Oak Lawn, IL Population

By | January 13, 2021

Population: 55,245. Estimated population in 2021: 53,991 (-2.3% change)
Males: 25,902 (46.9%), Females: 29,343 (53.1%)

Cook County

Zip codes: 60453.

Median resident age: 41.5 years
Median household income: $47,585
Median house value: $157,000

Races in Oak Lawn:

  • White Non-Hispanic (89.9%)
  • Hispanic (5.3%)
  • Two or more races (1.9%)
  • Other race (1.6%)
  • Black (1.2%)
  • Filipino (0.7%)

(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: Irish (30.5%), German (19.6%), Polish (19.3%), Italian (9.8%), English (4.4%), Arab (3.9%).

Elevation: 615 feet

Land area: 8.6 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Oak Lawn

  • High school or higher: 83.5%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 20.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.8%
  • Unemployed: 4.0%
  • Mean travel time to work: 30.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Oak Lawn village

  • Never married: 24.7%
  • Now married: 54.8%
  • Separated: 1.1%
  • Widowed: 11.6%
  • Divorced: 7.8%

11.5% Foreign born (6.2% Europe, 3.5% Asia, 1.6% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: -1,005 (-1.8%).

Hospital/medical center in Oak Lawn:

  • EHS CHRIST HOSPITAL & MEDICAL CENTER (4440 W 95TH STREET)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Oak Lawn:

  • LITTLE COMPANY OF MARY HOSPITAL (about 4 miles; EVERGREEN PARK, IL)
  • PALOS COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (about 5 miles; PALOS HEIGHTS, IL)
  • HOLY CROSS HOSPITAL (about 6 miles; CHICAGO, IL)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Oak Lawn:

  • CHICAGO MIDWAY INTL (about 5 miles; CHICAGO, IL; Abbreviation: MDW)
  • CHICAGO O’HARE INTL (about 21 miles; CHICAGO, IL; Abbreviation: ORD)
  • GARY/CHICAGO (about 26 miles; GARY, IN; Abbreviation: GYY)
Other public-use airports nearest to Oak Lawn:

  • TINLEY PARK HELISTOP (about 12 miles; CHICAGO/TINLEY PARK, IL; Abbreviation: TF8)
  • MERRILL C MEIGS (about 15 miles; CHICAGO, IL; Abbreviation: CGX)
  • FRANKFORT (about 18 miles; FRANKFORT, IL; Abbreviation: C18)
Amtrak stations near Oak Lawn:

  • 7 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.
  • 13 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 in Oak Lawn:

  • LINCOLN TECHNICAL INSTITUTE (Full-time enrollment: 366; Location: 8920 S CICERO AVE; Private, for-profit; Website: lincolntech.com)
  • FOX COLLEGE INC (Full-time enrollment: 142; Location: 4201 W 93RD ST; Private, for-profit; Website: www.foxcollege.com)
  • CAMEO BEAUTY ACADEMY (Full-time enrollment: 76; Location: 9714 S CICERO; Private, for-profit)

Colleges and Universities

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

  • CITY COLLEGES OF CHICAGO-RICHARD J DALEY COLLEGE (about 4 miles; CHICAGO, IL; Full-time enrollment: 5,536)
  • SAINT XAVIER UNIVERSITY (about 4 miles; CHICAGO, IL; Full-time enrollment: 3,161)
  • MORAINE VALLEY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 6 miles; PALOS HILLS, IL; Full-time enrollment: 7,610)
  • MORTON COLLEGE (about 9 miles; CICERO, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,085)
  • CITY COLLEGES OF CHICAGO-KENNEDY-KING COLLEGE (about 9 miles; CHICAGO, IL; Full-time enrollment: 3,942)
  • CHICAGO STATE UNIVERSITY (about 10 miles; CHICAGO, IL; Full-time enrollment: 4,836)
  • CITY COLLEGES OF CHICAGO-OLIVE-HARVEY COLLEGE (about 10 miles; CHICAGO, IL; Full-time enrollment: 4,004)
Public high schools in Oak Lawn:

  • OAK LAWN COMM HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,697; Location: 9400 S W HIGHWAY; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • H L RICHARDS HIGH SCH(CAMPUS) (Students: 1,645; Location: 10601 CENTRAL AVE; Grades: 09 – 12)
Private high schools in Oak Lawn:

  • SOUTH SIDE BAPTIST SCHOOL (Students: 178; Location: 5345 99TH ST; Grades: PK – 12)
  • STATE ROAD BAPTIST CHRISTIAN S (Students: 46; Location: 6801 W 96TH ST; Grades: KG – 12)
Biggest public primary/middle schools in Oak Lawn:

  • DOUGLAS A MCGUGAN JUNIOR HIGH SCH (Students: 655; Location: 5220 WEST 105TH ST; Grades: 07 – 08)
  • HARNEW ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 591; Location: 9101 S MEADE AVE; Grades: PK – 06)
  • J COVINGTON ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 523; Location: 9130 S 52ND AVE; Grades: KG – 06)
  • SIMMONS MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 477; Location: 6450 W 95TH ST; Grades: 07 – 08)
  • KOLMAR AVENUE ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 456; Location: 10425 S KOLMAR AVE; Grades: PK – 06)
  • SWARD ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 427; Location: 9830 S BRANDT AVE; Grades: KG – 06)
  • J M HANNUM ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 384; Location: 9800 S TRIPP AVE; Grades: KG – 06)
  • COLUMBUS MANOR ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 376; Location: 9700 MAYFIELD AVE; Grades: PK – 06)
  • ERNEST F KOLB ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 335; Location: 9620 NORMANDY AVE; Grades: PK – 06)
  • LAWN MANOR SCHOOL (Students: 248; Location: 4300 108TH PL; Grades: PK – 02)
Private primary/middle schools in Oak Lawn:

  • ST LINUS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 588; Location: 10400 SOUTH LAWLER AVE; Grades: PK – 8)
  • ST CATHERINE OF ALEXANDRIA SCH (Students: 545; Location: 10621 S KEDVALE AVENUE; Grades: KG – 8)
  • ST GERALD ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 430; Location: 9320 SOUTH 55TH COURT; Grades: PK – 8)
  • ST GERMAINE (Students: 360; Location: 9735 S KOLIN; Grades: PK – 8)
  • SOUTHWEST CHRISTIAN SCH-OAKLAW (Students: 353; Location: 10110 S. CENTRAL AVE.; Grades: PK – 8)
  • ST LOUIS DE MONTFORT SCHOOL (Students: 231; Location: 8840 SOUTH RIDGELAND AVE; Grades: KG – 8)
  • OAK LAWN MONTESSORI SCHOOL (Students: 40; Location: 5345 W 99TH STREET; Grades: PK – KG)
  • PENNY LANE SCHOOL LTD (Students: 33; Location: 8901 S. 52ND AVE; Grades: PK – KG)
  • PAPOOSE CHILDRENS CENTER (Students: 15; Location: 5354 W 95TH ST; Grades: KG – KG)
  • ALL STAR KIDS CHILD CARE CENTE (Students: 5; Location: 8837 S RIDGELAND AVE; Grades: KG – KG)

Libraries

Library in Oak Lawn:

  • OAK LAWN P.L. (Operating income: $3,707,646; Location: 9427 S. RAYMOND; 306,047 books; 18,495 audio materials; 11,039 video materials; 806 serial subscriptions)

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