Palatine, Illinois Population 2020

67,143

Palatine is a city located in Illinois. With a 2020 population of 67,143, it is the 18th largest city in Illinois and the 563rd largest city in the United States. Palatine is currently declining at a rate of -0.67% annually and its population has decreased by -2.06% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 68,557 in 2010. Palatine reached it's highest population of 69,465 in 2014. Spanning over 14 miles, Palatine has a population density of 4,938 people per square mile.

The average household income in Palatine is $103,566 with a poverty rate of 9.26%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,202 per month, and the median house value is $278,500. The median age in Palatine is 38.2 years, 37.9 years for males, and 38.4 years for females. For every 100 females there are 97.7 males.

Palatine Demographics

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

  • White: 69.15%
  • Other race: 13.05%
  • Asian: 11.56%
  • Two or more races: 3.62%
  • Black or African American: 2.44%
  • Native American: 0.19%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Palatine, Illinois is 67,143, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 68,053.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 68,557.

Palatine, Illinois Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White47,60669.15%
Some Other Race8,98513.05%
Asian7,95711.56%
Two or More Races2,4893.62%
Black or African American1,6792.44%
American Indian and Alaska Native1310.19%

Palatine Population Pyramid 2020

Palatine Median Age

38.2


Total

37.9


Male

38.4


Female

Palatine Adults

There are 52,493 adults, (9,091 of whom are seniors) in Palatine.

Palatine Age Dependency

58.6

Age Dependency Ratio

20.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Palatine Sex Ratio

Female

34,820

50.58%

Male

34,027

49.42%

Palatine Households and Families

Palatine Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Palatine Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married78.2%21.8%
All68.9%31.1%
Non Family64%36%
Male63.2%36.8%
Female38.5%61.5%

68.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All26,8812.5568.9
Married13,6993.2278.2
Non Family9,6031.2664
Female2,4673.4338.5
Male1,1123.5463.2

3.2

Average Family Size

2.55

Average Household Size

6.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Palatine Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3,0016.19%
9th to 12th Grade1,4973.09%
High School Graduate7,71115.91%
Some College8,71517.98%
Associates Degree3,5307.28%
Bachelors Degree15,15831.27%
Graduate Degree8,86918.29%

Palatine Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White33,54232,58417,982
Hispanic7,4864,3891,066
Asian5,6395,3364,251
Other Race4,7412,226310
Black1,1711,084420
Multiple Races1,016819328
Native American4728

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 97.14%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 75.39%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$47,402$57,008$36,970
Less Than High School$24,190$25,161$21,890
High School Grad$31,084$36,071$25,840
Some College$36,978$50,913$30,847
Bachelors Degree$59,874$74,110$48,594
Graduate Degree$78,974$102,404$62,787

$47,402

Average Earnings

$57,008

Average Male

$36,970

Average Female

Palatine Language

Palatine Language by Age

Palatine Language

64.04% of Palatine residents speak only English, while 35.96% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 16.51% of the population.

Palatine Poverty

Palatine Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic13,9293,21323.07%
Other8,9772,35026.18%
White43,6672,2705.20%
Multiple2,42560324.87%
Asian7,9575847.34%
Black1,65519611.84%

9.26%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.85%

Male Poverty Rate

9.66%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Palatine

The race most likely to be in poverty in Palatine is Other, with 26.18% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Palatine is White, with 5.20% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.20%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.12%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.01%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School20.06%
High School9.14%
Some College8.99%
Bachelors or Greater3.33%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed35.10%
Male Unemployed24.19%
Female Employed5.20%
Male Employed3.85%

Palatine Income

Palatine Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$76,776$103,566
Families$98,293$121,219
Married Families$111,669-
Non Families$52,254$69,015

Palatine Marital Status

Palatine Marital Status

Marriage Rates

53.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.7%

Male Marriage Rate

52.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Palatine Married by Age and Sex

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

Palatine Veterans

2,125

Number of Veterans

2,006

Male Veterans

119

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam625
First Gulf War379
Second Gulf War342
Korea176
World War II76
Name Veterans % of Total
White1,8954.89%
Black967.63%
Hispanic720.84%
Asian470.80%
Other440.82%
2 or More433.71%

$Palatine Veterans by Education

3.22%

Veteran Poverty Rate

22.62%

Veteran Disability Rate

Palatine Employment Status

72.9%

Labor Force Participation

70.1%

Employment Rate

3.9%

Unemployment Rate

Palatine Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

59.54%

Born in Illinois

73.43%

Native Born

26.57%

Foreign Born

14.40%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

73.43% of Palatine residents were born in the United States, with 59.54% having been born in Illinois. 14.40% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202067,143-455-0.67%
201967,598-455-0.67%
201868,053-502-0.73%
201768,555-455-0.66%
201669,010-340-0.49%
201569,350-115-0.17%
201469,465580.08%
201369,4072230.32%
201269,1842950.43%
201168,8892760.40%
201068,6133,1340.47%
200065,47926,2265.25%
199039,2537,0822.01%
198032,1716,1212.13%
197026,05014,5468.52%
196011,5047,42510.93%
19504,0791,8796.37%
19402,2001,3002.26%
19009000.00%