Palos Park demographics profile

StatisticPalos ParkIllinoisNational
Population4,93412,851,684318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)77922291
Median age51.537.437.7
Male/Female ratio0.8:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)71%55%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1838%44%43%
Speak English84%77%79%
Speak Spanish2%13%13%
Palos Park, IL has a population of 4,934 and is the 6,540th largest city in the United States. The population density is 779 per sq mi which is 250% higher than the Illinois average and 759% higher than the national average. The median age in Palos Park is 52 which is approximately 38% higher than the Illinois average of 37. In Palos Park, 71% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 84% speak English and 2% speak Spanish. 81% of Palos Park residents were born in Illinois, 10% were born out of state, 0% were born outside of the United States and 9% were foreign born.
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  • The population density in Palos Park is 250% higher than Illinois.
  • The median age in Palos Park is 38% higher than Illinois.
  • In Palos Park 95.80% of the population is White.
  • In Palos Park 0.57% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Palos Park 2.09% of the population is Asian.

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Palos Park population breakdown by race

RacePalos ParkIllinoisNational
White95.80%72.14%73.35%
Black or African American0.57%14.30%12.63%
Asian2.09%5.10%5.22%
American Indian0.00%0.23%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.03%0.18%
Mixed race1.34%2.34%3.06%
Other race0.20%5.86%4.75%
In Palos Park, 8.5% 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 Palos Park, IL demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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