Most Expensive Des Plaines Neighborhoods
Des Plaines is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of Illinois. With a population of 58,947 people and 18 constituent neighborhoods, Des Plaines is the 20th largest community in Illinois.
Des Plaines real estate is some of the most expensive in Illinois, although Des Plaines house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Des Plaines is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Des Plaines is a city of sales and office workers, professionals and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Des Plaines who work in office and administrative support (14.98%), sales jobs (11.47%) and management occupations (9.24%).
Also of interest is that Des Plaines has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Like elsewhere in America, most people in Des Plaines use a private automobile to get to work. But notably, a substantial number of Des Plaines‘s citizens do make use of public transit in their daily commute, primarily riding the train. This helps more people get to work with less air pollution, and require fewer highways to get them there.
The citizens of Des Plaines are very well educated compared to the average community in the nation: 35.23% of adults in Des Plaines have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.
The per capita income in Des Plaines in 2010 was $31,299, which is upper middle income relative to Illinois and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $125,196 for a family of four. However, Des Plaines contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Des Plaines is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Des Plaines home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Des Plaines residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Des Plaines also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 17.71% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Des Plaines include German, Polish, Irish, Italian, English and Swedish.
In addition, Des Plaines has a lot of people living here who were born outside of the US (29.68%).
The languages spoken by people in Des Plaines are also diverse. These are tabulated as the languages people preferentially speak when they are at home with their families. The most common language spoken in Des Plaines is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish, Polish, Gujarathi and Tagalog.
|DES PLAINES INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|NUMBER OF HOMES AND APARTMENTS||22,418|
|DES PLAINES HOME OWNERSHIP|
|% OWNER OCCUPIED||78.77%|
|% RENTER OCCUPIED||21.23%|
|TYPE OF DES PLAINES HOMES|
|SINGLE FAMILY DETACHED||59.57%|
|ROWHOUSES AND ATTACHED HOMES||5.66%|
|SMALL APARTMENT BUILDINGS||4.24%|
|COMPLEXES OR HIGH RISE APARTMENTS||27.32%|
|SIZE OF DES PLAINES HOMES|
|5 OR MORE BEDROOMS||2.87%|
|AGE OF DES PLAINES HOMES|
|NEWER HOMES (2000 OR LATER)||10.77%|
|ESTABLISHED, BUT NOT OLD HOMES (1970-1999)||26.60%|
|WELL-ESTABLISHED, OLD HOMES (1940-1969)||52.66%|
|HISTORIC (1939 OR BEFORE)||9.96%|
|DES PLAINES REAL ESTATE INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|MEDIAN HOME VALUE||$264,149|
|MEDIAN RENTAL PRICE||$1,140|
|HOME VALUE RANGE|
|$0 - $54,000||5.89%|
|$54,001 - $109,000||4.60%|
|$109,001 - $218,000||24.51%|
|$218,001 - $327,000||40.87%|
|$327,001 - $435,000||17.16%|
|$435,001 - $544,000||3.94%|
|$544,001 - $816,000||2.58%|
|$816,001 - $1,088,000||0.32%|
|PEOPLE OF DES PLAINES||DETAILS|
|UNDER 5 YEARS||6.03%|
|5 TO 17||13.91%|
|18 TO 24||6.97%|
|25 TO 34||14.28%|
|35 TO 54||26.87%|
|55 TO 64||14.23%|
|65 YEARS AND OVER||17.71%|
|EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS|
|HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES||87.87%|
|MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME||$65,953|
|PER CAPITA INCOME||$31,299|
|INDIVIDUALS BELOW POVERTY LEVEL||7.32%|
|INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN||Manufacturing (13.60%)
Professional, scientific, and technical services (6.77%)
Information Technology (2.46%)
Real estate (2.07%)
|BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN||1.63%|
|AMERICAN INDIAN AND ALASKA NATIVE||0.25%|
|NATIVE HAWAIIAN AND OTHER PACIFIC ISLANDERS||0.02%|
|SOME OTHER RACE ALONE||6.85%|
|TWO OR MORE RACES||1.54%|
|HISPANIC OR LATINO (OF ANY RACE)||17.71%|
|ETHNICITIES PRESENT||German (19.32%)
|LANGUAGES SPOKEN||English (56.43%)
Other Asian languages (1.53%)
Slavic languages (1.33%)
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