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Careers, Jobs and Education Resources for: Park Ridge, IL

 
Park Ridge, Illinois, is a suburb of 37,775 residents. Fifteen miles northwest of downtown Chicago, it is close to O'Hare Airport, major expressways and rail transportation. It is said Park Ridge is on the highest ridge in Cook County. While this is not true, it does lie on a ridge. The soil is abundant with clay deposits, which made it a brick-making center for the developing city of Chicago. Park Ridge was originally called Pennyville to honor George Penny, the businessman who owned the local brickyard along with Robert Meacham. Later it was named Brickton. The Des Plaines River divides Park Ridge from neighboring Des Plaines, Illinois, which is west of Park Ridge. Chicago is both south and east of Park Ridge, and Niles is to its north.[citation needed] Park Ridge is the hometown of f... (from wikipedia)
 
 
 

 
General Information
Cook County37,732 Population (as of 2000)
Illinois State37,401 Population (current)
7.1 Square Miles of Land2.0 Average Persons Per Household (as of 2000)
0.0 Square Miles of Water$295,200 Average House Value (as of 2000)
$73,172 Average House Income (as of 2000)

Business Information
1,439 Number of Businesses (as of 2003)$181,592,000 Total First Quarter Payroll (as of 2003)
19,104 Number of Employees (as of 2003)$779,602,000 Total Annual Payroll (as of 2003)

Gender (as of 2000)
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Ethnicity (as of 2000)
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Median Ages (as of 2000)
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