Coal City, Illinois

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Population in 2017: 5,369 (98% urban, 2% rural).
Population change since 2000: +11.9%
 
Males: 2,770  (51.6%)
Females: 2,599  (48.4%)
Median resident age:

35.1 years
Illinois median age:

38.0 years

Zip codes: 60416.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $74,267 (it was $51,921 in 2000)
Coal City:

$74,267
IL:

$62,992

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $32,044 (it was $23,662 in 2000)

Coal City village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $188,344 (it was $116,200 in 2000)
Coal City:

$188,344
IL:

$195,300

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $182,787; detached houses: $186,658; townhouses or other attached units: $155,983

Median gross rent in 2017: $959.

March 2019 cost of living index in Coal City: 100.7 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 9.1%
  • Races in Coal City, IL (2017)
    • 5,05991.1%White alone
    • 2254.1%Hispanic
    • 851.5%Black alone
    • 761.4%Two or more races
    • 490.9%Asian alone
    • 80.1%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists, there were 7 registered sex offenders living in Coal City, Illinois as of June 04, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Coal City is 809 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is near the state average.


Crime rates in Coal City by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(19.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
1
(20.1)
0
(0.0)
2
(37.5)
1
(17.9)
1
(17.5)
1
(17.2)
1
(17.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(18.5)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
5
(86.0)
3
(53.6)
0
(0.0)
1
(18.0)
2
(36.2)
0
(0.0)
1
(18.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
2
(40.1)
2
(38.7)
2
(37.5)
2
(35.8)
7
(122.3)
0
(0.0)
2
(35.7)
2
(35.7)
5
(90.1)
3
(54.3)
4
(72.7)
4
(73.1)
6
(110.9)
5
(93.7)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
12
(240.9)
20
(387.1)
23
(431.0)
16
(286.7)
14
(244.7)
19
(326.6)
13
(232.1)
19
(339.4)
14
(252.4)
9
(162.9)
4
(72.7)
6
(109.7)
6
(110.9)
3
(56.2)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
63
(1,265)
83
(1,607)
111
(2,080)
114
(2,043)
171
(2,988)
139
(2,390)
130
(2,321)
111
(1,983)
103
(1,857)
69
(1,249)
63
(1,144)
66
(1,207)
21
(388.2)
N/A
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
2
(40.1)
3
(58.1)
8
(149.9)
6
(107.5)
3
(52.4)
4
(68.8)
0
(0.0)
1
(17.9)
1
(18.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(18.2)
0
(0.0)
2
(37.0)
1
(18.7)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(19.4)
0
(0.0)
2
(35.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(35.7)
0
(0.0)
2
(36.1)
1
(18.1)
1
(18.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)94.7142.5162.9131.9179.3163.5146.6111.6116.883.166.876.163.239.9

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City-data.com crime index in Coal City, IL

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 11 (10 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.87
Illinois average:

2.09
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Ancestries: German (21.6%), Italian (14.9%), American (9.3%), Irish (7.5%), Polish (4.8%), English (4.8%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 11/11/1881

Elevation: 565 feet

Land area: 2.42 square miles.

Population density: 2,216 people per square mile   (low).

Coal City, Illinois map

94 residents are foreign born

This village:

1.7%
Illinois:

14.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $3,282 (1.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $3,127 (1.8%)

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 )

Latitude: 41.29 N, Longitude: 88.28 W

Area code: 815

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

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
  • 2013: 2 buildings, average cost: $252,500
  • 2017: 2 buildings, average cost: $270,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Coal City, IL residents
Average permit cost in Coal City, IL
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.9%
Illinois:

4.5%
Historical population in Coal City, IL
Historical housing units in Coal City, IL

Population change in the 1990s: +752 (+18.6%).
Most common industries in Coal City, IL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (12.3%)
  • Educational services (9.5%)
  • Health care (9.1%)
  • Machinery (6.1%)
  • Chemicals (6.0%)
  • Utilities (4.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.3%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (21.7%)
  • Machinery (8.7%)
  • Chemicals (7.9%)
  • Utilities (7.1%)
  • Petroleum & coal products (4.3%)
  • Public administration (4.0%)
  • Metal & metal products (3.4%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (18.7%)
  • Health care (18.4%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.3%)
  • Food & beverage stores (6.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.0%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (5.2%)
  • Chemicals (3.6%)
Most common occupations in Coal City, IL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.0%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.6%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.2%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (3.6%)
  • Construction laborers (3.6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.4%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (10.3%)
  • Construction laborers (6.4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (6.2%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.9%)
  • Electricians (5.8%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.7%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.6%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (8.9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (8.7%)
  • Cashiers (6.1%)
  • Financial clerks, except bookkeeping, accounting and auditing clerks (5.9%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5.7%)
  • Registered nurses (5.0%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.4%)

Average climate in Coal City, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Coal City, Illinois environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 72.1. This is about average.

City:

72.1
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

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

City:

0.201
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

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.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 1.31. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 13.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.31
U.S.:

1.79
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 28.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.8
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.56. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.56
U.S.:

8.46

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 Coal 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 Coal 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 the 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 Coal 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 (13) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 8, Floods: 7, Snowstorms: 2, Winds: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Coal City topographic map

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)

Points of interest:

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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

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

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

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

  • COAL CITY (Population served: 5,000, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
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

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

For population 15 years and over in Coal City:

Marital status in Coal City, IL
  • Never married: 26.7%
  • Now married: 57.8%
  • Separated: 0.8%
  • Widowed: 5.4%
  • Divorced: 9.2%

For population 25 years and over in Coal City:

  • High school or higher: 96.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.4%
  • Unemployed: 4.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.5 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.6
Illinois average:

12.2

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

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

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

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic10,7004
Evangelical Protestant5,31120
Mainline Protestant4,23016
Other3723
None29,450-
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: 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.
Illinois:

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.
Illinois:

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

7.87 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

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

7.4%
Illinois:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

27.3%
Illinois:

25.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

14.4%
Illinois:

14.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Coal City:

51.5%
State:

48.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

50.4%
Illinois:

45.7%

Average BMI:
Coal City:

28.5
Illinois:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Coal City:

20.7%
State:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

8.3%
Illinois:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Coal City:

6.9
Illinois:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

34.9%
Illinois:

33.2%

General health condition:
Coal City:

59.3%
State:

55.4%

Average condition of hearing:
Coal City:

79.9%
Illinois:

79.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Coal City, 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
Police Protection - Officers 9$47,678$63,5711$562
Streets and Highways 7$26,460$45,3600$0
Financial Administration 5$23,117$55,4811$1,368
Water Supply 1$3,047$36,5641$1,534
Sewerage 1$3,047$36,5641$1,534
Police - Other 1$3,182$38,1840$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 0$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 15$2,183
Totals for Government 24$106,531$53,26619$7,181

Coal City government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $918,000 ($170.98)
    Financial Administration: $29,000 ($5.40)
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $1,345,000 ($250.51)
    Police Protection: $1,317,000 ($245.30)
    Sewerage: $917,000 ($170.80)
    Regular Highways: $638,000 ($118.83)
    Financial Administration: $574,000 ($106.91)
    Solid Waste Management: $407,000 ($75.81)
    Parks and Recreation: $82,000 ($15.27)
    Water Utilities: $34,000 ($6.33)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Cash and Deposits: $232,000 ($43.21)
    Corporate Bonds: $170,000 ($31.66)
    Benefit Payments: $155,000 ($28.87)
    Withdrawals: $17,000 ($3.17)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $407,000 ($75.81)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Sewerage: $3,000 ($0.56)
    Central Staff Services: $2,000 ($0.37)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,599,000 ($297.82)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $3,000 ($0.56)

Coal City government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,512,000 ($281.62)
    Solid Waste Management: $397,000 ($73.94)
  • Employee Retirement - From Other Governments: $117,000 ($21.79)
    Earnings on Investments (calculated): $25,000 ($4.66)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $321,000 ($59.79)
    Fines and Forfeits: $94,000 ($17.51)
    Interest Earnings: $12,000 ($2.24)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $54,000 ($10.06)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $918,000 ($170.98)
    Highways: $159,000 ($29.61)
    Other: $81,000 ($15.09)
  • Tax - Property: $1,520,000 ($283.11)
    Public Utilities Sales: $492,000 ($91.64)
    Other License: $47,000 ($8.75)

Coal City government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $10,769,000 ($2005.77)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,891,000 ($1842.24)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $878,000 ($163.53)

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

  • Employee Retirement - Total Other Securities: $160,000 ($29.80)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $6,058,000 ($1128.33)

7.00% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($64,705 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.00%
Illinois average:

4.69%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Will County, IL  3.35% ($78,541 average AGI)
from Cook County, IL  0.64% ($46,076)
from La Salle County, IL  0.48% ($50,888)


7.38% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($55,821 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.38%
Illinois average:

5.50%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Will County, IL  2.56% ($51,072 average AGI)
to La Salle County, IL  0.55% ($49,579)
to Cook County, IL  0.52% ($47,287)
Businesses in Coal City, IL
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1Jones New York1
Advance Auto Parts1McDonald's1
FedEx1Subway1
H&R Block1UPS1

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.)
Coal City fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017

Coal City fatal accident list:

May 22, 1990 03:00 PM, Gordon Ave, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 14Number of bridges
  • 167ft / 50.8mTotal length
  • $394,000Total costs
  • 15,025Total average daily traffic
  • 817Total average daily truck traffic
  • 19,325Total future (year 2015) average daily traffic
New bridges in Coal City, IL - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21910-1919
  • 71980-1989
  • 11990-1999
  • 32000-2009
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Coal City, IL

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

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 44. The highest number of fires - 82 took place in 2014, and the least - 10 in 2018. The data has a declining trend.
    Fire incident types in Coal City, IL When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (53.8%), and Outside Fires (35.1%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Coal City, IL
    • 40553.8%Structure Fires
    • 26435.1%Outside Fires
    • 689.0%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 162.1%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Coal City, IL
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Coal City, IL
  • 95.6%Utility gas
  • 3.5%Electricity
  • 0.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Coal City, IL
  • 63.7%Utility gas
  • 34.9%Electricity
  • 1.4%Other fuel


Coal City compared to Illinois state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly 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.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.

Coal City on our top lists:

  • #59 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: utilities (population 5,000+)"
There are 10 pilots and 5 other airmen in this city.
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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Mark Bryan Pruss (3)
  • Robert H. Koerner (2)
  • Joseph Jesse Rodriguez (1)
  • Charles S. Holland (1)
  • Leon P. Opyd, Iii (1)
  • Mark Pruss (1)

Total of 9 patent applications in 2008-2020.