Glenview is a suburban village located approximately 18 mi (29 km) north of downtown Chicago in Cook County, Illinois. As of the 2000 census, the village population was 41,847. The population is estimated at 44,655 for 2004.
As of the census of 2000, there were 41,847 people, 15,464 households, and 11,876 families residing in the village. The population density was 3,111.3 people per square mile (1,201.3/km²). There were 15,853 housing units at an average density of 1,178.7/sq mi (455.1/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 85.59% White, 1.59% African American, 0.10% Native American, 10.05% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 1.27% from other races, and 1.38% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 4.07% of the population.

There were 15,464 households, of which 35.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 67.9% were married couples living together, 6.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 23.2% were non-families. 20.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.67 and the average family size was 3.11.