Mettawa, Illinois

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Population in 2017: 551 (62% urban, 38% rural).
Population change since 2000: +50.1%
Males: 235  (42.7%)
Females: 316  (57.3%)
Median resident age:

49.4 years
Illinois median age:

38.0 years

Zip codes: 60048.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $166,356 (it was $127,388 in 2000)
Mettawa:

$166,356
IL:

$62,992

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $95,883 (it was $89,104 in 2000)

Mettawa village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $929,337 (it was $886,000 in 2000)
Mettawa:

$929,337
IL:

$195,300

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: over $1,000,000; detached houses: over $1,000,000; townhouses or other attached units: $856,557

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,133.

March 2019 cost of living index in Mettawa: 105.2 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 2.1%
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  • Races in Mettawa, IL (2010)
    • 45082.3%White alone
    • 6011.0%Hispanic
    • 254.6%Asian alone
    • 101.8%Black alone
    • 20.4%Two or more races

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Ancestries: Polish (16.4%), Russian (13.5%), American (8.4%), Italian (6.6%), German (6.2%), English (5.8%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 04/20/1960

Elevation: 680 feet

Land area: 5.47 square miles.

Population density: 101 people per square mile   (very low).

Mettawa, Illinois map

90 residents are foreign born (9.8% Europe).

This village:

16.9%
Illinois:

14.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $10,308 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $10,405 (1.0%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Waukegan, IL (9.3 miles , pop. 87,901).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Chicago, IL (30.5 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Vernon Hills, IL (1.7 miles ),
Green Oaks, IL (1.8 miles ),
Indian Creek, IL (1.8 miles),
Lincolnshire, IL (1.8 miles ),
Lake Forest, IL (1.9 miles ),
Libertyville, IL (1.9 miles ),
Lake Bluff, IL (2.1 miles ),
Bannockburn, IL (2.1 miles )

Latitude: 42.24 N, Longitude: 87.92 W

Distribution of median household income in Mettawa, IL in 2017
Distribution of house value in Mettawa, IL in 2017

Property values in Mettawa, IL

Mettawa satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1999: 5 buildings, average cost: $501,800
  • 2000: 9 buildings, average cost: $387,000
  • 2001: 12 buildings, average cost: $446,700
  • 2002: 3 buildings, average cost: $787,200
  • 2003: 2 buildings, average cost: $1,334,800
  • 2004: 3 buildings, average cost: $1,034,000
  • 2005: 19 buildings, average cost: $385,400
  • 2006: 2 buildings, average cost: $1,094,200
  • 2007: 6 buildings, average cost: $1,350,000
  • 2008: 2 buildings, average cost: $800,000
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $800,000
  • 2011: 3 buildings, average cost: $834,300
  • 2013: 1 building, cost: $750,000
  • 2014: 4 buildings, average cost: $459,700
  • 2016: 1 building, cost: $459,700
  • 2017: 2 buildings, average cost: $970,200
Number of permits per 10,000 Mettawa, IL residents
Average permit cost in Mettawa, IL
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

5.9%
Illinois:

4.5%
Most common industries in Mettawa, IL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (11.9%)
  • Educational services (7.3%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (7.3%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.2%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (5.6%)
  • Construction (5.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.5%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (10.9%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (9.1%)
  • Construction (8.2%)
  • Finance & insurance (7.3%)
  • Educational services (7.3%)
  • Printing & related support activities (5.5%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.5%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (13.4%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (10.4%)
  • Health care (9.0%)
  • Gasoline stations (7.5%)
  • Data processing, libraries, other information services (7.5%)
  • Educational services (7.5%)
  • Apparel (6.0%)
Most common occupations in Mettawa, IL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Top executives (13.0%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (9.6%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (7.3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.2%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (5.1%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.5%)
  • Librarians, curators, and archivists (4.5%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Top executives (17.3%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (9.1%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (8.2%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (8.2%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.4%)
  • Mathematical science occupations (4.5%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (3.6%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (11.9%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (7.5%)
  • Librarians, curators, and archivists (7.5%)
  • Art and design workers (7.5%)
  • Top executives (6.0%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.0%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.0%)

Average climate in Mettawa, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Air pollution and air quality trends
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AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 97.3. This is worse than average.

City:

97.3
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.246. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.246
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 17.9. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 8.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

17.9
U.S.:

5.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.745. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 8.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.745
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 27.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

27.8
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 9.11. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.11
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2009 was 0.0116. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0116
U.S.:

0.0098

Tornado activity:

Mettawa-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Illinois state average. It is 31% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/28/1972, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 3.5 miles away from the Mettawa village center injured 20 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/21/1967, a category F4 tornado 9.5 miles away from the village center killed one person and injured 100 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Mettawa-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Illinois state average. It is 86% 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 262.3 miles away from Mettawa 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 236.8 miles away from Mettawa 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 74.2 miles away from Mettawa 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 294.5 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 260.6 miles away from the city center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 252.8 miles away from Mettawa 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 Lake County (15) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 9, Floods: 7, Tornadoes: 3, Snows: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Mettawa topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Mettawa:

  • HEALTHSOUTH SURGERY CTR OF HAW (Hospital, about 2 miles away; LIBERTYVILLE, IL)
  • LAKE FOREST PLACE (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; LAKE FOREST, IL)
  • WEALSHIRE, THE (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; LINCOLNSHIRE, IL)
  • LAKE FOREST HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 3 miles away; LAKE FOREST, IL)
  • RELIABLE HOME CARE PROVIDER, INC (Home Health Center, about 4 miles away; LINCOLNSHIRE, IL)
  • FMCNA - LAKE BLUFF (Dialysis Facility, about 4 miles away; LAKE BLUFF, IL)
  • DAVITA - LAKE COUNTY DIALYSIS SERVICES INC (Dialysis Facility, about 4 miles away; LIBERTYVILLE, IL)

Amtrak station near Mettawa:

  • 14 miles: GLENVIEW (1116 DEPOT ST.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Mettawa:

  • College of Lake County (about 10 miles; Grayslake, IL; Full-time enrollment: 11,041)
  • Oakton Community College (about 13 miles; Des Plaines, IL; FT enrollment: 7,271)
  • Harper College (about 14 miles; Palatine, IL; FT enrollment: 10,800)
  • American InterContinental University-Online (about 16 miles; Schaumburg, IL; FT enrollment: 16,158)
  • Computer Systems Institute (about 17 miles; Skokie, IL; FT enrollment: 2,311)
  • Northwestern University (about 18 miles; Evanston, IL; FT enrollment: 17,473)
  • BIR Training Center (about 20 miles; Chicago, IL; FT enrollment: 2,036)

Points of interest:

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Parks in Mettawa include: Grainger Woods County Forest Preserve (1), MacArthur Woods Forest Preserve (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lake County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Average household size:
This village:

2.6 people
Illinois:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:

78.2%
Whole state:

65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:

3.0%
Whole state:

6.3%


No gay or lesbian households reported

15 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers in 2010
5 people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms in 2000

Banks with branches in Mettawa (2011 data):

  • HSBC Bank USA, National Association: Mettawa Branch at 26525 North Riverwoods Blvd, branch established on 2006/12/04. Info updated 2010/11/30: Bank assets: $206,009.7 mil, Deposits: $149,026.8 mil, headquarters in Mc Lean, VA, positive income, 474 total offices, Holding Company: Hsbc Holdings Plc

For population 15 years and over in Mettawa:

Marital status in Mettawa, IL
  • Never married: 23.0%
  • Now married: 66.7%
  • Separated: 0.6%
  • Widowed: 5.3%
  • Divorced: 4.4%

For population 25 years and over in Mettawa:

  • High school or higher: 100.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 70.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 28.7%
  • Unemployed: 2.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.1 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.9
Illinois average:

12.2

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Mettawa
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Mettawa, IL (based on Lake County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic211,38029
Evangelical Protestant84,501211
Mainline Protestant36,96776
Other33,82262
Black Protestant7,82416
Orthodox4,6108
None324,358-
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: 121
Lake County:

1.71 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 4
Lake County:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

0.08 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 38
Lake County:

0.54 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

0.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 174
Lake County:

2.46 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 457
This county:

6.47 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

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

7.3%
State:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

24.2%
Illinois:

25.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Lake County:

16.3%
Illinois:

14.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Mettawa:

52.3%
Illinois:

48.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Mettawa:

51.5%
State:

45.7%

Average BMI:
This city:

29.0
State:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

20.5%
Illinois:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Mettawa:

7.3%
Illinois:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Mettawa:

6.8
Illinois:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

39.3%
Illinois:

33.2%

General health condition:
This city:

58.6%
State:

55.4%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

78.6%
State:

79.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Mettawa, 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
Other Government Administration 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 0$0 0$0

Mettawa government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - General - Other: $72,000 ($130.67)
  • Current Operations - Central Staff Services: $1,908,000 ($3462.79)
    General Public Buildings: $405,000 ($735.03)
    Police Protection: $155,000 ($281.31)
    Regular Highways: $149,000 ($270.42)
    Financial Administration: $88,000 ($159.71)
    General - Other: $57,000 ($103.45)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $336,000 ($609.80)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $1,869,000 ($3392.01)
    Regular Highways: $66,000 ($119.78)
    Central Staff Services: $38,000 ($68.97)

Mettawa government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $13,000 ($23.59)
    Interest Earnings: $5,000 ($9.07)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $2,542,000 ($4613.43)
    Other: $111,000 ($201.45)
    Highways: $13,000 ($23.59)
  • Tax - Property: $1,035,000 ($1878.40)
    Other License: $714,000 ($1295.83)
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $55,000 ($99.82)

Mettawa government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,580,000 ($17386.57)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,880,000 ($16116.15)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,900,000 ($3448.28)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,200,000 ($2177.86)

Mettawa government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $8,034,000 ($14580.76)

5.32% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($93,143 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.32%
Illinois average:

4.69%

0.06% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,821 average AGI)
Lake County:

0.06%
Illinois average:

0.03%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Cook County, IL  2.23% ($95,396 average AGI)
from McHenry County, IL  0.39% ($58,505)
from Kenosha County, WI  0.19% ($49,104)


6.16% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($98,935 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.16%
Illinois average:

5.50%

0.11% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,764 average AGI)
Lake County:

0.11%
Illinois average:

0.06%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Cook County, IL  1.82% ($87,721 average AGI)
to McHenry County, IL  0.47% ($70,624)
to Kenosha County, WI  0.36% ($57,683)

Businesses in Mettawa, IL

  • Costco: 1
  • McDonald's: 1

Strongest AM radio stations in Mettawa:

  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WKTA (1330 AM; 5 kW; EVANSTON, IL; Owner: POLNET COMMUNICATIONS, LTD.)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WISN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WEEF (1430 AM; 1 kW; HIGHLAND PARK, IL; Owner: POLNET COMMUNICATIONS, LTD)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WYLL (1160 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WKRS (1220 AM; 1 kW; WAUKEGAN, IL; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WCSN (820 AM; 5 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WYPA, INC.)
  • WVIV (1200 AM; 20 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLXX-AM LICENSE CORP.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Mettawa:

  • WVIV-FM (103.1 FM; HIGHLAND PARK, IL; Owner: HBC LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WZFS (106.7 FM; DES PLAINES, IL; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF ILLINOIS, LLC)
  • WKIE (92.7 FM; ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL; Owner: SPANISH BROADCASTING SYSTEM OF ILLINOIS, INC.)
  • WXLC (102.3 FM; WAUKEGAN, IL; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • 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.)
  • WGCI-FM (107.5 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.)
  • 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)

TV broadcast stations around Mettawa:

  • W64CQ (Channel 64; ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W34CK (Channel 34; ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL; Owner: FIRST UNITED, 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.)
  • WGBO-TV (Channel 66; JOLIET, IL; Owner: WGBO LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.)
  • WGN-TV (Channel 9; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • 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.)
  • WSNS-TV (Channel 44; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: TELEMUNDO OF CHICAGO, 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)
  • 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.)
  • WJJA (Channel 49; RACINE, WI; Owner: TV-49, INC.)
  • W57DN (Channel 57; ELGIN, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)

Mettawa fatal accident list:

Dec 23, 2016 05:50 AM, I-94 (Tri State Tollway), Lat: 42.223717, Lon: -87.899553, Vehicles: 3, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Oct 24, 2011 09:00 AM, Cr-41, Lat: 42.230975, Lon: -87.925397, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Apr 6, 2005 10:38 PM, I-94 Toll, Lat: 42.222230, Lon: -87.898920, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Nov 6, 2005 10:09 AM, I-60 Toll T0 I-94 Sb, Lat: 42.238960, Lon: -87.902510, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Oct 11, 1989 10:49 PM, 60, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Jul 11, 1985 01:35 AM, St Marys, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 6Number of bridges
  • 89ft / 27.2mTotal length
  • $1,710,000Total costs
  • 513,400Total average daily traffic
  • 91,496Total average daily truck traffic

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • Int Of I294 And Il Rt 60 (Lat: 42.241694 Lon: -87.900083), Structure height: 30 m, Call Sign: WNVX614,
    Assigned Frequencies: 462.825 MHz, Grant Date: 01/11/2011, Expiration Date: 03/29/2021, Registrant: Illinois State Police, 801 S 7th St - Csb Ste 300 Annex, Springfield, IL 62703, Phone: (217) 782-7347, Email:
  • Lat: 42.245778 Lon: -87.902889, Call Sign: WQJB324,
    Assigned Frequencies: 469.762 MHz, 469.787 MHz, 469.812 MHz, 469.837 MHz, 469.862 MHz, Grant Date: 07/14/2008, Expiration Date: 07/14/2018, Cancellation Date: 09/15/2018, Certifier: James Joseph, Registrant: Washington Radio Reports, 1588 Fairfield Road Ste 7, Gettysburg, PA 17325, Phone: (717) 334-0668, Fax: (717) 334-6440, Email:
  • Mettawa BB, Lat: 42.255639 Lon: -87.925278, Call Sign: WQTK927,
    Assigned Frequencies: 160.920 MHz, Grant Date: 02/25/2014, Expiration Date: 02/25/2024, Certifier: Theodore K Kalick, Registrant: Cn, 17641 South Ashland Avenue, Homewood, IL 60430, Phone: (708) 332-3543, Fax: (708) 332-6669, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • STATION, Pl 22 I294 At Il Rt 60 (Lat: 42.241667 Lon: -87.900056), Overall height: 30.5 m, Call Sign: WNEX276,
    Assigned Frequencies: 2141.20 MHz, 18645.0 MHz, Grant Date: 04/06/1999, Expiration Date: 07/12/2009, Cancellation Date: 05/29/2002, Phone: (708) 241-6800
  • 26125 RIVERWOODS BLV, 26125 Riverwoods Blvd. (Lat: 42.241389 Lon: -87.903889), Type: Building, Structure height: 30.2 m, Call Sign: WPWW930,
    Assigned Frequencies: 19540.0 MHz, Grant Date: 01/31/2003, Expiration Date: 02/01/2012, Cancellation Date: 11/09/2011, Certifier: Robert Jackson, Registrant: At&t Corp., 2315 Salem Road, First Floor, H9, Conyers, GA 30013, Phone: (770) 602-2065, Fax: (770) 929-4454, Email:
  • IL-CHI5166, 26125 Riverwoods Blvd. (Lat: 42.242167 Lon: -87.904056), Type: Bant, Structure height: 30.5 m, Overall height: 33.5 m, Call Sign: WQLA785,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10735.0 MHz, 10855.0 MHz, 19375.0 MHz, 22175.0 MHz, 19475.0 MHz, 22275.0 MHz, 10735.0 MHz, 10975.0 MHz, 10775.0 MHz, 19675.0 MHz... (+8 more), Grant Date: 11/16/2009, Expiration Date: 11/16/2019, Certifier: Nadja S Sodos-Wallace, Registrant: Sprint Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, M/S: Varesa, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (800) 572-8256, Fax: (703) 433-4483, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: WB6HAD, Licensee ID: L01281847, Grant Date: 07/16/1998, Expiration Date: 07/16/2008, Cancellation Date: 07/03/2007, Certifier: Roman F Rycerz, Registrant: Roman F Rycerz, 25487 St Marys Rd, Mettawa, IL 60048

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 3 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$307,18029$412,788181$327,0544$259,8284$250,168
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$04$443,41317$327,2470$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$03$473,59729$375,9481$142,3303$164,193
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$199,5603$320,46018$285,5840$01$312,040
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$08$386,2410$01$209,110

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 8638.01 , 8638.02, 8645.02

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 3 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED4$290,2601$463,010
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$01$537,750
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$01$397,200
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 8638.01 , 8638.02, 8645.02

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Mettawa, IL
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Mettawa, IL - Value
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Mettawa, IL
  • 91.2%Utility gas
  • 6.6%Electricity
  • 1.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.1%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Mettawa, IL
  • 100.0%Utility gas


Mettawa compared to Illinois state average:

  • Median household income significantly above state average.
  • Median house value significantly above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.

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  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest average weight of females"
  • #22 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest decrease in the number of births per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop 50,000+)"
  • #24 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest increase in the number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #29 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that exercised in the past month"
  • #31 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people moving out compared to moving in (pop. 50,000+)"
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