University Park, Illinois

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Population in 2017: 7,006 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +5.2%
 
Males: 3,068  (43.8%)
Females: 3,938  (56.2%)
Median resident age:

32.3 years
Illinois median age:

38.0 years

Zip codes: 60466.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $49,244 (it was $50,652 in 2000)
University Park:

$49,244
IL:

$62,992

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $22,529 (it was $20,017 in 2000)

University Park village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $122,174 (it was $91,500 in 2000)
University Park:

$122,174
IL:

$195,300

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $250,326; detached houses: $258,271; townhouses or other attached units: $208,902; in 2-unit structures: $273,397; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $179,954; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $134,106; mobile homes: $113,012

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,011.

March 2019 cost of living index in University Park: 100.0 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 12.9%
(8.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 14.2% for Black residents, 4.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 42.9% for other race residents)
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  • Races in University Park, IL (2010)
    • 6,36289.2%Black alone
    • 3925.5%White alone
    • 1782.5%Hispanic
    • 1281.8%Two or more races
    • 590.8%Asian alone
    • 60.08%American Indian alone
    • 30.04%Other race alone
    • 10.01%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists, there were 8 registered sex offenders living in University Park, Illinois as of May 31, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in University Park is 905 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is near the state average.


Crime rates in University Park by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2015

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(14.1)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
3
(38.0)
8
(98.9)
3
(36.4)
1
(12.3)
0
(0.0)
2
(28.2)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
10
(126.7)
13
(160.7)
22
(267.0)
9
(110.6)
3
(36.8)
7
(98.8)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
14
(177.4)
15
(185.4)
15
(182.1)
9
(110.6)
2
(24.5)
3
(42.3)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
46
(582.9)
36
(445.0)
32
(388.4)
32
(393.4)
6
(73.6)
14
(197.5)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
104
(1,318)
108
(1,335)
107
(1,299)
102
(1,254)
18
(220.7)
68
(959.5)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
20
(253.5)
25
(309.1)
20
(242.7)
21
(258.2)
1
(12.3)
5
(70.6)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
3
(37.1)
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)217.7273.7244.2163.530.9146.7

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

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 25 (21 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.94
Illinois average:

2.71
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Ancestries: African (3.0%), American (2.4%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 09/13/1967

Land area: 9.76 square miles.

Population density: 718 people per square mile   (low).

University Park, Illinois map

153 residents are foreign born (1.1% Africa, 0.3% Europe).

This village:

2.2%
Illinois:

14.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $4,698 (3.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $4,222 (4.1%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Orland Park, IL (14.4 miles , pop. 51,077).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Chicago, IL (27.8 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Monee, IL (1.7 miles ),
Park Forest, IL (1.8 miles ),
Richton Park, IL (1.8 miles ),
Steger, IL (2.0 miles ),
Crete, IL (2.1 miles ),
South Chicago Heights, IL (2.1 miles ),
Matteson, IL (2.3 miles ),
Olympia Fields, IL (2.3 miles )

Latitude: 41.44 N, Longitude: 87.70 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +3,455 (+48.7%)
Workers who live and work in this village: 153 (5.7%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 708

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

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 15 buildings, average cost: $90,500
  • 1998: 22 buildings, average cost: $95,400
  • 1999: 48 buildings, average cost: $99,600
  • 2000: 27 buildings, average cost: $96,200
  • 2001: 39 buildings, average cost: $102,000
  • 2002: 33 buildings, average cost: $103,700
  • 2003: 26 buildings, average cost: $106,500
  • 2004: 17 buildings, average cost: $113,500
  • 2005: 26 buildings, average cost: $162,000
  • 2006: 15 buildings, average cost: $171,600
  • 2007: 16 buildings, average cost: $175,500
  • 2008: 4 buildings, average cost: $188,600
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $206,300
Number of permits per 10,000 University Park, IL residents
Average permit cost in University Park, IL
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.9%
Illinois:

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

Population change in the 1990s: +214 (+3.3%).
Most common industries in University Park, IL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (11.1%)
  • Health care (10.5%)
  • Public administration (9.6%)
  • Finance & insurance (7.9%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.3%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.1%)
  • Broadcasting & telecommunications (3.7%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Public administration (9.8%)
  • Educational services (9.5%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (6.4%)
  • Construction (5.7%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.0%)
  • Transportation equipment (4.8%)
  • Chemicals (4.7%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (17.1%)
  • Educational services (12.4%)
  • Finance & insurance (10.3%)
  • Public administration (9.5%)
  • Broadcasting & telecommunications (5.3%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (4.6%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.6%)
Most common occupations in University Park, IL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.3%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5.3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.1%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.7%)
  • Customer service representatives (3.8%)
  • Financial clerks, except bookkeeping, accounting and auditing clerks (3.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.7%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (7.5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (6.8%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (5.4%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.3%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.1%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.5%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.0%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (9.1%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (7.9%)
  • Financial clerks, except bookkeeping, accounting and auditing clerks (6.7%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.3%)
  • Registered nurses (3.9%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.7%)
  • Customer service representatives (3.7%)

Average climate in University Park, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 90.3. This is worse than average.

City:

90.3
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.275. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.275
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 12.1. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 5.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

12.1
U.S.:

5.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 1.26. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 5.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.26
U.S.:

1.79
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 25.6. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 5.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.6
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 22.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 12.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

22.0
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 9.64. This is about average. Closest monitor was 12.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.64
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2009 was 0.0202. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 2.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0202
U.S.:

0.0098

Tornado activity:

University Park-area historical tornado activity is near Illinois state average. It is 66% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/28/1990, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 21.6 miles away from the University Park village center killed 29 people and injured 350 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 4/21/1967, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 17.4 miles away from the village center killed 33 people and injured 500 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

University Park-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Illinois state average. It is 85% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 206.9 miles away from University Park 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 181.4 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 62.4 miles away from University Park center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 238.8 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 205.1 miles away from University Park center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 198.1 miles away from University Park 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 (16) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 9, Floods: 7, Tornadoes: 5, Snowstorms: 2, Winds: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
University Park topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in University Park:

  • BURNHAM HOUSE (545 BURNHAM)
  • WILLOW HOUSE (555 BURNHAM)

Other hospitals and medical centers near University Park:

  • HEALTHY HEART NURSE, INC (Home Health Center, about 3 miles away; CRETE, IL)
  • FOREST HOME HEALTHCARE, INC (Home Health Center, about 4 miles away; PARK FOREST, IL)
  • RELIABLE HEALTHCARE SERVICES, LLC (Home Health Center, about 4 miles away; PARK FOREST, IL)
  • HIS GRACE HOME HEALTHCARE, INC (Home Health Center, about 4 miles away; PARK FOREST, IL)
  • GLENSHIRE NURSING AND REHAB CTRE (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; RICHTON PARK, IL)
  • ELISABETH LUDEMAN DEV. CTR. (Hospital, about 4 miles away; PARK FOREST, IL)
  • FMC - STEGER DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 5 miles away; STEGER, IL)

Amtrak stations near University Park:

  • 9 miles: HOMEWOOD (181 1ST ST. & PARK AVE.) . Services: ticket office, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, public transit connection.
  • 11 miles: DYER (SHEFFIELD RD.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking.

College/University in University Park:

  • Governors State University (Full-time enrollment: 4,043; Location: 1 University Pky; Public; Website: www.govst.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near University Park:

  • Prairie State College (about 7 miles; Chicago Heights, IL; Full-time enrollment: 4,050)
  • South Suburban College (about 13 miles; South Holland, IL; FT enrollment: 3,972)
  • Purdue University-Calumet Campus (about 16 miles; Hammond, IN; FT enrollment: 7,343)
  • Saint Xavier University (about 19 miles; Chicago, IL; FT enrollment: 3,576)
  • Moraine Valley Community College (about 20 miles; Palos Hills, IL; FT enrollment: 12,008)
  • City Colleges of Chicago-Olive-Harvey College (about 20 miles; Chicago, IL; FT enrollment: 4,110)
  • Chicago State University (about 20 miles; Chicago, IL; FT enrollment: 4,352)

Public elementary/middle schools in University Park:

  • CRETE-MONEE MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 692, Location: 635 OLMSTEAD LN, Grades: 7-8)
  • CORETTA SCOTT KING MAGNET SCH (Location: 1009 BLACKHAWK DR, Grades: KG-6)

Private elementary/middle school in University Park:

  • DEER CREEK CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 113, Location: 425 EXCHANGE ST, Grades: PK-8)
See full list of schools located in University Park

Library in University Park:

  • UNIVERSITY PARK PUBLIC LIBRARY DISTRICT (Operating income: $346,120; Location: 1100 BLACKHAWK DRIVE; 32,340 books; 1,258 audio materials; 1,913 video materials; 4 local licensed databases; 16 state licensed databases; 1 other licensed databases)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in University Park: Deer Creek Golf Course (A), University Park Metrorail Station (B), University Park Fire Department Station 2 (C), University Park Fire Department Station 1 (D), University Park Public Library (E), University Park Village Hall (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: University Park Town Center Shopping Center (1), Thornwood Mall Shopping Center (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Skyline Memorial Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Lake: Pine Lake (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in University Park include: Craig Park (1), Pine Lake Park (2), Thorn Creek Forest Preserve (3), Riegel Farm Park (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Birthplace of: Keith Rucker - Football player, Roderick Middleton - College basketball player (Buffalo Bulls).

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

Drinking water stations with addresses in University Park that have no violations reported:

  • AQUA INDIANA WATER COMPANY (Serves IN, Population served: 1,018, Primary Water Source Type: Purch groundwater)
  • UP FOOD AND LIQUOR (Population served: 100, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This village:

2.9 people
Illinois:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:

73.3%
Whole state:

65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:

7.8%
Whole state:

6.3%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households
31 people in residential treatment centers for adults in 2010
32 people in homes for the mentally retarded in 2000

For population 15 years and over in University Park:

Marital status in University Park, IL
  • Never married: 46.7%
  • Now married: 34.3%
  • Separated: 3.6%
  • Widowed: 5.5%
  • Divorced: 9.9%

For population 25 years and over in University Park:

  • High school or higher: 93.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 25.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.3%
  • Unemployed: 6.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 40.6 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.2
Illinois average:

12.2

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

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for University Park, IL (based on Will County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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.
Illinois:

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

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

4.26 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

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

7.7%
Illinois:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Will County:

26.3%
State:

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

13.4%
Illinois:

14.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
University Park:

47.7%
State:

48.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
University Park:

46.7%
State:

45.7%

Average BMI:
Here:

30.1
Illinois:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
University Park:

17.8%
State:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

13.0%
Illinois:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
University Park:

6.5
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
University Park:

37.2%
State:

33.2%

General health condition:
This city:

54.9%
Illinois:

55.4%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

84.0%
State:

79.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of University Park, IL Residents
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
Police Protection - Officers 17$102,918$72,6485$6,359
Firefighters 15$93,234$74,5877$1,631
Financial Administration 14$43,089$36,9332$4,287
Streets and Highways 12$43,257$43,2571$1,701
Parks and Recreation 12$52,527$52,52717$19,532
Police - Other 5$26,012$62,4290$0
Other Government Administration 3$21,079$84,3168$9,166
Housing and Community Development (Local) 3$10,760$43,0400$0
Other and Unallocable 2$7,621$45,7260$0
Fire - Other 2$15,916$95,4960$0
Totals for Government 85$416,413$58,78840$42,676

University Park government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - General Public Buildings: $396,000 ($56.52)
    Financial Administration: $108,000 ($15.42)
    Regular Highways: $108,000 ($15.42)
    Central Staff Services: $36,000 ($5.14)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Cash and Deposits: $464,000 ($66.23)
    Corporate Bonds: $340,000 ($48.53)
    Benefit Payments: $310,000 ($44.25)
    Withdrawals: $34,000 ($4.85)

University Park government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Employee Retirement - From Other Governments: $234,000 ($33.40)
    Earnings on Investments (calculated): $50,000 ($7.14)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $36,000 ($5.14)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,189,000 ($169.71)
    Highways: $36,000 ($5.14)
  • Tax - Property: $108,000 ($15.42)

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

  • Employee Retirement - Total Other Securities: $320,000 ($45.68)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,145,000 ($591.64)

6.07% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($63,532 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.07%
Illinois average:

4.69%

0.02% of residents moved from foreign countries ($255 average AGI)
Will County:

0.02%
Illinois average:

0.03%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Cook County, IL  2.51% ($62,155 average AGI)
from DuPage County, IL  1.25% ($68,167)
from Kendall County, IL  0.21% ($65,539)


6.20% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($69,353 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.20%
Illinois average:

5.50%

0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($612 average AGI)
Will County:

0.03%
Illinois average:

0.06%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Cook County, IL  1.85% ($52,993 average AGI)
to DuPage County, IL  0.89% ($74,293)
to Kendall County, IL  0.32% ($71,947)

Businesses in University Park, IL

  • FedEx: 1
  • UPS: 2

Strongest AM radio stations in University Park:

  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WYLL (1160 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WCFJ (1470 AM; 1 kW; CHICAGO HEIGHTS, IL; Owner: WCFJ, INC.)
  • WVIV (1200 AM; 20 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLXX-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WIND (560 AM; 5 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • WNTD (950 AM; 5 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: RADIO UNICA OF CHICAGO LICENSE CORP.)
  • WNWI (1080 AM; 3 kW; OAK LAWN, IL; Owner: BIRACH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WRDZ (1300 AM; 5 kW; LA GRANGE, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WCGO (1600 AM; 1 kW; CHICAGO HEIGHTS, IL)

Strongest FM radio stations in University Park:

  • WBMF (88.1 FM; CRETE, IL; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WYBA (102.3 FM; CRETE, IL; Owner: DONTRON INC.)
  • WRZA (99.9 FM; PARK FOREST, IL; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WCKG (105.9 FM; ELMWOOD PARK, IL; Owner: INFINITY HOLDINGS CORPORATION OF ORLANDO)
  • WLIT-FM (93.9 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WJMK (104.3 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORP. OF ILLINOIS)
  • WNUA (95.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WTMX (101.9 FM; SKOKIE, IL; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WBBM-FM (96.3 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WKSC-FM (103.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WFMT (98.7 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WINDOW TO THE WORLD COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WZZN (94.7 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC CHICAGO FM RADIO,INC.)
  • WGCI-FM (107.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WYCA (106.3 FM; LANSING, IL; Owner: DONTRON, INC.)
  • WBEZ (91.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: THE WBEZ ALLIANCE, INC.)
  • WKQX (101.1 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WLUP-FM (97.9 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WNND (100.3 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WOJO (105.1 FM; EVANSTON, IL; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • WUSN (99.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF CHICAGO)

TV broadcast stations around University Park:

  • WYIN (Channel 56; GARY, IN; Owner: NORTHWEST INDIANA PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WLS-TV (Channel 7; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WMAQ-TV (Channel 5; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: NBC SUBSIDIARY (WMAQ-TV), INC.)
  • 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.)
  • W54AP (Channel 54; BLUE ISLAND, IL; Owner: CATHOLIC VIEWS BROADCASTS, INC.)
  • WFLD (Channel 32; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • W68DO (Channel 68; PALATINE, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WFBT-CA (Channel 23; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: CHANNEL 23 LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WJYS (Channel 62; HAMMOND, IN; Owner: JOVON BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WSNS-TV (Channel 44; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: TELEMUNDO OF CHICAGO, INC.)
  • WOCH-LP (Channel 28; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: KM LPTV OF CHICAGO-28, L.L.C.)
  • WYCC (Channel 20; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: COLLEGE DIST. #508, COUNTY OF COOK)
  • WOCK-CA (Channel 13; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: KM LPTV OF CHICAGO-13, L.L.C.)
  • W34CK (Channel 34; ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL; Owner: FIRST UNITED, INC.)
University Park fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of University Park fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 16Number of bridges
  • 95ft / 29.3mTotal length
  • $89,000Total costs
  • 187,775Total average daily traffic
  • 31,353Total average daily truck traffic
  • 129,825Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic
New bridges in University Park, IL - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21960-1969
  • 21970-1979
  • 51980-1989
  • 12000-2009
  • 62010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for University Park, IL

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

31 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in University Park)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in University Park, IL)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

6
  • Call Sign: K9CZL, Licensee ID: L00148747, Grant Date: 04/05/2006, Expiration Date: 06/06/2016, Cancellation Date: 06/07/2018, Certifier: Israel L Simmons Iii, Registrant: Israel L Simmons Iii, 1031 Samson Dr, University Park, IL 60466
  • Call Sign: KB9SIU, Licensee ID: L01223706, Grant Date: 03/13/2018, Expiration Date: 03/20/2028, Registrant: Theaplise M Brooks, 605 Old Forge Lane, University Park, IL 60484
  • Call Sign: N9OTP, Licensee ID: L00814559, Grant Date: 02/14/2014, Expiration Date: 05/10/2024, Certifier: William Rainey, Registrant: William Rainey, 534 Hickok Ave, University Park, IL 60466
  • Call Sign: WA5RXI, Grant Date: 02/03/1995, Expiration Date: 02/03/2005, Cancellation Date: 02/06/2007, Registrant: Robert B Thomas, 706 Circle Dr, University Park, IL 60466
  • Call Sign: WB9WJE, Licensee ID: L00152225, Grant Date: 04/28/2009, Expiration Date: 04/28/2019, Registrant: Anthony J Gray, 1402 Pine Woods Ct., University Park, IL 60466
  • Call Sign: KC9KVH, Licensee ID: L01246548, Grant Date: 02/15/2007, Expiration Date: 02/15/2017, Cancellation Date: 02/16/2019, Certifier: Frank H Bronecke, Registrant: Frank H Bronecke, 1007 Samson Dr, University Park, IL 60466

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-23-250 (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 150 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-540 SERIES (250 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 4678P , Serial Number: 27-207, Year manufactured: 1960, Airworthiness Date: 06/06/1960, Certificate Issue Date: 11/09/1995
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Winfred K Rudloff, Governors State University, University Park, IL 60466, Other Owners: John M Ayala
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 01/23/2018

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 3 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 ORIGINATED24$137,53011$112,12671$169,0403$34,94711$72,5020$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED4$186,5850$09$172,7891$226,2101$79,4200$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED6$136,2973$77,80745$147,6069$33,0014$99,5551$25,400
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN5$132,4181$133,49019$170,0431$82,9401$88,3100$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS2$158,6801$71,1208$123,9490$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 8836.02 , 8836.03, 8836.04

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 3 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED3$143,6073$196,230
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$240,9352$187,165
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$01$129,350
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$224,8600$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 8836.02 , 8836.03, 8836.04

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in University Park, IL
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in University Park, 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 58. The highest number of fire incidents - 109 took place in 2003, and the least - 24 in 2013. The data has a dropping trend.
    Fire incident types in University Park, IL When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (66.8%), and Other (13.2%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in University Park, IL
    • 66166.8%Structure Fires
    • 13113.2%Other
    • 12712.8%Outside Fires
    • 707.1%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for University Park, IL
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in University Park, IL
  • 96.6%Utility gas
  • 2.8%Electricity
  • 0.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in University Park, IL
  • 70.8%Utility gas
  • 25.8%Electricity
  • 1.7%Other fuel
  • 0.9%Solar energy
  • 0.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


University Park compared to Illinois state average:

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

University Park on our top lists:

  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest city-data.com crime index decrease from 2002 to 2012 (population 5,000+)"
  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: transportation and warehousing (population 5,000+)"
  • #22 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most full-time financial administration workers per 1000 residents (population 5,000+)"
  • #36 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest number of thefts per 100,000 residents (population 5,000+)"
  • #44 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the smallest city-data.com crime index per police officer (population 5,000+)"
  • #59 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most full-time park and recreation workers per 1000 residents (population 5,000+)"
  • #65 on the list of "Top 100 cities with longest commuting times (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #66 on the list of "Top 100 safest cities (lowest city-data.com crime index) (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #85 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest number of burglaries per 100,000 residents (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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