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Palos Hills, Illinois, 60465
1 Bedroom$730 - $785
2 Bedrooms$850 - $925
Lombard, Illinois, 60148
Studio/1 Bedroom$889 - $1,824
2 Bedrooms$1,219 - $2,099
3 Bedrooms$1,569 - $2,680
Westmont, Illinois, 60559
1 Bedroom$1,029 - $1,793
2 Bedrooms$1,379 - $2,668
Hillside, Illinois, 60162
Studio/1 BedroomUp to $1,980
2 Bedrooms$1,350 - $1,400
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Palos Hills Apartment Rental Market
Household Income City State City Compared to State Less than $10,000 2.9% 8.3% -5.4% $10,000 to $14,999 3.9% 5.5% -1.6% $15,000 to $19,999 4.3% 5.5% -1.2% $20,000 to $24,999 6.0% 5.8% +0.2% $25,000 to $29,999 6.5% 5.9% +0.6% $30,000 to $34,999 7.0% 6.0% +1.0% $35,000 to $39,999 4.7% 5.7% -1.0% $40,000 to $44,999 6.1% 5.6% +0.5% $45,000 to $49,999 4.5% 5.0% -0.5% $50,000 to $59,999 12.3% 9.4% +2.9% $60,000 to $74,999 14.3% 11.4% +2.9% $75,000 to $99,999 14.3% 11.6% +2.7% $100,000 to $124,999 8.0% 6.1% +1.9% $125,000 to $149,999 2.2% 2.9% -0.7% $150,000 to $199,999 2.1% 2.6% -0.5% $200,000 or more 0.8% 2.8% -2.0%
Cost of Living
Share of Household Income Spent on Rent City State City Compared to State Less than 10.0% 6.3% 7.1% -0.8% 10.0% to 14.9% 19.0% 13.0% +6.0% 15.0% to 19.9% 23.1% 15.2% +7.9% 20.0% to 24.9% 14.1% 13.1% +1.0% 25.0% to 29.9% 12.1% 10.1% +2.0% 30.0% to 34.9% 3.9% 7.0% -3.1% 35.0% to 39.9% 3.9% 4.8% -0.9% 40.0% to 49.9% 3.0% 6.2% -3.2% 50.0% or more 13.3% 17.3% -4.0% Not computed 1.3% 6.3% -5.0%
Age Demographic of Renters
Age Demographic of Renters City State City Compared to State 15 to 24 years 10.2% 12.2% -2.0% 25 to 34 years 32.8% 29.1% +3.7% 35 to 44 years 24.6% 21.9% +2.7% 45 to 54 years 14.1% 14.5% -0.4% 55 to 64 years 7.5% 8.2% -0.7% 65 to 74 years 5.3% 6.3% -1.0% 75 to 84 years 4.8% 5.4% -0.6% 85 years and over 0.7% 2.4% -1.7%
Travel Time to Work
Travel Time to Work City State City Compared to State Less than 30 minutes 19.0% 28.2% -9.2% 30 to 44 minutes 26.3% 24.2% +2.1% 45 to 59 minutes 18.1% 16.4% +1.7% 60 or more minutes 36.6% 31.2% +5.4%
Source: 2000 Census
Palos Hills Paradise
Apartment renters who are looking for the perfect blend of city and small town life can find that balance in Palos Hills, Illinois. The city has around 20,000 people living it. It's big enough that you'll get to meet neighbors from all walks of life yet small enough that you won't feel overwhelmed by the crowd. When you move to Palos Hills it will be easy to make friends in your new community. The town is even home to a yearly celebration named the Friendship Fest! If you like spending time outdoors, there are parks all through the city and a large wilderness area just on the western border of town.
A Forest by Any Other Name
Nature lovers who move to Palos Hills apartments will have no shortage of wilderness areas to explore. The western side of town is bordered by a half dozen different forest preserves. Though there are many different parks in this part of town, there's nothing separating one park from the others but their names. This means that hikers and explorers will actually have access to one very large forest preserve as well as a number of smaller forests in other parts of town. The closest piece of the forest is Palos Park Woods. This park has a couple of hiking trails that lead into the deeper parts of the forest. Be sure to bring a picnic lunch as there are plenty of scenic areas to stop at along the trail.
Palos Hills is home to more than a dozen different restaurants. At these eateries, renters can enjoy the culinary offerings of a variety of cultures including Italian, Mexican, Chinese and American. If you're looking for a more cosmopolitan dining experience with food from all over the world, Chicago is just a short ways up the road. In the city, it’s easy to enjoy fine and casual dining as well as some of the best street food around. Many of the establishments in Chicago are open late as well. After a nice meal, you can head off to a low-key bar, a hopping night club, or a refined night at the theater before returning to your quiet apartment to rest up for the next day of fun.
Sports fans who move to Palos Hills will discover that this is a city that loves sports. With Chicago nearby, how could it not? You will have your pick of sports to follow and if you just can't choose which sport to go wild for, you can always follow suit with the rest of the townspeople and cheer for them all, whether it’s the Bears, the Cubs, the White Sox, the Blackhawks, the Bulls or a dozen others. With so many games going on, there's rarely a day of the week that goes by without a Chicago team playing, and hopefully winning!
Palos Hills Parties
There are countless ways to meet the neighbors when you first move to the area, but one of the best ways is to head either to the park or downtown to enjoy the festivities at one of the city's many events and celebrations. In July, be sure to check out the annual Friendship Fest. Where better to make new friends when you move into town? If you don't happen to move in July, don't despair, just look for snowman building and ice skating parties in the winter, antique and hotrod fairs in the late summer, and community garage sales in the spring, among other events. With so much going on year round, it's a good idea to pick up a copy of the local paper frequently so you don't miss out on any of the fun.
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Is Palos Hills a town where I'll need a car to get around?
Probably. Chicago Transit Authority, or CTA, provides public transportation to the greater Chicago metropolitan area. Several of CTA's bus routes run through Palos Hills, including the following lines: 379, 381, 385, and 386. However, the bus routes are better for intracity transportation than getting around in Palos Hills. Metra Southwest Service, the area's commuter rail, has a stop called Worth near Palos Hills and can be used to get to Chicago and the cities and towns in between.
What do people in Palos Hills do as far as outdoor recreation?
Located on the edge of a great expanse of forest, people living in Palos Hills shall not want for outfoor recreation. Hiking, mountain biking, and horseback riding are all popular activities throughout the area, as are cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, and snowmobiling in the winter months. The many lakes allow for swimming, boating, canoeing, and fishing, as well as ice skating, ice fishing, and ice hockey when the lakes are frozen. More water-related activities are also possible on Lake Michigan, located about 30 minutes northeast of Palos Hills.