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Population (year 2000): 37,775. Estimated population in July 2005: 36,983 (-2.1% change)
Males: 17,902 (47.4%), Females: 19,873 (52.6%)

Cook County

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Median resident age: 42.5 years
Median household income: $73,154 (year 2000)
Median house value: $295,800 (year 2000)

Park Ridge, IL residents, houses, and apartments details

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Races in Park Ridge:

  • White Non-Hispanic (93.5%)
  • Hispanic (2.9%)
  • Other race (0.9%)
  • Filipino (0.7%)
  • Two or more races (0.7%)
  • Chinese (0.5%)

Ancestries: German (24.1%), Irish (22.4%), Polish (20.8%), Italian (16.3%), English (6.5%), Swedish (4.1%).

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Elevation: 640 feet

Land area: 7.0 square miles

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For population 25 years and over in Park Ridge

  • High school or higher: 92.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 46.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 18.3%
  • Unemployed: 1.9%
  • Mean travel time to work: 26.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Park Ridge city

  • Never married: 21.9%
  • Now married: 62.9%
  • Separated: 0.6%
  • Widowed: 8.8%
  • Divorced: 5.8%

12.7% Foreign born (8.4% Europe, 2.6% Asia, 1.3% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: +458 (+1.2%).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Plaines, IL Des (4.3 miles www.ZipRealty.com )

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: IL Chicago, (16.3 miles pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: IL Niles, (2.2 miles IL (2.7 miles Rosemont, IL (3.5 miles Norridge, Heights, IL (4.0 miles Harwood Plaines, IL Des (4.3 miles Grove, IL Morton (4.3 miles Park, IL (4.3 miles Schiller IL (4.6 miles Golf,


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 61 buildings, average cost: $203,200
  • 1997: 109 buildings, average cost: $194,200
  • 1998: 86 buildings, average cost: $222,900
  • 1999: 87 buildings, average cost: $248,500
  • 2000: 68 buildings, average cost: $318,700
  • 2001: 82 buildings, average cost: $321,800
  • 2002: 63 buildings, average cost: $336,600
  • 2003: 87 buildings, average cost: $383,800
  • 2004: 97 buildings, average cost: $417,600
  • 2005: 140 buildings, average cost: $435,900

Latitude: 42.01 N, Longitude: 87.84 W

Area code: 847


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

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (19.3%), Professional,scientific,management,administrative,and waste management services (14.1%), Manufacturing (12.0%), Finance,insurance,real estate,and rental and leasing (11.0%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,631 (+4.3%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 3,799 (21.0%)


 

Crime in Park Ridge by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 1 0 0 0 0 0
    per 100,000 2.6 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Rapes 0 2 5 5 5 2
    per 100,000 0.0 5.3 13.2 13.2 13.2 5.3
Robberies 13 4 8 4 8 9
    per 100,000 34.4 10.6 21.2 10.6 21.2 23.8
Assaults 16 19 17 21 17 18
    per 100,000 42.4 50.3 45.0 55.6 45.0 47.7
Burglaries 190 161 129 184 129 132
    per 100,000 503.0 426.2 341.5 487.1 341.5 349.4
Thefts 541 570 585 697 585 452
    per 100,000 1432.2 1508.9 1548.6 1845.1 1548.6 1196.6
Auto thefts 41 65 52 60 52 31
    per 100,000 108.5 172.1 137.7 158.8 137.7 82.1
122.6 119.3 117.5 140.2 117.5 97.7


Average climate in Park Ridge, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Park Ridge-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Illinois state average. It is 56% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/28/1972, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 18.6 miles away from the Park Ridge city center injured 20 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 6/13/1976, a category 4 tornado 20.2 miles away from the city center killed 2 people and injured 23 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.


Birthplace of: Karen Black - (born 1942), actress, Al Levine - 2005 Major League Baseball player (San Francisco Giants, born: May 22, 1968), Blake Sloan - NHL player (Dallas Stars, born: Jul 27, 1975), Craig Anderson - NHL player (Chicago Blackhawks, born: May 21, 1981), Colin Falls - College basketball player (Notre Dame Fighting Irish).


Hospital/medical center in Park Ridge:
  • LUTHERAN GENERAL HOSPITAL (1775 DEMPSTER ST)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Park Ridge:
  • RESURRECTION MEDICAL CENTER (about 3 miles; CHICAGO, IL)
  • HOLY FAMILY MEDICAL CENTER (about 5 miles; DES PLAINES, IL)
  • CHICAGO-READ MENTAL HEALTH CENTER (about 6 miles; CHICAGO, IL)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Park Ridge:
  • CHICAGO O'HARE INTL (about 6 miles; CHICAGO, IL; ID: ORD)
  • CHICAGO MIDWAY INTL (about 17 miles; CHICAGO, IL; ID: MDW)
  • KENOSHA REGIONAL (about 40 miles; KENOSHA, WI; ID: ENW)
Other public-use airports nearest to Park Ridge:
  • PALWAUKEE MUNI (about 8 miles; CHICAGO/PROSPECT HEIGHTS/W, IL; ID: PWK)
  • SCHAUMBURG MUNICIPAL HELISTOP (about 15 miles; CHICAGO/SCHAUMBURG, IL; ID: 4H1)
  • SCHAUMBURG REGIONAL (about 18 miles; CHICAGO/SCHAUMBURG, IL; ID: 06C)

Amtrak stations near Park Ridge:
  • 5 miles: GLENVIEW (1116 DEPOT ST.). Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 14 miles: LA GRANGE ROAD (LA GRANGE, 25 W. BURLINGTON AVE.). Services: enclosed waiting area, public payphones, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 16 miles: SUMMIT (ARCHER & CENTER AVE.). Services: public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2004)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Natural Resources 1 $4,160 $49,920 0 $0
Housing and Community Development(Local) 10 $41,495 $49,794 0 $0
Health 2 $8,619 $51,714 0 $0
Welfare 0 $0   1 $1,745
Sewerage 13 $59,875 $55,269 0 $0
Fire - Other 1 $4,488 $53,856 0 $0
Streets and Highways 20 $94,739 $56,843 2 $4,842
Local Libraries 33 $126,794 $46,106 60 $53,973
Other and Unallocable 12 $56,200 $56,200 2 $1,554
Water Supply 3 $14,838 $59,352 0 $0
Financial Administration 15 $65,652 $52,521 1 $1,246
Other Government Administration 12 $82,086 $82,086 15 $3,051
Police Protection - Officers 57 $349,259 $73,528 0 $0
Police - Other 14 $55,164 $47,283 39 $28,798
Firefighters 52 $310,434 $71,638 0 $0
Solid Waste Management 2 $8,252 $49,512 0 $0
Totals for Government 247 $1,282,054 $62,286 120 $95,209


Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Park Ridge:
  • OAKTON COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 5 miles; DES PLAINES, IL; Full-time enrollment: 5,749)
  • CITY COLLEGES OF CHICAGO-WILBUR WRIGHT COLLEGE (about 6 miles; CHICAGO, IL; FT enrollment: 5,618)
  • TRITON COLLEGE (about 6 miles; RIVER GROVE, IL; FT enrollment: 8,007)
  • NORTHEASTERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY (about 11 miles; CHICAGO, IL; FT enrollment: 7,324)
  • DEVRY INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY (about 11 miles; CHICAGO, IL; FT enrollment: 3,201)
  • ELMHURST COLLEGE (about 11 miles; ELMHURST, IL; FT enrollment: 2,188)
  • TRINITY INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITY (about 11 miles; DEERFIELD, IL; FT enrollment: 2,121)
Public high schools in Park Ridge:
  • MAINE SOUTH HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 2,487; Location: 1111 S DEE RD; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • MAINE EAST HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 2,110; Location: 2601 DEMPSTER ST; Grades: 08 - 12)
  • THE YOUTH CAMPUS SCHOOL (Students: 29; Location: 733 N PROSPECT; Grades: 08 - 12)
  • ALTERNATIVE RESOURCE CENTER ARC (Students: 23; Location: 1111 SOUTH DEE ROAD; Grades: 09 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Park Ridge:
  • LINCOLN MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 743; Location: 200 S LINCOLN AVE; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • THEODORE ROOSEVELT ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 737; Location: 1001 S FAIRVIEW AVE; Grades: KG - 05)
  • EUGENE FIELD ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 606; Location: 707 WISNER ST; Grades: KG - 05)
  • GEORGE WASHINGTON ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 567; Location: 1500 STEWART AVE; Grades: KG - 05)
  • FRANKLIN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 458; Location: 2401 MANOR LN; Grades: KG - 05)
  • GEORGE B CARPENTER ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 429; Location: 300 N HAMLIN AVE; Grades: KG - 05)
Private primary/middle schools in Park Ridge:
  • MARY SEAT OF WISDOM SCHOOL (Students: 619; Location: 1352 CUMBERLAND AVENUE; Grades: PK - 8)
  • ST PAUL OF THE CROSS SCHOOL (Students: 604; Location: 140 S NORTHWEST HWY; Grades: PK - 8)
  • ST ANDREWS LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 253; Location: 260 N NW HIGHWAY; Grades: PK - 8)
  • SUGAR PLUM TREE PRESCHOOL INC (Students: 62; Location: 1006 GILLICK; Grades: PK - KG)
  • JEANINE SCHULTZ MEMORIAL SCH (Students: 46; Location: 2101 W OAKTON STREET; Grades: UG - UG)
Library in Park Ridge:
  • PARK RIDGE P.L. (Operating income: $3,520,097; Location: 20 S PROSPECT; 238,531 books; 11,501 audio materials; 7,846 video materials; 496 serial subscriptions)

Notable locations in Park Ridge: Park Ridge Country Club (A), Camp Fort Dearborn (B), Park Ridge City Hall (C), Edison Park Home (D), Maine Township Town Hall (E), Park Ridge Public Library (F).

Churches in Park Ridge include: South Park Church (A), Saint Paul of the Cross Church (B), Saint Mary's Episcopal Church (C), Mary Seat of Wisdom Church (D), Saint Luke's Lutheran Church (E), First Church of Christ Scientist (F), First United Methodist Church of Park Ridge (G), Midway Presbyterian Church (H).

Cemetery: Town if Maine Cemetery (1).

Lakes and reservoirs: Belleau Lake (A), Murphy Lake (B), Park Lake (C), Forest Lake (D).

Parks in Park Ridge include: Morgan Park (1), Woodland Park (2), Ni-Ridge Park (3), Northeast Park (4), Northwest Park (5), Oakton Park (6), Jaycee Park (7), Maine Park (8), Cumberland Park (9).

Post office: (A).  


Park Ridge compared to Illinois state average:
  • Median household income above state average.
  • Median house value significantly above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below 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 Park Ridge:
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WCSN (820 AM; 5 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WYPA, INC.)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WKTA (1330 AM; 5 kW; EVANSTON, IL; Owner: POLNET COMMUNICATIONS, LTD.)
  • WYLL (1160 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WCRW (1240 AM; 1 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WSBC BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WEDC (1240 AM; 1 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: FOREIGN LANGUAGE BROADCASTS, INC.)
  • WONX (1590 AM; 4 kW; EVANSTON, IL; Owner: KOVAS COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WMBI (1110 AM; daytime; 5 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)

Strongest FM radio stations in Park Ridge:
  • WMTH (90.5 FM; PARK RIDGE, IL; Owner: BOARD OF EDUCATION, MAINE TWP. #207)
  • 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.)
  • WGCI-FM (107.5 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)
  • 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.)
  • WXRT-FM (93.1 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WDRV (97.1 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)

TV broadcast stations around Park Ridge:
  • W34CK (Channel 34; ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL; Owner: FIRST UNITED, INC.)
  • 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)
  • WSNS-TV (Channel 44; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: TELEMUNDO OF CHICAGO, INC.)
  • WJYS (Channel 62; HAMMOND, IN; Owner: JOVON BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • 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.)
  • W64CQ (Channel 64; ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WYIN (Channel 56; GARY, IN; Owner: NORTHWEST INDIANA PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W57DN (Channel 57; ELGIN, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)

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