Chicago Ridge, Illinois

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Population in 2019: 13,928 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: -1.4%
 
Males: 6,744  (48.4%)
Females: 7,184  (51.6%)
Median resident age:

35.2 years
Illinois median age:

38.6 years

Zip codes: 60415, 60453.

Chicago Ridge Zip Code Map
Estimated median household income in 2019: $52,492 (it was $44,101 in 2000)
Chicago Ridge:

$52,492
IL:

$69,187

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $24,324 (it was $20,278 in 2000)

Chicago Ridge village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $170,133 (it was $123,200 in 2000)
Chicago Ridge:

$170,133
IL:

$209,100

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $334,577; detached houses: $346,391; townhouses or other attached units: $309,511; in 2-unit structures: $286,941; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $345,860; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $328,826; mobile homes: $60,615; occupied boats, rvs, vans, etc.: $132,611

Median gross rent in 2019: $1,016.

March 2019 cost of living index in Chicago Ridge: 102.1 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 18.6%
(19.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 16.6% for Black residents, 14.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents, 37.9% for other race residents)
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  • Races in Chicago Ridge, IL (2019)
    • 10,02171.5%White alone
    • 1,94313.9%Hispanic
    • 1,55011.1%Black alone
    • 3602.6%Asian alone
    • 560.4%Two or more races

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



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists, there were 9 registered sex offenders living in Chicago Ridge, Illinois as of October 22, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Chicago Ridge is 1,589 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Chicago Ridge by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(7.6)
0
(0.0)
1
(7.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
3
(21.9)
2
(14.8)
2
(14.9)
0
(0.0)
3
(22.9)
1
(7.0)
5
(34.8)
4
(27.7)
3
(20.7)
2
(13.8)
2
(13.9)
2
(14.1)
2
(14.1)
4
(28.5)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
10
(73.2)
6
(44.3)
9
(67.0)
6
(44.9)
9
(68.7)
3
(20.9)
8
(55.7)
10
(69.1)
13
(89.8)
8
(55.3)
18
(125.1)
5
(35.2)
9
(63.5)
6
(42.8)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
14
(102.4)
15
(110.8)
10
(74.4)
7
(52.4)
8
(61.1)
6
(41.8)
15
(104.4)
8
(55.3)
5
(34.5)
4
(27.7)
9
(62.6)
11
(77.3)
7
(49.4)
7
(49.9)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
42
(307.3)
45
(332.4)
42
(312.6)
49
(366.6)
74
(565.1)
98
(683.0)
50
(347.9)
47
(325.0)
35
(241.7)
46
(318.1)
22
(153.0)
20
(140.6)
15
(105.9)
31
(221.2)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
534
(3,907)
554
(4,092)
734
(5,463)
559
(4,182)
521
(3,979)
542
(3,778)
531
(3,694)
579
(4,003)
500
(3,453)
442
(3,056)
531
(3,692)
409
(2,876)
328
(2,315)
302
(2,155)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
23
(168.3)
10
(73.9)
20
(148.9)
22
(164.6)
28
(213.8)
21
(146.4)
36
(250.5)
32
(221.3)
56
(386.7)
16
(110.6)
22
(153.0)
23
(161.7)
15
(105.9)
13
(92.7)
Arson
(per 100,000)
1
(7.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(7.6)
1
(7.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(6.9)
3
(20.7)
1
(7.0)
1
(7.0)
0
(0.0)
5
(35.7)
City-Data.com crime index251.2240.1299.2230.1282.3230.8271.5254.5236.4186.5231.8175.1148.7154.7

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Chicago Ridge, IL

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 35 (31 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.21
Illinois average:

2.31
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Ancestries: Polish (20.3%), Palestinian (10.1%), Arab (7.3%), Jordanian (3.3%), European (3.0%), Italian (2.4%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 10/27/1914

Elevation: 600 feet

Land area: 2.23 square miles.

Population density: 6,247 people per square mile   (high).

Chicago Ridge, Illinois map

3,486 residents are foreign born (10.2% Europe, 5.1% Asia).

This village:

24.9%
Illinois:

14.1%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $4,571 (2.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $4,226 (2.6%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Oak Lawn, IL (1.6 miles , pop. 55,245).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Chicago, IL (10.8 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Worth, IL (1.1 miles ),
Oak Lawn, IL (1.3 miles ),
Palos Hills, IL (1.6 miles ),
Palos Heights, IL (1.7 miles ),
Hickory Hills, IL (1.7 miles ),
Burbank, IL (1.7 miles ),
Hometown, IL (1.8 miles ),
Bridgeview, IL (1.8 miles )

Latitude: 41.70 N, Longitude: 87.78 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -1,296 (-9.2%)
Workers who live and work in this village: 410 (6.8%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 708

Distribution of median household income in Chicago Ridge, IL in 2019
Distribution of house value in Chicago Ridge, IL in 2019
Chicago Ridge satellite photo by USGS

Chicago Ridge tourist attractions:

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1998: 2 buildings, average cost: $125,000
  • 2000: 2 buildings, average cost: $95,000
  • 2001: 2 buildings, average cost: $120,000
  • 2002: 4 buildings, average cost: $132,500
  • 2003: 7 buildings, average cost: $152,300
  • 2004: 4 buildings, average cost: $140,100
  • 2005: 3 buildings, average cost: $143,300
  • 2006: 3 buildings, average cost: $294,000
  • 2007: 12 buildings, average cost: $159,200
  • 2008: 12 buildings, average cost: $150,000
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $200,000
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $250,000
  • 2016: 1 building, cost: $190,000
  • 2017: 4 buildings, average cost: $182,500
  • 2018: 2 buildings, average cost: $175,000
  • 2019: 4 buildings, average cost: $151,300
Number of permits per 10,000 Chicago Ridge, IL residents
Average permit cost in Chicago Ridge, IL
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

7.9%
Illinois:

6.5%
Historical population in Chicago Ridge, IL
Historical housing units in Chicago Ridge, IL

Population change in the 1990s: +646 (+4.8%).
Most common industries in Chicago Ridge, IL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Finance & insurance (8.4%)
  • Health care (7.5%)
  • Construction (7.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.8%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.6%)
  • Truck transportation (4.4%)
  • Educational services (3.6%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (13.4%)
  • Truck transportation (7.0%)
  • Other transportation, support activities, couriers (4.9%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.2%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.7%)
  • Finance & insurance (3.4%)
  • Metal & metal products (3.3%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Finance & insurance (14.2%)
  • Health care (13.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.7%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (7.3%)
  • Educational services (4.8%)
  • Social assistance (3.4%)
  • Public administration (3.4%)
Most common occupations in Chicago Ridge, IL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.2%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.0%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.4%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4.1%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (3.9%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.9%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (9.3%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (6.7%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5.4%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5.0%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.1%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.9%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (3.9%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (10.7%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (7.5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.6%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4.3%)
  • Customer service representatives (4.0%)
  • Cashiers (3.9%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.4%)

Average climate in Chicago Ridge, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Chicago Ridge, 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 92.6. This is worse than average.

City:

92.6
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.275. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.275
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 14.8. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 3.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

14.8
U.S.:

5.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 1.55. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.55
U.S.:

1.79
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 25.8. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 3.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.8
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 23.7. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 3.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

23.7
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 9.37. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.37
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2009 was 0.0164. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 3.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0164
U.S.:

0.0098

Tornado activity:

Chicago Ridge-area historical tornado activity is near Illinois state average. It is 54% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/28/1990, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 20.9 miles away from the Chicago Ridge village center killed 29 people and injured 350 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 4/21/1967, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 3.5 miles away from the village center killed 33 people and injured 500 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Chicago Ridge-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Illinois state average. It is 43% greater 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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 224.9 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 199.4 miles away from Chicago Ridge center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 224.9 miles away from Chicago Ridge center
On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 60.4 miles away from Chicago Ridge center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG) earthquake occurred 257.0 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) earthquake occurred 223.2 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 (20) is greater than the US average (15).
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, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Chicago Ridge topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Chicago Ridge:

  • CHICAGO RIDGE NURSING CENTER (10602 SOUTHWEST HIGHWAY)
  • LEXINGTON OF CHICAGO RIDGE (10300 SOUTHWEST HIGHWAY)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Chicago Ridge:

  • LITTLE COMPANY OF MARY HOSPITAL (Home Health Center, about 1 miles away; OAK LAWN, IL)
  • HOSPICE OF LITTLE CO OF MARY H (Hospital, about 1 miles away; OAK LAWN, IL)
  • PHYSICIANS PREFERRED HOME CARE, INC (Home Health Center, about 1 miles away; OAK LAWN, IL)
  • CLIENT HOME HEALTHCARE, INC (Home Health Center, about 1 miles away; OAK LAWN, IL)
  • MANORCARE OF OAK LAWN WEST (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; OAK LAWN, IL)
  • REGENCY HOME HEALTH CARE, P C (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; OAK LAWN, IL)
  • OAK LAWN CONV HOME (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; OAK LAWN, IL)

Amtrak stations near Chicago Ridge:

  • 7 miles: SUMMIT (ARCHER & CENTER AVE.) . Services: public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 10 miles: LA GRANGE ROAD (LA GRANGE, 25 W. BURLINGTON AVE.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public payphones, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 12 miles: HOMEWOOD (181 1ST ST. & PARK AVE.) . Services: ticket office, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Chicago Ridge:

  • Moraine Valley Community College (about 4 miles; Palos Hills, IL; Full-time enrollment: 12,008)
  • Saint Xavier University (about 4 miles; Chicago, IL; FT enrollment: 3,576)
  • City Colleges of Chicago-Richard J Daley College (about 5 miles; Chicago, IL; FT enrollment: 7,497)
  • Morton College (about 9 miles; Cicero, IL; FT enrollment: 3,236)
  • Chicago State University (about 9 miles; Chicago, IL; FT enrollment: 4,352)
  • City Colleges of Chicago-Kennedy-King College (about 9 miles; Chicago, IL; FT enrollment: 5,044)
  • City Colleges of Chicago-Olive-Harvey College (about 10 miles; Chicago, IL; FT enrollment: 4,110)

Public elementary/middle schools in Chicago Ridge:

Private elementary/middle school in Chicago Ridge:

  • OUR LADY OF THE RIDGE SCHOOL (Students: 196, Location: 10859 RIDGELAND AVE, Grades: KG-8)
See full list of schools located in Chicago Ridge

Library in Chicago Ridge:

  • CHICAGO RIDGE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $1,151,075; Location: 10400 SOUTH OXFORD AVENUE; 78,937 books; 4,213 audio materials; 3,182 video materials; 18 local licensed databases; 18 state licensed databases; 8 other licensed databases; 183 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Chicago Ridge: Stony Creek Golf Course (A), Chicago Ridge Fire Department Station 2 (B), Chicago Ridge Village Hall (C), Chicago Ridge Fire Department Station 1 (D), Chicago Ridge Public Library (E), Precise Ambulance Service (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Chicago Ridge Mall (1), Commons of Chicago Ridge Shopping Center (2), Bridgeview Shopping Center (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Chicago Ridge: Southwest Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Chicago Ridge include: Memorial Park (1), Chicago Ridge Prairie Nature Preserve (2), Memorial Park (3), Freedom Park (4), Commissioners Park (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotel: Blue Star Motel (7150 103rd St).

Birthplace of: Mike Jones (offensive lineman) - Football player.

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

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

  • CHICAGO RIDGE (Population served: 14,127, Primary Water Source Type: Purch surface water)
Average household size:
This village:

2.5 people
Illinois:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:

62.2%
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: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

People in group quarters in Chicago Ridge in 2010:

  • 428 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 51 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 3 people in other noninstitutional facilities
210 people in nursing homes in 2000

Banks with branches in Chicago Ridge (2011 data):

  • BankFinancial, FSB: 6415 W 95th Street Branch at 6415 West 95th Street, branch established on 1924/01/01. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $1,586.4 mil, Deposits: $1,355.4 mil, headquarters in Olympia Fields, IL, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 23 total offices
  • Bank of America, National Association: Chicago Ridge at 6551 West 95th, branch established on 1922/01/01. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • Archer Bank: Chicago Ridge Branch at 10659 Ridgeland Avenue, branch established on 2004/07/24. Info updated 2010/04/21: Bank assets: $577.8 mil, Deposits: $525.4 mil, headquarters in Chicago, IL, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 20 total offices, Holding Company: Metropolitan Bank Group, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Chicago Ridge:

Marital status in Chicago Ridge, IL
  • Never married: 33.1%
  • Now married: 49.9%
  • Separated: 1.0%
  • Widowed: 5.8%
  • Divorced: 10.2%

For population 25 years and over in Chicago Ridge:

  • High school or higher: 89.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.0%
  • Unemployed: 3.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 32.5 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.0
Illinois average:

12.0

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Chicago Ridge
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

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

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

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 1,460
Here:

2.77 / 10,000 pop.
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
Cook County:

0.93 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

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

1.53 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

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

6.67 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

6.86 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

8.4%
State:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

23.5%
State:

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

16.3%
State:

14.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

49.4%
State:

49.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Chicago Ridge:

47.7%
Illinois:

47.2%

Average BMI:
Chicago Ridge:

28.9
Illinois:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

20.1%
State:

20.5%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

10.3%
Illinois:

10.8%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

34.1%
State:

33.4%

General health condition:
Chicago Ridge:

58.0%
Illinois:

56.4%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

80.0%
Illinois:

79.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Chicago Ridge, IL Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2018)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 31$127,887$49,50526$20,250
Local Libraries 20$79,496$47,69829$19,736
Firefighters 14$99,174$85,00626$18,802
Financial Administration 8$35,559$53,3394$3,439
Water Supply 7$48,709$83,5010$0
Police - Other 4$15,716$47,14810$4,753
Sewerage 3$12,182$48,7280$0
Streets and Highways 3$7,617$30,4685$4,442
Other Government Administration 1$4,797$57,56419$6,720
Other and Unallocable 1$7,466$89,5928$5,369
Fire - Other 0$0 1$20,872
Welfare 0$0 2$2,304
Totals for Government 92$438,602$57,209130$106,687

Chicago Ridge government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $583,000 ($41.86)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $6,741,000 ($483.99)
    Local Fire Protection: $3,391,000 ($243.47)
    General - Other: $3,304,000 ($237.22)
    Central Staff Services: $2,702,000 ($194.00)
    Regular Highways: $1,322,000 ($94.92)
    Financial Administration: $661,000 ($47.46)
    Solid Waste Management: $456,000 ($32.74)
    Sewerage: $336,000 ($24.12)
    Parks and Recreation: $276,000 ($19.82)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $2,055,000 ($147.54)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $702,000 ($50.40)
    Central Staff Services: $288,000 ($20.68)
    Sewerage: $70,000 ($5.03)
    Water Utilities: $52,000 ($3.73)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $8,161,000 ($585.94)

Chicago Ridge government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $390,000 ($28.00)
    Other: $235,000 ($16.87)
    Solid Waste Management: $224,000 ($16.08)
    Parks and Recreation: $221,000 ($15.87)
    Regular Highways: $204,000 ($14.65)
    Parking Facilities: $32,000 ($2.30)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $655,000 ($47.03)
    Fines and Forfeits: $651,000 ($46.74)
    Interest Earnings: $41,000 ($2.94)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $3,022,000 ($216.97)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,843,000 ($132.32)
    Highways: $357,000 ($25.63)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $6,933,000 ($497.77)
    Property: $5,088,000 ($365.31)
    Other Selective Sales: $1,446,000 ($103.82)
    Other License: $791,000 ($56.79)
    Public Utilities Sales: $317,000 ($22.76)

Chicago Ridge government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $51,378,000 ($3688.83)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $49,254,000 ($3536.33)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,853,000 ($348.43)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,729,000 ($195.94)

Chicago Ridge government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,344,000 ($168.29)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $11,246,000 ($807.44)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $39,000 ($2.80)

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 Chicago Ridge, IL
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven1Kincaid1
Aeropostale1Kohl's1
American Eagle Outfitters1Lane Furniture1
AutoZone1LensCrafters1
Bakers1Marshalls1
Bath & Body Works1Motherhood Maternity1
Bed Bath & Beyond1New York & Co1
Burger King2Nike6
Carson Pirie Scott1Office Depot1
Charlotte Russe1Old Country Buffet1
Circle K1Old Navy1
Cricket Wireless2Pac Sun1
Dairy Queen1Panda Express1
Deb1Panera Bread1
Dunkin Donuts1Payless1
FedEx1Penske1
Finish Line1Pier 1 Imports1
Foot Locker1Sears2
Forever 211Shoe Carnival1
Fredericks Of Hollywood1Spencer Gifts1
GNC1Sprint Nextel1
GameStop1Subway1
Gap1Taco Bell1
Gymboree1The Athlete's Foot1
H&R Block1Torrid1
Hollister Co.1Toys"R"Us1
Home Depot1U-Haul1
Hot Topic1UPS3
Jimmy Jazz1Vans2
Jones New York1Verizon Wireless1
Journeys1Victoria's Secret1
Justice1White Castle1
KFC1

Strongest AM radio stations in Chicago Ridge:

  • WRDZ (1300 AM; 5 kW; LA GRANGE, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WVIV (1200 AM; 20 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLXX-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • WYLL (1160 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WGCI (1390 AM; 5 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WNWI (1080 AM; 3 kW; OAK LAWN, IL; Owner: BIRACH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WNTD (950 AM; 5 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: RADIO UNICA OF CHICAGO LICENSE CORP.)
  • WCSN (820 AM; 5 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WYPA, INC.)
  • WIND (560 AM; 5 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))

Strongest FM radio stations in Chicago Ridge:

  • 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.)
  • 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.)
  • WGCI-FM (107.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WDRV (97.1 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • 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.)
  • WXAV (88.3 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ST. XAVIER COLLEGE)

TV broadcast stations around Chicago Ridge:

  • 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.)
  • WPWR-TV (Channel 50; GARY, IN; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WBBM-TV (Channel 2; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WXFT (Channel 60; AURORA, IL; Owner: TELEFUTURA CHICAGO LLC)
  • WCIU-TV (Channel 26; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WCIU-TV LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WCPX (Channel 38; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: PAXSON CHICAGO LICENSE, INC.)
  • WFLD (Channel 32; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • W68DO (Channel 68; PALATINE, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WFBT-CA (Channel 23; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: CHANNEL 23 LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WJYS (Channel 62; HAMMOND, IN; Owner: JOVON BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WSNS-TV (Channel 44; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: TELEMUNDO OF CHICAGO, INC.)
  • WOCH-LP (Channel 28; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: KM LPTV OF CHICAGO-28, L.L.C.)
  • WYCC (Channel 20; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: COLLEGE DIST. #508, COUNTY OF COOK)
  • WOCK-CA (Channel 13; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: KM LPTV OF CHICAGO-13, L.L.C.)
  • W34CK (Channel 34; ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL; Owner: FIRST UNITED, INC.)
  • WYIN (Channel 56; GARY, IN; Owner: NORTHWEST INDIANA PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W54AP (Channel 54; BLUE ISLAND, IL; Owner: CATHOLIC VIEWS BROADCASTS, INC.)
  • W64CQ (Channel 64; ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W24AJ (Channel 24; AURORA, IL; Owner: NELSON TV, INC.)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Chicago Ridge fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 13Number of bridges
  • 187ft / 57.1mTotal length
  • 697,000Total average daily traffic
  • 99,694Total average daily truck traffic
  • 475,288Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic
New bridges in Chicago Ridge, IL - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11940-1949
  • 91950-1959
  • 11960-1969
  • 21990-1999
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Chicago Ridge, IL

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Chicago Ridge)

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Chicago Ridge, IL)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

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

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

26 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Chicago Ridge)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

3
  • Aircraft: AEROPRO CZ S R O A240 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 912ULS SERIES (100 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 213B, N213B, N-213B, Serial Number: 333 11, Year manufactured: 2011, Airworthiness Date: 07/10/2011, Certificate Issue Date: 09/10/2011
    Registrant (Individual): Allan Joseph Bergan, 10620 S Ridgeland Ave 2c, Chicago Ridge, IL 60415
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA46-500TP (Category: Land, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: P&W CANADA PT6A-42A (850 HP) (Turbo-prop)
    N-Number: 828MA, N828MA, N-828MA, Serial Number: 4697630, Year manufactured: 2017, Airworthiness Date: 12/04/2017, Certificate Issue Date: 01/24/2020
    Registrant (Corporation): Rmc Aviation Inc, 9999 Anderson Ave, Chicago Ridge, IL 60415
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 560XL (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 13, Weight: 12,500 - 19,999 Pounds), Engine: P&W CANADA PW545 SER (3952 Pounds of Thrust) (Turbo-fan)
    N-Number: 178BR, N178BR, N-178BR, Serial Number: 560-5354, Year manufactured: 2003, Airworthiness Date: 12/22/2003, Certificate Issue Date: 01/12/2004
    Registrant (LLC): Hrl Ventures LLC, 10800 Central Ave, Chicago Ridge, IL 60415

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED38$156,93220$132,849137$144,5745$86,0884$242,8903$136,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$241,0001$220,00014$154,4770$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED10$119,0295$128,29659$168,0499$39,2914$820,3353$128,780
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$131,0902$124,81022$132,7992$27,3102$535,0000$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS2$157,9052$114,2058$156,3230$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 8230.01 , 8230.02

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED9$177,3510$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED3$132,7405$146,252
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$01$158,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$72,5000$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$110,2300$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 8230.01 , 8230.02

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Chicago Ridge, IL
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Chicago Ridge, 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 67. The highest number of fires - 102 took place in 2015, and the least - 28 in 2002. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Chicago Ridge, IL When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (57.7%), and Outside Fires (24.7%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Chicago Ridge, IL
    • 66057.7%Structure Fires
    • 28324.7%Outside Fires
    • 15313.4%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 484.2%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Chicago Ridge, IL
Most common first names in Chicago Ridge, IL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary16582.1 years
John12572.9 years
William8572.4 years
Joseph7374.1 years
Helen7282.2 years
James6572.0 years
Margaret6580.2 years
Anna6084.3 years
Robert5666.7 years
Dorothy5679.6 years
Most common last names in Chicago Ridge, IL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith2477.9 years
Miller2077.0 years
Johnson1675.5 years
Williams1480.4 years
Kelly1273.2 years
Oconnor1178.1 years
Davis1174.6 years
Hayes1180.4 years
Brown983.1 years
White974.3 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Chicago Ridge, IL
  • 82.6%Utility gas
  • 14.9%Electricity
  • 1.6%No fuel used
  • 0.8%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Chicago Ridge, IL
  • 79.9%Utility gas
  • 17.9%Electricity
  • 1.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.5%Other fuel


Chicago Ridge compared to Illinois state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.

Chicago Ridge on our top lists:

  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Jordan (population 500+)"
  • #15 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: transportation and warehousing (population 5,000+)"
  • #39 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Western Asia (population 500+)"
  • #41 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Poland (population 500+)"
  • #62 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Czechoslovakia (includes Czech Republic and Slovakia) (population 500+)"
  • #67 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: office and administrative support occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #69 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Israel (population 500+)"
  • #85 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: retail trade (population 5,000+)"
  • #41 (60453) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Lithuanian first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #63 (60415) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Arab first ancestries"
  • #89 (60415) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the lowest 2012 average net capital gain/loss (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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