|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Palos Heights is 11,819. Palos Heights, Illinois is the 2,783rd largest city in the US.
Palos Heights is located entirely in Cook County.
The peak population of Palos Heights was in 2010, when its population was 12,515. In 2010, Palos Heights was the 2,513th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 2,783rd largest city in the US. Palos Heights is currently 5.6% smaller than it was in 2010.
Palos Heights has grown 4.4% since the 2000. Palos Heights, Illinois's growth is about average. 59% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
Palos Heights has a population density of 3,313.5 people per square mile.
|2780||Red Bank, Tennessee||11,873||-3.7%|
|2783||Palos Heights, Illinois||11,819||4.4%|
|2787||South Lyon, Michigan||11,805||16.1%|
|2788||Wallington, New Jersey||11,804||1.9%|
|2789||Vermillion, South Dakota||11,802||15.1%|
The total voting age population of Palos Heights, Illinois, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 10,104. The voting age population is 46.7% male and 53.3% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 29.4% of the residents of Palos Heights are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Palos Heights are 92.5% White, 2.1% Black, 2.0% Two or more races, 1.8% Asian, 1.0% Other and 0.5% American Indian. Additionally, 5.9% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Palos Heights, 5.2% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 7.1%. On a per-household basis, 4.0% of families are below the poverty line in Palos Heights.
Among those aged 16 and older, 53.7% of Palos Heights residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 95.8% of Palos Heights residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 44.9% have a bachelor's degree and 17.8% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Palos Heights residents aged 5 and older, 12.6% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 2.3% of residents speak Spanish at home, 7.9% speak an Indo-European language, and 1.3% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Palos Heights is 3.8%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Palos Heights, 12.2% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Palos Heights is $89,286.
In Palos Heights, 95.2% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 4.8% of housing units in Palos Heights.
Of all the housing units in Palos Heights, 3.0% of them were build before 1940.
In Palos Heights, 14.3% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 710 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Palos Heights is $1,322.
In Palos Heights, 84.9% of households have an active broadband internet connection.