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People

Total Population 4,916
Male Share of the Population 46.2%
Female Share of the Population 53.8%
Senior Citizens 31%
Employed Population 16+ 2,124
Age of the Population 54

Families

% of people married 51.3%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 51.9%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $107,632
% Above Poverty Level 95.9%
% Below Poverty Level 4.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 40 minutes
% Working from Home 2.4%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0.1%
% Using Public Transportation 19.3%

Housing

People Living Alone 30.4%
Median Gross Rent $1,822
Median House Value $240,300

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 65.2%
US/American 0.2%
English 3.3%
Irish 4.1%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Olympia Fields Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 9 miles SW of Hammond, Indiana (center to center)
Nearest Large City 24 miles S of Chicago, Illinois
County Cook
Standard Zip Codes 60461
Phone Area Codes 708
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.513
Longitude -87.674

Olympia Fields Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station PARK FOREST
Distance 1 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 29 F
Apr Temp 39 to 58 F
Jul Temp 65 to 84 F
Oct Temp 43 to 63 F
Annual Precip 38.6 inches
Station CHICAGO UNIVERSITY
Distance 19.1 miles
Jan Temp 18 to 32 F
Apr Temp 42 to 59 F
Jul Temp 66 to 84 F
Oct Temp 46 to 64 F
Annual Precip 38 inches
Station HOBART 2 WNW
Distance 20.4 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 30 F
Apr Temp 38 to 58 F
Jul Temp 63 to 84 F
Oct Temp 42 to 64 F
Annual Precip 38 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Chicago Heights 30,428 $50,711
Flossmoor 9,492 $107,891

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Olympia Fields Hospitals

ST JAMES HOSP & HLTH CTR-OLYMPIA FLDS
(Proprietary)
20201 S CRAWFORD AVENUE
(708) 747-4000
Emergency Service: Yes

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  • Clinical Massage Therapy
  • Medical Billing & Coding Specialist
  • Applied Business Fundamentals

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Hammond
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Programs
  • MSN - Family Nurse Practitioner
  • RN to MSN - Family Nurse Practitioner

Nursing@Simmons, the innovative, online nursing degree program from Simmons School of Nursing and Health Sciences prepares Registered Nurses for the next stage of their careers.

You need to have a Bachelor’s degree and RN license to be qualified for this school.

Programs
  • MBA@UNC
UNC Kenan-Flagler is one of the world's top-ranked business schools. At UNC Kenan-Flagler, you develop the skills that make you a highly effective leader and prepare you for long-term career success. The strength of the UNC Kenan-Flagler MBA degree comes from a school culture in which members live the business school's core values of excellence, leadership, teamwork, integrity and community.
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  • Electrical/Electronics
  • Collision Repair and Refinishing
  • Automotive Technology
  • Encompasses the Lincoln Tech, Lincoln Culinary Institute, and Lincoln College of New England brands.
  • Lincoln schools made more than $15 million available nationally through scholarships to qualified students in 2015.
  • Designated a Military Friendly School for the 6th year in a row by Victory Media; offers exclusive scholarship for servicemen and women and their families.
  • First Lincoln Tech campus opened in 1946; now 30 campuses in 15 states across the United States.
  • Campuses are accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS), Accrediting Commission of Career Schools (ACCSC), Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES), and New England Association of Schools and Colleges – Commission on Institutions of Higher Education (NEASC)
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Melrose Park
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  • Psy.D. Clinical Psychology
  • M.S. Applied Behavior Analysis
  • Psy.D. Clinical Forensic Psychology
  • Designated a 2015 Military Friendly School by Victory Media for the 4th consecutive year.
  • Listed on the President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll in 2013, for the sixth consecutive year.
  • Links students to hundreds of training opportunities ( beyond their traditional internships and practicum) at their many “partner agencies” in each of their local communities. 
  • Accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC).
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Chicago
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Olympia Fields High Schools

RICH CENTRAL CAMPUS HIGH SCHOOL
3600 W 203RD ST
708-679-5600
Serves 1,198 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 18.7

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