Harwood Heights, Illinois

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Population in 2017: 8,505 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +2.5%
 
Males: 4,237  (49.8%)
Females: 4,268  (50.2%)
Median resident age:

47.7 years
Illinois median age:

38.0 years

Zip codes: 60706.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $55,881 (it was $43,288 in 2000)
Harwood Heights:

$55,881
IL:

$62,992

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $30,130 (it was $22,558 in 2000)

Harwood Heights village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $270,030 (it was $189,800 in 2000)
Harwood Heights:

$270,030
IL:

$195,300

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $279,867; detached houses: $283,958; townhouses or other attached units: $370,252; in 2-unit structures: $304,894; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $334,729; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $232,171

Median gross rent in 2017: $977.

March 2019 cost of living index in Harwood Heights: 104.9 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 10.9%
(9.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 11.7% for Black residents, 15.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 4.3% for other race residents)
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  • Races in Harwood Heights, IL (2010)
    • 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



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists, there were 6 registered sex offenders living in Harwood Heights, Illinois as of May 29, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Harwood Heights is 1,431 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Harwood Heights by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2015

2017

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)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
2
(24.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(11.6)
1
(11.5)
2
(23.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
6
(72.6)
6
(73.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(37.2)
1
(12.7)
3
(34.7)
3
(34.7)
3
(34.6)
3
(34.5)
3
(35.1)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
2
(24.2)
2
(24.4)
2
(24.6)
1
(12.4)
2
(24.8)
0
(0.0)
2
(23.2)
4
(46.2)
8
(92.2)
6
(69.0)
9
(105.4)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
48
(581.2)
42
(512.9)
16
(196.9)
36
(445.6)
34
(421.9)
34
(430.6)
15
(173.7)
19
(219.6)
24
(276.7)
19
(218.6)
11
(128.8)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
180
(2,179)
141
(1,722)
186
(2,289)
171
(2,117)
191
(2,370)
115
(1,456)
42
(486.2)
102
(1,179)
109
(1,256)
148
(1,703)
137
(1,605)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
19
(230.1)
17
(207.6)
13
(160.0)
18
(222.8)
18
(223.4)
10
(126.6)
9
(104.2)
6
(69.3)
10
(115.3)
21
(241.7)
10
(117.1)
Arson
(per 100,000)
1
(12.1)
1
(12.2)
1
(12.3)
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)192.3148.3123.1136.2158.4102.355.097.0116.9145.3114.2

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

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 29 (27 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.18
Illinois average:

2.09
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Ancestries: Polish (38.0%), American (8.3%), Italian (7.4%), Ukrainian (4.6%), Greek (4.4%), Serbian (3.0%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 03/04/1948

Elevation: 650 feet

Land area: 0.82 square miles.

Population density: 10,347 people per square mile   (high).

Harwood Heights, Illinois map

4,109 residents are foreign born (36.1% Europe).

This village:

48.0%
Illinois:

14.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $6,188 (2.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $5,492 (2.1%)

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 )

Latitude: 41.97 N, Longitude: 87.81 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -1,341 (-15.7%)
Workers who live and work in this village: 346 (7.9%)

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

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
  • 2015: 1 building, cost: $180,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Harwood Heights, IL residents
Average permit cost in Harwood Heights, IL
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.7%
Illinois:

4.5%
Historical population in Harwood Heights, IL
Historical housing units in Harwood Heights, IL

Population change in the 1990s: +591 (+7.7%).
Most common industries in Harwood Heights, IL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (8.7%)
  • Health care (6.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.6%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.5%)
  • Educational services (5.1%)
  • Metal & metal products (4.7%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.5%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (15.1%)
  • Metal & metal products (6.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.3%)
  • Other transportation, support activities, couriers (4.0%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (3.9%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (3.8%)
  • Finance & insurance (3.5%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (13.2%)
  • Educational services (8.0%)
  • Finance & insurance (7.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.9%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.3%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.7%)
  • Food & beverage stores (3.3%)
Most common occupations in Harwood Heights, IL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.0%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.1%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.8%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.7%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (3.6%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.8%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5.8%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.2%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5.0%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.4%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (3.7%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (10.1%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8.3%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (6.1%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.0%)
  • Cashiers (4.8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.6%)
  • Customer service representatives (3.6%)

Average climate in Harwood Heights, Illinois

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Harwood 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 1.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.246
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 17.5. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 1.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

17.5
U.S.:

5.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 1.06. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.06
U.S.:

1.79
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 24.4. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 1.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

24.4
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 23.8. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 2.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

23.8
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 9.47. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.47
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2009 was 0.0164. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 1.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0164
U.S.:

0.0098

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 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 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 the city 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:

See full list of schools located in Harwood Heights

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)

Points of interest:

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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
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

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

For population 15 years and over in Harwood Heights:

Marital status in Harwood Heights, IL
  • Never married: 30.3%
  • Now married: 53.7%
  • Separated: 1.6%
  • Widowed: 5.1%
  • Divorced: 9.4%

For population 25 years and over in Harwood Heights:

  • High school or higher: 88.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 31.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 10.3%
  • Unemployed: 3.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 32.0 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.8
Illinois average:

12.2

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

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

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic1,947,223376
Evangelical Protestant432,9751,484
Other312,636403
Mainline Protestant202,114630
Black Protestant148,895395
Orthodox53,27666
None2,097,556-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 1,460
Cook County:

2.77 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 23
Cook County:

0.04 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.08 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 490
This 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.
Illinois:

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:
Cook County:

8.4%
Illinois:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

23.5%
Illinois:

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

16.3%
Illinois:

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
Police Protection - Officers 27$169,293$75,2410$0
Police - Other 10$39,772$47,72610$5,644
Financial Administration 6$24,427$48,8544$2,003
Streets and Highways 4$16,528$49,5841$2,074
Water Supply 3$17,519$70,0760$0
Other Government Administration 1$2,779$33,3480$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 0$0
Firefighters 0$0 0$0
Fire - Other 0$0 0$0
Correction 0$0 0$0
Water Transport and Terminals 0$0 0$0
Welfare 0$0 0$0
Health 0$0 0$0
Hospitals 0$0 0$0
Solid Waste Management 0$0 0$0
Sewerage 0$0 0$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 0$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 0$0 0$0
Natural Resources 0$0 0$0
Electric Power 0$0 0$0
Gas Supply 0$0 0$0
Transit 0$0 0$0
Local Libraries 0$0 0$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 0$0
Airports 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 51$270,318$63,60415$9,721

Harwood Heights government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - General - Other: $358,000 ($42.09)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $4,072,000 ($478.78)
    Water Utilities: $1,637,000 ($192.48)
    Regular Highways: $1,158,000 ($136.16)
    General - Other: $671,000 ($78.89)
    Financial Administration: $405,000 ($47.62)
    Central Staff Services: $329,000 ($38.68)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $229,000 ($26.93)
    Parks and Recreation: $161,000 ($18.93)
    General Public Buildings: $94,000 ($11.05)
    Health - Other: $32,000 ($3.76)
  • Employee Retirement - Corporate Bonds: $2,275,000 ($267.49)
    Other Investments - Other: $942,000 ($110.76)
    Benefit Payments: $796,000 ($93.59)
    Total Cash and Deposits: $247,000 ($29.04)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $240,000 ($28.22)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Central Staff Services: $25,000 ($2.94)
    Water Utilities: $7,000 ($0.82)
    General - Other: $3,000 ($0.35)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $3,474,000 ($408.47)

Harwood Heights government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Other: $103,000 ($12.11)
  • Employee Retirement - Earnings on Investments (calculated): $738,000 ($86.77)
    Local Employee Contribution: $186,000 ($21.87)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $78,000 ($9.17)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $715,000 ($84.07)
    General Revenue - Other: $632,000 ($74.31)
    Interest Earnings: $4,000 ($0.47)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,401,000 ($164.73)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,737,000 ($204.23)
    Other: $382,000 ($44.91)
    Highways: $280,000 ($32.92)
  • Tax - Property: $2,188,000 ($257.26)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $878,000 ($103.23)
    Public Utilities Sales: $682,000 ($80.19)
    Other License: $406,000 ($47.74)
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $219,000 ($25.75)
    Other Selective Sales: $94,000 ($11.05)

Harwood Heights government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,265,000 ($619.05)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,855,000 ($570.84)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $410,000 ($48.21)

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

  • Employee Retirement - Total Federal Securities: $5,455,000 ($641.39)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,154,000 ($370.84)

3.60% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($69,375 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.60%
Illinois average:

4.69%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,407 average AGI)
Cook County:

0.03%
Illinois average:

0.03%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from DuPage County, IL  0.46% ($77,836 average AGI)
from Lake County, IL  0.24% ($87,721)
from Will County, IL  0.24% ($52,993)


4.63% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($83,794 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.63%
Illinois average:

5.50%

0.07% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,808 average AGI)
Cook County:

0.07%
Illinois average:

0.06%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to DuPage County, IL  0.56% ($81,685 average AGI)
to Will County, IL  0.32% ($62,155)
to Lake County, IL  0.29% ($95,396)
Businesses in Harwood Heights, IL
NameCountNameCount
ALDI1McDonald's1
Blockbuster1New Balance1
Burlington Coat Factory1Nike1
Cricket Wireless1OfficeMax1
Domino's Pizza1Payless1
FedEx3Plato's Closet1
GameStop1UPS1
Marshalls1

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 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
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FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

7
  • 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 MHz, Grant Date: 05/17/2014, Expiration Date: 08/14/2024, Registrant: 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 MHz, Grant Date: 11/26/2013, Expiration Date: 02/10/2024, Registrant: 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: 468.150 MHz, 468.175 MHz, 467.950 MHz, 155.340 MHz, 467.975 MHz, 468.000 MHz, 468.025 MHz, 468.050 MHz, 468.075 MHz, 468.100 MHz, 468.125 MHz, Grant Date: 01/18/2012, Expiration Date: 12/03/2021, Certifier: Dennis Stefanowicz, Registrant: 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 Wright, Registrant: Panasonic Information Systems, 1707 N Randall Road E1-D9, Elgin, IL 60123-7847, Phone: (847) 468-5318, Fax: (847) 574-7614, Email:
  • Lat: 41.965083 Lon: -87.798444, Call Sign: WQZD901,
    Assigned Frequencies: 456.237 MHz, 456.962 MHz, 457.650 MHz, 462.262 MHz, 466.525 MHz, Grant Date: 04/18/2017, Expiration Date: 04/18/2027, Certifier: Tom Simmons, Registrant: Chicago Communications, LLC, 200 W Spangler Avenue, Elmhurst, IL 60126, Phone: (630) 993-4227, Fax: (630) 930-5327, Email:
  • Lat: 41.961500 Lon: -87.810778, Call Sign: WQZT926,
    Assigned Frequencies: 466.025 MHz, 466.275 MHz, 467.012 MHz, 467.425 MHz, 468.812 MHz, Grant Date: 08/02/2017, Expiration Date: 08/02/2027, Certifier: Bryan Larson, Registrant: Chicago Communications, LLC, 200 W Spangler Avenue, Elmhurst, IL 60126, Phone: (630) 993-4227, Fax: (630) 930-5327, Email:
  • 4250 N Harlem Ave (Lat: 41.957500 Lon: -87.809000), Call Sign: WQZX844,
    Assigned Frequencies: 462.312 MHz, 467.312 MHz, 462.512 MHz, 467.512 MHz, 467.262 MHz, Grant Date: 09/01/2017, Expiration Date: 09/01/2027, Certifier: Galen Bennett, Registrant: Advanced Wireless Communications, 20809 Kensington Blvd, Lakeville, MN 55044-8353, Phone: (952) 469-5400, Fax: (952) 469-0170, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

4
  • Aircraft: TEXTRON AVIATION INC 525C (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 11, Weight: 20,000+ Pounds), Engine: WILLIAMS FJ44-4A (3443 Pounds of Thrust) (Turbo-fan)
    N-Number: 195ME , Serial Number: 525C0259, Year manufactured: 2017, Airworthiness Date: 12/16/2017, Certificate Issue Date: 12/21/2017
    Registrant (Corporation): Methode Electronics Inc, 7401 W Wilson Ave, Harwood Heights, IL 60706
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-38-112 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 183 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-235 SERIES (115 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 24101 , Serial Number: 38-79A1083, Year manufactured: 1979, Airworthiness Date: 06/08/1979, Certificate Issue Date: 02/09/2018
    Registrant (Individual): Edward S Babula, 7505 W Gunnison St, Harwood Heights, IL 60706
  • Aircraft: CIRRUS DESIGN CORP SR22T (Category: Land, Seats: 5, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: CONT MOTOR TSIO-550-K (315 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 95AK , Serial Number: 1661, Year manufactured: 2018, Airworthiness Date: 01/05/2018, Certificate Issue Date: 02/08/2018
    Registrant (Individual): Patrick J Trustee Lynch, 4700 N Ronald St, Harwood Heights, IL 60706
  • Aircraft: TEXTRON AVIATION INC 525C (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 11, Weight: 20,000+ Pounds), Engine: Turbo-fan
    N-Number: 712TA , Serial Number: 525C0259, Certificate Issue Date: 12/21/2017
    Registrant (Corporation): Methods Electronics Inc, 7401 W Wilson Ave, Harwood Heights, IL 60706

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 14. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 26 took place in 2005, and the least - 0 in 2016. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Harwood Heights, IL When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (55.7%), and Outside Fires (22.2%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Harwood Heights, IL
    • 12855.7%Structure Fires
    • 5122.2%Outside Fires
    • 3515.2%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 167.0%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Harwood Heights, IL
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Harwood Heights, IL
  • 93.6%Utility gas
  • 6.4%Electricity
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Harwood Heights, IL
  • 80.2%Utility gas
  • 16.5%Electricity
  • 1.7%Coal or coke
  • 1.6%Other fuel


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 significantly below state average.

Harwood Heights on our top lists:

  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Europe (population 500+)"
  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Eastern Europe (population 500+)"
  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Poland (population 500+)"
  • #13 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Italy (population 500+)"
  • #30 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Southern Europe (population 500+)"
  • #36 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Europe, n.e.c. (population 500+)"
  • #50 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Greece (population 500+)"
  • #52 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest city-data.com crime index increase from 2011 to 2012 (population 5,000+)"
  • #65 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: administrative and support and waste management services (population 5,000+)"
  • #69 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Bosnia and Herzegovina (population 500+)"
  • #74 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Other Eastern Europe (population 500+)"
  • #85 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: transportation occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #29 (60706) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Polish first ancestries"
  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Black Protestant congregations"
  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Catholic congregations"
  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest surface withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Black Protestant adherents"
  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Orthodox congregations (pop. 50,000+)"
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