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Overview

Introduction to Elk Grove Village, Illinois

Elk Grove Village, Illinois, in Cook county, is 4 miles S of Mount Prospect, Illinois (center to center) and 19 miles NW of Chicago, Illinois. The village is included in the Chicago metropolitan area.

Elk Grove Village History

Elk Grove Village mostly developed as a farming community during the fist half of the 20th century. It was incorporated in 1956 as a village. Most of the homes of Elk Grove Village were constructed by Centex Corporation. The Elk Grove High School was opened during the 1960s. In fact, the Robert E. Haskell Memorial Stadium is named in honor of the first principal of Elk Grove High School. During the 1970s, a number of apartment communities were constructed in Elk Grove Village.

Elk Grove Village and nearby Attractions

  • Cook County Forest Preserves
  • Farmhouse Museum
  • Friendship Park Conservatory
  • Kiddieland Amusement Park
  • Brookfield Zoo
  • Museum of Science and Industry

Things To Do In Elk Grove Village

Elk Grove Village offers approximately 473 acres of parks and playgrounds. You can visit the Rainbow Falls Waterpark, Fox Run Golf Course, Farmhouse Museum, and Pirates' Cove Children's Theme Park. Leisure hours can also be spent at the Olmstead Nature Shack, Disney Park, and Pavilion Aquatic Center. World class shopping facilities are available at Elk Crossing Shopping Center, Strawberry Hill Plaza Shopping Center, Park and Shop Shopping Center, and Devon Avenue Market Shopping Center.

Elk Grove Village Transportation

Chicago O’Hare International Airport is nearby.

Elk Grove Village Higher Education

William Rainey Harper College, Oakton Community College, and Elmhurst College are some of the nearby colleges.

Demographics

People

Total Population33,251
Male Share of the Population50%
Female Share of the Population50%
Senior Citizens15.9%
Employed Population 16+17,862
Age of the Population43

Families

% of people married52.6%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher36%
Median Earnings25+$45,204
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$28,980
Median Earnings With High School Degree$36,415

Wealth

Median Family Income$91,980
% Above Poverty Level94.9%
% Below Poverty Level5.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time26 minutes
% Working from Home4.9%
% Walking and Biking to Work1.1%
% Using Public Transportation3%

Housing

People Living Alone29.6%
Median Gross Rent$1,082
Median House Value$259,600

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)24.4%
German22.8%
Polish18.5%
Irish14.2%
Italian11.7%
Swedish3.8%
English3.8%
Czech2.2%
French Except Basque2%
Norwegian1.3%
Greek1.3%
Serbian1.2%
Arab1.2%
Danishn0.9%
Bulgarian0.8%
Scottish0.8%
Russian0.8%
Austrian0.7%
Welsh0.6%
Dutch0.6%
Romanian0.6%
Hungarian0.5%
Ukrainian0.4%
Lebanese0.4%
African0.3%
Swiss0.3%
Iraqi0.3%
Finnish0.3%
Croatian0.3%
Lithuanian0.3%
Egyptian0.3%
Canadian0.2%
Belgian0.2%
South African0.2%
Israeli0.2%
Slovak0.2%
Latvian0.1%
Portuguese0.1%
Palestinian0.1%
Ghanaian0.1%
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Elk Grove Village Almanac

CategoryValue
County Cook County
Standard Zip Codes60007
P.O. Box Zip Codes60009
Phone Area Codes708,773,847,224,630
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude42
Approximate Longitude-87.99

Elk Grove Village Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationCHICAGO OHARE INTL AP
Distance3.1 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
StationCHICAGO BOTANICAL GARDEN
Distance13.1 miles
Jan Temp14 to 30 F
Apr Temp37 to 56 F
Jul Temp63 to 83 F
Oct Temp42 to 63 F
Annual Precip36.8 inches
StationWHEATON 3 SE
Distance13.9 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

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Bensenville18,431$69,298
Des Plaines58,755$80,973

Elk Grove Village Public Libraries

Elk Grove Village Public Library
1001 WELLINGTON AVENUE
Elk Grove Village, Illinois
(847) 439-0447

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Elk Grove Village Hospitals

Alexian Brothers Medical Center
(Non-profit)
800 W Biesterfield Rd
(847) 437-5500

Elk Grove Village Public Schools

Rupley Elem School
305 Oakton St
ZIP: 60007
(847) 593-4353
Primary
Total Enrollment 464
Salt Creek Elem School
65 Jf Kennedy Blvd
ZIP: 60007
(847) 593-4375
Primary
Total Enrollment 449
Adm Richard E Byrd Elem School
265 Wellington Ave
ZIP: 60007
(847) 593-4388
Primary
Total Enrollment 375
Margaret Mead Jhs
1765 Biesterfield Rd
ZIP: 60007
(847) 357-6000
Middle
Total Enrollment 617
Elk Grove High School
500 W Elk Grove Blvd
ZIP: 60007
(847) 718-4400
High
Total Enrollment 1906
Ridge Family Center For Learning
650 Ridge Ave
ZIP: 60007
(847) 593-4070
Primary
Total Enrollment 334
Grove Jr High School
777 W Elk Grove Blvd
ZIP: 60007
(847) 593-4367
Middle
Total Enrollment 901
Clearmont Elem School
280 Clearmont Dr
ZIP: 60007
(847) 593-4372
Primary
Total Enrollment 417
Adlai Stevenson Elem School
1414 Armstrong Ln
ZIP: 60007
(847) 357-5200
Primary
Total Enrollment 466
Adolph Link Elem School
900 W Glenn Trl
ZIP: 60007
(847) 357-5300
Primary
Total Enrollment 577

Elk Grove Village Private Schools

Kindercare Learning Center
800 S Arlington Heights Rd
ZIP: 60007
Elementary
Total Enrollment 15
Queen Of The Rosary School
690 W Elk Grove Blvd
ZIP: 60007
Elementary
Total Enrollment 246
Childrens Christian Learning Center
1900 Nerge Rd
ZIP: 60007
Elementary
Total Enrollment 6
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