Skokie, Illinois

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Population in 2013: 65,176 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +2.9%
 
Males: 31,321  (48.1%)
Females: 33,855  (51.9%)
Median resident age:  43.7 years
Illinois median age:  37.0 years

Zip codes: 60076, 60203.

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Estimated median household income in 2012: $57,422 (it was $57,375 in 2000)
Skokie:

$57,422
IL:

$55,137
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $30,420 (it was $27,136 in 2000)

Skokie village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $266,700 (it was $209,700 in 2000)
Skokie:

$266,700
IL:

$170,600
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $396,165; Detached houses: $426,732; Townhouses or other attached units: $279,574; In 2-unit structures: $447,601; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $324,931; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $264,366; Mobile homes: $298,566

Median gross rent in 2012: $1,068.

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  • White alone - 36,927 (57.2%)
  • Asian alone - 15,951 (24.7%)
  • Hispanic - 5,529 (8.6%)
  • Black alone - 4,745 (7.3%)
  • Two or more races - 1,167 (1.8%)
  • Other race alone - 223 (0.3%)
  • American Indian alone - 46 (0.07%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Skokie: 107.1 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (7.7%), Russian (5.4%), Irish (5.1%), Polish (5.1%), Arab (2.9%), United States (2.8%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 05/18/1888

Elevation: 607 feet

Land area: 10.0 square miles.

Population density: 6,491 people per square mile   (high).

Skokie,IL real estate house value index trend

Skokie, Illinois map

For population 25 years and over in Skokie:

  • High school or higher: 89.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 45.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 20.4%
  • Unemployed: 7.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Skokie village:

  • Never married: 29.7%
  • Now married: 52.5%
  • Separated: 1.9%
  • Widowed: 7.6%
  • Divorced: 8.3%

26,540 residents are foreign born (19.1% Asia, 10.1% Europe).

This village:  40.8%
Illinois:  13.9%



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists there were 20 registered sex offenders living in Skokie, Illinois as of May 03, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Skokie to the number of sex offenders is 3,254 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 2012: $6,295 (2.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $5,546 (2.1%)

Skokie satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Chicago, IL (13.9 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Lincolnwood, IL (1.5 miles ), Morton Grove, IL (1.5 miles ), Evanston, IL (1.6 miles ), Wilmette, IL (1.7 miles ), Golf, IL (1.7 miles ), Kenilworth, IL (1.9 miles ), Niles, IL (2.0 miles ), Winnetka, IL (2.2 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 26 buildings, average cost: $187,900
  • 1998: 8 buildings, average cost: $228,100
  • 1999: 33 buildings, average cost: $191,900
  • 2000: 11 buildings, average cost: $311,800
  • 2001: 17 buildings, average cost: $275,900
  • 2002: 45 buildings, average cost: $283,700
  • 2003: 38 buildings, average cost: $314,400
  • 2004: 79 buildings, average cost: $297,700
  • 2005: 51 buildings, average cost: $409,300
  • 2006: 53 buildings, average cost: $451,900
  • 2007: 38 buildings, average cost: $457,100
  • 2008: 11 buildings, average cost: $525,100
  • 2009: 4 buildings, average cost: $489,000
  • 2010: 2 buildings, average cost: $550,000
  • 2011: 2 buildings, average cost: $335,000
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $600,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 42.04 N, Longitude: 87.74 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +7,335 (+11.3%)
Workers who live and work in this village: 5,968 (19.7%)

Area code: 847

Skokie household income distribution Skokie home values distribution

Crime rates in Skokie by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 0011030002020
per 100,000 0.00.01.61.60.04.70.00.00.03.00.03.10.0
Rapes 8128844810131691317
per 100,000 12.618.912.612.66.36.312.415.019.524.013.620.026.1
Robberies 42274141455036404158948737
per 100,000 66.342.664.764.570.778.255.760.061.587.1142.2133.956.8
Assaults 64697979606566999080623980
per 100,000 101.0108.9124.7124.294.3101.6102.0148.5135.0120.193.860.0122.9
Burglaries 406355446446274276321387386382364325284
per 100,000 640.9560.4704.0701.4430.6431.5496.3580.6579.1573.4550.8500.2436.3
Thefts 1,5821,7861,8201,8201,4861,3641,5171,4981,5301,5041,3571,3231,232
per 100,000 2497.32819.32873.02862.32335.32132.42345.52247.32295.32257.62053.32036.01892.6
Auto thefts 1461661311319162979610973757861
per 100,000 230.5262.0206.8206.0143.096.9150.0144.0163.5109.6113.5120.093.7
Arson 72023231510141511201268
per 100,000 11.131.636.336.223.615.621.622.516.530.018.29.212.3
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 301.1) 216.1225.5241.4240.5182.4183.7190.0204.3209.1217.3204.7202.9178.5

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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 Skokie detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 142 (107 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.64
Illinois average:

2.76
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

5.9%
Illinois:

7.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +3,987 (+6.7%).
Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (10%)
  • Health care (8%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Construction (5%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
  • Health care (20%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (3%)
  • Personal and laundry services (3%)
  • Department and other general merchandise stores (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Computer specialists (6%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (4%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4%)
  • Engineers (4%)
  • Registered nurses (6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (4%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)

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

Average climate in Skokie, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Skokie-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Illinois state average. It is 37% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/28/1972, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 18.1 miles away from the Skokie village center injured 20 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/21/1967, a category F4 tornado 22.4 miles away from the village center killed one person and injured 100 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Skokie-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Illinois state average. It is 86% 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 248.1 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 222.6 miles away from Skokie 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 71.9 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 280.1 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 246.4 miles away from Skokie center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 239.0 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).
Skokie topographic map

Birthplace of: Azhar Usman - Comedian, Brenda A. Ferber - Novelist, George Kotsiopoulos - Magazine editor, J. A. Konrath - Novelist, Jessy Schram - Actress, Nancy Lee Grahn - Soap opera actor, Rob Ambrose - Football coach, Gary Feinerman - Judge, Michael Byster - Financial businessman, Brent Novoselsky - Football player.

Hospitals in Skokie:

  • CPC OLD ORCHARD HOSPITAL (provides emergency services, 9700 KENTON AVENUE)
  • ENH HOME CARE SERVICES (5215 OLD ORCHARD ROAD, SUITE 200)
  • SKOKIE HOSPITAL (Voluntary non-profit - Other, 9600 GROSS POINT ROAD)

Dialysis Facilities in Skokie:

  • FMC - SKOKIE DIALYSIS (9801 WOODS DR)
  • WELLBOUND OF EVANSTON (8950 GROSS POINT ROAD, STE 300)

Home Health Centers in Skokie:

  • AMBULATORY HEALTH CARE SERVICE (7660 GROSS POINT RD)
  • CARE CHOICE HOME HEALTH, INC (7840 LINCOLN AVENUE, SUITE 103)
  • CITRINE HOME HEALTHCARE, INC (5020 W CAROL STREET)
  • HEALTH CARE USA, INC (9933 LAWLER AVE SUITE 650A)
  • HOMEHEALTH OF AMERICA, INC (4436 W OAKTON ST, STE B)
  • INFINITY HOME HEALTH SERVICES (5301 W DEMPSTER STREET STE 206)
  • MAXICARE HOME HEALTH SERVICES (5200 MAIN STREET SUITE 211)
  • NORTHSHORE UNIVERSITY HEALTHSYSTEM HOME AND HOSPICE (4901 SEARLE PARKWAY, SUITE 130)
  • RESURRECTION HOMECARE (4930 W OAKTON AVE 2ND FLOOR)
  • ULTIMATE HOME HEALTH INC OF IL (7870 LINCOLN AVENUE, SUITE 5)
  • VIRGOS HOME HEALTH CARE, INC (8930 GROSS POINT ROAD, STE LL100)

Nursing Homes in Skokie:

  • ALDEN ESTATES OF SKOKIE (4626 OLD ORCHARD ROAD)
  • ALDEN NORTH SHORE REHAB AND HCC (5050 WEST TOUHY AVENUE)
  • CAMBRIDGE NURSING AND REHAB CENTER (9615 NORTH KNOX AVENUE)
  • GROVE NORTH LIVING AND REHAB CTR (9000 LA VERGNE AVENUE)
  • LIEBERMAN CENTER FOR HEALTH AND REHAB (9700 GROSS POINT ROAD)
  • LIEBERMAN GERIATRIC HEALTH CENTER (9700 GROSS POINT RD)
  • LIEBERMAN LONG TERM CARE FACILITY (9700 GROSS POINT)
  • SKOKIE MEADOWS NURSING CENTER I I (4600 WEST GOLF ROAD)
  • VILLAGE NURSING HOME INC (9000 N LAVERGNE AVE)

Amtrak stations near Skokie:

  • 5 miles: GLENVIEW (1116 DEPOT ST.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 13 miles: CHICAGO (225 S. CANAL ST.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 17 miles: LA GRANGE ROAD (LA GRANGE, 25 W. BURLINGTON AVE.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public payphones, taxi stand, public transit connection.

Colleges/Universities in Skokie:

  • Computer Systems Institute (Full-time enrollment: 2,311; Location: 8930 Gross Point Rd; Private, for-profit; Website: www.csinow.edu)
  • Everest College-Skokie (FT enrollment: 675; Location: 9811 Woods Drive; Private, for-profit; Website: www.everest.edu/campus/skokie)
  • Chicago ORT Technical Institute (FT enrollment: 614; Location: 5440 Fargo Avenue; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.ortchicagotech.edu)
  • Hebrew Theological College (FT enrollment: 520; Location: 7135 N Carpenter Rd; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.htc.edu/; Offers Master's degree)
  • Sanford-Brown College-Skokie (FT enrollment: 445; Location: 4930 Oakton Street; Private, for-profit; Website: www.sanfordbrown.edu/skokie)
  • Knowledge Systems Institute (FT enrollment: 96; Location: 3420 Main St; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.ksi.edu; Offers Master's degree)
  • Estelle Skin Care and Spa Institute (FT enrollment: 72; Location: 10024 Skokie Blvd, #301; Private, for-profit; Website: www.skincareandspainstitute.com/)
  • European Massage Therapy School-Skokie (FT enrollment: 60; Location: 4905 Old Orchard Center, suite 710; Private, for-profit; Website: www.school-for-massage.com)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Skokie:

  • BIR Training Center (about 3 miles; Chicago, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,036)
  • Northwestern University (about 4 miles; Evanston, IL; FT enrollment: 17,473)
  • Northeastern Illinois University (about 5 miles; Chicago, IL; FT enrollment: 8,004)
  • North Park University (about 5 miles; Chicago, IL; FT enrollment: 2,622)
  • Loyola University Chicago (about 5 miles; Chicago, IL; FT enrollment: 13,233)
  • City Colleges of Chicago-Wilbur Wright College (about 6 miles; Chicago, IL; FT enrollment: 8,683)
  • City Colleges of Chicago-Harry S Truman College (about 7 miles; Chicago, IL; FT enrollment: 9,050)

Public high schools in Skokie:

Private high school in Skokie:

  • FASMAN YESHIVA HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 133; Location: 7135 CARPENTER; Grades: 9 - 12; Boys only)

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Skokie:

Biggest private elementary/middle schools in Skokie:

  • ARIE CROWN HEBREW DAY SCHOOL (Students: 673; Location: 4600 MAIN ST; Grades: PK - 8)
  • HILLEL TORAH NORTH SUBURBAN DAY SCHOOL (Students: 426; Location: 7120 LARAMIE AVE; Grades: PK - 8)
  • SKOKIE SOLOMON SCHECHTER DAY SCHOOL (Students: 262; Location: 9301 GROSS POINT RD; Grades: KG - 5)
  • CHEDER LUBAVITCH HEBREW DAY SCHOOL (Students: 235; Location: 5201 HOWARD ST; Grades: PK - 8)
  • ST PETER ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 167; Location: 8140 NILES CENTER RD; Grades: KG - 8)
  • MOSAIC EARLY CHILDHOOD CENTER (Students: 80; Location: 4023 DEMPSTER ST; Grades: PK - KG)
  • LITTLE PEOPLE'S MONTESSORI SCHOOL (Students: 80; Location: 7500 SKOKIE BLVD; Grades: PK - KG)
  • ST PAUL LUTHERAN ACADEMY (Students: 76; Location: 5201 GALITZ ST; Grades: PK - 8)
  • SKOKIE MONTESSORI SCHOOL INC (Students: 62; Location: 8401 KARLOV AVE; Grades: PK - KG)
  • ATT PTACH SPECIAL EDUCATION PROGRAM (Students: 25; Location: 4600 MAIN ST; Grades: 1 - 8)
See full list of schools located in Skokie, map of school districts

Library in Skokie:

  • SKOKIE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $10,005,131; Location: 5215 OAKTON STREET; 448,201 books; 5,413 e-books; 124,105 audio materials; 42,474 video materials; 58 local licensed databases; 18 state licensed databases; 3 other licensed databases; 887 print serial subscriptions; 9 electronic serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • The domain for Hebrew Theological College is no longer www.htc at htcnet.edu. It is now www.htc at htc.edu.
  • The Ray Hartstein Campus of Oakton Community College is located at 7701 North Lincoln Avenue in Skokie.

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Notable locations in Skokie: North Side Water Reclamation Plant (A), Evanston Golf Club (B), Skokie Village Hall (C), Skokie Swift Station (D), Skokie Police Department (E), Skatium Ice Arena (F), Performing Arts Center (G), Niles Township Offices (H), Niles Township Community Day Care and Food Pantry (I), Mayer Kaplan Community Center (J), Holocaust Museum (K), Heritage Museum (L), Exploratorium (M), Devonshire Cultural Center (N), Devonshire Aquatic Center (O), Cook County Circuit Courthouse (P), Skokie Fire Department Station 18 (Q), Skokie Fire Department Station 16 Headquarters (R), Skokie Public Library (S), Skokie Theatre (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Old Orchard Shopping Center (1), Fashion Square Shopping Center (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Skokie include: Saint Paul Lutheran Church (A), Congregation Bene Shalom (B), Congregation Kol Emeth (C), First Church of Christ Scientist (D), Iran Hebrew Congregation (E), Skokie Central Congregation (F), Central United Methodist Church (G), Congregation Bnai Emunah (H), Evanshire Presbyterian Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Memorial Cemetery (1), Saint Pauls Lutheran Cemetery (2), Saint Peters Catholic Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Skokie include: Pawnee Park (1), Lauth Park (2), Donald W Lyon Park (3), Carol Park (4), Chippewa Park (5), Garden Park (6), Gorell Park (7), Holocaust Memorial and Veterans Memorial (8), Main - Hamlin Tennis Center (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Assyrian Academic Society (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 8324 Lincoln Avenue), Design Plus Industries (Amusement & Theme Parks; 4144 Enfield Avenue), Chicago's North Shore Convention & Vistors Bureau (125 Old Orchard Shopping).

Hotels: Extended Stayamerica (5211 Old Orchard Road), Hampton Inn & Suites (5201 Old Orchard Road), Hampton Inn & Suites Chicago Northshore (5201 Old Orchard Road), Comfort Inn Skokie (9333 Skokie Boulevard), Doubletree Inn (9599 Skokie Boulevard).

Courts: Cook County - Circuit Court- District 2- Cook County Clerk (5600 Old Orchard Road Basement), Cook County - Circuit Court- District 2- Ofc Presiding Judge (2121 Euclid Avenue), Cook County - Circuit Court- District 2- Public Defender (5600 Old Orchard Road Basement), Cook County - Circuit Court- District 2- States Attorney (5600 Old Orchard Road Basement), Cook County - Circuit Court- District 2- Assessor-Skokie Branch (5600 Old Orchard Road Basement), Cook County - Circuit Court- District 2 (5600 Old Orchard Road Basement), Cook County - Judges- Circuit Court- District 2- Ofc Presiding Judge (5600 Old Orchard Road Basement), Cook County-Depts - Circuit Court Clerk- Municipal Dept- District 2 (5600 Old Orchard Road Basement), Cook County - Treasurer- District 3- Circuit Court- Collector-Skokie Br (5600 Old Orchard Road Basement).

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 108. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

108
U.S.:

74

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2012 was 0.255. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.255
U.S.:

0.303

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 12.0. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 1.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

12.0
U.S.:

6.6

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 1.11. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.11
U.S.:

1.93

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 24.3. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 1.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

24.3
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 17.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

17.3
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 10.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.3
U.S.:

9.1

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2009 was 0.0105. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 0.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0105
U.S.:

0.0147

Drinking water stations with addresses in Skokie and their reported violations in the past:

DAVPAM MHP (Serves FL, Population served: 1,250, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Routine (IDSE) - In APR-02-2008, Contaminant: DBP STAGE 2. Follow-up actions: Fed FAO issued (AUG-15-2008), Fed Compliance achieved (AUG-28-2008)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 14.4%
Average household size:
This village:  2.7 people
Illinois:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  72.6%
Whole state:  65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  3.5%
Whole state:  6.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

People in group quarters in Skokie in 2010:

  • 475 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 201 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 15 people in in-patient hospice facilities
  • 6 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 5 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 4 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals and psychiatric units in other hospitals

People in group quarters in Skokie in 2000:

  • 655 people in nursing homes
  • 272 people in other group homes
  • 70 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 67 people in schools, hospitals, or wards for the mentally retarded
  • 67 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 8 people in religious group quarters

Skokie, Illinois environmental map by EPA

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Skokie compared to Illinois state average:

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

Banks with most branches in Skokie (2011 data):

  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: Skokie-West Touhy Banking Center Bra, Dempster, Lincoln, Dempster And Gross Pointe Branch. 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.
  • Bank of America, National Association: Lincoln Oakton Branch, Old Orchard Branch, Village Crossing Branch, Skokie/Dempster Branch. 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
  • Cole Taylor Bank: Drive-In Facility, Skokie Facility, Old Orchard Place. Info updated 2011/11/17: Bank assets: $4,664.7 mil, Deposits: $3,168.2 mil, headquarters in Chicago, IL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 11 total offices, Holding Company: Taylor Capital Group, Inc.
  • North Community Bank: Skokie Main Branch, Skokie Branch, Lockwood Branch. Info updated 2011/04/12: Bank assets: $952.1 mil, Deposits: $858.0 mil, headquarters in Chicago, IL, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 41 total offices, Holding Company: Metropolitan Bank Group, Inc.
  • RBS Citizens, National Association: Skokie at 4450 Golf Road, branch established on 1989/06/30; Skokie- Dempster Il Branch at 3300 West Dempster Street, branch established on 1914/05/23. 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
  • 1st Equity Bank: at 3956 West Dempster Street, branch established on 1997/06/09. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $112.5 mil, Deposits: $94.3 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1 total offices, Holding Company: First Equity Corp.
  • Albany Bank and Trust Company National Association: Albank North Branch at 7515 Skokie Boulevard, branch established on 1998/02/24. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $523.4 mil, Deposits: $444.8 mil, headquarters in Chicago, IL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 4 total offices, Holding Company: Albank Corporation
  • First Bank & Trust: Skokie Branch at 8047 Skokie Boulevard, branch established on 2007/02/21. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $745.5 mil, Deposits: $682.8 mil, headquarters in Evanston, IL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 7 total offices, Holding Company: First Evanston Bancorp, Inc.
  • Citibank, National Association: Skokie Branch at 9933 Lawler Avenue, branch established on 1933/01/01. Info updated 2012/01/10: Bank assets: $1,288,658.0 mil, Deposits: $882,541.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, International Specialization, 1048 total offices, Holding Company: Citigroup Inc.
  • 8 other banks with 8 local branches

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Skokie, Illinois:

  • North Shore Skokie Hotel And Executive Meeting Center, 9599 N Skokie Blvd, Skokie, IL 60077 , Phone: (847) 679-7000, Fax: (847) 679-0810
  • Comfort Inn Northshore, 9333 Skokie Blvd, Skokie, IL 60077 , Phone: (847) 679-4200, Fax: (847) 679-5849
  • Holiday Inn North Shore, 5300 Touhy Ave, Skokie, IL 60077 , Phone: (847) 679-8900, Fax: (847) 679-7447
  • Extended Stay America, 5211 Old Orch Rd, Skokie, IL 60077 , Phone: (847) 663-9031, Fax: (847) 663-9032
  • Hampton Inn & Suites Chicago North Shore, 5201 Old Orchard Rd, Skokie, IL 60077 , Phone: (847) 583-1111, Fax: (847) 583-0300
  • Doubletree By Hilton Chicago North Shore, 9599 Skokie Blvd, Skokie, IL 60077 , Phone: (847) 679-7000
All 6 fire-safe hotels and motels in Skokie, Illinois

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (87%)
  • Electricity (11%)
  • No fuel used (1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

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2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Skokie 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 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 17$95,106$67,1345$9,731
Other Government Administration 37$113,647$36,8580$0
Judicial and Legal 7$50,938$87,3222$4,596
Police Protection - Officers 111$726,414$78,5310$0
Police - Other 33$304,699$110,80024$16,743
Firefighters 109$793,755$87,3860$0
Fire - Other 5$26,264$63,0340$0
Streets and Highways 14$95,445$81,8100$0
Welfare 6$36,264$72,5282$5,462
Health 14$84,813$72,6972$4,848
Solid Waste Management 51$241,978$56,9360$0
Sewerage 5$35,638$85,5310$0
Housing and Community Development(Local) 10$67,796$81,3550$0
Natural Resources 10$56,592$67,9101$3,395
Water Supply 6$35,640$71,2800$0
Local Libraries 85$385,477$54,42075$105,913
Other and Unallocable 31$199,459$77,2100$0
Totals for Government 551$3,349,925$72,957111$150,688

Skokie government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - General Public Buildings: $835,000 ($12.81)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $12,193,000 ($187.08)
    Local Fire Protection: $10,562,000 ($162.05)
    Libraries: $10,111,000 ($155.13)
    General - Other: $7,321,000 ($112.33)
    Regular Highways: $6,640,000 ($101.88)
    Water Utilities: $5,926,000 ($90.92)
    Solid Waste Management: $3,717,000 ($57.03)
    Central Staff Services: $2,295,000 ($35.21)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,856,000 ($28.48)
    Health - Other: $1,657,000 ($25.42)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $1,334,000 ($20.47)
    Financial Administration: $904,000 ($13.87)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $749,000 ($11.49)
    General Public Buildings: $694,000 ($10.65)
    Parking Facilities: $18,000 ($0.28)
  • Employee Retirement - Corporate Bonds: $35,018,000 ($537.28)
    Other Investments - Other: $11,176,000 ($171.47)
    Benefit Payments: $8,156,000 ($125.14)
    Total Cash and Deposits: $7,380,000 ($113.23)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $2,759,000 ($42.33)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $31,681,000 ($486.08)

Skokie government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - All Other: $2,378,000 ($36.49)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,789,000 ($27.45)
    Parking Facilities: $240,000 ($3.68)
  • Employee Retirement - Earnings on Investments (calculated): $6,557,000 ($100.60)
    From Parent Local Government: $1,756,000 ($26.94)
    Local Employee Contribution: $1,674,000 ($25.68)
    From Other Governments: $344,000 ($5.28)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $772,000 ($11.84)
    Housing and Community Development: $704,000 ($10.80)
    General Local Government Support: $188,000 ($2.88)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $1,502,000 ($23.05)
    Fines and Forfeits: $986,000 ($15.13)
    General Revenue, NEC: $699,000 ($10.72)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $8,438,000 ($129.46)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $21,035,000 ($322.74)
    Highways: $1,880,000 ($28.84)
    Public Welfare: $457,000 ($7.01)
    Health and Hospitals: $178,000 ($2.73)
  • Tax - Property: $25,977,000 ($398.57)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $8,453,000 ($129.69)
    Other License: $3,458,000 ($53.06)
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $2,191,000 ($33.62)
    Public Utilities Sales: $2,090,000 ($32.07)
    Other Selective Sales: $930,000 ($14.27)

Skokie government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $68,944,000 ($1057.81)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $62,928,000 ($965.51)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,016,000 ($92.30)

Skokie government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Employee Retirement - Total Other Securities: $54,923,000 ($842.69)
    Total Federal Securities: $18,546,000 ($284.55)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $50,905,000 ($781.04)

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 Skokie:

  • WONX (1590 AM; 4 kW; EVANSTON, IL; Owner: KOVAS COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WCSN (820 AM; 5 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WYPA, INC.)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WCRW (1240 AM; 1 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WSBC BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WEDC (1240 AM; 1 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: FOREIGN LANGUAGE BROADCASTS, INC.)
  • WYLL (1160 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WKTA (1330 AM; 5 kW; EVANSTON, IL; Owner: POLNET COMMUNICATIONS, LTD.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WVIV (1200 AM; 20 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLXX-AM LICENSE CORP.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Skokie:

  • WGCI-FM (107.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, 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.)
  • 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)
  • 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.)
  • WZZN (94.7 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC CHICAGO FM RADIO,INC.)
  • WXRT-FM (93.1 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WDRV (97.1 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WLUW (88.7 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: LOYOLA UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO)

TV broadcast stations around Skokie:

  • WGBO-TV (Channel 66; JOLIET, IL; Owner: WGBO LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.)
  • WLS-TV (Channel 7; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WMAQ-TV (Channel 5; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: NBC SUBSIDIARY (WMAQ-TV), INC.)
  • WBBM-TV (Channel 2; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WTTW (Channel 11; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WINDOW TO THE WORLD COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WGN-TV (Channel 9; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WSNS-TV (Channel 44; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: TELEMUNDO OF CHICAGO, 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)
  • 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)
  • W34CK (Channel 34; ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL; Owner: FIRST UNITED, INC.)
  • WOCK-CA (Channel 13; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: KM LPTV OF CHICAGO-13, L.L.C.)
  • W64CQ (Channel 64; ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WYIN (Channel 56; GARY, IN; Owner: NORTHWEST INDIANA PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W57DN (Channel 57; ELGIN, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Skokie fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 27
Total length: 175 meters (574ft)
Total costs: $19,046,000
Total average daily traffic: 1,785,600
Total average daily truck traffic: 97,499

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1900-1909: 5
  • 1910-1919: 0
  • 1920-1929: 0
  • 1930-1939: 4
  • 1940-1949: 2
  • 1950-1959: 14
  • 1960-1969: 0
  • 1970-1979: 0
  • 1980-1989: 2
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Skokie, IL
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 13 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED141$256,380282$233,7501,533$249,34940$123,3154$1,029,50063$256,155
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED8$232,12531$245,262166$262,5033$105,3330$08$220,125
APPLICATIONS DENIED40$254,02567$265,304550$284,46744$47,4892$512,50031$231,676
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN9$197,93630$256,297221$265,9268$159,8752$475,00018$192,331
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS8$244,60422$213,257109$278,0553$227,3670$05$186,600

Detailed mortgage data for all 13 tracts in Skokie, IL

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 13 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED43$249,81825$296,3132$195,500
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED26$260,14022$305,7182$273,500
APPLICATIONS DENIED11$228,45514$294,3490$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN10$240,3915$285,9620$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS2$169,5001$229,0002$169,500

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 126
  • Hazardous Condition: 340
  • Service Call: 5
  • Good Intent Call: 3

Incident types - Skokie

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Skokie, IL
Most common first names in Skokie, IL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Rose32183.4 years
Mary31981.5 years
Joseph31777.9 years
William29874.8 years
John29676.1 years
Anna26685.1 years
Robert23570.5 years
Helen22680.6 years
Harry22578.4 years
George19976.4 years
Most common last names in Skokie, IL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Cohen15880.2 years
Miller11777.9 years
Schwartz9477.2 years
Kaplan8479.4 years
Friedman8279.8 years
Johnson7977.9 years
Levin7878.5 years
Goldberg7380.9 years
Smith6876.8 years
Anderson6775.6 years
Businesses in Skokie, IL
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven5J. Jill1
ALDI1J.Crew1
ALDO1Jewel-Osco1
AT&T1Jimmy John's1
Abercrombie & Fitch1Johnny Rockets1
Ace Hardware1Jones New York5
Advance Auto Parts1Justice1
Aeropostale1LA Fitness1
American Eagle Outfitters1La-Z-Boy1
Ann Taylor2Lane Bryant1
Apple Store1Lane Furniture2
Avenue1LensCrafters1
Banana Republic1Little Caesars Pizza1
Barnes & Noble2Macy's1
Baskin-Robbins1Marshalls1
Bath & Body Works1MasterBrand Cabinets2
Bebe1McDonald's2
Bed Bath & Beyond1Men's Wearhouse1
Blockbuster1Motherhood Maternity2
Brooks Brothers1New Balance2
Brookstone1Nike3
Budget Car Rental1Nissan1
Buffalo Wild Wings1Nordstrom1
Burger King2OfficeMax1
CVS2Old Navy1
Cache1Outback1
Casual Male XL1Outback Steakhouse1
Catherines1Pac Sun1
Charlotte Russe1Panda Express1
Chico's1Panera Bread1
Chipotle2Payless2
Chuck E. Cheese's1Penske1
Clarks1PetSmart1
Coldwater Creek1Pier 1 Imports1
Comfort Inn1Plato's Closet1
Crate & Barrel1Pottery Barn1
Cricket Wireless1Pottery Barn Kids1
DHL1RadioShack1
Domino's Pizza1Red Robin1
Dunkin Donuts4Ruby Tuesday1
Ethan Allen1SAS Shoes1
Express1Sephora1
Extended Stay America1Skechers USA1
Famous Footwear1Soma Intimates1
FedEx14Sprint Nextel1
Finish Line1Starbucks3
Firestone Complete Auto Care1Subaru1
Foot Locker1T-Mobile3
Forever 211Taco Bell1
GNC1Talbots1
Gap1The Cheesecake Factory1
Gymboree1The Limited1
H&R Block1UPS8
Hilton2Vans1
Holiday Inn1Victoria's Secret1
Hollister Co.1Walgreens2
IHOP1Wendy's1

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  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Used merchandise, gift, novelty, and souvenir, and other miscellaneous stores (population 50,000+)"
  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Personal and laundry services (population 50,000+)"
  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Farmers and farm managers (population 50,000+)"
  • #13 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most Chinese residents (pop 50,000+)"
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  • #13 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in schools, hospitals, or wards for the mentally retarded (population 50,000+)"
  • #14 on the list of "Top 100 cities with oldest residents (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #17 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest cost per building permit in 2004-2006 (population 50,000+)"
  • #23 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Health care (population 50,000+)"
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  • #24 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Furniture and home furnishing merchant wholesalers (population 50,000+)"
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  • #26 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Professional and related occupations: (population 50,000+)"
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  • #27 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most Filipino residents (pop 50,000+)"
  • #8 (60076) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Assyrian/Chaldean/Syriac first ancestries"
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  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Nitrogen Dioxide air pollution readings in 2005 (ppm)"
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