Streamwood, Illinois

Coordinates: 42°1′14″N 88°10′24″W / 42.02056°N 88.17333°W / 42.02056; -88.17333
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Streamwood, Illinois
Streamwood, Illinois
Flag of Streamwood, Illinois
Official seal of 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
Coordinates: 42°1′14″N 88°10′24″W / 42.02056°N 88.17333°W / 42.02056; -88.17333
CountryUnited States
 • Village PresidentBillie Roth
 • Total7.83 sq mi (20.28 km2)
 • Land7.80 sq mi (20.20 km2)
 • Water0.03 sq mi (0.09 km2)
 • Total39,577
 • Density5,075.28/sq mi (1,959.51/km2)
Time zoneUTC−6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−5 (CDT)
ZIP Code(s)
Area code630
FIPS code17-73157
Wikimedia CommonsStreamwood, Illinois

Streamwood is a village in Cook County, Illinois, United States. Per the 2020 census, the population was 39,577.[2] 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.

Retail and commerce[edit]

A major retail sector has developed in recent years at the intersection of Illinois Route 59 and Illinois Route 19 called Sutton Park, which includes the Sutton Park Shopping Center.


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).[3]

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.[4]


Historical population
U.S. Decennial Census[5]
2010[6] 2020[7]

As of the 2020 census[8] there were 39,577 people, 13,170 households, and 9,839 families residing in the village. The population density was 5,053.24 inhabitants per square mile (1,951.07/km2). There were 13,797 housing units at an average density of 1,761.62 per square mile (680.17/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 46.61% White, 5.93% African American, 1.70% Native American, 16.03% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 16.31% from other races, and 13.40% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 33.77% of the population.

There were 13,170 households, out of which 38.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 58.73% were married couples living together, 10.38% had a female householder with no husband present, and 25.29% were non-families. 21.54% of all households were made up of individuals, and 6.74% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.51 and the average family size was 3.01.

The village's age distribution consisted of 22.8% under the age of 18, 8.0% from 18 to 24, 29.5% from 25 to 44, 25.9% from 45 to 64, and 13.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38.2 years. For every 100 females, there were 98.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 105.7 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $88,917, and the median income for a family was $97,537. Males had a median income of $43,367 versus $33,410 for females. The per capita income for the village was $31,692. About 4.3% of families and 6.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 6.9% of those under age 18 and 4.3% of those age 65 or over.

Streamwood village, Illinois – Demographic Profile
(NH = Non-Hispanic)
Race / Ethnicity Pop 2010[6] Pop 2020[7] % 2010 % 2020
White alone (NH) 20,262 16,563 50.84% 41.85%
Black or African American alone (NH) 1,655 2,251 4.15% 5.69%
Native American or Alaska Native alone (NH) 34 29 0.09% 0.07%
Asian alone (NH) 5,935 6,291 14.89% 15.90%
Pacific Islander alone (NH) 9 4 0.02% 0.01%
Some Other Race alone (NH) 53 111 0.13% 0.28%
Mixed Race/Multi-Racial (NH) 672 963 1.69% 2.43%
Hispanic or Latino (any race) 11,238 13,365 28.20% 33.77%
Total 39,858 39,577 100.00% 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.


The village is primarily served by a unified school district, Elgin Area School District U46, the second largest school district in Illinois. U-46 provides educational services to nearly 40,000 students in area of approximately 90 square miles (230 km2) in Cook, DuPage and Kane Counties. A small subdivision east of Barrington Road is served by School District 54 (Kindergarten through Junior High) and Township District 211 (High school.) The village is also served by and falls entirely within the boundaries of the Elgin Community College District.

The village is also one of the locations of Northwest Academy, a private therapeutic day school serving special education students from school districts within a 50-mile (80 km) radius.

Parks and libraries[edit]

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.

Places of worship[edit]

Streamwood is home to a diverse variety of places of worship across various religious denomination, including, but not limited to :


The Bartlett station provides Metra commuter rail service along the Milwaukee District West Line in nearby Bartlett. Trains travel east to Chicago Union Station, and west to Big Timber Road station.

Pace provides bus service on Route 554 directly connecting Streamwood to Schaumburg and other destinations.[9]

Streamwood Stride[edit]

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.


  1. ^ "2020 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved March 15, 2022.
  2. ^ "Streamwood village, Illinois". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved April 15, 2022.
  3. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. February 12, 2011. Retrieved April 23, 2011.
  4. ^ "G001 - Geographic Identifiers - 2010 Census Summary File 1". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on February 13, 2020. Retrieved December 25, 2015.
  5. ^ "Decennial Census of Population and Housing by Decades". US Census Bureau.
  6. ^ a b "P2 HISPANIC OR LATINO, AND NOT HISPANIC OR LATINO BY RACE – 2010: DEC Redistricting Data (PL 94-171) – Streamwood village, Illinois". United States Census Bureau.
  7. ^ a b "P2 HISPANIC OR LATINO, AND NOT HISPANIC OR LATINO BY RACE – 2020: DEC Redistricting Data (PL 94-171) – Streamwood village, Illinois". United States Census Bureau.
  8. ^ "Explore Census Data". Retrieved June 28, 2022.
  9. ^ "RTA System Map" (PDF). Retrieved February 1, 2024.

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