Mettawa, Illinois

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Population in 2014: 571 (62% urban, 38% rural). Population change since 2000: +55.6%
Males: 254  (44.7%)
Females: 317  (55.3%)
Median resident age:  51.5 years
Illinois median age:  37.7 years

Zip codes: 60048.

Estimated median household income in 2015: $138,618 (it was $127,388 in 2000)
Mettawa:

$138,618
IL:

$59,588

Estimated per capita income in 2015: $138,950 (it was $89,104 in 2000)

Mettawa village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $854,897 (it was $886,000 in 2000)
Mettawa:

$854,897
IL:

$180,300

Mean prices in 2015: All housing units: $354,498; Detached houses: $383,153; Townhouses or other attached units: $223,306; In 2-unit structures: $201,454; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $195,709; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $242,582; Mobile homes: $74,960; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $94,318

Median gross rent in 2015: $1,057.

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  • Races in Mettawa, IL (2010)

    Mettawa races chart
    • 45082.3%White alone
    • 6011.0%Hispanic
    • 254.6%Asian alone
    • 101.8%Black alone
    • 20.4%Two or more races

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Mettawa: 108.5 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Russian (14.1%), Polish (10.6%), Irish (8.6%), American (8.2%), Italian (6.7%), German (6.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 04/20/1960

Elevation: 680 feet

Land area: 5.47 square miles.

Population density: 104 people per square mile   (very low).

Mettawa,IL real estate house value index trend

Mettawa, Illinois map

For population 25 years and over in Mettawa:

  • High school or higher: 98.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 63.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 24.1%
  • Unemployed: 2.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Mettawa village:

  • Never married: 21.4%
  • Now married: 57.8%
  • Separated: 0.4%
  • Widowed: 6.2%
  • Divorced: 14.1%

72 residents are foreign born (9.3% Europe, 2.1% Asia).

This village:

16.7%
Illinois:

14.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2015: $10,294 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2015: $10,402 (1.2%)

Mettawa satellite photo by USGS

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 ).

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

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 42.24 N, Longitude: 87.92 W

Mettawa household income distribution Mettawa home values distribution

Property values in Mettawa, IL

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.6%
Illinois:

5.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -28 (-7.1%).
Most common industries in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (30%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (12%)
  • Construction (8%)
  • Health care and social assistance (7%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (5%)
  • Utilities (5%)
  • Retail trade (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (27%)
  • Manufacturing (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Public administration (6%)
Most common occupations in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (30%)
  • Sales and related occupations (14%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (9%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)
  • Production occupations (6%)
  • Transportation occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (5%)
  • Management occupations (32%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (16%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (13%)
  • Sales and related occupations (13%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (2%)

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

Average climate in Mettawa, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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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 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 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 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 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 Mettawa 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 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 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)

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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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 90.5. This is worse than average.

City:

90.5
U.S.:

74.7

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.213. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 9.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.213
U.S.:

0.293

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 11.9. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 8.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.9
U.S.:

6.4

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 0.805. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 8.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.805
U.S.:

1.912

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 26.6. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 5.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.6
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 15.4. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 9.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

15.4
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 9.92. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.92
U.S.:

9.35

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.:

0.0138
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2015: 8.9%
(5.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 21.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 35.7% for two or more races residents)
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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2015

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2015

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.0
Illinois average:

12.3

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

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Religion statistics for Mettawa village (based on Lake County data)

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.
Illinois:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 4
This county:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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
Here:

6.47 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.3%
Illinois:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Lake County:

24.2%
Illinois:

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

16.3%
State:

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

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

  • Current Operations - Judicial and Legal Services: $191,000 ($334.50)
    Central Staff Services: $183,000 ($320.49)
    Regular Highways: $145,000 ($253.94)
    General - Other: $72,000 ($126.09)
    Police Protection: $33,000 ($57.79)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $465,000 ($814.36)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $362,000 ($633.98)

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

  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $130,000 ($227.67)
    Interest Earnings: $49,000 ($85.81)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $168,000 ($294.22)
    Highways: $10,000 ($17.51)
    All Other: $4,000 ($7.01)
  • Tax - Property: $614,000 ($1075.31)
    NEC: $294,000 ($514.89)
    Public Utilities: $10,000 ($17.51)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $8,000,000 ($14010.51)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $8,000,000 ($14010.51)

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

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $127,000 ($222.42)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $879,000 ($1539.40)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $38,000 ($66.55)

4.81% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($67,314 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.81%
Illinois average:

4.45%

0.08% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,101 average AGI)
Lake County:

0.08%
Illinois average:

0.03%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Cook County, IL  1.77% ($70,503 average AGI)
from McHenry County, IL  0.33% ($44,150)
from Kenosha County, WI  0.19% ($39,059)


5.81% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($68,949 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.81%
Illinois average:

4.96%

0.16% of residents moved to foreign countries ($2,193 average AGI)
Lake County:

0.16%
Illinois average:

0.07%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Cook County, IL  1.75% ($56,212 average AGI)
to McHenry County, IL  0.34% ($64,144)
to Kenosha County, WI  0.32% ($38,879)

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:

Oct 24, 2011 09:00 AM, Cr-41, Lat: 42.23098, Lon: -87.92540, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Nov 6, 2005 10:09 AM, I-60 Toll T0 I-94 Sb, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Oct 11, 1989 10:49 PM, 60, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
Jul 11, 1985 01:35 AM, St Marys, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 6Number of bridges
  • 54m177ftTotal length
  • $1,710,000Total costs
  • 471,850Total average daily traffic
  • 87,050Total average daily truck traffic

FCC Registered Private 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 MHzGrant Date: 01/11/2011, Expiration Date: 03/29/2021Registrant: 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 MHzGrant Date: 07/14/2008, Expiration Date: 07/14/2018, Certifier: James JosephRegistrant: 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 MHzGrant Date: 02/25/2014, Expiration Date: 02/25/2024, Certifier: Theodore K KalickRegistrant: Cn, 601 Pennsylvania Ave, N.W., North Building, Suite 500, Washington, DC 20004, Phone: (202) 347-7196, Fax: (202) 347-8237, 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 MHzGrant Date: 04/06/1999, Expiration Date: 07/12/2009, Cancellation Date: 05/29/2002Registrant: 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 MHzGrant Date: 01/31/2003, Expiration Date: 02/01/2012, Cancellation Date: 11/09/2011, Certifier: Robert JacksonRegistrant: 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, 10975.0 MHz, 10735.0 MHz, 10775.0 MHz, 19675.0 MHz, 19375.0 MHz, 19575.0 MHz, 19375.0 MHz, 22175.0 MHz, 10855.0 MHz... (+8 more)Grant Date: 11/16/2009, Expiration Date: 11/16/2019, Certifier: Nadja S Sodos-WallaceRegistrant: Sprint Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (703) 433-4000, Fax: (703) 433-4483

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

2
  • 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
  • Call Sign: WX9RR, Previous Call Sign: WB6HAD, Licensee ID: L01281847, Grant Date: 07/03/2007, Expiration Date: 07/03/2017, 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

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 2
  • Hazardous Condition: 1
  • Service Call: 4
  • Good Intent Call: 1

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (91%)
  • Electricity (7%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Businesses in Mettawa, IL

  • Costco: 1
  • McDonald's: 1

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.
  • 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 below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.

Mettawa on our top lists:

  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Other South Central Asia (population 500+)"
  • #75 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most cars per house, population 500+"
  • #75 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Korea (population 500+)"
  • #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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