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Population in 2012: 16,792 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: -0.2%
 

Males: 7,868  (46.9%)
Females: 8,924  (53.1%)

Median resident age:  46.2 years
Illinois median age:  42.2 years

Zip codes: 60154.

Estimated median household income in 2011: $67,908 (it was $58,928 in 2000)
Westchester:

$67,908
Illinois:

$53,234
Estimated per capita income in 2011: $28,674

Westchester village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2011: $243,284 (it was $169,300 in 2000)
Westchester:

$243,284
Illinois:

$178,500
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $326,043; Detached houses: $314,620; Townhouses or other attached units: $404,736; In 2-unit structures: $461,097; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $259,403; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $305,430; Mobile homes: $237,292

Median gross rent in 2011: $1,432.

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  • White alone - 10,674 (64.2%)
  • Black alone - 2,788 (16.8%)
  • Hispanic - 2,254 (13.5%)
  • Asian alone - 788 (4.7%)
  • Two or more races - 74 (0.4%)
  • Other race alone - 48 (0.3%)
  • American Indian alone - 11 (0.07%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Westchester: 106.9 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: Italian (11.7%), Polish (11.7%), German (11.5%), Irish (11.3%), Czech (4.0%), English (3.5%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 01/14/1926

Elevation: 645 feet

Land area: 3.20 square miles.

Population density: 5255 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Westchester:

  • High school or higher: 89.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 34.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 12.3%
  • Unemployed: 6.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Westchester village:

  • Never married: 25.0%
  • Now married: 58.4%
  • Separated: 1.5%
  • Widowed: 7.9%
  • Divorced: 7.2%

2,563 residents are foreign born (5.2% Latin America, 4.7% Europe, 2.5% Asia).

This village:  15.4%
Illinois:  13.5%



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists there were 8 registered sex offenders living in Westchester, Illinois as of April 22, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Westchester to the number of sex offenders is 1,951 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $3,886 (1.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2011: $3,592 (1.3%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Berwyn, IL (4.9 miles , pop. 54,016).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Chicago, IL (10.6 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Broadview, IL (1.3 miles ), Hillside, IL (1.3 miles ), La Grange Park, IL (1.4 miles ), Bellwood, IL (1.4 miles ), Berkeley, IL (1.6 miles ), Maywood, IL (1.7 miles ), North Riverside, IL (1.7 miles ), Brookfield, IL (1.7 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 19 buildings, average cost: $126,600
  • 1998: 39 buildings, average cost: $130,500
  • 1999: 32 buildings, average cost: $149,700
  • 2000: 8 buildings, average cost: $203,100
  • 2001: 2 buildings, average cost: $225,500
  • 2002: 0 buildings
  • 2003: 1 building, cost: $360,000
  • 2004: 0 buildings
  • 2005: 0 buildings
  • 2006: 0 buildings
  • 2007: 0 buildings
  • 2008: 0 buildings
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $260,000
  • 2010: 0 buildings
  • 2011: 0 buildings
  • 2012: 0 buildings

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 41.85 N, Longitude: 87.88 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -1,563 (-9.4%)
Workers who live and work in this village: 664 (8.6%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 708

Westchester household income distribution Westchester home values distribution


 

Crime rates in Westchester by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 0100000000001
per 100,000 0.05.90.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.06.0
Rapes 0000200011003
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.012.00.00.00.06.36.40.00.017.9
Robberies 85778477471025
per 100,000 47.629.741.641.548.023.843.343.825.344.665.211.929.8
Assaults 9233433337566
per 100,000 53.511.917.817.824.017.818.518.818.944.632.635.835.7
Burglaries 39357676684855616184626981
per 100,000 231.8208.0451.7450.7407.7285.3340.0381.5385.2534.7404.4411.5482.2
Thefts 222199259259214192186189175165205178154
per 100,000 1319.51182.81539.51536.01283.01141.21149.81181.91105.11050.31337.21061.5916.8
Auto thefts 282128281518138171010147
per 100,000 166.4124.8166.4166.189.9107.080.450.0107.463.765.283.541.7
Arson 021212511210112
per 100,000 0.011.971.371.230.05.96.212.56.30.06.56.011.9
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 301.1) 112.899.9128.8128.5121.889.297.799.7101.1117.6118.993.2122.0

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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 Westchester detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 42 (30 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.79
Illinois average:

2.76

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Westchester, Illinois accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

10.2%
Illinois:

9.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -457 (-2.6%).

Most common industries in 2007-2011 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (16%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Construction (10%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (18%)
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Public administration (7%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (5%)
  • Top executives (4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4%)
  • Computer specialists (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (8%)
  • Registered nurses (6%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (5%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (4%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Westchester-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Illinois state average. It is 119% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/28/1990, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 25.7 miles away from the Westchester village center killed 29 people and injured 350 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 6/13/1976, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 8.8 miles away from the village center killed 2 people and injured 23 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Westchester-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 59.2 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 80.4 miles away from Westchester center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), 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: Storms: 10, Floods: 9, Tornadoes: 2, Floods: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Snow: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: Jim Durkin - Politician, Kathryn Hahn - Actor, Tony Freeman - College basketball player (Iowa Hawkeyes).

Main business address for: INSURANCE AUTO AUCTIONS, INC (WHOLESALE-MOTOR VEHICLES & MOTOR VEHICLE PARTS & SUPPLIES), CORN PRODUCTS INTERNATIONAL INC (CANNED, FROZEN & PRESERVED FRUIT, VEG & FOOD SPECIALTIES).


Hospitals/medical centers near Westchester:

  • ELMHURST MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Acute Care Hospitals, Voluntary non-profit - Other, provides emergency services, about 4 miles away; ELMHURST, IL)
  • LOYOLA GOTTLIEB MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Acute Care Hospitals, Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, about 5 miles away; MELROSE PARK, IL)
  • WESTLAKE COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (Acute Care Hospitals, Voluntary non-profit - Other, provides emergency services, about 5 miles away; MELROSE PARK, IL)

Political contributions by individuals in Westchester, IL

Amtrak stations near Westchester:

  • 3 miles: LA GRANGE ROAD (LA GRANGE, 25 W. BURLINGTON AVE.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public payphones, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 6 miles: SUMMIT (ARCHER & CENTER AVE.) . Services: public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, 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.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Westchester:

  • Elmhurst College (about 5 miles; Elmhurst, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,875)
  • Dominican University (about 5 miles; River Forest, IL; FT enrollment: 2,386)
  • Triton College (about 5 miles; River Grove, IL; FT enrollment: 4,960)
  • Midwestern University (about 7 miles; Downers Grove, IL; FT enrollment: 2,008)
  • City Colleges of Chicago-Wilbur Wright College (about 9 miles; Chicago, IL; FT enrollment: 4,343)
  • College of DuPage (about 10 miles; Glen Ellyn, IL; FT enrollment: 10,591)
  • Wheaton College (about 11 miles; Wheaton, IL; FT enrollment: 2,583)

Public elementary/middle schools in Westchester:

Private elementary/middle schools in Westchester:

  • DIVINE PROVIDENCE SCHOOL (Students: 194; Location: 2500 MAYFAIR AVE; Grades: PK - 8)
  • DIVINE INFANT JESUS SCHOOL (Students: 185; Location: 1640 NEWCASTLE AVE; Grades: PK - 8)
  • ALPHA MONTESSORI SCHOOL (Students: 21; Location: 1625 S MANNHEIM RD; Grades: PK - KG)
See full list of schools located in Westchester, map of school districts: WESTCHESTER SCHOOL DISTRICT 92-5, PROVISO TOWNSHIP HIGH SCHOOL DISTRICT 209

Library in Westchester:

  • WESTCHESTER PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $1,175,184; Location: 10700 CANTERBURY STREET; 84,694 books; 621 e-books; 5,073 audio materials; 4,932 video materials; 24 local licensed databases; 16 state licensed databases; 2 other licensed databases; 267 print serial subscriptions; 8 electronic serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • Immaculate Heart of Mary no longer a school. The girls and the boys both go to St. Joes now. added by Angela

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Notable locations in Westchester: Westchester Fire Department Station 2 (A), Westchester Fire Department Station 1 (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Westbrook Commons Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Westchester include: Amazing Grace Community Church (A), Divine Infant Church (B), Divine Providence Church (C), Faith Lutheran Church (D), Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church (E), Holy Apostles Greek Orthodox Church (F), Westchester Bible Church (G), Westchester Community Church (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Westchester include: Mayfair Park (1), Wolf Road Prairie Nature Preserve (2), Gladstone Park (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotel: Hampton Inn Chicago/Westchester (2222 Enterprise Drive (22nd ST)).

 
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
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AQI  Pb  CO  SO2 NO2 Ozone  PM10 PM2.5

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 35.6. This is about average.
City:

35.6
U.S.:

32.0
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2009 was 0.0147. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 3.2 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.0147
U.S.:

0.0222
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.255. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 3.1 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.255
U.S.:

0.334
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 2.04. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.6 miles away from the city center.
City:

2.04
U.S.:

2.43
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 16.3. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 6.8 miles away from the city center.
City:

16.3
U.S.:

9.4
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 21.5. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 6.8 miles away from the city center.
City:

21.5
U.S.:

28.3
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 20.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.3 miles away from the city center.
City:

20.2
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 10.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.2 miles away from the city center.
City:

10.9
U.S.:

9.6


Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 5.0%
(3.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 10.9% for Black residents, 5.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 2.2% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This village:  2.4 people
Illinois:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  67.4%
Whole state:  65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  3.7%
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: 0.3% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Westchester, IL

People in group quarters in Westchester in 2010:

  • 103 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 22 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 7 people in other noninstitutional facilities
113 people in nursing homes in 2000
2 people in religious group quarters in 2000

Westchester compared to Illinois state average:

Westchester, Illinois environmental map by EPA

Map Legend

  • Median house value above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.


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Banks with branches in Westchester (2011 data):

  • PNC Bank, National Association: Westchester Branch at 2121 South Mannheim Road, branch established on 1906/01/01; Westchester Du Branch at 10551 W. Cermak Rd, branch established on 2007/07/01. Info updated 2012/03/20: Bank assets: $263,309.6 mil, Deposits: $197,343.0 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3085 total offices, Holding Company: Pnc Financial Services Group, Inc., The
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Westchester at 11000 31st Street, branch established on 2007/10/12; Chicago Busness Banking at 2 Westbrook Corporate Center, branch established on 2011/06/06. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • TCF National Bank: Westchester Jewel Branch #2323 at 2128 S. Mannheim, branch established on 2000/08/10. Info updated 2009/11/23: Bank assets: $19,007.0 mil, Deposits: $12,377.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 441 total offices, Holding Company: Tcf Financial Corporation
  • RBS Citizens, National Association: Westchester at 1844 South Mannheim Road, branch established on 1889/01/01. 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
  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: Westchester Banking Center Branch at 11211 Cermak Road, branch established on 2006/03/31. 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.
  • BMO Harris Bank National Association: Harris Bk Westchester Branch at 10500 West Cermak Road, branch established on 1964/05/09. Info updated 2011/07/14: Bank assets: $97,264.0 mil, Deposits: $75,624.6 mil, headquarters in Chicago, IL, positive income, 717 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of Montreal

Educational Attainment (%) in 2011

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)


Westchester travel time to work - commute


Westchester mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (98%)
  • Electricity (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Westchester (based on Cook County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 57.63%
Here57.6%
USA50.2%

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
Here:

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.
Illinois:

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
This county:

1.53 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 3,516
Cook County:

6.67 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

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

8.4%
State:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

23.5%
State:

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

16.3%
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 5$18,552$44,5255$5,330
Other Government Administration 3$17,466$69,86411$1,750
Police Protection - Officers 35$199,344$68,3470$0
Police - Other 13$49,406$45,6062$944
Firefighters 27$165,734$73,6600$0
Fire - Other 1$1,850$22,2000$0
Streets and Highways 10$32,672$39,2060$0
Health 0$0 1$455
Water Supply 10$41,230$49,4760$0
Local Libraries 7$27,340$46,86917$12,628
Other and Unallocable 3$14,018$56,0720$0
Totals for Government 114$567,612$59,74936$21,107

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

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $4,444,000 ($264.65)
    Central Staff Services: $2,966,000 ($176.63)
    Water Utilities: $2,698,000 ($160.67)
    Local Fire Protection: $2,487,000 ($148.11)
    Regular Highways: $1,804,000 ($107.43)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,246,000 ($74.20)
    Libraries: $755,000 ($44.96)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $217,000 ($12.92)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $93,000 ($5.54)
    General - Other: $74,000 ($4.41)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $33,000 ($1.97)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $344,000 ($20.49)
    Regular Highways: $88,000 ($5.24)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $7,036,000 ($419.01)

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

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $1,265,000 ($75.33)
    All Other: $287,000 ($17.09)
    Parks and Recreation: $9,000 ($0.54)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $538,000 ($32.04)
    Fines and Forfeits: $338,000 ($20.13)
    Interest Earnings: $219,000 ($13.04)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $2,911,000 ($173.36)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $2,547,000 ($151.68)
    All Other: $1,108,000 ($65.98)
    Highways: $482,000 ($28.70)
    Water Utilities: $120,000 ($7.15)
  • Tax - Property: $5,747,000 ($342.25)
    Public Utilities Sales: $1,078,000 ($64.20)
    Other License: $1,064,000 ($63.36)
    Other Selective Sales: $437,000 ($26.02)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $825,000 ($49.13)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $715,000 ($42.58)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $110,000 ($6.55)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $6,365,000 ($379.05)

3.97% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($45,589 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.97%
Illinois average:

5.66%

0.27% of residents moved from foreign countries ($887 average AGI)
Cook County:

0.27%
Illinois average:

0.19%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from DuPage County, IL  0.48% ($52,869 average AGI)
from Lake County, IL  0.25% ($62,810)
from Will County, IL  0.24% ($42,313)


4.98% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($56,517 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.98%
Illinois average:

5.99%

0.09% of residents moved to foreign countries ($743 average AGI)
Cook County:

0.09%
Illinois average:

0.07%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to DuPage County, IL  0.65% ($54,553 average AGI)
to Will County, IL  0.56% ($54,095)
to Lake County, IL  0.38% ($69,774)

Strongest AM radio stations in Westchester:

  • 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.)
  • WJJG (1530 AM; daytime; 2 kW; ELMHURST, IL; Owner: JOSEPH J. GENTILE, INC.)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WYLL (1160 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WCSN (820 AM; 5 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WYPA, INC.)
  • WMBI (1110 AM; daytime; 5 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • WVIV (1200 AM; 20 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLXX-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • WPNA (1490 AM; 1 kW; OAK PARK, IL; Owner: ALLIANCE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WGCI (1390 AM; 5 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Westchester:

  • WLEY-FM (107.9 FM; AURORA, IL; Owner: WLEY LICENSING, INC.)
  • WCKG (105.9 FM; ELMWOOD PARK, IL; Owner: INFINITY HOLDINGS CORPORATION OF ORLANDO)
  • WLIT-FM (93.9 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WJMK (104.3 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORP. OF ILLINOIS)
  • WNUA (95.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WTMX (101.9 FM; SKOKIE, IL; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WBBM-FM (96.3 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WGCI-FM (107.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WKSC-FM (103.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WFMT (98.7 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WINDOW TO THE WORLD COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WZZN (94.7 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC CHICAGO FM RADIO,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)
  • WVAZ (102.7 FM; OAK PARK, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WDRV (97.1 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WXRT-FM (93.1 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Westchester:

  • WLS-TV (Channel 7; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WMAQ-TV (Channel 5; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: NBC SUBSIDIARY (WMAQ-TV), INC.)
  • WTTW (Channel 11; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WINDOW TO THE WORLD COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WGN-TV (Channel 9; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WGBO-TV (Channel 66; JOLIET, IL; Owner: WGBO LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.)
  • WBBM-TV (Channel 2; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WPWR-TV (Channel 50; GARY, IN; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WXFT (Channel 60; AURORA, IL; Owner: TELEFUTURA CHICAGO LLC)
  • WCIU-TV (Channel 26; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WCIU-TV LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WCPX (Channel 38; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: PAXSON CHICAGO LICENSE, INC.)
  • WFLD (Channel 32; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • W68DO (Channel 68; PALATINE, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WFBT-CA (Channel 23; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: CHANNEL 23 LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WJYS (Channel 62; HAMMOND, IN; Owner: JOVON BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WSNS-TV (Channel 44; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: TELEMUNDO OF CHICAGO, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • W64CQ (Channel 64; ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WYIN (Channel 56; GARY, IN; Owner: NORTHWEST INDIANA PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W24AJ (Channel 24; AURORA, IL; Owner: NELSON TV, INC.)
  • W57DN (Channel 57; ELGIN, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W54AP (Channel 54; BLUE ISLAND, IL; Owner: CATHOLIC VIEWS BROADCASTS, INC.)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)


See more detailed statistics of Westchester fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 13
Total length: 122 meters (400ft)
Total costs: $11,294,000
Total average daily traffic: 366,177
Total average daily truck traffic: 14,019

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1900-1909: 1
  • 1910-1919: 0
  • 1920-1929: 1
  • 1930-1939: 3
  • 1940-1949: 0
  • 1950-1959: 2
  • 1960-1969: 2
  • 1970-1979: 0
  • 1980-1989: 0
  • 1990-1999: 0
  • 2000-2009: 4
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Westchester, IL

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

15 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Westchester)

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Westchester, IL)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

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

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

6
  • STATION, 1000 Ft N Of 22nd St On I94 (Lat: 41.853361 Lon: -87.917833), Overall height: 91.4 m, Call Sign: WNTC233
    Assigned Frequencies: 953.950 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/19/2012, Expiration Date: 10/27/2022
    Registrant: Dupage Water Commission, 600 E. Butterfield Rd., Elmhurst, IL 60126, Phone: (630) 834-0100, Email:
  • STATION, 1000 Ft N Of 22nd St On I294 (Lat: 41.853361 Lon: -87.917833), Overall height: 91.4 m, Call Sign: WNTF892
    Assigned Frequencies: 928.568 MHz, 952.568 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/19/2012, Expiration Date: 11/03/2022
    Registrant: Dupage Water Commission, 600 E. Butterfield Rd., Elmhurst, IL 60126, Phone: (630) 834-0100, Email:
  • STATION, Jct Of 22nd St & I294 (Lat: 41.848639 Lon: -87.918111), Structure height: 6.7 m, Overall height: 9.1 m, Call Sign: WNTR282
    Assigned Frequencies: 18945.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/01/1998, Expiration Date: 07/09/2008, Cancellation Date: 05/29/2002
    Registrant: Phone: (630) 241-6800
  • CHI0306, 22nd Wolf Road (Lat: 41.846111 Lon: -87.904444), Type: Bant, Structure height: 41.4 m, Overall height: 42.9 m, Call Sign: WQFH820, Licensee ID: L01728370
    Assigned Frequencies: 18120.0 MHz, 11405.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/19/2006, Expiration Date: 07/19/2016, Certifier: Joseph M Sandri Jr.
    Registrant: Fibertower Network Services, Corp., Debtor-In-Possession, 1875 Eye Street, Nw, 5th Floor, Room 505, Washington, DC 20006, Phone: (202) 223-1028, Email:
  • H01, Interstate 294 And State Route 34 (Lat: 41.822472 Lon: -87.919361), Type: Building, Structure height: 67.1 m, Call Sign: WQKA261
    Assigned Frequencies: 11035.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/03/2009, Expiration Date: 03/03/2019, Certifier: Doug T Pfaff
    Registrant: Foresite Wireless, LLC, 28144 W. Industrial Avenue, Lake Barrington, IL 60010, Phone: (847) 382-9800, Fax: (847) 382-8899, Email:
  • PL-35, 22nd & I294 Pl35 (Lat: 41.853333 Lon: -87.917778), Type: Tower, Structure height: 91.4 m, Overall height: 92.9 m, Call Sign: KSK77
    Assigned Frequencies: 6375.14 MHz, 11605.0 MHz, 11285.0 MHz, 11215.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/11/2008, Expiration Date: 10/05/2018
    Registrant: Illinois State Toll Highway Authority, 2700 Ogden Ave., Downers Grove, IL 60515-1703, Phone: (630) 241-6800, Email:

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1
  • 10001 West Roosevelt Rd. (Lat: 41.869194 Lon: -87.877000), Call Sign: KSC645, Licensee ID: L00008975
    Assigned Frequencies: 35.5800 MHz
    Expiration Date: 04/01/1999, Cancellation Date: 10/27/1998
    Registrant: Mobilemedia Communications, Inc., 2101 Wilson Boulevard, Suite 935, Arlington, VA 22201-0000

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

48 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Westchester)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

6
  • Aircraft: LAKE LA-4 (Category: Amphibian, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 91 mph), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 1127L , Serial Number: 289, Year manufactured: 1964, Airworthiness Date: 02/25/1964
    Registrant (Individual): Thomas B Coley, 1925 Stratford Ave, Westchester, IL 60154
  • Aircraft: MOONEY AIRCRAFT CORP. M20K (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 57825 , Serial Number: 25-0849, Year manufactured: 1984, Airworthiness Date: 12/07/1984
    Registrant (Corporation): Starfleet Spacecraft Management LLC, 1817 Hawthorne Ave, Westchester, IL 60154
  • Aircraft: CESSNA T182T (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING TIO-540-AK1A (235 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 6021N , Serial Number: T18208548, Year manufactured: 2006, Airworthiness Date: 05/31/2006
    Registrant (Individual): Erik Krueger, 3069 Ashton Ct, Westchester, IL 60154
  • Aircraft: STINSON 108-3 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 94 mph), Engine: FRANKLIN 6A4165 SERIES (165 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 6330M , Serial Number: 108-4330, Year manufactured: 1947, Airworthiness Date: 07/12/1956
    Registrant (Individual): Pending Registration, 1120 Gardner Road, Westchester, IL 60153
  • Aircraft: SMITH CHRISTOPHER C CLEANEX (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: AMA/EXPR UNKNOWN ENG (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 694CS , Serial Number: 1002, Year manufactured: 2006, Airworthiness Date: 12/16/2006
    Registrant (Individual): Ronald M Monsen, 10634 Wakefield St, Westchester, IL 60154
  • Aircraft: MOONEY M20J (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 126 mph), Engine: LYCOMING I0360 SER A&C (200 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 9113J , Serial Number: 24-3181, Year manufactured: 1990, Airworthiness Date: 06/23/1990
    Registrant (Corporation): American Cargo Corp, 10629 Preston St, Westchester, IL 60154



Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full and 3 partial 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 ORIGINATED73$203,18648$171,713393$200,51213$97,7221$1,887,0009$100,770
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED7$172,9501$93,93036$214,8833$39,7730$02$139,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED12$190,6539$236,658141$217,23515$59,9350$08$235,245
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN7$174,7893$113,00073$193,3683$142,8270$02$96,500
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS3$207,6403$279,08723$207,8993$66,6670$01$377,400

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 8181.00 , 8182.00, 8184.02, 8185.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full and 3 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED10$205,87812$238,090
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED3$156,6776$260,375
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$184,8052$244,500
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$02$209,170
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$152,0000$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 8181.00 , 8182.00, 8184.02, 8185.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 48
  • Hazardous Condition: 74
  • Service Call: 2

Incident types - Westchester


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

Most common first names in Westchester, IL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John11978.1 years
Mary10681.9 years
Joseph9380.7 years
William7079.0 years
Robert6873.0 years
Helen6685.7 years
Frank6581.1 years
Edward6279.7 years
James5775.8 years
George5180.6 years
Most common last names in Westchester, IL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Anderson1179.2 years
Novak1081.2 years
Smith1077.7 years
Schultz975.1 years
Johnson877.3 years
Sullivan879.5 years
Brown769.7 years
Fischer679.2 years
Dillon677.3 years
Carroll678.3 years
Businesses in Westchester, IL
NameCountNameCount
Burger King1Safeway1
FedEx3Starbucks2
H&R Block2Subway2
IHOP1Taco Bell1
Jewel-Osco1UPS5
KFC2Vons1
McDonald's1Walgreens1
Panera Bread1
Browse common businesses in Westchester, IL


Westchester on our top lists:

  • #42 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Alcoholic beverage merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #57 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest ratio of murders to rapes between 2001 and 2006 (population 5,000+)"
  • #58 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (population 5,000+)"
  • #61 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Business operations specialists (population 5,000+)"
  • #63 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Pharmacies and drug stores (population 5,000+)"
  • #70 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Recyclable material merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #78 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Printing and related support activities (population 5,000+)"
  • #22 (60154) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Czechoslovakian first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #52 (60154) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Czech first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #73 (60154) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Lithuanian first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #74 (60154) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Greek first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #97 (60154) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Carpatho Rusyn first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Nitrogen Dioxide air pollution readings in 2005 (ppm)"
  • #15 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM2.5) 24-hour air pollution readings in 2005 (µg/m3)"
  • #21 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest lead air pollution readings in 2005 (µg/m3)"
  • #23 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual air pollution readings in 2005 (µg/m3)"
  • #26 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Kerry (Democrat) in the 2004 Presidential Election, pop. 50,000+"
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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Boaz J. Super (11)
  • Mark Shurhay (4)
  • Armando J. Castro (3)
  • Boaz Super (2)
  • John S. Bubulka (2)
  • John Stephen Bubulka (2)
  • Thibaut Guffroy (2)
  • Lisa M. King (2)
  • Ricardo Diaz (2)
  • David B. Klass (2)

Total of 57 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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