Palos Hills, Illinois Population 2021

16,848
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Palos Hills is a city located in Cook County Illinois. With a 2020 population of 16,848, it is the 151st largest city in Illinois and the 2139th largest city in the United States . Palos Hills is currently declining at a rate of -0.63% annually and its population has decreased by -3.64% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 17,484 in 2010. Palos Hills reached it's highest population of 17,803 in 1990. Spanning over 4 miles, Palos Hills has a population density of 3,968 people per square mile.

The average household income in Palos Hills is $79,757 with a poverty rate of 11.60%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,035 per month, and the median house value is $203,800. The median age in Palos Hills is 41.8 years, 42.1 years for males, and 41.6 years for females.

Palos Hills Demographics

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

  • White: 88.51%
  • Black or African American: 5.27%
  • Two or more races: 2.93%
  • Asian: 2.84%
  • Other race: 0.38%
  • Native American: 0.08%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Palos Hills, Illinois is 16,848 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 17,166.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 17,484.

Palos Hills, Illinois Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White15,32888.51%
Black or African American9135.27%
Two or More Races5072.93%
Asian4912.84%
Some Other Race650.38%
American Indian and Alaska Native140.08%
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Palos Hills Population by Race

Palos Hills Population Pyramid $2021

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Palos Hills Median Age

41.8


Total

42.1


Male

41.6


Female

Palos Hills Adults

There are 13,614 adults, (3,482 of whom are seniors) in Palos Hills.

Palos Hills Age Dependency

70.9

Age Dependency Ratio

34.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Palos Hills Sex Ratio

Female

9,507

54.90%

Male

7,811

45.10%

Palos Hills Population by Age

Palos Hills Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Palos Hills Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married84.2%15.8%
Male78.1%21.9%
All76.4%23.6%
Female70.1%29.9%
Non Family68.2%31.8%

76.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Palos Hills Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6,7252.5476.4
Married3,0913.4384.2
Non Family2,5051.1768.2
Female7463.0970.1
Male3833.3578.1

3.29

Average Family Size

2.54

Average Household Size

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Palos Hills Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade5384.43%
9th to 12th Grade4733.90%
High School Graduate3,81931.47%
Some College2,59821.41%
Associates Degree1,23810.20%
Bachelors Degree2,14517.68%
Graduate Degree1,32310.90%
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Palos Hills Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Palos Hills Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White10,0819,2802,780
Hispanic881745210
Black664627121
Asian369332274
2+ Races214201100
Other Race3939
Native American1414

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 74.25%.

Palos Hills Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$44,237$53,540$37,979
Less Than 9th Grade$$37,824$2,500
High School Graduate$40,772$48,385$30,692
Some College$44,139$60,033$39,635
Bachelors Degree$49,313$49,563$47,237
Graduate Degree$59,415$97,938$57,832

$44,237

Average Earnings

$53,540

Average Male

$37,979

Average Female

Palos Hills Earnings by Educational Attainment

Palos Hills Language by Age

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Palos Hills Language

61.43% of Palos Hills residents speak only English, while 38.57% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 24.49% of the population.

Palos Hills Language

Palos Hills Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White13,8231,2729.20%
Hispanic1,75448827.82%
Black87315217.41%
Asian4916914.05%
Multiple507407.89%
Native1414100.00%

11.60%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.09%

Male Poverty Rate

12.84%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Palos Hills

The race most likely to be in poverty in Palos Hills is Native, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Palos Hills is Multiple, with 7.89% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.08%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.77%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.04%.

Palos Hills Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade30.67%
Some College11.34%
Bachelors or Greater7.85%
High School6.70%

Palos Hills Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed62.40%
Male Unemployed32.45%
Female Employed7.31%
Male Employed4.42%

Palos Hills Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Palos Hills Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$61,143$79,757
Families$75,644$93,776
Married Families$82,970-
Non Families$40,840$51,817
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Income by Household Type

Palos Hills Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

47.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.4%

Male Marriage Rate

41.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Palos Hills Married by Age and Sex

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Palos Hills Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Palos Hills Marital Status by Race

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Palos Hills Marital Status

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753

Number of Veterans

725

Male Veterans

28

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam387
Second Gulf War114
First Gulf War94
Korea58
World War II30

Palos Hills Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74299
75+205
35 to 54172
55 to 6477
18 to 34

Palos Hills Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White6785.62%
Hispanic686.25%
Black475.88%
2+ Races2811.97%

Palos Hills Veterans by Race

Palos Hills Veterans by Education

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9.16%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.76%

Veteran Disability Rate

Palos Hills Veterans by Education

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61.5%

Labor Force Participation

58.4%

Employment Rate

5%

Unemployment Rate

Palos Hills Employment by Age

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Palos Hills Employment by Race

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Palos Hills 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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67.46%

Born in Palos Hills

74.36%

Native Born

25.64%

Foreign Born

10.31%

Non Citizen

15.33%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

74.36% of Palos Hills residents were born in the United States, with 67.46% having been born in Illinois. 10.31% 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

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202116,848-106-0.63%
202016,954-106-0.62%
201917,060-106-0.62%
201817,166-157-0.91%
201717,323-140-0.80%
201617,463-100-0.57%
201517,563-71-0.40%
201417,634-14-0.08%
201317,648360.20%
201217,612500.28%
201117,562680.39%
201017,494-171-0.10%
200017,665-138-0.08%
199017,8031,1490.67%
198016,65410,0259.65%
19706,6292,8635.82%
19603,7660.00%

Palos Hills Population by Year