Glen Ellyn

Welcome to Glen Ellyn

Glen Ellyn (approx. pop 27,450) is a suburban village located about 23 miles to the west of Chicago. This affluent suburb of Chicago sits on Lake Ellyn, a popular and long-time vacation destination. The village today sits in a grove of mature trees and rolling hills. With major access to highways, numerous home-style options, and big city amenities with a small town feel, Glen Ellyn attracts many Chicago professionals. Settled in 1834, the architecture of the buildings especially in the town square area, tell the story of the area’s rich history dating back to the war of 1812. Today, there are numerous home styles available including luxury condos, single-family homes, estates and multi-acre lots. Home styles include Cape Cod style homes, Victorian homes, craftsmen homes, and split-levels. However, custom-built homes are also quite popular. Glen Ellyn offers the proximity to the big city that people want with the benefits of a small town in a naturally rich area.

Quick Facts

Population

28,045

Female

14,474

Male

13,420

  • White
    24,119
    86.0%
  • Hispanic
    1,851
    6.6%
  • Asian alone
    2,356
    8.4%
  • Black
    757
    2.7%
Median Home Price

$ 434,709

Average Income

$101,967

Median resident age

39 years

Glen Ellyn Schools

SchoolGradesSchool LevelState Ranking/# of SchoolsStudent/Teacher Ratio
Abraham Lincoln Elementary SchoolPK-5Elementary2017: 126/206416.5
Arbor View Elementary SchoolPK-5Elementary2017: 442/206422.1
Benjamin Franklin Elementary SchoolPK-5Elementary2017: 115/206417
Churchill Elementary SchoolPK-5Elementary2017: 609/206414.5
Diamante Montessori SchoolPK-KPrivate–: –/–9
Forest Glen Elementary SchoolPK-5Elementary2017: 286/206416.9
Glen Crest Middle School6-8Middle2017: 186/130413
Glenbard South High School9-12High2017: 59/64515.5
Glenbard West High School9-12High2017: 51/64517.6
Hadley Junior High School6-8Middle2017: 101/130415.8
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