Olympia Fields, Illinois

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Population in 2017: 4,884 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +3.2%
 
Males: 2,270  (46.5%)
Females: 2,614  (53.5%)
Median resident age:

54.0 years
Illinois median age:

37.9 years

Zip codes: 60461.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $101,702 (it was $94,827 in 2000)
Olympia Fields:

$101,702
IL:

$60,960

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $52,321 (it was $46,698 in 2000)

Olympia Fields village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $248,903 (it was $233,200 in 2000)
Olympia Fields:

$248,903
IL:

$186,500

Mean prices in 2016: all housing units: $304,630; detached houses: $317,764; townhouses or other attached units: $279,857; in 2-unit structures: $287,143; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $284,501; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $287,933; mobile homes: $34,734; occupied boats, rvs, vans, etc.: $242,070

Median gross rent in 2016: $2,017.

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 2.8%
(1.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 1.3% for Black residents, 45.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 48.5% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Olympia Fields, IL (2010)
    • 3,43668.9%Black alone
    • 1,21524.4%White alone
    • 1272.5%Hispanic
    • 1172.3%Asian alone
    • 791.6%Two or more races
    • 80.2%Other race alone
    • 60.1%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists, there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Olympia Fields, Illinois as of August 18, 2019.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Olympia Fields is 2,433 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is much lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Olympia Fields by year

Type

2003

2004

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
4
(84.1)
3
(63.3)
0
(0.0)
4
(85.6)
0
(0.0)
1
(21.3)
0
(0.0)
3
(64.3)
1
(20.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(19.8)
2
(39.6)
4
(79.1)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
2
(42.0)
4
(84.4)
4
(85.4)
7
(149.8)
7
(148.8)
5
(106.5)
6
(126.7)
3
(64.3)
0
(0.0)
3
(59.9)
2
(39.6)
4
(79.1)
1
(19.8)
2
(39.8)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
7
(147.1)
10
(211.1)
11
(234.8)
18
(385.2)
16
(340.1)
13
(276.9)
10
(211.2)
4
(85.7)
2
(40.0)
4
(79.8)
0
(0.0)
1
(19.8)
1
(19.8)
2
(39.8)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
22
(462.4)
15
(316.6)
12
(256.2)
14
(299.6)
24
(510.2)
18
(383.4)
7
(147.8)
23
(493.0)
12
(239.9)
16
(319.2)
8
(158.5)
14
(276.9)
15
(296.6)
11
(218.6)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
166
(3,489)
245
(5,171)
223
(4,761)
207
(4,430)
201
(4,273)
219
(4,665)
194
(4,097)
171
(3,666)
108
(2,159)
88
(1,756)
170
(3,369)
102
(2,017)
104
(2,056)
134
(2,663)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
8
(168.1)
18
(379.9)
13
(277.5)
8
(171.2)
14
(297.6)
9
(191.7)
3
(63.4)
6
(128.6)
10
(199.9)
6
(119.7)
6
(118.9)
3
(59.3)
2
(39.5)
1
(19.9)
Arson
(per 100,000)
1
(21.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(21.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(21.4)
2
(40.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(19.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 283.6)293.5377.6303.2402.3343.1333.1259.6279.3143.1136.1183.1164.2179.3143.3

The City-Data.com crime rate weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Olympia Fields, IL

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 22 (19 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.76
Illinois average:

2.66
March 2016 cost of living index in Olympia Fields: 105.5 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (4.0%), Lithuanian (2.3%), Irish (2.0%), African (1.6%), Italian (1.6%), American (1.5%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 10/05/1927

Elevation: 675 feet

Land area: 2.84 square miles.

Population density: 1,719 people per square mile   (low).

Olympia Fields,IL real estate house value index trend

Olympia Fields, Illinois map

172 residents are foreign born (2.0% Asia, 1.4% Europe, 1.0% Latin America).

This village:

3.5%
Illinois:

13.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $8,084 (3.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $7,616 (3.2%)

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 )
.

Latitude: 41.52 N, Longitude: 87.69 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,179 (+24.2%)
Workers who live and work in this village: 224 (10.1%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 708

Distribution of median household income in Olympia Fields, IL in 2016
Distribution of house value in Olympia Fields, IL in 2016
Olympia Fields satellite photo by USGS

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
  • 2013: 2 buildings, average cost: $307,500
Number of permits per 10,000 Olympia Fields, IL residents
Average permit cost in Olympia Fields, IL
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.7%
Illinois:

4.5%
Historical population in Olympia Fields, IL
Historical housing units in Olympia Fields, IL

Population change in the 1990s: +485 (+11.4%).
Most common industries in Olympia Fields, IL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (12.7%)
  • Health care (12.1%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (8.6%)
  • Finance & insurance (8.5%)
  • Social assistance (4.2%)
  • Public administration (4.1%)
  • Broadcasting & telecommunications (3.4%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Health care (10.8%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (10.7%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.9%)
  • Educational services (5.4%)
  • Construction (4.2%)
  • Public administration (3.6%)
  • Broadcasting & telecommunications (3.6%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (21.1%)
  • Health care (13.6%)
  • Finance & insurance (11.4%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.2%)
  • Social assistance (5.9%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.9%)
  • Public administration (4.7%)
Most common occupations in Olympia Fields, IL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (8.8%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.4%)
  • Top executives (5.4%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (5.2%)
  • Teachers, preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school (4.7%)
  • Physicians and surgeons (4.3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.8%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Top executives (8.2%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (8.0%)
  • Physicians and surgeons (6.2%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.1%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4.8%)
  • Computer specialists (3.9%)
  • Advertising, marketing, promotions, public relations, and sales managers (3.5%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (9.8%)
  • Teachers, preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school (8.8%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (7.8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.9%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (5.8%)
  • Registered nurses (5.0%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (4.6%)

Average climate in Olympia Fields, Illinois

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Olympia Fields, Illinois environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 90.6. This is worse than average.

City:

90.6
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.275. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.275
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 13.2. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 0.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

13.2
U.S.:

5.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 1.33. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 0.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.33
U.S.:

1.79
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 25.5. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 2.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.5
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 22.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

22.7
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 9.56. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.56
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2009 was 0.0203. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 0.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0203
U.S.:

0.0098

Tornado activity:

Olympia Fields-area historical tornado activity is near Illinois state average. It is 62% 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 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 212.3 miles away from the city center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 186.8 miles away from Olympia Fields 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 62.7 miles away from Olympia Fields 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 244.3 miles away from Olympia Fields 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 210.6 miles away from Olympia Fields center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 203.5 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 Cook County (19) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 13, Storms: 12, Tornadoes: 3, Snowstorms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Olympia Fields topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Olympia Fields:

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

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.

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

  • Prairie State College (about 3 miles; Chicago Heights, IL; Full-time enrollment: 4,050)
  • Governors State University (about 5 miles; University Park, IL; FT enrollment: 4,043)
  • South Suburban College (about 8 miles; South Holland, IL; FT enrollment: 3,972)
  • Purdue University-Calumet Campus (about 13 miles; Hammond, IN; FT enrollment: 7,343)
  • Saint Xavier University (about 14 miles; Chicago, IL; FT enrollment: 3,576)
  • Moraine Valley Community College (about 15 miles; Palos Hills, IL; FT enrollment: 12,008)
  • City Colleges of Chicago-Olive-Harvey College (about 15 miles; Chicago, IL; FT enrollment: 4,110)

Public high school in Olympia Fields:

Public elementary/middle school in Olympia Fields:

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Points of interest:

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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

Birthplace of: Toi Hutchinson - Politician, Jimmie Miles - College basketball player (Valparaiso Crusaders).

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

2.5 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
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

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

For population 15 years and over in Olympia Fields:

Marital status in Olympia Fields, IL
  • Never married: 27.2%
  • Now married: 52.5%
  • Separated: 2.1%
  • Widowed: 9.8%
  • Divorced: 8.4%

For population 25 years and over in Olympia Fields:

  • High school or higher: 96.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 52.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 24.3%
  • Unemployed: 5.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 39.4 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2016
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2016
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.8
Illinois average:

12.1

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2016
Means of transportation to work in 2016 - Olympia Fields
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

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

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic1,947,223376
Evangelical Protestant432,9751,484
Other312,636403
Mainline Protestant202,114630
Black Protestant148,895395
Orthodox53,27666
None2,097,556-
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: 1,460
Cook County:

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
This county:

0.93 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 806
Cook 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%
Illinois:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

23.5%
Illinois:

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

16.3%
Illinois:

14.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

52.9%
Illinois:

48.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

50.1%
State:

45.7%

Average BMI:
Here:

29.4
State:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Olympia Fields:

17.2%
Illinois:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

11.8%
Illinois:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.7
Illinois:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

38.0%
Illinois:

33.2%

General health condition:
Olympia Fields:

57.4%
State:

55.4%

Average condition of hearing:
Olympia Fields:

80.2%
Illinois:

79.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Olympia Fields, 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
Police Protection - Officers 21$128,030$73,1603$2,064
Other and Unallocable 7$16,256$27,8672$595
Sewerage 6$26,593$53,1860$0
Water Supply 5$20,361$48,8660$0
Financial Administration 3$11,557$46,2280$0
Other Government Administration 2$16,468$98,8089$6,324
Police - Other 2$6,933$41,5982$898
Judicial and Legal 0$0 3$8,994
Streets and Highways 0$0 12$13,876
Totals for Government 46$226,198$59,00831$32,751

Olympia Fields government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $1,738,000 ($355.86)
    Sewerage: $348,000 ($71.25)
    Regular Highways: $191,000 ($39.11)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $3,676,000 ($752.66)
    Regular Highways: $1,390,000 ($284.60)
    Water Utilities: $1,251,000 ($256.14)
    Central Staff Services: $970,000 ($198.61)
    Sewerage: $899,000 ($184.07)
    Local Fire Protection: $654,000 ($133.91)
    Parking Facilities: $98,000 ($20.07)
  • Employee Retirement - Corporate Bonds: $2,111,000 ($432.23)
    Other Investments - Other: $1,767,000 ($361.79)
    Total Cash and Deposits: $1,196,000 ($244.88)
    Benefit Payments: $548,000 ($112.20)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $360,000 ($73.71)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $3,050,000 ($624.49)

Olympia Fields government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $792,000 ($162.16)
    Other: $554,000 ($113.43)
    Parking Facilities: $131,000 ($26.82)
  • Employee Retirement - From Other Governments: $306,000 ($62.65)
    Local Employee Contribution: $147,000 ($30.10)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Highways: $295,000 ($60.40)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,017,000 ($208.23)
    Fines and Forfeits: $705,000 ($144.35)
    Interest Earnings: $12,000 ($2.46)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,695,000 ($347.05)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,010,000 ($206.80)
    Highways: $143,000 ($29.28)
  • Tax - Property: $2,538,000 ($519.66)
    Public Utilities Sales: $632,000 ($129.40)
    Other License: $124,000 ($25.39)
    Other Selective Sales: $92,000 ($18.84)

Olympia Fields government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $11,051,000 ($2262.69)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,572,000 ($1755.12)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,845,000 ($582.51)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $366,000 ($74.94)

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

  • Employee Retirement - Total Other Securities: $1,077,000 ($220.52)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,997,000 ($1023.14)

3.60% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($69,375 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.60%
Illinois average:

4.69%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,407 average AGI)
Cook County:

0.03%
Illinois average:

0.03%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from DuPage County, IL  0.46% ($77,836 average AGI)
from Lake County, IL  0.24% ($87,721)
from Will County, IL  0.24% ($52,993)


4.63% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($83,794 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.63%
Illinois average:

5.50%

0.07% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,808 average AGI)
Cook County:

0.07%
Illinois average:

0.06%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to DuPage County, IL  0.56% ($81,685 average AGI)
to Will County, IL  0.32% ($62,155)
to Lake County, IL  0.29% ($95,396)
Businesses in Olympia Fields, IL
NameCountNameCount
Baskin-Robbins2Jewel-Osco1
Blockbuster1McDonald's1
CVS1Nike1
Dunkin Donuts2Subway1
FedEx4U.S. Cellular1
GameStop1UPS1
H&R Block2Walgreens1

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.)
Olympia Fields fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Olympia Fields fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 5Number of bridges
  • 10ft / 3.2mTotal length
  • 49,625Total average daily traffic
  • 3,190Total average daily truck traffic
  • 51,034Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Olympia Fields, IL)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)

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:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • 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, Certificate Issue Date: 12/09/1985
    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, Certificate Issue Date: 06/30/2005
    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 in Olympia Fields, IL
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Olympia Fields, IL - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 22
  • Hazardous Condition: 21
Fire incident types in Olympia Fields, IL

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
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Olympia Fields, IL
  • 95.3%Utility gas
  • 3.6%Electricity
  • 0.6%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Olympia Fields, IL
  • 72.8%Utility gas
  • 27.2%Electricity


Olympia Fields compared to Illinois state average:

  • Median household income above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below 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.
  • Length of stay since moving in above 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 significantly above state average.

Olympia Fields on our top lists:

  • #39 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #43 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: architecture and engineering occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #48 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people taking railroad to work (population 5,000+)"
  • #95 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: health care and social assistance (population 5,000+)"
  • #99 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of police officers per 1000 residents (population 5,000+)"
  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Black Protestant congregations"
  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Catholic congregations"
  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest surface withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Black Protestant adherents"
  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Orthodox congregations (pop. 50,000+)"
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