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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.


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Median household income
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$74,846
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Glen Ellyn demographic reports
Glen Ellyn is on the Du Page River.
Coffee: National and regional coffee companies with outlets here include Caribou Coffee, Panera Bread, Starbucks
Performing arts: New Philharmonic, Buffalo Theatre Ensemble
Nearby parks & recreation: Willowbrook Wildlife Center
Historic sites and museums: Stacy's Tavern Museum
Colleges and universities: College of Du Page
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was above the national average. (See library links below.)

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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.

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59% of Glen Ellyn residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Historic districts in Glen Ellyn include Glen Ellyn Main Street Historic District ... View historic districts

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Median rent in Glen Ellyn, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $687.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,904.


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Libraries in Glen Ellyn include Glen Ellyn Public Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Glen Ellyn include Glen Ellyn-Wheaton News-Leader

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DuPage County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Glen Ellyn political report.

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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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Hotels in Glen Ellyn include Americas Best Value Inn & Suites, Holiday Inn Glen Ellyn.

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