Arlington Heights, Illinois Population 2022

78,192
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Arlington Heights is a city located in Cook County Illinois. With a 2020 population of 78,192, it is the 15th largest city in Illinois and the 499th largest city in the United States. Arlington Heights is currently growing at a rate of 0.33% annually and its population has increased by 0.66% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 77,676 in 2020. Spanning over 17 miles, Arlington Heights has a population density of 4,709 people per square mile.

The average household income in Arlington Heights is $123,877 with a poverty rate of 4.23%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,441 per month, and the median house value is $352,000. The median age in Arlington Heights is 44.5 years, 42.5 years for males, and 46.7 years for females.

Arlington Heights Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Arlington Heightswas:

  • White: 80.62%
  • Asian: 10.32%
  • Two or more races: 3.89%
  • Other race: 2.47%
  • Black or African American: 2.40%
  • Native American: 0.26%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.05%
The current population of Arlington Heights, Illinois is 78,192 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 77,676.

Arlington Heights, Illinois Population 2022

Population by Race

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Arlington Heights Population by Race

Arlington Heights Population Pyramid 2022

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Arlington Heights Median Age

43.4


Total

41.7


Male

45.2


Female

Arlington Heights Adults

There are 57,898 adults, (14,736 of whom are seniors) in Arlington Heights.

Arlington Heights Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

34.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Arlington Heights Sex Ratio

Female

38,417

51.17%

Male

36,654

48.83%

Arlington Heights Population by Age

Arlington Heights Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Arlington Heights Household Types

74.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Arlington Heights Households and Families

3.07

Average Family Size

2.42

Average Household Size

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Arlington Heights Households by Type

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Arlington Heights Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Arlington Heights Educational Attainment by Race

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 79.43%.

Arlington Heights Educational Attainment by Race

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$61,612

Average Earnings

$77,225

Average Male

$51,033

Average Female

Arlington Heights Earnings by Educational Attainment

Arlington Heights Language by Age

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Arlington Heights Language

72.11% of Arlington Heights residents speak only English, while 27.89% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 15.31% of the population.

Arlington Heights Language

Arlington Heights Poverty by Race

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4.23%

Overall Poverty Rate

2.90%

Male Poverty Rate

5.49%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Arlington Heights

The race most likely to be in poverty in Arlington Heights is Black, with 6.54% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Arlington Heights is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.56%. Among those working part-time, it was 6.12%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 10.78%.

Arlington Heights Poverty

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Arlington Heights Poverty Rate by Education

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Arlington Heights Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Arlington Heights Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

Arlington Heights Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

59.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

61.5%

Male Marriage Rate

57.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Arlington Heights Married by Age and Sex

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Arlington Heights Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Arlington Heights Marital Status by Race

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Arlington Heights Marital Status

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2,786

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Arlington Heights Veterans by War

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Arlington Heights Veterans by Age

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Arlington Heights Veterans by Race

Arlington Heights Veterans by Education

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5.94%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.37%

Veteran Disability Rate

Arlington Heights Veterans by Education

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66.7%

Labor Force Participation

64.3%

Employment Rate

3.7%

Unemployment Rate

Arlington Heights Employment by Age

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Arlington Heights Employment by Race

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Arlington Heights Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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63.99%

Born in Arlington Heights

80.26%

Native Born

19.74%

Foreign Born

8.78%

Non Citizen

10.96%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

80.26% of Arlington Heights residents were born in the United States, with 63.99% having been born in Illinois. 8.78% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Arlington Heights Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected

Arlington Heights Population by Year