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Tinley Park is a village in Cook County, in the Chicago metro area. (The community straddles Cook and Will counties; ePodunk links to the county with the greater share of population.)
The village was named for Samuel Tinley Sr., railroad station master.
The latitude of Tinley Park is 41.573N. The longitude is -87.784W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 699 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 53,792.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Tinley Park demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Cook 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 60452 ZIP code.
18% of Tinley Park residents report German ancestry, and 20% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Tinley Park ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Tinley Park was $25,207, compared with $21,587 nationally.
25% of Tinley Park residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Tinley Park, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $661. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,341.
Libraries in Tinley Park include Orland Hills Public Library., Tinley Park Public Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Tinley Park include Daily Southtown
Cook County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Tinley Park political report.
The average commute time for Tinley Park workers is 33 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 5 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Tinley Park between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 1.0 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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