Palatine, IL

Census Place

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2020 Population
67,875
0.778% 1-year decline
US Senator
Dick Durbin
Democratic Party
US Senator
Tammy Duckworth
Democratic Party
2020 Median Age
37.8
1.05% 1-year decrease
2020 Poverty Rate
9.93%
1.14% 1-year increase
2020 Median Household Income
$83,495
3.69% 1-year growth
2020 Median Property Value
$286,600
0.774% 1-year growth
2020 Employed Population
37,415
1.96% 1-year decline

About

In 2020, Palatine, IL had a population of 67.9k people with a median age of 37.8 and a median household income of $83,495. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Palatine, IL declined from 68,407 to 67,875, a −0.778% decrease and its median household income grew from $80,526 to $83,495, a 3.69% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Palatine, IL are White (Non-Hispanic) (63.1%), Other (Hispanic) (13.1%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (11.1%), White (Hispanic) (5.09%), and Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (3.07%).

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.

87.5% of the residents in Palatine, IL are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Palatine, IL are William Rainey Harper College (4,371 degrees awarded in 2020).

In 2020, the median property value in Palatine, IL was $286,600, and the homeownership rate was 67.7%.

Most people in Palatine, IL drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 29.2 minutes. The average car ownership in Palatine, IL was 2 cars per household.

geosearchPopulation & Diversity

Palatine, IL is home to a population of 67.9k people, from which 87.5% are citizens. As of 2020, 24.6% of Palatine, IL residents were born outside of the country (16.7k people).

In 2020, there were 4.81 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (42.8k people) in Palatine, IL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 8.89k Other (Hispanic) and 7.57k Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

87.5%
2020 Citizenship
86.4%
2019 Citizenship

As of 2020, 87.5% of Palatine, IL residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.4%. In 2019, the percentage of US citizens in Palatine, IL was 86.4%, 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)
    42.8k ± 1.69k
  2. Other (Hispanic)
    8.89k ± 1.71k
  3. Asian (Non-Hispanic)
    7.57k ± 932
20.6%
Hispanic Population
14k people

In 2020, there were 4.81 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (42.8k people) in Palatine, IL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 8.89k Other (Hispanic) and 7.57k Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

20.6% of the people in Palatine, IL are hispanic (14k people).

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    628,401 ± 18,975 people
  2. India
    158,225 ± 9,705 people
  3. Poland
    127,303 ± 8,716 people

In 2020, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Illinois was Mexico, the natal country of 628,401 Illinois residents, followed by India with 158,225 and Poland with 127,303.

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Foreign-Born Population

24.6%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
16.7k people
26.4%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
18.1k people

As of 2020, 24.6% of Palatine, IL residents (16.7k people) were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 13.5%. In 2019, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Palatine, IL was 26.4%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    625 ± 158
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    303 ± 126
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    219 ± 100

Palatine, IL has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.06 times greater than any other conflict.

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briefcaseEconomy

The economy of Palatine, IL employs 37.4k people. The largest industries in Palatine, IL are Manufacturing (5,209 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (4,165 people), and Retail Trade (4,137 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($125,893), Management of Companies & Enterprises ($115,357), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($83,173).

Males in Illinois have an average income that is 1.34 times higher than the average income of females, which is $57,880. The income inequality in Illinois (measured using the Gini index) is 0.479, which is higher than than the national average.

Occupations

37.4k
2020 Value
± 1,615
−1.96%
1 Year decline
± 5.86%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Palatine, IL declined at a rate of −1.96%, from 38.2k employees to 37.4k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Palatine, IL, are Management Occupations (4,744 people), Sales & Related Occupations (3,976 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (3,607 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

37.4k
2020 Value
± 1,615
−1.96%
1 Year decline
± 5.86%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Palatine, IL declined at a rate of −1.96%, from 38.2k employees to 37.4k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Palatine, IL, are Manufacturing (5,209 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (4,165 people), and Retail Trade (4,137 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

$55,157
Median earning men ± $3,967
$39,378
Median earning women ± $3,799

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2020 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($87,969), Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($85,931), and Public Administration ($76,302).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2020 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($59,398), Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($55,154), and Wholesale Trade ($52,917).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Y-Axis
8.45%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between May 2020 and May 2021

As of May 2021, there are 145M people employed in Illinois. This represents a 8.45% increase in employment when compared to May 2020.

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

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Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Illinois to other states, or from other states to Illinois.
Top Domestic Production in Dollars
  1. $138B
  2. $87.2B
  3. $79.8B

In 2020, the top outbound Illinois product (by dollars) was Electronics with $138B, followed by Pharmaceuticals ($87.2B) and Mixed freight ($79.8B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Illinois products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$1.03T
2020 Value in Illinois
$1.94T
Projected 2050 Value in Illinois
88.6% growth

In 2020, total outbound Illinois trade was $1.03T. This is expected to increase 88.6% to $1.94T by 2050.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Illinois trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Illinois to other states, or from other states to Illinois.
Most Common Trade Partners
  1. $77.4B
  2. $56.8B
  3. $46.1B

In 2020, the top outbound Illinois domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Indiana with $77.4B, followed by Wisconsin with $56.8B and California and $46.1B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Illinois shares with each state (excluding itself).

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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 18 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 18 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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In 2020, universities in Palatine, IL awarded 4,371 degrees. The student population of Palatine, IL in 2020 is skewed towards women, with 5,366 male students and 6,833 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Palatine, IL are White (2,450 and 56.6%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (1,027 and 23.7%), Asian (579 and 13.4%), and Black or African American (123 and 2.84%).

The largest universities in Palatine, IL by number of degrees awarded are William Rainey Harper College (4,371 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Palatine, IL are Liberal Arts & Sciences (1,649 and 37.7%), Nursing Assistant & Patient Care Assistant (637 and 14.6%), and Biological & Physical Sciences (379 and 8.67%).

Enrollments by Gender and Races

In 2020 there were 12,199 students enrolled in Palatine, IL, 44% men and 56% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 5,938 records, of which 54.1% were women and 45.9% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 903 degree-majors awarded
  2. 379 degree-majors awarded
  3. 105 degree-majors awarded

In 2020, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Palatine, IL was Liberal Arts & Sciences with 903 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
4,371 degrees awarded

In 2020, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was William Rainey Harper College with 4,371 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

In 2020, 1,840 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Palatine, IL, which is 0.727 times less than the 2,531 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2020 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 2,450 degrees mean that there were 2.39 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 1,027 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 2020.

Public, 2-year ($570) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2020.

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

The graph shows the average net price by sector and year.

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2020, 0.879% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.877% 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 2020 were High School or Equivalent (2.59M), Some college (2.22M), and Bachelors Degree (2.03M).

This visualization illustrates the percentage distribution of the population according to the highest educational level reached. You can filter the data by race by using the selector above.

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homeHousing & Living

The median property value in Palatine, IL was $286,600 in 2020, which is 1.25 times larger than the national average of $229,800. Between 2019 and 2020 the median property value increased from $284,400 to $286,600, a 0.774% increase. The homeownership rate in Palatine, IL is 67.7%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.4%.

People in Palatine, IL have an average commute time of 29.2 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 $83,495. In 2020, the place with the highest median household income in Palatine, IL was Census Tract 8036.07 with a value of $104,874, followed by Census Tract 8038 and Census Tract 8037.02, with respective values of $98,750 and $98,578.

Property

$286,600
Median Property Value 2020
±$6,383
$18,153
Median Property Taxes
±$817

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

67.7%
Homeownership
2020
62.9%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2020

In 2020, 67.7% of the housing units in Palatine, IL were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 69%.

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Income by Location

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

In 2020, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Palatine, IL was Census Tract 8036.07 with a value of $104,874, followed by Census Tract 8038 and Census Tract 8037.02, with respective values of $98,750 and $98,578.

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.
$83,495
Median Household Income
± $4,158
26.9k
Number of Households
± 1,144

In 2020, the median household income of the 26.9k households in Palatine, IL grew to $83,495 from the previous year's value of $80,526.

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 $75k - $100k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Palatine, IL is from Illinois.
0.479
2020 Wage GINI in Illinois
0.482
2019 Wage GINI in Illinois

In 2020, the income inequality in Illinois was 0.479 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.707% decline from 2019 to 2020, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Illinois was higher than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed less evenly in Illinois in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2020
  1. Drove Alone (73.1%)
  2. Carpooled (9.52%)
  3. Worked At Home (9.24%)

In 2020, 73.1% of workers in Palatine, IL drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (9.52%) and those who worked at home (9.24%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Commute Time

29.2 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Palatine, IL have a longer commute time (29.2 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.9 minutes). Additionally, 2.87% 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

9.93% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Palatine, IL (6.72k out of 67.6k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.8%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Males 6 - 11, followed by Females 25 - 34 and then Females 35 - 44.

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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90.9% of the population of Palatine, IL has health coverage, with 57.6% on employee plans, 10.8% on Medicaid, 10.8% on Medicare, 11.3% on non-group plans, and 0.45% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in Illinois was $8,262 in 2014. This is a 4.44% increase from the previous year ($7,911).

Primary care physicians in Cook County, IL see 1055 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.59% decrease from the previous year (1072 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1058 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 345 patients per year.

Daily New Cases by Date

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This chart shows the number of COVID-19 daily new cases by date in Illinois, as a 7-day rolling average, compared with the four states with the most similar number of confirmed cases.

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Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,055 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Cook County, IL

Primary care physicians in Cook County, IL see an average of 1,055 patients per year. This represents a 1.59% decrease from the previous year (1,072 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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Community Mobility

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This chart presents movement trends over time in the state of Illinois across different categories of places such as retail and recreation, groceries and pharmacies, parks, transit stations, workplaces, and residential.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2020, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 25.2% under 18 years, 21.2% between 18 and 34 years, 39.8% between 35 and 64 years, and 13.8% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 47.4% were men and 52.6% were women.

The following chart shows the number of people with health coverage by gender.

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Uninsured People

9.14%
Uninsured
57.6%
Employer Coverage
10.8%
Medicaid
10.8%
Medicare
11.3%
Non-Group
0.45%
Military or VA

Between 2019 and 2020, the percent of uninsured citizens in Palatine, IL declined by 8.33% from 9.97% to 9.14%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Palatine, IL changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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