Maple Park is a very small village located in the state of Illinois. With a population of 1,313 people and just one neighborhood, Maple Park is the 581st largest community in Illinois. Much of the housing stock in Maple Park was built relatively recently. The construction of new real estate can often be taken as an indication that the local Maple Park economy is robust, and that jobs or other amenities are attracting an influx of new residents. This seems to be the case in Maple Park, where the median household income is $60,313.
Real Estate Prices
Maple Park real estate is some of the most expensive in Illinois, although Maple Park house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some villages where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Maple Park is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Maple Park is a village of sales and office workers, professionals and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Maple Park who work in office and administrative support (23.22%), healthcare (9.41%) and sales jobs (9.41%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Because of many things, Maple Park is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Maple Park really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Maple Park perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.
In Maple Park, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 33.15 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.