Orland Park Mall = Evergreen Plazzoo
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#1 Jan 14, 2013
Was at Orland on Saturday, can anyone tell me when white shoppers became the minority? How can this be when the surrounding areas are 80% white?
#2 Jan 15, 2013
Orland's demographics have been changing for awhile. Look it up.
#3 Jan 16, 2013
Seems as if you need to do the research ... because it appears I am right.:)
One race 50498 98.87%
White 47772 93.53%
Black or African American 374 0.73%
American Indian and Alaska Native 34 0.07%
Asian 1770 3.47%
Asian indian 638 1.25%
Chinese 196 0.38%
Filipino 495 0.97%
Japanese 16 0.03%
Korean 278 0.54%
Vietnamese 27 0.05%
Other Asian 120 0.23%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander 18 0.04%
Native Hawaiian 3 0.01%
Guamanian or Chamorro 0 0%
Samoan 0 0%
Other Pacific Islander 15 0.03%
Some other race 530 1.04%
Two or more races 579 1.13%
Hispanic or Latino and race
Total Population 51077 100.00%
Hispanic or Latino(of any race) 1874 3.67%
Mexican 1460 2.86%
Puerto Rican 103 0.2%
Cuban 36 0.07%
Other Hispanic or Latino 275 0.54%
Not Hispanic or Latino 49203 96.33%
White alone 46478 91%
#4 Jan 29, 2013
Was there over the weekend, I agree, going into the gutter. Can't wait for Baby Phat and P Diddy store to open up soon! I shop else where now. OP should be ashamed!
#5 Jan 29, 2013
Most of the people that get arrested for retail theft are NOT Orland residents. They're from Harvey, Markham, Chicago south and west sides.
#6 Jan 30, 2013
I didn't clarify -- it is not orland that is changing exactly, it is the surrounding towns that are changing rapidly.
#7 Jan 31, 2013
So you mean the towns around Orland like TInley Park, Mokena, Frankfort, Palos Park?
Yes, there's tons of white flight in those towns. Not!
Go check your facts again.
#8 Jan 31, 2013
actually, yes, the demos are changing in some of those towns. but, i see that you left out other towns....
lifetime fitness is the changing in demos too.
#9 Feb 1, 2013
Lifetime Fitness? Is that the town next to New Lenox?
#10 Feb 1, 2013
My point is that there are many areas of orland park that are changing demos.
What I am wondering, is why does it matter if it isn't all white anymore?
#11 Feb 1, 2013
The data you want to check is the Illinois School Report Cards. It gives an actual on demographics for your area. And by just checking on there, only 75% of pop is white. Schools have the most accurate data so they can get the funding they need.
#12 Feb 24, 2013
Believe it or not, many whites send their children to non public schools. While 25% of public school students are non caucasion, their % of the population on Orland Park is far less than 25%. Also s subsidized housing project with a large minority population is in the Orland Park school d.istrict
#13 Feb 25, 2013
This project with many minority students is in Orland Hills but attend Orland Park schools.
#14 Feb 28, 2013
Lifetime fitness has definitely gone downhill over the past ten years since I became a member. There a certain group of UNDESIRABLES who use the basketball courts and occupy the locker room for an extended period of time,they are loud, obnoxious, do not pick up after themselves,etc etc . This facility is a reminder of what change the southwest suburbs have undergone over the years. Pin whatever label you want upon me but the facts are the facts. The change I have witnessed has not been for the better.
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