Bedford Park, Illinois

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Population in 2019: 604 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +5.2%
 
Males: 335  (55.6%)
Females: 269  (44.4%)
Median resident age:

37.9 years
Illinois median age:

38.6 years

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

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Estimated median household income in 2019: $93,357 (it was $49,722 in 2000)
Bedford Park:

$93,357
IL:

$69,187

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $36,576 (it was $22,887 in 2000)

Bedford Park village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $205,749 (it was $135,700 in 2000)
Bedford Park:

$205,749
IL:

$209,100

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $207,426; detached houses: $207,916

Median gross rent in 2019: $731.

March 2019 cost of living index in Bedford Park: 99.3 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 3.3%
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  • Races in Bedford Park, IL (2010)
    • 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



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists, there was 1 registered sex offender living in Bedford Park, Illinois as of February 25, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Bedford Park is 578 to 1.


Crime rates in Bedford Park by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2017

2019

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
N/A0
(0.0)
1
(172.1)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
1
(183.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
N/A0
(0.0)
1
(172.1)
3
(498.3)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
3
(554.5)
3
(559.7)
1
(187.6)
N/A2
(343.6)
12
(2,065)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
3
(549.5)
2
(369.7)
0
(0.0)
1
(187.6)
N/A2
(343.6)
11
(1,893)
6
(996.7)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
6
(1,099)
5
(924.2)
14
(2,612)
7
(1,313)
N/A10
(1,718)
15
(2,582)
2
(332.2)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
373
(68,315)
389
(71,904)
401
(74,813)
325
(60,976)
N/A295
(50,687)
247
(42,513)
366
(60,797)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
22
(4,029)
11
(2,033)
6
(1,119)
7
(1,313)
26
(5,000)
N/A13
(2,238)
20
(3,322)
Arson
(per 100,000)
1
(183.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
N/A0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index3388.33343.83432.82729.83090.42677.03540.43318.9

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Bedford Park, IL

Crime rate in Bedford Park detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 46 (36 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

59.80
Illinois average:

2.31
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Ancestries: Polish (12.3%), American (8.1%), German (5.6%), Irish (5.3%), Croatian (2.8%), Italian (2.8%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 05/01/1940

Elevation: 612 feet

Land area: 5.97 square miles.

Population density: 101 people per square mile   (very low).

Bedford Park, Illinois map

88 residents are foreign born (10.2% Latin America, 4.3% Europe).

This village:

14.5%
Illinois:

14.1%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $6,149 (3.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $6,691 (3.1%)

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 )

Latitude: 41.77 N, Longitude: 87.79 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +14,024 (+2,305.3%)
Workers who live and work in this village: 58 (17.9%)

Distribution of median household income in Bedford Park, IL in 2019
Distribution of house value in Bedford Park, IL in 2019
Bedford Park satellite photo by USGS

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
  • 2015: 1 building, cost: $225,000
  • 2016: 2 buildings, average cost: $190,000
  • 2017: 6 buildings, average cost: $261,700
  • 2018: 3 buildings, average cost: $220,000
  • 2019: 5 buildings, average cost: $277,800
Number of permits per 10,000 Bedford Park, IL residents
Average permit cost in Bedford Park, IL
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

7.9%
Illinois:

6.5%
Population change in the 1990s: +2 (+0.3%).
Most common industries in Bedford Park, IL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (12.2%)
  • Public administration (8.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.3%)
  • Educational services (7.7%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (7.7%)
  • Data processing, libraries, other information services (4.2%)
  • Repair & maintenance (4.2%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (21.5%)
  • Public administration (11.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (11.6%)
  • Repair & maintenance (6.4%)
  • Air transportation (4.7%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (4.7%)
  • Educational services (4.1%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (12.1%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (11.4%)
  • Data processing, libraries, other information services (6.4%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.7%)
  • Health care (5.0%)
  • Public administration (4.3%)
  • Other transportation, support activities, couriers (4.3%)
Most common occupations in Bedford Park, IL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.7%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (5.8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.5%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4.5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.2%)
  • Fire fighting and prevention workers, including supervisors (3.8%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (3.2%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (9.9%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (8.1%)
  • Fire fighting and prevention workers, including supervisors (7.0%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (5.8%)
  • Construction laborers (5.2%)
  • Operations specialties managers, except financial managers (4.7%)
  • Electricians (4.1%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (10.0%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (7.9%)
  • Accountants and auditors (6.4%)
  • Cashiers (5.0%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.0%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.6%)
  • Life, physical, and social science technicians (3.6%)

Average climate in Bedford Park, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Bedford Park, Illinois average temperatures Bedford Park, Illinois average precipitation Bedford Park, Illinois humidity Bedford Park, Illinois wind speed Bedford Park, Illinois snowfall Bedford Park, Illinois sunshine Bedford Park, Illinois clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 95.7. This is worse than average.

City:

95.7
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.275. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.275
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 14.9. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 0.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

14.9
U.S.:

5.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 1.59. This is about average. Closest monitor was 0.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.59
U.S.:

1.79
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 25.2. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 1.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.2
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 23.9. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 1.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

23.9
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 9.63. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.63
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2009 was 0.0171. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 0.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0171
U.S.:

0.0098

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 significantly above Illinois state average. It is 42% greater 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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 229.5 miles away from Bedford Park 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 the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 229.5 miles away from Bedford Park center
On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (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) 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) earthquake occurred 227.8 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 (20) is greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 13, Storms: 12, Tornadoes: 3, Snowstorms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 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 (Full-time 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:

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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)

Points of interest:

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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

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)
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

For population 15 years and over in Bedford Park:

Marital status in Bedford Park, IL
  • Never married: 43.2%
  • Now married: 40.0%
  • Separated: 0.6%
  • Widowed: 4.3%
  • Divorced: 11.9%

For population 25 years and over in Bedford Park:

  • High school or higher: 88.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 35.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.7%
  • Unemployed: 1.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 32.3 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.1
Illinois average:

12.0

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Bedford Park
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

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

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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.
State:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 23
Cook County:

0.04 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

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

0.93 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

1.53 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

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

6.67 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

6.86 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

8.4%
Illinois:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Cook County:

23.5%
State:

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

16.3%
Illinois:

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 2019)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Firefighters 72$326,222$54,3700$0
Police Protection - Officers 42$187,844$53,6700$0
Streets and Highways 13$36,568$33,7550$0
Police - Other 8$20,920$31,3800$0
Water Supply 7$57,927$99,3030$0
Financial Administration 4$9,981$29,9430$0
Other Government Administration 2$6,311$37,8668$9,168
Fire - Other 1$2,680$32,1600$0
Totals for Government 149$648,453$52,2248$9,168

Bedford Park government finances - Expenditure in 2018 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $33,081,000 ($54769.87)
    Local Fire Protection: $10,736,000 ($17774.83)
    Police Protection: $7,345,000 ($12160.60)
    Central Staff Services: $4,974,000 ($8235.10)
    General - Other: $2,360,000 ($3907.28)
    Regular Highways: $2,301,000 ($3809.60)
    Solid Waste Management: $53,000 ($87.75)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $2,464,000 ($4079.47)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $13,761,000 ($22783.11)

Bedford Park government finances - Revenue in 2018 (per resident):

  • Charges - Other: $233,000 ($385.76)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $3,000 ($4.97)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,894,000 ($3135.76)
    Fines and Forfeits: $758,000 ($1254.97)
    Interest Earnings: $137,000 ($226.82)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $39,824,000 ($65933.77)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $8,224,000 ($13615.89)
    Public Welfare: $120,000 ($198.68)
    Other: $63,000 ($104.30)
    Highways: $15,000 ($24.83)
  • Tax - Property: $18,354,000 ($30387.42)
    Other Selective Sales: $5,490,000 ($9089.40)
    Other License: $1,523,000 ($2521.52)

Bedford Park government finances - Debt in 2018 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $54,910,000 ($90910.60)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $48,015,000 ($79495.03)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,510,000 ($14089.40)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,615,000 ($2673.84)

Bedford Park government finances - Cash and Securities in 2018 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $46,291,000 ($76640.73)

3.60% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($69,375 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.60%
Illinois average:

4.69%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,407 average AGI)
Cook County:

0.03%
Illinois average:

0.03%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from DuPage County, IL  0.46% ($77,836 average AGI)
from Lake County, IL  0.24% ($87,721)
from Will County, IL  0.24% ($52,993)


4.63% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($83,794 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.63%
Illinois average:

5.50%

0.07% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,808 average AGI)
Cook County:

0.07%
Illinois average:

0.06%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to DuPage County, IL  0.56% ($81,685 average AGI)
to Will County, IL  0.32% ($62,155)
to Lake County, IL  0.29% ($95,396)
Businesses in Bedford Park, IL
NameCountNameCount
ALDI1Marriott3
Costco1Sleep Inn1
Cricket Wireless1Starbucks1
Extended Stay America1T.G.I. Driday's1
FedEx3Target1
Hilton2UPS3
Home Depot1Walmart1
Lane Furniture1

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 count29
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents51
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons:13
  • Fatalities29
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents63
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents2
  • Illinois average
  • Fatal accident count25933
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents39483
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons10282
  • Fatalities28947
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents68282
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents2372
See more detailed statistics of Bedford Park fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 5Number of bridges
  • 164ft / 49.5mTotal length
  • $40,000Total costs
  • 167,525Total average daily traffic
  • 20,885Total average daily truck traffic
  • 122,674Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

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

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

19 (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, Certificate Issue Date: 12/30/2015
    Registrant (LLC): 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 in Bedford Park, IL
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Bedford Park, IL - Value

2003 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 56. The highest number of fires - 97 took place in 2004, and the least - 9 in 2003. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Bedford Park, IL When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (54.5%), and Outside Fires (20.6%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Bedford Park, IL
    • 49454.5%Structure Fires
    • 18720.6%Outside Fires
    • 16318.0%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 626.8%Other
See full 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
  • 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 6 fire-safe hotels and motels in Bedford Park, Illinois
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Bedford Park, IL
  • 94.7%Utility gas
  • 3.7%Electricity
  • 1.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Bedford Park, IL
  • 100.0%Utility gas


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.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.

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  • #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"
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