Orland Park is a village in Cook County, Illinois, United States; it also extends slightly into Will County. The population was 56,767 at the 2010 census.
Population: 57,016 (2011)
Unemployment rate: 6.9% (Dec 2012)
Orland Park is a village in Cook County, Illinois, United States; it also extends slightly into Will County. The population was 56,767 at the 2010 census. The ZIP code is 60462 for most of the city, and 60467 for the outlying areas of town near the Will County border.
In 2006, Orland Park was awarded the title of "45th Best Place to Live in America" by Money magazine. Facilities include hiking and biking trails, wildlife refuges, greenbelts, a Sportsplex and an aquatic center, Lake Sedgewick, an ice arena, golf courses, playing fields and parks, and more. There are more than 70 malls, plazas and shopping centers, with additional shopping under construction, and more than 200 food-serving establishments.
Situated 25 miles (40 km) southwest of Chicago, Orland Park provides access to several interstate highways, with the I-80 east-west coast connector as its southern border. Metra's commuter rail system links residents to Chicago's Loop, and thereby to O'Hare and Midway airports.
The main bodies of water in Orland are two lakes: Lake Sedgewick and McGinnis Slough.
Bordering communities of Orland Park include Homer Glen to the west (in Will County), Orland Hills and Mokena (also in Will County) to the south, Tinley Park to the southeast, Oak Forest to the east, and Palos Park and Palos Heights to the north.
Orland Park is located 25 miles (40 km) southwest of downtown Chicago. The effective trade area is over 850,000 people and stretches all the way to the Indiana border.
Businesses and jobs in the finance, retail, services and healthcare fields continue to grow in Orland Park. A recent study found that more than one million people a year come to Orland Park for health care services. Orland Park’s retail/commercial sectors remain strong, even in the current economic climate. The community’s culinary offerings are extensive as national chains are continually drawn to Orland Park, reporting outstanding sales numbers for these locations.
Orland Park plans to develop a new downtown district, the Orland Park Downtown previously referred to as the Main Street Triangle,as well as the I-80 Business District.
Orland Park is served by three commuter train stations, being part of Metra's SouthWest Service to downtown Chicago. Weekend service was recently added, providing three trains each way on Saturdays.
Major highway transportation corridors are:
I-80 – southern border of Orland Park
Illinois Route 43/Harlem Avenue – near the eastern border of Orland Park
The village maintained an Aa2 bond rating from Moody's and an AA+ rating from Standard and Poor's. These are among the best bond ratings in the Chicago suburbs.
To view rental properties in this community, click here.
Search Orland Park Homes for Sale
NOTICE: Many homes contain recording devices, and buyers should be aware they may be recorded during a showing.
DIGITAL MILLENNIUM COPYRIGHT ACT (DMCA) NOTICE
Today's Market Trends for Orland Park *
* All data pertains to single-family homes