Most Diverse Places to Live in DuPage County

These are the 10 most diverse places to live in DuPage County, according to Niche.

Choosing a diverse place to raise a family can impact the way a child sees the world. 

Niche, a website offering rankings and statistics on towns, schools and colleges, recently released its 2024 Most Diverse Places to Live. It offers a look at the most diverse places for people with kids in DuPage County to call home based on a variety of factors.

These statistics were calculated based on ethnic and economic diversity statistics by city from the U.S. Census. You can find the full methodology here.

Top 10 most diverse places in DuPage County

Glendale Heights 

  • Average home value: $234,700
  • Population: 33,088

The town’s annual Summer Fest is a chance for the community to come together and experience each other’s cultures. 

Hanover Park

  • Average home value: $247,500
  • Population: 37,222

Excellent parks and public schools make this diverse community a strong choice for families. 

West Chicago 

  • Average home value: $297,300
  • Population: 25,632

Great park systems and a robust public library serve the communities of this towns diverse neighborhoods.

Carol Stream 

  • Average home value: $297,600
  • Population: 39,656

Families looking for a peaceful and diverse suburb should consider Carol Stream. The village offers extensive green spaces, a modern library and more. 


  • Average home value: $301,500
  • Population: 35,685

Addison’s has an extensive park system, iconic cinema, bowling alley, center for the arts and more. 

Oakbrook Terrace 

  • Average home value: $355,800
  • Population: 2,695

The Oakbrook Terrace Park District is a great place for families to take in education programming or spend a sunny day on the playground. 


  • Average home value: $332,100
  • Population: 34,027

Along with being a diverse place to live, Woodridge is rated very highly in Niche categories including public schools, housing, jobs, outdoor activities and safety. 


  • Average home value: $255,700
  • Population: 18,673

The diverse suburb of Bensenville is located 17 miles north of Chicago and offers a convenient commuter train for those who work downtown. 


  • Average home value: $361,200
  • Population: 24,271

Westmont’s quirky downtown corridor houses diverse dining options and beautiful public parks. 

Villa Park 

  • Average home value: $293,400
  • Population: 22,753

This “inner” Western suburb of Chicago offers excellent public schools, nightlife and outdoor activities.

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Amanda Rahn
Amanda Rahn
Amanda Rahn is a freelance journalist and copy editor. She is a graduate of Wayne State University’s journalism school and of the Columbia Publishing Course at Oxford University. Amanda is a lover of translated contemporary fiction, wines from Jura and her dog, Lottie.


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