Orland Park is a larger medium-sized village located in the state of Illinois. With a population of 58,862 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 85.48% 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 office and administrative support (14.65%), sales jobs (14.43%), and management occupations (13.89%).
Also of interest is that Orland Park has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
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 33.74 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 citizens of Orland Park are among the most well-educated in the nation: 41.29% of adults in Orland Park have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree, whereas the average US city has 21.84% holding at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Orland Park in 2010 was $41,637, which is wealthy relative to Illinois and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $166,548 for a family of four.
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 Polish, German, Italian, and English.
The most common language spoken in Orland Park is English. Other important languages spoken here include Arabic and Spanish.