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Orland Hills, Illinois

Orland Hills, Illinois
Westhaven, Illinois
Nickname(s): "Orland"
Motto: "The best kept secret in the southwest"
OrlandHills is located in Illinois
Country  United States
State Illinois
County Cook
Township Orland
Incorporated 1961
 • Type Council-manager
 • Mayor Kyle R. Hastings
 • Total 1.15 sq mi (3.0 km2)
 • Land 1.14 sq mi (3.0 km2)
 • Water 0.01 sq mi (0.03 km2)  0.87%
Population (2012)
 • Total 7,206
 • Density 6,271.1/sq mi (2,421.3/km2)
  Up 5.46% from 2000
Standard of living (2007-11)
 • Per capita income $28,411
 • Median home value $240,800
ZIP code(s) 60487
Area code(s) 708
Geocode 56627
Website .org.orlandhillswww
Demographics (2010)[1]
White Black Asian
82.1% 7.6% 4.9%
Islander Native Other Hispanic
(any race)
0.04% 0.2% 5.3% 11.2%

Orland Hills (formerly Westhaven) is a village in Cook County, Illinois, United States. The population was 7,149 at the 2010 census.[1]


Orland Hills is located at (41.588732, -87.840837).[2] Orland Hills has two (2) lakes: Lake Ashbourne and Lake Lorin. It is also home to Kelly Park. According to the 2010 census, the village has a total area of 1.15 square miles (3.0 km2), of which 1.14 square miles (3.0 km2) (or 99.13%) is land and 0.01 square miles (0.026 km2) (or 0.87%) is water.[3]


As of the 2000 census,[4] there were 6,779 people, 2,153 households, and 1,767 families residing in the village. As of 2012, there is 7,206 residents. The population density was 6,217.2 people per square mile (2,401.3/km²). There were 2,182 housing units at an average density of 2,001.2 per square mile (772.9/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 86.71% White, 5.10% African American, 0.25% Native American, 3.32% Asian, 1.73% from other races, and 2.89% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 6.03% of the population, including 5.0% of Mexican descent.

The top five non-African, non-Hispanic ancestries reported in Orland Hills as of the 2000 census were Irish (22.9%), German (21.9%), Polish (21.7%), Italian (13.4%) and Czech (3.8%).[5]

There were 2,153 households out of which 53.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 65.9% were married couples living together, 12.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 17.9% were non-families. 14.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 4.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.15 and the average family size was 3.51.

In the village the population was spread out with 34.1% under the age of 18, 9.1% from 18 to 24, 35.7% from 25 to 44, 16.9% from 45 to 64, and 4.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 30 years. For every 100 females there were 97.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 90.8 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $61,884, and the median income for a family was $65,191. Males had a median income of $47,074 versus $33,477 for females. The per capita income for the village was $21,415. About 4.3% of families and 5.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 7.7% of those under age 18 and none of those age 65 or over.


Orland Hills is divided between two congressional districts. The area north of 163rd Street is in Illinois' 1st congressional district, while the area south of 163rd Street is part of the 13th district.


  1. ^ a b "Profile of General Population and Housing Characteristics: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (DP-1): Orland Hills village, Illinois". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved March 18, 2013. 
  2. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990".  
  3. ^ "2010 Census U.S. Gazetteer Files for Places – Illinois". United States Census. Retrieved 2012-10-13. 
  4. ^ "American FactFinder".  
  5. ^ Profile of General Demographic Characteristics, Orland Hills, Illinois PDF (38.9 KiB). U.S. Census Bureau. Accessed 2007-07-11.

External links

  • Village of Orland Hills official website
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