Des Plaines Demographics


  • Total Population72,931
  • Male Population(49.3 %) 35,935
  • Female Population(50.7 %) 36,996
  • Median Age40.00
There are currently 72,931 people living in Des Plaines. Out of the total population number, 35,935 are men and 36,996 are women. The median age for Des Plaines dwellers is 40.00.


  • White Collar29,832
  • Blue Collar8,542
There are currently 29,832 white-collar jobs and 8,542 blue-collar jobs in Des Plaines.


  • Total Households27,359
  • Family Households18,184
  • Non-family Households9,175
  • Households With Children8,242
  • Households Without Children19,117
  • Average People Per Household2.74
There are currently 27,359 households in Des Plaines. Out of this total, 18,184 are family households, 9,175 are non-family households, 8,242 are households with children and 19,117 are households without children. The average number of people per household in Des Plaines is 2.74.

Education(Number of people who have achieved the following levels of education)

  • No High School3,608
  • Some High School17,203
  • Some College14,383
  • Associate Degree4,593
  • Bachelors Degree13,827
  • Graduate Degree6,601
There are 3,608 people living in Des Plaines without a high school degree, 17,203 people with some high school degree and 14,383 people with a college degree. 4,593 people have an associate degree, 13,827 hold a bachelor’s degree, while 6,601 boast a graduate degree.

Marital Status(Number of people who have the following marital status)

  • Never Married18,094
  • Married32,921
  • Separated935
  • Widowed4,207
  • Divorced5,350
18,094 of the people living in Des Plaines have never been married, while 32,921 are married and 935 are separated. A total of 4,207 people are widowed and 5,350 people are divorced.


  • Average Household Income$76,327
  • Median Household Income$61,794
  • Median Income Under 25$47,745
  • Median Income 25-44$66,862
  • Median Income 45-64$74,856
  • Median Income Over 65$37,872

The average household income for people living in Des Plaines is $76,327, while the median household income is $61,794. The median income in Des Plaines is $47,745 for those under 25, $66,862 for those aged 25 to 44, $74,856 for those aged 45 to 64, and $37,872 for those over the age of 65.


Demographic information is extracted from the Unites States Census Bureau and is deemed reliable, however, COMMERCIALCafé can offer no guarantee of the accuracy or completeness of information modified or aggregated for specific neighborhoods.