Palos Hills, IL Population

Population: 17,665. Estimated population in July 2020: 17,258 (-2.3% change)
Males: 8,279 (46.9%), Females: 9,386 (53.1%)

Cook County

Zip code: 60465

Median resident age: 41.5 years
Median household income: $52,329
Median house value: $174,000

Races in Palos Hills:

  • White Non-Hispanic (84.3%)
  • Black (5.5%)
  • Hispanic (4.8%)
  • Two or more races (3.0%)
  • Other race (1.6%)
  • Filipino (0.7%)
  • Asian Indian (0.7%)
  • Korean (0.5%)

Ancestries: Irish (19.2%), Polish (19.0%), German (16.3%), Italian (10.6%), Greek (6.5%), English (4.6%).

Elevation: 600 feet

Land area: 4.2 square miles

Map of Palos Hills, IL

Population

For population 25 years and over in Palos Hills

  • High school or higher: 85.2%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 24.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.1%
  • Unemployed: 3.3%
  • Mean travel time to work: 33.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Palos Hills city

  • Never married: 27.4%
  • Now married: 53.1%
  • Separated: 1.4%
  • Widowed: 8.9%
  • Divorced: 9.3%

16.5% Foreign born (10.2% Europe, 4.5% Asia).

Population change in the 1990s: -94 (-0.5%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Palos Hills:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Palos Hills:

  • CHICAGO MIDWAY INTL (about 8 miles; CHICAGO, IL; Abbreviation: MDW)
  • CHICAGO O’HARE INTL (about 20 miles; CHICAGO, IL; Abbreviation: ORD)
  • GARY/CHICAGO (about 31 miles; GARY, IN; Abbreviation: GYY)

Other public-use airports nearest to Palos Hills:

  • TINLEY PARK HELISTOP (about 11 miles; CHICAGO/TINLEY PARK, IL; Abbreviation: TF8)
  • FRANKFORT (about 16 miles; FRANKFORT, IL; Abbreviation: C18)
  • HOWELL-NEW LENOX (about 18 miles; NEW LENOX, IL; Abbreviation: 1C2)

Amtrak stations near Palos Hills:

  • 7 miles: SUMMIT (ARCHER & CENTER AVE.). Services: public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 9 miles: LA GRANGE ROAD (LA GRANGE, 25 W. BURLINGTON AVE.). Services: enclosed waiting area, public payphones, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 15 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.

Colleges/Universities in Palos Hills:

  • MORAINE VALLEY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 7,610; Location: 10900 S 88TH AVE; Public; Website: www.moraine.cc.il.us)
  • HAIR PROFESSIONALS CAREER COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 55; Location: 10321 S ROBERTS RD; Private, for-profit; Website: www.beautyschool.com/hairpros/)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Palos Hills:

  • CITY COLLEGES OF CHICAGO-RICHARD J DALEY COLLEGE (about 9 miles; CHICAGO, IL; Full-time enrollment: 5,536)
  • SAINT XAVIER UNIVERSITY (about 9 miles; CHICAGO, IL; Full-time enrollment: 3,161)
  • MORTON COLLEGE (about 11 miles; CICERO, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,085)
  • CITY COLLEGES OF CHICAGO-KENNEDY-KING COLLEGE (about 14 miles; CHICAGO, IL; Full-time enrollment: 3,942)
  • CHICAGO STATE UNIVERSITY (about 15 miles; CHICAGO, IL; Full-time enrollment: 4,836)
  • CITY COLLEGES OF CHICAGO-OLIVE-HARVEY COLLEGE (about 15 miles; CHICAGO, IL; Full-time enrollment: 4,004)
  • ELMHURST COLLEGE (about 16 miles; ELMHURST, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,188)

Public high school in Palos Hills:

  • AMOS ALONZO STAGG HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 2,340; Location: 8015 W 111TH ST; Grades: 09 – 12)

Private high school in Palos Hills:

  • LT JOSEPH P KENNEDY JR SCHOOL (Students: 51; Location: 7825 W 103RD ST; Grades: 2 – 12)

Public primary/middle schools in Palos Hills:

  • OAK RIDGE ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 549; Location: 8791 W 103RD ST; Grades: 02 – 05)
  • QUIN SCHOOL (Students: 182; Location: 7825 W 103RD ST; Grades: PK – PK)
  • DESTINY – TRANSITION (Students: 34; Location: 7825 W 103RD ST; Grades: UG – UG)

Private primary/middle schools in Palos Hills:

  • KORAES ELM SCHOOL (Students: 227; Location: 11025 ROBERTS RD; Grades: KG – 8)
  • KORAES ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 227; Location: 11025-45 S ROBERTS RD; Grades: KG – 8)
  • SANDBOX LEARNING CENTER (Students: 105; Location: 7845 W 103 ST; Grades: PK – KG)

Libraries

Library in Palos Hills:

  • GREEN HILLS P.L.D. (Operating income: $946,397; Location: 8611 W. 103RD STREET; 74,241 books; 1,992 audio materials; 3,552 video materials; 165 serial subscriptions)

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