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%).
One downside of living in Orland Park, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 33.86 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.
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.