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Deer Park is a village in Lake County, in the Chicago-Naperville-Joliet metro area. (The community straddles Lake and Cook counties; ePodunk links to the county with the greater share of population.) [NOTE: This is not the only community in Illinois named Deer Park. For links to other places called Deer Park, IL, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Deer Park is 42.160N. The longitude is -88.081W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 850 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 3,160.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Deer Park demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Lake County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Chicago area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 60074 ZIP code.
21% of Deer Park residents report German ancestry, and 14% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Deer Park ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Deer Park was $61,429, compared with $21,587 nationally.
62% of Deer Park residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Deer Park, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $642. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $2,559.
Lake County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Deer Park political report.
The average commute time for Deer Park workers is 32 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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