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Glen Ellyn is a village in DuPage County, in the Chicago metro area.
The community was named for a local glen and Ellyn Hill, wife of the founder.
The latitude of Glen Ellyn is 41.877N. The longitude is -88.066W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 741 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 27,210.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Glen Ellyn demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the DuPage County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Chicago area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 60187 ZIP code.
21% of Glen Ellyn residents report German ancestry, and 17% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Glen Ellyn ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Glen Ellyn was $39,783, compared with $21,587 nationally.
59% of Glen Ellyn residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Historic districts in Glen Ellyn include Glen Ellyn Main Street Historic District ... View historic districts
Median rent in Glen Ellyn, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $687. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,904.
Libraries in Glen Ellyn include Glen Ellyn Public Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Glen Ellyn include Glen Ellyn-Wheaton News-Leader
DuPage County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Glen Ellyn political report.
The average commute time for Glen Ellyn workers is 31 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 2 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Glen Ellyn between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of .7 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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