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0.36% decline
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4.49% growth
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2.93% growth
Median Property Value
1.21% decline


The economy of Oak Lawn, IL employs 26,208 people. The economy of Oak Lawn, IL is specialized in Transportation & Warehousing; Wholesale trade; and Utilities, which employ respectively 1.79; 1.49; and 1.28 times more people than what would be expected in a location of this size. The largest industries in Oak Lawn, IL are Healthcare & Social Assistance (3,706), Retail trade (3,238), and Manufacturing (2,629), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($69,833), Professional, Scientific, Tech Services ($54,821), and Finance & Insurance ($50,282).

Median household income in Oak Lawn, IL is $58,707. Males in Oak Lawn, IL have an average income that is 1.27 times higher than the average income of females, which is $45,879. The income inequality of Oak Lawn, IL (measured using the Gini index) is 0.407 which is lower than the national average.


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Health & Safety

Insurance and Medicare coverage combined with state and county level health and safety statistics for Oak Lawn, IL. In Cook County, IL the age groups most likely to have health care coverage are 6-17 and 25-34, men and women, respectively. The location has a 1 to 94 primary care clinician to patient ratio and a Medicare reimbursement average per patient per year of $10,353. St. Clair County, IL has the highest prevalence of homicides of any county in Illinois.


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The closest comparable data for the census place of Oak Lawn, IL is from the county of Cook County, IL.

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Oak Lawn, IL is home to a population of 56,774 people, from which 95.1% are citizens. The ethnic composition of the population of Oak Lawn, IL is composed of 40,308 White residents (71%), 10,435 Hispanic residents (18.4%), 3,927 Black residents (6.92%), 1,225 Asian residents (2.16%), and 755 Two+ residents (1.33%). The most common foreign languages in Oak Lawn, IL are Spanish (6,636 speakers), Arabic (3,279 speakers), and Polish (2,239 speakers), but compared to other places, Oak Lawn, IL has a relative high number of Polish (2,239 speakers), Arabic (3,279 speakers), and Greek (573 speakers).


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In 2015 universities in Oak Lawn, IL awarded 260 degrees. The student population of Oak Lawn, IL is skewed towards females, with 37 male students and 223 female students. Most students in Oak Lawn, IL are White (140 and 53.8%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (81 and 31.2%), Black or African American (27 and 10.4%), and Asian (6 and 2.31%). The largest universities in Oak Lawn, IL by number of graduates are Fox College (219 and 84.2%), Cameo Beauty Academy (41 and 15.8%), and N/A (N/A and N/A). The most popular majors in Oak Lawn, IL are Veterinary Technician & Veterinary Assistant (108 and 41.5%), Physical Therapy Technician (54 and 20.8%), and Medical Assistant (23 and 8.85%). The median tuition costs in Oak Lawn, IL are N/A for private four year colleges, and N/A and N/A respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.



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Housing & Living

The median property value in Oak Lawn, IL is $187,300, which is 0.91 times smaller than the national average of $205,000. Between 2015 and 2016 the median property value decreased from $189,600 to $187,300, a 1.21% increase. The homeownership rate of Oak Lawn, IL is 79.8%, which is higher than the national average of 63.6%. People in Oak Lawn, IL have an average commute time of 34.2 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Oak Lawn, IL is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.


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