Dolton, Illinois

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Population in 2017: 22,793 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: -11.0%
 
Males: 10,206  (44.8%)
Females: 12,587  (55.2%)
Median resident age:

37.0 years
Illinois median age:

38.0 years

Zip codes: 60419.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $45,543 (it was $48,020 in 2000)
Dolton:

$45,543
IL:

$62,992

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $20,389 (it was $18,102 in 2000)

Dolton village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $103,112 (it was $92,900 in 2000)
Dolton:

$103,112
IL:

$195,300

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $164,715; detached houses: $164,150; townhouses or other attached units: $165,587; in 2-unit structures: $359,125; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $157,352; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $113,495

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,267.

March 2019 cost of living index in Dolton: 101.4 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 26.6%
(13.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 26.9% for Black residents, 37.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 27.9% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Dolton, IL (2017)
    • 20,29188.3%Black alone
    • 1,0144.4%Hispanic
    • 9494.1%White alone
    • 3321.4%Two or more races
    • 1280.6%Asian alone
    • 90.04%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists, there were 43 registered sex offenders living in Dolton, Illinois as of July 07, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Dolton is 535 to 1.


Crime rates in Dolton by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

Murders
(per 100,000)
1
(4.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(4.2)
1
(4.2)
1
(4.3)
0
(0.0)
2
(8.6)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
18
(72.7)
13
(53.1)
1
(4.1)
6
(25.0)
15
(62.8)
9
(38.6)
4
(17.2)
1
(4.3)
3
(12.9)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
63
(254.4)
44
(179.6)
37
(152.6)
69
(287.1)
88
(368.4)
30
(128.6)
13
(56.0)
98
(421.3)
123
(527.7)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
12
(48.5)
12
(49.0)
7
(28.9)
12
(49.9)
19
(79.5)
112
(480.0)
96
(413.4)
12
(51.6)
40
(171.6)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
219
(884.3)
215
(877.4)
172
(709.5)
295
(1,228)
426
(1,783)
518
(2,220)
454
(1,955)
330
(1,419)
455
(1,952)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
896
(3,618)
734
(2,995)
578
(2,384)
687
(2,859)
800
(3,349)
847
(3,630)
1,005
(4,328)
972
(4,178)
887
(3,805)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
292
(1,179)
231
(942.7)
266
(1,097)
265
(1,103)
157
(657.2)
166
(711.4)
174
(749.3)
124
(533.0)
160
(686.4)
Arson
(per 100,000)
3
(12.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(4.2)
34
(145.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(12.9)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)453.2362.8287.7412.9496.4531.5483.1466.4546.7

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City-data.com crime index in Dolton, IL

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 51 (43 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.85
Illinois average:

2.67
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Ancestries: American (1.5%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 03/30/1893

Elevation: 605 feet

Land area: 4.55 square miles.

Population density: 5,008 people per square mile   (average).

Dolton, Illinois map

934 residents are foreign born (2.7% Latin America, 0.8% Asia, 0.5% Africa).

This village:

4.1%
Illinois:

14.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $3,839 (3.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $3,465 (3.6%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Hammond, IN (5.6 miles , pop. 83,048).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Chicago, IL (15.3 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Riverdale, IL (1.4 miles ),
Phoenix, IL (1.4 miles ),
South Holland, IL (1.4 miles ),
Burnham, IL (1.6 miles ),
Calumet City, IL (1.7 miles ),
Harvey, IL (1.7 miles ),
Dixmoor, IL (1.9 miles ),
Thornton, IL (2.0 miles )

Latitude: 41.63 N, Longitude: 87.60 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -4,597 (-20.0%)
Workers who live and work in this village: 600 (6.8%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 708

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

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 6 buildings, average cost: $90,000
  • 1998: 9 buildings, average cost: $90,400
  • 1999: 3 buildings, average cost: $81,000
  • 2000: 3 buildings, average cost: $100,700
  • 2001: 1 building, cost: $74,000
  • 2002: 8 buildings, average cost: $94,000
  • 2003: 5 buildings, average cost: $79,800
  • 2004: 8 buildings, average cost: $81,400
  • 2005: 5 buildings, average cost: $79,200
  • 2006: 8 buildings, average cost: $112,600
  • 2007: 16 buildings, average cost: $111,600
  • 2008: 4 buildings, average cost: $155,000
  • 2010: 3 buildings, average cost: $104,000
  • 2012: 11 buildings, average cost: $172,300
Number of permits per 10,000 Dolton, IL residents
Average permit cost in Dolton, IL
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

6.6%
Illinois:

4.5%
Unemployment by year
Historical population in Dolton, IL
Historical housing units in Dolton, IL

Population change in the 1990s: +1,631 (+6.8%).
Most common industries in Dolton, IL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (12.7%)
  • Educational services (7.5%)
  • Finance & insurance (7.4%)
  • Public administration (6.0%)
  • Other transportation, support activities, couriers (5.7%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.4%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Other transportation, support activities, couriers (8.5%)
  • Public administration (5.4%)
  • Construction (5.0%)
  • Metal & metal products (4.5%)
  • Educational services (4.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.4%)
  • U. S. Postal service (4.3%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (19.8%)
  • Finance & insurance (10.3%)
  • Educational services (10.0%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.6%)
  • Public administration (6.5%)
  • Social assistance (5.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.3%)
Most common occupations in Dolton, IL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.8%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5.8%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.6%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.2%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (3.1%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (8.2%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7.6%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5.0%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.6%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (8.5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.7%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.8%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.5%)
  • Registered nurses (4.5%)
  • Cashiers (4.2%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.0%)

Average climate in Dolton, Illinois

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Dolton, Illinois environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 96.8. This is worse than average.

City:

96.8
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.275. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.275
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 13.2. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 1.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

13.2
U.S.:

5.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 1.57. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.57
U.S.:

1.79
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 25.0. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 1.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.0
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 23.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

23.1
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 9.52. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.52
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2009 was 0.0249. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 1.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0249
U.S.:

0.0098

Tornado activity:

Dolton-area historical tornado activity is near Illinois state average. It is 56% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/28/1990, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 27.0 miles away from the Dolton 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 7.5 miles away from the village center killed 33 people and injured 500 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Dolton-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Illinois state average. It is 85% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 220.2 miles away from Dolton 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 194.7 miles away from Dolton 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 68.4 miles away from the city center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 252.0 miles away from Dolton 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 218.4 miles away from Dolton center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 211.6 miles away from Dolton center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Cook County (19) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 13, Storms: 12, Tornadoes: 3, Snowstorms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Dolton topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Dolton:

  • DOLTON COURT (644 SHERIDAN AVENUE)
  • BESTMED-CARE SERVICES, LTD (15008 S WOODLAWN AVENUE)
  • CHICAGO PROFESSIONAL HEALTHCARE, INC (1313 E SIBLEY BLVD STE 105)
  • FAITH CONNECTIONS HOME HEALTH AND PRO SERVICE CORP (15335 SUNSET DRIVE)
  • COUNTRYSIDE NURSING AND REHAB CTR (1635 EAST 154TH STREET)
  • COUNTRYSIDE PLAZA (1635 EAST 154TH ST)
  • DOLTON NURSING AND REHAB (14325 SOUTH BLACKSTONE)

Amtrak stations near Dolton:

  • 6 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.
  • 7 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.
  • 10 miles: DYER (SHEFFIELD RD.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Dolton:

  • South Suburban College (about 2 miles; South Holland, IL; Full-time enrollment: 3,972)
  • City Colleges of Chicago-Olive-Harvey College (about 6 miles; Chicago, IL; FT enrollment: 4,110)
  • Chicago State University (about 7 miles; Chicago, IL; FT enrollment: 4,352)
  • Purdue University-Calumet Campus (about 8 miles; Hammond, IN; FT enrollment: 7,343)
  • Prairie State College (about 8 miles; Chicago Heights, IL; FT enrollment: 4,050)
  • Saint Xavier University (about 9 miles; Chicago, IL; FT enrollment: 3,576)
  • City Colleges of Chicago-Kennedy-King College (about 11 miles; Chicago, IL; FT enrollment: 5,044)

Public high schools in Dolton:

  • THORNRIDGE HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,862, Location: 15000 COTTAGE GROVE AVE, Grades: 9-12)
  • ACADEMY FOR LEARNING (Location: 306 E 144TH ST, Grades: 9-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Dolton:

Private elementary/middle school in Dolton:

  • NEW LIFE CELEBRATION CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 67, Location: 14243 DANTE AVE, Grades: PK-8)
See full list of schools located in Dolton

Library in Dolton:

  • DOLTON PUBLIC LIBRARY DISTRICT (Operating income: $1,277,669; Location: 14037 LINCOLN AVENUE; 102,951 books; 4,948 audio materials; 3,122 video materials; 8 local licensed databases; 18 state licensed databases; 1 other licensed databases; 216 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Dolton: Dolton Fire Department Station 2 (A), Dolton Fire Department Station 1 (B), Bud's Ambulance Service (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Oakland Cemetery (1), Berger Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes: Lake Cottage Grove (A), Lake Victory (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Dolton include: Dolton Park (1), Needles Park (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotels: Best Motel & Suites (1335 East Sibley Boulevard), Health Care Service Corporation (14633 Wabash Avenue).

Birthplace of: Jane Lynch - Actress, Reggie Hayward - Football player, Tristan Parham - College basketball player (Santa Clara Broncos).

Cook County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

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

DOLTON (Population served: 23,153, Purch surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2006 and DEC-2006, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-11-2007), St Compliance achieved (JAN-17-2007)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2006 and DEC-2006, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-11-2007), St Compliance achieved (JAN-17-2007)
  • One minor monitoring violation
Average household size:
This village:

2.9 people
Illinois:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:

74.2%
Whole state:

65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:

6.3%
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: 0.2% of all households
248 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
17 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
231 people in nursing homes in 2000

Banks with branches in Dolton (2011 data):

  • MB Financial Bank, National Association: Dolton South Branch at 550 East Sibley Boulevard, branch established on 1979/06/07; Dolton Branch at 14121 Chicago Street, branch established on 1934/01/01. 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
  • U.S. Bank National Association: Dolton Branch at 1350 East Sibley Boulevard, branch established on 1910/01/01. 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
  • Standard Bank and Trust Company: Dolton Branch at 14076 Lincoln Avenue, branch established on 1911/01/01. 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.

For population 15 years and over in Dolton:

Marital status in Dolton, IL
  • Never married: 47.6%
  • Now married: 33.8%
  • Separated: 3.3%
  • Widowed: 5.5%
  • Divorced: 9.8%

For population 25 years and over in Dolton:

  • High school or higher: 86.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.1%
  • Unemployed: 7.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 38.5 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.9
Illinois average:

12.2

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

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Religion statistics for Dolton, IL (based on Cook County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic1,947,223376
Evangelical Protestant432,9751,484
Other312,636403
Mainline Protestant202,114630
Black Protestant148,895395
Orthodox53,27666
None2,097,556-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 1,460
Cook County:

2.77 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 23
Cook 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
Cook County:

1.53 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

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%
Illinois:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Cook County:

23.5%
Illinois:

25.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Cook County:

16.3%
Illinois:

14.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

47.9%
Illinois:

48.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Dolton:

45.9%
Illinois:

45.7%

Average BMI:
Dolton:

30.3
Illinois:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Dolton:

19.3%
Illinois:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Dolton:

13.6%
Illinois:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Dolton:

6.6
Illinois:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

37.5%
Illinois:

33.2%

General health condition:
Here:

54.0%
Illinois:

55.4%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

83.0%
State:

79.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Dolton, IL Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 39$231,685$71,2888$11,299
Other Government Administration 38$131,142$41,4133$6,650
Financial Administration 27$76,005$33,78012$17,376
Firefighters 17$111,588$78,76833$33,671
Sewerage 12$63,672$63,6720$0
Water Supply 12$63,672$63,6720$0
Streets and Highways 11$57,882$63,1448$15,775
Judicial and Legal 6$27,472$54,9440$0
Fire - Other 2$9,962$59,7720$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 0$0 0$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 6$11,841
Police - Other 0$0 0$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 164$773,080$56,56770$96,612

Dolton government finances - Expenditure in 2013 (per resident):

  • Construction - Housing and Community Development: $997,000 ($43.74)
  • Current Operations - Central Staff Services: $7,711,000 ($338.31)
    Police Protection: $6,585,000 ($288.90)
    Water Utilities: $3,817,000 ($167.46)
    Regular Highways: $3,486,000 ($152.94)
    Local Fire Protection: $2,842,000 ($124.69)
    Housing and Community Development: $2,210,000 ($96.96)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,694,000 ($74.32)
    General - Other: $1,014,000 ($44.49)
    Parks and Recreation: $454,000 ($19.92)
    Sewerage: $249,000 ($10.92)
  • Employee Retirement - Corporate Stocks: $10,908,000 ($478.57)
    Corporate Bonds: $6,915,000 ($303.38)
    Benefit Payments: $3,817,000 ($167.46)
    Total Cash and Deposits: $3,796,000 ($166.54)
    Withdrawals: $30,000 ($1.32)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,732,000 ($75.99)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $549,000 ($24.09)
    Police Protection: $283,000 ($12.42)
    Central Staff Services: $153,000 ($6.71)
    Parks and Recreation: $37,000 ($1.62)
    Local Fire Protection: $17,000 ($0.75)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $10,579,000 ($464.13)

Dolton government finances - Revenue in 2013 (per resident):

  • Charges - Housing and Community Development: $1,428,000 ($62.65)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,398,000 ($61.33)
    Parks and Recreation: $229,000 ($10.05)
    Sewerage: $220,000 ($9.65)
  • Employee Retirement - Earnings on Investments (calculated): $4,658,000 ($204.36)
    Local Employee Contribution: $492,000 ($21.59)
    From Other Governments: $292,000 ($12.81)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $362,000 ($15.88)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,547,000 ($67.87)
    Fines and Forfeits: $403,000 ($17.68)
    Interest Earnings: $119,000 ($5.22)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $4,170,000 ($182.95)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $4,608,000 ($202.17)
    Highways: $664,000 ($29.13)
  • Tax - Property: $11,249,000 ($493.53)
    Public Utilities Sales: $1,863,000 ($81.74)
    Other Selective Sales: $1,266,000 ($55.54)
    Other License: $770,000 ($33.78)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $513,000 ($22.51)

Dolton government finances - Debt in 2013 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $37,365,000 ($1639.32)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $34,600,000 ($1518.01)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,765,000 ($121.31)

Dolton government finances - Cash and Securities in 2013 (per resident):

  • Employee Retirement - Total Federal Securities: $7,769,000 ($340.85)
    Total Other Securities: $4,149,000 ($182.03)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,591,000 ($113.68)

3.60% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($69,375 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.60%
Illinois average:

4.69%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,407 average AGI)
Cook County:

0.03%
Illinois average:

0.03%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from DuPage County, IL  0.46% ($77,836 average AGI)
from Lake County, IL  0.24% ($87,721)
from Will County, IL  0.24% ($52,993)


4.63% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($83,794 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.63%
Illinois average:

5.50%

0.07% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,808 average AGI)
Cook County:

0.07%
Illinois average:

0.06%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to DuPage County, IL  0.56% ($81,685 average AGI)
to Will County, IL  0.32% ($62,155)
to Lake County, IL  0.29% ($95,396)
Businesses in Dolton, IL
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1MasterBrand Cabinets1
Advance Auto Parts1McDonald's1
AutoZone1Menards1
Baskin-Robbins1Nike2
Burger King1Payless1
CVS1RadioShack1
Cricket Wireless1T-Mobile1
Domino's Pizza1The Athlete's Foot1
Dunkin Donuts2U-Haul1
FedEx1Walgreens1
Foot Locker1Wendy's1
KFC1White Castle1
Kroger1

Strongest AM radio stations in Dolton:

  • WVIV (1200 AM; 20 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLXX-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • WNTD (950 AM; 5 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: RADIO UNICA OF CHICAGO LICENSE CORP.)
  • WNWI (1080 AM; 3 kW; OAK LAWN, IL; Owner: BIRACH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WYLL (1160 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WIND (560 AM; 5 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WGCI (1390 AM; 5 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WRDZ (1300 AM; 5 kW; LA GRANGE, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WBEE (1570 AM; 1 kW; HARVEY, IL)

Strongest FM radio stations in Dolton:

  • WPWX (92.3 FM; HAMMOND, IN; 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.)
  • WDRV (97.1 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WBEZ (91.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: THE WBEZ ALLIANCE, INC.)
  • WKQX (101.1 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WLUP-FM (97.9 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WNND (100.3 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WOJO (105.1 FM; EVANSTON, IL; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • WUSN (99.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF CHICAGO)
  • WVAZ (102.7 FM; OAK PARK, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)

TV broadcast stations around Dolton:

  • 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.)
  • WYIN (Channel 56; GARY, IN; Owner: NORTHWEST INDIANA PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WOCH-LP (Channel 28; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: KM LPTV OF CHICAGO-28, L.L.C.)
  • WYCC (Channel 20; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: COLLEGE DIST. #508, COUNTY OF COOK)
  • WOCK-CA (Channel 13; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: KM LPTV OF CHICAGO-13, L.L.C.)
  • W34CK (Channel 34; ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL; Owner: FIRST UNITED, INC.)
  • W54AP (Channel 54; BLUE ISLAND, IL; Owner: CATHOLIC VIEWS BROADCASTS, INC.)
  • W64CQ (Channel 64; ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W18AT (Channel 18; GARY, IN; Owner: LESEA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Dolton fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 11Number of bridges
  • 276ft / 84.1mTotal length
  • $14,583,000Total costs
  • 976,450Total average daily traffic
  • 74,207Total average daily truck traffic
  • 890,744Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Dolton, IL

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

19 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Dolton)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers in Dolton, IL)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

19 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

25 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Dolton)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-140 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 43417 , Serial Number: 28-7425264, Airworthiness Date: 03/01/1974, Certificate Issue Date: 09/08/2015
    Registrant (Individual): John E Lowe, 14404 Dobson Ave, Dolton, IL 60419

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 4 full and 2 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 ORIGINATED69$107,30549$63,083262$119,92917$21,08991$78,962
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$78,0801$41,00036$126,5373$5,0703$84,487
APPLICATIONS DENIED35$109,20621$77,854215$138,55347$28,86529$187,390
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN11$99,8664$58,78388$120,8486$32,1905$74,246
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS4$96,4404$62,94850$126,3817$51,0532$71,000

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 8263.01 , 8263.03, 8263.04, 8264.01, 8264.02, 8265.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 4 full and 2 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED4$88,2153$66,8300$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED7$123,8834$170,1301$60,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$92,8000$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$01$139,0000$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$35,0501$136,3001$35,050

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 8263.01 , 8263.03, 8263.04, 8264.01, 8264.02, 8265.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Dolton, IL
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Dolton, IL - Value

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

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 190. The highest number of reported fires - 259 took place in 2011, and the least - 101 in 2010. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Dolton, IL When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (66.0%), and Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires (17.3%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Dolton, IL
    • 2,13666.0%Structure Fires
    • 56017.3%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 48314.9%Outside Fires
    • 571.8%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Dolton, IL
Most common first names in Dolton, IL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John20972.0 years
Mary18577.5 years
William15271.6 years
Joseph12273.8 years
James11069.1 years
Robert10466.2 years
Edward9970.3 years
Frank9175.2 years
Helen9179.3 years
Charles7972.8 years
Most common last names in Dolton, IL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson6172.5 years
Smith4670.5 years
Brown3272.4 years
Jones3171.1 years
Williams3071.7 years
Anderson2979.4 years
Miller2777.7 years
Wilson1973.4 years
Carlson1974.9 years
Moore1874.5 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Dolton, IL
  • 92.3%Utility gas
  • 5.8%Electricity
  • 1.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.4%No fuel used
  • 0.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Dolton, IL
  • 88.2%Utility gas
  • 11.6%Electricity
  • 0.1%No fuel used


Dolton compared to Illinois state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly above 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 above state average.

Dolton on our top lists:

  • #28 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: transportation and warehousing (population 5,000+)"
  • #44 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: transportation and warehousing (population 5,000+)"
  • #87 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of robberies per 100,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data (population 5,000+)"
  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Black Protestant congregations"
  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Catholic congregations"
  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest surface withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Black Protestant adherents"
  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Orthodox congregations (pop. 50,000+)"
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