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Palatine township, IL map Land area: 35.7 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.3 sq. mi.
Population: 112,740 (100% urban, 0% rural)
Males: 56,279  (49.9%)
Females: 56,461  (50.1%)

Occupied houses/apartments: 112,030 (84,194 owner occupied, 27,836 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

25%
State:

33%


Races in Palatine township:

  • White Non-Hispanic: 76.7%
  • Black: 2.0%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native: 0.1%
  • Asian: 8.4%
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 11.5%
  • Two or more races: 1.1%
  • Some other race: 0.1%

Median age of males: 35.0
Median age of females: 36.2

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Average household size: 2.63

Palatine township:

2.6 people
Illinois:

2.6 people

Average family size: 3.19

Estimated median household income in 2009: $76,815 ($67,141 in 1999)
This township:

$76,815
Illinois:

$53,966

Median contract rent in 2009 for apartments: $1,130 (lower quartile is $997, upper quartile is $1,342)
Here:

$1,130
State:

$708

Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $328,229 (it was $193,600 in 2000)
Palatine township:

$328,229
Illinois:

$202,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $256,972 - $513,137

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $448,622
Here:

$448,622
State:

$252,233

Townhouses or other attached units: $283,710
Here:

$283,710
State:

$249,884

In 2-unit structures: $292,752
Here:

$292,752
State:

$282,193

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $224,958
Here:

$224,958
State:

$320,044

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $160,336
Here:

$160,336
State:

$280,866

Mobile homes: $210,421
Here:

$210,421
State:

$35,670
Population density: 3159 people per square mile 
 
 (very high).

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This township:

4.5%
Whole state:

10.7%

Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This township:

2.0%
Whole state:

5.1%

Cities in this township include: Palatine, Rolling Meadows, Inverness.


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Number of foreign born residents: 22,544 (36% naturalized citizens)

Palatine township:  20.0%
State:  12.3%

57% of Palatine township residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 70% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 48% lived in Illinois.

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 67307
  • Northeast: 4564
  • Midwest: 10834
  • South: 3982
  • West: 2706

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $177,500

Palatine township, Illinois satellite photo by USGS

Percentage of households with unmarried partners: 4.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)

  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

People in group quarters in Palatine township, Illinois:

  • 359 people in nursing homes
  • 140 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 80 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 72 people in schools, hospitals, or wards for the mentally retarded
  • 47 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 8 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 4 people in religious group quarters

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 22,414
  • One, attached: 5,467
  • Two: 330
  • 3 or 4: 1,830
  • 5 to 9: 5,509
  • 10 to 19: 2,899
  • 20 to 49: 2,388
  • 50 or more: 2,993
  • Mobile homes: 18

Median worth of mobile homes: $225,000


Housing units in Palatine township with a mortgage: 20,272 (1,703 second mortgage, 3,094 home equity loan, 67 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 5,365

Year house built

  • 1999 to March 2000: 439
  • 1995 to 1998: 1,850
  • 1990 to 1994: 2,997
  • 1980 to 1989: 11,056
  • 1970 to 1979: 13,684
  • 1960 to 1969: 6,328
  • 1950 to 1959: 5,422
  • 1940 to 1949: 1,092
  • 1939 or earlier: 980

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Palatine township, Illinois:

  • 1 room: 21
  • 2 rooms: 392
  • 3 rooms: 808
  • 4 rooms: 2,548
  • 5 rooms: 5,027
  • 6 rooms: 5,386
  • 7 rooms: 5,213
  • 8 rooms: 5,504
  • 9 or more rooms: 5,857

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Palatine township, Illinois:

  • 1 room: 438
  • 2 rooms: 1,508
  • 3 rooms: 2,784
  • 4 rooms: 3,883
  • 5 rooms: 2,372
  • 6 rooms: 541
  • 7 rooms: 211
  • 8 rooms: 90
  • 9 or more rooms: 93

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Palatine township:

  • no bedroom: 76
  • 1 bedroom: 1,200
  • 2 bedrooms: 6,995
  • 3 bedrooms: 11,405
  • 4 bedrooms: 9,028
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 2,052

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Palatine township:

  • no bedroom: 529
  • 1 bedroom: 4,545
  • 2 bedrooms: 5,661
  • 3 bedrooms: 972
  • 4 bedrooms: 188
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 25

Cars and other vehicles available in Palatine township in owner-occupied houses/condos:

  • no vehicle: 684
  • 1 vehicle: 8,278
  • 2 vehicles: 15,728
  • 3 vehicles: 4,718
  • 4 vehicles: 1,127
  • 5 or more vehicles: 221

Cars and other vehicles available in Palatine township in renter-occupied apartments

  • no vehicle: 1,150
  • 1 vehicle: 5,723
  • 2 vehicles: 4,177
  • 3 vehicles: 705
  • 4 vehicles: 88
  • 5 or more vehicles: 77

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Most common industries for males (%):



  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (10%)
  • Construction (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Computer and electronic products (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
  • Educational services (4%)

Most common industries for females (%):



  • Educational services (13%)
  • Health care (10%)
  • Finance and insurance (9%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (3%)
  • Computer and electronic products (3%)

Most common occupations for males (%)



  • Computer specialists (9%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (5%)
  • Top executives (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Engineers (4%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (3%)

Most common occupations for females (%)



  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Business operations specialists (4%)
  • Computer specialists (4%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)

Class of Workers

Most common first ancestries reported in Palatine township:

  • German (19.4%)
  • Irish (10.3%)
  • Polish (10.0%)
  • Italian (9.1%)
  • English (4.7%)
  • United States or American (3.2%)
  • Swedish (2.4%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents:

  • Mexico (32%)
  • India (11%)
  • Poland (8%)
  • Korea (5%)
  • Philippines (5%)
  • Japan (5%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (3%)

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 50,163 (81%)
  • Carpooled: 5,376 (9%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 116 (0%)
  • Streetcar or trolley car: 14 (0%)
  • Subway or elevated: 89 (0%)
  • Railroad: 2,477 (4%)
  • Ferryboat: 10 (0%)
  • Taxi: 120 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 27 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 219 (0%)
  • Walked: 729 (1%)
  • Other means: 272 (0%)
  • Worked at home: 1,945 (3%)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (83%)
  • Electricity (15%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

People in group quarters in Palatine township, Illinois:

  • 359 people in nursing homes
  • 140 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 80 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 72 people in schools, hospitals, or wards for the mentally retarded
  • 47 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 8 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 4 people in religious group quarters

74.7% of residents of Palatine township speak English at home.
10.2% of residents speak Spanish at home (36% speak English very well, 24% speak English well, 26% speak English not well, 13% don't speak English at all).
9.5% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (64% speak English very well, 25% speak English well, 10% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
5.2% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (54% speak English very well, 28% speak English well, 15% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
0.4% of residents speak other language at home (55% speak English very well, 38% speak English well, 5% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).

Household type by relationship:

Households: 111,982
  • In family households: 95,375 (24,046 male householders, 5,267 female householders)
    24,890 spouses, 34,521 children (32,685 natural, 857 adopted, 979 stepchildren), 815 grandchildren, 1,130 brothers or sisters, 999 parents, 2,082 other relatives, 1,625 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 16,607 (6,510 male householders (4,928 living alone)), 6,810 female householders (5,654 living alone)), 3,287 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 714 (527 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 11,372 2-persons, 6,558 3-persons, 6,573 4-persons, 3,078 5-persons, 1,164 6-persons, 568 7-or-more-persons,

Size of nonfamily households: 10,582 1-person, 2,420 2-persons, 230 3-persons, 46 4-persons, 15 5-persons, 7 6-persons, 20 7-or-more-persons,

23,354 married couples with children.
3,789 single-parent households (875 men, 2,914 women).


Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 1,676
Here:

13.0%
Illinois:

13.4%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 336
Here:

5.3%
Illinois:

11.1%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 1,160
Here:

24.7%
Illinois:

25.8%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)


Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninst.)


Year Householders Moved Into Unit in Palatine township:

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