Bensenville, Illinois

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Population in 2017: 18,330 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: -11.5%
 
Males: 9,165  (50.0%)
Females: 9,165  (50.0%)
Median resident age:

35.1 years
Illinois median age:

38.0 years

Zip codes: 60131.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $65,387 (it was $54,662 in 2000)
Bensenville:

$65,387
IL:

$62,992

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $26,756 (it was $20,040 in 2000)

Bensenville village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $214,743 (it was $152,900 in 2000)
Bensenville:

$214,743
IL:

$195,300

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $231,346; detached houses: $238,105; townhouses or other attached units: $238,590; in 2-unit structures: $283,989; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $225,860; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $111,344

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,120.

March 2019 cost of living index in Bensenville: 102.6 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 11.5%
(11.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 5.8% for Black residents, 12.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 17.5% for other race residents, 15.5% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Bensenville, IL (2010)
    • 8,78147.8%Hispanic
    • 7,85742.8%White alone
    • 8724.8%Asian alone
    • 5903.2%Black alone
    • 1781.0%Two or more races
    • 310.2%American Indian alone
    • 410.2%Other race alone
    • 20.01%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists, there were 11 registered sex offenders living in Bensenville, Illinois as of June 04, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Bensenville is 1,673 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Bensenville by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2013

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)
1
(5.4)
1
(5.4)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
4
(19.4)
4
(19.5)
2
(9.8)
6
(29.6)
6
(29.8)
2
(10.1)
3
(16.3)
7
(37.8)
6
(32.4)
7
(37.9)
13
(70.8)
11
(60.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
9
(43.7)
9
(43.9)
8
(39.1)
12
(59.3)
6
(29.8)
17
(85.5)
17
(92.4)
5
(27.0)
5
(27.0)
8
(43.4)
5
(27.2)
4
(21.8)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
48
(233.1)
33
(160.9)
21
(102.6)
19
(93.8)
13
(64.6)
6
(30.2)
10
(54.3)
13
(70.1)
7
(37.8)
5
(27.1)
6
(32.7)
5
(27.3)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
87
(422.6)
83
(404.7)
101
(493.4)
82
(405.0)
67
(332.8)
52
(261.4)
79
(429.2)
55
(296.8)
31
(167.4)
56
(303.5)
28
(152.6)
26
(141.9)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
616
(2,992)
387
(1,887)
349
(1,705)
357
(1,763)
274
(1,361)
264
(1,327)
271
(1,472)
193
(1,041)
173
(934.2)
209
(1,133)
213
(1,161)
225
(1,228)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
52
(252.6)
42
(204.8)
35
(171.0)
35
(172.9)
36
(178.8)
27
(135.7)
32
(173.8)
15
(80.9)
19
(102.6)
26
(140.9)
24
(130.8)
21
(114.6)
Arson
(per 100,000)
8
(38.9)
6
(29.3)
3
(14.7)
3
(14.8)
3
(14.9)
1
(5.0)
4
(21.7)
6
(32.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)244.8181.2156.5173.0137.8122.0154.5121.298.9137.4149.8128.2

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City-data.com crime index in Bensenville, IL

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 41 (35 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.91
Illinois average:

2.09
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Ancestries: Polish (10.9%), Italian (3.8%), German (3.4%), Irish (3.2%), American (2.9%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 07/17/1894

Elevation: 675 feet

Land area: 6.01 square miles.

Population density: 3,052 people per square mile   (average).

Bensenville, Illinois map

6,570 residents are foreign born (23.6% Latin America, 8.2% Europe, 5.7% Asia).

This village:

35.7%
Illinois:

14.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $5,205 (2.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $4,881 (2.3%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Des Plaines, IL (5.8 miles , pop. 58,720).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Chicago, IL (15.9 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Wood Dale, IL (1.3 miles ),
Addison, IL (1.9 miles ),
Schiller Park, IL (2.0 miles ),
Northlake, IL (2.0 miles ),
Itasca, IL (2.0 miles ),
Elk Grove Village, IL (2.0 miles ),
Franklin Park, IL (2.0 miles ),
Rosemont, IL (2.1 miles )

Latitude: 41.96 N, Longitude: 87.95 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +5,902 (+32.1%)
Workers who live and work in this village: 1,485 (15.1%)

Area codes: 630, 847

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

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 14 buildings, average cost: $141,400
  • 1998: 36 buildings, average cost: $143,600
  • 1999: 40 buildings, average cost: $161,500
  • 2000: 46 buildings, average cost: $181,200
  • 2001: 23 buildings, average cost: $305,200
  • 2002: 18 buildings, average cost: $393,800
  • 2003: 26 buildings, average cost: $278,100
  • 2004: 26 buildings, average cost: $268,400
  • 2005: 12 buildings, average cost: $374,300
  • 2006: 11 buildings, average cost: $395,500
  • 2007: 5 buildings, average cost: $288,000
  • 2008: 2 buildings, average cost: $262,500
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $150,000
  • 2013: 1 building, cost: $299,000
  • 2014: 5 buildings, average cost: $287,000
  • 2015: 1 building, cost: $250,000
  • 2016: 8 buildings, average cost: $190,600
  • 2017: 7 buildings, average cost: $282,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Bensenville, IL residents
Average permit cost in Bensenville, IL
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

2.8%
Illinois:

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

Population change in the 1990s: +2,735 (+15.2%).
Most common industries in Bensenville, IL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (6.2%)
  • Metal & metal products (6.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.9%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.4%)
  • Health care (5.4%)
  • Construction (5.1%)
  • Educational services (4.5%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Metal & metal products (9.1%)
  • Construction (8.7%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (7.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.3%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.4%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (3.8%)
  • Truck transportation (3.3%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (9.6%)
  • Educational services (7.7%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.3%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (5.0%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.4%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (3.4%)
Most common occupations in Bensenville, IL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5.7%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5.3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.8%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (3.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.1%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.7%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (7.4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (6.3%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.0%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.3%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (7.1%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5.0%)
  • Customer service representatives (5.0%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.4%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (4.0%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.6%)

Average climate in Bensenville, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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

Bensenville, 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 1.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.246
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 17.7. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 0.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

17.7
U.S.:

5.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 1.04. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 0.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.04
U.S.:

1.79
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 23.1. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 3.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

23.1
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 23.9. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 3.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

23.9
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 9.77. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.77
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2009 was 0.0142. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 0.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0142
U.S.:

0.0098

Tornado activity:

Bensenville-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Illinois state average. It is 43% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/28/1990, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 28.4 miles away from the Bensenville 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 15.8 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:

Bensenville-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 242.5 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 217.0 miles away from Bensenville 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 60.1 miles away from Bensenville 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 274.8 miles away from Bensenville 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 240.9 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 233.0 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 DuPage County (14) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 8, Snowstorms: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Bensenville topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Bensenville:

  • ANCHORAGE OF BENSENVILLE HOME SOCIETY (111 E WASHINGTON ST)
  • BRIDGEWAY CHRISTIAN VILLAGE REHAB AND SNF (111 EAST WASHINGTON)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Bensenville:

  • NURSING CARE INC. (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; WOOD DALE, IL)
  • PREFERRED HEALTH CARE, LTD (Home Health Center, about 3 miles away; ITASCA, IL)
  • ELMBROOK NURSING (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; ELMHURST, IL)
  • ELMHURST MEMORIAL HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 3 miles away; ELMHURST, IL)
  • MEMORIAL HOSPICE DIV ELMHURST (Hospital, about 3 miles away; ELMHURST, IL)
  • FAMILY HOME HEALTH SVCS INC (Home Health Center, about 3 miles away; WOOD DALE, IL)
  • ANGEL HEALTH CARE, LLC (Home Health Center, about 3 miles away; ELMHURST, IL)

Amtrak stations near Bensenville:

  • 11 miles: LA GRANGE ROAD (LA GRANGE, 25 W. BURLINGTON AVE.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public payphones, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 11 miles: GLENVIEW (1116 DEPOT ST.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 14 miles: SUMMIT (ARCHER & CENTER AVE.) . Services: public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

College/University in Bensenville:

  • Star Truck Driving School-Bensenville (Full-time enrollment: 105; Location: 710 Larsen Ln; Private, for-profit; Website: startruckdrivingschool.com)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Bensenville:

  • Elmhurst College (about 5 miles; Elmhurst, IL; Full-time enrollment: 3,364)
  • Chamberlain College of Nursing-Illinois (about 5 miles; Addison, IL; FT enrollment: 8,977)
  • Triton College (about 7 miles; River Grove, IL; FT enrollment: 8,817)
  • Universal Technical Institute of Illinois Inc (about 7 miles; Glendale Heights, IL; FT enrollment: 2,281)
  • American InterContinental University-Online (about 7 miles; Schaumburg, IL; FT enrollment: 16,158)
  • Dominican University (about 8 miles; River Forest, IL; FT enrollment: 2,971)
  • Oakton Community College (about 8 miles; Des Plaines, IL; FT enrollment: 7,271)

Public high school in Bensenville:

Public elementary/middle schools in Bensenville:

Private elementary/middle schools in Bensenville:

  • HOLY FAMILY CATHOLIC SCHOOL (Students: 188, Location: 145 E GRAND AVE, Grades: PK-8)
  • CONCORD LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 100, Location: 865 S CHURCH RD, Grades: PK-8)
  • KINDERCARE LEARNING CENTER #745 (Students: 77, Location: 324 E GREEN ST, Grades: UG-6)
See full list of schools located in Bensenville

Library in Bensenville:

  • BENSENVILLE COMMUNITY PUBLIC LIBRARY DISTRICT (Operating income: $2,005,961; Location: 200 SOUTH CHURCH ROAD; 82,185 books; 11,954 audio materials; 1,103 video materials; 4 local licensed databases; 16 state licensed databases; 248 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Bensenville: White Pines Country Club (A), Bensenville Village Hall (B), Bensenville Fire Protection District Station 1 (C), Bensenville Fire Protection District Station 2 (D), Bensonville Community Public Library (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Bensenville include: Bensenville Bible Church (A), Calvary Baptist Church (B), First Spanish Baptist Church (C), Grace Lutheran Church (D), Immanuel United Church of Christ (E), Peace United Church of Christ (F), Saint Alexis Roman Catholic Church (G), Saint Bedes Episcopal Church (H), Saint Charles Borromeo Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Fredens Cemetery (1), Zion Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Bensenville include: Diorio Park (1), Lions Park (2), Sunrise Park (3), Sunset Park (4), Veterans Park (5), Bensenville Ditch County Forest Preserve (6), Deer Park (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Bensenville Historical Society (Historical Places & Services; 900 West Wood Avenue), Chicago Specialty Bakers Inc (1152 Tower Lane).

Hotels: Country Inn-Stes OHare South (777 East Grand Avenue), Eukya Products (131 Foster Ave), Durable Textile CO (1085 Entry Drive).

Birthplace of: Audrey Wagner - Baseball player.

DuPage 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 Bensenville and their reported violations in the past:

GRACE GOSPEL FELLOWSHIP (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (SEP-17-2010)

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

  • BENSENVILLE (Address: 717 E JEFFERSON ST , Population served: 18,352, Primary Water Source Type: Purch surface water)
Average household size:
This village:

2.9 people
Illinois:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:

67.0%
Whole state:

65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:

7.3%
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: 0.3% of all households
122 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
400 people in nursing homes in 2000
6 people in religious group quarters in 2000

Banks with branches in Bensenville (2011 data):

  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: Bensenville Dominicks Branch, Bensenville-Main Branch, Grand. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.
  • Austin Bank of Chicago: Bensenville Branch at Two South York Road, branch established on 1989/03/15. Info updated 2006/08/30: Bank assets: $322.8 mil, Deposits: $265.1 mil, headquarters in Chicago, IL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 5 total offices, Holding Company: Greater Chicago Financial Corp.
  • MB Financial Bank, National Association: Bensenville Branch at 1050 Busse Highway, branch established on 1986/05/27. Info updated 2010/04/27: Bank assets: $9,792.4 mil, Deposits: $7,757.4 mil, headquarters in Chicago, IL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 93 total offices, Holding Company: Mb Financial, Inc
  • BMO Harris Bank National Association: Bensenville Branch at 201 West Grand Avenue, branch established on 2004/08/16. Info updated 2011/07/14: Bank assets: $97,264.0 mil, Deposits: $75,624.6 mil, headquarters in Chicago, IL, positive income, 717 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of Montreal
  • Firstmerit Bank, National Association: Bensenville Branch at 1000 Tower Lane, Suite 125, branch established on 1993/07/01. Info updated 2010/05/17: Bank assets: $14,420.6 mil, Deposits: $11,497.6 mil, headquarters in Akron, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 213 total offices, Holding Company: Firstmerit Corporation
  • RBS Citizens, National Association: Bensenville at 1125 South York Road, branch established on 1934/04/01. Info updated 2007/09/19: Bank assets: $106,940.6 mil, Deposits: $75,690.2 mil, headquarters in Providence, RI, positive income, 1135 total offices, Holding Company: Uk Financial Investments Limited

For population 15 years and over in Bensenville:

Marital status in Bensenville, IL
  • Never married: 31.0%
  • Now married: 50.9%
  • Separated: 2.3%
  • Widowed: 6.0%
  • Divorced: 9.9%

For population 25 years and over in Bensenville:

  • High school or higher: 77.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 18.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.7%
  • Unemployed: 4.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.4 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

15.0
Illinois average:

12.2

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

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Neighborhood in Bensenville (Bensenville, Illinois Neighborhood Map):

Religion statistics for Bensenville, IL (based on DuPage County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic373,82354
Evangelical Protestant120,953247
Other77,88980
Mainline Protestant71,909126
Orthodox8,46010
Black Protestant3,0145
None260,876-
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: 175
DuPage County:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 8
DuPage County:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.08 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 97
This county:

1.05 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

0.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 200
Here:

2.16 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 671
DuPage County:

7.24 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.1%
Illinois:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

24.0%
Illinois:

25.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
DuPage County:

13.2%
Illinois:

14.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Bensenville:

47.0%
Illinois:

48.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Bensenville:

45.0%
Illinois:

45.7%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.3
State:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Bensenville:

22.0%
Illinois:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Bensenville:

11.0%
Illinois:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

30.2%
State:

33.2%

General health condition:
This city:

54.8%
Illinois:

55.4%

Average condition of hearing:
Bensenville:

80.0%
State:

79.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Bensenville, 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 35$231,142$79,2490$0
Water Supply 13$74,740$68,9913$4,846
Financial Administration 12$53,603$53,6030$0
Parks and Recreation 11$50,984$55,61965$57,504
Housing and Community Development (Local) 7$34,102$58,4614$5,934
Other Government Administration 6$44,355$88,71015$4,295
Police - Other 6$29,978$59,95612$6,310
Streets and Highways 4$21,544$64,6320$0
Natural Resources 3$9,976$39,9042$3,259
Sewerage 2$9,029$54,1740$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 0$0
Welfare 0$0 0$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 0$0
Firefighters 0$0 0$0
Fire - Other 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 99$559,453$67,812101$82,148

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

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $16,665,000 ($909.17)
    General - Other: $9,009,000 ($491.49)
    Police Protection: $4,945,000 ($269.78)
    Regular Highways: $3,170,000 ($172.94)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $6,252,000 ($341.08)
    Water Utilities: $4,346,000 ($237.10)
    Sewerage: $4,043,000 ($220.57)
    Central Staff Services: $3,850,000 ($210.04)
    Regular Highways: $2,915,000 ($159.03)
    Parks and Recreation: $2,575,000 ($140.48)
    General - Other: $1,208,000 ($65.90)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,080,000 ($58.92)
    Financial Administration: $906,000 ($49.43)
    Parking Facilities: $2,000 ($0.11)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $2,892,000 ($157.77)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $9,867,000 ($538.30)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $5,576,000 ($304.20)
    Parks and Recreation: $2,870,000 ($156.57)
    Solid Waste Management: $977,000 ($53.30)
    Other: $881,000 ($48.06)
    Parking Facilities: $42,000 ($2.29)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $3,393,000 ($185.11)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $812,000 ($44.30)
    General Revenue - Other: $434,000 ($23.68)
    Interest Earnings: $46,000 ($2.51)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $5,993,000 ($326.95)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $7,390,000 ($403.16)
    Highways: $449,000 ($24.50)
  • Tax - Property: $7,030,000 ($383.52)
    Public Utilities Sales: $2,633,000 ($143.64)
    Other License: $1,132,000 ($61.76)
    Other Selective Sales: $916,000 ($49.97)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $87,030,000 ($4747.95)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $79,033,000 ($4311.67)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $17,498,000 ($954.61)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,501,000 ($518.33)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $31,765,000 ($1732.95)

6.52% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($78,245 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.52%
Illinois average:

4.69%

0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($645 average AGI)
DuPage County:

0.04%
Illinois average:

0.03%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Cook County, IL  3.07% ($81,685 average AGI)
from Will County, IL  0.62% ($74,293)
from Kane County, IL  0.49% ($55,548)


7.43% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($87,548 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.43%
Illinois average:

5.50%

0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($760 average AGI)
DuPage County:

0.06%
Illinois average:

0.06%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Cook County, IL  2.46% ($77,836 average AGI)
to Will County, IL  0.86% ($68,167)
to Kane County, IL  0.73% ($132,588)
Businesses in Bensenville, IL
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven1Payless1
Advance Auto Parts1RadioShack1
Burger King1Ryder Rental & Truck Leasing1
CVS1Safeway1
Cricket Wireless1Starbucks1
Dairy Queen1Subaru1
Dunkin Donuts2Subway3
FedEx5Taco Bell1
GameStop1UPS8
Jimmy John's1Volkswagen1
Little Caesars Pizza1Vons1
McDonald's1Walgreens1

Strongest AM radio stations in Bensenville:

  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WMBI (1110 AM; daytime; 5 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WYLL (1160 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WCSN (820 AM; 5 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WYPA, INC.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WJJG (1530 AM; daytime; 2 kW; ELMHURST, IL; Owner: JOSEPH J. GENTILE, INC.)
  • WVIV (1200 AM; 20 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLXX-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • WKTA (1330 AM; 5 kW; EVANSTON, IL; Owner: POLNET COMMUNICATIONS, LTD.)
  • WISN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

Strongest FM radio stations in Bensenville:

  • WMBI-FM (90.1 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • 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.)
  • WXRT-FM (93.1 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Bensenville:

  • W34CK (Channel 34; ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL; Owner: FIRST UNITED, 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)
  • 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)
  • WSNS-TV (Channel 44; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: TELEMUNDO OF CHICAGO, INC.)
  • WJYS (Channel 62; HAMMOND, IN; Owner: JOVON BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • 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.)
  • W64CQ (Channel 64; ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W57DN (Channel 57; ELGIN, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WYIN (Channel 56; GARY, IN; Owner: NORTHWEST INDIANA PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W24AJ (Channel 24; AURORA, IL; Owner: NELSON TV, INC.)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Bensenville fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 3Number of bridges
  • 33ft / 10.3mTotal length
  • 123,800Total average daily traffic
  • 23,366Total average daily truck traffic
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 5 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED41$173,76332$160,086174$195,7788$125,6753$992,0179$168,358
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED8$178,7184$214,38325$195,2511$387,3900$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED7$211,30711$152,044100$216,0104$47,7981$354,6205$181,556
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN7$186,5562$309,58040$233,5062$275,2650$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS3$160,7172$149,94015$177,7301$92,9000$01$52,020
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 8400.00 , 8407.01, 8408.01, 8408.02

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 5 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED4$154,4482$213,430
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED4$246,6133$327,533
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$143,0705$247,556
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$02$271,880
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$01$313,180
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 8400.00 , 8407.01, 8408.01, 8408.02

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

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

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 105. The highest number of fires - 202 took place in 2008, and the least - 14 in 2004. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Bensenville, IL When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (66.5%), and Outside Fires (18.4%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Bensenville, IL
    • 1,11466.5%Structure Fires
    • 30918.4%Outside Fires
    • 19611.7%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 573.4%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Bensenville, IL

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Bensenville, Illinois:

  • Country Inn & Suites, 777 E Grand Ave, Bensenville, Illinois 60106 , Phone: (630) 279-0100, Fax: (630) 279-0111
  • Holiday Inn Express & Suites Bensenville O'Hare, 811 E Grand Ave, Bensenville, Illinois 60106 , Phone: (630) 475-8181, Fax: (630) 475-8186
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Bensenville, Illinois
Most common first names in Bensenville, IL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John14372.4 years
Mary11381.7 years
William8476.3 years
Robert7567.9 years
Edward7475.4 years
Anna7184.2 years
George6976.2 years
Frank6973.0 years
Helen6579.9 years
Joseph6374.6 years
Most common last names in Bensenville, IL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson4678.5 years
Miller2373.4 years
Hansen2079.6 years
Smith1974.1 years
Anderson1978.0 years
Brown1474.4 years
Schmidt1481.6 years
Carlson1472.8 years
Wilson1379.4 years
Williams1277.1 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Bensenville, IL
  • 88.2%Utility gas
  • 9.9%Electricity
  • 1.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.5%No fuel used
  • 0.3%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Bensenville, IL
  • 59.4%Electricity
  • 39.0%Utility gas
  • 0.7%No fuel used
  • 0.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.3%Other fuel


Bensenville compared to Illinois state average:

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

Bensenville on our top lists:

  • #68 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Poland (population 500+)"
  • #40 (60131) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Polish first ancestries"
  • #14 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #19 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that visited a dentist within the past year"
  • #23 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Catholic adherents"
  • #25 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the best general health status score of residents (1-5), 3 years of data"
  • #26 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
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