Park Ridge, Illinois 

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Population

36,514

+1.9% since 2020

Unemployment Rate

5.1%

Median Income

$87,626

Median Home Price

$461,700

Median Age

44.2

Comfort Index (Climate)

9.0 / 4.5

summer / winter

Chicago Gifts

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.

Park Ridge, IL Housing Market
Lowest Priced HomesHOMES UNDER $250,000
Most Expensive ListingsHOMES $250,001 to $500,000
Largest HomesHOMES $500,001 to $750,000
Median Priced HomesHOMES $750,001 to $1,000,000
Pros
Economic and cultural diversity
Arts and culture
Historic interest and preservation
Cons
Harsh climate
Cost of living
Violent crime


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.


QUICK FACTS

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Country: United States
State: Illinois
County: Cook County
Metro Area: Chicago-Naperville-Elgin Metro Area
Political Ideology: Moderately liberal
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 5.1% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). 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 25.4% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Park Ridge's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
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VOTING
In the last Presidential election, Cook county remained overwhelmingly Democratic, 74.2% to 24.0%. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Park Ridge's population is 36,514 people. Since 2020, 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 Real Estate: $461,700. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 3.3%.

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



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Housing Market in Park Ridge

It's a good time to buy in Park Ridge. Home Appreciation is up 9.6% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Park Ridge is $461,700.

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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

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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


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