Park Ridge, Illinois 

3 Reviews | Review This Place | Photos and Maps

Population

37,810

+1.9% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

3.1%

Median Income

$87,626

Median Home Price

$376,700

Best Places to Live in Park Ridge, Illinois

National center - Northeastern Illinois along Lake Michigan. June, September and August are the most pleasant months in Park Ridge, while January and December are the least comfortable months.

Pros
-Economic and cultural diversity
-Arts and culture
-Historic interest and preservation
Cons
-Harsh climate
-Cost of living
-Violent crime

Local Listings in Park Ridge
 $299,900 
1934 Canfield Rd
Bed 3 | Bath 1 | 1170 SqFt
 $1,537,500 
835 S Prospect Ave
Bed 5 | Bath 6 | 6350 SqFt
 $1,200,000 
615 Courtland Ave
Bed 5 | Bath 4 | 5500 SqFt

What Bert Has To Say About Chicago-Naperville-Elgin Metro Area

A world-class commercial, industrial and cultural city, Chicago functions as is a major national center and as the major regional center for America’s heartland. It originally emerged as a transport center for cargo headed west and agricultural products headed east by land and water. Although transportation technology has changed, the role has not. The city is the most important passenger and freight transport hub in the country with the largest number of air departures and the most rail traffic in the nation. The commercial and manufacturing economy stands out both for its size and diversity. Over 30 Fortune 500 companies in an assortment of industries have headquarters here. Factories and warehouses extend for miles from the downtown area. Chicago is also a major center for small manufacturing and business. There is probably no more diverse an economy in the country.


Best Neighborhoods In Park Ridge, Illinois: Download the BestPlaces App

QUICK FACTS

City: Park Ridge
Zip Codes: 60068
Time zone: Central Standard Time (CST)
Elevation: 623 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Park Ridge is 3.1% (U.S. avg. is 3.9%). Recent job growth is Negative. Park Ridge jobs have decreased by 0.2%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Park Ridge's cost of living is 40.5% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Park Ridge's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
June, September and August are the most pleasant months in Park Ridge, while January and December are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

VOTING
Cook county voted Democratic in the previous five Presidential elections. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Park Ridge's population is 37,810 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 1.9%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 31.0 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Park Ridge is $376,700. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 3.3%. Check out the homes in the area

SCHOOLS
Park Ridge public schools spend $17,014 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 12.5 students per teacher in Park Ridge. More Education


Best Places to Live in Park Ridge Rankings


Housing Market in Park Ridge

It's a good time to buy in Park Ridge. Home Appreciation is up 3.3% in the last 12 months. Browse Park Ridge Real Estate

The median home price in Park Ridge is $376,700. Browse Homes in this Range.


View More Data >

Reviews for Park Ridge   3 Reviews
friendly - 9/25/2007
Park Ridge is a friendly community with lots of events especially in the warm weather... Read More

Start Your Review of Park Ridge


A boring place - 5/5/2007
Hemmingway complained that Oak Park was a city of broad lawns and narrow minds. He wouldn't have been so hard on Oak Park if he'd ever been to Park... Read More

Park Ridge a better than average choice - 2/27/2006
Good access to public transportation-2 train stations,nearby train to Chicago loop,close to O'Hare Field all plus. Older town layout with horse/buggy roads now main... Read More


View More Data >

COMPARE COST OF LIVING
Compare Park Ridge, Illinois to any other place in the USA.

MAPS OF PARK RIDGE, ILLINOIS
Check out the latest Maps in a variety of categories including cost of living, population, and commute time.Park_Ridge,Illinois Map
ZIP CODES IN PARK RIDGE, ILLINOIS
60068

PREMIUM SUBSCRIPTION

Includes Cost of Living compares for child care, utilities, transportation, health, taxes, housing for home owners vs renters, weather, insurance premiums and so much more.

Try Now

NEW LISTINGS IN PARK RIDGE
$299,900
1934 Canfield Rd
Bed 3 | Bath 1

$1,537,500
835 S Prospect Ave
Bed 5 | Bath 6

$1,200,000
615 Courtland Ave
Bed 5 | Bath 4

$624,900
327 S Greenwood Ave
Bed 4 | Bath 4

$350,000
1905 Glenview Ave
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$725,000
620 S Fairview Ave
Bed 4 | Bath 5

$299,000
315 N Seminary Ave
Bed 3 | Bath 2

Join BestPlaces