Downers Grove, Illinois, in Du Page county, is 5 miles NE of Bolingbrook, Illinois (center to center) and 20 miles W of Chicago, Illinois. The village is located in the Chicago metropolitan area. Downers Grove has a population of 48,724.
In Downers Grove, about 61% of adults are married.
In 2000, Downers Grove had a median family income of $80,604. People in Downers Grove generally have good earning power. The village has a large middle class. Poverty is less common in Downers Grove than most places. The village enjoys an educated population. In Downers Grove, try going next door to borrow a cup of sugar or an inkjet printer cartridge -- home offices are quite common in Downers Grove. This village has lots of successful singles.
Residents of Downers Grove gave more campaign money ($48,425) to George W. Bush than to the other people running for President in 2004. Residents gave more to the Republican party than any of the others.
Owners occupy 79% of the housing units in Downers Grove. Residents here pay higher tax bills for their homes, which generally means better schools and other local services.
In Downers Grove, 83% of commuters drive to work. If you visit or move to Downers Grove, try the public transportation system.
Downers Grove strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Illinois):
|Low Rate of Poverty |
|College Educated Adults |
|People in Middle Class or Better |
|Well-Paid Single Men |
|Public Transportation Use |
|Well-Paid Single Women |
|Median Family Income |
Counselors available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
Strong support groups and sober friends are very helpful for recovering Alcoholics after rehab. Alcoholics Anonymous provides meetings that recovering alcoholics can attend to help stay focused on their sobriety. You can find AA meetings at the following locations in Downers Grove: