Orland Park is a larger medium-sized village located in the state of Illinois. With a population of 58,432 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 86.16% 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 (15.48%), sales jobs (14.65%), and management occupations (12.79%).
Because of many things, Orland 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, Orland Park really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Orland 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.
One downside of living in Orland Park, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 33.07 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.
For the size of the village, public transportation in Orland Park is quite heavily used. Mostly, people who use it for their daily commute are taking the train. For Orland Park, the benefits are reduced air pollution and congestion on the highways.
Orland Park is one of the most well-educated cities in the nation. 41.26% of adults in Orland Park have at least a bachelor's degree. Compare that to the average community in America, which has just 21.84% with a bachelor's degree or higher.
The per capita income in Orland Park in 2010 was $40,244, which is wealthy relative to Illinois and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $160,976 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 German, Polish, Italian, and English.
The most common language spoken in Orland Park is English. Other important languages spoken here include Arabic and Spanish.