Western Springs, Illinois

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Population in 2019: 13,359 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +6.9%
 
Males: 6,589  (49.3%)
Females: 6,770  (50.7%)
Median resident age:

41.9 years
Illinois median age:

38.6 years

Zip codes: 60558.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $187,649 (it was $98,876 in 2000)
Western Springs:

$187,649
IL:

$69,187

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $75,113 (it was $43,699 in 2000)

Western Springs village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $646,504 (it was $322,000 in 2000)
Western Springs:

$646,504
IL:

$209,100

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $334,577; detached houses: $346,391; townhouses or other attached units: $309,511; in 2-unit structures: $286,941; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $345,860; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $328,826; mobile homes: $60,615; occupied boats, rvs, vans, etc.: $132,611

Median gross rent in 2019: $2,050.

March 2019 cost of living index in Western Springs: 106.6 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 3.9%
(4.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 17.9% for Black residents, 2.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
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  • Races in Western Springs, IL (2019)
    • 12,02291.4%White alone
    • 6585.0%Hispanic
    • 1341.0%Asian alone
    • 990.8%Black alone
    • 980.7%Two or more races
    • 240.2%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists, there was 1 registered sex offender living in Western Springs, Illinois as of April 21, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Western Springs is 13,072 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is much lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Western Springs by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(8.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(7.9)
1
(8.0)
1
(7.7)
0
(0.0)
2
(15.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(22.3)
1
(7.4)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
3
(23.9)
3
(23.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(7.7)
0
(0.0)
1
(7.5)
0
(0.0)
3
(22.3)
1
(7.4)
3
(22.3)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
28
(223.5)
21
(167.0)
24
(190.0)
22
(173.4)
22
(175.7)
9
(69.2)
5
(38.3)
8
(60.5)
10
(74.9)
5
(37.2)
8
(59.4)
13
(95.9)
14
(104.0)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
74
(590.6)
96
(763.5)
106
(839.3)
78
(614.7)
81
(647.0)
50
(384.2)
42
(322.1)
35
(264.8)
31
(232.1)
28
(208.2)
88
(653.6)
139
(1,026)
112
(832.1)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(7.9)
2
(15.8)
1
(8.0)
1
(7.7)
2
(15.3)
1
(7.6)
1
(7.5)
2
(14.9)
5
(37.1)
2
(14.8)
5
(37.1)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(7.9)
2
(15.8)
2
(16.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(15.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(7.4)
0
(0.0)
2
(14.8)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index44.149.447.540.341.223.118.320.016.612.144.452.648.0

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Western Springs, IL

Crime rate in Western Springs detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 24 (21 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.56
Illinois average:

2.31
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Ancestries: Irish (23.0%), German (13.1%), Polish (9.2%), Italian (8.8%), European (6.5%), American (4.8%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 03/31/1886

Elevation: 673 feet

Land area: 2.63 square miles.

Population density: 5,086 people per square mile   (average).

Western Springs, Illinois map

498 residents are foreign born (1.7% Europe, 0.7% Latin America, 0.5% Asia).

This village:

3.8%
Illinois:

14.1%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $10,554 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $9,978 (1.7%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Berwyn, IL (6.3 miles , pop. 54,016).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Chicago, IL (11.7 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

La Grange, IL (1.2 miles ),
Hinsdale, IL (1.2 miles ),
Countryside, IL (1.5 miles ),
La Grange Park, IL (1.5 miles ),
Indian Head Park, IL (1.6 miles ),
Clarendon Hills, IL (1.7 miles ),
Brookfield, IL (1.7 miles ),
Westchester, IL (1.9 miles )

Latitude: 41.81 N, Longitude: 87.90 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -2,815 (-21.4%)
Workers who live and work in this village: 970 (16.0%)

Area codes: 708, 630

Distribution of median household income in Western Springs, IL in 2019
Distribution of house value in Western Springs, IL in 2019
Western Springs satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 12 buildings, average cost: $201,200
  • 1998: 41 buildings, average cost: $206,900
  • 1999: 62 buildings, average cost: $215,200
  • 2000: 38 buildings, average cost: $358,900
  • 2001: 42 buildings, average cost: $416,700
  • 2002: 38 buildings, average cost: $476,000
  • 2003: 80 buildings, average cost: $457,600
  • 2004: 45 buildings, average cost: $510,400
  • 2005: 54 buildings, average cost: $483,200
  • 2006: 70 buildings, average cost: $543,500
  • 2007: 64 buildings, average cost: $534,600
  • 2008: 17 buildings, average cost: $606,100
  • 2009: 11 buildings, average cost: $582,000
  • 2010: 14 buildings, average cost: $602,000
  • 2011: 13 buildings, average cost: $555,300
  • 2012: 21 buildings, average cost: $573,700
  • 2013: 46 buildings, average cost: $489,700
  • 2014: 54 buildings, average cost: $517,900
  • 2015: 67 buildings, average cost: $505,400
  • 2016: 44 buildings, average cost: $495,900
  • 2017: 28 buildings, average cost: $622,300
  • 2018: 26 buildings, average cost: $490,000
  • 2019: 31 buildings, average cost: $527,200
Number of permits per 10,000 Western Springs, IL residents
Average permit cost in Western Springs, IL
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

7.9%
Illinois:

6.5%
Historical population in Western Springs, IL
Historical housing units in Western Springs, IL

Population change in the 1990s: +521 (+4.4%).
Most common industries in Western Springs, IL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (14.8%)
  • Educational services (13.1%)
  • Finance & insurance (12.6%)
  • Health care (10.2%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (3.5%)
  • Public administration (3.1%)
  • Construction (3.0%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (17.9%)
  • Finance & insurance (15.0%)
  • Educational services (6.4%)
  • Health care (6.2%)
  • Construction (4.8%)
  • Public administration (4.5%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (3.5%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (21.4%)
  • Health care (15.1%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (11.0%)
  • Finance & insurance (9.5%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (3.5%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.3%)
  • Social assistance (3.0%)
Most common occupations in Western Springs, IL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (7.0%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.6%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.0%)
  • Top executives (4.4%)
  • Lawyers (3.8%)
  • Computer specialists (3.6%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (9.9%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (7.3%)
  • Top executives (6.3%)
  • Lawyers (6.1%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.5%)
  • Computer specialists (4.2%)
  • Financial managers (3.8%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (11.0%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.2%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.9%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.7%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (5.1%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Registered nurses (3.4%)

Average climate in Western Springs, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Western Springs, Illinois environmental map by EPA

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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 96.9. This is worse than average.

City:

96.9
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.246. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.246
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 16.0. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 4.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

16.0
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 3.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.26
U.S.:

1.79
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 25.1. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 4.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.1
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 23.9. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 3.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

23.9
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 3.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.64
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2009 was 0.0192. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 3.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0192
U.S.:

0.0098

Tornado activity:

Western Springs-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Illinois state average. It is 50% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/28/1990, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 22.3 miles away from the Western Springs 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 5.3 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:

Western Springs-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Illinois state average. It is 43% greater 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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 232.0 miles away from Western Springs 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 206.4 miles away from Western Springs center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 232.0 miles away from the city center
On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 56.9 miles away from the city center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG) earthquake occurred 264.2 miles away from Western Springs center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW) earthquake occurred 230.3 miles away from Western Springs center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Cook County (20) is greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 13, Storms: 12, Tornadoes: 3, Snowstorms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Western Springs topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Western Springs:

  • LEXINGTON OF LAGRANGE (Nursing Home, about 1 miles away; LA GRANGE, IL)
  • ADVENTIST HEALTH CARE AT HOME (Home Health Center, about 1 miles away; LA GRANGE, IL)
  • ADVENTIST LA GRANGE MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 1 miles away; LA GRANGE, IL)
  • HINSDALE HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 1 miles away; HINSDALE, IL)
  • HOME HEALTH ONE, LTD (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; HINSDALE, IL)
  • ALPHA HOME HEALTH CARE, INC (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; HINSDALE, IL)
  • RM HEALTH PROVIDERS LIMITED PARTNERSHP (Hospital, about 2 miles away; HINSDALE, IL)

Amtrak stations near Western Springs:

  • 2 miles: LA GRANGE ROAD (LA GRANGE, 25 W. BURLINGTON AVE.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public payphones, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 5 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: NAPERVILLE (E. 4TH & ELLSWORTH AVE.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Western Springs:

  • Elmhurst College (about 7 miles; Elmhurst, IL; Full-time enrollment: 3,364)
  • Morton College (about 8 miles; Cicero, IL; FT enrollment: 3,236)
  • Dominican University (about 8 miles; River Forest, IL; FT enrollment: 2,971)
  • Concordia University-Chicago (about 8 miles; River Forest, IL; FT enrollment: 3,944)
  • Triton College (about 9 miles; River Grove, IL; FT enrollment: 8,817)
  • Moraine Valley Community College (about 9 miles; Palos Hills, IL; FT enrollment: 12,008)
  • College of DuPage (about 10 miles; Glen Ellyn, IL; FT enrollment: 18,910)

Public elementary/middle schools in Western Springs:

Private elementary/middle school in Western Springs:

  • ST JOHN OF THE CROSS PARISH SCHOOL (Students: 634, Location: 708 51ST ST, Grades: PK-8)
See full list of schools located in Western Springs

Library in Western Springs:

  • THOMAS FORD MEMORIAL LIBRARY (Operating income: $962,803; Location: 800 CHESTNUT STREET; 84,181 books; 78 e-books; 1,623 audio materials; 2,990 video materials; 5 local licensed databases; 17 state licensed databases; 5 other licensed databases; 360 print serial subscriptions)

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • Please add the Presbyterian Church of Western Springs to your list of churches.

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Western Springs: Western Springs Fire Department (A), Thomas Ford Memorial Library (B), Western Springs Village Hall (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Garden Market Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Western Springs include: All Saints Episcopal Church (A), First Congregational Church (B), First United Methodist Church (C), Grace Lutheran Church (D), Saint John of the Cross Church (E), Western Springs Baptist Church (F), Christian Reformed Church (G), Saint James Lutheran Church (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Western Springs include: Ridge Acres Park (1), Rock Springs Park (2), Springdale Park (3), Spring Rock Park (4), Laidlaw Park (5), Ridgewood Park (6). Display/hide their locations on the map

Birthplace of: John Hattendorf - Historian, Jonathan Franzen - Novelist, Melinda Culea - Television actor.

Cook County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Average household size:
This village:

3.0 people
Illinois:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:

82.8%
Whole state:

65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:

1.0%
Whole state:

6.3%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

Banks with branches in Western Springs (2011 data):

  • BMO Harris Bank National Association: Western Springs Branch at 901 Burlington Avenue, branch established on 1925/01/01; 4475 Grand Avenue Branch at 4475 Grand Avenue, branch established on 1996/06/28. 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
  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: Western Springs Dominicks Branch at 14 Garden Market Street, branch established on 2003/01/30. 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.
  • Heartland Bank and Trust Company: Western Springs National Bank Branch at 4456 Wolf Road, branch established on 1916/01/01. Info updated 2011/08/08: Bank assets: $1,943.8 mil, Deposits: $1,632.9 mil, headquarters in Bloomington, IL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 49 total offices, Holding Company: Heartland Bancorp, Inc.
  • Firstmerit Bank, National Association: Western Springs Gw Branch at 5450 S. Wolf Road, branch established on 2008/07/17. Info updated 2010/05/17: Bank assets: $14,420.6 mil, Deposits: $11,497.6 mil, headquarters in Akron, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 213 total offices, Holding Company: Firstmerit Corporation
  • PNC Bank, National Association: Western Springs at 40 West 47th Street, branch established on 1922/01/01. 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
  • Hinsdale Bank & Trust Company: The Community Bank Of Western Spring at 1000 Hillgrove Avenue, branch established on 1997/10/28. Info updated 2007/03/15: Bank assets: $1,517.9 mil, Deposits: $1,159.0 mil, headquarters in Hinsdale, IL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 12 total offices, Holding Company: Wintrust Financial Corporation
  • First National Bank of La Grange: Western Springs Facility at 1013 Burlington Avenue, branch established on 1979/08/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $317.4 mil, Deposits: $287.0 mil, headquarters in La Grange, IL, positive income, 3 total offices, Holding Company: F.N.b.c. Of La Grange, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Western Springs:

Marital status in Western Springs, IL
  • Never married: 20.1%
  • Now married: 70.6%
  • Separated: 0.7%
  • Widowed: 5.5%
  • Divorced: 3.2%

For population 25 years and over in Western Springs:

  • High school or higher: 98.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 78.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 33.8%
  • Unemployed: 1.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 29.3 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.0
Illinois average:

12.0

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Western Springs
Presidential Elections Results

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Neighborhoods in Western Springs:

(Western Springs, Illinois Neighborhood Map)

Religion statistics for Western Springs, IL (based on Cook County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic1,947,223376
Evangelical Protestant432,9751,484
Other312,636403
Mainline Protestant202,114630
Black Protestant148,895395
Orthodox53,27666
None2,097,556-
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: 1,460
This county:

2.77 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 23
Here:

0.04 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

0.08 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 490
This county:

0.93 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

0.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 806
Cook County:

1.53 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.67 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

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

8.4%
Illinois:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

23.5%
Illinois:

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

16.3%
State:

14.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Western Springs:

56.6%
State:

48.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Western Springs:

56.5%
Illinois:

45.7%

Average BMI:
Western Springs:

28.3
Illinois:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Western Springs:

18.7%
Illinois:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

7.9%
Illinois:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Western Springs:

6.9
Illinois:

6.8

Overweight people:
Western Springs:

36.4%
State:

33.2%

General health condition:
Western Springs:

61.9%
Illinois:

55.4%

Average condition of hearing:
Western Springs:

79.7%
Illinois:

79.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Western Springs, IL Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2018)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 22$176,378$96,2060$0
Local Libraries 7$66,890$114,66918$19,751
Financial Administration 5$35,004$84,0103$15,263
Natural Resources 4$19,558$58,6740$0
Water Supply 4$23,638$70,9140$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 4$23,341$70,0230$0
Other Government Administration 4$51,260$153,7802$274
Fire - Other 4$34,100$102,3001$518
Other and Unallocable 3$18,187$72,7480$0
Parks and Recreation 3$17,505$70,02027$19,371
Streets and Highways 2$20,414$122,4840$0
Sewerage 2$9,660$57,9600$0
Health 0$0 1$1,123
Police - Other 0$0 9$7,572
Firefighters 0$0 37$25,893
Totals for Government 64$495,934$92,98898$89,765

Western Springs government finances - Expenditure in 2018 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $339,000 ($25.38)
    General - Other: $213,000 ($15.94)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $3,609,000 ($270.15)
    Water Utilities: $2,797,000 ($209.37)
    General - Other: $2,395,000 ($179.28)
    Central Staff Services: $1,933,000 ($144.70)
    Local Fire Protection: $1,643,000 ($122.99)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,380,000 ($103.30)
    Libraries: $1,278,000 ($95.67)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $654,000 ($48.96)
    Parking Facilities: $494,000 ($36.98)
    Financial Administration: $447,000 ($33.46)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,128,000 ($84.44)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $1,061,000 ($79.42)
    Police Protection: $587,000 ($43.94)
    Parks and Recreation: $232,000 ($17.37)
    Water Utilities: $182,000 ($13.62)
    Sewerage: $164,000 ($12.28)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $6,776,000 ($507.22)

Western Springs government finances - Revenue in 2018 (per resident):

  • Charges - Parks and Recreation: $1,149,000 ($86.01)
    Sewerage: $610,000 ($45.66)
    Parking Facilities: $201,000 ($15.05)
    Solid Waste Management: $141,000 ($10.55)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $263,000 ($19.69)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $362,000 ($27.10)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,193,000 ($89.30)
    Fines and Forfeits: $336,000 ($25.15)
    Interest Earnings: $103,000 ($7.71)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $3,531,000 ($264.32)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $2,232,000 ($167.08)
    Highways: $331,000 ($24.78)
    Other: $29,000 ($2.17)
  • Tax - Property: $7,489,000 ($560.60)
    Other License: $1,568,000 ($117.37)
    Public Utilities Sales: $879,000 ($65.80)
    Other Selective Sales: $336,000 ($25.15)

Western Springs government finances - Debt in 2018 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $31,246,000 ($2338.95)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $28,203,000 ($2111.16)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,971,000 ($372.11)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,928,000 ($144.32)

Western Springs government finances - Cash and Securities in 2018 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $263,000 ($19.69)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $18,667,000 ($1397.34)

3.60% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($69,375 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.60%
Illinois average:

4.69%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,407 average AGI)
Cook County:

0.03%
Illinois average:

0.03%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from DuPage County, IL  0.46% ($77,836 average AGI)
from Lake County, IL  0.24% ($87,721)
from Will County, IL  0.24% ($52,993)


4.63% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($83,794 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.63%
Illinois average:

5.50%

0.07% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,808 average AGI)
Cook County:

0.07%
Illinois average:

0.06%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to DuPage County, IL  0.56% ($81,685 average AGI)
to Will County, IL  0.32% ($62,155)
to Lake County, IL  0.29% ($95,396)
Businesses in Western Springs, IL
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven1Safeway1
Blockbuster1Starbucks2
DHL1True Value1
FedEx2UPS2
New Balance1Vons1
Quiznos1Walgreens1

Strongest AM radio stations in Western Springs:

  • 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.)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WYLL (1160 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WJJG (1530 AM; daytime; 2 kW; ELMHURST, IL; Owner: JOSEPH J. GENTILE, INC.)
  • WVIV (1200 AM; 20 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLXX-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • WMBI (1110 AM; daytime; 5 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • WCSN (820 AM; 5 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WYPA, INC.)
  • WGCI (1390 AM; 5 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WRDZ (1300 AM; 5 kW; LA GRANGE, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Western Springs:

  • WLTL (88.1 FM; LA GRANGE, IL; Owner: LYONS TOWNSHIP HIGH SCHOOL)
  • WLEY-FM (107.9 FM; AURORA, IL; Owner: WLEY LICENSING, INC.)
  • WHSD (88.5 FM; HINSDALE, IL; Owner: HINSDALE TWSP. HIGH SCH. DIST. #86)
  • 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.)

TV broadcast stations around Western Springs:

  • 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.)
  • WYIN (Channel 56; GARY, IN; Owner: NORTHWEST INDIANA PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W64CQ (Channel 64; ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W24AJ (Channel 24; AURORA, IL; Owner: NELSON TV, INC.)
  • W54AP (Channel 54; BLUE ISLAND, IL; Owner: CATHOLIC VIEWS BROADCASTS, INC.)
  • W57DN (Channel 57; ELGIN, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Western Springs fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 15Number of bridges
  • 220ft / 67.0mTotal length
  • 843,525Total average daily traffic
  • 134,972Total average daily truck traffic
  • 392,364Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic
New bridges in Western Springs, IL - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 51950-1959
  • 11960-1969
  • 21970-1979
  • 71990-1999
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Western Springs, IL

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Western Springs)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

7
  • 4353 Wolf Rd (Lat: 41.810306 Lon: -87.898389), Call Sign: KSE200,
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.250 MHz, 154.265 MHz, Grant Date: 05/27/2015, Expiration Date: 06/26/2025, Registrant: Village Of Western Springs, 740 Hillgrove Avenue, Western Springs, IL 60558, Phone: (708) 246-8540, Fax: (708) 246-3609, Email:
  • 740 Hillgrove Ave (Lat: 41.810028 Lon: -87.882556), Call Sign: KSA944,
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.070 MHz, 155.370 MHz, Grant Date: 03/18/2014, Expiration Date: 03/20/2024, Registrant: Village Of Western Springs, 740 Hillgrove Ave, Western Springs, IL 60558, Phone: (708) 246-8540, Fax: (708) 246-3609, Email:
  • 706 Hillgrove Ave (Lat: 41.810306 Lon: -87.897833), Call Sign: KNAE561,
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.805 MHz, Grant Date: 01/10/1996, Expiration Date: 10/30/2000, Cancellation Date: 12/31/2000, Registrant: Walter A Kloog, 706 Hillgrove Avenue, Western Springs, IL 60558, Phone: (708) 246-3040
  • WESTERN SPRINGS, Int. Of I-294 And 55th. St. (Lat: 41.788889 Lon: -87.907222), Type: Tower, Structure height: 45.7 m, Overall height: 47.2 m, Call Sign: WQJK575,
    Assigned Frequencies: 851.012 MHz, 851.012 MHz, 851.512 MHz, 851.512 MHz, 852.012 MHz, 852.012 MHz, 852.512 MHz, 852.512 MHz, 853.012 MHz, 853.012 MHz, Grant Date: 07/17/2018, Expiration Date: 10/14/2028, Certifier: Robert Lund, Registrant: Illinois State Toll Highway Authority, 2700 Ogden, Downers Grove, IL 60515, Phone: (630) 241-6800, Email:
  • Lat: 41.797833 Lon: -87.896806, Call Sign: WQOI661,
    Assigned Frequencies: 466.200 MHz, 466.175 MHz, 466.150 MHz, 466.125 MHz, 466.100 MHz, Grant Date: 10/07/2011, Expiration Date: 10/07/2021, Certifier: Kathleen Gorman, Registrant: United Radio Communications, Inc, 9200 S. Oketo Ave., Bridgeview, IL 60455, Phone: (630) 240-0911, Fax: (630) 477-0367, Email:
  • Lat: 41.811361 Lon: -87.894722, Call Sign: WQSI554,
    Assigned Frequencies: 466.250 MHz, 466.275 MHz, 466.300 MHz, 466.325 MHz, 466.225 MHz, Grant Date: 09/24/2013, Expiration Date: 09/24/2023, Certifier: Daniel Chick, Registrant: United Radio Communications, Inc., 9200 S Oketo Ave, Bridgeview, IL 60455, Phone: (630) 240-0911, Fax: (630) 477-0367, Email:
  • MCCLURE JR HIGH, Lat: 41.812611 Lon: -87.898167, Call Sign: WQUK421,
    Assigned Frequencies: 467.212 MHz, Grant Date: 07/31/2014, Expiration Date: 07/31/2024, Certifier: Brian Barnhart, Registrant: Innovation Wireless, 11869 Teale Street, Culver City, CA 90230, Phone: (888) 559-5565, Fax: (310) 482-3480, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

4
  • WESTERN SPRINGS, 4900 S. Willow Springs Rd. (Lat: 41.801972 Lon: -87.892056), Type: Tower, Structure height: 12.2 m, Overall height: 21.3 m, Call Sign: WQCP229,
    Assigned Frequencies: 19440.0 MHz, Grant Date: 03/13/2015, Expiration Date: 04/20/2025, Certifier: Susan Fishell, Registrant: Lyons Township High School District 204, 100 S Brainard, La Grange, IL 60525, Phone: (708) 579-6473, Fax: (708) 579-6491, Email:
  • IL-CHI5604, 1401 Burlington Ave (Lat: 41.806944 Lon: -87.907500), Type: Tank, Structure height: 46.9 m, Overall height: 48 m, Call Sign: WQLC225,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10975.0 MHz, 11055.0 MHz, 23025.0 MHz, 23175.0 MHz, Grant Date: 11/30/2009, Expiration Date: 11/30/2019, Cancellation Date: 05/29/2019, Certifier: Nadja S Sodos-Wallace, Registrant: Sprint Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, M/S: Varesa, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (800) 572-8256, Fax: (703) 433-4483, Email:
  • IL-CHI5781, 4900 S Willow Spring Rd (Lat: 41.802778 Lon: -87.891722), Type: Tank, Structure height: 33.5 m, Call Sign: WQLC343,
    Assigned Frequencies: 19375.0 MHz, 19575.0 MHz, 19475.0 MHz, 19675.0 MHz, Grant Date: 12/01/2009, Expiration Date: 12/01/2019, Cancellation Date: 05/29/2019, Certifier: Nadja S Sodos-Wallace, Registrant: Sprint Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, M/S: Varesa, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (800) 572-8256, Fax: (703) 433-4483, Email:
  • STATION, Pl 37 1500' N Of Rt 66 2100' E Of Cook Dupage County Line (Lat: 41.765028 Lon: -87.907556), Overall height: 15.2 m, Call Sign: KSK76,
    Assigned Frequencies: 2195.20 MHz, 19015.0 MHz, Grant Date: 04/06/1999, Expiration Date: 07/12/2009, Cancellation Date: 05/29/2002, Phone: (708) 241-6800

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

31 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Western Springs)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

6
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172D (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-300 SER (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2506Y , Serial Number: 17249806, Year manufactured: 1962, Airworthiness Date: 11/03/1962, Certificate Issue Date: 02/03/2001
    Registrant (Individual): Cynthia D Uitermarkt, 823 Burlington Ave, Western Springs, IL 60558
  • Aircraft: LINDSTRAND BALLOONS 60X (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: None
    N-Number: 27LB , Serial Number: 5386, Year manufactured: 2007, Airworthiness Date: 12/01/2007, Certificate Issue Date: 07/31/2018
    Registrant (Corporation): Valocity Factor Digital Ltd, Po Box 316, Western Springs, IL 60558
  • Aircraft: JOHN NORMAN WACH RV-7A (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING O-360-A1F6 (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 373JW , Serial Number: 70373, Year manufactured: 2020, Airworthiness Date: 06/10/2020, Certificate Issue Date: 08/27/2020
    Registrant (Individual): Terrence M Labant, 4825 Commonwealth Ave, Western Springs, IL 60558
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172P (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 52593 , Serial Number: 17274559, Year manufactured: 1980, Airworthiness Date: 01/12/1981, Certificate Issue Date: 04/08/2002
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Justin P Mccarthy, 4084 Western Ave, Western Springs, IL 60558, Other Owners: Nora T Mccarthy
  • Aircraft: MAULE M-5-235C (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 108 mph), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 563CC , Serial Number: 7278C, Airworthiness Date: 07/18/1979, Certificate Issue Date: 06/20/2017
    Registrant (Individual): Michael W Winner, 4102 Howard Ave, Western Springs, IL 60558
  • Aircraft: CESSNA T210M (Category: Land, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 141 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR TSIO-520 SER (300 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 7594M , Serial Number: 21062025, Year manufactured: 1977, Airworthiness Date: 06/16/1977, Certificate Issue Date: 10/03/1988
    Registrant (Individual): Richard H Cooke, 5109 Lawn Avenue, Western Springs, IL 60558

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 full and 2 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED10$333,70897$397,888594$340,15910$260,9147$260,407
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$011$491,36652$407,8620$01$868,760
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$361,41513$522,75180$401,3785$202,7764$329,563
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$347,0004$559,92863$336,1742$695,0004$268,863
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$06$471,65216$358,4352$246,2950$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 8198.01 , 8198.02, 8199.00, 8201.01

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 full and 2 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED5$351,4363$364,150
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$490,9403$369,157
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$02$384,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 8198.01 , 8198.02, 8199.00, 8201.01

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Western Springs, IL
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Western Springs, IL - Value

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 28. The highest number of fires - 51 took place in 2007, and the least - 8 in 2013. The data has a decreasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Western Springs, IL When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (53.9%), and Outside Fires (29.0%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Western Springs, IL
    • 25353.9%Structure Fires
    • 13629.0%Outside Fires
    • 5110.9%Other
    • 296.2%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Western Springs, IL
Most common first names in Western Springs, IL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary10480.5 years
John9675.8 years
William8176.7 years
Robert7673.5 years
Helen6583.4 years
George6477.5 years
James5872.4 years
Joseph5377.4 years
Margaret4379.7 years
Edward4376.6 years
Most common last names in Western Springs, IL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson2377.8 years
Miller1779.5 years
Anderson1579.5 years
Smith1482.6 years
Olson985.2 years
Martin884.6 years
Hanson767.4 years
Swanson771.0 years
Jones779.1 years
Fisher776.0 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Western Springs, IL
  • 94.8%Utility gas
  • 4.7%Electricity
  • 0.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.2%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Western Springs, IL
  • 67.8%Utility gas
  • 24.3%Electricity
  • 7.9%Other fuel


Western Springs compared to Illinois state average:

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

Western Springs on our top lists:

  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest percentage of single-parent households, population 5,000+"
  • #22 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest city-data.com crime index (population 5,000+)"
  • #24 on the list of "Top 100 safest cities (lowest city-data.com crime index) (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #34 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the smallest city-data.com crime index per police officer (population 5,000+)"
  • #34 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest number of burglaries per 100,000 residents (population 5,000+)"
  • #42 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the smallest percentage of likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households) (population 5,000+)"
  • #53 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: education, training, and library occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #58 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest city-data.com crime index decrease from 2002 to 2012 (population 5,000+)"
  • #63 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest number of thefts per 100,000 residents (population 5,000+)"
  • #64 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: business and financial operations occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #77 on the list of "Top 100 best educated cities (highest percentage of bachelor degree holding residents) (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #86 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: legal occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #96 on the list of "Top 100 cities with highest median household income (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #75 (60558) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of taxpayers using charity contributions deductions in 2012 (pop 5,000+)"
  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Black Protestant congregations"
  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Catholic congregations"
  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest surface withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Black Protestant adherents"
  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Orthodox congregations (pop. 50,000+)"
There are 30 pilots and 11 other airmen in this city.
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