Palatine, IL
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Living in Palatine


Palatine is a larger medium-sized village located in the state of Illinois. With a population of 67,908 people and 15 constituent neighborhoods, Palatine is the 18th largest community in Illinois.

Palatine real estate is some of the most expensive in Illinois, although Palatine house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.

Palatine is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Palatine is a village of professionals, managers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Palatine who work in management occupations (12.68%), sales jobs (10.63%), and office and administrative support (9.64%).

Also of interest is that Palatine has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

A relatively large number of people in Palatine telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 9.24% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.

Overall, Palatine’s crime rate is one of the lowest in the nation, which makes a great place to live if safety is an important concern.

Although the majority of commuting trips in the village are by private automobile, Palatine is somewhat unusual for a village of its size for having a substantial number of people who use public transportation. For a lot of people, the train helps to get to and from their jobs every morning, which benefits everyone in the Palatine area by reducing both traffic and air pollution.

Do you like to read, write and learn? If you move to Palatine, you'll likely find that many of your neighbors like to as well. Palatine is one of the more educated communities in America, with a full 50.44% of its adults having a college degree or even advanced degree, compared to a national average across all communities of 21.84%.

The per capita income in Palatine in 2018 was $43,978, which is wealthy relative to Illinois and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $175,912 for a family of four. However, Palatine contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Palatine is an extremely ethnically-diverse village. The people who call Palatine home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Palatine residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Palatine also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 20.60% of the village’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Palatine include German, Irish, Polish, Italian, and English.

Palatine also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 24.55%.

The most common language spoken in Palatine is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Langs. of India.