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Palos Heights is a city in Cook County, in the Chicago metro area.
The latitude of Palos Heights is 41.668N. The longitude is -87.796W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 623 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 12,255.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Palos Heights 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 60464 ZIP code.
17% of Palos Heights residents report German ancestry, and 22% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Palos Heights ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Palos Heights was $32,895, compared with $21,587 nationally.
39% of Palos Heights residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Palos Heights, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $925. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,558.
Libraries in Palos Heights include Palos Heights Public Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Palos Heights include Palos Heights Regional News
Cook County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Palos Heights political report.
The average commute time for Palos Heights workers is 32 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 1 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Palos Heights between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of .9 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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