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Population in 2017: 498 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +10.4%
 
Males: 263  (53.0%)
Females: 235  (47.0%)
Median resident age:

39.9 years
Illinois median age:

38.0 years

Zip codes: 60029.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $171,786 (it was $131,742 in 2000)
Golf:

$171,786
IL:

$62,992

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $62,055 (it was $69,164 in 2000)

Golf village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $897,741 (it was $563,900 in 2000)
Golf:

$897,741
IL:

$195,300

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $931,020; detached houses: $921,791
March 2019 cost of living index in Golf: 102.6 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 2.1%
(1.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 4.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
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  • Races in Golf, IL (2010)
    • 43186.2%White alone
    • 418.2%Hispanic
    • 153.0%Asian alone
    • 81.6%Two or more races
    • 30.6%Black alone
    • 20.4%Other race alone

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

Crime rates in Golf by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
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)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(196.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(220.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(220.3)
1
(222.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
1
(217.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(449.4)
1
(196.9)
1
(198.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(601.2)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(222.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)8.70.059.533.418.0165.47.90.024.0

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City-data.com crime index in Golf, IL

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

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

2.00
Illinois average:

2.09
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Ancestries: German (18.9%), Irish (9.1%), American (5.8%), Croatian (4.7%), European (4.7%), Italian (4.4%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 03/14/1928

Elevation: 635 feet

Land area: 0.44 square miles.

Population density: 1,120 people per square mile   (low).

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100 residents are foreign born (6.7% Latin America, 4.0% Europe, 2.1% Asia).

This village:

19.1%
Illinois:

14.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $10,553 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $10,625 (1.3%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Skokie, IL (3.0 miles , pop. 63,348).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Chicago, IL (16.1 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Morton Grove, IL (1.1 miles ),
Glenview, IL (1.4 miles ),
Niles, IL (1.5 miles ),
Skokie, IL (1.7 miles ),
Northfield, IL (1.8 miles ),
Wilmette, IL (1.9 miles ),
Park Ridge, IL (2.0 miles ),
Winnetka, IL (2.1 miles )

Latitude: 42.06 N, Longitude: 87.79 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 847

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

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 1 building, cost: $550,000
  • 1998: 1 building, cost: $550,000
  • 1999: 2 buildings, average cost: $425,000
  • 2000: 3 buildings, average cost: $534,000
  • 2001: 3 buildings, average cost: $534,000
  • 2002: 1 building, cost: $534,000
  • 2003: 2 buildings, average cost: $534,000
  • 2004: 2 buildings, average cost: $534,000
  • 2005: 1 building, cost: $534,000
  • 2006: 2 buildings, average cost: $450,000
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $500,000
  • 2016: 4 buildings, average cost: $620,200
  • 2017: 1 building, cost: $500,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Golf, IL residents
Average permit cost in Golf, IL
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.7%
Illinois:

4.5%
Population change in the 1990s: +2 (+0.4%).
Most common industries in Golf, IL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (21.8%)
  • Finance & insurance (19.4%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (8.3%)
  • Health care (6.9%)
  • Educational services (6.5%)
  • Hardware, plumbing & heating equipment, supplies merchant wholesalers (5.6%)
  • Broadcasting & telecommunications (4.6%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (23.8%)
  • Finance & insurance (21.2%)
  • Health care (7.9%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (7.3%)
  • Broadcasting & telecommunications (6.6%)
  • Social assistance (4.6%)
  • Hardware, plumbing & heating equipment, supplies merchant wholesalers (3.3%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (16.9%)
  • Educational services (16.9%)
  • Finance & insurance (15.4%)
  • Hardware, plumbing & heating equipment, supplies merchant wholesalers (10.8%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (10.8%)
  • Public administration (7.7%)
  • Electrical equipment, appliances, components (6.2%)
Most common occupations in Golf, IL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (15.3%)
  • Advertising, marketing, promotions, public relations, and sales managers (6.9%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers, except child care workers (6.5%)
  • Lawyers (6.0%)
  • Top executives (5.6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.6%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (14.6%)
  • Lawyers (8.6%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers, except child care workers (7.3%)
  • Media and communications workers (5.3%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.3%)
  • Top executives (4.6%)
  • Advertising, marketing, promotions, public relations, and sales managers (4.6%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (16.9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (15.4%)
  • Advertising, marketing, promotions, public relations, and sales managers (12.3%)
  • Top executives (7.7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (7.7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (7.7%)
  • Art and design workers (6.2%)

Average climate in Golf, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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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 96.6. This is worse than average.

City:

96.6
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.246. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.246
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 17.3. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 0.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

17.3
U.S.:

5.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.807. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 0.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.807
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 26.2. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 2.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.2
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 5.6 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 9.91. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.91
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2009 was 0.0146. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 0.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0146
U.S.:

0.0098

Tornado activity:

Golf-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Illinois state average. It is 36% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/28/1972, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 15.9 miles away from the Golf village center injured 20 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/21/1967, a category F4 tornado 19.4 miles away from the village center killed one person and injured 100 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Golf-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Illinois state average. It is 86% 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 249.4 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 223.9 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 70.5 miles away from Golf 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 281.6 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 247.7 miles away from Golf center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 240.2 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).
Golf topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Golf:

  • INSWAN HOME HEALH AGENCY, LTD (Home Health Center, about 1 miles away; MORTON GROVE, IL)
  • METROPOLITAN HOME HEALTH CARE, INC (Home Health Center, about 1 miles away; GLENVIEW, IL)
  • RESURRECTION HOME HEALTH SERVI (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; MORTON GROVE, IL)
  • ACCESS HOME HEALTH, INC (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; MORTON GROVE, IL)
  • CENTRAL PREFERRED HOME (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; MORTON GROVE, IL)
  • HEALTH TEAM CORPORATION (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; MORTON GROVE, IL)
  • RUSH HOME CARE - NORTH SHORE (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; MORTON GROVE, IL)

Amtrak stations near Golf:

  • 2 miles: GLENVIEW (1116 DEPOT ST.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 15 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.
  • 18 miles: LA GRANGE ROAD (LA GRANGE, 25 W. BURLINGTON AVE.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public payphones, taxi stand, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Golf:

  • Computer Systems Institute (about 3 miles; Skokie, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,311)
  • Oakton Community College (about 5 miles; Des Plaines, IL; FT enrollment: 7,271)
  • BIR Training Center (about 6 miles; Chicago, IL; FT enrollment: 2,036)
  • Northwestern University (about 7 miles; Evanston, IL; FT enrollment: 17,473)
  • Northeastern Illinois University (about 7 miles; Chicago, IL; FT enrollment: 8,004)
  • City Colleges of Chicago-Wilbur Wright College (about 7 miles; Chicago, IL; FT enrollment: 8,683)
  • North Park University (about 8 miles; Chicago, IL; FT enrollment: 2,622)

Points of interest:

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Notable location: Glenview Country Club (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemetery: Dewes Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Park in Golf: Diedrich Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

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 Golf and their reported violations in the past:

SHINDLER-FEYMAN (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
Average household size:
This village:

3.0 people
Illinois:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:

83.3%
Whole state:

65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:

1.3%
Whole state:

6.3%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.6% of all households
33 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers in 2010

For population 15 years and over in Golf:

Marital status in Golf, IL
  • Never married: 19.5%
  • Now married: 74.9%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 4.3%
  • Divorced: 1.3%

For population 25 years and over in Golf:

  • High school or higher: 93.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 75.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 39.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.4 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.9
Illinois average:

12.2

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Golf, 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
This 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
Cook County:

0.93 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

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

1.53 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

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

6.67 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

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

8.4%
Illinois:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Cook County:

23.5%
Illinois:

25.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

16.3%
Illinois:

14.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

58.8%
Illinois:

48.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

57.3%
Illinois:

45.7%

Average BMI:
Here:

27.3
Illinois:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

17.2%
State:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

6.6%
Illinois:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Golf:

7.1
Illinois:

6.8

Overweight people:
Golf:

33.6%
Illinois:

33.2%

General health condition:
Here:

62.2%
State:

55.4%

Average condition of hearing:
Golf:

79.2%
Illinois:

79.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Golf, IL Residents
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
Police Protection - Officers 2$9,774$58,64415$7,032
Financial Administration 0$0 1$230
Other Government Administration 0$0 9$1,131
Totals for Government 2$9,774$58,64425$8,393

Golf government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $281,000 ($564.26)
    Local Fire Protection: $137,000 ($275.10)
    Water Utilities: $116,000 ($232.93)
    Central Staff Services: $96,000 ($192.77)
    General - Other: $58,000 ($116.47)
    Solid Waste Management: $46,000 ($92.37)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $27,000 ($54.22)
    Regular Highways: $24,000 ($48.19)
    Parking Facilities: $15,000 ($30.12)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $104,000 ($208.84)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $1,000 ($2.01)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $9,000 ($18.07)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $225,000 ($451.81)

Golf government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Parking Facilities: $16,000 ($32.13)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $23,000 ($46.18)
    General Revenue - Other: $1,000 ($2.01)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $121,000 ($242.97)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $85,000 ($170.68)
    Highways: $14,000 ($28.11)
  • Tax - Property: $727,000 ($1459.84)
    Public Utilities Sales: $58,000 ($116.47)
    Other License: $47,000 ($94.38)

Golf government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,575,000 ($5170.68)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,465,000 ($4949.80)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,770,000 ($3554.22)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,660,000 ($3333.33)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $623,000 ($1251.00)

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)

Strongest AM radio stations in Golf:

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

Strongest FM radio stations in Golf:

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

TV broadcast stations around Golf:

  • W34CK (Channel 34; ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL; Owner: FIRST UNITED, INC.)
  • WLS-TV (Channel 7; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WGBO-TV (Channel 66; JOLIET, IL; Owner: WGBO LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.)
  • WMAQ-TV (Channel 5; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: NBC SUBSIDIARY (WMAQ-TV), INC.)
  • WTTW (Channel 11; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WINDOW TO THE WORLD COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WBBM-TV (Channel 2; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WGN-TV (Channel 9; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WPWR-TV (Channel 50; GARY, IN; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WXFT (Channel 60; AURORA, IL; Owner: TELEFUTURA CHICAGO LLC)
  • WSNS-TV (Channel 44; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: TELEMUNDO OF CHICAGO, INC.)
  • 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)
  • WOCH-LP (Channel 28; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: KM LPTV OF CHICAGO-28, L.L.C.)
  • WYCC (Channel 20; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: COLLEGE DIST. #508, COUNTY OF COOK)
  • WOCK-CA (Channel 13; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: KM LPTV OF CHICAGO-13, L.L.C.)
  • W64CQ (Channel 64; ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WYIN (Channel 56; GARY, IN; Owner: NORTHWEST INDIANA PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W57DN (Channel 57; ELGIN, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)

Golf fatal accident list:

Jan 17, 2005 02:01 AM, Sr-58, Lat: 42.055400, Lon: -87.765490, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Dec 11, 1989 10:25 PM, Golf Rd, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

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  • Golf Rd (Lat: 42.060306 Lon: -87.781444), Call Sign: WNDT466,
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.480 MHz, Grant Date: 10/13/1995, Expiration Date: 11/20/2000, Cancellation Date: 01/21/2001, Registrant: Glen View Club, Golf Rd, Golf, IL 60029, Phone: (312) 729-6500

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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  • GOLF, Lat: 42.054361 Lon: -87.821250, Call Sign: WQUH773,
    Assigned Frequencies: 956.268 MHz, Grant Date: 07/11/2014, Expiration Date: 07/11/2024, Certifier: John Piltaver, Registrant: Sensus, 450 N. Gallatin Avenue, Uniontown, PA 15401, Phone: (800) 638-3748, Fax: (800) 888-2403, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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  • Call Sign: W9JYJ, Grant Date: 04/22/1998, Expiration Date: 04/22/2008, Cancellation Date: 04/23/2010, Registrant: Fredrick B Williams, 1524 Overlook Dr, Golf, IL 60029

FAA Registered Aircraft:

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  • Aircraft: ECLIPSE AVIATION CORP EA500 (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: P&W CANADA PW610F-A (950 Pounds of Thrust) (Turbo-fan)
    N-Number: 140NE , Serial Number: 000018, Year manufactured: 2007, Airworthiness Date: 05/25/2007, Certificate Issue Date: 07/17/2007
    Registrant (LLC): Group Four Aviation Partners LLC, 49 Park Lane, Golf, IL 60029
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 04/06/2009
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 180H (Category: Land, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 121 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR O 470R (230 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 164JD , Serial Number: 18051816, Year manufactured: 1966, Airworthiness Date: 02/27/2016, Certificate Issue Date: 02/25/2016
    Registrant (Individual): James W Dominik, Po Box 207, Golf, IL 60029
  • Aircraft: BEECH 95-B55 (T42A) (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 165 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR I0-470 SERIES (260 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 441WC , Serial Number: TC-2181, Year manufactured: 1978, Airworthiness Date: 09/29/1978, Certificate Issue Date: 01/30/2017
    Registrant (Individual): James W Dominik, Po Box 207, Golf, IL 60029
  • Aircraft: STINSON 108 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 84 mph), Engine: FRANKLIN 6A4165 SERIES (165 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 9473K , Serial Number: 108-2473, Year manufactured: 1947, Airworthiness Date: 07/15/1956, Certificate Issue Date: 06/06/2018
    Registrant (Individual): James W Dominik, Po Box 207, Golf, IL 60029

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$409,7304$350,76825$330,6081$229,070
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$02$548,0050$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$01$151,0706$363,5370$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$03$477,0430$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$01$462,4500$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 8086.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2007
(Based on 1 partial tract)
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$209,640
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0
Choose year:  2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 2002 2001 2000 1999

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 8086.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Golf, IL
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Golf, IL - Value
Most common first names in Golf, IL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Donald472.7 years
Charles473.3 years
John483.7 years
Arthur386.3 years
David371.7 years
Mary376.7 years
Patricia368.3 years
Robert383.0 years
Ruth391.3 years
Elizabeth289.5 years
Most common last names in Golf, IL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Schmelzer484.7 years
Kennedy361.3 years
Thompson386.6 years
Holohan280.0 years
Fyfe274.0 years
Eddy273.0 years
Cass288.9 years
Charvat287.4 years
Jung287.0 years
Collin284.0 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Golf, IL
  • 95.0%Utility gas
  • 4.3%Electricity
  • 0.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Golf, IL
  • 100.0%Utility gas


Golf compared to Illinois state average:

  • Median household income significantly above state average.
  • Median house value significantly above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.

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