Park Ridge Real Estate Agent and Homes For Sale

Park Ridge is an affluent suburbs located just northwest from Chicago. It’s is close to the O’Hare airport and I-90 expressway. According to the US census, its population tops 37,000 and about 32% of household have children under 18. In 2010, the city had over 15,000 housing units and the home ownership reached 88% of the population. Average household has a population of 2.7, and the average income per capita is $44,971. 2.5% of people live in poverty. Average housing price is almost twice as high as Illinois’ average. The city offer many different size single family homes, townhomes and condos.  Its park district and bike paths provide recreational areas suitable for anyone. Newly redeveloped Uptown area is home to many great restaurants and stores.

Park Ridge schools are located within district 64, servicing elementary and middle schools, and district 207 servicing high schools. District 207 operates student run radio and television stations with the call letters WMTH (W Maine Township High).

Famous graduate and a sports announcer who got started at WMTH was Harrison Ford.  Another famous resident of the city of Park Ridge is Secretary of State, Hillary Rodham Clinton.