Why Park Ridge
Park Ridge is a wonderful suburb with the growing population of 37,480 residents located 14 miles northwest of Chicago and has convenient access to O’Hare Airport, Expressways, CTA, and Metra trains.
Park Ridge is a beautiful residential community that still has its small-town charm. The city’s vibrant downtown shopping area which includes the Metra, public library, and beautiful parks where they host special events and musical concerts during the beautiful summers. The city offers vibrant tree-lined streets, great architecture, and excellent schools.
There were 14,219 households out of which 32.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 63.4% were married couples living together, 8.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 26.4% were non-families. 24.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.61 and the average family size was 3.13. The median cost of a house is $420,000.
The City’s population consists of 24.5% persons under the age of 18, 5.5% aged 18 to 24, 24.5% aged 25 to 44, 25.8% aged 45 to 64, and 19.6% age 65 or older. The median age was 42 years. For every 100 females, there were 90.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 85.2 males.
– Oakton Community College
– Maine South High School
– George Washington Elementry School
– Franklin Elementry School
– George B Carpenter Elementry School
Park Ridge is home to the Park Ridge Falcons, the 2002 Pop Warner Football Tomlin Division Pee Wee National Champions.
Park Ridge is home to three American Youth Football National Champions (2006, 2007, 2009) and one American Youth Cheerleading National Champion (2007).
The Maine South Hawks football team were state champions in 1995, 2000, 2008, 2009, 2010 and 2016.