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Village of Lombard

  •   State: 
    DuPage County
      County FIPS: 
    41°52′34″N 88°0′54″W
      Area total: 
    10.41 sq mi (26.95 km²)
      Area land: 
    10.22 sq mi (26.47 km²)
      Area water: 
    0.19 sq mi (0.48 km²)
    1869; Incorporated 1869
  •   Latitude: 
      Dman name cbsa: 
    Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI
    Eastern Standard Time (EST) UTC-5:00; Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) UTC-4:00
      ZIP codes: 

    Lombard, DuPage County, Illinois, United States

  •   Population: 
      Population density: 
    4,351.86 residents per square mile of area (1,680.19/km²)
      Household income: 
      Unemployment rate: 
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Lombard is a village in DuPage County, Illinois, United States, and a suburb of Chicago. The population was 43,165 at the 2010 census. Lombard was officially incorporated in 1869, named after Chicago banker and real estate developer Josia Lewis Lombard. In 2008, Lombard declared April 6 to be "Ellen Martin Day" in commemoration of Ms. Martin's historic victory for women's suffrage. The area was originally part of Potawatomi Native American landscape, the Lombard area was first settled by Americans of European descent in the 1830s. In 2011, the Peck House was inducted into the National Park Service's Network to Freedoma list of verified Underground Railroad locations. In 1927, the estate of Colonel William Plum, a local resident, was bequeathed to the village. The Plum property included his home, which became the Helen M. Plum Memorial Library and a large garden containing 200 varieties of lilac bushes. This garden became a public park, Lilacia Park. The Lilac Festival and parade in May is a 16-day festival ending in mid-May. It starts with the Lilac Queen coronation and her coronation. Many lilac events take place in the park, including a formal ball, concerts, wine tasting, and arts and crafts fair. The first Lilac Princess was Adeline Fleege, whose name was later changed to Adeline Gerge. The grand finale is the Princess Adeline Parade in 1930.


Lombard is the primary city name, but also Glendale Heights, Glendale Hts are acceptable city names or spellings, Flowerfield on the other hand no longer accepted or obsolete and are no longer used as a designation. The official name is Village of Lombard. Lombard was officially incorporated in 1869, named after Chicago banker and real estate developer Josia Lewis Lombard. In 2008, Lombard declared April 6 to be "Ellen Martin Day" in commemoration of Ms. Martin's historic victory for women's suffrage. In 2011, the Peck House was inducted into the National Park Service's Network to Freedoma list of verified Underground Railroad locations. William LeRoy built a home in the Italianate style on Lombard's Main Street in 1881. The house would eventually become the home of Harold Gray's parents and the studio of the originator of Little Orphan Annie cartoon strip. In 1927, the estate of Colonel William Plum, a local resident, was bequeathed to the village. The Plum property included his home, which became the Helen M. Plum Memorial Library, and a large garden containing 200 varieties of lilac bushes. This garden became a public park, Lilacia Park. In 1916 Illinois women could vote in national elections, but the 19th Amendment (the Women's Suffrage Amendment) was not passed until 1920. Ellen Martin then became the first woman in Illinois to vote, and one of the first in the entire U.S. in 1916. She died in a car accident on April 6, 1918. The Lombard Historical Society is a non-profit organization based in the village of Lombard, Illinois. It was founded by a group of local men in the mid-19th century.

Lilac Festival

Since 1930, Lombard has hosted an annual Lilac Festival and parade in May. "Lilac Time in Lombard," is a 16-day festival ending in mid-May. Many lilac themed events take place, including a formal ball, concerts, wine and beer tasting in the park. The first Lilac Princess in 1930 was Adeline Fleege, whose later married name was Gerzan. The grand finale is Lombard's LilAC Festival Parade. The festival ends with a Mothers' Day Brunch, arts and crafts fair, and tours of the park, and the Lilac Queen coronation. The Lilac festival is free and open to the public.


Lombard's high schools (9-12) belong to Glenbard Township High School District 87. Lombard's elementary and middle schools belong to Lombard School District 44 or DuPage School District 45. The town's high school is shared with the neighboring town of Glen Ellyn, thus the creation of the portmanteau word "Glenbard" Lombard is home to the College Preparatory School of America, Montini Catholic High School, and Willowbrook High School. It is also the home of Lombard High School's football team, the Lombard Lancers, as well as a number of private schools and private day care centers. The Lancers' mascot is the Lancer, and the team's colors are red, white, and blue. The team's mascot is also known as "The Lancers", a reference to the football team's color scheme. It also has a mascot of the same name, which is white and blue, and is called the "Lard Lancer" The Lards' football team is known as the 'Larders' and is based in Lombard, Illinois. It has a team of players, the Larders, who are known for their hard work and camaraderie. They also have a band called the Lards, which plays at the Lombards' home field, Lombard Park. The school's football teams are known as 'Lards' and 'The Lads', and they play for the Lads' League.

Village government

The Village of Lombard is a non-home rule community. It has a councilmanager form of government. Each elective office is held for a four-year term. The Village has a population of 2,000. It is located in the central part of the county. The village is located on the banks of the Litchfield River. It was founded in 1858. The town is located near the town of Lombardsville. It's located on a lake. The population is 2,200. The villagers live in an area known as Lombard Township. The community has a total population of 3,000, with a population density of 1,000 people per square kilometre (sq km) The village's population is about 2,100. The average household income is about $30,000 a year (or about $50,000 for a family of four). The Village's population has a median household income of about $40,000 (or $60,500 for a couple of families). The village has an average population of about 1,200 people (or 1,300 for a single family). The population of the village is about 3,200 (or 3,400 for a two-family home). The average age of a resident is about 30 years old (or 33 years old for a married couple). The town's average population is around 1,400 (or 2,400 in a single-family residence). TheVillage's average age is about 25 years (or 4,500 in a married household).


Lombard is located at 41°5234N 88°054W (41.875979, -88.015060).According to the 2010 census, Lombard has a total area of 10.449 square miles (27.06 km²) Of this, 98.1% is land and 0.199 sq miles (0.52km²) (or 1.9%) is water. Lombard is a member of the South Dakota DMA. The town has a population of 2,816. It is located in the state of South Dakota, and is part of the S.D.-D.C. border region. The city is home to the DMA's South Dakota State University. It also has the University of North Dakota's College of Medicine, which has a campus in Lombard. The village has a history dating back to the 18th century, when it was first settled. It was the site of the U.S. Civil War and the Battle of the Bulge, which took place in 1875 and 1876. The U.N. has a mission to Lombard, which is based in the town of Lombard and the town's surrounding area, to protect the area from future incursions. It has also served as the location of the D.A.R.E.S., which was founded in 1876, and the Daughters of the Confederacy, which was established in 1881. The current mayor is the son of a former mayor of the town, who was killed in a car accident.


At the 2000 census there were 42,322 people, 16,487 households, and 10,716 families in the village. The age distribution was 78.4% over the age of 18 and 14.2% 65 or older. The median household income was $60,015 and the median family income was $69,686. Males had a median income of $50,044 versus $35,391 for females. The per capita income for the village was $27,667. About 2.0% of families and 3.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 3.6% of those under age 18 and 4.0%. The racial makeup of the village is 81.02% White, 8.70% African American, 0.15% Native American, 7.05% Asian, 1.43% from other races, and 1.64% from two or more races. The Hispanic or Latino population included 3,487 people (8.9%). The population of Lombard was 43,165 at the 2010 U.S. Census. The population density was 4,369.8 inhabitants per square mile (1,687.2/km²). There were 17,019 housing units at an average density of 1,757.2 per squaremile (678.5/km 2) The gender ratio was 48.2%. Among 17,544 occupied households, 72.5%. were owner-occupied and 27.5% were renter-occupied.


Lombard is served by Metra's Union Pacific/West Line, which runs from the Ogilvie Transportation Center out to Elburn, Illinois over the old Chicago and Northwestern Railway trackage. Lombard's also served by I-88 / Illinois 110 and I-355 as well as Illinois Routes 38, 53, 56, and 64. Formerly, Lombard was served by trains of the Chicago Aurora and Elgin Railroad (with commuter stops at Stewart Ave, Main St, Brewster Ave and Westmore/Meyers Road) and the Chicago Great Western Railway. These former railroads have been preserved as multiple use recreational trails (Illinois Prairie Path and Great Western Trail). Lombard is located on the Illinois River, a tributary of the Mississippi River, and the Illinois Turnpike, which connects to the Chicago River and Illinois River. The Chicago River runs through the center of Lombard, and it is crossed by the Chicago-Illinois Toll Road, which also runs through Lombard. The Illinois River is one of the most scenic rivers in the state, with views of the Great Lakes, the Chicago skyline, and Lake Michigan. The city is also home to the Illinois State Museum, which was built in the early 1900s to house the state's oldest public art collection, the Illinois Centennial Hall of Fame and Museum of Science and Industry. It is also the site of the Illinois National Guard, which dates back to the early 20th century.

Air Quality, Water Quality, Superfund Sites & UV Index

The Air Quality index is in Lombard, DuPage County, Illinois = 63.2. These Air Quality index is based on annual reports from the EPA. Higher values are better (100=best). The number of ozone alert days is used as an indicator of air quality, as are the amounts of seven pollutants including particulates, carbon monoxide, sulfur dioxide, lead, and volatile organic chemicals. The Water Quality Index is 48. A measure of the quality of an area’s water supply as rated by the EPA. Higher values are better (100=best). The EPA has a complex method of measuring the watershed quality, using 15 indicators such as pollutants, turbidity, sediments, and toxic discharges. The Superfund Sites Index is 21. Higher is better (100=best). Based upon the number and impact of EPA Superfund pollution sites in the county, including spending on the cleanup efforts. The UV Index in Lombard = 3.4 and is a measure of an area's exposure to the sun's ultraviolet rays. This is most often a combination of sunny weather, altitude, and latitude. The UV Index has been defined by the WHO ( and is uniform worldwide.


The most recent city population of 44,476 individuals with a median age of 39.9 age the population dropped by -0.06% in Lombard, DuPage County, Illinois population since 2000 and are distributed over a density of 4,351.86 residents per square mile of area (1,680.19/km²). There are average 2.43 people per household in the 16,847 households with an average household income of $65,012 a year. The unemployment rate in Alabama is 9.30% of the available work force and has dropped -4.37% over the most recent 12-month period and the projected change in job supply over the next decade based on migration patterns, economic growth, and other factors will increase by 21.96%. The number of physicians in Lombard per 100,000 population = 386.3.


The annual rainfall in Lombard = 36.3 inches and the annual snowfall = 33 inches. The annual number of days with measurable precipitation (over .01 inch) = 109. The average number of days per year that are predominantly sunny = 189. 86 degrees Fahrenheit is the average daily high temperature for the month of July and 14.1 degrees Fahrenheit is the average daily low temperature for the month of January. The Comfort Index (higher=better) is 43, where higher values mean a more pleasant climate. The Comfort Index measure recognizes that humidity by itself isn't the problem. (Have you noticed nobody ever complains about the weather being 'cold and humid?) It's in the summertime that we notice the humidity the most, when it's hot and muggy. Our Comfort Index uses a combination of afternoon summer temperature and humidity to closely predict the effect that the humidity will have on people.

Median Home Cost

The percentage of housing units in Lombard, DuPage County, Illinois which are owned by the occupant = 70.75%. A housing unit is a house, apartment, mobile home, or room occupied as separate living quarters. The average age of homes = 39 years with median home cost = $221,070 and home appreciation of -11.28%. This is the value of the years most recent home sales data. Its important to note that this is not the average (or arithmetic mean). The median home price is the middle value when you arrange all the sales prices of homes from lowest to highest. This is a better indicator than the average, because the median is not changed as much by a few unusually high or low values. The property tax rate of $18.51 shown here is the rate per $1,000 of home value. If for simplification for example the tax rate is $14.00 and the home value is $250,000, the property tax would be $14.00 x ($250,000/1000), or $3500. This is the 'effective' tax rate.


The local school district spends $6,061 per student. There are 16.4 students for each teacher in the school. 6196.15% of the area’s population over the age of 25 with an Associate Degree or other 2-year college degree, 25.46% with a master’s degree, Ph.D. or other advanced college degree and 10.85% with high school diplomas or high school equivalency degrees (GEDs).

  • Lombard's population in DuPage County, Illinois of 3,145 residents in 1900 has increased 14,14-fold to 44,476 residents after 120 years, according to the official 2020 census.

    Approximately 50.94% female residents and 49.06% male residents live in Lombard, DuPage County, Illinois.

    As of 2020 in Lombard, DuPage County, Illinois are married and the remaining 41.97% are single population.

  • 30.7 minutes is the average time that residents in Lombard require for a one-way commute to work. A long commute can have different effects on health. A Gallup poll in the US found that in terms of mental health, long haul commuters are up to 12 percent more likely to experience worry, and ten percent less likely to feel well rested. The Gallup poll also found that of people who commute 61­–90 minutes each day, a whopping one third complained of neck and back pain, compared to less than a quarter of people who only spend ten minutes getting to work.

    81.12% of the working population which commute to work alone in their car, 7.41% of the working population which commutes to work in a carpool, 6.39% of the population that commutes using mass transit, including bus, light rail, subway, and ferry. 2.67% of the population that has their home as their principal place of work.

  • Of the total residential buildings in Lombard, DuPage County, Illinois, 70.75% are owner-occupied homes, another 24.12% are rented apartments, and the remaining 5.13% are vacant.

  • The 57.28% of the population in Lombard, DuPage County, Illinois who identify themselves as belonging to a religion are distributed among the following most diverse religions.

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