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Arlington Heights, IL

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<p>Arlington Heights is technically a &lsquo;village&rsquo;, though its population numbers would indicate a much larger urban center. Nevertheless, this village of note has managed to garner its own acclaim. This is no small feat considering the village is just 26 miles northwest of Chicago and is often considered a suburb of the larger windy city. Still, Arlington Heights has the distinction of being the most heavily populated village in the U.S. and offers a number of nationally recognized attractions.</p>

Key City Stats
The average age of Arlington Heights, IL is
50 to 54
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  • Age Demographic of Renters
  • 25 to 29 years
  • 30 to 34 years
  • 35 to 39 years
  • Male
  • 6.28%
  • 6.91%
  • 6.69%
  • Female
  • 5.35%
  • 6.5%
  • 6.4%
is average rent in Arlington Heights, IL
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  • Rent Range
  • $650 to $699
  • $700 to $749
  • $750 to $799
  • Percentage of household units
  • 1.6%
  • 1.85%
  • 2.68%
of units are available for rent in Arlington Heights
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  • Vacancy Status
  • For Rent
  • Rented, not occupied
  • Other vacant
  • Housing Units
  • 414
  • 98
  • 408
Getting Around in Arlington Heights, IL

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The average commuter time in Arlington Heights is:
30 to 34 minutes
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  • Time Range
  • 25 to 29 minutes
  • 30 to 34 minutes
  • 35 to 39 minutes
  • Percentage of workers
  • 6.98%
  • 14.29%
  • 4.42%

Arlington Park Race T

<p>One of the most well known points of interest in Arlington Heights is the Arlington Park Race Track. This premier horseracing venue is proud to be the home of the Arlington Million racing event. This race in particular is part of the Breeder&rsquo;s Cup racing series and serves as an important qualify event. The venue accommodates upwards of 50,000 spectators and stabling for 2,000 horses. The Chicago area been a popular home for horseracing since the 1830s and the Arlington Park track proudly exemplifies this characteristic.</p>

Metropolis Performing

<p>As you would expect of an urban suburb, Arlington Heights is no stranger when it comes to the performing arts. However, do not expect this village to play second fiddle to Chicago thanks to the quality performances coming from the Metropolis Performing Arts Centre. The Centre presents well over 50 productions annually, ranging from musicals to traditional plays. The gamut of everything in between allows visitors to enjoy live entertainment that is sure to fit everyone&rsquo;s individual tastes. Of note is the fact that the famous comedy troupe Second City Comedy performs here as well.</p>

Arlington Heights His

<p>History buffs are sure to enjoy a stop at the Arlington Heights Historical Museum for an informative and worthwhile experience. This large facility occupies five buildings within a single complex. This is necessary, as the museum is dedicated to recounting 150 years of Arlington Heights history. As such, you will find such exhibits as a real log cabin, a coach house, and even the actual home of F.W. Muller. The goal of this museum is for guests to become immersed in the local culture and history with the assistance of knowledgeable and friendly tour guides.</p>