Posen, Illinois

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Population in 2017: 5,914 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +25.0%
Males: 2,950  (49.9%)
Females: 2,964  (50.1%)
Median resident age:

30.6 years
Illinois median age:

38.0 years

Zip codes: 60469.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $44,314 (it was $49,470 in 2000)
Posen:

$44,314
IL:

$62,992

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $17,204 (it was $17,323 in 2000)

Posen village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $111,714 (it was $93,500 in 2000)
Posen:

$111,714
IL:

$195,300

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $318,646; detached houses: $328,836; townhouses or other attached units: $310,531; in 2-unit structures: $309,931; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $313,452; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $309,380; mobile homes: $43,489; occupied boats, rvs, vans, etc.: $660,183

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,112.

March 2019 cost of living index in Posen: 101.1 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 27.5%
(24.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 44.4% for Black residents, 26.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 37.3% for American Indian residents, 56.0% for other race residents, 18.1% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Posen, IL (2010)
    • 3,17153.0%Hispanic
    • 1,68428.1%White alone
    • 1,02317.1%Black alone
    • 641.1%Two or more races
    • 200.3%Asian alone
    • 140.2%American Indian alone
    • 60.1%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 50.08%Other race alone

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



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists, there were 4 registered sex offenders living in Posen, Illinois as of June 04, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Posen is 1,556 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Posen by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
1
(20.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(20.3)
1
(20.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(33.2)
1
(16.6)
0
(0.0)
1
(16.7)
1
(16.9)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
1
(20.5)
3
(60.9)
1
(20.2)
2
(40.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(16.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(16.9)
1
(16.9)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
10
(205.0)
9
(182.6)
8
(161.6)
9
(182.6)
14
(285.3)
6
(124.0)
9
(149.9)
8
(133.0)
8
(132.7)
2
(33.1)
5
(82.9)
7
(116.8)
7
(118.2)
6
(101.6)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
5
(102.5)
20
(405.8)
18
(363.6)
9
(182.6)
7
(142.7)
7
(144.7)
4
(66.6)
4
(66.5)
7
(116.1)
8
(132.5)
2
(33.2)
6
(100.1)
9
(152.0)
7
(118.6)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
23
(471.6)
48
(973.8)
50
(1,010)
50
(1,014)
56
(1,141)
48
(992.1)
61
(1,016)
43
(714.8)
56
(929.0)
49
(811.7)
29
(481.0)
24
(400.5)
30
(506.8)
14
(237.2)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
135
(2,768)
153
(3,104)
105
(2,121)
101
(2,049)
118
(2,405)
173
(3,576)
114
(1,898)
97
(1,612)
82
(1,360)
75
(1,242)
62
(1,028)
65
(1,085)
144
(2,432)
82
(1,389)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
16
(328.1)
17
(344.9)
24
(484.8)
29
(588.2)
13
(264.9)
16
(330.7)
19
(316.4)
21
(349.1)
12
(199.1)
13
(215.3)
8
(132.7)
13
(217.0)
21
(354.7)
20
(338.8)
Arson
(per 100,000)
1
(20.5)
1
(20.3)
1
(20.2)
1
(20.3)
3
(61.1)
0
(0.0)
2
(33.3)
1
(16.6)
4
(66.4)
0
(0.0)
1
(16.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)309.4404.5331.7364.3352.1305.1230.6208.9264.8193.3116.9177.2274.3167.0

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City-data.com crime index in Posen, IL

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 17 (15 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.54
Illinois average:

2.09
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Ancestries: Polish (3.9%), German (2.7%), American (2.5%), Italian (1.6%), Romanian (1.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 09/18/1901

Elevation: 603 feet

Land area: 1.18 square miles.

Population density: 5,014 people per square mile   (average).

Posen, Illinois map

1,585 residents are foreign born (22.7% Latin America).

This village:

25.0%
Illinois:

14.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $3,960 (3.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $3,201 (3.4%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Oak Lawn, IL (7.0 miles , pop. 55,245).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Chicago, IL (14.7 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Dixmoor, IL (1.0 miles ),
Robbins, IL (1.2 miles ),
Midlothian, IL (1.4 miles ),
Blue Island, IL (1.5 miles ),
Harvey, IL (1.5 miles ),
Markham, IL (1.5 miles ),
Calumet Park, IL (1.7 miles ),
Riverdale, IL (1.7 miles )

Latitude: 41.63 N, Longitude: 87.69 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 708

Distribution of median household income in Posen, IL in 2017
Distribution of house value in Posen, IL in 2017
Posen satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 13 buildings, average cost: $74,500
  • 1998: 15 buildings, average cost: $76,300
  • 1999: 11 buildings, average cost: $74,000
  • 2000: 18 buildings, average cost: $78,900
  • 2001: 29 buildings, average cost: $81,600
  • 2002: 36 buildings, average cost: $80,100
  • 2003: 31 buildings, average cost: $93,000
  • 2004: 41 buildings, average cost: $101,400
  • 2005: 30 buildings, average cost: $120,500
  • 2006: 11 buildings, average cost: $122,300
  • 2007: 6 buildings, average cost: $117,500
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $195,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Posen, IL residents
Average permit cost in Posen, IL
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.7%
Illinois:

4.5%
Historical population in Posen, IL
Historical housing units in Posen, IL

Population change in the 1990s: +515 (+12.2%).
Most common industries in Posen, IL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (11.7%)
  • Health care (7.5%)
  • Finance & insurance (7.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.9%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.7%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (4.2%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.0%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (19.8%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (5.9%)
  • Truck transportation (5.8%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.8%)
  • Metal & metal products (4.6%)
  • Repair & maintenance (4.4%)
  • Transportation equipment (4.4%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (13.2%)
  • Finance & insurance (10.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.8%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (8.3%)
  • Educational services (5.1%)
  • Social assistance (4.4%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.0%)
Most common occupations in Posen, IL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.5%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.9%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (4.8%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.8%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4.1%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (3.1%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (10.2%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (8.4%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (7.3%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.9%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.1%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.0%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.9%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (12.9%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (6.2%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (5.6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.1%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.1%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.7%)
  • Food and beverage serving workers, except waiters and waitresses (4.4%)

Average climate in Posen, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Posen, 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 90.8. This is worse than average.

City:

90.8
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.275. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.275
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 13.7. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 2.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

13.7
U.S.:

5.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 1.47. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 2.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.47
U.S.:

1.79
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 25.9. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 3.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.9
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 23.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

23.1
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 9.28. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.28
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2009 was 0.0175. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 1.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0175
U.S.:

0.0098

Tornado activity:

Posen-area historical tornado activity is near Illinois state average. It is 57% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/28/1990, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 22.7 miles away from the Posen 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 8.0 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:

Posen-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 219.9 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 194.5 miles away from Posen 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 63.9 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 251.9 miles away from Posen 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 218.2 miles away from the city center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 211.1 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).
Posen topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Posen:

  • PLAZA NURSING AND REHAB CTR (Nursing Home, about 1 miles away; MIDLOTHIAN, IL)
  • LYDIA HEALTHCARE (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; ROBBINS, IL)
  • JORDAN AND ASSOCIATES, HOME HL (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; HARVEY, IL)
  • ACE HEALTH CARE SERVICES, LLC (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; MIDLOTHIAN, IL)
  • CHILDRENS HABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; HARVEY, IL)
  • HEATHER HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; HARVEY, IL)
  • DSI - MARKHAM (Dialysis Facility, about 2 miles away; MARKHAM, IL)

Amtrak stations near Posen:

  • 5 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.
  • 11 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.
  • 13 miles: DYER (SHEFFIELD RD.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Posen:

  • South Suburban College (about 4 miles; South Holland, IL; Full-time enrollment: 3,972)
  • Saint Xavier University (about 6 miles; Chicago, IL; FT enrollment: 3,576)
  • Chicago State University (about 8 miles; Chicago, IL; FT enrollment: 4,352)
  • Prairie State College (about 8 miles; Chicago Heights, IL; FT enrollment: 4,050)
  • City Colleges of Chicago-Olive-Harvey College (about 8 miles; Chicago, IL; FT enrollment: 4,110)
  • City Colleges of Chicago-Richard J Daley College (about 10 miles; Chicago, IL; FT enrollment: 7,497)
  • Moraine Valley Community College (about 10 miles; Palos Hills, IL; FT enrollment: 12,008)

Public elementary/middle schools in Posen:

  • GORDON SCHOOL (Students: 493, Location: 14100 S HARRISON AVE, Grades: KG-3)
  • POSEN ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 364, Location: 14545 S CALIFORNIA AVE, Grades: 4-5)

Private elementary/middle school in Posen:

  • ALTERNATIVE ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENT ACADEMY (Students: 42, Location: 14418 S MCKINLEY AVE, Grades: 1-8)
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Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Posen: Posen Village Hall (A), Posen Fire Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Posen: Saint Stanislaus Catholic Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Park in Posen: Memorial Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Hotel: Blue Island Duct Cleaning (14547 Church Street).

Birthplace of: Don Kolloway - Baseball player.

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:

3.4 people
Illinois:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:

78.4%
Whole state:

65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:

8.4%
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: 0.2% of all households

For population 15 years and over in Posen:

Marital status in Posen, IL
  • Never married: 40.7%
  • Now married: 39.4%
  • Separated: 0.6%
  • Widowed: 8.0%
  • Divorced: 11.3%

For population 25 years and over in Posen:

  • High school or higher: 78.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.6%
  • Unemployed: 8.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 36.0 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

14.0
Illinois average:

12.2

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Posen
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Posen, 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
Here:

2.77 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 23
Cook 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.
Illinois:

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

1.53 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

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:
Cook County:

23.5%
Illinois:

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

16.3%
Illinois:

14.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

46.8%
Illinois:

48.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

43.5%
Illinois:

45.7%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.9
Illinois:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Posen:

23.1%
Illinois:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

11.0%
State:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.8
Illinois:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

33.2%
Illinois:

33.2%

General health condition:
This city:

53.4%
Illinois:

55.4%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

78.9%
Illinois:

79.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Posen, 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 15$75,586$60,4696$1,986
Water Supply 5$12,494$29,9863$5,702
Financial Administration 5$14,125$33,9000$0
Police - Other 2$5,455$32,7302$832
Other and Unallocable 1$2,621$31,4529$7,792
Fire - Other 1$2,232$26,7840$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 0$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 9$4,400
Firefighters 0$0 38$41,294
Streets and Highways 0$0 0$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 29$112,513$46,55767$62,006

Posen government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $1,673,000 ($282.89)
    Central Staff Services: $1,495,000 ($252.79)
    Water Utilities: $881,000 ($148.97)
    Local Fire Protection: $727,000 ($122.93)
    Solid Waste Management: $317,000 ($53.60)
    General - Other: $230,000 ($38.89)
    Sewerage: $185,000 ($31.28)
    Regular Highways: $146,000 ($24.69)
    Financial Administration: $83,000 ($14.03)
    General Public Buildings: $34,000 ($5.75)
  • Employee Retirement - Benefit Payments: $316,000 ($53.43)
    Corporate Bonds: $308,000 ($52.08)
    Total Cash and Deposits: $281,000 ($47.51)
    Other Investments - Other: $72,000 ($12.17)
    Withdrawals: $27,000 ($4.57)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $94,000 ($15.89)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Central Staff Services: $389,000 ($65.78)
    Water Utilities: $80,000 ($13.53)
    General - Other: $19,000 ($3.21)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,064,000 ($349.00)

Posen government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $320,000 ($54.11)
    Sewerage: $204,000 ($34.49)
    Parking Facilities: $167,000 ($28.24)
    Other: $60,000 ($10.15)
    Regular Highways: $2,000 ($0.34)
  • Employee Retirement - From Other Governments: $265,000 ($44.81)
    Earnings on Investments (calculated): $52,000 ($8.79)
    Local Employee Contribution: $22,000 ($3.72)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $24,000 ($4.06)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $105,000 ($17.75)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $249,000 ($42.10)
    General Revenue - Other: $46,000 ($7.78)
    Interest Earnings: $2,000 ($0.34)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $967,000 ($163.51)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $739,000 ($124.96)
    Other: $257,000 ($43.46)
    Highways: $160,000 ($27.05)
  • Tax - Property: $2,136,000 ($361.18)
    Public Utilities Sales: $234,000 ($39.57)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $150,000 ($25.36)
    Other License: $145,000 ($24.52)

Posen government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,265,000 ($382.99)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,960,000 ($331.42)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $305,000 ($51.57)

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

  • Employee Retirement - Total Federal Securities: $323,000 ($54.62)
    Total Other Securities: $292,000 ($49.37)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,788,000 ($640.51)

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 Posen, IL
NameCountNameCount
Curves1Subway1
Dunkin Donuts2The Room Place1
FedEx1

Strongest AM radio stations in Posen:

  • WVIV (1200 AM; 20 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLXX-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WNWI (1080 AM; 3 kW; OAK LAWN, IL; Owner: BIRACH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WBEE (1570 AM; 1 kW; HARVEY, IL)
  • WYLL (1160 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WRDZ (1300 AM; 5 kW; LA GRANGE, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WNTD (950 AM; 5 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: RADIO UNICA OF CHICAGO LICENSE CORP.)
  • 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.)
  • WGCI (1390 AM; 5 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WIND (560 AM; 5 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))

Strongest FM radio stations in Posen:

  • W207BI (89.3 FM; UNIVERSITY PARK, IL; Owner: BEST MEDIA 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.)
  • WDRV (97.1 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • 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 Posen:

  • 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.)
  • 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.)
  • WYIN (Channel 56; GARY, IN; Owner: NORTHWEST INDIANA PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W54AP (Channel 54; BLUE ISLAND, IL; Owner: CATHOLIC VIEWS BROADCASTS, INC.)
  • W34CK (Channel 34; ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL; Owner: FIRST UNITED, INC.)
  • W64CQ (Channel 64; ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
Posen fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Posen fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 17Number of bridges
  • 115ft / 34.8mTotal length
  • $3,180,000Total costs
  • 671,700Total average daily traffic
  • 63,852Total average daily truck traffic
New bridges in Posen, IL - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 41950-1959
  • 111960-1969
  • 22010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Posen, IL

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

17 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Posen)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • Lat: 41.620833 Lon: -87.681944, Call Sign: WPYW926,
    Assigned Frequencies: 463.475 MHz, 468.475 MHz, Grant Date: 02/11/2014, Expiration Date: 11/19/2023, Certifier: Daniel R Beerck, Registrant: First Student Inc, 600 Vine Street, Suite 1400, Cincinnati, OH 45202, Phone: (513) 362-4604, Fax: (513) 362-4591, Email:
  • 15000 S Rockwell (Lat: 41.620833 Lon: -87.681944), Type: Tower, Structure height: 135 m, Call Sign: WQNL312, Licensee ID: L00294299,
    Assigned Frequencies: 472.200 MHz, Grant Date: 03/11/2011, Expiration Date: 03/11/2021, Certifier: Howard E Reeves, Registrant: A Beep, LLC, 452 N Chicago St, Joliet, IL 60432, Phone: (815) 740-1780, Fax: (815) 740-1357, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

5
  • Blue Island IL 2, 2547 139th Street (Lat: 41.640278 Lon: -87.684194), Type: Tower, Structure height: 40.2 m, Overall height: 44.5 m, Call Sign: WQJD242,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11285.0 MHz, Grant Date: 07/29/2008, Expiration Date: 07/29/2018, Cancellation Date: 01/29/2010, Certifier: Willaim Chastain, Registrant: Radio Dynamics Corporation, Silver Spring, MD 20914, Phone: (301) 493-5171, Fax: (301) 576-4553, Email:
  • 1056805, 15000 S Rockwell (Lat: 41.620833 Lon: -87.681944), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 135 m, Call Sign: WQON251, Licensee ID: L01663754,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6315.84 MHz, 6315.84 MHz, 6375.14 MHz, 6315.84 MHz, 6375.14 MHz, 6315.84 MHz, 6375.14 MHz, 6315.84 MHz, Grant Date: 11/22/2011, Expiration Date: 11/22/2021, Certifier: Scott Tollefsen, Registrant: Eastern Mlg LLC, 1 Westbrook Corporate Center, Suite 300, Westchester, IL 60154, Phone: (708) 983-7522
  • Posen, IL, 15000 S Rockwell (Lat: 41.620833 Lon: -87.681944), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 135 m, Call Sign: WQPW728,
    Assigned Frequencies: 7000.00 MHz, Grant Date: 09/04/2012, Cancellation Date: 01/27/2014, Certifier: Howard Jaeckel Esq, Registrant: Cbs Broadcasting, 1800 K St Nw Ste 920, Wahington, DC 20006, Phone: (202) 457-4518
  • ASR1056805 IL, 15000 S Rockwell (Lat: 41.620833 Lon: -87.681944), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 135 m, Call Sign: WQQY377,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11445.0 MHz, 11605.0 MHz, Grant Date: 03/25/2013, Expiration Date: 03/25/2023, Certifier: Ido M Rosen, Registrant: Wireless Internetwork, LLC, 55 East 52nd Street, New York, NY 10055, Phone: (682) 429-1900, Email:
  • 15000 S. Rockwell, 15000 S Rockwell (Lat: 41.620833 Lon: -87.681944), Type: Tower, Structure height: 135 m, Call Sign: KB55028, Grant Date: 08/23/1983, Expiration Date: 12/01/2021, Registrant: Cbs, 1725 Desales St. Nw; Suite 501, Washington, DC 20036-4426, Phone: (202) 457-4074, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Posen)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
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)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED15$126,40310$103,97130$139,2515$42,5364$75,9350$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$86,0701$76,7206$136,9020$01$33,0600$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED5$111,1447$63,17137$155,2516$55,7172$154,3652$14,970
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$167,7800$012$167,2031$63,6201$53,0100$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$61,1201$82,3307$147,0141$73,6000$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 8248.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$31,8101$86,690
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$89,1900$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$31,8100$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$31,8101$97,920
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 8248.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Posen, IL
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Posen, IL - Value

2003 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 43. The highest number of fires - 82 took place in 2009, and the least - 0 in 2004. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Posen, IL When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (44.6%), and Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires (23.2%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Posen, IL
    • 30444.6%Structure Fires
    • 15823.2%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 12518.4%Outside Fires
    • 9413.8%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Posen, IL
Most common first names in Posen, IL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John5871.8 years
Joseph3775.0 years
Mary3477.8 years
Edward2770.1 years
William2668.4 years
Helen2477.7 years
Walter2277.2 years
Anna2281.5 years
Frank2077.6 years
Robert1863.5 years
Most common last names in Posen, IL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Czachura979.9 years
Miller970.3 years
Krygowski675.7 years
Warszalek672.7 years
White671.2 years
Labno579.0 years
Czajkowski478.5 years
Adams470.8 years
Mech472.0 years
Wisniewski479.0 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Posen, IL
  • 92.1%Utility gas
  • 6.4%Electricity
  • 1.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Posen, IL
  • 94.0%Utility gas
  • 6.0%Electricity


Posen compared to Illinois state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.

Posen on our top lists:

  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: construction and extraction occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: construction (population 5,000+)"
  • #44 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest percentage of workers working at home, population 5,000+"
  • #96 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: food preparation and serving related occupations (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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