Orland Hills is a somewhat small village located in the state of Illinois. With a population of 7,277 people and just one neighborhood, Orland Hills is the 279th largest community in Illinois.
Real Estate Prices
Orland Hills real estate is some of the most expensive in Illinois, although Orland Hills 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, Orland Hills is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Orland Hills is a village of sales and office workers, professionals and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Orland Hills who work in office and administrative support (15.83%), sales jobs (13.85%) and teaching (8.60%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Because of many things, Orland Hills is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Orland Hills a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The village’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Orland Hills has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Orland Hills’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.
One downside of living in Orland Hills, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 32.10 minutes every day commuting to work. However, local public transit is widely used. For those who would prefer to avoid driving entirely and leave their car at home, it may be an option to use the transit instead.
Despite being a small village, Orland Hills 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.