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Orland Park is a village in Cook County, in the Chicago metro area. (The community straddles Cook and Will counties; ePodunk links to the county with the greater share of population.)

The latitude of Orland Park is 41.630N. The longitude is -87.853W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 705 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 54,011.


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Median household income
Local
$67,574
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Orland Park demographic reports
Former and merged names include:
· Orland
· Sedgwick
Henry Taylor, the first settler to the area, moved here in 1843.
Ranked No. 2 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 Caribou Coffee, Panera Bread, Starbucks
Local festivals include:
  • Fine Art Fair - July 14-15, 2007
  • Monarch Butterfly Festival - Sept. 23, 2007
Dates often change. Check Orland Park web sites and events links in the sections below.
Historic sites and museums: John Humphrey House, Hostert Log Cabin
Colleges and universities: Robert Morris College-Orland Park Branch
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 Orland Park 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 60467 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

16% of Orland Park residents report German ancestry, and 21% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Orland Park ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Orland Park was $30,467, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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32% of Orland Park residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Orland Park, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $710.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,508.


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Libraries in Orland Park include Orland Park Public Library ... View libraries

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

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The average commute time for Orland Park workers is 35 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

A total of 12 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Orland Park between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

This is a rate of 2.3 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.

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