Chicago Ridge, Illinois

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Population in 2014: 14,434 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +2.2%
 
Males: 7,558  (52.4%)
Females: 6,876  (47.6%)
Median resident age:  34.5 years
Illinois median age:  37.2 years

Zip codes: 60415, 60453.

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Estimated median household income in 2013: $49,273 (it was $44,101 in 2000)
Chicago Ridge:

$49,273
IL:

$56,210

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $23,016 (it was $20,278 in 2000)

Chicago Ridge village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $143,579 (it was $123,200 in 2000)
Chicago Ridge:

$143,579
IL:

$169,600

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $271,740; Detached houses: $289,664; Townhouses or other attached units: $245,879; In 2-unit structures: $219,304; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $264,262; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $239,756; Mobile homes: $26,256; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $50,705

Median gross rent in 2013: $863.

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  • Races in Chicago Ridge, IL (2010)

    Chicago Ridge races chart
    • 10,95276.6%White alone
    • 1,77612.4%Hispanic
    • 9776.8%Black alone
    • 3002.1%Two or more races
    • 2541.8%Asian alone
    • 220.2%Other race alone
    • 190.1%American Indian alone
    • 50.03%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Chicago Ridge: 102.5 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Irish (17.5%), Polish (14.4%), German (11.4%), Arab (10.1%), Italian (9.1%), United States (3.4%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 10/27/1914

Elevation: 600 feet

Land area: 2.23 square miles.

Population density: 6,474 people per square mile   (high).

Chicago Ridge,IL real estate house value index trend

Chicago Ridge, Illinois map

For population 25 years and over in Chicago Ridge:

  • High school or higher: 87.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 18.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.8%
  • Unemployed: 3.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 32.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Chicago Ridge village:

  • Never married: 34.3%
  • Now married: 44.6%
  • Separated: 2.3%
  • Widowed: 5.7%
  • Divorced: 13.2%

2,860 residents are foreign born (6.5% Europe, 5.0% Asia, 4.0% Latin America).

This village:

19.8%
Illinois:

14.0%



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists there were 9 registered sex offenders living in Chicago Ridge, Illinois as of August 26, 2016.
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 2013: $3,289 (2.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $3,299 (2.1%)

Chicago Ridge satellite photo by USGS

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:

  • 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

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: -2,239 (-15.5%)
Workers who live and work in this village: 602 (8.7%)

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 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Murders 0011000010100
per 100,000 0.00.07.27.30.00.00.00.07.60.07.00.00.0
Rapes 3322322031543
per 100,000 21.221.414.414.621.914.814.90.022.97.034.827.720.7
Robberies 9999106969381013
per 100,000 63.764.164.765.673.244.367.044.968.720.955.769.189.8
Assaults 15154131415107861585
per 100,000 106.2106.928.894.7102.4110.874.452.461.141.8104.455.334.5
Burglaries 59594541424542497498504735
per 100,000 417.6420.3323.7298.7307.3332.4312.6366.6565.1683.0347.9325.0241.7
Thefts 629629561478534554734559521542531579500
per 100,000 4,452.54,480.74,036.03,481.93,906.94,091.95,463.34,182.33,978.93,777.53,694.44,003.33,452.6
Auto thefts 40404253231020222821363256
per 100,000 283.1284.9302.2386.1168.373.9148.9164.6213.8146.4250.5221.3386.7
Arson 2230100011001
per 100,000 14.214.221.60.07.30.00.00.07.67.00.00.06.9
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 287.5) 301.6303.5272.2268.6263.7252.0314.1241.5296.3242.3285.0267.1248.1

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

Crime rate in Chicago Ridge detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 38 (31 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.14
Illinois average:

3.28

Chicago Ridge tourist attractions:

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.2%
Illinois:

5.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +646 (+4.8%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (18%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (15%)
  • Manufacturing (14%)
  • Construction (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Wholesale trade (5%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Retail trade (24%)
  • Health care and social assistance (13%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (11%)
  • Finance and insurance (10%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Sales and related occupations (15%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (12%)
  • Transportation occupations (11%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (11%)
  • Production occupations (8%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (34%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (7%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (6%)
  • Production occupations (5%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (5%)

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

Average climate in Chicago Ridge, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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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 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 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 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 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 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, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 223.2 miles away from Chicago Ridge center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 215.8 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 (17) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 11, Storms: 10, Tornadoes: 3, Snowstorms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 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 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)

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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
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 103. This is worse than average.

City:

103
U.S.:

75

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.449. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 3.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.449
U.S.:

0.293

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 16.3. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 3.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

16.3
U.S.:

6.4

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 1.36. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 3.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.36
U.S.:

1.91

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 22.8. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 3.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

22.8
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 20.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

20.5
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 11.2. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 3.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.2
U.S.:

9.4

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2009 was 0.0149. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0149
U.S.:

0.0138
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 14.7%
(15.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 15.8% for Black residents, 7.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 5.3% for other race residents, 11.8% 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

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, Illinois environmental map by EPA

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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 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.8
Illinois average:

12.4

Chicago Ridge travel time to work - commute Chicago Ridge mode of transportation to work chart

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

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
Cook County:

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.
State:

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.
State:

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

6.67 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.4%
Illinois:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Cook County:

23.5%
Illinois:

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

16.3%
State:

14.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

49.7%
State:

48.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Chicago Ridge:

47.5%
Illinois:

45.7%

Average BMI:
Chicago Ridge:

28.6
Illinois:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

20.1%
State:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

10.4%
Illinois:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

32.6%
State:

33.2%

General health condition:
Chicago Ridge:

57.9%
Illinois:

55.4%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

80.2%
Illinois:

79.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Chicago Ridge, IL Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 12$47,836$47,8363$3,169
Other Government Administration 2$14,998$89,98815$9,724
Police Protection - Officers 31$217,716$84,27732$22,960
Police - Other 0$0 21$3,312
Firefighters 19$151,249$95,52613$3,167
Streets and Highways 2$11,105$66,6303$2,595
Welfare 0$0 1$2,263
Health 0$0 1$1,275
Sewerage 3$18,088$72,3520$0
Water Supply 6$27,759$55,5181$797
Local Libraries 9$35,025$46,70016$13,576
Other and Unallocable 2$11,041$66,2464$9,907
Totals for Government 86$534,817$74,626110$72,745

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

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $4,382,000 ($303.59)
    Local Fire Protection: $2,579,000 ($178.68)
    General - Other: $2,304,000 ($159.62)
    General Public Buildings: $2,178,000 ($150.89)
    Water Utilities: $1,477,000 ($102.33)
    Central Staff Services: $1,044,000 ($72.33)
    Regular Highways: $757,000 ($52.45)
    Financial Administration: $616,000 ($42.68)
    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 ($51.61)
    Local Fire Protection: $54,000 ($3.74)
    Police Protection: $21,000 ($1.45)
    Water Utilities: $16,000 ($1.11)
    Central Staff Services: $3,000 ($0.21)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $6,300,000 ($436.47)

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

  • Charges - All Other: $287,000 ($19.88)
    Sewerage: $203,000 ($14.06)
    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 ($25.50)
    Fines and Forfeits: $252,000 ($17.46)
    General Revenue, NEC: $115,000 ($7.97)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,604,000 ($111.13)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $4,841,000 ($335.39)
    Highways: $412,000 ($28.54)
  • Tax - Property: $6,281,000 ($435.15)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $2,500,000 ($173.20)
    Other License: $672,000 ($46.56)
    Public Utilities Sales: $574,000 ($39.77)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,730,000 ($535.54)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,306,000 ($436.89)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,424,000 ($98.66)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $13,890,000 ($962.31)

3.54% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($46,108 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.54%
Illinois average:

4.45%

0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($558 average AGI)
Cook County:

0.04%
Illinois average:

0.03%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from DuPage County, IL  0.42% ($46,315 average AGI)
from Will County, IL  0.23% ($40,173)
from Lake County, IL  0.23% ($56,212)


3.93% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($54,782 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.93%
Illinois average:

4.96%

0.07% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,216 average AGI)
Cook County:

0.07%
Illinois average:

0.07%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to DuPage County, IL  0.47% ($56,473 average AGI)
to Will County, IL  0.26% ($47,918)
to Lake County, IL  0.23% ($70,503)

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 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 13Number of bridges
  • 77m253ftTotal length
  • 557,000Total average daily traffic
  • 81,798Total average daily truck traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 11900-1909
  • 11940-1949
  • 91950-1959
  • 11960-1969
  • 11990-1999
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:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

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

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

11 (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:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

6
  • 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 , Serial Number: 560-5354, Year manufactured: 2003, Airworthiness Date: 12/22/2003
    Registrant (Corporation): Hrl Ventures LLC, 10800 Central Ave, Chicago Ridge, IL 60415
  • Aircraft: AEROPRO CZ A240 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 912ULS (100 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 213B , Serial Number: 333 11, Year manufactured: 2011, Airworthiness Date: 07/10/2011
    Registrant (Individual): Allan Joseph Bergan, 10620 S Ridgeland Ave 2c, Chicago Ridge, IL 60415
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 152 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING 0-235 SERIES (115 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 25807 , Serial Number: 15280793, Year manufactured: 1977, Airworthiness Date: 11/10/1977
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Thomas F Bentley, 10608 Forest Lane, Chicago Ridge, IL 60415, Other Owners: H Bentley Robert
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA 46-350P (Category: Land, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING TI0-540 SER (310 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 374KC , Serial Number: 4636374, Year manufactured: 2005, Airworthiness Date: 06/30/2005
    Registrant (Corporation): Rmc Aviation Inc, 9999 Anderson Ave, Chicago Ridge, IL 60415
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 150M (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 81 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-200 SERIES (100 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 40WL , Serial Number: 15078056, Year manufactured: 1976, Airworthiness Date: 03/05/1976
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Thomas F Bentley, 10608 Forest Lane, Chicago Ridge, IL 60415, Other Owners: Robert H Bentley
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-32R-301 (Category: Land, Seats: 7, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING IO-540 SER (300 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 71RL , Serial Number: 3246197, Year manufactured: 2001, Airworthiness Date: 07/30/2001
    Registrant (Corporation): Hrl Ventures LLC, 10800 S 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

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

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)

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (81%)
  • Electricity (16%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)
  • Other fuel (1%)
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

Chicago Ridge compared to Illinois state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below 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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