Ford Heights, Illinois

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Population in 2013: 2,782 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: -19.5%
Males: 1,231  (44.3%)
Females: 1,551  (55.7%)
Median resident age:  26.3 years
Illinois median age:  39.6 years

Zip codes: 60411.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $20,998 (it was $17,500 in 2000)
Ford Heights:

$20,998
IL:

$55,137
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $10,436 (it was $8,938 in 2000)

Ford Heights village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $68,627 (it was $46,900 in 2000)
Ford Heights:

$68,627
IL:

$170,600
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $101,686; Detached houses: $90,746; Townhouses or other attached units: $837,760; In 2-unit structures: $145,384; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $113,935; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $100,531

Median gross rent in 2012: $1,033.

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Ford Heights races chart
  • Black alone - 2,635 (95.4%)
  • Hispanic - 42 (1.5%)
  • White alone - 40 (1.4%)
  • Two or more races - 37 (1.3%)
  • American Indian alone - 6 (0.2%)
  • Asian alone - 3 (0.1%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Ford Heights: 100.9 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
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Latest news from Ford Heights, IL collected exclusively by city-data.com from local newspapers, TV, and radio stations

Ancestries: German (1.4%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 05/27/1949

Elevation: 635 feet

Land area: 1.77 square miles.

Population density: 1,574 people per square mile   (low).

Ford Heights,IL real estate house value index trend

Ford Heights, Illinois map

For population 25 years and over in Ford Heights:

  • High school or higher: 79.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 5.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 28.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Ford Heights village:

  • Never married: 60.4%
  • Now married: 23.4%
  • Separated: 1.9%
  • Widowed: 7.4%
  • Divorced: 6.9%

13 residents are foreign born

This village:  0.4%
Illinois:  13.9%



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists there were 16 registered sex offenders living in Ford Heights, Illinois as of July 02, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Ford Heights to the number of sex offenders is 174 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $955 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $647 (0.8%)

Ford Heights satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Hammond, IN (8.6 miles , pop. 83,048).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Chicago, IL (23.4 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Sauk Village, IL (1.4 miles ), Lynwood, IL (1.5 miles ), Chicago Heights, IL (1.6 miles ), Glenwood, IL (1.7 miles ), South Chicago Heights, IL (1.8 miles ), Steger, IL (1.9 miles ), Dyer, IN (2.0 miles ), Crete, IL (2.0 miles ).

Latitude: 41.51 N, Longitude: 87.59 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,840 (+65.6%)
Workers who live and work in this village: 76 (11.5%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 708

Ford Heights household income distribution Ford Heights home values distribution

Crime rates in Ford Heights by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007
Murders 2001300
per 100,000 57.90.00.029.690.00.00.0
Rapes 5101032281
per 100,000 144.7289.4292.188.7660.3242.930.7
Robberies 3411115574573
per 100,000 983.8318.3321.41626.32220.91730.492.1
Assaults 1752552555557424368
per 100,000 5063.77378.57449.616410.422268.913236.2245.6
Burglaries 4478782311079019
per 100,000 1273.12256.92278.76830.33211.32732.2583.4
Thefts 92979716916310731
per 100,000 2662.02806.72833.84997.04892.03248.3951.8
Auto thefts 4145451801311338
per 100,000 1186.31302.11314.65322.33931.64037.6245.6
Arson 122211491
per 100,000 28.957.958.4620.9420.2273.230.7
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 318.1) 1652.51966.11985.04518.95927.23616.7180.5

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Ford Heights detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 4 (3 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.93
Illinois average:

2.91
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

7.5%
Illinois:

7.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -811 (-19.0%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Health care and social assistance (36%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (11%)
  • Other services, except public administration (11%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (8%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (3%)
  • Health care and social assistance (50%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (12%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Retail trade (3%)
  • Information (2%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (11%)
  • Material moving workers except supervisors and laborers and material movers, hand (10%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (7%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (12%)
  • Cashiers (10%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (9%)
  • Child care workers (5%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4%)

Work and jobs in Ford Heights: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Ford Heights, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Ford Heights-area historical tornado activity is near Illinois state average. It is 62% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/28/1990, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 26.5 miles away from the Ford Heights 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 15.4 miles away from the village center killed 33 people and injured 500 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Ford Heights-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 212.1 miles away from the city center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 186.6 miles away from Ford Heights 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 68.1 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 243.8 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 210.3 miles away from Ford Heights center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 203.6 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 (17) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 11, Storms: 10, Tornadoes: 3, Snowstorms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Ford Heights topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Ford Heights:

  • CAROLE LANE TERRACE (Hospital, about 2 miles away; SAUK VILLAGE, IL)
  • LYNWOOD TERRACE (Hospital, about 2 miles away; LYNWOOD, IL)
  • PRAIRIE HOUSE (Hospital, about 2 miles away; SAUK VILLAGE, IL)
  • PROFICIENT HEALTH CARE SERVICES, INC (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; LYNWOOD, IL)
  • TORRENCE PLACE (Hospital, about 3 miles away; SAUK VILLAGE, IL)
  • UCHANGE HOME HEALTH INC (Home Health Center, about 3 miles away; CHICAGO HEIGHTS, IL)
  • ST. JAMES HOME HEALTH SERVICE (Home Health Center, about 3 miles away; CHICAGO HEIGHTS, IL)

Amtrak stations near Ford Heights:

  • 4 miles: DYER (SHEFFIELD RD.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking.
  • 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.
  • 14 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.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Ford Heights:

  • Prairie State College (about 3 miles; Chicago Heights, IL; Full-time enrollment: 4,050)
  • South Suburban College (about 7 miles; South Holland, IL; FT enrollment: 3,972)
  • Purdue University-Calumet Campus (about 8 miles; Hammond, IN; FT enrollment: 7,343)
  • Governors State University (about 8 miles; University Park, IL; FT enrollment: 4,043)
  • Indiana University-Northwest (about 14 miles; Gary, IN; FT enrollment: 4,390)
  • City Colleges of Chicago-Olive-Harvey College (about 14 miles; Chicago, IL; FT enrollment: 4,110)
  • Chicago State University (about 15 miles; Chicago, IL; FT enrollment: 4,352)

Public elementary/middle schools in Ford Heights:

See full list of schools located in Ford Heights, map of school districts: FORD HEIGHTS SCHOOL DISTRICT 169, BLOOM TOWNSHIP HIGH SCHOOL DISTRICT 206

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Notable locations in Ford Heights: Ford Heights Village Hall (A), Ford Heights Volunteer Fire Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Ford Heights include: Christ Temple Church of Holiness (A), Cole Temple Church of God in Christ (B), First Union Missionary Baptist Church (C), God Can Ministries United Church (D), Progressive Baptist Church (E), Sabbath Day Pentecostal Church (F), True Light Baptist Church (G), Word of Faith Deliverance Church (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Ms Clerk (Recreation Areas; 925 East 15th Street).

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)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 177. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

177
U.S.:

74

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2012 was 0.568. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 3.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.568
U.S.:

0.303

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 11.6. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 3.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.6
U.S.:

6.6

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 3.39. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 3.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

3.39
U.S.:

1.93

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 25.3. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 3.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.3
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 17.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

17.1
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 12.3. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 7.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

12.3
U.S.:

9.1

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2009 was 0.0167. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0167
U.S.:

0.0147

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

ROUTE 30 MOTEL (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JAN-2009 and DEC-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Site Visit (enforcement) (JAN-20-2010)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - Between JAN-2009 and DEC-2009, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (OCT-22-2009), St Tech Assistance Visit (JAN-20-2010)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 43.1%
(0.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 44.6% for Black residents, 18.7% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This village:  3.8 people
Illinois:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  80.9%
Whole state:  65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  8.7%
Whole state:  6.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Ford Heights compared to Illinois state average:

  • Median household income significantly below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage above state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

Ford Heights travel time to work - commute Ford Heights mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (92%)
  • Electricity (7%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Ford Heights village (based on Cook County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 57.63%
Here: 57.6%
USA: 50.2%

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
Cook County:

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.
State:

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.
State:

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

6.67 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.4%
Illinois:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Cook County:

23.5%
Illinois:

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

16.3%
State:

14.5%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 1$8,032$96,38410$7,364
Other Government Administration 0$0 9$5,892
Police Protection - Officers 3$9,178$36,7124$9,544
Police - Other 0$0 7$11,182
Firefighters 0$0 9$12,251
Streets and Highways 0$0 7$12,559
Housing and Community Development(Local) 1$3,617$43,4040$0
Water Supply 0$0 3$7,243
Electric Power 0$0 1$1,473
Other and Unallocable 0$0 6$7,156
Totals for Government 5$20,827$49,98556$74,664

3.54% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($46,108 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.54%
Illinois average:

4.45%

0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($558 average AGI)
Cook County:

0.04%
Illinois average:

0.03%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from DuPage County, IL  0.42% ($46,315 average AGI)
from Will County, IL  0.23% ($40,173)
from Lake County, IL  0.23% ($56,212)


3.93% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($54,782 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.93%
Illinois average:

4.96%

0.07% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,216 average AGI)
Cook County:

0.07%
Illinois average:

0.07%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to DuPage County, IL  0.47% ($56,473 average AGI)
to Will County, IL  0.26% ($47,918)
to Lake County, IL  0.23% ($70,503)

Strongest AM radio stations in Ford Heights:

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

Strongest FM radio stations in Ford Heights:

  • WYCA (106.3 FM; LANSING, IL; Owner: DONTRON, INC.)
  • WBMF (88.1 FM; CRETE, IL; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WPWX (92.3 FM; HAMMOND, IN; 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.)
  • 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 Ford Heights:

  • WYIN (Channel 56; GARY, IN; Owner: NORTHWEST INDIANA PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WLS-TV (Channel 7; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WMAQ-TV (Channel 5; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: NBC SUBSIDIARY (WMAQ-TV), INC.)
  • WTTW (Channel 11; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WINDOW TO THE WORLD COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WGN-TV (Channel 9; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WGBO-TV (Channel 66; JOLIET, IL; Owner: WGBO LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.)
  • WBBM-TV (Channel 2; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WPWR-TV (Channel 50; GARY, IN; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WXFT (Channel 60; AURORA, IL; Owner: TELEFUTURA CHICAGO LLC)
  • WCPX (Channel 38; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: PAXSON CHICAGO LICENSE, INC.)
  • WCIU-TV (Channel 26; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WCIU-TV LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WFLD (Channel 32; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • W68DO (Channel 68; PALATINE, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WFBT-CA (Channel 23; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: CHANNEL 23 LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WJYS (Channel 62; HAMMOND, IN; Owner: JOVON BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WSNS-TV (Channel 44; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: TELEMUNDO OF CHICAGO, INC.)
  • WOCH-LP (Channel 28; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: KM LPTV OF CHICAGO-28, L.L.C.)
  • WYCC (Channel 20; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: COLLEGE DIST. #508, COUNTY OF COOK)
  • WOCK-CA (Channel 13; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: KM LPTV OF CHICAGO-13, L.L.C.)
  • W54AP (Channel 54; BLUE ISLAND, IL; Owner: CATHOLIC VIEWS BROADCASTS, INC.)
  • W34CK (Channel 34; ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL; Owner: FIRST UNITED, INC.)
  • W18AT (Channel 18; GARY, IN; Owner: LESEA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • CHI0520, 1900 E Lincoln Hwy (Lat: 41.506528 Lon: -87.572583), Type: Pole, Structure height: 33.5 m, Call Sign: WQFF852, Licensee ID: L01728370
    Assigned Frequencies: 17900.0 MHz, 17980.0 MHz, 17760.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/06/2006, Expiration Date: 07/06/2016, Certifier: Joseph M Sandri Jr.
    Registrant: Fibertower Network Services, Corp., Debtor-In-Possession, 1875 Eye Street, Nw, 5th Floor, Room 505, Washington, DC 20006, Phone: (202) 223-1028, Email:
  • IL-CHI5634, 1900 E. Lincoln Highway (Lat: 41.506611 Lon: -87.572528), Type: Pole, Structure height: 30.8 m, Overall height: 31.7 m, Call Sign: WQLB985
    Assigned Frequencies: 18065.0 MHz, 18115.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/30/2009, Expiration Date: 11/30/2019, Certifier: Nadja S Sodos-Wallace
    Registrant: Clearwire Corporation, 1250 Eye Street, Nw, Suite 901, Washington, DC 20005, Phone: (202) 330-4011, Fax: (202) 330-4008, Email:
  • CH03XC751, 1900 E 14th (Lat: 41.506583 Lon: -87.572528), Type: Pole, Structure height: 29.6 m, Call Sign: WQPT638
    Assigned Frequencies: 23225.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/13/2012, Expiration Date: 08/13/2022, Certifier: Kyle B Entz
    Registrant: Sprint Nextel Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (703) 433-4000, Fax: (703) 433-4483

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: KC9DUN, Licensee ID: L00675564
    Grant Date: 02/20/2013, Expiration Date: 04/24/2023, Certifier: Joe H Wiley Jr
    Registrant: Joe H Wiley Jr, 827 E 11th Pl, Ford Heights, IL 60411

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 3 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED2$148,9503$71,14313$151,0881$60,6003$79,3171$31,820
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$01$33,1302$178,1700$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$204,3901$123,8209$168,6082$40,7201$69,3901$26,670
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$04$169,5700$00$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$03$132,1700$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 8285.03 , 8285.06, 8297.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2008
(Based on 3 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED3$124,7871$195,9801$49,100
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$174,5452$170,6200$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 8285.03 , 8285.06, 8297.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1
  • Hazardous Condition: 1

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