Oak Park, Illinois

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Population in 2013: 52,066 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: -0.9%
 
Males: 24,125  (46.3%)
Females: 27,941  (53.7%)
Median resident age:  38.9 years
Illinois median age:  39.6 years

Zip codes: 60301, 60302, 60304.

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Estimated median household income in 2012: $71,717 (it was $59,183 in 2000)
Oak Park:

$71,717
IL:

$55,137
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $45,009 (it was $36,340 in 2000)

Oak Park village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $315,531 (it was $206,100 in 2000)
Oak Park:

$315,531
IL:

$170,600
Mean prices in 2012: All housing units: $399,818; Detached houses: $477,017; Townhouses or other attached units: $311,981; In 2-unit structures: $379,278; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $240,675; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $214,270; Mobile homes: $53,195

Median gross rent in 2012: $988.

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Oak Park races chart
  • White alone - 33,447 (64.2%)
  • Black alone - 10,628 (20.4%)
  • Hispanic - 3,277 (6.3%)
  • Asian alone - 2,823 (5.4%)
  • Two or more races - 1,396 (2.7%)
  • Other race alone - 242 (0.5%)
  • American Indian alone - 28 (0.05%)

Races in Oak Park detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Oak Park: 106.0 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Irish (14.0%), German (13.7%), English (6.6%), Italian (5.8%), Polish (5.6%), United States (2.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 03/18/1902

Elevation: 620 feet

Land area: 4.70 square miles.

Population density: 11,076 people per square mile   (high).

Oak Park,IL real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Oak Park:

  • High school or higher: 97.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 68.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 36.0%
  • Unemployed: 6.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 29.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Oak Park village:

  • Never married: 33.3%
  • Now married: 51.7%
  • Separated: 1.7%
  • Widowed: 3.9%
  • Divorced: 9.4%

5,448 residents are foreign born (3.9% Asia, 3.4% Europe).

This village:  10.5%
Illinois:  13.9%



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists there were 13 registered sex offenders living in Oak Park, Illinois as of June 02, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Oak Park to the number of sex offenders is 4,001 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is a lot smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $8,128 (2.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $7,447 (2.1%)

Oak Park satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Chicago, IL (6.5 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Forest Park, IL (1.2 miles ), River Forest, IL (1.2 miles ), Maywood, IL (1.7 miles ), Elmwood Park, IL (1.7 miles ), Berwyn, IL (1.7 miles ), Cicero, IL (1.8 miles ), North Riverside, IL (1.8 miles ), Melrose Park, IL (1.9 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 5 buildings, average cost: $98,000
  • 1998: 11 buildings, average cost: $123,500
  • 1999: 32 buildings, average cost: $131,700
  • 2000: 6 buildings, average cost: $199,800
  • 2001: 14 buildings, average cost: $151,200
  • 2002: 13 buildings, average cost: $151,200
  • 2003: 13 buildings, average cost: $151,200
  • 2004: 6 buildings, average cost: $131,700
  • 2005: 6 buildings, average cost: $221,600
  • 2006: 60 buildings, average cost: $212,800
  • 2007: 35 buildings, average cost: $213,000
  • 2008: 23 buildings, average cost: $272,400
  • 2009: 4 buildings, average cost: $438,800
  • 2010: 2 buildings, average cost: $417,500
  • 2012: 2 buildings, average cost: $579,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 41.89 N, Longitude: 87.79 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -9,938 (-19.1%)
Workers who live and work in this village: 5,162 (19.2%)

Area code: 708

Oak Park household income distribution Oak Park home values distribution

Crime rates in Oak Park by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011
Murders 010011011010
per 100,000 0.01.90.00.02.02.00.02.02.00.01.90.0
Rapes 625516111282357
per 100,000 11.43.89.59.731.521.623.615.94.06.19.513.5
Robberies 1401561801801481301531131601494832
per 100,000 266.5297.0342.7348.8291.2254.9301.4224.8320.9300.791.261.5
Assaults 19162828375841374637138102
per 100,000 36.230.553.354.372.8113.780.873.692.274.7262.2196.0
Burglaries 411580541541525437351343425577380394
per 100,000 782.51104.31030.01048.41033.0857.0691.5682.3852.31164.3722.0757.2
Thefts 1,6621,6941,5751,5751,7651,1601,3651,3891,3271,3241,2741,226
per 100,000 3164.33225.22998.63052.33472.82274.82689.32763.02661.22671.72420.72356.2
Auto thefts 2151832182181671659886102827271
per 100,000 409.3348.4415.0422.5328.6323.6193.1171.1204.6165.5136.8136.4
Arson 287758233621
per 100,000 3.815.213.313.69.815.73.96.06.012.13.81.9
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 304.8) 331.3358.8369.6376.2393.3317.3316.9289.0324.9332.5266.3241.8

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Oak Park detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 138 (111 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.13
Illinois average:

2.76

Oak Park tourist attractions:

Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

5.3%
Illinois:

7.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -1,154 (-2.1%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (21%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Health care and social assistance (10%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Retail trade (6%)
  • Information (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (22%)
  • Educational services (20%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (13%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Information (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Computer specialists (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (5%)
  • Lawyers (5%)
  • Physicians and surgeons (4%)
  • Business operations specialists (4%)
  • Postsecondary teachers (4%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Business operations specialists (5%)
  • Registered nurses (4%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (3%)

Work and jobs in Oak Park: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Oak Park, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Oak Park-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Illinois state average. It is 45% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/28/1990, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 29.9 miles away from the Oak Park village center killed 29 people and injured 350 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 6/13/1976, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 12.7 miles away from the village center killed 2 people and injured 23 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Oak Park-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Illinois state average. It is 85% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 237.6 miles away from the city center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 212.1 miles away from Oak Park center
On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 MB, 4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 64.5 miles away from the city center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 269.7 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 235.9 miles away from Oak Park center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 228.4 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Cook County (17) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 11, Storms: 10, Tornadoes: 3, Snowstorms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Oak Park topographic map

Birthplace of: Bob Newhart - (born 1929), comedian, stand-up comedian, Dan Castellaneta - Voice actor, Ernest Hemingway - Writer and journalist, Mike Shanahan - Football coach, Carl Rogers - Psychology, Louis Sauer - Architect, Betty White - Actress, Edward Egan - Catholic cardinal, Kathy Griffin - Comedian, James Wines - Architect.

Hospitals in Oak Park:

  • COMMUNITY NURSING SERVICE OF OAK PARK (124 SOUTH MARION)
  • HOSPICE OF WEST SUBURBAN HOSPITAL (1000 W LAKE ST, SUITE 200)
  • RUSH OAK PARK HOSPITAL (Voluntary non-profit - Church, 520 S MAPLE AVE)
  • WEST SUBURBAN MEDICAL CENTER (Voluntary non-profit - Other, 3 ERIE COURT)

Dialysis Facilities in Oak Park:

  • AFFILIATED DIALYSIS CENTERS (715 LAKE STREET, STE. 318)
  • FMC - OAK PARK DIALYSIS UNIT (733 WEST MADISON STREET)
  • FMC - WEST SUBURBAN DIALYSIS CENTER (518 N AUSTIN SUITE 5000)
  • MAPLE AVENUE KIDNEY CENTER (610 S MAPLE AVENUE, SUITE 4100)

Home Health Centers in Oak Park:

  • ALLBEST HOME HEALTH CARE, INC (1100 LAKE ST, STE LL54)
  • AMEDISYS HOME HEALTH (610 SOUTH MAPLE AVENUE, SUITE 4000)
  • ASPIRE HOME HEALTHCARE, LLC (101 N MARION STREET, STE 208)
  • DMJ HOME HEALTH SERVICES, INC (910 S GROVE AVE)
  • ELC HEALTH CARE, LLC (6555 W NORTH AVE, STE 106)
  • GLOBAL HOME HEALTH I, LLC (126 HARRISON STREET)
  • GOLDEN HAVEN CARE, INC (6525 W NORTH AVENUE, SUITE 207)
  • NEW HAVEN HOME HEALTH CARE, INC (6429 W NORTH AVENUE, STE 100)
  • NIGHTENGALE OF OAK PARK (210 WEST HARRISON STREET)

Nursing Homes in Oak Park:

  • BERKELEY NURSING AND REHAB CENTER (6909 WEST NORTH AVENUE)
  • OAK PARK HEALTHCARE CENTER (625 NORTH HARLEM)
  • RUSH OAK PARK HSP SKILLED CARE UNIT (520 SOUTH MAPLE AVENUE)
  • WEST SUBURBAN HOSPITAL MED CTR (3 ERIE COURT)

Amtrak stations near Oak Park:

  • 7 miles: LA GRANGE ROAD (LA GRANGE, 25 W. BURLINGTON AVE.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public payphones, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 7 miles: SUMMIT (ARCHER & CENTER AVE.) . Services: public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 8 miles: CHICAGO (225 S. CANAL ST.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Oak Park:

  • Concordia University-Chicago (about 2 miles; River Forest, IL; Full-time enrollment: 3,944)
  • Dominican University (about 2 miles; River Forest, IL; FT enrollment: 2,971)
  • Triton College (about 4 miles; River Grove, IL; FT enrollment: 8,817)
  • Morton College (about 5 miles; Cicero, IL; FT enrollment: 3,236)
  • City Colleges of Chicago-Wilbur Wright College (about 6 miles; Chicago, IL; FT enrollment: 8,683)
  • City Colleges of Chicago-Malcolm X College (about 7 miles; Chicago, IL; FT enrollment: 5,494)
  • DeVry University-Illinois (about 7 miles; Chicago, IL; FT enrollment: 26,380)

Public high school in Oak Park:

Private high school in Oak Park:

  • FENWICK HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,177; Location: 505 WASHINGTON BLVD; Grades: 9 - 12)

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Oak Park:

Biggest private elementary/middle schools in Oak Park:

  • ASCENSION ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 497; Location: 601 VAN BUREN ST; Grades: PK - 8)
  • ST GILES SCHOOL (Students: 472; Location: 1034 LINDEN AVE; Grades: PK - 8)
  • ST CATHERINE SIENA-ST LUCY SCHOOL (Students: 277; Location: 27 WASHINGTON BLVD; Grades: PK - 8)
  • ST EDMUND PARISH SCHOOL (Students: 136; Location: 200 S OAK PARK AVE; Grades: PK - 8)
  • WEST SUBURBAN MONTESSORI SCHOOL (Students: 126; Location: 1039 S EAST AVE; Grades: PK - KG)
  • INTERCULTURAL MONTESSORI LANGUAGE SCHOOL (Students: 98; Location: 301 S RIDGELAND AVE; Grades: PK - 6)
  • FIRST BAPTIST PRESCHOOL AND KINDERGARTEN (Students: 63; Location: 820 ONTARIO ST; Grades: PK - KG)
  • CHILDREN'S GARDEN MONTESSORI SCHOOL (Students: 54; Location: 165 N LOMBARD AVE; Grades: PK - KG)
  • MORNINGSIDE CHILDREN'S ACADEMY (Students: 43; Location: 1192 S CUYLER AVE; Grades: PK - KG)
  • OUR LADY IMMACULATE ACADEMY (Students: 23; Location: 410 WASHINGTON BLVD; Grades: PK - 8)
See full list of schools located in Oak Park, map of school districts: OAK PARK ELEMENTARY SCHOOL DISTRICT 97, OAK PARK & RIVER FOREST DISTRICT 200

Library in Oak Park:

  • OAK PARK PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $7,648,822; Location: 834 LAKE STREET; 269,220 books; 7,909 e-books; 22,510 audio materials; 16,460 video materials; 18 local licensed databases; 18 state licensed databases; 8 other licensed databases; 493 print serial subscriptions; 5 electronic serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • You are missing St. Giles Elementary School on Columbian Avenue in Oak Park.
  • no longer percy julian jr. hihg school. its now a middle school

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Notable locations in Oak Park: Oak Park - River Forest Racquet Club (A), Horse Show Association Fountain (B), Robert Louis Stevenson Recreation Center (C), Saint Rosalie Hall (D), Royal Oak Convalescent Home (E), Oak Park YMCA (F), Oak Park Club (G), Hephzibah Childrens Home (H), Gilmore's Building (I), Forsyth Building (J), Dole Branch Oak Park Public Library (K), Adele H Maze Branch Oak Park Public Library (L), Unitarian Universalist Parish House (M), Francisco Terrace (N), Frank Lloyd Wright Home and Studio (O), Oak Park Village Hall (P), Medical Arts Building (Q), Oak Park Public Library (R), Pleasant Home (S), Oak Park Fire Department Station 3 (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Oak Park include: Chicago Disciples Union (A), Fair Oaks Presbyterian Church (B), Loop Evangelical Free Church (C), Oak Park Church of God (D), Pilgrim Congregational Church (E), Saint Catherine of Siena Roman Catholic Church (F), Saint George Antiochian Orthodox Church (G), Unitarian Universalist Church of Oak Park (H), Unity Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Oak Park include: Rehm Park (1), Ridgeland Park (2), Maple Park (3), Carroll Park (4), Lindberg Park (5), Oak Park Swimming Pool (6), Scoville Park (7), Euclid Square Park (8), Stevenson Playground (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Farson-Mills House (Museums; 217 Home Avenue), Center For The Prevention of STD's HIV/AIDS (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 1224 North East Avenue), Paragon Gallery (Art Museums; 328 South Austin Boulevard Apt 2E), Chicago Chapter National Railway Historical Socity (Historical Places & Services; Po Box 53), Barrie Center (Amusement & Theme Parks; 1011 South Lombard Avenue), Hemingway Ernest Foundation of Oak Park - Exhibit Center- Birth Place (200 North Oak Park Avenue), Concierge Plus (924 South Maple Avenue), Crossroads Travel Service Inc (Tours & Charters; 171 South Oak Park Avenue).

Hotels: Contract Alliance Limited (1033 South Boulevard Suite 8), Carleton of Oak Park Hotel & Motor Inn (1110 Pleasant Street).

Cook County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 109. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

109
U.S.:

74

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2012 was 0.568. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 2.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.568
U.S.:

0.303

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 12.0. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 0.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

12.0
U.S.:

6.6

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 3.39. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 0.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

3.39
U.S.:

1.93

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 24.2. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 1.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

24.2
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 19.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

19.3
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 10.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.5
U.S.:

9.1

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2009 was 0.0105. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 0.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0105
U.S.:

0.0147

Drinking water stations with addresses in Oak Park and their reported violations in the past:

PIONEER WOODS 5019 (Address: Suite 300 , Population served: 400, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - Between JAN-2006 and DEC-2006, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-11-2007)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
TAMPIER LAKE 5321 (Address: Suite 300 , Population served: 400, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - Between JAN-2010 and DEC-2010, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Compliance Meeting conducted (JUN-27-2011)
VILLAGE BANK AND TRUST (Address: Suite 300 , Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
NEW FRIEND WESLEYAN CHURCH (Address: Suite 300 , Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JAN-2009 and DEC-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-20-2010)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - Between JAN-2006 and DEC-2006, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-11-2007)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
LANSING MOTEL (Address: Suite 300 , Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
ROLLING KNOLLS COUNTRY CLUB (Address: Suite 300 , Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
SECRET GARDEN RESTAURANT (Address: Suite 300 , Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation

Drinking water stations with addresses in Oak Park that have no violations reported:

  • WARSAW INN (92262) (Address: Suite 300 , Population served: 200, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • WARNER'S LANDING (Serves MI, Population served: 40, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • STICKS & SUDS (Address: Suite 300 , Population served: 30, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • FAMILY PICNIC AREA 3117 (Address: Suite 300 , Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • SCHILLER WOODS 3084 (Address: Suite 300 , Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • SCHILLER WOODS N GR 12 3081 (Address: Suite 300 , Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • JESUIT RETREAT HOUSE (Address: Suite 300 , Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • MORRILL MEADOW 5300 (Address: Suite 300 , Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 8.0%
(4.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 17.3% for Black residents, 13.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 29.9% for American Indian residents, 16.0% for other race residents, 6.6% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This village:  2.3 people
Illinois:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  57.5%
Whole state:  65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  5.6%
Whole state:  6.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.9% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.7% of all households

People in group quarters in Oak Park in 2010:

  • 224 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 84 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 31 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 28 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 12 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 4 people in group homes intended for adults

People in group quarters in Oak Park in 2000:

  • 225 people in nursing homes
  • 123 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 19 people in religious group quarters
  • 6 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 5 people in homes for the mentally retarded

Oak Park, Illinois environmental map by EPA

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Oak Park compared to Illinois state average:

  • Median house value above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.

Banks with branches in Oak Park (2011 data):

  • RBS Citizens, National Association: North Avenue Drive Thru Branch, Roosevelt Rd. / Oak Park, Oak Park Ave / Oak Park. Info updated 2007/09/19: Bank assets: $106,940.6 mil, Deposits: $75,690.2 mil, headquarters in Providence, RI, positive income, 1135 total offices, Holding Company: Uk Financial Investments Limited
  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: Oak Park-Madison Drive-Up, Oak Park Branch, Oak Park/Madison Branch. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.
  • U.S. Bank National Association: North Oak Park Branch, Oak Park Branch, Oak Park - Madison Street Branch. Info updated 2012/01/30: Bank assets: $330,470.8 mil, Deposits: $236,091.5 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, 3121 total offices, Holding Company: U.S. Bancorp
  • Fifth Third Bank: Oak Park Motor Bank Branch at 724 West Harrison Street, branch established on 1979/08/03; Oak Park Branch at 840 South Oak Park Avenue, branch established on 1912/04/12. Info updated 2009/10/05: Bank assets: $114,540.4 mil, Deposits: $89,689.1 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1378 total offices, Holding Company: Fifth Third Bancorp
  • Community Bank of Oak Park River Forest: Community Bank Of Oak Park River For at 1001 Lake Street, branch established on 1996/11/04. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $334.4 mil, Deposits: $305.6 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 2 total offices, Holding Company: Oak Park River Forest Bankshares, Inc.
  • Bank of America, National Association: Oak Park at 6720 West Roosevelt Road, branch established on 1922/01/01. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • Metrobank: Oak Park Branch at 601 N. Harlem, branch established on 2008/01/25. Info updated 2011/04/14: Bank assets: $800.5 mil, Deposits: $711.8 mil, headquarters in Berwyn, IL, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 22 total offices, Holding Company: Metropolitan Bank Group, Inc.

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Oak Park, Illinois:

  • Write Inn, 211 N Oak Park Ave, Oak Park, IL 60302 , Phone: (708) 383-4800, Fax: (708) 383-4875
  • Carleton Of Oak Park, 1110 Pleasant St, Oak Park, IL 60302 , Phone: (708) 848-5000, Fax: (708) 848-4134
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Oak Park, Illinois

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

Oak Park travel time to work - commute Oak Park mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (83%)
  • Electricity (12%)
  • Other fuel (2%)
  • No fuel used (2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

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Neighborhoods in Oak Park:

(Oak Park, Illinois Neighborhood Map)

Religion statistics for Oak Park village (based on Cook County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 57.63%
Here: 57.6%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchJewishMuslim EstimateLutheran ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in America
Adherents69.3%7.6%3.1%2.1%2.0%
Congregations15.8%5.0%2.0%5.8%6.8%
NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Church of ChristUnited Methodist ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)Other
Adherents2.0%1.7%1.4%1.2%9.6%
Congregations6.4%4.7%6.1%4.3%43.2%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 1,460
Cook County:

2.77 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 23
This county:

0.04 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.08 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 490
Cook County:

0.93 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

0.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 806
Cook County:

1.53 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 3,516
Here:

6.67 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.86 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

8.4%
Illinois:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Cook County:

23.5%
Illinois:

25.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

16.3%
State:

14.5%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 19$111,464$70,3981$1,873
Other Government Administration 20$88,197$52,9181$2,641
Judicial and Legal 6$37,970$75,9400$0
Police Protection - Officers 108$841,913$93,5460$0
Police - Other 27$98,472$43,7650$0
Firefighters 61$519,690$102,2340$0
Fire - Other 1$4,280$51,3600$0
Streets and Highways 24$137,164$68,5820$0
Health 9$48,453$64,6041$1,698
Solid Waste Management 2$11,316$67,8960$0
Sewerage 4$20,659$61,9770$0
Housing and Community Development(Local) 10$51,387$61,6641$1,948
Natural Resources 6$31,073$62,1460$0
Water Supply 8$40,459$60,6890$0
Other and Unallocable 46$222,217$57,9703$6,188
Totals for Government 351$2,264,714$77,4267$14,348

Oak Park government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $2,115,000 ($40.62)
    Regular Highways: $1,822,000 ($34.99)
    Parking Facilities: $1,658,000 ($31.84)
    Sewerage: $779,000 ($14.96)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $13,457,000 ($258.46)
    General - Other: $9,760,000 ($187.45)
    Regular Highways: $9,163,000 ($175.99)
    Local Fire Protection: $7,760,000 ($149.04)
    Libraries: $5,902,000 ($113.36)
    Water Utilities: $5,020,000 ($96.42)
    Central Staff Services: $4,371,000 ($83.95)
    Parking Facilities: $3,992,000 ($76.67)
    Housing and Community Development: $3,283,000 ($63.05)
    Solid Waste Management: $2,248,000 ($43.18)
    Health - Other: $2,050,000 ($39.37)
    Sewerage: $1,741,000 ($33.44)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $1,659,000 ($31.86)
    Financial Administration: $1,090,000 ($20.93)
    General Public Buildings: $695,000 ($13.35)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $681,000 ($13.08)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Cash and Deposits: $6,414,000 ($123.19)
    Benefit Payments: $3,934,000 ($75.56)
    Withdrawals: $62,000 ($1.19)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $3,324,000 ($63.84)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Central Staff Services: $2,516,000 ($48.32)
    Libraries: $199,000 ($3.82)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $26,199,000 ($503.19)

Oak Park government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Parking Facilities: $3,435,000 ($65.97)
    All Other: $2,595,000 ($49.84)
    Sewerage: $2,122,000 ($40.76)
    Solid Waste Management: $2,077,000 ($39.89)
    Housing and Community Development: $162,000 ($3.11)
  • Employee Retirement - Earnings on Investments (calculated): $1,741,000 ($33.44)
    From Parent Local Government: $1,471,000 ($28.25)
    Local Employee Contribution: $494,000 ($9.49)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $3,272,000 ($62.84)
    Highways: $1,039,000 ($19.96)
    All Other: $61,000 ($1.17)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $500,000 ($9.60)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $3,222,000 ($61.88)
    Interest Earnings: $741,000 ($14.23)
    General Revenue, NEC: $216,000 ($4.15)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $5,647,000 ($108.46)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $8,845,000 ($169.88)
    Highways: $1,530,000 ($29.39)
    All Other: $1,073,000 ($20.61)
    Housing and Community Development: $344,000 ($6.61)
  • Tax - Property: $29,441,000 ($565.46)
    Public Utilities Sales: $6,073,000 ($116.64)
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $4,426,000 ($85.01)
    Other License: $2,115,000 ($40.62)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $2,032,000 ($39.03)
    Motor Vehicle License: $1,257,000 ($24.14)
    Other Selective Sales: $110,000 ($2.11)

Oak Park government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $80,629,000 ($1548.59)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $70,894,000 ($1361.62)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $13,999,000 ($268.87)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,264,000 ($81.90)

Oak Park government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $0 ($0.00)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Other Securities: $30,533,000 ($586.43)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $36,259,000 ($696.40)

3.54% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($46,108 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.54%
Illinois average:

4.45%

0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($558 average AGI)
Cook County:

0.04%
Illinois average:

0.03%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from DuPage County, IL  0.42% ($46,315 average AGI)
from Will County, IL  0.23% ($40,173)
from Lake County, IL  0.23% ($56,212)


3.93% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($54,782 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.93%
Illinois average:

4.96%

0.07% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,216 average AGI)
Cook County:

0.07%
Illinois average:

0.07%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to DuPage County, IL  0.47% ($56,473 average AGI)
to Will County, IL  0.26% ($47,918)
to Lake County, IL  0.23% ($70,503)

Strongest AM radio stations in Oak Park:

  • WPNA (1490 AM; 1 kW; OAK PARK, IL; Owner: ALLIANCE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WCSN (820 AM; 5 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WYPA, INC.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WYLL (1160 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WVIV (1200 AM; 20 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLXX-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • WSBC (1240 AM; 1 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WSBC, INC.)
  • WMBI (1110 AM; daytime; 5 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • WGCI (1390 AM; 5 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WJJG (1530 AM; daytime; 2 kW; ELMHURST, IL; Owner: JOSEPH J. GENTILE, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Oak Park:

  • WCKG (105.9 FM; ELMWOOD PARK, IL; Owner: INFINITY HOLDINGS CORPORATION OF ORLANDO)
  • WLIT-FM (93.9 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WJMK (104.3 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORP. OF ILLINOIS)
  • WGCI-FM (107.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WNUA (95.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WBBM-FM (96.3 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WTMX (101.9 FM; SKOKIE, IL; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WFMT (98.7 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WINDOW TO THE WORLD COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WKSC-FM (103.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WZZN (94.7 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC CHICAGO FM RADIO,INC.)
  • WBEZ (91.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: THE WBEZ ALLIANCE, INC.)
  • WKQX (101.1 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WLUP-FM (97.9 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WNND (100.3 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WOJO (105.1 FM; EVANSTON, IL; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • WUSN (99.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF CHICAGO)
  • WVAZ (102.7 FM; OAK PARK, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WDRV (97.1 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WXRT-FM (93.1 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WLEY-FM (107.9 FM; AURORA, IL; Owner: WLEY LICENSING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Oak Park:

  • WLS-TV (Channel 7; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WMAQ-TV (Channel 5; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: NBC SUBSIDIARY (WMAQ-TV), INC.)
  • WTTW (Channel 11; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WINDOW TO THE WORLD COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WGN-TV (Channel 9; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WGBO-TV (Channel 66; JOLIET, IL; Owner: WGBO LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.)
  • WBBM-TV (Channel 2; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WPWR-TV (Channel 50; GARY, IN; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WXFT (Channel 60; AURORA, IL; Owner: TELEFUTURA CHICAGO LLC)
  • WCIU-TV (Channel 26; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WCIU-TV LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WCPX (Channel 38; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: PAXSON CHICAGO LICENSE, INC.)
  • WFLD (Channel 32; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • W68DO (Channel 68; PALATINE, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WFBT-CA (Channel 23; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: CHANNEL 23 LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WJYS (Channel 62; HAMMOND, IN; Owner: JOVON BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WSNS-TV (Channel 44; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: TELEMUNDO OF CHICAGO, INC.)
  • WOCH-LP (Channel 28; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: KM LPTV OF CHICAGO-28, L.L.C.)
  • WYCC (Channel 20; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: COLLEGE DIST. #508, COUNTY OF COOK)
  • WOCK-CA (Channel 13; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: KM LPTV OF CHICAGO-13, L.L.C.)
  • W34CK (Channel 34; ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL; Owner: FIRST UNITED, INC.)
  • W64CQ (Channel 64; ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WYIN (Channel 56; GARY, IN; Owner: NORTHWEST INDIANA PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W57DN (Channel 57; ELGIN, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W24AJ (Channel 24; AURORA, IL; Owner: NELSON TV, INC.)
  • W54AP (Channel 54; BLUE ISLAND, IL; Owner: CATHOLIC VIEWS BROADCASTS, INC.)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Oak Park fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 14
Total length: 109 meters (358ft)
Total costs: $11,333,000
Total average daily traffic: 1,239,150
Total average daily truck traffic: 69,388

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1900-1909: 3
  • 1910-1919: 0
  • 1920-1929: 0
  • 1930-1939: 0
  • 1940-1949: 0
  • 1950-1959: 11
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Oak Park, IL

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

1
  • 408 S Oak Park Ave (Lat: 41.881111 Lon: -87.793889), Type: 81.2, Overall height: 23.7 m
    Registrant: 7088488980, , 408 S OAK PARK AVE

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Oak Park, IL)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

19 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

19 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

118 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Oak Park)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

15 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Oak Park)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 12 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED149$250,450346$283,2771,980$278,39778$150,82121$1,275,57154$203,9812$338,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED8$240,62526$257,231146$285,3568$117,8751$1,956,0004$193,2500$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED25$244,72035$225,400369$278,83733$111,3942$445,00025$189,8800$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN16$289,12532$282,719236$256,94116$231,4382$662,50012$212,9170$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS10$199,6008$259,37553$265,0576$42,5000$01$104,0000$0

Detailed mortgage data for all 12 tracts in Oak Park, IL

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 12 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED85$274,75328$300,107
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED25$271,32017$260,882
APPLICATIONS DENIED15$271,4007$289,714
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN3$264,6672$195,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS5$209,8000$0

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 120
  • Hazardous Condition: 124

Incident types - Oak Park

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Oak Park, IL
Most common first names in Oak Park, IL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary59079.9 years
John52876.1 years
William40175.5 years
Helen31580.7 years
Margaret30180.3 years
James28374.9 years
Robert25571.0 years
Joseph25375.1 years
George25277.0 years
Charles23676.2 years
Most common last names in Oak Park, IL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson13378.5 years
Smith11476.5 years
Brown8773.0 years
Anderson8280.2 years
Williams7276.3 years
Miller6680.4 years
Jones6278.1 years
Murphy5478.5 years
Obrien5481.0 years
Sullivan4676.3 years
Businesses in Oak Park, IL
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven3Jones New York1
AT&T1KFC1
Ace Hardware1Lane Bryant1
Baskin-Robbins2MasterBrand Cabinets2
Ben & Jerry's1McDonald's1
Budget Car Rental1New Balance1
CVS2Nike2
Caribou Coffee2Old Navy1
Chipotle1Pier 1 Imports1
Circle K1Popeyes1
Cold Stone Creamery1RadioShack1
Cricket Wireless1Safeway1
Dennys1Sprint Nextel1
Domino's Pizza1Starbucks3
Dunkin Donuts3Subway2
FedEx7T.G.I. Driday's1
Firestone Complete Auto Care1Trader Joe's1
GNC1UPS9
Gap1Vons1
H&R Block3Walgreens2
IHOP1Wendy's1
Jewel-Osco2YMCA1

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