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Population in 2012: 7,139 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +7.2%
 

Males: 3,302  (46.3%)
Females: 3,837  (53.7%)

Median resident age:  30.1 years
Illinois median age:  39.6 years

Zip codes: 60466.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $45,541 (it was $50,652 in 2000)
University Park:

$45,541
IL:

$55,137
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $19,120

University Park village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $118,422 (it was $91,500 in 2000)
University Park:

$118,422
IL:

$170,600
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $160,180; Detached houses: $184,329; Townhouses or other attached units: $114,375; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $97,015; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $100,647

Median gross rent in 2012: $950.

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  • Black alone - 6,362 (89.2%)
  • White alone - 392 (5.5%)
  • Hispanic - 178 (2.5%)
  • Two or more races - 128 (1.8%)
  • Asian alone - 59 (0.8%)
  • American Indian alone - 6 (0.08%)
  • Other race alone - 3 (0.04%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 1 (0.01%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in University Park: 101.4 (near average, U.S. average is 100)

Ancestries: Subsaharan African (2.1%), West Indian (1.6%), German (1.3%), Irish (1.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 09/13/1967

Land area: 9.76 square miles.

Population density: 732 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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For population 25 years and over in University Park:

  • High school or higher: 95.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 23.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.0%
  • Unemployed: 21.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 39.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in University Park village:

  • Never married: 45.0%
  • Now married: 35.1%
  • Separated: 3.1%
  • Widowed: 5.3%
  • Divorced: 11.5%

162 residents are foreign born (1.2% Latin America).

This village:  2.3%
Illinois:  13.9%



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in University Park, Illinois as of October 25, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in University Park to the number of sex offenders is 3,570 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: $3,770 (2.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $3,433 (2.2%)

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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 ).

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
  • 2010: 0 buildings
  • 2011: 0 buildings
  • 2012: 0 buildings

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 41.44 N, Longitude: 87.70 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +2,833 (+40.3%)
Workers who live and work in this village: 266 (10.8%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 708

University Park household income distribution University Park home values distribution


 

Crime rates in University Park by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009
Murders 0000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 5101010638310
per 100,000 75.1150.1150.1143.078.338.098.736.412.30.0
Robberies 3433710132295
per 100,000 45.060.045.042.991.4126.6160.5266.6110.661.2
Assaults 1161511401401515151592
per 100,000 1741.22266.62101.52002.0195.9189.9185.1181.8110.624.5
Burglaries 5838515158483632326
per 100,000 870.6570.4765.5729.3757.4607.8444.3387.7393.473.4
Thefts 1349813613613211311110710220
per 100,000 2011.41471.02041.41944.81723.71430.91370.01296.51254.0244.8
Auto thefts 3333272732222721215
per 100,000 495.3495.3405.3386.1417.9278.6333.3254.5258.261.2
Arson 1044203000
per 100,000 15.00.060.057.226.10.037.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 313.1) 611.9740.9732.5697.8289.0231.9280.9248.5166.043.7

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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 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:

2.78

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University Park, Illinois accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

9.8%
Illinois:

9.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +214 (+3.3%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Transportation and warehousing (25%)
  • Manufacturing (14%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (9%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Construction (6%)
  • Educational services (24%)
  • Health care and social assistance (18%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (8%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (6%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Financial clerks except bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (7%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Business operations specialists (4%)
  • Registered nurses (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)

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

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Tornado activity:

University Park-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Illinois state average. It is 146% 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 significantly below Illinois state average. It is 98% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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 the city center
On 9/2/1999 at 16:17:29, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 91.9 miles away from University Park center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), 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: Storms: 5, Floods: 4, Snowstorms: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Blizzard: 1, Snow: 1, Tornado: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
University Park topographic map

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


Hospitals/medical centers in University Park:

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

Other hospitals/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)

Political contributions by individuals in University Park, 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.

Local government website: www.lincolnnet.net/UniversityPark

College/University in University Park:

  • Governors State University (Full-time enrollment: 1,664; Location: 1 University Pky; Public; Website: www.govst.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to University Park:

  • Prairie State College (about 7 miles; Chicago Heights, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,252)
  • South Suburban College (about 13 miles; South Holland, IL; FT enrollment: 2,553)
  • Purdue University-Calumet Campus (about 16 miles; Hammond, IN; FT enrollment: 6,151)
  • Moraine Valley Community College (about 17 miles; Palos Hills, IL; FT enrollment: 7,761)
  • Saint Xavier University (about 19 miles; Chicago, IL; FT enrollment: 2,797)
  • City Colleges of Chicago-Olive-Harvey College (about 20 miles; Chicago, IL; FT enrollment: 2,346)
  • Chicago State University (about 20 miles; Chicago, IL; FT enrollment: 4,206)

Public elementary/middle schools in University Park:

Private elementary/middle school in University Park:

  • DEER CREEK CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 198; 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)

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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

 
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)
AQI  Pb  SO2 NO2 Ozone  PM10 PM2.5

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 37.2. This is about average.
City:

37.2
U.S.:

32.0
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2009 was 0.0155. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 15.8 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.0155
U.S.:

0.0222
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2002 was 0.642. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.2 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.642
U.S.:

0.572
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 2.14. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.2 miles away from the city center.
City:

2.14
U.S.:

2.43
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 17.1. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 14.2 miles away from the city center.
City:

17.1
U.S.:

9.4
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 22.5. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 14.2 miles away from the city center.
City:

22.5
U.S.:

28.3
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 20.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 11.1 miles away from the city center.
City:

20.9
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 11.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 15.3 miles away from the city center.
City:

11.5
U.S.:

9.6

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

AQUA ILLINOIS-UNIVERSITY PARK (Address: 24650 S. WESTERN AVE. , Population served: 6600, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-1996, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (DEC-24-1996), St Public Notif requested (DEC-28-1996), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-28-1996)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 minor monitoring violations
AQUA ILLINOIS-OAKVIEW (Address: 24650 S. WESTERN AVE. , Population served: 309, Purch_groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2006 and JUN-2006, Contaminant: Combined Radium (-226 & -228). Follow-up actions: St Intentional no-action (FEB-01-2005)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2006 and MAR-2006, Contaminant: Gross Alpha, Excl. Radon & U. Follow-up actions: St Intentional no-action (FEB-01-2005), St Compliance achieved (FEB-14-2006), St Public Notif requested (APR-11-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-11-2006), St Public Notif received (APR-27-2006)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2006 and MAR-2006, Contaminant: Combined Radium (-226 & -228). Follow-up actions: St Intentional no-action (FEB-01-2005), St Public Notif requested (APR-11-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-11-2006), St Public Notif received (APR-27-2006)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2005 and DEC-2005, Contaminant: Combined Radium (-226 & -228). Follow-up actions: St Intentional no-action (FEB-01-2005), St Public Notif requested (JAN-10-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-10-2006), St Public Notif received (JAN-23-2006)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2005 and DEC-2005, Contaminant: Gross Alpha, Excl. Radon & U. Follow-up actions: St Intentional no-action (FEB-01-2005), St Public Notif requested (JAN-10-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-10-2006), St Public Notif received (JAN-23-2006), St Compliance achieved (FEB-14-2006)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2005 and SEP-2005, Contaminant: Combined Radium (-226 & -228). Follow-up actions: St Intentional no-action (FEB-01-2005), St Public Notif requested (OCT-07-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-07-2005), St Public Notif received (NOV-02-2005)
  • 14 other older health violations
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In NOV-2000, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-15-2001), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-15-2001)
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between OCT-1999 and SEP-2000, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (SEP-30-2000)
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between OCT-01-1996 and APR-09-1998, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (APR-09-1998)
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - Between OCT-1993 and DEC-1994, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (DEC-31-1994)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 5 minor monitoring violations

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

  • AQUA ILLINOIS-WILLOWBROOK (Population served: 2387, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • AQUA INDIANA WATER COMPANY (Serves IN, Population served: 1018, Primary Water Source Type: Purch_groundwater)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 21.0%
(19.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 20.2% for Black residents, 22.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 55.4% for two or more races residents)

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

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in University Park, IL

31 people in residential treatment centers for adults in 2010
32 people in homes for the mentally retarded in 2000

University Park compared to Illinois state average:

  • Unemployed percentage above 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.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


University Park travel time to work - commute


University Park mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (92%)
  • Electricity (7%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 53.87%
Here53.9%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaUnited Methodist ChurchLutheran ChurchUnited Church of Christ
Adherents72.2%4.3%3.8%3.6%2.3%
Congregations16.4%7.2%8.8%6.8%5.2%
NameSouthern Baptist ConventionAssemblies of GodPresbyterian Church (USA)Christian Churches and Churches of ChristOther
Adherents2.1%1.8%1.1%0.9%8.1%
Congregations7.6%3.2%4.4%3.6%36.8%
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: 85
Here:

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
Will County:

0.48 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

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

1.82 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

4.26 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

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

7.7%
State:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

26.3%
State:

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

13.4%
Illinois:

14.5%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 4$17,285$51,8551$1,605
Other Government Administration 3$16,007$64,0280$0
Police Protection - Officers 15$92,532$74,0264$3,467
Police - Other 4$13,654$40,9620$0
Firefighters 16$85,011$63,7580$0
Streets and Highways 8$26,223$39,3350$0
Parks and Recreation 8$28,045$42,06835$38,798
Other and Unallocable 4$17,360$52,0802$3,646
Totals for Government 62$296,117$57,31342$47,516

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

  • Construction - General: $3,055,000 ($427.93)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $1,957,000 ($274.13)
    Financial Administration: $1,220,000 ($170.89)
    General - Other: $1,063,000 ($148.90)
    Fire Protection: $856,000 ($119.90)
    Regular Highways: $638,000 ($89.37)
    Parks & Recreation: $574,000 ($80.40)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $548,000 ($76.76)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $2,969,000 ($415.88)

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

  • Charges - All Other: $414,000 ($57.99)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $54,000 ($7.56)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $899,000 ($125.93)
    Interest Earnings: $179,000 ($25.07)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $852,000 ($119.34)
    Highways: $184,000 ($25.77)
  • Tax - Property: $6,081,000 ($851.80)
    Public Utilities: $894,000 ($125.23)
    NEC: $485,000 ($67.94)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $8,025,000 ($1124.11)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $73,000 ($10.23)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $3,570,000 ($500.07)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $4,115,000 ($576.41)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $413,000 ($57.85)

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

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $3,236,000 ($453.28)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $1,577,000 ($220.90)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $811,000 ($113.60)

9.19% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($56,797 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.19%
Illinois average:

5.66%

0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($149 average AGI)
Will County:

0.04%
Illinois average:

0.19%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Cook County, IL  4.61% ($54,095 average AGI)
from DuPage County, IL  1.88% ($59,479)
from Kane County, IL  0.19% ($48,488)


6.78% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($54,132 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.78%
Illinois average:

5.99%

0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($193 average AGI)
Will County:

0.03%
Illinois average:

0.07%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Cook County, IL  2.01% ($42,313 average AGI)
to DuPage County, IL  0.98% ($51,466)
to Grundy County, IL  0.39% ($49,596)

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.)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

University Park, Illinois:
  • Fatal accident count: 6
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 11
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 3
  • Fatalities: 6
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 16
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
Illinois average:
  • Fatal accident count: 118
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 179
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 40
  • Fatalities: 127
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 312
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 20

University Park fatal accident list:

Apr 16, 2010 09:36 PM, Stunkel Rd, Lat: 41.45633333, Lon: -87.72459167, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Apr 18, 2005 07:13 AM, Sr-50, Stunkel, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Jul 26, 2005 05:55 PM, Sr-50, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
May 6, 2004 07:20 PM, Union St, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Oct 15, 2003 10:00 PM, I-57, Vehicles: 3, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 1
Jun 7, 1997 10:16 AM, University, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 1
May 27, 1996 02:45 AM, Steger Rd, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1


FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Steunkel Rd Governors State University (Lat: 41.454194 Lon: -87.722833), Type: Tower, Structure height: 152 m, Call Sign: WPHA587
    Assigned Frequencies: 929.287 MHz, 929.562 MHz, 929.612 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/25/2000, Expiration Date: 04/25/2010, Cancellation Date: 07/09/2001
    Registrant: 1500 International Pkwy, Suite 300, Richardson, TX 75081, Phone: (972) 801-0304, Fax: (972) 801-0330

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

5
  • Governors Hwy M E Crossing (Lat: 41.456694 Lon: -87.724500), Type: Tower, Structure height: 2 m, Overall height: 15 m, Call Sign: WPGE863
    Assigned Frequencies: 1.63000 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/03/2013, Expiration Date: 06/25/2023, Certifier: Bruce Marcheschi
    Registrant: Northeast Illinois Regional Commuter Railroad Corporation, 547 W. Jackson Blvd, Chicago, IL 60661, Phone: (312) 322-6949, Fax: (312) 322-6919
  • BASE, 25345 South Western Ave (Lat: 41.431556 Lon: -87.669833), Type: Bant, Structure height: 10 m, Overall height: 12 m, Call Sign: WPWI966
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.212 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/26/2002, Expiration Date: 11/26/2012, Cancellation Date: 01/26/2013, Certifier: Ben A Adcock
    Registrant: Miner Electronics Corp, 500 45th Ave, Munster, IN 46321, Phone: (219) 924-1765, Fax: (219) 924-1768, Email:
  • Lat: 41.432333 Lon: -87.752028, Call Sign: WQAV853, Licensee ID: L00853079
    Assigned Frequencies: 72.4000 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/17/2004, Expiration Date: 08/17/2014, Certifier: Bill Scarola
    Registrant: Yoshino America Corporation
  • Lat: 41.434806 Lon: -87.677972, Call Sign: WQDJ720
    Assigned Frequencies: 72.1800 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/13/2005, Expiration Date: 09/13/2015, Certifier: Keith Mclean
    Registrant: Primex Wireless, 965 Wells St, Lake Geneva, WI 53147, Phone: (800) 537-0464
  • Lat: 41.449028 Lon: -87.716917, Call Sign: WQFN719
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.362 MHz, 451.387 MHz, 451.487 MHz, 451.562 MHz, 451.587 MHz, 451.612 MHz, 451.687 MHz, 451.737 MHz, 452.112 MHz, 452.137 MHz... (+5 more)
    Grant Date: 08/25/2006, Expiration Date: 08/25/2016, Certifier: Jack Devos
    Registrant: Bearcom Operating LP, N3211 County Road H, Dallas, TX 75355-9001, Phone: (214) 765-7136, Fax: (214) 355-1714, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

7
  • Call Sign: K9CZL, Licensee ID: L00148747
    Grant Date: 04/05/2006, Expiration Date: 06/06/2016, 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: 02/07/2008, Expiration Date: 03/20/2018
    Registrant: Theaplise M Brooks, 605 Old Forge Lane, University Park, IL 60466
  • Call Sign: N9OTP, Licensee ID: L00814559
    Grant Date: 02/17/2004, Expiration Date: 05/10/2014, 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, Certifier: Frank H Bronecke
    Registrant: Frank H Bronecke, 1007 Samson Dr, University Park, IL 60466
  • Call Sign: KC9UYY, Licensee ID: L01670413
    Grant Date: 11/16/2011, Expiration Date: 11/16/2021, Certifier: Michael P Neal
    Registrant: Michael P Neal, 715 Red Oak Lane Apt 3, University Park, IL 60466

FAA Registered Aircraft:

5
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 150H (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-200 SERIES (100 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 23106 , Serial Number: 15068728, Year manufactured: 1968, Airworthiness Date: 04/13/1968
    Registrant (Individual): Winfried K Rudloff, Governors State University, University Park, IL 60466
  • Aircraft: BURKHART GROB FLUGZEUGBAU G103 TWIN ASTIR (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: None
    N-Number: 4425Y , Serial Number: 3820, Year manufactured: 1983, Airworthiness Date: 08/23/1983
    Registrant (Individual): Winfried K Dba Rudloff, C/O Governors State University / 1 University Parkway, University Park, IL 60466, Other Owners: Soaring Atlantis
  • 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
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Winfred K Rudloff, Governors State University, University Park, IL 60466, Other Owners: John M Ayala
  • Aircraft: ROLLADEN-SCHNEIDER LS-1B (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: None
    N-Number: 514LS , Serial Number: 14, Year manufactured: 1969, Airworthiness Date: 04/22/1980
    Registrant (Individual): Winfried Karl Rudloff, 1 University Pkwy, University Park, IL 60466
  • Aircraft: BELLANCA 7KCAB (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: LYCOMING IO-320 SERIES (150 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8845 , Serial Number: 365-73, Year manufactured: 1973, Airworthiness Date: 04/04/1973
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Winfried K Rudloff, Governors State University, University Park, IL 60466, Other Owners: John M Ayala



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

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 34
  • Hazardous Condition: 1

Incident types - University Park


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

Businesses in University Park, IL

  • FedEx: 1
  • UPS: 2


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