Orland Park is a larger medium-sized village located in the state of Illinois. With a population of 57,857 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.
Unlike some villages where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Orland Park is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. 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 (14.85%), sales jobs (13.01%), and office and administrative support (12.15%).
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 34.37 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.
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.
Orland Park is one of the most well-educated cities in the nation. 44.39% 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 2018 was $43,940, which is wealthy relative to Illinois and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $175,760 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.
Orland Park also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 15.74%.
The most common language spoken in Orland Park is English. Other important languages spoken here include Arabic and Spanish.