Elmwood Park, Illinois

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Population in 2017: 24,537 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: -3.4%
 
Males: 11,790  (48.1%)
Females: 12,747  (51.9%)
Median resident age:

40.5 years
Illinois median age:

38.0 years

Zip codes: 60707.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $57,629 (it was $47,315 in 2000)
Elmwood Park:

$57,629
IL:

$62,992

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $28,228 (it was $22,526 in 2000)

Elmwood Park village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $256,528 (it was $171,400 in 2000)
Elmwood Park:

$256,528
IL:

$195,300

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $256,860; detached houses: $275,145; townhouses or other attached units: $205,346; in 2-unit structures: $312,653; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $302,807; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $140,791

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,080.

March 2019 cost of living index in Elmwood Park: 104.9 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 9.2%
(9.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.1% for Black residents, 10.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 10.5% for American Indian residents, 5.6% for other race residents, 2.7% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Elmwood Park, IL (2017)
    • 15,20561.6%White alone
    • 7,69731.2%Hispanic
    • 9814.0%Asian alone
    • 6602.7%Black alone
    • 1310.5%Two or more races
    • 60.02%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists, there were 13 registered sex offenders living in Elmwood Park, Illinois as of May 26, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Elmwood Park is 1,902 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Elmwood Park by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
1
(4.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(4.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
2
(8.1)
5
(20.4)
3
(12.3)
4
(16.6)
8
(33.3)
1
(4.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(8.0)
3
(12.0)
3
(12.1)
6
(24.4)
6
(24.5)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
9
(36.5)
14
(57.1)
16
(65.9)
12
(49.7)
13
(54.0)
17
(72.2)
20
(80.1)
9
(36.0)
11
(44.0)
3
(12.0)
9
(36.0)
12
(48.3)
17
(69.2)
16
(65.3)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
15
(60.8)
10
(40.8)
15
(61.7)
14
(58.0)
19
(79.0)
10
(42.5)
10
(40.1)
20
(80.0)
18
(72.0)
12
(48.0)
13
(52.1)
27
(108.7)
36
(146.5)
32
(130.7)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
32
(129.8)
34
(138.8)
51
(209.9)
58
(240.3)
43
(178.8)
85
(361.1)
97
(388.7)
78
(311.9)
68
(272.0)
54
(215.9)
36
(144.2)
62
(249.7)
44
(179.0)
53
(216.5)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
270
(1,095)
286
(1,167)
265
(1,091)
331
(1,371)
312
(1,297)
263
(1,117)
267
(1,070)
323
(1,292)
258
(1,032)
241
(963.7)
224
(897.1)
246
(990.8)
238
(968.2)
182
(743.3)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
52
(210.9)
30
(122.5)
41
(168.8)
37
(153.3)
34
(141.4)
52
(220.9)
28
(112.2)
47
(188.0)
37
(148.0)
33
(132.0)
25
(100.1)
20
(80.6)
19
(77.3)
15
(61.3)
Arson
(per 100,000)
1
(4.1)
0
(0.0)
1
(4.1)
6
(24.9)
2
(8.3)
1
(4.2)
2
(8.0)
2
(8.0)
1
(4.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(4.0)
1
(4.0)
1
(4.1)
2
(8.2)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)107.5107.8113.8123.7134.3129.7111.0115.399.883.884.8109.5127.0115.1

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City-data.com crime index in Elmwood Park, IL

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 42 (35 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.42
Illinois average:

1.96
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Ancestries: Polish (20.2%), Italian (12.1%), Irish (5.1%), American (3.6%), German (3.2%), Ukrainian (2.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 06/24/1914

Elevation: 635 feet

Land area: 1.91 square miles.

Population density: 12,873 people per square mile   (very high).

Elmwood Park, Illinois map

6,810 residents are foreign born (15.8% Europe, 8.4% Latin America).

This village:

27.6%
Illinois:

14.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $6,256 (2.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $5,492 (2.3%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Oak Park, IL (2.8 miles , pop. 52,524).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Chicago, IL (9.0 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

River Grove, IL (1.1 miles ),
River Forest, IL (1.4 miles ),
Melrose Park, IL (1.7 miles ),
Oak Park, IL (1.7 miles ),
Norridge, IL (1.7 miles ),
Harwood Heights, IL (1.8 miles ),
Franklin Park, IL (1.8 miles ),
Maywood, IL (1.8 miles )

Latitude: 41.92 N, Longitude: 87.82 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -8,775 (-35.5%)
Workers who live and work in this village: 1,093 (9.0%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 708

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

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 2 buildings, average cost: $99,900
  • 1998: 5 buildings, average cost: $213,700
  • 1999: 2 buildings, average cost: $125,000
  • 2000: 1 building, cost: $132,500
  • 2001: 7 buildings, average cost: $152,100
  • 2002: 3 buildings, average cost: $187,800
  • 2003: 11 buildings, average cost: $161,400
  • 2004: 50 buildings, average cost: $174,100
  • 2005: 17 buildings, average cost: $206,000
  • 2006: 11 buildings, average cost: $230,100
  • 2007: 11 buildings, average cost: $235,900
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $240,000
  • 2014: 6 buildings, average cost: $200,000
  • 2015: 9 buildings, average cost: $220,600
  • 2016: 7 buildings, average cost: $164,400
  • 2017: 1 building, cost: $220,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Elmwood Park, IL residents
Average permit cost in Elmwood Park, IL
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.1%
Illinois:

4.5%
Historical population in Elmwood Park, IL
Historical housing units in Elmwood Park, IL

Population change in the 1990s: +2,226 (+9.6%).
Most common industries in Elmwood Park, IL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (8.4%)
  • Health care (8.1%)
  • Finance & insurance (8.0%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.7%)
  • Educational services (4.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.5%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.2%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (14.6%)
  • Metal & metal products (6.4%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.1%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.9%)
  • Public administration (3.7%)
  • Repair & maintenance (3.5%)
  • Truck transportation (3.4%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (14.6%)
  • Finance & insurance (10.1%)
  • Educational services (7.6%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.2%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (5.1%)
  • Food & beverage stores (3.7%)
Most common occupations in Elmwood Park, IL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.7%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.8%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.5%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (3.8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.8%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (3.4%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (3.3%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6.4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.9%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.8%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.4%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.4%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (3.8%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (9.1%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7.8%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (5.8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.3%)
  • Cashiers (4.0%)
  • Registered nurses (3.7%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.7%)

Average climate in Elmwood Park, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Elmwood Park, 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 96.9. This is worse than average.

City:

96.9
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.246. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.246
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 17.1. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 1.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

17.1
U.S.:

5.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 1.20. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 0.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.20
U.S.:

1.79
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 23.9. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 3.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

23.9
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 23.8. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 3.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

23.8
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 9.34. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.34
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2009 was 0.0189. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 1.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0189
U.S.:

0.0098

Tornado activity:

Elmwood Park-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Illinois state average. It is 43% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/28/1990, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 31.5 miles away from the Elmwood Park village center killed 29 people and injured 350 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 6/13/1976, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 14.4 miles away from the village center killed 2 people and injured 23 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Elmwood Park-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 240.1 miles away from Elmwood Park 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 214.6 miles away from Elmwood Park 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 64.5 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 272.2 miles away from Elmwood Park 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 238.4 miles away from Elmwood Park center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 230.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in 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).
Elmwood Park topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Elmwood Park:

  • ESPERANZA HOME HEALTH CARE, INC (2130 N 77TH AVE)
  • SUNSHINE HOME CARE, INC (2040 NORTH HARLEM AVENUE)
  • ELMWOOD CARE (7733 WEST GRAND AVENUE)

Amtrak stations near Elmwood Park:

  • 8 miles: LA GRANGE ROAD (LA GRANGE, 25 W. BURLINGTON AVE.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public payphones, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 10 miles: SUMMIT (ARCHER & CENTER AVE.) . Services: public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 10 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.

College/University in Elmwood Park:

  • Curve Metric School of Hair Design (Full-time enrollment: 79; Location: 7645 West Belmont Avenue; Private, for-profit; Website: curvemetric.com)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Elmwood Park:

  • Triton College (about 2 miles; River Grove, IL; Full-time enrollment: 8,817)
  • Dominican University (about 2 miles; River Forest, IL; FT enrollment: 2,971)
  • Concordia University-Chicago (about 2 miles; River Forest, IL; FT enrollment: 3,944)
  • City Colleges of Chicago-Wilbur Wright College (about 3 miles; Chicago, IL; FT enrollment: 8,683)
  • Northeastern Illinois University (about 7 miles; Chicago, IL; FT enrollment: 8,004)
  • DeVry University-Illinois (about 7 miles; Chicago, IL; FT enrollment: 26,380)
  • North Park University (about 7 miles; Chicago, IL; FT enrollment: 2,622)

Public high school in Elmwood Park:

Public elementary/middle schools in Elmwood Park:

Private elementary/middle school in Elmwood Park:

  • ST CELESTINE SCHOOL (Students: 446, Location: 3017 N 77TH AVE, Grades: PK-8)
See full list of schools located in Elmwood Park

Library in Elmwood Park:

  • ELMWOOD PARK PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $1,923,945; Location: 1 CONTI PARKWAY; 34,627 books; 2,185 audio materials; 3,258 video materials; 3 local licensed databases; 10 state licensed databases; 2 other licensed databases; 222 print serial subscriptions; 1 electronic serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Elmwood Park: Elmwood Park Fire Department Station 2 (A), Elmwood Park Public Library (B), Elmwood Park Fire Department Station 1 (C), Elmwood Park Village Hall (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Elmwood Park include: Elmwood Park Presbyterian Church (A), Grace Lutheran Church (B), Kingdom Hall of Jehovahs Witnesses (C), New Horizon Temple (D), Saint Celestine Church (E), United Methodist Church of Elmwood Park (F), Zoar Lutheran Church (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Elmwood Park include: Kathy Torpe Park (1), Kiddie Korale Park (2), Mills Park (3), Triangle Park (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Birthplace of: Lee Loughnane - Musician, Ray Nitschke - (1936-1998), football star.

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 Elmwood Park that have no violations reported:

  • ELMWOOD PARK (Population served: 25,405, Primary Water Source Type: Purch surface water)
Average household size:
This village:

2.6 people
Illinois:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:

67.2%
Whole state:

65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:

6.2%
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: 0.4% of all households
189 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
2 people in other noninstitutional facilities in 2010
239 people in nursing homes in 2000
4 people in religious group quarters in 2000

Banks with branches in Elmwood Park (2011 data):

  • RBS Citizens, National Association: Elmwood Park at 7312 West Grand Avenue, branch established on 1889/01/01; Limited Facility at 7360 West Grand Avenue, branch established on 1984/12/01. Info updated 2007/09/19: Bank assets: $106,940.6 mil, Deposits: $75,690.2 mil, headquarters in Providence, RI, positive income, 1135 total offices, Holding Company: Uk Financial Investments Limited
  • First Security Trust and Savings Bank: First Security Trust And Savings Ban at 7315 West Grand Avenue, branch established on 1946/01/26. Info updated 2007/03/15: Bank assets: $194.0 mil, Deposits: $166.2 mil, local headquarters, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1 total offices, Holding Company: First Security Bancorp, Inc.
  • Plaza Bank, Norridge, Illinois: Elmwood Park Branch at 7455 West Grand Avenue, branch established on 1997/11/07. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $371.5 mil, Deposits: $342.0 mil, headquarters in Norridge, IL, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 10 total offices, Holding Company: Metropolitan Bank Group, Inc.
  • Firstmerit Bank, National Association: Elmwood Park Branch at 1606 North Harlem Avenue, branch established on 1959/12/10. 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
  • Parkway Bank and Trust Company: Elmwood Park Branch at 2512 North Harlem Avenue, branch established on 2007/12/18. Info updated 2011/06/03: Bank assets: $2,237.7 mil, Deposits: $1,906.2 mil, headquarters in Harwood Heights, IL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 33 total offices, Holding Company: Parkway Bancorp, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Elmwood Park:

Marital status in Elmwood Park, IL
  • Never married: 31.6%
  • Now married: 48.2%
  • Separated: 2.0%
  • Widowed: 7.3%
  • Divorced: 10.9%

For population 25 years and over in Elmwood Park:

  • High school or higher: 85.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 25.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.4%
  • Unemployed: 3.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 33.6 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.8
Illinois average:

12.2

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

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Neighborhoods in Elmwood Park:

(Elmwood Park, Illinois Neighborhood Map)

Religion statistics for Elmwood Park, 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.
Illinois:

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
Here:

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.
Illinois:

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

6.67 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.4%
Illinois:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Cook County:

23.5%
State:

25.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

16.3%
State:

14.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Elmwood Park:

50.7%
Illinois:

48.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Elmwood Park:

48.2%
Illinois:

45.7%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.7
Illinois:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Elmwood Park:

20.5%
State:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

10.9%
State:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Elmwood Park:

6.9
Illinois:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

34.5%
Illinois:

33.2%

General health condition:
Here:

57.0%
Illinois:

55.4%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

78.4%
State:

79.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Elmwood Park, 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 34$273,192$96,4210$0
Firefighters 24$187,639$93,8200$0
Streets and Highways 17$101,853$71,8960$0
Local Libraries 16$54,237$40,67816$14,258
Other Government Administration 9$48,415$64,55310$12,964
Police - Other 8$27,216$40,82429$13,009
Parks and Recreation 7$30,562$52,3922$2,498
Financial Administration 7$31,901$54,6870$0
Other and Unallocable 4$23,029$69,0875$4,980
Water Supply 3$22,367$89,4681$731
Welfare 1$2,870$34,4402$2,245
Health 0$0 0$0
Solid Waste Management 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 130$803,281$74,14965$50,685

Elmwood Park government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $92,000 ($3.75)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $5,361,000 ($218.49)
    Local Fire Protection: $4,487,000 ($182.87)
    General - Other: $3,547,000 ($144.56)
    Water Utilities: $3,418,000 ($139.30)
    Regular Highways: $2,974,000 ($121.20)
    Financial Administration: $1,673,000 ($68.18)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,673,000 ($68.18)
    Libraries: $1,608,000 ($65.53)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,072,000 ($43.69)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $774,000 ($31.54)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Cash and Deposits: $11,604,000 ($472.92)
    Benefit Payments: $3,043,000 ($124.02)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $226,000 ($9.21)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $9,064,000 ($369.40)

Elmwood Park government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $1,665,000 ($67.86)
  • Employee Retirement - Earnings on Investments (calculated): $821,000 ($33.46)
    Local Employee Contribution: $460,000 ($18.75)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $104,000 ($4.24)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $528,000 ($21.52)
    Fines and Forfeits: $28,000 ($1.14)
    Interest Earnings: $20,000 ($0.82)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $4,586,000 ($186.90)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $3,779,000 ($154.01)
    Highways: $737,000 ($30.04)
  • Tax - Property: $12,545,000 ($511.27)
    Other License: $2,395,000 ($97.61)
    Public Utilities Sales: $2,037,000 ($83.02)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $924,000 ($37.66)

Elmwood Park government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,935,000 ($241.88)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,010,000 ($204.18)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $925,000 ($37.70)

Elmwood Park government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $17,706,000 ($721.60)

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 Elmwood Park, IL
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1Jones New York1
Advance Auto Parts1MasterBrand Cabinets4
Applebee's1Nike4
Baskin-Robbins1Panera Bread1
Blockbuster1Sears1
Burger King1Sprint Nextel1
Cricket Wireless1Staples1
Dunkin Donuts1Subway2
FedEx2UPS3
GameStop1Walgreens2
H&R Block1

Strongest AM radio stations in Elmwood Park:

  • WCSN (820 AM; 5 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WYPA, INC.)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, 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.)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WPNA (1490 AM; 1 kW; OAK PARK, IL; Owner: ALLIANCE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WSBC (1240 AM; 1 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WSBC, INC.)
  • WYLL (1160 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WMBI (1110 AM; daytime; 5 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • WVIV (1200 AM; 20 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLXX-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • WCRW (1240 AM; 1 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WSBC BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WEDC (1240 AM; 1 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: FOREIGN LANGUAGE BROADCASTS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Elmwood Park:

  • WRRG (88.9 FM; RIVER GROVE, IL; Owner: TRITON COLLEGE)
  • 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.)
  • WGCI-FM (107.5 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.)
  • 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 Elmwood Park:

  • 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)
  • WCIU-TV (Channel 26; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WCIU-TV LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WCPX (Channel 38; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: PAXSON CHICAGO LICENSE, INC.)
  • WFLD (Channel 32; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • W68DO (Channel 68; PALATINE, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WFBT-CA (Channel 23; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: CHANNEL 23 LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • 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.)
  • W34CK (Channel 34; ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL; Owner: FIRST UNITED, INC.)
  • W64CQ (Channel 64; ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WYIN (Channel 56; GARY, IN; Owner: NORTHWEST INDIANA PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W57DN (Channel 57; ELGIN, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W24AJ (Channel 24; AURORA, IL; Owner: NELSON TV, INC.)
  • W54AP (Channel 54; BLUE ISLAND, IL; Owner: CATHOLIC VIEWS BROADCASTS, INC.)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Elmwood Park fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

1
  • 2526 N Harlem (Lat: 41.926667 Lon: -87.806667), Type: 78.9, Overall height: 78.9 m, Registrant: Harwo-od Heights, Phone: (708) 867-7017

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Elmwood Park, IL)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

5
  • C15-ELMWOOD, 2526 N Harlem (Lat: 41.926667 Lon: -87.806667), Type: Pole, Structure height: 78.9 m, Call Sign: WQHA556,
    Assigned Frequencies: 22275.0 MHz, 23270.0 MHz, 11225.0 MHz, 11225.0 MHz, 11225.0 MHz, 11225.0 MHz, 11225.0 MHz, 11305.0 MHz, 11305.0 MHz, 11305.0 MHz... (+19 more), Grant Date: 05/31/2017, Expiration Date: 06/12/2027, Certifier: Elizabeth Creekmore, Registrant: Bob, LLC Dba Business Only Broadband, 999 Oak Creek Drive, Lombard, IL 60148, Phone: (630) 590-6006, Email:
  • ELP, 2526 N Harlem (Lat: 41.926667 Lon: -87.806667), Type: Tower, Structure height: 78.9 m, Call Sign: WQIA674,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11385.0 MHz, 11425.0 MHz, Grant Date: 11/28/2017, Expiration Date: 12/11/2027, Certifier: Elizabeth Creekmore, Registrant: Bob, LLC Dba Business Only Broadband, 999 Oak Creek Dr., Lombard, IL 60148, Phone: (630) 590-6006, Fax: (630) 986-2496, Email:
  • Barry & 76th Ave., 7835 West Belmont Avenue (Lat: 41.937611 Lon: -87.823194), Type: Pole, Structure height: 23.8 m, Overall height: 24.7 m, Call Sign: WQJD394,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10755.0 MHz, Grant Date: 07/30/2008, Expiration Date: 07/30/2018, Cancellation Date: 01/30/2010, Certifier: Willaim Chastain, Registrant: Radio Dynamics Corporation, Silver Spring, MD 20914, Phone: (301) 493-5171, Fax: (301) 576-4553, Email:
  • IL-CHI5108, 7234 West North Ave. (Lat: 41.909222 Lon: -87.807917), Type: Bant, Structure height: 50.3 m, Overall height: 53 m, Call Sign: WQKM748,
    Assigned Frequencies: 17965.0 MHz, 17815.0 MHz, 18065.0 MHz, 17965.0 MHz, 18065.0 MHz, Grant Date: 07/16/2009, Expiration Date: 07/16/2019, Certifier: Nadja S Sodos-Wallace, Registrant: Sprint Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, M/S: Varesa, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (800) 572-8256, Fax: (703) 433-4483, Email:
  • 7234 W North Ave, 1615 N 74th Ave (Lat: 41.909250 Lon: -87.810167), Type: Building, Structure height: 55 m, Overall height: 58 m, Call Sign: WQXC887,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6271.36 MHz, Grant Date: 02/02/2016, Expiration Date: 02/02/2026, Certifier: Keegan Bonebrake, Registrant: Intelpath, 111 Fuller Road, Hinsdale, IL 60521, Phone: (312) 841-9188, Email:

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

2
  • 2526 N Harlem Ave (Lat: 41.926694 Lon: -87.806722), Overall height: 79 m, Call Sign: KNKM897,
    Assigned Frequencies: 931.887 MHz, Grant Date: 05/11/1999, Expiration Date: 04/01/2009, Cancellation Date: 01/13/2005, Certifier: Paul H Kuzia, Registrant: Venable, LLP, 575 7th Street, Nw, Washington, DC 20004, Phone: (202) 344-4000, Fax: (202) 344-8300, Email:
  • 2526 N Harlem (Lat: 41.926667 Lon: -87.806667), Type: Tower, Structure height: 78.9 m, Call Sign: KOR933,
    Assigned Frequencies: 931.512 MHz, Grant Date: 07/16/1999, Expiration Date: 04/01/2009, Cancellation Date: 11/12/2004, Certifier: Paul H Kuzia, Registrant: Wilkinson Barker Knauer, LLP, 2300 N Street, N.W., 7th Floor, Washington, DC 20037, Phone: (202) 783-4141, Fax: (202) 783-5851, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

43 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Elmwood Park)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

3
  • Aircraft: PZL-SWIDNIK PW-5 (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: None
    N-Number: 123UR , Serial Number: 17.05.017, Year manufactured: 1996, Airworthiness Date: 04/25/1997, Certificate Issue Date: 07/11/2011
    Registrant (Individual): Tadeusz Dba Kuras, 7650 W Altgeld St Apt 401, Elmwood Park, IL 60707, Other Owners: Soaring Affordable
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 177RG (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 120 mph), Engine: LYCOMING IO-360-A1B6D (200 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 1566H , Serial Number: 177RG0740, Year manufactured: 1975, Airworthiness Date: 05/21/1975, Certificate Issue Date: 01/15/2016
    Registrant (Individual): Gregory C Rohlfing, 1615 N 78th Ct, Elmwood Park, IL 60707
  • Aircraft: CESSNA A150M (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 88 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-200 SERIES (100 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 1975T , Serial Number: A1500587, Year manufactured: 1975, Airworthiness Date: 02/12/1975, Certificate Issue Date: 08/01/2016
    Registrant (Individual): Jonathan Edan Charnes, 1630 N 77th Ave, Elmwood Park, IL 60707

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 5 full 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)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED82$207,95189$156,416427$202,93215$64,8002$453,50011$200,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED10$178,1008$129,62551$226,9025$31,6002$70,0003$272,667
APPLICATIONS DENIED33$195,69726$133,115176$236,96616$36,4381$360,00011$197,091
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN9$180,11113$225,15482$209,2203$76,6671$380,0006$184,667
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS3$189,3333$177,00051$223,8432$175,0000$01$50,000

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 8107.01 , 8107.02, 8108.00, 8109.00, 8110.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 5 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED22$180,1827$279,143
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED6$153,0005$259,200
APPLICATIONS DENIED10$192,2004$292,250
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN2$179,0001$315,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$01$114,000

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 8107.01 , 8107.02, 8108.00, 8109.00, 8110.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Elmwood Park, IL
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Elmwood Park, 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 fire incidents per year is 100. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 131 took place in 2005, and the least - 51 in 2017. The data has a decreasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Elmwood Park, IL When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (69.0%), and Outside Fires (16.6%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Elmwood Park, IL
    • 1,17569.0%Structure Fires
    • 28316.6%Outside Fires
    • 1448.5%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 1026.0%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Elmwood Park, IL
Most common first names in Elmwood Park, IL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John12577.4 years
Mary11482.0 years
Joseph8678.3 years
Frank6878.4 years
James6673.8 years
Robert6473.7 years
Edward5779.3 years
Helen5484.5 years
William5475.6 years
Josephine5285.5 years
Most common last names in Elmwood Park, IL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson1579.0 years
Williams1272.9 years
Brown1277.4 years
Moore1177.5 years
Smith1182.0 years
Miller1075.2 years
Anderson984.7 years
Jackson874.0 years
Hansen770.3 years
Collins769.0 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Elmwood Park, IL
  • 90.8%Utility gas
  • 7.8%Electricity
  • 1.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.2%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Elmwood Park, IL
  • 81.5%Utility gas
  • 16.0%Electricity
  • 1.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.7%Other fuel
  • 0.5%No fuel used


Elmwood Park compared to Illinois state average:

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

Elmwood Park on our top lists:

  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Europe (population 500+)"
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  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Eastern Europe (population 500+)"
  • #31 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Italy (population 500+)"
  • #64 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest housing density (population 2,000+)"
  • #71 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Southern Europe (population 500+)"
  • #101 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of high school students in private schools (500+ students)"
  • #73 (60707) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Polish first ancestries"
  • #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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