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Population in 2012: 580 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +1.0%
 

Males: 297  (51.3%)
Females: 283  (48.7%)

Median resident age:  39.2 years
Illinois median age:  39.6 years

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

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Estimated median household income in 2012: $60,738 (it was $49,722 in 2000)
Bedford Park:

$60,738
IL:

$55,137
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $23,091

Bedford Park village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $179,644 (it was $135,700 in 2000)
Bedford Park:

$179,644
IL:

$170,600
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $196,398; Detached houses: $196,398

Median gross rent in 2012: $663.

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Bedford Park races chart
  • White alone - 428 (73.8%)
  • Hispanic - 141 (24.3%)
  • Two or more races - 5 (0.9%)
  • Black alone - 4 (0.7%)
  • American Indian alone - 2 (0.3%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Bedford Park: 102.7 (near average, U.S. average is 100)

Ancestries: Irish (11.9%), Polish (11.0%), German (10.5%), Italian (9.2%), United States (5.0%), English (4.5%).

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).

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For population 25 years and over in Bedford Park:

  • High school or higher: 80.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.3%
  • Unemployed: 12.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Bedford Park village:

  • Never married: 27.4%
  • Now married: 62.1%
  • Separated: 1.2%
  • Widowed: 6.8%
  • Divorced: 2.5%

90 residents are foreign born (5.1% Europe).

This village:  14.4%
Illinois:  13.9%



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Bedford Park, Illinois as of December 20, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Bedford Park to the number of sex offenders is 580 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $4,766 (2.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $5,069 (2.7%)

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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:

  • 1997: 0 buildings
  • 1998: 0 buildings
  • 1999: 2 buildings, average cost: $90,000
  • 2000: 0 buildings
  • 2001: 0 buildings
  • 2002: 1 building, cost: $100,000
  • 2003: 0 buildings
  • 2004: 0 buildings
  • 2005: 0 buildings
  • 2006: 0 buildings
  • 2007: 0 buildings
  • 2008: 0 buildings
  • 2009: 0 buildings
  • 2010: 0 buildings
  • 2011: 0 buildings
  • 2012: 0 buildings

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Latitude: 41.77 N, Longitude: 87.79 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +13,799 (+2,211.4%)
Workers who live and work in this village: 42 (14.9%)

Bedford Park household income distribution Bedford Park home values distribution


 

Crime rates in Bedford Park by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011
Murders 0011000000N/A0
per 100,000 0.00.0174.2177.00.00.00.00.00.00.0N/A0.0
Rapes 0100101000N/A0
per 100,000 0.0174.20.00.0178.60.0183.20.00.00.0N/A0.0
Robberies 3255930331N/A2
per 100,000 522.6348.4871.1885.01607.1542.50.0554.5559.7187.6N/A343.6
Assaults 2211323201N/A2
per 100,000 348.4348.4174.2177.0535.7361.7549.5369.70.0187.6N/A343.6
Burglaries 4313134365147N/A10
per 100,000 696.9522.62264.82300.9714.3542.51098.9924.22611.91313.3N/A1718.2
Thefts 520487537537469496373389401325N/A295
per 100,000 90592.384843.293554.095044.283750.089692.668315.071903.974813.460975.6N/A50687.3
Auto thefts 29231414122122116726N/A
per 100,000 5052.34007.02439.02477.92142.93797.54029.32033.31119.41313.35000.0N/A
Arson 1122001000N/A0
per 100,000 174.2174.2348.4354.00.00.0183.20.00.00.0N/A0.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 304.8) 788.2744.5868.3882.1788.2762.8620.6612.5628.8500.0N/AN/A

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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

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Bedford Park, Illinois accommodation, waste management - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

10.2%
Illinois:

9.5%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: +2 (+0.3%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Transportation and warehousing (21%)
  • Manufacturing (16%)
  • Construction (14%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (13%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Manufacturing (15%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Health care and social assistance (10%)
  • Other services, except public administration (9%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (10%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (8%)
  • Fire fighting and prevention workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (6%)
  • Construction laborers (5%)
  • Operations specialties managers except financial managers (5%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (10%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (8%)
  • Accountants and auditors (6%)
  • Cashiers (5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Life, physical, and social science technicians (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (4%)

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

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Tornado activity:

Bedford Park-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Illinois state average. It is 124% 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 below Illinois state average. It is 98% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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 9/2/1999 at 16:17:29, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 85.1 miles away from Bedford Park center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), 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: Storms: 10, Floods: 9, Tornadoes: 2, Floods: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Snow: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/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)

Political contributions by individuals in Bedford Park, 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.

College/University in Bedford Park:

  • Fox College Inc (Full-time enrollment: 370; 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: 3,743)
  • Saint Xavier University (about 6 miles; Chicago, IL; FT enrollment: 2,797)
  • City Colleges of Chicago-Kennedy-King College (about 8 miles; Chicago, IL; FT enrollment: 3,506)
  • Moraine Valley Community College (about 9 miles; Palos Hills, IL; FT enrollment: 7,761)
  • Illinois Institute of Technology (about 10 miles; Chicago, IL; FT enrollment: 5,640)
  • Dominican University (about 10 miles; River Forest, IL; FT enrollment: 2,386)
  • Chicago State University (about 10 miles; Chicago, IL; FT enrollment: 4,206)

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)

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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
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Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 37.6. This is about average.
City:

37.6
U.S.:

32.0
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2009 was 0.0161. This is better than average. There were 8 monitors within city limits.
City:

0.0161
U.S.:

0.0222
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.271. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 6.2 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.271
U.S.:

0.334
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 2.20. This is about average. There were 15 monitors within city limits.
City:

2.20
U.S.:

2.43
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 17.8. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 3.9 miles away from the city center.
City:

17.8
U.S.:

9.4
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 22.4. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 3.9 miles away from the city center.
City:

22.4
U.S.:

28.3
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 21.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.4 miles away from the city center.
City:

21.1
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 11.6. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 1.4 miles away from the city center.
City:

11.6
U.S.:

9.6

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

  • BEDFORD PARK (Population served: 625, Primary Water Source Type: Purch_surface_water)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 16.2%
(4.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 39.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 69.5% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races 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

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Bedford Park, IL

Bedford Park compared to Illinois state average:

  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • House age above state average.


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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

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

  • Hampton Inn Chicago Midway Airport, 6540 S Cicero Ave, Bedford Park, IL 60638 , Phone: (708) 496-1900, Fax: (708) 496-1997
  • Sleep Inn-Bedford Park, 6650 S Cicero Ave, Bedford Park, IL 60638 , Phone: (708) 594-0001
  • Courtyard By Marriott Chicago/Midway Airport, 6610 South Cicero Ave, Bedford Park, IL 60638 , Phone: (708) 563-0200, Fax: (708) 728-2841
  • Holiday Inn Express Midway Airport, 6500 S Cicero Ave, Bedford Park, IL 60638 , Phone: (708) 458-0202, Fax: (708) 458-0994
  • Holiday Inn Chicago Midway Airport, 6624 S Cicero Ave, Bedford Park, IL 60638 , Phone: (708) 563-6490, Fax: (708) 563-6491
  • Residence Inn By Marriott Chicago Midway, 6638 S Cicero Ave, Bedford Park, IL 60638 , Phone: (708) 458-7790, Fax: (708) 458-7791
All 6 fire-safe hotels and motels in Bedford Park, Illinois

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Bedford Park travel time to work - commute


Bedford Park mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (92%)
  • Electricity (8%)

Presidential Elections Results

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

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 57.63%
Here57.6%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchJewishMuslim EstimateLutheran ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in America
Adherents69.3%7.6%3.1%2.1%2.0%
Congregations15.8%5.0%2.0%5.8%6.8%
NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Church of ChristUnited Methodist ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)Other
Adherents2.0%1.7%1.4%1.2%9.6%
Congregations6.4%4.7%6.1%4.3%43.2%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 1,460
Here:

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.
Illinois:

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
This county:

1.53 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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:
Cook County:

8.4%
State:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

23.5%
State:

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

16.3%
Illinois:

14.5%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 0$0 1$2,002
Other Government Administration 1$2,346$28,1527$4,850
Police Protection - Officers 34$91,680$32,3580$0
Police - Other 0$0 8$12,910
Firefighters 62$199,748$38,6610$0
Fire - Other 3$7,849$31,3960$0
Streets and Highways 10$20,325$24,3900$0
Water Supply 6$22,659$45,3180$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 4$7,573
Totals for Government 116$344,607$35,64920$27,335

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

  • Construction - General - Other: $2,123,000 ($3660.34)
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $14,214,000 ($24506.90)
    Financial Administration: $5,704,000 ($9834.48)
    Local Fire Protection: $5,028,000 ($8668.97)
    Police Protection: $3,446,000 ($5941.38)
    Regular Highways: $1,670,000 ($2879.31)
    Central Staff Services: $1,164,000 ($2006.90)
    General - Other: $956,000 ($1648.28)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $306,000 ($527.59)
    Health - Other: $13,000 ($22.41)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $5,103,000 ($8798.28)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Central Staff Services: $1,716,000 ($2958.62)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $8,350,000 ($14396.55)

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

  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $3,280,000 ($5655.17)
    General Revenue, NEC: $906,000 ($1562.07)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $19,279,000 ($33239.66)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $4,971,000 ($8570.69)
    All Other: $144,000 ($248.28)
    Highways: $17,000 ($29.31)
  • Tax - Property: $14,421,000 ($24863.79)
    Other Selective Sales: $3,187,000 ($5494.83)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $2,537,000 ($4374.14)
    Other License: $1,136,000 ($1958.62)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $93,280,000 ($160827.59)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $88,936,000 ($153337.93)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $36,845,000 ($63525.86)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $32,501,000 ($56036.21)

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

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $505,000 ($870.69)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $27,908,000 ($48117.24)

3.97% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($45,589 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.97%
Illinois average:

5.66%

0.27% of residents moved from foreign countries ($887 average AGI)
Cook County:

0.27%
Illinois average:

0.19%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from DuPage County, IL  0.48% ($52,869 average AGI)
from Lake County, IL  0.25% ($62,810)
from Will County, IL  0.24% ($42,313)


4.98% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($56,517 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.98%
Illinois average:

5.99%

0.09% of residents moved to foreign countries ($743 average AGI)
Cook County:

0.09%
Illinois average:

0.07%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to DuPage County, IL  0.65% ($54,553 average AGI)
to Will County, IL  0.56% ($54,095)
to Lake County, IL  0.38% ($69,774)

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 count: 26
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 47
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 12
  • Fatalities: 26
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 56
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 2
Illinois average:
  • Fatal accident count: 118
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 179
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 40
  • Fatalities: 127
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 312
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 20
See more detailed statistics of Bedford Park fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 3
Total length: 18 meters (59ft)
Total costs: $40,000
Total average daily traffic: 75,725
Total average daily truck traffic: 9,161

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

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

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

7 (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:

4
  • 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: N9NLC, Licensee ID: L00424895
    Grant Date: 09/08/2011, Expiration Date: 12/01/2021, Certifier: John C Kastak
    Registrant: John C Kastak, Bedford Park, IL 60499-1024
  • 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: POWRACHUTE LLC AIRWOLF 912ULS (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 912ULS (100 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 447PC , Serial Number: A158ULS, Year manufactured: 2011, Airworthiness Date: 06/07/2011
    Registrant (Corporation): Rotorzen Inc, 6640 S Cicero Ave Ste 200, 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

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
Businesses in Bedford Park, IL
NameCountNameCount
Costco1Sleep Inn1
Cricket Wireless1Starbucks1
Extended Stay America1T.G.I. Driday's1
FedEx3Target1
Home Depot1UPS3
Lane Furniture1Walmart1
Marriott3

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