Prestbury, Illinois

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Population in 2010: 1,722.
Males: 793  (46.1%)
Females: 929  (53.9%)
Median resident age:

59.4 years
Illinois median age:

38.0 years
Estimated median household income in 2017: $75,628
Prestbury:

$75,628
IL:

$62,992

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $34,424

Prestbury CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $237,200
Prestbury:

$237,200
IL:

$195,300

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $310,029; detached houses: $343,753; townhouses or other attached units: $162,279
March 2019 cost of living index in Prestbury: 98.7 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 10.0%
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  • Races in Prestbury, IL (2010)
    • 1,57291.3%White alone
    • 885.1%Hispanic
    • 291.7%Asian alone
    • 261.5%Black alone
    • 70.4%Two or more races

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

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Ancestries: Irish (18.6%), German (13.1%), European (10.0%), Polish (9.0%), Italian (5.1%), French Canadian (4.8%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

28 residents are foreign born

This place:

1.7%
Illinois:

14.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $6,739 (2.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $6,557 (2.6%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Aurora, IL (6.7 miles , pop. 142,990).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Chicago, IL (38.6 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Sugar Grove, IL (1.2 miles ),
North Aurora, IL (2.3 miles ),
Kaneville, IL (2.5 miles ),
Montgomery, IL (2.5 miles ),
Big Rock, IL (2.6 miles ),
Aurora, IL (2.6 miles ),
Boulder Hill, IL (2.6 miles ),
Batavia, IL (2.7 miles )

Latitude: 41.79 N, Longitude: 88.42 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 630

Distribution of median household income in Prestbury, IL in 2017
Distribution of house value in Prestbury, IL in 2017
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

6.2%
Illinois:

4.5%
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI SO2 Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 85.2. This is about average.

City:

85.2
U.S.:

74.2
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.853. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 17.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.853
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 26.8. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 8.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.8
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 10.6. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 4.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.6
U.S.:

8.5

Tornado activity:

Prestbury-area historical tornado activity is near Illinois state average. It is 52% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/28/1990, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 8.3 miles away from the Prestbury place center killed 29 people and injured 350 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 6/13/1976, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 23.3 miles away from the place center killed 2 people and injured 23 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Prestbury-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 232.4 miles away from the city center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 207.1 miles away from the city center
On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 MB, 4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 33.4 miles away from Prestbury 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 265.0 miles away from Prestbury 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 231.0 miles away from Prestbury center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 221.6 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 Kane County (14) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 7, Snowstorms: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Prestbury:

  • COUNTRYSIDE CARE CENTRE (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; AURORA, IL)
  • TAC HOUSE (Hospital, about 4 miles away; AURORA, IL)
  • ELMWOOD TERRACE HEALTHCARE CTR (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; AURORA, IL)
  • PRESENCE MERCY MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 5 miles away; AURORA, IL)
  • FMC - AURORA DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 5 miles away; AURORA, IL)
  • VISITING NURSE ASSOCIATION OF (Home Health Center, about 6 miles away; AURORA, IL)
  • PROVENA MCAULEY MANOR (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; AURORA, IL)

Amtrak stations near Prestbury:

  • 11 miles: PLANO (MAIN ST. WEST OF CENTER ST.)
  • 15 miles: NAPERVILLE (E. 4TH & ELLSWORTH 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, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Prestbury:

  • Waubonsee Community College (about 2 miles; Sugar Grove, IL; Full-time enrollment: 7,698)
  • Aurora University (about 5 miles; Aurora, IL; FT enrollment: 4,596)
  • North Central College (about 15 miles; Naperville, IL; FT enrollment: 2,860)
  • Elgin Community College (about 17 miles; Elgin, IL; FT enrollment: 8,173)
  • Benedictine University (about 17 miles; Lisle, IL; FT enrollment: 5,694)
  • Wheaton College (about 18 miles; Wheaton, IL; FT enrollment: 2,948)
  • College of DuPage (about 19 miles; Glen Ellyn, IL; FT enrollment: 18,910)

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Kane County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Average household size:
This place:

2.4 people
Illinois:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

78.7%
Whole state:

65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

2.4%
Whole state:

6.3%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

For population 15 years and over in Prestbury:

Marital status in Prestbury, IL
  • Never married: 8.5%
  • Now married: 69.7%
  • Separated: 1.1%
  • Widowed: 7.6%
  • Divorced: 13.1%

For population 25 years and over in Prestbury:

  • High school or higher: 97.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 50.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 16.9%
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.2
Illinois average:

12.2

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Prestbury, IL (based on Kane County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic155,39128
Evangelical Protestant50,728184
Mainline Protestant36,57672
Other19,74430
Black Protestant3,67910
Orthodox1,6302
None247,521-
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: 80
Kane County:

1.61 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 4
Kane County:

0.08 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.08 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 27
This county:

0.54 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

0.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 97
This county:

1.95 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 294
Kane County:

5.90 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

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

7.2%
State:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Kane County:

27.2%
Illinois:

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

15.1%
Illinois:

14.5%

6.42% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($76,434 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.42%
Illinois average:

4.69%

0.01% of residents moved from foreign countries ($284 average AGI)
Kane County:

0.01%
Illinois average:

0.03%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Cook County, IL  1.97% ($55,835 average AGI)
from DuPage County, IL  1.42% ($132,588)
from McHenry County, IL  0.45% ($56,017)


6.78% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($63,423 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.78%
Illinois average:

5.50%

0.20% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,313 average AGI)
Kane County:

0.20%
Illinois average:

0.06%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Cook County, IL  1.40% ($51,932 average AGI)
to DuPage County, IL  0.95% ($55,548)
to McHenry County, IL  0.52% ($55,231)

Strongest AM radio stations in Prestbury:

  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WYLL (1160 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WAUR (930 AM; 4 kW; SANDWICH, IL; Owner: CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING SYSTEM, LTD.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WVIV (1200 AM; 20 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLXX-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • WISN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBIG (1280 AM; 1 kW; AURORA, IL; Owner: BIG BROADCASTING COMAPNY, INC.)
  • WMBI (1110 AM; daytime; 5 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • WSPY (1480 AM; 1 kW; GENEVA, IL)

Strongest FM radio stations in Prestbury:

  • WERV-FM (95.9 FM; AURORA, IL; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WSPY-FM (107.1 FM; PLANO, IL; Owner: NELSON ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • WLEY-FM (107.9 FM; AURORA, IL; Owner: WLEY LICENSING, 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.)
  • WGCI-FM (107.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • 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.)
  • WDEK (92.5 FM; DEKALB, IL; Owner: SPANISH BROADCASTING SYSTEM OF ILLINOIS, 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)

TV broadcast stations around Prestbury:

  • W54BE (Channel 54; SUGAR GROVE, IL; Owner: WAUBONSEE COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • W24AJ (Channel 24; AURORA, IL; Owner: NELSON TV, INC.)
  • WSPY-LP (Channel 30; PLANO, IL; Owner: WSPY-TV, INC.)
  • WLS-TV (Channel 7; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WMAQ-TV (Channel 5; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: NBC SUBSIDIARY (WMAQ-TV), INC.)
  • W34CK (Channel 34; ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL; Owner: FIRST UNITED, 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)
  • WSNS-TV (Channel 44; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: TELEMUNDO OF CHICAGO, INC.)
  • WJYS (Channel 62; HAMMOND, IN; Owner: JOVON BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • W57DN (Channel 57; ELGIN, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WWTO-TV (Channel 35; LASALLE, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • 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.)
  • W64CQ (Channel 64; ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Prestbury)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • Sugar Grove IL 6, Lot 4 Of Prestbury Business Park (Lat: 41.789139 Lon: -88.408750), Type: Pole, Structure height: 51.8 m, Overall height: 55.1 m, Call Sign: WQJD307,
    Assigned Frequencies: 5974.85 MHz, Grant Date: 07/30/2008, Expiration Date: 07/30/2018, Cancellation Date: 01/30/2010, Certifier: Willaim Chastain, Registrant: Radio Dynamics Corporation, Silver Spring, MD 20914, Phone: (301) 493-5171, Fax: (301) 576-4553, Email:
  • CH80XC010, Lot 4 Of Prestbury Business Park (304458) (Lat: 41.789139 Lon: -88.408750), Type: Pole, Structure height: 51.8 m, Overall height: 55.1 m, Call Sign: WQPU316,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11465.0 MHz, 11265.0 MHz, 11585.0 MHz, 11425.0 MHz, Grant Date: 08/15/2012, Expiration Date: 08/15/2022, Certifier: Kyle B Entz, Registrant: Sprint Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, M/S: Varesa-0209, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (800) 572-8256, Fax: (703) 433-4483, Email:

Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Prestbury, IL
  • 91.6%Utility gas
  • 8.4%Electricity
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Prestbury, IL
  • 100.0%Utility gas


Prestbury compared to Illinois state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below 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 significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Prestbury on our top lists:

  • #43 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Costa Rica (population 500+)"
  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest decrease in the number of births per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop 50,000+)"
  • #58 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #65 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest increase in the number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #76 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest ground withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
  • #84 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
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