StatisticDes PlainesIllinoisNational
Population58,75512,671,821328,239,523
Population density (sq mi)4,09622891
Median age42.737.437.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)62%55%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1840%44%43%
Speak English57%77%79%
Speak Spanish15%13%13%

Key findings

  • The population density in Des Plaines is 1697% higher than Illinois
  • The median age in Des Plaines is 14% higher than Illinois
  • In Des Plaines 76.86% of the population is White
  • In Des Plaines 2.06% of the population is Black
  • In Des Plaines 13.24% of the population is Asian

Compare Des Plaines, IL Demographics

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      Des Plaines population breakdown by race

      RaceDes PlainesIllinoisNational
      White76.86%72.14%73.35%
      Black2.06%14.30%12.63%
      Asian13.24%5.10%5.22%
      American Indian0.30%0.23%0.82%
      Native Hawaiian0.04%0.03%0.18%
      Mixed race1.94%2.34%3.06%
      Other race5.56%5.86%4.75%
      In Des Plaines, 18.1% 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.

      Household income distribution

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      Des Plaines age breakdown

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      Age of children in married couples

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