Information About Rolling Meadows

The total estimated population is 23,318. Density is average at 3,257 persons per square mile.

Races of Residents

Population by Race: White: 19,167; Asian: 1,473; Black: 677; Two or More Races: 480; American Indian: 66; Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 7; Other Race: 1,448; Hispanic Population: Hispanic or Latino: 4,701 (20%); Not Hispanic or Latino: 18,617 (80%)

There are 5,046 foreign born residents, of which 25.0% are naturalized citizens.

Most Common Birthplaces

Foreign Born: Mexico: 2,889; Poland: 337; India: 259; Philippines: 214; Japan: 178; Germany: 144; Korea: 128; U.S. Born: This State: 14,181; Midwest: 2,195; South: 910; Northeast: 608; West: 368;

Most Common Foreign Birthplaces in Rolling Meadows Most Common US Birthplaces in Rolling Meadows

The sex distribution is 51% male and 49% female. The median age is 34 years.

Age Distribution

There are 2,272 married couples with children and 530 single-parent households (111 men, 419 women).

The median household income is $57,694 in 1999 dollars.

Median Household Income Comparisons

U.S.: $41,994; Illinois: $46,590; Rolling Meadows: $57,694;

5% of the population lives below the poverty line.

Poverty Level Comparisons

U.S.: 12%; Illinois: 11%; Rolling Meadows: 5%;

Household Income Distribution

In thousands of dollars.

Work Type and Occupations

Work Type: Private wage and salary: 10,579; Government: 889; Self-employed: 524; Unpaid family work: 31; Occupation: Management, professional, and related: 4,409; Sales and office: 3,858; Office and administrative support: 2,245; Management, business, and financial operations: 2,237; Professional and related: 2,172; Service: 1,945;

Work Types in Rolling Meadows Common Occupations in Rolling Meadows

The average commute time is 27 minutes to and from work.

Transportation to Work

Car or truck (drove alone): 9,637; Car or truck (carpooled): 1,380; Public transportation: 554; Walked: 355; Worked at home: 354; Bicycle: 145; Motorcycle: 16;

Transportation to work methods in Rolling Meadows

Educational Attainment

Percent of population in Rolling Meadows.

There are 8,616 housing units, of which 5,231 are single family homes.

Owner vs. Renter Occupied Housing

All Housing Units: Owner: 6,419; Renter: 1,979; Vacant: 218; Owner-Occupied: Mortgaged: 4,661; Not Mortgaged: 1,758;

Owner vs. Renter Occupied Housing in Rolling Meadows

The median single family home value is $175,100.

Median Monthly Cost for Mortgaged Homes

U.S.: $1,088; Illinois: $1,198; Rolling Meadows: $1,444;

Median Rent for Rental Units

U.S.: $519; Illinois: $525; Rolling Meadows: $819;

The average household size is 3 and the median number of rooms in housing units is 5.

Housing Units By Year Built

1939 or earlier: 102; 1940 to 1949: 152; 1950 to 1959: 2,457; 1960 to 1969: 1,961; 1970 to 1979: 2,381; 1980 to 1989: 943; 1990 to 1994: 232; 1995 to 1998: 235; 1999 to March 2000: 153;

0.3% of homes lack plumbing and 1.0% lack telephone service.

Commonly Used Home Heating Fuel

Utility Gas: 6,829; Electricity: 1,496; Bottled, tank, or LP gas: 49; Coal: 9;

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