New Lenox, Illinois

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Population in 2013: 24,962 (99% urban, 1% rural). Population change since 2000: +40.5%
Males: 11,801  (47.3%)
Females: 13,161  (52.7%)
Median resident age:  37.6 years
Illinois median age:  37.2 years

Zip codes: 60451.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $91,458 (it was $67,697 in 2000)
New Lenox:

$91,458
IL:

$56,210

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $34,188 (it was $25,161 in 2000)

New Lenox village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $259,255 (it was $178,100 in 2000)
New Lenox:

$259,255
IL:

$169,600

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

Median gross rent in 2013: $921.

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  • Races in New Lenox, IL (2010)

    New Lenox races chart
    • 22,43292.0%White alone
    • 1,3965.7%Hispanic
    • 1970.8%Two or more races
    • 1800.7%Asian alone
    • 1580.6%Black alone
    • 230.09%American Indian alone
    • 70.03%Other race alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in New Lenox: 102.3 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Irish (18.8%), German (18.5%), Polish (13.4%), Italian (6.8%), English (4.9%), Swedish (3.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 10/04/1946

Elevation: 625 feet

Land area: 10.1 square miles.

Population density: 2,473 people per square mile   (low).

New Lenox,IL real estate house value index trend

New Lenox, Illinois map

For population 25 years and over in New Lenox:

  • High school or higher: 95.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 37.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 11.5%
  • Unemployed: 1.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 32.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in New Lenox village:

  • Never married: 28.0%
  • Now married: 59.5%
  • Separated: 0.3%
  • Widowed: 4.7%
  • Divorced: 7.5%

858 residents are foreign born (1.8% Europe, 0.4% Latin America).

This village:

3.5%
Illinois:

14.0%



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists there were 5 registered sex offenders living in New Lenox, Illinois as of August 31, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in New Lenox to the number of sex offenders is 4,943 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is a lot smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $6,619 (2.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $6,098 (2.4%)

New Lenox satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Joliet, IL (7.4 miles , pop. 106,221).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Chicago, IL (27.5 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Ingalls Park, IL (1.9 miles ), Mokena, IL (2.3 miles ), Preston Heights, IL (2.3 miles ), Manhattan, IL (2.4 miles ), Fairmont, IL (2.5 miles ), Frankfort, IL (2.5 miles ), Homer Glen, IL (2.6 miles ), Lockport, IL (2.6 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 307 buildings, average cost: $129,200
  • 1998: 339 buildings, average cost: $138,900
  • 1999: 369 buildings, average cost: $143,800
  • 2000: 313 buildings, average cost: $154,900
  • 2001: 324 buildings, average cost: $161,700
  • 2002: 364 buildings, average cost: $175,300
  • 2003: 303 buildings, average cost: $186,400
  • 2004: 240 buildings, average cost: $203,500
  • 2005: 293 buildings, average cost: $226,200
  • 2006: 215 buildings, average cost: $251,100
  • 2007: 135 buildings, average cost: $310,400
  • 2008: 60 buildings, average cost: $372,800
  • 2009: 21 buildings, average cost: $366,700
  • 2010: 23 buildings, average cost: $455,200
  • 2011: 62 buildings, average cost: $396,500
  • 2012: 119 buildings, average cost: $334,900

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 41.51 N, Longitude: 87.97 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -3,564 (-14.4%)
Workers who live and work in this village: 2,346 (18.9%)

Area code: 815

New Lenox household income distribution New Lenox home values distribution

Property values in New Lenox, IL


Crime rates in New Lenox by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murders 0000000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 1333033211124
per 100,000 5.616.913.713.70.012.912.58.34.14.14.28.116.1
Robberies 30031512171110
per 100,000 16.90.00.013.74.421.64.28.34.129.045.74.10.0
Assaults 286651711181211211617
per 100,000 157.633.827.522.975.547.474.949.945.68.34.265.268.5
Burglaries 38292937332630431418292937
per 100,000 213.8163.2132.7169.4146.5112.1124.8178.858.074.6120.6118.1149.2
Thefts 242318318337335329252231272244262268227
per 100,000 1,361.81,789.41,455.61,542.61,487.01,418.31,048.3960.31,126.91,010.91,089.21,091.7915.1
Auto thefts 9881187108124456
per 100,000 50.645.036.650.435.530.241.633.349.716.616.620.424.2
Arson 1553003512152
per 100,000 5.628.122.913.70.00.012.520.84.18.34.220.48.1
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 294.7) 122.9114.693.2104.395.5100.186.078.071.665.176.479.781.1

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

Crime rate in New Lenox detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 41 (37 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.49
Illinois average:

2.23
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

7.3%
Illinois:

7.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +7,634 (+75.3%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (15%)
  • Manufacturing (12%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (9%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Utilities (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (19%)
  • Educational services (19%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (12%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (13%)
  • Management occupations (12%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Production occupations (7%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (6%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (19%)
  • Sales and related occupations (15%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (13%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (8%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (7%)

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

Average climate in New Lenox, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

New Lenox-area historical tornado activity is near Illinois state average. It is 63% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/28/1990, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 6.8 miles away from the New Lenox 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 11.3 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:

New Lenox-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Illinois state average. It is 85% 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 211.4 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 185.9 miles away from New Lenox 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 48.3 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 243.8 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 209.8 miles away from New Lenox center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 201.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Will County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 4

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

Birthplace of: Jack Mason Gougar - Soilder, Eric Steinbach - 2005 NFL player (Cincinnati Bengals, born: Apr 4, 1980).

Hospitals and medical centers in New Lenox:

  • SILVER CROSS HOSPITAL AND MEDICAL CENTERS (Voluntary non-profit - Private, 1900 SILVER CROSS BLVD)
  • SILVER CROSS RENAL CENTER (1890 SILVER CROSS BLVD)

Other hospitals and medical centers near New Lenox:

  • SILVER CROSS HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 5 miles away; JOLIET, IL)
  • SALEM VILLAGE NURSING AND REHAB (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; JOLIET, IL)
  • HILLCREST HEALTHCARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; JOLIET, IL)
  • WOODSIDE NURSING CTR (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; JOLIET, IL)
  • SUNNY HILL NURSING HOME OF WILL COUNTY (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; JOLIET, IL)
  • TRINITY LIVING CENTER #3 (Hospital, about 6 miles away; JOLIET, IL)
  • ST PATRICKS RESIDENCE (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; JOLIET, IL)

Heliports located in New Lenox:

Amtrak stations near New Lenox:

  • 6 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.
  • 17 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.

College/University in New Lenox:

  • Capri Beauty College (Full-time enrollment: 86; Location: 1938 E Lincoln Hwy; Private, for-profit; Website: capri.edu)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to New Lenox:

  • University of St Francis (about 7 miles; Joliet, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,454)
  • Lewis University (about 9 miles; Romeoville, IL; FT enrollment: 5,739)
  • Joliet Junior College (about 11 miles; Joliet, IL; FT enrollment: 11,401)
  • Governors State University (about 14 miles; University Park, IL; FT enrollment: 4,043)
  • Moraine Valley Community College (about 15 miles; Palos Hills, IL; FT enrollment: 12,008)
  • Prairie State College (about 18 miles; Chicago Heights, IL; FT enrollment: 4,050)
  • Saint Xavier University (about 20 miles; Chicago, IL; FT enrollment: 3,576)

Public high schools in New Lenox:

Private high school in New Lenox:

  • PROVIDENCE CATHOLIC HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,102; Location: 1800 W LINCOLN HWY; Grades: 9 - 12)

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in New Lenox:

Private elementary/middle schools in New Lenox:

  • ST JUDE SCHOOL (Students: 325; Location: 241 W 2ND AVE; Grades: KG - 8)
  • PROVIDENCE EARLY ED CENTER (Students: 152; Location: 1800 W LINCOLN HWY; Grades: PK - KG)
  • MARY SEARS CHILDREN'S ACADEMY (Students: 120; Location: 13245 W LINCOLN HWY; Grades: PK - 3)
  • IVY LEAGUE MONTESSORIO (Students: 18; Location: 863 COUNTRY CREEK DR; Grades: PK - KG)
See full list of schools located in New Lenox, map of school districts: NEW LENOX SCHOOL DISTRICT 122, LINCOLN WAY COMMUNITY HIGH SCHOOL DISTRICT 210

Library in New Lenox:

  • NEW LENOX PUBLIC LIBRARY DISTRICT (Operating income: $1,572,150; Location: 120 VETERANS PARKWAY; 141,375 books; 5,019 audio materials; 4,491 video materials; 15 local licensed databases; 1 state licensed databases; 1 other licensed databases; 196 print serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • 1. Peace Lutheran Church is at 1900 E. Lincoln Highway. 2. Windermere West Park is at the NE junction of Illinois Hwy and the NS/Metra railroad tracks. 3. The 2005 population of New Lenox is 21,846. 4. The Old Plank Road Trail runs east/west through the heart of New Lenox on what were formerly railroad tracks. The entire OPRT extends for over 20 miles from Park Forest to Joliet.

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Notable locations in New Lenox: Sanctuary Golf Course (A), Ferro Industrial Park (B), New Lenox Village Hall (C), New Lenox Fire Protection District Station 1 (D), New Lenox Fire Protection District Station 2 (E), New Lenox Fire Protection District Station 3 (F), Kurtz Ambulance Service (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Nelson Plaza Shopping Center (1), Lincoln Way Center Shopping Center (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in New Lenox include: Grace Episcopal Church (A), Church of the Nazarene (B), Saint Jude's Church (C), Trinity Lutheran Church (D), Lincolnway Christian Church (E), Living Streams Christian Fellowship Church (F), United Methodist Church of New Lenox (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

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

Parks in New Lenox include: Lower Spring Creek County Forest Preserve (1), Corcoran Park (2), Haines Wayside Park (3), Lions Park (4), Winderwere Park (5), Stonebridge Park (6). Display/hide their locations on the map

Will County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 97.7. This is worse than average.

City:

97.7
U.S.:

74.2

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2002 was 0.642. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 5.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.642
U.S.:

0.303

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 15.4. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 5.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

15.4
U.S.:

6.6

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 2.55. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 5.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

2.55
U.S.:

1.93

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 28.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.0
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2010 was 20.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

20.6
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 9.41. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.41
U.S.:

9.14

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2009 was 0.0167. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0167
U.S.:

0.0147

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

HIBERNIA PARK (Population served: 75, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
MKP & ASSOCIATES LLC (Population served: 30, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JAN-2010 and DEC-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-16-2010), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-16-2010), St Public Notif received (SEP-23-2010), St Site Visit (enforcement) (SEP-23-2010)
STONE CITY KENNEL CLUB (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - Between JAN-2008 and DEC-2008, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-17-2008), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-17-2008), St Public Notif received (OCT-20-2008), St Compliance achieved (DEC-15-2008)

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

  • MUSTANG CO MARTINO JH CONCESSION (Population served: 300, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • SPEEDWAY LINCOLN HIGHWAY (Address: 7218 LINCOLN HIGHWAY , Population served: 150, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • THE CAKE BOX (Population served: 100, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • SCHMUHL SCHOOL MUSEUM (Population served: 100, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • FRANCIS FIELD YOUTH FOUNDATION (Population served: 50, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • WALONA MOTEL (Population served: 30, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 3.3%
(3.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.3% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This village:  3.0 people
Illinois:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  81.8%
Whole state:  65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  4.2%
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: 0.2% of all households
49 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010

People in group quarters in New Lenox in 2000:

  • 5 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 4 people in religious group quarters
  • 4 people in other noninstitutional group quarters

New Lenox, Illinois environmental map by EPA

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New Lenox compared to Illinois state average:

  • Median household income above state average.
  • Median house value above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage 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.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Banks with most branches in New Lenox (2011 data):

  • TCF National Bank: Jewel New Lenox Laraway Branch, New Lenox Branch, New Lenox Jewel Branch #2216. 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
  • BMO Harris Bank National Association: New Lenox Branch at 110 West Maple Street, branch established on 1990/12/05; Drive-Up Facility at 360 West Maple Street, branch established on 1978/08/07. 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
  • Bank of America, National Association: New Lenox Branch at 251 East Maple, branch established on 2004/07/26. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • Old Second National Bank: New Lenox Branch at 951 East Lincoln Highway, branch established on 2004/06/21. Info updated 2008/03/03: Bank assets: $1,939.3 mil, Deposits: $1,741.1 mil, headquarters in Aurora, IL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 27 total offices, Holding Company: Old Second Bancorp, Inc.
  • Fifth Third Bank: New Lenox Banking Center Branch at 2051 East Laraway Road, branch established on 2009/05/11. Info updated 2009/10/05: Bank assets: $114,540.4 mil, Deposits: $89,689.1 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1378 total offices, Holding Company: Fifth Third Bancorp
  • First Bank of Manhattan: 836 W. Laraway Branch at 836 W. Laraway Road, branch established on 2006/11/17. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $135.4 mil, Deposits: $120.5 mil, headquarters in Manhattan, IL, positive income, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Manhattan Bancshares, Inc.
  • LincolnWay Community Bank: Lincolnway Community Bank at 1000 East Lincoln Highway, branch established on 2005/08/29. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $126.3 mil, Deposits: $114.2 mil, local headquarters, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1 total offices, Holding Company: Lwcbancorp, Inc.
  • BankFinancial, FSB: West Illinois Highway Branch at 164 W Illinois Hwy, branch established on 2008/12/31. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $1,586.4 mil, Deposits: $1,355.4 mil, headquarters in Olympia Fields, IL, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 23 total offices
  • Standard Bank and Trust Company: New Lenox Branch at 456 Nelson Road, branch established on 1999/04/15. 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.
  • 7 other banks with 7 local branches

Fire-safe hotels and motels in New Lenox, Illinois:

  • Buff's Motel, Rt 30 & Anderson Rd, New Lenox, IL 60451 , Phone: (815) 485-2352
  • Walona Motel, Rt 30 & Walona St, New Lenox, IL 60451 , Phone: (815) 485-8232
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in New Lenox, Illinois

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.6
Illinois average:

12.4

New Lenox travel time to work - commute New Lenox mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (92%)
  • Electricity (7%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for New Lenox village (based on Will County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic212,25239
Evangelical Protestant46,404188
Mainline Protestant31,31373
Other12,57420
Black Protestant7,42616
Orthodox1,5366
None366,055-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 85
Will County:

1.27 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

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

0.07 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.48 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

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

1.82 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

4.26 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.7%
Illinois:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Will County:

26.3%
Illinois:

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

13.4%
State:

14.5%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 2$17,072$102,4320$0
Other Government Administration 13$72,887$67,28020$6,718
Police Protection - Officers 36$275,083$91,6940$0
Police - Other 1$2,953$35,43612$3,780
Streets and Highways 16$108,701$81,5265$5,751
Sewerage 11$72,847$79,4693$2,504
Housing and Community Development(Local) 5$30,327$72,7850$0
Water Supply 8$48,564$72,8460$0
Other and Unallocable 11$67,500$73,6360$0
Totals for Government 103$695,934$81,08040$18,753

New Lenox government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - General - Other: $5,555,000 ($222.54)
    Water Utilities: $0 ($0.00)
    Sewerage: $0 ($0.00)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $3,810,000 ($152.63)
    Sewerage: $3,416,000 ($136.85)
    Central Staff Services: $2,452,000 ($98.23)
    Regular Highways: $2,212,000 ($88.61)
    Water Utilities: $2,067,000 ($82.81)
    Housing and Community Development: $1,042,000 ($41.74)
    General - Other: $949,000 ($38.02)
    Solid Waste Management: $378,000 ($15.14)
    Parking Facilities: $221,000 ($8.85)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,272,000 ($50.96)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $1,159,000 ($46.43)
    Police Protection: $62,000 ($2.48)
    Central Staff Services: $15,000 ($0.60)
    Regular Highways: $0 ($0.00)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $6,255,000 ($250.58)

New Lenox government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $2,279,000 ($91.30)
    All Other: $663,000 ($26.56)
    Solid Waste Management: $236,000 ($9.45)
    Parking Facilities: $231,000 ($9.25)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Highways: $120,000 ($4.81)
    All Other: $100,000 ($4.01)
    Public Welfare: $0 ($0.00)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $3,913,000 ($156.76)
    Fines and Forfeits: $2,463,000 ($98.67)
    Interest Earnings: $1,203,000 ($48.19)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $2,934,000 ($117.54)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $4,741,000 ($189.93)
    Highways: $661,000 ($26.48)
    All Other: $283,000 ($11.34)
  • Tax - Property: $2,069,000 ($82.89)
    Other License: $1,190,000 ($47.67)

New Lenox government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $42,522,000 ($1703.47)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $34,861,000 ($1396.56)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,492,000 ($380.26)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,831,000 ($73.35)

New Lenox government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $870,000 ($34.85)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $35,302,000 ($1414.23)

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

Here:

4.95%
Illinois average:

4.45%

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

0.02%
Illinois average:

0.03%

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


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

Here:

5.51%
Illinois average:

4.96%

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

0.03%
Illinois average:

0.07%

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

Strongest AM radio stations in New Lenox:

  • 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.)
  • WAGG (610 AM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WVIV (1200 AM; 20 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLXX-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • WWHN (1510 AM; daytime; 1 kW; JOLIET, IL; Owner: HAWKINS BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WJOL (1340 AM; 1 kW; JOLIET, IL; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WRDZ (1300 AM; 5 kW; LA GRANGE, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WIND (560 AM; 5 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))

Strongest FM radio stations in New Lenox:

  • WJTW (93.5 FM; JOLIET, IL; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WLLI-FM (96.7 FM; JOLIET, IL; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WCCQ (98.3 FM; CREST HILL, IL; Owner: THREE EAGLES OF JOLIET, INC.)
  • WCKG (105.9 FM; ELMWOOD PARK, IL; Owner: INFINITY HOLDINGS CORPORATION OF ORLANDO)
  • WLIT-FM (93.9 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WJMK (104.3 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORP. OF ILLINOIS)
  • WNUA (95.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WTMX (101.9 FM; SKOKIE, IL; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WBBM-FM (96.3 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WKSC-FM (103.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WFMT (98.7 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WINDOW TO THE WORLD COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WGCI-FM (107.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WZZN (94.7 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC CHICAGO FM RADIO,INC.)
  • 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 New Lenox:

  • W54AP (Channel 54; BLUE ISLAND, IL; Owner: CATHOLIC VIEWS BROADCASTS, 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.)
  • 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.)
  • WYIN (Channel 56; GARY, IN; Owner: NORTHWEST INDIANA PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WFLD (Channel 32; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • W68DO (Channel 68; PALATINE, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WFBT-CA (Channel 23; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: CHANNEL 23 LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WJYS (Channel 62; HAMMOND, IN; Owner: JOVON BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WSNS-TV (Channel 44; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: TELEMUNDO OF CHICAGO, INC.)
  • WOCH-LP (Channel 28; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: KM LPTV OF CHICAGO-28, L.L.C.)
  • WYCC (Channel 20; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: COLLEGE DIST. #508, COUNTY OF COOK)
  • WOCK-CA (Channel 13; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: KM LPTV OF CHICAGO-13, L.L.C.)
  • W34CK (Channel 34; ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL; Owner: FIRST UNITED, INC.)
  • W24AJ (Channel 24; AURORA, IL; Owner: NELSON TV, INC.)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of New Lenox fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2013 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 11Number of bridges
  • 106m348ftTotal length
  • $241,000Total costs
  • 294,700Total average daily traffic
  • 31,476Total average daily truck traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 71960-1969
  • 21970-1979
  • 11990-1999
  • 12000-2009
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for New Lenox, IL
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 16 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in New Lenox)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in New Lenox, IL)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
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: 111 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in New Lenox)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 2 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in New Lenox)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 21 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 5 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 ORIGINATED34$214,15361$218,377558$210,79312$148,1181$155,0105$152,130
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$154,8403$234,51337$232,1751$14,4800$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED5$264,3285$179,594100$231,5455$44,2320$01$115,630
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN3$221,0105$166,76863$224,3681$61,2100$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS2$242,1750$028$215,9631$66,3900$01$135,690

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 8811.03 , 8811.04, 8811.05, 8811.06

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 5 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED10$236,63113$252,558
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED3$255,8207$267,139
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$208,4104$235,248
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$02$277,485
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 8811.03 , 8811.04, 8811.05, 8811.06

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 149
  • Hazardous Condition: 72
  • Good Intent Call: 9

Incident types - New Lenox

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for New Lenox, IL
Most common first names in New Lenox, IL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John8675.3 years
Mary7979.0 years
William6575.3 years
Robert6272.2 years
Helen5180.9 years
James5170.4 years
Joseph4973.7 years
George4377.8 years
Frank3778.3 years
Margaret3580.2 years
Most common last names in New Lenox, IL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson2178.5 years
Miller1678.1 years
Smith1683.0 years
Brown1369.7 years
Anderson1374.4 years
Jones1283.5 years
Peterson1176.4 years
Batson985.8 years
White973.5 years
Williams973.7 years
Businesses in New Lenox, IL
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven2Nike2
Ace Hardware1Pizza Hut1
Advance Auto Parts1Quiznos1
Baskin-Robbins2Sprint Nextel1
CVS1Starbucks2
Cricket Wireless2Subway2
Curves1T-Mobile2
DHL1Taco Bell1
Dunkin Donuts2Target1
FedEx5U-Haul1
GameStop1U.S. Cellular1
H&R Block1UPS7
Jewel-Osco2Verizon Wireless1
KFC1Walgreens1
Kmart1Walmart1
Lowe's1Wendy's1
McDonald's2

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  • #80 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Utilities (population 5,000+)"
  • #84 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage population increases in the 1990s) (population 5,000+)"
  • #84 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage increase in population in the 1990s (pop 5,000+)"
  • #40 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM2.5) 24-hour air pollution readings in 2005 (µg/m3)"
  • #63 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people moving in compared to moving out (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #76 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest increase in the number of births per 1000 residents 1990-1999 to 2000-2003 (pop 50,000+)"
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