Park Ridge, IL

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Population

37,810

0.647% growth

Median Age

44.2


Median Household Income

$98,219

6.21% growth

Poverty Rate

4.41%


Number of Employees

18,274

0.0383% growth

Median Property Value

$407,100

2.44% growth

About

In 2017, Park Ridge, IL had a population of 37.8k people with a median age of 44.2 and a median household income of $98,219. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Park Ridge, IL grew from 37,567 to 37,810, a 0.647% increase and its median household income grew from $92,474 to $98,219, a 6.21% increase.

The population of Park Ridge, IL is 86.1% White Alone, 6.56% Hispanic or Latino, and 4.89% Asian Alone. 22.1% of the people in Park Ridge, IL speak a non-English language, and 96.4% are U.S. citizens.

The median property value in Park Ridge, IL is $407,100, and the homeownership rate is 82.1%. Most people in Park Ridge, IL commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 28.8 minutes. The average car ownership in Park Ridge, IL is 2 cars per household.

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Economy

The economy of Park Ridge, IL employs 18.3k people. The largest industries in Park Ridge, IL are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (2,469 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (2,335 people), and Educational Services (1,683 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($102,788), Finance & Insurance ($93,895), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($92,878).

Median household income in Park Ridge, IL is $98,219. Males in Park Ridge, IL have an average income that is 1.37 times higher than the average income of females, which is $52,403. The income inequality in Park Ridge, IL (measured using the Gini index) is 0.483, which is higher than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$98,219

2017 value

± $5,138

6.21%

1 Year Growth

± 6.92%

Households in Park Ridge, IL have a median annual income of $98,219, which is more than the median annual income of $60,336 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $92,474 in 2016, which represents a 6.21% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$71,579

Average Male Salary

± $1,160

$52,403

Average Female Salary

± $852

In 2017, full-time male employees in Park Ridge, IL made 1.37 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. Asian

    $65,613 ± $3,132

  2. White

    $56,297 ± $776

  3. Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander

    $46,947 ± $14,340

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Park Ridge, IL workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.17 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Park Ridge, IL is from Illinois.

0.483

2017 Wage GINI

0.481

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Illinois was 0.483 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.351% growth from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even.

The 2017 the GINI for Illinois was higher than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed less evenly in Illinois in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in Illinois across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

  1. Census Tract 8057.02

  2. Census Tract 8056

  3. Census Tract 8055.02

In 2017, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Park Ridge, IL was Census Tract 8057.02 with a value of $121,875, followed by Census Tract 8056 and Census Tract 8055.02, with respective values of $119,912 and $104,044.

The following map shows all of the places in Park Ridge, IL colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Males 55 - 64

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

4.41% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Park Ridge, IL (1.65k out of 37.4k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 13.4%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Males 55 - 64, followed by Females 35 - 44 and then Males 6 - 11.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty

  1. White

    1,336 ± 266

  2. Hispanic

    256 ± 145

  3. Two Or More

    167 ± 141

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Park Ridge, IL is White, followed by Hispanic and Two Or More.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

18.3k

2017 Value

± 787

0.0383%

1 Year growth

± 5.99%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Park Ridge, IL grew at a rate of 0.0383%, from 18.3k employees to 18.3k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Park Ridge, IL, are Management Occupations (3,107 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (2,260 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (2,232 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Park Ridge, IL.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Park Ridge, IL, by number of employees, are Management Occupations (3,107 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (2,260 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (2,232 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Park Ridge, IL has an unusually high number of residents working as Legal Occupations (3.42 times higher than expected), Business & Financial Operations Occupations (1.85 times), and Management Occupations (1.67 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Park Ridge, IL, by median earnings, are Legal Occupations ($152,583), Management Occupations ($113,497), and Management, Business, & Financial Occupations ($101,000).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

18.3k

2017 Value

± 787

0.0383%

1 Year growth

± 5.99%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Park Ridge, IL grew at a rate of 0.0383%, from 18.3k employees to 18.3k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Park Ridge, IL, are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (2,469 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (2,335 people), and Educational Services (1,683 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Park Ridge, IL, though some of these residents may live in Park Ridge, IL and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Park Ridge, IL, by number of employees, are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (2,469 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (2,335 people), and Educational Services (1,683 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Park Ridge, IL has an unusually high number of Management of Companies & Enterprises (4.12 times higher than expected), Wholesale Trade (2.04 times), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (1.93 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Park Ridge, IL, by median earnings, are Utilities ($102,788), Finance & Insurance ($93,895), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($92,878).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Illinois to other states, or from other states to Illinois.

Top Domestic Production in Dollars

  1. $76.6B

  2. $75B

  3. $66.8B

In 2015, the top outbound Illinois product (by dollars) was Mixed freight with $76.6B, followed by Gasoline with $75B and Pharmaceuticals and $66.8B.

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Illinois products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$871B

2015 Value

$1.31T

Projected 2045 Value

50.5% growth

In 2015, total outbound Illinois trade was $871B. This is expected to increase 50.5% to $1.31T by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Illinois trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Illinois to other states, or from other states to Illinois.

Most Common Trade Partners

  1. $63.2B

  2. $48.1B

  3. $32.6B

In 2015, the top outbound Illinois domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Indiana with $63.2B, followed by Wisconsin with $48.1B and Michigan and $32.6B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Illinois shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Health

96.6% of the population of Park Ridge, IL has health coverage, with 63.8% on employee plans, 4.01% on Medicaid, 15.7% on Medicare, 12.5% on non-group plans, and 0.575% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the place of Park Ridge, IL was $8,262 in 2014. This is a 4.44% increase from the previous year ($7,911).

Primary care physicians in Park Ridge, IL see 1240 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.322% decrease from the previous year (1244 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1332 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 526 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Stephenson County and St. Clair County have the highest prevalence of diabetes (12.7%). Additionally, Stephenson County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (35.7%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1240 to 1

Primary Care Physicians

Primary care physicians in Illinois see an average of 1240 patients per year. This represents a 0.322% decrease from the previous year (1244 patients).

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.

State with the Highest Prevalence

  1. 8.26% of the population affected

  2. 8.13% of the population affected

  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.

Most prevalent states

  1. 19.2% of adults

  2. 17.9% of adults

  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

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Health Care Spending

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$8,262

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$4,875

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$4,959

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$11,116

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Illinois (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 4.44%, from $7,911 to $8,262.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

3.44%

Uninsured

63.8%

Employer Coverage

4.01%

Medicaid

15.7%

Medicare

12.5%

Non-Group

0.575%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Park Ridge, IL declined by 17.6% from 4.18% to 3.44%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Park Ridge, IL changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.

Most at risk counties

  1. 12.7% prevalence

  2. 12.7% prevalence

  3. 12% prevalence

Stephenson County and St. Clair County have the highest prevalence of diabetes in Illinois, at 12.7%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in Illinois by county over multiple years.

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Diversity

Park Ridge, IL is home to a population of 37.8k people, from which 96.4% are citizens. As of 2017, 14.6% of Park Ridge, IL residents were born outside of the country.

The ethnic composition of the population of Park Ridge, IL is composed of 32.5k White Alone residents (86.1%), 2.48k Hispanic or Latino residents (6.56%), 1.85k Asian Alone residents (4.89%), 600 Two or More Races residents (1.59%), 166 Black or African American Alone residents (0.439%), 109 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0.288%), 61 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.161%), and 0 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Park Ridge, IL are Polish (2,040 speakers), Spanish or Spanish Creole (1,330 speakers), and Greek (861 speakers).

Age

Age by Nativity

41

Median Native-Born Age

± 1.2

53

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 2.3

In 2017, the median age of all people in Park Ridge, IL was 44.2. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 41, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 53. But people in Park Ridge, IL are getting staying the same age. In 2016, the average age of all Park Ridge, IL residents was 44.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

14.6%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

14.4%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

As of 2017, 14.6% of Park Ridge, IL residents were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Park Ridge, IL was 14.4%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin

  1. Mexico

    669,904 ± 19,564 people

  2. India

    147,732 ± 9,382 people

  3. Poland

    136,910 ± 9,036 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Park Ridge, IL was Mexico, the natal country of 669,904 Park Ridge, IL residents, followed by India with 147,732 and Poland with 136,910.

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Citizenship

96.4%

2017 Citizenship

96.6%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 96.4% of Park Ridge, IL residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Park Ridge, IL was 96.6%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    32.5k ± 723

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    2.48k ± 545

  3. Asian Alone

    1.85k ± 436

In 2017, there were 13.1 times more White Alone residents (32.5k people) in Park Ridge, IL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 2.48k Hispanic or Latino and 1.85k Asian Alone residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 8 races and ethnicities represented in Park Ridge, IL as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. Polish

    2,040 speakers (5.74%)

  2. Spanish or Spanish Creole

    1,330 speakers (3.74%)

  3. Greek

    861 speakers (2.42%)

22.1% of Park Ridge, IL citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is higher than the national average of 21.5%. In 2015, the most common non-English language spoken in Park Ridge, IL was Polish. 5.74% of the overall population of Park Ridge, IL are native Polish speakers. 3.74% speak Spanish or Spanish Creole and 2.42% speak Polish, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    567 ± 116

  2. Korea

    196 ± 73

  3. World War II

    118 ± 50

Park Ridge, IL has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.89 times greater than any other conflict.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Park Ridge, IL was $407,100 in 2017, which is 1.87 times larger than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $397,400 to $407,100, a 2.44% increase. The homeownership rate in Park Ridge, IL is 82.1%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Park Ridge, IL have an average commute time of 28.8 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Park Ridge, IL is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

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$98,219

Median Household Income

± $5,138

14.1k

Number of Households

± 652

In 2017, the median household income of the 14.1k households in Park Ridge, IL grew to $98,219 from the previous year's value of $92,474.

The following chart displays the households in Park Ridge, IL distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $200k+ range.

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Housing

Property Value

$407,100

2017 Median

± $12,391

$397,400

2016 Median

± $8,636

In 2017, the median property value in Park Ridge, IL grew to to $407,100 from the previous year's value of $397,400.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Park Ridge, IL compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Park Ridge, IL the largest share of households have a property value in the $300k - $400k range.

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Property Taxes

$3k+

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Park Ridge, IL distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Park Ridge, IL the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

82.1%

2017 Homeownership

81.8%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 82.1% of the housing units in Park Ridge, IL were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 81.8%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Park Ridge, IL compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars

Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Park Ridge, IL distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Park Ridge, IL have 2 cars, followed by 3 cars.

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Commute Time

28.8 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Park Ridge, IL have a longer commute time (28.8 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 1.49% of the workforce in Park Ridge, IL have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    69%

  2. Public Transit

    13.6%

  3. Worked At Home

    6.97%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Park Ridge, IL was Drove Alone, followed by those who Public Transit and those who Worked At Home.

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