New Lenox is a village in Will County, Illinois, United States. The village population was 24,394 as of 2010.
New Lenox is located approximately 36 miles southwest of downtown Chicago at 41°30′30″N 87°58′14″W / 41.50833°N 87.97056°W / 41.50833; -87.97056 (41.508251, -87.970597). According to the 2010 census, New Lenox has a total area of 15.683 square miles (40.62 km), of which 15.66 square miles (40.56 km) (or 99.85%) is land and 0.023 square miles (0.06 km) (or 0.15%) is water.
As of the census of 2010, there were 24,394 people, 8,000 households, and 6,547 families residing in the village. The population density was 2,424.9 people per square mile (936.3/km²). There were 8,244 housing units at an average density of 819.5 per square mile (316.4/km²).
The racial makeup of the village was 96.2% White, 0.8% Asian, 0.7% African American, 0.2% Native American, 0.0% Pacific Islander, 1.0% from other races, and 1.1% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 5.7% of the population.
There were 8,000 households out of which 45.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 69.8% were married couples living together, and 8.2 were non-families. 15.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 5.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.04 and the average family size was 3.41.
The median income for a household in the village was $88,778 and the median income for a family was $97,752
The median home value in the village as of the first quarter of 2011 is $245,100.
According to a 2011 forecast the Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning estimated New Lenox will have a population of 90,652 in 2030. However, due to a substantial slow down in area growth, a 2015 forecast estimates the population of New Lenox will grow to about 68,000 residents by 2040.
New Lenox Illinois neighborhoods include: Haines/Oakview, Prairie/Ridge, Spencer Road, Spring Creek-Edge Creek, Taylor Glen – New Lenox, Tyler/Bentley