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Population in 2012: 18,493 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: -10.7%
 

Males: 9,083  (49.1%)
Females: 9,410  (50.9%)

Median resident age:  34.4 years
Illinois median age:  39.6 years

Zip codes: 60131.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $57,843 (it was $54,662 in 2000)
Bensenville:

$57,843
IL:

$55,137
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $22,118

Bensenville village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $227,719 (it was $152,900 in 2000)
Bensenville:

$227,719
IL:

$170,600
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $246,560; Detached houses: $261,731; Townhouses or other attached units: $147,959; In 2-unit structures: $312,778; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $131,538; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $137,815

Median gross rent in 2012: $910.

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  • Hispanic - 9,469 (51.2%)
  • White alone - 7,532 (40.8%)
  • Black alone - 725 (3.9%)
  • Asian alone - 717 (3.9%)
  • Two or more races - 15 (0.08%)
  • Other race alone - 12 (0.06%)
  • American Indian alone - 10 (0.05%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Bensenville: 105.5 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (10.3%), Polish (9.4%), Italian (9.1%), Irish (6.9%), English (2.6%), Arab (1.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 07/17/1894

Elevation: 675 feet

Land area: 6.01 square miles.

Population density: 3,079 people per square mile 
 
 (average).

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For population 25 years and over in Bensenville:

  • High school or higher: 76.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.4%
  • Unemployed: 8.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Bensenville village:

  • Never married: 34.2%
  • Now married: 48.0%
  • Separated: 2.0%
  • Widowed: 6.6%
  • Divorced: 9.3%

6,397 residents are foreign born (6.2% Europe, 5.7% Asia).

This village:  34.6%
Illinois:  13.9%



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists there were 13 registered sex offenders living in Bensenville, Illinois as of October 25, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Bensenville to the number of sex offenders is 1,423 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $5,371 (2.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $4,622 (2.2%)

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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 ).

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
  • 2009: 0 buildings
  • 2010: 0 buildings
  • 2011: 0 buildings
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $150,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 41.96 N, Longitude: 87.95 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +8,060 (+43.6%)
Workers who live and work in this village: 1,633 (18.0%)

Area codes: 630, 847

Bensenville household income distribution Bensenville home values distribution


 

Crime rates in Bensenville by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011
Murders 001110000000
per 100,000 0.00.04.84.84.80.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 1136664426623
per 100,000 53.114.529.028.829.019.419.59.829.629.810.116.3
Robberies 15141010159981261717
per 100,000 72.567.648.348.072.643.743.939.159.329.885.492.3
Assaults 28273636274833211913610
per 100,000 135.2130.4173.9172.8130.6233.1160.9102.693.864.630.254.3
Burglaries 11610012512593878310182695279
per 100,000 560.3483.0603.8600.0450.0422.5404.6493.2405.0342.6261.3429.0
Thefts 716615545545530616387349357275264271
per 100,000 3458.42970.62632.52616.22564.42991.21886.51704.41763.11365.61326.81471.7
Auto thefts 596155554352423535392732
per 100,000 285.0294.6265.7264.0208.1252.5204.7170.9172.9193.7135.7173.8
Arson 239948633314
per 100,000 9.714.543.543.219.438.829.214.714.814.95.021.7
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 304.8) 270.6217.3232.8231.4214.8227.0168.0145.1160.5129.7113.1143.3

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

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 35 (29 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.57
Illinois average:

2.76

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Bensenville, Illinois accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

8.1%
Illinois:

9.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +2,735 (+15.2%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (31%)
  • Construction (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (8%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Retail trade (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (18%)
  • Manufacturing (18%)
  • Accommodation and food services (12%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Educational services (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (7%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (3%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5%)
  • Customer service representatives (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Bensenville-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Illinois state average. It is 112% 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 significantly below Illinois state average. It is 97% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 MB, 4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 60.1 miles away from the city center
On 9/2/1999 at 16:17:29, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 78.4 miles away from Bensenville center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in DuPage County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 7, Floods: 6, Snowstorms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Snow: 1, Tornado: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Bensenville topographic map

Birthplace of: Audrey Wagner - Baseball player.


Hospitals/medical centers in Bensenville:

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

Other hospitals/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)

Political contributions by individuals in Bensenville, 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.

Local government website: www.bensenville.il.us

College/University in Bensenville:

  • Star Truck Driving School (Full-time enrollment: 58; 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: 2,875)
  • Triton College (about 7 miles; River Grove, IL; FT enrollment: 4,960)
  • Universal Technical Institute of Illinois Inc (about 7 miles; Glendale Heights, IL; FT enrollment: 2,759)
  • Oakton Community College (about 8 miles; Des Plaines, IL; FT enrollment: 3,670)
  • Dominican University (about 8 miles; River Forest, IL; FT enrollment: 2,386)
  • City Colleges of Chicago-Wilbur Wright College (about 9 miles; Chicago, IL; FT enrollment: 4,343)
  • Midwestern University (about 10 miles; Downers Grove, IL; FT enrollment: 2,008)

Public high school in Bensenville:

Public elementary/middle schools in Bensenville:

Private elementary/middle schools in Bensenville:

  • ST CHARLES BORROMEO SCHOOL (Students: 144; Location: 145 E GRAND AVE; Grades: KG - 8)
  • CONCORD LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 109; Location: 865 S CHURCH RD; Grades: PK - 8)
See full list of schools located in Bensenville, map of school districts: BENSENVILLE SCHOOL DISTRICT 2, FENTON COMMUNITY HIGH SCHOOL DISTRICT 100

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)

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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).

 
DuPage County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Air pollution and air quality trends
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AQI  Pb  CO  SO2 NO2 Ozone  PM10 PM2.5

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 32.6. This is about average.
City:

32.6
U.S.:

32.0
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2009 was 0.0147. This is significantly better than average. There were 9 monitors within city limits.
City:

0.0147
U.S.:

0.0222
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.255. This is better than average. There were 1 monitors within city limits.
City:

0.255
U.S.:

0.334
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 2.16. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.1 miles away from the city center.
City:

2.16
U.S.:

2.43
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 16.3. This is significantly worse than average. There were 1 monitors within city limits.
City:

16.3
U.S.:

9.4
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 19.4. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 5.3 miles away from the city center.
City:

19.4
U.S.:

28.3
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 19.3. This is about average. There were 9 monitors within city limits.
City:

19.3
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.97. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.6 miles away from the city center.
City:

9.97
U.S.:

9.59

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

BENSENVILLE (Population served: 20703, Purch_surface_water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In FEB-2003, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-16-2003), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-16-2003), St Public Notif received (MAY-21-2003), St Compliance achieved (SEP-01-2003)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-1999, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-15-1999), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-15-1999)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One minor monitoring violation

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

  • GRACE GOSPEL FELLOWSHIP (Population served: 100, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • ST BEDE EPISCOPAL CHURCH (Population served: 50, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 16.7%
(7.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 37.3% for Black residents, 22.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 16.7% for other race residents, 7.0% for two or more races residents)

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

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Bensenville, IL

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

Bensenville compared to Illinois state average:

Bensenville, Illinois environmental map by EPA

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


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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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Bensenville travel time to work - commute


Bensenville mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (75%)
  • Electricity (23%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

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Religion statistics for Bensenville village (based on DuPage County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 58.88%
Here58.9%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchLutheran ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaUnited Methodist ChurchMuslim Estimate
Adherents65.6%5.2%5.0%3.8%2.8%
Congregations12.8%6.4%7.7%7.7%1.3%
NameUnited Church of ChristAssemblies of GodPresbyterian Church (USA)Episcopal ChurchOther
Adherents2.7%2.0%1.9%1.2%9.8%
Congregations5.6%2.8%4.6%2.8%48.5%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 175
Here:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 8
This county:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

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

1.05 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

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

2.16 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.24 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

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

7.1%
State:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

24.0%
State:

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

13.2%
Illinois:

14.5%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 1$7,544$90,5280$0
Other Government Administration 7$26,782$45,91215$5,456
Judicial and Legal 0$0 1$1,318
Police Protection - Officers 29$180,168$74,5520$0
Police - Other 9$37,539$50,0526$6,613
Firefighters 20$127,863$76,71810$5,070
Fire - Other 1$2,595$31,1401$203
Streets and Highways 11$54,108$59,0270$0
Welfare 0$0 1$614
Sewerage 3$16,002$64,0080$0
Water Supply 7$33,661$57,7051$1,913
Other and Unallocable 0$0 3$4,765
Totals for Government 88$486,262$66,30838$25,952

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

  • Construction - Central Staff Services: $3,231,000 ($174.71)
    General: $2,085,000 ($112.75)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $3,736,000 ($202.02)
    General - Other: $3,269,000 ($176.77)
    Water Utilities: $3,110,000 ($168.17)
    Sewerage: $3,110,000 ($168.17)
    Fire Protection: $2,560,000 ($138.43)
    Central Staff Services: $2,296,000 ($124.16)
    Parks & Recreation: $1,790,000 ($96.79)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $1,027,000 ($55.53)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,012,000 ($54.72)
    Financial Administration: $866,000 ($46.83)
    Regular Highways: $822,000 ($44.45)
    Housing & Community Development: $71,000 ($3.84)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Cash & Deposits: $1,292,000 ($69.86)
    Benefit Payments: $471,000 ($25.47)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,297,000 ($70.13)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $3,015,000 ($163.03)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $8,892,000 ($480.83)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $452,000 ($24.44)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $2,522,000 ($136.38)
    Parks & Recreation: $2,212,000 ($119.61)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,230,000 ($66.51)
    All Other: $312,000 ($16.87)
    Parking Facilities: $33,000 ($1.78)
  • Employee Retirement - Interest Revenue: $619,000 ($33.47)
    Local Employee Contribution: $195,000 ($10.54)
    From Local Government: $148,000 ($8.00)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $1,358,000 ($73.43)
    Interest Earnings: $115,000 ($6.22)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $3,793,000 ($205.10)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $5,598,000 ($302.71)
    Highways: $569,000 ($30.77)
    Transit Utilities: $61,000 ($3.30)
    All Other: $13,000 ($0.70)
  • Tax - Property: $5,791,000 ($313.15)
    Public Utilities: $3,345,000 ($180.88)
    NEC: $1,100,000 ($59.48)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $7,530,000 ($407.18)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $18,779,000 ($1015.47)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $12,445,000 ($672.96)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $6,050,000 ($327.15)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $23,632,000 ($1277.89)
    Water Utilities: $7,245,000 ($391.77)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $1,542,000 ($83.38)
    Water Utilities: $285,000 ($15.41)

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

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $430,000 ($23.25)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Federal Securities: $4,859,000 ($262.75)
    Total Other Securities: $2,740,000 ($148.16)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $1,958,000 ($105.88)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $76,000 ($4.11)

7.68% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($54,518 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.68%
Illinois average:

5.66%

0.13% of residents moved from foreign countries ($458 average AGI)
DuPage County:

0.13%
Illinois average:

0.19%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Cook County, IL  3.59% ($54,553 average AGI)
from Will County, IL  0.64% ($51,466)
from Kane County, IL  0.48% ($47,627)


8.81% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($61,014 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.81%
Illinois average:

5.99%

0.07% of residents moved to foreign countries ($415 average AGI)
DuPage County:

0.07%
Illinois average:

0.07%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Cook County, IL  2.58% ($52,869 average AGI)
to Will County, IL  1.24% ($59,479)
to Kane County, IL  0.90% ($64,543)

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 (per 100,000 population)


See more detailed statistics of Bensenville fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 4
Total length: 12 meters (39ft)
Total average daily traffic: 100,800
Total average daily truck traffic: 16,332
Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic: 112,290

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

80 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Bensenville)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

6
  • 100 N Church Rd (Lat: 41.958361 Lon: -87.949500), Structure height: 6 m, Call Sign: WNWZ910, Licensee ID: L00012915
    Assigned Frequencies: 1.62000 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/14/2011, Expiration Date: 08/09/2021
    Registrant: Bensenville, Village Of, 100 N Church Rd, Bensenville, IL 60106, Phone: (630) 350-3461, Email:
  • Lat: 41.941694 Lon: -87.948667, Call Sign: WPSY332
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.437 MHz, 452.462 MHz, 452.112 MHz, 452.387 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/07/2001, Expiration Date: 08/07/2011, Cancellation Date: 10/08/2011, Certifier: Stephen Partyka
    Registrant: Cara Enterprises, Inc, Salt Lake City, UT 84117-0503, Phone: (801) 278-9728, Fax: (801) 278-7239, Email:
  • Lat: 41.986889 Lon: -87.949833, Call Sign: WPUA233
    Assigned Frequencies: 462.237 MHz, 462.312 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/13/2012, Expiration Date: 01/22/2022, Certifier: Thom Dodge
    Registrant: Boise White Paper, L.L.C., 1111 West Jefferson St., Boise, ID 83728, Phone: (208) 384-7111, Fax: (208) 331-5811, Email:
  • Lat: 41.944750 Lon: -87.940417, Call Sign: WQLW652
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.370 MHz, 155.340 MHz, 155.400 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/12/2010, Expiration Date: 05/12/2020, Certifier: Randy W Kaminsky
    Registrant: Norcomm Public Safety Communication Inc., 2600 N. Mannheim Road, Franklin Park, IL 60131, Phone: (630) 903-2243, Fax: (630) 833-0574, Email:
  • Lat: 41.956472 Lon: -87.941167, Call Sign: WQOA471, Licensee ID: L00012915
    Assigned Frequencies: 462.387 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/26/2011, Expiration Date: 07/26/2021, Certifier: Frank Kosman
    Registrant: Village Of Bensenville, 12 S Center St, Bensenville, IL 60106, Phone: (630) 766-8200, Fax: (630) 594-1105, Email:
  • Lat: 41.950111 Lon: -87.943056, Call Sign: WQQZ355
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.587 MHz, 452.812 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/29/2013, Expiration Date: 03/29/2023, Certifier: Jennifer Medley
    Registrant: Washington Radio Reports, 1588 Fairfield Road Ste 7, Gettysburg, PA 17325, Phone: (717) 334-0668, Fax: (717) 334-6440, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

43 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Bensenville)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

13 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Bensenville)


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

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 42
  • Hazardous Condition: 5

Incident types - Bensenville


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Bensenville, IL

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
Businesses in Bensenville, IL
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven1Payless1
Burger King1RadioShack1
CVS1Ryder Rental & Truck Leasing1
Cricket Wireless1Safeway1
Dairy Queen1Starbucks1
Dunkin Donuts2Subway3
FedEx5Taco Bell1
GameStop1UPS8
Jimmy John's1Vons1
Little Caesars Pizza1Walgreens1
McDonald's1
Browse common businesses in Bensenville, IL


Bensenville on our top lists:

  • #26 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Paper and paper product merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
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  • #33 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Printing and related support activities (population 5,000+)"
  • #36 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Machinery, equipment, and supplies merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #57 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Machinery (population 5,000+)"
  • #61 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Other protective service workers including supervisors (population 5,000+)"
  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that visited a dentist within the past year"
  • #20 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the best general health status score of residents (1-5), 3 years of data"
  • #33 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that drank alcohol in the past 30 days"
  • #49 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that had a sunburn in the past 12 months"
  • #59 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that exercised in the past month"
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