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Oak Park, IL

Population: 52,080
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Adjacent to the west side of Chicago is Oak Park, a community of tree-lined streets and where the median income for families tops $110,000. Eisenhower Expressway is the prime route between Oak Park and Chicago and provides an ideal connection to O’Hare International Airport, and Oak Park rates high in healthcare thanks to the convenience of Rush Oak Park Hospital and West Suburban Medical Center.

The city is recognized for being bike-friendly, and Oak Park has an active arts community with numerous theatrical, music, dance and fine arts productions. Oak Park is somewhat famous for being the birthplace of Ernest Hemingway, and numerous homes designed by Frank Lloyd Wright also grace the community.

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Oak Park, IL Ranking Data

Civic
83
Demographics
57
Economy
61
Education
62
Health
63
Housing
43
Infrastructure
47