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Statistics

Annual Precipitation - Average: 35.80 inches

Annual Snowfall - Average: 37.00 inches

Area of City: 10.2 square miles

Churches: 28 Congregations

City Government: Mayor, City Manager and City Council of 14 Aldermen, with two elected from each of the 7 Wards.

Condominium Value - Median: $225,000

County: DuPage

Family Income - Average: $147,832; Median: $69,794

Hospitals: Elmhurst Memorial Hospital

Household Income - Average: $122,890; Median: $88,236

Housing Units Numbered: 16,557 (6,176 with children)

Media: Liberty Suburban Chicago Newspapers, publishers of the twice-weekly Elmhurst Press; The Elmhurst Doings and The Elmhurst Independent, weekly newspapers; Two daily metropolitan newspapers; WRSE-FM (88.7), Elmhurst College radio station; Television and radio from Chicago; and Comcast

Owner Occupied Home Value - Median: $341,900

Park District: 439 acres, 29 recreational facilities

Per Capita Income: $44,601

Population: 45,171 (some 11,700 families)

Property Tax Rate - Average: $7.80 per $100 assessed valuation

Resident Age -Median: 39.6

Retail Sales: About $541 million annually

Schools:
     Elementary Schools -8 public, 2 Catholic, 1 Lutheran, 1 Christian Reformed (K-12)
     Junior High Schools - 3 public
     High Schools - 1 public, 1 Coed Catholic, 1 Christian Reformed (K-12)
     Colleges - Elmhurst College, four-year liberal arts; College of Dupage, two-year public
     Adult Education - Elmhurst College, College of DuPage, School Districts 205 and 88, Elmhurst Park District, Elmhurst YMCA

Transportation:
     Highways - North-South Tollway (I-355), Eisenhower Expressway (I-290), Tri-State Tollway
(I-294), East-West Tollway (I-88); U.S. Highways 20 and 38; Illinois Highways 64, 56 and 83.
     Railroads - Metra Union Pacific
     Buses - Commuter and shuttle
     Taxi - Privately-owned firms
     Airports - O'Hare International Airport, 20 minutes north of Elmhurst; Midway Airport, 20 minutes southeast; and DuPage County Airport, 20 minutes west of City Centre.

Utilities:
    Water - Lake Michigan water supplied via DuPage Water Commission. City maintains water distribution system including elevated tanks
    Power - ComEd
    Gas - Nicor Gas
    Telephone - SBC