Beecher, Illinois

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Population in 2013: 4,451 (93% urban, 7% rural). Population change since 2000: +118.9%
Males: 2,175  (48.9%)
Females: 2,276  (51.1%)
Median resident age:  40.4 years
Illinois median age:  37.2 years

Zip codes: 60401.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $69,613 (it was $51,250 in 2000)
Beecher:

$69,613
IL:

$56,210

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $28,117 (it was $23,454 in 2000)

Beecher village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $183,200 (it was $149,200 in 2000)
Beecher:

$183,200
IL:

$169,600

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $223,693; Detached houses: $237,325; Townhouses or other attached units: $163,332; In 2-unit structures: $138,456; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $181,385; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $89,973; Mobile homes: $43,950

Median gross rent in 2013: $857.

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  • Races in Beecher, IL (2010)

    Beecher races chart
    • 3,89289.3%White alone
    • 2746.3%Hispanic
    • 1282.9%Black alone
    • 421.0%Two or more races
    • 190.4%Asian alone
    • 30.07%Other race alone
    • 10.02%American Indian alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Beecher: 101.6 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (22.4%), Irish (21.5%), Polish (10.9%), English (3.9%), Dutch (3.2%), Italian (2.7%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 01/05/1884

Elevation: 736 feet

Land area: 2.11 square miles.

Population density: 2,111 people per square mile   (low).

Beecher,IL real estate house value index trend

Beecher, Illinois map

For population 25 years and over in Beecher:

  • High school or higher: 94.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 20.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.4%
  • Unemployed: 3.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 30.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Beecher village:

  • Never married: 25.3%
  • Now married: 52.9%
  • Separated: 0.9%
  • Widowed: 6.9%
  • Divorced: 13.9%

185 residents are foreign born (1.7% Latin America, 0.7% North America).

This village:

3.9%
Illinois:

14.0%



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists there were 4 registered sex offenders living in Beecher, Illinois as of August 04, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Beecher to the number of sex offenders is 1,109 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is near the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $6,233 (3.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $4,833 (2.8%)

Beecher satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Hammond, IN (19.6 miles , pop. 83,048).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Chicago, IL (34.4 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Grant Park, IL (2.7 miles ), University Park, IL (2.7 miles ), Crete, IL (2.8 miles ), Monee, IL (2.8 miles ), Steger, IL (2.9 miles ), Peotone, IL (3.0 miles ), South Chicago Heights, IL (3.1 miles ), Cedar Lake, IN (3.1 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 9 buildings, average cost: $191,700
  • 1998: 6 buildings, average cost: $139,000
  • 1999: 3 buildings, average cost: $147,300
  • 2000: 19 buildings, average cost: $89,700
  • 2001: 51 buildings, average cost: $94,900
  • 2002: 51 buildings, average cost: $93,100
  • 2003: 55 buildings, average cost: $93,500
  • 2004: 56 buildings, average cost: $93,400
  • 2005: 52 buildings, average cost: $93,400
  • 2006: 38 buildings, average cost: $93,400
  • 2007: 29 buildings, average cost: $93,400
  • 2008: 16 buildings, average cost: $93,400
  • 2009: 14 buildings, average cost: $93,400
  • 2010: 15 buildings, average cost: $93,400
  • 2011: 12 buildings, average cost: $93,400
  • 2012: 16 buildings, average cost: $93,400

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 41.35 N, Longitude: 87.63 W

Area code: 708

Beecher household income distribution Beecher home values distribution

Property values in Beecher, IL


Crime rates in Beecher by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
Murders 0000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 1001000111
per 100,000 49.20.00.042.10.00.00.033.633.033.0
Robberies 0000200101
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.077.20.00.033.60.033.0
Assaults 0112232030
per 100,000 0.049.244.784.177.2108.367.90.099.00.0
Burglaries 5334056325
per 100,000 245.9147.6134.1168.20.0180.6203.7100.866.0165.1
Thefts 22383840525045475036
per 100,000 1,082.11,869.21,698.71,682.12,006.21,805.71,527.51,579.31,650.71,188.5
Auto thefts 0222222032
per 100,000 0.098.489.484.177.272.267.90.099.066.0
Arson 0001040001
per 100,000 0.00.00.042.10.0144.50.00.00.033.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 307.0) 103.4106.496.7141.1129.4116.397.7111.0129.2104.2

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Crime rate in Beecher detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 8 (7 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.60
Illinois average:

2.76
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

7.3%
Illinois:

7.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +40 (+2.0%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (20%)
  • Manufacturing (12%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (10%)
  • Other services, except public administration (9%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Construction (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (36%)
  • Educational services (18%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (8%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Wholesale trade (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Sales and related occupations (19%)
  • Management occupations (16%)
  • Transportation occupations (13%)
  • Production occupations (8%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (19%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (19%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (12%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Production occupations (7%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (7%)

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

Average climate in Beecher, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Beecher, Illinois average temperatures Beecher, Illinois average precipitation Beecher, Illinois humidity Beecher, Illinois wind speed Beecher, Illinois snowfall Beecher, Illinois sunshine Beecher, Illinois clear and cloudy days

Tornado activity:

Beecher-area historical tornado activity is near Illinois state average. It is 69% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/28/1990, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 27.4 miles away from the Beecher 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 24.8 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:

Beecher-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Illinois state average. It is 84% 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 200.6 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 175.1 miles away from Beecher 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 66.6 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 232.4 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 198.8 miles away from Beecher center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 192.0 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 Will County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 5, Tornadoes: 3, Snowstorms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Beecher topographic map

Birthplace of: Rube Ehrhardt - Baseball player.

Hospitals and medical centers in Beecher:

  • BEECHER MANOR NRSG AND REHAB CTR (1201 DIXIE HIGHWAY)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Beecher:

  • HEALTHY HEART NURSE, INC (Home Health Center, about 8 miles away; CRETE, IL)
  • WILLOW HOUSE (Hospital, about 8 miles away; UNIVERSITY PARK, IL)
  • BURNHAM HOUSE (Hospital, about 8 miles away; UNIVERSITY PARK, IL)
  • ST JAMES MANOR AND VILLA (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; CRETE, IL)
  • FMC - STEGER DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 9 miles away; STEGER, IL)
  • PEOTONE BENSENVILLE HOME (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; PEOTONE, IL)
  • FOREST HOME HEALTHCARE, INC (Home Health Center, about 10 miles away; PARK FOREST, IL)

Airports located in Beecher:

Amtrak stations near Beecher:

  • 12 miles: DYER (SHEFFIELD RD.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking.
  • 16 miles: HOMEWOOD (181 1ST ST. & PARK AVE.) . Services: ticket office, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Beecher:

  • Governors State University (about 9 miles; University Park, IL; Full-time enrollment: 4,043)
  • Prairie State College (about 13 miles; Chicago Heights, IL; FT enrollment: 4,050)
  • South Suburban College (about 19 miles; South Holland, IL; FT enrollment: 3,972)
  • Purdue University-Calumet Campus (about 19 miles; Hammond, IN; FT enrollment: 7,343)
  • Olivet Nazarene University (about 19 miles; Bourbonnais, IL; FT enrollment: 4,731)
  • Kankakee Community College (about 21 miles; Kankakee, IL; FT enrollment: 2,969)
  • Indiana University-Northwest (about 21 miles; Gary, IN; FT enrollment: 4,390)

Public high school in Beecher:

Public elementary/middle schools in Beecher:

Private elementary/middle school in Beecher:

  • ZION LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 130; Location: 540 OAK PARK AVE; Grades: PK - 8)
See full list of schools located in Beecher

Library in Beecher:

  • BEECHER PUBLIC LIBRARY DISTRICT (Operating income: $227,279; Location: 660 PENFIELD STREET; 19,860 books; 618 audio materials; 785 video materials; 14 state licensed databases; 102 print serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • Closest hospital-St. James Chicago Heights added by Cool Dude
  • Closest hospital-St. James Chicago Heights added by Cool Dude

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Notable locations in Beecher: Shady Lawn Golf Course (A), Beecher Fire Protection District (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Washington Township Center Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Beecher include: Beecher Community Church (A), Saint Luke United Church of Christ (B), Zion Lutheran Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Beecher include: Water Tower Park (1), Lions Park (2), Womens Welfare Park (3), Depot Park (4), Sippel Memorial Field (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

Will 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 2012 was 124. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

124
U.S.:

74

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2012 was 0.568. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 11.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.568
U.S.:

0.303

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 11.6. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 11.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.6
U.S.:

6.6

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 3.39. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 11.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

3.39
U.S.:

1.93

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 29.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 11.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

29.0
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 19.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 18.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

19.3
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 10.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 17.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.5
U.S.:

9.1

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2009 was 0.0143. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0143
U.S.:

0.0147

Drinking water stations with addresses in Beecher and their reported violations in the past:

BEECHER (Population served: 4,359, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2013 and DEC-2013, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-13-2013), St Compliance achieved (DEC-13-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2009 and JUN-2009, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-14-2009), St Compliance achieved (JUL-23-2009)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2008 and DEC-2008, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (NOV-18-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-20-2008)
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
SOLLITT TAP (Population served: 34, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAY-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (MAY-25-2011), St Boil Water Order (MAY-25-2011), St Site Visit (enforcement) (MAY-25-2011), St Public Notif requested (MAY-25-2011), St Compliance achieved (MAY-28-2011)

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

  • ST PAUL LUTHERAN CHURCH (83675) (Population served: 100, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • ST JOHNS EVANGELICAL LUTH CH (Population served: 100, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 8.5%
(9.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
Average household size:
This village:  2.7 people
Illinois:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  75.5%
Whole state:  65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  4.0%
Whole state:  6.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households
110 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010

Beecher, Illinois environmental map by EPA

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Beecher compared to Illinois state average:

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

Banks with branches in Beecher (2011 data):

  • First Community Bank and Trust: First Community Bank And Trust at 1111 Dixie Highway, branch established on 1916/11/16. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $146.1 mil, Deposits: $118.8 mil, local headquarters, positive income, 2 total offices, Holding Company: First Community Bancorp, Inc.
  • The First National Bank of Grant Park: Beecher Banking Center Branch at 951 North Dixie Highway, branch established on 2003/11/17. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $118.6 mil, Deposits: $102.1 mil, headquarters in Grant Park, IL, negative income in the last year, 4 total offices, Holding Company: Grant Park Bancshares, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.8
Illinois average:

12.4

Beecher travel time to work - commute Beecher mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (89%)
  • Electricity (11%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Beecher village (based on Will County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic212,25239
Evangelical Protestant46,404188
Mainline Protestant31,31373
Other12,57420
Black Protestant7,42616
Orthodox1,5366
None366,055-
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: 85
Will County:

1.27 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 5
This county:

0.07 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.08 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 32
Will County:

0.48 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

0.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 122
Will County:

1.82 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 286
Here:

4.26 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.7%
Illinois:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Will County:

26.3%
Illinois:

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

13.4%
State:

14.5%
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 5$19,762$47,4290$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 8$184
Police Protection - Officers 7$39,693$68,0456$7,728
Streets and Highways 3$11,362$45,4480$0
Sewerage 2$8,475$50,8500$0
Water Supply 2$10,047$60,2820$0
Totals for Government 19$89,339$56,42514$7,912

Beecher government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $117,000 ($26.29)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $530,000 ($119.07)
    Financial Administration: $298,000 ($66.95)
    Regular Highways: $195,000 ($43.81)
    Sewerage: $187,000 ($42.01)
    Water Utilities: $136,000 ($30.55)
    Solid Waste Management: $95,000 ($21.34)
    Central Staff Services: $68,000 ($15.28)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $63,000 ($14.15)
    General Public Buildings: $51,000 ($11.46)
    Parks & Recreation: $9,000 ($2.02)
    General - Other: $5,000 ($1.12)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $25,000 ($5.62)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $172,000 ($38.64)
    Central Staff: $138,000 ($31.00)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $578,000 ($129.86)

Beecher government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $249,000 ($55.94)
    Solid Waste Management: $101,000 ($22.69)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $22,000 ($4.94)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $385,000 ($86.50)
    Interest Earnings: $16,000 ($3.59)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $187,000 ($42.01)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $397,000 ($89.19)
    Highways: $208,000 ($46.73)
    All Other: $36,000 ($8.09)
  • Tax - Property: $369,000 ($82.90)
    Public Utilities: $168,000 ($37.74)
    NEC: $96,000 ($21.57)

Beecher government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $425,000 ($95.48)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $390,000 ($87.62)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $35,000 ($7.86)

Beecher government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $1,393,000 ($312.96)

4.95% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($49,546 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.95%
Illinois average:

4.45%

0.02% of residents moved from foreign countries ($202 average AGI)
Will County:

0.02%
Illinois average:

0.03%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Cook County, IL  2.09% ($47,918 average AGI)
from DuPage County, IL  0.84% ($51,756)
from Grundy County, IL  0.18% ($39,127)


5.51% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($48,984 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.51%
Illinois average:

4.96%

0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($498 average AGI)
Will County:

0.03%
Illinois average:

0.07%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Cook County, IL  1.80% ($40,173 average AGI)
to DuPage County, IL  0.87% ($47,958)
to Grundy County, IL  0.20% ($42,112)

Strongest AM radio stations in Beecher:

  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WYLL (1160 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WVIV (1200 AM; 20 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLXX-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WIND (560 AM; 5 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • WCFJ (1470 AM; 1 kW; CHICAGO HEIGHTS, IL; Owner: WCFJ, INC.)
  • WNTD (950 AM; 5 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: RADIO UNICA OF CHICAGO LICENSE CORP.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WNDZ (750 AM; daytime; 5 kW; PORTAGE, IN; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WNWI (1080 AM; 3 kW; OAK LAWN, IL; Owner: BIRACH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Beecher:

  • WYBA (102.3 FM; CRETE, IL; Owner: DONTRON INC.)
  • WBMF (88.1 FM; CRETE, IL; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WRZA (99.9 FM; PARK FOREST, IL; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WZVN (107.1 FM; LOWELL, IN; Owner: M & M BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • 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)

TV broadcast stations around Beecher:

  • WYIN (Channel 56; GARY, IN; Owner: NORTHWEST INDIANA PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • WBBM-TV (Channel 2; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WPWR-TV (Channel 50; GARY, IN; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WXFT (Channel 60; AURORA, IL; Owner: TELEFUTURA CHICAGO LLC)
  • WCPX (Channel 38; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: PAXSON CHICAGO LICENSE, INC.)
  • WCIU-TV (Channel 26; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WCIU-TV LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • 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.)
  • W54AP (Channel 54; BLUE ISLAND, IL; Owner: CATHOLIC VIEWS BROADCASTS, INC.)
Beecher fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2013

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2013 (per 100,000 population)


Beecher fatal accident list:

Jun 14, 2003 07:30 PM, Stoney Island, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 6, Fatalities: 1
Jun 1, 1994 10:03 AM, Miller St, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Dec 13, 1989 02:25 PM, Kedzie, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 1m3ftTotal length
  • $158,000Total costs
  • 2,550Total average daily traffic
  • 3,420Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Beecher)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

29 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

4
  • 156 East Poplar (Lat: 39.187833 Lon: -88.786167), Call Sign: WYV313, Licensee ID: L00835720
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.430 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/26/2004, Expiration Date: 04/05/2014
    Registrant: Tri County Fire Protection Dist, 101 Eastpoplar, Beecher City, IL 62414, Phone: (618) 487-5675, Email:
  • Lat: 41.473750 Lon: -87.632778, Structure height: 0 m, Call Sign: WPVS634, Licensee ID: L00530137
    Assigned Frequencies: 452.837 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/25/2012, Expiration Date: 08/12/2022, Certifier: Robert Barber
    Registrant: Beecher, Village Of
  • Lat: 41.339861 Lon: -87.526694, Call Sign: WQGS649, Licensee ID: L01254212
    Assigned Frequencies: 465.962 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/05/2007, Expiration Date: 04/05/2017, Certifier: Steven E Dehaan
    Registrant: S & K Security Corp., 29704 S. Stateline Road, Beecher, IL 60401, Phone: (708) 946-6133, Fax: (708) 946-9964
  • Lat: 39.216222 Lon: -88.762833, Call Sign: WQLS270
    Assigned Frequencies: 173.325 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/13/2010, Expiration Date: 04/13/2020, Certifier: Bill Teichmiller
    Registrant: Atlas License Company & Data Services, 7202 N. Shadeland Ave Ste 215, Indianapolis, IN 46250, Phone: (317) 813-4865, Fax: (317) 813-4870, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

19 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Beecher)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

11 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Beecher)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$145,6901$136,21010$171,780
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$01$227,040
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$03$187,280
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$01$303,510
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 8839.02

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2008
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$124,940
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0
Choose year:  2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 2002 2001 2000

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 8839.02

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 35
  • Hazardous Condition: 21
  • Good Intent Call: 11

Incident types - Beecher

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Beecher, IL
Most common first names in Beecher, IL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William4179.7 years
John3476.0 years
Mary3281.4 years
Helen2783.2 years
Henry2579.6 years
Arthur2381.2 years
Harry2376.6 years
James2166.2 years
Robert2175.0 years
Raymond2074.2 years
Most common last names in Beecher, IL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Meyer2183.2 years
Selk1779.7 years
Bruns1580.0 years
Heldt1478.9 years
Brands1271.3 years
Batterman1184.7 years
Becker1179.2 years
Wehrmann1180.5 years
Teske1076.3 years
Boicken1075.6 years

Businesses in Beecher, IL

  • Circle K: 1
  • H&R Block: 1
  • McDonald's: 1

Beecher on our top lists:

  • #32 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of arson incidents in 2006 per 10,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data"
  • #40 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM2.5) 24-hour air pollution readings in 2005 (µg/m3)"
  • #63 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people moving in compared to moving out (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #76 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest increase in the number of births per 1000 residents 1990-1999 to 2000-2003 (pop 50,000+)"
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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Philip J. Smith (4)
  • Dennis W. Rybolt (1)
  • William R. Giese (1)
  • Dean B. Jacobson (1)
  • Robert J. Hartke (1)

Total of 8 patent applications in 2008-2015.