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Chicago Ridge is a village in Cook County, in the Chicago metro area.

The latitude of Chicago Ridge is 41.701N. The longitude is -87.779W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 594 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 13,900.


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Median household income
Local
$44,101
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Chicago Ridge demographic reports
Chicago Ridge is bounded by Oak Lawn, Bridgeview and Worth.
Coffee: National and regional coffee companies with outlets here include Gloria Jean's, Panera Bread
Local festivals include:
  • RidgeFest - July 26-29, 2007
Dates often change. Check Chicago Ridge web sites and events links in the sections below.
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was above the national average. (See library links below.)

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Chicago Ridge demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Cook County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Chicago area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 60453 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

15% of Chicago Ridge residents report German ancestry, and 20% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Chicago Ridge ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Chicago Ridge was $20,278, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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14% of Chicago Ridge residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Chicago Ridge, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $633.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,154.


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Libraries in Chicago Ridge include Chicago Ridge Public Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Chicago Ridge include Reporter

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Cook County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Chicago Ridge political report.

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Traffic

The average commute time for Chicago Ridge workers is 32 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

A total of 3 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Chicago Ridge between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

This is a rate of 2.1 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.

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