La Salle, Illinois

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Population in 2019: 8,986 (99% urban, 1% rural).
Population change since 2000: -8.3%
 
Males: 4,532  (50.4%)
Females: 4,454  (49.6%)
Median resident age:

37.1 years
Illinois median age:

38.6 years

Zip codes: 61301, 61348, 61373.

La Salle Zip Code Map
Estimated median household income in 2019: $50,638 (it was $32,491 in 2000)
La Salle:

$50,638
IL:

$69,187

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $27,622 (it was $19,099 in 2000)

La Salle city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $91,217 (it was $72,500 in 2000)
La Salle:

$91,217
IL:

$209,100

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $158,945; detached houses: $162,112; townhouses or other attached units: $160,720; in 2-unit structures: $131,985; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $168,538; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $199,851; mobile homes: $46,032

Median gross rent in 2019: $821.

March 2019 cost of living index in La Salle: 76.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 19.6%
(19.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 92.1% for Black residents, 13.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 3.3% for other race residents, 38.0% for two or more races residents)
  • Races in La Salle, IL (2019)
    • 7,07978.0%White alone
    • 1,56217.2%Hispanic
    • 1681.9%Black alone
    • 1271.4%Asian alone
    • 911.0%Two or more races
    • 180.2%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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

Crime rates in La Salle by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(10.5)
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)
1
(11.1)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
7
(73.6)
4
(42.1)
7
(73.4)
3
(31.5)
1
(10.7)
3
(31.1)
0
(0.0)
2
(21.2)
2
(21.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
8
(84.1)
0
(0.0)
1
(10.5)
2
(21.0)
2
(21.4)
3
(31.1)
1
(10.4)
0
(0.0)
2
(21.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(11.1)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
34
(357.5)
23
(241.8)
16
(167.9)
19
(199.6)
14
(149.6)
12
(124.5)
5
(52.2)
10
(105.8)
5
(53.4)
5
(54.0)
3
(32.6)
4
(43.8)
0
(0.0)
3
(33.3)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
64
(673.0)
55
(578.3)
52
(545.5)
77
(808.8)
38
(406.0)
22
(228.3)
25
(261.0)
22
(232.9)
29
(309.6)
30
(324.1)
31
(337.2)
34
(372.2)
9
(99.4)
10
(111.1)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
344
(3,617)
222
(2,334)
181
(1,899)
179
(1,880)
118
(1,261)
177
(1,836)
160
(1,670)
146
(1,545)
137
(1,462)
202
(2,182)
152
(1,653)
97
(1,062)
92
(1,016)
90
(1,000)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
14
(147.2)
7
(73.6)
4
(42.0)
4
(42.0)
4
(42.7)
3
(31.1)
6
(62.6)
2
(21.2)
6
(64.0)
3
(32.4)
4
(43.5)
3
(32.8)
2
(22.1)
4
(44.5)
Arson
(per 100,000)
3
(31.5)
4
(42.1)
1
(10.5)
0
(0.0)
1
(10.7)
2
(20.8)
3
(31.3)
0
(0.0)
1
(10.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(10.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index359.2221.7233.9206.6127.2151.1103.7117.9119.4123.499.779.949.483.6

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in La Salle, IL

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 23 (22 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.41
Illinois average:

1.96
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Ancestries: German (15.4%), Polish (7.8%), American (7.2%), Italian (6.7%), Irish (4.7%), English (3.5%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 640 feet

Land area: 6.35 square miles.

Population density: 1,416 people per square mile   (low).

La Salle, Illinois map

706 residents are foreign born (6.0% Latin America).

This city:

7.8%
Illinois:

14.1%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $2,598 (2.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,807 (2.1%)

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 )

Latitude: 41.34 N, Longitude: 89.09 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -412 (-4.5%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 867 (20.7%)

Area code: 815

Distribution of median household income in La Salle, IL in 2019
Distribution of house value in La Salle, IL in 2019
La Salle satellite photo by USGS

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 La Salle, IL residents
Average permit cost in La Salle, IL
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

6.5%
Illinois:

6.5%
Historical population in La Salle, IL
Historical housing units in La Salle, IL

Population change in the 1990s: +242 (+2.5%).
Most common industries in La Salle, IL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (9.1%)
  • Construction (7.5%)
  • Health care (7.1%)
  • Educational services (6.3%)
  • Metal & metal products (5.8%)
  • Machinery (3.5%)
  • Public administration (3.3%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (12.0%)
  • Metal & metal products (10.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.1%)
  • Machinery (5.4%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (3.9%)
  • Repair & maintenance (3.9%)
  • Public administration (3.1%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (13.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (10.5%)
  • Educational services (10.4%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.1%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (4.6%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.3%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.9%)
Most common occupations in La Salle, IL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.8%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5.2%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.2%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (3.1%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (8.4%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.2%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.8%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5.6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.9%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.3%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (7.3%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (7.0%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.1%)
  • Cashiers (4.6%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4.6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.7%)

Average climate in La Salle, Illinois

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La Salle, Illinois environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI SO2 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 4.66. This is significantly better than average.

City:

4.66
U.S.:

74.20
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.785. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.785
U.S.:

1.789
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2010 was 9.49. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.49
U.S.:

8.46

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 significantly above Illinois state average. It is 90% greater 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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 209.8 miles away from La Salle 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 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 209.8 miles away from La Salle center
On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 12.9 miles away from La Salle center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG) earthquake occurred 242.3 miles away from La Salle center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW) earthquake occurred 208.9 miles away from La Salle 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 (19) is greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 10, Floods: 9, Tornadoes: 3, Snows: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Winds: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
La Salle topographic map

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:

  • LA SALLE-PERU TWP HIGH SCHOOL (Location: 541 CHARTRES ST, Grades: 9-12)

Private high school in La Salle:

Public elementary/middle schools in La Salle:

  • NORTHWEST ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 603, Location: 1735 MALCOLM AVE, Grades: KG-5)
  • DIMMICK COMM CONS SCHOOL (Students: 110, Location: 297 N 33RD RD, Grades: KG-8)
  • LINCOLN JR HIGH SCHOOL (Location: 1165 SAINT VINCENTS AVE, Grades: 6-8)

Private elementary/middle school in La Salle:

  • TRINITY CATHOLIC ACADEMY (Students: 177, Location: 650 4TH ST, Grades: PK-8)
See full list of schools located in La Salle

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

Points of interest:

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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

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

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

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

For population 15 years and over in La Salle:

Marital status in La Salle, IL
  • Never married: 34.5%
  • Now married: 41.4%
  • Separated: 1.0%
  • Widowed: 7.4%
  • Divorced: 15.8%

For population 25 years and over in La Salle:

  • High school or higher: 84.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 18.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.4%
  • Unemployed: 5.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.1 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.8
Illinois average:

12.0

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - La Salle
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for La Salle, IL (based on La Salle County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic30,42929
Mainline Protestant12,96247
Evangelical Protestant9,47569
Other6899
None60,369-
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: 25
This 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
This county:

5.44 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.35 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

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

8.9%
Illinois:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
La Salle County:

27.1%
State:

25.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

14.3%
Illinois:

14.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
La Salle:

48.8%
State:

49.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

44.6%
State:

47.2%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.4
Illinois:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

21.8%
Illinois:

20.5%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
La Salle:

10.8%
Illinois:

10.8%

Average hours sleeping at night:
La Salle:

6.9
Illinois:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

32.6%
Illinois:

33.4%

General health condition:
Here:

54.3%
Illinois:

56.4%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

76.5%
State:

79.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of La Salle, IL Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 22$128,539$70,1120$0
Water Supply 9$54,649$72,8650$0
Streets and Highways 6$29,643$59,2860$0
Other and Unallocable 5$25,723$61,7351$709
Local Libraries 5$12,409$29,7827$1,860
Sewerage 5$26,633$63,9190$0
Firefighters 4$23,354$70,06228$18,722
Financial Administration 2$10,815$64,8901$341
Other Government Administration 1$3,955$47,46010$5,009
Parks and Recreation 1$4,030$48,3601$1,040
Housing and Community Development (Local) 1$5,421$65,0520$0
Police - Other 1$4,017$48,2044$2,126
Totals for Government 62$329,187$63,71452$29,806

La Salle government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Construction - Financial Administration: $4,000 ($0.45)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $3,207,000 ($356.89)
    General - Other: $2,539,000 ($282.55)
    Water Utilities: $1,848,000 ($205.65)
    Regular Highways: $1,385,000 ($154.13)
    Sewerage: $1,112,000 ($123.75)
    Financial Administration: $1,063,000 ($118.30)
    Local Fire Protection: $917,000 ($102.05)
    Solid Waste Management: $571,000 ($63.54)
    Libraries: $460,000 ($51.19)
    Parks and Recreation: $440,000 ($48.97)
    Health - Other: $11,000 ($1.22)
    Parking Facilities: $10,000 ($1.11)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $394,000 ($43.85)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $4,576,000 ($509.24)

La Salle government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $2,514,000 ($279.77)
    Other: $759,000 ($84.46)
    Solid Waste Management: $569,000 ($63.32)
    Parks and Recreation: $57,000 ($6.34)
    Parking Facilities: $51,000 ($5.68)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Water Utilities: $240,000 ($26.71)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $452,000 ($50.30)
    Interest Earnings: $40,000 ($4.45)
    Fines and Forfeits: $36,000 ($4.01)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $3,244,000 ($361.01)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $2,899,000 ($322.61)
    Highways: $280,000 ($31.16)
    Public Welfare: $39,000 ($4.34)
    Other: $27,000 ($3.00)
  • Tax - Property: $5,428,000 ($604.05)
    Public Utilities Sales: $1,995,000 ($222.01)
    Other License: $574,000 ($63.88)
    Other Selective Sales: $22,000 ($2.45)

La Salle government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $19,427,000 ($2161.92)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $16,875,000 ($1877.92)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,582,000 ($287.34)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $30,000 ($3.34)

La Salle government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $10,912,000 ($1214.33)

4.66% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($42,733 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.66%
Illinois average:

4.69%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Bureau County, IL  0.42% ($38,201 average AGI)
from Kendall County, IL  0.38% ($52,144)
from Cook County, IL  0.37% ($34,585)


5.24% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($46,389 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.24%
Illinois average:

5.50%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Bureau County, IL  0.55% ($36,259 average AGI)
to DeKalb County, IL  0.34% ($40,538)
to Cook County, IL  0.27% ($54,857)
Businesses in La Salle, IL
NameCountNameCount
Arby's1Subway1
FedEx2U-Haul1
KFC1UPS2
Lane Furniture1

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.)
La Salle fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
See more detailed statistics of La Salle fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 46Number of bridges
  • 584ft / 178mTotal length
  • $6,390,000Total costs
  • 517,500Total average daily traffic
  • 174,210Total average daily truck traffic
  • 272,418Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic
New bridges in La Salle, IL - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11920-1929
  • 11940-1949
  • 21950-1959
  • 131960-1969
  • 101970-1979
  • 81980-1989
  • 61990-1999
  • 22000-2009
  • 32010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for La Salle, IL

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

  • Sandman Motel, 3190 N Us Hwy #251, La Salle, Illinois 61301 , Phone: (815) 223-8400, Fax: (815) 220-1436
  • Daniel's Motel, 1921 N Saint Vincents Ave, La Salle, Illinois 61301 , Phone: (815) 223-3829
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in La Salle, Illinois
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
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in La Salle, IL
  • 89.1%Utility gas
  • 8.2%Electricity
  • 2.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.6%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in La Salle, IL
  • 75.7%Utility gas
  • 22.2%Electricity
  • 1.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.8%No fuel used


La Salle compared to Illinois state average:

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

La Salle on our top lists:

  • #29 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: retail trade (population 5,000+)"
  • #89 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest city-data.com crime index decrease from 2002 to 2012 (population 5,000+)"
  • #100 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: production occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #42 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating to foreign countries in 2011"
  • #56 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest surface withdrawal of fresh water for public supply (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #82 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest decrease in the number of births per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop 50,000+)"
  • #94 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating from other counties between 2010 and 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #95 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
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