La Salle, Illinois

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Population in 2013: 9,418 (99% urban, 1% rural). Population change since 2000: -3.9%
 
Males: 4,981  (52.9%)
Females: 4,437  (47.1%)
Median resident age:  38.4 years
Illinois median age:  39.6 years

Zip codes: 61301, 61348, 61373.

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Estimated median household income in 2012: $42,437 (it was $32,491 in 2000)
La Salle:

$42,437
IL:

$55,137
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $23,104 (it was $19,099 in 2000)

La Salle city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $91,842 (it was $72,500 in 2000)
La Salle:

$91,842
IL:

$170,600
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $121,939; Detached houses: $122,016; Townhouses or other attached units: $126,022; In 2-unit structures: $162,283; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $163,630; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $368,438; Mobile homes: $41,688

Median gross rent in 2012: $583.

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  • White alone - 8,291 (86.6%)
  • Hispanic - 939 (9.8%)
  • Two or more races - 241 (2.5%)
  • Black alone - 47 (0.5%)
  • Asian alone - 38 (0.4%)
  • American Indian alone - 9 (0.09%)
  • Other race alone - 9 (0.09%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in La Salle: 80.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (26.9%), Irish (12.7%), Polish (12.0%), Italian (9.1%), English (4.0%), Swedish (3.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 640 feet

Land area: 6.35 square miles.

Population density: 1,484 people per square mile   (low).

La Salle,IL real estate house value index trend

La Salle, Illinois map

For population 25 years and over in La Salle:

  • High school or higher: 85.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.3%
  • Unemployed: 5.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 14.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in La Salle city:

  • Never married: 29.9%
  • Now married: 45.9%
  • Separated: 3.8%
  • Widowed: 7.3%
  • Divorced: 13.1%

410 residents are foreign born

This city:  4.3%
Illinois:  13.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $2,144 (2.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $2,097 (2.3%)

La Salle satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Aurora, IL (50.2 miles , pop. 142,990).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Chicago, IL (80.8 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Peru, IL (1.4 miles ), Oglesby, IL (1.8 miles ), North Utica, IL (2.0 miles ), Dalzell, IL (2.1 miles ), Cedar Point, IL (2.4 miles ), Spring Valley, IL (2.4 miles ), Ladd, IL (2.7 miles ), Standard, IL (2.7 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 19 buildings, average cost: $149,400
  • 1998: 10 buildings, average cost: $160,200
  • 1999: 20 buildings, average cost: $165,000
  • 2000: 10 buildings, average cost: $163,100
  • 2001: 13 buildings, average cost: $152,900
  • 2002: 7 buildings, average cost: $177,400

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 41.34 N, Longitude: 89.09 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -30 (-0.3%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,166 (26.0%)

Area code: 815

La Salle household income distribution La Salle home values distribution

Crime rates in La Salle by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2012
Murders 00110000100
per 100,000 0.00.010.210.40.00.00.00.010.50.00.0
Rapes 73334174730
per 100,000 71.530.630.631.141.710.473.642.173.431.50.0
Robberies 42444280121
per 100,000 40.820.440.841.541.720.984.10.010.521.010.4
Assaults 161410102519342316195
per 100,000 163.3142.9102.1103.7260.5198.2357.5241.8167.9199.652.2
Burglaries 4356717165496455527725
per 100,000 439.0571.7724.8736.1677.4511.3673.0578.3545.5808.8261.0
Thefts 301333315315348413344222181179160
per 100,000 3072.73399.33215.63265.63626.54309.33617.22334.11898.91880.31670.1
Auto thefts 121614141819147446
per 100,000 122.5163.3142.9145.1187.6198.2147.273.642.042.062.6
Arson 34554334103
per 100,000 30.640.851.051.841.731.331.542.110.50.031.3
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 308.0) 260.7243.8263.5267.6299.9273.3352.7217.8229.7202.9101.8

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

Crime rate in La Salle detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 30 (24 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.51
Illinois average:

2.76
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

7.1%
Illinois:

7.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +242 (+2.5%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (22%)
  • Manufacturing (15%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (8%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Construction (7%)
  • Wholesale trade (5%)
  • Retail trade (21%)
  • Health care and social assistance (20%)
  • Manufacturing (15%)
  • Accommodation and food services (12%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (8%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (7%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Cashiers (5%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (4%)

Work and jobs in La Salle: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in La Salle, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

La Salle-area historical tornado activity is near Illinois state average. It is 66% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/20/2004, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 3.8 miles away from the La Salle city center killed 8 people and injured 12 people and caused $8 million in damages.

On 12/6/1951, a category F3 tornado 4.7 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

La Salle-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Illinois state average. It is 84% 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 209.8 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 185.6 miles away from La Salle 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 12.9 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 242.3 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 208.9 miles away from La Salle center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 197.3 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 La Salle County (15) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 8, Floods: 7, Snows: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
La Salle topographic map

Birthplace of: James T. Aubrey - (1918-1994), television executive.

Hospitals and medical centers in La Salle:

  • HERITAGE HEALTH-LASALLE (1445 CHARTRES STREET)

Other hospitals and medical centers near La Salle:

  • MANOR COURT OF PERU (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; PERU, IL)
  • HERITAGE HEALTH-PERU (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; PERU, IL)
  • ILLINOIS VALLEY HOSPICE (Hospital, about 2 miles away; PERU, IL)
  • ILLINOIS VALLEY COMMUNITY HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 2 miles away; PERU, IL)
  • ST MARGARETS HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 6 miles away; SPRING VALLEY, IL)
  • SPRING VALLEY NURSING (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; SPRING VALLEY, IL)
  • LA SALLE COUNTY NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; OTTAWA, IL)

Airports located in La Salle:

Amtrak stations near La Salle:

  • 15 miles: MENDOTA (8TH ST.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking.
  • 20 miles: PRINCETON (107 BICENTENNIAL DR.) . Services: partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service.

College/University in La Salle:

  • Educators of Beauty College of Cosmetology-La Salle (Full-time enrollment: 36; Location: 122 Wright St; Private, for-profit; Website: www.educatorsofbeauty.com)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to La Salle:

  • Illinois Valley Community College (about 3 miles; Oglesby, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,747)
  • Kishwaukee College (about 43 miles; Malta, IL; FT enrollment: 3,356)
  • Northern Illinois University (about 45 miles; Dekalb, IL; FT enrollment: 18,126)
  • Waubonsee Community College (about 46 miles; Sugar Grove, IL; FT enrollment: 7,698)
  • Aurora University (about 48 miles; Aurora, IL; FT enrollment: 4,596)
  • Joliet Junior College (about 49 miles; Joliet, IL; FT enrollment: 11,401)
  • Illinois Central College (about 50 miles; East Peoria, IL; FT enrollment: 7,158)

Public high school in La Salle:

Public elementary/middle schools in La Salle:

Private elementary/middle schools in La Salle:

  • TRINITY CATHOLIC ACADEMY (Students: 216; Location: 650 4TH ST; Grades: PK - 8)
  • LIGHTED WAY ASSOCIATION (Students: 30; Location: 941 6TH ST; Grades: UG - UG)
See full list of schools located in La Salle, map of school districts: LASALLE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL DISTRICT 122, LA SALLE-PERU TOWNSHIP HIGH SCHOOL DISTRICT 120

Library in La Salle:

  • LASALLE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $383,523; Location: 305 MARQUETTE STREET; 51,902 books; 797 e-books; 1,501 audio materials; 1,158 video materials; 2 local licensed databases; 14 state licensed databases; 60 print serial subscriptions; 1 electronic serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • LaSalle's web site is now: www.lasalle-il.gov

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Notable locations in La Salle: La Salle Speedway (A), LaSalle Fire Department (B), La Salle City Building (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in La Salle include: First Congregational Church (A), Queen of the Holy Rosary Roman Catholic Church (B), Saint Hyacinths Roman Catholic Church (C), Saint Patricks Roman Catholic Church (D), Saint Pauls Episcopal Church (E), Temple B'nai Moshe (F), Trinity United Church of Christ (G), Christ Family Foursquare Church (H), Church of God (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

River: Little Vermilion River (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in La Salle include: Mary Hegeler Carus Park (1), Mattheissen Park (2), Pulaski Park (3), Saint Marys Park (4), Hegeler Park (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotel: Daniels Motel (1921 Saint Vincents Avenue) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

La Salle County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 46.5. This is significantly better than average.

City:

46.5
U.S.:

74.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2010 was 9.66. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.66
U.S.:

9.14
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 16.4%
(16.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 92.7% for Black residents, 4.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 4.2% for other race residents, 14.8% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.4 people
Illinois:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  60.2%
Whole state:  65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  9.0%
Whole state:  6.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

People in group quarters in La Salle in 2010:

  • 247 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 21 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 2 people in other noninstitutional facilities

People in group quarters in La Salle in 2000:

  • 217 people in nursing homes
  • 28 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 8 people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms
  • 5 people in religious group quarters
  • 2 people in other noninstitutional group quarters

La Salle, Illinois environmental map by EPA

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La Salle compared to Illinois state average:

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

Banks with branches in La Salle (2011 data):

  • Hometown National Bank: at 260 Bucklin Street, La Salle National Bank Messenger Ser, Messenger Ser. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $176.1 mil, Deposits: $158.5 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 6 total offices, Holding Company: Lasalle Bancorp, Inc.
  • La Salle State Bank: at 654 First Street, branch established on 1894/08/21. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $109.8 mil, Deposits: $83.6 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Lsbancorp, Inc.
  • Eureka Savings Bank: at 250 Marquette Street, branch established on 1885/01/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $394.2 mil, Deposits: $324.4 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 4 total offices
  • First Federal Savings Bank: 475 Third St Branch at 475 Third Street, branch established on 1889/01/01. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $398.1 mil, Deposits: $355.1 mil, headquarters in Ottawa, IL, negative income in the last year, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 13 total offices

Fire-safe hotels and motels in La Salle, Illinois:

  • Tiki Inn, 206 Ln Salle Rd, La Salle, IL 61301 , Phone: (815) 224-1109
  • Sandman Motel, 3190 N Us Hwy #251, La Salle, IL 61301 , Phone: (815) 223-8400, Fax: (815) 220-1436
  • Daniel's Motel, 1921 N Saint Vincents Ave, La Salle, IL 61301 , Phone: (815) 223-3829
All 3 fire-safe hotels and motels in La Salle, Illinois

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

La Salle travel time to work - commute La Salle mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (92%)
  • Electricity (8%)

Presidential Elections Results

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for La Salle city (based on La Salle County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 62.49%
Here: 62.5%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaPresbyterian Church (USA)Church of the Nazarene
Adherents64.2%9.8%8.0%2.3%2.1%
Congregations22.1%18.4%8.1%4.4%5.1%
NameChristian Churches and Churches of ChristUnited Church of ChristLutheran ChurchAssociation of Free Lutheran CongregationsOther
Adherents2.0%1.9%1.9%1.3%6.6%
Congregations2.9%4.4%2.9%2.9%28.7%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 25
La Salle County:

2.23 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
La Salle County:

0.36 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

0.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 61
La Salle County:

5.44 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 116
Here:

10.35 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.9%
Illinois:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
La Salle County:

27.1%
Illinois:

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

14.3%
State:

14.5%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 1$5,043$60,5161$341
Other Government Administration 1$3,235$38,8200$0
Police Protection - Officers 25$124,121$59,5780$0
Police - Other 6$22,111$44,2225$1,993
Firefighters 4$23,057$69,1710$0
Streets and Highways 7$28,736$49,2620$0
Sewerage 5$24,746$59,3900$0
Water Supply 9$40,826$54,4350$0
Local Libraries 4$10,184$30,5524$1,419
Other and Unallocable 6$25,959$51,9181$400
Totals for Government 68$308,018$54,35611$4,153

La Salle government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $2,029,000 ($215.44)
    Water Utilities: $1,388,000 ($147.38)
    Regular Highways: $1,220,000 ($129.54)
    General - Other: $1,190,000 ($126.35)
    Local Fire Protection: $635,000 ($67.42)
    Sewerage: $557,000 ($59.14)
    Solid Waste Management: $415,000 ($44.06)
    Financial Administration: $311,000 ($33.02)
    General Public Buildings: $266,000 ($28.24)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $233,000 ($24.74)
    Libraries: $204,000 ($21.66)
    Parks and Recreation: $186,000 ($19.75)
    Central Staff Services: $163,000 ($17.31)
    Health - Other: $29,000 ($3.08)
    Parking Facilities: $5,000 ($0.53)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $624,000 ($66.26)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $3,161,000 ($335.63)

La Salle government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $814,000 ($86.43)
    Solid Waste Management: $401,000 ($42.58)
    All Other: $43,000 ($4.57)
    Parks and Recreation: $34,000 ($3.61)
    Parking Facilities: $31,000 ($3.29)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $190,000 ($20.17)
    Interest Earnings: $128,000 ($13.59)
    Fines and Forfeits: $68,000 ($7.22)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,879,000 ($199.51)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $2,486,000 ($263.96)
    Highways: $295,000 ($31.32)
    All Other: $190,000 ($20.17)
  • Tax - Property: $2,600,000 ($276.07)
    Public Utilities Sales: $1,773,000 ($188.26)
    Other License: $174,000 ($18.48)
    Other Selective Sales: $12,000 ($1.27)

La Salle government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $12,137,000 ($1288.70)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $11,864,000 ($1259.72)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,934,000 ($205.35)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,661,000 ($176.36)

La Salle government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,269,000 ($134.74)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,159,000 ($229.24)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $335,000 ($35.57)

4.01% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($33,624 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.01%
Illinois average:

4.45%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Bureau County, IL  0.44% ($27,837 average AGI)
from Will County, IL  0.27% ($37,508)
from Kendall County, IL  0.26% ($37,214)


4.58% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($34,963 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.58%
Illinois average:

4.96%

0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($170 average AGI)
La Salle County:

0.03%
Illinois average:

0.07%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Bureau County, IL  0.39% ($29,511 average AGI)
to Cook County, IL  0.28% ($31,646)
to Kendall County, IL  0.23% ($37,226)

Strongest AM radio stations in La Salle:

  • WLPO (1220 AM; 1 kW; LASALLE, IL; Owner: LASALLE COUNTY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WYLL (1160 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WISN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WAUR (930 AM; 4 kW; SANDWICH, IL; Owner: CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING SYSTEM, LTD.)
  • WVIV (1200 AM; 20 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLXX-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • WZOE (1490 AM; 1 kW; PRINCETON, IL; Owner: WZOE, INC.)
  • WCMY (1430 AM; 1 kW; OTTAWA, IL; Owner: NEWRADIO GROUP, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in La Salle:

  • WBZG (100.9 FM; PERU, IL; Owner: MENDOTA BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WIVQ (103.3 FM; SPRING VALLEY, IL; Owner: MENDOTA BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WAJK (99.3 FM; LA SALLE, IL; Owner: LA SALLE COUNTY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WALS (102.1 FM; OGLESBY, IL; Owner: LACO RADIO, INC.)
  • WWGN (88.9 FM; OTTAWA, IL; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION, INC.)
  • WSOG (88.1 FM; SPRING VALLEY, IL; Owner: SPIRIT EDUCATION ASSOCIATION, INC.)
  • WNIW (91.3 FM; LA SALLE, IL; Owner: NORTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY)
  • WMKB (102.9 FM; EARLVILLE, IL; Owner: KM RADIO OF EARLVILLE, L.L.C.)
  • WGLC-FM (100.1 FM; MENDOTA, IL; Owner: MENDOTA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WKOT (96.5 FM; MARSEILLES, IL; Owner: LASALLE COUNTY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WSTQ (97.7 FM; STREATOR, IL; Owner: MENDOTA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WZOE-FM (98.1 FM; PRINCETON, IL; Owner: WZOE, INC.)
  • WYYS (106.1 FM; STREATOR, IL; Owner: MENDOTA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WRKX (95.3 FM; OTTAWA, IL; Owner: NEWRADIO GROUP, LLC)
  • WRVY-FM (100.5 FM; HENRY, IL; Owner: WZOE, INC)

TV broadcast stations around La Salle:

  • WWTO-TV (Channel 35; LASALLE, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W51AF (Channel 51; LASALLE, ETC., IL; Owner: CHRISTIAN COMM. OF CHICAGOLAND, INC.)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

La Salle, Illinois:
  • Fatal accident count: 19
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 29
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 8
  • Fatalities: 20
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 49
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 2
Illinois average:
  • Fatal accident count: 118
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 179
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 40
  • Fatalities: 127
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 313
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 20
See more detailed statistics of La Salle fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 39
Total length: 721 meters (2,365ft)
Total costs: $9,231,000
Total average daily traffic: 427,575
Total average daily truck traffic: 120,927

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1930-1939: 1
  • 1940-1949: 1
  • 1950-1959: 2
  • 1960-1969: 14
  • 1970-1979: 5
  • 1980-1989: 11
  • 1990-1999: 1
  • 2000-2009: 4
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for La Salle, IL

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in La Salle)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in La Salle, IL)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

23 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in La Salle)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

6
  • Aircraft: FREEMAN MICHAEL G TAILWIND COUGAR I (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: SUBARU ALL MDLS A/B (400 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 11618 , Serial Number: 001, Year manufactured: 2011, Airworthiness Date: 07/20/2011
    Registrant (Individual): Michael G Freeman, Po Box 1086, La Salle, IL 61301
  • Aircraft: AEROFAB LA-4 (Category: Amphibian, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 91 mph), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 1170L , Serial Number: 332, Year manufactured: 1966, Airworthiness Date: 02/16/1966
    Registrant (Individual): Robert F Whalen, 1900 Charters, La Salle, IL 61301
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 150H (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-200 SERIES (100 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 50348 , Serial Number: 15069245, Year manufactured: 1968, Airworthiness Date: 07/10/1968
    Registrant (Individual): Norman H Wenzel, 3158 N 251, La Salle, IL 61301
  • Aircraft: CESSNA T-50 (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 5, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 131 mph), Engine: LYCOMING R680E SERIES (300 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 52391 , Serial Number: 2737, Year manufactured: 1943
    Registrant (Individual): Arnold Faerber, 1455 La Fayette St, La Salle, IL 61301
  • Aircraft: BEECH C35 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 120 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR E185 SERIES (205 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 651X , Serial Number: D-3212, Year manufactured: 1952, Airworthiness Date: 04/20/1956
    Registrant (Individual): Darrell G Merchak, 2065 Laharpe St, La Salle, IL 61301
  • Aircraft: TL ULTRALIGHT SRO STINGSPORT (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 912ULS (100 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 808TL , Serial Number: TLUSA146, Year manufactured: 2006, Airworthiness Date: 12/12/2006
    Registrant (Corporation): Lightsport Aeromotive LLC, 413 10th Pl, La Salle, IL 61301

Most common first names in La Salle, IL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John20276.7 years
Mary18681.9 years
Joseph17478.3 years
Frank11278.7 years
Edward9974.7 years
William9674.2 years
Helen8380.9 years
Stanley7576.2 years
James7072.1 years
Anna6685.5 years
Most common last names in La Salle, IL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Miller2879.7 years
Pyszka2783.4 years
Stachowiak1776.3 years
Liss1677.4 years
Jagodzinski1680.8 years
Robinson1480.9 years
Donnelly1475.2 years
Smith1373.0 years
Thompson1374.9 years
Anderson1374.3 years
Businesses in La Salle, IL
NameCountNameCount
Arby's1Subway1
FedEx2U-Haul1
KFC1UPS2
Lane Furniture1

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