Glen Ellyn, Illinois 

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Population

28,201

13% Growth

Unemployment Rate

4.8%

Median Income

$91,051

Avg. Home Price

$360,200

Best Places to Live in Glen Ellyn, Illinois

National center - Northeastern Illinois along Lake Michigan
Pros
-Economic and cultural diversity
-Arts and culture
-Historic interest and preservation
Cons
-Harsh climate
-Cost of living
-Violent crime


What Bert Has To Say About Chicago-Naperville-Elgin Metro Area

A world-class commercial, industrial and cultural city, Chicago functions as is a major national center and as the major regional center for America’s heartland. It originally emerged as a transport center for cargo headed west and agricultural products headed east by land and water. Although transportation technology has changed, the role has not. The city is the most important passenger and freight transport hub in the country with the largest number of air departures and the most rail traffic in the nation. The commercial and manufacturing economy stands out both for its size and diversity. Over 30 Fortune 500 companies in an assortment of industries have headquarters here. Factories and warehouses extend for miles from the downtown area. Chicago is also a major center for small manufacturing and business. There is probably no more diverse an economy in the country.


QUICK FACTS

City: Glen Ellyn
Zip Codes: No Zip Codes Here.
Time zone: Central Standard Time (CST)
Elevation: 623 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Glen Ellyn is 4.8% (U.S. avg. is 5.2%). Recent job growth is Positive. Glen Ellyn jobs have increased by 1.40%. Learn More...
COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Glen Ellyn's cost of living is 38.40% higher than the U.S. average. Learn More... or Compare Glen Ellyn's Cost of Living
POPULATION
Glen Ellyn's population is 28,201 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 13.06%. Learn More...
TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 16 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...
REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Glen Ellyn is $360,200. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 3.28%. Check out the homes in the area.
SCHOOLS
Glen Ellyn public schools spend $13,983 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 15.8 students per teacher in Glen Ellyn. Learn More...

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Housing Market in Glen Ellyn

It's a good time to buy in Glen Ellyn. Home Appreciation is up 3.3% in the last 12 months. Browse Glen Ellyn Real Estate.

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Reviews for Glen Ellyn   2 Reviews
Settled in 1834 - 10/7/2016
My husband and I moved to Glen Ellyn from Chicago in 1993 when our first child was born. One thing you should know about GE is that it is spread out and there is an "in... (Read More)

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Old Fashion Neighborhood living - 1/29/2014
My husband and I are life long residents of the Chicago area and have lived in Glen Ellyn since 1998. It is a comfortable, walkable, old fashion neighborhood where you... (Read More)


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