A suburb of Cook County, Illinois, Arlington Heights lies about 25 miles northwest of the city’s downtown. Arlington Heights is the most populous community in the U.S. that is incorporated as a “village”, although it is not far ahead of its nearby Illinois neighboring villages of Schaumburg and Bolingbrook.
The village has a total area of 16.6 square miles, of which 16.6 square miles is land and 0.039 square miles is water. Arlington Heights zip codes include: 60004, 60005 and 60006.
Arlington Heights Village is known for the Arlington Park Race Track, home of the Arlington Million, a Breeders’ Cup qualifying event as well as the Arlington Heights Memorial Library, which has one of the largest collections in the state.
Arlington Heights IL Climate
Arlington Heights IL gets about 32 inches of rain per year. The US average is 37. Snowfall is 24 inches. Number of days with any measurable precipitation is 109. On average, there are 185 sunny days per year in Arlington Heights with July highs around 83 degrees and January lows round 11. Our comfort index, which is based on humidity during the hot months, is a 46 out of 100, where higher is more comfortable. The US average on the comfort index is 44.
Arlington Heights IL Housing
The median home value in Arlington Heights, IL, is $252,200. Home appreciation is at -3.82% over the last year. The median age of Arlington Heights, IL, real estate is 39 years. Renters make up 22.32% of the Arlington Heights, IL, population and 5.72% of houses and apartments are unoccupied (vacancy rate).
Arlington Heights IL Economy
Arlington Heights IL experienced a recent boom in development in bushiness over the past few years that includes: restaurants, condos, shopping and other businesses in the Central Business District or downtown area of Arlington Heights, with restaurants experiencing the greatest overall success.
The unemployment rate in Arlington Heights is 10.30%, with job growth of -0.38%. Future job growth over the next ten years is predicted to be 28.94%. Sales tax rate is 8.50% and income tax is 5.00%. Income per capita is $37,651, which includes all adults and children. The median household income in Arlington Heights is $74,095.
Top employers in Arlington Heights IL include:
- Arlington Park
- Northwest Community Hospital
- Level 3 Communications
- Township High School District
- Paddock Publications Lutheran Home
- Alexian Brothers Health System
- Village Of Arlington Heights
- Weber Marking Systems
Estimated households by household income:
- Income Less Than 15K – 17.72%
- Income between 15K and 25K – 18.35%
- Income between 25K and 35K – 15.51%
- Income between 35K and 50- 12.34%
- Income between 50K and 75K – 21.52%
- Income between 75K and 100K – 8.86%
- Income between 100K and 150K – 4.75%
- Income between 150K and 250K – 0.32%
- Income between 250K and 500K – 0.63%
- Income greater than 500K – 0.00%
Schools and Education in Arlington Heights IL
The village s is served by the Arlington Heights 25 School District.
Nearest Airports to Arlington Heights IL
The nearest major airport to Arlington Heights is Chicago O’Hare International Airport. Another major airport is Chicago Midway International Airport with international and domestic flights from Chicago, Illinois and is 35 miles from Arlington Heights, IL.
See all Real estate in the city of Arlington Heights.
(all data current as of 3/7/2014)
3 beds, 3 full, 1 part baths
$1,489,000 : 1025 N Forrest Avenue, ARLINGTON HEIGHTS4 beds, 4 full, 1 part baths
$979,000 : 812 N Fernandez Avenue, ARLINGTON HEIGHTS4 beds, 4 full, 1 part baths
$899,900 : 1526 S Douglas Avenue, ARLINGTON HEIGHTS4 beds, 3 full, 1 part baths
$899,000 : 1326 N Illinois Avenue, ARLINGTON HEIGHTS4 beds, 4 full, 1 part baths
$894,900 : 606 E Park Street, ARLINGTON HEIGHTS5 beds, 3 full baths
$890,000 : 2520 E Hartford Court, Arlington Heights5 beds, 4 full baths
$889,000 : 1508 N Howard Court, ARLINGTON HEIGHTS4 beds, 4 full baths
$889,000 : 1530 N Evergreen Avenue, ARLINGTON HEIGHTS6 beds, 4 full, 2 part baths
$875,000 : 1237 N Chicago Avenue, ARLINGTON HEIGHTS5 beds, 4 full baths
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