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Overview

Introduction to Country Club Hills, Illinois

Country Club Hills, Illinois, in Cook county, is 8 miles SE of Orland Park, Illinois and 20 miles S of Chicago, Illinois. The city is included in the Chicago metropolitan area.

Country Club Hills History

This region was originally called Cooper’s Grove and was settled in by German farmers. Its transformation into Country Club Hills was the result of the vision of local developer J. E. Merrion. In 1955, Merrion developed this area with the intention of building affordable and spacious homes with country-like atmosphere for middle income people. Country Club Hills was officially incorporated as a city and had its first election in 1958.

Country Club Hills and nearby Attractions

  • Midwest Carvers Museum
  • Tinley Park Historical Society and Museum
  • Matteson Historical Museum
  • George W Dunne National Golf Course
  • Dynasty Trails Park
  • Ravisloe Country Club

Things To Do In Country Club Hills

Country Club Hills has provisions for a diverse array of recreational activities. Those who love the outdoors would enjoy the parks and country clubs, which have a number of amenities that allow people to participate in a variety of sports, hold get-togethers with friends and family or simply relax. There are several museums in and around the area which offer interesting insights into the local history.

Country Club Hills Transportation

Chicago Midway International Airport is the nearest major airport.

Country Club Hills Higher Education

Prairie State College, South Suburban College and Trinity Christian College are all within 10 miles from Country Club Hills.

Demographics

People

Total Population16,794
Male Share of the Population48.3%
Female Share of the Population51.7%
Senior Citizens12.8%
Employed Population 16+6,654
Age of the Population38

Families

% of people married33.2%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher29.7%
Median Earnings25+$40,882
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$23,365
Median Earnings With High School Degree$29,964

Wealth

Median Family Income$61,053
% Above Poverty Level86%
% Below Poverty Level14%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time36 minutes
% Working from Home5.1%
% Walking and Biking to Work0.2%
% Using Public Transportation6.2%

Housing

People Living Alone31.1%
Median Gross Rent$1,343
Median House Value$129,900

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)81.6%
African2.3%
German2.3%
Irish1.4%
Polish1%
Swedish1%
Nigerian0.5%
Scottish0.5%
English0.5%
Italian0.5%
Russian0.3%
West Indian0.3%
Dutch0.3%
Jamaican0.2%
Hungarian0.2%
Welsh0.1%
Haitian0.1%
Lithuanian0.1%
Croatian0.1%
Austrian0.1%
Czech0.1%
Finnish0.1%
Norwegian0.1%
Greek0.1%
Serbian0.1%
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Country Club Hills Almanac

CategoryValue
County Cook County
Standard Zip Codes60478
Phone Area Codes708
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude41.56
Approximate Longitude-87.72

Country Club Hills Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationPARK FOREST
Distance5.1 miles
Jan Temp15 to 29 F
Apr Temp39 to 58 F
Jul Temp65 to 84 F
Oct Temp43 to 63 F
Annual Precip38.6 inches
StationCHICAGO UNIVERSITY
Distance16.1 miles
Jan Temp18 to 32 F
Apr Temp42 to 59 F
Jul Temp66 to 84 F
Oct Temp46 to 64 F
Annual Precip38 inches
StationJOLIET BRANDON RD DAM
Distance20.2 miles
Jan Temp14 to 30 F
Apr Temp37 to 60 F
Jul Temp63 to 85 F
Oct Temp41 to 64 F
Annual Precip36.9 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Flossmoor9,215$101,667
Hazel Crest13,924$59,418
Markham12,633$48,510
Oak Forest28,055$85,901

Country Club Hills Public Schools

Hillcrest High School
17401 Pulaski Rd
ZIP: 60478
(708) 799-7000
High
Total Enrollment 1014
Meadowview School
4701 179th St
ZIP: 60478
(708) 957-6220
Middle
Total Enrollment 403
Nob Hill Elem School
3701 168th St
ZIP: 60478
(708) 335-9770
Primary
Total Enrollment 200
Southwood Middle School
18635 Lee St
ZIP: 60478
(708) 957-6230
Middle
Total Enrollment 344
Zenon J Sykuta School
4301 180th St
ZIP: 60478
(708) 957-6210
Primary
Total Enrollment 483

Country Club Hills Private Schools

St Johns Lutheran School
4231 183rd St
ZIP: 60478
Elementary
Total Enrollment 143
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