Palatine, IL

68,725 Population
13.6 square miles 5,046.9 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2016 1-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
0.5%
was 0.5%
Ranked 18th Highest in IL
Population Density
5,046.9
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
46.1%
was 46.3%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
22.5%
was 31.4%
Ranked 8th Highest in IL
Percent Under 18
24.9%
was 23.6%
Ranked 8th Highest in IL
Percent 65 and Over
10.7%
was 12.3%
Ranked 14th Highest in IL

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
3.6
was 4.8
Ranked 9th Lowest in IL
Percent Living in Poverty
5.5%
was 12.7%
Ranked 3rd Lowest in IL
Median Household Income
$75,066
was $75,997
Ranked 5th Highest in IL
Gini Income Distribution
 
40.2
43.3
US Gini Index is 42.0

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
0
 
Violent Crimes per 100,000
51.7
was 47.6
 
Property Crimes per 100,000
866.6
was 957.9
 

 Housing

Total Housing Units
27,544
was 27,359
Ranked 16th Highest in IL
Median Rent
$1,205
was $1,106
Ranked 6th Highest in IL
Total Building Permits
51
was 36
 
Occupied Housing Units
26,743
was 25,724
 
Homeownership Rate
71.1%
was 68.8%
Ranked 5th Highest in IL
Single Family Building Permits
51
was 33
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
2,022.5
was 2,008.9
Ranked 5th Highest in IL
Rental Vacancy Rate
9.4%
was 16.9%
Ranked 19th Highest in IL
Multifamily Building Permits
0
was 3
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
2.6
was 2.7
Ranked 9th Highest in IL
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
1.9
was 1.3
 
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
0.7
was 0.5
 

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
91.0%
was 97.6%
Ranked 19th Highest in IL
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
91.9%
Ranked 9th Highest in IL
Percent with Insurance Over 65
100%
was 98.8%
Ranked 1st Highest in IL

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
93.4%
was 87.0%
Ranked 6th Highest in IL
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
53.0%
was 44.7%
Ranked 4th Highest in IL

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