Arlington Heights, IL

74,397 Population
16.6 square miles 4,481.3 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2016 1-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
0.6%
was 0.6%
Ranked 14th Highest in IL
Population Density
4,481.3
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
61.7%
was 61.4%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
17.6%
was 19.0%
Ranked 12th Highest in IL
Percent Under 18
22.9%
was 19.9%
Ranked 12th Highest in IL
Percent 65 and Over
18.9%
was 20.8%
Ranked 2nd Highest in IL

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
3.1
was 4.3
Ranked 4th Lowest in IL
Percent Living in Poverty
3.7%
was 4.8%
Ranked 1st Lowest in IL
Median Household Income
$79,979
was $86,298
Ranked 3rd Highest in IL
Gini Income Distribution
 
45.9
46.2
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
32,546
was 33,807
Ranked 12th Highest in IL
Median Rent
$1,334
was $1,173
Ranked 3rd Highest in IL
Total Building Permits
55
was 36
 
Occupied Housing Units
30,610
was 32,014
 
Homeownership Rate
77.0%
was 74.8%
Ranked 2nd Highest in IL
Single Family Building Permits
55
was 36
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
1,960.5
was 2,036.3
Ranked 6th Highest in IL
Rental Vacancy Rate
21.6%
was 18.2%
Ranked 6th Highest in IL
Multifamily Building Permits
0
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
2.4
was 2.4
Ranked 12th 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
99.4%
was 98.3%
Ranked 3rd Highest in IL
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
95.2%
Ranked 3rd Highest in IL
Percent with Insurance Over 65
99.2%
was 98.0%
Ranked 8th Highest in IL

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
95.3%
was 95.3%
Ranked 4th Highest in IL
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
53.0%
was 56.6%
Ranked 5th Highest in IL

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