Oakbrook Terrace, Illinois

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Oakbrook Terrace, Illinois

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High Points

Oakbrook Terrace strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Illinois):

Category Trophy
Well-Paid Single Women
(vs. Peers)
Top 1% trophy Oakbrook Terrace Well-Paid Single Women
Well-Paid Single Men
(vs. Peers)
Top 1% trophy Oakbrook Terrace Well-Paid Single Men
Median Family Income
(vs. Peers)
Top 3% trophy Oakbrook Terrace Median Family Income
Public Transportation Use
(vs. Peers)
Top 4% trophy Oakbrook Terrace Public Transportation Use
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. Peers)
Top 5% trophy Oakbrook Terrace People in Middle Class or Better
College Educated Adults
(vs. Peers)
Top 5% trophy Oakbrook Terrace College Educated Adults
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. Peers)
Top 8% Oakbrook Terrace Low Rate of Poverty
Racial Diversity
(vs. Peers)
Top 9% Oakbrook Terrace Racial Diversity
Walking and Biking to Work
(vs. Peers)
Top 19% Oakbrook Terrace Walking and Biking to Work

Comparative Profile of Oakbrook Terrace, Illinois

Comparing Oakbrook Terrace to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Illinois (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Well-Paid Single Women 10 10
Well-Paid Single Men 10 10
Racial Diversity 10 9
Age of the Population 8 9
Female Share of the Population 7 8
Senior Citizens 7 7
Male Share of the Population 4 4
Children Under 5 Years Old 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 1 1
Average Household Size 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Median Family Income 10 10
College Educated Adults 10 10
People in Middle Class or Better 10 9
People Above Poverty 10 9

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 10 9
Walking and Biking to Work 9 9
Working at Home 4 3
Short Commute Times 3 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 10 10
People Living Alone 10 10
Housing Recently Built 8 9
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 4 8
Affordability of Property Taxes 1 2
Affordability of Rents 1 1

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Oakbrook Terrace Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 7 miles E of Wheaton, Illinois (center to center)
Nearest Large City 16 miles W of Chicago, Illinois
County Du Page
Standard Zip Codes 60181
Phone Area Codes 630
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.88
Longitude -87.97

Oakbrook Terrace Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station WHEATON 3 SE
Distance 6.6 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 32 F
Apr Temp 38 to 63 F
Jul Temp 63 to 87 F
Oct Temp 42 to 67 F
Annual Precip 37.9 inches
Station AURORA
Distance 19.5 miles
Jan Temp 11 to 29 F
Apr Temp 36 to 59 F
Jul Temp 61 to 84 F
Oct Temp 38 to 63 F
Annual Precip 38.3 inches
Distance 27.1 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 30 F
Apr Temp 37 to 60 F
Jul Temp 63 to 85 F
Oct Temp 41 to 64 F
Annual Precip 36.9 inches
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Oakbrook Terrace Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 2,300 100%
Male 1,089 47.3%
Female 1,211 52.7%
Under 18 312 13.6%
18+ 1,988 86.4%
65+ 406 17.7%
Median Age 41.3
Average Family Size 2.77
White 1,852 80.5%
African-American 95 4.1%
Asian 281 12.2%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 20 0.9%
Mixed Race 51 2.2%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 95 4.1%

Estimated Oakbrook Terrace Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 2,249
Growth -51
Growth % -2.2%

Oakbrook Terrace Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 19.8%
Italian 19.2%
German 13.2%
Irish 11.5%
Polish 9.8%
Dutch 3.6%
Greek 2%
Scotch-Irish 1.9%
Slovak 1.8%
Norwegian 1.7%
English 1.6%
Czech 1.6%
Russian 1.5%
Lithuanian 1.2%
Lebanese 1.1%
Canadian 1.1%
Eastern European 1%
Ukrainian 0.9%
French (except Basque) 0.8%
US/American 0.7%
African 0.6%
Swedish 0.6%
European 0.5%
Scottish 0.5%
Czechoslovakian 0.4%
French Canadian 0.4%
Romanian 0.4%
British 0.4%
Iranian 0.4%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Oakbrook Terrace, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Oakbrook Ter (60181)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Oakbrook Terrace 2,300 $85,374
Addison 35,914 $59,007
Berkeley 5,245 $67,478
Elmhurst 42,762 $81,496
Hillside 8,155 $59,375
Lombard 42,322 $69,686
Villa Park 22,075 $62,805
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