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Glendale Heights

  •   State: 
    Illinois
      County: 
    DuPage County
      City: 
    Glendale Heights
      County FIPS: 
    17043
      Coordinates: 
    41°55′13″N 88°4′44″W
      Area total: 
    5.53 sq mi (14.31 km²)
      Area land: 
    5.38 sq mi (13.95 km²)
      Area water: 
    0.14 sq mi (0.36 km²)
      Established: 
    1959; Incorporated 1959
  •   Latitude: 
    41,9185
      Longitude: 
    -88,0784
      Dman name cbsa: 
    Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI
      Timezone: 
    Eastern Standard Time (EST) UTC-5:00; Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) UTC-4:00
      ZIP codes: 
    60139
      GMAP: 

    Glendale Heights, DuPage County, Illinois, United States

  •   Population: 
    33,176
      Population density: 
    6,160.82 residents per square mile of area (2,378.76/km²)
      Household income: 
    $61,211
      Households: 
    10,760
      Unemployment rate: 
    10.50%
  •   Sales taxes: 
    7.50%
      Income taxes: 
    3.00%

Glendale Heights is a village in DuPage County, Illinois, United States. Per the 2020 census, the population was 33,176. The town was originally named Glendale as it was between Glen Ellyn and Bloomingdale, but after a conflict arose with the small town of Glendale in Southern Illinois, the city decided in March 1960 to add the term Heights, in reference to its different topographies. Since then, the Hispanic community within Glendale heights has rapidly grown. In 2011, 22.1% of residents were Asian, making it the Chicago suburb with the highest percentage of Asians. According to the 2010 census, Glendale Heights has a total area of 5.51 square miles (14.27 km²) (or 97.46%) is land and 0.14 sq miles (0.36 km²), (or 2.54%) is water. The median household income was $56,285 and the median family income was $64,115. The per capita income for the village was $21,911. The average household size was 2.94 and the average family size was 3.54. There are three school districts: K-8, 15, 16 and 41. All of these districts feed into Glenbard Township, where there are three schools. Over the past decade, the percentage of Caucasian residents had decreased from 8.6% to 11.1%. The percentage of Hispanic, African American, and Asian residents had increased since 2000.

History

Glendale Heights is the primary city name, but also Glendale Hts are acceptable city names or spellings. Glendale Heights was a small farming area served by the Glen Ellyn post office up until the 1950s, with a population of just 104 in 1959. Midland Enterprises started building houses in Glendale Heights in 1958. On June 16, 1959, a petition was filed and on July 13, the village became incorporated. The town was originally named Glendale as it was between Glen Elly and Bloomingdale, but after a conflict arose with the small town of Glendale in Southern Illinois, the city decided in March 1960 to add the term Heights, in reference to its different topographies, a difference of about 100 feet because of its location straddling the Valparaiso Morraine. The first election was held later on that summer on August 2. The city was incorporated in 1959 and the name was changed in 1960. The name was later changed again to Glendale and the city is now known as Glendale, Illinois. It is located on the Illinois River between the towns of Bloomingdale and Glen Ellyln. It was originally called Glendale because it was located between the two towns, but was renamed in 1960 because of the difference of 100 feet between the topographies of the two places. The village is now part of the city of Chicago, Illinois, and was once known as "Glendale-Bloomingdale" It is now a suburb of Chicago and is home to the Chicago Cubs baseball team. It has been home to a number of professional sports teams, including the Chicago Bulls, Chicago Blackhawks, Chicago Cubs, Chicago Bears, Chicago White Sox and Chicago Blackhawks.

Geography

Glendale Heights is located at 41°5513N 88°444W (41.920228, 88.078918).According to the 2010 census, Glendale Heights has a total area of 5.51 square miles (14.27 km²) (or 97.46%) of which 5.37square miles (13.91km²) is land and 0.14square miles ("0.36km²") (or 2.54%) is water. The city has a population of 2,816. The town is located in the San Francisco Bay Area and the San Diego metropolitan area. It is the home of the NFL's San Diego 49ers and the NBA's Golden State Warriors. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has a training facility in the town. The community is home to the U.N. Peace Corps, which has a mission to promote peace and harmony in the region. It also has a community college, the University of California, San Diego, and a community health center. It has a post-secondary school, the College of Arts and Sciences, which was founded in 1883. It was the site of the World War II Battle of the Bulge, which took place in the late 1940s and early 1950s. In the 1960s and 1970s, the city was the location of the California State College of the Arts, which had a campus that opened in the 1970s and 1980s. The current school district was formed in 1978.

Demographics

At the 2000 census there were 31,765 people, 10,791 households, and 7,596 families living in the village. The median household income was $56,285 and the median family income was $64,115. In 2011, 22.1% of Glendale Heights's residents were Asian, making it the Chicago suburb with the fourth highest percentage of Asians. As of 2018, the percentage of Hispanic, African American, and Asian residents had increased since 2000. The percentage of Caucasian residents had decreased. Over the same period, the Median household income went up from 56,285 to 62,763 and the percentage people living under the poverty line increased from 8.6% to 11.1%. The per capita income for the village was $21,911. This table excludes Latinos from the racial categories and assigns them to a separate category. Hispanics/Latinos can be of any race. The US Census treats Hispanic/Latino as an ethnic category. The 2020 census will report on the population of the village for the first time. The population is expected to reach 62,000 by the end of the year. The village is located on the Chicago River, which runs through the heart of the city. It is located in the South Side of Chicago, near the University of Illinois at Chicago and the Chicago Medical Center. The city is home to the Chicago Cubs, Chicago Bears, and Chicago Bears. The Chicago Cubs are one of the most popular sports teams in the U.S.

Schools

Glendale Heights has three school districts, 15, 16 and 41. All of these districts are K-8 and feed into Glenbard Township district 87. There is only one library district, the Glenside Public Library District. Students that live in Glendale Heights within the boundaries of District 41 attend Abraham Lincoln. Students from District 16 are split between Glenbard North and Glenbard West for high school. The district's name sake school, Queen Bee, is no longer used as an elementary school. It is still standing on Bloomingdale Road and used for other purposes. The school district has four elementary schools, G. Stanley Hall School, Winnebago School, Blackhawk School, and Charles G. Reskin School. The middle school, Marquardt, is the district's school, and has a separate building for the sixth grade students, and another for 7th and 8th grade students. The high school, Glenbard East High School, is located in the middle of the district. It serves parts of Carol Stream, Glendale. Heights, Glen Ellyn, Lombard and Wheaton. It has a Bloomingdale address, but sits very close to the Glendale heights border. It also has a Blackhawk address, and sits very near to the Bloomingdale border. The students from District 15 live in parts of Addison, southern section of Bloomingdale, unincorporated Lombard, and the northern part of Glen. Ellyn Countryside. The elementary schools in District 41 are Abraham Lincoln, Benjamin Franklin, Churchill and Forest Glen.

Air Quality, Water Quality, Superfund Sites & UV Index

The Air Quality index is in Glendale Heights, DuPage County, Illinois = 63.2. These Air Quality index is based on annual reports from the EPA. Higher values are better (100=best). The number of ozone alert days is used as an indicator of air quality, as are the amounts of seven pollutants including particulates, carbon monoxide, sulfur dioxide, lead, and volatile organic chemicals. The Water Quality Index is 48. A measure of the quality of an area’s water supply as rated by the EPA. Higher values are better (100=best). The EPA has a complex method of measuring the watershed quality, using 15 indicators such as pollutants, turbidity, sediments, and toxic discharges. The Superfund Sites Index is 21. Higher is better (100=best). Based upon the number and impact of EPA Superfund pollution sites in the county, including spending on the cleanup efforts. The UV Index in Glendale Heights = 3.4 and is a measure of an area's exposure to the sun's ultraviolet rays. This is most often a combination of sunny weather, altitude, and latitude. The UV Index has been defined by the WHO (www.who.int/news-room/questions-and-answers/item/radiation-the-ultraviolet-(uv)-index) and is uniform worldwide.

Employed

The most recent city population of 33,176 individuals with a median age of 34.7 age the population dropped by -0.86% in Glendale Heights, DuPage County, Illinois population since 2000 and are distributed over a density of 6,160.82 residents per square mile of area (2,378.76/km²). There are average 2.92 people per household in the 10,760 households with an average household income of $61,211 a year. The unemployment rate in Alabama is 10.50% of the available work force and has dropped -4.37% over the most recent 12-month period and the projected change in job supply over the next decade based on migration patterns, economic growth, and other factors will increase by 20.76%. The number of physicians in Glendale Heights per 100,000 population = 386.3.

Weather

The annual rainfall in Glendale Heights = 36.3 inches and the annual snowfall = 33 inches. The annual number of days with measurable precipitation (over .01 inch) = 109. The average number of days per year that are predominantly sunny = 185. 86 degrees Fahrenheit is the average daily high temperature for the month of July and 14.1 degrees Fahrenheit is the average daily low temperature for the month of January. The Comfort Index (higher=better) is 44, where higher values mean a more pleasant climate. The Comfort Index measure recognizes that humidity by itself isn't the problem. (Have you noticed nobody ever complains about the weather being 'cold and humid?) It's in the summertime that we notice the humidity the most, when it's hot and muggy. Our Comfort Index uses a combination of afternoon summer temperature and humidity to closely predict the effect that the humidity will have on people.

Median Home Cost

The percentage of housing units in Glendale Heights, DuPage County, Illinois which are owned by the occupant = 66.52%. A housing unit is a house, apartment, mobile home, or room occupied as separate living quarters. The average age of homes = 30 years with median home cost = $152,360 and home appreciation of -12.19%. This is the value of the years most recent home sales data. Its important to note that this is not the average (or arithmetic mean). The median home price is the middle value when you arrange all the sales prices of homes from lowest to highest. This is a better indicator than the average, because the median is not changed as much by a few unusually high or low values. The property tax rate of $18.51 shown here is the rate per $1,000 of home value. If for simplification for example the tax rate is $14.00 and the home value is $250,000, the property tax would be $14.00 x ($250,000/1000), or $3500. This is the 'effective' tax rate.

Study

The local school district spends $5,082 per student. There are 16.1 students for each teacher in the school. 9516.58% of the area’s population over the age of 25 with an Associate Degree or other 2-year college degree, 19.93% with a master’s degree, Ph.D. or other advanced college degree and 6.90% with high school diplomas or high school equivalency degrees (GEDs).

  • Glendale Heights's population in DuPage County, Illinois of 2,572 residents in 1900 has increased 12,9-fold to 33,176 residents after 120 years, according to the official 2020 census.

    Approximately 48.83% female residents and 51.17% male residents live in Glendale Heights, DuPage County, Illinois.

    As of 2020 in Glendale Heights, DuPage County, Illinois are married and the remaining 43.07% are single population.

  • 30.2 minutes is the average time that residents in Glendale Heights require for a one-way commute to work. A long commute can have different effects on health. A Gallup poll in the US found that in terms of mental health, long haul commuters are up to 12 percent more likely to experience worry, and ten percent less likely to feel well rested. The Gallup poll also found that of people who commute 61­–90 minutes each day, a whopping one third complained of neck and back pain, compared to less than a quarter of people who only spend ten minutes getting to work.

    82.11% of the working population which commute to work alone in their car, 11.98% of the working population which commutes to work in a carpool, 2.65% of the population that commutes using mass transit, including bus, light rail, subway, and ferry. 1.57% of the population that has their home as their principal place of work.

  • Of the total residential buildings in Glendale Heights, DuPage County, Illinois, 66.52% are owner-occupied homes, another 28.84% are rented apartments, and the remaining 4.64% are vacant.

  • The 57.28% of the population in Glendale Heights, DuPage County, Illinois who identify themselves as belonging to a religion are distributed among the following most diverse religions.

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