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

The latitude of Palos Park is 41.667N. The longitude is -87.83W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 689 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 4,814.


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Median household income
Local
$78,450
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Palos Park demographic reports
Former and merged names include:
· Orange
The community was known as an artists' retreat in the early 1900s.
Many Northern Irish immigrants settled here in the 1840s.
Coffee: National and regional coffee companies with outlets here include Starbucks
Nearby parks & recreation: Cook County Forest Preserves
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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18% of Palos Park residents report German ancestry, and 20% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Palos Park ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Palos Park was $39,861, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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45% of Palos Park residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Palos Park, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $607.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,818.


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

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Newspapers in Palos Park include Palos Heights Regional News

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

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The average commute time for Palos Park workers is 36 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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