DOWNERS GROVE                
Data Source: U.S. Census Bureau    
   
POPULATION BY AGE - 5 year increments
   
     
Year
1980 1990 2000    
Total Population  42,572 46,858 48,724      
   Male  20,614 22,649 23,400      
   Female  21,958 24,209 25,324      
Under 5 Years  2,842 3,656 3,023        
   Male  1,436 1,825 1,599      
   Female  1,406 1,831 1,424    
5 to 9 Years  3,099 3,323 3,394      
   Male  1,576 1,763 1,719    
   Female  1,523 1,560 1,675        
10 to 14 Years  3,430 2,976 3,564        
   Male  1,771 1,504 1,836      
   Female  1,659 1,472 1,728          
15 to 19 Years  3,560 2,759 3,038        
   Male  1,838 1,443 1,656      
   Female  1,722 1,316 1,382        
20 to 24 Years  3,219 2,774 2,279        
   Male  1,561 1,437 1,122      
   Female  1,658 1,337 1,157        
25 to 29 Years  3,742 3,824 2,642        
   Male  1,800 1,887 1,312        
   Female  1,942 1,937 1,330      
30 to 34 Years  4,044 4,519 3,240        
   Male  1,967 2,169 1,617      
   Female  2,077 2,350 1,623      
35 to 44 Years  5,959 8,224 8,376        
   Male  2,958 4,068 4,027      
   Female  3,001 4,156 4,349      
    35 to 39 Years    4,403 3,948        
      Male    2,186 1,923      
      Female    2,217 2,025      
    40 to 44 Years    3,821 4,428        
      Male    1,882 2,104        
      Female    1,939 2,324          
45 to 54 Years  4,620 5,234 7,798        
   Male  2,315 2,614 3,765      
   Female  2,305 2,620 4,033          
    45 to 49 Years    3,020 4,345        
      Male    1,477 2,116      
      Female    1,543 2,229        
    50 to 54 Years    2,214 3,453        
      Male    1,137 1,649        
      Female    1,077 1,804          
55 to 59 Years  2,223 1,956 2,522        
   Male  1,067 962 1,233      
   Female  1,156 994 1,289          
60 to 64 Years  1,822 1,905 1,859        
   Male  833 896 903      
   Female  989 1,009 956      
65 to 74 Years  2,526 3,233 3,150        
   Male  989 1,367 1,387      
   Female  1,537 1,866 1,763      
    65 to 69 Years    1,738 1,609          
      Male    757 743      
      Female    981 866        
    70 to 74 Years    1,495 1,541        
      Male    610 644      
      Female    885 897      
75 to 84 Years  1,223 1,910 2,739        
   Male  427 567 960      
   Female  796 1,343 1,779      
    75 to 79 Years    1,161 1,535        
      Male    365 560      
      Female    796 975      
    80 to 84 Years    749 1,204        
      Male    202 400      
      Female    547 804      
85 Years and Over  263 565 1,100        
   Male  76 147 264      
   Female  187 418 836      
   
 
 
Population by Race and Hispanic Origin     
 
   
Year 2000  
Total Population  48,724  
   Single-Race classification  48,191  
     White  43,924  
       Under 18 years of age  10,744  
       18 or older  33,180  
     Black or African-American  936  
       Under 18 years of age  247  
       18 or older  689  
     American Indian or Native Alaskan  55  
       Under 18 years of age  17  
       18 or older  38  
     Asian  2,782  
       Under 18 years of age  643  
       18 or older  2,139  
     Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander  6  
       Under 18 years of age     
       18 or older  6  
     Asian or Pacific Islander  2,788  
       Under 18 years of age  643  
       18 or older  2,145  
     Other  488  
       Under 18 years of age  146  
       18 or older  342  
   Two or more races classified  533  
     Under 18 years of age  264  
     18 or older  269  
  1,747  
Hispanic or Latino   
   Under 18 years of age  580  
   18 or older  1,167  
Not Hispanic or Latino  46,977  
   Under 18 years of age  11,481  
   18 or older  35,496  
     
Population by Household for Downers Grove, IL    
     
Year
1980 1990 2000    
Total Population  42,572 46,858 48,724        
Number of Households  15,282 17,660 18,979        
   With people under 18 present  6,012 6,283 6,364      
   With people 65 or older  3,067 4,116 5,000        
Population in Households  42,141 46,460 47,956        
   In Family Households  37,986 40,771 41,082      
   In Nonfamily Households  4,155 5,689 6,874      
Population in Group Quarters  431 398 768        
   Institutionalized  42 254 381      
   Other  389 144 387    
  2.76 2.63 2.53      
Average Household Size       
Number of Households  15,282 17,660 18,979        
   Single-person households  3,198 4,208 5,197        
     Male  1,141 1,411 1,824      
     Female  2,057 2,797 3,373      
     Householder 65 or older  1,179 1,793 2,280        
   Multiple-person households  12,084 13,452 13,782        
     With people 65 or older present  1,888 2,323 2,720        
     Family households  11,648 12,789 13,017        
       With people under 18 present  5,987 6,252 6,332        
       With people 65 or older present  1,863 2,283 2,650        
       Married-couple family  10,373 11,269 11,215        
         With people under 18 present  5,373 5,558 5,453        
       Male householder family, no wife present  296 390 444        
         With people under 18 present  107 142 185        
       Female householder family, no husband present  979 1,130 1,358        
         With people under 18 present  507 552 694        
     Non-family households  436 663 765        
       With people 65 or older present  25 40 70          
       Male householder  272 406 432          
           
       Female householder  164 257 333        
       
   
Housing Occupancy and Occupant Characteristics     
     
Year
1980 1990 2000    
Housing units  15,865 18,166 19,477      
   Occupied  15,282 17,660 18,979      
     Owner occupied  11,801 13,871 15,029      
     Renter occupied  3,481 3,789 3,950      
   Vacant  583 506 498      
    87 58        
Age of householder        
Owner-occupied housing units:          
   15 to 24 years   
   25 to 34 years    2,442 1,555  
   35 to 44 years    3,800 3,630  
   45 to 54 years    2,667 3,906      
   55 to 64 years    2,046 2,380      
   65 to 74 years    1,722 1,702      
   75 years and over    1,107 1,798      
     75 to 84 years    1,421      
     85 years and over    377      
    461 300    
Renter-occupied housing units    
   15 to 24 years           
   25 to 34 years    1,310 1,121  
   35 to 44 years    681 788  
   45 to 54 years    284 500      
   55 to 64 years    194 226      
   65 to 74 years    332 268      
   75 years and over    527 747      
     75 to 84 years    446      
     85 years and over    301      
  11,413 13,304 14,205    
Race of householder    
Owner-occupied housing units:          
   White   
   Black  56 101 129  
   American Indian, Eskimo, Aluet  2 7 16  
   Asian and Pacific Islander  273 428 540        
     Asian    540    
     Native Hawiian/Pacific Islander    0        
   Other or Multiple  57 31 139    
  3,340 3,410 3,259    
Renter-occupied housing units        
   White           
   Black  60 194 261  
   American Indian, Eskimo, Aluet  7 5 3  
   Asian and Pacific Islander  41 116 304    
     Asian    301    
     Native Hawiian/Pacific Islander    3      
   Other or Multiple  33 64 123