Pistakee Highlands, IL Profile: Facts & Data


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Pistakee Highlands, Illinois - Basic Facts

The Pistakee Highlands Census Designated Place had a population of 3,459 as of July 1, 2018. 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.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Pistakee Highlands: Pistakee.

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Pistakee Highlands, IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 3,459
Population in Households 3,459
Population in Familes 2,916
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 2,570
Diversity Index3 18


Median Household Income $65,837
Average Household Income $80,285
Per Capita Income $30,759


Total Housing Units 1,433 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,108 (77.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 230 (16.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 95 ( 6.6%)
Median Home Value $168,429
Average Home Value $191,433


Total Households 1,338
Average Household Size 2.59
Family Households 961
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.02% 0.03%
Households 0.23% 0.16%
Families 0.13% 0.08%
Median Household Income   1.91%
Per Capita Income   2.52%

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, 2018 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 # 410 70th
Population Density # 171 88th
Diversity Index # 528 61st
Median Household Income # 340 75th
Per Capita Income # 457 67th

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