La Grange Park, Illinois

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La Grange Park, Illinois
Village of La Grange Park, Illinois
La Grange Park and neighboring Brookfield
La Grange Park and neighboring Brookfield
"Village of Roses"[1]
Location of La Grange Park in Cook County, Illinois.
Location of La Grange Park in Cook County, Illinois.
Location of Illinois in the United States
Location of Illinois in the United States
Coordinates: 41°49′47″N 87°52′9″W / 41.82972°N 87.86917°W / 41.82972; -87.86917Coordinates: 41°49′47″N 87°52′9″W / 41.82972°N 87.86917°W / 41.82972; -87.86917
CountryUnited States
 • Total2.23 sq mi (5.77 km2)
 • Land2.23 sq mi (5.77 km2)
 • Water0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
 • Total13,579
 • Estimate 
 • Density5,909.42/sq mi (2,282.04/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP Code(s)
Area code(s)708
FIPS code17-40793

La Grange Park is a village in Cook County, Illinois, United States. As of the 2010 census, the village, which is a suburb of Chicago, had a population of 13,579.[4]


La Grange Park is located at 41°49′47″N 87°52′9″W / 41.82972°N 87.86917°W / 41.82972; -87.86917 (41.829831, -87.869233).[5]

According to the 2010 census, La Grange Park has a total area of 2.23 square miles (5.78 km2), all land.[6]


Historical population
Census Pop.
2019 (est.)13,178[3]−3.0%
U.S. Decennial Census[7]

As of the census[8] of 2000, there were 13,295 people, 5,432 households, and 3,516 families residing in the village. The population density was 8,925 people per square mile. There were 5,560 housing units at an average density of 2,467.3 per square mile (954.1/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 93.2% White, 3.1% African American, 0.1% Native American, 1.6% Asian, 0% Pacific Islander, .9% from other races, and 1.0% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.6% of the population.

The top five ancestries reported in La Grange Park as of the 2000 census were Irish (22.6%), German (22.0%), Polish (16.1%), Italian (11.7%) and Czech (10.0%).[9]

There were 5,432 households, out of which 29.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 53.7% were married couples living together, 8.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 35.3% were non-families. 31.7% of all households were made up of individuals, and 18.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.38 and the average family size was 3.05.

In the village, the population was spread out, with 23.7% under the age of 18, 5.3% from 18 to 24, 27.2% from 25 to 44, 22.0% from 45 to 64, and 21.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 41 years. For every 100 females, there were 84.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 78.8 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $58,918, and the median income for a family was $76,441. Males had a median income of $55,023 versus $34,774 for females. The per capita income for the village was $30,247. About 1.2% of families and 2.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 1.7% of those under age 18 and 5.2% of those age 65 or over.


La Grange Park is in Illinois' 5th congressional district.

The part-time Village President is James Discipio. He is a dentist by trade and practices in Berwyn, Illinois.


The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Chicago operates Catholic schools. St. Louise de Marillac School is in LaGrange Park. The student population from circa 2019 to 2020 declined by 28. The archdiocese asked if there were interested benefactors, but the archdiocese was unsuccessful. Therefore the archdiocese decided it will close after spring 2020.[10]

Nazareth Academy is a Roman Catholic college-preparatory high school located in LaGrange Park, Illinois, United States, in the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Chicago. It was founded in 1900 by the Sisters of St. Joseph.

Notable people[edit]


  1. ^ "Village of La Grange Park, Illinois". Village of La Grange Park, Illinois. Retrieved August 31, 2012.
  2. ^ "2019 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved July 14, 2020.
  3. ^ a b "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". United States Census Bureau. May 24, 2020. Retrieved May 27, 2020.
  4. ^ "Profile of General Population and Housing Characteristics: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (DP-1): La Grange Park village, Illinois". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Archived from the original on February 12, 2020. Retrieved March 13, 2013.
  5. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
  6. ^ "G001 - Geographic Identifiers - 2010 Census Summary File 1". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2020-02-13. Retrieved 2015-08-04.
  7. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Retrieved June 4, 2015.
  8. ^ "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  9. ^ "Profile of General Demographic Characteristics, La Grange Park, Illinois" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2008-09-10. Retrieved 2007-04-04. (39.0 KiB). U.S. Census Bureau. Accessed 2007-04-03.
  10. ^ "Five Archdiocese of Chicago Catholic schools will close". Chicago Catholic. 2020-01-22. Retrieved 2020-05-08. - Spanish version
  11. ^ "Kathleen Doyle". United States Olympic & Paralympic Committee. Retrieved March 3, 2020.
  12. ^ "Kathleen Doyle". USA Basketball. Retrieved March 3, 2020.
  13. ^ 'Illinois Blue Book 1965-1977,' Biographical Sketch of Earl Eisenhower, pg. 219
  14. ^ "Nick Fuentes, The Zoomer Nazi, Living in LaGrange Park, IL". Retrieved 2021-05-27.

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