Coal City, Illinois

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Population in 2013: 5,537 (98% urban, 2% rural). Population change since 2000: +15.4%
 
Males: 2,697  (48.7%)
Females: 2,840  (51.3%)
Median resident age:  34.6 years
Illinois median age:  39.6 years

Zip codes: 60416.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $55,540 (it was $51,921 in 2000)
Coal City:

$55,540
IL:

$55,137
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $25,915 (it was $23,662 in 2000)

Coal City village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $148,157 (it was $116,200 in 2000)
Coal City:

$148,157
IL:

$170,600
Mean prices in 2012: All housing units: $172,283; Detached houses: $176,685; Townhouses or other attached units: $142,937

Median gross rent in 2012: $994.

Coal City races chart
  • White alone - 4,913 (94.0%)
  • Hispanic - 147 (2.8%)
  • Black alone - 34 (0.7%)
  • Asian alone - 36 (0.7%)
  • Two or more races - 38 (0.7%)
  • American Indian alone - 3 (0.06%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Coal City: 102.4 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (18.5%), Irish (16.4%), Italian (12.9%), English (7.0%), Polish (6.6%), Czech (5.0%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 11/11/1881

Elevation: 565 feet

Land area: 2.42 square miles.

Population density: 2,286 people per square mile   (low).

Coal City,IL real estate house value index trend

Coal City, Illinois map

For population 25 years and over in Coal City:

  • High school or higher: 91.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.2%
  • Unemployed: 4.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Coal City village:

  • Never married: 32.8%
  • Now married: 48.1%
  • Separated: 0.4%
  • Widowed: 7.8%
  • Divorced: 10.8%

36 residents are foreign born

This village:  0.7%
Illinois:  13.9%



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists there were 4 registered sex offenders living in Coal City, Illinois as of March 29, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Coal City to the number of sex offenders is 1,389 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: $2,709 (1.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $2,046 (1.2%)

Coal City satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Joliet, IL (19.3 miles , pop. 106,221).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Chicago, IL (49.4 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Carbon Hill, IL (1.1 miles ), Diamond, IL (1.2 miles ), Braidwood, IL (1.9 miles ), Godley, IL (2.0 miles ), Braceville, IL (2.1 miles ), Gardner, IL (2.6 miles ), Wilmington, IL (2.7 miles ), Lakewood Shores, IL (2.8 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 15 buildings, average cost: $107,400
  • 1998: 11 buildings, average cost: $125,500
  • 1999: 5 buildings, average cost: $138,000
  • 2000: 15 buildings, average cost: $103,300
  • 2001: 18 buildings, average cost: $93,200
  • 2002: 27 buildings, average cost: $144,400
  • 2003: 29 buildings, average cost: $140,300
  • 2004: 47 buildings, average cost: $153,400
  • 2005: 52 buildings, average cost: $145,200
  • 2006: 50 buildings, average cost: $141,300
  • 2007: 45 buildings, average cost: $129,500
  • 2008: 8 buildings, average cost: $195,000
  • 2011: 2 buildings, average cost: $108,500
  • 2012: 4 buildings, average cost: $90,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 41.29 N, Longitude: 88.28 W

Area code: 815

Coal City household income distribution Coal City home values distribution

Crime rates in Coal City by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 0000001000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.019.40.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 0011010211110
per 100,000 0.00.020.820.60.020.10.037.517.917.517.217.90.0
Robberies 0000200000530
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.040.70.00.00.00.00.086.053.60.0
Assaults 4344322227022
per 100,000 83.462.583.482.261.140.138.737.535.8122.30.035.735.7
Burglaries 84121241220231614191319
per 100,000 166.883.4250.2246.681.5240.9387.1431.0286.7244.7326.6232.1339.4
Thefts 6867114114746383111114171139130111
per 100,000 1417.61396.72376.52342.81507.71264.61606.72080.22042.62988.52389.52320.61982.9
Auto thefts 2222323863401
per 100,000 41.741.741.741.161.140.158.1149.9107.552.468.80.017.9
Arson 0000001020020
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.019.40.035.80.00.035.70.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 301.1) 91.179.9153.8151.698.297.6146.8167.8135.9184.7168.4151.0115.0

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

Crime rate in Coal City detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 11 (10 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.79
Illinois average:

2.76
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

8.1%
Illinois:

7.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +752 (+18.6%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (31%)
  • Construction (15%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (13%)
  • Wholesale trade (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Utilities (5%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (18%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Finance and insurance (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (10%)
  • Construction laborers (6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6%)
  • Electricians (6%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (9%)
  • Cashiers (6%)
  • Financial clerks except bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (6%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (6%)
  • Registered nurses (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)

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

Average climate in Coal City, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Coal City, Illinois average temperatures Coal City, Illinois average precipitation Coal City, Illinois humidity Coal City, Illinois wind speed Coal City, Illinois snowfall Coal City, Illinois sunshine Coal City, Illinois clear and cloudy days

Tornado activity:

Coal City-area historical tornado activity is near Illinois state average. It is 70% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/28/1990, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 18.7 miles away from the Coal City village center killed 29 people and injured 350 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 4/17/1963, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 12.0 miles away from the village center killed one person and injured 70 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Coal City-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Illinois state average. It is 84% 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 197.2 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 171.8 miles away from Coal City center
On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 MB, 4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 34.2 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 229.8 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 195.8 miles away from Coal City center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 186.6 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 Grundy County (10) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 6, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Coal City topographic map

Birthplace of: Greg Washburn - Baseball player, Fred DeStefano - Football player.

Hospitals and medical centers near Coal City:

  • EMBASSY HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; WILMINGTON, IL)
  • ROYAL WILLOW NURSING CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; WILMINGTON, IL)
  • MORRIS HOSPITAL & HEALTHCARE CENTERS Acute Care Hospitals (about 10 miles away; MORRIS, IL)
  • MORRIS LINCOLN NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; MORRIS, IL)
  • QUALITY HOME HEALTH, INC. (Home Health Center, about 10 miles away; MORRIS, IL)
  • SILVER CROSS RENAL CENTER MORRIS (Dialysis Facility, about 11 miles away; MORRIS, IL)
  • FMC - MORRIS DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 11 miles away; MORRIS, IL)

Amtrak stations near Coal City:

  • 16 miles: DWIGHT (119 W. MAIN ST.) . Services: enclosed waiting area.
  • 20 miles: JOLIET (50 E. JEFFERSON ST.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, public transit connection.

Operable nuclear power plants near Coal City:

  • 4 miles: Braidwood 2 in Braidwood, IL.
  • 4 miles: Braidwood 1 in Braidwood, IL.
  • 10 miles: Dresden 2 in Morris, IL.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Coal City:

  • Joliet Junior College (about 16 miles; Joliet, IL; Full-time enrollment: 11,401)
  • University of St Francis (about 20 miles; Joliet, IL; FT enrollment: 2,454)
  • Olivet Nazarene University (about 24 miles; Bourbonnais, IL; FT enrollment: 4,731)
  • Lewis University (about 25 miles; Romeoville, IL; FT enrollment: 5,739)
  • Kankakee Community College (about 26 miles; Kankakee, IL; FT enrollment: 2,969)
  • Governors State University (about 32 miles; University Park, IL; FT enrollment: 4,043)
  • Aurora University (about 33 miles; Aurora, IL; FT enrollment: 4,596)

Public high school in Coal City:

Public elementary/middle schools in Coal City:

See full list of schools located in Coal City

Library in Coal City:

  • COAL CITY PUBLIC LIBRARY DISTRICT (Operating income: $804,281; Location: 85 NORTH GARFIELD STREET; 64,495 books; 839 e-books; 4,849 audio materials; 4,631 video materials; 12 local licensed databases; 17 state licensed databases; 4 other licensed databases; 211 print serial subscriptions; 1 electronic serial subscriptions)

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Notable location: Coal City Fire Protection District (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Coal City include: Assumption Catholic Church (A), First Baptist Church (B), New Hope Presbyterian Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Coal City: North Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Grundy County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 70.5. This is about average.

City:

70.5
U.S.:

74.2

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2000 was 0.201. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 6.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.201
U.S.:

0.303

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2000 was 9.21. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 6.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.21
U.S.:

6.58

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 28.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.0
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2010 was 20.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 18.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

20.6
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 9.41. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.41
U.S.:

9.14

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

  • COAL CITY (Population served: 5,000, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 7.0%
(7.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This village:  2.6 people
Illinois:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  69.6%
Whole state:  65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  6.8%
Whole state:  6.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

Coal City, Illinois environmental map by EPA

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Coal City compared to Illinois state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.

Banks with branches in Coal City (2011 data):

  • Standard Bank and Trust Company: Coal City Branch at 205 South Broadway, branch established on 1993/11/08. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $2,140.2 mil, Deposits: $1,872.8 mil, headquarters in Hickory Hills, IL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 43 total offices, Holding Company: Standard Bancshares, Inc.
  • Centrue Bank: Coal City Branch at 660 South Broadway, branch established on 1912/01/01. Info updated 2007/06/27: Bank assets: $964.9 mil, Deposits: $850.6 mil, headquarters in Streator, IL, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 28 total offices, Holding Company: Centrue Financial Corporation

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

Coal City travel time to work - commute Coal City mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (85%)
  • Electricity (14%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Coal City village (based on Grundy County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 49.68%
Here: 49.7%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaChristian Churches and Churches of ChristPresbyterian Church (USA)
Adherents53.6%13.2%8.4%8.4%4.9%
Congregations17.2%24.1%6.9%3.4%10.3%
NameAssociation of Free Lutheran CongregationsSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Church of ChristAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAOther
Adherents4.0%2.2%1.9%0.9%2.5%
Congregations3.4%6.9%3.4%3.4%20.7%
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: 3
Grundy County:

0.64 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.21 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.08 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Grundy County:

0.43 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

0.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 21
Grundy County:

4.47 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 37
Here:

7.87 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.4%
Illinois:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Grundy County:

27.3%
Illinois:

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

14.4%
State:

14.5%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 5$23,117$55,4811$1,368
Other Government Administration 0$0 15$2,183
Police Protection - Officers 9$47,678$63,5711$562
Police - Other 1$3,182$38,1840$0
Streets and Highways 7$26,460$45,3600$0
Sewerage 1$3,047$36,5641$1,534
Water Supply 1$3,047$36,5641$1,534
Totals for Government 24$106,531$53,26619$7,181

Coal City government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $432,000 ($78.02)
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $956,000 ($172.66)
    Police Protection: $656,000 ($118.48)
    Financial Administration: $461,000 ($83.26)
    Regular Highways: $401,000 ($72.42)
    Solid Waste Management: $217,000 ($39.19)
    General - Other: $93,000 ($16.80)
    Parks & Recreation: $29,000 ($5.24)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $0 ($0.00)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $925,000 ($167.06)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $60,000 ($10.84)

Coal City government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $224,000 ($40.46)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $318,000 ($57.43)
    Interest Earnings: $46,000 ($8.31)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,167,000 ($210.76)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $714,000 ($128.95)
    Highways: $128,000 ($23.12)
  • Tax - Property: $588,000 ($106.19)
    Public Utilities: $361,000 ($65.20)
    NEC: $81,000 ($14.63)

Coal City government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $1,005,000 ($181.51)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $935,000 ($168.86)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $70,000 ($12.64)

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

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $30,000 ($5.42)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $1,817,000 ($328.16)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $100,000 ($18.06)

6.44% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($40,695 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.44%
Illinois average:

4.45%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Will County, IL  2.59% ($42,112 average AGI)
from Cook County, IL  0.63% ($40,472)
from La Salle County, IL  0.53% ($34,914)


6.97% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($40,744 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.97%
Illinois average:

4.96%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Will County, IL  2.33% ($39,127 average AGI)
to Cook County, IL  0.72% ($38,097)
to La Salle County, IL  0.50% ($35,860)

Strongest AM radio stations in Coal City:

  • WYLL (1160 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WVIV (1200 AM; 20 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLXX-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • WAUR (930 AM; 4 kW; SANDWICH, IL; Owner: CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING SYSTEM, LTD.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WISN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WAGG (610 AM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WIND (560 AM; 5 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • WNTD (950 AM; 5 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: RADIO UNICA OF CHICAGO LICENSE CORP.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Coal City:

  • WRXQ (100.7 FM; COAL CITY, IL; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WYKT (105.5 FM; WILMINGTON, IL; Owner: STARADIO CORPORATION)
  • WYXX (103.1 FM; MORRIS, IL; Owner: BIG CITY RADIO-CHI, L.L.C.)
  • WJCH (91.9 FM; JOLIET, IL; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WCCQ (98.3 FM; CREST HILL, IL; Owner: THREE EAGLES OF JOLIET, INC.)
  • WCFL (104.7 FM; MORRIS, IL; Owner: ILLINOIS DISTRICT COUNCIL OF ASSEMBL)
  • WJDK-FM (95.7 FM; SENECA, IL; Owner: GRUNDY COUNTY BROADCASTERS, INC)
  • WJEZ (98.9 FM; DWIGHT, IL; Owner: LIVINGSTON COUNTY BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WCKG (105.9 FM; ELMWOOD PARK, IL; Owner: INFINITY HOLDINGS CORPORATION OF ORLANDO)
  • WLIT-FM (93.9 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WJMK (104.3 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORP. OF ILLINOIS)
  • WNUA (95.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • 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.)
  • WGCI-FM (107.5 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.)
  • WRZA (99.9 FM; PARK FOREST, IL; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WONU (89.7 FM; KANKAKEE, IL; Owner: OLIVET NAZARENE UNIVERSITY)

TV broadcast stations around Coal City:

  • WWTO-TV (Channel 35; LASALLE, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • 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.)
  • WYIN (Channel 56; GARY, IN; Owner: NORTHWEST INDIANA PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WBBM-TV (Channel 2; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WPWR-TV (Channel 50; GARY, IN; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WXFT (Channel 60; AURORA, IL; Owner: TELEFUTURA CHICAGO LLC)
  • WCIU-TV (Channel 26; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WCIU-TV LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WCPX (Channel 38; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: PAXSON CHICAGO LICENSE, INC.)
  • WFLD (Channel 32; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • W68DO (Channel 68; PALATINE, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WFBT-CA (Channel 23; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: CHANNEL 23 LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WSNS-TV (Channel 44; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: TELEMUNDO OF CHICAGO, INC.)
  • WJYS (Channel 62; HAMMOND, IN; Owner: JOVON BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WSPY-LP (Channel 30; PLANO, IL; Owner: WSPY-TV, INC.)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Coal City, Illinois:
  • Fatal accident count: 1
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 1
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 0
  • Fatalities: 1
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 4
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
Illinois average:
  • Fatal accident count: 118
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 179
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 40
  • Fatalities: 127
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 313
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 20

Coal City fatal accident list:

May 22, 1990 03:00 PM, Gordon Ave, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 3
Total length: 4 meters (13ft)
Total costs: $164,000
Total average daily traffic: 4,450
Total average daily truck traffic: 84
Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic: 5,065

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 54
  • Hazardous Condition: 20

Incident types - Coal City

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Coal City, IL
Businesses in Coal City, IL
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1Jones New York1
Advance Auto Parts1McDonald's1
FedEx1Subway1
H&R Block1UPS1

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  • #24 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest city-data.com crime index increase from 2005 to 2006 (population 5,000+)"
  • #55 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest city-data.com crime index increase from 2000-2002 average to 2006 (population 5,000+)"
  • #60 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest ratio of murders to rapes between 2001 and 2006 (population 5,000+)"
  • #62 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of murders in 2006 per 10,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data (population 5,000+)"
  • #48 (60416) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Macedonian first ancestries"
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