Palatine, Illinois

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Population in 2014: 69,387 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +6.0%
 
Males: 33,845  (48.8%)
Females: 35,542  (51.2%)
Median resident age:  35.9 years
Illinois median age:  37.2 years

Zip codes: 60067.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $70,940 (it was $63,321 in 2000)
Palatine:

$70,940
IL:

$56,210

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $36,785 (it was $30,661 in 2000)

Palatine village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $254,600 (it was $183,400 in 2000)
Palatine:

$254,600
IL:

$169,600

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $271,740; Detached houses: $289,664; Townhouses or other attached units: $245,879; In 2-unit structures: $219,304; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $264,262; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $239,756; Mobile homes: $26,256; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $50,705

Median gross rent in 2013: $1,090.

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  • Races in Palatine, IL (2013)

    Palatine races chart
    • 45,23365.4%White alone
    • 12,35317.9%Hispanic
    • 8,41912.2%Asian alone
    • 1,9752.9%Black alone
    • 1,1441.7%Two or more races
    • 1110.2%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 820.1%Other race alone
    • 120.02%American Indian alone

Races in Palatine detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Palatine: 104.3 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (16.2%), Irish (11.0%), Polish (10.5%), Italian (7.1%), English (4.2%), Swedish (2.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 01/13/1948

Elevation: 741 feet

Land area: 13.0 square miles.

Population density: 5,348 people per square mile   (average).

Palatine,IL real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Palatine:

  • High school or higher: 88.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 48.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 20.4%
  • Unemployed: 5.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Palatine village:

  • Never married: 31.3%
  • Now married: 52.3%
  • Separated: 3.1%
  • Widowed: 4.9%
  • Divorced: 8.4%

16,440 residents are foreign born (8.1% Latin America, 6.4% Europe, 6.2% Asia).

This village:

23.7%
Illinois:

14.0%



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists there were 27 registered sex offenders living in Palatine, Illinois as of December 08, 2016.
The ratio of number of residents in Palatine to the number of sex offenders is 2,561 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is a lot smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $6,148 (2.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $5,686 (2.3%)

Palatine satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Chicago, IL (26.6 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Rolling Meadows, IL (1.7 miles ), Inverness, IL (1.7 miles ), Arlington Heights, IL (1.8 miles ), Deer Park, IL (2.0 miles ), Kildeer, IL (2.1 miles ), Buffalo Grove, IL (2.3 miles ), Barrington, IL (2.3 miles ), Hoffman Estates, IL (2.3 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 134 buildings, average cost: $142,000
  • 1998: 101 buildings, average cost: $168,800
  • 1999: 163 buildings, average cost: $169,500
  • 2000: 209 buildings, average cost: $152,600
  • 2001: 172 buildings, average cost: $175,700
  • 2002: 133 buildings, average cost: $213,900
  • 2003: 114 buildings, average cost: $207,000
  • 2004: 118 buildings, average cost: $181,700
  • 2005: 110 buildings, average cost: $261,000
  • 2006: 90 buildings, average cost: $322,800
  • 2007: 40 buildings, average cost: $354,600
  • 2008: 25 buildings, average cost: $269,400
  • 2009: 8 buildings, average cost: $238,100
  • 2010: 16 buildings, average cost: $378,400
  • 2011: 31 buildings, average cost: $311,400
  • 2012: 33 buildings, average cost: $315,200
  • 2013: 51 buildings, average cost: $366,900
  • 2014: 34 buildings, average cost: $382,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 42.12 N, Longitude: 88.04 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -12,415 (-17.9%)
Workers who live and work in this village: 5,831 (15.9%)

Area codes: 847, 224

Palatine household income distribution Palatine home values distribution

Crime rates in Palatine by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Murders 0022001002103
per 100,000 0.00.03.03.00.00.01.50.00.02.91.50.04.3
Rapes 17177108910979686
per 100,000 26.025.610.515.111.913.414.913.410.613.18.711.58.6
Robberies 2121221881613810128126
per 100,000 32.131.632.927.111.923.719.311.915.117.511.617.38.6
Assaults 61614044424734171011141321
per 100,000 93.291.859.866.362.569.750.525.315.116.020.318.830.2
Burglaries 1271271031051236664554037332734
per 100,000 194.0191.2154.1158.1182.997.995.182.060.653.847.939.048.9
Thefts 1,3411,3411,1311,0511,1261,1761,1881,105843772837622569
per 100,000 2,048.02,018.61,691.91,582.81,674.81,744.91,764.81,647.31,276.81,122.71,215.0897.3818.3
Auto thefts 94946345443627262313211520
per 100,000 143.6141.594.267.865.453.440.138.834.818.930.521.628.8
Arson 4434532110562
per 100,000 6.16.04.56.07.44.53.01.51.50.07.38.72.9
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 287.5) 166.3163.9130.3127.1117.9120.1118.5100.379.079.876.562.466.7

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City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Palatine detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 135 (110 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.60
Illinois average:

2.78
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.7%
Illinois:

5.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +15,747 (+31.7%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (20%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (12%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (9%)
  • Construction (8%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (28%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (12%)
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Production occupations (11%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (8%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (7%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (20%)
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (8%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (7%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (5%)

Work and jobs in Palatine: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Palatine, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Palatine, Illinois average temperatures Palatine, Illinois average precipitation Palatine, Illinois humidity Palatine, Illinois wind speed Palatine, Illinois snowfall Palatine, Illinois sunshine Palatine, Illinois clear and cloudy days

Tornado activity:

Palatine-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Illinois state average. It is 38% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/21/1967, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 7.8 miles away from the Palatine village center killed one person and injured 100 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/11/1965, a category F4 tornado 13.4 miles away from the village center killed 6 people and injured 75 people.

Earthquake activity:

Palatine-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Illinois state average. It is 86% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 253.6 miles away from the city center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 228.1 miles away from Palatine center
On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 MB, 4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 63.5 miles away from the city center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 286.0 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 252.0 miles away from Palatine center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 243.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Cook County (17) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 11, Storms: 10, Tornadoes: 3, Snowstorms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Palatine topographic map

Birthplace of: Christina Moore - Comedian, Doug Warren - Major League Soccer player (New England, born: Mar 18, 1981), Grant Surprenant - College basketball player (St. Francis (PA) Red Flash), Len Rohde - Football player, Stanley M. Hough - Horse trainer.

Main business address for: ACURA PHARMACEUTICALS, INC (PHARMACEUTICAL PREPARATIONS).

Hospitals and medical centers in Palatine:

  • PLUM GROVE NURSING AND REHAB CENTER (24 SOUTH PLUM GROVE ROAD)
  • ST JOSEPH'S HOME F/T ELDERLY (80 WEST NORTHWEST HIGHWAY)
  • FMC - PALATINE DIALYSIS CENTER (691 EAST DUNDEE ROAD)
  • CALL HOME HEALTH CARE, INC (800 EAST NORTHWEST HIGHWAY, SUITE 625)
  • HEALTHCARE PLUS CORPORATION (1246 WEST NORTHWEST HIGHWAY)
  • HEARTLAND HOME HEALTH CARE AND HOSPICE (220 NORTH SMITH STREET, STE 420)

Heliports located in Palatine:

Amtrak station near Palatine:

  • 13 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.

College/University in Palatine:

  • Harper College (Full-time enrollment: 10,800; Location: 1200 W Algonquin Rd; Public; Website: www.harpercollege.edu)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Palatine:

  • American InterContinental University-Online (about 6 miles; Schaumburg, IL; Full-time enrollment: 16,158)
  • Oakton Community College (about 10 miles; Des Plaines, IL; FT enrollment: 7,271)
  • Chamberlain College of Nursing-Illinois (about 12 miles; Addison, IL; FT enrollment: 8,977)
  • Universal Technical Institute of Illinois Inc (about 13 miles; Glendale Heights, IL; FT enrollment: 2,281)
  • Computer Systems Institute (about 16 miles; Skokie, IL; FT enrollment: 2,311)
  • Elmhurst College (about 16 miles; Elmhurst, IL; FT enrollment: 3,364)
  • Elgin Community College (about 16 miles; Elgin, IL; FT enrollment: 8,173)

Public high schools in Palatine:

Private high schools in Palatine:

  • SOUTH CAMPUS (Students: 90, Location: 909 E WILMETTE RD STE F, Grades: 1-12)
  • NEW CONNECTION'S ACADEMY (Students: 60, Location: 865 E WILMETTE RD STE A, Grades: 3-12)

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Palatine:

Private elementary/middle schools in Palatine:

  • ST THERESA ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 440, Location: 445 N BENTON ST, Grades: PK-8)
  • IMMANUEL LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 415, Location: 200 N PLUM GROVE RD, Grades: PK-8)
  • QUEST ACADEMY (Students: 282, Location: 500 N BENTON ST, Grades: PK-8)
  • ST THOMAS OF VILLANOVA SCHOOL (Students: 182, Location: 1141 E ANDERSON DR, Grades: PK-8)
  • KINDERCARE LEARNING CTR (Students: 111, Location: 929 E PALATINE RD, Grades: PK-5)
See full list of schools located in Palatine

Library in Palatine:

  • PALATINE PUBLIC LIBRARY DISTRICT (Operating income: $5,544,411; Location: 700 NORTH NORTH COURT; 334,957 books; 3,046 e-books; 21,960 audio materials; 29,664 video materials; 50 local licensed databases; 20 state licensed databases; 1 other licensed databases; 658 print serial subscriptions; 24 electronic serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • Add to churchs: Countryside Church Unitarian Universlaist, 1025 N. Smith Rd. Palatine Il 60067
  • You could add Roosevelt University, located in Schaumburg, IL, to the list of nearby colleges serving over 2,000 students. 1400 N. Roosevelt Blvd. Across from Ikea store.

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Notable locations in Palatine: Palatine Hills Golf Course (A), Twin Lakes Golf Course (B), Palatine Public Library (C), Saint Joseph Home for the Elderly (D), Palatine Fire Department Station 85 (E), Palatine Fire Department Station 82 (F), Palatine Fire Department Station 83 (G), Palatine Fire Department Station 81 (H), Palatine Fire Department Station 84 (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Palatine Mall Shopping Center (1), Palatine Plaza Shopping Center (2), Park Place Shopping Center (3), Village Oasis Shopping Center (4), Eurofresh Plaza Shopping Center (5), Deer Grove Crossing Shopping Center (6), Regency Plaza Shopping Center (7), Northwest Shopping Center (8), Countryside Plaza Shopping Center (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Main business address in Palatine: ACURA PHARMACEUTICALS, INC (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Palatine include: Church of Christ (A), Gurudawara Sikh Religious Society (B), All Saints Lutheran Church (C), Christ the King Lutheran Church (D), Immanuel Lutheran Church (E), Saint Thomas of Villanova Church (F), Christ Lutheran Church (G), Evangelical Community Church (H), First Church of Christ (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: German Cemetery (1), Immanuel Lutheran Cemetery (2), Hillside Cemetery (3), Sutherland Cemetery (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Lake Irene (A), Doughnut Lake (B), Peregrine Lake (C), Virginia Lake (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Palatine include: Eagle Park (1), Birchwood Park (2), Ashwood Park (3), Cherrywood Park (4), Hawthorne Park (5), Heron Park (6), Lindberg Park (7), Locust Park (8), Mallard Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Brunswick (Amusement & Theme Parks; 1296 East Dundee Road), Cue-N-Cushion Billiard Sales (Amusement & Theme Parks; 1296 East Dundee Road), Dynorex (Amusement & Theme Parks; 1227 North Rand Road).

Hotels: Comfort Inn (1200 North Frontage Road), Doubletree Club Hotel (920 East Northwest Highway), Comfort Inn Palatine (1200 North Frontage Road), Haven Motel (600 East Northwest Highway), Belaire Motel (536 East Northwest Highway), Furlongs (920 East Northwest Highway), Four Seasons Cleaning Services Inc (909 East Coach Road).

Courts: Circuit Court of Cook County (200 East Wood Street), Metropolitan At Wellington Court (55 North Smith Street).

Cook County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 92.7. This is worse than average.

City:

92.7
U.S.:

74.7

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.213. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 11.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.213
U.S.:

0.293

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 13.3. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 9.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

13.3
U.S.:

6.4

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 0.889. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 9.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.889
U.S.:

1.912

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 25.1. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 3.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.1
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 15.4. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 5.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

15.4
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 10.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.3
U.S.:

9.4

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2009 was 0.0127. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0127
U.S.:

0.0138
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 12.8%
(5.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 32.0% for Black residents, 26.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 35.2% for other race residents, 6.9% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This village:  2.5 people
Illinois:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  65.7%
Whole state:  65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  5.7%
Whole state:  6.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

People in group quarters in Palatine in 2010:

  • 134 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 20 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 8 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 6 people in other noninstitutional facilities

People in group quarters in Palatine in 2000:

  • 144 people in nursing homes
  • 47 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 18 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 8 people in other nonhousehold living situations

Palatine, Illinois environmental map by EPA

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Banks with most branches in Palatine (2011 data):

  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: Palatine Dominicks, Northwest Hwy And Smith St Branch, Palatine South-Quentin & Euclid Bkg., Northwest Shopping Ctr Branch, Palatine Branch. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.
  • BMO Harris Bank National Association: Harris Bk Palatine Na Branch, Rand And Winslowe Branch, West Northwest Highway Branch, Northwest Highway Facility. Info updated 2011/07/14: Bank assets: $97,264.0 mil, Deposits: $75,624.6 mil, headquarters in Chicago, IL, positive income, 717 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of Montreal
  • TCF National Bank: Palatine Branch #7500 at 1589 North Rand Road, branch established on 1993/11/08; East Dundee/Palatine Jewel Br #2267 at 423 East Dundee, branch established on 1998/01/30. Info updated 2009/11/23: Bank assets: $19,007.0 mil, Deposits: $12,377.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 441 total offices, Holding Company: Tcf Financial Corporation
  • Fifth Third Bank: Palatine Banking Center at 1582 N. Rand Road, branch established on 2004/04/05. Info updated 2009/10/05: Bank assets: $114,540.4 mil, Deposits: $89,689.1 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1378 total offices, Holding Company: Fifth Third Bancorp
  • Citibank, National Association: Palatine Branch at 333 East Northwest Highway, branch established on 1953/03/09. Info updated 2012/01/10: Bank assets: $1,288,658.0 mil, Deposits: $882,541.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, International Specialization, 1048 total offices, Holding Company: Citigroup Inc.
  • American Chartered Bank: Palatine Branch at 700 West Euclid Avenue, branch established on 1992/01/31. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $2,326.5 mil, Deposits: $2,068.1 mil, headquarters in Schaumburg, IL, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 15 total offices, Holding Company: American Chartered Bancorp, Inc.
  • Barrington Bank & Trust Company, National Association: Palatine Branch at 110 W Palatine Rd, branch established on 2005/03/03. Info updated 2012/02/13: Bank assets: $1,283.1 mil, Deposits: $924.2 mil, headquarters in Barrington, IL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 8 total offices, Holding Company: Wintrust Financial Corporation
  • First Bank and Trust Company of Illinois: First Bank And Trust Company Of Illi at 300 East Northwest Highway, branch established on 1962/12/20. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $337.8 mil, Deposits: $304.5 mil, local headquarters, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1 total offices, Holding Company: Northwest Bancorporation Of Illinois, Inc.
  • RBS Citizens, National Association: Palatine/ Walmart Branch at 1555 N Rand St, branch established on 2004/08/25. Info updated 2007/09/19: Bank assets: $106,940.6 mil, Deposits: $75,690.2 mil, headquarters in Providence, RI, positive income, 1135 total offices, Holding Company: Uk Financial Investments Limited
  • 6 other banks with 6 local branches

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.9
Illinois average:

12.4

Palatine travel time to work - commute Palatine mode of transportation to work chart

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Neighborhoods in Palatine:

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Religion statistics for Palatine village (based on Cook County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic1,947,223376
Evangelical Protestant432,9751,484
Other312,636403
Mainline Protestant202,114630
Black Protestant148,895395
Orthodox53,27666
None2,097,556-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 1,460
Cook County:

2.77 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 23
This county:

0.04 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.08 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 490
Cook County:

0.93 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

0.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 806
Cook County:

1.53 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 3,516
Here:

6.67 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.86 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

8.4%
Illinois:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Cook County:

23.5%
Illinois:

25.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

16.3%
State:

14.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Palatine:

48.3%
Illinois:

48.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Palatine:

45.3%
Illinois:

45.7%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.2
Illinois:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Palatine:

21.3%
Illinois:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Palatine:

10.4%
Illinois:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Palatine:

31.7%
Illinois:

33.2%

General health condition:
This city:

56.0%
Illinois:

55.4%

Average condition of hearing:
Palatine:

79.8%
Illinois:

79.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Palatine, IL Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 18$110,877$73,9184$6,925
Other Government Administration 21$113,299$64,7423$3,325
Judicial and Legal 1$4,667$56,0040$0
Police Protection - Officers 109$881,743$97,0730$0
Police - Other 25$117,132$56,2238$9,139
Firefighters 89$710,849$95,8458$7,366
Fire - Other 6$51,821$103,6420$0
Streets and Highways 24$175,298$87,6495$2,090
Health 4$24,726$74,1780$0
Sewerage 5$37,452$89,8850$0
Natural Resources 7$50,185$86,0310$0
Water Supply 7$59,273$101,6110$0
Other and Unallocable 23$161,928$84,4840$0
Totals for Government 339$2,499,250$88,46928$28,845

Palatine government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $922,000 ($13.29)
    Central Staff Services: $597,000 ($8.60)
    General - Other: $317,000 ($4.57)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $14,413,000 ($207.72)
    Local Fire Protection: $11,090,000 ($159.83)
    Water Utilities: $4,920,000 ($70.91)
    Solid Waste Management: $4,138,000 ($59.64)
    Regular Highways: $4,066,000 ($58.60)
    Central Staff Services: $3,670,000 ($52.89)
    General - Other: $3,020,000 ($43.52)
    Financial Administration: $1,862,000 ($26.83)
    Sewerage: $1,245,000 ($17.94)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $667,000 ($9.61)
    General Public Buildings: $591,000 ($8.52)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $508,000 ($7.32)
    Parking Facilities: $360,000 ($5.19)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $3,434,000 ($49.49)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Central Staff Services: $1,278,000 ($18.42)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $24,125,000 ($347.69)

Palatine government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $4,043,000 ($58.27)
    Sewerage: $2,169,000 ($31.26)
    All Other: $987,000 ($14.22)
    Parking Facilities: $592,000 ($8.53)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $461,000 ($6.64)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $868,000 ($12.51)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $926,000 ($13.35)
    Fines and Forfeits: $742,000 ($10.69)
    General Revenue, NEC: $643,000 ($9.27)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $6,300,000 ($90.80)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $14,870,000 ($214.31)
    Highways: $1,996,000 ($28.77)
  • Tax - Property: $25,172,000 ($362.78)
    Other License: $3,121,000 ($44.98)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $2,659,000 ($38.32)
    Public Utilities Sales: $2,126,000 ($30.64)
    Other Selective Sales: $2,074,000 ($29.89)
    Motor Vehicle License: $1,034,000 ($14.90)

Palatine government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $96,381,000 ($1389.04)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $91,686,000 ($1321.37)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,800,000 ($83.59)
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $4,323,000 ($62.30)
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $4,023,000 ($57.98)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,105,000 ($15.93)
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $300,000 ($4.32)

Palatine government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $36,822,000 ($530.68)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,023,000 ($57.98)

3.54% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($46,108 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.54%
Illinois average:

4.45%

0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($558 average AGI)
Cook County:

0.04%
Illinois average:

0.03%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from DuPage County, IL  0.42% ($46,315 average AGI)
from Will County, IL  0.23% ($40,173)
from Lake County, IL  0.23% ($56,212)


3.93% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($54,782 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.93%
Illinois average:

4.96%

0.07% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,216 average AGI)
Cook County:

0.07%
Illinois average:

0.07%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to DuPage County, IL  0.47% ($56,473 average AGI)
to Will County, IL  0.26% ($47,918)
to Lake County, IL  0.23% ($70,503)

Strongest AM radio stations in Palatine:

  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WKTA (1330 AM; 5 kW; EVANSTON, IL; Owner: POLNET COMMUNICATIONS, LTD.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WYLL (1160 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WMBI (1110 AM; daytime; 5 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • WISN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WEEF (1430 AM; 1 kW; HIGHLAND PARK, IL; Owner: POLNET COMMUNICATIONS, LTD)
  • WCSN (820 AM; 5 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WYPA, INC.)
  • WNVR (1030 AM; 5 kW; VERNON HILLS, IL; Owner: POLNET COMMUNICATIONS, LTD.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Palatine:

  • WVIV-FM (103.1 FM; HIGHLAND PARK, IL; Owner: HBC LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WZFS (106.7 FM; DES PLAINES, IL; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF ILLINOIS, LLC)
  • WKIE (92.7 FM; ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL; Owner: SPANISH BROADCASTING SYSTEM OF ILLINOIS, INC.)
  • WCKG (105.9 FM; ELMWOOD PARK, IL; Owner: INFINITY HOLDINGS CORPORATION OF ORLANDO)
  • WLIT-FM (93.9 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WJMK (104.3 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORP. OF ILLINOIS)
  • WNUA (95.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WGCI-FM (107.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WTMX (101.9 FM; SKOKIE, IL; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WBBM-FM (96.3 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WKSC-FM (103.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WFMT (98.7 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WINDOW TO THE WORLD COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WZZN (94.7 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC CHICAGO FM RADIO,INC.)
  • WHCM (88.3 FM; PALATINE, IL; Owner: WILLIAM RAINEY HARPER COLLEGE)
  • WBEZ (91.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: THE WBEZ ALLIANCE, INC.)
  • WKQX (101.1 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WLUP-FM (97.9 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WNND (100.3 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WOJO (105.1 FM; EVANSTON, IL; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • WUSN (99.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF CHICAGO)

TV broadcast stations around Palatine:

  • W34CK (Channel 34; ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL; Owner: FIRST UNITED, INC.)
  • WLS-TV (Channel 7; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WMAQ-TV (Channel 5; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: NBC SUBSIDIARY (WMAQ-TV), INC.)
  • W64CQ (Channel 64; ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WTTW (Channel 11; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WINDOW TO THE WORLD COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WGBO-TV (Channel 66; JOLIET, IL; Owner: WGBO LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.)
  • WGN-TV (Channel 9; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WBBM-TV (Channel 2; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WPWR-TV (Channel 50; GARY, IN; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WXFT (Channel 60; AURORA, IL; Owner: TELEFUTURA CHICAGO LLC)
  • WCIU-TV (Channel 26; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WCIU-TV LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WCPX (Channel 38; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: PAXSON CHICAGO LICENSE, INC.)
  • WSNS-TV (Channel 44; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: TELEMUNDO OF CHICAGO, INC.)
  • WFLD (Channel 32; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • W68DO (Channel 68; PALATINE, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WFBT-CA (Channel 23; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: CHANNEL 23 LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WJYS (Channel 62; HAMMOND, IN; Owner: JOVON BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WOCH-LP (Channel 28; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: KM LPTV OF CHICAGO-28, L.L.C.)
  • WYCC (Channel 20; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: COLLEGE DIST. #508, COUNTY OF COOK)
  • WOCK-CA (Channel 13; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: KM LPTV OF CHICAGO-13, L.L.C.)
  • W57DN (Channel 57; ELGIN, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W24AJ (Channel 24; AURORA, IL; Owner: NELSON TV, INC.)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Palatine fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 17Number of bridges
  • 92m302ftTotal length
  • $7,224,000Total costs
  • 550,600Total average daily traffic
  • 26,748Total average daily truck traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 11900-1909
  • 11930-1939
  • 11950-1959
  • 61960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 31980-1989
  • 42000-2009
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Palatine, IL
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 5 full and 7 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED186$204,257324$221,8082,045$234,40045$144,3409$351,03371$141,7186$212,332
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED6$194,91033$218,021197$236,1455$68,0641$382,87014$124,7080$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED34$162,94154$163,156473$229,12925$72,7495$943,37630$137,1270$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN6$184,14823$230,881257$223,2134$114,9801$3,545,33017$175,1100$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS8$198,7438$197,12688$245,5047$125,1160$05$191,5960$0

Detailed mortgage data for all 12 tracts in Palatine, IL

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 5 full and 7 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED60$237,63038$250,1260$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED28$216,12824$263,6081$232,900
APPLICATIONS DENIED5$183,15413$302,5900$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN13$245,8486$209,3051$117,170
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS3$220,8033$250,0002$193,205

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Drinking water stations with addresses in Palatine and their reported violations in the past:

ST MARY COPTIC CHURCH (Population served: 200, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
THE PALATINE WHITEHOUSE (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
SHALOM MEMORIAL PARK (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation

Drinking water stations with addresses in Palatine that have no violations reported:

  • JOHNS PUB (Population served: 36, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 210
  • Hazardous Condition: 283
  • Service Call: 7
  • Good Intent Call: 8

Incident types - Palatine

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Palatine, IL
Most common first names in Palatine, IL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John33876.6 years
Mary27580.8 years
Robert22471.8 years
William22275.3 years
George15776.1 years
James15369.7 years
Joseph15177.1 years
Helen15082.6 years
Frank13677.1 years
Margaret13481.9 years
Most common last names in Palatine, IL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson6476.0 years
Smith5876.6 years
Anderson4979.6 years
Miller3976.3 years
Nelson2480.1 years
Meyer2373.6 years
Peterson2276.4 years
Thompson2080.7 years
Larson1979.4 years
Hansen1979.9 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (83%)
  • Electricity (16%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
Businesses in Palatine, IL
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven3Little Caesars Pizza1
Ace Hardware1MasterBrand Cabinets7
Advance Auto Parts1McDonald's3
Applebee's1Motel 61
Arby's1New Balance1
AutoZone1Nike6
Bakers Square1OfficeMax1
Baskin-Robbins1Panda Express1
Ben & Jerry's1Papa John's Pizza1
Blockbuster1Payless1
Burger King2Penske1
CVS1Popeyes1
Caribou Coffee1RadioShack1
Chevrolet1SONIC Drive-In1
Comfort Inn1Safeway2
Cricket Wireless1Sprint Nextel1
Dairy Queen1Staples1
Dennys1Starbucks2
Discount Tire1T-Mobile4
Domino's Pizza1T.J.Maxx1
DressBarn1Taco Bell2
Dressbarn1Target1
Dunkin Donuts1Toyota1
Famous Footwear1Toys"R"Us1
FedEx12True Value1
GNC1U-Haul2
GameStop1U.S. Cellular1
H&R Block2UPS17
Hobby Lobby1Verizon Wireless1
Holiday Inn2Vons2
Home Depot1Walmart1
Hyundai1Wendy's3
Jewel-Osco2White Castle1
Jimmy John's2Whole Foods Market1
Justice1World Gym1
KFC1YMCA1

Palatine compared to Illinois state average:

  • Median house value above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.

Palatine on our top lists:

  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest number of burglaries per 100,000 residents (population 50,000+)"
  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Management of companies and enterprises (population 50,000+)"
  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: Management of companies and enterprises (population 50,000+)"
  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the smallest city-data.com crime index per police officer (population 50,000+)"
  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest city-data.com crime index decrease from 2002 to 2012 (population 50,000+)"
  • #9 on the list of "Top 100 safest cities (lowest city-data.com crime index) (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest city-data.com crime index (population 50,000+)"
  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest number of assaults per 100,000 residents (population 50,000+)"
  • #14 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest number of auto thefts per 100,000 residents (population 50,000+)"
  • #17 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people below the poverty level, excluding cities with 15% or more of residents in college and with the median age below 28 (population 50,000+)"
  • #17 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest number of robberies per 100,000 residents (population 50,000+)"
  • #19 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Administrative and support and waste management services (population 50,000+)"
  • #27 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: Construction (population 50,000+)"
  • #42 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the coldest winters (population 50,000+)"
  • #44 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest daily low temperatures (population 50,000+)"
  • #46 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people below 50% of the poverty level, excluding cities with 15% or more of residents in college and with the median age below 28 (population 50,000+)"
  • #52 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest temperature differences during a year (population 50,000+)"
  • #53 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage population increases in the 1990s) (population 50,000+)"
  • #53 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Other Eastern Asia (population 500+)"
  • #61 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the smallest percentage of likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households) (population 50,000+)"
  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Black Protestant congregations"
  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Catholic congregations"
  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest surface withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Black Protestant adherents"
  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Orthodox congregations (pop. 50,000+)"
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