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Metra logo Rail Station: 179th Street (Orland Park)  accessible

Overview
Rail Lines:SouthWest Service
Status:year-round
Location:179th St. and Southwest Hwy.
Fare Zone:F
Detailed Metra Fare Structure
Milepost:28.9
Related Web Pages:SouthWest Service Schedule from Metra
Metra Station Page
 
Demographics
Population1/2 mile1 mile
20102,5106,071
20152,6486,991
Change+5.2%+13.2%
2040 (Projected)3,31311,936
 
Employment1/2 mile1 mile
20102851,173
20153081,443
Change+7.5%+18.7%
2040 (Projected)4202,783
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:208 (2018 count)
Parking Capacity:318 spaces (2016 count)
Parking Utilization:38%
Mode of Access:22% Walked, 54% Drive Alone, 20% Dropped Off, 4% Carpool (2016 Survey)
Parking and Access
 
Land Use
Category1/2 mile1 mile
Single-Family Residential48%38%
Agricultural14%29%
Transportation and Other18%16%
Commercial4%4%
Vacant4%4%
Open Space8%4%
Multi-Family Residential2%1%
Source: CMAP 2010 Land Use Inventory
 
Related Projects
Capital Program:List of Capital Projects
Planning Studies:none
PMO Projects:none
 
Connecting Services
There are no interagency transfers at this location.
 
Related Jurisdictions
Counties:Cook
Municipalities:Orland Park
US Congressional Districts:3 Dan Lipinski
Illinois Senate Districts:19 Michael E. Hastings
Illinois House Districts:37 Margo McDermed
County Board Districts:Cook 17
Chicago Wards:none
Councils of Mayors:Southwest
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