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

The latitude of Oak Lawn is 41.710N. The longitude is -87.758W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 597 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 55,136.


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Median household income
Local
$47,585
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Oak Lawn demographic reports
Former and merged names include:
· Black Oak Grove
Ranked No. 5 healthiest town (among communities of 50,000 or more population), by Chicago magazine, October 2005
Coffee: National and regional coffee companies with outlets here include Panera Bread, Starbucks
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.)
Gays & lesbians
National index: 100
Local index: 57

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Oak Lawn 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 60456 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

16% of Oak Lawn residents report German ancestry, and 24% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Oak Lawn ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Oak Lawn was $23,877, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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21% of Oak Lawn residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Oak Lawn, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $639.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,249.


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Libraries in Oak Lawn include Oak Lawn Public Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Oak Lawn include Reporter

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

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Oak Lawn restaurants taking online reservations include Palermo's 95th Fine Italian Cuisine ... View restaurants

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The average commute time for Oak Lawn workers is 31 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

A total of 14 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Oak Lawn between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

This is a rate of 2.5 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.

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