Bedford Park, Illinois

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Population in 2014: 576 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +0.3%
 
Males: 283  (49.3%)
Females: 293  (50.7%)
Median resident age:  36.1 years
Illinois median age:  37.2 years

Zip codes: 60455, 60459, 60501, 60629, 60638.

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Estimated median household income in 2013: $62,414 (it was $49,722 in 2000)
Bedford Park:

$62,414
IL:

$56,210

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $25,219 (it was $22,887 in 2000)

Bedford Park village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $169,429 (it was $135,700 in 2000)
Bedford Park:

$169,429
IL:

$169,600

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $271,740; Detached houses: $289,664; Townhouses or other attached units: $245,879; In 2-unit structures: $219,304; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $264,262; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $239,756; Mobile homes: $26,256; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $50,705

Median gross rent in 2013: $607.

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  • Races in Bedford Park, IL (2010)

    Bedford Park races chart
    • 42873.8%White alone
    • 14124.3%Hispanic
    • 50.9%Two or more races
    • 40.7%Black alone
    • 20.3%American Indian alone

Races in Bedford Park detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Bedford Park: 100.8 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Irish (19.2%), German (11.0%), Polish (10.6%), Italian (8.6%), Greek (4.3%), Czech (3.8%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 05/01/1940

Elevation: 612 feet

Land area: 5.97 square miles.

Population density: 97 people per square mile   (very low).

Bedford Park,IL real estate house value index trend

Bedford Park, Illinois map

For population 25 years and over in Bedford Park:

  • High school or higher: 81.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.7%
  • Unemployed: 1.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Bedford Park village:

  • Never married: 32.8%
  • Now married: 56.6%
  • Separated: 1.0%
  • Widowed: 5.6%
  • Divorced: 4.0%

58 residents are foreign born (5.7% Europe, 3.3% Latin America).

This village:

9.4%
Illinois:

14.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $5,566 (3.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $5,837 (3.6%)

Bedford Park satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Oak Lawn, IL (4.1 miles , pop. 55,245).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Chicago, IL (7.4 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Burbank, IL (1.4 miles ), Summit, IL (1.4 miles ), Bridgeview, IL (1.5 miles ), Forest View, IL (1.6 miles ), Justice, IL (1.7 miles ), McCook, IL (1.8 miles ), Stickney, IL (1.8 miles ), Lyons, IL (1.9 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1999: 2 buildings, average cost: $90,000
  • 2002: 1 building, cost: $100,000
  • 2014: 2 buildings, average cost: $200,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 41.77 N, Longitude: 87.79 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +14,140 (+2,298.0%)
Workers who live and work in this village: 36 (12.5%)

Bedford Park household income distribution Bedford Park home values distribution

Crime rates in Bedford Park by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011
Murders 11000000N/A0
per 100,000 174.2177.00.00.00.00.00.00.0N/A0.0
Rapes 00101000N/A0
per 100,000 0.00.0178.60.0183.20.00.00.0N/A0.0
Robberies 55930331N/A2
per 100,000 871.1885.01,607.1542.50.0554.5559.7187.6N/A343.6
Assaults 11323201N/A2
per 100,000 174.2177.0535.7361.7549.5369.70.0187.6N/A343.6
Burglaries 13134365147N/A10
per 100,000 2,264.82,300.9714.3542.51,098.9924.22,611.91,313.3N/A1,718.2
Thefts 537537469496373389401325N/A295
per 100,000 93,554.095,044.283,750.089,692.668,315.071,903.974,813.460,975.6N/A50,687.3
Auto thefts 1414122122116726N/A
per 100,000 2,439.02,477.92,142.93,797.54,029.32,033.31,119.41,313.35,000.0N/A
Arson 22001000N/A0
per 100,000 348.4354.00.00.0183.20.00.00.0N/A0.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 299.9) 866.6880.4786.7761.3619.4611.3627.5499.0564.9489.4

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Crime rate in Bedford Park detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 43 (36 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

61.86
Illinois average:

2.78
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.2%
Illinois:

5.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +2 (+0.3%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (24%)
  • Manufacturing (12%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (12%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (8%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (19%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Manufacturing (14%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (8%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (20%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (14%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (12%)
  • Material moving occupations (11%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (6%)
  • Production occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (25%)
  • Management occupations (14%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (13%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (9%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (8%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)

Work and jobs in Bedford Park: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Bedford Park, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Bedford Park-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Illinois state average. It is 51% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/28/1990, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 23.6 miles away from the Bedford Park village center killed 29 people and injured 350 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 4/21/1967, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 7.2 miles away from the village center killed 33 people and injured 500 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Bedford Park-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Illinois state average. It is 85% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 229.5 miles away from the city center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 203.9 miles away from Bedford Park center
On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 MB, 4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 61.4 miles away from the city center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 261.6 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 227.8 miles away from Bedford Park center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 220.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Cook County (17) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 11, Storms: 10, Tornadoes: 3, Snowstorms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Bedford Park topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Bedford Park:

  • PREMIER HOME HEALTH CARE (Home Health Center, about 1 miles away; CHICAGO, IL)
  • FMC - MIDWAY DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 1 miles away; CHICAGO, IL)
  • MIDWEST PEARL HOME HEALTH CARE INC (Home Health Center, about 1 miles away; CHICAGO, IL)
  • ARDENT HOME HEALTH CARE INC (Home Health Center, about 1 miles away; CHICAGO, IL)
  • HELPING HAND IC FACILITY (Hospital, about 2 miles away; SUMMIT, IL)
  • EXCEPTIONAL CARE, LLC (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; BURBANK, IL)
  • SUNSET HOUSE (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; BURBANK, IL)

Amtrak stations near Bedford Park:

  • 3 miles: SUMMIT (ARCHER & CENTER AVE.) . Services: public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 6 miles: LA GRANGE ROAD (LA GRANGE, 25 W. BURLINGTON AVE.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public payphones, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 11 miles: CHICAGO (225 S. CANAL ST.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.

Colleges/Universities in Bedford Park:

  • Everest College-Bedford Park (Full-time enrollment: 1,341; Location: 7414 South Cicero Avenue; Private, for-profit; Website: www.everest.edu/campus/bedford_park)
  • Fox College (FT enrollment: 411; Location: 6640 S. Cicero; Private, for-profit; Website: www.foxcollege.edu)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Bedford Park:

  • City Colleges of Chicago-Richard J Daley College (about 4 miles; Chicago, IL; Full-time enrollment: 7,497)
  • Morton College (about 5 miles; Cicero, IL; FT enrollment: 3,236)
  • Saint Xavier University (about 6 miles; Chicago, IL; FT enrollment: 3,576)
  • Moraine Valley Community College (about 6 miles; Palos Hills, IL; FT enrollment: 12,008)
  • City Colleges of Chicago-Kennedy-King College (about 8 miles; Chicago, IL; FT enrollment: 5,044)
  • Concordia University-Chicago (about 10 miles; River Forest, IL; FT enrollment: 3,944)
  • Illinois Institute of Technology (about 10 miles; Chicago, IL; FT enrollment: 5,450)

Public elementary/middle school in Bedford Park:

See full list of schools located in Bedford Park

Library in Bedford Park:

  • BEDFORD PARK PUBLIC LIBRARY DISTRICT (Operating income: $1,108,150; Location: 7816 WEST 65TH PLACE; 96,712 books; 3,183 audio materials; 1,616 video materials; 1 local licensed databases; 2 state licensed databases; 200 print serial subscriptions; 203 electronic serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Bedford Park: Nalco Company Fire Department (A), Bedford Park Fire Department Station 3 (B), Bedford Park Fire Department Station 2 (C), Bedford Park Fire Department Station 1 (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Bedford Park: Saint Matthew African Methodist Episcopal Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Bedford Park include: Narragansett Park (1), Ridgeland Park (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotels: Hampton Inn-Midway Airport (6540 South Cicero Avenue) (1), Holiday Inn Express & Suites CHGO Midway Airport (6500 South Cicero Avenue) (2), Fairfield Inn by Marriott - Chicago-Midway Airport (6630 South Cicero Avenue) (3). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Cook County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 104. This is worse than average.

City:

104
U.S.:

75

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.449. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 3.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.449
U.S.:

0.293

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 16.6. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 0.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

16.6
U.S.:

6.4

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 1.20. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 0.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.20
U.S.:

1.91

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 23.0. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 1.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

23.0
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 19.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

19.5
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 11.3. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 1.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.3
U.S.:

9.4

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2009 was 0.0166. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 0.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0166
U.S.:

0.0138
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 12.4%
(3.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 33.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
Average household size:
This village:  2.8 people
Illinois:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  72.9%
Whole state:  65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  5.7%
Whole state:  6.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Banks with branches in Bedford Park (2011 data):

  • TCF National Bank: Bedford Park #2087 Branch at 7400 South Cicero, branch established on 2004/09/20. Info updated 2009/11/23: Bank assets: $19,007.0 mil, Deposits: $12,377.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 441 total offices, Holding Company: Tcf Financial Corporation

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.2
Illinois average:

12.4

Bedford Park travel time to work - commute Bedford Park mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Bedford Park village (based on Cook County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic1,947,223376
Evangelical Protestant432,9751,484
Other312,636403
Mainline Protestant202,114630
Black Protestant148,895395
Orthodox53,27666
None2,097,556-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 1,460
Cook County:

2.77 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 23
This county:

0.04 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.08 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 490
Cook County:

0.93 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

0.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 806
Cook County:

1.53 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 3,516
Here:

6.67 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.86 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

8.4%
Illinois:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Cook County:

23.5%
Illinois:

25.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

16.3%
State:

14.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

49.6%
Illinois:

48.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Bedford Park:

46.0%
Illinois:

45.7%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.6
State:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Bedford Park:

20.4%
State:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

10.1%
State:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

35.2%
Illinois:

33.2%

General health condition:
Bedford Park:

55.2%
Illinois:

55.4%

Average condition of hearing:
Bedford Park:

76.7%
State:

79.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Bedford Park, IL Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 3$7,448$29,7920$0
Other Government Administration 2$4,710$28,2608$5,150
Police Protection - Officers 36$140,173$46,7240$0
Police - Other 7$15,611$26,7620$0
Firefighters 62$243,433$47,1160$0
Fire - Other 1$2,000$24,0000$0
Streets and Highways 11$27,288$29,7690$0
Water Supply 6$43,226$86,4520$0
Totals for Government 128$483,889$45,3658$5,150

Bedford Park government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - General - Other: $2,123,000 ($3685.76)
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $14,214,000 ($24677.08)
    Financial Administration: $5,704,000 ($9902.78)
    Local Fire Protection: $5,028,000 ($8729.17)
    Police Protection: $3,446,000 ($5982.64)
    Regular Highways: $1,670,000 ($2899.31)
    Central Staff Services: $1,164,000 ($2020.83)
    General - Other: $956,000 ($1659.72)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $306,000 ($531.25)
    Health - Other: $13,000 ($22.57)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $5,103,000 ($8859.38)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Central Staff Services: $1,716,000 ($2979.17)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $8,350,000 ($14496.53)

Bedford Park government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $3,280,000 ($5694.44)
    General Revenue, NEC: $906,000 ($1572.92)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $19,279,000 ($33470.49)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $4,971,000 ($8630.21)
    All Other: $144,000 ($250.00)
    Highways: $17,000 ($29.51)
  • Tax - Property: $14,421,000 ($25036.46)
    Other Selective Sales: $3,187,000 ($5532.99)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $2,537,000 ($4404.51)
    Other License: $1,136,000 ($1972.22)

Bedford Park government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $93,280,000 ($161944.44)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $88,936,000 ($154402.78)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $36,845,000 ($63967.01)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $32,501,000 ($56425.35)

Bedford Park government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $505,000 ($876.74)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $27,908,000 ($48451.39)

3.54% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($46,108 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.54%
Illinois average:

4.45%

0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($558 average AGI)
Cook County:

0.04%
Illinois average:

0.03%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from DuPage County, IL  0.42% ($46,315 average AGI)
from Will County, IL  0.23% ($40,173)
from Lake County, IL  0.23% ($56,212)


3.93% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($54,782 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.93%
Illinois average:

4.96%

0.07% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,216 average AGI)
Cook County:

0.07%
Illinois average:

0.07%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to DuPage County, IL  0.47% ($56,473 average AGI)
to Will County, IL  0.26% ($47,918)
to Lake County, IL  0.23% ($70,503)

Strongest AM radio stations in Bedford Park:

  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WGCI (1390 AM; 5 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WYLL (1160 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WVIV (1200 AM; 20 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLXX-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • WRDZ (1300 AM; 5 kW; LA GRANGE, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WCSN (820 AM; 5 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WYPA, INC.)
  • WNTD (950 AM; 5 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: RADIO UNICA OF CHICAGO LICENSE CORP.)
  • WNWI (1080 AM; 3 kW; OAK LAWN, IL; Owner: BIRACH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WCEV (1450 AM; 1 kW; CICERO, IL; Owner: MIGALA COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Bedford Park:

  • WARG (88.9 FM; SUMMIT, IL; Owner: COMMUNITY HIGH SCHOOL DISTRICT #217)
  • WCKG (105.9 FM; ELMWOOD PARK, IL; Owner: INFINITY HOLDINGS CORPORATION OF ORLANDO)
  • WLIT-FM (93.9 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WJMK (104.3 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORP. OF ILLINOIS)
  • WNUA (95.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WTMX (101.9 FM; SKOKIE, IL; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WBBM-FM (96.3 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WKSC-FM (103.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WFMT (98.7 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WINDOW TO THE WORLD COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WZZN (94.7 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC CHICAGO FM RADIO,INC.)
  • WGCI-FM (107.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WDRV (97.1 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WBEZ (91.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: THE WBEZ ALLIANCE, INC.)
  • WKQX (101.1 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WLUP-FM (97.9 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WNND (100.3 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WOJO (105.1 FM; EVANSTON, IL; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • WUSN (99.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF CHICAGO)
  • WVAZ (102.7 FM; OAK PARK, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WXRT-FM (93.1 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Bedford Park:

  • WLS-TV (Channel 7; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WMAQ-TV (Channel 5; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: NBC SUBSIDIARY (WMAQ-TV), INC.)
  • WTTW (Channel 11; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WINDOW TO THE WORLD COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WGN-TV (Channel 9; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WGBO-TV (Channel 66; JOLIET, IL; Owner: WGBO LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.)
  • WPWR-TV (Channel 50; GARY, IN; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WXFT (Channel 60; AURORA, IL; Owner: TELEFUTURA CHICAGO LLC)
  • WCIU-TV (Channel 26; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WCIU-TV LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WCPX (Channel 38; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: PAXSON CHICAGO LICENSE, INC.)
  • WBBM-TV (Channel 2; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WFLD (Channel 32; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • W68DO (Channel 68; PALATINE, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WFBT-CA (Channel 23; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: CHANNEL 23 LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WJYS (Channel 62; HAMMOND, IN; Owner: JOVON BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WSNS-TV (Channel 44; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: TELEMUNDO OF CHICAGO, INC.)
  • WOCH-LP (Channel 28; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: KM LPTV OF CHICAGO-28, L.L.C.)
  • WYCC (Channel 20; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: COLLEGE DIST. #508, COUNTY OF COOK)
  • WOCK-CA (Channel 13; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: KM LPTV OF CHICAGO-13, L.L.C.)
  • W34CK (Channel 34; ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL; Owner: FIRST UNITED, INC.)
  • WYIN (Channel 56; GARY, IN; Owner: NORTHWEST INDIANA PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W64CQ (Channel 64; ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W54AP (Channel 54; BLUE ISLAND, IL; Owner: CATHOLIC VIEWS BROADCASTS, INC.)
  • W24AJ (Channel 24; AURORA, IL; Owner: NELSON TV, INC.)
  • W57DN (Channel 57; ELGIN, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • Bedford Park, Illinois
  • Fatal accident count27
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents48
  • Fatal accidents involving drunken persons:12
  • Fatalities27
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents58
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents2
  • Illinois average
  • Fatal accident count125
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents190
  • Fatal accidents involving drunken persons44
  • Fatalities135
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents335
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents22
See more detailed statistics of Bedford Park fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 4Number of bridges
  • 57m187ftTotal length
  • 138,125Total average daily traffic
  • 18,784Total average daily truck traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

110 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Bedford Park)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

27 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Bedford Park, IL)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

15 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

3
  • Call Sign: N9LAK, Licensee ID: L00328347, Grant Date: 02/27/2001, Expiration Date: 04/23/2011, Cancellation Date: 04/24/2013, Registrant: Lawrence F Drozdz, 7720 W 66th Pl, Bedford Park, IL 60501
  • Call Sign: N9UXL, Grant Date: 09/26/1994, Expiration Date: 09/21/2003, Cancellation Date: 09/22/2005, Registrant: James Z Rapacz, Bedford Park, IL 60499
  • Call Sign: WB9DZN, Grant Date: 02/24/1998, Expiration Date: 02/24/2008, Cancellation Date: 02/25/2010, Registrant: Donald E Bojanowski, 7802 W 66th Pl, Bedford Park, IL 60501-1902

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: BOMBARDIER INC BD-100-1A10 (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 8, Weight: 20,000+ Pounds), Engine: HONEYWELL AS907-1-1A (6944 Pounds of Thrust) (Turbo-fan)
    N-Number: 247FS , Serial Number: 20068, Year manufactured: 2005, Airworthiness Date: 12/29/2005
    Registrant (Corporation): Freon Holdings LLC, 5701 W 73rd St, Bedford Park, IL 60638

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 4 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED41$166,16925$132,935144$160,3898$73,8402$630,7454$118,580
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED3$210,0874$192,38314$184,7991$15,7700$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED12$183,5248$165,92674$191,3694$52,3880$03$161,580
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN4$185,1184$120,03823$182,4261$218,4800$04$149,805
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS2$148,9152$118,75015$171,2072$109,9450$01$154,720

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 8205.01 , 8205.02, 8209.01, 8209.02

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 4 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED5$149,3263$216,480
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED5$198,9201$272,800
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$156,2501$266,670
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$136,9900$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 8205.01 , 8205.02, 8209.01, 8209.02

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Drinking water stations with addresses in Bedford Park that have no violations reported:

  • BEDFORD PARK (Address: 6701 S ARCHER AVE , Population served: 1,000, Primary Water Source Type: Purch surface water)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 47
  • Hazardous Condition: 46
  • Service Call: 1

Incident types - Bedford Park

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Bedford Park, IL

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Bedford Park, Illinois:

  • Hampton Inn Chicago Midway Airport, 6540 S Cicero Ave, Bedford Park, Illinois 60638 , Phone: (708) 496-1900, Fax: (708) 496-1997
  • Sleep Inn-Bedford Park, 6650 S Cicero Ave, Bedford Park, Illinois 60638 , Phone: (708) 594-0001
  • Courtyard By Marriott Chicago/Midway Airport, 6610 South Cicero Ave, Bedford Park, Illinois 60638 , Phone: (708) 563-0200, Fax: (708) 728-2841
  • Holiday Inn Express Midway Airport, 6500 S Cicero Ave, Bedford Park, Illinois 60638 , Phone: (708) 458-0202, Fax: (708) 458-0994
  • Extended Stay America - Chicago - Midway, 7524 State Rd, Bedford Park, Illinois 60638 , Phone: (708) 496-8211, Fax: (708) 496-8212
  • Holiday Inn Chicago Midway Airport, 6624 S Cicero Ave, Bedford Park, Illinois 60638 , Phone: (708) 563-6490, Fax: (708) 563-6491
  • Residence Inn By Marriott Chicago Midway, 6638 S Cicero Ave, Bedford Park, Illinois 60638 , Phone: (708) 458-7790, Fax: (708) 458-7791
All 7 fire-safe hotels and motels in Bedford Park, Illinois

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (98%)
  • Wood (1%)
  • Electricity (1%)
Businesses in Bedford Park, IL
NameCountNameCount
ALDI1Marriott3
Costco1Sleep Inn1
Cricket Wireless1Starbucks1
Extended Stay America1T.G.I. Driday's1
FedEx3Target1
Hilton2UPS3
Home Depot1Walmart1
Lane Furniture1

Bedford Park compared to Illinois state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • House age above state average.

Bedford Park on our top lists:

  • #4 on the list of "Top 100 least-safe cities (highest city-data.com crime index)"
  • #35 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Poland (population 500+)"
  • #42 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Greece (population 500+)"
  • #22 (60455) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Arab first ancestries"
  • #54 (60501) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the lowest 2012 average net capital gain/loss (pop 5,000+)"
  • #56 (60459) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Polish first ancestries"
  • #91 (60629) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Lithuanian first ancestries"
  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Black Protestant congregations"
  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Catholic congregations"
  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest surface withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Black Protestant adherents"
  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Orthodox congregations (pop. 50,000+)"
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