Arlington Heights demographics profile

StatisticArlington HeightsIllinoisNational
Population75,72112,851,684318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)4,56122291
Median age43.737.437.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)66%55%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1841%44%43%
Speak English77%77%79%
Speak Spanish3%13%13%
Arlington Heights, IL has a population of 75,721 and is the 464th largest city in the United States. The population density is 4,561 per sq mi which is 1952% higher than the Illinois average and 4935% higher than the national average. The median age in Arlington Heights is 44 which is approximately 17% higher than the Illinois average of 37. In Arlington Heights, 66% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 77% speak English and 3% speak Spanish. 65% of Arlington Heights residents were born in Illinois, 16% were born out of state, 1% were born outside of the United States and 18% were foreign born.
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  • The population density in Arlington Heights is 1952% higher than Illinois.
  • The median age in Arlington Heights is 17% higher than Illinois.
  • In Arlington Heights 86.76% of the population is White.
  • In Arlington Heights 1.38% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Arlington Heights 8.88% of the population is Asian.

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Arlington Heights population breakdown by race

RaceArlington HeightsIllinoisNational
White86.76%72.14%73.35%
Black or African American1.38%14.30%12.63%
Asian8.88%5.10%5.22%
American Indian0.10%0.23%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.03%0.03%0.18%
Mixed race1.86%2.34%3.06%
Other race0.99%5.86%4.75%
In Arlington Heights, 5.2% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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Source: The Arlington Heights, IL demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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