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Willowbrook
Village
Village of Willowbrook
Location of Willowbrook in DuPage County, Illinois.
Location of Willowbrook in DuPage County, Illinois.
Country  United States
State Illinois
County DuPage
Township Downers Grove
Incorporated 1960
Government
 • Type Mayor-trustee
Area
 • Total 2.63 sq mi (6.80 km2)
 • Land 2.57 sq mi (6.66 km2)
 • Water 0.05 sq mi (0.14 km2)  2.18%
Population
 (2020)
 • Total 9,236
 • Density 3,590.98/sq mi (1,386.54/km2)
Standard of living
 • Per capita income $37,715 (median: $56,725)
 • Home value $216,000 (median: $245,800 (2000))
ZIP code(s)
60527
Area code(s) 630 and 331
Geocode 80645
FIPS code 17-81919
GNIS feature ID 2399702

Willowbrook is a village in DuPage County, Illinois, United States. Per the 2020 census, the population was 9,236. It is a southwestern suburb of Chicago.

History

Willowbrook grew from the Ridgemoor subdivision. It was incorporated as a village in 1960.

Geography

The Village of Willowbrook is located at 41°46′2″N 87°56′57″W / 41.76722°N 87.94917°W / 41.76722; -87.94917 (41.767153, -87.949281).

According to the 2010 census, the village has a total area of 2.75 square miles (7.1 km2), of which 2.69 square miles (7.0 km2) (or 97.82%) is land and 0.06 square miles (0.16 km2) (or 2.18%) is water. Willowbrook is around 23 miles (37 km) from Chicago. It is bordered by the suburban villages of Hinsdale, Westmont, Clarendon Hills, Burr Ridge, and Darien, along with unincorporated areas of DuPage County.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1960 157
1970 1,457 828.0%
1980 4,953 239.9%
1990 8,598 73.6%
2000 8,967 4.3%
2010 8,540 −4.8%
U.S. Decennial Census
2010 2020

2020 census

Willowbrook village, Illinois – Demographic Profile
(NH = Non-Hispanic)
Race / Ethnicity Pop 2010 Pop 2020 % 2010 % 2020
White alone (NH) 6,378 6,486 74.68% 70.23%
Black or African American alone (NH) 400 407 4.68% 4.41%
Native American or Alaska Native alone (NH) 4 7 0.05% 0.08%
Asian alone (NH) 1,151 1,333 13.48% 14.43%
Pacific Islander alone (NH) 2 3 0.02% 0.03%
Some Other Race alone (NH) 9 12 0.11% 0.13%
Mixed Race/Multi-Racial (NH) 109 255 1.28% 2.76%
Hispanic or Latino (any race) 487 733 5.70% 7.94%
Total 8,540 9,236 100.00% 100.00%

Note: the US Census treats Hispanic/Latino as an ethnic category. This table excludes Latinos from the racial categories and assigns them to a separate category. Hispanics/Latinos can be of any race.

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