Lemont, Illinois

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Population in 2014: 16,661 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +27.2%
Males: 7,885  (47.3%)
Females: 8,776  (52.7%)
Median resident age:  42.4 years
Illinois median age:  37.2 years

Zip codes: 60439.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $86,529 (it was $70,563 in 2000)
Lemont:

$86,529
IL:

$56,210

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $38,333 (it was $28,354 in 2000)

Lemont village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $316,545 (it was $225,800 in 2000)
Lemont:

$316,545
IL:

$169,600

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $271,740; Detached houses: $289,664; Townhouses or other attached units: $245,879; In 2-unit structures: $219,304; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $264,262; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $239,756; Mobile homes: $26,256; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $50,705

Median gross rent in 2013: $861.

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  • Races in Lemont, IL (2010)

    Lemont races chart
    • 14,71992.0%White alone
    • 8225.1%Hispanic
    • 2581.6%Asian alone
    • 1280.8%Two or more races
    • 580.4%Black alone
    • 90.06%American Indian alone
    • 40.03%Other race alone
    • 20.01%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Lemont: 102.7 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Polish (21.6%), Irish (14.6%), German (11.7%), Italian (7.6%), Lithuanian (5.3%), English (3.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 02/19/1874

Elevation: 720 feet

Land area: 6.45 square miles.

Population density: 2,582 people per square mile   (average).

Lemont,IL real estate house value index trend

Lemont, Illinois map

For population 25 years and over in Lemont:

  • High school or higher: 93.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 39.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 15.9%
  • Unemployed: 5.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 32.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Lemont village:

  • Never married: 27.0%
  • Now married: 61.8%
  • Separated: 0.6%
  • Widowed: 6.2%
  • Divorced: 4.3%

2,119 residents are foreign born (10.2% Europe, 1.8% Latin America).

This village:

13.0%
Illinois:

14.0%



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists there were 9 registered sex offenders living in Lemont, Illinois as of July 26, 2016.
The ratio of number of residents in Lemont to the number of sex offenders is 1,820 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $6,465 (2.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $5,490 (1.9%)

Lemont satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Bolingbrook, IL (5.6 miles , pop. 56,321).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Chicago, IL (19.9 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Goodings Grove, IL (2.0 miles ), Darien, IL (2.3 miles ), Homer Glen, IL (2.3 miles ), Bolingbrook, IL (2.4 miles ), Woodridge, IL (2.4 miles ), Romeoville, IL (2.5 miles ), Lockport, IL (2.5 miles ), Burr Ridge, IL (2.6 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 210 buildings, average cost: $148,800
  • 1998: 204 buildings, average cost: $154,200
  • 1999: 142 buildings, average cost: $177,800
  • 2000: 142 buildings, average cost: $199,100
  • 2001: 195 buildings, average cost: $193,800
  • 2002: 169 buildings, average cost: $221,600
  • 2003: 176 buildings, average cost: $215,700
  • 2004: 218 buildings, average cost: $234,400
  • 2005: 173 buildings, average cost: $259,200
  • 2006: 92 buildings, average cost: $298,900
  • 2007: 130 buildings, average cost: $229,500
  • 2008: 42 buildings, average cost: $225,800
  • 2009: 15 buildings, average cost: $291,000
  • 2010: 34 buildings, average cost: $225,700
  • 2011: 26 buildings, average cost: $257,200
  • 2012: 49 buildings, average cost: $243,400
  • 2013: 62 buildings, average cost: $228,100
  • 2014: 78 buildings, average cost: $220,200

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 41.67 N, Longitude: 87.99 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -295 (-1.8%)
Workers who live and work in this village: 1,300 (16.8%)

Area code: 630

Lemont household income distribution Lemont home values distribution

Crime rates in Lemont by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Murders 0000000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 0031010201214
per 100,000 0.00.021.06.90.06.50.012.50.06.212.46.124.1
Robberies 4401220131120
per 100,000 30.528.50.06.913.313.00.06.318.56.26.212.20.0
Assaults 6641044240111103
per 100,000 45.842.828.068.626.626.112.725.00.06.268.460.818.1
Burglaries 33333616312028201715243212
per 100,000 251.9235.5252.4109.8206.5130.5177.4125.1104.893.5149.2194.472.2
Thefts 2002001578214011899108154125206226142
per 100,000 1,527.01,427.01,100.7562.7932.4769.9627.2675.4949.3779.51,280.91,373.0854.4
Auto thefts 33569548446217
per 100,000 22.921.435.141.259.932.625.350.024.724.937.312.2102.3
Arson 0040100127020
per 100,000 0.00.028.00.06.70.00.06.312.343.70.012.20.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 287.5) 103.997.191.357.569.259.844.259.555.550.394.794.773.8

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Crime rate in Lemont detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 32 (27 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.68
Illinois average:

2.76
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.2%
Illinois:

5.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +5,232 (+66.5%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (13%)
  • Manufacturing (12%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (9%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (8%)
  • Wholesale trade (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (24%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (11%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (16%)
  • Sales and related occupations (14%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (10%)
  • Transportation occupations (9%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (7%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (5%)
  • Production occupations (4%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (26%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (9%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (8%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (8%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (5%)

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

Average climate in Lemont, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Lemont-area historical tornado activity is near Illinois state average. It is 56% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/28/1990, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 11.8 miles away from the Lemont 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 0.6 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:

Lemont-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 222.6 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 197.0 miles away from Lemont 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 49.3 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 254.9 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 221.0 miles away from Lemont center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 212.9 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 (17) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 11, Storms: 10, Tornadoes: 3, Snowstorms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Lemont topographic map

Birthplace of: David Molk - College football player, Diablo Cody - Screenwriter and author, Christian Vande Velde - Road bicycle racer, Jeff Salzbrunn - Ice hockey player, Mario Tonelli - Football player.

Hospitals and medical centers in Lemont:

  • ROCK CREEK CENTER,THE (40 TIMBERLINE DR)
  • DR HOME HEALTHCARE, LLC (805 STATE STREET, SUITE 101)
  • PALOS COMMUNITY HOSPITAL H.H.A (15295 E. 127TH ST.)
  • FRANCISCAN VILLAGE (1270 FRANCISCAN DRIVE)
  • LEMONT NURSING AND REHAB CENTER (12450 WALKER ROAD)
  • MOTHER THERESA HOME (1270 FRANCISCAN DRIVE)

Heliports located in Lemont:

Amtrak stations near Lemont:

  • 11 miles: JOLIET (50 E. JEFFERSON ST.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, public transit connection.
  • 12 miles: NAPERVILLE (E. 4TH & ELLSWORTH AVE.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 12 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 Lemont:

  • Lewis University (about 7 miles; Romeoville, IL; Full-time enrollment: 5,739)
  • Moraine Valley Community College (about 9 miles; Palos Hills, IL; FT enrollment: 12,008)
  • Benedictine University (about 10 miles; Lisle, IL; FT enrollment: 5,694)
  • North Central College (about 11 miles; Naperville, IL; FT enrollment: 2,860)
  • University of St Francis (about 11 miles; Joliet, IL; FT enrollment: 2,454)
  • College of DuPage (about 13 miles; Glen Ellyn, IL; FT enrollment: 18,910)
  • Saint Xavier University (about 15 miles; Chicago, IL; FT enrollment: 3,576)

Public high school in Lemont:

Private high schools in Lemont:

  • MAIRONIS LITHUANIAN SCHOOL (Students: 547, Location: 14911 127TH ST, Grades: PK-10)
  • MOUNT ASSISI ACADEMY SCHOOL (Students: 199, Location: 13860 MAIN ST, Grades: 9-12, Girls only)

Public elementary/middle schools in Lemont:

Private elementary/middle schools in Lemont:

  • SS CYRIL & METHODIUS SCHOOL (Students: 457, Location: 607 SOBIESKI ST, Grades: KG-8)
  • ST ALPHONSUS/ST PATRICK SCHOOL (Students: 244, Location: 20W145 DAVEY RD, Grades: KG-8)
  • MONTESSORI ELEMENTARY SCHOOL OF SOUTHWEST COOK CTY (Students: 130, Location: 16427 135TH ST, Grades: PK-8)
  • EVEREST ACADEMY (Students: 90, Location: 11550 BELL RD, Grades: PK-8)
See full list of schools located in Lemont

Library in Lemont:

  • LEMONT PUBLIC LIBRARY DISTRICT (Operating income: $1,439,050; Location: 50 EAST WEND STREET; 95,999 books; 3,838 audio materials; 5,229 video materials; 12 local licensed databases; 14 state licensed databases; 192 print serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

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Notable locations in Lemont: Lemont Water Reclamation Plant (A), Deandrils Institute (B), Lemont Fire Protection District Station 1 (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Lemont include: Bethany Lutheran Church (A), Blessed Jurgis Matulaitis Lithuanian Catholic Mission (B), Lemont United Methodist Church (C), Saint Alphonsus Catholic Church (D), Saint Mathew Evangelical Lutheran Church (E), Saint Patrick Catholic Church (F), Saints Cyril and Methodius Catholic Church (G), Franciscan Sisters Convent (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Bethany Lutheran Cemetery (1), Saint Matthew Evangelical Lutheran Cemetery (2), Danish Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creek: Sawmill Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Lemont include: Timberline Park (1), Centennial Park (2), Brown Park (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Forest Preserve District of Cook County (Nature Centers; Camp Sagawau & Lemon) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

Hotels: D-Lux Budget Motel (12241 Archer Avenue) (1), Argonne Guest House (9700 South Cass Avenue) (2). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Cook County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 90.0. This is worse than average.

City:

90.0
U.S.:

74.7

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2012 was 0.358. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 10.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.358
U.S.:

0.293

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 17.0. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 0.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

17.0
U.S.:

6.4

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 2.07. This is about average. Closest monitor was 0.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

2.07
U.S.:

1.91

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 26.2. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 0.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.2
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 19.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 11.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

19.3
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 10.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 11.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.9
U.S.:

9.4

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2009 was 0.0158. This is about average. Closest monitor was 0.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0158
U.S.:

0.0138
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 2.6%
(2.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 37.8% for Black residents, 3.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 10.2% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This village:  2.8 people
Illinois:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  75.7%
Whole state:  65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  3.5%
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
145 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
36 people in other noninstitutional facilities in 2010

People in group quarters in Lemont in 2000:

  • 285 people in nursing homes
  • 189 people in religious group quarters
  • 25 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 2 people in other nonhousehold living situations

Lemont, Illinois environmental map by EPA

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Banks with most branches in Lemont (2011 data):

  • The Lemont National Bank: Lemont Branch, at 1201 State Street, Dupage Branch. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $58.7 mil, Deposits: $52.8 mil, local headquarters, negative income in the last year, 6 total offices, Holding Company: Lemont Bancorp, Inc.
  • Suburban Bank & Trust Company: Lemont Branch at 12400 Archer Avenue, branch established on 1995/11/21. Info updated 2011/04/06: Bank assets: $581.8 mil, Deposits: $499.5 mil, headquarters in Elmhurst, IL, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 13 total offices, Holding Company: Suburban Illinois Bancorp, Inc.
  • MB Financial Bank, National Association: Lemont Branch at 1151 State Street, branch established on 1992/02/28. Info updated 2010/04/27: Bank assets: $9,792.4 mil, Deposits: $7,757.4 mil, headquarters in Chicago, IL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 93 total offices, Holding Company: Mb Financial, Inc
  • Marquette Bank: Lemont Office Branch at 15730 West 127th Street, branch established on 1998/12/04. Info updated 2006/11/15: Bank assets: $1,703.1 mil, Deposits: $1,439.1 mil, headquarters in Chicago, IL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 27 total offices, Holding Company: Marquette National Corporation
  • Mutual Federal Bank: Great American Bank Branch at 15700 103rd Street, branch established on 2010/09/01. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $82.5 mil, Deposits: $69.3 mil, headquarters in Chicago, IL, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 2 total offices
  • First Personal Bank: Lemont Branch at 12261 Archer Ave., branch established on 2004/02/14. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $167.7 mil, Deposits: $153.9 mil, headquarters in Orland Park, IL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: First Personal Financial Corp.
  • TCF National Bank: State Street Jewel Branch #2224 at 1202 State Street, branch established on 1997/01/16. Info updated 2009/11/23: Bank assets: $19,007.0 mil, Deposits: $12,377.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 441 total offices, Holding Company: Tcf Financial Corporation
  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: Lemont Branch at 1132 State St, branch established on 1979/02/27. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.
  • U.S. Bank National Association: Lemont Branch at 1229 State Street, branch established on 2001/02/23. Info updated 2012/01/30: Bank assets: $330,470.8 mil, Deposits: $236,091.5 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, 3121 total offices, Holding Company: U.S. Bancorp

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.3
Illinois average:

12.4

Lemont travel time to work - commute Lemont mode of transportation to work chart

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Religion statistics for Lemont village (based on Cook County data)

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

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 1,460
Cook County:

2.77 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 23
This county:

0.04 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.93 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

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

1.53 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.67 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.4%
Illinois:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Cook County:

23.5%
Illinois:

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

16.3%
State:

14.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Lemont:

51.2%
Illinois:

48.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Lemont:

49.6%
Illinois:

45.7%

Average BMI:
Lemont:

28.7
Illinois:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

20.5%
Illinois:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Lemont:

8.9%
Illinois:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.8
Illinois:

6.8

Overweight people:
Lemont:

35.7%
Illinois:

33.2%

General health condition:
This city:

58.0%
Illinois:

55.4%

Average condition of hearing:
Lemont:

78.9%
Illinois:

79.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Lemont, IL Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 1$5,236$62,8323$6,571
Other Government Administration 3$21,821$87,2841$3,321
Police Protection - Officers 27$200,104$88,9356$8,358
Police - Other 5$16,919$40,60612$7,658
Streets and Highways 5$23,424$56,2180$0
Sewerage 5$23,424$56,2180$0
Housing and Community Development(Local) 2$13,118$78,7081$396
Water Supply 9$41,933$55,9110$0
Other and Unallocable 4$19,373$58,1194$3,058
Totals for Government 61$365,352$71,87327$29,362

Lemont government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - General: $4,393,000 ($263.67)
    Central Staff Services: $50,000 ($3.00)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $1,953,000 ($117.22)
    Regular Highways: $1,202,000 ($72.14)
    Water Utilities: $857,000 ($51.44)
    Central Staff Services: $684,000 ($41.05)
    General - Other: $504,000 ($30.25)
    Financial Administration: $466,000 ($27.97)
    General Public Buildings: $268,000 ($16.09)
    Sewerage: $115,000 ($6.90)
    Parking Facilities: $36,000 ($2.16)
    Housing & Community Development: $22,000 ($1.32)
    Welfare - Other: $10,000 ($0.60)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $476,000 ($28.57)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Central Staff: $889,000 ($53.36)
    Police Protection: $877,000 ($52.64)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $3,450,000 ($207.07)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $136,000 ($8.16)

Lemont government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - All Other: $143,000 ($8.58)
    Housing & Community Development: $22,000 ($1.32)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $100,000 ($6.00)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $172,000 ($10.32)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $329,000 ($19.75)
    Interest Earnings: $274,000 ($16.45)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $2,632,000 ($157.97)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $2,715,000 ($162.96)
    All Other: $533,000 ($31.99)
    Highways: $379,000 ($22.75)
  • Tax - Property: $2,134,000 ($128.08)
    Public Utilities: $1,291,000 ($77.49)
    NEC: $943,000 ($56.60)

Lemont government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $2,275,000 ($136.55)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $6,402,000 ($384.25)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $155,000 ($9.30)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $5,413,000 ($324.89)
    Full Faith & Credit - Water Utilities: $2,175,000 ($130.54)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $679,000 ($40.75)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $465,000 ($27.91)
    Water Utilities: $100,000 ($6.00)

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

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $2,445,000 ($146.75)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $5,621,000 ($337.37)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $566,000 ($33.97)

3.54% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($46,108 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.54%
Illinois average:

4.45%

0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($558 average AGI)
Cook County:

0.04%
Illinois average:

0.03%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from DuPage County, IL  0.42% ($46,315 average AGI)
from Will County, IL  0.23% ($40,173)
from Lake County, IL  0.23% ($56,212)


3.93% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($54,782 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.93%
Illinois average:

4.96%

0.07% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,216 average AGI)
Cook County:

0.07%
Illinois average:

0.07%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to DuPage County, IL  0.47% ($56,473 average AGI)
to Will County, IL  0.26% ($47,918)
to Lake County, IL  0.23% ($70,503)

Strongest AM radio stations in Lemont:

  • WYLL (1160 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, 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.)
  • WVIV (1200 AM; 20 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLXX-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • WRDZ (1300 AM; 5 kW; LA GRANGE, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WAGG (610 AM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WGCI (1390 AM; 5 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WMBI (1110 AM; daytime; 5 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • WCSN (820 AM; 5 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WYPA, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Lemont:

  • WLEY-FM (107.9 FM; AURORA, IL; Owner: WLEY LICENSING, INC.)
  • 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)
  • WGCI-FM (107.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • 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.)
  • WDRV (97.1 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WXRT-FM (93.1 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Lemont:

  • 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.)
  • WGN-TV (Channel 9; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WGBO-TV (Channel 66; JOLIET, IL; Owner: WGBO LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.)
  • 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.)
  • 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)
  • WSNS-TV (Channel 44; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: TELEMUNDO OF CHICAGO, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • W54AP (Channel 54; BLUE ISLAND, IL; Owner: CATHOLIC VIEWS BROADCASTS, INC.)
  • WYIN (Channel 56; GARY, IN; Owner: NORTHWEST INDIANA PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W24AJ (Channel 24; AURORA, IL; Owner: NELSON TV, INC.)
  • W64CQ (Channel 64; ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W57DN (Channel 57; ELGIN, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WSPY-LP (Channel 30; PLANO, IL; Owner: WSPY-TV, INC.)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Lemont fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 9Number of bridges
  • 31m102ftTotal length
  • 102,250Total average daily traffic
  • 12,783Total average daily truck traffic
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Lemont)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 67 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 29 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Lemont, IL)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 28 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 79 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Lemont)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 12 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Lemont)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 4 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED10$249,18330$287,269239$270,3976$120,8372$262,215
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$306,9602$333,04019$315,0911$68,4201$194,060
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$323,4753$305,95755$282,2323$176,0531$248,190
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$189,4303$198,09030$275,1912$115,2101$107,950
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$01$251,26010$271,9181$27,1700$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 8240.01 , 8240.02, 8802.02

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 4 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED3$261,2802$364,760
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$311,0100$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$207,0501$206,470
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$205,3300$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 8240.01 , 8240.02, 8802.02

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Drinking water stations with addresses in Lemont and their reported violations in the past:

WELCOME HILL BAPTIST CHURCH (Population served: 115, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
GLENEAGLE GOLF CLUB A (Population served: 80, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
HINSDALE SPACE CENTER BLDGS #1, 2, 3 (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation
LEMONT HS ATHLETIC FIELD (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation
HINSDALE SPACE CENTER BLDG #4 (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation

Drinking water stations with addresses in Lemont that have no violations reported:

  • THE NARNIA ESTATE (Population served: 303, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • COUNTRY VIEW MANOR CONDOS (Serves MI, Population served: 62, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • HAWK'S NEST (Serves FL, Population served: 30, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • BUSY BEE MHP #1 (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • MID-IRON GOLF CLUB (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 65
  • Hazardous Condition: 74
  • Service Call: 1
  • Good Intent Call: 2

Incident types - Lemont

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Lemont, IL
Most common first names in Lemont, IL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary20782.0 years
John17676.3 years
Joseph13276.6 years
Edward10673.6 years
Helen10282.4 years
Anna10183.9 years
William9876.1 years
Frank8778.0 years
Robert8166.8 years
James7467.5 years
Most common last names in Lemont, IL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson4573.4 years
Smith2981.4 years
Sniegowski2077.2 years
Anderson1978.2 years
Bromberek1972.5 years
Nelson1881.6 years
Zolecki1576.9 years
Miller1478.4 years
Splitt1476.5 years
Brown1375.8 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (96%)
  • Electricity (4%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
Businesses in Lemont, IL
NameCountNameCount
ALDI1McDonald's1
Baskin-Robbins1Nike2
Burger King1OfficeMax1
CVS1Sears1
Curves1Sprint Nextel1
Dunkin Donuts2Starbucks1
FedEx3Subway2
Firestone Complete Auto Care1T-Mobile1
Jewel-Osco1Taco Bell1
Jimmy John's1Target1
KFC1U-Haul1
Kohl's1UPS7

Lemont compared to Illinois state average:

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

Lemont on our top lists:

  • #38 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in religious group quarters (population 1,000+)"
  • #39 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest city-data.com crime index increase from 2011 to 2012 (population 5,000+)"
  • #42 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Eastern Europe (population 500+)"
  • #43 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Poland (population 500+)"
  • #95 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Europe (population 500+)"
  • #54 (60439) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Polish first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #71 (60439) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Lithuanian 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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