Streamwood is a village in Cook County, Illinois, United States. The population was 39,858 at the 2010 census. It is a northwest suburb of Chicago, and is a part of the Chicago metropolitan area.
Streamwood is one of the three communities that make up the so-called "Tri Village" area, along with Bartlett and Hanover Park. Streamwood was first incorporated as a village on February 9, 1957.
A major retail sector has developed in recent years at the intersection of Illinois Route 59 and Illinois Route 19 called Sutton Park. In addition to the Sutton Park Shopping Center, stores and businesses in the area include Super Target, Marshall's, Discovery Clothing, Famous Footwear, Yankee Candle, Wendy's, Chili's, Panera Bread, Chase Bank, America's Best, CVS Pharmacy, T Mobile, Bank of America, Steak 'n Shake, Pearle Vision, Starbucks Coffee, Hair Cuttery, UPS Store, Subway Sandwiches, GameStop, Jimmy John's, Taco Bell, Arby's, 5/3 Bank, and Great Clips.
A red light camera was installed in June 2009 at Illinois Route 59 and Irving Park. Several signs have been posted warning drivers of its presence.
Streamwood is located at 42°1′14″N 88°10′24″W (42.020627, -88.173409).
According to the 2010 census, Streamwood has a total area of 7.854 square miles (20.34 km2), of which 7.82 square miles (20.25 km2) (or 99.57%) is land and 0.034 square miles (0.09 km2) (or 0.43%) is water.
At the 2010 census, there were 39,858 people, 13,034 households, and 9,945 families living in the village.