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Population (year 2000): 13,295. Estimated population in July 2005: 12,726 (-4.3% change)
Males: 6,074 (45.7%), Females: 7,221 (54.3%)

Cook County

Zip code:

Median resident age: 41.1 years
Median household income: $58,918 (year 2000)
Median house value: $205,100 (year 2000)

La Grange Park, IL residents, houses, and apartments details

Races in La Grange Park:

  • White Non-Hispanic (90.7%)
  • Hispanic (3.6%)
  • Black (3.1%)
  • Two or more races (1.0%)
  • Other race (0.9%)

Ancestries: Irish (22.5%), German (21.9%), Polish (16.0%), Italian (11.6%), Czech (9.9%), English (7.4%).Grange Park, Illinois

Elevation: 625 feet

Land area: 2.3 square miles

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For population 25 years and over in La Grange Park

  • High school or higher: 92.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 41.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 14.2%
  • Unemployed: 2.8%
  • Mean travel time to work: 28.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in La Grange Park village

  • Never married: 22.4%
  • Now married: 57.2%
  • Separated: 0.8%
  • Widowed: 12.7%
  • Divorced: 6.8%

7.0% Foreign born (3.6% Europe, 2.0% Asia, 1.2% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: +3,706 (+38.6%).


Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: IL (5.5 miles Berwyn, pop. 54,016).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: IL Chicago, (13.1 miles Back pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Grange, IL La (1.5 miles IL (1.6 miles Brookfield, IL Westchester, (1.9 miles IL (2.3 miles Broadview, Springs, IL Western (2.8 miles Riverside, IL (3.0 miles North IL (3.3 miles McCook, IL (3.5 miles Lyons,


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 3 buildings, average cost: $191,700
  • 1997: 0 buildings
  • 1998: 0 buildings
  • 1999: 0 buildings
  • 2000: 2 buildings, average cost: $259,000
  • 2001: 13 buildings, average cost: $267,200
  • 2002: 3 buildings, average cost: $324,000
  • 2003: 7 buildings, average cost: $342,100
  • 2004: 9 buildings, average cost: $338,900
  • 2005: 9 buildings, average cost: $366,400

Latitude: 41.83 N, Longitude: 87.87 W

La Grange Park, Illinois business data: stores, dealers, real estate agents, wholesalers, restaurants...

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (22.2%), Professional,scientific,management,administrative,and waste management services (14.5%), Retail trade (10.9%), Manufacturing (10.3%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: -3,467 (-26.1%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 525 (8.7%)

Crime in La Grange Park by Year

Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 0 0 0 0 0
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Rapes 1 0 3 0 1
    per 100,000 7.5 0.0 22.6 0.0 7.5
Robberies 4 5 1 5 1
    per 100,000 30.1 37.6 7.5 37.6 7.5
Assaults 7 6 3 6 3
    per 100,000 52.7 45.1 22.6 45.1 22.6
Burglaries 36 69 40 69 50
    per 100,000 270.8 519.0 300.9 519.0 376.1
Thefts 167 121 144 121 106
    per 100,000 1256.1 910.1 1083.1 910.1 797.3
Auto thefts 4 6 7 6 5
    per 100,000 30.1 45.1 52.7 45.1 37.6
94.2 96.7 84.4 96.7 71.0

Average climate in La Grange Park, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

La Grange Park-area historical tornado activity is near Illinois state average. It is 66% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/28/1990, a category 5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 26.7 miles away from the La Grange Park city center killed 29 people and injured 350 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 6/13/1976, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 7.7 miles away from the city center killed 2 people and injured 23 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.


Hospitals/medical centers near La Grange Park:
  • JOHN J MADDEN MENTAL HEALTH CENTER (about 3 miles; HINES, IL)
  • LA GRANGE MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 3 miles; LA GRANGE, IL)
  • LOYOLA UNIVERSITY MEDICAL CENTER (about 4 miles; MAYWOOD, IL)
Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to La Grange Park:
  • CHICAGO MIDWAY INTL (about 9 miles; CHICAGO, IL; ID: MDW)
  • CHICAGO O'HARE INTL (about 10 miles; CHICAGO, IL; ID: ORD)
  • GARY/CHICAGO (about 37 miles; GARY, IN; ID: GYY)
Other public-use airports nearest to La Grange Park:
  • MERRILL C MEIGS (about 19 miles; CHICAGO, IL; ID: CGX)
  • PALWAUKEE MUNI (about 19 miles; CHICAGO/PROSPECT HEIGHTS/W, IL; ID: PWK)
  • SCHAUMBURG MUNICIPAL HELISTOP (about 19 miles; CHICAGO/SCHAUMBURG, IL; ID: 4H1)

Amtrak stations near La Grange Park:
  • 1 miles: LA GRANGE ROAD (LA GRANGE, 25 W. BURLINGTON AVE.). Services: enclosed waiting area, public payphones, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 5 miles: SUMMIT (ARCHER & CENTER AVE.). Services: public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, 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.
Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2002)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 3 $17,515 $70,060 2 $1,406
Financial Administration 3 $12,835 $51,340 1 $689
Police - Other 6 $17,734 $35,468 10 $7,457
Streets and Highways 8 $37,972 $56,958 0 $0
Sewerage 1 $3,633 $43,596 0 $0
Water Supply 3 $12,328 $49,312 0 $0
Firefighters 1 $6,846 $82,152 38 $25,204
Police Protection - Officers 24 $110,545 $55,272 9 $3,804
Other and Unallocable 0 $0   2 $1,032
Totals for Government 49 $219,407 $53,732 62 $39,591
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to La Grange Park:
  • ELMHURST COLLEGE (about 7 miles; ELMHURST, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,188)
  • TRITON COLLEGE (about 7 miles; RIVER GROVE, IL; FT enrollment: 8,007)
  • MORTON COLLEGE (about 8 miles; CICERO, IL; FT enrollment: 2,085)
  • CITY COLLEGES OF CHICAGO-WILBUR WRIGHT COLLEGE (about 10 miles; CHICAGO, IL; FT enrollment: 5,618)
  • MORAINE VALLEY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 10 miles; PALOS HILLS, IL; FT enrollment: 7,610)
  • DEVRY INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY (about 12 miles; ADDISON, IL; FT enrollment: 3,076)
  • CITY COLLEGES OF CHICAGO-RICHARD J DALEY COLLEGE (about 13 miles; CHICAGO, IL; FT enrollment: 5,536)
Private high school in La Grange Park:
  • NAZARETH ACADEMY (Students: 762; Location: 1209 WEST OGDEN AVENUE; Grades: KG - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in La Grange Park:
  • PARK JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 581; Location: 325 N PARK RD; Grades: 07 - 08)
  • FOREST ROAD ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 478; Location: 901 NORTH FOREST RD; Grades: PK - 06)
  • BROOK PARK ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 470; Location: 1214 RAYMOND; Grades: KG - 04)

Notable locations in La Grange Park: La Grange Park Village Hall (A), La Grange Park Public Library (B), Bethlehem Center (C).

Churches in La Grange Park include: Saint Michael's Lutheran Church (A), Saint Louis De Marillac Church (B), Village United Church of Christ (C).

Cemetery: Parkholm Cemetery (1).

Parks in La Grange Park include: Northeast Park (1), Robin Hood Park (2), Stone and Monroe Park (3), Memorial Park (4), Hainesworth Park (5).

Post office: (A).  


La Grange Park compared to Illinois state average:
  • Median household income above state average.
  • Median house value significantly above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.
Strongest AM radio stations in La Grange Park:
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WYLL (1160 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WJJG (1530 AM; daytime; 2 kW; ELMHURST, IL; Owner: JOSEPH J. GENTILE, INC.)
  • WCSN (820 AM; 5 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WYPA, INC.)
  • WVIV (1200 AM; 20 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLXX-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • WMBI (1110 AM; daytime; 5 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • WRDZ (1300 AM; 5 kW; LA GRANGE, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WGCI (1390 AM; 5 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
Strongest FM radio stations in La Grange Park:
  • WLTL (88.1 FM; LA GRANGE, IL; Owner: LYONS TOWNSHIP HIGH SCHOOL)
  • WLEY-FM (107.9 FM; AURORA, IL; Owner: WLEY LICENSING, INC.)
  • WCKG (105.9 FM; ELMWOOD PARK, IL; Owner: INFINITY HOLDINGS CORPORATION OF ORLANDO)
  • WLIT-FM (93.9 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WJMK (104.3 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORP. OF ILLINOIS)
  • WNUA (95.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WTMX (101.9 FM; SKOKIE, IL; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WBBM-FM (96.3 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WGCI-FM (107.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WKSC-FM (103.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WFMT (98.7 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WINDOW TO THE WORLD COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WZZN (94.7 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC CHICAGO FM RADIO,INC.)
  • WBEZ (91.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: THE WBEZ ALLIANCE, INC.)
  • WKQX (101.1 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WLUP-FM (97.9 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WNND (100.3 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WOJO (105.1 FM; EVANSTON, IL; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • WUSN (99.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF CHICAGO)
  • WVAZ (102.7 FM; OAK PARK, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WDRV (97.1 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
TV broadcast stations around La Grange Park:
  • WLS-TV (Channel 7; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WMAQ-TV (Channel 5; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: NBC SUBSIDIARY (WMAQ-TV), INC.)
  • WTTW (Channel 11; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WINDOW TO THE WORLD COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WGN-TV (Channel 9; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WGBO-TV (Channel 66; JOLIET, IL; Owner: WGBO LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.)
  • WBBM-TV (Channel 2; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WPWR-TV (Channel 50; GARY, IN; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WXFT (Channel 60; AURORA, IL; Owner: TELEFUTURA CHICAGO LLC)
  • WCIU-TV (Channel 26; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WCIU-TV LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WCPX (Channel 38; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: PAXSON CHICAGO LICENSE, INC.)
  • WFLD (Channel 32; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • W68DO (Channel 68; PALATINE, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WFBT-CA (Channel 23; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: CHANNEL 23 LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WJYS (Channel 62; HAMMOND, IN; Owner: JOVON BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WSNS-TV (Channel 44; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: TELEMUNDO OF CHICAGO, INC.)
  • WOCH-LP (Channel 28; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: KM LPTV OF CHICAGO-28, L.L.C.)
  • W34CK (Channel 34; ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL; Owner: FIRST UNITED, INC.)
  • WYCC (Channel 20; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: COLLEGE DIST. #508, COUNTY OF COOK)
  • WOCK-CA (Channel 13; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: KM LPTV OF CHICAGO-13, L.L.C.)
  • W64CQ (Channel 64; ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WYIN (Channel 56; GARY, IN; Owner: NORTHWEST INDIANA PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W54AP (Channel 54; BLUE ISLAND, IL; Owner: CATHOLIC VIEWS BROADCASTS, INC.)
  • W57DN (Channel 57; ELGIN, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W24AJ (Channel 24; AURORA, IL; Owner: NELSON TV, INC.)

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