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.
In Orland Park, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 33.74 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average. One bright side is that local public transit is widely used, so it may be an option to avoid the headache of driving in the heavy traffic by leaving the car at home and taking transit.
Although the majority of commuting trips in the village are by private automobile, Orland Park is somewhat unusual for a village of its size for having a substantial number of people who use public transportation. For a lot of people, the train helps to get to and from their jobs every morning, which benefits everyone in the Orland Park area by reducing both traffic and air pollution.
The education level of Orland Park ranks among the highest in the nation. Of the 25-and-older adult population in Orland Park, 41.29% 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 $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.