Palatine, IL Population

Population: 65,479. Estimated population in July 2020: 67,232 (+2.7% change)
Males: 32,616 (49.8%), Females: 32,863 (50.2%)

Cook County

Zip codes: 60067, 60074.

Median resident age: 34.3 years
Median household income: $63,321
Median house value: $199,200

Races in Palatine:

  • White Non-Hispanic (74.9%)
  • Hispanic (14.1%)
  • Other race (5.1%)
  • Asian Indian (3.3%)
  • Black (2.1%)
  • Two or more races (1.9%)
  • Chinese (1.3%)
  • Korean (0.9%)
  • Filipino (0.7%)
  • Japanese (0.6%)
  • Other Asian (0.5%)

(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: German (24.9%), Irish (14.8%), Polish (12.0%), Italian (9.1%), English (7.5%), Swedish (3.4%).

Elevation: 741 feet

Land area: 13.0 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Palatine

  • High school or higher: 89.1%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 41.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 14.0%
  • Unemployed: 3.2%
  • Mean travel time to work: 27.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Palatine village

  • Never married: 27.4%
  • Now married: 58.3%
  • Separated: 0.9%
  • Widowed: 5.0%
  • Divorced: 8.5%

21.8% Foreign born (9.4% Latin America, 6.6% Asia, 5.2% Europe).

Population change in the 1990s: +15,747 (+31.7%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Palatine:

  • NORTHWEST COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (about 6 miles; ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL)
  • ALEXIAN BROTHERS BEHAVIORAL HLTH HOSP (about 8 miles; HOFFMAN ESTATES, IL)
  • ST ALEXIUS MEDICAL CENTER (about 8 miles; HOFFMAN ESTATES, IL)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Palatine:

  • CHICAGO O’HARE INTL (about 15 miles; CHICAGO, IL; Abbreviation: ORD)
  • CHICAGO MIDWAY INTL (about 31 miles; CHICAGO, IL; Abbreviation: MDW)
  • KENOSHA REGIONAL (about 34 miles; KENOSHA, WI; Abbreviation: ENW)
Other public-use airports nearest to Palatine:

  • SCHAUMBURG MUNICIPAL HELISTOP (about 6 miles; CHICAGO/SCHAUMBURG, IL; Abbreviation: 4H1)
  • PALWAUKEE MUNI (about 10 miles; CHICAGO/PROSPECT HEIGHTS/W, IL; Abbreviation: PWK)
  • SCHAUMBURG REGIONAL (about 11 miles; CHICAGO/SCHAUMBURG, IL; Abbreviation: 06C)
Amtrak station near Palatine:

  • 17 miles: GLENVIEW (1116 DEPOT ST.). Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.
Colleges/Universities in Palatine:

  • WILLIAM RAINEY HARPER COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 8,229; Location: 1200 W ALGONQUIN RD; Public; Website: www.harper.cc.il.us)
  • HASKANA INSTITUTE OF HAIR DESIGN (Location: 341 W NW HWY; Private, for-profit)
Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Palatine:

  • OAKTON COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 12 miles; DES PLAINES, IL; Full-time enrollment: 5,749)
  • TRINITY INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITY (about 13 miles; DEERFIELD, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,121)
  • DEVRY INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY (about 14 miles; ADDISON, IL; Full-time enrollment: 3,076)
  • COLLEGE OF LAKE COUNTY (about 16 miles; GRAYSLAKE, IL; Full-time enrollment: 6,973)
  • ELMHURST COLLEGE (about 17 miles; ELMHURST, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,188)
  • COLLEGE OF DUPAGE (about 18 miles; Glen Ellyn, IL; Full-time enrollment: 15,545)
  • WHEATON COLLEGE (about 19 miles; WHEATON, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,684)
Public high schools in Palatine:

  • WM FREMD HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 2,872; Location: 1000 S QUENTIN RD; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • PALATINE HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 2,566; Location: 1111 N ROHLWING RD; Grades: 09 – 12)
Biggest public primary/middle schools in Palatine:

  • WINSTON CAMPUS (Students: 1,219; Location: 900 E PALATINE RD; Grades: KG – 08)
  • LINCOLN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 885; Location: 1021 RIDGEWOOD LN; Grades: KG – 06)
  • VIRGINIA LAKE ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 793; Location: 925 N GLENN DRIVE; Grades: KG – 06)
  • HUNTING RIDGE ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 762; Location: 1105 W ILLINOIS AVE; Grades: KG – 06)
  • LAKE LOUISE ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 757; Location: 500 N. JONATHAN DR; Grades: KG – 06)
  • STUART R PADDOCK SCHOOL (Students: 743; Location: 225 WASHINGTON CT; Grades: PK – 06)
  • WALTER R SUNDLING JR HIGH SCH (Students: 740; Location: 1100 N SMITH RD; Grades: 07 – 08)
  • GRAY M SANBORN ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 633; Location: 101 N OAK ST; Grades: KG – 08)
  • MARION JORDAN ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 597; Location: 100 N HARRISON ST; Grades: KG – 06)
  • JANE ADDAMS ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 578; Location: 1020 SAYLES DR; Grades: KG – 06)
Private primary/middle schools in Palatine:

  • ST THERESA ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 829; Location: 445 NORTH BENTON ST; Grades: PK – 8)
  • IMMANUEL LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 493; Location: 200 N PLUM GROVE; Grades: PK – 8)
  • ST THOMAS OF VILLANOVA SCH (Students: 302; Location: 1141 E ANDERSON DRIVE; Grades: PK – 8)
  • CREATIVE CHILDRENS ACADEMY (Students: 277; Location: 500 N BENTON; Grades: PK – 8)
  • KINDER CARE LEARNING CENTER (Students: 110; Location: 929 E PALATINE RD; Grades: PK – 3)
  • CAMELOT SCHOOL (Students: 107; Location: 1502 N. NORTHWEST HIGHWAY; Grades: UG – UG)
  • BARRINGTON MONTESSORI SCHOOL (Students: 66; Location: 140 PATRICIA LANE; Grades: PK – KG)
  • DAWN GATE MONTESSORI (Students: 10; Location: 728 S WILKE RD; Grades: UG – UG)

Libraries

Library in Palatine:

  • PALATINE P.L.D. (Operating income: $6,007,105; Location: 700 N. NORTH COURT; 296,534 books; 18,530 audio materials; 17,081 video materials; 567 serial subscriptions)