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Park Ridge is a city in Cook County, Illinois, United States, and a Chicago suburb. The population was 37,480 at the 2010 census. It is located 15 miles (24 km) northwest of downtown Chicago. It is close to O'Hare International Airport, major expressways, and rail transportation. It is a part of the Chicago metropolitan area, bordering two northwestern neighborhoods of Chicago's Far North Side (Edison Park and Norwood Park). As its name suggests, Park Ridge lies on a ridge. The soil is abundant with clay deposits, which made it a brick-making center for the developing city of Chicago. Park Ridge was originally called Pennyville to honor George Penny, the businessman who owned the local brickyard along with Robert Meacham. Later it was named Brickton. The Des Plaines River divides Park Ridge from neighboring Des Plaines, Illinois, which is west of Park Ridge. Chicago is south and east of Park Ridge, and Niles and unincorporated Maine Township are to its north.

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This is a perfect opportunity to take a break from your routine and enjoy a fun-filled holiday. Park Ridge in United States is an ideal destination for a vacation! A gripping city on its own right, Chicago also deserves a visit. Add Chicago to your vacation plan, it has an interesting bunch of activities to do on your visit like The Art Institute Of Chicago, Millennium Park, Cloud Gate. Popular vacation packages of Park Ridge are of 1-2 days.

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Facts and Stats for Park Ridge*

  • Pollution Statistics in Park Ridge

    Know the pollution level of Park Ridge before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 50 (Moderate)
    • Water Pollution 62.5 (High)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 62.5 (High)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 25 (Low)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 37.5 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 25 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 37.5 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 50 (Moderate)
  • Living in Park Ridge - Quality of Life

    • Pollution Index 54.31 (Moderate)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 1.94 (Very Low)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Park Ridge

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Park Ridge

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.1 USD
    • International Movie per seat 12.5 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 40 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 65 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 36.67 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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