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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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Hammond
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  • Nurse Educator (PGC)
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  • Nursing (RN to BSN)
  • Online Bachelor's programs include Healthcare Management, Public Health, IT, Psychology, BBA & Criminal Justice
  • Dedicated to delivering quality education and personalized attention to students since 1899
  • Provide a range of campus experiences and services online including advising, tutoring, student community, and career services
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  • Electrical/Electronics
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  • Encompasses the Lincoln Tech, Lincoln Culinary Institute, and Lincoln College of New England brands.
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  • First Lincoln Tech campus opened in 1946; now 30 campuses in 15 states across the United States.
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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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