Roselle is a suburb of Chicago and is a village located in both DuPage County and Cook in Illinois, United States. Located in the northeastern part of the state, Roselle was first incorporated in 1922 and is a bedroom community, with residents generally commuting to Chicago or nearby suburbs for their jobs. As a result, the early rural atmosphere of the community has been lost over the past 30 years. As of the 2010 census, the village’s population was 22,763. Roselle is a western suburb of Chicago and is part of the Chicago metropolitan area.
Roselle is located at 41°58′50″N 88°5′8″W / 41.98056°N 88.08556°W / 41.98056; -88.08556 (41.980569, -88.085438).
According to the 2010 census, the village has a total area of 5.48 square miles (14.2 km), of which 5.41 square miles (14.0 km) (or 98.72%) is land and 0.07 square miles (0.18 km) (or 1.28%) is water. Two notable hydrological features are Goose Lake and Spring Creek, a tributary to the East Branch of the DuPage River. Turner Pond is a man-made pond located just north of the town center.
As of the census of 2000, there were 23,115 people, 8,443 households, and 6,239 families residing in the village. The population density was 4,301.1 people per square mile (1,662.0/km²). There were 8,552 housing units at an average density of 1,591.3 per square mile (614.9/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 87.89% White, 1.66% Black, 0.21% Native American, 7.29% Asian, 0.05% Pacific Islander, 1.44% from other races, and 1.47% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 5.18% of the population.
There were 8,443 households out of which 37.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 61.2% were married couples living together, 9.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 26.1% were non-families. 21.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 5.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.73 and the average family size was 3.22.
In the village, the age distribution of the population shows 25.9% under the age of 18, 8.3% from 18 to 24, 33.5% from 25 to 44, 24.2% from 45 to 64, and 8.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 35 years. For every 100 females, there were 95.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 92.0 males.
The median income for a household in the village was $65,254, and the median income for a family was $73,444 (these figures had risen to $76,544 and $85,604 respectively as of a 2007 estimate). Males had a median income of $51,879 versus $33,564 for females. The per capita income for the village was $28,501. About 1.3% of families and 2.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 0.6% of those under age 18 and 6.5% of those age 65 or over.