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Metra logo Rail Station: Des Plaines

Overview
Rail Lines:Union Pacific Northwest Line
Status:year-round
Location:1501 Miner St. (at Lee St.)
Fare Zone:D
Detailed Metra Fare Structure
Milepost:17.1
Related Web Pages:Union Pacific Northwest Line Schedule from Metra
Metra Station Page
 
Demographics
Population1/2 mile1 mile
20107,32416,566
20157,48317,090
Change+2.1%+3.1%
2040 (Projected)8,32819,792
 
Employment1/2 mile1 mile
20104,8559,529
20154,8769,630
Change+0.4%+1.0%
2040 (Projected)4,98310,132
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:1,221 (2014 count)
Parking Capacity:314 spaces (2015 count)
Parking Utilization:79%
Mode of Access:52% Walked, 28% Drive Alone, 11% Dropped Off, 2% Carpool, 2% Bus, 2% Bike, 1% Other Metra, 0% Other (2014 Survey)
Parking and Access
 
Land Use
Category1/2 mile1 mile
Single-Family Residential18%32%
Transportation and Other29%28%
Open Space8%18%
Commercial11%7%
Multi-Family Residential18%5%
Institutional11%4%
Industrial3%4%
Vacant1%2%
Source: CMAP 2010 Land Use Inventory
 
Related Projects
Capital Program:List of Capital Projects
Planning Studies:none
 
Connecting Services
Pace Bus Routes:208 Golf Road accessible
209 Busse Hwy. accessible
230 South Des Plaines accessible
234 Wheeling - Des Plaines accessible
250 Dempster Street accessible
619 Des Plaines Station - Willow Rd Corridor accessible
 
Related Jurisdictions
Counties:Cook
Municipalities:Des Plaines
US Congressional Districts:9 Jan Schakowsky
Illinois Senate Districts:28 Laura M. Murphy
Illinois House Districts:55 Martin J. Moylan
County Board Districts:Cook 17
Chicago Wards:none
Councils of Mayors:Northwest
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