Bellwood, Illinois

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Population in 2017: 19,019 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: -7.4%
 
Males: 8,950  (47.1%)
Females: 10,069  (52.9%)
Median resident age:

37.0 years
Illinois median age:

38.0 years

Zip codes: 60104, 60153, 60160.

Bellwood Zip Code Map
Estimated median household income in 2017: $57,043 (it was $52,856 in 2000)
Bellwood:

$57,043
IL:

$62,992

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $25,835 (it was $19,420 in 2000)

Bellwood village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $130,660 (it was $116,600 in 2000)
Bellwood:

$130,660
IL:

$195,300

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $150,154; detached houses: $151,205; townhouses or other attached units: $122,186; in 2-unit structures: $172,978; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $97,346

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,112.

March 2019 cost of living index in Bellwood: 101.3 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 11.7%
(7.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 11.5% for Black residents, 11.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 1.1% for other race residents, 36.9% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Bellwood, IL (2010)
    • 14,24074.7%Black alone
    • 3,59618.9%Hispanic
    • 9074.8%White alone
    • 1690.9%Two or more races
    • 1160.6%Asian alone
    • 260.1%Other race alone
    • 160.08%American Indian alone
    • 10.01%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists, there were 40 registered sex offenders living in Bellwood, Illinois as of May 25, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Bellwood is 476 to 1.


Crime rates in Bellwood by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

Murders
(per 100,000)
2
(10.1)
8
(41.0)
1
(5.2)
2
(10.5)
3
(15.8)
2
(10.8)
3
(15.7)
2
(10.4)
3
(15.7)
2
(10.4)
0
(0.0)
2
(10.3)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
5
(25.3)
8
(41.0)
10
(51.7)
12
(62.7)
6
(31.6)
7
(37.8)
11
(57.5)
9
(47.0)
4
(20.9)
6
(31.3)
12
(62.6)
14
(72.3)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
41
(207.6)
47
(240.8)
53
(274.2)
45
(235.2)
38
(200.3)
61
(329.7)
61
(318.9)
53
(276.5)
42
(219.3)
22
(114.7)
35
(182.6)
46
(237.7)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
36
(182.2)
44
(225.4)
66
(341.5)
68
(355.4)
66
(347.9)
33
(178.4)
34
(177.7)
74
(386.1)
83
(433.3)
85
(443.1)
49
(255.6)
41
(211.9)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
76
(384.7)
73
(374.0)
73
(377.7)
79
(412.9)
116
(611.4)
97
(524.3)
168
(878.3)
164
(855.7)
110
(574.3)
106
(552.6)
79
(412.1)
102
(527.1)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
497
(2,516)
385
(1,973)
343
(1,775)
270
(1,411)
238
(1,254)
249
(1,346)
379
(1,981)
428
(2,233)
238
(1,242)
287
(1,496)
259
(1,351)
264
(1,364)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
116
(587.2)
90
(461.1)
89
(460.5)
65
(339.8)
54
(284.6)
39
(210.8)
57
(298.0)
63
(328.7)
37
(193.2)
41
(213.8)
46
(240.0)
40
(206.7)
Arson
(per 100,000)
1
(5.1)
0
(0.0)
2
(10.3)
0
(0.0)
2
(10.5)
6
(32.4)
2
(10.5)
6
(31.3)
0
(0.0)
2
(10.4)
0
(0.0)
2
(10.3)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)313.8374.1336.6325.3302.3293.9373.2394.2305.8284.6258.1300.2

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 43 (39 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.03
Illinois average:

2.67
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Ancestries: Jamaican (1.8%), African (1.5%), Italian (1.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 05/21/1900

Elevation: 630 feet

Land area: 2.39 square miles.

Population density: 7,973 people per square mile   (high).

Bellwood, Illinois map

1,634 residents are foreign born (7.0% Latin America).

This village:

8.6%
Illinois:

14.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $4,401 (3.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $3,615 (2.8%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Oak Park, IL (4.4 miles , pop. 52,524).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Chicago, IL (10.6 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Hillside, IL (1.2 miles ),
Melrose Park, IL (1.2 miles ),
Stone Park, IL (1.2 miles ),
Maywood, IL (1.3 miles ),
Berkeley, IL (1.3 miles ),
Broadview, IL (1.4 miles ),
Westchester, IL (1.4 miles ),
Northlake, IL (1.5 miles )

Latitude: 41.88 N, Longitude: 87.88 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -4,662 (-24.5%)
Workers who live and work in this village: 569 (6.1%)

Area code: 708

Distribution of median household income in Bellwood, IL in 2017
Distribution of house value in Bellwood, IL in 2017
Bellwood satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 2 buildings, average cost: $69,000
  • 1999: 1 building, cost: $104,300
  • 2000: 2 buildings, average cost: $110,000
  • 2005: 14 buildings, average cost: $168,200
  • 2013: 5 buildings, average cost: $200,000
  • 2015: 4 buildings, average cost: $242,500
  • 2016: 2 buildings, average cost: $242,000
  • 2017: 13 buildings, average cost: $301,700
Number of permits per 10,000 Bellwood, IL residents
Average permit cost in Bellwood, IL
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.7%
Illinois:

4.5%
Historical population in Bellwood, IL
Historical housing units in Bellwood, IL

Population change in the 1990s: +319 (+1.6%).
Most common industries in Bellwood, IL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (10.4%)
  • U. S. Postal service (6.2%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.3%)
  • Educational services (5.2%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.6%)
  • Other transportation, support activities, couriers (4.1%)
  • Public administration (4.0%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • U. S. Postal service (6.7%)
  • Metal & metal products (6.5%)
  • Other transportation, support activities, couriers (6.2%)
  • Construction (6.0%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (5.2%)
  • Truck transportation (4.7%)
  • Public administration (4.3%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (16.4%)
  • Educational services (7.5%)
  • Finance & insurance (7.3%)
  • U. S. Postal service (5.8%)
  • Social assistance (5.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.7%)
  • Broadcasting & telecommunications (4.5%)
Most common occupations in Bellwood, IL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (7.4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (6.6%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.6%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.1%)
  • Customer service representatives (3.8%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (2.8%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (9.9%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (8.3%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.5%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.9%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (10.5%)
  • Customer service representatives (5.9%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5.1%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.9%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.5%)
  • Registered nurses (4.3%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4.1%)

Average climate in Bellwood, Illinois

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Bellwood, 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 96.9. This is worse than average.

City:

96.9
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.246. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.246
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 16.9. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 1.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

16.9
U.S.:

5.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 1.23. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.23
U.S.:

1.79
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 24.1. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 1.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

24.1
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 23.8. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 2.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

23.8
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 5.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.51
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2009 was 0.0212. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 1.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0212
U.S.:

0.0098

Tornado activity:

Bellwood-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Illinois state average. It is 46% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/28/1990, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 27.6 miles away from the Bellwood village center killed 29 people and injured 350 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 6/13/1976, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 10.8 miles away from the village center killed 2 people and injured 23 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

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

On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 237.3 miles away from Bellwood 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 211.8 miles away from Bellwood 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 60.4 miles away from the city center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 269.5 miles away from Bellwood 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 235.7 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 227.9 miles away from Bellwood center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Cook County (19) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 13, Storms: 12, Tornadoes: 3, Snowstorms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Bellwood topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Bellwood:

  • ASPIRE ON EASTERN (105 EASTERN AVENUE)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Bellwood:

  • HANDS AND HEART HOME HEALTH, INC (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; MELROSE PARK, IL)
  • HEARTLAND HOME HLTH CARE AND HOS (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; HILLSIDE, IL)
  • HEARTLAND HOSPICE SERVICES (Hospital, about 2 miles away; HILLSIDE, IL)
  • RENAISSANCE AT HILLSIDE (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; HILLSIDE, IL)
  • MED CARE HEALTH MANAGEMENT CORPORATION (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; WESTCHESTER, IL)
  • RISING SUN HOME HEALTH CARE, INC (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; WESTCHESTER, IL)
  • COMMUNITY CARE HOME HEALTH SERVICES, INC (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; WESTCHESTER, IL)

Amtrak stations near Bellwood:

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

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Bellwood:

  • Triton College (about 3 miles; River Grove, IL; Full-time enrollment: 8,817)
  • Dominican University (about 4 miles; River Forest, IL; FT enrollment: 2,971)
  • Concordia University-Chicago (about 4 miles; River Forest, IL; FT enrollment: 3,944)
  • Elmhurst College (about 4 miles; Elmhurst, IL; FT enrollment: 3,364)
  • City Colleges of Chicago-Wilbur Wright College (about 7 miles; Chicago, IL; FT enrollment: 8,683)
  • Morton College (about 8 miles; Cicero, IL; FT enrollment: 3,236)
  • Chamberlain College of Nursing-Illinois (about 10 miles; Addison, IL; FT enrollment: 8,977)

Public elementary/middle schools in Bellwood:

Private elementary/middle schools in Bellwood:

  • LIVING WORD CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 213, Location: 501 BELLWOOD AVE, Grades: PK-8)
  • MECA CHRISTIAN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 109, Location: 425 BOHLAND AVE, Grades: PK-8)
See full list of schools located in Bellwood

Library in Bellwood:

  • BELLWOOD PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $1,129,170; Location: 600 BOHLAND AVENUE; 107,776 books; 2,078 audio materials; 3,026 video materials; 7 local licensed databases; 1 state licensed databases; 4 other licensed databases; 168 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Bellwood: Village of Bellwood Fire Department (A), Bellwood Public Library (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Bellwood include: Saint John the Baptist Serbian Eastern Orthodox Church (A), Saint Simeon's Church (B), Covenant of Peace Ministry (C), Logos Evangelistic Church (D), Pentecostal Deliverance Temple (E), Christian Unity Baptist Church (F), Saint Gregorios Malandra Orthodox Church (G), True Vine Church of God in Christ (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Bellwood include: Memorial Park (1), Kennedy Park (2), Stevenson Park (3), Cerran Park (4), Flippinger Park (5), Babe Ruth Park (6). Display/hide their locations on the map

Birthplace of: Demetri McCamey - Basketball player.

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

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

BELLWOOD (Population served: 19,071, Purch surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In FEB-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-14-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-14-2013), St Compliance achieved (MAR-27-2013), St Public Notif received (APR-12-2013)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Lead Consumer Notice - In JAN-02-2010, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-12-2010), St Compliance achieved (JAN-19-2010)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2007, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-12-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-12-2007), St Compliance achieved (SEP-03-2008), St Public Notif received (SEP-18-2008)
  • Water Quality Parameter M/R - Between JUL-2006 and DEC-2006, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JAN-11-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-12-2007)
  • Water Quality Parameter M/R - Between JAN-2006 and JUN-2006, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule
Average household size:
This village:

3.1 people
Illinois:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:

77.0%
Whole state:

65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:

7.0%
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

People in group quarters in Bellwood in 2010:

  • 81 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 9 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 2 people in other noninstitutional facilities
82 people in other nonhousehold living situations in 2000

Banks with branches in Bellwood (2011 data):

  • Pan American Bank: Bellwood Branch at 2801 Saint Charles Road, branch established on 2008/07/07. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $235.4 mil, Deposits: $219.1 mil, headquarters in Chicago, IL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 4 total offices, Holding Company: American Bancorp Of Illinois, Inc.
  • International Bank of Chicago: Bellwood Branch at 405 S Mannheim Rd, branch established on 2005/06/01. Info updated 2012/03/26: Bank assets: $289.2 mil, Deposits: $251.7 mil, headquarters in Chicago, IL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 7 total offices, Holding Company: Ibc Bancorp, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Bellwood:

Marital status in Bellwood, IL
  • Never married: 44.1%
  • Now married: 36.0%
  • Separated: 1.9%
  • Widowed: 8.5%
  • Divorced: 9.5%

For population 25 years and over in Bellwood:

  • High school or higher: 84.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.3%
  • Unemployed: 9.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.8 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.2
Illinois average:

12.2

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

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

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

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

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 1,460
Here:

2.77 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.04 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

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

0.93 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

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

1.53 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

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

6.67 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

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

8.4%
Illinois:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

23.5%
Illinois:

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

16.3%
Illinois:

14.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Bellwood:

47.6%
Illinois:

48.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

45.5%
State:

45.7%

Average BMI:
Here:

30.0
State:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

19.0%
Illinois:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

13.5%
Illinois:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Bellwood:

6.6
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

36.0%
State:

33.2%

General health condition:
This city:

53.7%
Illinois:

55.4%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

83.2%
State:

79.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Bellwood, IL Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 39$266,666$82,05116$14,149
Firefighters 25$179,756$86,2830$0
Streets and Highways 15$85,029$68,0230$0
Local Libraries 9$35,092$46,78917$24,375
Other Government Administration 7$60,317$103,4016$6,399
Sewerage 6$25,132$50,2640$0
Police - Other 4$15,456$46,3689$7,219
Financial Administration 3$16,120$64,4804$7,440
Housing and Community Development (Local) 2$8,281$49,6860$0
Fire - Other 1$4,384$52,6080$0
Solid Waste Management 1$4,960$59,5200$0
Other and Unallocable 1$3,454$41,4480$0
Welfare 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 113$704,647$74,83052$59,582

Bellwood government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Construction - General - Other: $440,000 ($23.13)
  • Current Operations - Central Staff Services: $7,813,000 ($410.80)
    Police Protection: $6,338,000 ($333.25)
    Water Utilities: $4,829,000 ($253.90)
    General - Other: $3,948,000 ($207.58)
    Local Fire Protection: $3,414,000 ($179.50)
    Regular Highways: $2,252,000 ($118.41)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,263,000 ($66.41)
    Sewerage: $206,000 ($10.83)
    Public Welfare - Other: $11,000 ($0.58)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $3,962,000 ($208.32)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $186,000 ($9.78)
    Regular Highways: $54,000 ($2.84)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $9,399,000 ($494.19)

Bellwood government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $1,875,000 ($98.59)
    Sewerage: $1,556,000 ($81.81)
    Other: $288,000 ($15.14)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $229,000 ($12.04)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $2,150,000 ($113.04)
    General Revenue - Other: $1,467,000 ($77.13)
    Interest Earnings: $30,000 ($1.58)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $5,126,000 ($269.52)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $3,292,000 ($173.09)
    Highways: $466,000 ($24.50)
    Other: $19,000 ($1.00)
  • Tax - Property: $16,274,000 ($855.67)
    Public Utilities Sales: $1,404,000 ($73.82)
    Other Selective Sales: $1,079,000 ($56.73)
    Other License: $968,000 ($50.90)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $859,000 ($45.17)

Bellwood government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $140,635,000 ($7394.45)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $100,490,000 ($5283.66)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $74,017,000 ($3891.74)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $33,873,000 ($1781.01)

Bellwood government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $6,469,000 ($340.13)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $8,734,000 ($459.22)

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

Here:

3.60%
Illinois average:

4.69%

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

0.03%
Illinois average:

0.03%

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


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

Here:

4.63%
Illinois average:

5.50%

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

0.07%
Illinois average:

0.06%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to DuPage County, IL  0.56% ($81,685 average AGI)
to Will County, IL  0.32% ($62,155)
to Lake County, IL  0.29% ($95,396)
Businesses in Bellwood, IL
NameCountNameCount
ALDI1McDonald's1
Advance Auto Parts1Subway1
AutoZone1U-Haul1
Baskin-Robbins1UPS3
Dunkin Donuts2Walgreens1
FedEx1

Strongest AM radio stations in Bellwood:

  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, 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.)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WJJG (1530 AM; daytime; 2 kW; ELMHURST, IL; Owner: JOSEPH J. GENTILE, INC.)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WCSN (820 AM; 5 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WYPA, INC.)
  • WYLL (1160 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WMBI (1110 AM; daytime; 5 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • WVIV (1200 AM; 20 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLXX-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • WPNA (1490 AM; 1 kW; OAK PARK, IL; Owner: ALLIANCE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WGCI (1390 AM; 5 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Bellwood:

  • 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.)
  • WGCI-FM (107.5 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)
  • WLEY-FM (107.9 FM; AURORA, IL; Owner: WLEY LICENSING, INC.)
  • WZZN (94.7 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC CHICAGO FM RADIO,INC.)
  • 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.)
  • WDRV (97.1 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WXRT-FM (93.1 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Bellwood:

  • 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)
  • WCIU-TV (Channel 26; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WCIU-TV LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WCPX (Channel 38; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: PAXSON CHICAGO LICENSE, 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.)
  • W64CQ (Channel 64; ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WYIN (Channel 56; GARY, IN; Owner: NORTHWEST INDIANA PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W57DN (Channel 57; ELGIN, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W24AJ (Channel 24; AURORA, IL; Owner: NELSON TV, INC.)
  • W54AP (Channel 54; BLUE ISLAND, IL; Owner: CATHOLIC VIEWS BROADCASTS, INC.)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Bellwood fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 31Number of bridges
  • 486ft / 148mTotal length
  • $643,000Total costs
  • 573,000Total average daily traffic
  • 33,979Total average daily truck traffic
  • 362,107Total future (year 2040) average daily traffic
New bridges in Bellwood, IL - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 101920-1929
  • 11930-1939
  • 41950-1959
  • 131960-1969
  • 21990-1999
  • 12000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Bellwood, IL

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Bellwood)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Bellwood, IL)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

4
  • BELLWOOD, Lat: 41.882111 Lon: -87.876694, Call Sign: WPXA769,
    Assigned Frequencies: 956.406 MHz, Grant Date: 02/13/2013, Expiration Date: 02/24/2023, Registrant: Norcomm Public Safety Communications, 2600 N. Mannheim Road, Franklin Park, IL 60131, Phone: (630) 903-2243, Fax: (630) 833-0574, Email:
  • BELLWOOD, 3007 Grant Ave (Lat: 41.890556 Lon: -87.870333), Type: Tower, Structure height: 24.3 m, Call Sign: WPYC320,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10715.0 MHz, Grant Date: 06/26/2013, Expiration Date: 07/17/2023, Certifier: Brad G Zielie, Registrant: Prokarma, 222 So 15th St, Suite 505n, Omaha, NE 68102, Phone: (402) 522-5068, Fax: (402) 233-3179, Email:
  • CHI1113, 2800-2855 Washington Blvd. (Lat: 41.884722 Lon: -87.866111), Type: Pole, Structure height: 30.5 m, Call Sign: WQFL795, Licensee ID: L01728370,
    Assigned Frequencies: 23075.0 MHz, 19680.0 MHz, Grant Date: 08/14/2006, Expiration Date: 08/14/2016, Cancellation Date: 08/21/2013, Certifier: Joseph M Sandri Jr., Registrant: Fibertower Network Services, Corp., Debtor-In-Possession, 1875 Eye Street, Nw, 5th Floor, Room 505, Washington, DC 20006, Phone: (202) 223-1028, Email:
  • IL-CHI0095, 736 Eastern Ave. (Lat: 41.878889 Lon: -87.874611), Type: Pole, Structure height: 33.8 m, Overall height: 35 m, Call Sign: WQKN516,
    Assigned Frequencies: 18015.0 MHz, 23075.0 MHz, 18115.0 MHz, 23175.0 MHz, Grant Date: 07/23/2009, Expiration Date: 07/23/2019, Certifier: Nadja S Sodos-Wallace, Registrant: Sprint Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, M/S: Varesa, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (800) 572-8256, Fax: (703) 433-4483, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Bellwood)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: LAISTER-KAUFFMAN TG-4A (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 60 mph), Engine: None
    N-Number: 50897 , Serial Number: 58, Year manufactured: 1943
    Registrant (Individual): Leonard J Peterson, 348 Marshall Ave, Bellwood, IL 60104
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 12/17/2018

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 4 full 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)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED79$116,98714$68,786228$156,32010$22,3002$348,5008$65,3750$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED10$105,8003$57,66740$161,7756$36,8330$05$83,0001$29,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED23$116,17412$65,917203$154,50239$46,0770$05$106,0000$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN14$113,7865$93,20078$150,8084$73,7500$03$105,6670$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS8$117,1254$85,25047$147,9154$102,7500$02$121,0000$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 8169.00 , 8170.00, 8171.01, 8171.02

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 4 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED3$114,0003$167,6670$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED4$97,7505$153,0001$185,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$01$290,0000$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$218,0001$161,0000$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 8169.00 , 8170.00, 8171.01, 8171.02

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Bellwood, IL
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Bellwood, 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 104. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 151 took place in 2003, and the least - 51 in 2018. The data has a decreasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Bellwood, IL When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (61.7%), and Outside Fires (15.7%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Bellwood, IL
    • 1,09061.7%Structure Fires
    • 27815.7%Outside Fires
    • 22112.5%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 17910.1%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Bellwood, IL
Most common first names in Bellwood, IL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John14072.3 years
James10167.7 years
Mary9674.3 years
Joseph8173.1 years
William7771.8 years
Frank7673.2 years
George7474.2 years
Edward6471.0 years
Anna5878.8 years
Robert5664.9 years
Most common last names in Bellwood, IL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson3273.2 years
Smith3071.3 years
Jones3062.4 years
Williams2966.5 years
Brown2362.2 years
Jackson2061.0 years
Miller1869.6 years
Thomas1869.1 years
Moore1772.8 years
Robinson1669.3 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Bellwood, IL
  • 91.1%Utility gas
  • 7.7%Electricity
  • 1.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.2%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Bellwood, IL
  • 75.7%Utility gas
  • 22.0%Electricity
  • 2.3%No fuel used


Bellwood compared to Illinois state average:

  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.

Bellwood on our top lists:

  • #56 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: transportation and warehousing (population 5,000+)"
  • #9 (60104) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the lowest 2012 average net capital gain/loss (pop 5,000+)"
  • #91 (60104) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the lowest 2012 average reported profit/loss from business (pop 5,000+)"
  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Black Protestant congregations"
  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Catholic congregations"
  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest surface withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Black Protestant adherents"
  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Orthodox congregations (pop. 50,000+)"
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