Palatine, Illinois Population 2024

63,445

Palatine is a city located in Cook County Illinois. Palatine has a 2024 population of 63,445. Palatine is currently declining at a rate of -1.58% annually and its population has decreased by -6.28% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 67,696 in 2020.

The average household income in Palatine is $123,770 with a poverty rate of 10.53%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Palatine is 39.4 years, 39.1 years for males, and 39.7 years for females.

Palatine Demographics

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

  • White: 64.88%
  • Asian: 13.07%
  • Other race: 11.78%
  • Two or more races: 4.78%
  • Black or African American: 4.55%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.49%
  • Native American: 0.46%
Land Area (mi²)
13.6 sq mi
Density (mi²)
4,666.30/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-6.28% (-4,251)
The current population of Palatine, Illinois is 63,445 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 67,696.

Palatine, Illinois Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White43,61464.88%
Asian8,78513.07%
Other race7,91611.78%
Two or more races3,2124.78%
Black or African American3,0584.55%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander3280.49%
Native American3100.46%
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White

Asian

Other race

Two or more races

Black or African American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Native American

Palatine Population by Race

Palatine Population Pyramid 2024

Palatine Median Age

39.4

Total

39.1

Male

39.7

Female

Palatine Adults

There are 52,150 adults, (10,420 of whom are seniors) in Palatine.

Palatine Age Dependency

61.1

Age Dependency Ratio

25

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Palatine Sex Ratio

Female34,46051.26%
Male32,76348.74%

Palatine Population by Age

Palatine Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All26,5822.5267.532.5
Married13,3393.1381.118.9
Non Family9,2341.2758.841.2
Female2,8223.2240.659.4
Male1,1873.7546.153.9
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3.12

Average Family Size

2.52

Average Household Size

67.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Palatine 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

Palatine Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Palatine 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 96.74%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 66.53%.

Palatine Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$56,146

Average Earnings

$65,865

Average Male

$44,932

Average Female

Palatine Earnings by Educational Attainment

Palatine Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Palatine Language

63.97% of Palatine residents speak only English, while 36.03% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 16.39% of the population.

Palatine Language

Palatine Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Hispanic13,2403,31225.02%
Other7,9162,27128.69%
White40,4172,1335.28%
Asian8,7858329.47%
Black2,99681327.14%
Islander32825978.96%
Multiple3,2122186.79%
Native310103.23%
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10.53%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.35%

Male Poverty Rate

10.7%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Palatine

The race most likely to be in poverty in Palatine is Islander, with 78.96% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Palatine is Native, with 3.23% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.34%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.53%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.32%.

Palatine Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade25.92%
High School10.07%
Some College7.54%
Bachelors or Greater3.49%
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Palatine Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed22.15%
Female Unemployed21.65%
Female Employed5.34%
Male Employed4.89%
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Palatine Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Palatine Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Palatine Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

53.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.7%

Male Marriage Rate

51.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Palatine Married by Age and Sex

male

female

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 55-64.

Palatine Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Palatine Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

1,766

Number of Veterans

1,668

Male Veterans

98

Female Veterans

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Palatine Veterans by War

count

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Palatine Veterans by Age

count

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Palatine Veterans by Race

Palatine Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

3.3%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.48%

Veteran Disability Rate

Palatine Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

72.5%

Labor Force Participation

69%

Employment Rate

4.7%

Unemployment Rate

Palatine Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Palatine Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Palatine 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

59.76%

Born in Palatine

75.58%

Native Born

24.42%

Foreign Born

10.6%

Non Citizen

13.82%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

75.58% of Palatine residents were born in the United States, with 59.76% having been born in Illinois. 10.6% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Palatine Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202958,345-1,020-1.72%
202859,365-1,020-1.69%
202760,385-1,020-1.66%
202661,405-1,020-1.63%
202562,425-1,020-1.61%
202463,445-1,020-1.58%
202364,465-1,020-1.56%
202265,485-1,020-1.53%
202166,505-1,191-1.76%
202067,6962810.42%
201967,415-514-0.76%
201867,929-560-0.82%
201768,489-452-0.66%
201668,941-351-0.51%
201569,292-128-0.18%
201469,420470.07%
201369,3732060.3%
201269,1672830.41%
201168,8842740.4%
201068,6103,1314.78%
200065,47926,22666.81%
199039,2537,08222.01%
198032,1716,12123.5%
197026,05014,546126.44%
196011,5047,425182.03%
19504,0791,87985.41%
19402,2001,300144.44%
1900900
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Palatine Population by Year