Palatine, Illinois Population 2021

109,619
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Palatine is a city located in Cook County Illinois. Palatine has a 2020 population of 109,619. Palatine is currently declining at a rate of -0.66% annually and its population has decreased by -3.04% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 113,061 in 2010. Palatine reached it's highest population of 114,328 in 2014.

The average household income in Palatine is $119,368 with a poverty rate of 8.09%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,232 per month, and the median house value is $302,600. The median age in Palatine is 38.9 years, 38.5 years for males, and 39.3 years for females.

Palatine Demographics

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

  • White: 70.03%
  • Asian: 13.10%
  • Other race: 10.66%
  • Two or more races: 3.48%
  • Black or African American: 2.49%
  • Native American: 0.24%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.01%
The current population of Palatine, Illinois is 109,619 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 111,803.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 113,061.

Palatine, Illinois Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White78,86870.03%
Asian14,75913.10%
Some Other Race12,00110.66%
Two or More Races3,9173.48%
Black or African American2,8072.49%
American Indian and Alaska Native2690.24%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander70.01%
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Palatine Population by Race

Palatine Population Pyramid $2021

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Palatine Median Age

38.9


Total

38.5


Male

39.3


Female

Palatine Adults

There are 86,210 adults, (15,913 of whom are seniors) in Palatine.

Palatine Age Dependency

60.2

Age Dependency Ratio

22.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Palatine Sex Ratio

Female

56,691

50.33%

Male

55,937

49.67%

Palatine Population by Age

Palatine Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Palatine Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married81%19%
All70.2%29.8%
Male65.6%34.4%
Non Family60.4%39.6%
Female42.2%57.8%

70.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Palatine Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All43,3692.5870.2
Married23,7403.1781
Non Family14,0491.2760.4
Female3,9003.442.2
Male1,6803.3365.6

3.15

Average Family Size

2.58

Average Household Size

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Palatine Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4,5795.74%
9th to 12th Grade2,1322.67%
High School Graduate13,10116.41%
Some College13,86017.36%
Associates Degree5,7627.22%
Bachelors Degree25,08931.43%
Graduate Degree15,29919.17%
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Palatine Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Palatine Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White55,15653,48729,624
Hispanic11,2426,8101,477
Asian10,47010,0608,285
Other Race6,6593,274433
Black1,9061,771459
2+ Races1,3341,125540
Native American13710721
Islander773

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 79.13%.

Palatine Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$52,112$64,061$41,925
Less Than 9th Grade$23,739$25,255$20,858
High School Graduate$31,683$39,459$26,326
Some College$41,889$54,287$31,625
Bachelors Degree$64,575$78,143$52,076
Graduate Degree$89,311$111,869$65,846

$52,112

Average Earnings

$64,061

Average Male

$41,925

Average Female

Palatine Earnings by Educational Attainment

Palatine Language by Age

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Palatine Language

64.76% of Palatine residents speak only English, while 35.24% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 15.10% of the population.

Palatine Language

Palatine Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic20,6984,62822.36%
Other11,9922,98624.90%
White71,3202,9694.16%
Asian14,7557705.22%
Multiple3,85762816.28%
Black2,69948918.12%
Native2693613.38%
Islander5240.00%

8.09%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.76%

Male Poverty Rate

8.41%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Palatine

The race most likely to be in poverty in Palatine is Islander, with 40.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Palatine is White, with 4.16% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.06%. Among those working part-time, it was 8.56%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 13.08%.

Palatine Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade19.92%
High School8.31%
Some College7.31%
Bachelors or Greater2.62%

Palatine Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed20.41%
Male Unemployed19.42%
Female Employed4.33%
Male Employed3.13%

Palatine Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Palatine Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$90,209$119,368
Families$109,437$140,434
Married Families$123,172-
Non Families$56,822$71,814
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Income by Household Type

Palatine Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

56.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.1%

Male Marriage Rate

55.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Palatine Married by Age and Sex

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Palatine 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.

Palatine Marital Status by Race

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Palatine Marital Status

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3,878

Number of Veterans

3,584

Male Veterans

294

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,432
First Gulf War603
Second Gulf War439
Korea304
World War II227

Palatine Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+1,341
65 to 741,027
35 to 54779
55 to 64498
18 to 34233

Palatine Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White3,4865.46%
Hispanic2001.55%
Black1376.86%
Asian1181.08%
2+ Races885.50%
Other Race490.65%

Palatine Veterans by Race

Palatine Veterans by Education

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2.94%

Veteran Poverty Rate

23.00%

Veteran Disability Rate

Palatine Veterans by Education

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71.9%

Labor Force Participation

69.4%

Employment Rate

3.3%

Unemployment Rate

Palatine Employment by Age

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Palatine Employment by Race

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Palatine 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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60.02%

Born in Palatine

74.64%

Native Born

25.36%

Foreign Born

13.29%

Non Citizen

12.07%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

74.64% of Palatine residents were born in the United States, with 60.02% having been born in Illinois. 13.29% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Palatine Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2021109,619-728-0.66%
2020110,347-728-0.66%
2019111,075-728-0.65%
2018111,803-935-0.83%
2017112,738-744-0.66%
2016113,482-546-0.48%
2015114,028-300-0.26%
2014114,328600.05%
2013114,2683190.28%
2012113,9494520.40%
2011113,4974360.39%
2010113,0610.00%

Palatine Population by Year