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Population in 2012: 14,428 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +2.1%
 

Males: 7,474  (51.8%)
Females: 6,954  (48.2%)

Median resident age:  34.2 years
Illinois median age:  39.6 years

Zip codes: 60415, 60453.

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Estimated median household income in 2012: $47,444 (it was $44,101 in 2000)
Chicago Ridge:

$47,444
IL:

$55,137
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $22,990

Chicago Ridge village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $151,185 (it was $123,200 in 2000)
Chicago Ridge:

$151,185
IL:

$170,600
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $190,259; Detached houses: $215,300; Townhouses or other attached units: $131,932; In 2-unit structures: $318,688; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $236,054; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $139,640

Median gross rent in 2012: $854.

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  • White alone - 10,952 (76.6%)
  • Hispanic - 1,776 (12.4%)
  • Black alone - 977 (6.8%)
  • Two or more races - 300 (2.1%)
  • Asian alone - 254 (1.8%)
  • Other race alone - 22 (0.2%)
  • American Indian alone - 19 (0.1%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 5 (0.03%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Chicago Ridge: 104.3 (near average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: Irish (20.1%), Polish (15.7%), German (11.6%), Italian (8.9%), Arab (6.7%), Greek (2.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 10/27/1914

Elevation: 600 feet

Land area: 2.23 square miles.

Population density: 6,471 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Chicago Ridge:

  • High school or higher: 87.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 18.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.1%
  • Unemployed: 11.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 33.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Chicago Ridge village:

  • Never married: 33.9%
  • Now married: 42.0%
  • Separated: 2.7%
  • Widowed: 6.7%
  • Divorced: 14.7%

2,839 residents are foreign born (8.4% Europe, 5.0% Asia).

This village:  19.8%
Illinois:  13.9%



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists there were 9 registered sex offenders living in Chicago Ridge, Illinois as of December 20, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Chicago Ridge to the number of sex offenders is 1,603 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $3,083 (1.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $3,010 (1.6%)

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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 ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 0 buildings
  • 1998: 2 buildings, average cost: $125,000
  • 1999: 0 buildings
  • 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
  • 2009: 0 buildings
  • 2010: 0 buildings
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $200,000
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $250,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 41.70 N, Longitude: 87.78 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -2,059 (-14.4%)
Workers who live and work in this village: 600 (8.6%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 708

Chicago Ridge household income distribution Chicago Ridge home values distribution


 

Crime rates in Chicago Ridge by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 0100110000101
per 100,000 0.07.10.00.07.27.30.00.00.00.07.60.07.0
Rapes 2333223220315
per 100,000 14.221.221.221.414.414.621.914.814.90.022.97.034.8
Robberies 109999910696938
per 100,000 70.863.763.764.164.765.673.244.367.044.968.720.955.7
Assaults 1416151541314151078615
per 100,000 99.1113.3106.2106.928.894.7102.4110.874.452.461.141.8104.4
Burglaries 44775959454142454249749850
per 100,000 311.5545.1417.6420.3323.7298.7307.3332.4312.6366.6565.1683.0347.9
Thefts 521574629629561478534554734559521542531
per 100,000 3688.04063.14452.54480.74036.03481.93906.94091.95463.34182.33978.93777.53694.4
Auto thefts 47514040425323102022282136
per 100,000 332.7361.0283.1284.9302.2386.1168.373.9148.9164.6213.8146.4250.5
Arson 1222301000110
per 100,000 7.114.214.214.221.60.07.30.00.00.07.67.00.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 301.1) 260.6317.5301.6303.5272.2268.6263.7252.0314.1241.5296.3242.3284.9

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 32 (28 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.95
Illinois average:

2.76

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Chicago Ridge, Illinois accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

10.2%
Illinois:

9.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +646 (+4.8%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (16%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (12%)
  • Construction (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Wholesale trade (5%)
  • Retail trade (20%)
  • Health care and social assistance (15%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Finance and insurance (10%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (9%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (11%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Business operations specialists (5%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4%)
  • Customer service representatives (4%)
  • Cashiers (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Chicago Ridge-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Illinois state average. It is 128% 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 below Illinois state average. It is 98% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 MB, 4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 60.4 miles away from the city center
On 9/2/1999 at 16:17:29, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 85.4 miles away from Chicago Ridge center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Cook County (17) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 10, Floods: 9, Tornadoes: 2, Floods: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Snow: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Chicago Ridge topographic map

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


Hospitals/medical centers in Chicago Ridge:

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

Other hospitals/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)

Political contributions by individuals in Chicago Ridge, 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.

Local government website: www.chicagoridge.org

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

  • Saint Xavier University (about 4 miles; Chicago, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,797)
  • City Colleges of Chicago-Richard J Daley College (about 5 miles; Chicago, IL; FT enrollment: 3,743)
  • Moraine Valley Community College (about 6 miles; Palos Hills, IL; FT enrollment: 7,761)
  • Chicago State University (about 9 miles; Chicago, IL; FT enrollment: 4,206)
  • City Colleges of Chicago-Kennedy-King College (about 9 miles; Chicago, IL; FT enrollment: 3,506)
  • City Colleges of Chicago-Olive-Harvey College (about 10 miles; Chicago, IL; FT enrollment: 2,346)
  • South Suburban College (about 11 miles; South Holland, IL; FT enrollment: 2,553)

Public elementary/middle schools in Chicago Ridge:

Private elementary/middle schools in Chicago Ridge:

  • OUR LADY OF THE RIDGE SCHOOL (Students: 175; Location: 10859 RIDGELAND AVE; Grades: KG - 8)
  • PENNY LANE SCHOOL (Students: 62; Location: 10255 RIDGELAND AVE; Grades: PK - KG)
See full list of schools located in Chicago Ridge, map of school districts: CHICAGO RIDGE SCHOOL DISTRICT 127-5, COMMUNITY HIGH SCHOOL DISTRICT 218

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)

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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).

 
Cook County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Air pollution and air quality trends
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Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 37.9. This is about average.
City:

37.9
U.S.:

32.0
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2009 was 0.0161. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 3.2 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.0161
U.S.:

0.0222
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.271. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 10.7 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.271
U.S.:

0.334
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 2.20. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.8 miles away from the city center.
City:

2.20
U.S.:

2.43
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 17.8. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 4.8 miles away from the city center.
City:

17.8
U.S.:

9.4
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 22.4. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 3.2 miles away from the city center.
City:

22.4
U.S.:

28.3
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 21.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.2 miles away from the city center.
City:

21.2
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 11.7. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 4.8 miles away from the city center.
City:

11.7
U.S.:

9.6

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

CHICAGO RIDGE (Address: 10046 ANDERSEN AVE. , Population served: 14127, Purch_surface_water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-1999, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-15-1999), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-15-1999)
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR INADEQUATE REPORTING - Between JUL-01-2004 and OCT-05-2004, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-01-2004), St Compliance achieved (OCT-05-2004)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 11.0%
(11.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 2.7% for Black residents, 10.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 6.0% for other race residents, 4.9% for two or more races residents)

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

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Chicago Ridge, IL

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

Chicago Ridge compared to Illinois state average:

Chicago Ridge, Illinois environmental map by EPA

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  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.


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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.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Chicago Ridge travel time to work - commute


Chicago Ridge mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (84%)
  • Electricity (14%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

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

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 57.63%
Here57.6%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchJewishMuslim EstimateLutheran ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in America
Adherents69.3%7.6%3.1%2.1%2.0%
Congregations15.8%5.0%2.0%5.8%6.8%
NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Church of ChristUnited Methodist ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)Other
Adherents2.0%1.7%1.4%1.2%9.6%
Congregations6.4%4.7%6.1%4.3%43.2%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 1,460
Here:

2.77 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 23
This 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
This 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%
State:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

23.5%
State:

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

16.3%
Illinois:

14.5%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 10$36,642$43,9701$1,010
Other Government Administration 2$7,780$46,68015$6,465
Police Protection - Officers 31$187,039$72,4020$0
Police - Other 4$14,108$42,32444$35,322
Firefighters 19$117,997$74,52414$16,682
Fire - Other 1$5,347$64,1643$2,072
Streets and Highways 3$13,762$55,0485$4,100
Welfare 1$2,836$34,0321$1,765
Health 0$0 1$2,110
Sewerage 2$9,073$54,4380$0
Parks and Recreation 1$4,946$59,3520$0
Water Supply 10$44,136$52,9631$952
Local Libraries 18$58,396$38,93130$20,413
Other and Unallocable 2$9,826$58,9566$9,252
Totals for Government 104$511,888$59,064121$100,143

Chicago Ridge government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $4,382,000 ($303.71)
    Local Fire Protection: $2,579,000 ($178.75)
    General - Other: $2,304,000 ($159.69)
    General Public Buildings: $2,178,000 ($150.96)
    Water Utilities: $1,477,000 ($102.37)
    Central Staff Services: $1,044,000 ($72.36)
    Regular Highways: $757,000 ($52.47)
    Financial Administration: $616,000 ($42.69)
    Correctional Institutions: $90,000 ($6.24)
    Parking Facilities: $4,000 ($0.28)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $268,000 ($18.57)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $745,000 ($51.64)
    Local Fire Protection: $54,000 ($3.74)
    Police Protection: $21,000 ($1.46)
    Water Utilities: $16,000 ($1.11)
    Central Staff Services: $3,000 ($0.21)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $6,300,000 ($436.65)

Chicago Ridge government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - All Other: $287,000 ($19.89)
    Sewerage: $203,000 ($14.07)
    Solid Waste Management: $86,000 ($5.96)
    Parking Facilities: $44,000 ($3.05)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $140,000 ($9.70)
    Public Welfare: $46,000 ($3.19)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $368,000 ($25.51)
    Fines and Forfeits: $252,000 ($17.47)
    General Revenue, NEC: $115,000 ($7.97)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,604,000 ($111.17)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $4,841,000 ($335.53)
    Highways: $412,000 ($28.56)
  • Tax - Property: $6,281,000 ($435.33)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $2,500,000 ($173.27)
    Other License: $672,000 ($46.58)
    Public Utilities Sales: $574,000 ($39.78)

Chicago Ridge government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,730,000 ($535.76)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,306,000 ($437.07)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,424,000 ($98.70)

Chicago Ridge government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $13,890,000 ($962.71)

3.97% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($45,589 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.97%
Illinois average:

5.66%

0.27% of residents moved from foreign countries ($887 average AGI)
Cook County:

0.27%
Illinois average:

0.19%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from DuPage County, IL  0.48% ($52,869 average AGI)
from Lake County, IL  0.25% ($62,810)
from Will County, IL  0.24% ($42,313)


4.98% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($56,517 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.98%
Illinois average:

5.99%

0.09% of residents moved to foreign countries ($743 average AGI)
Cook County:

0.09%
Illinois average:

0.07%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to DuPage County, IL  0.65% ($54,553 average AGI)
to Will County, IL  0.56% ($54,095)
to Lake County, IL  0.38% ($69,774)

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 (per 100,000 population)


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


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 9
Total length: 69 meters (226ft)
Total average daily traffic: 370,650
Total average daily truck traffic: 50,552



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

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 70
  • Hazardous Condition: 62
  • Good Intent Call: 1

Incident types - Chicago Ridge


See full 2006 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
Businesses in Chicago Ridge, IL
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven1Kohl's1
Aeropostale1Lane Furniture1
American Eagle Outfitters1LensCrafters1
AutoZone1Marshalls1
Bakers1Motherhood Maternity1
Bath & Body Works1New York & Co1
Bed Bath & Beyond1Nike6
Burger King2Office Depot1
Carson Pirie Scott1Old Country Buffet1
Charlotte Russe1Old 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
KFC1White Castle1
Kincaid1
Browse common businesses in Chicago Ridge, IL


Chicago Ridge on our top lists:

  • #23 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (population 5,000+)"
  • #30 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Rail transportation (population 5,000+)"
  • #33 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Office supplies and stationery stores (population 5,000+)"
  • #36 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Truck transportation (population 5,000+)"
  • #38 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Food preparation and serving related occupations: (population 5,000+)"
  • #51 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Electrical and electronic goods merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #95 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the biggest property tax revenues per resident in 2004 in $ (population 10,000+)"
  • #2 (60415) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Jordanian first ancestries"
  • #8 (60415) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Arab/Arabic first ancestries"
  • #10 (60415) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Palestinian first ancestries"
  • #19 (60415) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Lithuanian first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #74 (60415) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of residents speaking other language at home (pop 5,000+)"
  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Nitrogen Dioxide air pollution readings in 2005 (ppm)"
  • #15 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM2.5) 24-hour air pollution readings in 2005 (µg/m3)"
  • #21 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest lead air pollution readings in 2005 (µg/m3)"
  • #23 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual air pollution readings in 2005 (µg/m3)"
  • #26 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Kerry (Democrat) in the 2004 Presidential Election, pop. 50,000+"
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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Charles B. Snoreck (5)
  • George A. Greenholt (1)
  • Pawel Kwak (1)
  • Nancy Klinger (1)
  • Roger Mesler (1)
  • Michael E. Beck (1)
  • Timothy Dewayne Ikerd (1)

Total of 11 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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