|At a Glance……|
|Median House Price||$400,000|
|Commute||22 Mins via UP-W Metra|
|Diversity||67%-W , 22% B5%-As, 7%-Hs|
|School District ISAT Score||76%|
Oak Park strikes the perfect balance between lively city and historical hub, west suburban Oak Park has been named one of the top ten neighborhoods in the United States. If Oak Park’s buildings are a feast for the eyes, its commercial districts offer a true banquet, with little bakeries, lively ethnic joints, and fine dining establishments all along Lake Street in the middle of town and at a scattering of other retail hubs. Diversity of races and incomes is also a hallmark of this mini-urban suburb, giving it a comfortably 21st-century mix. The village’s rich cultural offerings—including outdoor summer performances by the Oak Park Festival Theatre and numerous houses designed by Frank Lloyd Wright. Not only is Oak Park a creative minded place to call home, the residents of Oak Park have a higher median income, are more diverse and significantly more educated than other Illinois communities, according the 2011 American Community Survey results.