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 real estate is some of the most expensive in Illinois, although Glendale Heights house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
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, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Glendale Heights who work in office and administrative support (16.38%), sales jobs (11.25%), and management occupations (7.05%).
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 education level of Glendale Heights citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 29.01% of adults in Glendale Heights have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Glendale Heights in 2010 was $23,931, which is middle income relative to Illinois and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $95,724 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 31.17% 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: 36.81%.
The most common language spoken in Glendale Heights is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Urdu.