Arlington Heights, Illinois Population 2022

73,692
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Arlington Heights is a city located in Cook County Illinois. Arlington Heights has a 2020 population of 73,692. Arlington Heights is currently declining at a rate of -0.48% annually and its population has decreased by -2.07% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 75,252 in 2010.

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 73,692 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 73,692.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 75,252.

Arlington Heights, Illinois Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White60,52580.62%
Black or African American1,7992.40%
American Indian and Alaska Native1930.26%
Asian7,74510.32%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander360.05%
Some Other Race1,8512.47%
Two or More Races2,9223.89%
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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

Type Owner Renter
Married83.5%16.5%
All74%26%
Female73.1%26.9%
Male61.7%38.3%
Non Family59.6%40.4%

74.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Arlington Heights Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All30,6722.4274
Married17,3973.0883.5
Male7652.861.7
Female1,8263.3473.1
Non Family10,6841.1659.6

3.07

Average Family Size

2.42

Average Household Size

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Arlington Heights Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,0051.85%
9th to 12th Grade9991.84%
High School Graduate8,63515.87%
Some College8,42915.49%
Associates Degree3,7356.87%
Bachelors Degree18,95734.85%
Graduate Degree12,64023.24%
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Arlington Heights Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Arlington Heights Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian5,4215,2894,306
2+ Races932861568
White44,12243,05825,331
Hispanic3,2992,5731,381
Black1,1281,071390
Other Race1,185775303
Native American2323
Islander36

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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Name Average Male Female
Overall$61,612$77,225$51,033
Less Than 9th Grade$28,882$35,625$21,667
High School Graduate$34,378$38,457$30,013
Some College$42,947$53,323$33,405
Bachelors Degree$72,259$89,390$56,624
Graduate Degree$91,774$111,754$75,435

$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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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black1,7421146.54%
White57,4012,7534.80%
Hispanic6,1221262.06%
Multiple2,845481.69%
Asian7,7311031.33%
Other55NaN%

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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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade10.80%
High School7.48%
Some College7.05%
Bachelors or Greater3.17%

Arlington Heights Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed1.35%
Male Unemployed12.97%
Female Employed2.52%
Female Unemployed24.55%

Arlington Heights Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Arlington Heights Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$100,221$124,050
Families$126,753$152,049
Married Families$135,279-
Non Families$56,784$70,456
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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

War Veterans
Second Gulf War163
First Gulf War278
Vietnam1,021
Korea434
World War II166

Arlington Heights Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3485
35 to 54338
55 to 64234
65 to 74748
75+1,381

Arlington Heights Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2,7035.57%
Black191.52%
Asian270.48%
2+ Races373.33%
Hispanic972.47%

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
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
19001,4000.00%
19304,9973,5974.33%
19405,6686711.27%
19508,7683,1004.46%
196027,87819,11012.26%
197065,05837,1808.84%
198066,1161,0580.16%
199075,4609,3441.33%
200076,0315710.08%
201075,252-779-0.10%
201175,5282760.37%
201275,9183900.52%
201376,1161980.26%
201476,145290.04%
201575,987-158-0.21%
201675,795-192-0.25%
201775,473-322-0.42%
201875,116-357-0.47%
201974,760-356-0.47%
202074,404-356-0.48%
202174,048-356-0.48%
202273,692-356-0.48%

Arlington Heights Population by Year