Des Plaines, IL
Community & Region
-- Demographic Economic Characteristics & Patterns
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Des Plaines IL General Demographic-Economic-Geographic Characteristics -- scroll section
|Population, 2013 estimate ||58,918||12,882,135|
|Population, 2010 (April 1) estimates base ||58,364||12,830,632|
|Population, percent change, April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2013 ||0.9%||0.4%|
|Population, 2010 ||58,364||12,830,632|
|Persons under 5 years, percent, 2010 ||5.4%||6.5%|
|Persons under 18 years, percent, 2010 ||20.2%||24.4%|
|Persons 65 years and over, percent, 2010 ||17.1%||12.5%|
|Female persons, percent, 2010 ||51.3%||51.0% |
|White alone, percent, 2010 (a) ||77.3%||71.5%|
|Black or African American alone, percent, 2010 (a) ||1.8%||14.5%|
|American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent, 2010 (a) ||0.6%||0.3%|
|Asian alone, percent, 2010 (a) ||11.4%||4.6%|
|Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent, 2010 (a) ||Z||0.0%|
|Two or More Races, percent, 2010 ||2.4%||2.3%|
|Hispanic or Latino, percent, 2010 (b) ||17.2%||15.8%|
|White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent, 2010 ||68.0%||63.7% |
|Living in same house 1 year & over, percent, 2009-2013 ||92.1%||86.8%|
|Foreign born persons, percent, 2009-2013 ||30.0%||13.8%|
|Language other than English spoken at home, pct age 5+, 2009-2013 ||42.9%||22.3%|
|High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25+, 2009-2013 ||87.3%||87.3%|
|Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25+, 2009-2013 ||33.6%||31.4%|
|Veterans, 2009-2013 ||3,281||727,919|
|Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16+, 2009-2013 ||27.8||28.0|
|Housing units, 2010 ||24,075||5,296,715|
|Homeownership rate, 2009-2013 ||80.9%||67.5%|
|Housing units in multi-unit structures, percent, 2009-2013 ||32.2%||32.9%|
|Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2009-2013 ||$242,700||$182,300|
|Households, 2009-2013 ||22,518||4,772,723|
|Persons per household, 2009-2013 ||2.57||2.63|
|Per capita money income in past 12 months (2013 dollars), 2009-2013 ||$31,203||$29,666|
|Median household income, 2009-2013 ||$64,347||$56,797|
|Persons below poverty level, percent, 2009-2013 ||6.9%||14.1%|
|Business Attributes||Des Plaines||Illinois|
|Total number of firms, 2007 ||6,973||1,123,817|
|Black-owned firms, percent, 2007 ||2.5%||9.5%|
|American Indian- and Alaska Native-owned firms, percent, 2007 ||F||0.5%|
|Asian-owned firms, percent, 2007 ||8.4%||5.3%|
|Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander-owned firms, percent, 2007 ||F||0.1%|
|Hispanic-owned firms, percent, 2007 ||4.9%||5.0%|
|Women-owned firms, percent, 2007 ||21.8%||30.5% |
|Manufacturers shipments, 2007 ($1000) ||2,294,528||257,760,713|
|Merchant wholesaler sales, 2007 ($1000) ||2,063,650||231,082,768|
|Retail sales, 2007 ($1000) ||740,895||165,450,520|
|Retail sales per capita, 2007 ||$13,160||$12,947|
|Accommodation and food services sales, 2007 ($1000) ||134,643||25,469,026|
|Geographic Attributes||Des Plaines||Illinois|
|Land area in square miles, 2010 ||14.28||55,518.93|
|Persons per square mile, 2010 ||4,086.3||231.1|
|FIPS Code ||19642||17|
|Counties ||Cook County|
|(a) Includes persons reporting only one race.|
|(b) Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in applicable race categories.|
|FN: Footnote on this item for this area in place of data|
|NA: Not available|
|D: Suppressed to avoid disclosure of confidential information|
|X: Not applicable|
|S: Suppressed; does not meet publication standards|
|Z: Value greater than zero but less than half unit of measure shown|
|F: Fewer than 100 firms|
|Source: ProximityOne; Census Bureau; BLS|
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