Cook County

Des Plaines, IL: What you need to know

Looking to move to Des Plaines , IL? We’ve got everything you want to know about the key factors that could make this the best place for you, including Des Plaines , IL real estate. Let’s start with the basics: Des Plaines , IL is located in Cook County . It has a population of 58,930, and we have a cool graph below that shows the city’s ethnic diversity, as well as other important facts and figures.

What about cost of living in Des Plaines , IL? The median income in Des Plaines , IL is $65,109 and the median home value is $234,400, which should give you a pretty good idea of its affordability. Des Plaines , IL is also the perfect place to break in your new shoes, due to its WalkScore ® of 47.6576.

Des Plaines, IL City Profile

Quick Facts

Population 58,930
Median Age 42
Median Household Income $65,109
Median Home Price $234,400
Walkscore 48

Des Plaines, IL Demographics

Median Population in Des Plaines , IL

Median Age 42.4%
Age 18 Over 79.8%
Age 21 Over 77%
Age 62 Over 21.6%
Age 65 Over 17.7%

Race in Des Plaines , IL

  Ethnicity White 75.7%
  Ethnicity Black 1.7%
  Ethnicity Asian 14.3%
  Ethnicity Hispanic 18.4%
  Ethnicity Indian 0.3%
  Ethnicity Other 6.3%

Population By Gender in Des Plaines , IL

  Male 50.4%
  Female 49.6%

Language in Des Plaines , IL

  English Only 56.5%
  English Other 43.5%

Economics in Des Plaines , IL

  Median Household Income $65,109
  Median Home Price $234,400
  Homes Owned 21.8%
  Homes Rent 78.2%
  Median Property Rent $1,058

 
COMMUTE TIME: 27.9 MINUTES
in Des Plaines , IL

Commute Types in Des Plaines , IL

  Walked 0.8%
  Worked at Home 4.1%
  Public Transportation 6.4%
  Other Means 1.4%
  Drove Alone 79.3%
  Carpooled 7.9%

48/100
WALK SCORE
for Des Plaines , IL

 
Total Employed Armed Forces: 29
In Des Plaines , IL

 
5.7% CIVILIAN VETERANS
in Des Plaines , IL