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Streamwood, Illinois
Location of Streamwood in Cook County, Illinois.
Location of Streamwood in Cook County, Illinois.
Location of Illinois in the United States
Location of Illinois in the United States
Country United States
State Illinois
County Cook
 • Total 7.83 sq mi (20.28 km2)
 • Land 7.80 sq mi (20.20 km2)
 • Water 0.03 sq mi (0.09 km2)
 • Total 39,577
 • Density 5,075.28/sq mi (1,959.51/km2)
Time zone UTC−6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST) UTC−5 (CDT)
ZIP Code(s)
Area code(s) 630
FIPS code 17-73157
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Streamwood is a village in Cook County, Illinois, United States. The population was 39,858 at the 2010 census. It is a northwest suburb of Chicago, and is a part of the Chicago metropolitan area.

Streamwood is one of the three communities that make up the so-called "Tri Village" area, along with Bartlett and Hanover Park. Streamwood was first incorporated as a village on February 9, 1957.


Streamwood is located at 42°1′14″N 88°10′24″W / 42.02056°N 88.17333°W / 42.02056; -88.17333 (42.020627, -88.173409).

According to the 2010 census, Streamwood has a total area of 7.854 square miles (20.34 km2), of which 7.82 square miles (20.25 km2) (or 99.57%) is land and 0.034 square miles (0.09 km2) (or 0.43%) is water.


Historical population
Census Pop.
1960 4,821
1970 18,176 277.0%
1980 23,456 29.0%
1990 30,987 32.1%
2000 36,407 17.5%
2010 39,858 9.5%
2020 39,577 −0.7%
U.S. Decennial Census

At the 2010 census, there were 39,858 people, 13,034 households, and 9,945 families living in the village. The population density was 5,096.9 people per square mile (1,963.4/km2). There were 13,629 housing units, at an average density of 1,742.8 per square mile (671.4/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 66.0% White, 4.5% African American, 0.9% Native American, 15.0% Asian, 0.04% Pacific Islander, 10.6% some other race, and 3.0% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 28.2% of the population.

There were 13,034 households, 41.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 60.7% were headed by married couples living together, 10.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 23.7% were non-families. 18.7% of households were made up of individuals, and 4.6% were someone living alone who was 65 or older. The average household size was 3.04 and the average family size was 3.49.

The age distribution was 26.3% under the age of 18, 8.0% from 18 to 24, 32.0% from 25 to 44, 25.6% from 45 to 64, and 8.0% 65 or older. The median age was 35.4 years. For every 100 females, there were 98.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 95.9 males.

From 2009-2011, the estimated median annual income for a household in the village was $71,300, and the median family income was $80,608. Male full-time workers had a median income of $46,338 versus $39,956 for females. The per capita income for the village was $27,788. About 2.0% of families and 3.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 4.0% of those under age 18 and 13.3% of those age 65 or over.

In 2011, 5,978 (15.0%) of Streamwood's residents were Asian, making it the Chicago suburb with the ninth highest percentage of Asians. From 2001 to 2011 the Asian population increased by 90%. A mosque opened in Streamwood in 2004.

Parks and libraries

The village is primarily served by the Poplar Creek Library District and the Streamwood Park District. Residents east of Barrington Road are served by the Schaumburg Township District Library and the Schaumburg Park District. Residents who live west of Rt. 59 are served by the Gail Borden Public Library District in Elgin.

Streamwood Stride

The Streamwood Stride is an endurance race. It is held in Streamwood on the second weekend of June. The 2010 Streamwood Stride was its 12th race, and included the 5k run/walk, the 10k run, kiddie races of 50m and 100m, the double derby (which is Streamwood Stride teamed up with Bartlett Blossom Run), and the 1-mile (1.6 km) fun run.

Streamwood Cricket Club

Streamwood Cricket Club is a cricket club with players mainly from Streamwood and Hanover Park. Streamwood Cricket Club was the 2009 champion of the American Cricket Conference.

See also

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