Minooka, Illinois

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Population in 2014: 11,194 (99% urban, 1% rural). Population change since 2000: +181.9%
Males: 5,316  (47.5%)
Females: 5,878  (52.5%)
Median resident age:  31.9 years
Illinois median age:  37.2 years

Zip codes: 60447.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $80,186 (it was $75,249 in 2000)
Minooka:

$80,186
IL:

$56,210

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $30,900 (it was $26,054 in 2000)

Minooka village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $190,067 (it was $175,400 in 2000)
Minooka:

$190,067
IL:

$169,600

Median gross rent in 2013: $1,272.

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  • Races in Minooka, IL (2013)

    Minooka races chart
    • 9,26484.5%White alone
    • 1,20611.0%Hispanic
    • 2272.1%Black alone
    • 2071.9%Two or more races
    • 100.09%American Indian alone
    • 10.01%Asian alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Minooka: 102.5 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (22.9%), Irish (15.1%), Polish (10.3%), English (7.4%), Italian (2.9%), French (2.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 03/27/1869

Elevation: 610 feet

Land area: 4.26 square miles.

Population density: 2,626 people per square mile   (average).

Minooka,IL real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Minooka:

  • High school or higher: 94.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 28.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 10.5%
  • Unemployed: 3.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Minooka village:

  • Never married: 29.1%
  • Now married: 60.4%
  • Separated: 0.4%
  • Widowed: 1.9%
  • Divorced: 8.3%

454 residents are foreign born (2.2% Latin America, 1.8% Europe).

This village:

4.1%
Illinois:

14.0%



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists there were 10 registered sex offenders living in Minooka, Illinois as of August 24, 2016.
The ratio of number of residents in Minooka to the number of sex offenders is 1,110 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is near the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $5,972 (3.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $5,030 (2.9%)

Minooka satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Joliet, IL (9.5 miles , pop. 106,221).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Chicago, IL (40.2 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Channahon, IL (1.6 miles ), Shorewood, IL (2.3 miles ), Plattville, IL (2.9 miles ), Elwood, IL (2.9 miles ), Rockdale, IL (2.9 miles ), Joliet, IL (3.1 miles ), Crystal Lawns, IL (3.1 miles ), Preston Heights, IL (3.2 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 33 buildings, average cost: $149,700
  • 1998: 30 buildings, average cost: $132,300
  • 1999: 47 buildings, average cost: $107,300
  • 2000: 44 buildings, average cost: $129,200
  • 2001: 42 buildings, average cost: $172,800
  • 2002: 83 buildings, average cost: $191,600
  • 2003: 578 buildings, average cost: $161,500
  • 2004: 628 buildings, average cost: $182,500
  • 2005: 411 buildings, average cost: $198,400
  • 2006: 175 buildings, average cost: $196,700
  • 2007: 46 buildings, average cost: $181,400
  • 2008: 61 buildings, average cost: $134,600
  • 2009: 30 buildings, average cost: $153,000
  • 2010: 24 buildings, average cost: $118,500
  • 2011: 35 buildings, average cost: $121,000
  • 2012: 29 buildings, average cost: $161,700
  • 2013: 32 buildings, average cost: $187,800
  • 2014: 34 buildings, average cost: $223,100

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 41.45 N, Longitude: 88.26 W

Area code: 815

Minooka household income distribution Minooka home values distribution

Crime rates in Minooka by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2008
Murders 000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 112110
per 100,000 25.222.742.524.318.40.0
Robberies 000110
per 100,000 0.00.00.024.318.40.0
Assaults 22319110
per 100,000 50.445.563.7462.3202.60.0
Burglaries 22914120
per 100,000 50.445.5191.2340.6221.00.0
Thefts 2626956812212
per 100,000 654.7591.22,018.71,654.52,246.8409.0
Auto thefts 112550
per 100,000 25.222.742.5121.792.10.0
Arson 220000
per 100,000 50.445.50.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 314.6) 64.558.2150.2227.9180.617.0

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Crime rate in Minooka detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 20 (17 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.52
Illinois average:

2.23
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.3%
Illinois:

5.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +1,352 (+51.6%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (17%)
  • Construction (14%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (11%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Wholesale trade (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (23%)
  • Educational services (19%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (12%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (19%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (13%)
  • Sales and related occupations (13%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (9%)
  • Production occupations (7%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (6%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (21%)
  • Sales and related occupations (19%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (12%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (8%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (6%)
  • Management occupations (6%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)

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

Average climate in Minooka, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Minooka-area historical tornado activity is near Illinois state average. It is 64% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/28/1990, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 9.4 miles away from the Minooka 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 20.1 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:

Minooka-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 208.6 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 183.3 miles away from Minooka 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 33.2 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 241.2 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 207.2 miles away from Minooka center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 198.2 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 Grundy County (10) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 6, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Minooka topographic map

Birthplace of: Dale Coyne - Racing driver, Nick Offerman - Actor.

Hospitals and medical centers near Minooka:

  • CHEROKEE RIDGE (Hospital, about 3 miles away; CHANNAHON, IL)
  • ADVANTAGE HOME HEALTH CARE IN (Home Health Center, about 3 miles away; CHANNAHON, IL)
  • VINTAGE (Hospital, about 5 miles away; SHOREWOOD, IL)
  • CHANNAHON (Hospital, about 5 miles away; CHANNAHON, IL)
  • ALDEN ESTATES OF SHOREWOOD (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; SHOREWOOD, IL)
  • FMC - HOME DIALYSIS NETWORK INC. (Dialysis Facility, about 8 miles away; JOLIET, IL)
  • JOLIET TERRACE NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; JOLIET, IL)

Airports and heliports located in Minooka:

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Amtrak station near Minooka:

  • 11 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.

Operable nuclear power plants near Minooka:

  • 11 miles: Dresden 2 and 3 in Morris, IL.
  • 13 miles: Braidwood 2 in Braidwood, IL.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Minooka:

  • Joliet Junior College (about 6 miles; Joliet, IL; Full-time enrollment: 11,401)
  • University of St Francis (about 11 miles; Joliet, IL; FT enrollment: 2,454)
  • Lewis University (about 15 miles; Romeoville, IL; FT enrollment: 5,739)
  • Aurora University (about 22 miles; Aurora, IL; FT enrollment: 4,596)
  • North Central College (about 23 miles; Naperville, IL; FT enrollment: 2,860)
  • Benedictine University (about 24 miles; Lisle, IL; FT enrollment: 5,694)
  • Waubonsee Community College (about 26 miles; Sugar Grove, IL; FT enrollment: 7,698)

Public high schools in Minooka:

  • MINOOKA COMMUNITY HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 2,273, Location: 301 S WABENA AVE, Grades: 9-12)
  • PROJECT INDIAN (Location: 101 W WAPELLA ST, Grades: 9-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Minooka:

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Notable location: Minooka Fire Department Station 1 (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Minooka include: Minooka Bible Church (A), Minooka United Methodist Church (B), Saint Marys Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Saint Marys Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Grundy County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 72.3. This is about average.

City:

72.3
U.S.:

74.7

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2000 was 0.201. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 9.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.201
U.S.:

0.293

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2000 was 9.21. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 5.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.21
U.S.:

6.40

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 2.07. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

2.07
U.S.:

1.91

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 26.4. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 10.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.4
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2010 was 20.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

20.6
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 9.98. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.98
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 5.6%
(5.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 8.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 3.5% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This village:  3.1 people
Illinois:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  82.8%
Whole state:  65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  6.2%
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
14 people in other noninstitutional facilities in 2010

Minooka, Illinois environmental map by EPA

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Banks with branches in Minooka (2011 data):

  • TCF National Bank: Minooka Jewel Branch at 2051 Ridge Road, branch established on 2005/11/02. Info updated 2009/11/23: Bank assets: $19,007.0 mil, Deposits: $12,377.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 441 total offices, Holding Company: Tcf Financial Corporation
  • Citizens First National Bank: Minooka Branch at 500 Bob Blair Road, branch established on 1994/11/21. Info updated 2007/05/29: Bank assets: $1,031.8 mil, Deposits: $917.3 mil, headquarters in Princeton, IL, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 20 total offices, Holding Company: Princeton National Bancorp, Inc.
  • Standard Bank and Trust Company: Minooka Branch at 505 U.S. Route 6, branch established on 2006/10/30. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $2,140.2 mil, Deposits: $1,872.8 mil, headquarters in Hickory Hills, IL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 43 total offices, Holding Company: Standard Bancshares, Inc.
  • The PrivateBank and Trust Company: Minooka Branch at Minooka And Ridge Roads, branch established on 1964/04/11. Info updated 2010/11/19: Bank assets: $12,392.4 mil, Deposits: $10,542.5 mil, headquarters in Chicago, IL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 30 total offices, Holding Company: Privatebancorp, Inc.
  • BMO Harris Bank National Association: 207 West Mondamin Branch at 207 West Mondamin, branch established on 1917/01/01. 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:

8.8
Illinois average:

12.4

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

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Minooka village (based on Grundy County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic10,7004
Evangelical Protestant5,31120
Mainline Protestant4,23016
Other3723
None29,450-
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: 3
Grundy County:

0.64 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.21 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.08 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Grundy County:

0.43 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

0.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 21
Grundy County:

4.47 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 37
Here:

7.87 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.4%
Illinois:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Grundy County:

27.3%
Illinois:

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

14.4%
State:

14.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Minooka:

50.0%
Illinois:

48.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

48.6%
Illinois:

45.7%

Average BMI:
Minooka:

28.8
Illinois:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Minooka:

22.7%
Illinois:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

8.3%
Illinois:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Minooka:

6.8
Illinois:

6.8

Overweight people:
Minooka:

35.2%
State:

33.2%

General health condition:
Minooka:

58.2%
Illinois:

55.4%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

80.2%
Illinois:

79.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Minooka, IL Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 1$8,455$101,4601$2,126
Other Government Administration 6$27,735$55,47014$2,022
Police Protection - Officers 18$113,702$75,8010$0
Police - Other 4$13,253$39,7590$0
Streets and Highways 3$15,135$60,5400$0
Sewerage 1$4,087$49,0440$0
Parks and Recreation 1$3,113$37,3561$2,398
Water Supply 2$12,409$74,4540$0
Other and Unallocable 1$5,442$65,3040$0
Totals for Government 37$203,331$65,94516$6,546

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

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $969,000 ($86.56)
    Regular Highways: $539,000 ($48.15)
    Water Utilities: $306,000 ($27.34)
    Financial Administration: $242,000 ($21.62)
    Sewerage: $204,000 ($18.22)
    Solid Waste Management: $180,000 ($16.08)
    General - Other: $101,000 ($9.02)
    Parks & Recreation: $63,000 ($5.63)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $0 ($0.00)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $413,000 ($36.89)
    Solid Waste Management: $46,000 ($4.11)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $956,000 ($85.40)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $2,000 ($0.18)

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

  • Charges - All Other: $657,000 ($58.69)
    Sewerage: $215,000 ($19.21)
    Solid Waste Management: $196,000 ($17.51)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $432,000 ($38.59)
    Interest Earnings: $62,000 ($5.54)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $322,000 ($28.77)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $1,146,000 ($102.38)
    Highways: $107,000 ($9.56)
  • Tax - NEC: $452,000 ($40.38)
    Property: $444,000 ($39.66)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $40,000 ($3.57)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $30,000 ($2.68)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $10,000 ($0.89)

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

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $30,000 ($2.68)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $1,689,000 ($150.88)

6.44% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($40,695 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.44%
Illinois average:

4.45%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Will County, IL  2.59% ($42,112 average AGI)
from Cook County, IL  0.63% ($40,472)
from La Salle County, IL  0.53% ($34,914)


6.97% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($40,744 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.97%
Illinois average:

4.96%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Will County, IL  2.33% ($39,127 average AGI)
to Cook County, IL  0.72% ($38,097)
to La Salle County, IL  0.50% ($35,860)

Strongest AM radio stations in Minooka:

  • WYLL (1160 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WAUR (930 AM; 4 kW; SANDWICH, IL; Owner: CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING SYSTEM, LTD.)
  • WVIV (1200 AM; 20 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLXX-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • WAGG (610 AM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WISN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WJOL (1340 AM; 1 kW; JOLIET, IL; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WWHN (1510 AM; daytime; 1 kW; JOLIET, IL; Owner: HAWKINS BROADCASTING COMPANY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Minooka:

  • WJCH (91.9 FM; JOLIET, IL; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WCCQ (98.3 FM; CREST HILL, IL; Owner: THREE EAGLES OF JOLIET, INC.)
  • WYKT (105.5 FM; WILMINGTON, IL; Owner: STARADIO CORPORATION)
  • WRXQ (100.7 FM; COAL CITY, IL; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WCFL (104.7 FM; MORRIS, IL; Owner: ILLINOIS DISTRICT COUNCIL OF ASSEMBL)
  • WJTW (93.5 FM; JOLIET, IL; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WYXX (103.1 FM; MORRIS, IL; Owner: BIG CITY RADIO-CHI, L.L.C.)
  • 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.)
  • WGCI-FM (107.5 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.)
  • WLLI-FM (96.7 FM; JOLIET, IL; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WLMM-LP (103.9 FM; CHANNAHON, IL; Owner: ANCHOR BROADCASTING OF CHANNAHON)
  • WBEZ (91.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: THE WBEZ ALLIANCE, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Minooka:

  • 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.)
  • WWTO-TV (Channel 35; LASALLE, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • 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)
  • WYIN (Channel 56; GARY, IN; Owner: NORTHWEST INDIANA PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WJYS (Channel 62; HAMMOND, IN; Owner: JOVON BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WSNS-TV (Channel 44; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: TELEMUNDO OF CHICAGO, INC.)
  • W34CK (Channel 34; ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL; Owner: FIRST UNITED, INC.)
  • WSPY-LP (Channel 30; PLANO, IL; Owner: WSPY-TV, 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.)
  • W24AJ (Channel 24; AURORA, IL; Owner: NELSON TV, INC.)
Minooka fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2014

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


Minooka fatal accident list:

Jun 22, 2009 02:42 PM, I-80, Ridge Rd, Lat: 41.46235, Lon: -88.26751, Vehicles: 4, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 1
Aug 30, 1994 10:40 AM, Ridge Rd, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Nov 20, 1989 06:24 PM, Ridge Rd, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 7Number of bridges
  • 30m98ftTotal length
  • $144,000Total costs
  • 207,300Total average daily traffic
  • 50,159Total average daily truck traffic
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Minooka)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 82 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Minooka, IL)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 17 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 49 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 49 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Minooka)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 25 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Minooka)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
C) Refinancings
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$282,470
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 2002 2001

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 8907.00

HMDA - Conventional Home Purchase Loans

HMDA - Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

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

STONE CITY SOFTBALL CONCESSION (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - Between APR-2009 and JUN-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-25-2009), St Formal NOV issued (JUN-25-2009), St Public Notif requested (JUN-25-2009), St Compliance achieved (AUG-04-2009)
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - Between OCT-2008 and DEC-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-02-2008), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-02-2008), St Compliance achieved (APR-28-2009)
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - Between JUL-2008 and SEP-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (AUG-04-2009)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 4 regular monitoring violations

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

  • MINOOKA CITGO (Population served: 100, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • MUGZ HIDEOUT (Population served: 30, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 63
  • Hazardous Condition: 38

Incident types - Minooka

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Minooka, IL
Most common first names in Minooka, IL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John3172.0 years
Mary2681.2 years
William2371.4 years
James1874.7 years
Robert1772.1 years
George1779.2 years
Charles1671.2 years
Raymond1671.6 years
Joseph1470.3 years
Margaret1377.9 years
Most common last names in Minooka, IL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Thompson1180.8 years
Heap981.6 years
Peterson878.3 years
Clennon780.6 years
Brown770.2 years
Knudson675.3 years
Feeney681.0 years
Anderson683.2 years
Smith673.7 years
Vickery681.6 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (95%)
  • Electricity (5%)
Businesses in Minooka, IL
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven1KFC1
Ace Hardware1Long John Silver's1
Arby's1McDonald's1
AutoZone1Sprint Nextel1
Baskin-Robbins1Subway1
Dunkin Donuts2Taco Bell1
FedEx2UPS1
H&R Block1Wendy's1
Jewel-Osco1

Minooka compared to Illinois state average:

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

Minooka on our top lists:

  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest number of burglaries per 100,000 residents (population 5,000+)"
  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Construction and extraction occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #17 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest city-data.com crime index (population 5,000+)"
  • #22 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the smallest city-data.com crime index per police officer (population 5,000+)"
  • #28 on the list of "Top 100 safest cities (lowest city-data.com crime index) (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #30 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest city-data.com crime index decrease from 2002 to 2012 (population 5,000+)"
  • #31 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage population increase from 2000 (population 5,000+)"
  • #95 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest number of assaults per 100,000 residents (population 5,000+)"
  • #96 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest number of thefts per 100,000 residents (population 5,000+)"
  • #96 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Other Northern Europe (population 500+)"
  • #100 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the smallest household incomes disparities (population 5,000+)"
  • #78 (60447) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Lithuanian first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
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