Richton Park, Illinois

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Population in 2013: 13,765 (99% urban, 1% rural). Population change since 2000: +9.8%
 
Males: 6,072  (44.1%)
Females: 7,693  (55.9%)
Median resident age:  35.6 years
Illinois median age:  39.6 years

Zip codes: 60471.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $57,776 (it was $48,299 in 2000)
Richton Park:

$57,776
IL:

$55,137
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $26,816 (it was $22,626 in 2000)

Richton Park village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $144,091 (it was $120,100 in 2000)
Richton Park:

$144,091
IL:

$170,600
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $195,368; Detached houses: $214,680; Townhouses or other attached units: $126,038; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $104,471; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $75,475

Median gross rent in 2012: $955.

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Richton Park races chart
  • Black alone - 10,313 (75.5%)
  • White alone - 1,683 (12.3%)
  • Hispanic - 790 (5.8%)
  • Asian alone - 389 (2.8%)
  • Two or more races - 278 (2.0%)
  • Other race alone - 21 (0.2%)
  • American Indian alone - 8 (0.06%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Richton Park: 102.8 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (4.4%), Irish (3.3%), Italian (3.0%), Polish (2.6%), English (1.6%), Subsaharan African (1.5%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 09/01/1926

Elevation: 710 feet

Land area: 3.37 square miles.

Population density: 4,080 people per square mile   (average).

Richton Park,IL real estate house value index trend

Richton Park, Illinois map

For population 25 years and over in Richton Park:

  • High school or higher: 93.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 31.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 10.7%
  • Unemployed: 6.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 32.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Richton Park village:

  • Never married: 40.9%
  • Now married: 39.0%
  • Separated: 2.3%
  • Widowed: 4.8%
  • Divorced: 13.1%

526 residents are foreign born (1.8% Asia, 0.6% Europe).

This village:  3.9%
Illinois:  13.9%



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists there were 8 registered sex offenders living in Richton Park, Illinois as of May 25, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Richton Park to the number of sex offenders is 1,718 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $4,653 (2.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,966 (1.4%)

Richton Park satellite photo by USGS

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 ).

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 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 41.48 N, Longitude: 87.73 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -4,883 (-35.8%)
Workers who live and work in this village: 447 (6.8%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 708

Richton Park household income distribution Richton Park home values distribution

Crime rates in Richton Park by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 0022210211000
per 100,000 0.00.016.015.615.57.80.015.57.87.80.00.00.0
Rapes 825591139117767
per 100,000 63.816.039.939.069.985.423.169.685.454.555.143.851.1
Robberies 13101616101124213213111022
per 100,000 103.779.8127.7124.777.685.4184.6162.3248.3101.286.773.1160.5
Assaults 3737333344212819136172818
per 100,000 295.2295.2263.3257.2341.5163.1215.4146.9100.946.7133.9204.6131.3
Burglaries 355364645449668972106135112118
per 100,000 279.3422.9510.7498.8419.2380.5507.8687.9558.7825.41063.5818.3860.6
Thefts 242286351351239233230278245228205207213
per 100,000 1930.92282.02800.62735.61855.21809.11769.52148.91901.31775.41614.91512.41553.5
Auto thefts 22215353483449445129194522
per 100,000 175.5167.6422.9413.1372.6264.0377.0340.1395.8225.8149.7328.8160.5
Arson 3311002411012
per 100,000 23.923.98.07.80.00.015.430.97.87.80.07.314.6
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 301.1) 274.1250.1365.8357.3339.1285.1275.6354.4353.7267.2269.6263.1272.3

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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:

2.76
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

7.5%
Illinois:

7.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +2,025 (+19.3%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Transportation and warehousing (14%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Manufacturing (12%)
  • Health care and social assistance (9%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (7%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (26%)
  • Educational services (17%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Finance and insurance (10%)
  • Information (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6%)
  • Computer specialists (6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (10%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (9%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Registered nurses (5%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (5%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (4%)
  • Customer service representatives (4%)

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

Average climate in Richton Park, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Richton Park, Illinois average temperatures Richton Park, Illinois average precipitation Richton Park, Illinois humidity Richton Park, Illinois wind speed Richton Park, Illinois snowfall Richton Park, Illinois sunshine Richton Park, Illinois clear and cloudy days

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 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 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 Richton Park 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 (17) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 11, Storms: 10, Tornadoes: 3, Snowstorms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Richton Park topographic map

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

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 school in Richton Park:

Public elementary/middle schools in Richton Park:

Private elementary/middle school in Richton Park:

  • IMMANUEL CROSSROADS SCHOOL (Students: 19; Location: 4800 SAUK TRL; Grades: PK - KG)
See full list of schools located in Richton Park, map of school districts: MATTESON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL DISTRICT 162, ELEMENTARY SCHOOL DISTRICT 159, RICH TOWNSHIP HIGH SCHOOL DISTRICT 227

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)

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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

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 130. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

130
U.S.:

74

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2012 was 0.568. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 4.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.568
U.S.:

0.303

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 11.6. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 3.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.6
U.S.:

6.6

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 3.39. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 3.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

3.39
U.S.:

1.93

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 24.9. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 4.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

24.9
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 19.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

19.3
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 10.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 12.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.5
U.S.:

9.1

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2009 was 0.0167. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0167
U.S.:

0.0147
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 11.7%
(3.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 12.6% for Black residents, 15.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 20.7% for other race residents, 6.1% for two or more races residents)
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

Richton Park, Illinois environmental map by EPA

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Richton Park compared to Illinois state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • House age below state average.

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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

Richton Park travel time to work - commute Richton Park mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (65%)
  • Electricity (33%)
  • Other fuel (1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Richton Park village (based on Cook County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 57.63%
Here: 57.6%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchJewishMuslim EstimateLutheran ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in America
Adherents69.3%7.6%3.1%2.1%2.0%
Congregations15.8%5.0%2.0%5.8%6.8%
NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Church of ChristUnited Methodist ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)Other
Adherents2.0%1.7%1.4%1.2%9.6%
Congregations6.4%4.7%6.1%4.3%43.2%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 1,460
Cook County:

2.77 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 23
This county:

0.04 / 10,000 pop.
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
Cook County:

1.53 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.67 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

14.5%
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
Financial Administration 6$28,053$56,1061$1,133
Other Government Administration 10$46,041$55,2498$8,080
Police Protection - Officers 23$149,391$77,9430$0
Police - Other 5$14,770$35,4483$5,728
Firefighters 3$16,406$65,62451$53,881
Fire - Other 0$0 1$725
Streets and Highways 11$44,708$48,7720$0
Sewerage 2$8,325$49,9500$0
Parks and Recreation 4$11,817$35,45141$7,646
Totals for Government 64$319,511$59,908105$77,193

Richton Park government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Central Staff Services: $24,000 ($1.74)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $2,200,000 ($159.83)
    Central Staff Services: $838,000 ($60.88)
    Fire Protection: $793,000 ($57.61)
    Regular Highways: $709,000 ($51.51)
    Water Utilities: $609,000 ($44.24)
    Solid Waste Management: $479,000 ($34.80)
    Financial Administration: $353,000 ($25.64)
    Parks & Recreation: $304,000 ($22.08)
    Parking Facilities: $293,000 ($21.29)
    General Public Buildings: $259,000 ($18.82)
    General - Other: $233,000 ($16.93)
  • Employee Retirement - Securities - Corporate Bonds (market): $674,000 ($48.96)
    Total Cash & Deposits: $581,000 ($42.21)
    Benefit Payments: $114,000 ($8.28)
    Securities - Corporate Bonds (market): $49,000 ($3.56)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $42,000 ($3.05)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - General: $185,000 ($13.44)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $232,000 ($16.85)
    Water Utilities: $200,000 ($14.53)
    Fire Protection: $184,000 ($13.37)
    Police Protection: $145,000 ($10.53)
    Central Staff: $73,000 ($5.30)
    Parks & Recreation: $53,000 ($3.85)
    Parking Facilities: $52,000 ($3.78)
    Housing & Community Development: $1,000 ($0.07)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $3,594,000 ($261.10)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $78,000 ($5.67)

Richton Park government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $568,000 ($41.26)
    All Other: $415,000 ($30.15)
    Parking Facilities: $261,000 ($18.96)
    Parks & Recreation: $75,000 ($5.45)
  • Employee Retirement - Interest Revenue: $286,000 ($20.78)
    From Local Government: $206,000 ($14.97)
    Local Employee Contribution: $85,000 ($6.18)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing & Community Development: $109,000 ($7.92)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $2,000 ($0.15)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $424,000 ($30.80)
    General Revenue, NEC: $243,000 ($17.65)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $847,000 ($61.53)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $1,313,000 ($95.39)
    Highways: $384,000 ($27.90)
  • Tax - Property: $2,718,000 ($197.46)
    Public Utilities: $794,000 ($57.68)
    NEC: $419,000 ($30.44)

Richton Park government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $1,293,000 ($93.93)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $603,000 ($43.81)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Water Utilities: $1,180,000 ($85.72)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $500,000 ($36.32)
    Water Utilities: $44,000 ($3.20)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $103,000 ($7.48)
    Water Utilities: $69,000 ($5.01)

Richton Park government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $1,724,000 ($125.25)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Other Securities: $1,146,000 ($83.25)
    Total Federal Securities: $676,000 ($49.11)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $14,717,000 ($1069.16)

3.54% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($46,108 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.54%
Illinois average:

4.45%

0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($558 average AGI)
Cook County:

0.04%
Illinois average:

0.03%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from DuPage County, IL  0.42% ($46,315 average AGI)
from Will County, IL  0.23% ($40,173)
from Lake County, IL  0.23% ($56,212)


3.93% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($54,782 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.93%
Illinois average:

4.96%

0.07% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,216 average AGI)
Cook County:

0.07%
Illinois average:

0.07%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to DuPage County, IL  0.47% ($56,473 average AGI)
to Will County, IL  0.26% ($47,918)
to Lake County, IL  0.23% ($70,503)

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 (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Richton Park fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 8
Total length: 41 meters (135ft)
Total average daily traffic: 125,668
Total average daily truck traffic: 12,493

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • 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, Certifier: Beth Cotner
    Registrant: Dolfen Consulting Group, 95 Willow Lane, Bristol, IL 60512-9711, Phone: (630) 553-5886, Fax: (630) 566-1755, 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
    Registrant: 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: 06/29/2007, Expiration Date: 06/29/2017, 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 Nextel Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (703) 433-4000, Fax: (703) 433-4483
  • 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
    Registrant: Phone: (316) 331-1300

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Richton Park)
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

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 16
  • Hazardous Condition: 1

Incident types - Richton Park

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

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