Willow Springs, Illinois

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Population in 2017: 5,643 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +12.3%
 
Males: 2,619  (46.4%)
Females: 3,024  (53.6%)
Median resident age:

45.2 years
Illinois median age:

38.0 years

Zip codes: 60480.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $95,096 (it was $58,322 in 2000)
Willow Springs:

$95,096
IL:

$62,992

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $52,472 (it was $30,394 in 2000)

Willow Springs village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $369,222 (it was $211,500 in 2000)
Willow Springs:

$369,222
IL:

$195,300

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $318,646; detached houses: $328,836; townhouses or other attached units: $310,531; in 2-unit structures: $309,931; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $313,452; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $309,380; mobile homes: $43,489; occupied boats, rvs, vans, etc.: $660,183

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,118.

March 2019 cost of living index in Willow Springs: 103.3 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 4.7%
(4.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 9.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 38.1% for other race residents, 18.4% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Willow Springs, IL (2010)
    • 4,79486.8%White alone
    • 4718.5%Hispanic
    • 1452.6%Asian alone
    • 561.0%Black alone
    • 561.0%Two or more races
    • 20.04%Other race alone

Races in Willow 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 Willow Springs, Illinois as of January 26, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Willow Springs is 5,650 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is much lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Willow Springs by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

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)
1
(17.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(16.6)
2
(33.5)
2
(33.7)
2
(33.9)
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
(16.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(17.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(18.0)
2
(36.0)
1
(17.5)
2
(35.0)
1
(17.5)
3
(52.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
10
(165.9)
6
(99.8)
2
(33.5)
3
(50.5)
0
(0.0)
1
(17.0)
1
(18.0)
2
(36.0)
3
(52.5)
3
(52.4)
1
(17.5)
0
(0.0)
1
(17.7)
4
(70.9)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
5
(82.9)
10
(166.4)
13
(218.0)
6
(101.1)
11
(186.5)
7
(119.2)
7
(126.3)
10
(180.1)
1
(17.5)
5
(87.4)
3
(52.4)
5
(87.7)
3
(53.1)
5
(88.7)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
85
(1,410)
88
(1,464)
43
(721.1)
50
(842.3)
51
(864.7)
39
(664.2)
35
(631.7)
25
(450.4)
27
(472.8)
22
(384.5)
18
(314.7)
20
(350.8)
15
(265.7)
26
(461.1)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
8
(132.7)
6
(99.8)
10
(167.7)
10
(168.5)
1
(17.0)
1
(17.0)
2
(36.1)
2
(36.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(17.5)
1
(17.5)
3
(52.6)
1
(17.7)
0
(0.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
1
(16.6)
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)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)106.0116.591.191.381.239.746.051.535.978.826.440.219.338.8

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

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 10 (8 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.42
Illinois average:

2.09
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Ancestries: Polish (27.0%), Irish (16.0%), American (6.5%), German (5.5%), Italian (5.4%), European (3.6%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 08/23/1892

Elevation: 620 feet

Land area: 3.87 square miles.

Population density: 1,459 people per square mile   (low).

Willow Springs, Illinois map

748 residents are foreign born (6.2% Europe, 3.3% Latin America).

This village:

13.2%
Illinois:

14.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $7,089 (1.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $6,527 (1.9%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Oak Lawn, IL (6.6 miles , pop. 55,245).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Chicago, IL (12.5 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Hodgkins, IL (1.4 miles ),
Justice, IL (1.5 miles ),
Indian Head Park, IL (1.5 miles ),
Burr Ridge, IL (1.6 miles ),
Hickory Hills, IL (1.7 miles ),
Countryside, IL (1.7 miles ),
Bridgeview, IL (1.9 miles ),
Palos Hills, IL (1.9 miles )

Latitude: 41.74 N, Longitude: 87.88 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -1,638 (-29.0%)
Workers who live and work in this village: 290 (9.4%)

Area code: 708

Distribution of median household income in Willow Springs, IL in 2017
Distribution of house value in Willow Springs, IL in 2017
Willow Springs satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 22 buildings, average cost: $128,900
  • 1998: 14 buildings, average cost: $127,700
  • 1999: 16 buildings, average cost: $204,400
  • 2000: 143 buildings, average cost: $195,400
  • 2001: 124 buildings, average cost: $188,700
  • 2002: 55 buildings, average cost: $185,600
  • 2003: 16 buildings, average cost: $259,000
  • 2004: 23 buildings, average cost: $270,400
  • 2005: 7 buildings, average cost: $298,600
  • 2006: 4 buildings, average cost: $187,500
  • 2007: 2 buildings, average cost: $270,000
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $544,100
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $500,000
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $650,000
  • 2013: 2 buildings, average cost: $259,000
  • 2014: 4 buildings, average cost: $463,300
  • 2015: 2 buildings, average cost: $374,200
  • 2016: 6 buildings, average cost: $457,000
  • 2017: 2 buildings, average cost: $450,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Willow Springs, IL residents
Average permit cost in Willow Springs, IL
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.7%
Illinois:

4.5%
Historical population in Willow Springs, IL
Historical housing units in Willow Springs, IL

Population change in the 1990s: +527 (+11.7%).
Most common industries in Willow Springs, IL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (9.6%)
  • Educational services (7.0%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.7%)
  • Health care (6.5%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (5.2%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.3%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (15.5%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (6.3%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.3%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.7%)
  • Metal & metal products (4.7%)
  • Truck transportation (4.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (3.9%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (14.3%)
  • Health care (11.3%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (7.4%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (6.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.9%)
  • Public administration (3.8%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.6%)
Most common occupations in Willow Springs, IL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.0%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.1%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.1%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.0%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.6%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (9.2%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.9%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.8%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.1%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (3.8%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (3.8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.4%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (9.0%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (8.0%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (8.0%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (6.6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.4%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.0%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.3%)

Average climate in Willow Springs, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Willow 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 95.7. This is worse than average.

City:

95.7
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.275. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.275
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 15.5. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 4.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

15.5
U.S.:

5.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 1.25. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 3.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.25
U.S.:

1.79
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 25.6. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 6.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.6
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 23.8. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 4.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

23.8
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 4.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.64
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2009 was 0.0182. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 4.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0182
U.S.:

0.0098

Tornado activity:

Willow Springs-area historical tornado activity is near Illinois state average. It is 53% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/28/1990, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 18.9 miles away from the Willow 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 2.2 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:

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

On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 227.3 miles away from Willow 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 201.7 miles away from the city center
On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 MB, 4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 56.3 miles away from Willow Springs center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 259.5 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 225.6 miles away from the city center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 217.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Cook County (19) is greater than the US average (13).
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 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Willow Springs topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Willow Springs:

  • FOREST MED-SURG CENTER (Hospital, about 2 miles away; JUSTICE, IL)
  • UNITED CAREGIVERS, INC (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; BURR RIDGE, IL)
  • BRIAR PLACE (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; INDIAN HEAD PARK, IL)
  • BRIAR PLACE NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; INDIAN HEAD PARK, IL)
  • MEDSHARES HOSPICE OF WESTERN CHICAGO (Hospital, about 3 miles away; LA GRANGE, IL)
  • CARE ONE HOME HEALTH SERVICES, INC (Home Health Center, about 3 miles away; BURR RIDGE, IL)
  • ADVENTIST ST THOMAS HOSPICE (Hospital, about 3 miles away; BURR RIDGE, IL)

Amtrak stations near Willow Springs:

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

  • Moraine Valley Community College (about 4 miles; Palos Hills, IL; Full-time enrollment: 12,008)
  • City Colleges of Chicago-Richard J Daley College (about 9 miles; Chicago, IL; FT enrollment: 7,497)
  • Morton College (about 9 miles; Cicero, IL; FT enrollment: 3,236)
  • Saint Xavier University (about 9 miles; Chicago, IL; FT enrollment: 3,576)
  • Benedictine University (about 12 miles; Lisle, IL; FT enrollment: 5,694)
  • Concordia University-Chicago (about 12 miles; River Forest, IL; FT enrollment: 3,944)
  • Elmhurst College (about 12 miles; Elmhurst, IL; FT enrollment: 3,364)

Public elementary/middle school in Willow Springs:

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Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Willow Springs: Pleasantview Fire Protection District Station 2 (A), Willow Springs Fire and Rescue (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Willow Springs include: First Baptist Church of Willow Springs (A), Grace Lutheran Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Willow Springs: Lions Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

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:

2.5 people
Illinois:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:

69.3%
Whole state:

65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:

4.0%
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: 0.2% of all households

Banks with branches in Willow Springs (2011 data):

  • Firstmerit Bank, National Association: Willow Springs Branch at 8480 South Archer Avenue, branch established on 1996/07/12. 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

For population 15 years and over in Willow Springs:

Marital status in Willow Springs, IL
  • Never married: 27.4%
  • Now married: 55.3%
  • Separated: 0.6%
  • Widowed: 5.2%
  • Divorced: 11.5%

For population 25 years and over in Willow Springs:

  • High school or higher: 95.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 44.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 18.2%
  • Unemployed: 5.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 36.9 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.8
Illinois average:

12.2

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

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Willow 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
Cook 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
Here:

0.93 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

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

1.53 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

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

6.67 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.4%
State:

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:
Here:

53.2%
State:

48.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

51.9%
State:

45.7%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.3
State:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Willow Springs:

20.4%
Illinois:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Willow Springs:

8.8%
State:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.9
Illinois:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

34.2%
State:

33.2%

General health condition:
Here:

59.7%
State:

55.4%

Average condition of hearing:
Willow Springs:

79.5%
State:

79.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Willow Springs, IL Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 14$89,399$76,62811$10,232
Police - Other 7$16,098$27,5975$1,871
Other Government Administration 3$13,131$52,5249$2,090
Firefighters 1$6,053$72,63626$30,548
Streets and Highways 1$5,471$65,6521$1,787
Financial Administration 0$0 1$1,676
Totals for Government 26$130,152$60,07053$48,204

Willow Springs government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - General - Other: $317,000 ($56.18)
    Central Staff Services: $93,000 ($16.48)
    Police Protection: $1,000 ($0.18)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $2,042,000 ($361.86)
    Central Staff Services: $1,250,000 ($221.51)
    Solid Waste Management: $615,000 ($108.98)
    Local Fire Protection: $594,000 ($105.26)
    Regular Highways: $210,000 ($37.21)
    Sewerage: $206,000 ($36.51)
    General Public Buildings: $78,000 ($13.82)
    Parking Facilities: $38,000 ($6.73)
    General - Other: $30,000 ($5.32)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Cash and Deposits: $464,000 ($82.23)
    Corporate Bonds: $340,000 ($60.25)
    Benefit Payments: $310,000 ($54.94)
    Withdrawals: $34,000 ($6.03)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $832,000 ($147.44)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Central Staff Services: $204,000 ($36.15)
    General - Other: $149,000 ($26.40)
    Police Protection: $121,000 ($21.44)
    Sewerage: $22,000 ($3.90)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,330,000 ($412.90)

Willow Springs government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $721,000 ($127.77)
    Sewerage: $506,000 ($89.67)
    Other: $167,000 ($29.59)
    Parking Facilities: $26,000 ($4.61)
  • Employee Retirement - From Other Governments: $234,000 ($41.47)
    Earnings on Investments (calculated): $50,000 ($8.86)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Highways: $12,000 ($2.13)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $1,585,000 ($280.88)
    General Revenue - Other: $126,000 ($22.33)
    Interest Earnings: $2,000 ($0.35)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $872,000 ($154.53)
    Other: $306,000 ($54.23)
    Highways: $197,000 ($34.91)
  • Tax - Property: $3,234,000 ($573.10)
    Other License: $633,000 ($112.17)
    Public Utilities Sales: $534,000 ($94.63)
    Other Selective Sales: $87,000 ($15.42)

Willow Springs government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $21,263,000 ($3768.03)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $20,714,000 ($3670.74)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,026,000 ($536.24)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,477,000 ($438.95)

Willow Springs government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Employee Retirement - Total Other Securities: $320,000 ($56.71)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $8,040,000 ($1424.77)

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 Willow Springs, IL
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven1Subway1
Dunkin Donuts1UPS1

Strongest AM radio stations in Willow Springs:

  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WYLL (1160 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • 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.)
  • WVIV (1200 AM; 20 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLXX-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • WRDZ (1300 AM; 5 kW; LA GRANGE, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WGCI (1390 AM; 5 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • 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)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WNTD (950 AM; 5 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: RADIO UNICA OF CHICAGO LICENSE CORP.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Willow Springs:

  • 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.)
  • 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)
  • WGCI-FM (107.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • 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 Willow 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.)
  • W54AP (Channel 54; BLUE ISLAND, IL; Owner: CATHOLIC VIEWS BROADCASTS, INC.)
  • W64CQ (Channel 64; ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W24AJ (Channel 24; AURORA, IL; Owner: NELSON TV, INC.)
  • W57DN (Channel 57; ELGIN, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
Willow Springs fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Willow Springs fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 18Number of bridges
  • 430ft / 131mTotal length
  • $6,837,000Total costs
  • 588,900Total average daily traffic
  • 70,895Total average daily truck traffic
New bridges in Willow Springs, IL - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11930-1939
  • 11940-1949
  • 71950-1959
  • 21960-1969
  • 21970-1979
  • 11980-1989
  • 11990-1999
  • 32000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Willow Springs, IL

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

27 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Willow Springs)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • MOB, Lat: 41.694583 Lon: -87.875111, Call Sign: WQTN469,
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.187 MHz, 451.437 MHz, 451.362 MHz, 452.087 MHz, 452.662 MHz, Grant Date: 03/11/2014, Expiration Date: 03/11/2024, Certifier: Daniel Heintz, Registrant: Bearcom Operating LLC, 3 Waterway Square Place, Suite 1000, Dallas, TX 75355-9001, Phone: (800) 458-9887, Fax: (949) 348-8514, Email:
  • Willow Springs DED, Lat: 41.732583 Lon: -87.879417, Call Sign: WQVF984,
    Assigned Frequencies: 160.920 MHz, 161.190 MHz, Grant Date: 01/30/2015, Expiration Date: 01/30/2025, Certifier: Theodore K Kalick, Registrant: Cn, 17641 South Ashland Avenue, Homewood, IL 60430, Phone: (708) 332-3543, Fax: (708) 332-6669, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • STATION, 10157 W 5th Ave Cutoff (Lat: 41.752806 Lon: -87.872278), Overall height: 16.5 m, Call Sign: WNEK567,
    Assigned Frequencies: 953.550 MHz, Grant Date: 04/09/1997, Expiration Date: 01/13/1999, Cancellation Date: 11/12/1998, Phone: (202) 955-0828
  • STATION, Pl34 2200' S Of I55 & 2400' E Of Willow Springs Rd On I294 (Lat: 41.754750 Lon: -87.877833), Overall height: 44.2 m, Call Sign: WNTR280,
    Assigned Frequencies: 19015.0 MHz, 10533.7 MHz, Grant Date: 12/11/2001, Expiration Date: 02/25/2012, Cancellation Date: 05/29/2002, Phone: (630) 241-6800

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Willow Springs)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 182G (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 119 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR O-470 SERIES (230 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 5035T , Serial Number: 18255231, Year manufactured: 1964, Airworthiness Date: 01/15/1964, Certificate Issue Date: 06/22/2012
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Enterprise Group Ltd Tjm, 9040 Ridge Ct, Willow Springs, IL 60480, Other Owners: Tim Mahler
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 140 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR C85 SERIES (85 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 89264 , Serial Number: 8288, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 11/05/1955, Certificate Issue Date: 07/15/2002
    Registrant (LLC): Clydes Best LLC, Po Box 74, Willow Springs, IL 60480

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 4 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 ORIGINATED6$188,76023$230,701116$253,0132$166,8654$232,613
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$06$230,78511$241,3481$66,5401$162,760
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$238,4856$203,37737$307,5111$85,3901$321,830
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$172,0102$207,44522$255,0151$163,3601$265,670
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$01$250,8907$337,6711$96,4800$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 8202.01 , 8202.02, 8206.02

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 4 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED3$191,8571$252,340
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED3$244,6531$180,310
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 8202.01 , 8202.02, 8206.02

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Willow Springs, IL
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Willow 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 fire incidents per year is 28. The highest number of reported fires - 44 took place in 2012, and the least - 12 in 2015. The data has a decreasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Willow Springs, IL When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (47.7%), and Outside Fires (33.5%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Willow Springs, IL
    • 22547.7%Structure Fires
    • 15833.5%Outside Fires
    • 6313.3%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 265.5%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Willow Springs, IL
Most common first names in Willow Springs, IL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John4374.0 years
Joseph2577.3 years
Mary2282.0 years
Edward1975.5 years
Frank1775.4 years
James1571.7 years
Anna1580.5 years
William1580.8 years
George1470.9 years
Robert1472.3 years
Most common last names in Willow Springs, IL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Pankow1266.1 years
Johnson971.6 years
Doogan668.5 years
Laatz678.2 years
Jones574.0 years
Williams577.8 years
Banks477.0 years
Smith480.3 years
Riha480.3 years
Spadoni483.2 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Willow Springs, IL
  • 92.9%Utility gas
  • 6.4%Electricity
  • 0.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Willow Springs, IL
  • 65.5%Utility gas
  • 33.3%Electricity
  • 1.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Willow Springs compared to Illinois state average:

  • Median household income above state average.
  • Median house value above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Willow Springs on our top lists:

  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: wholesale trade (population 5,000+)"
  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: wholesale trade (population 5,000+)"
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  • #23 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Lebanon (population 500+)"
  • #46 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Poland (population 500+)"
  • #58 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Eastern Europe (population 500+)"
  • #80 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: architecture and engineering occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #87 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the smallest city-data.com crime index per police officer (population 5,000+)"
  • #92 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest city-data.com crime index decrease from 2002 to 2012 (population 5,000+)"
  • #100 on the list of "Top 100 safest cities (lowest city-data.com crime index) (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+)"
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