Community Profile & Business Environment
The community profile provides a snapshot of the vital demographic economic, and market statistics for the Village. The community profile identifies the population resources, income dynamics, housing stock, and age characteristics, of the community, among other pertinent factors. The community profile is provided in the Economic Development Brochure.
For more information please download the Economic Development Brochure.
Arlington Heights offers a strategic location with excellent transportation infrastructure and access to a well-educated workforce. The Village is located 8 miles from Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport along Interstate 90 (the Northwest Tollway). Direct access to Interstate 90 (Northwest Tollway) is provided by a full interchange at Arlington Heights Road. Route 53 provides links to Interstate 90, Interstate 290, Interstate 355, and Interstate 55. Route 53 offers six interchanges in Arlington Heights. Interstate 294 (the Tri-State Tollway) is located 8 miles southeast of Arlington Heights via Interstate 90. Metra commuter rail offers service is available to Chicago in 33 minutes with two stations in the Village. The average daily ridership is approximately 4,500 riders per day. Pace Bus Service is also available.
Arlington Heights offers a desirable business climate for any company. The Village has garnered quite a reputation as a great place for business. And it's easy to see why. The incredible lifestyle and quality of the community is what you'd expect from one of Chicago’s largest suburbs. Arlington Heights also boasts of a prime location, transportation infrastructure, skilled workforce, livability, strong sense of community, and a dynamic, diverse economy. The Village and the business community are partners in creating a strong local economy. The Village wants to help businesses succeed. Critical to building our business base, which benefits both the Village and business community, is to maintain strong working relationships with businesses, the Chamber of Commerce, the Economic Alliance and all other business-related groups.
The Village of Arlington Heights is home to Nokia Siemens, Arlington Park Racecourse, Northwest Community Healthcare, Broadwing Communications, Paddock Publications, and Honeywell, among many others. A complete list of the major employers and number of employees is provided in the Economic Development Brochure.
Questions can be directed to the Business and Development Coordinator for the Village of Arlington Heights at 847.368.5200.