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DuPage County, IL Public Records

Circuit Court
PO Box 707
Wheaton, IL 60187
Hours: 8:30AM-4:30PM CST
F: 630-407-8575
Jurisdiction: Felony, Misdemeanor, Civil, Eviction, Small Claims, Probate, Family, Juvenile, Traffic, Ordinances
Restricted Records: No impounded, sealed, juvenile or adoption records released

DuPage County, IL Vital Records

Contact the Du Page County Office of the County Recorder if you would like to find vital records, such as birth, death, marriage, divorce, and real estate records.

Du Page County
County Recorder
421 N County Farm Rd
Jack T Knuepfer Admin Bldg, 1st Fl
Wheaton, IL 60187
8AM-4:30PM CST
Phone: 630-407-5400, 630-407-5401
Fax: 630-407-5300
Recorded Documents, State Tax Liens

DuPage County Vital Certificates

DuPage County Vital Certificates

If you would like to obtain a hard copy of a birth, death, marriage, divorce, or other vital record, you can do so by searching for and requesting a vital certificate. Vital certificates are hard copy documents, the same as those used by the United States government.

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DuPage County Information

DuPage County is located in the northeast corner of Illinois and is part of the Chicago metropolitan area. The county was formed in 1839 from Cook County, and it was named after the DuPage River. It is a vibrant area that is home to many large corporations, such as Ace Hardware, Office Max, and Sara Lee. Also, located in the county is the Oakbrook Center, which is the largest open air mall in the country.

The county also offers many other things to keep busy such as numerous museums including the DuPage Children's Museum and the County Historical Museum. For those who prefer to spend their time outside, DuPage has plenty of parks and trails. Nearly forty square miles of DuPage County is forest preserves. There are several city parks scattered throughout the county including Naperville's Centennial Beach. The Illinois Prairie Path is also very popular with locals and visitors. This multi-use path is 116 miles long and is located in the center of the county. If you are looking for quality higher education, DuPage has many options such as Wheaton College and The College of DuPage. Both are well respected and offer numerous degree programs. With its excellent infrastructure, and proximity to Chicago, DuPage County residents have a lot to enjoy.

DuPage County Population Records

Total Land Area (2000): 333.61 sq mi
Population (2009): 932,541
  • Females: 50.4%
  • White: 83.5%
  • Black/African American: 4.8%
  • Asian: 10.1%
  • Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Hispanic or Latino Origin: 12.6%
  • White, Not Hispanic: 71.6%
Population Change (2000-2009): 28,378
Foreign-Born Population (2000): 15.3%
Language other than English spoken at home (2000): 20.8%
Persons Below Poverty Level (2008): 5.8%
High School Graduates (2000): 90%
Bachelor’s Degree or Higher (2000): 41.7%
Persons per Household (2000): 2.73
Housing Units (2000): 335,621
Homeownership Rate (2000): 76.4%
Migration Flow to DuPage County, IL from (2007-2008):

DuPage County Records

Total Earnings by Industry, in thou. dol. (2007):
  • Total: $44,972,374
  • Construction: $2,949,425
  • Retail Trade: $2,646,935
  • Professional and Technical Services: $5,835,551
  • Healthcare: $3,038,709
  • Banking: $3,607,039
  • Retail Trade: $2,646,935
  • Accommodations and Food Services: $977,857
  • Manufacturing: $4,953,802
  • Farms: $4,820
  • Government: $3,170,885
Employed (2000): 476,172
Unemployed (2000): 16,042
Unemployment Rate (2009): 8.4%
Annual Payroll per Employee (2007): $55,371
Local Government Employment (2007): 0
Local Government Revenue (2007): $3,062,079 (thou. dol.)
Local Government Debt (2007): $2,661,483 (thou. dol.)

DuPage County Birth, Death Records

Births (2007): 11,640
  • Per 1,000 population: 12.6
Deaths (2007): 5,509
  • Per 1,000 population: 6
Infant Deaths (2007): 55
  • Per 1,000 population: 4.7

DuPage County Criminal Records

Violent Crimes (2008): 660
  • Murder and non-negligent manslaughter: 8
  • Forcible rape: 0
  • Robbery: 170
  • Aggravated Assault: 482
Property Crimes (2008): 10,211
  • Burglary: 1,532
  • Larceny-Theft: 8,291
  • Motor Vehicle Theft: 388

DuPage County Genealogy Records