Franklin Park, IL Population

Population: 19,434. Estimated population in July 2020: 18,490 (-4.9% change)
Males: 9,735 (50.1%), Females: 9,699 (49.9%)

Cook County

Zip code: 60131

Median resident age: 33.9 years
Median household income: $46,688
Median house value: $143,900

Races in Franklin Park:

  • White Non-Hispanic (57.9%)
  • Hispanic (38.1%)
  • Other race (14.6%)
  • Two or more races (2.6%)
  • Filipino (1.3%)
  • Black (0.8%)
  • American Indian (0.6%)

(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: Polish (19.6%), German (14.4%), Italian (13.0%), Irish (8.2%), United States (2.9%), English (2.2%).

Elevation: 640 feet

Land area: 4.7 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Franklin Park

  • High school or higher: 67.2%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 11.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.1%
  • Unemployed: 6.9%
  • Mean travel time to work: 26.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Franklin Park village

  • Never married: 27.4%
  • Now married: 55.1%
  • Separated: 1.2%
  • Widowed: 8.6%
  • Divorced: 7.6%

32.8% Foreign born (19.7% Latin America, 10.8% Europe).

Population change in the 1990s: +971 (+5.3%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Franklin Park:

  • THC CHICAGO INC DBA KINDRED HOSP CHGO (about 2 miles; NORTHLAKE, IL)
  • GOTTLIEB MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 3 miles; MELROSE PARK, IL)
  • WESTLAKE COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (about 3 miles; MELROSE PARK, IL)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Franklin Park:

  • CHICAGO O’HARE INTL (about 3 miles; CHICAGO, IL; Abbreviation: ORD)
  • CHICAGO MIDWAY INTL (about 14 miles; CHICAGO, IL; Abbreviation: MDW)
  • GARY/CHICAGO (about 40 miles; GARY, IN; Abbreviation: GYY)
Other public-use airports nearest to Franklin Park:

  • PALWAUKEE MUNI (about 12 miles; CHICAGO/PROSPECT HEIGHTS/W, IL; Abbreviation: PWK)
  • SCHAUMBURG MUNICIPAL HELISTOP (about 14 miles; CHICAGO/SCHAUMBURG, IL; Abbreviation: 4H1)
  • SCHAUMBURG REGIONAL (about 17 miles; CHICAGO/SCHAUMBURG, IL; Abbreviation: 06C)
Amtrak stations near Franklin Park:

  • 9 miles: LA GRANGE ROAD (LA GRANGE, 25 W. BURLINGTON AVE.). Services: enclosed waiting area, public payphones, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 11 miles: SUMMIT (ARCHER & CENTER AVE.). Services: public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 11 miles: GLENVIEW (1116 DEPOT ST.). Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Franklin Park:

  • TRITON COLLEGE (about 3 miles; RIVER GROVE, IL; Full-time enrollment: 8,007)
  • CITY COLLEGES OF CHICAGO-WILBUR WRIGHT COLLEGE (about 6 miles; CHICAGO, IL; Full-time enrollment: 5,618)
  • ELMHURST COLLEGE (about 6 miles; ELMHURST, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,188)
  • OAKTON COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 8 miles; DES PLAINES, IL; Full-time enrollment: 5,749)
  • DEVRY INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY (about 9 miles; ADDISON, IL; Full-time enrollment: 3,076)
  • MORTON COLLEGE (about 10 miles; CICERO, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,085)
  • DEVRY INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY (about 12 miles; CHICAGO, IL; Full-time enrollment: 3,201)
Public high school in Franklin Park:

  • EAST LEYDEN HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,932; Location: 3400 ROSE ST; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Franklin Park:

  • HESTER JR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 463; Location: 2836 GUSTAV ST; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • PASSOW ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 371; Location: 2838 CALWAGNER AVE; Grades: KG – 05)
  • DAN H PIETRINI ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 245; Location: 9750 FULLERTON AVE; Grades: KG – 05)
  • NORTH ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 213; Location: 9500 GAGE ST; Grades: KG – 05)
  • ENGER SCHOOL (Students: 91; Location: 10401 W GRAND AVE; Grades: PK – 11)
  • EAST EARLY CHILDHOOD CENTER (Students: 63; Location: 2915 MAPLE STREET; Grades: PK – KG)
Private primary/middle school in Franklin Park:

  • SMALL WORLD LEARNING CENTER IN (Students: 120; Location: 9750 GRAND AVENUE; Grades: PK – KG)

Libraries

Library in Franklin Park:

  • FRANKLIN PARK P.L.D. (Operating income: $1,392,352; Location: 10311 GRAND AVENUE; 146,261 books; 5,950 audio materials; 7,180 video materials; 382 serial subscriptions)

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