Arlington Heights is a highly desirable suburban community of 16.2 square miles with 75,101residents. It is conveniently located 25 miles northwest of downtown Chicago. The Village of Arlington Heights offers residents a variety of choices in housing, nationally recognized recreational facilities, an outstanding library, and convenient shopping in both Arlington Heights and the surrounding suburbs. Arlington Heights is linked directly to Chicago via the Metra commuter rail line.
According to the 2010 census, Arlington Heights ranks second in per capita income for Illinois communities with populations over 40,000, third in median family income, and third in median home value. The community of Arlington Heights is regionally served by three major universities providing opportunities for continuing professional growth.