Oak Park, IL Population

By | January 13, 2021

Population: 52,524. Estimated population in 2021: 50,757 (-3.4% change)
Males: 24,414 (46.5%), Females: 28,110 (53.5%)

Cook County

Zip codes: 60301, 60302, 60304.

Median resident age: 36.0 years
Median household income: $59,183
Median house value: $231,300

Races in Oak Park:

  • White Non-Hispanic (66.2%)
  • Black (22.4%)
  • Hispanic (4.5%)
  • Two or more races (2.8%)
  • Other race (1.6%)
  • Asian Indian (1.3%)
  • Chinese (0.9%)
  • Filipino (0.8%)
  • American Indian (0.7%)

Ancestries: German (18.0%), Irish (17.5%), English (8.7%), Italian (7.5%), Polish (6.2%), Swedish (2.7%).

Elevation: 620 feet

Land area: 4.7 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Oak Park

  • High school or higher: 94.4%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 62.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 30.9%
  • Unemployed: 3.2%
  • Mean travel time to work: 30.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Oak Park village

  • Never married: 33.5%
  • Now married: 49.3%
  • Separated: 1.8%
  • Widowed: 5.3%
  • Divorced: 10.0%

9.8% Foreign born (3.8% Asia, 3.0% Europe, 1.9% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: -1,154 (-2.1%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers in Oak Park:

  • OAK PARK HOSPITAL (520 S MAPLE AVE)
  • WEST SUBURBAN HOSPITAL MED CENTER (ERIE AT AUSTIN BOULEVARD)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Oak Park:

  • RIVEREDGE HOSPITAL (about 2 miles; FOREST PARK, IL)
  • LORETTO HOSPITAL (about 3 miles; CHICAGO, IL)
  • MAC NEAL MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 4 miles; BERWYN, IL)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Oak Park:

  • CHICAGO MIDWAY INTL (about 8 miles; CHICAGO, IL; Abbreviation: MDW)
  • CHICAGO O’HARE INTL (about 10 miles; CHICAGO, IL; Abbreviation: ORD)
  • GARY/CHICAGO (about 34 miles; GARY, IN; Abbreviation: GYY)
Other public-use airports nearest to Oak Park:

  • MERRILL C MEIGS (about 14 miles; CHICAGO, IL; Abbreviation: CGX)
  • PALWAUKEE MUNI (about 17 miles; CHICAGO/PROSPECT HEIGHTS/W, IL; Abbreviation: PWK)
  • SCHAUMBURG MUNICIPAL HELISTOP (about 21 miles; CHICAGO/SCHAUMBURG, IL; Abbreviation: 4H1)
Amtrak stations near Oak Park:

  • 7 miles: SUMMIT (ARCHER & CENTER AVE.). Services: public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 8 miles: LA GRANGE ROAD (LA GRANGE, 25 W. BURLINGTON AVE.). Services: enclosed waiting area, public payphones, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 11 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.
College/University in Oak Park:

  • WEST SUBURBAN COLLEGE OF NURSING (Full-time enrollment: 58; Location: 3 ERIE CT; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.wscn.curf.edu.com)

Colleges and Universities

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

  • MORTON COLLEGE (about 4 miles; CICERO, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,085)
  • CITY COLLEGES OF CHICAGO-WILBUR WRIGHT COLLEGE (about 5 miles; CHICAGO, IL; Full-time enrollment: 5,618)
  • TRITON COLLEGE (about 5 miles; RIVER GROVE, IL; Full-time enrollment: 8,007)
  • CITY COLLEGES OF CHICAGO-MALCOLM X COLLEGE (about 8 miles; CHICAGO, IL; Full-time enrollment: 6,407)
  • DEVRY INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY (about 8 miles; CHICAGO, IL; Full-time enrollment: 3,201)
  • NORTHEASTERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY (about 9 miles; CHICAGO, IL; Full-time enrollment: 7,324)
  • UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS AT CHICAGO (about 10 miles; Chicago, IL; Full-time enrollment: 21,879)
Public high school in Oak Park:

  • OAK PARK & RIVER FOREST HIGH SCH (Students: 3,023; Location: 201 N SCOVILLE AVE; Grades: 09 – 12)
Private high schools in Oak Park:

  • FENWICK HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,147; Location: 505 WASHINGTON BLVD; Grades: 9 – 12)
  • OUR LADY IMMACULATE ACADEMY (Students: 36; Location: 410 WASHINGTON BLVD; Grades: KG – 12)
Biggest public primary/middle schools in Oak Park:

  • GWENDOLYN BROOKS MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 854; Location: 325 S KENILWORTH; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • PERCY JULIAN MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 842; Location: 416 S RIDGELAND AVE; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • ABRAHAM LINCOLN ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 516; Location: 1111 SOUTH GROVE; Grades: KG – 05)
  • OLIVER W HOLMES ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 458; Location: 508 N KENILWORTH AVE; Grades: PK – 05)
  • HORACE MANN ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 443; Location: 921 N KENILWORTH AVE; Grades: KG – 05)
  • LONGFELLOW ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 425; Location: 715 S HIGHLAND AVE; Grades: KG – 05)
  • WHITTIER ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 420; Location: 715 N HARVEY AVE; Grades: PK – 05)
  • WILLIAM BEYE ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 370; Location: 230 N CUYLER; Grades: KG – 05)
  • IRVING ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 361; Location: 1125 S CUYLER AVE; Grades: KG – 05)
  • WILLIAM HATCH ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 249; Location: 1000 N RIDGELAND AVE; Grades: KG – 05)
Biggest private primary/middle schools in Oak Park:

  • ASCENSION ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 453; Location: 601 VAN BUREN STREET; Grades: PK – 8)
  • ST CATHER. SIENA-ST LUCY SCH. (Students: 378; Location: 27 W WASHINGTON BLVD; Grades: PK – 8)
  • ST EDMUND ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 251; Location: 200 S OAK PARK AVENUE; Grades: PK – 8)
  • ST EDMUNDS SCHOOL (Students: 250; Location: 200 S. OAK PARK AVE; Grades: PK – 8)
  • ALCUIN MONTESSORI SCHOOL (Students: 124; Location: 324 NORTH OAK PARK AVENUE; Grades: PK – 6)
  • INTERCULTURA IMMERSION MONT (Students: 116; Location: 301 S RIDGELAND AVE; Grades: PK – 2)
  • OAK PARK CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 96; Location: 931 LAKE STREET; Grades: PK – 8)
  • FIRST BAPTIST PRESCHOOL AND KI (Students: 85; Location: 820 ONTARIO ST; Grades: PK – KG)
  • WEST SUBURBAN MONTESSORI SCHL (Students: 60; Location: 1039 S EAST AV; Grades: PK – KG)
  • SMALL WORLD LEARNING CENTER (Students: 36; Location: 1009 GARFIELD ST; Grades: PK – KG)

Libraries

Library in Oak Park:

  • OAK PARK P.L. (Operating income: $4,541,552; Location: 834 LAKE; 253,907 books; 17,500 audio materials; 5,410 video materials; 396 serial subscriptions)

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