Rolling Meadows, Illinois Population 2021

23,180
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Rolling Meadows is a city located in Cook County Illinois. With a 2020 population of 23,180, it is the 101st largest city in Illinois and the 1661st largest city in the United States . Rolling Meadows is currently declining at a rate of -0.75% annually and its population has decreased by -3.81% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 24,099 in 2010. Rolling Meadows reached it's highest population of 24,604 in 2000. Spanning over 6 miles, Rolling Meadows has a population density of 4,128 people per square mile.

The average household income in Rolling Meadows is $101,352 with a poverty rate of 6.07%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,378 per month, and the median house value is $241,200. The median age in Rolling Meadows is 38.1 years, 35.4 years for males, and 41.7 years for females.

Rolling Meadows Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Rolling Meadows was:

  • White: 72.97%
  • Other race: 10.93%
  • Asian: 8.82%
  • Black or African American: 4.07%
  • Two or more races: 3.14%
  • Native American: 0.06%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.02%
The current population of Rolling Meadows, Illinois is 23,180 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 23,708.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 24,099.

Rolling Meadows, Illinois Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White16,94472.97%
Some Other Race2,53710.93%
Asian2,0478.82%
Black or African American9444.07%
Two or More Races7293.14%
American Indian and Alaska Native140.06%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander40.02%
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Rolling Meadows Population by Race

Rolling Meadows Population Pyramid $2021

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Rolling Meadows Median Age

38.1


Total

35.4


Male

41.7


Female

Rolling Meadows Adults

There are 18,214 adults, (3,534 of whom are seniors) in Rolling Meadows.

Rolling Meadows Age Dependency

58.2

Age Dependency Ratio

24.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Rolling Meadows Sex Ratio

Female

11,580

49.87%

Male

11,639

50.13%

Rolling Meadows Population by Age

Rolling Meadows Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Rolling Meadows Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married78.8%21.2%
All68.8%31.2%
Male62.3%37.7%
Female59.4%40.6%
Non Family59%41%

68.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Rolling Meadows Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8,7022.6368.8
Married4,2333.378.8
Non Family3,0301.2659
Female9463.3359.4
Male4933.8962.3

3.25

Average Family Size

2.63

Average Household Size

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Rolling Meadows Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,83111.15%
9th to 12th Grade7664.67%
High School Graduate3,30820.15%
Some College3,16019.24%
Associates Degree1,2017.31%
Bachelors Degree3,89123.70%
Graduate Degree2,26313.78%
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Rolling Meadows Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Rolling Meadows Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White10,81910,3494,338
Hispanic3,4901,416345
Other Race1,720697131
Asian1,4781,4361,182
Black487461205
2+ Races17416996
Islander44

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 79.97%.

Rolling Meadows Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$46,094$50,681$41,094
Less Than 9th Grade$26,757$34,878$23,182
High School Graduate$34,068$37,922$28,188
Some College$44,479$49,849$36,444
Bachelors Degree$58,782$64,886$52,475
Graduate Degree$80,869$91,518$71,354

$46,094

Average Earnings

$50,681

Average Male

$41,094

Average Female

Rolling Meadows Earnings by Educational Attainment

Rolling Meadows Language by Age

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Rolling Meadows Language

61.08% of Rolling Meadows residents speak only English, while 38.92% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 23.21% of the population.

Rolling Meadows Language

Rolling Meadows Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic6,14070411.47%
White13,3925804.33%
Other2,53729111.47%
Asian2,043964.70%
Black910293.19%
Islander22100.00%

6.07%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.31%

Male Poverty Rate

5.82%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Rolling Meadows

The race most likely to be in poverty in Rolling Meadows is Islander, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Rolling Meadows is Black, with 3.19% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.28%. Among those working part-time, it was 8.10%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 13.52%.

Rolling Meadows Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade9.71%
High School8.04%
Some College4.26%
Bachelors or Greater1.87%

Rolling Meadows Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed19.67%
Male Unemployed7.73%
Male Employed4.64%
Female Employed0.98%

Rolling Meadows Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Rolling Meadows Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$74,134$101,352
Families$91,841$119,051
Married Families$109,421-
Non Families$52,710$62,890
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Income by Household Type

Rolling Meadows Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

50.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.6%

Male Marriage Rate

48.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Rolling Meadows Married by Age and Sex

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Rolling Meadows Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Rolling Meadows Marital Status by Race

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Rolling Meadows Marital Status

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809

Number of Veterans

744

Male Veterans

65

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam352
Korea128
First Gulf War100
Second Gulf War54
World War II50

Rolling Meadows Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74274
75+262
55 to 64129
35 to 54129
18 to 3415

Rolling Meadows Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White7715.58%
Hispanic471.05%
Asian221.41%
Black163.29%

Rolling Meadows Veterans by Race

Rolling Meadows Veterans by Education

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2.76%

Veteran Poverty Rate

15.54%

Veteran Disability Rate

Rolling Meadows Veterans by Education

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71.5%

Labor Force Participation

69%

Employment Rate

3.5%

Unemployment Rate

Rolling Meadows Employment by Age

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Rolling Meadows Employment by Race

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Rolling Meadows 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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60.92%

Born in Rolling Meadows

74.54%

Native Born

25.46%

Foreign Born

15.16%

Non Citizen

10.30%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

74.54% of Rolling Meadows residents were born in the United States, with 60.92% having been born in Illinois. 15.16% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Rolling Meadows Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202123,180-176-0.75%
202023,356-176-0.75%
201923,532-176-0.74%
201823,708-228-0.95%
201723,936-127-0.53%
201624,063-108-0.45%
201524,171-114-0.47%
201424,285-13-0.05%
201324,298350.14%
201224,263720.30%
201124,191820.34%
201024,109-495-0.20%
200024,6042,0130.86%
199022,5912,4241.14%
198020,1679890.50%
197019,1788,2995.83%
196010,8790.00%

Rolling Meadows Population by Year