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
Station Area Diagram

Demographics
 
1/2 Mile1 Mile
2000 Population:
6,27515,539
2010 Population:
7,32416,565
Population Change:
+14.3%+6.2%

2000 Employment:
4,87711,596
2010 Employment:
4,9579,758
Employment Change:
+1.6%-18.8%
The 2000 population and employment data are estimates tabulated by the Northeastern Illinois Planning Commission (NIPC). The 2010 population and employment data (release date 9/12) are estimates tabulated by the Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning (CMAP). For more information on the 2010 data, see http://www.cmap.illinois.gov/population-forecast.

Ridership
Ridership Trend
Weekday Boardings:

1,085 (2006 count)

Parking Capacity:

320 spaces (2013 count)

Parking Utilization:

83%

Mode of Access:
41% Walked, 33% Drive Alone, 15% Dropped Off, 4% Carpool, 4% Bus, 1% Bike, 1% Other Metra (2006 Survey) Parking and Access

Related Projects
Capital Program:List of Capital Projects
Funding Programs:

none

Planning Studies:

none


Connecting Services
Pace Bus Routes:208 Golf Road 
209 Busse Hwy. 
230 South Des Plaines 
234 Wheeling - Des Plaines 
250 Dempster Street 
619 Des Plaines Station - Willow Rd Corridor 

Related Jurisdictions
Counties:

Cook

Municipalities:

Des Plaines

US Congressional Districts:

9 Jan Schakowsky

IL Senate Districts:

28 Dan Kotowski

IL House Districts:

55 Martin Moylan

County Board Districts:

Cook 17

Chicago Wards:

none

Councils of Mayors:

Northwest

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Land Use
Category1/2 mile1 mile
Residential 48%47%
Open Space 5%15%
Commercial and Services 27%11%
Transportation, Communication and Utilities 2%5%
Industrial and Warehousing and Wholesale Trade 1%5%
Institutional 7%3%
Vacant and Wetlands 2%3%
Water 2%2%
Source: CMAP 2005 Land Use Inventory
Station Area Map
Interactive Map Map Legend
Station Aerial Photo
Source: ESRI World_Imagery


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