Rolling Meadows, IL Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Rolling Meadows, Illinois - Basic Facts

The City of Rolling Meadows had a population of 24,667 as of July 1, 2016. Rolling Meadows ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Illinois. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Rolling Meadows is located at latitude 42.0749 and longitude -88.0254 in Cook County. The formal boundaries for the City of Rolling Meadows (see map below) encompass a land area of 5.63 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Cook County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 718 feet.

The City of Rolling Meadows (GNIS ID: 2396420) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The City of Rolling Meadows is located within Township of Palatine, a minor civil division (MCD) of Cook County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Rolling Meadows population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Rolling Meadows, IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 24,667
Population in Households 24,443
Population in Familes 20,049
Population in Group Qrtrs 224
Population Density1 4,382
Diversity Index2 65


Total Households 9,122
Average Household Size 2.68
Family Households 6,119
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 9,524 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,774 (71.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,348 (24.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 402 ( 4.2%)
Median Home Value $244,819
Average Home Value $284,565


Median Household Income $62,727
Average Household Income $84,926
Per Capita Income $32,238
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.37% 0.31%
Households 0.32% 0.25%
Families 0.08% 0.17%
Median Household Income   1.47%
Per Capita Income   1.41%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Rolling Meadows, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Rolling Meadows to the other 1,368 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Illinois by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 97 93rd
Population Density1 # 68 95th
Diversity Index2 # 77 94th
Median Household Income # 333 76th
Per Capita Income # 266 81st

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