Most Expensive Palos Heights Neighborhoods
Palos Heights is a somewhat small city located in the state of Illinois. With a population of 12,597 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Palos Heights is the 194th largest community in Illinois.
Palos Heights home prices are not only among the most expensive in Illinois, but Palos Heights real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Palos Heights is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 90.56% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Palos Heights is a city of professionals, sales and office workers and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Palos Heights who work in office and administrative support (16.30%), management occupations (14.43%) and sales jobs (11.35%).
Also of interest is that Palos Heights has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Because of many things, Palos Heights is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Palos Heights a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The city’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Palos Heights has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Palos Heights’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
One downside of living in Palos Heights, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 32.58 minutes every day commuting to work. However, local public transit is widely used. For those who would prefer to avoid driving entirely and leave their car at home, it may be an option to use the transit instead.
Despite being a small city, Palos Heights has a lot of people using the train to get to and from work every day. Most of these people on the train are using it to get to good jobs in other cities.
The citizens of Palos Heights are among the most well-educated in the nation: 43.36% of adults in Palos Heights have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree, whereas the average US city has 21.84% holding at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Palos Heights in 2010 was $41,908, which is wealthy relative to Illinois and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $167,632 for a family of four.
The people who call Palos Heights home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Palos Heights residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Palos Heights include Irish, German, Polish, Italian, Dutch and Lithuanian.
The most common language spoken in Palos Heights is English. Other important languages spoken here include Polish and Spanish.
|PALOS HEIGHTS INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|NUMBER OF HOMES AND APARTMENTS||4,779|
|PALOS HEIGHTS HOME OWNERSHIP|
|% OWNER OCCUPIED||89.02%|
|% RENTER OCCUPIED||10.98%|
|TYPE OF PALOS HEIGHTS HOMES|
|SINGLE FAMILY DETACHED||61.97%|
|ROWHOUSES AND ATTACHED HOMES||21.43%|
|SMALL APARTMENT BUILDINGS||10.97%|
|COMPLEXES OR HIGH RISE APARTMENTS||5.64%|
|SIZE OF PALOS HEIGHTS HOMES|
|5 OR MORE BEDROOMS||5.58%|
|AGE OF PALOS HEIGHTS HOMES|
|NEWER HOMES (2000 OR LATER)||16.76%|
|ESTABLISHED, BUT NOT OLD HOMES (1970-1999)||45.30%|
|WELL-ESTABLISHED, OLD HOMES (1940-1969)||33.76%|
|HISTORIC (1939 OR BEFORE)||4.18%|
|PALOS HEIGHTS REAL ESTATE INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|MEDIAN HOME VALUE||$313,670|
|MEDIAN RENTAL PRICE||$1,807|
|HOME VALUE RANGE|
|$0 - $54,000||2.09%|
|$54,001 - $109,000||1.51%|
|$109,001 - $218,000||16.37%|
|$218,001 - $327,000||36.31%|
|$327,001 - $435,000||28.68%|
|$435,001 - $544,000||10.11%|
|$544,001 - $816,000||2.91%|
|$816,001 - $1,088,000||1.44%|
|PEOPLE OF PALOS HEIGHTS||DETAILS|
|UNDER 5 YEARS||2.78%|
|5 TO 17||13.43%|
|18 TO 24||8.06%|
|25 TO 34||7.19%|
|35 TO 54||24.40%|
|55 TO 64||15.00%|
|65 YEARS AND OVER||29.13%|
|EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS|
|HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES||91.94%|
|MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME||$77,575|
|PER CAPITA INCOME||$41,908|
|INDIVIDUALS BELOW POVERTY LEVEL||3.25%|
|INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN||Education (15.27%)
Professional, scientific, and technical services (8.18%)
Public Service (4.66%)
Real estate (3.04%)
|BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN||2.66%|
|AMERICAN INDIAN AND ALASKA NATIVE||0.04%|
|NATIVE HAWAIIAN AND OTHER PACIFIC ISLANDERS||0.00%|
|SOME OTHER RACE ALONE||0.51%|
|TWO OR MORE RACES||0.81%|
|HISPANIC OR LATINO (OF ANY RACE)||3.69%|
|ETHNICITIES PRESENT||Irish (25.08%)
|LANGUAGES SPOKEN||English (85.07%)
Other Indo-European (1.23%)
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