"A Wonderful Place"
Park Ridge, Illinois is located 15 miles northwest of downtown Chicago, just minutes from O'Hare Airport, major expressways and rail transportation. Visitors note the cozy, hometown atmosphere, with its gaslights, local merchants, church spires and the 100-foot tower of the historic Art Deco Pickwick Theatre. The city’s slogan, “A Wonderful Place," portrays this residential community with tree-lined streets, interesting architecture, and wonderful schools, parks and library. Park Ridge rolls out the welcome mat for residents and visitors alike.
Park Ridge Statistics
• Total Population: 37,775
• Employees in one-mile radius of Uptown: 93,300
• Median Age: 42.5
• Average Household Income: $99,066
• Total Retail Expenditures: $415,708,735 (City of Park Ridge)