Berkeley, Illinois

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Population in 2017: 5,130 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: -2.2%
 
Males: 2,645  (51.6%)
Females: 2,485  (48.4%)
Median resident age:

39.4 years
Illinois median age:

38.0 years

Zip codes: 60163, 60164.

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Estimated median household income in 2017: $69,366 (it was $58,984 in 2000)
Berkeley:

$69,366
IL:

$62,992

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $30,994 (it was $24,334 in 2000)

Berkeley village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $187,388 (it was $137,800 in 2000)
Berkeley:

$187,388
IL:

$195,300

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $318,646; detached houses: $328,836; townhouses or other attached units: $310,531; in 2-unit structures: $309,931; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $313,452; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $309,380; mobile homes: $43,489; occupied boats, rvs, vans, etc.: $660,183

Median gross rent in 2017: $990.

March 2019 cost of living index in Berkeley: 101.5 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 7.5%
(7.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 8.7% for Black residents, 5.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 7.6% for other race residents)
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  • Races in Berkeley, IL (2017)
    • 1,68432.5%Black alone
    • 1,59930.9%White alone
    • 1,54329.8%Hispanic
    • 2033.9%Asian alone
    • 1052.0%Two or more races
    • 320.6%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists, there were 14 registered sex offenders living in Berkeley, Illinois as of May 26, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Berkeley is 370 to 1.


Crime rates in Berkeley by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(19.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(20.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(60.8)
1
(20.4)
2
(41.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(19.1)
3
(57.2)
1
(19.1)
1
(19.2)
3
(58.4)
1
(19.5)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
1
(19.8)
2
(40.0)
5
(100.9)
5
(101.3)
1
(20.4)
9
(187.5)
8
(153.1)
0
(0.0)
4
(76.4)
3
(57.2)
8
(152.8)
4
(76.9)
5
(97.3)
1
(19.5)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
4
(79.0)
4
(79.9)
5
(100.9)
5
(101.3)
7
(142.5)
3
(62.5)
5
(95.7)
10
(191.1)
8
(152.8)
8
(152.6)
6
(114.6)
5
(96.1)
3
(58.4)
3
(58.6)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
19
(375.3)
22
(439.5)
15
(302.6)
17
(344.3)
28
(569.9)
15
(312.5)
13
(248.8)
17
(324.8)
14
(267.3)
12
(228.9)
15
(286.5)
15
(288.4)
8
(155.7)
6
(117.2)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
77
(1,521)
74
(1,478)
56
(1,130)
71
(1,438)
108
(2,198)
100
(2,083)
69
(1,321)
72
(1,376)
75
(1,432)
58
(1,106)
67
(1,280)
69
(1,327)
72
(1,401)
40
(781.4)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
7
(138.3)
3
(59.9)
5
(100.9)
5
(101.3)
4
(81.4)
4
(83.3)
3
(57.4)
1
(19.1)
3
(57.3)
3
(57.2)
6
(114.6)
3
(57.7)
9
(175.2)
3
(58.6)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(20.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(38.2)
1
(19.1)
2
(38.1)
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)119.9138.6124.9188.9185.2214.0139.9117.5149.3196.5164.5135.6168.577.4

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City-data.com crime index in Berkeley, IL

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 20 (17 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.27
Illinois average:

2.66
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Ancestries: German (3.8%), Irish (2.8%), American (2.5%), Italian (2.2%), Albanian (1.4%), Polish (1.0%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 08/24/1925

Elevation: 670 feet

Land area: 1.39 square miles.

Population density: 3,683 people per square mile   (average).

Berkeley, Illinois map

811 residents are foreign born (9.8% Latin America, 3.2% Asia, 1.7% Europe).

This village:

15.7%
Illinois:

14.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $5,231 (2.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $3,752 (2.4%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Oak Park, IL (6.2 miles , pop. 52,524).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Chicago, IL (12.3 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Hillside, IL (1.0 miles ),
Elmhurst, IL (1.3 miles ),
Bellwood, IL (1.3 miles ),
Northlake, IL (1.4 miles ),
Stone Park, IL (1.4 miles ),
Westchester, IL (1.6 miles ),
Melrose Park, IL (1.7 miles ),
Broadview, IL (1.9 miles )

Latitude: 41.89 N, Longitude: 87.91 W

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

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 1 building, cost: $87,000
  • 2002: 3 buildings, average cost: $33,300
  • 2003: 4 buildings, average cost: $136,400
  • 2004: 1 building, cost: $195,000
  • 2005: 4 buildings, average cost: $187,500
  • 2006: 12 buildings, average cost: $271,600
  • 2007: 6 buildings, average cost: $284,700
  • 2008: 2 buildings, average cost: $287,500
  • 2013: 1 building, cost: $245,000
  • 2017: 1 building, cost: $200,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Berkeley, IL residents
Average permit cost in Berkeley, IL
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.7%
Illinois:

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

Population change in the 1990s: +110 (+2.1%).
Most common industries in Berkeley, IL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (11.8%)
  • Finance & insurance (8.9%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.4%)
  • Construction (6.2%)
  • Educational services (5.2%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.2%)
  • Other transportation, support activities, couriers (3.8%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (8.9%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.0%)
  • Other transportation, support activities, couriers (6.0%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.4%)
  • Metal & metal products (5.2%)
  • Food (4.4%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.3%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (20.8%)
  • Finance & insurance (12.0%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (7.4%)
  • Educational services (6.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.8%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.1%)
  • Construction (3.3%)
Most common occupations in Berkeley, IL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.0%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.3%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5.2%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.2%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.9%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.6%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.9%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.9%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.3%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.6%)
  • Other material moving workers, except laborers (4.2%)
  • Electricians (2.9%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (11.1%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (9.2%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.4%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (5.4%)
  • Registered nurses (5.1%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.0%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.8%)

Average climate in Berkeley, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Berkeley, 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 1.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.246
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 17.1. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 1.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

17.1
U.S.:

5.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 1.18. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.18
U.S.:

1.79
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 24.0. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 1.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

24.0
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 23.8. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 1.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

23.8
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 9.60. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.60
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2009 was 0.0191. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 1.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0191
U.S.:

0.0098

Tornado activity:

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

On 8/28/1990, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 26.8 miles away from the Berkeley village center killed 29 people and injured 350 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 6/13/1976, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 10.9 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:

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

On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 237.6 miles away from Berkeley 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 212.1 miles away from the city 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 59.0 miles away from Berkeley center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 269.8 miles away from Berkeley center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 235.9 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 228.1 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 Cook County (19) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 4

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

Hospitals and medical centers near Berkeley:

  • RENAISSANCE AT HILLSIDE (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; HILLSIDE, IL)
  • HEARTLAND HOME HLTH CARE AND HOS (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; HILLSIDE, IL)
  • HEARTLAND HOSPICE SERVICES (Hospital, about 2 miles away; HILLSIDE, IL)
  • ELMHURST OUTPATIENT SURGERY CENTER (Hospital, about 2 miles away; ELMHURST, IL)
  • LEYDEN COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 2 miles away; NORTHLAKE, IL)
  • THC CHICAGO INC DBA KINDRED HOSP CHGO (Hospital, about 2 miles away; NORTHLAKE, IL)
  • FMCNA - NORTH AVENUE DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 2 miles away; MELROSE PARK, IL)

Amtrak stations near Berkeley:

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

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Berkeley:

  • Elmhurst College (about 3 miles; Elmhurst, IL; Full-time enrollment: 3,364)
  • Triton College (about 5 miles; River Grove, IL; FT enrollment: 8,817)
  • Dominican University (about 5 miles; River Forest, IL; FT enrollment: 2,971)
  • Concordia University-Chicago (about 6 miles; River Forest, IL; FT enrollment: 3,944)
  • Chamberlain College of Nursing-Illinois (about 8 miles; Addison, IL; FT enrollment: 8,977)
  • City Colleges of Chicago-Wilbur Wright College (about 9 miles; Chicago, IL; FT enrollment: 8,683)
  • Universal Technical Institute of Illinois Inc (about 9 miles; Glendale Heights, IL; FT enrollment: 2,281)

Public elementary/middle schools in Berkeley:

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Library in Berkeley:

  • BERKELEY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $340,465; Location: 1637 NORTH TAFT AVENUE; 41,607 books; 1,495 audio materials; 1,941 video materials; 1 local licensed databases; 18 state licensed databases; 5 other licensed databases; 63 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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

Churches in Berkeley include: Church of Christ (A), Holy Trinity Lutheran Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Old Settlers Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

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

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

  • BERKELEY (Population served: 5,209, 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:

72.4%
Whole state:

65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:

6.2%
Whole state:

6.3%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households
8 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
7 people in residential treatment centers for adults in 2010
7 people in homes for the mentally retarded in 2000

Banks with branches in Berkeley (2011 data):

  • Republic Bank of Chicago: Berkeley Branch at 5500 St. Charles Road, branch established on 1966/07/26. Info updated 2010/04/26: Bank assets: $1,360.1 mil, Deposits: $1,129.5 mil, headquarters in Oak Brook, IL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 17 total offices, Holding Company: Republic Bancorp Co.
  • RBS Citizens, National Association: St. Charles Road / Berkeley at 5401 St Charles Road, branch established on 1889/01/01. 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 Berkeley:

Marital status in Berkeley, IL
  • Never married: 37.9%
  • Now married: 44.6%
  • Separated: 1.9%
  • Widowed: 5.1%
  • Divorced: 10.5%

For population 25 years and over in Berkeley:

  • High school or higher: 86.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 23.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.9%
  • Unemployed: 5.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.7 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.1
Illinois average:

12.2

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

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

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

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 1,460
This county:

2.77 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

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

0.04 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

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

0.93 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

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

1.53 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.67 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

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

8.4%
Illinois:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Cook County:

23.5%
Illinois:

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

16.3%
State:

14.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

49.4%
Illinois:

48.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Berkeley:

47.1%
State:

45.7%

Average BMI:
This city:

29.1
State:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Berkeley:

20.3%
Illinois:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Berkeley:

11.8%
Illinois:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
Illinois:

6.8

Overweight people:
Berkeley:

35.0%
Illinois:

33.2%

General health condition:
Berkeley:

55.5%
Illinois:

55.4%

Average condition of hearing:
Berkeley:

79.6%
State:

79.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Berkeley, IL Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 15$97,496$77,9973$5,496
Other Government Administration 5$23,464$56,3149$6,678
Streets and Highways 4$19,824$59,4720$0
Police - Other 4$16,454$49,36210$8,789
Local Libraries 2$10,140$60,84016$19,465
Firefighters 1$4,233$50,79648$66,677
Financial Administration 0$0 1$2,921
Totals for Government 31$171,611$66,43087$110,026

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

  • Construction - Central Staff Services: $1,572,000 ($306.43)
    General - Other: $132,000 ($25.73)
    Regular Highways: $77,000 ($15.01)
    Solid Waste Management: $45,000 ($8.77)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $1,850,000 ($360.62)
    Central Staff Services: $1,336,000 ($260.43)
    Water Utilities: $1,318,000 ($256.92)
    Local Fire Protection: $644,000 ($125.54)
    Solid Waste Management: $444,000 ($86.55)
    Regular Highways: $407,000 ($79.34)
    Libraries: $340,000 ($66.28)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $151,000 ($29.43)
    Sewerage: $99,000 ($19.30)
    Financial Administration: $41,000 ($7.99)
    Parking Facilities: $9,000 ($1.75)
    General - Other: $5,000 ($0.97)
  • Employee Retirement - Other Investments - Other: $3,637,000 ($708.97)
    Corporate Bonds: $1,111,000 ($216.57)
    Benefit Payments: $621,000 ($121.05)
    Total Cash and Deposits: $384,000 ($74.85)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $68,000 ($13.26)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $12,000 ($2.34)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,862,000 ($557.89)

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

  • Charges - Other: $535,000 ($104.29)
    Solid Waste Management: $436,000 ($84.99)
    Sewerage: $339,000 ($66.08)
    Parking Facilities: $19,000 ($3.70)
  • Employee Retirement - Earnings on Investments (calculated): $293,000 ($57.12)
    Local Employee Contribution: $104,000 ($20.27)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $26,000 ($5.07)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $61,000 ($11.89)
    General Revenue - Other: $58,000 ($11.31)
    Interest Earnings: $45,000 ($8.77)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,579,000 ($307.80)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $773,000 ($150.68)
    Other: $217,000 ($42.30)
    Highways: $129,000 ($25.15)
  • Tax - Property: $4,247,000 ($827.88)
    Public Utilities Sales: $305,000 ($59.45)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $139,000 ($27.10)
    Other License: $120,000 ($23.39)
    Other Selective Sales: $76,000 ($14.81)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,180,000 ($424.95)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,089,000 ($407.21)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $226,000 ($44.05)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $135,000 ($26.32)

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

  • Employee Retirement - Total Federal Securities: $2,265,000 ($441.52)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $10,821,000 ($2109.36)

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

Here:

3.60%
Illinois average:

4.69%

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

0.03%
Illinois average:

0.03%

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


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

Here:

4.63%
Illinois average:

5.50%

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

0.07%
Illinois average:

0.06%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to DuPage County, IL  0.56% ($81,685 average AGI)
to Will County, IL  0.32% ($62,155)
to Lake County, IL  0.29% ($95,396)
Businesses in Berkeley, IL
NameCountNameCount
Cricket Wireless2McDonald's1
Curves1Sprint Nextel1
Dunkin Donuts1Subway1
FedEx1True Value1
H&R Block1UPS1

Strongest AM radio stations in Berkeley:

  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WJJG (1530 AM; daytime; 2 kW; ELMHURST, IL; Owner: JOSEPH J. GENTILE, INC.)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • 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.)
  • WVIV (1200 AM; 20 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLXX-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WPNA (1490 AM; 1 kW; OAK PARK, IL; Owner: ALLIANCE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WGCI (1390 AM; 5 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Berkeley:

  • WLEY-FM (107.9 FM; AURORA, IL; Owner: WLEY LICENSING, INC.)
  • WCKG (105.9 FM; ELMWOOD PARK, IL; Owner: INFINITY HOLDINGS CORPORATION OF ORLANDO)
  • WLIT-FM (93.9 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WJMK (104.3 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORP. OF ILLINOIS)
  • WNUA (95.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • 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)
  • WZZN (94.7 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC CHICAGO FM RADIO,INC.)
  • WMBI-FM (90.1 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • WRSE (88.7 FM; ELMHURST, IL; Owner: BD. OF TRUSTEES, ELMHURST COLLEGE)
  • 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.)

TV broadcast stations around Berkeley:

  • WLS-TV (Channel 7; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WMAQ-TV (Channel 5; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: NBC SUBSIDIARY (WMAQ-TV), INC.)
  • WTTW (Channel 11; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WINDOW TO THE WORLD COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WGN-TV (Channel 9; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WGBO-TV (Channel 66; JOLIET, IL; Owner: WGBO LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.)
  • WBBM-TV (Channel 2; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WPWR-TV (Channel 50; GARY, IN; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WXFT (Channel 60; AURORA, IL; Owner: TELEFUTURA CHICAGO LLC)
  • WCIU-TV (Channel 26; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WCIU-TV LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WCPX (Channel 38; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: PAXSON CHICAGO LICENSE, INC.)
  • WFLD (Channel 32; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • W68DO (Channel 68; PALATINE, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WFBT-CA (Channel 23; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: CHANNEL 23 LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WJYS (Channel 62; HAMMOND, IN; Owner: JOVON BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WSNS-TV (Channel 44; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: TELEMUNDO OF CHICAGO, INC.)
  • W34CK (Channel 34; ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL; Owner: FIRST UNITED, INC.)
  • WOCH-LP (Channel 28; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: KM LPTV OF CHICAGO-28, L.L.C.)
  • WYCC (Channel 20; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: COLLEGE DIST. #508, COUNTY OF COOK)
  • WOCK-CA (Channel 13; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: KM LPTV OF CHICAGO-13, L.L.C.)
  • W64CQ (Channel 64; ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WYIN (Channel 56; GARY, IN; Owner: NORTHWEST INDIANA PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W57DN (Channel 57; ELGIN, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W24AJ (Channel 24; AURORA, IL; Owner: NELSON TV, INC.)
  • W54AP (Channel 54; BLUE ISLAND, IL; Owner: CATHOLIC VIEWS BROADCASTS, INC.)
Berkeley fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Berkeley fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 31Number of bridges
  • 551ft / 168mTotal length
  • $6,639,000Total costs
  • 1,707,450Total average daily traffic
  • 155,984Total average daily truck traffic
New bridges in Berkeley, IL - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 251950-1959
  • 11960-1969
  • 51990-1999
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Berkeley, IL

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

17 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Berkeley)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Aei #729 Proviso Diesel Shop E, Mp 12.9, Geneva Sub (Lat: 41.894778 Lon: -87.883889), Type: Mast, Structure height: 2 m, Call Sign: WPIK286,
    Assigned Frequencies: 902.250 MHz, 903.750 MHz, 903.750 MHz, 910.000 MHz, 910.000 MHz, 911.500 MHz, 913.000 MHz, 913.000 MHz, 915.000 MHz, 915.000 MHz... (+9 more), Grant Date: 08/26/2015, Expiration Date: 09/21/2025, Registrant: Prokarma, 222 So 15th St. Suite 505n, Omaha, NE 68102, Phone: (402) 522-5068, Fax: (402) 233-3179, Email:

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Lat: 41.893111 Lon: -87.903361, Call Sign: WQOD763,
    Assigned Frequencies: 452.812 MHz, 456.487 MHz, 457.312 MHz, 457.987 MHz, 452.312 MHz, 467.512 MHz, Grant Date: 08/23/2011, Expiration Date: 08/23/2021, Certifier: Grant Sabo, 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:

6
  • STATION, 6161 Butterfield Rd (Lat: 41.872250 Lon: -87.919778), Structure height: 11.6 m, Overall height: 12.2 m, Call Sign: WNTC232,
    Assigned Frequencies: 957.550 MHz, Grant Date: 09/19/2012, Expiration Date: 10/27/2022, Registrant: Dupage Water Commission, 600 E. Butterfield Rd., Elmhurst, IL 60126, Phone: (630) 834-0100, Email:
  • .33 Mi S Int Us 20 & S Rr Ave (Lat: 41.900028 Lon: -87.914222), Overall height: 67.1 m, Call Sign: WNTZ777,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6785.00 MHz, Grant Date: 08/01/1995, Expiration Date: 08/01/2000, Cancellation Date: 05/31/2000, Registrant: B & R Consultants Inc., 13360 S. Cliffside Dr., Mulino, OR 97042-9636, Phone: (503) 632-3135, Fax: (503) 632-3142, Email:
  • CHI0321, 5819 Electric Ave (Lat: 41.883056 Lon: -87.920139), Type: Pole, Structure height: 27.4 m, Overall height: 33.5 m, Call Sign: WQFV207, Licensee ID: L01728370,
    Assigned Frequencies: 23175.0 MHz, Grant Date: 10/11/2006, Expiration Date: 10/11/2016, Cancellation Date: 09/11/2013, Certifier: Joseph M Sandri Jr., Registrant: Fibertower Network Services, Corp., Debtor-In-Possession, 1875 Eye Street, Nw, 5th Floor, Room 505, Washington, DC 20006, Phone: (202) 223-1028, Email:
  • TDC549CPE, Lat: 41.894333 Lon: -87.910639, Type: Mtower, Structure height: 27 m, Call Sign: WQMQ231,
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHz, Grant Date: 10/20/2010, Expiration Date: 10/20/2020, Certifier: Michael Pezzano, Registrant: Exelon Energy, 2900 Lord Baltimore Dr, Baltimore, MD 21244, Phone: (410) 470-8561, Fax: (410) 470-8599, Email:
  • CH14750A, 5819 Electric Ave (Lat: 41.883056 Lon: -87.920139), Type: Pole, Structure height: 36.5 m, Overall height: 38.7 m, Call Sign: WQPR780, Licensee ID: L00127664,
    Assigned Frequencies: 21325.0 MHz, 21475.0 MHz, 21325.0 MHz, 21475.0 MHz, 21325.0 MHz, 21475.0 MHz, 21325.0 MHz, 21475.0 MHz, 21325.0 MHz, 21475.0 MHz... (+4 more), Grant Date: 07/31/2012, Expiration Date: 07/31/2022, Cancellation Date: 01/16/2014, Certifier: Dan Menser, Registrant: T-Mobile License LLC, 12920 Se 38th Street, Bellevue, WA 98006, Phone: (425) 383-8401, Fax: (425) 383-4040, Email:
  • PROVISO AD BLDG NO, 301 W Lake Street, Proviso Yard (Lat: 41.900167 Lon: -87.914556), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 70.1 m, Call Sign: KCT52,
    Assigned Frequencies: 959.250 MHz, 6805.00 MHz, 6375.14 MHz, 6375.14 MHz, 6375.14 MHz, 6375.14 MHz, 6375.14 MHz, 11215.0 MHz, 6815.00 MHz, 6815.00 MHz, 6815.00 MHz, 6815.00 MHz, Grant Date: 01/06/2010, Expiration Date: 02/15/2020, Registrant: Prokarma, 222 So 15th St. Suite 505n, Omaha, NE 68102, Phone: (402) 522-5068, Fax: (402) 233-3179, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Berkeley)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

5
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-32-301 (Category: Land, Seats: 7, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING IO-540 SER (300 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 114EL , Serial Number: 32-8106096, Year manufactured: 1981, Airworthiness Date: 04/11/2001, Certificate Issue Date: 04/30/2004
    Registrant (Corporation): Naperville Flying Club, C/O Paul Hendrickson / 1501 Herbert Ave, Berkeley, IL 60163
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-181 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 3008U , Serial Number: 28-7990333, Year manufactured: 1979, Airworthiness Date: 02/19/1979, Certificate Issue Date: 08/21/2008
    Registrant (Corporation): Naperville Flying Club Inc, C/O Paul Hendrickson / 1501 Herbert Ave, Berkeley, IL 60163
  • Aircraft: BEECH E33 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 138 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR I0-470 SERIES (260 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 7154N , Serial Number: CD-1149, Year manufactured: 1968, Airworthiness Date: 01/24/1968, Certificate Issue Date: 07/06/2018
    Registrant (Corporation): Naperville Flying Club, 1501 Herbert Ave, Berkeley, IL 60163
  • Aircraft: NORTH AMERICAN NAVION (Category: Land, Seats: 5, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 126 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR E225 SERIES (225 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 91677 , Serial Number: NAV-4-424, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 07/10/1978, Certificate Issue Date: 06/17/2013
    Registrant (Individual): Chloe C Berg, 5508 Bohlander Ave, Berkeley, IL 60163
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172M (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 108 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 9636V , Serial Number: 17264416, Year manufactured: 1974, Airworthiness Date: 11/26/1974, Certificate Issue Date: 03/05/1979
    Registrant (Corporation): Naperville Flying Club, C/O Paul Hendrickson / 1501 Herbert Ave, Berkeley, IL 60163

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED22$155,3235$169,20261$177,7760$03$224,063
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$89,2151$73,06012$164,9720$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED5$148,7442$73,45038$167,5638$54,5101$42,300
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN2$181,1252$144,20512$151,9621$160,7402$116,520
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$011$184,8641$115,3600$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 8168.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED0$02$277,6450$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED3$268,9300$01$135,360
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$01$186,8900$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 8168.00

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

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

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 47. The highest number of fires - 83 took place in 2004, and the least - 11 in 2002. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Berkeley, IL When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (75.7%), and Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires (14.0%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Berkeley, IL
    • 60575.7%Structure Fires
    • 11214.0%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 536.6%Outside Fires
    • 293.6%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Berkeley, IL
Most common first names in Berkeley, IL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John4973.7 years
Joseph4674.7 years
Mary4076.2 years
William3872.6 years
James3167.9 years
Helen2379.2 years
George2373.1 years
Dorothy2274.5 years
Robert2169.8 years
Frank2072.6 years
Most common last names in Berkeley, IL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Brown867.7 years
Smith770.7 years
Johnson680.7 years
Larocca566.6 years
Moore576.2 years
Verhaeghen568.0 years
Keller475.0 years
Mccarthy481.7 years
Miller482.5 years
Rubino471.5 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Berkeley, IL
  • 87.7%Utility gas
  • 11.4%Electricity
  • 0.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Berkeley, IL
  • 48.5%Electricity
  • 48.2%Utility gas
  • 3.3%No fuel used


Berkeley compared to Illinois state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.

Berkeley on our top lists:

  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: office and administrative support occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #80 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: information (population 5,000+)"
  • #91 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the smallest house values disparities (population 5,000+)"
  • #40 (60163) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the lowest 2012 average net capital gain/loss (pop 5,000+)"
  • #56 (60163) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Ukrainian first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #76 (60164) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Polish first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Black Protestant congregations"
  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Catholic congregations"
  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest surface withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Black Protestant adherents"
  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Orthodox congregations (pop. 50,000+)"
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