Niles, IL Population

By | January 13, 2021

Population: 30,068. Estimated population in 2021: 29,330 (-2.5% change)
Males: 14,028 (46.7%), Females: 16,040 (53.3%)

Cook County

Zip code: 60714

Median resident age: 46.8 years
Median household income: $48,627
Median house value: $204,400

Races in Niles:

  • White Non-Hispanic (80.3%)
  • Hispanic (5.0%)
  • Asian Indian (4.4%)
  • Korean (3.1%)
  • Filipino (3.0%)
  • Two or more races (1.9%)
  • Other race (1.7%)
  • Other Asian (1.0%)
  • Chinese (0.8%)

(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: Polish (22.9%), German (14.3%), Irish (9.9%), Italian (8.9%), Russian (3.8%), Greek (3.3%).

Elevation: 625 feet

Land area: 5.9 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Niles

  • High school or higher: 81.4%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 24.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.9%
  • Unemployed: 3.7%
  • Mean travel time to work: 31.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Niles village

  • Never married: 24.3%
  • Now married: 54.8%
  • Separated: 0.7%
  • Widowed: 13.0%
  • Divorced: 7.2%

33.7% Foreign born (20.1% Europe, 11.0% Asia).

Population change in the 1990s: +1,306 (+4.5%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Niles:

  • LUTHERAN GENERAL HOSPITAL (about 3 miles; PARK RIDGE, IL)
  • RESURRECTION MEDICAL CENTER (about 3 miles; CHICAGO, IL)
  • HOLY FAMILY MEDICAL CENTER (about 6 miles; DES PLAINES, IL)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Niles:

  • CHICAGO O’HARE INTL (about 8 miles; CHICAGO, IL; Abbreviation: ORD)
  • CHICAGO MIDWAY INTL (about 18 miles; CHICAGO, IL; Abbreviation: MDW)
  • KENOSHA REGIONAL (about 39 miles; KENOSHA, WI; Abbreviation: ENW)
Other public-use airports nearest to Niles:

  • PALWAUKEE MUNI (about 8 miles; CHICAGO/PROSPECT HEIGHTS/W, IL; Abbreviation: PWK)
  • SCHAUMBURG MUNICIPAL HELISTOP (about 17 miles; CHICAGO/SCHAUMBURG, IL; Abbreviation: 4H1)
  • MERRILL C MEIGS (about 20 miles; CHICAGO, IL; Abbreviation: CGX)
Amtrak stations near Niles:

  • 3 miles: GLENVIEW (1116 DEPOT ST.). Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 16 miles: LA GRANGE ROAD (LA GRANGE, 25 W. BURLINGTON AVE.). Services: enclosed waiting area, public payphones, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 17 miles: CHICAGO (225 S. CANAL ST.). Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.
College/University in Niles:

  • NILES SCHOOL OF COSMETOLOGY (Full-time enrollment: 39; Location: 8057 N MILWAUKEE; Private, for-profit)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Niles:

  • OAKTON COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 6 miles; DES PLAINES, IL; Full-time enrollment: 5,749)
  • CITY COLLEGES OF CHICAGO-WILBUR WRIGHT COLLEGE (about 7 miles; CHICAGO, IL; Full-time enrollment: 5,618)
  • TRITON COLLEGE (about 8 miles; RIVER GROVE, IL; Full-time enrollment: 8,007)
  • NORTHEASTERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY (about 9 miles; CHICAGO, IL; Full-time enrollment: 7,324)
  • NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY (about 10 miles; EVANSTON, IL; Full-time enrollment: 14,958)
  • DEVRY INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY (about 10 miles; CHICAGO, IL; Full-time enrollment: 3,201)
  • TRINITY INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITY (about 10 miles; DEERFIELD, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,121)
Private high schools in Niles:

  • NOTRE DAME HIGH SCHOOL FOR BOY (Students: 640; Location: 7655 DEMPSTER ST; Grades: 9 – 12; Boys only)
  • NORTHRIDGE PREPARATORY SCHOOL (Students: 234; Location: 8320 BALLARD ROAD; Grades: 6 – 12; Boys only)
  • JOSEPH ACADEMY (Students: 80; Location: 8257 W HARRISON ST; Grades: 7 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Niles:

  • EMERSON MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 826; Location: 8101 CUMBERLAND AVE; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • GEMINI JR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 784; Location: 8955 GREENWOOD AVE; Grades: 07 – 08)
  • CLARENCE E CULVER SCHOOL (Students: 553; Location: 6901 W OAKTON ST; Grades: KG – 08)
  • V H NELSON ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 553; Location: 8901 N OZANAM AVE; Grades: KG – 06)
  • MARK TWAIN ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 440; Location: 9401 HAMLIN AVE; Grades: KG – 06)
  • JEFFERSON SCHOOL (Students: 38; Location: 8200 GREENDALE; Grades: PK – PK)
Private primary/middle schools in Niles:

  • ST JOHN BREBEUF SCHOOL (Students: 431; Location: 8301 N HARLEM AVENUE; Grades: PK – 8)
  • OUR LADY OF RANSOM SCHOOL (Students: 393; Location: 8300 NORTH GREENWOOD; Grades: PK – 8)
  • CHILDRENS LEARNING WORLD (Students: 108; Location: 8101 GOLF RD; Grades: PK – KG)
  • PLATO ACADEMY INC (Students: 52; Location: 8101 GOLF RD; Grades: PK – 8)
  • PLATO ACADEMY (Students: 51; Location: 8101 W GOLF RD; Grades: PK – 8)
  • ST MATTHEW LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 47; Location: 9198 MILWAUKEE AVENUE; Grades: PK – 8)
  • KID CARE INC (Students: 8; Location: 407 GOLF MILL CENTER; Grades: KG – KG)

Libraries

Library in Niles:

  • NILES P.L.D. (Operating income: $4,047,092; Location: 6960 OAKTON STREET; 211,802 books; 11,854 audio materials; 11,293 video materials; 554 serial subscriptions)

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