Glendale Heights, IL

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Population

34,330

0.189% decline

Median Age

34.3


Median Household Income

$62,763

7.77% growth

Poverty Rate

11.1%


Number of Employees

18,798

2.73% growth

Median Property Value

$175,200

3.18% growth

About

In 2017, Glendale Heights, IL had a population of 34.3k people with a median age of 34.3 and a median household income of $62,763. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Glendale Heights, IL declined from 34,395 to 34,330, a -0.189% decrease and its median household income grew from $58,237 to $62,763, a 7.77% increase.

The population of Glendale Heights, IL is 34.3% White Alone, 31.7% Hispanic or Latino, and 23% Asian Alone. 56% of the people in Glendale Heights, IL speak a non-English language, and 83.5% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Glendale Heights, IL are Tricoci University of Beauty Culture-Glendale Heights (62 degrees awarded in 2016).

The median property value in Glendale Heights, IL is $175,200, and the homeownership rate is 62%. Most people in Glendale Heights, IL commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 25.3 minutes. The average car ownership in Glendale Heights, IL is 2 cars per household.

Economy

The economy of Glendale Heights, IL employs 18.8k people. The largest industries in Glendale Heights, IL are Manufacturing (3,744 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (2,475 people), and Retail Trade (2,042 people), and the highest paying industries are Finance & Insurance ($64,605), Information ($61,111), and Utilities ($60,917).

Median household income in Glendale Heights, IL is $62,763. Males in Glendale Heights, 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 Glendale Heights, IL (measured using the Gini index) is 0.483, which is higher than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$62,763

2017 value

± $3,811

7.77%

1 Year Growth

± 7.79%

Households in Glendale Heights, IL have a median annual income of $62,763, which is more than the median annual income of $60,336 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $58,237 in 2016, which represents a 7.77% 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 Glendale Heights, IL made 1.37 times more than female employees.

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

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Glendale Heights, 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.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

  1. Census Tract 8412.07

  2. Census Tract 8409.08

  3. Census Tract 8409.11

In 2017, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Glendale Heights, IL was Census Tract 8412.07 with a value of $73,110, followed by Census Tract 8409.08 and Census Tract 8409.11, with respective values of $65,516 and $62,578.

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

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 45 - 54

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

11.1% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Glendale Heights, IL (3.8k out of 34.3k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 13.4%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 45 - 54, followed by Males 6 - 11 and then Females 25 - 34.

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. White

    1,425 ± 295

  2. Hispanic

    1,222 ± 291

  3. Asian

    1,020 ± 190

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

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

18.8k

2017 Value

± 897

2.73%

1 Year growth

± 6.6%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Glendale Heights, IL grew at a rate of 2.73%, from 18.3k employees to 18.8k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Glendale Heights, IL, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (2,899 people), Production Occupations (2,305 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (1,932 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Glendale Heights, IL.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Glendale Heights, IL, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (2,899 people), Production Occupations (2,305 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (1,932 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Glendale Heights, IL has an unusually high number of residents working as Material Moving Occupations (2.26 times higher than expected), Production Occupations (2.12 times), and Installation, Maintenance, & Repair Occupations (1.41 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Glendale Heights, IL, by median earnings, are Computer & Mathematical Occupations ($68,388), Computer, Engineering, & Science Occupations ($66,563), and Management Occupations ($66,313).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

18.8k

2017 Value

± 897

2.73%

1 Year growth

± 6.6%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Glendale Heights, IL grew at a rate of 2.73%, from 18.3k employees to 18.8k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Glendale Heights, IL, are Manufacturing (3,744 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (2,475 people), and Retail Trade (2,042 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Glendale Heights, IL, though some of these residents may live in Glendale Heights, 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 Glendale Heights, IL, by number of employees, are Manufacturing (3,744 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (2,475 people), and Retail Trade (2,042 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Glendale Heights, IL has an unusually high number of Management of Companies & Enterprises (2.96 times higher than expected), Manufacturing (1.97 times), and Wholesale Trade (1.68 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Glendale Heights, IL, by median earnings, are Finance & Insurance ($64,605), Information ($61,111), and Utilities ($60,917).

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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. $76.6B

  2. $75B

  3. $66.8B

In 2015, the top outbound Illinois product (by dollars) was Mixed freight with $76.6B, followed by Gasoline with $75B and Pharmaceuticals and $66.8B.

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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$871B

2015 Value

$1.31T

Projected 2045 Value

50.5% growth

In 2015, total outbound Illinois trade was $871B. This is expected to increase 50.5% 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. $63.2B

  2. $48.1B

  3. $32.6B

In 2015, the top outbound Illinois domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Indiana with $63.2B, followed by Wisconsin with $48.1B and Michigan and $32.6B.

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

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Health

89% of the population of Glendale Heights, IL has health coverage, with 51.3% on employee plans, 20.9% on Medicaid, 7.08% on Medicare, 9.23% on non-group plans, and 0.539% on military or VA plans.

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

Primary care physicians in Glendale Heights, IL see 1240 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.322% decrease from the previous year (1244 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1332 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 526 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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1240 to 1

Primary Care Physicians

Primary care physicians in Illinois see an average of 1240 patients per year. This represents a 0.322% decrease from the previous year (1244 patients).

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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%).

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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

11%

Uninsured

51.3%

Employer Coverage

20.9%

Medicaid

7.08%

Medicare

9.23%

Non-Group

0.539%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Glendale Heights, IL declined by 14.9% from 12.9% to 11%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Glendale Heights, 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

Glendale Heights, IL is home to a population of 34.3k people, from which 83.5% are citizens. As of 2017, 35.7% of Glendale Heights, IL residents were born outside of the country.

The ethnic composition of the population of Glendale Heights, IL is composed of 11.8k White Alone residents (34.3%), 10.9k Hispanic or Latino residents (31.7%), 7.88k Asian Alone residents (23%), 2.29k Black or African American Alone residents (6.66%), 1.25k Two or More Races residents (3.65%), 166 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.484%), 53 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0.154%), and 30 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.0874%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Glendale Heights, IL are Spanish or Spanish Creole (8,210 speakers), Urdu (1,719 speakers), and Gujarati (1,175 speakers).

Age

Age by Nativity

27

Median Native-Born Age

± 1

45

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 1.7

In 2017, the median age of all people in Glendale Heights, IL was 34.3. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 27, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 45. But people in Glendale Heights, IL are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Glendale Heights, IL residents was 33.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

35.7%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

36.4%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

As of 2017, 35.7% of Glendale Heights, IL residents 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 Glendale Heights, IL was 36.4%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Global Diversity

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 Glendale Heights, IL was Mexico, the natal country of 669,904 Glendale Heights, IL residents, followed by India with 147,732 and Poland with 136,910.

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Citizenship

83.5%

2017 Citizenship

81.2%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 83.5% of Glendale Heights, IL residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Glendale Heights, IL was 81.2%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    11.8k ± 791

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    10.9k ± 1.11k

  3. Asian Alone

    7.88k ± 736

In 2017, there were 1.08 times more White Alone residents (11.8k people) in Glendale Heights, IL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 10.9k Hispanic or Latino and 7.88k 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 Glendale Heights, IL as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. Spanish or Spanish Creole

    8,210 speakers (25.7%)

  2. Urdu

    1,719 speakers (5.38%)

  3. Gujarati

    1,175 speakers (3.68%)

56% of Glendale Heights, IL citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is higher than the national average of 21.5%. In 2015, the most common non-English language spoken in Glendale Heights, IL was Spanish or Spanish Creole. 25.7% of the overall population of Glendale Heights, IL are native Spanish or Spanish Creole speakers. 5.38% speak Urdu and 3.68% speak Spanish or Spanish Creole, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    478 ± 145

  2. Gulf War (2001-)

    230 ± 99

  3. Gulf War (1990s)

    145 ± 70

Glendale Heights, IL has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.08 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2016, universities in Glendale Heights, IL awarded 62 degrees. The student population of Glendale Heights, IL is skewed towards women, with 2 male students and 91 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Glendale Heights, IL are White (41 and 66.1%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (13 and 21%), Asian (5 and 8.06%), and Black or African American (2 and 3.23%).

The largest universities in Glendale Heights, IL by number of degrees awarded are Tricoci University of Beauty Culture-Glendale Heights (62 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Glendale Heights, IL are General Cosmetology (49 and 79%), Aesthetician & Skin Care Specialist (12 and 19.4%), and Cosmetology, Barber, & Nail Instructor (1 and 1.61%).

The median tuition costs in Glendale Heights, 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. 49 degrees awarded

  2. 0 degrees awarded

  3. N/A

    N/A degrees awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate recipients in Glendale Heights, IL was General Cosmetology with 49 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate from schools in Glendale Heights, IL according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

62 degrees awarded

$N/A

Median In-State Public

$N/A

Median Private

In 2016, the Glendale Heights, IL institution with the largest number of graduating students was Tricoci University of Beauty Culture-Glendale Heights with 62 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

4

Degrees Awarded to Men

58

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2016, 4 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Glendale Heights, IL, which is 0.069 times less than the 58 female students who received degrees in the same year.

This chart displays the gender disparity between the institutions in Glendale Heights, IL by degrees awarded.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    41 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    13 degrees awarded

  3. Asian

    5 degrees awarded

In 2016 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Glendale Heights, IL were to White students. These 41 degrees mean that there were 3.15 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 13 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Glendale Heights, IL was $175,200 in 2017, which is 0.805 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $169,800 to $175,200, a 3.18% increase. The homeownership rate in Glendale Heights, IL is 62%, which is lower than the national average of 63.9%. People in Glendale Heights, IL have an average commute time of 25.3 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Glendale Heights, IL is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

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$62,763

Median Household Income

± $3,811

11.4k

Number of Households

± 665

In 2017, the median household income of the 11.4k households in Glendale Heights, IL grew to $62,763 from the previous year's value of $58,237.

The following chart displays the households in Glendale 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 $75k - $100k range.

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Housing

Property Value

$175,200

2017 Median

± $4,570

$169,800

2016 Median

± $3,625

In 2017, the median property value in Glendale Heights, IL grew to to $175,200 from the previous year's value of $169,800.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Glendale Heights, 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 Glendale Heights, IL the largest share of households have a property value in the $200k - $250k range.

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Property Taxes

$3k+

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Glendale Heights, IL distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Glendale Heights, IL the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

62%

2017 Homeownership

63.7%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 62% of the housing units in Glendale Heights, IL were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 63.7%.

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

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars

Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Glendale Heights, IL distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Glendale Heights, IL have 2 cars, followed by 1 car.

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Commute Time

25.3 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Glendale Heights, IL have a longer commute time (25.3 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 1.9% of the workforce in Glendale Heights, IL have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    78.9%

  2. Carpooled

    14.1%

  3. Public Transit

    2.82%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Glendale Heights, IL was Drove Alone, followed by those who Carpooled and those who Public Transit.

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