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Park Ridge, Illinois - Basic Facts

The City of Park Ridge had a population of 37,821 as of July 1, 2018. Park Ridge ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Illinois. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Park Ridge is located at latitude 42.0111 and longitude -87.8406 in Cook County. The formal boundaries for the City of Park Ridge encompass a land area of 7.09 sq. miles and a water area of 0.04 sq. miles. Cook County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 643 feet.

The City of Park Ridge (GNIS ID: 2396148) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The City of Park Ridge is located within Township of Maine, a minor civil division (MCD) of Cook County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Park Ridge: Brickton, Parkridge.

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Park Ridge, IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 37,821
Population in Households 37,396
Population in Familes 32,954
Population in Group Qrtrs 425
Population Density2 5,334
Diversity Index3 25


Median Household Income $103,704
Average Household Income $143,208
Per Capita Income $54,224


Total Housing Units 15,215 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 11,884 (78.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,376 (15.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 954 ( 6.3%)
Median Home Value $456,521
Average Home Value $519,983


Total Households 14,261
Average Household Size 2.62
Family Households 10,389
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.11% 0.0%
Households 0.12% -0.01%
Families 0.15% -0.03%
Median Household Income   0.91%
Per Capita Income   1.63%

Park Ridge, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Park Ridge to the other 1,368 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Illinois by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 50 96th
Population Density # 32 98th
Diversity Index # 409 70th
Median Household Income # 70 95th
Per Capita Income # 43 97th

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