Rolling Meadows, IL


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Rolling Meadows is a medium-sized city located in the state of Illinois. With a population of 24,190 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Rolling Meadows is the 100th largest community in Illinois.

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

Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Rolling Meadows is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Rolling Meadows is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Rolling Meadows who work in office and administrative support (14.84%), sales jobs (11.51%), and management occupations (10.49%).

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

The education level of Rolling Meadows citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 32.70% of adults in Rolling Meadows have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Rolling Meadows in 2010 was $32,102, which is upper middle income relative to Illinois, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $128,408 for a family of four. However, Rolling Meadows contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Rolling Meadows is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Rolling Meadows home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Rolling Meadows residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Rolling Meadows also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 21.70% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Rolling Meadows include Polish, Irish, Italian, and English.

In addition, Rolling Meadows has a lot of people living here who were born outside of the US (25.23%).

The most common language spoken in Rolling Meadows is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Polish.