Palos Park, Illinois

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Population in 2013: 4,905 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +4.6%
 
Males: 2,254  (46.0%)
Females: 2,651  (54.0%)
Median resident age:  55.6 years
Illinois median age:  37.2 years

Zip codes: 60464.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $76,317 (it was $78,450 in 2000)
Palos Park:

$76,317
IL:

$56,210

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $48,775 (it was $39,861 in 2000)

Palos Park village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $360,989 (it was $274,100 in 2000)
Palos Park:

$360,989
IL:

$169,600

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $271,740; Detached houses: $289,664; Townhouses or other attached units: $245,879; In 2-unit structures: $219,304; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $264,262; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $239,756; Mobile homes: $26,256; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $50,705

Median gross rent in 2013: $1,984.

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  • Races in Palos Park, IL (2010)

    Palos Park races chart
    • 4,46892.2%White alone
    • 1994.1%Hispanic
    • 821.7%Asian alone
    • 531.1%Two or more races
    • 360.7%Black alone
    • 60.1%Other race alone
    • 30.06%American Indian alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Palos Park: 110.3 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (15.0%), Irish (13.6%), Polish (10.7%), Lithuanian (7.5%), Italian (5.9%), English (5.8%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 12/22/1923

Elevation: 700 feet

Land area: 3.78 square miles.

Population density: 1,299 people per square mile   (low).

Palos Park,IL real estate house value index trend

Palos Park, Illinois map

For population 25 years and over in Palos Park:

  • High school or higher: 97.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 43.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 19.3%
  • Unemployed: 2.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 30.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Palos Park village:

  • Never married: 16.7%
  • Now married: 56.0%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 15.0%
  • Divorced: 12.2%

535 residents are foreign born (7.3% Europe, 1.8% Asia).

This village:

11.0%
Illinois:

14.0%



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Palos Park, Illinois as of August 29, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Palos Park to the number of sex offenders is 2,448 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 2013: $7,416 (1.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $5,887 (2.0%)

Palos Park satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Orland Park, IL (3.9 miles , pop. 51,077).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Chicago, IL (14.6 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Palos Heights, IL (1.4 miles ), Palos Hills, IL (1.5 miles ), Worth, IL (1.7 miles ), Orland Park, IL (2.0 miles ), Chicago Ridge, IL (2.0 miles ), Hickory Hills, IL (2.0 miles ), Crestwood, IL (2.2 miles ), Orland Hills, IL (2.3 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 10 buildings, average cost: $244,000
  • 1998: 30 buildings, average cost: $297,700
  • 1999: 15 buildings, average cost: $303,900
  • 2000: 47 buildings, average cost: $224,600
  • 2001: 7 buildings, average cost: $234,600
  • 2002: 10 buildings, average cost: $410,500
  • 2003: 7 buildings, average cost: $365,700
  • 2004: 22 buildings, average cost: $517,300
  • 2005: 20 buildings, average cost: $539,800
  • 2006: 26 buildings, average cost: $685,600
  • 2007: 14 buildings, average cost: $833,600
  • 2008: 4 buildings, average cost: $1,100,000
  • 2009: 6 buildings, average cost: $820,800
  • 2010: 4 buildings, average cost: $932,500
  • 2011: 4 buildings, average cost: $413,800
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $760,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 41.67 N, Longitude: 87.84 W

Area code: 708

Palos Park household income distribution Palos Park home values distribution

Crime rates in Palos Park by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murders 0000000000010
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.020.50.0
Rapes 010000000000N/A
per 100,000 0.021.30.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0N/A
Robberies 0001010010010
per 100,000 0.00.00.020.80.021.00.00.020.50.00.020.50.0
Assaults 0320001111020
per 100,000 0.064.041.50.00.00.021.020.520.520.00.041.10.0
Burglaries 0557559835948
per 100,000 0.0106.6103.9145.4105.1105.1189.4163.961.599.9185.182.1163.0
Thefts 10452228282730424626403422
per 100,000 213.3959.7457.0581.6588.5567.6631.3860.7943.2519.3822.7698.0448.2
Auto thefts 1423211200121
per 100,000 21.385.341.562.342.021.021.041.00.00.020.641.120.4
Arson 0010001000000
per 100,000 0.00.020.80.00.00.021.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 294.7) 10.785.938.746.535.739.646.255.554.433.149.596.232.2

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

Crime rate in Palos Park detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 11 (10 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.06
Illinois average:

2.78
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

7.5%
Illinois:

7.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +406 (+9.5%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (17%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (15%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Construction (10%)
  • Health care and social assistance (10%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (25%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (12%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
  • Retail trade (5%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (22%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Production occupations (8%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (8%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (8%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (6%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (32%)
  • Management occupations (13%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (13%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (8%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (7%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (5%)

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

Average climate in Palos Park, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Palos Park, Illinois average temperatures Palos Park, Illinois average precipitation Palos Park, Illinois humidity Palos Park, Illinois wind speed Palos Park, Illinois snowfall Palos Park, Illinois sunshine Palos Park, Illinois clear and cloudy days

Tornado activity:

Palos Park-area historical tornado activity is near Illinois state average. It is 56% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/28/1990, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 16.9 miles away from the Palos Park village center killed 29 people and injured 350 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 4/21/1967, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 0.5 miles away from the village center killed 33 people and injured 500 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Palos 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 222.3 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 196.8 miles away from Palos 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 56.8 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 254.5 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 220.6 miles away from Palos Park center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 213.0 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).
Palos Park topographic map

Birthplace of: David Genslinger - College basketball player (Western Illinois Leathernecks).

Hospitals and medical centers in Palos Park:

  • HOLY FAMILY VILLA (12220 SOUTH WILL COOK ROAD)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Palos Park:

  • PALOS COMMUNITY HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 2 miles away; PALOS HEIGHTS, IL)
  • MANORCARE OF PALOS HEIGHTS EAST (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; PALOS HEIGHTS, IL)
  • AMERICA AT HOME HEALTHCARE AND NURSING SERVICES (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; PALOS HEIGHTS, IL)
  • CITYWIDE HOME HEALTH SERVICES, INC (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; PALOS HILLS, IL)
  • FIDELITY HEALTH CARE, INC (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; PALOS HILLS, IL)
  • HARMONY HOME HEALTH AGENCY, INC (Home Health Center, about 3 miles away; PALOS HEIGHTS, IL)
  • ALLIANCE HOME HEALTHCARE INC. (Home Health Center, about 3 miles away; PALOS HILLS, IL)

Amtrak stations near Palos Park:

  • 9 miles: SUMMIT (ARCHER & CENTER AVE.) . Services: public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 11 miles: LA GRANGE ROAD (LA GRANGE, 25 W. BURLINGTON AVE.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public payphones, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 12 miles: HOMEWOOD (181 1ST ST. & PARK AVE.) . Services: ticket office, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, public transit connection.

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

  • Moraine Valley Community College (about 3 miles; Palos Hills, IL; Full-time enrollment: 12,008)
  • Saint Xavier University (about 7 miles; Chicago, IL; FT enrollment: 3,576)
  • City Colleges of Chicago-Richard J Daley College (about 9 miles; Chicago, IL; FT enrollment: 7,497)
  • Morton College (about 12 miles; Cicero, IL; FT enrollment: 3,236)
  • South Suburban College (about 12 miles; South Holland, IL; FT enrollment: 3,972)
  • Chicago State University (about 13 miles; Chicago, IL; FT enrollment: 4,352)
  • City Colleges of Chicago-Kennedy-King College (about 13 miles; Chicago, IL; FT enrollment: 5,044)

Public elementary/middle schools in Palos Park:

Private elementary/middle school in Palos Park:

  • SOUTHWEST SUBURBAN MONTESSORI (Students: 138; Location: 8800 W 119TH ST; Grades: PK - KG)
See full list of schools located in Palos Park, map of school districts: PALOS COMMUNITY CONSOLIDATED SCHOOL DISTRICT 118, CONSOLIDATED HIGH SCHOOL DISTRICT 230

Library in Palos Park:

  • PALOS PARK PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $382,291; Location: 12330 SOUTH FOREST GLEN BOULEVARD; 38,256 books; 800 audio materials; 1,090 video materials; 3 local licensed databases; 16 state licensed databases; 1 other licensed databases; 99 print serial subscriptions; 1 electronic serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Palos Park: Palos Country Club (A), Palos Park Village Hall (B), Palos Fire Protection District Station 1 (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Shoppes at Mill Creek Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Palos Park include: Church of the Transfiguration (A), First Church of Christ (B), Palos Park Presbyterian Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Oak Hill Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

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 121. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

121
U.S.:

74

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2012 was 0.568. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 7.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.568
U.S.:

0.303

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 15.6. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 5.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

15.6
U.S.:

6.6

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 3.39. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 7.2 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 5.4 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 5.4 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 5.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.5
U.S.:

9.1

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2009 was 0.0167. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0167
U.S.:

0.0147
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 2.5%
(2.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
Average household size:
This village:  2.4 people
Illinois:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  67.8%
Whole state:  65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  2.5%
Whole state:  6.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.5% of all households

People in group quarters in Palos Park in 2010:

  • 97 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 11 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 6 people in other noninstitutional facilities
9 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse in 2000

Palos Park, Illinois environmental map by EPA

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Palos Park compared to Illinois state average:

  • Median house value above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Banks with branches in Palos Park (2011 data):

  • Standard Bank and Trust Company: Millcreek Facility at 9700 West 131st Street, branch established on 1990/11/21; Palos Facility at 11901 South Southwest Highway, branch established on 1986/03/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $2,140.2 mil, Deposits: $1,872.8 mil, headquarters in Hickory Hills, IL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 43 total offices, Holding Company: Standard Bancshares, Inc.
  • The PrivateBank and Trust Company: Peace Memorial Facility at 10300 Village Circle Drive, branch established on 1989/11/01. Info updated 2010/11/19: Bank assets: $12,392.4 mil, Deposits: $10,542.5 mil, headquarters in Chicago, IL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 30 total offices, Holding Company: Privatebancorp, Inc.
  • Republic Bank of Chicago: Palos Park Branch at 9530 W 131 St, branch established on 2005/05/01. Info updated 2010/04/26: Bank assets: $1,360.1 mil, Deposits: $1,129.5 mil, headquarters in Oak Brook, IL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 17 total offices, Holding Company: Republic Bancorp Co.
  • TCF National Bank: Palos Park Jewel Branch #2316 at 9652 West 131st Street, branch established on 2000/04/13. Info updated 2009/11/23: Bank assets: $19,007.0 mil, Deposits: $12,377.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 441 total offices, Holding Company: Tcf Financial Corporation

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.5
Illinois average:

12.4

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (96%)
  • Electricity (3%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic1,947,223376
Evangelical Protestant432,9751,484
Other312,636403
Mainline Protestant202,114630
Black Protestant148,895395
Orthodox53,27666
None2,097,556-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs 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 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 3$20,617$82,4686$10,810
Other Government Administration 0$0 6$1,500
Police Protection - Officers 9$58,713$78,28416$21,319
Police - Other 1$3,536$42,4321$1,284
Streets and Highways 6$26,909$53,8181$3,490
Parks and Recreation 2$7,658$45,9485$3,366
Housing and Community Development(Local) 2$9,268$55,6081$680
Water Supply 3$13,873$55,4921$1,240
Local Libraries 2$8,455$50,7305$8,115
Totals for Government 28$149,029$63,87042$51,804

Palos Park government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - General: $112,000 ($22.83)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $1,307,000 ($266.46)
    Financial Administration: $660,000 ($134.56)
    Water Utilities: $587,000 ($119.67)
    Regular Highways: $352,000 ($71.76)
    General - Other: $269,000 ($54.84)
    Libraries: $243,000 ($49.54)
    Parks & Recreation: $215,000 ($43.83)
    Solid Waste Management: $174,000 ($35.47)
    Sewerage: $163,000 ($33.23)
    Central Staff Services: $28,000 ($5.71)
    Parking Facilities: $22,000 ($4.49)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $31,000 ($6.32)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $73,000 ($14.88)
    Libraries: $5,000 ($1.02)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $1,604,000 ($327.01)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $28,000 ($5.71)

Palos Park government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $210,000 ($42.81)
    All Other: $154,000 ($31.40)
    Parking Facilities: $23,000 ($4.69)
    Parks & Recreation: $10,000 ($2.04)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Support: $75,000 ($15.29)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $928,000 ($189.19)
    Interest Earnings: $75,000 ($15.29)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $956,000 ($194.90)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $1,180,000 ($240.57)
    Highways: $173,000 ($35.27)
    All Other: $15,000 ($3.06)
  • Tax - Property: $990,000 ($201.83)
    Public Utilities: $468,000 ($95.41)
    NEC: $345,000 ($70.34)

Palos Park government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $475,000 ($96.84)
    Industrial Revenue: $255,000 ($51.99)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $213,000 ($43.43)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $146,000 ($29.77)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $325,000 ($66.26)
    Industrial Revenue: $200,000 ($40.77)
    Other, NEC: $146,000 ($29.77)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $55,000 ($11.21)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $213,000 ($43.43)
    Water Utilities: $150,000 ($30.58)

Palos Park government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $471,000 ($96.02)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $2,224,000 ($453.41)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $200,000 ($40.77)

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 Palos Park:

  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WYLL (1160 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WRDZ (1300 AM; 5 kW; LA GRANGE, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WVIV (1200 AM; 20 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLXX-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • 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.)
  • WGCI (1390 AM; 5 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WNWI (1080 AM; 3 kW; OAK LAWN, IL; Owner: BIRACH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WNTD (950 AM; 5 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: RADIO UNICA OF CHICAGO LICENSE CORP.)
  • WIND (560 AM; 5 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • WCSN (820 AM; 5 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WYPA, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Palos 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)
  • WNUA (95.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WTMX (101.9 FM; SKOKIE, IL; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WBBM-FM (96.3 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WKSC-FM (103.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WFMT (98.7 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WINDOW TO THE WORLD COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WZZN (94.7 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC CHICAGO FM RADIO,INC.)
  • WGCI-FM (107.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • 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 Palos 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.)
  • W54AP (Channel 54; BLUE ISLAND, IL; Owner: CATHOLIC VIEWS BROADCASTS, INC.)
  • WYIN (Channel 56; GARY, IN; Owner: NORTHWEST INDIANA PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W34CK (Channel 34; ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL; Owner: FIRST UNITED, INC.)
  • W64CQ (Channel 64; ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W24AJ (Channel 24; AURORA, IL; Owner: NELSON TV, INC.)
Palos Park fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2013

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2013 (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Palos Park fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2013 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 8Number of bridges
  • 19m62ftTotal length
  • $206,000Total costs
  • 64,800Total average daily traffic
  • 2,929Total average daily truck traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

30 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Palos Park)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Palos Park, IL)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

6
  • PALOS PARK, Lat: 41.663389 Lon: -87.848389, Call Sign: WPQS463, Licensee ID: L00020630
    Assigned Frequencies: 956.418 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/25/2010, Expiration Date: 09/18/2020, Certifier: Lawrence R Miller
    Registrant: Village Of Palos Park, Il
  • IL-CHI5656, 8917 W 123rd St (Lat: 41.666694 Lon: -87.838833), Type: Tower, Structure height: 54.9 m, Overall height: 61 m, Call Sign: WQKP758
    Assigned Frequencies: 19575.0 MHz, 21875.0 MHz, 11425.0 MHz, 19675.0 MHz, 21975.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/05/2009, Expiration Date: 08/05/2019, Certifier: Nadja S Sodos-Wallace
    Registrant: Clearwire Corporation, 1250 Eye Street, Nw, Suite 901, Washington, DC 20005, Phone: (202) 330-4011, Fax: (202) 330-4008, Email:
  • LEMONT, 12201 West Mccarthy Road (Lat: 41.665056 Lon: -87.908972), Type: Tower, Structure height: 72.7 m, Overall height: 79.2 m, Call Sign: WQLK320
    Assigned Frequencies: 5974.85 MHz, 5945.20 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/19/2010, Expiration Date: 02/19/2020, Certifier: Walter J Klinger
    Registrant: Cook County Sheriff Police Radio Communications, 1401 Maybrook Drive, Maywood, IL 60153, Phone: (708) 865-4808, Email:
  • WOLF ROAD, Wolf Road And Ford Rd (Lat: 41.669694 Lon: -87.893694), Type: Tower, Structure height: 45.7 m, Overall height: 48.2 m, Call Sign: WQME626, Licensee ID: L00117490
    Assigned Frequencies: 11265.0 MHz, 11545.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/16/2010, Expiration Date: 07/16/2020, Certifier: William D Shanley
    Registrant: Southwest Central Dispatch, 7611 W. College Drive, Palos Heights, IL 60463-2071, Phone: (708) 448-6180, Fax: (708) 448-9823, Email:
  • CH03XC716, 10300 Village Circle Dr (Lat: 41.654528 Lon: -87.870083), Type: Mtower, Structure height: 34.4 m, Call Sign: WQQH462
    Assigned Frequencies: 23025.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/12/2012, Expiration Date: 12/12/2022, Certifier: Kyle B Entz
    Registrant: Sprint Nextel Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (703) 433-4000, Fax: (703) 433-4483
  • CH03XC721, 8917 W 123rd St (Lat: 41.666750 Lon: -87.838972), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 54.9 m, Overall height: 60.9 m, Call Sign: WQQH464
    Assigned Frequencies: 21825.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/12/2012, Expiration Date: 12/12/2022, Certifier: Kyle B Entz
    Registrant: Sprint Nextel Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (703) 433-4000, Fax: (703) 433-4483

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

41 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Palos Park)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

11 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Palos Park)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 4 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED2$284,25014$248,127135$256,7834$106,7332$182,790
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$02$279,22015$296,7510$01$116,240
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$244,6303$164,31335$314,5901$61,2301$99,420
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$01$294,77015$319,0351$186,4201$196,450
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$01$187,9507$280,0970$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 8238.01 , 8239.01, 8239.03

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 4 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED2$204,5651$217,9401$146,010
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$01$321,4800$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 8238.01 , 8239.01, 8239.03

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 84
  • Hazardous Condition: 59
  • Service Call: 3
  • Good Intent Call: 7

Incident types - Palos Park

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Palos Park, IL
Most common first names in Palos Park, IL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John10677.5 years
Mary6581.3 years
William6077.4 years
Helen4983.7 years
Joseph4778.3 years
Edward4676.9 years
Robert4574.2 years
James4073.4 years
George3176.5 years
Margaret3187.2 years
Most common last names in Palos Park, IL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson1583.9 years
Smith1382.8 years
Anderson1276.8 years
Miller1272.3 years
Martin1175.9 years
Carlson1182.6 years
Walsh878.7 years
Hansen772.6 years
Cook774.8 years
Thomas781.3 years
Businesses in Palos Park, IL
NameCountNameCount
Circle K1Starbucks1
Dunkin Donuts2Subway2
FedEx1UPS1
Jewel-Osco1

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  • #67 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Metal and mineral, except petroleum, merchant wholesalers"
  • #73 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Pharmacies and drug stores"
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  • #85 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest cost per building permit in 2004-2006"
  • #85 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Furniture and home furnishing merchant wholesalers"
  • #35 (60464) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Lithuanian first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
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  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Nitrogen Dioxide air pollution readings in 2005 (ppm)"
  • #15 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM2.5) 24-hour air pollution readings in 2005 (µg/m3)"
  • #21 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest lead air pollution readings in 2005 (µg/m3)"
  • #23 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual air pollution readings in 2005 (µg/m3)"
  • #26 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Kerry (Democrat) in the 2004 Presidential Election, pop. 50,000+"
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