Park Ridge, Illinois

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Population in 2013: 37,839 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +0.2%
 
Males: 17,721  (46.8%)
Females: 20,118  (53.2%)
Median resident age:  44.2 years
Illinois median age:  37.2 years

Zip codes: 60068.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $85,967 (it was $73,154 in 2000)
Park Ridge:

$85,967
IL:

$56,210

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $44,140 (it was $36,046 in 2000)

Park Ridge city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $364,345 (it was $286,000 in 2000)
Park Ridge:

$364,345
IL:

$169,600

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $433,469; Detached houses: $470,275; Townhouses or other attached units: $244,903; In 2-unit structures: $398,601; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $368,161; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $219,105

Median gross rent in 2013: $1,120.

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  • Races in Park Ridge, IL (2013)

    Park Ridge races chart
    • 32,80587.2%White alone
    • 2,5036.7%Hispanic
    • 1,3843.7%Asian alone
    • 4081.1%Black alone
    • 2950.8%Two or more races
    • 210.06%American Indian alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Park Ridge: 106.5 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (16.2%), Irish (15.3%), Polish (14.7%), Italian (12.6%), English (4.0%), Greek (3.0%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 07/05/1873

Elevation: 640 feet

Land area: 7.03 square miles.

Population density: 5,384 people per square mile   (average).

Park Ridge,IL real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Park Ridge:

  • High school or higher: 96.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 56.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 24.4%
  • Unemployed: 1.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Park Ridge city:

  • Never married: 26.4%
  • Now married: 58.0%
  • Separated: 0.9%
  • Widowed: 7.1%
  • Divorced: 7.6%

5,619 residents are foreign born (8.7% Europe, 2.6% Asia, 2.5% Latin America).

This city:

14.9%
Illinois:

14.0%



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists there were 5 registered sex offenders living in Park Ridge, Illinois as of September 02, 2015.
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 2013: $8,802 (2.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $7,434 (2.2%)

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: -490 (-1.3%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 3,887 (21.5%)

Area code: 847

Park Ridge household income distribution Park Ridge home values distribution

Crime rates in Park Ridge by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murders 0000210000010
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.05.42.70.00.00.00.00.02.70.0
Rapes 5552334200201
per 100,000 13.213.213.25.38.18.110.85.40.00.05.30.02.6
Robberies 4889526631214126
per 100,000 10.621.221.224.013.45.416.316.38.133.037.231.915.9
Assaults 211717181112161284798
per 100,000 55.645.045.048.129.632.443.432.621.711.018.623.921.2
Burglaries 18412912913211810010913212213914011899
per 100,000 487.1341.5341.5352.4317.3270.4295.5358.3330.4382.7372.4313.3262.0
Thefts 697585585452411496423509424430336328360
per 100,000 1,845.11,548.61,548.81,206.61,105.31,341.21,146.71,381.51,148.21,183.8893.8871.0952.7
Auto thefts 6052523123242114156131310
per 100,000 158.8137.7137.782.861.964.956.938.040.616.534.634.526.5
Arson 3663430546373
per 100,000 7.915.915.98.010.88.10.013.610.816.58.018.67.9
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 294.7) 150.4126.9127.0104.0101.9101.196.5102.581.790.586.681.972.0

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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 Park Ridge detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 64 (54 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.43
Illinois average:

2.23
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

5.7%
Illinois:

7.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +458 (+1.2%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (13%)
  • Finance and insurance (10%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Construction (9%)
  • Health care and social assistance (6%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (20%)
  • Educational services (17%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (11%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (16%)
  • Sales and related occupations (15%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (9%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (7%)
  • Legal occupations (6%)
  • Production occupations (4%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (22%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (14%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (9%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (9%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (4%)

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

Average climate in Park Ridge, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Park Ridge-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Illinois state average. It is 39% 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 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 246.2 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 220.7 miles away from Park Ridge 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 66.6 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 278.4 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 244.6 miles away from Park Ridge center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 236.9 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).
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 in Park Ridge:

  • ADVOCATE LUTHERAN GENERAL HOSPITAL (Voluntary non-profit - Church, provides emergency services, 1775 DEMPSTER ST)
  • GOOD HEART HOSPICE, INC (1550 NORTH NORTHWEST HIGHWAY)
  • PARKSIDE LUTHERAN HOSPITAL (1700 LUTHER LANE)
  • RAINBOW HOSPICE, INC (444 N NORTHWEST HIGHWAY SUITE 145)

Home Health Centers in Park Ridge:

  • AGAPE HOME HEALTH CARE, INC (444 NORTH NORTHWEST HIGHWAY, SUITE 320)
  • BODIMETRIC HEALTH SERVICES INC (205 W TOUHY SUITE 209)
  • CHICAGOLAND HOME HEALTH PROVIDER, INC (1600 DEMPSTER ST, STE 102)
  • GOOD HEART HOME HEALTH CARE, INC (1550 NORTH NORTHWEST HIGHWAY, STE 204B)
  • HEALTH FIRST HOME HEALTH INC (2644 DEMPSTER ST, STE 100)
  • OMEGA HOME HEALTHCARE, LLC (400 WEST HIGGINS ROAD)
  • PLATINUM HEALTHCARE SERVICES, LLC (2604 N DEMPSTER AVE, STE 508)
  • PRIME CARE RESOURCE, INC (1420 RENAISSANCE DRIVE SUITE 410)
  • PRIME HOME HEALTH SERVICES, INC (2604 DEMPSTER AVENUE, STE 407)
  • PROHEALTH HOMECARE, LLC (2604 DEMPSTER, STE 205)
  • WOUND AND REHAB HOME HEALTH CARE, INC (700 BUSSE HIGHWAY)

Nursing Homes in Park Ridge:

  • PARK RIDGE CARE CENTER (665 BUSSE HIGHWAY)
  • RESURRECTION NSG AND REHAB CTR (1001 NORTH GREENWOOD AVENUE)
  • ST MATTHEW CENTER FOR HEALTH (1601 NORTH WESTERN AVENUE)
  • ST MATTHEW LUTHERAN HOME (1601 N WESTERN AVE)

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.

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

  • Oakton Community College (about 5 miles; Des Plaines, IL; Full-time enrollment: 7,271)
  • City Colleges of Chicago-Wilbur Wright College (about 5 miles; Chicago, IL; FT enrollment: 8,683)
  • Computer Systems Institute (about 5 miles; Skokie, IL; FT enrollment: 2,311)
  • BIR Training Center (about 7 miles; Chicago, IL; FT enrollment: 2,036)
  • Northeastern Illinois University (about 7 miles; Chicago, IL; FT enrollment: 8,004)
  • Triton College (about 7 miles; River Grove, IL; FT enrollment: 8,817)
  • North Park University (about 8 miles; Chicago, IL; FT enrollment: 2,622)

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)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 108. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

108
U.S.:

74

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2012 was 0.255. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.255
U.S.:

0.303

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 12.0. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 2.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

12.0
U.S.:

6.6

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 1.11. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 2.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.11
U.S.:

1.93

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 26.3. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 3.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.3
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 17.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

17.3
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 10.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.0
U.S.:

9.1

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2009 was 0.0105. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 2.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0105
U.S.:

0.0147
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 4.3%
(4.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 6.9% for Black residents, 9.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 27.0% 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

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, Illinois environmental map by EPA

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Park Ridge compared to Illinois state average:

  • Median household income above 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 below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.

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 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.9
Illinois average:

12.4

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (90%)
  • Electricity (8%)
  • No fuel used (1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

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Neighborhood in Park Ridge (Park Ridge, Illinois Neighborhood Map):

Religion statistics for Park Ridge city (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 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 13$72,468$66,8940$0
Other Government Administration 5$43,336$104,00610$2,857
Police Protection - Officers 55$394,511$86,0750$0
Police - Other 11$47,643$51,97443$26,660
Firefighters 47$416,838$106,4271$1,162
Fire - Other 1$4,244$50,9280$0
Streets and Highways 18$114,107$76,0710$0
Welfare 0$0 1$2,715
Health 2$10,489$62,9340$0
Solid Waste Management 2$11,257$67,5420$0
Sewerage 12$75,024$75,0240$0
Housing and Community Development(Local) 9$48,209$64,2791$2,254
Natural Resources 1$4,909$58,9080$0
Water Supply 2$10,955$65,7300$0
Local Libraries 32$151,957$56,98467$74,019
Other and Unallocable 10$64,348$77,2180$0
Totals for Government 220$1,470,295$80,198123$109,667

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

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $1,708,000 ($45.14)
    Sewerage: $441,000 ($11.65)
    Fire Protection: $178,000 ($4.70)
    General: $70,000 ($1.85)
    Water Utilities: $48,000 ($1.27)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $6,495,000 ($171.65)
    Fire Protection: $4,899,000 ($129.47)
    General - Other: $3,880,000 ($102.54)
    Regular Highways: $3,798,000 ($100.37)
    Libraries: $3,462,000 ($91.49)
    Water Utilities: $3,350,000 ($88.53)
    Solid Waste Management: $2,571,000 ($67.95)
    Central Staff Services: $1,480,000 ($39.11)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $895,000 ($23.65)
    Sewerage: $796,000 ($21.04)
    Financial Administration: $778,000 ($20.56)
    General Public Buildings: $644,000 ($17.02)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $382,000 ($10.10)
    Parking Facilities: $277,000 ($7.32)
    Housing & Community Development: $223,000 ($5.89)
    Health Services - Other: $190,000 ($5.02)
    Parks & Recreation: $156,000 ($4.12)
  • Employee Retirement - Benefit Payments: $2,621,000 ($69.27)
    Securities - Corporate Bonds (market): $2,343,000 ($61.92)
    Total Cash & Deposits: $2,254,000 ($59.57)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $507,000 ($13.40)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - General: $2,118,000 ($55.97)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Fire Protection: $236,000 ($6.24)
    Regular Highways: $174,000 ($4.60)
    Police Protection: $171,000 ($4.52)
    Libraries: $131,000 ($3.46)
    Central Staff: $114,000 ($3.01)
    Water Utilities: $70,000 ($1.85)
    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 ($397.45)

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

  • Charges - Parking Facilities: $357,000 ($9.43)
    Parks & Recreation: $136,000 ($3.59)
    All Other: $75,000 ($1.98)
    Solid Waste Management: $6,000 ($0.16)
  • Employee Retirement - Interest Revenue: $3,360,000 ($88.80)
    Local Employee Contribution: $576,000 ($15.22)
    From Local Government: $463,000 ($12.24)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Support: $74,000 ($1.96)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $13,000 ($0.34)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $849,000 ($22.44)
    Interest Earnings: $756,000 ($19.98)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $4,802,000 ($126.91)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $6,768,000 ($178.86)
    Highways: $1,053,000 ($27.83)
    All Other: $592,000 ($15.65)
    Housing & Community Development: $25,000 ($0.66)
  • Tax - Property: $10,824,000 ($286.05)
    Public Utilities: $3,823,000 ($101.03)
    NEC: $3,289,000 ($86.92)
    Motor Vehicle License: $856,000 ($22.62)
    Total General Sales: $830,000 ($21.94)
    Other Selective Sales: $484,000 ($12.79)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $12,815,000 ($338.67)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $11,085,000 ($292.95)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $1,730,000 ($45.72)

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

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $822,000 ($21.72)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Federal Securities: $47,494,000 ($1255.16)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $17,536,000 ($463.44)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $1,394,000 ($36.84)

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 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 - 2013 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 15Number of bridges
  • 62m203ftTotal length
  • $9,138,000Total costs
  • 613,400Total average daily traffic
  • 48,426Total average daily truck traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 21920-1929
  • 11940-1949
  • 121950-1959
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 Donuts1Toyota1
Famous Footwear1Trader Joe's1
FedEx5UPS7
H&R Block1Vons1
Houlihan's1Walgreens1

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  • #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)"
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