Palos Park, IL Population

By | January 13, 2021

Population: 4,689. Estimated population in 2021: 4,757 (+1.5% change)
Males: 2,274 (48.5%), Females: 2,415 (51.5%)

Cook County

Zip code: 60464

Median resident age: 46.9 years
Median household income: $78,450
Median house value: $286,800

Races in Palos Park:

  • White Non-Hispanic (95.2%)
  • Hispanic (2.1%)
  • Asian Indian (0.7%)
  • Two or more races (0.6%)

Ancestries: Irish (24.1%), German (20.9%), Polish (13.9%), Italian (7.7%), English (6.5%), Greek (5.9%).

Elevation: 700 feet

Land area: 3.8 square miles

Map of Palos Park, IL

Population

For population 25 years and over in Palos Park

  • High school or higher: 94.3%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 45.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 19.6%
  • Unemployed: 2.3%
  • Mean travel time to work: 35.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Palos Park village

  • Never married: 18.8%
  • Now married: 63.7%
  • Separated: 0.5%
  • Widowed: 9.5%
  • Divorced: 7.6%

8.3% Foreign born (5.8% Europe, 1.8% Asia).

Population change in the 1990s: +406 (+9.5%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Palos Park:

  • PALOS COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (about 4 miles; PALOS HEIGHTS, IL)
  • EHS CHRIST HOSPITAL & MEDICAL CENTER (about 7 miles; OAK LAWN, IL)
  • TINLEY PK MENTAL HEALTH CTR (about 7 miles; TINLEY PARK, IL)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Palos Park:

  • CHICAGO MIDWAY INTL (about 11 miles; CHICAGO, IL; Abbreviation: MDW)
  • CHICAGO O’HARE INTL (about 22 miles; CHICAGO, IL; Abbreviation: ORD)
  • GARY/CHICAGO (about 31 miles; GARY, IN; Abbreviation: GYY)

Other public-use airports nearest to Palos Park:

  • TINLEY PARK HELISTOP (about 9 miles; CHICAGO/TINLEY PARK, IL; Abbreviation: TF8)
  • FRANKFORT (about 14 miles; FRANKFORT, IL; Abbreviation: C18)
  • HOWELL-NEW LENOX (about 15 miles; NEW LENOX, IL; Abbreviation: 1C2)

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.
  • 14 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 and Universities

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

  • MORAINE VALLEY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 3 miles; PALOS HILLS, IL; Full-time enrollment: 7,610)
  • SAINT XAVIER UNIVERSITY (about 10 miles; CHICAGO, IL; Full-time enrollment: 3,161)
  • CITY COLLEGES OF CHICAGO-RICHARD J DALEY COLLEGE (about 11 miles; CHICAGO, IL; Full-time enrollment: 5,536)
  • MORTON COLLEGE (about 14 miles; CICERO, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,085)
  • CHICAGO STATE UNIVERSITY (about 15 miles; CHICAGO, IL; Full-time enrollment: 4,836)
  • CITY COLLEGES OF CHICAGO-OLIVE-HARVEY COLLEGE (about 15 miles; CHICAGO, IL; Full-time enrollment: 4,004)
  • CITY COLLEGES OF CHICAGO-KENNEDY-KING COLLEGE (about 16 miles; CHICAGO, IL; Full-time enrollment: 3,942)

Public primary/middle schools in Palos Park:

  • PALOS SOUTH MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 760; Location: 13100 S 82ND AVE; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • PALOS WEST ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 586; Location: 12700 S 104TH AVE; Grades: PK – 05)

Private primary/middle school in Palos Park:

  • SOUTHWEST SUBURBAN MONTESSORI (Students: 155; Location: 8800 WEST 119TH ST; Grades: PK – KG)

Libraries

Library in Palos Park:

  • PALOS PARK P.L. (Operating income: $319,928; Location: 12330 FOREST GLEN; 37,028 books; 574 audio materials; 661 video materials; 110 serial subscriptions)

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