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Overview

Introduction to Streamwood, Illinois

Streamwood, Illinois is 4 miles W of Schaumburg, Illinois (center to center) and 29 miles W of Chicago, Illinois. It is in Cook County. The village is part of the Chicago metro area.

Streamwood History

Streamwood is part of the "Tri Village" area and became a growing community during the 1950s. On February 9, 1957, Streamwood was incorporated as a village. The Woodland Heights School was established in 1958. The Streamwood Shopping Center was built in 1962, and the Westview Shopping Center, two-thirds of which lie in Streamwood, was opened in 1989.

Streamwood and nearby Attractions

  • Hoosier Grove Museum
  • Dolphin Park
  • Elgin Area Historical Society Museum
  • Racing Rapids Water Park
  • Cosley Zoo
  • Ferson Creek Fen Nature Preserve

Things To Do In Streamwood

There are several recreational centers and parks in Streamwood. Park Place includes an indoor waterpark, running track, fitness center, and many other facilities. Sunnyhill Park offers a skatepark, two playgrounds, a frisbee course, an interactive water/splash pad, three gazebos, and tennis courts. You can also visit the Streamwood Heritage Museum during your leisure hours. Shopping can be enjoyed at the Streamwood Shopping Center.

Streamwood Transportation

Chicago O’Hare International Airport is the nearest international airport.

Streamwood Higher Education

Elgin Community College and William Rainey Harper College are close to the village.

Demographics

People

Total Population40,552
Male Share of the Population52%
Female Share of the Population48%
Senior Citizens10.2%
Employed Population 16+21,323
Age of the Population38

Families

% of people married52.7%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher27.5%
Median Earnings25+$39,977
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$28,645
Median Earnings With High School Degree$33,530

Wealth

Median Family Income$79,994
% Above Poverty Level94.7%
% Below Poverty Level5.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time32 minutes
% Working from Home2.4%
% Walking and Biking to Work1%
% Using Public Transportation3.3%

Housing

People Living Alone19.6%
Median Gross Rent$1,582
Median House Value$170,700

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)43.7%
Polish15.6%
German13.6%
Italian9.1%
Irish8.7%
English3.3%
Swedish2.1%
French Except Basque1.2%
Ukrainian1.2%
Greek1.2%
Czech1%
Norwegian0.9%
Russian0.8%
Dutch0.7%
Lithuanian0.7%
Hungarian0.7%
Croatian0.6%
Scottish0.6%
Danishn0.6%
Arab0.4%
Austrian0.3%
Nigerian0.3%
Welsh0.3%
African0.3%
Canadian0.2%
Iraqi0.2%
Albanian0.2%
Slovak0.2%
Turkish0.1%
Jamaican0.1%
West Indian0.1%
US/American0.1%
Swiss0.1%
Serbian0.1%
Iranian0.1%
Brazilian0.1%
Belgian0.1%
Luxemburger0.1%
Finnish0.1%
Lebanese0.1%
Slovene0.1%
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Streamwood Almanac

CategoryValue
County Cook County
Standard Zip Codes60107
Phone Area Codes847
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude42.02
Approximate Longitude-88.17

Streamwood Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationELGIN
Distance6.1 miles
Jan Temp11 to 28 F
Apr Temp36 to 58 F
Jul Temp62 to 83 F
Oct Temp40 to 62 F
Annual Precip37.2 inches
StationCHICAGO OHARE INTL AP
Distance13.8 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
StationWHEATON 3 SE
Distance15.6 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
Bartlett41,475$109,500
Elgin111,919$68,347
Hanover Park38,331$73,684
Hoffman Estates51,727$98,742
Roselle22,911$92,473

Streamwood Public Libraries

Poplar Creek Public Library District
1405 SOUTH PARK AVENUE
Streamwood, Illinois
(630) 837-6800

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Streamwood Hospitals

Bhc Streamwood Hospital, Inc. - Dba Streamwood Hospital
1400 E. Irving Park Road
(630) 837-9000

Streamwood Public Schools

Canton Middle School
1100 Sunset Cir
ZIP: 60107
(630) 213-5525
Middle
Total Enrollment 652
District 211 Academy - South
1544 Brandy Pkwy
ZIP: 60107
(847) 755-6640
High
Total Enrollment 32
Glenbrook Elem School
315 Garden Cir
ZIP: 60107
(630) 213-5555
Primary
Total Enrollment 540
Hanover Countryside Elem School
6 S Bartlett Rd
ZIP: 60107
(630) 213-5560
Primary
Total Enrollment 448
Heritage Elem School
507 Arnold Ave
ZIP: 60107
(630) 213-5565
Primary
Total Enrollment 496
Oakhill Elem School
502 S Oltendorf Rd
ZIP: 60107
(630) 213-5585
Primary
Total Enrollment 480
Ridge Circle Elem School
420 Ridge Cir
ZIP: 60107
(630) 213-5600
Primary
Total Enrollment 519
Streamwood High School
701 W Schaumburg Rd
ZIP: 60107
(630) 213-5500
High
Total Enrollment 1983
Sunnydale Elem School
716 Sunnydale Blvd
ZIP: 60107
(630) 213-5610
Primary
Total Enrollment 393
Tefft Middle School
1100 Shirley Ave
ZIP: 60107
(630) 213-5540
Middle
Total Enrollment 831

Streamwood Private Schools

Cornerstone Academy
410 E Streamwood Blvd
ZIP: 60107
Secondary
Total Enrollment 60
Innovations Academy
1360 E Irving Park Rd
ZIP: 60107
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 28
Parkland Preparatory Academy
900 S Park Blvd
ZIP: 60107
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 37
St John The Evangelist School
513 Parkside Cir
ZIP: 60107
Elementary
Total Enrollment 218
Streamwood Montessori
25 W Streamwood Blvd
ZIP: 60107
Elementary
Total Enrollment 1
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