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Oak Park, IL: What you need to know

Adjacent to the west side of Chicago is the charming village of Oak Park, where you'll find the Frank Lloyd Wright Home and Studio (as well as several iconic homes he designed), and the Ernest Hemingway Birthplace & Museum. The village has a vibrant arts scene, along with great shopping opportunities and excellent culinary options. Oak Park residents can easily access downtown Chicago via public transportation or the Eisenhower Expressway.


Oak Park, IL City Profile

Quick Facts

Population 52,080
Median Age 39
Median Household Income $80,196
Median Home Price $353,100
Walkscore 73

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Oak Park, IL Demographics

Median Population in Oak Park, IL

Median Age 39.1%
Age 18 Over 75.7%
Age 21 Over 73.6%
Age 62 Over 15.9%
Age 65 Over 11.9%

Race in Oak Park, IL

  Ethnicity White 68.2%
  Ethnicity Black 20.4%
  Ethnicity Asian 4.8%
  Ethnicity Hispanic 7.4%
  Ethnicity Other 2.5%

Population By Gender in Oak Park, IL

  Male 46.8%
  Female 53.2%

Language in Oak Park, IL

  English Only 87.2%
  English Other 12.8%

Economics in Oak Park, IL

  Median Household Income $80,196
  Median Home Price $353,100
  Homes Owned 40.7%
  Homes Rent 59.3%
  Median Property Rent $1,033

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Commute Types in Oak Park, IL

  Walked 3.4%
  Worked at Home 7.5%
  Public Transportation 24.8%
  Other Means 1.8%
  Drove Alone 56.1%
  Carpooled 6.4%

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Total Employed Armed Forces: 8
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