Des Plaines, Illinois Population 2022

61,137
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Des Plaines is a city located in Cook County Illinois. With a 2020 population of 61,137, it is the 20th largest city in Illinois and the 696th largest city in the United States. Des Plaines is currently growing at a rate of 0.38% annually and its population has increased by 0.76% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 60,675 in 2020. Spanning over 14 miles, Des Plaines has a population density of 4,297 people per square mile.

The average household income in Des Plaines is $90,181 with a poverty rate of 7.94%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,167 per month, and the median house value is $267,200. The median age in Des Plaines is 43.3 years, 40.8 years for males, and 45.5 years for females.

Des Plaines Demographics

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

  • White: 74.52%
  • Asian: 13.04%
  • Two or more races: 4.78%
  • Other race: 4.05%
  • Black or African American: 2.95%
  • Native American: 0.56%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.10%
The current population of Des Plaines, Illinois is 61,137 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 60,675.

Des Plaines, Illinois Population 2022

Population by Race

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Des Plaines Population by Race

Des Plaines Population Pyramid 2022

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Des Plaines Median Age

42.8


Total

40.7


Male

45.2


Female

Des Plaines Adults

There are 46,436 adults, (10,950 of whom are seniors) in Des Plaines.

Des Plaines Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

30.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Des Plaines Sex Ratio

Female

29,939

51.34%

Male

28,377

48.66%

Des Plaines Population by Age

Des Plaines Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Des Plaines Household Types

78.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Des Plaines Households and Families

3.24

Average Family Size

2.62

Average Household Size

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Des Plaines Households by Type

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Des Plaines Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Des Plaines Educational Attainment by Race

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 54.52%.

Des Plaines Educational Attainment by Race

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$47,063

Average Earnings

$54,967

Average Male

$38,624

Average Female

Des Plaines Earnings by Educational Attainment

Des Plaines Language by Age

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Des Plaines Language

56.69% of Des Plaines residents speak only English, while 43.31% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 21.18% of the population.

Des Plaines Language

Des Plaines Poverty by Race

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7.94%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.21%

Male Poverty Rate

8.63%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Des Plaines

The race most likely to be in poverty in Des Plaines is Native, with 48.62% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Des Plaines is Multiple, with 5.30% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.78%. Among those working part-time, it was 9.02%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.41%.

Des Plaines Poverty

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Des Plaines Poverty Rate by Education

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Des Plaines Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Des Plaines Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

Des Plaines Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

51.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.7%

Male Marriage Rate

49.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Des Plaines Married by Age and Sex

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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 35-44.

Des Plaines Marital Status by Race

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Des Plaines Marital Status

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2,117

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Des Plaines Veterans by War

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Des Plaines Veterans by Age

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Des Plaines Veterans by Race

Des Plaines Veterans by Education

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7.47%

Veteran Poverty Rate

35.18%

Veteran Disability Rate

Des Plaines Veterans by Education

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66.4%

Labor Force Participation

63.6%

Employment Rate

4.2%

Unemployment Rate

Des Plaines Employment by Age

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Des Plaines Employment by Race

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Des Plaines 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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59.52%

Born in Des Plaines

69.46%

Native Born

30.54%

Foreign Born

10.00%

Non Citizen

20.54%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

69.46% of Des Plaines residents were born in the United States, with 59.52% having been born in Illinois. 10.00% 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: 2021 and 2022 data is projected

Des Plaines Population by Year