Orland Park is a larger medium-sized village located in the state of Illinois. With a population of 58,765 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 86.05% 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 (14.40%), sales jobs (14.12%), and office and administrative support (14.09%).
In Orland Park, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 33.86 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.
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.
The citizens of Orland Park are among the most well-educated in the nation: 42.92% 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 $42,848, which is wealthy relative to Illinois and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $171,392 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 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.