La Grange Park is a somewhat small village located in the state of Illinois. With a population of 13,483 people and three constituent neighborhoods, La Grange Park is the 181st largest community in Illinois.
La Grange Park real estate is some of the most expensive in Illinois, although La Grange Park house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Unlike some villages, La Grange Park isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in La Grange Park are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, La Grange Park is a village of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in La Grange Park who work in management occupations (15.24%), office and administrative support (12.82%), and sales jobs (10.90%).
Also of interest is that La Grange Park has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
La Grange Park is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The village’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, La Grange Park’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
One downside of living in La Grange Park is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In La Grange Park, the average commute to work is 31.33 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average. On the other hand, local public transit is widely used in the village, so leaving the car at home and taking transit is often a viable alternative.
Despite being a small village, La Grange Park has a lot of people using the train to get to and from work every day. Most of these people on the train are using it to get to good jobs in other cities.
Do you have a 4-year college degree or graduate degree? If so, you may feel right at home in La Grange Park. 51.24% of adults here have a 4-year degree or graduate degree, whereas the national average for all cities and towns is just 21.84%.
The per capita income in La Grange Park in 2010 was $42,221, which is wealthy relative to Illinois and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $168,884 for a family of four.
La Grange Park is a somewhat ethnically-diverse village. The people who call La Grange Park home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of La Grange Park residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in La Grange Park include German, Italian, Polish, and Czech.
The most common language spoken in La Grange Park is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Slavic languages.