Prestbury, Illinois

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Population in 2010: 1,722.
Males: 842  (48.9%)
Females: 880  (51.1%)
Median resident age:  59.5 years
Illinois median age:  37.9 years
Estimated median household income in 2016: $73,347
Prestbury:

$73,347
IL:

$60,960

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $32,792

Prestbury CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $232,700
Prestbury:

$232,700
IL:

$186,500

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $298,744; Detached houses: $323,574; Townhouses or other attached units: $189,736
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  • Races in Prestbury, IL (2010)

    Prestbury races chart
    • 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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Prestbury: 99.3 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Irish (18.7%), German (18.1%), European (10.2%), Polish (8.9%), Italian (6.3%), English (4.4%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

For population 25 years and over in Prestbury:

  • High school or higher: 98.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 52.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 19.5%

For population 15 years and over in Prestbury CDP:

  • Never married: 5.6%
  • Now married: 76.6%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 6.4%
  • Divorced: 10.2%

17 residents are foreign born

This place:

0.9%
Illinois:

13.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $7,693 (2.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $6,522 (2.5%)

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

Prestbury household income distribution Prestbury home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.9%
Illinois:

5.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Finance and insurance (26%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (15%)
  • Manufacturing (14%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (14%)
  • Health care and social assistance (12%)
  • Construction (7%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (26%)
  • Educational services (19%)
  • Health care and social assistance (16%)
  • Wholesale trade (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Information (5%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Office and administrative support occupations (21%)
  • Management occupations (18%)
  • Sales and related occupations (13%)
  • Transportation occupations (10%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (7%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (7%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (4%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (27%)
  • Sales and related occupations (13%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (10%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Legal occupations (5%)

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

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 Prestbury 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 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 265.0 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 75.2. This is about average.

City:

75.2
U.S.:

74.7

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 2.07. This is about average. Closest monitor was 17.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

2.07
U.S.:

1.91

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 24.5. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 8.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

24.5
U.S.:

32.0

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

City:

20.6
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 9.78. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.78
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 7.3%
(7.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.0
Illinois average:

12.1

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012 2016

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Religion statistics for Prestbury CDP (based on Kane County data)

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
This county:

0.08 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.54 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

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

1.95 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

5.90 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.2%
Illinois:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Kane County:

27.2%
Illinois:

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

15.1%
State:

14.5%

5.56% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($49,985 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.56%
Illinois average:

4.45%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($238 average AGI)
Kane County:

0.03%
Illinois average:

0.03%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Cook County, IL  1.54% ($45,522 average AGI)
from DuPage County, IL  1.12% ($52,635)
from McHenry County, IL  0.39% ($44,309)


5.97% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($50,068 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.97%
Illinois average:

4.96%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($454 average AGI)
Kane County:

0.04%
Illinois average:

0.07%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Cook County, IL  1.42% ($39,540 average AGI)
to DuPage County, IL  0.91% ($42,413)
to Kendall County, IL  0.40% ($38,969)

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 MHzGrant Date: 07/30/2008, Expiration Date: 07/30/2018, Cancellation Date: 01/30/2010, Certifier: Willaim ChastainRegistrant: 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 MHzGrant Date: 08/15/2012, Expiration Date: 08/15/2022, Certifier: Kyle B EntzRegistrant: Sprint Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, M/S: Varesa0209, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (703) 433-4000, Fax: (703) 433-4483

Prestbury compared to Illinois state average:

  • Median house value above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage 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 significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly 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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