Sandwich, Illinois

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Population in 2017: 7,387 (98% urban, 2% rural).
Population change since 2000: +13.5%
 
Males: 3,514  (47.6%)
Females: 3,873  (52.4%)
Median resident age:

35.7 years
Illinois median age:

38.0 years

Zip codes: 60548.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $63,346 (it was $50,215 in 2000)
Sandwich:

$63,346
IL:

$62,992

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $28,701 (it was $19,530 in 2000)

Sandwich city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $170,513 (it was $128,300 in 2000)
Sandwich:

$170,513
IL:

$195,300

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $203,221; detached houses: $215,120; townhouses or other attached units: $145,760; in 2-unit structures: $183,848; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $163,912; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $131,643; mobile homes: $30,653

Median gross rent in 2017: $901.

March 2019 cost of living index in Sandwich: 100.4 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 8.0%
(7.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 13.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 60.0% for American Indian residents, 7.9% for other race residents)
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  • Races in Sandwich, IL (2010)
    • 6,30184.9%White alone
    • 93512.6%Hispanic
    • 861.2%Two or more races
    • 560.8%Asian alone
    • 280.4%Black alone
    • 100.1%American Indian alone
    • 50.07%Other race alone

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



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists, there were 15 registered sex offenders living in Sandwich, Illinois as of June 07, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Sandwich is 497 to 1.


Crime rates in Sandwich by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2014

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
2
(29.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(14.0)
1
(13.9)
1
(13.7)
4
(54.4)
5
(68.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(27.1)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
1
(14.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(41.9)
2
(27.7)
4
(54.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(13.6)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
4
(59.2)
6
(86.9)
8
(115.1)
8
(111.6)
4
(55.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
18
(244.8)
3
(40.8)
8
(108.9)
5
(67.7)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
14
(207.1)
20
(289.6)
19
(273.3)
7
(97.6)
12
(167.5)
5
(69.3)
9
(123.6)
30
(408.0)
10
(136.0)
2
(27.2)
5
(67.7)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
99
(1,464)
102
(1,477)
95
(1,367)
79
(1,102)
83
(1,158)
57
(790.6)
56
(769.2)
47
(639.2)
38
(516.7)
34
(462.6)
2
(27.1)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
8
(118.3)
4
(57.9)
4
(57.5)
3
(41.8)
3
(41.9)
0
(0.0)
1
(13.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(13.6)
2
(27.1)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)98.8124.5101.476.696.355.968.0146.692.747.443.2

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City-data.com crime index in Sandwich, IL

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 24 (17 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.30
Illinois average:

2.09
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Ancestries: German (19.6%), American (8.9%), Norwegian (7.0%), English (5.4%), Polish (4.8%), Irish (3.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 01/06/1873

Elevation: 670 feet

Land area: 3.01 square miles.

Population density: 2,451 people per square mile   (low).

Sandwich, Illinois map

737 residents are foreign born (8.3% Latin America).

This city:

9.6%
Illinois:

14.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $4,266 (2.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $4,096 (2.4%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Aurora, IL (18.4 miles , pop. 142,990).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Chicago, IL (50.4 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Lake Holiday, IL (1.8 miles ),
Somonauk, IL (1.8 miles ),
Plano, IL (2.1 miles ),
Millbrook, IL (2.2 miles ),
Millington, IL (2.4 miles ),
Newark, IL (2.8 miles ),
Hinckley, IL (2.9 miles ),
Sheridan, IL (3.0 miles )

Latitude: 41.65 N, Longitude: 88.62 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -273 (-3.6%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,072 (25.5%)

Area code: 815

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

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 25 buildings, average cost: $146,300
  • 1998: 42 buildings, average cost: $154,200
  • 1999: 46 buildings, average cost: $150,900
  • 2000: 38 buildings, average cost: $156,600
  • 2001: 36 buildings, average cost: $158,000
  • 2002: 26 buildings, average cost: $131,900
  • 2003: 28 buildings, average cost: $150,400
  • 2004: 63 buildings, average cost: $231,200
  • 2005: 50 buildings, average cost: $272,800
  • 2006: 49 buildings, average cost: $281,600
  • 2007: 20 buildings, average cost: $252,300
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $450,000
  • 2009: 7 buildings, average cost: $217,900
  • 2010: 4 buildings, average cost: $147,500
  • 2015: 3 buildings, average cost: $209,700
  • 2016: 1 building, cost: $275,000
  • 2017: 6 buildings, average cost: $258,300
Number of permits per 10,000 Sandwich, IL residents
Average permit cost in Sandwich, IL
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

5.2%
Illinois:

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

Population change in the 1990s: +847 (+15.0%).
Most common industries in Sandwich, IL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (13.4%)
  • Health care (7.7%)
  • Educational services (5.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.9%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.8%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (3.9%)
  • Truck transportation (3.6%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (22.3%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (5.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.8%)
  • Metal & metal products (4.8%)
  • Truck transportation (4.5%)
  • Machinery (4.4%)
  • Public administration (3.4%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (14.4%)
  • Educational services (9.5%)
  • Finance & insurance (8.0%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (5.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.0%)
  • Social assistance (4.0%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (3.6%)
Most common occupations in Sandwich, IL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.9%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.7%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.1%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.9%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.4%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.4%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6.8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (6.2%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.1%)
  • Carpenters (5.9%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.8%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.8%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.6%)
  • Registered nurses (5.9%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (5.0%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.6%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (4.6%)
  • Financial clerks, except bookkeeping, accounting and auditing clerks (4.1%)

Average climate in Sandwich, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Sandwich-area historical tornado activity is near Illinois state average. It is 56% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/28/1990, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 14.1 miles away from the Sandwich city 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 32.1 miles away from the city center killed 2 people and injured 23 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Sandwich-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 224.4 miles away from Sandwich 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 199.3 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 19.4 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 257.1 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 223.1 miles away from Sandwich center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 213.1 miles away from Sandwich 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 DeKalb County (10) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 5, Snowstorms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Sandwich topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Sandwich:

  • VALLEY WEST COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (Voluntary non-profit - Private, 11 EAST PLEASANT AVENUE)
  • SANDWICH REHABILITATION AND HCC (902 EAST ARNOLD STREET)
  • WILLOW CREST NURSING PAVILION (515 NORTH MAIN)
  • FMC - SANDWICH DIALYSIS, LLC (1310 NORTH MAIN ST., SUITE 105)

Airports and heliports located in Sandwich:

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Amtrak station near Sandwich:

  • 5 miles: PLANO (MAIN ST. WEST OF CENTER ST.)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Sandwich:

  • Waubonsee Community College (about 14 miles; Sugar Grove, IL; Full-time enrollment: 7,698)
  • Aurora University (about 16 miles; Aurora, IL; FT enrollment: 4,596)
  • Northern Illinois University (about 22 miles; Dekalb, IL; FT enrollment: 18,126)
  • Kishwaukee College (about 25 miles; Malta, IL; FT enrollment: 3,356)
  • Joliet Junior College (about 25 miles; Joliet, IL; FT enrollment: 11,401)
  • North Central College (about 27 miles; Naperville, IL; FT enrollment: 2,860)
  • Lewis University (about 29 miles; Romeoville, IL; FT enrollment: 5,739)

Public high school in Sandwich:

Public elementary/middle schools in Sandwich:

Private elementary/middle school in Sandwich:

  • FOR KIDS ONLY #2 (Students: 42, Location: 628 S MAIN ST, Grades: UG-T1)
See full list of schools located in Sandwich

Library in Sandwich:

  • SANDWICH DISTRICT LIBRARY (Operating income: $377,480; Location: 107 EAST CENTER STREET; 31,904 books; 3,112 audio materials; 1,306 video materials; 3 local licensed databases; 17 state licensed databases; 3 other licensed databases; 78 print serial subscriptions; 3 electronic serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Sandwich: Edgebrook Country Club (A), Sandwich Township Public Library (B), Sandwich City Hall (C), Sandwich Community Fire Protection District (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Oakridge Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Buck Branch (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Sandwich include: Sandwich Memorial Park (1), Knights Park (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Birthplace of: Alfred E. Woodward - Lawyer, Hugh Brannum - Television actor, Charles Adams Mosher - Politician, Paul Harvey (actor) - Actor.

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

2.7 people
Illinois:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

70.1%
Whole state:

65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

6.7%
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
132 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
24 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
143 people in nursing homes in 2000
45 people in homes for the mentally retarded in 2000

Banks with branches in Sandwich (2011 data):

  • Citizens First National Bank: Sandwich Facility at 200 East Church Street, branch established on 1974/06/24; Sandwich County Line Branch at 21 Gletty Road, branch established on 1995/12/04. Info updated 2007/05/29: Bank assets: $1,031.8 mil, Deposits: $917.3 mil, headquarters in Princeton, IL, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 20 total offices, Holding Company: Princeton National Bancorp, Inc.
  • First National Bank of Omaha: 100 West Church Street Mobile Branch at 100 West Church Street, branch established on 2010/09/30; Castle/Sandwich Branch at 100 West Church Street, branch established on 1856/06/01. Info updated 2010/10/13: Bank assets: $13,433.1 mil, Deposits: $10,746.6 mil, headquarters in Omaha, NE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 102 total offices, Holding Company: Lauritzen Corporation
  • Centrue Bank: Sandwich Branch at 202 Indian Springs Drive, branch established on 1984/12/22. Info updated 2007/06/27: Bank assets: $964.9 mil, Deposits: $850.6 mil, headquarters in Streator, IL, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 28 total offices, Holding Company: Centrue Financial Corporation

For population 15 years and over in Sandwich:

Marital status in Sandwich, IL
  • Never married: 37.0%
  • Now married: 41.8%
  • Separated: 0.6%
  • Widowed: 6.2%
  • Divorced: 14.4%

For population 25 years and over in Sandwich:

  • High school or higher: 90.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.7%
  • Unemployed: 3.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.2 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.5
Illinois average:

12.2

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Sandwich
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Religion statistics for Sandwich, IL (based on DeKalb County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic19,4476
Mainline Protestant14,71937
Evangelical Protestant9,84349
Other4,26712
Orthodox4001
Black Protestant1821
None56,302-
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: 13
This county:

1.24 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.10 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.08 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 6
This county:

0.57 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 32
DeKalb County:

3.04 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 67
DeKalb County:

6.37 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.86 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
DeKalb County:

7.0%
State:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
DeKalb County:

26.1%
State:

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

16.3%
Illinois:

14.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Sandwich:

46.6%
Illinois:

48.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Sandwich:

42.2%
Illinois:

45.7%

Average BMI:
Sandwich:

28.7
Illinois:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

22.2%
Illinois:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Sandwich:

10.4%
Illinois:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Sandwich:

33.8%
State:

33.2%

General health condition:
Sandwich:

53.2%
State:

55.4%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

77.0%
Illinois:

79.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Sandwich, 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 14$60,804$52,1180$0
Streets and Highways 7$37,645$64,5340$0
Police - Other 6$19,499$38,9985$2,621
Financial Administration 3$7,772$31,0880$0
Sewerage 1$4,094$49,1280$0
Water Supply 1$4,632$55,5840$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 0$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 24$15,173
Totals for Government 32$134,446$50,41729$17,794

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

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $1,980,000 ($268.04)
    Regular Highways: $746,000 ($100.99)
    Central Staff Services: $706,000 ($95.57)
    Sewerage: $355,000 ($48.06)
    Water Utilities: $250,000 ($33.84)
    General - Other: $124,000 ($16.79)
  • Employee Retirement - Other Investments - Other: $1,219,000 ($165.02)
    Total Cash and Deposits: $825,000 ($111.68)
    Corporate Bonds: $752,000 ($101.80)
    Benefit Payments: $222,000 ($30.05)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $178,000 ($24.10)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $403,000 ($54.56)
    General - Other: $318,000 ($43.05)
    Central Staff Services: $125,000 ($16.92)
    Police Protection: $48,000 ($6.50)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,021,000 ($273.59)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,015,000 ($137.40)
    Other: $6,000 ($0.81)
  • Employee Retirement - From Other Governments: $158,000 ($21.39)
    Local Employee Contribution: $70,000 ($9.48)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $17,000 ($2.30)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $588,000 ($79.60)
    Fines and Forfeits: $39,000 ($5.28)
    Interest Earnings: $39,000 ($5.28)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $520,000 ($70.39)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,716,000 ($232.30)
    Highways: $213,000 ($28.83)
    Other: $70,000 ($9.48)
  • Tax - Property: $1,367,000 ($185.05)
    Public Utilities Sales: $579,000 ($78.38)
    Other License: $65,000 ($8.80)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,599,000 ($893.33)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,954,000 ($806.01)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $645,000 ($87.32)

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

  • Employee Retirement - Total Other Securities: $385,000 ($52.12)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $12,286,000 ($1663.19)

7.36% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($39,754 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.36%
Illinois average:

4.69%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Kane County, IL  1.44% ($46,204 average AGI)
from Cook County, IL  1.07% ($28,648)
from DuPage County, IL  0.57% ($41,056)


8.61% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($46,716 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.61%
Illinois average:

5.50%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Kane County, IL  1.20% ($52,309 average AGI)
to Cook County, IL  1.13% ($31,483)
to DuPage County, IL  0.51% ($35,418)
Businesses in Sandwich, IL
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1New Balance1
Best Western1Pizza Hut1
Chevrolet1Subway1
Curves1Taco Bell1
FedEx1U-Haul2
Ford1UPS2
H&R Block1Walgreens1
KFC1YMCA1
McDonald's1

Strongest AM radio stations in Sandwich:

  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WAUR (930 AM; 4 kW; SANDWICH, IL; Owner: CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING SYSTEM, LTD.)
  • 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.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WISN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WVIV (1200 AM; 20 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLXX-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • WMBI (1110 AM; daytime; 5 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • WNVR (1030 AM; 5 kW; VERNON HILLS, IL; Owner: POLNET COMMUNICATIONS, LTD.)
  • WCSN (820 AM; 5 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WYPA, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Sandwich:

  • WSPY-FM (107.1 FM; PLANO, IL; Owner: NELSON ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • WDEK (92.5 FM; DEKALB, IL; Owner: SPANISH BROADCASTING SYSTEM OF ILLINOIS, INC.)
  • WERV-FM (95.9 FM; AURORA, IL; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WMKB (102.9 FM; EARLVILLE, IL; Owner: KM RADIO OF EARLVILLE, L.L.C.)
  • 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)
  • WCFL (104.7 FM; MORRIS, IL; Owner: ILLINOIS DISTRICT COUNCIL OF ASSEMBL)
  • WZZN (94.7 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC CHICAGO FM RADIO,INC.)
  • WJCH (91.9 FM; JOLIET, IL; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WWGN (88.9 FM; OTTAWA, IL; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION, INC.)
  • WLEY-FM (107.9 FM; AURORA, IL; Owner: WLEY LICENSING, INC.)
  • WALS (102.1 FM; OGLESBY, IL; Owner: LACO RADIO, INC.)
  • WCCQ (98.3 FM; CREST HILL, IL; Owner: THREE EAGLES OF JOLIET, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Sandwich:

  • WSPY-LP (Channel 30; PLANO, IL; Owner: WSPY-TV, INC.)
  • WWTO-TV (Channel 35; LASALLE, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WLS-TV (Channel 7; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WMAQ-TV (Channel 5; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: NBC SUBSIDIARY (WMAQ-TV), INC.)
  • WTTW (Channel 11; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WINDOW TO THE WORLD COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WGN-TV (Channel 9; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WGBO-TV (Channel 66; JOLIET, IL; Owner: WGBO LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.)
  • WBBM-TV (Channel 2; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • W34CK (Channel 34; ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL; Owner: FIRST UNITED, 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)
  • W24AJ (Channel 24; AURORA, IL; Owner: NELSON TV, INC.)
  • W54BE (Channel 54; SUGAR GROVE, IL; Owner: WAUBONSEE COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
Sandwich fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Sandwich fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 7Number of bridges
  • 75ft / 23.5mTotal length
  • $540,000Total costs
  • 28,300Total average daily traffic
  • 2,515Total average daily truck traffic
  • 38,399Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic
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 ORIGINATED8$140,02310$134,56283$154,1353$85,8235$134,2721$53,970
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$01$47,4607$153,8540$01$92,8300$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$141,6903$106,35022$164,6762$25,2752$121,2302$33,380
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$86,2000$010$188,8290$00$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$05$170,4760$00$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0020.00 , 0021.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$110,6302$182,480
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$107,1401$310,610
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$01$108,190
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$152,5500$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0020.00 , 0021.00

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

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 44. The highest number of fire incidents - 66 took place in 2015, and the least - 32 in 2013. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Sandwich, IL When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (52.9%), and Outside Fires (30.6%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Sandwich, IL
    • 40052.9%Structure Fires
    • 23130.6%Outside Fires
    • 8511.2%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 405.3%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Sandwich, IL
Most common first names in Sandwich, IL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary5879.6 years
John5073.0 years
Robert4771.0 years
William4069.6 years
George3978.6 years
Helen3881.5 years
James3770.3 years
Richard3368.4 years
Dorothy3080.2 years
Charles2978.0 years
Most common last names in Sandwich, IL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson3977.4 years
Anderson2976.9 years
Olson2776.4 years
Nelson2279.6 years
Miller2078.3 years
Larson1978.9 years
Smith1677.8 years
Hanson1481.4 years
Martin1479.4 years
Williams1375.2 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Sandwich, IL
  • 96.2%Utility gas
  • 3.2%Electricity
  • 0.6%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Sandwich, IL
  • 63.3%Utility gas
  • 36.1%Electricity
  • 0.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Sandwich compared to Illinois state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Sandwich on our top lists:

  • #56 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest number of assaults per 100,000 residents (population 5,000+)"
  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people moving out compared to moving in (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #87 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #94 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
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