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About Oak Brook

Oak Brook is a village located in DuPage County and Cook County in the state of Illinois. It has a land area of 8 square miles. The village was incorporated in 1958.

Oak Brook has 8,000 inhabitants. The median age is 54 years old. Sixty-three percent of adults over the age of 25 have a bachelor’s degree. 

The ethnic composition of Oak Brook is 65% white, 23% Asian, 4% Hispanic, and 3% black. Around 97% of residents are American citizens (compared to the national rate of 93%). Foreign-born people make up 27% of the population. 

The median household income in Oak Brook is $144,300. Ninety-four percent of families own their home. The median home value in Oak Brook is $825,400. This number is over four times the median home value across Illinois.

Mental Health in Oak Brook

The Oak Brook Police Department has pledged to support the International Association of Chiefs of Police’s One Mind Campaign. The campaign promotes cooperation between public safety organizations, communities, and mental health agencies. The aim is to improve interactions between police and people with mental health concerns. 

To join the campaign, the Oak Brook Police Department will pursue four goals over a 3-year timeframe. These include: 1) Partnering with a local mental health agency. 2) Developing and using a model policy for interacting with residents who have mental health concerns. 3) Training personnel in mental health first aid. 4) Providing crisis intervention training (CIT) to at least 20% of the agency’s officers.

References:

  1. About the village of Oak Brook. (n.d.). Retrieved from https://www.oak-brook.org/135/About-the-Village-of-Oak-Brook
  2. Oak Brook, IL. (n.d.). Data USA. Retrieved from https://datausa.io/profile/geo/oak-brook-il
  3. Police response to persons affected by mental illness: One mind campaign. (2018, January 15). Retrieved from https://www.oak-brook.org/documentcenter/view/7211
  4. QuickFacts: Oak Brook village, Illinois. (n.d.). United States Census Bureau. Retrieved from https://www.census.gov/quickfacts/fact/table/oakbrookvillageillinois/PST045216