Glendale Heights, Illinois

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Population in 2017: 34,058 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +7.2%
 
Males: 16,814  (49.4%)
Females: 17,244  (50.6%)
Median resident age:

34.5 years
Illinois median age:

38.0 years

Zip codes: 60139.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $66,538 (it was $56,285 in 2000)
Glendale Heights:

$66,538
IL:

$62,992

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $26,903 (it was $21,911 in 2000)

Glendale Heights village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $186,622 (it was $139,400 in 2000)
Glendale Heights:

$186,622
IL:

$195,300

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $180,628; detached houses: $200,361; townhouses or other attached units: $167,839; in 2-unit structures: $139,441; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $121,374; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $91,026; mobile homes: $3,505

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,214.

March 2019 cost of living index in Glendale Heights: 102.3 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 11.1%
(4.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 31.9% for Black residents, 11.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 64.2% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 12.4% for other race residents, 12.4% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Glendale Heights, IL (2017)
    • 11,57633.8%White alone
    • 11,12832.5%Hispanic
    • 8,07023.6%Asian alone
    • 2,3696.9%Black alone
    • 1,3523.9%Two or more races
    • 1800.5%Other race alone
    • 410.1%American Indian alone
    • 330.10%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists, there were 29 registered sex offenders living in Glendale Heights, Illinois as of May 29, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Glendale Heights is 1,185 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Glendale Heights by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
2
(6.2)
1
(3.1)
0
(0.0)
1
(3.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(5.9)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
13
(39.7)
15
(46.2)
12
(37.1)
7
(21.9)
13
(40.8)
9
(28.5)
14
(40.8)
10
(29.0)
16
(46.2)
6
(17.3)
15
(43.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
8
(24.4)
7
(21.6)
11
(34.0)
17
(53.2)
23
(72.2)
18
(57.1)
16
(46.6)
5
(14.5)
8
(23.1)
8
(23.0)
12
(34.7)
16
(46.4)
9
(26.4)
12
(35.3)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
36
(110.0)
28
(86.2)
51
(157.7)
20
(62.6)
21
(65.9)
12
(38.1)
10
(29.1)
12
(34.8)
16
(46.2)
13
(37.4)
21
(60.7)
14
(40.6)
15
(44.0)
6
(17.6)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
79
(241.4)
77
(237.2)
87
(268.9)
56
(175.2)
84
(263.8)
60
(190.3)
68
(198.2)
67
(194.4)
49
(141.5)
60
(172.8)
53
(153.2)
62
(179.9)
28
(82.0)
32
(94.0)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
565
(1,726)
518
(1,596)
622
(1,923)
597
(1,867)
532
(1,670)
505
(1,602)
468
(1,364)
503
(1,460)
428
(1,236)
444
(1,279)
501
(1,448)
494
(1,433)
388
(1,137)
332
(975.6)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
76
(232.2)
37
(114.0)
33
(102.0)
39
(122.0)
29
(91.1)
13
(41.2)
17
(49.5)
20
(58.0)
11
(31.8)
6
(17.3)
7
(20.2)
15
(43.5)
26
(76.2)
33
(97.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
8
(24.4)
2
(6.2)
5
(15.5)
0
(0.0)
6
(18.8)
3
(9.5)
4
(11.7)
1
(2.9)
1
(2.9)
6
(17.3)
1
(2.9)
0
(0.0)
2
(5.9)
2
(5.9)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)165.6162.5181.5142.7166.4128.3124.9111.2115.092.9127.595.485.767.5

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City-data.com crime index in Glendale Heights, IL

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 71 (56 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.65
Illinois average:

2.09
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Ancestries: German (3.6%), Polish (3.4%), Italian (3.3%), American (2.4%), Irish (1.7%), Yugoslavian (1.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 10/26/1959

Elevation: 762 feet

Land area: 5.40 square miles.

Population density: 6,302 people per square mile   (high).

Glendale Heights, Illinois map

12,468 residents are foreign born (14.5% Asia, 13.6% Latin America, 4.8% Europe).

This village:

36.4%
Illinois:

14.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $5,905 (3.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $5,440 (3.1%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Wheaton, IL (4.4 miles , pop. 55,416).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Chicago, IL (21.3 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Bloomingdale, IL (1.4 miles ),
Carol Stream, IL (1.8 miles ),
Glen Ellyn, IL (1.9 miles ),
Addison, IL (2.0 miles ),
Roselle, IL (2.0 miles ),
Wheaton, IL (2.1 miles ),
Lombard, IL (2.1 miles ),
Itasca, IL (2.2 miles )

Latitude: 41.92 N, Longitude: 88.08 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -6,978 (-20.4%)
Workers who live and work in this village: 2,486 (13.3%)

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

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 19 buildings, average cost: $90,500
  • 1998: 42 buildings, average cost: $88,400
  • 1999: 250 buildings, average cost: $75,800
  • 2000: 194 buildings, average cost: $85,400
  • 2001: 192 buildings, average cost: $90,100
  • 2002: 86 buildings, average cost: $101,100
  • 2003: 3 buildings, average cost: $200,000
  • 2005: 20 buildings, average cost: $142,800
  • 2006: 2 buildings, average cost: $239,500
  • 2007: 5 buildings, average cost: $446,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Glendale Heights, IL residents
Average permit cost in Glendale Heights, IL
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.4%
Illinois:

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

Population change in the 1990s: +3,981 (+14.3%).
Most common industries in Glendale Heights, IL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (7.3%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.4%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.6%)
  • Construction (5.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.1%)
  • Educational services (4.4%)
  • Computer & electronic products (3.6%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (8.4%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (7.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.4%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.5%)
  • Metal & metal products (4.3%)
  • Computer & electronic products (3.8%)
  • Machinery (3.7%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (12.8%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.9%)
  • Educational services (6.9%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.8%)
  • Computer & electronic products (3.3%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (3.1%)
Most common occupations in Glendale Heights, IL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.2%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.0%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.0%)
  • Computer specialists (4.0%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (3.6%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.3%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.9%)
  • Computer specialists (5.9%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.6%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5.6%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.7%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.3%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.9%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (7.5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.8%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (5.4%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.0%)
  • Registered nurses (3.9%)
  • Customer service representatives (3.8%)

Average climate in Glendale Heights, Illinois

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Glendale Heights, 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 8.0 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 3.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

17.1
U.S.:

5.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 1.05. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 3.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.05
U.S.:

1.79
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 25.5. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 4.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.5
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 23.9. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 7.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

23.9
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 9.90. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.90
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2009 was 0.0168. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 3.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0168
U.S.:

0.0098

Tornado activity:

Glendale Heights-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Illinois state average. It is 46% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/28/1990, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 21.7 miles away from the Glendale Heights 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 15.5 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:

Glendale 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 240.1 miles away from Glendale Heights 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 the city 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 53.0 miles away from Glendale Heights 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 272.5 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 238.5 miles away from the city center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 230.2 miles away from Glendale Heights 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 DuPage County (14) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 8, Snowstorms: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Glendale Heights topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Glendale Heights:

  • ADVENTIST GLENOAKS (Voluntary non-profit - Other, provides emergency services, 701 WINTHROP AVENUE)
  • FMC - GLENDALE HEIGHTS DIALYSIS CENTER (520 E. NORTH AVE)
  • ALLIED PROFESSIONALS HEALTH CARE, LLC (2174 GLADSTONE COURT, SUITE B)
  • FIRST CHOICE HEALTH SERVICES, INC (1508 BLOOMINGDALE ROAD)
  • SURE CARE HOME HEALTH CORP (1155 MAIN STREET SUITE C & D)

Heliports located in Glendale Heights:

Amtrak stations near Glendale Heights:

  • 11 miles: NAPERVILLE (E. 4TH & ELLSWORTH 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, public transit connection.
  • 13 miles: LA GRANGE ROAD (LA GRANGE, 25 W. BURLINGTON AVE.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public payphones, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 17 miles: SUMMIT (ARCHER & CENTER AVE.) . Services: public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Colleges/Universities in Glendale Heights:

  • Universal Technical Institute of Illinois Inc (Full-time enrollment: 2,281; Location: 601 Regency Dr; Private, for-profit; Website: www.uti.edu/)
  • Tricoci University of Beauty Culture-Glendale Heights (Full-time enrollment: 157; Location: 530 E North Ave; Private, for-profit; Website: www.tricociuniversity.com)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Glendale Heights:

  • Chamberlain College of Nursing-Illinois (about 3 miles; Addison, IL; Full-time enrollment: 8,977)
  • Wheaton College (about 4 miles; Wheaton, IL; FT enrollment: 2,948)
  • College of DuPage (about 6 miles; Glen Ellyn, IL; FT enrollment: 18,910)
  • Elmhurst College (about 7 miles; Elmhurst, IL; FT enrollment: 3,364)
  • American InterContinental University-Online (about 9 miles; Schaumburg, IL; FT enrollment: 16,158)
  • Benedictine University (about 10 miles; Lisle, IL; FT enrollment: 5,694)
  • North Central College (about 11 miles; Naperville, IL; FT enrollment: 2,860)

Public elementary/middle schools in Glendale Heights:

Private elementary/middle school in Glendale Heights:

  • ST MATTHEW SCHOOL (Students: 358, Location: 1555 GLEN ELLYN RD, Grades: PK-8)
See full list of schools located in Glendale Heights

Library in Glendale Heights:

  • GLENSIDE PUBLIC LIBRARY DISTRICT (Operating income: $2,973,091; Location: 25 EAST FULLERTON AVENUE; 124,179 books; 3,611 e-books; 11,188 audio materials; 4,762 video materials; 11 local licensed databases; 7 state licensed databases; 1 other licensed databases; 243 print serial subscriptions; 851 electronic serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Glendale Heights: Glendale Lakes Golf Course (A), Glendale Heights Civic Center (B), Glenside Fire Protection District (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Glendale Heights Town Center Shopping Center (1), Glendale Plaza Shopping Center (2), Westlake Plaza Shopping Center (3), Willow Wood Shopping Center (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Glendale Heights include: Saint Matthew Church (A), Resurrection Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Glendale Heights include: Harold Reskin Park (1), Gladstone Park (2), Gilberto Park (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotels: Glendale Heights Ramada Inn & Suites (780 North Ave), Equity Corporate Housing (30 West Pinehurst Circle).

DuPage 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 Glendale Heights that have no violations reported:

  • SALEM MINI MART (Serves WI, Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This village:

3.0 people
Illinois:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:

72.2%
Whole state:

65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:

7.0%
Whole state:

6.3%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households
10 people in religious group quarters in 2000
6 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards in 2000

Banks with branches in Glendale Heights (2011 data):

  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: North Avenue & Bloomingdale Road Ban at 141 E. North Avenue, branch established on 2011/11/17; Army Trail And Bloomingdale Branch at 2150 Bloomingdale Rd, branch established on 2008/08/27. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.
  • TCF National Bank: Glendale Heights Branch at 567 North Avenue, branch established on 2003/12/31; Glendale Heights Jewel Branch #2256 at 2164 Bloomingdale Road, branch established on 1996/12/12. Info updated 2009/11/23: Bank assets: $19,007.0 mil, Deposits: $12,377.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 441 total offices, Holding Company: Tcf Financial Corporation
  • Parkway Bank and Trust Company: Glendale Heights Branch at 2250 Bloomingdale Road,, branch established on 2004/06/21. 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.
  • West Suburban Bank: Glendale Heights Facility at 1657 Bloomingdale Road, branch established on 1984/12/01. Info updated 2011/02/23: Bank assets: $1,927.7 mil, Deposits: $1,744.7 mil, headquarters in Lombard, IL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 44 total offices, Holding Company: West Suburban Bancorp, Inc.
  • Bank of America, National Association: Glendale Heights Banking Center Bran at 285 East Army Trail Road, branch established on 2004/12/22. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation

For population 15 years and over in Glendale Heights:

Marital status in Glendale Heights, IL
  • Never married: 34.0%
  • Now married: 51.3%
  • Separated: 1.8%
  • Widowed: 3.9%
  • Divorced: 9.0%

For population 25 years and over in Glendale Heights:

  • High school or higher: 80.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 26.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.5%
  • Unemployed: 4.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.7 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

15.5
Illinois average:

12.2

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

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Religion statistics for Glendale Heights, IL (based on DuPage County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic373,82354
Evangelical Protestant120,953247
Other77,88980
Mainline Protestant71,909126
Orthodox8,46010
Black Protestant3,0145
None260,876-
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: 175
DuPage County:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 8
DuPage County:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

0.08 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 97
Here:

1.05 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

0.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 200
DuPage County:

2.16 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 671
Here:

7.24 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

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

7.1%
Illinois:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

24.0%
Illinois:

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

13.2%
Illinois:

14.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Glendale Heights:

49.6%
State:

48.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

47.1%
Illinois:

45.7%

Average BMI:
This city:

27.8
Illinois:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

19.5%
State:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

12.5%
Illinois:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Glendale Heights:

6.8
Illinois:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

28.7%
Illinois:

33.2%

General health condition:
Here:

57.5%
Illinois:

55.4%

Average condition of hearing:
Glendale Heights:

82.1%
State:

79.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Glendale Heights, 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 51$543,961$127,9915$1,154
Parks and Recreation 43$232,033$64,75386$111,981
Police - Other 22$153,182$83,55417$15,706
Streets and Highways 18$121,996$81,3310$0
Sewerage 13$80,815$74,5980$0
Financial Administration 13$94,721$87,4351$3,510
Housing and Community Development (Local) 11$65,127$71,0483$8,786
Other Government Administration 11$77,330$84,36019$17,776
Water Supply 7$40,397$69,2521$4,207
Other and Unallocable 3$18,968$75,8721$3,401
Totals for Government 192$1,428,530$89,283133$166,521

Glendale Heights government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $2,112,000 ($62.01)
    Water Utilities: $10,000 ($0.29)
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $8,678,000 ($254.80)
    Police Protection: $7,739,000 ($227.23)
    Central Staff Services: $6,149,000 ($180.54)
    Regular Highways: $4,839,000 ($142.08)
    Parks and Recreation: $3,579,000 ($105.09)
    General Public Buildings: $2,459,000 ($72.20)
    General - Other: $1,827,000 ($53.64)
    Financial Administration: $1,652,000 ($48.51)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $2,535,000 ($74.43)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $4,134,000 ($121.38)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $1,638,000 ($48.09)
    Regular Highways: $1,244,000 ($36.53)
    Central Staff Services: $346,000 ($10.16)
    Solid Waste Management: $173,000 ($5.08)
    Parks and Recreation: $107,000 ($3.14)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $16,379,000 ($480.91)

Glendale Heights government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $10,332,000 ($303.36)
    Other: $2,699,000 ($79.25)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,681,000 ($49.36)
    Parking Facilities: $20,000 ($0.59)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $44,000 ($1.29)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,033,000 ($30.33)
    Fines and Forfeits: $601,000 ($17.65)
    Interest Earnings: $50,000 ($1.47)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $11,384,000 ($334.25)
    Highways: $1,314,000 ($38.58)
    Water Utilities: $106,000 ($3.11)
    Public Welfare: $89,000 ($2.61)
    Other: $10,000 ($0.29)
  • Tax - Property: $9,147,000 ($268.57)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $4,144,000 ($121.67)
    Public Utilities Sales: $2,075,000 ($60.93)
    Other License: $1,719,000 ($50.47)
    Other Selective Sales: $1,111,000 ($32.62)

Glendale Heights government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $40,770,000 ($1197.08)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $37,655,000 ($1105.61)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,115,000 ($91.46)

Glendale Heights government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $17,750,000 ($521.17)

6.52% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($78,245 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.52%
Illinois average:

4.69%

0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($645 average AGI)
DuPage County:

0.04%
Illinois average:

0.03%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Cook County, IL  3.07% ($81,685 average AGI)
from Will County, IL  0.62% ($74,293)
from Kane County, IL  0.49% ($55,548)


7.43% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($87,548 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.43%
Illinois average:

5.50%

0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($760 average AGI)
DuPage County:

0.06%
Illinois average:

0.06%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Cook County, IL  2.46% ($77,836 average AGI)
to Will County, IL  0.86% ($68,167)
to Kane County, IL  0.73% ($132,588)
Businesses in Glendale Heights, IL
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven4Jewel-Osco1
ALDI1Jimmy John's1
AutoZone1LA Fitness1
Bally Total Fitness1Lane Furniture1
Baskin-Robbins1MasterBrand Cabinets1
Blockbuster1McDonald's2
Brunswick Bowling & Billiards1Menards1
CVS1Nike1
Cricket Wireless2Nissan1
Dairy Queen1Plato's Closet1
Discount Tire1Sprint Nextel1
Domino's Pizza1Starbucks2
FedEx2Steak 'n Shake1
Firestone Complete Auto Care1Subway1
Goodwill1Taco Bell2
H&R Block1Target1
Home Depot1UPS5

Strongest AM radio stations in Glendale Heights:

  • 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.)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WMBI (1110 AM; daytime; 5 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • WYLL (1160 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WCSN (820 AM; 5 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WYPA, INC.)
  • WVIV (1200 AM; 20 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLXX-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • WJJG (1530 AM; daytime; 2 kW; ELMHURST, IL; Owner: JOSEPH J. GENTILE, INC.)
  • WISN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKTA (1330 AM; 5 kW; EVANSTON, IL; Owner: POLNET COMMUNICATIONS, LTD.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Glendale Heights:

  • WMBI-FM (90.1 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • WLEY-FM (107.9 FM; AURORA, IL; Owner: WLEY LICENSING, INC.)
  • WDCB (90.9 FM; GLEN ELLYN, IL; Owner: COLLEGE OF DU PAGE, DISTRICT 502)
  • WETN (88.1 FM; WHEATON, IL; Owner: THE TRUSTEES OF WHEATON 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.)
  • 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)
  • WGCI-FM (107.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • 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)

TV broadcast stations around Glendale Heights:

  • W34CK (Channel 34; ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL; Owner: FIRST UNITED, INC.)
  • WLS-TV (Channel 7; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WMAQ-TV (Channel 5; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: NBC SUBSIDIARY (WMAQ-TV), INC.)
  • WTTW (Channel 11; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WINDOW TO THE WORLD COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • 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)
  • WSNS-TV (Channel 44; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: TELEMUNDO OF CHICAGO, INC.)
  • WJYS (Channel 62; HAMMOND, IN; Owner: JOVON BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • W57DN (Channel 57; ELGIN, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • 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.)
  • W24AJ (Channel 24; AURORA, IL; Owner: NELSON TV, INC.)
  • W64CQ (Channel 64; ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WYIN (Channel 56; GARY, IN; Owner: NORTHWEST INDIANA PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Glendale Heights fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 2Number of bridges
  • 20ft / 5.8mTotal length
  • $1,622,000Total costs
  • 78,500Total average daily traffic
  • 11,563Total average daily truck traffic
  • 63,777Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full and 4 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED83$168,13567$147,821362$181,2428$92,8263$271,65712$130,276
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED9$200,2016$137,86347$183,0023$16,9200$02$73,995
APPLICATIONS DENIED19$165,45614$131,074146$179,75912$64,7230$011$104,186
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN9$160,3968$150,13676$178,3742$80,9650$06$120,347
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS4$150,9431$215,35032$173,2313$109,6370$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 8409.02 , 8409.03, 8412.02, 8412.04, 8417.02

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full and 4 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED10$166,8168$197,0800$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED4$178,2686$215,8600$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED3$158,3804$225,5100$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$151,0701$249,3701$85,550
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$01$160,7100$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 8409.02 , 8409.03, 8412.02, 8412.04, 8417.02

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Glendale Heights, IL
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Glendale Heights, 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 102. The highest number of reported fires - 144 took place in 2003, and the least - 41 in 2002. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Glendale Heights, IL When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (59.0%), and Outside Fires (25.6%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Glendale Heights, IL
    • 1,02559.0%Structure Fires
    • 44525.6%Outside Fires
    • 1669.6%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 1025.9%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Glendale Heights, IL
Most common first names in Glendale Heights, IL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John4674.2 years
Mary4376.9 years
Robert3372.2 years
Joseph2972.7 years
James2970.2 years
Edward2174.2 years
Charles2071.1 years
Dorothy1980.1 years
Frank1876.9 years
William1870.9 years
Most common last names in Glendale Heights, IL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Patel1978.5 years
Nguyen1069.9 years
Jones868.2 years
Anderson671.9 years
Smith677.1 years
Johnson571.6 years
Brown562.8 years
Mcdonald575.2 years
Williams577.4 years
Begum575.4 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Glendale Heights, IL
  • 91.0%Utility gas
  • 6.9%Electricity
  • 1.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.6%No fuel used
  • 0.5%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Glendale Heights, IL
  • 67.1%Utility gas
  • 29.7%Electricity
  • 1.8%No fuel used
  • 1.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.4%Other fuel


Glendale Heights compared to Illinois state average:

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

Glendale Heights on our top lists:

  • #62 on the list of "Top 100 most racially diverse cities (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #67 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Pakistan (population 500+)"
  • #84 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Europe, n.e.c. (population 500+)"
  • #99 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Other Eastern Asia (population 500+)"
  • #14 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #19 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that visited a dentist within the past year"
  • #23 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Catholic adherents"
  • #25 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the best general health status score of residents (1-5), 3 years of data"
  • #26 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
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