Palos Park, Illinois Population 2021

4,668
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Palos Park is a city located in Cook County Illinois. With a 2020 population of 4,668, it is the 343rd largest city in Illinois and the 4952nd largest city in the United States . Palos Park is currently declining at a rate of -0.72% annually and its population has decreased by -3.69% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,847 in 2010. Palos Park reached it's highest population of 4,912 in 2013. Spanning over 6 miles, Palos Park has a population density of 736 people per square mile.

The average household income in Palos Park is $129,422 with a poverty rate of 5.01%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,668 per month, and the median house value is $418,600. The median age in Palos Park is 53.6 years, 53.5 years for males, and 53.7 years for females.

Palos Park Demographics

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

  • White: 92.46%
  • Other race: 3.55%
  • Two or more races: 2.15%
  • Asian: 0.97%
  • Black or African American: 0.87%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Palos Park, Illinois is 4,668 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 4,770.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 4,847.

Palos Park, Illinois Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White4,47792.46%
Some Other Race1723.55%
Two or More Races1042.15%
Asian470.97%
Black or African American420.87%
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Palos Park Population by Race

Palos Park Population Pyramid $2021

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Palos Park Median Age

53.6


Total

53.5


Male

53.7


Female

Palos Park Adults

There are 3,896 adults, (1,510 of whom are seniors) in Palos Park.

Palos Park Age Dependency

102.9

Age Dependency Ratio

63.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Palos Park Sex Ratio

Female

2,643

54.58%

Male

2,199

45.42%

Palos Park Population by Age

Palos Park Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Palos Park Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female100%0%
Married94.4%5.6%
All88.8%11.2%
Non Family78%22%
Male70.6%29.4%

88.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Palos Park Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,9552.4188.8
Married1,1903.0394.4
Non Family6421.0878
Female893.39100
Male343.4170.6

3.01

Average Family Size

2.41

Average Household Size

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Palos Park Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade401.09%
9th to 12th Grade1092.98%
High School Graduate79321.65%
Some College87623.92%
Associates Degree2667.26%
Bachelors Degree84222.99%
Graduate Degree73620.10%
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Palos Park Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Palos Park Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White3,4433,3491,454
Hispanic887563
2+ Races57179
Asian474747
Other Race343434
Black27255

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%.

Palos Park Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$64,360$91,116$41,842
Less Than 9th Grade$16,359$16,359$
High School Graduate$40,608$$35,729
Some College$39,931$68,102$33,261
Bachelors Degree$85,865$126,076$64,539
Graduate Degree$91,103$103,967$55,938

$64,360

Average Earnings

$91,116

Average Male

$41,842

Average Female

Palos Park Earnings by Educational Attainment

Palos Park Language by Age

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Palos Park Language

89.27% of Palos Park residents speak only English, while 10.73% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 9.10% of the population.

Palos Park Language

Palos Park Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White4,2262305.44%
Hispanic34241.17%
Black28414.29%

5.01%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.11%

Male Poverty Rate

5.77%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Palos Park

The race most likely to be in poverty in Palos Park is Black, with 14.29% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Palos Park is Hispanic, with 1.17% 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 1.17%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 11.94%.

Palos Park Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade12.69%
High School7.87%
Some College7.10%
Bachelors or Greater3.59%

Palos Park Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Employed0.93%
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Male Employed0.00%

Palos Park Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Palos Park Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$102,361$129,422
Families$123,750$158,317
Married Families$132,250-
Non Families$35,119$68,175
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Income by Household Type

Palos Park Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

60.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

65.9%

Male Marriage Rate

55.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Palos Park Married by Age and Sex

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Palos Park Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Palos Park Marital Status by Race

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Palos Park Marital Status

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351

Number of Veterans

351

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam129
Korea82
Second Gulf War19
World War II18
First Gulf War11

Palos Park Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+224
65 to 7494
35 to 5419
55 to 6414
18 to 34

Palos Park Veterans by Age

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Palos Park Veterans by Race

Palos Park Veterans by Education

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2.66%

Veteran Poverty Rate

13.91%

Veteran Disability Rate

Palos Park Veterans by Education

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52%

Labor Force Participation

49.5%

Employment Rate

4.9%

Unemployment Rate

Palos Park Employment by Age

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Palos Park Employment by Race

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Palos Park 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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79.95%

Born in Palos Park

91.02%

Native Born

8.98%

Foreign Born

2.85%

Non Citizen

6.13%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

91.02% of Palos Park residents were born in the United States, with 79.95% having been born in Illinois. 2.85% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Palos Park Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20214,668-34-0.72%
20204,702-34-0.72%
20194,736-34-0.71%
20184,770-47-0.98%
20174,817-42-0.86%
20164,859-29-0.59%
20154,888-22-0.45%
20144,910-2-0.04%
20134,91290.18%
20124,903230.47%
20114,880240.49%
20104,8561670.35%
20004,6894901.11%
19904,1991,0492.92%
19803,150-147-0.46%
19703,2970.00%

Palos Park Population by Year