La Grange Park is a somewhat small village located in the state of Illinois. With a population of 13,009 people and three constituent neighborhoods, La Grange Park is the 181st largest community in Illinois.
La Grange Park real estate is some of the most expensive in Illinois, although La Grange Park house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Also of interest is that La Grange Park has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
A relatively large number of people in La Grange Park telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 13.93% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
La Grange Park is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The village’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, La Grange Park’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
In La Grange Park, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 31.44 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average. One bright side is that local public transit is widely used, so it may be an option to avoid the headache of driving in the heavy traffic by leaving the car at home and taking transit.
In La Grange Park, a lot of people use the train to get to work every day though La Grange Park is a relatively small village. Those that ride the train are primarily traveling out of town to good jobs in other cities.
If knowledge is power, La Grange Park is a pretty powerful place. 60.51% of the adults in La Grange Park have earned a 4-year college degree, masters degree, MD, law degree, or even PhD. Compare that to the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns.
The per capita income in La Grange Park in 2018 was $51,178, which is wealthy relative to Illinois and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $204,712 for a family of four.
La Grange Park is a very ethnically-diverse village. The people who call La Grange Park home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of La Grange Park residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. La Grange Park also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 13.07% of the village’s residents. Important ancestries of people in La Grange Park include German, Irish, Polish, Italian, and English.
The most common language spoken in La Grange Park is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Slavic languages.