Palatine demographics profile

StatisticPalatineIllinoisNational
Population69,09812,851,684318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)5,07422291
Median age37.537.437.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)59%55%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1847%44%43%
Speak English66%77%79%
Speak Spanish15%13%13%
Palatine, IL has a population of 69,098 and is the 529th largest city in the United States. The population density is 5,074 per sq mi which is 2182% higher than the Illinois average and 5500% higher than the national average. The median age in Palatine is 38 which is approximately equal to the Illinois average of 37. In Palatine, 59% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 66% speak English and 15% speak Spanish. 60% of Palatine residents were born in Illinois, 14% were born out of state, 1% were born outside of the United States and 25% were foreign born.
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  • The population density in Palatine is 2182% higher than Illinois.
  • The median age in Palatine is equal to Illinois.
  • In Palatine 70.97% of the population is White.
  • In Palatine 2.65% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Palatine 12.17% of the population is Asian.

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Palatine population breakdown by race

RacePalatineIllinoisNational
White70.97%72.14%73.35%
Black or African American2.65%14.30%12.63%
Asian12.17%5.10%5.22%
American Indian0.07%0.23%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.05%0.03%0.18%
Mixed race2.99%2.34%3.06%
Other race11.10%5.86%4.75%
In Palatine, 18.3% 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 Palatine, IL demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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