Des Plaines, Illinois Population 2024

56,792

Des Plaines is a city located in Cook County Illinois. Des Plaines has a 2024 population of 56,792. Des Plaines is currently declining at a rate of -1.56% annually and its population has decreased by -6.1% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 60,482 in 2020.

The average household income in Des Plaines is $108,646 with a poverty rate of 7.44%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Des Plaines is 42.5 years, 40.9 years for males, and 44.5 years for females.

Des Plaines Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Des Plaines was:

  • White: 66.43%
  • Asian: 13.22%
  • Two or more races: 10.73%
  • Other race: 5%
  • Black or African American: 3.9%
  • Native American: 0.73%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
14.2 sq mi
Density (mi²)
3,992.0/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-6.1% (-3,690)
The current population of Des Plaines, Illinois is 56,792 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 60,482.

Des Plaines, Illinois Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White39,91366.43%
Asian7,94213.22%
Two or more races6,44510.73%
Other race3,0045%
Black or African American2,3463.9%
Native American4370.73%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Asian

Two or more races

Other race

Black or African American

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Des Plaines Population by Race

Des Plaines Population Pyramid 2024

Des Plaines Median Age

42.5

Total

40.9

Male

44.5

Female

Des Plaines Adults

There are 47,824 adults, (11,932 of whom are seniors) in Des Plaines.

Des Plaines Age Dependency

67.4

Age Dependency Ratio

33.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Des Plaines Sex Ratio

Female30,65051.01%
Male29,43748.99%

Des Plaines Population by Age

Des Plaines Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All22,8872.5878.621.4
Married11,6523.2786.913.1
Non Family7,5611.1871.528.5
Female2,5303.1966.233.8
Male1,1443.3969.730.3
showing: 5 rows

3.2

Average Family Size

2.58

Average Household Size

78.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Des Plaines Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Des Plaines Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Des Plaines Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 92.79%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 53.98%.

Des Plaines Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$55,702

Average Earnings

$64,786

Average Male

$46,260

Average Female

Des Plaines Earnings by Educational Attainment

Des Plaines Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Des Plaines Language

55.12% of Des Plaines residents speak only English, while 44.88% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 20.92% of the population.

Des Plaines Language

Des Plaines Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White34,9312,3236.65%
Hispanic12,4211,44811.66%
Asian7,9033524.45%
Multiple6,3733415.35%
Black2,1291798.41%
Native43711125.4%
Other3,001882.93%
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7.44%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.95%

Male Poverty Rate

7.9%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Des Plaines

The race most likely to be in poverty in Des Plaines is Native, with 25.4% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Des Plaines is Other, with 2.93% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.46%. Among those working part-time, it was 7.19%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.65%.

Des Plaines Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade11.35%
High School7.69%
Some College7.22%
Bachelors or Greater3.82%
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Des Plaines Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed34.8%
Male Unemployed26.47%
Male Employed2.19%
Female Employed2.11%
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Des Plaines Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Des Plaines Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Des Plaines Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

51.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.0%

Male Marriage Rate

48.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Des Plaines Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Des Plaines Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Des Plaines Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Des Plaines Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

2,003

Number of Veterans

1,933

Male Veterans

70

Female Veterans

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Des Plaines Veterans by War

count

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Des Plaines Veterans by Age

count

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Des Plaines Veterans by Race

Des Plaines Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

5.1%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.84%

Veteran Disability Rate

Des Plaines Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

65.3%

Labor Force Participation

62.2%

Employment Rate

4.6%

Unemployment Rate

Des Plaines Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Des Plaines Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Des Plaines Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

59.16%

Born in Des Plaines

69.22%

Native Born

30.78%

Foreign Born

10.2%

Non Citizen

20.58%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

69.22% of Des Plaines residents were born in the United States, with 59.16% having been born in Illinois. 10.2% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Des Plaines Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202952,287-901-1.69%
202853,188-901-1.67%
202754,089-901-1.64%
202654,990-901-1.61%
202555,891-901-1.59%
202456,792-901-1.56%
202357,693-901-1.54%
202258,594-901-1.51%
202159,495-987-1.63%
202060,4821,7623%
201958,72040.01%
201858,7167821.35%
201757,934-354-0.61%
201658,288-382-0.65%
201558,670-296-0.5%
201458,966-9-0.02%
201358,9751310.22%
201258,8442530.43%
201158,5912680.46%
201058,323-397-0.68%
200058,7205,49710.33%
199053,223-345-0.64%
198053,568-3,671-6.41%
197057,23922,35364.07%
196034,88619,892132.67%
195014,9945,47657.53%
19409,5187208.18%
19308,7985,347154.94%
19203,4512,451245.1%
19001,000
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Des Plaines Population by Year