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Population in 2012: 37,721 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: -0.1%
 

Males: 18,043  (47.8%)
Females: 19,678  (52.2%)

Median resident age:  44.8 years
Illinois median age:  39.6 years

Zip codes: 60068.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $82,700 (it was $73,154 in 2000)
Park Ridge:

$82,700
IL:

$55,137
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $41,726

Park Ridge city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $360,485 (it was $286,000 in 2000)
Park Ridge:

$360,485
IL:

$170,600
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $537,992; Detached houses: $569,446; Townhouses or other attached units: $483,274; In 2-unit structures: $605,631; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $335,863; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $300,238; Mobile homes: $253,504

Median gross rent in 2012: $1,144.

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  • White alone - 33,218 (89.1%)
  • Hispanic - 2,013 (5.4%)
  • Asian alone - 1,212 (3.3%)
  • Black alone - 440 (1.2%)
  • Two or more races - 337 (0.9%)
  • Other race alone - 28 (0.08%)
  • American Indian alone - 18 (0.05%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Park Ridge: 107.7 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)

Ancestries: Irish (16.7%), German (16.7%), Polish (15.3%), Italian (12.4%), English (4.7%), Swedish (2.7%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 07/05/1873

Elevation: 640 feet

Land area: 7.03 square miles.

Population density: 5,367 people per square mile 
 
 (average).

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For population 25 years and over in Park Ridge:

  • High school or higher: 95.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 53.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 23.0%
  • Unemployed: 5.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Park Ridge city:

  • Never married: 26.3%
  • Now married: 58.4%
  • Separated: 1.1%
  • Widowed: 6.9%
  • Divorced: 7.4%

5,668 residents are foreign born (9.4% Europe, 2.6% Asia).

This city:  15.2%
Illinois:  13.9%



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists there were 5 registered sex offenders living in Park Ridge, Illinois as of December 19, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Park Ridge to the number of sex offenders is 7,544 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: $7,858 (1.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $6,643 (1.7%)

Park Ridge satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Des Plaines, IL (3.4 miles , pop. 58,720).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Chicago, IL (14.5 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Niles, IL (1.4 miles ), Rosemont, IL (1.5 miles ), Des Plaines, IL (1.8 miles ), Norridge, IL (1.8 miles ), Morton Grove, IL (1.9 miles ), Harwood Heights, IL (1.9 miles ), Golf, IL (2.0 miles ), Schiller Park, IL (2.0 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 109 buildings, average cost: $194,200
  • 1998: 86 buildings, average cost: $222,900
  • 1999: 87 buildings, average cost: $248,500
  • 2000: 68 buildings, average cost: $318,700
  • 2001: 82 buildings, average cost: $321,800
  • 2002: 63 buildings, average cost: $336,600
  • 2003: 87 buildings, average cost: $383,800
  • 2004: 97 buildings, average cost: $417,600
  • 2005: 140 buildings, average cost: $435,900
  • 2006: 100 buildings, average cost: $482,300
  • 2007: 48 buildings, average cost: $507,400
  • 2008: 44 buildings, average cost: $505,900
  • 2009: 27 buildings, average cost: $425,100
  • 2010: 8 buildings, average cost: $431,800
  • 2011: 23 buildings, average cost: $297,000
  • 2012: 34 buildings, average cost: $425,100

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 42.01 N, Longitude: 87.84 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +40 (+0.1%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 3,981 (22.5%)

Area code: 847

Park Ridge household income distribution Park Ridge home values distribution


 

Crime rates in Park Ridge by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 0000021000001
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.05.42.70.00.00.00.00.02.7
Rapes 2555233420020
per 100,000 5.313.213.213.25.38.18.110.85.40.00.05.30.0
Robberies 4488952663121412
per 100,000 10.610.621.221.224.013.45.416.316.38.133.037.231.9
Assaults 1921171718111216128479
per 100,000 50.355.645.045.048.129.632.443.432.621.711.018.623.9
Burglaries 161184129129132118100109132122139140118
per 100,000 426.2487.1341.5341.5352.4317.3270.4295.5358.3330.4382.7372.4313.3
Thefts 570697585585452411496423509424430336328
per 100,000 1508.91845.11548.61548.81206.61105.31341.21146.71381.51148.21183.8893.8871.0
Auto thefts 6560525231232421141561313
per 100,000 172.1158.8137.7137.782.861.964.956.938.040.616.534.634.5
Arson 14366343054637
per 100,000 37.17.915.915.98.010.88.10.013.610.816.58.018.6
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 301.1) 125.5150.4126.9127.0104.0101.9101.196.5102.581.790.586.681.8

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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 Park Ridge detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 65 (54 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.43
Illinois average:

2.76

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Park Ridge, Illinois accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

7.5%
Illinois:

9.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +458 (+1.2%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (14%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (12%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Construction (8%)
  • Health care and social assistance (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (22%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (10%)
  • Finance and insurance (9%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (8%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Top executives (5%)
  • Computer specialists (5%)
  • Lawyers (4%)
  • Accountants and auditors (4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Registered nurses (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Park Ridge-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Illinois state average. It is 107% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/28/1990, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 34.8 miles away from the Park Ridge city center killed 29 people and injured 350 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 9/28/1972, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 18.6 miles away from the city center injured 20 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Park Ridge-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Illinois state average. It is 98% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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 66.6 miles away from the city center
On 9/2/1999 at 16:17:29, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 84.4 miles away from Park Ridge center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), 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: Storms: 10, Floods: 9, Tornadoes: 2, Floods: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Snow: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Park Ridge topographic map

Birthplace of: Adam Jones (musician) - Musician, Craig Anderson (ice hockey) - Ice hockey goaltender, Dave Mallow - Video game actor, Gary Cole - Film actor, Karen Black - (born 1942), actress, Al Levine - 2005 Major League Baseball player (San Francisco Giants, born: May 22, 1968), Blake Sloan - NHL player (Dallas Stars, born: Jul 27, 1975), Carrie Snodgress - Actress, Craig Anderson - NHL player (Chicago Blackhawks, born: May 21, 1981), Luke Gregerson - Baseball player.


Hospitals/medical centers in Park Ridge:

  • AGAPE HOME HEALTH CARE, INC (Home Health Center, 444 NORTH NORTHWEST HIGHWAY, SUITE 320)
  • BODIMETRIC HEALTH SERVICES INC (Home Health Center, 205 W TOUHY SUITE 209)
  • CHICAGOLAND HOME HEALTH PROVIDER, INC (Home Health Center, 1600 DEMPSTER ST, STE 102)
  • GOOD HEART HOME HEALTH CARE, INC (Home Health Center, 1550 NORTH NORTHWEST HIGHWAY, STE 204B)
  • HEALTH FIRST HOME HEALTH INC (Home Health Center, 2644 DEMPSTER ST, STE 100)
  • OMEGA HOME HEALTHCARE, LLC (Home Health Center, 400 WEST HIGGINS ROAD)
  • PLATINUM HEALTHCARE SERVICES, LLC (Home Health Center, 2604 N DEMPSTER AVE, STE 508)
  • PRIME CARE RESOURCE, INC (Home Health Center, 1420 RENAISSANCE DRIVE SUITE 410)
  • PRIME HOME HEALTH SERVICES, INC (Home Health Center, 2604 DEMPSTER AVENUE, STE 407)
  • PROHEALTH HOMECARE, LLC (Home Health Center, 2604 DEMPSTER, STE 205)
  • WOUND AND REHAB HOME HEALTH CARE, INC (Home Health Center, 700 BUSSE HIGHWAY)
  • ADVOCATE LUTHERAN GENERAL HOSPITAL (Acute Care Hospitals,Voluntary non-profit - Church, provides emergency services, 1775 DEMPSTER ST)
  • GOOD HEART HOSPICE, INC (Hospital, 1550 NORTH NORTHWEST HIGHWAY)
  • PARKSIDE LUTHERAN HOSPITAL (Hospital, 1700 LUTHER LANE)
  • RAINBOW HOSPICE, INC (Hospital, 444 N NORTHWEST HIGHWAY SUITE 145)
  • PARK RIDGE CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, 665 BUSSE HIGHWAY)
  • RESURRECTION NSG AND REHAB CTR (Nursing Home, 1001 NORTH GREENWOOD AVENUE)
  • ST MATTHEW CENTER FOR HEALTH (Nursing Home, 1601 NORTH WESTERN AVENUE)
  • ST MATTHEW LUTHERAN HOME (Nursing Home, 1601 N WESTERN AVE)

Political contributions by individuals in Park Ridge, IL

Heliports located in Park Ridge:

Amtrak stations near Park Ridge:

  • 5 miles: GLENVIEW (1116 DEPOT ST.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 14 miles: LA GRANGE ROAD (LA GRANGE, 25 W. BURLINGTON AVE.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public payphones, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 14 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.

Local government website: www.park-ridge.il.us/prcity

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

  • Oakton Community College (about 4 miles; Des Plaines, IL; Full-time enrollment: 3,670)
  • City Colleges of Chicago-Wilbur Wright College (about 5 miles; Chicago, IL; FT enrollment: 4,343)
  • Triton College (about 7 miles; River Grove, IL; FT enrollment: 4,960)
  • Northeastern Illinois University (about 7 miles; Chicago, IL; FT enrollment: 5,777)
  • Dominican University (about 8 miles; River Forest, IL; FT enrollment: 2,386)
  • Northwestern University (about 9 miles; Evanston, IL; FT enrollment: 16,477)
  • DeVry University-Illinois (about 10 miles; Chicago, IL; FT enrollment: 9,375)

Public high schools in Park Ridge:

Public elementary/middle schools in Park Ridge:

Private elementary/middle schools in Park Ridge:

  • ST PAUL OF THE CROSS SCHOOL (Students: 750; Location: 140 S NORTHWEST HWY; Grades: PK - 8)
  • MARY SEAT OF WISDOM SCHOOL (Students: 475; Location: 1352 S CUMBERLAND AVE; Grades: PK - 8)
  • ST ANDREWS LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 177; Location: 260 N NORTHWEST HWY; Grades: PK - 8)
  • MESSIAH LUTHERAN CHILD CARE (Students: 160; Location: 1605 VERNON AVE; Grades: PK - KG)
  • EMBERS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 121; Location: 2000 W SIBLEY ST; Grades: PK - 5)
  • SUGAR PLUM TREE PRESCHOOL (Students: 77; Location: 1006 GILLICK; Grades: PK - TK)
  • PARK RIDGE INTERCULTURAL MONTESSORI (Students: 66; Location: 418 W TOUHY AVE; Grades: KG - 5)
  • JEANINE SCHULTZ MEMORIAL SCHOOL (Students: 15; Location: 2101 W OAKTON ST; Grades: UG - UG)
See full list of schools located in Park Ridge, map of school districts: PARK RIDGE CONSOLIDATED COMMUNITY SCHOOL DISTRICT 64, MAINE TOWNSHIP HIGH SCHOOL DISTRICT 207

Library in Park Ridge:

  • PARK RIDGE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $4,476,258; Location: 20 SOUTH PROSPECT AVENUE; 220,267 books; 2,589 e-books; 13,377 audio materials; 13,114 video materials; 56 local licensed databases; 18 state licensed databases; 2 other licensed databases; 440 print serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • Birthplace of Gary Cole (Actor, 20 September 1956) added by m0nkey
  • Park Ridge School: Messiah Lutheran Child Care Center and Kindergarten 1605 Vernon Avenue

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Notable locations in Park Ridge: Park Ridge Country Club (A), Camp Fort Dearborn (B), Park Ridge Public Library (C), Park Ridge City Hall (D), Maine Township Town Hall (E), Edison Park Home (F), Park Ridge Fire Department Station 36 (G), Park Ridge Fire Department Station 35 (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Park Ridge include: First Baptist Church of Park Ridge (A), First Church of Christ Scientist (B), First United Methodist Church of Park Ridge (C), Good Shepherd United Methodist Church (D), Mary Seat of Wisdom Church (E), Messiah Lutheran Church (F), Midway Presbyterian Church (G), Park Ridge Community Church (H), Park Ridge Presbyterian Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Town of Maine Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Belleau Lake (A), Forest Lake (B), Park Lake (C), Murphy Lake (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Park Ridge include: North Park (1), Ni-Ridge Park (2), Centennial Park (3), Morgan Park (4), Woodland Park (5), Brickton Park (6), Hinkley Park (7), Hodges Park (8), Jaycee Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Donald E Stephens Museum of Hummel's (5555 North River Road), Chicago World's Fair (Amusement & Theme Parks; 1 North Dee Road).

 
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)
AQI  Pb  CO  SO2 NO2 Ozone  PM10 PM2.5

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 33.9. This is about average.
City:

33.9
U.S.:

32.0
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2009 was 0.0147. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 3.7 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.0147
U.S.:

0.0222
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.255. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 1.9 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.255
U.S.:

0.334
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 2.16. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.5 miles away from the city center.
City:

2.16
U.S.:

2.43
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 16.3. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 1.9 miles away from the city center.
City:

16.3
U.S.:

9.4
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 20.6. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 3.2 miles away from the city center.
City:

20.6
U.S.:

28.3
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 18.2. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 5.7 miles away from the city center.
City:

18.2
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 10.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.5 miles away from the city center.
City:

10.4
U.S.:

9.6


Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 3.6%
(3.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 12.7% for Black residents, 8.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 30.0% for other race residents, 0.3% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.6 people
Illinois:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  72.7%
Whole state:  65.8%

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

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Park Ridge, IL

People in group quarters in Park Ridge in 2010:

  • 399 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 45 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 35 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 11 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 2 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness

People in group quarters in Park Ridge in 2000:

  • 493 people in nursing homes
  • 65 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 59 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 37 people in other group homes
  • 4 people in religious group quarters
  • 3 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 3 people in homes for the physically handicapped
  • 2 people in other nonhousehold living situations

Park Ridge compared to Illinois state average:

Park Ridge, Illinois environmental map by EPA

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


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Banks with most branches in Park Ridge (2011 data):

  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: Park Ridge Facility, Busse Highway And Greenwood Branch, Park Ridge Dominicks. 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.
  • Bank of America, National Association: 425 Devon Avenue Branch at 425 Devon Avenue, branch established on 1909/01/01; Park Ridge/Greenwood at 501 North Greenwood Avenue, branch established on 1987/06/30. 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
  • Parkway Bank and Trust Company: Park Ridge South Branch at 608 Higgins, branch established on 1981/01/05; Park Ridge North Branch at 1001 Northwest Highway, branch established on 2003/01/02. Info updated 2011/06/03: Bank assets: $2,237.7 mil, Deposits: $1,906.2 mil, headquarters in Harwood Heights, IL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 33 total offices, Holding Company: Parkway Bancorp, Inc.
  • TCF National Bank: Park Ridge Branch #2075 at 1 West Devon Avenue, branch established on 1928/01/01; Park Ridge Jewel Branch at 481 Busse Highway, branch established on 2001/11/08. 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
  • RBS Citizens, National Association: Park Ridge Branch at 118 Euclid Ave, branch established on 1998/10/05. 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
  • Northbrook Bank and Trust Company: Park Ridge Branch - Touhy Ave. at 950 W. Touhy Ave., branch established on 1998/08/24. Info updated 2011/07/11: Bank assets: $1,886.7 mil, Deposits: $1,548.8 mil, headquarters in Northbrook, IL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 20 total offices, Holding Company: Wintrust Financial Corporation
  • Liberty Bank for Savings: Park Ridge Office at 1018 West Touhy Avenue, branch established on 2005/07/09. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $882.3 mil, Deposits: $663.4 mil, headquarters in Chicago, IL, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 5 total offices
  • BMO Harris Bank National Association: North Northwest Highway Branch at 615 Busse Highway, branch established on 1940/12/31. Info updated 2011/07/14: Bank assets: $97,264.0 mil, Deposits: $75,624.6 mil, headquarters in Chicago, IL, positive income, 717 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of Montreal
  • Park Ridge Community Bank: at 626 Talcott Road, branch established on 1995/07/03. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $266.5 mil, Deposits: $230.7 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1 total offices, Holding Company: Community Bank Corp.
  • 3 other banks with 3 local branches

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Park Ridge travel time to work - commute


Park Ridge mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (91%)
  • Electricity (8%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Park Ridge city (based on Cook County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 57.63%
Here57.6%
USA50.2%

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
Here:

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.
Illinois:

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
This county:

1.53 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.67 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

6.86 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Cook County:

8.4%
State:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

23.5%
State:

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

16.3%
Illinois:

14.5%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 15$74,803$59,8421$2,012
Other Government Administration 12$91,533$91,53316$4,060
Police Protection - Officers 60$363,507$72,7010$0
Police - Other 13$58,403$53,91033$35,221
Firefighters 52$354,307$81,7630$0
Fire - Other 1$4,259$51,1080$0
Streets and Highways 21$111,363$63,6361$2,748
Welfare 0$0 1$2,459
Health 2$9,057$54,3420$0
Solid Waste Management 2$9,244$55,4640$0
Sewerage 13$70,594$65,1640$0
Housing and Community Development(Local) 9$45,865$61,1532$1,152
Natural Resources 1$4,620$55,4400$0
Water Supply 3$15,895$63,5800$0
Local Libraries 33$137,253$49,91066$80,847
Other and Unallocable 12$64,818$64,8183$1,779
Totals for Government 249$1,415,521$68,218123$130,278

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

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $1,708,000 ($45.28)
    Sewerage: $441,000 ($11.69)
    Fire Protection: $178,000 ($4.72)
    General: $70,000 ($1.86)
    Water Utilities: $48,000 ($1.27)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $6,495,000 ($172.19)
    Fire Protection: $4,899,000 ($129.87)
    General - Other: $3,880,000 ($102.86)
    Regular Highways: $3,798,000 ($100.69)
    Libraries: $3,462,000 ($91.78)
    Water Utilities: $3,350,000 ($88.81)
    Solid Waste Management: $2,571,000 ($68.16)
    Central Staff Services: $1,480,000 ($39.24)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $895,000 ($23.73)
    Sewerage: $796,000 ($21.10)
    Financial Administration: $778,000 ($20.63)
    General Public Buildings: $644,000 ($17.07)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $382,000 ($10.13)
    Parking Facilities: $277,000 ($7.34)
    Housing & Community Development: $223,000 ($5.91)
    Health Services - Other: $190,000 ($5.04)
    Parks & Recreation: $156,000 ($4.14)
  • Employee Retirement - Benefit Payments: $2,621,000 ($69.48)
    Securities - Corporate Bonds (market): $2,343,000 ($62.11)
    Total Cash & Deposits: $2,254,000 ($59.75)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $507,000 ($13.44)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - General: $2,118,000 ($56.15)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Fire Protection: $236,000 ($6.26)
    Regular Highways: $174,000 ($4.61)
    Police Protection: $171,000 ($4.53)
    Libraries: $131,000 ($3.47)
    Central Staff: $114,000 ($3.02)
    Water Utilities: $70,000 ($1.86)
    Sewerage: $36,000 ($0.95)
    Parking Facilities: $29,000 ($0.77)
    General - Other: $26,000 ($0.69)
    Housing & Community Development: $22,000 ($0.58)
    Solid Waste Management: $14,000 ($0.37)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $15,039,000 ($398.69)

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

  • Charges - Parking Facilities: $357,000 ($9.46)
    Parks & Recreation: $136,000 ($3.61)
    All Other: $75,000 ($1.99)
    Solid Waste Management: $6,000 ($0.16)
  • Employee Retirement - Interest Revenue: $3,360,000 ($89.08)
    Local Employee Contribution: $576,000 ($15.27)
    From Local Government: $463,000 ($12.27)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Support: $74,000 ($1.96)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $13,000 ($0.34)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $849,000 ($22.51)
    Interest Earnings: $756,000 ($20.04)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $4,802,000 ($127.30)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $6,768,000 ($179.42)
    Highways: $1,053,000 ($27.92)
    All Other: $592,000 ($15.69)
    Housing & Community Development: $25,000 ($0.66)
  • Tax - Property: $10,824,000 ($286.95)
    Public Utilities: $3,823,000 ($101.35)
    NEC: $3,289,000 ($87.19)
    Motor Vehicle License: $856,000 ($22.69)
    Total General Sales: $830,000 ($22.00)
    Other Selective Sales: $484,000 ($12.83)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $12,815,000 ($339.73)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $11,085,000 ($293.87)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $1,730,000 ($45.86)

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

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $822,000 ($21.79)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Federal Securities: $47,494,000 ($1259.09)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $17,536,000 ($464.89)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $1,394,000 ($36.96)

3.97% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($45,589 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.97%
Illinois average:

5.66%

0.27% of residents moved from foreign countries ($887 average AGI)
Cook County:

0.27%
Illinois average:

0.19%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from DuPage County, IL  0.48% ($52,869 average AGI)
from Lake County, IL  0.25% ($62,810)
from Will County, IL  0.24% ($42,313)


4.98% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($56,517 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.98%
Illinois average:

5.99%

0.09% of residents moved to foreign countries ($743 average AGI)
Cook County:

0.09%
Illinois average:

0.07%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to DuPage County, IL  0.65% ($54,553 average AGI)
to Will County, IL  0.56% ($54,095)
to Lake County, IL  0.38% ($69,774)

Strongest AM radio stations in Park Ridge:

  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WCSN (820 AM; 5 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WYPA, INC.)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WONX (1590 AM; 4 kW; EVANSTON, IL; Owner: KOVAS COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WCRW (1240 AM; 1 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WSBC BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WEDC (1240 AM; 1 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: FOREIGN LANGUAGE BROADCASTS, INC.)
  • WKTA (1330 AM; 5 kW; EVANSTON, IL; Owner: POLNET COMMUNICATIONS, LTD.)
  • WYLL (1160 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WMBI (1110 AM; daytime; 5 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Park Ridge:

  • 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.)
  • WGCI-FM (107.5 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.)
  • 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.)
  • WMTH (90.5 FM; PARK RIDGE, IL; Owner: BOARD OF EDUCATION, MAINE TWP. #207)
  • WXRT-FM (93.1 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WDRV (97.1 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)

TV broadcast stations around Park Ridge:

  • W34CK (Channel 34; ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL; Owner: FIRST UNITED, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • WGBO-TV (Channel 66; JOLIET, IL; Owner: WGBO LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.)
  • WGN-TV (Channel 9; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • 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.)
  • WSNS-TV (Channel 44; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: TELEMUNDO OF CHICAGO, 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)
  • 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.)
  • 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.)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)


See more detailed statistics of Park Ridge fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 15
Total length: 62 meters (203ft)
Total costs: $9,138,000
Total average daily traffic: 613,400
Total average daily truck traffic: 48,426

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1920-1929: 2
  • 1930-1939: 0
  • 1940-1949: 1
  • 1950-1959: 12
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Park Ridge, IL



Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 6 full and 5 partial 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 ORIGINATED42$287,785203$300,0501,320$299,96226$197,4362$425,00040$259,7771$96,790
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED4$285,14016$388,316129$317,9072$15,9900$07$435,0870$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED15$288,66943$314,665268$336,65910$208,7331$2,931,27012$220,2370$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN8$274,44113$284,388144$306,7211$168,4101$165,3705$328,0560$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS3$273,5102$83,79546$325,7192$280,0000$00$00$0

Detailed mortgage data for all 11 tracts in Park Ridge, IL

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 6 full and 5 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED26$295,83713$322,3351$196,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED11$291,7154$302,3430$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED3$264,0971$380,8700$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN2$213,3752$335,5750$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$80,2800$00$0

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 3
  • Hazardous Condition: 1


Most common first names in Park Ridge, IL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John42376.9 years
Mary29081.9 years
William27175.4 years
Helen22983.3 years
Robert21771.9 years
George19977.8 years
Joseph19577.3 years
Margaret18281.2 years
Anna18086.0 years
Frank18078.3 years
Most common last names in Park Ridge, IL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson12279.6 years
Nelson8680.8 years
Anderson8182.3 years
Smith5981.0 years
Miller5979.2 years
Peterson3879.6 years
Olson3682.0 years
Murphy3277.2 years
Hansen3180.5 years
Brown3182.5 years
Businesses in Park Ridge, IL
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven3Jewel-Osco1
Ace Hardware1JoS. A. Bank1
Blockbuster1LensCrafters1
Burger King1MasterBrand Cabinets2
CVS1McDonald's1
Chico's1Panera Bread1
Cricket Wireless1Safeway1
Dairy Queen1Starbucks3
Domino's Pizza1Talbots1
Dunkin Donuts1Trader Joe's1
Famous Footwear1UPS7
FedEx5Vons1
H&R Block1Walgreens1
Houlihan's1
Browse common businesses in Park Ridge, IL


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  • #80 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest cost per building permit in 2004-2006 (population 5,000+)"
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  • #62 (60068) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Greek first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #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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Total of 325 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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