Beecher, Illinois

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Population in 2017: 4,472 (93% urban, 7% rural).
Population change since 2000: +120.0%
Males: 2,249  (50.3%)
Females: 2,223  (49.7%)
Median resident age:

40.9 years
Illinois median age:

38.0 years

Zip codes: 60401.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $68,325 (it was $51,250 in 2000)
Beecher:

$68,325
IL:

$62,992

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $31,231 (it was $23,454 in 2000)

Beecher village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $192,413 (it was $149,200 in 2000)
Beecher:

$192,413
IL:

$195,300

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $250,326; detached houses: $258,271; townhouses or other attached units: $208,902; in 2-unit structures: $273,397; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $179,954; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $134,106; mobile homes: $113,012

Median gross rent in 2017: $825.

March 2019 cost of living index in Beecher: 100.0 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 4.7%
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  • Races in Beecher, IL (2010)
    • 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



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists, there was 1 registered sex offender living in Beecher, Illinois as of January 26, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Beecher is 4,289 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is much lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Beecher by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(33.6)
1
(33.0)
1
(33.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(22.4)
2
(44.6)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
2
(77.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(33.6)
0
(0.0)
1
(33.0)
3
(68.8)
1
(22.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(22.3)
2
(44.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
2
(77.2)
3
(108.3)
2
(67.9)
0
(0.0)
3
(99.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(22.8)
1
(22.5)
3
(67.1)
4
(89.2)
1
(22.4)
2
(44.9)
2
(44.6)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
5
(180.6)
6
(203.7)
3
(100.8)
2
(66.0)
5
(165.1)
7
(160.6)
4
(91.2)
8
(179.6)
3
(67.1)
13
(290.0)
1
(22.4)
2
(44.9)
4
(89.2)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
52
(2,006)
50
(1,806)
45
(1,527)
47
(1,579)
50
(1,651)
36
(1,189)
54
(1,239)
37
(843.6)
52
(1,167)
38
(850.1)
45
(1,004)
23
(515.1)
43
(964.3)
21
(468.1)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
2
(77.2)
2
(72.2)
2
(67.9)
0
(0.0)
3
(99.0)
2
(66.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(22.8)
0
(0.0)
5
(111.9)
1
(22.3)
2
(44.8)
2
(44.9)
0
(0.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
4
(144.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(33.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(22.3)
1
(22.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)125.0112.394.4107.2124.8100.781.453.463.861.186.843.772.269.5

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City-data.com crime index in Beecher, IL

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 9 (8 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.78
Illinois average:

2.09
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Ancestries: German (20.9%), Italian (13.7%), Polish (11.5%), Irish (8.4%), American (5.3%), English (4.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 01/05/1884

Elevation: 736 feet

Land area: 2.11 square miles.

Population density: 2,121 people per square mile   (low).

Beecher, Illinois map

57 residents are foreign born

This village:

1.3%
Illinois:

14.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $6,015 (3.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $6,252 (3.1%)

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 )

Latitude: 41.35 N, Longitude: 87.63 W

Area code: 708

Distribution of median household income in Beecher, IL in 2017
Distribution of house value in Beecher, IL in 2017

Property values in Beecher, IL

Beecher satellite photo by USGS

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
  • 2013: 6 buildings, average cost: $126,700
  • 2014: 3 buildings, average cost: $130,000
  • 2015: 4 buildings, average cost: $155,800
  • 2016: 12 buildings, average cost: $146,200
  • 2017: 6 buildings, average cost: $127,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Beecher, IL residents
Average permit cost in Beecher, IL
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.9%
Illinois:

4.5%
Population change in the 1990s: +40 (+2.0%).
Most common industries in Beecher, IL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Finance & insurance (9.4%)
  • Educational services (9.2%)
  • Construction (8.3%)
  • Health care (7.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.0%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.5%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (4.4%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (12.2%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.6%)
  • Educational services (5.1%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (4.9%)
  • Transportation equipment (4.6%)
  • Truck transportation (4.1%)
  • Utilities (3.9%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (14.1%)
  • Educational services (13.7%)
  • Finance & insurance (12.4%)
  • Food & beverage stores (7.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.3%)
  • Construction (4.1%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.1%)
Most common occupations in Beecher, IL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.1%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (3.4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.3%)
  • Cashiers (3.3%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (7.3%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.3%)
  • Top executives (4.6%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.6%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.2%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4.1%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.1%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8.9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.7%)
  • Cashiers (6.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.0%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.6%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4.5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.1%)

Average climate in Beecher, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Beecher, Illinois environmental map by EPA

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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 87.1. This is about average.

City:

87.1
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.275. This is about average. Closest monitor was 11.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.275
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 10.2. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 11.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.2
U.S.:

5.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 1.14. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 11.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.14
U.S.:

1.79
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 24.9. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 11.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

24.9
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 21.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 18.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

21.7
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 9.51. This is about average. Closest monitor was 16.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.51
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2009 was 0.0222. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 7.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0222
U.S.:

0.0098

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 the city 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 (16) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 9, Floods: 7, Tornadoes: 5, Snowstorms: 2, Winds: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Beecher topographic map

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)

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: 113, 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

Points of interest:

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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

Birthplace of: Rube Ehrhardt - Baseball player.

Will 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 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)
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

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.

For population 15 years and over in Beecher:

Marital status in Beecher, IL
  • Never married: 28.6%
  • Now married: 51.2%
  • Separated: 1.6%
  • Widowed: 8.0%
  • Divorced: 10.6%

For population 25 years and over in Beecher:

  • High school or higher: 93.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 21.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.7%
  • Unemployed: 3.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 30.2 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.2
Illinois average:

12.2

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Beecher
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Beecher, IL (based on Will County data)

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

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 5
Will County:

0.07 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

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

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

4.26 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

6.86 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Will County:

7.7%
State:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Will County:

26.3%
Illinois:

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

13.4%
Illinois:

14.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

50.4%
State:

48.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Beecher:

47.0%
State:

45.7%

Average BMI:
Beecher:

29.0
State:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

20.7%
Illinois:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

11.1%
Illinois:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Beecher:

6.8
Illinois:

6.8

Overweight people:
Beecher:

36.5%
Illinois:

33.2%

General health condition:
Beecher:

56.2%
Illinois:

55.4%

Average condition of hearing:
Beecher:

76.4%
Illinois:

79.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Beecher, IL Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 7$39,693$68,0456$7,728
Financial Administration 5$19,762$47,4290$0
Streets and Highways 3$11,362$45,4480$0
Water Supply 2$10,047$60,2820$0
Sewerage 2$8,475$50,8500$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 0$0
Police - Other 0$0 0$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 8$184
Totals for Government 19$89,339$56,42514$7,912

Beecher government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - General - Other: $132,000 ($29.52)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $1,057,000 ($236.36)
    Water Utilities: $496,000 ($110.91)
    General - Other: $486,000 ($108.68)
    Regular Highways: $425,000 ($95.04)
    Sewerage: $412,000 ($92.13)
    Financial Administration: $327,000 ($73.12)
    Solid Waste Management: $225,000 ($50.31)
    Parks and Recreation: $154,000 ($34.44)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $23,000 ($5.14)
    Health - Other: $12,000 ($2.68)
    General Public Buildings: $9,000 ($2.01)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $160,000 ($35.78)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $195,000 ($43.60)
    Police Protection: $30,000 ($6.71)
    Parks and Recreation: $11,000 ($2.46)
    Financial Administration: $11,000 ($2.46)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,190,000 ($266.10)

Beecher government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $554,000 ($123.88)
    Other: $479,000 ($107.11)
    Solid Waste Management: $251,000 ($56.13)
    Parks and Recreation: $17,000 ($3.80)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $12,000 ($2.68)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $62,000 ($13.86)
    General Revenue - Other: $32,000 ($7.16)
    Interest Earnings: $12,000 ($2.68)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $541,000 ($120.97)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $942,000 ($210.64)
    Highways: $125,000 ($27.95)
    Other: $4,000 ($0.89)
  • Tax - Property: $930,000 ($207.96)
    Public Utilities Sales: $322,000 ($72.00)
    Other License: $71,000 ($15.88)
    Other Selective Sales: $53,000 ($11.85)

Beecher government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,645,000 ($815.07)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,128,000 ($699.46)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $517,000 ($115.61)

Beecher government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,084,000 ($466.01)

6.07% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($63,532 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.07%
Illinois average:

4.69%

0.02% of residents moved from foreign countries ($255 average AGI)
Will County:

0.02%
Illinois average:

0.03%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Cook County, IL  2.51% ($62,155 average AGI)
from DuPage County, IL  1.25% ($68,167)
from Kendall County, IL  0.21% ($65,539)


6.20% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($69,353 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.20%
Illinois average:

5.50%

0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($612 average AGI)
Will County:

0.03%
Illinois average:

0.06%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Cook County, IL  1.85% ($52,993 average AGI)
to DuPage County, IL  0.89% ($74,293)
to Kendall County, IL  0.32% ($71,947)

Businesses in Beecher, IL

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

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 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017

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
  • 25Number of bridges
  • 377ft / 115mTotal length
  • $357,000Total costs
  • 68,585Total average daily traffic
  • 5,253Total average daily truck traffic
  • 78,630Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic
New bridges in Beecher, IL - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11910-1919
  • 21920-1929
  • 11950-1959
  • 11960-1969
  • 41970-1979
  • 61980-1989
  • 41990-1999
  • 22000-2009
  • 42010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Beecher, IL

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

5
  • 156 East Poplar (Lat: 39.187833 Lon: -88.786167), Call Sign: WYV313, Licensee ID: L00835720,
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.430 MHz, Grant Date: 04/18/2014, Expiration Date: 04/05/2024, 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: 02/09/2017, Expiration Date: 04/05/2027, 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:
  • Cr 2800n And North 1st St Intersection (Lat: 39.144000 Lon: -88.805000), Type: Pole, Structure height: 21.3 m, Overall height: 22.2 m, Call Sign: WQVS887,
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.456 MHz, Grant Date: 05/04/2015, Expiration Date: 05/04/2025, Certifier: Bill Teichmiller, Registrant: Atlas License Company & Data Services, 7002 Graham Rd Suite 219, Indianapolis, IN 46220, Phone: (317) 813-4865, Fax: (317) 813-4870, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

7
  • Aircraft: ROBINSON HELICOPTER R44 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING 0-540F1 SERIE (260 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 177CS , Serial Number: 1269, Airworthiness Date: 10/10/2002, Certificate Issue Date: 10/20/2015
    Registrant (LLC): Happy Helicopters LLC, 2844 E Brunswick Rd, Beecher, IL 60401
  • Aircraft: FITCH CLIFFORD E JR STEWART 51-D (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: AMA/EXPR UNKNOWN ENG (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 251CR , Serial Number: 001, Year manufactured: 2015, Airworthiness Date: 06/13/2015, Certificate Issue Date: 11/07/2014
    Registrant (Individual): Clifford E Jr Fitch, 2664 E Offner Rd, Beecher, IL 60401
  • Aircraft: CESSNA R172K (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 76 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO-360 SER (300 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 296BW , Serial Number: R1722379, Year manufactured: 1977, Airworthiness Date: 03/04/1977, Certificate Issue Date: 02/04/2010
    Registrant (Corporation): R S Durbin Trucking Inc, Po Box 68, Beecher City, IL 62414
  • Aircraft: POWERCHUTE PEGASUS (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 582UL (65 HP) (2 Cycle)
    N-Number: 648LH , Serial Number: A303PEG, Year manufactured: 2004, Airworthiness Date: 05/14/2007, Certificate Issue Date: 04/30/2007
    Registrant (Individual): Larry L Hermen, 32459 S Ashland Ave, Beecher, IL 60401
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-180 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 6573J , Serial Number: 28-5026, Year manufactured: 1968, Airworthiness Date: 08/23/1968, Certificate Issue Date: 11/29/2017
    Registrant (Corporation): Beecher Bees Inc, 2226 E Eagle Lake Rd, Beecher, IL 60401
  • Aircraft: POWRACHUTE PEGASUS (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 582DCDI (65 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 94493 , Serial Number: A 198 PEG, Year manufactured: 2004, Airworthiness Date: 06/24/2007, Certificate Issue Date: 11/07/2006
    Registrant (Individual): James S Reed, Po Box 6, Beecher City, IL 62414
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 182A (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 119 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR O-470 SERIES (230 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 9943B , Serial Number: 34343, Year manufactured: 1957, Airworthiness Date: 05/24/1957, Certificate Issue Date: 02/07/2012
    Registrant (Individual): Gordon E Teske, Po Box 397, Beecher, IL 60401
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 07/13/2018

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 in Beecher, IL
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Beecher, IL - Value

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 51. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 108 took place in 2018, and the least - 10 in 2002. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Beecher, IL When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (59.8%), and Outside Fires (28.9%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Beecher, IL
    • 52059.8%Structure Fires
    • 25128.9%Outside Fires
    • 738.4%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 252.9%Other
See full 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
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Beecher, IL
  • 98.6%Utility gas
  • 1.4%Electricity
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Beecher, IL
  • 80.1%Utility gas
  • 19.9%Electricity


Beecher compared to Illinois state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
There are 9 pilots and 5 other airmen in this city.
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  • Philip J. Smith (4)
  • Dennis W. Rybolt (3)
  • Dean B. Jacobson (1)
  • William R. Giese (1)
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Total of 10 patent applications in 2008-2021.