Palos Heights is a city located in Cook County Illinois. Palos Heights has a 2020 population of 11,978. Palos Heights is currently declining at a rate of -0.37% annually and its population has decreased by -0.75% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 12,068 in 2010.
The average household income in Palos Heights is $115,661 with a poverty rate of 5.73%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,362 per month, and the median house value is $295,100. The median age in Palos Heights is 52.1 years, 48.4 years for males, and 54.2 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Palos Heightswas:
The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.
The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 85.00%.
83.92% of Palos Heights residents speak only English, while 16.08% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 9.32% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Palos Heights is White, with 6.27% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Palos Heights is Hispanic, with 1.01% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.88%. Among those working part-time, it was 6.69%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 7.75%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Palos Heights
91.40% of Palos Heights residents were born in the United States, with 82.24% having been born in Illinois. 1.35% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.
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