Community spotlight: Orland Park, Illinois

A southwest suburb retail and entertainment hub
  • Located less than an hour from Chicago, Orland Park is filled with shopping, dining and entertainment amenities as well as local parks and preserves for outdoor recreation.
  • The high school graduation rate is 11 percent higher than the state of Illinois, according to AreaVibes.
  • The area's median home value is higher than the rest of the state's, and residents typically make more than the average Illinois resident.

Located less than an hour southwest of downtown Chicago, Orland Park is a shopper’s paradise with plenty of outdoor activities for all ages.

Development is booming in Orland Park, particularly around the 143rd Metra station where in recent years the Ninety7Fifty apartment complex was built, along with a massive Mariano’s grocery store across LaGrange and other retailers.