Park Ridge, IL Population

By | January 13, 2021

Population: 37,775. Estimated population in 2021: 36,983 (-2.1% change)
Males: 17,902 (47.4%), Females: 19,873 (52.6%)

Cook County

Zip code: 60068

Median resident age: 42.5 years
Median household income: $73,154
Median house value: $295,800

Races in Park Ridge:

  • White Non-Hispanic (93.5%)
  • Hispanic (2.9%)
  • Other race (0.9%)
  • Filipino (0.7%)
  • Two or more races (0.7%)
  • Chinese (0.5%)

Ancestries: German (24.1%), Irish (22.4%), Polish (20.8%), Italian (16.3%), English (6.5%), Swedish (4.1%).

Elevation: 640 feet

Land area: 7.0 square miles

Map of Park Ridge, IL

Population

For population 25 years and over in Park Ridge

  • High school or higher: 92.4%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 46.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 18.3%
  • Unemployed: 1.9%
  • Mean travel time to work: 26.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Park Ridge city

  • Never married: 21.9%
  • Now married: 62.9%
  • Separated: 0.6%
  • Widowed: 8.8%
  • Divorced: 5.8%

12.7% Foreign born (8.4% Europe, 2.6% Asia, 1.3% Latin America).

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

Hospital/medical center in Park Ridge:

  • LUTHERAN GENERAL HOSPITAL (1775 DEMPSTER ST)

Other hospitals/medical centers near Park Ridge:

  • RESURRECTION MEDICAL CENTER (about 3 miles; CHICAGO, IL)
  • HOLY FAMILY MEDICAL CENTER (about 5 miles; DES PLAINES, IL)
  • CHICAGO-READ MENTAL HEALTH CENTER (about 6 miles; CHICAGO, IL)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Park Ridge:

  • CHICAGO O’HARE INTL (about 6 miles; CHICAGO, IL; Abbreviation: ORD)
  • CHICAGO MIDWAY INTL (about 17 miles; CHICAGO, IL; Abbreviation: MDW)
  • KENOSHA REGIONAL (about 40 miles; KENOSHA, WI; Abbreviation: ENW)

Other public-use airports nearest to Park Ridge:

  • PALWAUKEE MUNI (about 8 miles; CHICAGO/PROSPECT HEIGHTS/W, IL; Abbreviation: PWK)
  • SCHAUMBURG MUNICIPAL HELISTOP (about 15 miles; CHICAGO/SCHAUMBURG, IL; Abbreviation: 4H1)
  • SCHAUMBURG REGIONAL (about 18 miles; CHICAGO/SCHAUMBURG, IL; Abbreviation: 06C)

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.
  • 16 miles: SUMMIT (ARCHER & CENTER AVE.). Services: public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Colleges and Universities

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

  • OAKTON COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 5 miles; DES PLAINES, IL; Full-time enrollment: 5,749)
  • CITY COLLEGES OF CHICAGO-WILBUR WRIGHT COLLEGE (about 6 miles; CHICAGO, IL; Full-time enrollment: 5,618)
  • TRITON COLLEGE (about 6 miles; RIVER GROVE, IL; Full-time enrollment: 8,007)
  • NORTHEASTERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY (about 11 miles; CHICAGO, IL; Full-time enrollment: 7,324)
  • DEVRY INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY (about 11 miles; CHICAGO, IL; Full-time enrollment: 3,201)
  • ELMHURST COLLEGE (about 11 miles; ELMHURST, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,188)
  • TRINITY INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITY (about 11 miles; DEERFIELD, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,121)

Public high schools in Park Ridge:

  • MAINE SOUTH HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 2,487; Location: 1111 S DEE RD; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • MAINE EAST HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 2,110; Location: 2601 DEMPSTER ST; Grades: 08 – 12)
  • THE YOUTH CAMPUS SCHOOL (Students: 29; Location: 733 N PROSPECT; Grades: 08 – 12)
  • ALTERNATIVE RESOURCE CENTER ARC (Students: 23; Location: 1111 SOUTH DEE ROAD; Grades: 09 – 12)

Public primary/middle schools in Park Ridge:

  • LINCOLN MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 743; Location: 200 S LINCOLN AVE; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • THEODORE ROOSEVELT ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 737; Location: 1001 S FAIRVIEW AVE; Grades: KG – 05)
  • EUGENE FIELD ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 606; Location: 707 WISNER ST; Grades: KG – 05)
  • GEORGE WASHINGTON ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 567; Location: 1500 STEWART AVE; Grades: KG – 05)
  • FRANKLIN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 458; Location: 2401 MANOR LN; Grades: KG – 05)
  • GEORGE B CARPENTER ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 429; Location: 300 N HAMLIN AVE; Grades: KG – 05)

Private primary/middle schools in Park Ridge:

  • MARY SEAT OF WISDOM SCHOOL (Students: 619; Location: 1352 CUMBERLAND AVENUE; Grades: PK – 8)
  • ST PAUL OF THE CROSS SCHOOL (Students: 604; Location: 140 S NORTHWEST HWY; Grades: PK – 8)
  • ST ANDREWS LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 253; Location: 260 N NW HIGHWAY; Grades: PK – 8)
  • SUGAR PLUM TREE PRESCHOOL INC (Students: 62; Location: 1006 GILLICK; Grades: PK – KG)
  • JEANINE SCHULTZ MEMORIAL SCH (Students: 46; Location: 2101 W OAKTON STREET; Grades: UG – UG)

Libraries

Library in Park Ridge:

  • PARK RIDGE P.L. (Operating income: $3,520,097; Location: 20 S PROSPECT; 238,531 books; 11,501 audio materials; 7,846 video materials; 496 serial subscriptions)

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