Richton Park, Illinois

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Population in 2017: 13,505 (99% urban, 1% rural).
Population change since 2000: +7.8%
 
Males: 6,402  (47.4%)
Females: 7,103  (52.6%)
Median resident age:

40.5 years
Illinois median age:

38.0 years

Zip codes: 60471.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $54,950 (it was $48,299 in 2000)
Richton Park:

$54,950
IL:

$62,992

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $25,543 (it was $22,626 in 2000)

Richton Park village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $155,594 (it was $120,100 in 2000)
Richton Park:

$155,594
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: $1,076.

March 2019 cost of living index in Richton Park: 100.8 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 20.2%
(13.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 21.7% for Black residents, 19.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 6.9% for other race residents, 17.6% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Richton Park, IL (2017)
    • 11,29683.1%Black alone
    • 1,43310.5%White alone
    • 3462.5%Hispanic
    • 2061.5%Asian alone
    • 1491.1%Two or more races
    • 70.05%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists, there were 14 registered sex offenders living in Richton Park, Illinois as of January 22, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Richton Park is 972 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is near the state average.


Crime rates in Richton Park by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
1
(7.8)
0
(0.0)
2
(15.5)
1
(7.8)
1
(7.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(14.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
11
(85.4)
3
(23.1)
9
(69.6)
11
(85.4)
7
(54.5)
7
(55.1)
6
(43.8)
7
(51.1)
4
(29.1)
3
(21.8)
7
(50.8)
7
(51.1)
6
(44.3)
7
(51.9)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
11
(85.4)
24
(184.6)
21
(162.3)
32
(248.3)
13
(101.2)
11
(86.7)
10
(73.1)
22
(160.5)
19
(138.0)
26
(188.5)
25
(181.5)
36
(262.7)
23
(169.8)
27
(200.2)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
21
(163.1)
28
(215.4)
19
(146.9)
13
(100.9)
6
(46.7)
17
(133.9)
28
(204.6)
18
(131.3)
19
(138.0)
18
(130.5)
7
(50.8)
15
(109.5)
12
(88.6)
21
(155.7)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
49
(380.5)
66
(507.8)
89
(687.9)
72
(558.7)
106
(825.4)
135
(1,063)
112
(818.3)
118
(860.6)
85
(617.4)
82
(594.5)
57
(413.8)
46
(335.7)
60
(443.1)
40
(296.6)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
233
(1,809)
230
(1,770)
278
(2,149)
245
(1,901)
228
(1,775)
205
(1,615)
207
(1,512)
213
(1,553)
243
(1,765)
220
(1,595)
233
(1,691)
220
(1,606)
269
(1,986)
235
(1,743)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
34
(264.0)
49
(377.0)
44
(340.1)
51
(395.8)
29
(225.8)
19
(149.7)
45
(328.8)
22
(160.5)
17
(123.5)
24
(174.0)
25
(181.5)
33
(240.8)
40
(295.4)
56
(415.3)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
2
(15.4)
4
(30.9)
1
(7.8)
1
(7.8)
0
(0.0)
1
(7.3)
2
(14.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(14.8)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)262.2253.4326.0325.3245.8247.9242.0250.5215.9248.4216.4248.6238.2256.4

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City-data.com crime index in Richton Park, IL

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 35 (30 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.19
Illinois average:

2.67
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Ancestries: German (1.8%), African (1.8%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 09/01/1926

Elevation: 710 feet

Land area: 3.37 square miles.

Population density: 4,003 people per square mile   (average).

Richton Park, Illinois map

590 residents are foreign born (1.8% Asia, 1.5% Africa, 0.7% Latin America, 0.7% Europe).

This village:

4.3%
Illinois:

14.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $5,980 (3.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $5,016 (3.8%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Orland Park, IL (11.2 miles , pop. 51,077).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Chicago, IL (24.9 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Park Forest, IL (1.4 miles ),
Matteson, IL (1.4 miles ),
Olympia Fields, IL (1.7 miles ),
University Park, IL (1.8 miles ),
Monee, IL (2.1 miles ),
South Chicago Heights, IL (2.1 miles ),
Flossmoor, IL (2.2 miles ),
Frankfort Square, IL (2.2 miles )

Latitude: 41.48 N, Longitude: 87.73 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -3,992 (-29.4%)
Workers who live and work in this village: 369 (6.4%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 708

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

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 95 buildings, average cost: $115,800
  • 1998: 78 buildings, average cost: $131,800
  • 1999: 74 buildings, average cost: $122,700
  • 2000: 59 buildings, average cost: $95,500
  • 2001: 81 buildings, average cost: $105,200
  • 2002: 75 buildings, average cost: $130,200
  • 2003: 48 buildings, average cost: $123,600
  • 2004: 39 buildings, average cost: $78,800
  • 2005: 30 buildings, average cost: $100,300
  • 2006: 20 buildings, average cost: $131,800
  • 2007: 18 buildings, average cost: $162,400
  • 2008: 20 buildings, average cost: $221,500
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $80,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Richton Park, IL residents
Average permit cost in Richton Park, IL
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.7%
Illinois:

4.5%
Historical population in Richton Park, IL
Historical housing units in Richton Park, IL

Population change in the 1990s: +2,025 (+19.3%).
Most common industries in Richton Park, IL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (9.8%)
  • Educational services (9.3%)
  • Finance & insurance (8.8%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (7.9%)
  • Public administration (5.9%)
  • Construction (4.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (3.7%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (8.9%)
  • Finance & insurance (8.1%)
  • Public administration (5.1%)
  • Other transportation, support activities, couriers (4.8%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.7%)
  • Educational services (4.7%)
  • Broadcasting & telecommunications (4.4%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (14.9%)
  • Educational services (13.3%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (10.6%)
  • Finance & insurance (9.4%)
  • Public administration (6.6%)
  • Social assistance (5.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.4%)
Most common occupations in Richton Park, IL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.0%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.7%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.7%)
  • Computer specialists (3.7%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.3%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.3%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.2%)
  • Computer specialists (6.1%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.7%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.6%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4.5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.2%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4.1%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (10.1%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (8.6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.8%)
  • Registered nurses (4.8%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.5%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (3.9%)
  • Customer service representatives (3.7%)

Average climate in Richton Park, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Richton Park, 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 4.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.275
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 12.3. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 3.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

12.3
U.S.:

5.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 1.28. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 3.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.28
U.S.:

1.79
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 25.7. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 4.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.7
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 22.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

22.6
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 9.60. This is about average. Closest monitor was 11.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.60
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2009 was 0.0196. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 3.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0196
U.S.:

0.0098

Tornado activity:

Richton Park-area historical tornado activity is near Illinois state average. It is 64% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/28/1990, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 19.6 miles away from the Richton Park 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 14.1 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:

Richton Park-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 209.7 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 184.2 miles away from Richton Park 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 60.9 miles away from Richton Park 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 241.8 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 208.0 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 200.8 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).
Richton Park topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Richton Park:

  • GLENSHIRE NURSING AND REHAB CTRE (22660 SOUTH CICERO AVENUE)
  • RICHTON CROSSING CONVALESCENT CENTER (P O BOX 345)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Richton Park:

  • HEALTHY HEALTH HOME HEALTH, INC (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; MATTESON, IL)
  • QUANTUM HEALTHCARE SERVICES, INC (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; MATTESON, IL)
  • ABSOLUTE HOME HEALTHCARE, INC (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; MATTESON, IL)
  • APPLEWOOD REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; MATTESON, IL)
  • VITAS CORPORATION (Hospital, about 2 miles away; MATTESON, IL)
  • COMET HOME HEALTHCARE, INC (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; MATTESON, IL)
  • MARI HOME HEALTHCARE SERVICES, LLC (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; MATTESON, IL)

Amtrak stations near Richton Park:

  • 7 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: DYER (SHEFFIELD RD.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking.
  • 19 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 Richton Park:

  • Governors State University (about 3 miles; University Park, IL; Full-time enrollment: 4,043)
  • Prairie State College (about 6 miles; Chicago Heights, IL; FT enrollment: 4,050)
  • South Suburban College (about 11 miles; South Holland, IL; FT enrollment: 3,972)
  • Purdue University-Calumet Campus (about 15 miles; Hammond, IN; FT enrollment: 7,343)
  • Saint Xavier University (about 16 miles; Chicago, IL; FT enrollment: 3,576)
  • Moraine Valley Community College (about 16 miles; Palos Hills, IL; FT enrollment: 12,008)
  • City Colleges of Chicago-Olive-Harvey College (about 18 miles; Chicago, IL; FT enrollment: 4,110)

Public high schools in Richton Park:

  • RICH SOUTH CAMPUS HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,352, Location: 5000 SAUK TRL, Grades: 9-12)
  • SOUTHLAND COLLEGE PREP (Location: 4601 SAUK TRL, Grades: 9-12, Charter school)

Public elementary/middle schools in Richton Park:

Private elementary/middle school in Richton Park:

  • IMMANUEL CROSSROADS SCHOOL (Students: 44, Location: 4800 SAUK TRL, Grades: PK-2)
See full list of schools located in Richton Park

Library in Richton Park:

  • RICHTON PARK PUBLIC LIBRARY DISTRICT (Operating income: $705,528; Location: 4045 SAUK TRAIL; 43,239 books; 2,773 audio materials; 1,362 video materials; 4 local licensed databases; 2 state licensed databases; 168 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Richton Park: Sinter Metals Industrial Park (A), Richton Park Metrorail Station (B), Richton Park Public Library (C), Richton Park Fire Department Station 1 (D), Richton Park Fire Department (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Richton Park include: Christ Church (A), Christian Fellowship Church (B), House of Prayer Ministry (C), Immanuel Evangelical Lutheran Church (D), Sauk Trail Baptist Temple (E), South Suburban Seventh Day Adventist Church (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Saint Pauls Evangelical Reform Cemetery (1), New German Evangelical Zion Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Richton Crossing Detention Reservoir (A), Lake George (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Richton Park include: Glaeser Park (1), Jones Park (2), Pierce Park (3), Klawitter Park (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Birthplace of: Brandon Cole - College basketball player (Xavier Musketeers).

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:

2.7 people
Illinois:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:

69.7%
Whole state:

65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:

4.9%
Whole state:

6.3%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households
216 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
258 people in nursing homes in 2000

Banks with branches in Richton Park (2011 data):

  • RBS Citizens, National Association: Richton Park Facility at 22222 S. Governors Hwy., branch established on 1979/01/29. 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

For population 15 years and over in Richton Park:

Marital status in Richton Park, IL
  • Never married: 43.5%
  • Now married: 33.7%
  • Separated: 3.0%
  • Widowed: 6.9%
  • Divorced: 12.9%

For population 25 years and over in Richton Park:

  • High school or higher: 93.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 28.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 10.1%
  • Unemployed: 13.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 34.3 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.9
Illinois average:

12.2

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

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Richton Park, 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.
State:

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

0.04 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.93 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

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

1.53 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.67 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

6.86 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

8.4%
Illinois:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

23.5%
State:

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

16.3%
Illinois:

14.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Richton Park:

48.4%
Illinois:

48.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

46.8%
Illinois:

45.7%

Average BMI:
Richton Park:

29.7
Illinois:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Richton Park:

19.6%
State:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Richton Park:

12.5%
Illinois:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Richton Park:

6.6
Illinois:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

36.3%
Illinois:

33.2%

General health condition:
Richton Park:

55.5%
State:

55.4%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

82.6%
Illinois:

79.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Richton Park, 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 23$149,391$77,9430$0
Streets and Highways 11$44,708$48,7720$0
Other Government Administration 10$46,041$55,2498$8,080
Financial Administration 6$28,053$56,1061$1,133
Police - Other 5$14,770$35,4483$5,728
Parks and Recreation 4$11,817$35,45141$7,646
Firefighters 3$16,406$65,62451$53,881
Sewerage 2$8,325$49,9500$0
Solid Waste Management 0$0 0$0
Hospitals 0$0 0$0
Health 0$0 0$0
Welfare 0$0 0$0
Water Transport and Terminals 0$0 0$0
Airports 0$0 0$0
Water Supply 0$0 0$0
Correction 0$0 0$0
Fire - Other 0$0 1$725
Judicial and Legal 0$0 0$0
Transit 0$0 0$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 0$0
Local Libraries 0$0 0$0
Gas Supply 0$0 0$0
Electric Power 0$0 0$0
Natural Resources 0$0 0$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 64$319,511$59,908105$77,193

Richton Park government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Construction - Central Staff Services: $1,000 ($0.07)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $4,764,000 ($352.76)
    Water Utilities: $1,968,000 ($145.72)
    Local Fire Protection: $1,033,000 ($76.49)
    Solid Waste Management: $851,000 ($63.01)
    Regular Highways: $742,000 ($54.94)
    General - Other: $602,000 ($44.58)
    Parks and Recreation: $537,000 ($39.76)
    Central Staff Services: $502,000 ($37.17)
    Financial Administration: $436,000 ($32.28)
    General Public Buildings: $202,000 ($14.96)
    Parking Facilities: $144,000 ($10.66)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $141,000 ($10.44)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $124,000 ($9.18)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Central Staff Services: $488,000 ($36.13)
    Regular Highways: $332,000 ($24.58)
    Water Utilities: $196,000 ($14.51)
    Parking Facilities: $58,000 ($4.29)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $5,614,000 ($415.70)

Richton Park government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $891,000 ($65.98)
    Other: $843,000 ($62.42)
    Parking Facilities: $250,000 ($18.51)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $468,000 ($34.65)
    General Revenue - Other: $350,000 ($25.92)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $2,563,000 ($189.78)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,958,000 ($144.98)
    Other: $390,000 ($28.88)
    Highways: $330,000 ($24.44)
  • Tax - Property: $3,324,000 ($246.13)
    Public Utilities Sales: $1,183,000 ($87.60)
    Other License: $482,000 ($35.69)
    Motor Vehicle License: $226,000 ($16.73)
    Other Selective Sales: $12,000 ($0.89)

Richton Park government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,112,000 ($230.43)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,871,000 ($212.59)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $240,000 ($17.77)

Richton Park government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,231,000 ($91.15)

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 Richton Park, IL
NameCountNameCount
AutoZone1H&R Block1
Baskin-Robbins1McDonald's1
Burger King1Popeyes1
Curves1U-Haul1
Domino's Pizza1UPS1
Dunkin Donuts1

Strongest AM radio stations in Richton Park:

  • 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.)
  • WIND (560 AM; 5 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • WNTD (950 AM; 5 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: RADIO UNICA OF CHICAGO LICENSE CORP.)
  • WCFJ (1470 AM; 1 kW; CHICAGO HEIGHTS, IL; Owner: WCFJ, INC.)
  • WNWI (1080 AM; 3 kW; OAK LAWN, IL; Owner: BIRACH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WRDZ (1300 AM; 5 kW; LA GRANGE, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WGCI (1390 AM; 5 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Richton Park:

  • WBMF (88.1 FM; CRETE, IL; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • 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.)
  • WYBA (102.3 FM; CRETE, IL; 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.)
  • WYCA (106.3 FM; LANSING, IL; Owner: DONTRON, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Richton Park:

  • 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.)
  • W54AP (Channel 54; BLUE ISLAND, IL; Owner: CATHOLIC VIEWS BROADCASTS, 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.)
  • W34CK (Channel 34; ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL; Owner: FIRST UNITED, INC.)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Richton Park fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 8Number of bridges
  • 112ft / 34.3mTotal length
  • 135,950Total average daily traffic
  • 20,936Total average daily truck traffic
  • 75,654Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

5
  • 4455 Sauk Trail (Lat: 41.483639 Lon: -87.691722), Call Sign: KBR657,
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.280 MHz, 154.280 MHz, 154.370 MHz, 154.370 MHz, Grant Date: 07/25/2012, Expiration Date: 08/17/2022, Registrant: Richton Park Fire Department, 4455 Sauk Trail, Richton Park, IL 60471, Phone: (708) 481-8985, Fax: (708) 747-6255, Email:
  • 4455 Sauk Trail (Lat: 41.483639 Lon: -87.691722), Call Sign: KRO409, Licensee ID: L00018542,
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.370 MHz, Grant Date: 07/28/1997, Expiration Date: 09/30/2002, Cancellation Date: 01/12/2003, Registrant: Richton Park, Village Of, 4455 Sauk Trail, Richton Park, IL 60471, Phone: (708) 481-8911
  • 4855 W Sauk Trail (Lat: 41.483611 Lon: -87.733333), Call Sign: WQBB732,
    Assigned Frequencies: 30.8400 MHz, 154.540 MHz, 33.4000 MHz, 33.1600 MHz, 31.2400 MHz, 468.487 MHz, 468.762 MHz, 468.837 MHz, 469.462 MHz, 469.637 MHz... (+22 more), Grant Date: 09/15/2004, Expiration Date: 09/15/2014, Cancellation Date: 11/15/2014, Certifier: Beth Cotner, Registrant: Dolfen Consulting Group, 95 Willow Lane, Bristol, IL 60512-9711, Phone: (630) 553-5886, Fax: (630) 566-1755, Email:
  • SAUK TR BOOSTER, 5400 Sauk Trail (Lat: 41.484750 Lon: -87.747278), Type: Pole, Structure height: 4.6 m, Call Sign: WRAX768,
    Assigned Frequencies: 173.225 MHz, Grant Date: 04/05/2018, Expiration Date: 04/05/2028, Certifier: Matt Riechers, Registrant: Tri-R Systems Incorporated, 1804 E Lincoln Hwy, Dekalb, IL 60115, Phone: (815) 787-0830, Fax: (815) 787-0930, Email:
  • LIFT STATION, 5601 Central Ave (Lat: 41.483917 Lon: -87.752083), Type: Pole, Structure height: 6.1 m, Call Sign: WRBR210,
    Assigned Frequencies: 173.225 MHz, Grant Date: 05/25/2018, Expiration Date: 05/25/2028, Certifier: Matt Riechers, Registrant: Tri-R Systems Incorporated, 1804 E Lincoln Hwy, Dekalb, IL 60115, Phone: (815) 787-0830, Fax: (815) 787-0930, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

4
  • Various Locations (Lat: 41.483361 Lon: -87.683361), Overall height: 6.1 m, Call Sign: WPJA470,
    Assigned Frequencies: 956.343 MHz, Grant Date: 10/03/1995, Expiration Date: 10/03/2000, Cancellation Date: 01/07/2001, Phone: (708) 481-8950
  • Rich South H.S., 5000 Sauk Trail (Lat: 41.486278 Lon: -87.737528), Type: Building, Structure height: 30.5 m, Call Sign: WQHC912,
    Assigned Frequencies: 22275.0 MHz, 21225.0 MHz, Grant Date: 04/11/2017, Expiration Date: 06/29/2027, Certifier: Elizabeth Creekmore, Registrant: Intelpath, 50 E 26th St., #404, Chicago, IL 60616, Phone: (312) 841-9188, Email:
  • CH03XC768, 5601 Sauk Trail (Lat: 41.480639 Lon: -87.751722), Type: Pole, Structure height: 29.9 m, Call Sign: WQPT641,
    Assigned Frequencies: 17865.0 MHz, Grant Date: 08/13/2012, Expiration Date: 08/13/2022, 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:
  • STATION, O.75 Mi Se (Lat: 41.476417 Lon: -87.716417), Overall height: 7.6 m, Call Sign: KSM26,
    Assigned Frequencies: 2197.60 MHz, Grant Date: 07/08/1991, Expiration Date: 07/08/1996, Cancellation Date: 05/13/1996, Phone: (316) 331-1300

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

7
  • Call Sign: N9NII, Licensee ID: L00421356, Grant Date: 12/18/2012, Expiration Date: 12/18/2022, Registrant: David I Zidel, 4061 Appleby Ln, Richton Park, IL 60471
  • Call Sign: W9NJC, Grant Date: 06/21/1988, Expiration Date: 06/21/1998, Cancellation Date: 06/22/2000, Registrant: Melvin R Wahlert, 4846 Monterey Dr, Richton Park, IL 60471
  • Call Sign: W9RX, Licensee ID: L01373650, Grant Date: 02/26/2008, Expiration Date: 04/20/2018, Certifier: Orlando O Okleshen, Registrant: Orlando O Okleshen, 22637 Ridgeway Ave, Richton Park, IL 60471
  • Call Sign: WA9FSA, Grant Date: 05/24/1988, Expiration Date: 05/24/1998, Cancellation Date: 05/25/2000, Registrant: Robert C Olszewski, 22218 Scott Dr, Richton Park, IL 60471
  • Call Sign: WB9JIL, Licensee ID: L01379770, Grant Date: 01/05/2018, Expiration Date: 04/03/2028, Registrant: Joseph E Muszalski, 5135 Arquilla Drive, Richton Park, IL 60471-1517
  • Call Sign: WB9SVJ, Grant Date: 11/01/1996, Expiration Date: 11/01/2006, Cancellation Date: 11/04/2008, Registrant: Kathleen M Mount, 22942 Bruce Dr, Richton Park, IL 60471
  • Call Sign: KC9ENS, Licensee ID: L00717108, Grant Date: 07/16/2003, Expiration Date: 07/16/2013, Cancellation Date: 07/17/2015, Certifier: Gary A Mohr, Registrant: Gary A Mohr, 22249 La Tonia Lane, Richton Park, IL 60471

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 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)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED36$147,82112$87,95884$161,2163$13,92015$100,2330$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$178,7101$140,08018$144,3241$1,3600$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED21$168,2707$112,94373$161,99713$33,3026$131,9631$108,670
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN9$158,7032$129,49526$160,1960$00$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$154,4700$021$166,9660$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 8300.02 , 8302.01

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED2$105,4201$122,3000$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$269,7102$142,1601$62,490
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$01$283,2300$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 8300.02 , 8302.01

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Richton Park, IL
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Richton Park, IL - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 16
  • Hazardous Condition: 1
Fire incident types in Richton Park, IL

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Richton Park, IL
Most common first names in Richton Park, IL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary6677.4 years
John5673.6 years
Margaret4077.9 years
James3868.3 years
William3573.5 years
Helen3482.0 years
Robert3465.1 years
Joseph2872.0 years
Charles2870.1 years
Anna2886.0 years
Most common last names in Richton Park, IL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith4073.4 years
Johnson3471.5 years
Williams2772.2 years
Jones1970.3 years
Harris1879.2 years
Anderson1675.6 years
Miller1576.7 years
Martin1374.0 years
Allen1273.9 years
Jackson1272.1 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Richton Park, IL
  • 88.5%Utility gas
  • 10.2%Electricity
  • 0.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.3%Coal or coke
  • 0.2%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Richton Park, IL
  • 59.6%Electricity
  • 39.7%Utility gas
  • 0.7%No fuel used


Richton Park compared to Illinois state average:

  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age below state average.

Richton Park on our top lists:

  • #60 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: information (population 5,000+)"
  • #78 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Africa, n.e.c. (population 500+)"
  • #53 (60471) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the lowest 2012 average reported profit/loss from business (pop 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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