Arlington Heights, IL

76,996 Population
16.6 square miles 4,487 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2014 1-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
0.6%
was 0.6%
Ranked 13th Highest in IL
Population Density
4,487
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
61.4%
was 47.6%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
19.0%
was 20.3%
Ranked 12th Highest in IL
Percent Under 18
19.9%
was 19.9%
Ranked 17th Highest in IL
Percent 65 and Over
20.8%
was 16.6%
Ranked 1st Highest in IL

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
3.1
was 4.3
Ranked 3rd Lowest in IL
Percent Living in Poverty
4.8%
was 3.5%
Ranked 1st Lowest in IL
Median Household Income
$86,298
was $79,940
Ranked 2nd Highest in IL
Gini Income Distribution
 
46.2
40.7
US Gini Index is 42.0

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
1.3
 
Violent Crimes per 100,000
55.1
was 55.3
 
Property Crimes per 100,000
849.9
was 1,052.9
 

 Housing

Total Housing Units
33,807
was 31,041
Ranked 12th Highest in IL
Median Rent
$1,173
was $1,208
Ranked 5th Highest in IL
Total Building Permits
55
was 36
 
Occupied Housing Units
32,014
was 29,613
 
Homeownership Rate
74.8%
was 74.1%
Ranked 2nd Highest in IL
Single Family Building Permits
55
was 36
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
2,036.3
was 1,870.9
Ranked 5th Highest in IL
Rental Vacancy Rate
18.2%
was 15.7%
Ranked 12th Highest in IL
Multifamily Building Permits
0
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
2.4
was 2.5
Ranked 14th Highest in IL
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
1.8
was 1.1
 
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
0.7
was 0.5
 

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
98.3%
was 95.3%
 
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
94.5%
 
Percent with Insurance Over 65
98.0%
was 100%
 

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
95.3%
was 95.9%
Ranked 3rd Highest in IL
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
56.6%
was 51.4%
Ranked 3rd Highest in IL

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