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Population in 2012: 5,033 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +6.4%
 

Males: 2,288  (45.5%)
Females: 2,745  (54.5%)

Median resident age:  50.5 years
Illinois median age:  39.6 years

Zip codes: 60461.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $76,151 (it was $94,827 in 2000)
Olympia Fields:

$76,151
IL:

$55,137
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $44,559

Olympia Fields village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $224,769 (it was $233,200 in 2000)
Olympia Fields:

$224,769
IL:

$170,600
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $327,870; Detached houses: $330,208; Townhouses or other attached units: $313,851; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $166,360; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $166,360

Median gross rent in 2012: $2,001.

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  • Black alone - 3,436 (68.9%)
  • White alone - 1,215 (24.4%)
  • Hispanic - 127 (2.5%)
  • Asian alone - 117 (2.3%)
  • Two or more races - 79 (1.6%)
  • Other race alone - 8 (0.2%)
  • American Indian alone - 6 (0.1%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Olympia Fields: 112.2 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (6.6%), Irish (6.1%), Italian (6.0%), English (3.1%), Subsaharan African (1.9%), Polish (1.8%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 10/05/1927

Elevation: 675 feet

Land area: 2.84 square miles.

Population density: 1,771 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Olympia Fields:

  • High school or higher: 92.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 46.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 19.3%
  • Unemployed: 9.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 35.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Olympia Fields village:

  • Never married: 24.3%
  • Now married: 55.5%
  • Separated: 1.6%
  • Widowed: 10.9%
  • Divorced: 7.7%

164 residents are foreign born (2.0% Asia, 0.6% Latin America).

This village:  3.4%
Illinois:  13.9%



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Olympia Fields, Illinois as of August 22, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Olympia Fields to the number of sex offenders is 5,033 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 2012: $7,010 (2.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $6,243 (2.4%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Orland Park, IL (10.6 miles , pop. 51,077).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Chicago, IL (22.3 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Flossmoor, IL (1.3 miles ), Park Forest, IL (1.5 miles ), Matteson, IL (1.6 miles ), Chicago Heights, IL (1.7 miles ), Richton Park, IL (1.7 miles ), Homewood, IL (1.8 miles ), Country Club Hills, IL (1.8 miles ), South Chicago Heights, IL (1.9 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 8 buildings, average cost: $361,000
  • 1998: 12 buildings, average cost: $304,400
  • 1999: 10 buildings, average cost: $314,200
  • 2000: 16 buildings, average cost: $230,300
  • 2001: 2 buildings, average cost: $291,400
  • 2002: 13 buildings, average cost: $285,900
  • 2003: 7 buildings, average cost: $368,500
  • 2004: 9 buildings, average cost: $313,400
  • 2005: 17 buildings, average cost: $156,500
  • 2006: 14 buildings, average cost: $172,600
  • 2007: 32 buildings, average cost: $258,400
  • 2008: 6 buildings, average cost: $236,000
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $1,500,000
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $190,000
  • 2011: 3 buildings, average cost: $190,000
  • 2012: 0 buildings

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 41.52 N, Longitude: 87.69 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,025 (+21.3%)
Workers who live and work in this village: 228 (11.5%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 708

Olympia Fields household income distribution Olympia Fields home values distribution


 

Crime rates in Olympia Fields by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 0000000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 0044304010310
per 100,000 0.00.084.584.163.30.085.60.021.30.064.320.00.0
Robberies 8322447756303
per 100,000 169.163.442.342.084.485.4149.8148.8106.5126.764.30.059.9
Assaults 3477101118161310424
per 100,000 63.484.5147.9147.1211.1234.8385.2340.1276.9211.285.740.079.8
Burglaries 88222215121424187231216
per 100,000 169.1169.1464.9462.4316.6256.2299.6510.2383.4147.8493.0239.9319.2
Thefts 21416216616624522320720121919417110888
per 100,000 4522.43423.53508.03488.95171.04760.94429.74273.04664.54097.13665.62158.71755.8
Auto thefts 189881813814936106
per 100,000 380.4190.2169.1168.1379.9277.5171.2297.6191.763.4128.6199.9119.7
Arson 2111001000120
per 100,000 42.321.121.121.00.00.021.40.00.00.021.440.00.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 301.1) 285.9199.4295.6293.9376.7302.4401.3342.3332.3258.9278.6142.8135.7

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

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 23 (20 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

4.00
Illinois average:

2.78

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Olympia Fields, Illinois accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

10.2%
Illinois:

9.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +485 (+11.4%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Health care and social assistance (16%)
  • Public administration (14%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Manufacturing (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (31%)
  • Educational services (17%)
  • Finance and insurance (9%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Public administration (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Top executives (8%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (8%)
  • Physicians and surgeons (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (5%)
  • Business operations specialists (5%)
  • Computer specialists (4%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (10%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (9%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (6%)
  • Registered nurses (5%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (5%)

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Tornado activity:

Olympia Fields-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Illinois state average. It is 141% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/28/1990, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 21.1 miles away from the Olympia Fields village center killed 29 people and injured 350 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 4/21/1967, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 12.7 miles away from the village center killed 33 people and injured 500 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

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

On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 MB, 4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 62.7 miles away from the city center
On 9/2/1999 at 16:17:29, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 91.1 miles away from Olympia Fields center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Cook County (17) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 10, Floods: 9, Tornadoes: 2, Floods: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Snow: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: Toi Hutchinson - Politician, Jimmie Miles - College basketball player (Valparaiso Crusaders).


Hospitals/medical centers in Olympia Fields:

  • FMC - SOUTH SUBURBAN (Dialysis Facility, 2609 W LINCOLN HWY)
  • ADDUS HEALTHCARE (Home Health Center, 20280 GOVERNORS HIGHWAY)
  • GATEWAY HEALTH SYSTEMS, INC (Home Health Center, 2555 WEST LINCOLN HIGHWAY, SUITE 209)
  • HEALING TO HEAL ANOTHER HOME HEALTHCARE, INC (Home Health Center, 19900 GOVERNORS DRIVE, STE 101)
  • FRANCISCAN ST JAMES HEALTH (Acute Care Hospitals,Proprietary, 20201 S CRAWFORD AVENUE)

Political contributions by individuals in Olympia Fields, IL

Heliports located in Olympia Fields:

Amtrak stations near Olympia Fields:

  • 4 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.
  • 10 miles: DYER (SHEFFIELD RD.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking.
  • 16 miles: HAMMOND-WHITING (HAMMOND, 1135 CALUMET AVE.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Local government website: www.lincolnnet.net/OlympiaFields

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Olympia Fields:

  • Prairie State College (about 4 miles; Chicago Heights, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,252)
  • South Suburban College (about 8 miles; South Holland, IL; FT enrollment: 2,553)
  • Purdue University-Calumet Campus (about 13 miles; Hammond, IN; FT enrollment: 6,151)
  • Moraine Valley Community College (about 13 miles; Palos Hills, IL; FT enrollment: 7,761)
  • Saint Xavier University (about 14 miles; Chicago, IL; FT enrollment: 2,797)
  • City Colleges of Chicago-Olive-Harvey College (about 15 miles; Chicago, IL; FT enrollment: 2,346)
  • Chicago State University (about 15 miles; Chicago, IL; FT enrollment: 4,206)

Public high school in Olympia Fields:

Public elementary/middle schools in Olympia Fields:

See full list of schools located in Olympia Fields, map of school districts: MATTESON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL DISTRICT 162, RICH TOWNSHIP HIGH SCHOOL DISTRICT 227


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Notable locations in Olympia Fields: Olympia Fields Country Club (A), Olympia Fields Village Hall (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Olympia Fields include: Temple Anshe Sholom (A), Central Baptist Church (B), Olympia Fields United Methodist Church (C), Assumption Greek Orthodox Church (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Olympia Fields include: Arcadia Park (1), Spirit Trail Park (2), Tolentine Park (3), Bicentennial Park (4), Sergeant Means Park (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

 
Cook County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Air pollution and air quality trends
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AQI  Pb  CO  SO2 NO2 Ozone  PM10 PM2.5

Air Quality Index (AQI)

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

37.9
U.S.:

32.0
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2009 was 0.0155. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 10.8 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.0155
U.S.:

0.0222
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.271. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 9.7 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.271
U.S.:

0.334
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 2.46. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.7 miles away from the city center.
City:

2.46
U.S.:

2.43
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 18.5. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 9.7 miles away from the city center.
City:

18.5
U.S.:

9.4
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 22.2. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 9.7 miles away from the city center.
City:

22.2
U.S.:

28.3
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 21.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.4 miles away from the city center.
City:

21.1
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 11.7. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 9.9 miles away from the city center.
City:

11.7
U.S.:

9.6


Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 8.6%
(5.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 9.9% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This village:  2.5 people
Illinois:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  70.4%
Whole state:  65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  3.3%
Whole state:  6.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Olympia Fields, IL

38 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness in 2010
16 people in other noninstitutional facilities in 2010
40 people in nursing homes in 2000
20 people in religious group quarters in 2000

Olympia Fields compared to Illinois state average:

Olympia Fields, Illinois environmental map by EPA

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  • Median house value above state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.


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Banks with branches in Olympia Fields (2011 data):

  • RBS Citizens, National Association: Western Avenue Facility at 20900 South Western Avenue, branch established on 1988/03/03; Olympia Fields Facility at 19950 Governors Highway, branch established on 1975/12/29. Info updated 2007/09/19: Bank assets: $106,940.6 mil, Deposits: $75,690.2 mil, headquarters in Providence, RI, positive income, 1135 total offices, Holding Company: Uk Financial Investments Limited
  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: Olympia Fields - Olympia Corners Bra at 2428 W Lincoln Hwy, Suite 3, branch established on 2003/08/25; Olympia Fields Branch at 3302 Vollmer Rd, branch established on 2005/12/06. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.
  • Fifth Third Bank: Olympia Fields Branch at 2440 Lincoln Hwy, branch established on 2007/12/10. 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
  • BankFinancial, FSB: Bankfinancial, Fsb at 21110 South Western Avenue, branch established on 1924/01/01. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $1,586.4 mil, Deposits: $1,355.4 mil, local headquarters, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 23 total offices

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Olympia Fields travel time to work - commute


Olympia Fields mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (93%)
  • Electricity (7%)

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Religion statistics for Olympia Fields village (based on Cook County data)

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

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

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

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 1,460
Here:

2.77 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 23
This county:

0.04 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

0.08 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 490
Cook County:

0.93 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

0.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 806
This county:

1.53 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.67 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

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

8.4%
State:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

23.5%
State:

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

16.3%
Illinois:

14.5%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 12$59,482$59,4822$1,320
Police Protection - Officers 22$104,478$56,9880$0
Police - Other 2$6,306$37,8363$616
Streets and Highways 6$22,176$44,3521$712
Totals for Government 42$192,442$54,9836$2,648

Olympia Fields government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Police Protection: $102,000 ($20.27)
    Sewerage: $38,000 ($7.55)
    Water Utilities: $35,000 ($6.95)
    Central Staff Services: $7,000 ($1.39)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $1,464,000 ($290.88)
    Water Utilities: $686,000 ($136.30)
    Fire Protection: $592,000 ($117.62)
    Regular Highways: $385,000 ($76.50)
    Financial Administration: $283,000 ($56.23)
    Sewerage: $160,000 ($31.79)
    General - Other: $94,000 ($18.68)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $74,000 ($14.70)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $1,432,000 ($284.52)

Olympia Fields government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $438,000 ($87.03)
    All Other: $125,000 ($24.84)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $406,000 ($80.67)
    Interest Earnings: $199,000 ($39.54)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,001,000 ($198.89)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $1,273,000 ($252.93)
    Highways: $141,000 ($28.02)
  • Tax - Property: $622,000 ($123.58)
    Public Utilities: $315,000 ($62.59)
    NEC: $215,000 ($42.72)

Olympia Fields government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $2,000,000 ($397.38)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $1,940,000 ($385.46)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $60,000 ($11.92)

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

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $1,487,000 ($295.45)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $3,347,000 ($665.01)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $127,000 ($25.23)

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

Here:

3.97%
Illinois average:

5.66%

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

0.27%
Illinois average:

0.19%


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


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

Here:

4.98%
Illinois average:

5.99%

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

0.09%
Illinois average:

0.07%


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

Strongest AM radio stations in Olympia Fields:

  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WYLL (1160 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WVIV (1200 AM; 20 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLXX-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WNTD (950 AM; 5 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: RADIO UNICA OF CHICAGO LICENSE CORP.)
  • WIND (560 AM; 5 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • WNWI (1080 AM; 3 kW; OAK LAWN, IL; Owner: BIRACH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WRDZ (1300 AM; 5 kW; LA GRANGE, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WCGO (1600 AM; 1 kW; CHICAGO HEIGHTS, IL)
  • WBEE (1570 AM; 1 kW; HARVEY, IL)

Strongest FM radio stations in Olympia Fields:

  • WBMF (88.1 FM; CRETE, IL; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WYCA (106.3 FM; LANSING, IL; Owner: DONTRON, 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)
  • WZZN (94.7 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC CHICAGO FM RADIO,INC.)
  • WGCI-FM (107.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WPWX (92.3 FM; HAMMOND, IN; Owner: DONTRON, INC.)
  • 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 Olympia Fields:

  • WYIN (Channel 56; GARY, IN; Owner: NORTHWEST INDIANA PUBLIC BROADCASTING, 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.)
  • W54AP (Channel 54; BLUE ISLAND, IL; Owner: CATHOLIC VIEWS BROADCASTS, 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.)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Olympia Fields, Illinois:
  • Fatal accident count: 24
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 40
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 9
  • Fatalities: 24
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 65
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
Illinois average:
  • Fatal accident count: 118
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 179
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 40
  • Fatalities: 127
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 312
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 20

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


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 7
Total length: 13 meters (43ft)
Total average daily traffic: 133,550
Total average daily truck traffic: 5,021

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Olympia Fields)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

6
  • 207th St & Rt 54 (Lat: 41.513639 Lon: -87.707556), Type: Mast, Structure height: 220 m, Call Sign: KZY872
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.025 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/10/2013, Expiration Date: 01/20/2023
    Registrant: Olympia Fields Police Department, 20040 Governors Hwy, Olympia Fields, IL 60461, Phone: (708) 503-8100, Fax: (708) 503-8103
  • 207th St & Governors Hwy (Lat: 41.513639 Lon: -87.707556), Call Sign: WNQH255, Licensee ID: L00031016
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.370 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/28/1999, Expiration Date: 09/14/2004, Cancellation Date: 11/20/2004
    Registrant: Olympia Fields, Village Of, 207th St & Governors Hwy, Olympia Fields, IL 60461, Phone: (708) 503-8100
  • 20201 S Crawford (Lat: 41.522528 Lon: -87.713111), Call Sign: KAF464
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.280 MHz, 155.340 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/07/1995, Expiration Date: 09/10/2000, Cancellation Date: 11/12/2000
    Registrant: Olympia Fields Osteopathic Hospital, 20201 S Crawford, Olympia Fields, IL 60461, Phone: (708) 747-4000
  • Lat: 41.523611 Lon: -87.690000, Call Sign: WPPC734
    Assigned Frequencies: 452.175 MHz, 452.800 MHz, 461.075 MHz, 461.375 MHz, 461.500 MHz, 463.675 MHz, 463.875 MHz, 452.850 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/17/2004, Expiration Date: 10/25/2014, Certifier: Dave Ward
    Registrant: Federal Licensing, Inc., 1588 Fairfield Road, Gettysburg, PA 17325, Phone: (717) 334-9262, Fax: (717) 334-6440
  • Lat: 41.522167 Lon: -87.684500, Call Sign: WQGY279
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.312 MHz, 451.687 MHz, 456.312 MHz, 456.662 MHz, 462.337 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/22/2007, Expiration Date: 05/22/2017, Certifier: Samuel Mackenzie
    Registrant: Cara Enterprises Inc, Salt Lake City, UT 84117-0503, Phone: (801) 278-9728, Fax: (801) 278-7239, Email:
  • Lat: 41.522194 Lon: -87.684417, Call Sign: WQJX618
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.762 MHz, 456.762 MHz, 452.062 MHz, 457.062 MHz, 461.762 MHz, 466.762 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/04/2009, Expiration Date: 02/04/2019, Certifier: Sam Mackenzie
    Registrant: Cara Enterprises Inc, Salt Lake City, UT 84117-0503, Phone: (801) 278-9728, Fax: (801) 278-7239, Email:

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Lat: 41.520000 Lon: -87.686667, Call Sign: WPXN335, Licensee ID: L00232751
    Assigned Frequencies: 495.000 MHz, 495.000 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/09/2003, Expiration Date: 06/17/2003, Cancellation Date: 09/07/2003, Certifier: Louis Libin
    Registrant: Broad Comm

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

11 (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 Amateur Radio Licenses:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Olympia Fields)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

4
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 421B (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 8, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 172 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR GTSIO-520-C (340 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 3540M , Serial Number: 421B0472, Year manufactured: 1973, Airworthiness Date: 08/24/1973
    Registrant (Individual): William P Dybel, 981 Wyngate, Olympia Fields, IL 60461
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-15 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 75 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-145B SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 4490H , Serial Number: 15-279, Year manufactured: 1948, Airworthiness Date: 04/18/1956
    Registrant (Individual): Benjamin L Ellison, 20820 Bristol Lane, Olympia Fields, IL 60461
  • Aircraft: CESSNA T210L (Category: Land, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 141 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR TSIO-520 SER (300 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 5314V , Serial Number: 21060905, Year manufactured: 1975
    Registrant (Individual): Sterling M Burke, 20185 Augusta Dr, Olympia Fields, IL 60461
  • Aircraft: CESSNA P337H (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 6ML , Serial Number: P3370351, Airworthiness Date: 03/31/1980
    Registrant (Individual): Sterling M Burke, 20185 Augusta Dr, Olympia Fields, IL 60461



Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full and 2 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 ORIGINATED38$197,93217$155,612103$217,2934$115,6636$148,065
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED3$178,6172$87,69017$200,6520$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED16$233,4295$173,74469$244,31311$30,6092$46,550
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN10$168,8394$120,04024$244,5571$103,3702$178,090
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS5$171,2702$360,37516$241,8611$11,7001$39,240

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 8293.01 , 8300.04, 8300.05

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full and 2 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED3$217,6531$193,740
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED4$171,9834$232,948
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$01$113,240
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$01$326,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 8293.01 , 8300.04, 8300.05

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 22
  • Hazardous Condition: 21

Incident types - Olympia Fields


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Olympia Fields, IL

Most common first names in Olympia Fields, IL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John3777.8 years
James2572.3 years
Robert2576.5 years
Mary2380.4 years
William2276.0 years
Edward1580.9 years
Helen1381.2 years
Thomas1274.2 years
Donald1077.1 years
Margaret1083.8 years
Most common last names in Olympia Fields, IL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson1377.2 years
Smith972.5 years
Jones874.6 years
Jackson771.4 years
Williams666.2 years
Scott678.3 years
Burke590.4 years
Anderson567.4 years
Harris579.2 years
Woods569.0 years
Businesses in Olympia Fields, IL
NameCountNameCount
Baskin-Robbins2Jewel-Osco1
Blockbuster1McDonald's1
CVS1Nike1
Dunkin Donuts2Subway1
FedEx4U.S. Cellular1
GameStop1UPS1
H&R Block2Walgreens1
Browse common businesses in Olympia Fields, IL


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  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Nitrogen Dioxide air pollution readings in 2005 (ppm)"
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Top Patent Applicants
  • Daniel G. Floyd (1)
  • Gregory A. Evans (1)

Total of 2 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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