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Elmhurst

City of Elmhurst

  •   State: 
    Illinois
      County: 
    DuPage County
      City: 
    Elmhurst
      County all: 
    DuPage | Cook
      County FIPS: 
    17043 | 17031
      Coordinates: 
    41°53′58″N 87°56′25″W
      Area total: 
    10.28 sq mi (26.62 km²)
      Area land: 
    10.22 sq mi (26.47 km²)
      Area water: 
    0.06 sq mi (0.15 km²)
      Elevation: 
    686 ft (209 m)
      Established: 
    1882; Incorporated June 5, 1882 ( 1882-06-05 )
  •   Latitude: 
    41,8949
      Longitude: 
    -87,9422
      Dman name cbsa: 
    Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI
      Timezone: 
    Eastern Standard Time (EST) UTC-5:00; Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) UTC-4:00
      ZIP codes: 
    60126
      GMAP: 

    Elmhurst, DuPage County, Illinois, United States

  •   Population: 
    45,786
      Population density: 
    4,480.92 residents per square mile of area (1,730.02/km²)
      Household income: 
    $79,155
      Households: 
    15,734
      Unemployment rate: 
    7.60%
  •   Sales taxes: 
    7.00%
      Income taxes: 
    3.00%

Elmhurst is a city mostly in DuPage County and overlapping into Cook County in the U.S. state of Illinois, and a western suburb of Chicago. As of 2021, the city has an estimated population of 47,260. The annual Elmhurst St. Patrick's Day Parade continues to be the third largest parade of that sort in the Chicago area, following the more famous parades downtown and on the city's South Side. The Keebler Company's corporate headquarters was in Elmhurst until 2001, when the Kellogg Company purchased the company. The city is home to the headquarters of Sunshine Biscuits and McMaster-Carr Supply Co. Famous Amos cookies are also distributed from Elmhurst. In 2014, Family Circle magazine ranked Elmhurst as one of the "Ten Best U.S. Towns for Families". Elmhurst has a total area of 10.28 square miles (26.63 km²) (or 99.42%) is land and 0.06 square mile (0.16 km²), (or 0.58%) is water. The town also has a tendency to flood, and theCity has tried preventing or suppressing this for the future. The first Elmhurst railroad station was built in 1894. In 1871, Elmhurst University was organized and currently has 3,500 undergraduates and about 300 graduate students. Elmhurst was incorporated as a village in 1882, with a population between 723 and 1,050, and legal boundaries of St. Charles Road to North Avenue, and one half mile east of York Street.

History

Elmhurst was founded in 1842 by a native of Ohio named Gerry Bates. In 1871, Elmhurst University was organized and currently has 3,500 undergraduates and about 300 graduate students. The Keebler Company's corporate headquarters was in Elmhurst until 2001, when the Kellogg Company purchased the company. The annual Elmhurst St. Patrick's Day Parade continues to be the third largest parade of that sort in the Chicago area, following the more famous parades downtown and on the city's South Side. In 2014, Family Circle magazine ranked Elmhurst as one of the "Ten Best U.S. Towns for Families". The city is home to the headquarters of Sunshine Biscuits and McMaster-Carr Supply Co. Since 1964, it has been home to Elmhurst CRC, one of. the largest congregations of the Christian Reformed Church in North America. The Memorial Parade has run every Memorial Day since 1918. Elmhurst Memorial Hospital was founded as the first hospital in DuPage County. The first Elmhurst railroad station was built in 1894. The city was incorporated as a village in 1882, with a population between 723 and 1,050, and legal boundaries of St. Charles Road to North Avenue, and one half mile west and one quarter mile east of York Street. It is located on the banks of Salt Creek, which is a tributary of the Chicago River. It has a population of between 1,000 and 2,000 people.

Geography

According to the 2021 census gazetteer files, Elmhurst has a total area of 10.28 square miles (26.63 km²) of which 99.42% is land and 0.06% is water. The town also has a tendency to flood, and the city has tried preventing or suppressing this for the future. Elmhurst is located in the New York City borough of Queens. The city has a population of 2,071. It is located on the New Jersey Turnpike, which runs from New Jersey to New Jersey. It has a long history of flooding, particularly in the late 1800s and early 1900s. It was the site of the Battle of the Bulge, in which the town was flooded. It also has been the location of the World War II Battle of New Jersey, which took place in World War I. The Battle was fought between the U.S. Army and the British Royal Navy in the early 20th century. The battle ended in a stalemate, with the Royal Navy taking control of the town and the US Navy leaving it in the hands of the Royal Canadian Air Force. The war ended in 1945, and since then the town has been known as "Elmhurst" or "Eliot's Landing" because of its location on the Hudson River. It's also known for being a popular tourist destination, especially in New Jersey and New York state. The area has a history of being affected by the Great Flood of the 1930s.

Demographics

As of the 2020 census there were 45,786 people, 16,808 households, and 12,110 families residing in the city. There were 17,260 housing units at an average density of 1,679.32 per square mile (648.39/km²) The city's age distribution consisted of 25.1% under the age of 18, 8.6% from 18 to 24, 21.3% from 25 to 44, 28.4% from 45 to 64, and 16.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.26 and the average family size was 2.70. The median income was $123,869, and the median income for a family was $148,663. The per capita income for the city was $59,911. About 2.1%. of families and 3.4%. of the population were below the poverty line, including 3.0% of those under age 18 and 4.5. of those age 65 or over. The city is located on the U.S.-Mexico border. It is located near the border with Mexico. It was the site of the first World War II battle of the Battle of the Bulge, which took place in World War I. The Battle was followed by the Second World War, which ended in the First World War. It has since been the scene of numerous battles, including the Civil War, the Korean War and the Vietnam War.

Economy

According to Elmhurst's 2017 Comprehensive Annual Financial Report, the top employers in the city are: the city's two banks. The city's unemployment rate is 3.9 per cent. The unemployment rate for Elmhurst is 4.1 per cent, according to the report. The town's economy is expected to grow by 2.7 per cent in the next three years, the report says. The U.S. economy is projected to grow at a rate of 2.4 per cent over the next five years. The economy is predicted to expand by 0.8 per cent from 2016 to 2017. The top employers are the City of Elmhurst’s two banks, the Bank of New York and the City Bank of Philadelphia. In the city, the unemployment rate stands at 3.0 per cent and the economy is forecast to grow 3.7 percent in the coming years.

Arts and culture

The Theatre Historical Society of America is focused on the preservation of dance, opera, and movie theaters. A 150-foot-deep (46 m) limestone quarry covering about 59 acres (240,000 m2) is located half a mile west of downtown along West Avenue and 1st Street. The quarry is an important piece of DuPage County's stormwater management system, and can hold up to 8,300 acre-feet (10 million cubic meters) of stormwater.Each spring, the company RGL Marketing for the Arts runs the event, Art in Wilder Park. The event "features of a juried show of fine arts, crafts and original creations of over 100 artists," according to the company's website. It is also home to the Wilder Mansion, the Elmhurst Public Library, the Wilding Park Conservatory and the Lizzadro Museum of Lapidary Art. It also hosts live music and entertainment and over 40 food vendors. It takes place in centrally located Wilder park, which is alsoHome to the. Wilder mansion, the. Elmhurst public Library, and the Wildering Park Conservatories. The. event also features live music, entertainment and. over 40Food Vendors. It's held in the park's central area, on the grounds of the Wilders Mansion, which was built in the 17th century. The park is home to a number of historic buildings, including the. New Regal Theater (now known as the Newregal Theater).

Government

1882 - Incorporated as a village in June. 1887 - Peter Wolf elected as village president. 1902 - Edwin Heidemann elected asVillage President. 1905 - Henry C. Schumacher elected as Village President.1910 - Adopted city form of government. 1931 - Edward Blatter elected as mayor. 1951 - Ervin F. Wilson elected asMayor. 2009 - Peter P. DiCianni elected as Mayor. 2013 - Steven Morley elected as President. 2021 - Scott M. Levin elected as president. 2023 - C. J. Albert elected as vice-president. 2028 - Peter W. Schulder elected as Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the University of North Carolina at Elkhart. 2029 - Thomas D. Marcucci elected as chairman of the board of trustees. 2030 - Scott Levin elected to succeed him as President of the university. 2031 - Scott L. Levinelected as president of the U.S. College of Arts and Human Sciences. 2033 - Thomas M. Marcuccio elected as chair of the college's board of Trustee. 2036 - Scott W. Linn elected as treasurer. 2037 - Scott R. Levin appointed as chairman. 2038 - Scott S. Levin was elected as chancellor. 2039 - Scott T. Levin became president of U.N. Education Foundation. 2041 - Scott G. Levin named president of University of Northern Colorado. 2042 - Scott J. Levin become president.

Education

Elmhurst University is a four-year private liberal arts college affiliated with the United Church of Christ. Elmhurst Community Unit School District 205 serves most of the city; its high school is York Community High School. Hillside School District 93 serves the Cook County portion; in 1953 this portion had 45 houses. There are also private schools:IC Catholic Prep, formerly Immaculate Conception High School and Immanuel Lutheran Grade School. There is also Timothy Christian School and Visitation Catholic Grade School in the Elmhurst area. The city is home to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, which is based in Elmhurst, Illinois. The Elmhurst High School football team is known as the "Eagles" and has won several state championships in recent years. The town also has a number of high schools, many of which are located in the Chicago suburb of Elmhurst. The high school football team, known as "The Eagles," has won numerous state championships. The football team also won the Illinois state championship in 2008, 2009, 2010, and 2011. It has won the state title in 2010, 2011, 2012, and 2013. The school district's high school mascot is "The Eagle" and the team's colors are blue and white. The district's mascot is the eagle, which means "Empire" in English and "Eagle" in Spanish. It is also the home of the Chicago Cubs baseball team, which won the World Series in 2008 and 2010. The team's mascot was the "Crow" in 2010.

Infrastructure

Elmhurst is served by Pace buses, and the Metra Union Pacific/West Line. O'Hare International Airport is 18 minutes from Elmhurst, and Chicago Midway Airport is 33 minutes. The free weekend trolley connects downtown Elmhurst to the Spring Road businesses and the Elmhurst Public Library. It runs Friday-Saturday and the $40,000 cost comes out of visiting and tourism fund. During the summers and December, Elmhurst also has the "elmhurst Express Trolley". It runs during the summer and December and is free to the public. The town is located on the banks of the Chicago River and the Illinois River. It is also on the Illinois Turnpike, which runs through the town. It also runs along the former Illinois Central line, which is now part of the Union Pacific Railroad. Elmhurst is also served by the Canadian National Railway, which has freight service on the MetRA line and the Canadian Central line south of the line. It has a population of 2,000, with the majority of residents living in or near the town of Elmhurst. The city is located in the Chicago Metropolitan Statistical Area (CMA), which includes the Chicago neighborhoods of Englewood, Humboldt, and Winthrop, as well as parts of Lakehurst and Winnebago. The CMA also serves the towns of Winthrop and Winnetka, which are in the CMA's service area. The village is home to the Chicago Cubs baseball team, which plays in Chicago's Wrigley Field.

Air Quality, Water Quality, Superfund Sites & UV Index

The Air Quality index is in Elmhurst, DuPage County, Illinois = 63.2. These Air Quality index is based on annual reports from the EPA. Higher values are better (100=best). The number of ozone alert days is used as an indicator of air quality, as are the amounts of seven pollutants including particulates, carbon monoxide, sulfur dioxide, lead, and volatile organic chemicals. The Water Quality Index is 48. A measure of the quality of an area’s water supply as rated by the EPA. Higher values are better (100=best). The EPA has a complex method of measuring the watershed quality, using 15 indicators such as pollutants, turbidity, sediments, and toxic discharges. The Superfund Sites Index is 21. Higher is better (100=best). Based upon the number and impact of EPA Superfund pollution sites in the county, including spending on the cleanup efforts. The UV Index in Elmhurst = 3.4 and is a measure of an area's exposure to the sun's ultraviolet rays. This is most often a combination of sunny weather, altitude, and latitude. The UV Index has been defined by the WHO (www.who.int/news-room/questions-and-answers/item/radiation-the-ultraviolet-(uv)-index) and is uniform worldwide.

Employed

The most recent city population of 45,786 individuals with a median age of 40.8 age the population dropped by -0.84% in Elmhurst, DuPage County, Illinois population since 2000 and are distributed over a density of 4,480.92 residents per square mile of area (1,730.02/km²). There are average 2.59 people per household in the 15,734 households with an average household income of $79,155 a year. The unemployment rate in Alabama is 7.60% of the available work force and has dropped -4.37% over the most recent 12-month period and the projected change in job supply over the next decade based on migration patterns, economic growth, and other factors will increase by 23.66%. The number of physicians in Elmhurst per 100,000 population = 386.3.

Weather

The annual rainfall in Elmhurst = 32 inches and the annual snowfall = 23.5 inches. The annual number of days with measurable precipitation (over .01 inch) = 109. The average number of days per year that are predominantly sunny = 189. 86 degrees Fahrenheit is the average daily high temperature for the month of July and 14.1 degrees Fahrenheit is the average daily low temperature for the month of January. The Comfort Index (higher=better) is 44, where higher values mean a more pleasant climate. The Comfort Index measure recognizes that humidity by itself isn't the problem. (Have you noticed nobody ever complains about the weather being 'cold and humid?) It's in the summertime that we notice the humidity the most, when it's hot and muggy. Our Comfort Index uses a combination of afternoon summer temperature and humidity to closely predict the effect that the humidity will have on people.

Median Home Cost

The percentage of housing units in Elmhurst, DuPage County, Illinois which are owned by the occupant = 78.23%. A housing unit is a house, apartment, mobile home, or room occupied as separate living quarters. The average age of homes = 51 years with median home cost = $326,200 and home appreciation of -10.66%. This is the value of the years most recent home sales data. Its important to note that this is not the average (or arithmetic mean). The median home price is the middle value when you arrange all the sales prices of homes from lowest to highest. This is a better indicator than the average, because the median is not changed as much by a few unusually high or low values. The property tax rate of $18.51 shown here is the rate per $1,000 of home value. If for simplification for example the tax rate is $14.00 and the home value is $250,000, the property tax would be $14.00 x ($250,000/1000), or $3500. This is the 'effective' tax rate.

Study

The local school district spends $6,429 per student. There are 15.2 students for each teacher in the school, 407 students for each Librarian and 858 students for each Counselor. 5.80% of the area’s population over the age of 25 with an Associate Degree or other 2-year college degree, 27.72% with a master’s degree, Ph.D. or other advanced college degree and 17.09% with high school diplomas or high school equivalency degrees (GEDs).

  • Elmhurst's population in DuPage County, Illinois of 1,728 residents in 1900 has increased 26,5-fold to 45,786 residents after 120 years, according to the official 2020 census.

    Approximately 51.52% female residents and 48.48% male residents live in Elmhurst, DuPage County, Illinois.

    As of 2020 in Elmhurst, DuPage County, Illinois are married and the remaining 36.70% are single population.

  • 29.1 minutes is the average time that residents in Elmhurst require for a one-way commute to work. A long commute can have different effects on health. A Gallup poll in the US found that in terms of mental health, long haul commuters are up to 12 percent more likely to experience worry, and ten percent less likely to feel well rested. The Gallup poll also found that of people who commute 61­–90 minutes each day, a whopping one third complained of neck and back pain, compared to less than a quarter of people who only spend ten minutes getting to work.

    79.40% of the working population which commute to work alone in their car, 5.70% of the working population which commutes to work in a carpool, 7.43% of the population that commutes using mass transit, including bus, light rail, subway, and ferry. 3.24% of the population that has their home as their principal place of work.

  • Of the total residential buildings in Elmhurst, DuPage County, Illinois, 78.23% are owner-occupied homes, another 16.37% are rented apartments, and the remaining 5.40% are vacant.

  • The 57.28% of the population in Elmhurst, DuPage County, Illinois who identify themselves as belonging to a religion are distributed among the following most diverse religions.

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