Demographics

Favorable Demographics of Arlington Heights

Ideal Location: Location is a key reason why Arlington Heights has become one of Chicagoland’s largest suburbs and why nearly 78,000 residents and thousands of companies call this community home. Arlington Heights is easily accessible by land, air and commuter rail: minutes off four major expressways, just eight miles northwest of O’Hare International Airport and only 45 minutes from downtown Chicago. Regular stops at Arlington Heights’ two Metra train stations get business commuters to downtown Chicago in 33 minutes during rush hour.

Area: 16.64 Square Miles
County: Cook
Government: Council-Manager
Population: 77,676 (2020 U.S. Census)
Income:

$106,996 median household income (2017-2021 U.S. Census five-year estimate)
$53,880 per capita income (2017-2021 U.S. Census five-year estimate)
Housing:


31,421 housing units (2017-2021 U.S. Census five-year estimate)
73.4% owner-occupied
26.6% renter-occupied
Employment: 2,969 unemployment insurance-covered employers
35,482 unemployment insurance-covered jobs
Office Development: 5 million+ square feet including major office complexes and headquarters
Industrial Development: 5 million+ square feet with three industrial corridors
Retail Development: 5 million+ square feet, conducting more than $1.5 billion in annual retail sales
Lodging:

Eleven national chain and boutique hotels and motels
Over 1,300 rooms
Restaurants: Over 100 restaurants and eateries



For complete Census Data, please visit the U.S. Census Bureau's website or see below.