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Countryside is a city in Cook County, in the Chicago metro area.
The latitude of Countryside is 41.782N. The longitude is -87.878W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 663 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 5,938.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Countryside 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 60525 ZIP code.
15% of Countryside residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Countryside ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Countryside was $25,449, compared with $21,587 nationally.
23% of Countryside residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Countryside, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $667. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,413.
Newspapers in Countryside include Desplaines Valley News
Cook County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Countryside political report.
The average commute time for Countryside workers is 27 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
Hotels in Countryside include Holiday Inn Hotels.
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