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Overview

Introduction to Lisle, Illinois

Lisle, Illinois, in Du Page county, is 5 miles NE of Naperville, Illinois (center to center) and 22 miles W of Chicago, Illinois. Part of the surrounding Chicago metro area, the village is not an isolated village.

Lisle History

The village of Lisle was first settled after the Blackhawk War in 1832. James and Luther Hatch were the first permanent settlers of the area. Lisle is the oldest settlement of DuPage County. It was named after Lisle, New York. The First Congregational Church of DuPage was built in Lisle in 1833. The post office was established in 1834 and the Chicago, Burlington, and Quincy Railroad first arrived in the village in 1864.

Lisle and nearby Attractions

  • Morton Arboretum
  • Lisle Station Park
  • Cantigny Park
  • Robert R. McCormick Museum at Cantigny
  • DuPage Children's Museum
  • Cosley Zoo

Things To Do In Lisle

Lisle is home to Morton Arboretum which includes several native woodland forest preserves, gardens, hiking trails, and a restored prairie. You can explore the history of the village by visiting the museums in Lisle Station Park. Golf enthusiasts can enjoy their leisure at the River Bend Golf Course. The Sea Lion Aquatic Park includes a large open swim area, five waterslides, an adults-only deck area, three whirlpool spas, a sand play area, and free-flowing waterfalls. You can enjoy shopping at the College Square Shopping Center.

Lisle Transportation

You can reach Chicago O’Hare International Airport within a few minutes.

Lisle Higher Education

Benedictine University is the local university. Wheaton College, College of Dupage, and North Central College are also nearby.

People

Total Population 22,747
Male Share of the Population 49.5%
Female Share of the Population 50.5%
Senior Citizens 14.1%
Employed Population 16+ 11,539
Age of the Population 37

Families

% of people married 50.9%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 56%
Median Earnings25+ $52,032
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $17,328
Median Earnings With High School Degree $35,238

Wealth

Median Family Income $103,659
% Above Poverty Level 91.4%
% Below Poverty Level 8.6%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 29 minutes
% Working from Home 6.6%
% Walking and Biking to Work 3.7%
% Using Public Transportation 8.1%

Housing

People Living Alone 33.3%
Median Gross Rent $1,155
Median House Value $321,600

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 27.8%
US/American 0.1%
English 5.3%
Irish 18.3%

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

Lisle Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 5 miles NE of Naperville, Illinois (center to center)
Nearest Large City 22 miles W of Chicago, Illinois
County Du Page
Standard Zip Codes 60532
Phone Area Codes 630
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.79
Longitude -88.07

Lisle 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 1.9 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 15.5 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 CHICAGO BOTANICAL GARDEN
Distance 28 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 30 F
Apr Temp 37 to 56 F
Jul Temp 63 to 83 F
Oct Temp 42 to 63 F
Annual Precip 36.8 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Darien 22,263 $94,863
Downers Grove 49,504 $110,081
Glen Ellyn 27,890 $130,677

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

Lisle Public Libraries

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(630) 971-1675
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Lisle High Schools

LISLE HIGH SCHOOL
1800 SHORT ST
630-493-8300
Serves 625 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 16.4

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