Bensenville, Illinois

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Population in 2013: 18,535 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: -10.5%
 
Males: 9,226  (49.8%)
Females: 9,309  (50.2%)
Median resident age:  34.5 years
Illinois median age:  37.2 years

Zip codes: 60131.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $55,791 (it was $54,662 in 2000)
Bensenville:

$55,791
IL:

$56,210

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $23,517 (it was $20,040 in 2000)

Bensenville village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $210,070 (it was $152,900 in 2000)
Bensenville:

$210,070
IL:

$169,600

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $217,057; Detached houses: $234,770; Townhouses or other attached units: $145,536; In 2-unit structures: $171,855; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $137,473; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $94,426

Median gross rent in 2013: $941.

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  • Races in Bensenville, IL (2010)

    Bensenville races chart
    • 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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Bensenville: 104.6 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (9.8%), Italian (9.3%), Polish (8.6%), Irish (7.4%), English (2.9%), Swedish (1.4%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 07/17/1894

Elevation: 675 feet

Land area: 6.01 square miles.

Population density: 3,086 people per square mile   (average).

Bensenville,IL real estate house value index trend

Bensenville, Illinois map

For population 25 years and over in Bensenville:

  • High school or higher: 76.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.0%
  • Unemployed: 4.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Bensenville village:

  • Never married: 33.3%
  • Now married: 49.5%
  • Separated: 2.5%
  • Widowed: 5.7%
  • Divorced: 9.0%

6,261 residents are foreign born (24.9% Latin America, 5.7% Asia, 5.3% Europe).

This village:

33.8%
Illinois:

14.0%



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists there were 13 registered sex offenders living in Bensenville, Illinois as of August 04, 2015.
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 2013: $5,647 (2.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $5,144 (2.7%)

Bensenville satellite photo by USGS

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
  • 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: +7,955 (+43.0%)
Workers who live and work in this village: 1,466 (15.6%)

Area codes: 630, 847

Bensenville household income distribution Bensenville home values distribution

Crime rates in Bensenville by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2013
Murders 011100000000
per 100,000 0.04.84.84.80.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 366644266237
per 100,000 14.529.028.829.019.419.59.829.629.810.116.337.8
Robberies 1410101599812617175
per 100,000 67.648.348.072.643.743.939.159.329.885.492.327.0
Assaults 27363627483321191361013
per 100,000 130.4173.9172.8130.6233.1160.9102.693.864.630.254.370.1
Burglaries 1001251259387831018269527955
per 100,000 483.0603.8600.0450.0422.5404.6493.2405.0342.6261.3429.0296.8
Thefts 615545545530616387349357275264271193
per 100,000 2,970.62,632.52,616.22,564.42,991.21,886.51,704.41,763.11,365.61,326.81,471.71,041.3
Auto thefts 615555435242353539273215
per 100,000 294.6265.7264.0208.1252.5204.7170.9172.9193.7135.7173.880.9
Arson 399486333146
per 100,000 14.543.543.219.438.829.214.714.814.95.021.732.4
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 297.8) 217.4233.0231.5214.9227.2168.1145.2160.6129.8113.2143.3112.6

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City-data.com crime index 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
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

5.8%
Illinois:

7.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +2,735 (+15.2%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (29%)
  • Construction (12%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (8%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Retail trade (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (16%)
  • Manufacturing (16%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (15%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (13%)
  • Material moving occupations (9%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (26%)
  • Production occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (6%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (6%)

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

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

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 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 274.8 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 240.9 miles away from Bensenville 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 Dubois County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 5, Tornadoes: 4, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Bensenville topographic map

Birthplace of: Audrey Wagner - Baseball player.

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:

  • 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
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 111. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

111
U.S.:

74

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2012 was 0.255. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.255
U.S.:

0.303

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 12.0. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 0.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

12.0
U.S.:

6.6

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 1.11. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 0.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.11
U.S.:

1.93

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 28.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.4
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 17.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

17.3
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 10.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.1
U.S.:

9.1

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2009 was 0.0105. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 0.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0105
U.S.:

0.0147

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)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 15.8%
(6.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 31.5% for Black residents, 22.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 14.3% for other race residents, 14.3% 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
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, Illinois environmental map by EPA

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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 above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.

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 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

14.1
Illinois average:

12.4

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (72%)
  • Electricity (26%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
  • No fuel used (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Neighborhood in Bensenville (Bensenville, Illinois Neighborhood Map):

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

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
This county:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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
DuPage County:

2.16 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.24 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.1%
Illinois:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
DuPage County:

24.0%
Illinois:

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

13.2%
State:

14.5%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 12$53,603$53,6030$0
Other Government Administration 6$44,355$88,71015$4,295
Police Protection - Officers 35$231,142$79,2490$0
Police - Other 6$29,978$59,95612$6,310
Streets and Highways 4$21,544$64,6320$0
Sewerage 2$9,029$54,1740$0
Parks and Recreation 11$50,984$55,61965$57,504
Housing and Community Development(Local) 7$34,102$58,4614$5,934
Natural Resources 3$9,976$39,9042$3,259
Water Supply 13$74,740$68,9913$4,846
Totals for Government 99$559,453$67,812101$82,148

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

  • Construction - Central Staff Services: $3,231,000 ($174.32)
    General: $2,085,000 ($112.49)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $3,736,000 ($201.56)
    General - Other: $3,269,000 ($176.37)
    Water Utilities: $3,110,000 ($167.79)
    Sewerage: $3,110,000 ($167.79)
    Fire Protection: $2,560,000 ($138.12)
    Central Staff Services: $2,296,000 ($123.87)
    Parks & Recreation: $1,790,000 ($96.57)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $1,027,000 ($55.41)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,012,000 ($54.60)
    Financial Administration: $866,000 ($46.72)
    Regular Highways: $822,000 ($44.35)
    Housing & Community Development: $71,000 ($3.83)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Cash & Deposits: $1,292,000 ($69.71)
    Benefit Payments: $471,000 ($25.41)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,297,000 ($69.98)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $3,015,000 ($162.67)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $8,892,000 ($479.74)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $452,000 ($24.39)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $2,522,000 ($136.07)
    Parks & Recreation: $2,212,000 ($119.34)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,230,000 ($66.36)
    All Other: $312,000 ($16.83)
    Parking Facilities: $33,000 ($1.78)
  • Employee Retirement - Interest Revenue: $619,000 ($33.40)
    Local Employee Contribution: $195,000 ($10.52)
    From Local Government: $148,000 ($7.98)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $1,358,000 ($73.27)
    Interest Earnings: $115,000 ($6.20)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $3,793,000 ($204.64)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $5,598,000 ($302.02)
    Highways: $569,000 ($30.70)
    Transit Utilities: $61,000 ($3.29)
    All Other: $13,000 ($0.70)
  • Tax - Property: $5,791,000 ($312.44)
    Public Utilities: $3,345,000 ($180.47)
    NEC: $1,100,000 ($59.35)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $7,530,000 ($406.26)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $18,779,000 ($1013.16)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $12,445,000 ($671.43)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $6,050,000 ($326.41)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $23,632,000 ($1274.99)
    Water Utilities: $7,245,000 ($390.88)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $1,542,000 ($83.19)
    Water Utilities: $285,000 ($15.38)

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

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $430,000 ($23.20)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Federal Securities: $4,859,000 ($262.15)
    Total Other Securities: $2,740,000 ($147.83)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $1,958,000 ($105.64)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $76,000 ($4.10)

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 - 2013 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 4Number of bridges
  • 12m39ftTotal length
  • 100,800Total average daily traffic
  • 16,332Total average daily truck traffic
  • 112,290Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic

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
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

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  • #33 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that drank alcohol in the past 30 days"
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