Palatine, Illinois

Population 69,254

Palatine is located in Cook County, IL. The population is 69,254, making Palatine the 7th largest city in Cook County.

There are 17 public schools in Palatine with an average Homefacts rating of B+. The total crime rate for Palatine is low , and there are 24 registered sex offenders residing in the city. Unemployment in Palatine is moderate and the median home sales price is $0. Detailed and up-to-date Palatine property reports are available for any property address.

Cities near Palatine include Palatine Township, Inverness and Rolling Meadows.

Palatine Neighborhood Report


School Rating is Very good
  • No High School Diploma: 6.6%
  • High School Graduate or Higher: 40.3%
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 53.1%

Crime Rate

67.67% Lower than national avg.
  • Auto theft: 42
  • Violent Crimes: 60
  • Robbery: 15
  • Burglary: 45
  • Property Crime: 833
  • Larceny Theft: 746

Registered Offenders

82.65% Lower than national avg.
  • 24 offenders in Palatine
  • 3.47 offenders/10,000 residents

Environmental Hazards

233 Found nearby
  • Brownfields: 0
  • Registered Polluters: 6
  • Superfunds: 2
  • Tanks & Spills: 225


Moderate 3.1%
  • Illinois unemployment average: 3.8%
  • National unemployment average: 3.7%

Property Values

Median Property Value $0

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17 Public Schools view public schools

There are 17 K-12 public schools in Palatine, IL and 8 private schools. Homefacts rates Palatine's schools as Very good, with an overall B+ rating.

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24 Registered Offenders search the registered offender database

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*100 is national avg. Greater than 100 means higher crime, lower means less crime.
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0 Former Drug Labs view all

  • Good news! No Drug lab found in Palatine, IL

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Property Report Overview

Average Listing Price
$309,900 compared to August 2018
Median Sales Price
No Data

Median Home Value

Housing Inventory

Property Type
  • Vacant
  • Rented
  • Owned

Number Of Properties Per Bedroom (Distressed)

89 Building Permits View All

  • In 2014, the city of Palatine, IL issued 89 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. Of those 89 permits, 34 were issued for single family homes and 55 were issued for multi-family homes.
  • In 2013, the city of Palatine, IL issued 51 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes.
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Fair Market Rents

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  • Property Type Rent
  • Studio: $1,014
  • 1 Bedroom: $1,167
  • 2 Bedrooms: $1,363
  • 3 Bedrooms: $1,729
  • 4 Bedrooms: $2,070

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Environmental Hazards

233 Environmental Hazards

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Health Hazards

  • Air Quality MODERATE (217/259)
    Palatine, IL has 83.78% good air quality.
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  • Radon ZONE 2 COUNTY
    Palatine, IL is a yellow zone.
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  • UV Index MODERATE 4.3 Average
    Palatine, IL is a moderate risk area for ultra-violet rays.
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Average Monthly Temperature

  • January 23.45°
  • February 27.18°
  • March 39.12°
  • April 48.63°
  • May 59.23°
  • June 69.73°
  • July 75.42°
  • August 74.56°
  • September 64.37°
  • October 53.27°
  • November 41.47°
  • December 28.78°

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Natural Disasters

Probability of Natural Disasters for Palatine, IL

Palatine, IL has a low risk of earthquakes.
Palatine, IL has no risk of hurricanes.
Palatine, IL has a very high risk of hail storms.
Palatine, IL has a moderate risk of tornadoes.

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Median Household Income

Median Household Income in Palatine, IL: $80,521


Unemployment in Palatine is 3.1%. It is lower than the state and national averages, 3.8% and 3.7% respectively

Workforce Breakdown

Blue Collar - 30.61%
White Collar - 69.39%


State Representatives

  • Gov. Bruce Rauner
  • Sen. Richard J. Durbin
  • Sen. Mark Kirk

City Representatives

  • Peter J. Roskam
  • Tammy Duckworth
  • Jan Schakowsky

Neighborhood Info

0 Airports view all

Nearest Major Airports

5 FCC Towers view all

0 Hospitals view all

  • No hospitals found in Palatine, IL

1 Police Station view all

2 Retirement Homes view all

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