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Population (year 2000): 17,665. Estimated population in July 2005: 17,258 (-2.3% change)
Males: 8,279 (46.9%), Females: 9,386 (53.1%)

Cook County

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Median resident age: 41.5 years
Median household income: $52,329 (year 2000)
Median house value: $174,000 (year 2000)

Palos Hills, IL residents, houses, and apartments details

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Races in Palos Hills:

  • White Non-Hispanic (84.3%)
  • Black (5.5%)
  • Hispanic (4.8%)
  • Two or more races (3.0%)
  • Other race (1.6%)
  • Filipino (0.7%)
  • Asian Indian (0.7%)
  • Korean (0.5%)

Ancestries: Irish (19.2%), Polish (19.0%), German (16.3%), Italian (10.6%), Greek (6.5%), English (4.6%).

New! Hills, Illinois forum

Elevation: 600 feet

Land area: 4.2 square miles

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For population 25 years and over in Palos Hills

  • High school or higher: 85.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 24.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.1%
  • Unemployed: 3.3%
  • Mean travel time to work: 33.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Palos Hills city

  • Never married: 27.4%
  • Now married: 53.1%
  • Separated: 1.4%
  • Widowed: 8.9%
  • Divorced: 9.3%

16.5% Foreign born (10.2% Europe, 4.5% Asia).

Population change in the 1990s: -94 (-0.5%).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lawn, IL Oak (5.1 miles pop. 55,245).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: IL Chicago, (14.1 miles pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Hills, IL (1.7 miles Hickory IL (2.4 miles Worth, Park, IL (2.4 miles Palos Heights, IL Palos (3.1 miles IL (3.3 miles Bridgeview, Ridge, IL (3.3 miles Chicago IL (3.3 miles Justice, Springs, IL Willow (4.4 miles


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 30 buildings, average cost: $78,400
  • 1997: 11 buildings, average cost: $146,700
  • 1998: 11 buildings, average cost: $140,800
  • 2000: 18 buildings, average cost: $195,400
  • 2001: 19 buildings, average cost: $153,600
  • 2002: 33 buildings, average cost: $190,000
  • 2003: 25 buildings, average cost: $138,600
  • 2004: 20 buildings, average cost: $213,900
  • 2005: 32 buildings, average cost: $187,500

Latitude: 41.70 N, Longitude: 87.83 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 708


Palos Hills, Illinois business data: stores, dealers, real estate agents, wholesalers, restaurants...

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (21.1%), Manufacturing (13.2%), Retail trade (12.6%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: -4,658 (-26.4%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 685 (7.6%)


 

Crime in Palos Hills by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 0 0 1 1 1 0
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 5.7 5.7 5.7 0.0
Rapes 3 4 2 3 2 2
    per 100,000 17.0 22.6 11.3 17.0 11.3 11.3
Robberies 4 2 2 2 2 4
    per 100,000 22.6 11.3 11.3 11.3 11.3 22.6
Assaults 41 48 113 33 113 1
    per 100,000 232.1 271.7 639.7 186.8 639.7 5.7
Burglaries 44 58 51 45 51 40
    per 100,000 249.1 328.3 288.7 254.7 288.7 226.4
Thefts 173 126 88 130 88 159
    per 100,000 979.3 713.3 498.2 735.9 498.2 900.1
Auto thefts 29 17 29 19 29 17
    per 100,000 164.2 96.2 164.2 107.6 164.2 96.2
129.7 126.0 194.8 109.1 194.8 72.0


Average climate in Palos Hills, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Palos

Palos Hills-area historical tornado activity is near Illinois state average. It is 71% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/28/1990, a category 5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 22.5 miles away from the Palos Hills city center killed 29 people and injured 350 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 4/21/1967, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 2.0 miles away from the city center killed 33 people and injured 500 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.


Hospitals/medical centers near Palos Hills:
  • PALOS COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (about 4 miles; PALOS HEIGHTS, IL)
  • EHS CHRIST HOSPITAL & MEDICAL CENTER (about 6 miles; OAK LAWN, IL)
  • LA GRANGE MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 8 miles; LA GRANGE, IL)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Palos Hills:
  • CHICAGO MIDWAY INTL (about 8 miles; CHICAGO, IL; ID: MDW)
  • CHICAGO O'HARE INTL (about 20 miles; CHICAGO, IL; ID: ORD)
  • GARY/CHICAGO (about 31 miles; GARY, IN; ID: GYY)
Other public-use airports nearest to Palos Hills:
  • TINLEY PARK HELISTOP (about 11 miles; CHICAGO/TINLEY PARK, IL; ID: TF8)
  • FRANKFORT (about 16 miles; FRANKFORT, IL; ID: C18)
  • HOWELL-NEW LENOX (about 18 miles; NEW LENOX, IL; ID: 1C2)

Amtrak stations near Palos Hills:
  • 7 miles: SUMMIT (ARCHER & CENTER AVE.). Services: public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 9 miles: LA GRANGE ROAD (LA GRANGE, 25 W. BURLINGTON AVE.). Services: enclosed waiting area, public payphones, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 15 miles: HOMEWOOD (181 1ST ST. & PARK AVE.). Services: ticket office, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, public transit connection.


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
Water Supply 21 $73,312 $41,892 0 $0


Colleges/Universities in Palos Hills:
  • MORAINE VALLEY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 7,610; Location: 10900 S 88TH AVE; Public; Website: www.moraine.cc.il.us)
  • HAIR PROFESSIONALS CAREER COLLEGE (FT enrollment: 55; Location: 10321 S ROBERTS RD; Private, for-profit; Website: www.beautyschool.com/hairpros/)
Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Palos Hills:
  • CITY COLLEGES OF CHICAGO-RICHARD J DALEY COLLEGE (about 9 miles; CHICAGO, IL; Full-time enrollment: 5,536)
  • SAINT XAVIER UNIVERSITY (about 9 miles; CHICAGO, IL; FT enrollment: 3,161)
  • MORTON COLLEGE (about 11 miles; CICERO, IL; FT enrollment: 2,085)
  • CITY COLLEGES OF CHICAGO-KENNEDY-KING COLLEGE (about 14 miles; CHICAGO, IL; FT enrollment: 3,942)
  • CHICAGO STATE UNIVERSITY (about 15 miles; CHICAGO, IL; FT enrollment: 4,836)
  • CITY COLLEGES OF CHICAGO-OLIVE-HARVEY COLLEGE (about 15 miles; CHICAGO, IL; FT enrollment: 4,004)
  • ELMHURST COLLEGE (about 16 miles; ELMHURST, IL; FT enrollment: 2,188)
Public high school in Palos Hills:
  • AMOS ALONZO STAGG HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 2,340; Location: 8015 W 111TH ST; Grades: 09 - 12)
Private high school in Palos Hills:
  • LT JOSEPH P KENNEDY JR SCHOOL (Students: 51; Location: 7825 W 103RD ST; Grades: 2 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Palos Hills:
  • OAK RIDGE ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 549; Location: 8791 W 103RD ST; Grades: 02 - 05)
  • QUIN SCHOOL (Students: 182; Location: 7825 W 103RD ST; Grades: PK - PK)
  • DESTINY - TRANSITION (Students: 34; Location: 7825 W 103RD ST; Grades: UG - UG)
Private primary/middle schools in Palos Hills:
  • KORAES ELM SCHOOL (Students: 227; Location: 11025 ROBERTS RD; Grades: KG - 8)
  • KORAES ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 227; Location: 11025-45 S ROBERTS RD; Grades: KG - 8)
  • SANDBOX LEARNING CENTER (Students: 105; Location: 7845 W 103 ST; Grades: PK - KG)
Library in Palos Hills:
  • GREEN HILLS P.L.D. (Operating income: $946,397; Location: 8611 W. 103RD STREET; 74,241 books; 1,992 audio materials; 3,552 video materials; 165 serial subscriptions)

Notable locations in Palos Hills: Palos Hills Golf Club (A), Green Hills Public Library (B).

Shopping Center: Valley Plaza Shopping Center (1).

Churches in Palos Hills include: Moraine Valley Community Church (A), Sacred Heart Church (B).

Parks in Palos Hills include: Krasowski Park (1), Osborne Park (2), Palos Fen Nature Preserve (3), Loveland Park (4), Aspen Park (5), Volunteer Park (6), Michael Park (7).


Palos Hills compared to Illinois state average:
  • Median house value above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • House age below state average.

Strongest AM radio stations in Palos Hills:
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WYLL (1160 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WRDZ (1300 AM; 5 kW; LA GRANGE, 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.)
  • WVIV (1200 AM; 20 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLXX-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • WGCI (1390 AM; 5 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WCSN (820 AM; 5 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WYPA, INC.)
  • WNWI (1080 AM; 3 kW; OAK LAWN, IL; Owner: BIRACH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WNTD (950 AM; 5 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: RADIO UNICA OF CHICAGO LICENSE CORP.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Palos Hills:
  • 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.)
  • 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)
  • WGCI-FM (107.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • 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)
  • WXRT-FM (93.1 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WLEY-FM (107.9 FM; AURORA, IL; Owner: WLEY LICENSING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Palos Hills:
  • 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.)
  • 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.)
  • W34CK (Channel 34; ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL; Owner: FIRST UNITED, INC.)
  • W54AP (Channel 54; BLUE ISLAND, IL; Owner: CATHOLIC VIEWS BROADCASTS, INC.)
  • WYIN (Channel 56; GARY, IN; Owner: NORTHWEST INDIANA PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W64CQ (Channel 64; ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)

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