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People

Total Population 4,919
Male Share of the Population 46%
Female Share of the Population 54%
Senior Citizens 27.9%
Employed Population 16+ 2,176
Age of the Population 55

Families

% of people married 56.4%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 44.1%
Median Earnings25+ $51,654
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $6,328
Median Earnings With High School Degree $29,931

Wealth

Median Family Income $114,375
% Above Poverty Level 97.7%
% Below Poverty Level 2.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 31 minutes
% Working from Home 7.6%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0.6%
% Using Public Transportation 4.6%

Housing

People Living Alone 31.5%
Median Gross Rent $832
Median House Value $375,700

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 14.8%
US/American 0.3%
English 8.3%
Irish 22.4%

Palos Park Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 2 miles NE of Orland Park, Illinois (center to center)
Nearest Large City 16 miles SW of Chicago, Illinois
County Cook
Standard Zip Codes 60464
Phone Area Codes 708
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.667
Longitude -87.83

Palos Park 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 CHICAGO MIDWAY AP 3 SW
Distance 5.2 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 31 F
Apr Temp 40 to 59 F
Jul Temp 66 to 85 F
Oct Temp 45 to 63 F
Annual Precip 38.3 inches
Station PARK FOREST
Distance 13.8 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 WHEATON 3 SE
Distance 16 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 32 F
Apr Temp 38 to 63 F
Jul Temp 63 to 87 F
Oct Temp 42 to 67 F
Annual Precip 37.9 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Alsip 19,385 $65,036
Chicago Ridge 14,410 $47,961

Palos Park Public Libraries

Library
Palos Park P.l.
12330 FOREST GLEN
Palos Park, Illinois
(708) 448-1530
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