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Overview

Introduction to Bolingbrook, Illinois

Bolingbrook, Illinois, in Will county, is 24 miles SW of Chicago, Illinois. The municipality is a suburb of Chicago and is regarded as a well planned family oriented community. Bolingbrook is close to numerous recreational facilities, quality golf courses, entertainment, nightlife and restaurants that are located in the Chicago area.

Bolingbrook History

Bolingbrook was incorporated in 1965. During the 1970s the town experienced substantial population growth. Part of the growth occurred by annexation. During the 1990s another strong growth spurt occurred.

Bolingbrook and nearby Attractions

  • Illinois Aviation Museum at Bolingbrook
  • The nearby town of Lockport is a picturesque community
  • The Promenade Bolingbrook is a popular outdoor mall

Bolingbrook Activities

The Pelican Harbor Indoor/Outdoor Aquatic Complex is a popular location. The city features numerous woodland areas and parks. Golfing enthusiasts enjoy playing at the areas numerous courses including Bolingbrook Golf Club, Naperbrook, White Eagle Golf Course, Springbrook Golf Course and River Bend Golf Club. The Hidden Lakes Historic Trout Farm provides opportunities for fishing. The Rocket Ice Arena is available for skating and hockey.

The Pelican Harbor Aquatic Park is a popular destination. The nearby Greene Valley Forest Preserve Loop is situated in grasslands and includes several scenic streams. Saganashkee Slough is popular for fishing. The Waterfall Glen Forest Preserve Loop features a rugged landscape, numerous ponds and a prairie. Residents enjoy the nearby Splashdown Water Park. A wide variety of activities and professional sports events are available in nearby Chicago.

Bolingbrook Transportation

O' Hare International Airport is nearby.

Higher Education

Residents have opportunities to attend colleges located in nearby Chicago.

People

Total Population 74,371
Male Share of the Population 49.1%
Female Share of the Population 50.9%
Senior Citizens 7.8%
Employed Population 16+ 36,790
Age of the Population 34

Families

% of people married 55.7%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 35.4%
Median Earnings25+ $40,642
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $22,077
Median Earnings With High School Degree $30,641

Wealth

Median Family Income $83,216
% Above Poverty Level 90.9%
% Below Poverty Level 9.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 32 minutes
% Working from Home 4%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1%
% Using Public Transportation 3%

Housing

People Living Alone 14.9%
Median Gross Rent $1,202
Median House Value $202,900

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 52.2%
US/American 0%
English 3.8%
Irish 9.3%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Bolingbrook Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 24 miles SW of Chicago, Illinois
County Will
Standard Zip Codes 60439, 60440, 60490
Phone Area Codes 630
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.698
Longitude -88.068

Bolingbrook Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station WHEATON 3 SE
Distance 8.2 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 CHICAGO OHARE INTL AP
Distance 21.2 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 30 F
Apr Temp 38 to 58 F
Jul Temp 63 to 84 F
Oct Temp 42 to 62 F
Annual Precip 36.2 inches
Station PARK FOREST
Distance 24.2 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 29 F
Apr Temp 39 to 58 F
Jul Temp 65 to 84 F
Oct Temp 43 to 63 F
Annual Precip 38.6 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Darien 22,263 $94,863
Downers Grove 49,504 $110,081

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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Bolingbrook High Schools

BOLINGBROOK HIGH SCHOOL
350 W BLAIR LN
630-759-6400
Serves 1,996 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 19.1

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