Wilmington, Illinois

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Population in 2013: 5,717 (93% urban, 7% rural). Population change since 2000: +11.4%
 
Males: 2,990  (52.3%)
Females: 2,727  (47.7%)
Median resident age:  39.6 years
Illinois median age:  39.6 years

Zip codes: 62078.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $55,292 (it was $45,659 in 2000)
Wilmington:

$55,292
IL:

$55,137
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $26,087 (it was $24,357 in 2000)

Wilmington city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $154,109 (it was $107,600 in 2000)
Wilmington:

$154,109
IL:

$170,600
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $191,908; Detached houses: $193,970; Townhouses or other attached units: $154,178; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $304,299; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $223,153; Mobile homes: $48,838

Median gross rent in 2012: $644.

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Wilmington races chart
  • White alone - 5,343 (93.3%)
  • Hispanic - 242 (4.2%)
  • Two or more races - 61 (1.1%)
  • Black alone - 46 (0.8%)
  • Asian alone - 17 (0.3%)
  • American Indian alone - 12 (0.2%)
  • Other race alone - 2 (0.03%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 1 (0.02%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Wilmington: 101.7 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (20.1%), Irish (19.7%), English (9.9%), Polish (7.4%), Italian (5.4%), United States (4.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 01/07/1876

Elevation: 565 feet

Land area: 4.21 square miles.

Population density: 1,357 people per square mile   (low).

Wilmington, Illinois map

For population 25 years and over in Wilmington:

  • High school or higher: 89.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.9%
  • Unemployed: 6.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 30.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Wilmington city:

  • Never married: 32.2%
  • Now married: 42.7%
  • Separated: 2.8%
  • Widowed: 8.0%
  • Divorced: 14.4%

149 residents are foreign born (0.4% Europe).

This city:  2.5%
Illinois:  13.9%



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists there were 20 registered sex offenders living in Wilmington, Illinois as of June 03, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Wilmington to the number of sex offenders is 7 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $3,400 (1.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $2,288 (1.6%)

Wilmington satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Joliet, IL (15.7 miles , pop. 106,221).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Chicago, IL (44.1 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Lakewood Shores, IL (1.7 miles ), Braidwood, IL (2.1 miles ), Symerton, IL (2.2 miles) , Diamond, IL (2.4 miles ), Godley, IL (2.7 miles ), Coal City, IL (2.7 miles ), Elwood, IL (2.8 miles ), Carbon Hill, IL (2.8 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 23 buildings, average cost: $114,400
  • 1998: 24 buildings, average cost: $133,000
  • 1999: 14 buildings, average cost: $120,900
  • 2000: 14 buildings, average cost: $125,100
  • 2001: 19 buildings, average cost: $145,000
  • 2002: 92 buildings, average cost: $89,200
  • 2003: 45 buildings, average cost: $138,000
  • 2004: 31 buildings, average cost: $151,000
  • 2005: 53 buildings, average cost: $219,700
  • 2006: 31 buildings, average cost: $189,400
  • 2007: 16 buildings, average cost: $182,500
  • 2008: 16 buildings, average cost: $137,300
  • 2009: 43 buildings, average cost: $78,600
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $180,000
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $170,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 41.31 N, Longitude: 88.15 W

Area code: 815

Wilmington household income distribution Wilmington home values distribution

Crime rates in Wilmington by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 000000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 533322120008
per 100,000 97.458.458.456.335.734.516.332.80.00.00.0138.9
Robberies 120000000351
per 100,000 19.539.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.049.087.417.4
Assaults 14688311340011
per 100,000 272.7116.9155.8150.253.517.316.349.265.30.00.0191.0
Burglaries 1410662115399815
per 100,000 272.7194.8116.9112.735.7189.981.649.2147.0147.0139.8260.4
Thefts 71645959162029316895117105
per 100,000 1382.91246.61149.21107.8285.5345.4473.3508.41110.71551.82044.01822.9
Auto thefts 51044100420132
per 100,000 97.4194.877.975.117.80.00.065.632.70.0227.134.7
Arson 000000000100
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.016.30.00.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 300.2) 229.5167.5143.9138.856.860.642.667.873.390.6141.5258.6

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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 Wilmington detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 13 (12 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.08
Illinois average:

2.76
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

7.3%
Illinois:

7.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +369 (+7.7%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (26%)
  • Construction (15%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (12%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Retail trade (18%)
  • Health care and social assistance (18%)
  • Educational services (17%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Finance and insurance (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (13%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6%)
  • Electricians (5%)
  • Carpenters (4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (14%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Financial clerks except bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5%)
  • Child care workers (4%)

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

Average climate in Wilmington, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Wilmington-area historical tornado activity is near Illinois state average. It is 70% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/28/1990, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 14.9 miles away from the Wilmington city center killed 29 people and injured 350 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 4/17/1963, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 9.1 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured 70 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Wilmington-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Illinois state average. It is 84% 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 198.0 miles away from the city 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 172.5 miles away from Wilmington 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 40.5 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, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 230.5 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 196.5 miles away from Wilmington center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 187.8 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 Will County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 5, Tornadoes: 3, Snowstorms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Wilmington topographic map

Birthplace of: Damien Anderson - 2005 NFL player (Arizona Cardinals, born: Jul 17, 1979), Burt Keeley - Baseball player.

Hospitals and medical centers in Wilmington:

  • EMBASSY HEALTH CARE CENTER (555 WEST KAHLER)
  • ROYAL WILLOW NURSING CARE CENTER (555 KAHLER RD)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Wilmington:

  • CHEROKEE RIDGE (Hospital, about 10 miles away; CHANNAHON, IL)
  • ADVANTAGE HOME HEALTH CARE IN (Home Health Center, about 11 miles away; CHANNAHON, IL)
  • CHANNAHON (Hospital, about 12 miles away; CHANNAHON, IL)
  • SALEM VILLAGE NURSING AND REHAB (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; JOLIET, IL)
  • SUNNY HILL NURSING HOME OF WILL COUNTY (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; JOLIET, IL)
  • JOLIET TERRACE NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; JOLIET, IL)
  • VINTAGE (Hospital, about 15 miles away; SHOREWOOD, IL)

Amtrak stations near Wilmington:

  • 16 miles: JOLIET (50 E. JEFFERSON ST.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, public transit connection.
  • 20 miles: KANKAKEE (199 S. EAST AVE.) . Services: partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public payphones, full-service food facilities, public transit connection.

Operable nuclear power plants near Wilmington:

  • 5 miles: Braidwood 2 in Braidwood, IL.
  • 5 miles: Braidwood 1 in Braidwood, IL.
  • 16 miles: Dresden 2 in Morris, IL.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Wilmington:

  • Joliet Junior College (about 14 miles; Joliet, IL; Full-time enrollment: 11,401)
  • University of St Francis (about 16 miles; Joliet, IL; FT enrollment: 2,454)
  • Olivet Nazarene University (about 18 miles; Bourbonnais, IL; FT enrollment: 4,731)
  • Lewis University (about 21 miles; Romeoville, IL; FT enrollment: 5,739)
  • Kankakee Community College (about 22 miles; Kankakee, IL; FT enrollment: 2,969)
  • Governors State University (about 25 miles; University Park, IL; FT enrollment: 4,043)
  • Prairie State College (about 31 miles; Chicago Heights, IL; FT enrollment: 4,050)

Public high school in Wilmington:

Public elementary/middle schools in Wilmington:

Private elementary/middle school in Wilmington:

  • ST ROSE SCHOOL (Students: 150; Location: 626 S KANKAKEE ST; Grades: PK - 8)
See full list of schools located in Wilmington

Library in Wilmington:

  • WILMINGTON PUBLIC LIBRARY DISTRICT (Operating income: $575,442; Location: 201 SOUTH KANKAKEE STREET; 40,078 books; 4,512 e-books; 4,205 audio materials; 3,788 video materials; 6 local licensed databases; 2 state licensed databases; 2 other licensed databases; 74 print serial subscriptions; 6 electronic serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Wilmington: Wilmington City Hall (A), Wilmington Fire Protection District (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Wilmington include: Church of Christ (A), Church of God (B), First Apostolic Church (C), First Baptist Church (D), First Presbyterian Church (E), First United Methodist Church (F), Grace Lutheran Church (G), Saint Rose Church (H), Wilmington Church of the Nazarene (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Wilmington Cemetery (1), Mount Olive Cemetery (2), Oakwood Protestant Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creek: Forked Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Wilmington include: Hitts Siding Prairie Nature Preserve (1), Island Park (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Fossil Rock Recreation Area (Recreation Areas; 24615 Stripmine Rd) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

Hotel: Andrews Manor Bed & Breakfast (116 South Kankakee Street) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 70.5. This is about average.

City:

70.5
U.S.:

74.2

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2000 was 0.201. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 6.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.201
U.S.:

0.303

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2000 was 9.21. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 6.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.21
U.S.:

6.58

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 28.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.0
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2010 was 20.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 15.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

20.6
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 9.41. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.41
U.S.:

9.14

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

LAKEPOINT CLUB % GEORGE KAPPOS (Address: 24801 LAKEPOINT DRIVE , Population served: 650, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUN-21-2011)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JAN-2007 and DEC-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-30-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-30-2007), St Public Notif received (MAY-01-2007), St Compliance achieved (DEC-17-2007)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - Between JAN-2010 and DEC-2010, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUN-21-2011)
MOBIL TRUCK STOP (Population served: 75, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JUL-01-2009, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-12-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-12-2009), St Compliance achieved (SEP-29-2009)
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - In JUL-01-2007, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-02-2007)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JAN-01-2007, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-02-2007)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JUL-01-2006, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-15-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-15-2006), St Compliance achieved (JUL-02-2007)
  • 425 regular monitoring violations
RIVER RESTAURANT (Population served: 70, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - Between JAN-2007 and DEC-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (AUG-03-2007), St Public Notif received (AUG-04-2007), St Public Notif requested (AUG-04-2007), St Compliance achieved (NOV-14-2007)
SNOOKERS PUB (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JAN-2006 and MAR-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (MAR-31-2006), St Compliance achieved (JUN-08-2006)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
RECOS TAP AND GRILL (Population served: 30, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation

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

  • LORENZO ROAD FUEL STOP (Population served: 250, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • HARBORSIDE MARINA BOAT SLIPS (Population served: 206, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • PHELAN ACRES BIBLE CHURCH (Population served: 80, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • QUIGLEYS PUB (Population served: 30, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • WILMINGTON REC CLUB BATHHOUSE 2 (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • WILMINGTON REC CLUB BATHHOUSE 3 (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 8.5%
(6.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 25.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 42.5% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.5 people
Illinois:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  65.5%
Whole state:  65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  7.9%
Whole state:  6.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households
169 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010

People in group quarters in Wilmington in 2000:

  • 119 people in nursing homes
  • 14 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 2 people in religious group quarters

Wilmington compared to Illinois 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.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.

Banks with branches in Wilmington (2011 data):

  • RBS Citizens, National Association: Wilmington at 417 South Water Street, branch established on 1863/01/01. 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
  • Grundy Bank: 120 Main St Branch at 120 South Main Street, branch established on 1987/06/30. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $253.1 mil, Deposits: $223.9 mil, headquarters in Morris, IL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 5 total offices, Holding Company: Illinois Valley Bancorp, Inc.
  • Standard Bank and Trust Company: Wilmington Branch at 1095 South Water, branch established on 1999/03/24. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $2,140.2 mil, Deposits: $1,872.8 mil, headquarters in Hickory Hills, IL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 43 total offices, Holding Company: Standard Bancshares, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

Wilmington travel time to work - commute Wilmington mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (81%)
  • Electricity (13%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (4%)
  • Other fuel (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Wilmington city (based on Will County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 53.87%
Here: 53.9%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaUnited Methodist ChurchLutheran ChurchUnited Church of Christ
Adherents72.2%4.3%3.8%3.6%2.3%
Congregations16.4%7.2%8.8%6.8%5.2%
NameSouthern Baptist ConventionAssemblies of GodPresbyterian Church (USA)Christian Churches and Churches of ChristOther
Adherents2.1%1.8%1.1%0.9%8.1%
Congregations7.6%3.2%4.4%3.6%36.8%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 85
Will County:

1.27 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 5
This county:

0.07 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.48 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

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

1.82 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

4.26 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.86 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

7.7%
Illinois:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Will County:

26.3%
Illinois:

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

13.4%
State:

14.5%
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
Financial Administration 0$0 1$200
Other Government Administration 0$0 2$61
Totals for Government 0$0 3$261

Wilmington government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $1,197,000 ($209.38)
    Financial Administration: $660,000 ($115.45)
    Regular Highways: $600,000 ($104.95)
    Water Utilities: $486,000 ($85.01)
    Sewerage: $299,000 ($52.30)
    General - Other: $245,000 ($42.85)
    Health Services - Other: $145,000 ($25.36)
    General Public Buildings: $109,000 ($19.07)
    Solid Waste Management: $100,000 ($17.49)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $0 ($0.00)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Sewerage: $523,000 ($91.48)
    Police Protection: $160,000 ($27.99)
    Water Utilities: $158,000 ($27.64)
    Regular Highways: $120,000 ($20.99)
    Central Staff: $8,000 ($1.40)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $1,591,000 ($278.29)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $117,000 ($20.47)

Wilmington government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $551,000 ($96.38)
    Solid Waste Management: $113,000 ($19.77)
    All Other: $51,000 ($8.92)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $89,000 ($15.57)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $332,000 ($58.07)
    Interest Earnings: $196,000 ($34.28)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $461,000 ($80.64)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $1,205,000 ($210.77)
    Highways: $220,000 ($38.48)
    All Other: $117,000 ($20.47)
  • Tax - Property: $854,000 ($149.38)
    Public Utilities: $430,000 ($75.21)
    NEC: $119,000 ($20.82)

Wilmington government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $1,950,000 ($341.09)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Water Utilities: $1,750,000 ($306.10)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $200,000 ($34.98)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $4,656,000 ($814.41)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $290,000 ($50.73)

4.95% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($49,546 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.95%
Illinois average:

4.45%

0.02% of residents moved from foreign countries ($202 average AGI)
Will County:

0.02%
Illinois average:

0.03%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Cook County, IL  2.09% ($47,918 average AGI)
from DuPage County, IL  0.84% ($51,756)
from Grundy County, IL  0.18% ($39,127)


5.51% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($48,984 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.51%
Illinois average:

4.96%

0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($498 average AGI)
Will County:

0.03%
Illinois average:

0.07%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Cook County, IL  1.80% ($40,173 average AGI)
to DuPage County, IL  0.87% ($47,958)
to Grundy County, IL  0.20% ($42,112)

Strongest AM radio stations in Wilmington:

  • WYLL (1160 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WVIV (1200 AM; 20 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLXX-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WAUR (930 AM; 4 kW; SANDWICH, IL; Owner: CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING SYSTEM, LTD.)
  • WAGG (610 AM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WIND (560 AM; 5 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • WISN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WNTD (950 AM; 5 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: RADIO UNICA OF CHICAGO LICENSE CORP.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Wilmington:

  • WYKT (105.5 FM; WILMINGTON, IL; Owner: STARADIO CORPORATION)
  • WRXQ (100.7 FM; COAL CITY, IL; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WCCQ (98.3 FM; CREST HILL, IL; Owner: THREE EAGLES OF JOLIET, INC.)
  • WJCH (91.9 FM; JOLIET, IL; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WYXX (103.1 FM; MORRIS, IL; Owner: BIG CITY RADIO-CHI, L.L.C.)
  • WRZA (99.9 FM; PARK FOREST, IL; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WCKG (105.9 FM; ELMWOOD PARK, IL; Owner: INFINITY HOLDINGS CORPORATION OF ORLANDO)
  • WLIT-FM (93.9 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WJMK (104.3 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORP. OF ILLINOIS)
  • WCFL (104.7 FM; MORRIS, IL; Owner: ILLINOIS DISTRICT COUNCIL OF ASSEMBL)
  • 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)
  • WONU (89.7 FM; KANKAKEE, IL; Owner: OLIVET NAZARENE UNIVERSITY)
  • 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.)
  • WJTW (93.5 FM; JOLIET, IL; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WBEZ (91.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: THE WBEZ ALLIANCE, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Wilmington:

  • 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.)
  • WYIN (Channel 56; GARY, IN; Owner: NORTHWEST INDIANA PUBLIC BROADCASTING, 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.)
  • WWTO-TV (Channel 35; LASALLE, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • 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.)
  • W34CD (Channel 34; QUINCY, IL; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • 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)
  • W54AP (Channel 54; BLUE ISLAND, IL; Owner: CATHOLIC VIEWS BROADCASTS, INC.)

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

Wilmington, Illinois:
  • Fatal accident count: 12
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 16
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 7
  • Fatalities: 14
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 27
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
Illinois average:
  • Fatal accident count: 118
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 179
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 40
  • Fatalities: 127
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 313
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 20
See more detailed statistics of Wilmington fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 7
Total length: 35 meters (115ft)
Total costs: $1,255,000
Total average daily traffic: 31,525
Total average daily truck traffic: 3,537
Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic: 42,276
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
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 ORIGINATED2$167,1552$149,99518$146,7671$116,1002$83,820
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$02$189,5350$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$04$184,6150$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$02$190,5600$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$01$154,4100$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 8834.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2008
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$218,0001$226,280
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$129,1200$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 8834.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 114
  • Hazardous Condition: 26

Incident types - Wilmington

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Wilmington, IL
Businesses in Wilmington, IL
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1La-Z-Boy1
Burger King1Lane Furniture1
Chevrolet1McDonald's1
Circle K1RadioShack1
Curves1Sprint Nextel1
FedEx2True Value1
Ford1U-Haul2
H&R Block1UPS1
Knights Inn1

Wilmington on our top lists:

  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Food preparation and serving related occupations: (population 5,000+)"
  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: U. S. Postal service (population 5,000+)"
  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Personal appearance workers (population 5,000+)"
  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Computer specialists (population 5,000+)"
  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Music stores (population 5,000+)"
  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Hardware, plumbing and heating equipment and supplies merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #90 on the list of "Top 100 safest cities (lowest city-data.com crime index) (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #95 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in homes for the mentally retarded (population 5,000+)"
  • #40 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM2.5) 24-hour air pollution readings in 2005 (µg/m3)"
  • #63 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people moving in compared to moving out (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #76 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest increase in the number of births per 1000 residents 1990-1999 to 2000-2003 (pop 50,000+)"
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  • Jack D. Tison (3)
  • Joseph L. Rodawold, Jr. (2)
  • Heymo Hormann (2)
  • Wayne Webster (2)
  • David Paul Smith (2)
  • Wayne H. Webster (2)
  • Sam Van Duyne (1)
  • Joseph L. Rodawold (1)
  • Heymo Hormannn (1)
  • Matthew Mowers (1)

Total of 23 patent applications in 2008-2015.



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