Palos Heights, IL Population by Age

The median age in Palos Heights, IL is 51.3, as per 2021 ACS 5-Year Estimates. Of the total population, 14.67% were under the age of 15, 14.79% aged 15 to 29, 40.45% aged 30 to 64, 25.51% aged 65 to 84, and 4.58% were 85 years of age and older.
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Updated Sep 17, 2023

Palos Heights, IL population age distribution

A complete breakdown of Palos Heights's age demographics from 0 to 85 years, distributed across 18 age groups is listed in the table below.

Age Group Population % of Total Population
Under 5 years 540 4.46%
5 to 9 years 485 4%
10 to 14 years 752 6.21%
15 to 19 years 771 6.36%
20 to 24 years 502 4.14%
25 to 29 years 519 4.28%
30 to 34 years 778 6.42%
35 to 39 years 572 4.72%
40 to 44 years 529 4.37%
45 to 49 years 519 4.28%
50 to 54 years 523 4.32%
55 to 59 years 1,028 8.48%
60 to 64 years 952 7.86%
65 to 69 years 1,090 9%
70 to 74 years 931 7.68%
75 to 79 years 643 5.31%
80 to 84 years 427 3.52%
85 years and over 555 4.58%
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Palos Heights, IL population by age group

Key stats
3,050
Population under 25 years
2,398
Population aged 25-44
3,022
Population aged 45-64
3,646
Population aged 65+

Sources: U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey (ACS) 2021

The graph shows Palos Heights's population by age group, with age group on x-axis and the respective age group's percent of the total population on y-axis
Palos Heights, IL population by age group. The largest age group was 65-69 years with a poulation of 1,090 (9.00% of the total population). Source: U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 2017-2021 5-Year Estimates.

The largest age group in Palos Heights, IL was for the group of age 65-69 years with a population of 1,090 (9.00%), according to the 2021 American Community Survey.

At the same time, the smallest age group in Palos Heights, IL was the 80-84 years with a population of 427 (3.52%).

Palos Heights, IL population by age cohort

To better understand the age distribution of Palos Heights, IL's population, we divided it into the following 3 cohorts:

  • Children : Under the age of 18 years
  • Adults (working population): Between the age of 18 and 64 years
  • Seniors: 65 years and above
The pie chart shows Palos Heights's population divided into segments, with each segment representing an age cohort. The area of each segment is in the same proportion of a circle as the population of the cohort is of the total population.
Palos Heights, IL population by age cohorts (Children: Under 18 years; Working population: 18-64 years; Senior population: 65 years or more). The largest age group was 18 - 64 years with a poulation of 6,281 (51.84% of the total population). Source: U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 2017-2021 5-Year Estimates.

Here's the population for each of the three cohorts.

Age Group Population % of Total Population
Under 18 years 2,189 18.07%
18 to 64 years 6,281 51.84%
85 years and over 3,646 30.09%
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Key stats for each age cohort as per our analysis of U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey:

  • Palos Heights's population under 18 was 18.07%, compared to the 22.51% nationwide.
  • Palos Heights's working population (between 18 and 64) was 51.84%, compared to 61.45% nationwide.
  • Palos Heights's elderly or the senior population (over 65 age) was 30.09% as compared to 16.04% nationwide.

Palos Heights, IL population pyramid

Population pyramid for Palos Heights, IL is charted below using the estimates from U.S. Census Bureau's American Community Survey 5-Year estimates. A wide base suggests population increase, narrow base indicates declining birth rates.

Key stats from our analysis of the Palos Heights's population pyramid:

  • Youth dependency ratio, which is the number of children aged 0-14 per 100 persons aged 15-64, for Palos Heights, IL, is 26.6.
  • Old-age dependency ratio, which is the number of persons aged 65 or over per 100 persons aged 15-64, for Palos Heights, IL, is 54.5.
  • Total dependency ratio for Palos Heights, IL is 81.0.
  • Potential support ratio, which is the number of youth (working age population) per elderly, for Palos Heights, IL is 1.8.
The graph shows Palos Heights's population across different age group and gender, with population on x-axis and population y-axis. The male population is plotted on the left in blue color whereas the female population is plotted on the right in pink color.
Palos Heights, IL population pyramid i.e. Palos Heights population distrubution across age and gender. Source: U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 2017-2021 5-Year Estimates.

Here's the Palos Heights, IL's male and female population across different age groups:

Age Group Population(Male) Population(Female) Total Population
Under 5 years 297 243 540
5 to 9 years 279 206 485
10 to 14 years 452 300 752
15 to 19 years 275 496 771
20 to 24 years 292 210 502
25 to 29 years 276 243 519
30 to 34 years 447 331 778
35 to 39 years 325 247 572
40 to 44 years 233 296 529
45 to 49 years 241 278 519
50 to 54 years 289 234 523
55 to 59 years 458 570 1,028
60 to 64 years 487 465 952
65 to 69 years 478 612 1,090
70 to 74 years 458 473 931
75 to 79 years 308 335 643
80 to 84 years 213 214 427
85 years and over 202 353 555
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Things to know

What is the population of Palos Heights, IL under 18?

Palos Heights's population under the age of 18 is 2,189, as per the latest U.S. Census Bureau's American Community Survey estimates. This population is 18.07% of the total resident population of Palos Heights, IL.

What is the aging population in Palos Heights, IL?

Palos Heights's population aged 65 years and above was 3,646. As per the U.S. Census Bureau's American Community Survey, this population is 30.09% of the entire population.

References

Datasets

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2023
Palos Heights, IL Age Group Population Dataset: A complete breakdown of Palos Heights age demographics from 0 to 85 years, distributed across 18 age groups
Last updated September 16, 2023
ACS
Free
Neilsberg
CSV, JSON
2017-2021
CC BY 4.0
About this dataset

Context

The dataset tabulates the Palos Heights population distribution across 18 age groups. It lists the population in each age group along with the percentage population relative of the total population for Palos Heights. The dataset can be utilized to understand the population distribution of Palos Heights by age. For example, using this dataset, we can identify the largest age group in Palos Heights.

Key observations

The largest age group in Palos Heights, IL was for the group of age 65-69 years with a population of 1,090 (9.00%), according to the 2021 American Community Survey. At the same time, the smallest age group in Palos Heights, IL was the 80-84 years with a population of 427 (3.52%). Source: U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 2017-2021 5-Year Estimates.

Palos Heights population by age group

Content

When available, the data consists of estimates from the U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 2017-2021 5-Year Estimates.

Age groups:

  • Under 5 years
  • 5 to 9 years
  • 10 to 14 years
  • 15 to 19 years
  • 20 to 24 years
  • 25 to 29 years
  • 30 to 34 years
  • 35 to 39 years
  • 40 to 44 years
  • 45 to 49 years
  • 50 to 54 years
  • 55 to 59 years
  • 60 to 64 years
  • 65 to 69 years
  • 70 to 74 years
  • 75 to 79 years
  • 80 to 84 years
  • 85 years and over

Variables / Data Columns

  • Age Group: This column displays the age group in consideration
  • Population: The population for the specific age group in the Palos Heights is shown in this column.
  • % of Total Population: This column displays the population of each age group as a proportion of Palos Heights total population. Please note that the sum of all percentages may not equal one due to rounding of values.

Good to know

Margin of Error

Data in the dataset are based on the estimates and are subject to sampling variability and thus a margin of error. Neilsberg Research recommends using caution when presening these estimates in your research.

Custom data

If you do need custom data for any of your research project, report or presentation, you can contact our research staff at research@neilsberg.com for a feasibility of a custom tabulation on a fee-for-service basis.

Inspiration

Neilsberg Research Team curates, analyze and publishes demographics and economic data from a variety of public and proprietary sources, each of which often includes multiple surveys and programs. The large majority of Neilsberg Research aggregated datasets and insights is made available for free download at https://www.neilsberg.com/research/.

Recommended for further research

This dataset is a part of the main dataset for Palos Heights Population by Age. You can refer the same here

Palos Heights, IL Age Cohorts Dataset: Children, Working Adults, and Seniors in Palos Heights - Population and Percentage Analysis
Last updated September 16, 2023
ACS
Free
Neilsberg
CSV, JSON
2017-2021
CC BY 4.0
About this dataset

Context

The dataset tabulates the Palos Heights population by age cohorts (Children: Under 18 years; Working population: 18-64 years; Senior population: 65 years or more). It lists the population in each age cohort group along with its percentage relative to the total population of Palos Heights. The dataset can be utilized to understand the population distribution across children, working population and senior population for dependency ratio, housing requirements, ageing, migration patterns etc.

Key observations

The largest age group was $b3_v1 with a poulation of $b3_v2 ($b3_v3 of the total population). Source: U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 2017-2021 5-Year Estimates.

Palos Heights population by age cohort

Content

When available, the data consists of estimates from the U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 2017-2021 5-Year Estimates.

Age cohorts:

  • Under 18 years
  • 18 to 64 years
  • 65 years and over

Variables / Data Columns

  • Age Group: This column displays the age cohort for the Palos Heights population analysis. Total expected values are 3 groups ( Children, Working Population and Senior Population).
  • Population: The population for the age cohort in Palos Heights is shown in the following column.
  • Percent of Total Population: The population as a percent of total population of the Palos Heights is shown in the following column.

Good to know

Margin of Error

Data in the dataset are based on the estimates and are subject to sampling variability and thus a margin of error. Neilsberg Research recommends using caution when presening these estimates in your research.

Custom data

If you do need custom data for any of your research project, report or presentation, you can contact our research staff at research@neilsberg.com for a feasibility of a custom tabulation on a fee-for-service basis.

Inspiration

Neilsberg Research Team curates, analyze and publishes demographics and economic data from a variety of public and proprietary sources, each of which often includes multiple surveys and programs. The large majority of Neilsberg Research aggregated datasets and insights is made available for free download at https://www.neilsberg.com/research/.

Recommended for further research

This dataset is a part of the main dataset for Palos Heights Population by Age. You can refer the same here

Palos Heights, IL Population Pyramid Dataset: Age Groups, Male and Female Population, and Total Population for Demographics Analysis
Last updated September 16, 2023
ACS
Free
Neilsberg
CSV, JSON
2017-2021
CC BY 4.0
About this dataset

Context

The dataset tabulates the data for the Palos Heights, IL population pyramid, which represents the Palos Heights population distribution across age and gender, using estimates from the U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey 5-Year estimates. It lists the male and female population for each age group, along with the total population for those age groups. Higher numbers at the bottom of the table suggest population growth, whereas higher numbers at the top indicate declining birth rates. Furthermore, the dataset can be utilized to understand the youth dependency ratio, old-age dependency ratio, total dependency ratio, and potential support ratio.

Key observations

  • Youth dependency ratio, which is the number of children aged 0-14 per 100 persons aged 15-64, for Palos Heights, IL, is 26.6.
  • Old-age dependency ratio, which is the number of persons aged 65 or over per 100 persons aged 15-64, for Palos Heights, IL, is 54.5.
  • Total dependency ratio for Palos Heights, IL is 81.0.
  • Potential support ratio, which is the number of youth (working age population) per elderly, for Palos Heights, IL is 1.8.

Palos Heights population pyramid

Content

When available, the data consists of estimates from the U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 2017-2021 5-Year Estimates.

Age groups:

  • Under 5 years
  • 5 to 9 years
  • 10 to 14 years
  • 15 to 19 years
  • 20 to 24 years
  • 25 to 29 years
  • 30 to 34 years
  • 35 to 39 years
  • 40 to 44 years
  • 45 to 49 years
  • 50 to 54 years
  • 55 to 59 years
  • 60 to 64 years
  • 65 to 69 years
  • 70 to 74 years
  • 75 to 79 years
  • 80 to 84 years
  • 85 years and over

Variables / Data Columns

  • Age Group: This column displays the age group for the Palos Heights population analysis. Total expected values are 18 and are define above in the age groups section.
  • Population (Male): The male population in the Palos Heights for the selected age group is shown in the following column.
  • Population (Female): The female population in the Palos Heights for the selected age group is shown in the following column.
  • Total Population: The total population of the Palos Heights for the selected age group is shown in the following column.

Good to know

Margin of Error

Data in the dataset are based on the estimates and are subject to sampling variability and thus a margin of error. Neilsberg Research recommends using caution when presening these estimates in your research.

Custom data

If you do need custom data for any of your research project, report or presentation, you can contact our research staff at research@neilsberg.com for a feasibility of a custom tabulation on a fee-for-service basis.

Inspiration

Neilsberg Research Team curates, analyze and publishes demographics and economic data from a variety of public and proprietary sources, each of which often includes multiple surveys and programs. The large majority of Neilsberg Research aggregated datasets and insights is made available for free download at https://www.neilsberg.com/research/.

Recommended for further research

This dataset is a part of the main dataset for Palos Heights Population by Age. You can refer the same here

If you're looking for datasets from another year, please feel free to contact us at research@neilsberg.com and we'll be happy to assist you further.

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