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Metra logo Rail Station: Palos Heights  accessible

Overview
Rail Lines:SouthWest Service
Status:year-round
Location:11451 Southwest Highway
Fare Zone:D
Detailed Metra Fare Structure
Milepost:19.2
Related Web Pages:SouthWest Service Schedule from Metra
Metra Station Page
 
Demographics
Population1/2 mile1 mile
20101,7409,390
20151,8289,692
Change+4.8%+3.1%
2040 (Projected)2,26711,171
 
Employment1/2 mile1 mile
20101,9408,480
20152,0688,799
Change+6.2%+3.6%
2040 (Projected)2,70410,391
The 2010 (base estimate), 2015 (interpolated) and 2040 (projected) population and employment statistics are estimates tabulated by the Chicago Metropolitan Agency of Planning (CMAP). The CMAP statistics are derived from square mile subzones. For more information see: https://datahub.cmap.illinois.gov/dataset/2040-forecast-of-population-households-and-employment
 
Ridership
Ridership Trend
Weekday Boardings:232 (2018 count)
Parking Capacity:500 spaces (2016 count)
Parking Utilization:36%
Mode of Access:3% Walked, 77% Drive Alone, 16% Dropped Off, 4% Carpool (2016 Survey)
Parking and Access
 
Land Use
Category1/2 mile1 mile
Single-Family Residential14%32%
Transportation and Other34%28%
Open Space27%13%
Institutional3%8%
Commercial7%6%
Vacant6%6%
Multi-Family Residential2%5%
Industrial5%2%
Agricultural2%1%
Source: CMAP 2010 Land Use Inventory
 
Related Projects
Capital Program:List of Capital Projects
Planning Studies:none
PMO Projects:none
 
Connecting Services
Pace Bus Routes:769 Palos Heights/Oak lawn - Soldier Field Express accessible
774 Palos Hts/Oak Lawn - Guaranteed Rate Field Express accessible
 
Related Jurisdictions
Counties:Cook
Municipalities:Palos Heights, Worth
US Congressional Districts:3 Dan Lipinski
Illinois Senate Districts:18 Bill Cunningham
Illinois House Districts:35 Frances Ann Hurley, 36 Kelly M. Burke
County Board Districts:Cook 17
Chicago Wards:none
Councils of Mayors:Southwest
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