Orland Park Illinois Overview and Crime Rate Statistics
Orland Park is one of the larger, medium-sized villages found in beautiful Illinois. It's the population of 58,765 people stay in nine constituent neighborhoods making it the 21st largest community in Illinois.
If you were thinking of moving to Orland Park, you should know that compared to the rest of Illinois, Orland Park has quite high real estate prices. However, Orland Park’s real estate prices don’t hold a candle to the most expensive real estate in America.
The village is a white-collar village. You can tell by the 85.48% of people who are working in white-collar jobs. This is far above the national average. Most of the people in Orland Park are sales and office workers, managers and professionals. 14.65% of the workforce works in office and administrative support while 14.43% work in sales jobs. 13.89% work in management occupations. A really interesting tidbit of information about Orlando Park is that there are more people who work in computers and mathematics there than 95% of the areas in America.
One of Orland Park’s flaws is it’s commute time. It takes an average of 33.74 minutes to commute to work which is much higher than the national average. However, Orland Park has a competent public transit which makes leaving your car at home a viable option.
The residents of Orland Park are a very well-educated bunch. You can see this with the 41.29% of adults who have a bachelor’s degree or higher. This is much higher than the rest of America. In America, 21.84% of adults have a bachelor’s degree or higher.
Compared to the rest of Illinois as well as the country, the per capita income of Orland Park is quite high and sat at $41,637 in 2010. This translates to $166,548 for a family of four annually.
Orland Park is quite ethnically diverse. The majority of residents report that they are White, and they are followed by a group who report themselves as Asian. The rest of the people who are from Orland Park report themselves to be descended from Polish, English, German and Italian people. In Orland Park, most of the people speak English followed by Arabic and Spanish.
Orland Park Illinois Crime Statistics
When you look at the crime rate in Orland Park, you will notice that it is quite a bit higher than the national average after comparing it to all the communities in America of differing sizes. It averages a statistic of 19 crimes for every 1000 residents. This doesn’t place it among other places with the highest crime rates. Your chance of being a victim of property or violent crime in Orland Park is 1 in 52. Seeing all this, it is safe to say that Orland Park isn’t one of the safer communities to live in, in America. It has a crime rate which is higher than 75% of Illinois’s cities and towns, regardless of size.
When you compare Orland Park to other cities and towns with a similar population, you'll notice that it's a crime rate is lower than average. This means that it's safer than most communities of a similar size in America.
The rate of property crime in Orland Park is 19 for every 1000 people which means that you have a chance that is above the average of being a victim here. Property crimes include crimes such as motor vehicle theft, larceny, arson, and burglary. Your chance of being a victim of violent crime is 1 in 1679 which translates to a rate of 1 in 1000 residents. This means that violent crime is well below average in Orland Town.
If you’re worried about your safety, you should know that a clear head and a bit of common sense go a long way in ensuring that you and those around you remain safe, regardless of where you are.