Orland Hills, Illinois
Westhaven, Illinois
The Village of Orland Hills
Flag of Orland Hills, Illinois
Orlando Hills Seal
"The best kept secret in the southwest"
Location of Orland Hills in Cook County, Illinois.
Location of Orland Hills in Cook County, Illinois.
Location of Illinois in the United States
Location of Illinois in the United States
Coordinates: 41°35′19″N 87°50′27″W / 41.58861°N 87.84083°W / 41.58861; -87.84083
Country United States
IncorporatedJune 30, 1961
 • TypeCouncil–manager
 • MayorKyle R. Hastings
 • Total1.15 sq mi (2.98 km2)
 • Land1.15 sq mi (2.96 km2)
 • Water0.01 sq mi (0.02 km2)  0.87%
 • Total6,893
 • Density6,020.09/sq mi (2,324.97/km2)
 Up 5.46% from 2000
Standard of living (2007-11)
 • Per capita income$28,411
 • Median home value$240,800
ZIP code(s)
Area code(s)708
FIPS code17-56627

Orland Hills (formerly Westhaven) is a village in Cook County, Illinois, United States. Per the 2020 census, the population was 6,893.[2]


Orland Hills is located between Orland Park and Tinley Park. Orland Hills has two lakes: Lake Ashbourne and Lake Lorin. It is also home to Kelly Park.

According to the 2021 census gazetteer files, Orland Hills has a total area of 1.15 square miles (2.98 km2), of which 1.15 square miles (2.98 km2) (or 99.31%) is land and 0.01 square miles (0.03 km2) (or 0.69%) is water.[3]


Historical population
U.S. Decennial Census[4]
2010[5] 2020[6]

As of the 2020 census[7] there were 6,893 people, 2,386 households, and 1,804 families residing in the village. The population density was 5,978.32 inhabitants per square mile (2,308.24/km2). There were 2,477 housing units at an average density of 2,148.31 per square mile (829.47/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 73.73% White, 8.89% African American, 0.13% Native American, 4.92% Asian, 0.00% Pacific Islander, 3.89% from other races, and 8.44% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 12.39% of the population.

There were 2,386 households, out of which 30.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 62.62% were married couples living together, 10.52% had a female householder with no husband present, and 24.39% were non-families. 22.05% of all households were made up of individuals, and 4.95% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.49 and the average family size was 2.96.

The village's age distribution consisted of 20.1% under the age of 18, 8.3% from 18 to 24, 28.5% from 25 to 44, 32.3% from 45 to 64, and 10.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37.3 years. For every 100 females, there were 110.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 108.6 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $82,337, and the median income for a family was $100,000. Males had a median income of $56,938 versus $36,944 for females. The per capita income for the village was $35,688. About 10.0% of families and 12.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 35.7% of those under age 18 and 6.0% of those age 65 or over.

Orland Hills village, Illinois – Demographic Profile
(NH = Non-Hispanic)
Race / Ethnicity Pop 2010[5] Pop 2020[6] % 2010 % 2020
White alone (NH) 5,353 4,897 74.88% 71.04%
Black or African American alone (NH) 538 604 7.53% 8.76%
Native American or Alaska Native alone (NH) 9 4 0.13% 0.06%
Asian alone (NH) 343 336 4.80% 4.87%
Pacific Islander alone (NH) 3 0 0.04% 0.00%
Some Other Race alone (NH) 14 15 0.20% 0.22%
Mixed Race/Multi-Racial (NH) 90 183 1.26% 2.65%
Hispanic or Latino (any race) 799 854 11.18% 12.39%
Total 7,149 6,893 100.00% 100.00%

Note: the US Census treats Hispanic/Latino as an ethnic category. This table excludes Latinos from the racial categories and assigns them to a separate category. Hispanics/Latinos can be of any race.


As of 2023, Orland Hills is a part of Illinois' 6th Congressional District which is represented by democrat Sean Casten. Orland Hills has a village board with a mayor. The current mayor of Orland Hills is Kyle R. Hastings, Sr. Hastings has been the mayor of Orland Hills since 1993.[8]

As of 2023, Orland Hills will be represented by Tim Ozinga, a republican in the Illinois House of Representatives. Orland Hills is a part of the 37th legislative district.


A majority of students from Orland Hills attend Victor J. Andrew High School (residents who live south of Meadowview Ave), while the rest attend Carl Sandburg High School (residents who live north of Meadowview Ave).

There are two elementary school districts that serve Orland Hills: Kirby School District 140 and the Orland School District 135.

Orland Hills is also home to Cardinal Joseph Bernadine Catholic School, or CJB for short. The school is run by the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Chicago.


Pace provides bus service on Route 364 connecting Orland Hills to destinations across the Southland.[9]

Notable people


  1. ^ "2020 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved March 15, 2022.
  2. ^ "Orland Hills village, Illinois". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved April 15, 2023.
  3. ^ Bureau, US Census. "Gazetteer Files". Census.gov. Retrieved June 29, 2022.
  4. ^ "Decennial Census of Population and Housing by Decades". US Census Bureau.
  5. ^ a b "P2 HISPANIC OR LATINO, AND NOT HISPANIC OR LATINO BY RACE – 2010: DEC Redistricting Data (PL 94-171) – Orland Hills village, Illinois". United States Census Bureau.
  6. ^ a b "P2 HISPANIC OR LATINO, AND NOT HISPANIC OR LATINO BY RACE – 2020: DEC Redistricting Data (PL 94-171) – Orland Hills village, Illinois". United States Census Bureau.
  7. ^ "Explore Census Data". data.census.gov. Retrieved June 28, 2022.
  8. ^ "Historical Information". Village of Orland Hills. Retrieved August 16, 2022.
  9. ^ "RTA System Map" (PDF). Retrieved February 1, 2024.