Manhattan, Illinois

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Population in 2013: 7,182 (96% urban, 4% rural). Population change since 2000: +115.7%
Males: 3,759  (52.3%)
Females: 3,423  (47.7%)
Median resident age:  33.6 years
Illinois median age:  37.2 years

Zip codes: 60442.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $74,064 (it was $55,559 in 2000)
Manhattan:

$74,064
IL:

$56,210

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $30,152 (it was $21,666 in 2000)

Manhattan village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $184,588 (it was $150,200 in 2000)
Manhattan:

$184,588
IL:

$169,600

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $223,693; Detached houses: $237,325; Townhouses or other attached units: $163,332; In 2-unit structures: $138,456; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $181,385; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $89,973; Mobile homes: $43,950

Median gross rent in 2013: $1,014.

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  • Races in Manhattan, IL (2013)

    Manhattan races chart
    • 6,04990.5%White alone
    • 4446.6%Hispanic
    • 590.9%Two or more races
    • 320.5%Asian alone
    • 130.2%Black alone
    • 100.1%American Indian alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Manhattan: 102.3 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (20.8%), Irish (19.8%), Polish (8.2%), United States (4.5%), Italian (3.7%), English (3.6%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 07/19/1890

Elevation: 685 feet

Land area: 3.37 square miles.

Population density: 2,134 people per square mile   (low).

Manhattan,IL real estate house value index trend

Manhattan, Illinois map

For population 25 years and over in Manhattan:

  • High school or higher: 96.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 31.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 13.7%
  • Unemployed: 3.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 33.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Manhattan village:

  • Never married: 26.0%
  • Now married: 56.8%
  • Separated: 0.5%
  • Widowed: 4.1%
  • Divorced: 12.5%

88 residents are foreign born

This village:

1.3%
Illinois:

14.0%



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists there were 6 registered sex offenders living in Manhattan, Illinois as of August 02, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Manhattan to the number of sex offenders is 1,189 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: $6,056 (3.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $6,291 (3.1%)

Manhattan satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Joliet, IL (10.1 miles , pop. 106,221).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Chicago, IL (32.9 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: New Lenox, IL (2.4 miles ), Elwood, IL (2.6 miles ), Preston Heights, IL (2.6 miles ), Ingalls Park, IL (2.7 miles ), Symerton, IL (2.7 miles) , Frankfort, IL (2.9 miles ), Rockdale, IL (3.0 miles ), Mokena, IL (3.1 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 21 buildings, average cost: $130,200
  • 1998: 36 buildings, average cost: $130,600
  • 1999: 38 buildings, average cost: $139,000
  • 2000: 40 buildings, average cost: $151,300
  • 2001: 33 buildings, average cost: $188,700
  • 2002: 32 buildings, average cost: $182,500
  • 2003: 196 buildings, average cost: $136,900
  • 2004: 217 buildings, average cost: $152,900
  • 2005: 282 buildings, average cost: $147,800
  • 2006: 241 buildings, average cost: $162,600
  • 2007: 164 buildings, average cost: $157,700
  • 2008: 69 buildings, average cost: $144,500
  • 2009: 43 buildings, average cost: $131,600
  • 2010: 10 buildings, average cost: $208,300
  • 2011: 7 buildings, average cost: $250,600
  • 2012: 29 buildings, average cost: $226,500

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 41.42 N, Longitude: 87.98 W

Area code: 815

Manhattan household income distribution Manhattan home values distribution

Property values in Manhattan, IL


Crime rates in Manhattan by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005
Murders 00000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 10012
per 100,000 30.00.00.026.245.0
Robberies 00000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.0
Assaults 29131312
per 100,000 870.9390.4354.426.245.0
Burglaries 113374
per 100,000 330.390.181.8183.389.9
Thefts 3717173243
per 100,000 1,111.1510.5463.5838.1966.9
Auto thefts 52204
per 100,000 150.260.154.50.089.9
Arson 10013
per 100,000 30.00.00.026.267.5
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 321.9) 289.1114.1103.675.5101.1

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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 Manhattan detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 10 (9 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.27
Illinois average:

2.76
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

7.3%
Illinois:

7.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +1,152 (+52.9%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (19%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Public administration (12%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (8%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (28%)
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Other services, except public administration (13%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (18%)
  • Management occupations (17%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (7%)
  • Transportation occupations (6%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (26%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (15%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (12%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (12%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (5%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (3%)

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

Average climate in Manhattan, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Manhattan-area historical tornado activity is near Illinois state average. It is 67% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/28/1990, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 9.2 miles away from the Manhattan village center killed 29 people and injured 350 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 6/13/1976, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 17.2 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:

Manhattan-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Illinois state average. It is 84% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 205.5 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 180.0 miles away from Manhattan 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 47.7 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 237.8 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 203.9 miles away from Manhattan center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 195.8 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 Will County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 5, Tornadoes: 3, Snowstorms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Manhattan topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Manhattan:

  • SALEM VILLAGE NURSING AND REHAB (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; JOLIET, IL)
  • SUNNY HILL NURSING HOME OF WILL COUNTY (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; JOLIET, IL)
  • FRANKFORT TERRACE NURSING CTR (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; FRANKFORT, IL)
  • SILVER CROSS HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 9 miles away; JOLIET, IL)
  • ST PATRICKS RESIDENCE (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; JOLIET, IL)
  • HILLCREST HEALTHCARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; JOLIET, IL)
  • WOODSIDE NURSING CTR (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; JOLIET, IL)

Amtrak stations near Manhattan:

  • 9 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.
  • 19 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.

Operable nuclear power plants near Manhattan:

  • 17 miles: Braidwood 2 in Braidwood, IL.
  • 17 miles: Braidwood 1 in Braidwood, IL.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Manhattan:

  • University of St Francis (about 10 miles; Joliet, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,454)
  • Joliet Junior College (about 12 miles; Joliet, IL; FT enrollment: 11,401)
  • Lewis University (about 14 miles; Romeoville, IL; FT enrollment: 5,739)
  • Governors State University (about 14 miles; University Park, IL; FT enrollment: 4,043)
  • Prairie State College (about 20 miles; Chicago Heights, IL; FT enrollment: 4,050)
  • Olivet Nazarene University (about 20 miles; Bourbonnais, IL; FT enrollment: 4,731)
  • Moraine Valley Community College (about 21 miles; Palos Hills, IL; FT enrollment: 12,008)

Private high school in Manhattan:

  • CHRIST'S ACADEMY (Students: 77; Location: 22811 S CEDAR RD; Grades: PK - 12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Manhattan:

Private elementary/middle school in Manhattan:

  • ST JOSEPH CATHOLIC ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 163; Location: 275 W NORTH ST; Grades: KG - 8)
See full list of schools located in Manhattan, map of school districts: MANHATTAN SCHOOL DISTRICT 114, LINCOLN WAY COMMUNITY HIGH SCHOOL DISTRICT 210

Library in Manhattan:

  • MANHATTAN PUBLIC LIBRARY DISTRICT (Operating income: $670,547; Location: 240 WHITSON STREET; 53,117 books; 1,318 audio materials; 2,498 video materials; 3 local licensed databases; 19 state licensed databases; 2 other licensed databases; 122 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Manhattan: Manhattan Village Hall (A), Manhattan Fire Protection District Station 1 (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Manhattan include: Saint Joseph's Church (A), Saint Pauls Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Will 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 2012 was 88.7. This is about average.

City:

88.7
U.S.:

74.2

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2000 was 0.201. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 7.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.201
U.S.:

0.303

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2000 was 9.21. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 7.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.21
U.S.:

6.58

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 2.55. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 7.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

2.55
U.S.:

1.93

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 28.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.0
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2010 was 20.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

20.6
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 9.41. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.41
U.S.:

9.14

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2009 was 0.0143. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0143
U.S.:

0.0147

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

ST PATRICK (Population served: 120, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JAN-2009 and DEC-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (AUG-21-2009), St Compliance achieved (SEP-02-2009)
GREEN GARDEN METHODIST CHURCH (Population served: 40, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation

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

  • WILTON COMMUNITY BUILDING (Population served: 125, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 4.1%
(3.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 6.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 21.3% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This village:  3.0 people
Illinois:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  78.8%
Whole state:  65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  6.4%
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: 0.1% of all households
12 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010

Manhattan, Illinois environmental map by EPA

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Manhattan compared to Illinois state average:

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

Banks with branches in Manhattan (2011 data):

  • First Bank of Manhattan: 550 West North Street Office at 550 West North Street, branch established on 1994/09/12; First Bank Of Manhattan at 230 South State Street, branch established on 1907/01/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $135.4 mil, Deposits: $120.5 mil, local headquarters, positive income, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Manhattan Bancshares, Inc.
  • HomeStar Bank and Financial Services: Manhattan Branch at 25640 S. Gougar Road, branch established on 2005/12/15. Info updated 2009/08/25: Bank assets: $365.6 mil, Deposits: $329.0 mil, headquarters in Manteno, IL, negative income in the last year, 5 total offices, Holding Company: Homestar Financial Group, Inc.
  • BMO Harris Bank National Association: Manhattan Branch at 505 State Street, branch established on 1911/01/01. Info updated 2011/07/14: Bank assets: $97,264.0 mil, Deposits: $75,624.6 mil, headquarters in Chicago, IL, positive income, 717 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of Montreal

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.4
Illinois average:

12.4

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (87%)
  • Electricity (12%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Manhattan village (based on Will County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic212,25239
Evangelical Protestant46,404188
Mainline Protestant31,31373
Other12,57420
Black Protestant7,42616
Orthodox1,5366
None366,055-
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: 85
Will County:

1.27 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 5
This county:

0.07 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.08 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 32
Will County:

0.48 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

0.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 122
Will County:

1.82 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 286
Here:

4.26 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.7%
Illinois:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Will County:

26.3%
Illinois:

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

13.4%
State:

14.5%
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$10,317$61,9022$6,102
Other Government Administration 5$27,314$65,5540$0
Police Protection - Officers 10$53,869$64,6433$1,745
Police - Other 1$4,080$48,9600$0
Streets and Highways 4$20,975$62,9251$1,018
Sewerage 1$3,425$41,1000$0
Water Supply 1$4,915$58,9800$0
Totals for Government 24$124,895$62,4486$8,865

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

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $468,000 ($65.16)
    Water Utilities: $462,000 ($64.33)
    General - Other: $269,000 ($37.45)
    Financial Administration: $233,000 ($32.44)
    Solid Waste Management: $160,000 ($22.28)
    Regular Highways: $92,000 ($12.81)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $0 ($0.00)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $617,000 ($85.91)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $44,000 ($6.13)

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

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $160,000 ($22.28)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $448,000 ($62.38)
    Interest Earnings: $101,000 ($14.06)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $441,000 ($61.40)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $461,000 ($64.19)
    Highways: $92,000 ($12.81)
  • Tax - Property: $400,000 ($55.69)
    NEC: $114,000 ($15.87)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $735,000 ($102.34)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $690,000 ($96.07)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $45,000 ($6.27)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $2,521,000 ($351.02)

4.95% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($49,546 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.95%
Illinois average:

4.45%

0.02% of residents moved from foreign countries ($202 average AGI)
Will County:

0.02%
Illinois average:

0.03%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Cook County, IL  2.09% ($47,918 average AGI)
from DuPage County, IL  0.84% ($51,756)
from Grundy County, IL  0.18% ($39,127)


5.51% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($48,984 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.51%
Illinois average:

4.96%

0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($498 average AGI)
Will County:

0.03%
Illinois average:

0.07%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Cook County, IL  1.80% ($40,173 average AGI)
to DuPage County, IL  0.87% ($47,958)
to Grundy County, IL  0.20% ($42,112)

Strongest AM radio stations in Manhattan:

  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • 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.)
  • WAGG (610 AM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WWHN (1510 AM; daytime; 1 kW; JOLIET, IL; Owner: HAWKINS BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WJOL (1340 AM; 1 kW; JOLIET, IL; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WIND (560 AM; 5 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • WRDZ (1300 AM; 5 kW; LA GRANGE, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Manhattan:

  • WCCQ (98.3 FM; CREST HILL, IL; Owner: THREE EAGLES OF JOLIET, INC.)
  • WJTW (93.5 FM; JOLIET, IL; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WRZA (99.9 FM; PARK FOREST, IL; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WLLI-FM (96.7 FM; JOLIET, IL; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WJCH (91.9 FM; JOLIET, IL; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, 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.)
  • WYKT (105.5 FM; WILMINGTON, IL; Owner: STARADIO CORPORATION)
  • 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)

TV broadcast stations around Manhattan:

  • 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.)
  • W54AP (Channel 54; BLUE ISLAND, IL; Owner: CATHOLIC VIEWS BROADCASTS, INC.)
  • WGN-TV (Channel 9; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WYIN (Channel 56; GARY, IN; Owner: NORTHWEST INDIANA PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • WWTO-TV (Channel 35; LASALLE, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
Manhattan fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2013

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2013 (per 100,000 population)


Manhattan fatal accident list:

May 6, 2012 04:39 PM, Lakeview Dr, Lat: 41.43647, Lon: -87.99163, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
Oct 10, 1999 01:06 PM, Foxford Dr, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
Jun 25, 1989 01:00 AM, 52, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
Nov 3, 1989 01:45 PM, 52, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Dec 3, 1983 02:25 AM, 52, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 2Number of bridges
  • 4m13ftTotal length
  • 7,000Total average daily traffic
  • 840Total average daily truck traffic
  • 9,388Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

33 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Manhattan)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

5
  • Rt 1 & Int Manhattan Rd (Lat: 41.428361 Lon: -87.981167), Call Sign: KNCX328
    Assigned Frequencies: 159.135 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/21/2012, Expiration Date: 03/30/2022
    Registrant: Federal Licensing Inc, 1588 Fairfield Rd, Gettysburg, PA 17325, Phone: (717) 334-9262, Fax: (717) 334-6440
  • 3/4 Mi Sw (Lat: 41.411139 Lon: -87.988111), Call Sign: KSB717
    Assigned Frequencies: 48.6000 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/29/2011, Expiration Date: 01/14/2022
    Registrant: Lockard & White, Inc., 1b West Bronze Lane, Bryan, TX 77807, Phone: (281) 586-5741, Fax: (979) 775-4931, Email:
  • 3/4 Mi Sw (Lat: 41.411139 Lon: -87.988111), Call Sign: WNAA229
    Assigned Frequencies: 48.6000 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/29/2011, Expiration Date: 01/14/2022
    Registrant: Lockard & White, Inc., 1b West Bronze Lane, Bryan, TX 77807, Phone: (281) 586-5741, Fax: (979) 775-4931, Email:
  • Lat: 41.425583 Lon: -87.980306, Structure height: 0 m, Call Sign: WPUA966
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.562 MHz, 456.562 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/28/2002, Expiration Date: 01/28/2012, Cancellation Date: 03/31/2012, Certifier: Mattie Becker
    Registrant: Cara Enterprises Inc, Salt Lake City, UT 84117-0503, Phone: (801) 278-9728, Fax: (801) 278-7239, Email:
  • 15600 Burns Road (Lat: 41.420917 Lon: -87.994389), Type: Bant, Structure height: 4.6 m, Overall height: 9.2 m, Call Sign: WQHQ622
    Assigned Frequencies: 463.237 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/09/2007, Expiration Date: 10/09/2017, Certifier: Himanshu Shah
    Registrant: Lockard & White Inc., 3007 Earl Rudder Fwy, Ste. 100, College Station, TX 77845, Phone: (281) 586-5700, Fax: (979) 217-8815, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

22 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Manhattan)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 150F (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-200 SERIES (100 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 7068F , Serial Number: 15063668, Year manufactured: 1966, Airworthiness Date: 05/07/1966
    Registrant (Individual): David N Andrew, Po Box 586, Manhattan, IL 60442
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 140 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR C85 SERIES (85 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 89398 , Serial Number: 8430, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 06/16/1956
    Registrant (Partnership): William L Pyziak, 29040 S Cedar Rd, Manhattan, IL 60442, Other Owners: Marcy Stewart-Pyziak

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 ORIGINATED3$210,1333$221,13026$218,7111$69,7201$67,170
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$01$139,8003$200,8930$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$134,2601$187,7607$262,4100$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$04$262,2650$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$01$342,3400$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 8835.06

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 ORIGINATED1$132,7301$164,290
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$01$132,090
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 8835.06

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 39
  • Hazardous Condition: 20
  • Service Call: 2
  • Good Intent Call: 2

Incident types - Manhattan

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Manhattan, IL
Most common first names in Manhattan, IL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John2970.4 years
Mary2380.1 years
Robert2272.9 years
George1975.9 years
William1776.6 years
Charles1573.8 years
Ruth1482.8 years
Raymond1477.1 years
James1470.9 years
Edward1279.1 years
Most common last names in Manhattan, IL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Jones1479.6 years
Delaney1182.3 years
Smith1081.6 years
Doyle1078.2 years
Kestel979.7 years
Johnson884.4 years
Werner876.5 years
Walsh884.0 years
Lee872.0 years
Barten881.5 years
Businesses in Manhattan, IL
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1Subway1
Curves1UPS1
H&R Block1

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  • #20 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Construction, extraction, maintenance, and repair occupations: (population 5,000+)"
  • #31 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Rail transportation (population 5,000+)"
  • #35 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Other sales and related workers including supervisors (population 5,000+)"
  • #54 on the list of "Top 101 cities with most building permits per 1,000 residents in 2004-2006"
  • #61 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage population increase from 2000 to 2006 (population 5,000+)"
  • #40 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM2.5) 24-hour air pollution readings in 2005 (µg/m3)"
  • #63 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people moving in compared to moving out (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #76 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest increase in the number of births per 1000 residents 1990-1999 to 2000-2003 (pop 50,000+)"
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