Lynwood, Illinois

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Population in 2014: 9,313 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +26.2%
Males: 4,205  (45.2%)
Females: 5,108  (54.8%)
Median resident age:  34.3 years
Illinois median age:  37.2 years

Zip codes: 60411.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $45,328 (it was $56,554 in 2000)
Lynwood:

$45,328
IL:

$56,210

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $21,887 (it was $22,650 in 2000)

Lynwood village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $109,385 (it was $122,600 in 2000)
Lynwood:

$109,385
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: $983.

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  • Races in Lynwood, IL (2010)

    Lynwood races chart
    • 5,88665.3%Black alone
    • 2,26525.1%White alone
    • 6577.3%Hispanic
    • 1331.5%Two or more races
    • 470.5%Asian alone
    • 90.10%American Indian alone
    • 100.1%Other race alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Lynwood: 101.1 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (6.3%), Polish (5.7%), Italian (4.7%), Dutch (3.5%), Irish (3.1%), English (2.5%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 03/07/1960

Elevation: 615 feet

Land area: 4.93 square miles.

Population density: 1,891 people per square mile   (low).

Lynwood,IL real estate house value index trend

Lynwood, Illinois map

For population 25 years and over in Lynwood:

  • High school or higher: 90.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 24.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.0%
  • Unemployed: 5.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 34.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Lynwood village:

  • Never married: 36.5%
  • Now married: 41.1%
  • Separated: 3.8%
  • Widowed: 5.1%
  • Divorced: 13.5%

587 residents are foreign born (3.1% Latin America, 1.3% Africa, 1.0% Europe, 0.6% Asia).

This village:

6.4%
Illinois:

14.0%



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists there were 12 registered sex offenders living in Lynwood, Illinois as of June 30, 2016.
The ratio of number of residents in Lynwood to the number of sex offenders is 776 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $5,087 (3.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $4,534 (24.5%)

Lynwood satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Hammond, IN (6.5 miles , pop. 83,048).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Chicago, IL (22.8 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Ford Heights, IL (1.5 miles ), Dyer, IN (1.6 miles ), Lansing, IL (1.7 miles ), Sauk Village, IL (1.7 miles ), Munster, IN (1.7 miles ), Glenwood, IL (1.9 miles ), Thornton, IL (2.1 miles ), Chicago Heights, IL (2.2 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 27 buildings, average cost: $117,100
  • 1998: 33 buildings, average cost: $137,100
  • 1999: 28 buildings, average cost: $138,200
  • 2000: 32 buildings, average cost: $149,500
  • 2001: 25 buildings, average cost: $178,100
  • 2002: 43 buildings, average cost: $193,400
  • 2003: 63 buildings, average cost: $199,600
  • 2004: 40 buildings, average cost: $171,900
  • 2005: 80 buildings, average cost: $221,000
  • 2006: 52 buildings, average cost: $214,400
  • 2007: 41 buildings, average cost: $169,100
  • 2008: 44 buildings, average cost: $171,000
  • 2009: 5 buildings, average cost: $166,700
  • 2010: 76 buildings, average cost: $84,600
  • 2011: 10 buildings, average cost: $181,200
  • 2012: 6 buildings, average cost: $183,000
  • 2013: 7 buildings, average cost: $190,500
  • 2014: 4 buildings, average cost: $217,500

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 41.53 N, Longitude: 87.55 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -2,274 (-24.7%)
Workers who live and work in this village: 271 (7.5%)

Lynwood household income distribution Lynwood home values distribution

Crime rates in Lynwood by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011
Murders 1110000121
per 100,000 13.613.213.20.00.00.00.011.723.211.1
Rapes 55522937136
per 100,000 67.866.165.826.226.1113.037.682.2150.766.4
Robberies 33528858117
per 100,000 40.739.765.826.2104.5100.562.793.9127.577.5
Assaults 13131121172315647
per 100,000 176.2172.0144.8275.5222.1288.8188.170.446.477.5
Burglaries 49494468707562756064
per 100,000 664.2648.1579.0892.2914.4941.7777.3880.4695.5708.4
Thefts 1631631521571461141179012398
per 100,000 2,209.62,156.12,000.32,059.81,907.31,431.41,466.91,056.51,425.81,084.8
Auto thefts 32323428233529182919
per 100,000 433.8423.3447.4367.4300.5439.5363.6211.3336.2210.3
Arson 0031401210
per 100,000 0.00.039.513.152.30.012.523.511.60.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 299.9) 324.5316.7308.9280.9283.9366.2248.8274.4377.5243.5

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

Crime rate in Lynwood detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 32 (19 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.09
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: +896 (+13.8%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (18%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (16%)
  • Accommodation and food services (12%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (6%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (34%)
  • Retail trade (17%)
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (4%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Office and administrative support occupations (17%)
  • Transportation occupations (11%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Production occupations (8%)
  • Material moving occupations (7%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (5%)
  • Sales and related occupations (18%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (15%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (11%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (10%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (7%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (7%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (6%)

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

Average climate in Lynwood, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Lynwood-area historical tornado activity is near Illinois state average. It is 62% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/28/1990, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 28.6 miles away from the Lynwood village center killed 29 people and injured 350 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 4/21/1967, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 14.1 miles away from the village center killed 33 people and injured 500 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Lynwood-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 213.4 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 188.0 miles away from Lynwood 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 70.2 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 245.1 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 211.6 miles away from Lynwood center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 205.0 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).
Lynwood topographic map

Birthplace of: Tracy Robinson - College basketball player (Loyola Chi Ramblers).

Hospitals and medical centers in Lynwood:

  • LYNWOOD TERRACE (2317 EAST 207TH STREET)
  • PROFICIENT HEALTH CARE SERVICES, INC (20316 S TORRENCE AVE, STE - B)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Lynwood:

  • DYER NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; DYER, IN)
  • HOSPICE OF THE CALUMET AREA INC (Hospital, about 2 miles away; MUNSTER, IN)
  • FRANCISCAN HEALTHCARE - MUNSTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 3 miles away; MUNSTER, IN)
  • HEARTLAND MEMORIAL HOSPITAL LLC (Hospital, about 3 miles away; MUNSTER, IN)
  • A PRIORITY HOSPICE (Hospital, about 3 miles away; MUNSTER, IN)
  • QUALITY HOME HEALTH, LLC (Home Health Center, about 3 miles away; LANSING, IL)
  • ANREX HOME CARE INC (Home Health Center, about 3 miles away; MUNSTER, IN)

Amtrak stations near Lynwood:

  • 3 miles: DYER (SHEFFIELD RD.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking.
  • 7 miles: HOMEWOOD (181 1ST ST. & PARK AVE.) . Services: ticket office, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, public transit connection.
  • 12 miles: HAMMOND-WHITING (HAMMOND, 1135 CALUMET 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.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Lynwood:

  • Prairie State College (about 5 miles; Chicago Heights, IL; Full-time enrollment: 4,050)
  • Purdue University-Calumet Campus (about 6 miles; Hammond, IN; FT enrollment: 7,343)
  • South Suburban College (about 7 miles; South Holland, IL; FT enrollment: 3,972)
  • Governors State University (about 11 miles; University Park, IL; FT enrollment: 4,043)
  • Indiana University-Northwest (about 12 miles; Gary, IN; FT enrollment: 4,390)
  • City Colleges of Chicago-Olive-Harvey College (about 13 miles; Chicago, IL; FT enrollment: 4,110)
  • Chicago State University (about 14 miles; Chicago, IL; FT enrollment: 4,352)

Public elementary/middle school in Lynwood:

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Notable location: Lynwood Volunteer Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Lynwood include: Calvin Reformed Church (A), Lynwood Christian Reform Church (B), Bethany Reform Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Lynwood include: Liberty Memorial Park (1), Lake View Park (2), Rainbow Park (3). Display/hide their 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 120. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

120
U.S.:

75

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.449. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 5.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.449
U.S.:

0.293

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 13.6. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 5.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

13.6
U.S.:

6.4

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 3.11. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 5.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

3.11
U.S.:

1.91

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 24.1. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 5.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

24.1
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 20.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

20.1
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 11.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.2
U.S.:

9.4

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2009 was 0.0149. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0149
U.S.:

0.0138
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 24.3%
(20.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 20.5% for Black residents, 52.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 61.1% for other race residents, 71.4% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This village:  2.8 people
Illinois:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  71.8%
Whole state:  65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  5.9%
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
6 people in residential treatment centers for adults in 2010

Lynwood, Illinois environmental map by EPA

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Banks with branches in Lynwood (2011 data):

  • First National Bank of Illinois: Lynwood Facility at 19500 Torrence Avenue, branch established on 1981/07/27. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $376.2 mil, Deposits: $333.5 mil, headquarters in Lansing, IL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 8 total offices, Holding Company: First Lansing Bancorp, Inc.
  • First Savings Bank of Hegewisch: 2351 Glenwood Dyer Road at 2351 Glenwood Dyer Road, branch established on 1914/01/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $549.7 mil, Deposits: $487.5 mil, headquarters in Chicago, IL, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 9 total offices

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

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

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Lynwood 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:
This city:

48.8%
Illinois:

48.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Lynwood:

46.9%
State:

45.7%

Average BMI:
This city:

29.4
Illinois:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Lynwood:

20.3%
Illinois:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

11.1%
State:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Lynwood:

6.7
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

35.7%
Illinois:

33.2%

General health condition:
Lynwood:

55.9%
State:

55.4%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

81.7%
Illinois:

79.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Lynwood, 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 2$9,522$57,1320$0
Other Government Administration 5$21,022$50,4536$1,350
Police Protection - Officers 19$119,600$75,5376$7,143
Police - Other 10$41,291$49,5493$2,467
Fire - Other 2$8,701$52,2061$534
Streets and Highways 7$28,968$49,6590$0
Water Supply 4$18,257$54,7710$0
Other and Unallocable 3$9,341$37,3640$0
Totals for Government 52$256,702$59,23916$11,494

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

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $1,541,000 ($165.47)
    General - Other: $871,000 ($93.53)
    Financial Administration: $555,000 ($59.59)
    Water Utilities: $407,000 ($43.70)
    Regular Highways: $275,000 ($29.53)
    Sewerage: $272,000 ($29.21)
    Fire Protection: $240,000 ($25.77)
    Solid Waste Management: $225,000 ($24.16)
    General Public Buildings: $117,000 ($12.56)
    Parks & Recreation: $116,000 ($12.46)
    Central Staff Services: $98,000 ($10.52)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $146,000 ($15.68)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $1,895,000 ($203.48)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $6,000 ($0.64)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $354,000 ($38.01)
    Solid Waste Management: $248,000 ($26.63)
    All Other: $93,000 ($9.99)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $610,000 ($65.50)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $294,000 ($31.57)
    Interest Earnings: $46,000 ($4.94)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $415,000 ($44.56)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $892,000 ($95.78)
    Water Utilities: $278,000 ($29.85)
    Highways: $219,000 ($23.52)
    Public Welfare: $41,000 ($4.40)
  • Tax - Property: $695,000 ($74.63)
    Public Utilities: $458,000 ($49.18)
    NEC: $175,000 ($18.79)
    Motor Vehicle License: $87,000 ($9.34)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $105,000 ($11.27)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $2,129,000 ($228.61)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $300,000 ($32.21)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $522,000 ($56.05)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $1,656,000 ($177.82)
    Water Utilities: $55,000 ($5.91)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $251,000 ($26.95)
    Water Utilities: $50,000 ($5.37)

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

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $259,000 ($27.81)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $679,000 ($72.91)

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 Lynwood:

  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WIND (560 AM; 5 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • WVIV (1200 AM; 20 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLXX-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • WCGO (1600 AM; 1 kW; CHICAGO HEIGHTS, IL)
  • WNTD (950 AM; 5 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: RADIO UNICA OF CHICAGO LICENSE CORP.)
  • WYLL (1160 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WNWI (1080 AM; 3 kW; OAK LAWN, IL; Owner: BIRACH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WJOB (1230 AM; 1 kW; HAMMOND, IN; Owner: ST. GEORGE BROADCASTING, LLC, ROBERT J. MACCINI, RECEIVER)
  • WRDZ (1300 AM; 5 kW; LA GRANGE, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Lynwood:

  • WYCA (106.3 FM; LANSING, IL; Owner: DONTRON, INC.)
  • WPWX (92.3 FM; HAMMOND, IN; Owner: DONTRON, 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)
  • WZZN (94.7 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC CHICAGO FM RADIO,INC.)
  • WGCI-FM (107.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WBMF (88.1 FM; CRETE, IL; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • 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.)

TV broadcast stations around Lynwood:

  • WYIN (Channel 56; GARY, IN; Owner: NORTHWEST INDIANA PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • 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)
  • WCPX (Channel 38; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: PAXSON CHICAGO LICENSE, INC.)
  • WCIU-TV (Channel 26; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WCIU-TV LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • 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.)
  • W54AP (Channel 54; BLUE ISLAND, IL; Owner: CATHOLIC VIEWS BROADCASTS, INC.)
  • W34CK (Channel 34; ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL; Owner: FIRST UNITED, INC.)
  • W18AT (Channel 18; GARY, IN; Owner: LESEA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • W24AW (Channel 24; VALPARAISO, IN; Owner: LESEA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • W54BK (Channel 54; CHESTERTON, IN; Owner: LESEA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
Lynwood fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2014

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

See more detailed statistics of Lynwood fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 8Number of bridges
  • 27m89ftTotal length
  • $232,000Total costs
  • 136,500Total average daily traffic
  • 21,986Total average daily truck traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Lynwood)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

19 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • 21460 Lincoln Hwy (Lat: 41.505583 Lon: -87.534472), Call Sign: WNKK750
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.370 MHzGrant Date: 10/03/2012, Expiration Date: 12/04/2022Registrant: Miner Electronics, 500 45th Ave, Munster, IN 46321, Phone: (219) 924-1765, Fax: (219) 924-1768, Email:
  • Glenwood Dyer Rd & Stony Island Ave (Lat: 41.531694 Lon: -87.544750), Call Sign: KLJ404
    Assigned Frequencies: 157.500 MHzGrant Date: 11/20/1997, Expiration Date: 01/13/2003, Cancellation Date: 12/10/2002Registrant: Wally & Rays Towing, 1585 Glenwood Dyer, Chicago Heights, IL 60411, Phone: (708) 758-9520

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

6
  • Lynwood, Lat: 41.506306 Lon: -87.605611, Call Sign: WPZK614, Licensee ID: L00026802
    Assigned Frequencies: 956.443 MHzGrant Date: 01/15/2014, Expiration Date: 01/30/2024, Certifier: Robert MeyersRegistrant: Village Of Lynwood
  • IL-CHI5543, 19870 Stony Island Ave. (Stony Tire, Inc.-022306) (Lat: 41.534250 Lon: -87.580667), Type: Mast, Structure height: 45.7 m, Overall height: 48.7 m, Call Sign: WQLB541
    Assigned Frequencies: 11015.0 MHz, 10975.0 MHz, 11015.0 MHz, 11015.0 MHz, 19625.0 MHz, 19675.0 MHz, 19375.0 MHz, 22175.0 MHz, 21975.0 MHz, 22125.0 MHz... (+8 more)Grant Date: 11/23/2009, Expiration Date: 11/23/2019, Certifier: Nadja S Sodos-WallaceRegistrant: Sprint Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (703) 433-4000, Fax: (703) 433-4483
  • IL-CHI6096, 20200 Willow Drive (Lat: 41.527972 Lon: -87.553750), Type: Tank, Structure height: 46.9 m, Overall height: 47.9 m, Call Sign: WQLC564
    Assigned Frequencies: 17815.0 MHz, 23175.0 MHz, 17915.0 MHz, 23275.0 MHzGrant Date: 12/03/2009, Expiration Date: 12/03/2019, Certifier: Nadja S Sodos-WallaceRegistrant: Sprint Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (703) 433-4000, Fax: (703) 433-4483
  • CH73XC101, 19870 Blackstone Ave. (Lat: 41.534194 Lon: -87.580667), Type: Pole, Structure height: 30.5 m, Call Sign: WQPU288
    Assigned Frequencies: 22025.0 MHzGrant Date: 08/15/2012, Expiration Date: 08/15/2022, Certifier: Kyle B EntzRegistrant: Sprint Nextel Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (703) 433-4000, Fax: (703) 433-4483
  • Lynwood WT#2, End Of 211th Drive (Lat: 41.510667 Lon: -87.540361), Type: Tank, Structure height: 41.5 m, Call Sign: WQRT589
    Assigned Frequencies: 19525.0 MHz, 23225.0 MHz, 19525.0 MHz, 23225.0 MHz, 19525.0 MHz, 23225.0 MHz, 19525.0 MHzGrant Date: 07/24/2013, Expiration Date: 07/24/2023, Certifier: Ray RobertsonRegistrant: Intelpath, 16 W 575 79th St., #102, Willowbrook, IL 60527, Phone: (312) 841-9188, Email:
  • Lynwood Police Dept., Alongside Lincoln Highway (Lat: 41.504972 Lon: -87.533750), Type: Building, Structure height: 10 m, Call Sign: WQRT592
    Assigned Frequencies: 22025.0 MHz, 22025.0 MHz, 22025.0 MHzGrant Date: 07/24/2013, Expiration Date: 07/24/2023, Certifier: Ray RobertsRegistrant: Intelpath, 16 W 575 79th St., #102, Willowbrook, IL 60527, Phone: (312) 841-9188, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

7
  • Call Sign: KB9BXA, Grant Date: 01/03/1989, Expiration Date: 01/03/1999, Cancellation Date: 01/04/2001, Registrant: James D Shelby, 2725 Lighthouse Ct, Lynwood, IL 60411
  • Call Sign: KB9CAH, Grant Date: 01/31/1989, Expiration Date: 01/31/1999, Cancellation Date: 02/01/2001, Registrant: David L Trout, 19909 Monterey Ave, Lynwood, IL 60411
  • Call Sign: KB9UXX, Licensee ID: L00322060, Grant Date: 10/19/2010, Expiration Date: 06/23/2019, Certifier: Marvin Frazier, Registrant: Marvin Frazier, 20101 Park Ave, Lynwood, IL 60411
  • Call Sign: W9ST, Licensee ID: L00579289, Grant Date: 09/14/2006, Expiration Date: 12/11/2016, Certifier: Lucille A Moody, Registrant: Lucille A Moody, 353 Lisa Lane, Lynwood, IL 60411-4646
  • Call Sign: WB9VUW, Grant Date: 02/21/1997, Expiration Date: 02/21/2007, Cancellation Date: 02/24/2009, Registrant: Raymond W Machtemes Jr, 356 Pattie Ln, Lynwood, IL 60411
  • Call Sign: KC9DSR, Licensee ID: L00672358, Grant Date: 04/17/2003, Expiration Date: 04/17/2013, Cancellation Date: 04/18/2015, Certifier: Norman L Hinga, Registrant: Norman L Hinga, 2543 Lakeshore Dr, Lynwood, IL 60411
  • Call Sign: KC9UVU, Licensee ID: L01667694, Grant Date: 10/18/2011, Expiration Date: 10/18/2021, Certifier: Michael E Anderson, Registrant: Michael E Anderson, 3109 Glenwood Lansing Road, Lynwood, IL 60411

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-180 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 9377J , Serial Number: 28-3476, Year manufactured: 1966, Airworthiness Date: 07/09/1966
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Thomas Druetzler, 2708 Mariner Ct, Lynwood, IL 60411, Other Owners: Bonnie Druetzler

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 5 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)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED31$153,53823$102,582116$170,6095$73,20612$75,8363$49,343
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED4$167,0333$74,99022$165,1862$66,7902$135,0003$53,180
APPLICATIONS DENIED16$171,5276$98,69772$175,58011$40,6805$116,3805$32,756
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN5$201,0203$97,43331$166,5382$126,0251$37,4900$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS4$126,9202$77,10015$168,2263$92,5471$156,1701$45,900

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 8285.03 , 8285.05, 8285.06, 8287.02

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 5 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED3$143,1630$00$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED3$191,4201$251,7001$61,700
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$02$191,8700$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS2$95,9300$01$72,980

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 8285.03 , 8285.05, 8285.06, 8287.02

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

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

LYNWOOD CARRYOUT (Population served: 80, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In NOV-2010, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (NOV-30-2010)

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

  • LYNWOOD SPORTS CENTER (Population served: 175, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • LYNWOOD CHR REFORMED CHURCH A (Address: 1990 E. GLENWOOD-DYER ROAD , Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • UNDERLAND ARCHITECTURAL SYSTEM (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 15
  • Hazardous Condition: 3

Incident types - Lynwood

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (94%)
  • Electricity (6%)
Businesses in Lynwood, IL
NameCountNameCount
Lane Furniture1U-Haul1
MasterBrand Cabinets2UPS1
Subway1

Lynwood compared to Illinois state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.

Lynwood on our top lists:

  • #34 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Fire fighting and prevention workers including supervisors (population 5,000+)"
  • #37 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Office and administrative support occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #99 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Transportation and warehousing (population 5,000+)"
  • #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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