Palatine, IL

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2022 Population
67,223
0.784% 1-year decline
US Senator
Dick Durbin
Democratic Party
US Senator
Tammy Duckworth
Democratic Party
2022 Median Age
39.4
3.14% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
10.5%
5.17% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$93,383
8.06% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$337,200
13.9% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
37,047
0.1% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Palatine, IL had a population of 67.2k people with a median age of 39.4 and a median household income of $93,383. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Palatine, IL declined from 67,754 to 67,223, a −0.784% decrease and its median household income grew from $86,415 to $93,383, a 8.06% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Palatine, IL are White (Non-Hispanic) (60.3%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (13%), Other (Hispanic) (11.5%), White (Hispanic) (4.56%), and Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (4.34%).

None of the households in Palatine, IL reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

89.4% of the residents in Palatine, IL are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Palatine, IL are William Rainey Harper College (4,419 degrees awarded in 2022).

In 2022, the median property value in Palatine, IL was $337,200, and the homeownership rate was 67.5%.

Most people in Palatine, IL drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 28.7 minutes. The average car ownership in Palatine, IL was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Palatine, IL is home to a population of 67.2k people, from which 89.4% are citizens. As of 2022, 24.3% of Palatine, IL residents were born outside of the country (16.4k people).

In 2022, there were 4.65 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (40.5k people) in Palatine, IL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 8.72k Asian (Non-Hispanic) and 7.7k Other (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

89.4%
2022 Citizenship
88.2%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 89.4% of Palatine, IL residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Palatine, IL was 88.2%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Palatine, IL
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    40.5k ± 1.7k
  2. Asian (Non-Hispanic)
    8.72k ± 994
  3. Other (Hispanic)
    7.7k ± 1.63k
19.7%
Hispanic Population
13.3k people

In 2022, there were 4.65 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (40.5k people) in Palatine, IL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 8.72k Asian (Non-Hispanic) and 7.7k Other (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

19.7% of the people in Palatine, IL are hispanic (13.3k people).

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    622,347 ± 18,890 people
  2. India
    165,336 ± 9,918 people
  3. Poland
    123,006 ± 8,569 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Illinois was Mexico, the natal country of 622,347 Illinois residents, followed by India with 165,336 and Poland with 123,006.

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Foreign-Born Population

24.3%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
16.4k people
24.7%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
16.7k people

As of 2022, 24.3% of Palatine, IL residents (16.4k people) were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Palatine, IL was 24.7%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    662 ± 182
  2. Gulf War (1990s)
    289 ± 121
  3. Gulf War (2001-)
    213 ± 100

Palatine, IL has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.29 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Palatine, IL employs 37k people. The largest industries in Palatine, IL are Manufacturing (5,118 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (4,167 people), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (4,076 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($250,001), Management of Companies & Enterprises ($131,400), and Finance & Insurance ($98,950).

Males in Illinois have an average income that is 1.33 times higher than the average income of females, which is $66,581. The income inequality in Illinois (measured using the Gini index) is 0.477, which is lower than than the national average.

Occupations

37k
2022 Value
± 1,617
0.1%
1 Year growth
± 6.17%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Palatine, IL grew at a rate of 0.1%, from 37k employees to 37k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Palatine, IL, are Management Occupations (5,206 people), Sales & Related Occupations (3,732 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (3,375 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Palatine, IL.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

37k
2022 Value
± 1,617
0.1%
1 Year growth
± 6.17%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Palatine, IL grew at a rate of 0.1%, from 37k employees to 37k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Palatine, IL, are Manufacturing (5,118 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (4,167 people), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (4,076 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Palatine, IL, though some of these residents may live in Palatine, IL and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$62,651
Median earning men ± $5,341
$43,415
Median earning women ± $3,020

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($100,787), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($92,172), and Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($72,115).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($79,835), Construction ($66,797), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($63,125).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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2.47%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 6.03M people employed in Illinois. This represents a 2.47% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 13%.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Illinois.

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Illinois went to Joseph R Biden Jr. with 57.5% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (40.6%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.1%).

Dick Durbin and Tammy Duckworth are the senators currently representing the state of Illinois. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Illinois is currently represented by 17 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Illinois

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Dick Durbin
Senator from Illinois2
Assumed office on January 3, 1997
Tammy Duckworth
Senator from Illinois3
Assumed office on January 3, 2017

Dick Durbin and Tammy Duckworth are the senators currently representing Illinois.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

The following chart shows elected senators in Illinois over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from Illinois

Illinois is currently represented by 17 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Illinois have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

In 2022, universities in Palatine, IL awarded 4,419 degrees. The student population of Palatine, IL in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 5,435 male students and 6,999 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Palatine, IL are White (2,303 and 52.5%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (1,116 and 25.4%), Asian (600 and 13.7%), and Black or African American (157 and 3.58%).

The largest universities in Palatine, IL by number of degrees awarded are William Rainey Harper College (4,419 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Palatine, IL are Liberal Arts & Sciences (1,706 and 38.6%), Nursing Assistant & Patient Care Assistant (588 and 13.3%), and Biological & Physical Sciences (388 and 8.78%).

Enrollments by Gender and Races

In 2022 there were 12,434 students enrolled in Palatine, IL, 43.7% men and 56.3% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 5,455 records, of which 54% were women and 46% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 876 degrees awarded
  2. 388 degrees awarded
  3. 131 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Palatine, IL was Liberal Arts & Sciences with 876 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Associates Degree from schools in Palatine, IL according to their major.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
4,419 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was William Rainey Harper College with 4,419 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

In 2022, 1,797 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Palatine, IL, which is 0.685 times less than the 2,622 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 2,303 degrees mean that there were 2.06 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 1,116 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Public, 2-year ($9,372) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Public, 2-year ($570) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Public, 2-year ($1,100) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 1.08% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 1.01% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (2.62M), Some college (2.15M), and Bachelors Degree (2.1M).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Palatine, IL was $337,200 in 2022, which is 1.2 times larger than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $296,100 to $337,200, a 13.9% increase. The homeownership rate in Palatine, IL is 67.5%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Palatine, IL have an average commute time of 28.7 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Palatine, IL is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Palatine, IL is $93,383. In 2022, the place with the highest median household income in Palatine, IL was Census Tract 8038 with a value of $121,167, followed by Census Tract 8036.07 and Census Tract 8037.02, with respective values of $118,224 and $109,779.

Property

$337,200
Median Property Value 2022
±$7,564
$17,942
Median Property Taxes
±$923

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Palatine, IL the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Palatine, IL compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

67.5%
Homeownership
2022
63%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 67.5% of the housing units in Palatine, IL were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 67.2%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 8038
  2. Census Tract 8036.07
  3. Census Tract 8037.02

In 2022, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Palatine, IL was Census Tract 8038 with a value of $121,167, followed by Census Tract 8036.07 and Census Tract 8037.02, with respective values of $118,224 and $109,779.

The following map shows all of the places in Palatine, IL colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$93,383
Median Household Income
± $4,451
26.6k
Number of Households
± 1,260

In 2022, the median household income of the 26.6k households in Palatine, IL grew to $93,383 from the previous year's value of $86,415.

The following chart displays the households in Palatine, IL distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $200k+ range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Palatine, IL is from Illinois.
0.477
2022 Wage GINI in Illinois
0.478
2021 Wage GINI in Illinois

In 2022, the income inequality in Illinois was 0.477 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.371% decline from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Illinois was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Illinois in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (71.2%)
  2. Worked At Home (15.8%)
  3. Carpooled (6.69%)

In 2022, 71.2% of workers in Palatine, IL drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (15.8%) and those who carpooled to work (6.69%).

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Commute Time

28.7 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Palatine, IL have a longer commute time (28.7 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 2.8% of the workforce in Palatine, IL have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Palatine, IL distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Palatine, IL have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

10.5% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Palatine, IL (7.06k out of 67k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Males 45 - 54 and then Females 6 - 11.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Palatine, IL is Hispanic, followed by White and Other.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Health

90.5% of the population of Palatine, IL has health coverage, with 57.4% on employee plans, 11.7% on Medicaid, 11.8% on Medicare, 9.11% on non-group plans, and 0.456% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Cook County, IL see 1046 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.853% decrease from the previous year (1055 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1046 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 314 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,046 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Cook County, IL

Primary care physicians in Cook County, IL see an average of 1,046 patients per year. This represents a 0.853% decrease from the previous year (1,055 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Cook County, IL in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 23.5% under 18 years, 20.3% between 18 and 34 years, 40.7% between 35 and 64 years, and 15.4% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 47.6% were men and 52.4% were women.

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Uninsured People

9.54%
Uninsured
57.4%
Employer Coverage
11.7%
Medicaid
11.8%
Medicare
9.11%
Non-Group
0.456%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Palatine, IL grew by 4.83% from 9.1% to 9.54%.

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