Harwood Heights, Illinois

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Population in 2014: 8,675 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +4.6%
 
Males: 4,137  (47.7%)
Females: 4,538  (52.3%)
Median resident age:  48.6 years
Illinois median age:  37.9 years

Zip codes: 60706.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $54,203 (it was $43,288 in 2000)
Harwood Heights:

$54,203
IL:

$60,960

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $28,657 (it was $22,558 in 2000)

Harwood Heights village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $255,835 (it was $189,800 in 2000)
Harwood Heights:

$255,835
IL:

$186,500

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $266,543; Detached houses: $271,423; Townhouses or other attached units: $331,863; In 2-unit structures: $269,465; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $309,708; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $224,551

Median gross rent in 2016: $997.

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  • Races in Harwood Heights, IL (2010)

    Harwood Heights races chart
    • 6,74778.3%White alone
    • 1,06912.4%Hispanic
    • 6107.1%Asian alone
    • 1131.3%Two or more races
    • 530.6%Black alone
    • 140.2%American Indian alone
    • 50.06%Other race alone
    • 10.01%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Harwood Heights: 106.0 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Polish (38.4%), Italian (6.6%), American (5.9%), Serbian (3.7%), Greek (3.5%), German (2.5%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 03/04/1948

Elevation: 650 feet

Land area: 0.82 square miles.

Population density: 10,554 people per square mile   (high).

Harwood Heights,IL real estate house value index trend

Harwood Heights, Illinois map

For population 25 years and over in Harwood Heights:

  • High school or higher: 84.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 27.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.7%
  • Unemployed: 3.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 31.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Harwood Heights village:

  • Never married: 30.4%
  • Now married: 49.5%
  • Separated: 1.6%
  • Widowed: 7.7%
  • Divorced: 10.8%

3,937 residents are foreign born (34.4% Europe).

This village:

45.8%
Illinois:

13.9%



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists there were 4 registered sex offenders living in Harwood Heights, Illinois as of December 14, 2018.
The ratio of number of residents in Harwood Heights to the number of sex offenders is 2,147 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is a lot smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $5,696 (2.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $5,116 (2.1%)

Harwood Heights satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Oak Park, IL (5.6 miles , pop. 52,524).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Chicago, IL (10.8 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Norridge, IL (1.0 miles ), Elmwood Park, IL (1.8 miles ), River Grove, IL (1.8 miles ), Schiller Park, IL (1.8 miles ), Park Ridge, IL (1.9 miles ), Rosemont, IL (2.0 miles ), Franklin Park, IL (2.0 miles ), Lincolnwood, IL (2.1 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 6 buildings, average cost: $102,500
  • 1998: 7 buildings, average cost: $108,600
  • 1999: 2 buildings, average cost: $70,000
  • 2000: 35 buildings, average cost: $96,700
  • 2001: 20 buildings, average cost: $106,300
  • 2002: 18 buildings, average cost: $143,900
  • 2003: 19 buildings, average cost: $173,700
  • 2004: 11 buildings, average cost: $161,600
  • 2005: 14 buildings, average cost: $206,000
  • 2006: 15 buildings, average cost: $73,100
  • 2007: 20 buildings, average cost: $144,800
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $135,000
  • 2011: 2 buildings, average cost: $147,500
  • 2012: 3 buildings, average cost: $180,000
  • 2013: 2 buildings, average cost: $200,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 41.97 N, Longitude: 87.81 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -1,499 (-17.5%)
Workers who live and work in this village: 326 (7.4%)

Harwood Heights household income distribution Harwood Heights home values distribution

Crime rates in Harwood Heights by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2015
Murders 0000000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 2222000000112
per 100,000 24.123.924.124.20.00.00.00.00.00.011.611.523.0
Robberies 9966600313333
per 100,000 108.5107.672.272.673.30.00.037.212.734.734.734.634.5
Assaults 6622221202486
per 100,000 72.371.724.124.224.424.612.424.80.023.246.292.269.0
Burglaries 34342848421636343415192419
per 100,000 409.8406.4336.7581.2512.9196.9445.6421.9430.6173.7219.6276.7218.6
Theft 16916917218014118617119111542102109148
per 100,000 2,036.92,019.82,068.62,179.41,722.02,289.22,116.62,370.31,456.4486.21,178.81,256.51,703.1
Auto thefts 131321191713181810961021
per 100,000 156.7155.4252.6230.1207.6160.0222.8223.4126.6104.269.3115.3241.7
Arson 1101110000000
per 100,000 12.112.00.012.112.212.30.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 287.4) 195.7194.0178.3192.3148.3123.1136.2158.4102.355.097.0116.9145.3

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

Crime rate in Harwood Heights detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 32 (23 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.66
Illinois average:

2.76
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.2%
Illinois:

5.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +591 (+7.7%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Transportation and warehousing (16%)
  • Manufacturing (15%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Construction (10%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (27%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Transportation occupations (15%)
  • Sales and related occupations (13%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Production occupations (11%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (9%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (7%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (20%)
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (9%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (9%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Production occupations (6%)

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

Average climate in Harwood Heights, Illinois

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Tornado activity:

Harwood Heights-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Illinois state average. It is 41% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/28/1990, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 34.3 miles away from the Harwood 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 17.4 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:

Harwood 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 243.1 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 217.6 miles away from Harwood 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 66.5 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 275.2 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 241.4 miles away from Harwood Heights center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 233.9 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).
Harwood Heights topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Harwood Heights:

  • AFFINITY HOME HEALTH SERVICES, INC (7151 W GUNNISON STREET, SUITE 103)
  • HOLY MARY HOMEHEALTH CARE, INC (7151 W GUNNISON, STE 130)
  • MCM LOVING HEALTHCARE, INC (7161 W GUNNISON ST, STE 106)
  • NURSING RESOURCE HOME HEALTH (4430 NORTH OAK PARK AVENUE)
  • VENUS HOME HEALTH, INC (5106-5108 NORTH HARLEM AVENUE)

Amtrak stations near Harwood Heights:

  • 8 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.
  • 11 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.
  • 11 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 Harwood Heights:

  • City Colleges of Chicago-Wilbur Wright College (about 2 miles; Chicago, IL; Full-time enrollment: 8,683)
  • Triton College (about 4 miles; River Grove, IL; FT enrollment: 8,817)
  • Dominican University (about 5 miles; River Forest, IL; FT enrollment: 2,971)
  • Northeastern Illinois University (about 5 miles; Chicago, IL; FT enrollment: 8,004)
  • Concordia University-Chicago (about 5 miles; River Forest, IL; FT enrollment: 3,944)
  • BIR Training Center (about 5 miles; Chicago, IL; FT enrollment: 2,036)
  • North Park University (about 5 miles; Chicago, IL; FT enrollment: 2,622)

Public elementary/middle school in Harwood Heights:

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Library in Harwood Heights:

  • EISENHOWER PUBLIC LIBRARY DISTRICT (Operating income: $3,808,850; Location: 4613 NORTH OKETO AVENUE; 119,907 books; 8,779 audio materials; 5,894 video materials; 5 local licensed databases; 19 state licensed databases; 7 other licensed databases; 245 print serial subscriptions; 4 electronic serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Harwood Heights: Ridgemoor Country Club (A), Norwood Park Fire Protection District (B), Harwood Heights Village Hall (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Harwood Heights include: Bethany Baptist Church (A), Saint Rosalie Roman Catholic Church (B), Union Ridge Bible Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Harwood Heights: Norridge 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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 92.8. This is worse than average.

City:

92.8
U.S.:

74.7

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.213. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 1.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.213
U.S.:

0.293

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 16.3. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 1.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

16.3
U.S.:

6.4

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 1.10. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.10
U.S.:

1.91

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 23.9. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 1.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

23.9
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 15.4. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 2.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

15.4
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 10.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.9
U.S.:

9.4

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2009 was 0.0169. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 1.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0169
U.S.:

0.0138
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 11.7%
(10.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 39.4% for Black residents, 17.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 15.8% for other race residents)
Average household size:
This village:  2.5 people
Illinois:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  65.1%
Whole state:  65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  5.0%
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: 0.1% of all households
2 people in other noninstitutional facilities in 2010
6 people in religious group quarters in 2000

Harwood Heights, Illinois environmental map by EPA

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Banks with branches in Harwood Heights (2011 data):

  • Firstmerit Bank, National Association: Harwood Heights Branch at 4747 N Harlem Ave, Suite F, branch established on 2003/04/27. 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: Parkway Bank And Trust Company at 4800 North Harlem Avenue, branch established on 1964/01/22. Info updated 2011/06/03: Bank assets: $2,237.7 mil, Deposits: $1,906.2 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 33 total offices, Holding Company: Parkway Bancorp, Inc.
  • RBS Citizens, National Association: Harwood Heights at 4777 N. Harlem Avenue, branch established on 1889/01/01. 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
  • Bank of America, National Association: Cumberland Branch at 8422 W. Lawrence Ave., branch established on 1909/01/01. 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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

13.8
Illinois average:

12.1

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

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

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
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%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

50.8%
Illinois:

48.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

47.1%
Illinois:

45.7%

Average BMI:
Harwood Heights:

28.7
Illinois:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Harwood Heights:

21.0%
Illinois:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

11.7%
State:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Harwood Heights:

6.9
Illinois:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

34.7%
Illinois:

33.2%

General health condition:
Harwood Heights:

55.9%
Illinois:

55.4%

Average condition of hearing:
Harwood Heights:

77.1%
State:

79.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Harwood Heights, 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
Financial Administration 6$24,427$48,8544$2,003
Other Government Administration 1$2,779$33,3480$0
Police Protection - Officers 27$169,293$75,2410$0
Police - Other 10$39,772$47,72610$5,644
Streets and Highways 4$16,528$49,5841$2,074
Water Supply 3$17,519$70,0760$0
Totals for Government 51$270,318$63,60415$9,721

Harwood Heights government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $2,718,000 ($313.31)
    Financial Administration: $912,000 ($105.13)
    Regular Highways: $887,000 ($102.25)
    Water Utilities: $728,000 ($83.92)
    Central Staff Services: $435,000 ($50.14)
    Health Services - Other: $395,000 ($45.53)
    General - Other: $130,000 ($14.99)
    General Public Buildings: $72,000 ($8.30)
    Sewerage: $48,000 ($5.53)
    Parks & Recreation: $43,000 ($4.96)
  • Employee Retirement - Securities - Corporate Bonds (market): $1,137,000 ($131.07)
    Total Cash & Deposits: $980,000 ($112.97)
    Benefit Payments: $225,000 ($25.94)
    Securities - Corporate Bonds (market): $82,000 ($9.45)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $83,000 ($9.57)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $227,000 ($26.17)
    Police Protection: $104,000 ($11.99)
    Water Utilities: $4,000 ($0.46)
    Housing & Community Development: $4,000 ($0.46)
    Central Staff: $3,000 ($0.35)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $3,003,000 ($346.17)

Harwood Heights government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Employee Retirement - Interest Revenue: $649,000 ($74.81)
    Local Employee Contribution: $100,000 ($11.53)
    From Local Government: $26,000 ($3.00)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $429,000 ($49.45)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $1,050,000 ($121.04)
    Interest Earnings: $269,000 ($31.01)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $756,000 ($87.15)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $1,472,000 ($169.68)
    Highways: $229,000 ($26.40)
    All Other: $145,000 ($16.71)
  • Tax - Property: $908,000 ($104.67)
    Total General Sales: $707,000 ($81.50)
    Public Utilities: $676,000 ($77.93)
    NEC: $441,000 ($50.84)

Harwood Heights government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $2,204,000 ($254.06)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $59,000 ($6.80)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $1,715,000 ($197.69)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $443,000 ($51.07)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $105,000 ($12.10)

Harwood Heights government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Employee Retirement - Total Other Securities: $1,935,000 ($223.05)
    Total Federal Securities: $1,139,000 ($131.30)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $9,327,000 ($1075.16)

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 Harwood Heights:

  • WCSN (820 AM; 5 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WYPA, 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.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • WSBC (1240 AM; 1 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WSBC, INC.)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WONX (1590 AM; 4 kW; EVANSTON, IL; Owner: KOVAS COMMUNICATIONS, 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.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Harwood Heights:

  • 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)
  • WLEY-FM (107.9 FM; AURORA, IL; Owner: WLEY LICENSING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Harwood Heights:

  • 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.)
  • WGBO-TV (Channel 66; JOLIET, IL; Owner: WGBO LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.)
  • WGN-TV (Channel 9; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • 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.)
  • WSNS-TV (Channel 44; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: TELEMUNDO OF CHICAGO, 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.)
  • 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.)
Harwood Heights fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2014

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2014 (per 100,000 population)

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FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Harwood Heights)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

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  • 7300 Wilson Ave (Lat: 41.964778 Lon: -87.809667), Type: Tower, Structure height: 24 m, Overall height: 26 m, Call Sign: WGI823
    Assigned Frequencies: 473.487 MHz, 474.237 MHz, 474.287 MHzGrant Date: 05/17/2014, Expiration Date: 08/14/2024Registrant: Chicago Communications, 200 Spangler Ave, Elmhurst, IL 60126, Phone: (630) 993-4208, Fax: (630) 832-7275, Email:
  • 7343 W Lawrence Ave (Lat: 41.964778 Lon: -87.809667), Type: Tower, Structure height: 18 m, Overall height: 21 m, Call Sign: WNNN711
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.370 MHzGrant Date: 11/26/2013, Expiration Date: 02/10/2024Registrant: Village Of Harwood Heights, 7300 Wilson Ave, Harwood Heights, IL 60706, Phone: (708) 867-4353, Email:
  • Lat: 41.966667 Lon: -87.813333, Structure height: 0 m, Call Sign: WPTR812
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.340 MHz, 467.975 MHz, 468.000 MHz, 468.025 MHz, 468.050 MHz, 468.075 MHz, 468.100 MHz, 468.125 MHz, 468.150 MHz, 468.175 MHz, 467.950 MHzGrant Date: 01/18/2012, Expiration Date: 12/03/2021, Certifier: Dennis StefanowiczRegistrant: National License, 12591 Brompton Road, Carmel, IN 46033, Phone: (317) 564-8018, Email:
  • 6400 W. Montrose (Lat: 41.960278 Lon: -87.786944), Call Sign: WPYT549
    Assigned Frequencies: 469.212 MHz, 469.037 MHz, 469.237 MHz, 469.062 MHz, 469.262 MHz, 469.087 MHz, 469.287 MHz, 469.112 MHz, 469.312 MHz, 469.137 MHz... (+21 more)Grant Date: 10/22/2003, Expiration Date: 10/22/2013, Cancellation Date: 12/22/2013, Certifier: Marilyn WrightRegistrant: Panasonic Information Systems, 1707 N Randall Road E1-D9, Elgin, IL 60123-7847, Phone: (847) 468-5318, Fax: (847) 574-7614, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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  • STATION, 7171 W Gunnison St (Lat: 41.967806 Lon: -87.804778), Structure height: 39.6 m, Overall height: 43.3 m, Call Sign: WNET563
    Assigned Frequencies: 23025.0 MHzGrant Date: 01/14/1993, Expiration Date: 01/14/1998Registrant: Phone: (312) 775-9595
  • STATION, 4800 N Harlem (Lat: 41.967528 Lon: -87.808389), Structure height: 6.1 m, Overall height: 14 m, Call Sign: WNEW419
    Assigned Frequencies: 21875.0 MHz, 21975.0 MHz, 21925.0 MHz, 22075.0 MHzGrant Date: 05/31/1995, Expiration Date: 05/31/2000, Cancellation Date: 09/22/1998Registrant: Phone: (708) 876-6600
  • STATION, 7227 W Lawrence (Lat: 41.966972 Lon: -87.808111), Structure height: 4.3 m, Overall height: 7.3 m, Call Sign: WNEW420
    Assigned Frequencies: 23075.0 MHzGrant Date: 09/02/1993, Expiration Date: 09/02/1998, Cancellation Date: 05/28/1998Registrant: Phone: (312) 876-6600
  • STATION, 4601 N Harlem (Lat: 41.964472 Lon: -87.806722), Structure height: 6.1 m, Overall height: 12.2 m, Call Sign: WNEW421
    Assigned Frequencies: 23175.0 MHzGrant Date: 09/02/1993, Expiration Date: 09/02/1998, Cancellation Date: 05/28/1998Registrant: Phone: (312) 876-6600
  • HARWOOD HEIGHTS, Lat: 41.850000 Lon: -87.650000, Call Sign: WQFR996
    Assigned Frequencies: 956.256 MHzGrant Date: 09/20/2006, Expiration Date: 09/20/2016, Certifier: Paul MayRegistrant: Sensus, 450 N Gallatin Ave, Uniontown, PA 15401, Phone: (800) 638-3748, Fax: (800) 888-2403, Email:
  • IL-CHI0106, 7171 W. Gunnison Street (Lat: 41.967917 Lon: -87.806611), Type: Bant, Structure height: 42.7 m, Overall height: 44 m, Call Sign: WQLA440
    Assigned Frequencies: 21975.0 MHzGrant Date: 11/10/2009, Expiration Date: 11/10/2019, Certifier: Nadja S Sodos-WallaceRegistrant: Sprint Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (703) 433-4000, Fax: (703) 433-4483
  • HARWOOD HEIGHTS, Lat: 41.979500 Lon: -87.820833, Call Sign: WQLH346
    Assigned Frequencies: 956.281 MHzGrant Date: 01/20/2010, Expiration Date: 01/20/2020, Certifier: Larry BoettcherRegistrant: Sensus, 450 N Gallatin Avenue, Uniontown, PA 15401, Phone: (800) 638-3748, Fax: (800) 888-2403, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

15 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Harwood Heights)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 21
  • Hazardous Condition: 29

Incident types - Harwood Heights

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Harwood Heights, IL

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (87%)
  • Electricity (11%)
  • Coal or coke (1%)
  • Other fuel (1%)
Businesses in Harwood Heights, IL
NameCountNameCount
ALDI1McDonald's1
Blockbuster1New Balance1
Burlington Coat Factory1Nike1
Cricket Wireless1OfficeMax1
Domino's Pizza1Payless1
FedEx3Plato's Closet1
GameStop1UPS1
Marshalls1

Harwood Heights compared to Illinois state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.

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