Arlington Heights, IL

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2022 Population
76,794
0.633% 1-year decline
US Senator
Dick Durbin
Democratic Party
US Senator
Tammy Duckworth
Democratic Party
2022 Median Age
42.8
0.465% 1-year decrease
2022 Poverty Rate
5.74%
21.6% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$113,502
6.08% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$396,500
9.86% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Arlington Heights, IL had a population of 76.8k people with a median age of 42.8 and a median household income of $113,502. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Arlington Heights, IL declined from 77,283 to 76,794, a −0.633% decrease and its median household income grew from $106,996 to $113,502, a 6.08% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Arlington Heights, IL are White (Non-Hispanic) (74.8%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (11.1%), Two+ (Hispanic) (3.78%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (2.63%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.42%).

None of the households in Arlington Heights, 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.

90.7% of the residents in Arlington Heights, IL are U.S. citizens.

In 2022, the median property value in Arlington Heights, IL was $396,500, and the homeownership rate was 72.7%.

Most people in Arlington Heights, IL drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 27.8 minutes. The average car ownership in Arlington Heights, IL was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Arlington Heights, IL is home to a population of 76.8k people, from which 90.7% are citizens. As of 2022, 20.6% of Arlington Heights, IL residents were born outside of the country (15.8k people).

In 2022, there were 6.75 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (57.4k people) in Arlington Heights, IL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 8.51k Asian (Non-Hispanic) and 2.9k Two+ (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

90.7%
2022 Citizenship
90.9%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 90.7% of Arlington Heights, IL residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Arlington Heights, IL was 90.9%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Arlington Heights, IL
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    57.4k ± 1.92k
  2. Asian (Non-Hispanic)
    8.51k ± 1.04k
  3. Two+ (Hispanic)
    2.9k ± 1.06k
8.86%
Hispanic Population
6.81k people

In 2022, there were 6.75 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (57.4k people) in Arlington Heights, IL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 8.51k Asian (Non-Hispanic) and 2.9k Two+ (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

8.86% of the people in Arlington Heights, IL are hispanic (6.81k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Arlington Heights, IL as a share of the total population.

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Foreign-Born Population

20.6%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
15.8k people
20%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
15.4k people

As of 2022, 20.6% of Arlington Heights, IL residents (15.8k 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 Arlington Heights, IL was 20%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    962 ± 229
  2. Gulf War (1990s)
    325 ± 161
  3. Korea
    304 ± 114

Arlington Heights, IL has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.96 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Arlington Heights, IL employs 39.8k people. The largest industries in Arlington Heights, IL are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (5,531 people), Manufacturing (5,096 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (4,550 people), and the highest paying industries are Finance & Insurance ($111,154), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($102,215), and Public Administration ($101,985).

Occupations

39.8k
2022 Value
± 1,516
−1.23%
1 Year decline
± 5.45%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Arlington Heights, IL declined at a rate of −1.23%, from 40.3k employees to 39.8k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Arlington Heights, IL, are Management Occupations (6,468 people), Business & Financial Operations Occupations (4,684 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (3,895 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Arlington Heights, IL.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

39.8k
2022 Value
± 1,516
−1.23%
1 Year decline
± 5.45%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Arlington Heights, IL declined at a rate of −1.23%, from 40.3k employees to 39.8k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Arlington Heights, IL, are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (5,531 people), Manufacturing (5,096 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (4,550 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Arlington Heights, IL, though some of these residents may live in Arlington Heights, 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

$79,092
Median earning men ± $5,465
$59,176
Median earning women ± $3,963

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($146,667), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($122,063), and Public Administration ($116,680).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Manufacturing ($106,280), Construction ($85,039), and Wholesale Trade ($83,661).

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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.

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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

Awarded Degrees over Time

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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).

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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Housing & Living

The median property value in Arlington Heights, IL was $396,500 in 2022, which is 1.41 times larger than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $360,900 to $396,500, a 9.86% increase. The homeownership rate in Arlington Heights, IL is 72.7%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Arlington Heights, IL have an average commute time of 27.8 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Arlington Heights, IL is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Arlington Heights, IL is $113,502. In 2022, the place with the highest median household income in Arlington Heights, IL was Census Tract 8031 with a value of $152,682, followed by Census Tract 8030.08 and Census Tract 8034, with respective values of $145,100 and $140,000.

Property

$396,500
Median Property Value 2022
±$9,156
$23,041
Median Property Taxes
±$1,095

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

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Rent vs Own

72.7%
Homeownership
2022
61.7%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 72.7% of the housing units in Arlington Heights, IL were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 73.4%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 8031
  2. Census Tract 8030.08
  3. Census Tract 8034

In 2022, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Arlington Heights, IL was Census Tract 8031 with a value of $152,682, followed by Census Tract 8030.08 and Census Tract 8034, with respective values of $145,100 and $140,000.

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

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Household Income

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$113,502
Median Household Income
± $3,486
31.7k
Number of Households
± 1,364

In 2022, the median household income of the 31.7k households in Arlington Heights, IL grew to $113,502 from the previous year's value of $106,996.

The following chart displays the households in Arlington Heights, 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 Arlington Heights, 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 (68.2%)
  2. Worked At Home (19.2%)
  3. Carpooled (5.5%)

In 2022, 68.2% of workers in Arlington Heights, IL drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (19.2%) and those who carpooled to work (5.5%).

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Commute Time

27.8 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Arlington Heights, IL have a longer commute time (27.8 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 1.45% of the workforce in Arlington Heights, 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 Arlington Heights, IL distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Arlington Heights, IL have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

5.74% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Arlington Heights, IL (4.38k out of 76.3k 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 75+, followed by Females 55 - 64 and then Males 55 - 64.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Arlington Heights, IL is White, followed by Hispanic and Two Or More.

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

94.8% of the population of Arlington Heights, IL has health coverage, with 62.5% on employee plans, 8.16% on Medicaid, 14.9% on Medicare, 8.97% on non-group plans, and 0.219% 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 23.6% under 18 years, 15.1% between 18 and 34 years, 42% between 35 and 64 years, and 19.3% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48.3% were men and 51.7% were women.

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Uninsured People

5.24%
Uninsured
62.5%
Employer Coverage
8.16%
Medicaid
14.9%
Medicare
8.97%
Non-Group
0.219%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Arlington Heights, IL declined by 4.25% from 5.47% to 5.24%.

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