Palos Hills, Illinois Population 2024

17,343

Palos Hills is a city located in Cook County Illinois. Palos Hills has a 2024 population of 17,343. Palos Hills is currently declining at a rate of -1.53% annually and its population has decreased by -6.07% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 18,463 in 2020.

The average household income in Palos Hills is $97,604 with a poverty rate of 10.17%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Palos Hills is 42.2 years, 40.1 years for males, and 45.6 years for females.

Palos Hills Demographics

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

  • White: 87.25%
  • Black or African American: 5.4%
  • Two or more races: 4.45%
  • Asian: 2.16%
  • Other race: 0.74%
  • Native American:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
4.2 sq mi
Density (mi²)
4,084.30/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-6.07% (-1,120)
The current population of Palos Hills, Illinois is 17,343 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 18,463.

Palos Hills, Illinois Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White15,94787.25%
Black or African American9875.4%
Two or more races8134.45%
Asian3952.16%
Other race1360.74%
Native American
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Asian

Other race

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Palos Hills Population by Race

Palos Hills Population Pyramid 2024

Palos Hills Median Age

42.2

Total

40.1

Male

45.6

Female

Palos Hills Adults

There are 14,573 adults, (3,751 of whom are seniors) in Palos Hills.

Palos Hills Age Dependency

68.9

Age Dependency Ratio

34.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Palos Hills Sex Ratio

Female9,03649.44%
Male9,24250.56%

Palos Hills Population by Age

Palos Hills Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All7,3562.467921
Married3,3083.3487.812.2
Non Family2,7381.146931
Female7862.9278.821.2
Male5243.1176.923.1
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3.18

Average Family Size

2.46

Average Household Size

79.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Palos Hills 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

Palos Hills Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Palos Hills Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 99.74%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 65.09%.

Palos Hills Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$54,911

Average Earnings

$68,350

Average Male

$47,010

Average Female

Palos Hills Earnings by Educational Attainment

Palos Hills Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Palos Hills Language

56.39% of Palos Hills residents speak only English, while 43.61% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 30.08% of the population.

Palos Hills Language

Palos Hills Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White14,9451,4809.9%
Black96214114.66%
Asian36113036.01%
Hispanic1,444896.16%
Multiple813536.52%
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10.17%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.82%

Male Poverty Rate

13.6%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Palos Hills

The race most likely to be in poverty in Palos Hills is Asian, with 36.01% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Palos Hills is Hispanic, with 6.16% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.6%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.89%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.88%.

Palos Hills Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Bachelors or Greater11.07%
Some College9.13%
Less Than 9th Grade6.59%
High School5.51%
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Palos Hills Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed40.23%
Male Unemployed14.39%
Female Employed6.5%
Male Employed2.74%
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Palos Hills Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Palos Hills Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Palos Hills Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

44.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

46.9%

Male Marriage Rate

42.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Palos Hills Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Palos Hills 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.

Palos Hills Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Palos Hills Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

797

Number of Veterans

755

Male Veterans

42

Female Veterans

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Palos Hills Veterans by War

count

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Palos Hills Veterans by Age

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Palos Hills Veterans by Race

Palos Hills Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

2.27%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.71%

Veteran Disability Rate

Palos Hills Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

60.8%

Labor Force Participation

57.8%

Employment Rate

4.9%

Unemployment Rate

Palos Hills Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Palos Hills Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Palos Hills 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

64.39%

Born in Palos Hills

72.2%

Native Born

27.8%

Foreign Born

8.99%

Non Citizen

18.81%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

72.2% of Palos Hills residents were born in the United States, with 64.39% having been born in Illinois. 8.99% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Palos Hills Place of Birth

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202915,993-270-1.66%
202816,263-270-1.63%
202716,533-270-1.61%
202616,803-270-1.58%
202517,073-270-1.56%
202417,343-270-1.53%
202317,613-270-1.51%
202217,883-270-1.49%
202118,153-310-1.68%
202018,4631,4208.33%
201917,043-122-0.71%
201817,165-154-0.89%
201717,319-141-0.81%
201617,460-101-0.58%
201517,561-71-0.4%
201417,632-15-0.09%
201317,647360.2%
201217,611500.28%
201117,561650.37%
201017,496-169-0.96%
200017,665-138-0.78%
199017,8031,1496.9%
198016,65410,025151.23%
19706,6292,86376.02%
19603,766
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Palos Hills Population by Year