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Population in 2012: 58,840 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +0.2%
 

Males: 28,593  (48.6%)
Females: 30,247  (51.4%)

Median resident age:  42.2 years
Illinois median age:  39.6 years

Zip codes: 60016.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $62,243 (it was $53,638 in 2000)
Des Plaines:

$62,243
IL:

$55,137
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $30,087

Des Plaines city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $220,581 (it was $174,800 in 2000)
Des Plaines:

$220,581
IL:

$170,600
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $261,384; Detached houses: $294,125; Townhouses or other attached units: $202,570; In 2-unit structures: $199,220; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $335,292; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $216,591; Mobile homes: $22,588

Median gross rent in 2012: $992.

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  • White alone - 39,209 (67.3%)
  • Hispanic - 10,536 (18.1%)
  • Asian alone - 6,980 (12.0%)
  • Two or more races - 662 (1.1%)
  • Black alone - 597 (1.0%)
  • American Indian alone - 152 (0.3%)
  • Other race alone - 140 (0.2%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 26 (0.04%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Des Plaines: 105.9 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)

Ancestries: German (16.4%), Polish (12.5%), Irish (11.3%), Italian (8.8%), English (3.1%), Swedish (2.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 03/06/1874

Elevation: 640 feet

Land area: 14.4 square miles.

Population density: 4,079 people per square mile 
 
 (average).

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For population 25 years and over in Des Plaines:

  • High school or higher: 87.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 32.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 10.5%
  • Unemployed: 7.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Des Plaines city:

  • Never married: 28.3%
  • Now married: 53.6%
  • Separated: 1.1%
  • Widowed: 8.4%
  • Divorced: 8.6%

16,642 residents are foreign born (10.3% Europe, 6.0% Asia).

This city:  28.5%
Illinois:  13.9%



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists there were 44 registered sex offenders living in Des Plaines, Illinois as of July 31, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Des Plaines to the number of sex offenders is 1,337 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: $4,810 (1.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $3,976 (1.6%)

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Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Chicago, IL (17.5 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Mount Prospect, IL (1.7 miles ), Rosemont, IL (1.8 miles ), Park Ridge, IL (1.8 miles ), Niles, IL (2.1 miles ), Prospect Heights, IL (2.3 miles ), Glenview, IL (2.3 miles ), Elk Grove Village, IL (2.3 miles ), Schiller Park, IL (2.4 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 37 buildings, average cost: $161,000
  • 1998: 45 buildings, average cost: $154,300
  • 1999: 64 buildings, average cost: $171,100
  • 2000: 29 buildings, average cost: $202,300
  • 2001: 32 buildings, average cost: $165,700
  • 2002: 25 buildings, average cost: $255,000
  • 2003: 48 buildings, average cost: $266,000
  • 2004: 51 buildings, average cost: $346,000
  • 2005: 105 buildings, average cost: $261,100
  • 2006: 80 buildings, average cost: $308,000
  • 2007: 32 buildings, average cost: $284,500
  • 2008: 35 buildings, average cost: $170,000
  • 2009: 50 buildings, average cost: $171,300
  • 2010: 37 buildings, average cost: $177,700
  • 2011: 40 buildings, average cost: $175,600
  • 2012: 18 buildings, average cost: $200,800

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 42.03 N, Longitude: 87.90 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +8,366 (+14.3%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 5,471 (18.4%)

Area code: 847

Des Plaines household income distribution Des Plaines home values distribution


 

Crime rates in Des Plaines by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 1100011010010
per 100,000 1.71.70.00.00.01.81.80.01.80.00.01.70.0
Rapes 711202215119121591104
per 100,000 11.918.734.137.526.319.315.821.026.315.819.60.06.8
Robberies 16151011209131397424713
per 100,000 27.225.517.018.735.115.822.822.815.812.374.780.322.2
Assaults 9561455343404070585571348
per 100,000 161.8103.976.690.275.570.270.2122.7101.796.412.522.281.8
Burglaries 262204240235201223200178224165157130137
per 100,000 446.2347.4408.7400.1353.0391.6351.2312.1392.9289.2279.4222.1233.6
Thefts 1,2571,1131,1441,1367818418901,012899771557604757
per 100,000 2140.71895.41948.21934.21371.51476.91562.91774.41577.01351.2991.31031.81290.8
Auto thefts 1471751461278870447375105373847
per 100,000 250.3298.0248.6216.2154.5122.977.3128.0131.6184.065.964.980.1
Arson 133788411137493
per 100,000 22.15.111.913.614.07.019.31.85.312.37.115.45.1
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 301.1) 188.3169.0172.3174.4137.2132.7129.0149.7149.1123.3103.993.0101.8

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 107 (88 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.50
Illinois average:

2.76

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Des Plaines, Illinois accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

8.7%
Illinois:

9.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +3,867 (+7.0%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (17%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (11%)
  • Construction (11%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (21%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Manufacturing (11%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Computer specialists (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Registered nurses (5%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (4%)
  • Customer service representatives (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Des Plaines-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Illinois state average. It is 107% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/28/1990, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 33.7 miles away from the Des Plaines city 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 16.5 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured 100 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Des Plaines-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 65.1 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 81.9 miles away from Des Plaines center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

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

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 10, Floods: 9, Tornadoes: 2, Floods: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Snow: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: Rick Zombo - Ice hockey player, Adrian Fulle - Film director, Shawn Green - 2005 Major League Baseball player (Arizona Diamondbacks, born: Nov 10, 1972), Jason DeRusha - Television reporter, Kristin Frey - Tower.

Main business address for: LAWSON PRODUCTS INC/NEW/DE/ (WHOLESALE-MACHINERY, EQUIPMENT & SUPPLIES), JUNO LIGHTING INC (ELECTRIC LIGHTING & WIRING EQUIPMENT), UNITED STATIONERS INC (WHOLESALE-PAPER AND PAPER PRODUCTS), LITTELFUSE INC /DE (SWITCHGEAR & SWITCHBOARD APPARATUS), SCHAWK INC (SERVICE INDUSTRIES FOR THE PRINTING TRADE).


Hospitals/medical centers in Des Plaines:

  • 5 STAR HEALTHCARE, INC (Home Health Center, 1974 MINER STREET, 1ST FLOOR)
  • ABSOLUTE HEALTHCARE SYSTEMS, INC (Home Health Center, 2860 SOUTH RIVER ROAD, SUITE 355)
  • ADVANCED HOME HEALTH SERVICES, INC (Home Health Center, 380 E NORTHWEST HIGHWAY, STE 350)
  • ALLIEDCARE HOME HEALTH OF ILLINOIS, LLC (Home Health Center, 380 E NORTHWEST HIGHWAY, STE 320F)
  • ASSOCIATES HOME HEALTH, INC (Home Health Center, 2200 E DEVON AVE, STE 255)
  • AXIS HEALTHCARE SERVICES, INC (Home Health Center, 2800 SOUTH RIVER ROAD, SUITE 120)
  • BETTER CARE HOME HEALTH, INC (Home Health Center, 2860 S RIVER RD, STE 430)
  • GUARDIAN HOME HEALTH CARE AGENCY, INC (Home Health Center, 2454 EDEMPSTER ST, STE 403)
  • HEALTHQUEST HOMECARE, LLC (Home Health Center, 2500 EAST DEVON AVENUE, SUITE 375)
  • HOME HEALTHCARE RENEWAL SERVICES, INC (Home Health Center, 636 S DES PLAINES RIVER ROAD, SUITE 104)
  • MEDCORE HOME HEALTH CARE, INC (Home Health Center, 1011 EAST TOUHY AVE, STE 220)
  • NATIONAL HOME HEALTH CARE SERV (Home Health Center, 1455 GOLF ROAD)
  • NEW COVENANT HOME HEALTH AGENCY, LLC (Home Health Center, 2500 E DEVON AVE, STE 175)
  • SOUL CARE SERVICES, INC (Home Health Center, 2200 E DEVON AVE, STE 309)
  • STERLING HOME HEALTH CARE, INC (Home Health Center, 2454 E DEMPSTER STREET)
  • ULTRA CARE HOME HEALTH, INC (Home Health Center, 2500 E DEVON AVENUE, #100)
  • VNA HEALTHTRENDS LTD. (Home Health Center, 200 E HOWARD ST)
  • GOLF SURGICAL CENTER (Hospital, 8901 GOLF RD)
  • GOLFVIEW DEVELOPMENTAL CENTER (Hospital, 9555 WEST GOLF ROAD)
  • HOLY FAMILY MEDICAL CENTER (Hospital, provides emergency services, 100 NORTH RIVER ROAD)
  • MARYVILLE ACADEMY (Hospital, 555 WILSON LANE)
  • SEASONS HOSPICE (Hospital, 606 POTTER ROAD)
  • ALDEN DES PLAINES REHAB AND HC (Nursing Home, 1221 EAST GOLF ROAD)
  • BALLARD NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, 9300 BALLARD ROAD)
  • HOLY FAMILY HEALTH CENTER (Nursing Home, 2380 DEMPSTER STREET)
  • LEE MANOR (Nursing Home, 1301 LEE STREET)
  • NAZARETHVILLE (Nursing Home, 300 NORTH RIVER ROAD)
  • OAKTON PAVILLION (Nursing Home, 1660 OAKTON PLACE)

Political contributions by individuals in Des Plaines, IL

Heliports located in Des Plaines:

Amtrak stations near Des Plaines:

  • 6 miles: GLENVIEW (1116 DEPOT ST.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 16 miles: LA GRANGE ROAD (LA GRANGE, 25 W. BURLINGTON AVE.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public payphones, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 18 miles: CHICAGO (225 S. CANAL ST.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.

Local government website: www.desplaines.org

College/University in Des Plaines:

  • Oakton Community College (Full-time enrollment: 3,670; Location: 1600 E Golf Rd.; Public; Website: www.oakton.edu)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Des Plaines:

  • City Colleges of Chicago-Wilbur Wright College (about 8 miles; Chicago, IL; Full-time enrollment: 4,343)
  • Triton College (about 9 miles; River Grove, IL; FT enrollment: 4,960)
  • Harper College (about 10 miles; Palatine, IL; FT enrollment: 6,988)
  • Elmhurst College (about 10 miles; Elmhurst, IL; FT enrollment: 2,875)
  • Dominican University (about 11 miles; River Forest, IL; FT enrollment: 2,386)
  • Northeastern Illinois University (about 11 miles; Chicago, IL; FT enrollment: 5,777)
  • Universal Technical Institute of Illinois Inc (about 12 miles; Glendale Heights, IL; FT enrollment: 2,759)

Public high schools in Des Plaines:

Private high schools in Des Plaines:

  • THE WILLOWS ACADEMY (Students: 223; Location: 1012 E THACKER ST; Grades: 6 - 12; Girls only)
  • JOSEPH ACADEMY (Students: 74; Location: 1101 GREGORY ST; Grades: 7 - 12)
  • THE CAMELOT SCHOOL (Students: 72; Location: 1455A PRAIRIE; Grades: 2 - 12)
  • BRENTWOOD BAPTIST CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 72; Location: 588 DARA JAMES RD; Grades: 1 - 12)

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Des Plaines:

Private elementary/middle schools in Des Plaines:

  • SCIENCE & ARTS ACADEMY (Students: 221; Location: 1825 MINER ST; Grades: UG - UG)
  • OUR LADY OF DESTINY SCHOOL (Students: 171; Location: 1880 S ASH ST; Grades: PK - 8)
  • ST ZACHARY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 155; Location: 567 W ALGONQUIN RD; Grades: PK - 8)
  • KIDDIE JUNCTION EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTE (Students: 66; Location: 1619 E OAKTON ST; Grades: PK - KG)
  • IMMANUEL LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 64; Location: 832 LEE ST; Grades: PK - 7)
  • ANGEL TOWN PRIVATE SCHOOL (Students: 62; Location: 1920 E TOUHY AVE; Grades: PK - KG)
  • INTERCULTURE MONTESSORI SCHOOL OF PARK RIDGE (Students: 31; Location: 8800 W BALLARD RD; Grades: PK - 5)
See full list of schools located in Des Plaines, map of school districts

Library in Des Plaines:

  • DES PLAINES PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $6,602,843; Location: 1501 ELLINWOOD STREET; 267,287 books; 871 e-books; 23,425 audio materials; 23,360 video materials; 46 local licensed databases; 18 state licensed databases; 722 print serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • Add to churches in Des Plaines, IL: Trinity Lutheran Church, 675 E Algonquin Rd, 60016, 847-827-6656

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Notable locations in Des Plaines: Lake Park Golf Course (A), James C Kirie Water Reclamation Plant (B), Des Plaines Public Library (C), Prairie Lakes Community Center (D), Des Plaines Fire Department Station 1 (E), Des Plaines Village Hall (F), Maryville Scott A Nolan Center (G), Des Plaines Fire Department Station 2 (H), Des Plaines Fire Department Station 3 (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Market Place Shopping Center (1), The Oaks Shopping Center (2), Market Place Shopping Center (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Des Plaines include: Bethesda Worship Center (A), Des Plaines Bible Church (B), Saint Martin's Episcopal Church (C), Taiwan Christian Church (D), Trinity Lutheran Church (E), West Suburban Baptist Church (F), Christ United Church (G), Des Plaines Church of Christ (H), First Christian Reformed Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: All Saints Cemetery (1), Saint Marys Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Shagbark Lake (A), Big Bend Lake (B), Des Plaines Lake (C), Lake Opeka (D), Peterson Lake (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creek: Weller Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Des Plaines include: Central Park (1), Lake Park (2), Einstein Park (3), Rand Park (4), Dimucci Park (5), Majewski Metro Park (6), Kiwanis Park (7), Jaycee Park (8), Cherokee Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Des Plaines History Center (Museums; 781 Pearson St), Chicago Russian Tours (Tours & Charters; 2474 East Dempster Street).

Hotels: Benchmark Restaurant (6100 North River Road), Embassy Suites O'Hare Rosemont (5500 North River Road), Four Seasons Sales & Market (1300 Jefferson Street Suite 303), Doubletree Club Chicago O'Hare (1450 East Touhy Avenue), Extended Stay America - Des Plaines (1201 E Touhy Ave), Courtyard O'Hare by Marriott (2950 South River Road), Best Western Des Plaines Inn (1231 Lee Mannheim), Days Inn & Suites O'Hare (2175 East Touhy Avenue), Comfort Inn O'hare (2175 East Touhy Avenue).

Court: Coachlight Court A (1595 Ashland Avenue).

 
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)
AQI  Pb  CO  SO2 NO2 Ozone  PM10 PM2.5

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 34.0. This is about average.
City:

34.0
U.S.:

32.0
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2009 was 0.0148. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 4.9 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.0148
U.S.:

0.0222
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.255. This is better than average. There were 9 monitors within city limits.
City:

0.255
U.S.:

0.334
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 1.86. This is better than average. There were 1 monitors within city limits.
City:

1.86
U.S.:

2.43
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 16.3. This is significantly worse than average. There were 4 monitors within city limits.
City:

16.3
U.S.:

9.4
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 20.7. This is better than average. There were 12 monitors within city limits.
City:

20.7
U.S.:

28.3
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 17.6. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 5.7 miles away from the city center.
City:

17.6
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 10.4. This is about average. There were 2 monitors within city limits.
City:

10.4
U.S.:

9.6

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

MERRYWOOD MOBILE HOME PARK (Serves IN, Population served: 210, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2002 and APR-01-2004, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-16-2002), St Compliance achieved (2 times from SEP-20-2002 to APR-01-2004)
  • CCR INADEQUATE REPORTING - Between OCT-01-2001 and APR-01-2004, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (2 times from SEP-26-2002 to APR-01-2004)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2001 and JAN-06-2003, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-17-2001), St Compliance achieved (SEP-20-2002), Fed Compliance achieved (JAN-06-2003), St Compliance achieved (APR-01-2004)
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between OCT-01-2000 and JUL-18-2003, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-27-2000), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-27-2000), St Compliance achieved (JUL-18-2003)
  • CCR INADEQUATE REPORTING - Between OCT-01-2000 and APR-01-2004, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (2 times from OCT-03-2002 to APR-01-2004)
  • 6 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
  • 3 other older monitoring violations
DIAMOND LAKE MHP (Address: 90 S. RIVER RD. , Population served: 189, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2000, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-15-2000), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-15-2000)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 minor monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
ANDREWS ESTATES (Serves MI, Population served: 178, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2004, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Boil Water Order (OCT-05-2004), St Public Notif requested (OCT-05-2004), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-05-2004), St Compliance achieved (OCT-18-2004)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2004, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Boil Water Order (SEP-15-2004), St Public Notif requested (SEP-15-2004), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-15-2004), St Public Notif received (SEP-16-2004), St Compliance achieved (SEP-22-2004)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In DEC-1998, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Boil Water Order (DEC-28-1998), St Public Notif requested (DEC-28-1998), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-28-1998), St Compliance achieved (JAN-25-1999)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-1998 and AUG-1998, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Boil Water Order (JUL-27-1998), St Public Notif requested (JUL-27-1998), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-27-1998), St Compliance achieved (OCT-06-1998)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between OCT-01-2002 and JAN-17-2003, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Admin Penalty assessed (OCT-31-2002), St Public Notif requested (OCT-31-2002), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-31-2002), St Compliance achieved (JAN-17-2003)
  • One routine major monitoring violation

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

  • DES PLAINES (Population served: 56945, Primary Water Source Type: Purch_surface_water)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 7.0%
(4.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 7.4% for Black residents, 17.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 25.8% for other race residents, 11.5% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.5 people
Illinois:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  65.3%
Whole state:  65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  4.3%
Whole state:  6.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Des Plaines, IL

People in group quarters in Des Plaines in 2010:

  • 702 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 94 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 62 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 26 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals and psychiatric units in other hospitals
  • 4 people in group homes intended for adults

People in group quarters in Des Plaines in 2000:

  • 858 people in nursing homes
  • 58 people in religious group quarters
  • 33 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 26 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 16 people in other group homes
  • 9 people in homes for the mentally ill

Des Plaines compared to Illinois state average:

Des Plaines, Illinois environmental map by EPA

Map Legend

  • Median house value above state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.


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Banks with most branches in Des Plaines (2011 data):

  • U.S. Bank National Association: Des Plaines Branch at 750 Lee Street, branch established on 1997/07/01; Des Plaines Oakton Branch at 1223 Oakton Street, branch established on 1982/05/22. Info updated 2012/01/30: Bank assets: $330,470.8 mil, Deposits: $236,091.5 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, 3121 total offices, Holding Company: U.S. Bancorp
  • Bank of America, National Association: Des Plaines/Dempster at 2454 Dempster, branch established on 1922/01/01; Des Plaines/Oakton at 1300 Oakton Street, branch established on 1988/06/30. 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
  • Firstmerit Bank, National Association: Lee Street-North at 518 North Lee Street, branch established on 1970/09/28; Lee Street Main Branch at 678 Lee Street, branch established on 1957/11/14. Info updated 2010/05/17: Bank assets: $14,420.6 mil, Deposits: $11,497.6 mil, headquarters in Akron, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 213 total offices, Holding Company: Firstmerit Corporation
  • Fifth Third Bank: Des Plaines - Elmhurst Rd. Branch at 845 Elmhurst Road, branch established on 2009/02/23; Des Plaines Banking Center Branch at 510 Metropolitan Way, branch established on 2005/12/12. Info updated 2009/10/05: Bank assets: $114,540.4 mil, Deposits: $89,689.1 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1378 total offices, Holding Company: Fifth Third Bancorp
  • TCF National Bank: Des Plaines Jewel Branch #2263 at 819 South Elmhurst Road, branch established on 1998/01/30; South Lee Jewel Branch #2271 at 1500 Lee Street, branch established on 1998/01/30. Info updated 2009/11/23: Bank assets: $19,007.0 mil, Deposits: $12,377.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 441 total offices, Holding Company: Tcf Financial Corporation
  • MB Financial Bank, National Association: Niles/Golf Branch at 9190 W Golf Road, branch established on 1955/12/01. 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
  • Millennium Bank: at 2077 Miner Street, branch established on 2007/07/02. Info updated 2010/09/08: Bank assets: $45.1 mil, Deposits: $40.7 mil, local headquarters, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1 total offices, Holding Company: Millennium Bancorp, Inc.
  • International Bank of Chicago: All American Bank Branch at 9380 West Ballard Road, branch established on 2005/08/15. Info updated 2012/03/26: Bank assets: $289.2 mil, Deposits: $251.7 mil, headquarters in Chicago, IL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 7 total offices, Holding Company: Ibc Bancorp, Inc.
  • Devon Bank: The Heritage Branch at 800s River Road, branch established on 2004/09/13. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $265.9 mil, Deposits: $242.2 mil, headquarters in Chicago, IL, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 15 total offices, Holding Company: Devon Bancorp, Inc.
  • 6 other banks with 6 local branches

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Des Plaines, Illinois:

  • Hyatt Regency O'hare, 9300 W Bryn Mawr, Des Plaines, IL 60018 , Phone: (847) 696-1234
  • Travelodge Chicago O'hare, 3003 Mannheim Rd, Des Plaines, IL 60018 , Phone: (434) 296-5941, Fax: (847) 803-1984
  • Crowne Plaza Chicago O'hare, 5440 N River Rd, Des Plaines, IL 60018 , Phone: (847) 671-6350, Fax: (847) 671-1378
  • Hotel Sofitel Chicago, 5550 N River Rd, Des Plaines, IL 60018 , Phone: (708) 678-4488, Fax: (847) 678-4244
  • Courtyard By Marriott Chicago O'hare, 2950 South River Rd, Des Plaines, IL 60018 , Phone: (847) 824-7000, Fax: (847) 824-4574
  • Comfort Inn O'hare, 2175 E Touhy Ave, Des Plaines, IL 60018 , Phone: (847) 635-1300, Fax: (847) 635-7572
  • Marriott Suites Chicago O'hare, 6155 N River Rd, Des Plaines, IL 60018 , Phone: (847) 696-4400, Fax: (847) 696-2122
  • Rand Manor Motel, 1320 Rand Rd, Des Plaines, IL 60016 , Phone: (847) 827-7447
  • 8 other hotels and motels
All 16 fire-safe hotels and motels in Des Plaines, Illinois

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Des Plaines travel time to work - commute


Des Plaines mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (89%)
  • Electricity (9%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Des Plaines city (based on Cook County data)

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

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

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

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 1,460
Here:

2.77 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

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

0.04 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

0.08 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 490
Cook County:

0.93 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

0.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 806
This county:

1.53 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.67 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

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

8.4%
State:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

23.5%
State:

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

16.3%
Illinois:

14.5%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 16$80,463$60,3471$1,601
Other Government Administration 10$57,606$69,1276$6,584
Judicial and Legal 3$21,821$87,2840$0
Police Protection - Officers 102$409,670$48,1962$974
Police - Other 24$114,504$57,2520$0
Firefighters 129$957,106$89,0336$9,215
Fire - Other 5$28,333$67,9993$1,999
Streets and Highways 45$305,009$81,3362$425
Welfare 4$18,983$56,9490$0
Health 1$6,370$76,4401$2,345
Solid Waste Management 1$5,110$61,3200$0
Sewerage 11$61,516$67,1080$0
Housing and Community Development(Local) 14$74,231$63,6272$4,324
Water Supply 22$127,411$69,4970$0
Local Libraries 42$184,964$52,84782$75,404
Other and Unallocable 22$132,528$72,2881$631
Totals for Government 451$2,585,625$68,797106$103,502

Des Plaines government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $10,889,000 ($185.06)
    General - Other: $2,099,000 ($35.67)
    Parking Facilities: $1,684,000 ($28.62)
    Water Utilities: $181,000 ($3.08)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $15,334,000 ($260.61)
    Local Fire Protection: $12,572,000 ($213.66)
    General - Other: $11,491,000 ($195.29)
    Water Utilities: $7,535,000 ($128.06)
    Libraries: $5,459,000 ($92.78)
    Regular Highways: $5,350,000 ($90.92)
    Solid Waste Management: $2,533,000 ($43.05)
    Central Staff Services: $1,863,000 ($31.66)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $1,245,000 ($21.16)
    Financial Administration: $1,167,000 ($19.83)
    Sewerage: $1,001,000 ($17.01)
    General Public Buildings: $645,000 ($10.96)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $488,000 ($8.29)
    Parking Facilities: $196,000 ($3.33)
  • Employee Retirement - Corporate Stocks: $13,686,000 ($232.60)
    Corporate Bonds: $8,249,000 ($140.19)
    Benefit Payments: $3,637,000 ($61.81)
    Total Cash and Deposits: $2,504,000 ($42.56)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $4,587,000 ($77.96)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $8,335,000 ($141.66)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $31,995,000 ($543.76)

Des Plaines government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - All Other: $4,929,000 ($83.77)
    Solid Waste Management: $2,558,000 ($43.47)
    Sewerage: $1,884,000 ($32.02)
    Housing and Community Development: $351,000 ($5.97)
    Parking Facilities: $209,000 ($3.55)
    Parks and Recreation: $35,000 ($0.59)
  • Employee Retirement - Earnings on Investments (calculated): $7,045,000 ($119.73)
    From Parent Local Government: $1,526,000 ($25.93)
    Local Employee Contribution: $700,000 ($11.90)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Highways: $200,000 ($3.40)
    Housing and Community Development: $147,000 ($2.50)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $212,000 ($3.60)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $1,065,000 ($18.10)
    Interest Earnings: $933,000 ($15.86)
    General Revenue, NEC: $288,000 ($4.89)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $10,301,000 ($175.07)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $13,774,000 ($234.09)
    Highways: $1,677,000 ($28.50)
  • Tax - Property: $25,079,000 ($426.22)
    Other License: $5,035,000 ($85.57)
    Other Selective Sales: $5,009,000 ($85.13)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $4,120,000 ($70.02)
    Public Utilities Sales: $3,614,000 ($61.42)

Des Plaines government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $101,712,000 ($1728.62)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $86,429,000 ($1468.88)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $41,482,000 ($705.00)
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $28,587,000 ($485.84)
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $27,120,000 ($460.91)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $26,199,000 ($445.26)
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $1,467,000 ($24.93)

Des Plaines government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $11,374,000 ($193.30)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Other Securities: $13,354,000 ($226.95)
    Total Federal Securities: $5,923,000 ($100.66)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $21,002,000 ($356.93)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $27,120,000 ($460.91)

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

Here:

3.97%
Illinois average:

5.66%

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

0.27%
Illinois average:

0.19%


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


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

Here:

4.98%
Illinois average:

5.99%

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

0.09%
Illinois average:

0.07%


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

Strongest AM radio stations in Des Plaines:

  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WKTA (1330 AM; 5 kW; EVANSTON, IL; Owner: POLNET COMMUNICATIONS, LTD.)
  • WCSN (820 AM; 5 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WYPA, INC.)
  • WMBI (1110 AM; daytime; 5 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WYLL (1160 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WONX (1590 AM; 4 kW; EVANSTON, IL; Owner: KOVAS COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WVIV (1200 AM; 20 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLXX-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • WISN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

Strongest FM radio stations in Des Plaines:

  • WMTH (90.5 FM; PARK RIDGE, IL; Owner: BOARD OF EDUCATION, MAINE TWP. #207)
  • 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)
  • WGCI-FM (107.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • 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.)
  • 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.)
  • WDRV (97.1 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)

TV broadcast stations around Des Plaines:

  • W34CK (Channel 34; ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL; Owner: FIRST UNITED, 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.)
  • WGBO-TV (Channel 66; JOLIET, IL; Owner: WGBO LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.)
  • WGN-TV (Channel 9; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • 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.)
  • WSNS-TV (Channel 44; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: TELEMUNDO OF CHICAGO, 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)
  • 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.)
  • W64CQ (Channel 64; ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W57DN (Channel 57; ELGIN, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WYIN (Channel 56; GARY, IN; Owner: NORTHWEST INDIANA PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W24AJ (Channel 24; AURORA, IL; Owner: NELSON TV, INC.)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)


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


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 70
Total length: 354 meters (1,161ft)
Total costs: $18,089,000
Total average daily traffic: 2,859,109
Total average daily truck traffic: 191,886

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1900-1909: 4
  • 1910-1919: 1
  • 1920-1929: 5
  • 1930-1939: 5
  • 1940-1949: 1
  • 1950-1959: 46
  • 1960-1969: 3
  • 1970-1979: 0
  • 1980-1989: 0
  • 1990-1999: 1
  • 2000-2009: 4
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Des Plaines, IL



Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 5 full and 11 partial 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)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED164$212,450309$173,7351,231$202,31047$109,3256$396,06256$142,2226$63,963
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED14$256,46834$172,658143$229,3916$68,8820$07$127,7003$23,750
APPLICATIONS DENIED37$173,58386$143,373469$225,71421$90,6572$342,59023$173,57119$29,540
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN17$200,09431$179,075213$210,7334$118,6250$08$172,7361$37,540
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS11$192,94214$173,876102$206,8394$80,6030$02$134,3000$0

Detailed mortgage data for all 16 tracts in Des Plaines, IL

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 5 full and 10 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED65$208,30625$225,3002$170,155
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED18$240,74717$267,1041$165,920
APPLICATIONS DENIED7$157,01719$302,7480$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN4$280,3903$270,1170$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$556,6804$263,4930$0

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 64
  • Hazardous Condition: 56

Incident types - Des Plaines


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Des Plaines, IL

Most common first names in Des Plaines, IL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John59574.0 years
Mary52381.2 years
William41074.2 years
Joseph34775.7 years
Robert32669.5 years
Edward30374.3 years
Helen30180.9 years
Anna29483.8 years
James27371.9 years
George27175.1 years
Most common last names in Des Plaines, IL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson13375.5 years
Anderson11177.0 years
Smith9977.5 years
Miller7375.7 years
Carlson6278.8 years
Nelson5779.5 years
Brown5173.2 years
Peterson5080.9 years
Patel4171.9 years
Cohen3980.9 years
Businesses in Des Plaines, IL
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven6Marriott1
Ace Hardware1MasterBrand Cabinets4
AutoZone1McDonald's5
Baskin-Robbins4New Balance1
Best Western1Nike2
Blockbuster1Panda Express1
Burger King2Panera Bread1
Comfort Inn1Penske1
Cricket Wireless1Quiznos1
DHL4RadioShack2
Dairy Queen1Safeway1
Domino's Pizza1Sam's Club1
Dunkin Donuts6Sprint Nextel1
Extended Stay America1Starbucks3
Extended Stay Deluxe1Taco Bell4
FedEx8U-Haul2
Firestone Complete Auto Care2U.S. Cellular1
GNC1UPS14
H&R Block1Vons1
Jewel-Osco2Walgreens3
Just Tires1Wendy's2
KFC2White Castle1
Kmart1YMCA1
Little Caesars Pizza2
Browse common businesses in Des Plaines, IL


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  • #13 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in nursing homes (population 50,000+)"
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  • #49 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most bridges per 100,000 population (pop 50,000+)"
  • #49 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most fatal accidents per 100,000 population from 1975 to 2008 (pop 50,000+)"
  • #77 (60016) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Assyrian/Chaldean/Syriac first ancestries"
  • #88 (60016) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Bulgarian first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #97 (60016) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of residents speaking Indo-European language at home (pop 5,000+)"
  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Nitrogen Dioxide air pollution readings in 2005 (ppm)"
  • #15 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM2.5) 24-hour air pollution readings in 2005 (µg/m3)"
  • #21 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest lead air pollution readings in 2005 (µg/m3)"
  • #23 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual air pollution readings in 2005 (µg/m3)"
  • #26 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Kerry (Democrat) in the 2004 Presidential Election, pop. 50,000+"
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Top Patent Applicants
  • Paolo Palmas (49)
  • Uop Llc (26)
  • Francesca Schuler (15)
  • Justin Rohde (15)
  • Mark Van Wees (14)
  • Bradley Anderson (13)
  • Stephen C. Oberheim (13)
  • Justin B. Rohde (12)
  • Mitsue Miyazaki (11)
  • Katherine Radwanski (10)

Total of 579 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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