Rolling Meadows INFORMATION

Population: 24,288

Male 51% Female 49%
Married 61%
Single 39%

City rating

This rating is a weighted average of commute time, crime rate, population, median salary, and more.


Overall value

This score adds annual household income and cost of living to the city rating.


Density (Population per mile²)

Compared to New York, Rolling Meadows has a low population density. Rolling Meadows is perfect for those who want to be in the city without constantly rubbing shoulders.

4,452 Rolling Meadows
27,441 New York

City Info

Rolling Meadows, IL is a great place to live. It has its pros and cons like any city, but with a quality of life rating of 9/10 and an overall value of 8/10, it’s no surprise why so many people choose to live here.

Population density is a way of determining how crowded an area is. Rolling Meadows has a population density of 4,452, with 24,288 current residents.

Out of the 24,288 current residents, 51% are male and 49% are female. 61% of the residents are married and 39% are single.



Air quality

Bad air quality


  • 51% Sun
  • 32% Rain
  • 24% Snow


47°F average temperature

  • 38 years Median home age
  • $175,230 Median home price
  • -12.03% Home appreciation rate
  • 16.1% Annual property tax
  • 73.9%
    Homes owned
  • 22.4%
    Homes rented
  • 3.7%
    Homes vacant


As for living in Rolling Meadows, the air quality is 7% and the weather, on average, is 51% sunny, 32% rainy, and 24% snowy. The average temperature is 47°F.

Whether you’re looking to buy or rent a home in Rolling Meadows, you should know that 73.9% of homes are owned while 22.4% of homes are rented, and 3.7% of homes are vacant. The median price of a home is $175,230, the median age of homes is 38 years, the annual home appreciation is -12.03% and the annual property tax is 16.10%.



Religious diversity

  • Crime rate (per 100,000)

  • Average age

  • Political majority

    Democrat Democrat


When looking at the community of Rolling Meadows, it’s important to determine the crime rate. Rolling Meadows’s crime rate is 4 total number of crimes reported per 100,000 total population. The average age of residents in Rolling Meadows is 37 years and the breakdown of political affiliations is 76.21% Democratic, 22.82% Republican, and 0.97% Independent.






Student teacher ratio 1:16


  • Management, Business, Art & Sciences
  • Sales & Office Occupations
  • Service Occupations
  • Production, Transportation & Material Moving
  • Natural Resources, Construction & Maintenance
  • 84%
    High school diploma
  • 6%
    Some college or associates degree
  • 22%
    Bachelors degree
  • 10%
    Graduate or professional degree


When looking at Rolling Meadows, it’s important to understand employment statistics. 10.80% of residents are unemployed in Rolling Meadows (which does not include the percentage of residents who are no longer in the labor force). Of the employed Rolling Meadows residents: 18% of employed residents work in the management and business field, 18.62% are in the arts and sciences field, 14.5% are in the customer service field, 29.6% are in the sales field, 0.00% work in farming, fishing, and forestry, 6.8% of employed residents work in the construction field, and 12.5% work in production. When it comes to education, the ratio of teachers to students is 1:16. The percentage of residents who have graduated high school is 83.51%, 5.87% of residents have an associate’s degree, 21.88% of residents have a bachelor’s degree, and 9.66% have a master’s degree.



Average commute time

Daily breakdown: by transport type

  • Public
  • Car
  • Carpool
  • Work at home


If you plan on commuting to work in Rolling Meadows, you should be aware that the average commute time is 27 minutes, compared to the national average commute time of 26 minutes. When it comes to commuting, residents of Rolling Meadows have a few different options. 77% of commuters use their own cars, 10% of commuters carpool, 4% of commuters use the transit system, and 3% of residents work from home.

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