Downers Grove Information

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General Downers Grove Information

State: Illinois

County: Dupage County

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Downers Grove Population (census data)
Total 48,995 (+0.8% since 2000)
Male 23,530 (48.0%)
Female 25,465 (52.0%)

Population Density: 3,439 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 110.0 (US Avg is 100)

Downers Grove Elevation: 760 feet above sea level

Incorporated in 1873

Land Area: 14.2 square miles

Median Household Income: $70,931

Zip Codes: 60515, 60516, and 60517.

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Downers Grove Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • White Non-Hispanic (87.8%)
  • Hispanic (3.6%)
  • Asian Indian (2.5%)
  • Black (1.9%)
  • Filipino (1.1%)
  • Two or more races (1.1%)
  • Chinese (1.1%)
  • Other race (1.0%)
Ancestry Information:
  • German (25.4%)
  • Irish (20.3%)
  • Polish (14.9%)
  • Italian (10.8%)
  • English (8.6%)
  • Czech (6.0%)
Foriegn Born: 4,752 people (9.7%)
  • Asia (47.8%)
  • Europe (33.7%)
  • Latin America (18.5%)

Local Downers Grove Sports Teams

Major League Baseball: Chicago Cubs, Chicago White Sox
NFL Football: Chicago Bears, Indianapolis Colts
NBA Basketball: Chicago Bulls
NHL Hockey: Chicago Blackhawks
NCAA Sports: Chicago State University, University of Illinois, DePaul University

Downers Grove School Information

High Schools
Community High School District 99 - North High School (4436 Main Street, Downers Grove, IL, 60515 - Community High School District 99 District)
Community High School District 99 - South High School (1436 Norfolk Street, Downers Grove, IL, 60516 - Community High School District 99 District)
Lakeview Junior High School (701 Plainfield Road, Downers Grove, IL, 60516 - Center Cass School District 66 District)
Middle Schools
Herrick Middle School (4435 Middaugh Avenue, Downers Grove, IL, 60515 - Downers Grove GSD 58 District)
O Neill Middle School (635 59th Street, Downers Grove, IL, 60516 - Downers Grove GSD 58 District)
Elementary Schools
Belle Aire Elementary School (3935 Belle Aire Lane, Downers Grove, IL, 60515 - Downers Grove GSD 58 District)
El Sierra Elementary School (6835 Fairmount Avenue, Downers Grove, IL, 60516 - Downers Grove GSD 58 District)
Fairmount Elementary School (6036 Blodgett Avenue, Downers Grove, IL, 60516 - Downers Grove GSD 58 District)
Highland Elementary School (3935 Highland Avenue, Downers Grove, IL, 60515 - Downers Grove GSD 58 District)
Hillcrest Elementary School (1435 Jefferson Avenue, Downers Grove, IL, 60516 - Downers Grove GSD 58 District)
Indian Trail Elementary School (6235 Stonewall Avenue, Downers Grove, IL, 60516 - Downers Grove GSD 58 District)
Kingsley Elementary School (6509 Powell Avenue, Downers Grove, IL, 60516 - Downers Grove GSD 58 District)
Lester Elementary School (236 Indianapolis Street, Downers Grove, IL, 60515 - Downers Grove GSD 58 District)
Pierce Downer Elementary School (1436 Grant Street, Downers Grove, IL, 60515 - Downers Grove GSD 58 District)
Prairieview Elementary School (699 Plainfield Road, Downers Grove, IL, 60516 - Center Cass School District 66 District)
Whittier Elementary School (536 Hill Street, Downers Grove, IL, 60515 - Downers Grove GSD 58 District)
Other/Private Schools
Henry Puffer School (2220 Haddow Avenue, Downers Grove, IL, 60515 - Downers Grove GSD 58 District)

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