Palatine, IL

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Population

69,099

0.00145% growth

Poverty Rate

10.1%


Median Age

37.7


Median Household Income

$76,633

2.09% growth

Number of Employees

37,859

0.879% growth

Median Property Value

$270,000

1.58% growth

About

In 2017, Palatine, IL had a population of 69.1k people with a median age of 37.7 and a median household income of $76,633. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Palatine, IL grew from 69,098 to 69,099, a 0.00145% increase and its median household income grew from $75,066 to $76,633, a 2.09% increase.

The population of Palatine, IL is 64% White Alone, 20.4% Hispanic or Latino, and 11.1% Asian Alone. N/A% of the people in Palatine, IL speak a non-English language, and 84.9% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Palatine, IL are William Rainey Harper College (3,607 degrees awarded in 2017).

The median property value in Palatine, IL is $270,000, and the homeownership rate is 68.7%. Most people in Palatine, IL commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 27.5 minutes. The average car ownership in Palatine, IL is 2 cars per household.

COVID-19

Total Confirmed Cases by Date

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Impact on Employment

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Community Mobility

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Economy

The economy of Palatine, IL employs 37.9k people. The largest industries in Palatine, IL are Retail Trade (4,874 people), Manufacturing (4,827 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (3,890 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($95,114), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($78,684), and Management of Companies & Enterprises ($72,228).

Median household income in Palatine, IL is $76,633. Males in Palatine, IL have an average income that is 1.37 times higher than the average income of females, which is $52,403. The income inequality in Palatine, IL (measured using the Gini index) is 0.483, which is higher than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$76,633

2017 value

± $3,461

2.09%

1 Year Growth

± 6.32%

Households in Palatine, IL have a median annual income of $76,633, which is more than the median annual income of $61,937 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $75,066 in 2016, which represents a 2.09% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$71,579

Average Male Salary

± $1,160

$52,403

Average Female Salary

± $852

In 2017, full-time male employees in Illinois made 1.37 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in Illinois by number of full-time employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. Asian

    $65,613 ± $3,132

  2. White

    $56,297 ± $776

  3. Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander

    $46,947 ± $14,340

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Illinois workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.17 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

This chart shows the race- and ethnicity-based wage disparities in the 5 most common occupations in Illinois by number of full-time employees.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Palatine, IL is from Illinois.

0.483

2017 Wage GINI

0.481

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Illinois was 0.483 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.351% growth from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even.

The 2017 the GINI for Illinois was higher than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed less evenly in Illinois in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in Illinois across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

  1. Census Tract 8036.07

  2. Census Tract 8036.05

  3. Census Tract 8037.02

In 2017, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Palatine, IL was Census Tract 8036.07 with a value of $105,568, followed by Census Tract 8036.05 and Census Tract 8037.02, with respective values of $96,917 and $90,972.

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

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 25 - 34

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

10.1% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Palatine, IL (6.97k out of 68.8k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 13.1%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Males 35 - 44 and then Females 35 - 44.

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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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty

  1. Hispanic

    3,691 ± 586

  2. Other

    2,960 ± 540

  3. White

    2,780 ± 405

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

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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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

37.9k

2017 Value

± 1,419

0.879%

1 Year growth

± 5.2%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Palatine, IL grew at a rate of 0.879%, from 37.5k employees to 37.9k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Palatine, IL, are Management Occupations (4,974 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (4,720 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (4,568 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Palatine, IL.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Palatine, IL, by number of employees, are Management Occupations (4,974 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (4,720 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (4,568 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Palatine, IL has an unusually high number of residents working as Computer & Mathematical Occupations (1.75 times higher than expected), Architecture & Engineering Occupations (1.53 times), and Business & Financial Operations Occupations (1.51 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Palatine, IL, by median earnings, are Management Occupations ($91,119), Computer & Mathematical Occupations ($82,823), and Architecture & Engineering Occupations ($82,598).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

37.9k

2017 Value

± 1,419

0.879%

1 Year growth

± 5.2%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Palatine, IL grew at a rate of 0.879%, from 37.5k employees to 37.9k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Palatine, IL, are Retail Trade (4,874 people), Manufacturing (4,827 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (3,890 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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Most Common

The most common industries in Palatine, IL, by number of employees, are Retail Trade (4,874 people), Manufacturing (4,827 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (3,890 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Palatine, IL has an unusually high number of Management of Companies & Enterprises (4.11 times higher than expected), Wholesale Trade (1.41 times), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (1.41 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Palatine, IL, by median earnings, are Utilities ($95,114), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($78,684), and Management of Companies & Enterprises ($72,228).

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Domestic Trade

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. $82.9B

  2. $78.3B

  3. $75B

In 2015, the top outbound Illinois product (by dollars) was Mixed freight with $82.9B, followed by Pharmaceuticals ($78.3B) and Gasoline ($75B).

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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$952B

2020 Value

$1.31T

Projected 2045 Value

37.7% growth

In 2020, total outbound Illinois trade was $952B. This is expected to increase 37.7% to $1.31T by 2045.

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. $69.2B

  2. $54.7B

  3. $36.3B

In 2015, the top outbound Illinois domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Indiana with $69.2B, followed by Wisconsin with $54.7B and Michigan and $36.3B.

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

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Health

89.4% of the population of Palatine, IL has health coverage, with 55.8% on employee plans, 12.2% on Medicaid, 9.82% on Medicare, 11.2% on non-group plans, and 0.316% on military or VA plans.

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

Primary care physicians in Palatine, IL see 1062 patients per year on average, which represents a 0% change from the previous year (1062 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1134 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 444 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Stephenson County and St. Clair County have the highest prevalence of diabetes (12.7%). Additionally, Stephenson County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (35.7%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,062 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Cook County, IL see an average of 1,062 patients per year. This represents a 0% change from the previous year (1,062 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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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.

State with the Highest Prevalence

  1. 8.26% of the population affected

  2. 8.13% of the population affected

  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.

Most prevalent states

  1. 19.2% of adults

  2. 17.9% of adults

  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

The following map shows the prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost by state over multiple years.

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Health Care Spending

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$8,262

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$4,875

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$4,959

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$11,116

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Illinois (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 4.44%, from $7,911 to $8,262.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

10.6%

Uninsured

55.8%

Employer Coverage

12.2%

Medicaid

9.82%

Medicare

11.2%

Non-Group

0.316%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Palatine, IL declined by 6.46% from 11.3% to 10.6%.

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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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.

Most at risk counties

  1. 12.7% prevalence

  2. 12.7% prevalence

  3. 12% prevalence

Stephenson County and St. Clair County have the highest prevalence of diabetes in Illinois, at 12.7%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in Illinois by county over multiple years.

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Diversity

Palatine, IL is home to a population of 69.1k people, from which 84.9% are citizens. As of 2017, 26.7% of Palatine, IL residents were born outside of the country (18.4k people).

The ethnic composition of the population of Palatine, IL is composed of 44.2k White Alone residents (64%), 14.1k Hispanic or Latino residents (20.4%), 7.69k Asian Alone residents (11.1%), 1.56k Black or African American Alone residents (2.26%), 1.4k Two or More Races residents (2.02%), 100 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.145%), 21 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.0304%), and 0 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0%).

Age

Age by Nativity

35

Median Native-Born Age

± 1.3

41

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 1.1

In 2017, the median age of all people in Palatine, IL was 37.7. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 35, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 41. But people in Palatine, IL are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Palatine, IL residents was 38.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

26.7%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

18.4k people

25.2%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

17.4k people

As of 2017, 26.7% of Palatine, IL residents (18.4k people) were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Palatine, IL was 25.2%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin

  1. Mexico

    669,904 ± 19,564 people

  2. India

    147,732 ± 9,382 people

  3. Poland

    136,910 ± 9,036 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Illinois was Mexico, the natal country of 669,904 Illinois residents, followed by India with 147,732 and Poland with 136,910.

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Citizenship

84.9%

2017 Citizenship

85.7%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 84.9% of Palatine, IL residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.2%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Palatine, IL was 85.7%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    44.2k ± 1.39k

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    14.1k ± 1.48k

  3. Asian Alone

    7.69k ± 845

In 2017, there were 3.14 times more White Alone residents (44.2k people) in Palatine, IL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 14.1k Hispanic or Latino and 7.69k Asian Alone residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 8 races and ethnicities represented in Palatine, IL as a share of the total population.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    612 ± 149

  2. Gulf War (2001-)

    300 ± 104

  3. Gulf War (1990s)

    241 ± 121

Palatine, IL has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.04 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2017, universities in Palatine, IL awarded 3,607 degrees. The student population of Palatine, IL is skewed towards women, with 6,226 male students and 7,523 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Palatine, IL are White (2,142 and 59.9%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (756 and 21.1%), Asian (386 and 10.8%), and Black or African American (135 and 3.78%).

The largest universities in Palatine, IL by number of degrees awarded are William Rainey Harper College (3,607 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Palatine, IL are Liberal Arts & Sciences (944 and 26.2%), Nursing Assistant & Patient Care Assistant (717 and 19.9%), and Biological & Physical Sciences (215 and 5.96%).

The median tuition costs in Palatine, IL are $N/A for private four year colleges, and $N/A and $N/A respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common

  1. 944 degrees awarded

  2. 215 degrees awarded

  3. 133 degrees awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Palatine, IL was Liberal Arts & Sciences with 944 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

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

3,607 degrees awarded

$N/A

Median In-State Public

$N/A

Median Private

In 2017, the Palatine, IL institution with the largest number of graduating students was William Rainey Harper College with 3,607 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

1,404

Degrees Awarded to Men

2,203

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2017, 1,404 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Palatine, IL, which is 0.637 times less than the 2,203 female students who received degrees in the same year.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    2,142 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    756 degrees awarded

  3. Asian

    386 degrees awarded

In 2017 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Palatine, IL were to White students. These 2,142 degrees mean that there were 2.83 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 756 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Palatine, IL was $270,000 in 2017, which is 1.18 times larger than the national average of $229,700. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $265,800 to $270,000, a 1.58% increase. The homeownership rate in Palatine, IL is 68.7%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Palatine, IL have an average commute time of 27.5 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Palatine, IL is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$270,000

2017 Median

± $5,357

$265,800

2016 Median

± $6,405

In 2017, the median property value in Palatine, IL grew to to $270,000 from the previous year's value of $265,800.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Palatine, IL compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Palatine, IL the largest share of households have a property value in the $300k - $400k range.

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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.

$76,633

Median Household Income

± $3,461

26.8k

Number of Households

± 1,062

In 2017, the median household income of the 26.8k households in Palatine, IL grew to $76,633 from the previous year's value of $75,066.

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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Property Taxes

$3k+

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Palatine, IL 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.

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Rent vs Own

68.7%

2017 Homeownership

68.3%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 68.7% of the housing units in Palatine, IL were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 68.3%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Palatine, IL compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

27.5 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Palatine, IL have a longer commute time (27.5 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 3% of the workforce in Palatine, IL have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    76.3%

  2. Carpooled

    10.9%

  3. Worked At Home

    5.39%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Palatine, IL was Drove Alone (76.3%), followed by those who Carpooled (10.9%) and those who Worked At Home (5.39%).

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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Transportation

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, followed by 1 car.

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