Glendale Heights, Illinois Population 2021

33,077
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Glendale Heights is a city located in Illinois. With a 2020 population of 33,077, it is the 55th largest city in Illinois and the 1192nd largest city in the United States . Glendale Heights is currently declining at a rate of -0.81% annually and its population has decreased by -3.31% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 34,208 in 2010. Glendale Heights reached it's highest population of 34,678 in 2013. Spanning over 6 miles, Glendale Heights has a population density of 6,107 people per square mile.

The average household income in Glendale Heights is $82,063 with a poverty rate of 8.54%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,272 per month, and the median house value is $194,400. The median age in Glendale Heights is 33.6 years, 33.3 years for males, and 33.8 years for females.

Glendale Heights Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Glendale Heights was:

  • White: 53.74%
  • Asian: 21.64%
  • Other race: 10.14%
  • Black or African American: 8.46%
  • Two or more races: 5.46%
  • Native American: 0.43%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.12%
The current population of Glendale Heights, Illinois is 33,077 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 33,887.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 34,208.

Glendale Heights, Illinois Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White18,31553.74%
Asian7,37421.64%
Some Other Race3,45710.14%
Black or African American2,8848.46%
Two or More Races1,8605.46%
American Indian and Alaska Native1470.43%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander420.12%
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Glendale Heights Population by Race

Glendale Heights Population Pyramid $2021

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Glendale Heights Median Age

33.6


Total

33.3


Male

33.8


Female

Glendale Heights Adults

There are 25,634 adults, (3,863 of whom are seniors) in Glendale Heights.

Glendale Heights Age Dependency

56.5

Age Dependency Ratio

17.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Glendale Heights Sex Ratio

Female

17,092

50.15%

Male

16,987

49.85%

Glendale Heights Population by Age

Glendale Heights Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Glendale Heights Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married74.9%25.1%
All63.9%36.1%
Male59.5%40.5%
Non Family52.2%47.8%
Female50.7%49.3%

63.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Glendale Heights Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All11,3952.9963.9
Married5,7473.7374.9
Non Family3,2911.3352.2
Female1,6313.5450.7
Male7263.3559.5

3.56

Average Family Size

2.99

Average Household Size

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Glendale Heights Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,1869.62%
9th to 12th Grade1,8808.27%
High School Graduate5,43623.91%
Some College5,06822.29%
Associates Degree1,7567.72%
Bachelors Degree4,72520.79%
Graduate Degree1,6817.39%
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Glendale Heights Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Glendale Heights Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White9,1838,5572,774
Hispanic5,8033,657517
Asian5,1714,2072,340
Other Race1,8261,13992
Black1,6741,418458
2+ Races989806300
Native American123859
Islander424212

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 45.25%.

Glendale Heights Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$37,041$43,081$31,373
Less Than 9th Grade$25,717$29,086$17,172
High School Graduate$35,396$42,725$27,593
Some College$36,918$44,162$31,036
Bachelors Degree$47,889$51,455$44,096
Graduate Degree$67,063$73,913$59,583

$37,041

Average Earnings

$43,081

Average Male

$31,373

Average Female

Glendale Heights Earnings by Educational Attainment

Glendale Heights Language by Age

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Glendale Heights Language

46.59% of Glendale Heights residents speak only English, while 53.41% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 26.39% of the population.

Glendale Heights Language

Glendale Heights Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic10,7851,0539.76%
White11,3845624.94%
Asian7,3745307.19%
Black2,88448116.68%
Other3,45736210.47%
Multiple1,86021611.61%

8.54%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.16%

Male Poverty Rate

9.91%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Glendale Heights

The race most likely to be in poverty in Glendale Heights is Black, with 16.68% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Glendale Heights is White, with 4.94% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.60%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.38%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 10.51%.

Glendale Heights Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade11.66%
High School6.55%
Some College4.70%
Bachelors or Greater3.76%

Glendale Heights Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed29.06%
Male Unemployed20.41%
Female Employed6.07%
Male Employed2.93%

Glendale Heights Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Glendale Heights Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$68,495$82,063
Families$72,235$87,475
Married Families$84,104-
Non Families$54,797$62,252
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Income by Household Type

Glendale Heights Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

49.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.2%

Male Marriage Rate

48.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Glendale Heights Married by Age and Sex

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Glendale Heights Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Glendale Heights Marital Status by Race

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Glendale Heights Marital Status

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1,146

Number of Veterans

1,045

Male Veterans

101

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam489
Second Gulf War205
First Gulf War175
World War II29
Korea23

Glendale Heights Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74406
35 to 54335
75+148
55 to 64148
18 to 34109

Glendale Heights Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White9096.38%
Hispanic1442.07%
Black1387.01%
Other Race371.58%
2+ Races262.42%
Asian240.41%
Islander1228.57%

Glendale Heights Veterans by Race

Glendale Heights Veterans by Education

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6.11%

Veteran Poverty Rate

23.04%

Veteran Disability Rate

Glendale Heights Veterans by Education

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74.7%

Labor Force Participation

71.2%

Employment Rate

4.6%

Unemployment Rate

Glendale Heights Employment by Age

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Glendale Heights Employment by Race

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Glendale 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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55.10%

Born in Glendale Heights

66.32%

Native Born

33.68%

Foreign Born

15.85%

Non Citizen

17.83%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

66.32% of Glendale Heights residents were born in the United States, with 55.10% having been born in Illinois. 15.85% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Glendale Heights Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202133,077-270-0.81%
202033,347-270-0.80%
201933,617-270-0.80%
201833,887-267-0.78%
201734,154-148-0.43%
201634,302-219-0.63%
201534,521-98-0.28%
201434,619-59-0.17%
201334,678820.24%
201234,596930.27%
201134,5031690.49%
201034,3342,5690.78%
200031,7653,7921.28%
199027,9734,7221.87%
198023,25111,8457.38%
197011,4060.00%

Glendale Heights Population by Year