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Niles is a suburb of Chicago situated about 15 miles to the north west of the city. It has a population of about 32,000 comprising people of French, Italian, Irish and Polish descent. Although mainly residential it boasts 1,300 retail businesses which contribute $12.8 million annually in sales tax receipts. Niles too has a large young population and has 17 schools within the town limits. It also boasts 18 parks, 3 recreational centres, 2 swimming pools, 6 ball fields, 21 tennis courts, an outdoor ice rink and a 9-hole golf course.