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About: Park Ridge

<p>The Pickwick Theater/ Sun-Times Media file photo</p>
<p>Uptown Park Ridge | Jennifer Johnson/ Sun-Times Media</p>
<p>Park Ridge City Hall/ Sun-Times Media file photo</p>
<p>Maine South High School/ Sun-Times Media file photo</p>
<p>Maine East High School/ Sun-Times Media file photo</p>
<p>Advocate Lutheran General Hospital in Park Ridge/ Sun-Times Media file photo</p>
<p>Park Ridge fire department/ Sun-Times Media file photo</p>
<p>City of Park Ridge welcome sign/ Sun-Times Media file photo</p>

History:
 Park Ridge was first settled in the mid-1830s. The village was founded on July 4, 1873. Park Ridge had two former names, Pennyville and Brickton. The city was incorporated on April 19, 1910.

*Historic information from the City of Park Ridge

Population: 37,480 according to the 2010 Census. The median age is 44.8. 

Demographics:

Population by Race
White - 35,014
African American - 178
Asian - 1,402
American Indian and Alaska Native - 29
Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander - 5
Other - 362
Identified by two or more - 490

*Demographic information from the 2010 U.S. Census

Income:
Park Ridge Median Income: $85,897
Park Ridge Family Income: $108,037
Park Ridge Per Capita Income: $44,868

Number of Housing Units: 15,030 82% Owner Occupied

Average Household Size: 2.66 persons

*Housing and income information from the City of Park Ridge

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