Overview

Introduction to Clarendon Hills, Illinois

Clarendon Hills, Illinois, is 8 miles NE of Bolingbrook, Illinois and 16 miles W of Chicago, Illinois. The village’s population is 7,610.

Clarendon Hills History

Clarendon Hills is located in DuPage County, which was founded in 1839. It is one of the wealthiest counties in the nation and was named after the DuPage River. The river was named after a French fur trapper.

Clarendon Hills and nearby Attractions

  • Chicago Athenaeum: Museum of Architecture and Design
  • Adler Planetarium
  • Ferson Creek Fen Nature Preserve
  • Nathan Manilow Sculpture Park
  • Leaning Tower of Niles

Things To Do In Clarendon Hills

Local museums include the American Police Center & Museum, the Jane Addams Hull House Museum, the Lemont Area Historical Society & Museum, the Lombard Historical Society Museum, the Chicago Athenaeum: Museum of Architecture and Design, and the Elgin Public Museum of Natural History and Anthropology. The Brookfield Zoological Park, the Shedd Aquarium, the Lincoln Park Zoo and the Cosley Zoo are all nearby as well. The Hinsdale Golf Course is the local golf course. Churches in the area include the Church of the Holy Nativity, the Community Presbyterian Church and the Notre Dame Church.

Clarendon Hills Transportation

Chicago O’Hare International is the nearest major airport.

Clarendon Hills Higher Education

Elmhurst College, Benedictine University and College of DuPage are all accessible from Clarendon Hills.

Demographics

People

Total Population8,711
Male Share of the Population48.9%
Female Share of the Population51.1%
Senior Citizens11.5%
Employed Population 16+3,968
Age of the Population39

Families

% of people married63.7%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher57.3%
Median Earnings25+$77,188
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$33,590
Median Earnings With High School Degree$55,515

Wealth

Median Family Income$171,563
% Above Poverty Level95%
% Below Poverty Level5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time32 minutes
% Working from Home8.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work1.7%
% Using Public Transportation18.9%

Housing

People Living Alone24.4%
Median Gross Rent$985
Median House Value$561,700

Ancestry

German27.1%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)21.4%
Irish17.3%
English11.5%
Italian11.2%
Polish10.9%
Swedish2.9%
Norwegian2.4%
Czech2.4%
Greek1.7%
Scottish1.7%
French Except Basque1.7%
Croatian1.4%
Lithuanian1.1%
Russian1%
Dutch0.7%
Swiss0.6%
Slovak0.6%
Austrian0.6%
South African0.5%
African0.5%
Lebanese0.5%
Arab0.5%
Welsh0.4%
Danishn0.4%
Ukrainian0.3%
Turkish0.3%
Iranian0.2%
Canadian0.2%
Finnish0.2%
Luxemburger0.2%
Slovene0.2%
Serbian0.1%
Hungarian0.1%
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Clarendon Hills Almanac

CategoryValue
CountyDuPage County
Standard Zip Codes60514
Phone Area Codes3,12,63,07,08,847
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude41.79
Approximate Longitude-87.95

Clarendon Hills Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationWHEATON 3 SE
Distance6.5 miles
Jan Temp14 to 32 F
Apr Temp38 to 63 F
Jul Temp63 to 87 F
Oct Temp42 to 67 F
Annual Precip37.9 inches
StationCHICAGO OHARE INTL AP
Distance14.2 miles
Jan Temp14 to 30 F
Apr Temp38 to 58 F
Jul Temp63 to 84 F
Oct Temp42 to 62 F
Annual Precip36.2 inches
StationAURORA
Distance18.9 miles
Jan Temp11 to 29 F
Apr Temp36 to 59 F
Jul Temp61 to 84 F
Oct Temp38 to 63 F
Annual Precip38.3 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Darien22,126$111,970
Indian Head Park3,812$126,786
Oak Brook8,122$171,875
Western Springs13,227$178,348
Willowbrook2,082$103,234

Clarendon Hills Public Libraries

Clarendon Hills Public Library
7 NORTH PROSPECT AVENUE
Clarendon Hills, Illinois
(630) 323-8188

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Clarendon Hills Public Schools

Clarendon Hills Middle School
301 Chicago Ave
ZIP: 60514
(630) 861-4800
Middle
Total Enrollment 636
Holmes Elem School
5800 Holmes Ave
ZIP: 60514
(630) 515-4810
Primary
Total Enrollment 480
Prospect Elem School
130 N Prospect Ave
ZIP: 60514
(630) 861-4400
Primary
Total Enrollment 406
Walker School
120 Walker Ave
ZIP: 60514
(630) 861-4600
Primary
Total Enrollment 270

Clarendon Hills Private Schools

Notre Dame School
66 Norfolk Ave
ZIP: 60514
Elementary
Total Enrollment 233
Seton Montessori School
5728 Virginia Ave
ZIP: 60514
Elementary
Total Enrollment 82
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