of interest is that Glen Ellyn has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
A relatively large number of people in Glen Ellyn telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 9.70% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
In addition, Glen Ellyn is home to many people who could be described as "urban sophisticates". Urban sophisticates are people who are both educated and wealthy, and thus tend to be older, richer, and more established than young professionals. "Urban sophisticates" is not just about being educated and well-off financially: it is a point of view and state of mind, one that you might call 'urbaneness'. But such people can and do regularly live in small towns, suburbs and rural areas, as well as in big cities. They read, support the arts and high-end shops, and love travel.
Glen Ellyn 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 village’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, Glen Ellyn’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
Like elsewhere in America, most people in Glen Ellyn use a private automobile to get to work. But notably, a substantial number of Glen Ellyn‘s citizens do make use of public transit in their daily commute, primarily riding the train. This helps more people get to work with less air pollution, and require fewer highways to get them there.
If knowledge is power, Glen Ellyn is a pretty powerful place. 61.44% of the adults in Glen Ellyn have earned a 4-year college degree, masters degree, MD, law degree, or even PhD. Compare that to the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns.
The per capita income in Glen Ellyn in 2010 was $52,486, which is wealthy relative to Illinois and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $209,944 for a family of four. However, Glen Ellyn contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Glen Ellyn is a somewhat ethnically-diverse village. The people who call Glen Ellyn home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Glen Ellyn residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Glen Ellyn include German, Irish, Polish, Italian, English and Swedish.
The most common language spoken in Glen Ellyn is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Other Asian languages.
|GLEN ELLYN INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|NUMBER OF HOMES AND APARTMENTS||10,443|
|GLEN ELLYN HOME OWNERSHIP|
|% OWNER OCCUPIED||74.87%|
|% RENTER OCCUPIED||25.13%|
|TYPE OF GLEN ELLYN HOMES|
|SINGLE FAMILY DETACHED||60.71%|
|ROWHOUSES AND ATTACHED HOMES||7.61%|
|SMALL APARTMENT BUILDINGS||2.07%|
|COMPLEXES OR HIGH RISE APARTMENTS||29.61%|
|SIZE OF GLEN ELLYN HOMES|
|5 OR MORE BEDROOMS||6.75%|
|AGE OF GLEN ELLYN HOMES|
|NEWER HOMES (2000 OR LATER)||10.56%|
|ESTABLISHED, BUT NOT OLD HOMES (1970-1999)||36.52%|
|WELL-ESTABLISHED, OLD HOMES (1940-1969)||37.48%|
|HISTORIC (1939 OR BEFORE)||15.45%|
|GLEN ELLYN REAL ESTATE INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|MEDIAN HOME VALUE||$419,134|
|MEDIAN RENTAL PRICE||$1,063|
|HOME VALUE RANGE|
|$0 - $54,000||0.59%|
|$54,001 - $109,000||3.81%|
|$109,001 - $218,000||11.65%|
|$218,001 - $327,000||14.56%|
|$327,001 - $435,000||22.47%|
|$435,001 - $544,000||15.24%|
|$544,001 - $816,000||22.08%|
|$816,001 - $1,088,000||4.97%|
|PEOPLE OF GLEN ELLYN||DETAILS|
|UNDER 5 YEARS||6.86%|
|5 TO 17||19.07%|
|18 TO 24||7.24%|
|25 TO 34||9.81%|
|35 TO 54||29.06%|
|55 TO 64||13.45%|
|65 YEARS AND OVER||14.51%|
|EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS|
|HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES||94.60%|
|MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME||$91,051|
|PER CAPITA INCOME||$52,486|
|INDIVIDUALS BELOW POVERTY LEVEL||6.96%|
|INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN||Professional, scientific, and technical services (15.88%)
Information Technology (3.09%)
Public Service (2.65%)
Real estate (2.04%)
|BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN||3.75%|
|AMERICAN INDIAN AND ALASKA NATIVE||0.18%|
|NATIVE HAWAIIAN AND OTHER PACIFIC ISLANDERS||0.06%|
|SOME OTHER RACE ALONE||0.18%|
|TWO OR MORE RACES||1.86%|
|HISPANIC OR LATINO (OF ANY RACE)||4.51%|
|ETHNICITIES PRESENT||German (26.52%)
|LANGUAGES SPOKEN||English (85.45%)
Other Asian languages (2.05%)
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