Shorewood, Illinois

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Population in 2014: 16,569 (99% urban, 1% rural). Population change since 2000: +115.6%
Males: 8,129  (49.1%)
Females: 8,440  (50.9%)
Median resident age:  39.3 years
Illinois median age:  37.2 years

Zip codes: 60431.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $87,427 (it was $76,842 in 2000)
Shorewood:

$87,427
IL:

$56,210

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $32,189 (it was $28,199 in 2000)

Shorewood village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $213,270 (it was $158,500 in 2000)
Shorewood:

$213,270
IL:

$169,600

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $219,695; Detached houses: $241,149; Townhouses or other attached units: $157,276; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $243,902; Mobile homes: $35,498

Median gross rent in 2013: $1,514.

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  • Races in Shorewood, IL (2013)

    Shorewood races chart
    • 11,98975.0%White alone
    • 1,68210.5%Hispanic
    • 1,3218.3%Black alone
    • 5333.3%Asian alone
    • 3232.0%Two or more races
    • 770.5%Other race alone
    • 60.04%American Indian alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Shorewood: 103.9 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (18.9%), Irish (14.3%), Polish (10.2%), Italian (5.2%), English (4.3%), French (2.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 08/25/1958

Elevation: 581 feet

Land area: 3.89 square miles.

Population density: 4,262 people per square mile   (average).

Shorewood,IL real estate house value index trend

Shorewood, Illinois map

For population 25 years and over in Shorewood:

  • High school or higher: 92.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 38.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 12.2%
  • Unemployed: 2.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 31.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Shorewood village:

  • Never married: 27.7%
  • Now married: 58.4%
  • Separated: 1.4%
  • Widowed: 4.3%
  • Divorced: 8.3%

1,130 residents are foreign born (2.7% Latin America, 2.0% Europe, 0.7% Asia).

This village:

7.1%
Illinois:

14.0%



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists there were 6 registered sex offenders living in Shorewood, Illinois as of May 27, 2016.
The ratio of number of residents in Shorewood to the number of sex offenders is 2,702 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is a lot smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $6,022 (2.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $5,265 (2.6%)

Shorewood satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Joliet, IL (5.3 miles , pop. 106,221).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Chicago, IL (35.3 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Crystal Lawns, IL (2.1 miles ), Rockdale, IL (2.2 miles ), Minooka, IL (2.3 miles ), Joliet, IL (2.3 miles ), Channahon, IL (2.3 miles ), Crest Hill, IL (2.5 miles ), Plainfield, IL (2.6 miles ), Preston Heights, IL (2.7 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 107 buildings, average cost: $123,700
  • 1998: 99 buildings, average cost: $140,700
  • 1999: 93 buildings, average cost: $158,900
  • 2000: 101 buildings, average cost: $107,200
  • 2001: 159 buildings, average cost: $152,300
  • 2002: 294 buildings, average cost: $145,800
  • 2003: 366 buildings, average cost: $122,800
  • 2004: 341 buildings, average cost: $163,300
  • 2005: 531 buildings, average cost: $205,300
  • 2006: 417 buildings, average cost: $216,000
  • 2007: 256 buildings, average cost: $217,500
  • 2008: 115 buildings, average cost: $210,900
  • 2009: 85 buildings, average cost: $234,100
  • 2010: 78 buildings, average cost: $209,900
  • 2011: 63 buildings, average cost: $187,700
  • 2012: 78 buildings, average cost: $186,600
  • 2013: 92 buildings, average cost: $183,400
  • 2014: 92 buildings, average cost: $183,400

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 41.52 N, Longitude: 88.21 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -2,806 (-17.6%)
Workers who live and work in this village: 722 (9.8%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 815

Shorewood household income distribution Shorewood home values distribution

Crime rates in Shorewood by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005
Murders 0000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.0
Rapes 3312
per 100,000 39.029.910.018.2
Robberies 1124
per 100,000 13.010.020.036.4
Assaults 55148
per 100,000 65.149.9140.072.8
Burglaries 15154346
per 100,000 195.2149.7429.9418.7
Thefts 145145168191
per 100,000 1,886.51,447.41,679.51,738.4
Auto thefts 77819
per 100,000 91.169.980.0172.9
Arson 0021
per 100,000 0.00.020.09.1
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 319.6) 154.2118.3155.4163.0

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

Crime rate in Shorewood detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 29 (25 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.52
Illinois average:

3.28
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.9%
Illinois:

5.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +1,350 (+21.3%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (16%)
  • Construction (13%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (8%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Educational services (22%)
  • Health care and social assistance (21%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (9%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (16%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (13%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Transportation occupations (8%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (8%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (8%)
  • Production occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (23%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (17%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (5%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (5%)

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

Average climate in Shorewood, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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

Tornado activity:

Shorewood-area historical tornado activity is near Illinois state average. It is 62% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/28/1990, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 5.6 miles away from the Shorewood village 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 15.1 miles away from the village center killed 2 people and injured 23 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Shorewood-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 212.7 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 187.3 miles away from Shorewood 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 36.0 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 245.3 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 211.3 miles away from Shorewood center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 202.5 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 Will County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 5, Tornadoes: 3, Snowstorms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Shorewood topographic map

Birthplace of: Eric Parker - 2005 NFL player (San Diego Chargers, born: Apr 14, 1979).

Hospitals and medical centers in Shorewood:

  • VINTAGE (709 CAMBRIDGE LANE)
  • ALDEN ESTATES OF SHOREWOOD (710 W BLACK ROAD)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Shorewood:

  • PEAK HOME HEALTH CARE, LLC (Home Health Center, about 3 miles away; JOLIET, IL)
  • SILVER CROSS RENAL CENTER WEST (Dialysis Facility, about 3 miles away; JOLIET, IL)
  • PROVENA HOME CARE JOLIET (Home Health Center, about 3 miles away; JOLIET, IL)
  • FMC - HOME DIALYSIS NETWORK INC. (Dialysis Facility, about 4 miles away; JOLIET, IL)
  • AUTUMN LAKE (Hospital, about 4 miles away; JOLIET, IL)
  • CHANNAHON (Hospital, about 4 miles away; CHANNAHON, IL)
  • JOLIET TERRACE NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; JOLIET, IL)

Amtrak stations near Shorewood:

  • 7 miles: JOLIET (50 E. JEFFERSON ST.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, public transit connection.
  • 19 miles: NAPERVILLE (E. 4TH & ELLSWORTH AVE.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 20 miles: PLANO (MAIN ST. WEST OF CENTER ST.)

Operable nuclear power plants near Shorewood:

  • 16 miles: Dresden 2 and 3 in Morris, IL.
  • 18 miles: Braidwood 2 in Braidwood, IL.

College/University in Shorewood:

  • The Salon Professional Academy-Shorewood (Full-time enrollment: 124; Location: 335 Vertin Boulevard; Private, for-profit; Website: www.thesalonprofessionalacademy.com/shorewood/)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Shorewood:

  • Joliet Junior College (about 2 miles; Joliet, IL; Full-time enrollment: 11,401)
  • University of St Francis (about 6 miles; Joliet, IL; FT enrollment: 2,454)
  • Lewis University (about 10 miles; Romeoville, IL; FT enrollment: 5,739)
  • Aurora University (about 18 miles; Aurora, IL; FT enrollment: 4,596)
  • North Central College (about 19 miles; Naperville, IL; FT enrollment: 2,860)
  • Benedictine University (about 19 miles; Lisle, IL; FT enrollment: 5,694)
  • Moraine Valley Community College (about 23 miles; Palos Hills, IL; FT enrollment: 12,008)

Private high school in Shorewood:

  • CHRIST'S ACADEMY (Students: 30, Location: 114 CHANNAHON ST, Grades: PK-10)

Public elementary/middle schools in Shorewood:

Private elementary/middle schools in Shorewood:

  • TRINITY CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 618, Location: 901 SHOREWOOD DR, Grades: PK-8)
  • HOLY FAMILY SCHOOL (Students: 325, Location: 600 BROOK FOREST AVE, Grades: PK-8)
See full list of schools located in Shorewood

Library in Shorewood:

  • SHOREWOOD-TROY PUBLIC LIBRARY DISTRICT (Operating income: $687,700; Location: 650 DEERWOOD DRIVE; 53,080 books; 3,802 audio materials; 981 video materials; 9 local licensed databases; 12 state licensed databases; 109 print serial subscriptions; 1 electronic serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • The zip code for Shorewood, IL has changed as of July 1, 2006 to 60404.

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Notable locations in Shorewood: Route Fiftynine Industrial Park (A), Amendodge Industrial Park (B), Shorewood Industrial Park (C), Shorewood Village Hall (D), Troy Fire Protection District Station 2 (E), Shorewood-Troy Public Library (F), Troy Fire Protection District Station 1 (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Shorewood Plaza Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Shorewood include: First Apostolic Tabernacle (A), Grace Bible Church (B), Holy Family Catholic Church (C), Hope Lutheran Church (D), Joliet Christian Fellowship Church (E), Shorewood Church of God (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Shorewood include: Ca Crest Park (1), Country West Park (2), Shorewood Park (3), West Shore Park (4), Hammel Woods County Forest Preserve (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotels: Executive Tans (962 Brook Forest Avenue), Chicago-Days Inn Joliet/Shorewood (19747 NW Frontage Rd).

Will 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 2013 was 72.3. This is about average.

City:

72.3
U.S.:

74.7

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2000 was 0.201. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 6.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.201
U.S.:

0.293

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2000 was 9.21. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 1.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.21
U.S.:

6.40

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 2.07. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

2.07
U.S.:

1.91

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 25.7. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 6.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.7
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2010 was 20.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

20.6
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 10.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.0
U.S.:

9.4
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 6.0%
(6.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 1.0% for Black residents, 11.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 3.1% for other race residents)
Average household size:
This village:  2.8 people
Illinois:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  78.0%
Whole state:  65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  4.8%
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: 0.3% of all households
8 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010

Shorewood, Illinois environmental map by EPA

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Banks with most branches in Shorewood (2011 data):

  • TCF National Bank: Jewel-Shorewood Branch at 199 Brookforest Avenue, branch established on 2002/08/28; Shorewood Branch at 998 Brook Forest Ave, branch established on 2005/12/30. Info updated 2009/11/23: Bank assets: $19,007.0 mil, Deposits: $12,377.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 441 total offices, Holding Company: Tcf Financial Corporation
  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: Shorewood at 906 West Jefferson Street, branch established on 1934/12/13; Shorewood Dominicks Banking Center B at 950 Brook Forest, branch established on 2001/04/12. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.
  • PeopleFirst Bank: Shorewood Branch at 1226 West Jefferson Street, branch established on 2007/01/08. Info updated 2007/02/15: Bank assets: $110.7 mil, Deposits: $93.5 mil, headquarters in Joliet, IL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 2 total offices
  • BMO Harris Bank National Association: Shorewood Branch at 709 West Jefferson Street, branch established on 1995/07/20. Info updated 2011/07/14: Bank assets: $97,264.0 mil, Deposits: $75,624.6 mil, headquarters in Chicago, IL, positive income, 717 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of Montreal
  • First National Bank of Illinois: Shorewood Branch at 931 Brook Forest, branch established on 2003/01/30. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $376.2 mil, Deposits: $333.5 mil, headquarters in Lansing, IL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 8 total offices, Holding Company: First Lansing Bancorp, Inc.
  • First Federal Savings Bank: Shorewood Branch at 801 West Jefferson Street, branch established on 1994/12/01. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $398.1 mil, Deposits: $355.1 mil, headquarters in Ottawa, IL, negative income in the last year, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 13 total offices
  • Bank of America, National Association: Shorewood at 1113 Brook Forest Avenue, branch established on 2004/09/13. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • Fifth Third Bank: Shorewood Banking Center Branch at 251 Brook Forest Avenue, branch established on 2004/09/13. Info updated 2009/10/05: Bank assets: $114,540.4 mil, Deposits: $89,689.1 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1378 total offices, Holding Company: Fifth Third Bancorp
  • PNC Bank, National Association: Shorewood Branch at 1007 Brook Forest Avenue, branch established on 2005/01/03. Info updated 2012/03/20: Bank assets: $263,309.6 mil, Deposits: $197,343.0 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3085 total offices, Holding Company: Pnc Financial Services Group, Inc., The
  • 3 other banks with 3 local branches

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.0
Illinois average:

12.4

Shorewood travel time to work - commute Shorewood mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Shorewood village (based on Will County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic212,25239
Evangelical Protestant46,404188
Mainline Protestant31,31373
Other12,57420
Black Protestant7,42616
Orthodox1,5366
None366,055-
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: 85
Will County:

1.27 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 5
This county:

0.07 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.08 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 32
Will County:

0.48 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

0.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 122
Will County:

1.82 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 286
Here:

4.26 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.7%
Illinois:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Will County:

26.3%
Illinois:

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

13.4%
State:

14.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

50.2%
Illinois:

48.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Shorewood:

48.5%
Illinois:

45.7%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.7
Illinois:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

22.9%
Illinois:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Shorewood:

8.8%
State:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
Illinois:

6.8

Overweight people:
Shorewood:

34.5%
State:

33.2%

General health condition:
Shorewood:

57.8%
Illinois:

55.4%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

80.0%
Illinois:

79.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Shorewood, 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
Financial Administration 5$29,495$70,7880$0
Other Government Administration 2$14,307$85,8428$5,947
Police Protection - Officers 25$170,323$81,7550$0
Police - Other 4$13,953$41,8590$0
Streets and Highways 8$40,235$60,3530$0
Parks and Recreation 4$17,001$51,0030$0
Housing and Community Development(Local) 4$20,482$61,4461$3,966
Water Supply 6$32,282$64,5640$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 1$558
Totals for Government 58$338,078$69,94710$10,471

Shorewood government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - General: $65,000 ($3.92)
  • Current Operations - Financial Administration: $1,802,000 ($108.76)
    Police Protection: $1,657,000 ($100.01)
    Sewerage: $819,000 ($49.43)
    Regular Highways: $430,000 ($25.95)
    Water Utilities: $430,000 ($25.95)
    Parks & Recreation: $399,000 ($24.08)
    Solid Waste Management: $218,000 ($13.16)
    General - Other: $15,000 ($0.91)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $132,000 ($7.97)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $1,802,000 ($108.76)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $82,000 ($4.95)

Shorewood government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - All Other: $1,339,000 ($80.81)
    Sewerage: $1,056,000 ($63.73)
    Solid Waste Management: $261,000 ($15.75)
    Parks & Recreation: $9,000 ($0.54)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $100,000 ($6.04)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $431,000 ($26.01)
    Interest Earnings: $247,000 ($14.91)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $744,000 ($44.90)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $2,152,000 ($129.88)
    Highways: $219,000 ($13.22)
  • Tax - NEC: $851,000 ($51.36)
    Property: $784,000 ($47.32)
    Public Utilities: $487,000 ($29.39)

Shorewood government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $1,375,000 ($82.99)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $2,207,000 ($133.20)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $6,277,000 ($378.84)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $6,460,000 ($389.88)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $1,375,000 ($82.99)
    Other, NEC: $294,000 ($17.74)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $1,730,000 ($104.41)

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

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $4,582,000 ($276.54)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $2,406,000 ($145.21)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $17,000 ($1.03)

4.95% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($49,546 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.95%
Illinois average:

4.45%

0.02% of residents moved from foreign countries ($202 average AGI)
Will County:

0.02%
Illinois average:

0.03%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Cook County, IL  2.09% ($47,918 average AGI)
from DuPage County, IL  0.84% ($51,756)
from Grundy County, IL  0.18% ($39,127)


5.51% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($48,984 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.51%
Illinois average:

4.96%

0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($498 average AGI)
Will County:

0.03%
Illinois average:

0.07%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Cook County, IL  1.80% ($40,173 average AGI)
to DuPage County, IL  0.87% ($47,958)
to Grundy County, IL  0.20% ($42,112)

Strongest AM radio stations in Shorewood:

  • WYLL (1160 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • WAGG (610 AM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WAUR (930 AM; 4 kW; SANDWICH, IL; Owner: CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING SYSTEM, LTD.)
  • WVIV (1200 AM; 20 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLXX-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • WJOL (1340 AM; 1 kW; JOLIET, IL; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WWHN (1510 AM; daytime; 1 kW; JOLIET, IL; Owner: HAWKINS BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WISN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

Strongest FM radio stations in Shorewood:

  • WCCQ (98.3 FM; CREST HILL, IL; Owner: THREE EAGLES OF JOLIET, INC.)
  • WJCH (91.9 FM; JOLIET, IL; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WJTW (93.5 FM; JOLIET, IL; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WLLI-FM (96.7 FM; JOLIET, IL; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WCSF (88.7 FM; JOLIET, IL; Owner: COLLEGE OF ST. FRANCIS)
  • 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.)
  • WYKT (105.5 FM; WILMINGTON, IL; Owner: STARADIO CORPORATION)
  • 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.)
  • WGCI-FM (107.5 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.)
  • WRXQ (100.7 FM; COAL CITY, IL; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WLEY-FM (107.9 FM; AURORA, IL; Owner: WLEY LICENSING, INC.)
  • WERV-FM (95.9 FM; AURORA, IL; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WBEZ (91.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: THE WBEZ ALLIANCE, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Shorewood:

  • 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.)
  • 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.)
  • WYIN (Channel 56; GARY, IN; Owner: NORTHWEST INDIANA PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W34CK (Channel 34; ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL; Owner: FIRST UNITED, INC.)
  • WWTO-TV (Channel 35; LASALLE, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WOCH-LP (Channel 28; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: KM LPTV OF CHICAGO-28, L.L.C.)
  • WYCC (Channel 20; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: COLLEGE DIST. #508, COUNTY OF COOK)
  • WOCK-CA (Channel 13; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: KM LPTV OF CHICAGO-13, L.L.C.)
  • W54AP (Channel 54; BLUE ISLAND, IL; Owner: CATHOLIC VIEWS BROADCASTS, INC.)
  • WSPY-LP (Channel 30; PLANO, IL; Owner: WSPY-TV, INC.)
  • W24AJ (Channel 24; AURORA, IL; Owner: NELSON TV, INC.)
Shorewood fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2014

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2014 (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Shorewood fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 5Number of bridges
  • 35m115ftTotal length
  • 146,350Total average daily traffic
  • 17,533Total average daily truck traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Shorewood)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

61 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

7
  • Rt 52 & Raven Rd (Lat: 41.521139 Lon: -88.211722), Call Sign: KNAR492, Licensee ID: L00338594
    Assigned Frequencies: 39.9000 MHzGrant Date: 03/23/2001, Expiration Date: 04/18/2011, Cancellation Date: 06/18/2011Registrant: Shorewood, Village Of, 903 W Jefferson St, Shorewood, IL 60431, Phone: (815) 725-1460
  • 108 W Jefferson (Lat: 41.521694 Lon: -88.199222), Call Sign: KNCV295, Licensee ID: L00054031
    Assigned Frequencies: 157.485 MHzGrant Date: 12/20/1996, Expiration Date: 02/10/2002, Cancellation Date: 05/05/2002Registrant: Anderson Towing, 108 W Jefferson, Shorewood, IL 60435, Phone: (815) 725-2754
  • 700 Cottage Street (Lat: 41.517139 Lon: -88.197389), Type: Tower, Structure height: 20 m, Overall height: 25 m, Call Sign: WPXL518
    Assigned Frequencies: 464.575 MHzGrant Date: 02/01/2013, Expiration Date: 04/29/2023, Certifier: Cynthia A De SilveyRegistrant: A Beep, LLC, 452 N Chicago Street, Joliet, IL 60432, Phone: (815) 740-1780, Fax: (815) 740-1357, Email:
  • 1111 Brook Forest Ave (Lat: 41.535833 Lon: -88.199167), Call Sign: WQCF428
    Assigned Frequencies: 467.187 MHz, 467.462 MHz, 467.487 MHz, 467.512 MHzGrant Date: 02/18/2005, Expiration Date: 02/18/2015, Cancellation Date: 04/25/2015, Certifier: Joan AnderbergRegistrant: Advanced Wireless Communications, 20809 Kensington Blvd., Lakeville, MN 55021, Phone: (952) 469-5400, Email:
  • Lat: 41.521111 Lon: -88.203056, Call Sign: WQNX591
    Assigned Frequencies: 467.812 MHz, 467.925 MHzGrant Date: 06/28/2011, Expiration Date: 06/28/2021, Certifier: Debby DamesRegistrant: Fit, 1565 Oak Street, Eugene, OR 97401, Phone: (541) 485-8441, Fax: (541) 485-7556, Email:
  • L1, Lat: 41.539972 Lon: -88.218611, Call Sign: WQSX998
    Assigned Frequencies: 468.250 MHz, 456.537 MHz, 456.387 MHz, 457.112 MHz, 456.612 MHzGrant Date: 12/06/2013, Expiration Date: 12/06/2023, Certifier: Faith A VargaRegistrant: Bearcom Operating LP, Dallas, TX 75355-9001, Phone: (214) 765-7328, Fax: (214) 355-4971, Email:
  • IMPERIAL MHP, Lat: 41.521917 Lon: -88.197972, Call Sign: WQVS851, Licensee ID: L01502812
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.187 MHzGrant Date: 05/02/2015, Expiration Date: 05/02/2025, Certifier: Jack GraudenzRegistrant: Cereniti Datasense Networks, 41 E. Washington St., Ste. 110, Indianapolis, IN 46204, Phone: (877) 237-3648, Fax: (877) 362-6640, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

33 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Shorewood)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers:

1 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Shorewood)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

14 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)
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)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED40$193,07530$177,315239$193,3703$83,6304$168,908
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED4$198,5335$177,07620$204,6200$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED5$245,6504$165,09854$208,5543$24,1171$187,740
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN5$199,5524$152,55038$204,6560$01$207,200
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS2$187,2302$157,45017$192,7381$110,7700$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 8832.03 , 8832.04

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 ORIGINATED6$187,1705$224,932
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED3$253,1203$217,360
APPLICATIONS DENIED3$161,5473$168,897
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$118,3901$110,720
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$01$186,220

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 8832.03 , 8832.04

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 39
  • Hazardous Condition: 240
  • Service Call: 2
  • Good Intent Call: 9

Incident types - Shorewood

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Shorewood, IL

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (95%)
  • Electricity (5%)
Businesses in Shorewood, IL
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven1Papa John's Pizza1
Baskin-Robbins1Payless1
Buffalo Wild Wings1Pizza Hut1
Burger King1Safeway1
CVS1Sprint Nextel1
Cold Stone Creamery1Staples1
DHL1Starbucks2
Dairy Queen1Subway1
Dunkin Donuts1Taco Bell1
FedEx4Target1
Firestone Complete Auto Care1Toys"R"Us1
Ford1U-Haul1
H&R Block1U.S. Cellular1
Home Depot1UPS2
Jewel-Osco1Vons1
Jimmy John's1Walgreens1
Jones New York1Walmart1
McDonald's1Wendy's1

Shorewood compared to Illinois state average:

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

Shorewood on our top lists:

  • #84 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage population increase from 2000 (population 5,000+)"
  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011"
  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that drank alcohol in the past 30 days"
  • #18 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest increase in the number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #19 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest decrease in the number of births per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop 50,000+)"
  • #48 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest surface withdrawal of fresh water for public supply (pop. 50,000+)"
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