Palos Park is a village in southwestern Cook County, Illinois, United States. The population was 4,847 at the 2010 census.
Palos Park is located at 41°39′56″N 87°50′12″W (41.665682, -87.836633).
According to the 2010 census, Palos Park has a total area of 3.973 square miles (10.29 km2), of which 3.93 square miles (10.18 km2) (or 98.92%) is land and 0.043 square miles (0.11 km2) (or 1.08%) is water.
As of the 2010 US Census, there village had a population of 4,847, and 2,093 housing units. The racial makeup of the village was 95.2% White, 0.8% African American, 0.1% Native American, 1.7% Asian, 1.0% from other races, and 1.2% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 4.1% of the population. Foreign-born residents made up 10% of the population.
There were 1,970 households out of which 21% had children under the age of 18 living with them, while 46% had at least one person over 65 in residence.
The village median age was 51.3 years, with 18% of the population below the age of 18, while 28% was over the age of 65.
As of 2017, the median income for a household in the village was $84,609, and the median income for a family was $112,330. About 1.4% of families and 3.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 2.4% of those under age 18 and 7.6% of those age 65 or over.
The Village Council is composed of John Mahoney (Mayor), James Pavlatos (Commissioner of Accounts & Finances), Nicole Milovich-Walters (Commissioner of Streets & Public Improvements), Dan Polk (Commissioner of Police and Public Safety), and G. Darryl Reed (Commissioner of Building and Public Property). Marie Arrigoni is the elected Clerk.