Deer Park, Illinois

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Deer Park, Illinois

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High Points

Deer Park strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Illinois):

Category Trophy
Median Family Income
(vs. Peers)
Top 1% trophy Deer Park Median Family Income
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. Peers)
Top 1% trophy Deer Park Low Rate of Poverty
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. Peers)
Top 1% trophy Deer Park People in Middle Class or Better
College Educated Adults
(vs. Peers)
Top 2% trophy Deer Park College Educated Adults
Well-Paid Single Men
(vs. Peers)
Top 3% trophy Deer Park Well-Paid Single Men
Public Transportation Use
(vs. Peers)
Top 3% trophy Deer Park Public Transportation Use
Well-Paid Single Women
(vs. Peers)
Top 4% trophy Deer Park Well-Paid Single Women

Comparative Profile of Deer Park, Illinois

Comparing Deer Park to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Illinois (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Well-Paid Single Men 10 10
Well-Paid Single Women 10 10
Male Share of the Population 9 9
Age of the Population 8 9
Racial Diversity 7 7
Children Under 5 Years Old 5 4
Female Share of the Population 2 2
Senior Citizens 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 10 10
Average Household Size 10 10


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Median Family Income 10 10
People Above Poverty 10 10
People in Middle Class or Better 10 10
College Educated Adults 10 10

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 10 9
Working at Home 10 10
Short Commute Times 1 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Housing Recently Built 10 10
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 4 7
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 2 2
Affordability of Rents 2 3
Affordability of Property Taxes 1 1
People Living Alone 1 1

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Deer Park Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 4 miles NW of Palatine, Illinois (center to center)
Nearest Large City 30 miles NW of Chicago, Illinois
County Lake
Standard Zip Codes 60010
Phone Area Codes 847
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 42.16
Longitude -88.081

Deer Park Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 5.3 miles
Jan Temp 10 to 27 F
Apr Temp 36 to 57 F
Jul Temp 62 to 82 F
Oct Temp 39 to 61 F
Annual Precip 36.5 inches
Station ELGIN
Distance 12.2 miles
Jan Temp 11 to 28 F
Apr Temp 36 to 58 F
Jul Temp 62 to 83 F
Oct Temp 40 to 62 F
Annual Precip 37.2 inches
Distance 14.9 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 30 F
Apr Temp 38 to 58 F
Jul Temp 63 to 84 F
Oct Temp 42 to 62 F
Annual Precip 36.2 inches
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Deer Park Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 3,102 100%
Male 1,560 50.3%
Female 1,542 49.7%
Under 18 956 30.8%
18+ 2,146 69.2%
65+ 208 6.7%
Median Age 40.4
Average Family Size 3.31
White 2,977 96%
African-American 18 0.6%
Asian 75 2.4%
American Indian & Alaskan 2 0.1%
Other 8 0.3%
Mixed Race 21 0.7%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 47 1.5%

Estimated Deer Park Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 3,253
Growth 151
Growth % 4.9%

Deer Park Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
German 15.8%
Irish 14%
Italian 13.7%
Polish 11.8%
US/American 5.6%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 5.3%
Norwegian 5%
English 4.8%
Scottish 3.1%
Swedish 2.9%
Scotch-Irish 2.9%
Czech 2%
Austrian 1.3%
Latvian 1.3%
French Canadian 1.2%
Danish 1%
Romanian 1%
Scandinavian 0.9%
Greek 0.8%
European 0.8%
Northern European 0.7%
French (except Basque) 0.6%
Ukrainian 0.6%
Welsh 0.6%
Hungarian 0.4%
Russian 0.4%
Croatian 0.3%
Canadian 0.3%
African 0.2%
Afghan 0.2%
British 0.2%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Deer Park, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Hoffman Est (60010)
Lake Barrington Shores (60010)
Port Barrington (60010)
Timber Lake (60010)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Deer Park 3,102 $166,838
Fox River Valley Gardens 788 $88,700
Hawthorn Woods 6,002 $134,034
Inverness 6,749 $154,646
Kildeer 3,460 $140,270
Lake Zurich 18,104 $89,874
South Barrington 3,760 $174,318
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