Palos Park is a city located in Cook County Illinois. With a 2020 population of 4,909, it is the 338th largest city in Illinois and the 6677th largest city in the United States. Palos Park is currently growing at a rate of 0.10% annually and its population has increased by 0.20% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,899 in 2020. Spanning over 6 miles, Palos Park has a population density of 774 people per square mile.
The average household income in Palos Park is $129,422 with a poverty rate of 3.10%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,617 per month, and the median house value is $383,900. The median age in Palos Park is 53.6 years, 53.5 years for males, and 53.7 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Palos Parkwas:
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The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.
The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.
86.54% of Palos Park residents speak only English, while 13.46% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 12.16% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Palos Park is Black, with 22.73% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Palos Park is Hispanic, with 1.06% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 0.11%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 7.95%.
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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 Park
87.01% of Palos Park residents were born in the United States, with 78.13% having been born in Illinois. 4.81% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.