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Population in 2012: 12,625 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +0.0%
 

Males: 5,806  (46.0%)
Females: 6,819  (54.0%)

Median resident age:  34.1 years
Illinois median age:  39.6 years

Zip codes: 60426.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $42,705 (it was $41,592 in 2000)
Markham:

$42,705
IL:

$55,137
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $18,184

Markham city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $95,292 (it was $75,200 in 2000)
Markham:

$95,292
IL:

$170,600
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $133,884; Detached houses: $133,567; Townhouses or other attached units: $130,795; In 2-unit structures: $222,057; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $92,819

Median gross rent in 2012: $1,323.

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  • Black alone - 10,076 (80.6%)
  • White alone - 1,275 (10.2%)
  • Hispanic - 837 (6.7%)
  • Two or more races - 191 (1.5%)
  • Asian alone - 84 (0.7%)
  • Other race alone - 22 (0.2%)
  • American Indian alone - 15 (0.1%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 8 (0.06%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Markham: 102.5 (near average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: Irish (2.9%), German (2.7%), Italian (1.9%), Polish (1.8%), Subsaharan African (1.5%), English (1.4%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 12/09/1925

Land area: 5.21 square miles.

Population density: 2,422 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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For population 25 years and over in Markham:

  • High school or higher: 81.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.2%
  • Unemployed: 21.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 31.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Markham city:

  • Never married: 40.9%
  • Now married: 38.3%
  • Separated: 4.5%
  • Widowed: 7.1%
  • Divorced: 9.1%

761 residents are foreign born (1.2% Asia).

This city:  6.1%
Illinois:  13.9%



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists there were 19 registered sex offenders living in Markham, Illinois as of September 15, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Markham to the number of sex offenders is 664 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $3,094 (2.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,533 (1.6%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Orland Park, IL (8.5 miles , pop. 51,077).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Chicago, IL (16.8 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Hazel Crest, IL (1.3 miles ), Posen, IL (1.5 miles ), Harvey, IL (1.5 miles ), East Hazel Crest, IL (1.6 miles ), Midlothian, IL (1.6 miles ), Dixmoor, IL (1.6 miles ), Country Club Hills, IL (1.7 miles ), Homewood, IL (1.8 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 13 buildings, average cost: $79,800
  • 1998: 13 buildings, average cost: $97,300
  • 1999: 14 buildings, average cost: $94,000
  • 2000: 17 buildings, average cost: $98,600
  • 2001: 15 buildings, average cost: $98,000
  • 2002: 15 buildings, average cost: $98,100
  • 2003: 15 buildings, average cost: $98,100
  • 2004: 0 buildings
  • 2005: 29 buildings, average cost: $110,600
  • 2006: 21 buildings, average cost: $111,000
  • 2007: 15 buildings, average cost: $110,900
  • 2008: 9 buildings, average cost: $110,900
  • 2009: 9 buildings, average cost: $110,900
  • 2010: 11 buildings, average cost: $110,900
  • 2011: 8 buildings, average cost: $110,900
  • 2012: 10 buildings, average cost: $110,900

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 41.60 N, Longitude: 87.69 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +62 (+0.5%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 459 (10.9%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 708

Markham household income distribution Markham home values distribution


 

Crime rates in Markham by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009
Murders 0400021033
per 100,000 0.031.70.00.00.016.28.10.024.624.5
Rapes 211521219811495
per 100,000 166.4118.9166.4166.371.864.889.432.773.840.8
Robberies 44503030543230343625
per 100,000 348.7396.2237.7237.6430.9259.2243.8277.6295.3204.1
Assaults 1,0511,072315315234137291531
per 100,000 8328.18494.52496.02494.9183.5332.0300.7236.8123.1253.1
Burglaries 388308244244162168123116159144
per 100,000 3074.52440.61933.41932.51292.81360.5999.7947.11304.31175.7
Thefts 442650424424192161110121136140
per 100,000 3502.45150.63359.73358.11532.21303.9894.0987.91115.71143.0
Auto thefts 257208173173716983554849
per 100,000 2036.51648.21370.81370.2566.6558.8674.6449.1393.8400.1
Arson 302241014109
per 100,000 23.80.015.815.831.98.10.0114.382.073.5
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 313.1) 2541.72608.21136.81136.2441.4441.3399.7313.3408.2371.1

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

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 46 (39 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.25
Illinois average:

2.78

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Markham, Illinois accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

10.2%
Illinois:

9.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -343 (-2.6%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Transportation and warehousing (15%)
  • Health care and social assistance (11%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (9%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (24%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Finance and insurance (12%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (9%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7%)
  • Customer service representatives (5%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5%)
  • Registered nurses (4%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Markham-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Illinois state average. It is 135% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/28/1990, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 21.8 miles away from the Markham city 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 8.7 miles away from the city center killed 33 people and injured 500 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Markham-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Illinois state average. It is 98% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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 63.3 miles away from the city center
On 9/2/1999 at 16:17:29, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 90.4 miles away from Markham center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), 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: Storms: 10, Floods: 9, Tornadoes: 2, Floods: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Snow: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Markham topographic map

Birthplace of: Tricky Stewart - Record producer, Kid Sister - Rapper, Norries Wilson - Football player, Rodney Harrison - 2005 NFL player (New England Patriots, born: Dec 15, 1972), Floyd Fields - Football player.


Hospitals/medical centers in Markham:

  • DSI - MARKHAM (Dialysis Facility, 3053-3055 WEST 159TH STREET)
  • SPAULDING TERRACE (Hospital, 16307 SPAULDING AVENUE)

Other hospitals/medical centers near Markham:

  • HEATHER HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; HARVEY, IL)
  • CHILDRENS HABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; HARVEY, IL)
  • NURSEFINDERS OF HAZEL CREST (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; HAZEL CREST, IL)

Political contributions by individuals in Markham, IL

Amtrak stations near Markham:

  • 3 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: DYER (SHEFFIELD RD.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking.
  • 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 Markham:

  • South Suburban College (about 4 miles; South Holland, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,553)
  • Prairie State College (about 6 miles; Chicago Heights, IL; FT enrollment: 2,252)
  • Saint Xavier University (about 8 miles; Chicago, IL; FT enrollment: 2,797)
  • Moraine Valley Community College (about 10 miles; Palos Hills, IL; FT enrollment: 7,761)
  • City Colleges of Chicago-Olive-Harvey College (about 10 miles; Chicago, IL; FT enrollment: 2,346)
  • Chicago State University (about 10 miles; Chicago, IL; FT enrollment: 4,206)
  • City Colleges of Chicago-Richard J Daley College (about 12 miles; Chicago, IL; FT enrollment: 3,743)

Public elementary/middle schools in Markham:

Private elementary/middle schools in Markham:

  • STARBRITE LEARNING ACADEMY INC (Students: 75; Location: 3512 W 159TH ST; Grades: PK - KG)
  • OLADIJI DAYCARE CENTER (Students: 65; Location: 3333 W 159TH ST; Grades: PK - KG)
See full list of schools located in Markham, map of school districts: HAZEL CREST SCHOOL DISTRICT 152-5, PRAIRIE-HILLS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL DISTRICT 144, BREMEN COMMUNITY HIGH SCHOOL DISTRICT 228

Library in Markham:

  • BRADFORD ANDERSON OGLESBY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $588,660; Location: 16640 SOUTH KEDZIE AVENUE; 27,504 books; 608 audio materials; 138 video materials; 20 print serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • Markham,Illinois is now a new zip code of 60428.
  • MARKHAM HAS RECEIVED IT'S OWN ZIPCODE 60428 AND IT WAS EFFECTIVE IN JULY, 2006

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Notable locations in Markham: Cook County Courthouse (A), Markham Public Library (B), Markham Fire Department Station 2 (C), Markham Fire Department Station 3 (D), Markham Fire Department Station 1 (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Canterbury Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Markham include: All Nation Church of God (A), Christ Bible Center (B), Community Mennonite Church (C), Saint Gerard Catholic Church (D), Victory Temple Church of God (E), Household of Faith Christian Church (F), Markham Islamic Center (G), Markham Lutheran Church (H), Kings Baptist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Parks in Markham include: Markham Boys League Baseball Fields (1), Donnelly Park (2), Martin Luther King Park (3), Dresser Park (4), Lone Pine Park (5), McNeil Park (6), Roesner Park (7), Markham Park (8), Country Aire Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Costa Travel (Arcades & Amusements; 16527 Winchester).

Hotels: D-Lux Budget Motel (15555 Crawford Avenue), Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites (2800 W 159th St).

Court: Cook County - Social Services- District No 6- Circuit Courts- Offical Court Repo (16501 Kedzie Avenue Ph).

 
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
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AQI  Pb  CO  SO2 NO2 Ozone  PM10 PM2.5

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 37.9. This is about average.
City:

37.9
U.S.:

32.0
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2009 was 0.0155. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 5.5 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.0155
U.S.:

0.0222
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.271. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 6.8 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.271
U.S.:

0.334
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 2.20. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.5 miles away from the city center.
City:

2.20
U.S.:

2.43
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 17.8. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 6.8 miles away from the city center.
City:

17.8
U.S.:

9.4
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 22.5. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 5.5 miles away from the city center.
City:

22.5
U.S.:

28.3
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 21.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.7 miles away from the city center.
City:

21.2
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 11.7. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 4.5 miles away from the city center.
City:

11.7
U.S.:

9.6


Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 22.3%
(6.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 24.8% for Black residents, 20.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 35.7% for other race residents, 12.4% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  3.1 people
Illinois:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  77.8%
Whole state:  65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  6.5%
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: 0.2% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Markham, IL

7 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
6 people in residential treatment centers for adults in 2010
19 people in homes for the mentally retarded in 2000
6 people in schools, hospitals, or wards for the mentally retarded in 2000

Markham compared to Illinois state average:

Markham, Illinois environmental map by EPA

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


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Banks with branches in Markham (2011 data):

  • Suburban Bank & Trust Company: Markham Branch at 3120 West 159th Street, branch established on 1984/03/22. 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.

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Markham, Illinois:

  • Hi Way Motel, 3524 W 159th St, Markham, IL 60428 , Phone: (708) 331-5866, Fax: (708) 333-3365
  • D-lux Budget Motel Markham, 15555 Crawford Ave, Markham, IL 60426 , Phone: (708) 596-4411
  • Comfort Inn & Suites Hotel, 2850 W 159TH St, Markham, IL 60426 , Phone: (708) 331-5000, Fax: (773) 881-1402
All 3 fire-safe hotels and motels in Markham, Illinois

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Markham travel time to work - commute


Markham mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (93%)
  • Electricity (6%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Markham city (based on Cook County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 57.63%
Here57.6%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchJewishMuslim EstimateLutheran ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in America
Adherents69.3%7.6%3.1%2.1%2.0%
Congregations15.8%5.0%2.0%5.8%6.8%
NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Church of ChristUnited Methodist ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)Other
Adherents2.0%1.7%1.4%1.2%9.6%
Congregations6.4%4.7%6.1%4.3%43.2%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 1,460
Here:

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.
Illinois:

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
This county:

1.53 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.67 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

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

8.4%
State:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

23.5%
State:

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

16.3%
Illinois:

14.5%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 1$4,674$56,0880$0
Other Government Administration 14$51,563$44,1970$0
Police Protection - Officers 19$132,170$83,4760$0
Police - Other 5$25,214$60,5140$0
Streets and Highways 2$14,350$86,1000$0
Sewerage 2$6,973$41,8380$0
Water Supply 1$4,686$56,2320$0
Local Libraries 2$6,374$38,2443$2,222
Other and Unallocable 3$12,096$48,3845$1,234
Totals for Government 49$258,100$63,2088$3,456

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

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $203,000 ($16.08)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $2,137,000 ($169.27)
    General - Other: $1,597,000 ($126.50)
    Central Staff Services: $1,463,000 ($115.88)
    Water Utilities: $1,378,000 ($109.15)
    Regular Highways: $1,066,000 ($84.44)
    Fire Protection: $753,000 ($59.64)
    Solid Waste Management: $328,000 ($25.98)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $286,000 ($22.65)
    Libraries: $279,000 ($22.10)
    Financial Administration: $104,000 ($8.24)
    General Public Buildings: $87,000 ($6.89)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $71,000 ($5.62)
  • Employee Retirement - Securities - Corporate Bonds (market): $1,153,000 ($91.33)
    Total Cash & Deposits: $993,000 ($78.65)
    Benefit Payments: $108,000 ($8.55)
    Securities - Corporate Bonds (market): $83,000 ($6.57)
    Withdrawals: $46,000 ($3.64)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $834,000 ($66.06)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $3,470,000 ($274.85)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $4,000 ($0.32)

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

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $545,000 ($43.17)
    All Other: $510,000 ($40.40)
  • Employee Retirement - Interest Revenue: $400,000 ($31.68)
    Local Employee Contribution: $126,000 ($9.98)
    From Local Government: $105,000 ($8.32)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $2,034,000 ($161.11)
    Interest Earnings: $90,000 ($7.13)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,422,000 ($112.63)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $2,093,000 ($165.78)
    All Other: $179,000 ($14.18)
  • Tax - Property: $4,460,000 ($353.27)
    Public Utilities: $487,000 ($38.57)
    NEC: $248,000 ($19.64)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $60,000 ($4.75)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $10,434,000 ($826.46)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $1,105,000 ($87.52)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $1,284,000 ($101.70)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $9,765,000 ($773.47)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $490,000 ($38.81)
    Water Utilities: $60,000 ($4.75)

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

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $1,830,000 ($144.95)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Other Securities: $1,960,000 ($155.25)
    Total Federal Securities: $1,155,000 ($91.49)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $2,786,000 ($220.67)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $497,000 ($39.37)

3.97% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($45,589 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.97%
Illinois average:

5.66%

0.27% of residents moved from foreign countries ($887 average AGI)
Cook County:

0.27%
Illinois average:

0.19%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from DuPage County, IL  0.48% ($52,869 average AGI)
from Lake County, IL  0.25% ($62,810)
from Will County, IL  0.24% ($42,313)


4.98% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($56,517 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.98%
Illinois average:

5.99%

0.09% of residents moved to foreign countries ($743 average AGI)
Cook County:

0.09%
Illinois average:

0.07%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to DuPage County, IL  0.65% ($54,553 average AGI)
to Will County, IL  0.56% ($54,095)
to Lake County, IL  0.38% ($69,774)

Strongest AM radio stations in Markham:

  • WBEE (1570 AM; 1 kW; HARVEY, IL)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WVIV (1200 AM; 20 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLXX-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • WNWI (1080 AM; 3 kW; OAK LAWN, IL; Owner: BIRACH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WYLL (1160 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WNTD (950 AM; 5 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: RADIO UNICA OF CHICAGO LICENSE CORP.)
  • WRDZ (1300 AM; 5 kW; LA GRANGE, 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.)
  • WIND (560 AM; 5 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • WGCI (1390 AM; 5 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Markham:

  • 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.)
  • WPWX (92.3 FM; HAMMOND, IN; Owner: DONTRON, INC.)
  • WYCA (106.3 FM; LANSING, IL; Owner: DONTRON, INC.)
  • WDRV (97.1 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • 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 Markham:

  • 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.)
  • WYIN (Channel 56; GARY, IN; Owner: NORTHWEST INDIANA PUBLIC BROADCASTING, 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.)
  • W64CQ (Channel 64; ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)


See more detailed statistics of Markham fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 15
Total length: 221 meters (725ft)
Total costs: $5,091,000
Total average daily traffic: 919,850
Total average daily truck traffic: 59,805

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1950-1959: 5
  • 1960-1969: 10
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Markham, IL

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

22 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Markham)

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Markham, IL)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Markham)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • 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: 2706N , Serial Number: 12964, Year manufactured: 1947
    Registrant (Individual): Robert J Wykel, 3525 W 159th St, Markham, IL 60426
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 182 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 119 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR O-470 SERIES (230 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 5792B , Serial Number: 33792, Year manufactured: 1956, Airworthiness Date: 07/20/1967
    Registrant (Corporation): Jacquin Aviation Inc, 3452 W 159th St, Markham, IL 60428



Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 full and 1 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED24$113,70612$84,97795$128,4607$56,7990$011$50,338
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$86,5101$111,63027$149,2912$22,5350$01$53,570
APPLICATIONS DENIED19$124,53412$72,664106$123,62713$14,6300$012$85,357
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN7$119,8762$46,74526$125,0941$114,0001$12,150,0004$51,650
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS2$110,1251$25,37021$117,5451$35,0000$04$60,165

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 8249.00 , 8256.00, 8276.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 full and 1 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED4$154,1303$112,9530$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED4$108,5682$124,8251$68,500
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$118,4000$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$84,5700$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 8249.00 , 8256.00, 8276.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 88
  • Hazardous Condition: 111
  • Service Call: 26

Incident types - Markham


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Markham, IL
Businesses in Markham, IL
NameCountNameCount
AutoZone1Payless1
Baskin-Robbins1Penske1
Burger King1Popeyes1
Comfort Inn1Subway1
Cricket Wireless1Taco Bell1
Dunkin Donuts1The Athlete's Foot1
H&R Block1U-Haul2
McDonald's1Walgreens1
Nike1White Castle1

Markham on our top lists:

  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Other transportation, and support activities, and couriers (population 5,000+)"
  • #25 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Fishing and hunting, and forest and logging workers (population 5,000+)"
  • #27 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations: (population 5,000+)"
  • #34 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: U. S. Postal service (population 5,000+)"
  • #38 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Child care workers (population 5,000+)"
  • #42 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Other transportation, and support activities, and couriers (population 5,000+)"
  • #85 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in schools, hospitals, or wards for the mentally retarded"
  • #97 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of rapes in 2006 per 10,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data (population 5,000+)"
  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Nitrogen Dioxide air pollution readings in 2005 (ppm)"
  • #15 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM2.5) 24-hour air pollution readings in 2005 (µg/m3)"
  • #21 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest lead air pollution readings in 2005 (µg/m3)"
  • #23 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual air pollution readings in 2005 (µg/m3)"
  • #26 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Kerry (Democrat) in the 2004 Presidential Election, pop. 50,000+"
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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Gregory A. Day (2)
  • Johnnie Watkins (1)
  • Vaughan D. Smith, Ii (1)

Total of 4 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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