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Population in 2012: 8,281 (99% urban, 1% rural). Population change since 2000: +12.7%
 

Males: 3,978  (48.0%)
Females: 4,303  (52.0%)

Median resident age:  43.6 years
Illinois median age:  39.6 years

Zip codes: 60417, 60475, 60484.

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Estimated median household income in 2012: $67,085 (it was $67,671 in 2000)
Crete:

$67,085
IL:

$55,137
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $30,698

Crete village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $172,396 (it was $154,300 in 2000)
Crete:

$172,396
IL:

$170,600
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $207,475; Detached houses: $206,485; Townhouses or other attached units: $189,200; In 2-unit structures: $403,973; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $113,249; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $188,257

Median gross rent in 2012: $1,176.

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  • White alone - 5,717 (68.6%)
  • Black alone - 1,971 (23.6%)
  • Asian alone - 264 (3.2%)
  • Two or more races - 176 (2.1%)
  • Hispanic - 178 (2.1%)
  • American Indian alone - 30 (0.4%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Crete: 102.2 (near average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (21.0%), Irish (10.3%), Polish (8.5%), English (7.7%), Italian (6.9%), Dutch (3.8%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 07/16/1880

Elevation: 730 feet

Land area: 6.38 square miles.

Population density: 1,298 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Crete:

  • High school or higher: 94.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 38.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 15.6%
  • Unemployed: 8.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Crete village:

  • Never married: 26.5%
  • Now married: 56.5%
  • Separated: 2.0%
  • Widowed: 7.8%
  • Divorced: 7.2%

431 residents are foreign born (1.5% Europe).

This village:  5.2%
Illinois:  13.9%



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists there were 17 registered sex offenders living in Crete, Illinois as of August 30, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Crete to the number of sex offenders is 487 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $5,670 (2.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $4,903 (2.9%)

Crete satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Hammond, IN (12.6 miles , pop. 83,048).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Chicago, IL (26.8 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Steger, IL (1.1 miles ), South Chicago Heights, IL (1.5 miles ), Sauk Village, IL (1.9 miles ), Ford Heights, IL (2.0 miles ), Park Forest, IL (2.0 miles ), Chicago Heights, IL (2.0 miles ), University Park, IL (2.1 miles ), Olympia Fields, IL (2.4 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 24 buildings, average cost: $117,900
  • 1998: 31 buildings, average cost: $160,800
  • 1999: 32 buildings, average cost: $163,200
  • 2000: 35 buildings, average cost: $192,700
  • 2001: 39 buildings, average cost: $178,000
  • 2002: 55 buildings, average cost: $158,100
  • 2003: 39 buildings, average cost: $178,200
  • 2004: 55 buildings, average cost: $162,700
  • 2005: 46 buildings, average cost: $226,100
  • 2006: 33 buildings, average cost: $230,000
  • 2007: 13 buildings, average cost: $217,500
  • 2008: 5 buildings, average cost: $214,000
  • 2009: 2 buildings, average cost: $195,000
  • 2010: 0 buildings
  • 2011: 0 buildings
  • 2012: 0 buildings

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 41.46 N, Longitude: 87.62 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -1,831 (-22.0%)
Workers who live and work in this village: 547 (13.3%)

Area code: 708

Crete household income distribution Crete home values distribution

Property values in Crete, IL


 

Crime rates in Crete by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 0000000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 1111011100010
per 100,000 13.613.613.613.00.011.811.411.10.00.00.012.10.0
Robberies 23333245569135
per 100,000 27.240.840.839.036.123.645.655.755.666.499.5157.460.2
Assaults 8633512164821101511
per 100,000 108.981.740.839.060.1141.3182.4534.4233.4110.611.160.5132.4
Burglaries 1493737222521282441393942
per 100,000 190.6122.5503.7480.6264.6294.5239.4311.7266.7453.5431.4472.2505.4
Thefts 122101157157156160176117141182137153133
per 100,000 1660.81374.92137.22039.21876.61884.62006.41302.61566.82013.11515.31852.51600.3
Auto thefts 5899129729113812
per 100,000 68.1108.9122.5116.9144.4106.079.822.3100.0121.733.296.9144.4
Arson 1100242100411
per 100,000 13.613.60.00.024.147.122.811.10.00.044.212.112.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 301.1) 135.2119.9173.6165.7137.3160.1174.5223.4163.8176.0134.7197.3166.8

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 19 (17 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.05
Illinois average:

2.76

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Crete, Illinois accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

9.8%
Illinois:

9.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +628 (+9.3%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (12%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (11%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Construction (10%)
  • Finance and insurance (9%)
  • Health care and social assistance (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (30%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5%)
  • Top executives (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Business operations specialists (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Registered nurses (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4%)
  • Customer service representatives (4%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Crete-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Illinois state average. It is 145% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/28/1990, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 25.3 miles away from the Crete 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 18.4 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:

Crete-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 66.4 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 95.6 miles away from Crete center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Will County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 5, Floods: 4, Snowstorms: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Blizzard: 1, Snow: 1, Tornado: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Crete topographic map

Birthplace of: Porter J. McCumber - Politician.


Hospitals/medical centers in Crete:

  • HEALTHY HEART NURSE, INC (Home Health Center, 24560 S KINGS ROAD)
  • ST JAMES MANOR AND VILLA (Nursing Home, 1521 EAST RICHTON ROAD)

Other hospitals/medical centers near Crete:

  • FMC - STEGER DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 1 miles away; STEGER, IL)
  • WOODSIDE EXTENDED CARE (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; SOUTH CHICAGO HEIGHT, IL)
  • RIVER OAKS TERRACE (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; SOUTH CHICAGO HEIGHTS, IL)

Political contributions by individuals in Crete, IL

Amtrak stations near Crete:

  • 6 miles: DYER (SHEFFIELD RD.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking.
  • 8 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.
  • 18 miles: HAMMOND-WHITING (HAMMOND, 1135 CALUMET AVE.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Local government website: www.lincolnnet.net/users/lmcrete

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Crete:

  • Prairie State College (about 6 miles; Chicago Heights, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,252)
  • South Suburban College (about 11 miles; South Holland, IL; FT enrollment: 2,553)
  • Purdue University-Calumet Campus (about 12 miles; Hammond, IN; FT enrollment: 6,151)
  • Indiana University-Northwest (about 17 miles; Gary, IN; FT enrollment: 3,251)
  • Ivy Tech Community College-Northwest (about 17 miles; Gary, IN; FT enrollment: 3,581)
  • City Colleges of Chicago-Olive-Harvey College (about 18 miles; Chicago, IL; FT enrollment: 2,346)
  • Saint Xavier University (about 19 miles; Chicago, IL; FT enrollment: 2,797)

Public high schools in Crete:

Private high school in Crete:

  • ILLINOIS LUTHERAN SCHOOLS (Students: 370; Location: 1610 MAIN ST; Grades: PK - 12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Crete:

Private elementary/middle school in Crete:

  • ILLINOIS LUTHERAN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 199; Location: 448 CASS ST; Grades: PK - 6)
See full list of schools located in Crete, School District: CRETE MONEE COMMUNITY UNIT SCHOOL DISTRICT 201U

Library in Crete:

  • CRETE PUBLIC LIBRARY DISTRICT (Operating income: $1,378,606; Location: 1177 NORTH MAIN STREET; 68,173 books; 1,495 audio materials; 2,438 video materials; 2 local licensed databases; 18 state licensed databases; 2 other licensed databases; 205 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Crete: Lincoln Oaks Golf Course (A), Lincolnshire Country Club (B), Crete Village Hall (C), Crete Public Library (D), Crete Fire Department Station 2 (E), Crete Fire Department Station 1 (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Crete include: Crete United Methodist Church (A), Trinity Lutheran Church (B), Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Adams Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Reservoir: Deer Lake (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Park in Crete: Crete Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attractions: Adventure Trails Family Fun Center (Amusement & Theme Parks; 955 Main Street), Double - O -Ranch (Arcades & Amusements; 26408-Harvest Lane).

 
Will 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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AQI  Pb  SO2 NO2 Ozone  PM10 PM2.5

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 37.4. This is about average.
City:

37.4
U.S.:

32.0
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2009 was 0.0155. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 12.1 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.0155
U.S.:

0.0222
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2002 was 0.642. This is about average. Closest monitor was 11.5 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.642
U.S.:

0.572
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 2.13. This is about average. Closest monitor was 11.5 miles away from the city center.
City:

2.13
U.S.:

2.43
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 17.1. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 11.5 miles away from the city center.
City:

17.1
U.S.:

9.4
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 22.5. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 11.5 miles away from the city center.
City:

22.5
U.S.:

28.3
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 21.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.9 miles away from the city center.
City:

21.3
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 11.5. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 11.7 miles away from the city center.
City:

11.5
U.S.:

9.6

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

CRETE (Address: 1201 DOUGLAS LANE , Population served: 7500, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2004, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-06-2004), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-06-2004), St Public Notif received (NOV-01-2004), St Compliance achieved (FEB-01-2005)
  • OCCT Study Recommendation - Between DEC-21-1992 and DEC-23-1993, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (2 times from DEC-23-1993 to DEC-23-1993)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between OCT-01-1998 and NOV-22-1999, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (NOV-22-1999)
DIXIE ESTATES SUBDIVISION (Population served: 175, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2004 and JUL-08-2004, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-08-2004), St Violation/Reminder Notice (2 times from JUL-10-2004 to AUG-23-2004)
  • One minor monitoring violation

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

  • BALMORAL HEIGHTS SUBDIVISION (Population served: 390, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • BECKWITH COMMUNITY ASSOCIATION (Population served: 70, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 6.5%
(4.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 11.9% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for other race 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:  70.6%
Whole state:  65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  5.0%
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: 0.2% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Crete, IL

73 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
128 people in nursing homes in 2000

Crete compared to Illinois state average:

Crete, Illinois environmental map by EPA

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  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.


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Banks with branches in Crete (2011 data):

  • First Midwest Bank: Crete Branch at 1290 East Steger Road, branch established on 2005/11/15. Info updated 2011/12/22: Bank assets: $7,848.0 mil, Deposits: $6,529.2 mil, headquarters in Itasca, IL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 100 total offices, Holding Company: First Midwest Bancorp, Inc.
  • BMO Harris Bank National Association: Main Street Branch at 1380 Main Street, branch established on 1948/01/01. Info updated 2011/07/14: Bank assets: $97,264.0 mil, Deposits: $75,624.6 mil, headquarters in Chicago, IL, positive income, 717 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of Montreal
  • MB Financial Bank, National Association: Crete In Walt's Branch at 1100 East Exchange Avenue, branch established on 2008/02/15. Info updated 2010/04/27: Bank assets: $9,792.4 mil, Deposits: $7,757.4 mil, headquarters in Chicago, IL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 93 total offices, Holding Company: Mb Financial, Inc
  • First United Bank: at 700 Exchange Street, branch established on 1972/05/06. Info updated 2010/07/29: Bank assets: $354.7 mil, Deposits: $338.6 mil, local headquarters, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 5 total offices, Holding Company: Crete Bancorporation, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Crete travel time to work - commute


Crete mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (90%)
  • Electricity (10%)
  • Wood (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Crete village (based on Will County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 53.87%
Here53.9%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaUnited Methodist ChurchLutheran ChurchUnited Church of Christ
Adherents72.2%4.3%3.8%3.6%2.3%
Congregations16.4%7.2%8.8%6.8%5.2%
NameSouthern Baptist ConventionAssemblies of GodPresbyterian Church (USA)Christian Churches and Churches of ChristOther
Adherents2.1%1.8%1.1%0.9%8.1%
Congregations7.6%3.2%4.4%3.6%36.8%
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: 85
Here:

1.27 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 5
This county:

0.07 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

0.08 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 32
Will County:

0.48 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

0.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 122
This county:

1.82 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 286
Will County:

4.26 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

6.86 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Will County:

7.7%
State:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

26.3%
State:

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

13.4%
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 2$5,442$32,6522$2,004
Other Government Administration 2$9,168$55,0080$0
Police Protection - Officers 18$87,125$58,0833$3,015
Police - Other 1$2,781$33,3729$4,926
Firefighters 0$0 21$24,759
Streets and Highways 5$23,862$57,2692$4,204
Sewerage 1$4,364$52,3680$0
Water Supply 3$14,909$59,6360$0
Other and Unallocable 6$24,022$48,0448$5,836
Totals for Government 38$171,673$54,21345$44,744

Crete government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $398,000 ($48.06)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $962,000 ($116.17)
    Regular Highways: $517,000 ($62.43)
    Water Utilities: $473,000 ($57.12)
    Central Staff Services: $464,000 ($56.03)
    Solid Waste Management: $388,000 ($46.85)
    Fire Protection: $277,000 ($33.45)
    General Public Buildings: $147,000 ($17.75)
    General - Other: $137,000 ($16.54)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $113,000 ($13.65)
    Financial Administration: $28,000 ($3.38)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $215,000 ($25.96)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $98,000 ($11.83)
    Fire Protection: $62,000 ($7.49)
    Central Staff: $16,000 ($1.93)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $1,521,000 ($183.67)

Crete government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $315,000 ($38.04)
    Regular Highways: $236,000 ($28.50)
    All Other: $17,000 ($2.05)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Highways: $18,000 ($2.17)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $420,000 ($50.72)
    Interest Earnings: $140,000 ($16.91)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $898,000 ($108.44)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $1,064,000 ($128.49)
    Highways: $212,000 ($25.60)
  • Tax - Property: $2,090,000 ($252.38)
    NEC: $215,000 ($25.96)

Crete government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $3,169,000 ($382.68)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $1,980,000 ($239.10)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $521,000 ($62.92)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $4,200,000 ($507.19)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $428,000 ($51.68)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $6,608,000 ($797.97)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $471,000 ($56.88)

9.19% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($56,797 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.19%
Illinois average:

5.66%

0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($149 average AGI)
Will County:

0.04%
Illinois average:

0.19%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Cook County, IL  4.61% ($54,095 average AGI)
from DuPage County, IL  1.88% ($59,479)
from Kane County, IL  0.19% ($48,488)


6.78% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($54,132 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.78%
Illinois average:

5.99%

0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($193 average AGI)
Will County:

0.03%
Illinois average:

0.07%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Cook County, IL  2.01% ($42,313 average AGI)
to DuPage County, IL  0.98% ($51,466)
to Grundy County, IL  0.39% ($49,596)

Strongest AM radio stations in Crete:

  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WCFJ (1470 AM; 1 kW; CHICAGO HEIGHTS, IL; Owner: WCFJ, INC.)
  • WYLL (1160 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WVIV (1200 AM; 20 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLXX-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • WIND (560 AM; 5 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, 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.)
  • WNTD (950 AM; 5 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: RADIO UNICA OF CHICAGO LICENSE CORP.)
  • WCGO (1600 AM; 1 kW; CHICAGO HEIGHTS, IL)
  • WNWI (1080 AM; 3 kW; OAK LAWN, IL; Owner: BIRACH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WRDZ (1300 AM; 5 kW; LA GRANGE, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Crete:

  • WBMF (88.1 FM; CRETE, IL; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WYBA (102.3 FM; CRETE, IL; Owner: DONTRON INC.)
  • WYCA (106.3 FM; LANSING, IL; Owner: DONTRON, 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.)
  • 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.)
  • WPWX (92.3 FM; HAMMOND, IN; Owner: DONTRON, INC.)
  • WZVN (107.1 FM; LOWELL, IN; Owner: M & M BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • 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"))

TV broadcast stations around Crete:

  • WYIN (Channel 56; GARY, IN; Owner: NORTHWEST INDIANA PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • 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)
  • WCPX (Channel 38; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: PAXSON CHICAGO LICENSE, INC.)
  • WCIU-TV (Channel 26; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WCIU-TV LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • 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.)
  • W54AP (Channel 54; BLUE ISLAND, IL; Owner: CATHOLIC VIEWS BROADCASTS, INC.)
  • W34CK (Channel 34; ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL; Owner: FIRST UNITED, INC.)
  • W18AT (Channel 18; GARY, IN; Owner: LESEA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

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

Crete, Illinois:
  • Fatal accident count: 22
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 32
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 10
  • Fatalities: 27
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 48
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 1
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: 312
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 20

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


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 4
Total length: 4 meters (13ft)
Total costs: $718,000
Total average daily traffic: 37,150
Total average daily truck traffic: 1,177

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Crete)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 80 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Crete, IL)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 19 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 40 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Crete)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 21 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Crete)


Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 3 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED23$166,7378$125,18181$167,8745$81,1663$355,360
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$256,8901$133,50010$178,8330$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED5$199,9124$146,89336$185,3535$51,8603$135,080
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN2$155,7800$016$182,9220$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS2$143,7650$07$152,9600$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 8838.04 , 8838.05, 8838.07

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 3 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED3$100,6401$143,970
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$89,0200$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$135,3400$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$01$187,100
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 8838.04 , 8838.05, 8838.07

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 100
  • Hazardous Condition: 62
  • Service Call: 8
  • Good Intent Call: 11

Incident types - Crete


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Crete, IL
Businesses in Crete, IL
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1McDonald's1
Curves1Nike1
Dairy Queen1Subway1
FedEx2U-Haul1
Kohl's1UPS2

Crete on our top lists:

  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Life, physical, and social science technicians (population 5,000+)"
  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Electrical and electronic goods merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #23 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Florists (population 5,000+)"
  • #38 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Sporting goods, camera, and hobby and toy stores (population 5,000+)"
  • #39 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Metal and mineral, except petroleum, merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #41 on the list of "Top 101 cities with high-earning residents located near cities with low-earning residents"
  • #44 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (population 5,000+)"
  • #78 (60417) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Serbian first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #40 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM2.5) 24-hour air pollution readings in 2005 (µg/m3)"
  • #63 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people moving in compared to moving out (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #76 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest increase in the number of births per 1000 residents 1990-1999 to 2000-2003 (pop 50,000+)"
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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Nicholas G. Martino (8)
  • Robert E. Mccarthy (4)
  • Patrick A. Burnett (3)
  • Charles K. Stanfield (3)
  • Donald C. Harris (3)
  • Chad K. Zeilenga (3)
  • Shane A. Mayhill (2)
  • Eric Urban (2)
  • Gregory Karczmar (2)
  • John Michelon (2)

Total of 47 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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