StatisticPalos HeightsIllinoisNational
Population density (sq mi)3,32222891
Median age52.737.437.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)69%55%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1826%44%43%
Speak English86%77%79%
Speak Spanish3%13%13%

Key findings

  • The population density in Palos Heights is 1357% higher than Illinois
  • The median age in Palos Heights is 41% higher than Illinois
  • In Palos Heights 94.10% of the population is White
  • In Palos Heights 2.06% of the population is Black
  • In Palos Heights 1.92% of the population is Asian

Compare Palos Heights, IL Demographics


      Palos Heights population breakdown by race

      RacePalos HeightsIllinoisNational
      American Indian0.17%0.23%0.82%
      Native Hawaiian0.00%0.03%0.18%
      Mixed race1.32%2.34%3.06%
      Other race0.44%5.86%4.75%
      In Palos Heights, 4.1% 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

      Place of birth by citizenship

      Palos Heights age breakdown

      Marital status

      Age of children in married couples

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