Orland Park, IL
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Living in Orland Park


Orland Park is a larger medium-sized village located in the state of Illinois. With a population of 58,312 people and nine constituent neighborhoods, Orland Park is the 21st largest community in Illinois.

Orland Park real estate is some of the most expensive in Illinois, although Orland Park house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.

Orland Park is a decidedly white-collar village, with fully 85.50% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Orland Park is a village of sales and office workers, professionals, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Orland Park who work in management occupations (15.15%), sales jobs (13.10%), and office and administrative support (12.94%).

One downside of living in Orland Park is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Orland Park, the average commute to work is 34.62 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.

Like elsewhere in America, most people in Orland Park use a private automobile to get to work. But notably, a substantial number of Orland Park‘s citizens do make use of public transit in their daily commute, primarily riding the train. This helps more people get to work with less air pollution, and require fewer highways to get them there.

The education level of Orland Park ranks among the highest in the nation. Of the 25-and-older adult population in Orland Park, 43.78% have at least a bachelor's degree. The typical US community has just 21.84% of its adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree.

The per capita income in Orland Park in 2010 was $43,923, which is wealthy relative to Illinois and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $175,692 for a family of four. However, Orland Park contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Orland Park is a somewhat ethnically-diverse village. The people who call Orland Park home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Orland Park residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Orland Park include Irish, Polish, German, Italian, and English.

The most common language spoken in Orland Park is English. Other important languages spoken here include Arabic and Spanish.