Glendale Heights is a medium-sized village located in the state of Illinois. With a population of 34,435 people and eight constituent neighborhoods, Glendale Heights is the 53rd largest community in Illinois.
Glendale Heights is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Glendale Heights is a village of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Glendale Heights who work in office and administrative support (15.88%), sales jobs (10.87%), and food service (6.78%).
Also of interest is that Glendale Heights has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
The percentage of people in Glendale Heights who are college-educated is somewhat higher than the average US community of 21.84%: 27.96% of adults in Glendale Heights have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Glendale Heights in 2010 was $23,642, which is middle income relative to Illinois and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $94,568 for a family of four. However, Glendale Heights contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Glendale Heights is an extremely ethnically-diverse village. The people who call Glendale Heights home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Glendale Heights residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Glendale Heights also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 30.36% of the village’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Glendale Heights include Polish, Italian, Irish, and English.
Glendale Heights also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 36.98%.
The most common language spoken in Glendale Heights is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Urdu.