Olympia Fields, IL Population

Population: 4,732. Estimated population in July 2020: 4,673 (-1.2% change)
Males: 2,259 (47.7%), Females: 2,473 (52.3%)

Cook County

Zip code: 60461

Median resident age: 46.2 years
Median household income: $94,827
Median house value: $234,200

Races in Olympia Fields:

  • Black (52.1%)
  • White Non-Hispanic (41.8%)
  • Hispanic (1.8%)
  • Asian Indian (1.7%)
  • Two or more races (1.2%)
  • Other race (0.6%)
  • Filipino (0.5%)
  • American Indian (0.5%)

Ancestries: German (9.6%), Irish (7.8%), Italian (6.6%), Subsaharan African (5.3%), English (4.8%), Polish (4.5%).

Elevation: 675 feet

Land area: 2.8 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Olympia Fields

  • High school or higher: 94.4%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 56.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 25.0%
  • Unemployed: 5.4%
  • Mean travel time to work: 37.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Olympia Fields village

  • Never married: 20.6%
  • Now married: 66.9%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 6.2%
  • Divorced: 5.0%

8.3% Foreign born (2.5% Latin America, 2.0% Asia, 1.8% Europe, 1.6% Africa).

Population change in the 1990s: +485 (+11.4%).

Hospital/medical center in Olympia Fields:

  • ST JAMES HOSP & HLTH CTR-OLYMPIA FLDS (20201 S CRAWFORD AVENUE)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Olympia Fields:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Olympia Fields:

  • CHICAGO MIDWAY INTL (about 19 miles; CHICAGO, IL; Abbreviation: MDW)
  • GARY/CHICAGO (about 22 miles; GARY, IN; Abbreviation: GYY)
  • CHICAGO O’HARE INTL (about 34 miles; CHICAGO, IL; Abbreviation: ORD)
Other public-use airports nearest to Olympia Fields:

  • TINLEY PARK HELISTOP (about 8 miles; CHICAGO/TINLEY PARK, IL; Abbreviation: TF8)
  • FRANKFORT (about 11 miles; FRANKFORT, IL; Abbreviation: C18)
  • SANGER (about 11 miles; MONEE, IL; Abbreviation: C56)
Amtrak stations near Olympia Fields:

  • 4 miles: HOMEWOOD (181 1ST ST. & PARK AVE.). Services: ticket office, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, public transit connection.
  • 13 miles: DYER (SHEFFIELD RD.). Services: enclosed waiting area, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking.
  • 18 miles: HAMMOND-WHITING (HAMMOND, 1135 CALUMET AVE.). Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Olympia Fields:

  • GOVERNORS STATE UNIVERSITY (about 4 miles; UNIVERSITY PARK, IL; Full-time enrollment: 3,191)
  • PRAIRIE STATE COLLEGE (about 6 miles; CHICAGO HEIGHTS, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,523)
  • SOUTH SUBURBAN COLLEGE (about 9 miles; SOUTH HOLLAND, IL; Full-time enrollment: 3,599)
  • SAINT XAVIER UNIVERSITY (about 13 miles; CHICAGO, IL; Full-time enrollment: 3,161)
  • CHICAGO STATE UNIVERSITY (about 14 miles; CHICAGO, IL; Full-time enrollment: 4,836)
  • CITY COLLEGES OF CHICAGO-OLIVE-HARVEY COLLEGE (about 14 miles; CHICAGO, IL; Full-time enrollment: 4,004)
  • CITY COLLEGES OF CHICAGO-RICHARD J DALEY COLLEGE (about 16 miles; CHICAGO, IL; Full-time enrollment: 5,536)
Public high school in Olympia Fields:

  • RICH CENTRAL CAMPUS HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,198; Location: 3600 W 203RD ST; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Olympia Fields:

  • ARCADIA ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 367; Location: 20519 ARCADIAN WAY; Grades: KG – 02)
  • CAREER PREPARATION NETWORK (Location: 3600 W 203RD STREET; Grades: 00 – 00)

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