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Mortgages in Park Ridge

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The City of Park Ridge is located in Cook County, Illinois, United States, and a Chicago suburb. The population was 37,494 at the 2017 census It is located 15 miles (24 km) northwest of downtown Chicago. It is close to O’Hare International Airport, major expressways, and rail transportation. It is a part of the Chicago metropolitan area, bordering three northwestern neighborhoods of Chicago’s Far North Side (Edison Park, Norwood Park, and O’Hare.) 

According to the 2010 census, Park Ridge has a total area of 7.134 square miles , of which 7.09 square miles (or 99.38%) is land and 0.044 square miles (or 0.62%) is water. 

According to a 2007 estimate, the median income for a household in the city was $91,674, and the median income for a family was $110,842. Males had a median income of $61,959 versus $39,794 for females. The per capita income for the city was $36,646. About 1.7% of families and 2.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 2.1% of those under age 18 and 3.1% of those age 65 or over. 

Park Ridge is served by the Park Ridge-Niles School District 64, which has its headquarters in the Raymond E. Hendee Educational Service Center in Park Ridge. Area middle schools include Lincoln Middle School and Emerson Middle School in Niles. At one point there were nine public K–6 elementary schools: Oakton, Madison, Edison, Merrill, Carpenter, Field, Franklin, Roosevelt, and Washington. Only the latter five remain today, and all are in Park Ridge. Jefferson School is also part of the district and houses the special needs preschool for children ages 3 and 4, the extended day kindergarten program, and the after school program for grades K–6. 

St. Paul of the Cross and Mary Seat of Wisdom are the two Catholic elementary schools. St. Andrews is a Lutheran elementary school. 

The town is served by Maine Township High School District 207, which includes Maine South High School (Hillary Clinton graduated from Maine South in 1965), and Maine East High School. Students who live in northern Park Ridge have the option of attending either Maine East or Maine South. Maine West High School is located to the west in Des Plaines. Maine North High School was a school in unincorporated Maine Township and part of Maine Township High School District 207. Park Ridge is also part of the Oakton Community College district.

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