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Palatine

Palatine () is a village in Cook County, Illinois, United States. It is a northwestern residential suburb of Chicago. As of the 2000 census, the village had a total population of 65,479. In the 2010 census its population had risen to 68,557, making it the seventh-largest community in Cook County and the 18th-largest in the state of Illinois. (Source: Wikipedia)

Housing stock map

See the share of the area's total housing units that are in single family homes, condominiums, two-to-four unit buildings, buildings with five to 49 units, and buildings with 50 units or more.


The Composition of Cook County’s Housing Market >

Housing market indicators

All of these property level data sets are connected to parcel-level data files from the county Assessors offices that include data on every parcel in the Chicago metropolitan area. All of these parcel-level data sets include historical data and are updated on a regular basis ranging from every week to every year depending on the data set.

Housing Stock Composition

The composition of a neighborhood’s housing stock determines the appropriate targeted strategies for stabilizing local housing markets. Learn more about this data set.

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Housing Units by Property Type


Property Type 2019
Single Family 52.2%
Condominium 37.3%
Building with 2-4 Units 1.6%
Building with 5+ Units 8.9%


Property Sales Activity

This indicator provides information on how active local residential property markets are, what types of properties are being purchased, who is buying them, and how much buyers are paying for properties.

Total Sales Activity

This is the total number of property sales in a given year. In Cook County, data are broken out separately for total sales activity on single family homes, condominium units, two-to-four unit buildings, and in buildings with five or more units. Outside of Cook County, data are for all residential parcels.


Property Type 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
All Residential Properties 2,356 2,010 1,391 931 816 716 770 1,004 1,327 1,155 1,208 1,376 1,478 1,503 1,457
Single Family 927 807 521 387 397 333 347 491 702 609 640 733 784 685 747
Condominium 1,394 1,189 859 532 416 374 414 505 610 530 554 628 683 801 691
Building with 2-4 Units 15 4 4 7 -- 3 5 4 6 9 8 7 5 11 6
Building with 5+ Units 20 10 7 5 3 6 4 4 9 7 6 8 6 6 13


Sales per 100 Residential Parcels

This indicator allows users to compare the level of property sales activity across geographies. This data point represents the total number of sales on all residential parcels divided by the total number of residential parcels in a given year, multiplied by 100.


Property Type 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
All Residential Properties 9.4 8.0 5.6 3.7 3.3 2.9 3.1 4.0 5.3 4.6 4.9 5.5 6.0 6.1 5.9


Share of Sales, Business Buyers

This represents a range of investor types from small mom-and-pop investors to large Wall Street-traded equity funds. Heightened levels of single family homes purchased by business buyers is often indicative of a distressed and low priced inventory of homes, and low demand for owner-occupied housing in a neighborhood. In Cook County, this data point is available as the share of total sales activity where the buyer was a business entity by property type (single family homes, condominium units, two-to-four unit buildings, and in buildings with five or more units). Outside of Cook County, data are for all residential parcels.


Property Type 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
All Residential Properties 5.2% 6.1% 3.2% 4.5% 5.5% 7.7% 10.0% 9.5% 11.0% 8.1% 10.1% 8.7% 10.7% 19.5% 11.5%
Single Family 6.6% 6.8% 2.9% 4.9% 5.3% 7.8% 8.4% 7.9% 10.1% 7.2% 7.2% 5.0% 6.3% 6.1% 5.0%
Condominium 3.7% 5.1% 3.0% 3.6% 5.5% 7.0% 10.6% 10.1% 11.0% 7.9% 12.6% 11.6% 14.8% 30.5% 17.1%
Building with 2-4 Units 13.3% 50.0% 25.0% 28.6% -- -- 40.0% 75.0% 50.0% 22.2% 12.5% 42.9% 60.0% 18.2% 33.3%
Building with 5+ Units 40.0% 40.0% 28.6% 40.0% 33.3% 50.0% 50.0% 50.0% 55.6% 71.4% 83.3% 87.5% 83.3% 83.3% 76.9%


Share of Sales, Extremely Low Value

This represents the percent of sales that were purchased for less than $20,000 in a given year. In Cook County, this data point is available as the share of total sales activity that sold for less than $20,000 by property type (single family homes, condominium units, two-to-four unit buildings, and in buildings with five or more units). Outside of Cook County, data are for all residential parcels.


Property Type 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
All Residential Properties 0.2% 0.3% 0.1% 0.6% -- 0.3% 1.2% 0.4% 0.5% 0.3% 0.1% 0.2% -- 0.3% 0.4%
Single Family 0.3% 0.2% 0.2% 0.3% -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 0.1% -- -- 0.1%
Condominium 0.1% 0.3% 0.1% 0.9% -- 0.5% 2.2% 0.8% 1.1% 0.6% 0.2% 0.3% -- 0.5% 0.7%


Mortgage Activity

These data measure the flow of mortgage credit into an area and indicates the level of lender investment. The level of mortgage activity in a neighborhood relative to other areas can assess how access to credit has changed over time in a community and how the flow of credit differs across geographies and for different property types.

Total Mortgage Activity

This is the total number of mortgages in a given year. In Cook County, data are broken out separately for total mortgage activity on single family homes, condominium units, two-to-four unit buildings, and in buildings with five or more units. Outside of Cook County, data are for all residential parcels.


Property Type 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
All Residential Properties 6,729 6,140 4,862 3,254 3,697 3,243 2,648 3,452 2,911 2,008 2,434 2,852 2,220 1,832 2,262
Single Family 3,645 3,403 2,813 2,122 2,789 2,553 2,099 2,584 2,056 1,450 1,768 2,124 1,533 1,195 1,600
Condominium 3,019 2,704 2,008 1,112 890 662 521 846 823 535 640 705 668 611 632
Building with 2-4 Units 31 14 25 8 9 10 20 10 16 11 14 11 8 12 11
Building with 5+ Units 34 19 16 12 9 18 8 12 16 12 12 12 11 14 19


Mortgages per 100 Residential Parcels

Mortgages  per 100 Residential Parcel


Property Type 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
All Residential Properties 26.9 24.6 19.4 13.0 14.8 13.0 10.6 13.8 11.7 8.1 9.8 11.5 8.9 7.4 9.1


Foreclosure Filing Activity

This is an indicator of distress in a local housing market and viewing changing levels of activity allows for an understanding of the evolving nature of the foreclosure crisis in a neighborhood.

Total Foreclosure Filings Activity

This is the total number of new foreclosure filings in a given year. In Cook County, data are broken out separately for foreclosure filing activity on single family homes, condominium units, two-to-four unit buildings, and in buildings with five or more units. Outside of Cook County, data are for all residential parcels.


Property Type 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
All Residential Properties 110 158 251 439 571 798 555 518 301 202 128 120 127 113 96
Single Family 54 55 87 155 195 235 196 175 119 81 59 61 73 65 61
Condominium 54 102 160 280 370 551 357 334 180 118 67 59 54 47 34
Building with 2-4 Units 1 -- 2 4 4 6 1 1 -- 3 2 -- -- 1 1
Building with 5+ Units 1 1 2 -- 2 6 1 8 2 -- -- -- -- -- --


Foreclosure Filings per 100 Residential Parcels

This indicator allows users to compare the level of foreclosure filing activity across geographies. This data point represents the total number of foreclosure filings on all residential parcels divided by the total number of residential parcels in a given year, multiplied by 100.


Property Type 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
All Residential Properties 0.4 0.6 1.0 1.8 2.3 3.2 2.2 2.1 1.2 0.8 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.4


Cumulative Foreclosure Filings Activity



Property Type 2019
All Residential Properties 15.2%


Foreclosure Auctions

These are properties that have completed the foreclosure process. Understanding foreclosure auction activity helps determine the flow of year-over-year of REO (real estate owned) properties into a market, how third-party demand at auctions differs based on property types, and the density of REO activity across geographies. The level of completed foreclosure auctions activity in a neighborhood indicates distress in a local housing market.

Total Auction Activity

This is the total number of completed foreclosure auctions in a given year. In Cook County, data are broken out separately for total auction activity on single family homes, condominium units, two-to-four unit buildings, and in buildings with five or more units. Outside of Cook County, data are for all residential parcels.


Property Type 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
All Residential Properties 13 40 99 154 214 250 240 317 303 221 135 105 67 55 38
Single Family 4 13 29 42 59 66 54 77 98 61 37 35 31 22 14
Condominium 9 27 69 112 153 183 185 235 204 157 95 67 36 32 24
Building with 2-4 Units -- -- -- -- 2 1 1 4 1 1 2 3 -- 1 --
Building with 5+ Units -- -- 1 -- -- -- -- 1 -- 2 1 -- -- -- --


Share of Auctions Resulting in REO

This is the percent of completed foreclosure auctions in a given geography where there were no bidders and the property became bank-owned REO (real estate owned).


Property Type 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
All Residential Properties 61.5% 72.5% 91.9% 92.2% 98.1% 95.6% 96.3% 92.7% 89.4% 84.2% 77.0% 64.8% 52.2% 54.5% 60.5%
Single Family 25.0% 53.8% 86.2% 88.1% 96.6% 93.9% 98.1% 90.9% 85.7% 88.5% 91.9% 74.3% 61.3% 68.2% 85.7%
Condominium 77.8% 81.5% 94.2% 93.8% 98.7% 96.2% 95.7% 93.2% 91.2% 82.8% 70.5% 61.2% 44.4% 43.8% 45.8%
Building with 2-4 Units -- -- -- -- 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 33.3% -- 100.0% --
Building with 5+ Units -- -- 100.0% -- -- -- -- 100.0% -- 50.0% 100.0% -- -- -- --


REO per 100 Residential Parcels


Property Type 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
All Residential Properties -- 0.1 0.4 0.6 0.8 1.0 0.9 1.2 1.1 0.7 0.4 0.3 0.1 0.1 0.1


Population and Age

Population and Age


Indicator Value
Total Population 68,407
Share of Population Aged under 18 23.7%
Share of Population Aged 18 to 44 35.5%
Share of Population Aged 45 to 64 27.2%
Share of Population Aged over 65 13.6%


Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity


Indicator Value
Share of Population that is White 63.2%
Share of Population that is African American 2.6%
Share of Population that is Hispanic or Latino 20.5%
Share of Population that is Asian 11.5%
Share of Population that is Some Other Race 2.2%


Household Income

Household Income


Indicator Value
Total Households 26,866
Share of Households with Income Less than $25,000 11.3%
Share of Households with Income $25,000 to $50,000 18.6%
Share of Households with Income $50,000 to $100,000 28.8%
Share of Households with Income $100,000 or More 41.3%


Poverty Rate

Share of Population that is under the Poverty Level


Indicator Value
Share of Population that is under the Poverty Level 9.8%


Resident Tenure

Total Households


Indicator Value
Total Households 26,866


Share of Households that are Owner-Occupied


Indicator Value
Share of Households that are Owner-Occupied 69.0%


Share of Households that are Renter-Occupied


Indicator Value
Share of Households that are Renter-Occupied 31.0%


Cost Burdened Households

Share of Owner-Occupied Households that are Cost-Burdened


Indicator Value
Share of Owner-Occupied Households that are Cost-Burdened 25.4%


Share of Renter-Occupied Households that are Cost-Burdened


Indicator Value
Share of Renter-Occupied Households that are Cost-Burdened 42.9%


Share of All Households that are Cost-Burdened


Indicator Value
Share of All Households that are Cost-Burdened 30.7%