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Pistakee Highlands, Illinois - Basic Facts

The Pistakee Highlands Census Designated Place had a population of 3,453 as of July 1, 2016. Pistakee Highlands ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Illinois. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Pistakee Highlands is located at latitude 42.403 and longitude -88.2109 in McHenry County. The formal boundaries for the Pistakee Highlands Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.35 sq. miles and a water area of 0.28 sq. miles. McHenry County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 758 feet.

The Pistakee Highlands Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2393188) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Pistakee Highlands Census Designated Place is located within Township of McHenry, a minor civil division (MCD) of McHenry County.

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

Alternate Unofficial Names for Pistakee Highlands: Pistakee.

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Pistakee Highlands, IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 3,453
Population in Households 3,453
Population in Familes 2,903
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 2,566
Diversity Index2 17


Total Households 1,324
Average Household Size 2.61
Family Households 956
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,424 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,136 (79.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 188 (13.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 100 ( 7.0%)
Median Home Value $162,538
Average Home Value $190,193


Median Household Income $62,078
Average Household Income $76,669
Per Capita Income $29,114
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.0% -0.1%
Households 0.13% -0.06%
Families 0.08% -0.15%
Median Household Income   0.85%
Per Capita Income   1.31%
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.

Pistakee Highlands, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Pistakee Highlands 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 # 412 70th
Population Density1 # 173 87th
Diversity Index2 # 532 61st
Median Household Income # 346 75th
Per Capita Income # 417 70th

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