Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Des Plaines is 59,459. Des Plaines, Illinois is the 654th largest city in the US.
Des Plaines is located entirely in Cook County.
The peak population of Des Plaines was in 2020, when its population was 60,511. In 2020, Des Plaines was the 641st largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 654th largest city in the US. Des Plaines is currently 1.7% smaller than it was in 2020.
Des Plaines has grown 4.1% since the 2000. Des Plaines, Illinois's growth is below average. 73% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
The total voting age population of Des Plaines, Illinois, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 40,401. The voting age population is 48.9% male and 51.1% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 19.1% of the residents of Des Plaines are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Des Plaines are 77.6% White, 13.3% Asian, 3.9% Other, 2.5% Two or more races, 2.2% Black, 0.3% American Indian and 0.2% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander. Additionally, 19.2% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Des Plaines, 8.5% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 10.0%. On a per-household basis, 5.7% of families are below the poverty line in Des Plaines.
Among those aged 16 and older, 66.9% of Des Plaines residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 88.4% of Des Plaines residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 38.2% have a bachelor's degree and 13.5% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Des Plaines residents aged 5 and older, 43.3% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 15.0% of residents speak Spanish at home, 20.0% speak an Indo-European language, and 6.8% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Des Plaines is 4.5%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Des Plaines, 9.2% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Des Plaines is $69,760.
In Des Plaines, 75.6% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 24.4% of housing units in Des Plaines.
Of all the housing units in Des Plaines, 7.9% of them were build before 1940.
In Des Plaines, 12.3% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 2,900 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Des Plaines is $1,144.
In Des Plaines, 83.3% of households have an active broadband internet connection.
|Year||Population||Rank in US|
|650||Monterey Park, California||59,667||-0.8%|
|652||White Plains, New York||59,526||11.6%|
|653||West Allis, Wisconsin||59,484||-2.6%|
|654||Des Plaines, Illinois||59,459||4.1%|
|655||Palm Beach Gardens, Florida||59,449||63.7%|
|656||Blue Springs, Missouri||59,430||22.5%|
|660||North Miami, Florida||59,229||-0.8%|
|663||Carson City, Nevada||58,993||12.2%|
|664||Burlington, North Carolina||58,818||28.0%|
|1229||Elk Grove Village||32,066||-7.7%|
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