Winnetka, Illinois

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Population in 2017: 12,480 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +0.5%
 
Males: 6,211  (49.8%)
Females: 6,269  (50.2%)
Median resident age:

41.8 years
Illinois median age:

38.0 years

Zip codes: 60093.

Estimated median household income in 2017: over $200,000 (it was $167,458 in 2000)
Winnetka:

over $200,000
IL:

$62,992

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $115,314 (it was $84,134 in 2000)

Winnetka village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: over $1,000,000 (it was $736,800 in 2000)
Winnetka:

over $1,000,000
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: $2,001.

March 2019 cost of living index in Winnetka: 109.1 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 3.2%
(2.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 85.0% for Black residents, 10.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 16.2% for other race residents, 6.0% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Winnetka, IL (2017)
    • 11,08489.1%White alone
    • 5534.4%Asian alone
    • 3683.0%Hispanic
    • 2582.1%Two or more races
    • 340.3%American Indian alone
    • 190.2%Black alone
    • 230.2%Other race alone

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

Crime rates in Winnetka 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)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
2
(16.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(16.1)
0
(0.0)
1
(8.1)
0
(0.0)
1
(8.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(8.0)
1
(8.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(16.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(8.1)
1
(8.1)
6
(49.0)
4
(32.7)
1
(8.2)
1
(8.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(8.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
6
(48.1)
6
(48.2)
19
(152.8)
0
(0.0)
5
(40.4)
1
(8.2)
0
(0.0)
3
(24.5)
6
(48.3)
1
(8.0)
1
(8.0)
5
(39.9)
6
(48.2)
1
(8.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
10
(80.2)
14
(112.4)
19
(152.8)
18
(145.0)
18
(145.5)
19
(155.2)
30
(245.4)
34
(277.6)
15
(120.7)
16
(128.2)
12
(95.5)
10
(79.8)
17
(136.5)
15
(119.8)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
126
(1,010)
90
(722.8)
84
(675.6)
107
(861.8)
129
(1,043)
127
(1,037)
125
(1,023)
132
(1,078)
113
(909.5)
81
(649.2)
75
(597.0)
69
(550.9)
112
(899.5)
85
(679.0)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
2
(16.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(8.1)
1
(8.2)
2
(16.4)
3
(24.5)
2
(16.1)
4
(32.1)
2
(15.9)
8
(63.9)
15
(120.5)
8
(63.9)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(8.1)
2
(16.3)
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)69.846.481.247.069.569.475.871.958.245.539.840.767.255.0

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City-data.com crime index in Winnetka, IL

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 31 (26 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.08
Illinois average:

2.09
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Ancestries: Irish (15.1%), German (11.9%), American (8.2%), European (7.0%), English (6.3%), Italian (5.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 03/10/1869

Elevation: 650 feet

Land area: 3.83 square miles.

Population density: 3,259 people per square mile   (average).

Winnetka, Illinois map

972 residents are foreign born (2.6% Europe, 1.5% Asia, 1.1% Latin America, 1.0% North America).

This village:

7.8%
Illinois:

14.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $10,553 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $10,625 (1.0%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Evanston, IL (4.7 miles , pop. 74,239).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Chicago, IL (18.6 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Kenilworth, IL (1.3 miles ),
Northfield, IL (1.4 miles ),
Glencoe, IL (1.5 miles ),
Wilmette, IL (1.5 miles ),
Golf, IL (2.1 miles ),
Glenview, IL (2.1 miles ),
Evanston, IL (2.2 miles ),
Skokie, IL (2.2 miles )

Latitude: 42.11 N, Longitude: 87.74 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -759 (-6.1%)
Workers who live and work in this village: 918 (18.5%)

Area code: 847

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

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 26 buildings, average cost: $383,900
  • 1998: 34 buildings, average cost: $446,300
  • 1999: 29 buildings, average cost: $405,200
  • 2000: 41 buildings, average cost: $477,100
  • 2001: 53 buildings, average cost: $522,200
  • 2002: 43 buildings, average cost: $585,200
  • 2003: 57 buildings, average cost: $555,400
  • 2004: 50 buildings, average cost: $677,600
  • 2005: 50 buildings, average cost: $765,300
  • 2006: 43 buildings, average cost: $700,600
  • 2007: 24 buildings, average cost: $1,191,900
  • 2008: 14 buildings, average cost: $1,290,700
  • 2009: 18 buildings, average cost: $1,408,600
  • 2010: 31 buildings, average cost: $906,500
  • 2011: 19 buildings, average cost: $722,900
  • 2012: 25 buildings, average cost: $792,500
  • 2013: 30 buildings, average cost: $932,600
  • 2014: 19 buildings, average cost: $1,105,100
  • 2015: 25 buildings, average cost: $861,900
  • 2016: 31 buildings, average cost: $889,500
  • 2017: 19 buildings, average cost: $1,215,100
Number of permits per 10,000 Winnetka, IL residents
Average permit cost in Winnetka, IL
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.7%
Illinois:

4.5%
Historical population in Winnetka, IL
Historical housing units in Winnetka, IL

Population change in the 1990s: +399 (+3.3%).
Most common industries in Winnetka, IL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (24.6%)
  • Finance & insurance (17.9%)
  • Educational services (8.7%)
  • Health care (6.0%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (5.5%)
  • Construction (3.0%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (2.7%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (30.2%)
  • Finance & insurance (23.0%)
  • Health care (5.3%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (5.0%)
  • Construction (4.5%)
  • Educational services (4.3%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (2.2%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (16.1%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (15.4%)
  • Finance & insurance (9.4%)
  • Health care (7.3%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (6.3%)
  • Social assistance (5.8%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (3.7%)
Most common occupations in Winnetka, IL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Lawyers (9.4%)
  • Top executives (8.6%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (8.1%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (7.4%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.8%)
  • Advertising, marketing, promotions, public relations, and sales managers (4.8%)
  • Other financial specialists (4.3%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Lawyers (13.2%)
  • Top executives (12.1%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (10.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.7%)
  • Other financial specialists (5.2%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.0%)
  • Financial managers (4.9%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (10.1%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (7.0%)
  • Advertising, marketing, promotions, public relations, and sales managers (6.6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.6%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.7%)
  • Media and communications workers (4.4%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4.1%)

Average climate in Winnetka, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Winnetka, 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 96.1. This is worse than average.

City:

96.1
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.246. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.246
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 17.0. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 2.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

17.0
U.S.:

5.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.768. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 2.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.768
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 27.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

27.9
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 3.9 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 9.31. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.31
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2009 was 0.0126. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 0.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0126
U.S.:

0.0098

Tornado activity:

Winnetka-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Illinois state average. It is 33% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/28/1972, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 13.8 miles away from the Winnetka village center injured 20 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/21/1967, a category F4 tornado 20.2 miles away from the village center killed one person and injured 100 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Winnetka-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Illinois state average. It is 86% 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 252.9 miles away from Winnetka 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 227.4 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 74.8 miles away from Winnetka 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 284.9 miles away from Winnetka 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 251.2 miles away from the city center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 205.8 miles away from Winnetka 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).
Winnetka topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Winnetka:

  • CHICAGO MIDWEST HOME HEALTH, INC (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; NORTHFIELD, IL)
  • GUARDIAN HOME HEALTH CARE, LLC (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; NORTHFIELD, IL)
  • CARE IN THE HOME HEALTH SERVIC (Home Health Center, about 3 miles away; WILMETTE, IL)
  • MANORCARE OF WILMETTE (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; WILMETTE, IL)
  • ALDEN ESTATES OF EVANSTON (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; EVANSTON, IL)
  • ALDEN ESTATES OF SKOKIE (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; SKOKIE, IL)
  • HEALTH CARE USA, INC (Home Health Center, about 4 miles away; SKOKIE, IL)

Amtrak stations near Winnetka:

  • 5 miles: GLENVIEW (1116 DEPOT ST.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 17 miles: CHICAGO (225 S. CANAL ST.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Winnetka:

  • Computer Systems Institute (about 5 miles; Skokie, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,311)
  • Northwestern University (about 5 miles; Evanston, IL; FT enrollment: 17,473)
  • BIR Training Center (about 8 miles; Chicago, IL; FT enrollment: 2,036)
  • Oakton Community College (about 8 miles; Des Plaines, IL; FT enrollment: 7,271)
  • Loyola University Chicago (about 9 miles; Chicago, IL; FT enrollment: 13,233)
  • Northeastern Illinois University (about 9 miles; Chicago, IL; FT enrollment: 8,004)
  • North Park University (about 10 miles; Chicago, IL; FT enrollment: 2,622)

Public high school in Winnetka:

Public elementary/middle schools in Winnetka:

Private elementary/middle schools in Winnetka:

  • SS FAITH HOPE CHARITY SCHOOL (Students: 333, Location: 180 RIDGE AVE, Grades: PK-8)
  • SACRED HEART SCHOOL (Students: 329, Location: 1095 GAGE ST, Grades: PK-8)
See full list of schools located in Winnetka

Library in Winnetka:

  • WINNETKA-NORTHFIELD PUBLIC LIBRARY DISTRICT (Operating income: $2,586,375; Location: 768 OAK STREET; 150,450 books; 3,140 e-books; 5,725 audio materials; 3,915 video materials; 39 local licensed databases; 16 state licensed databases; 3 other licensed databases; 300 print serial subscriptions; 6 electronic serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Winnetka: Skokie Playfield Golf Club (A), Winnetka Golf Club (B), Winnetka City Hall (C), Winnetka Public Library (D), Winnetka Fire Department (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Winnetka include: Christ Church (A), Faith, Hope and Charity Church (B), Sacred Heart Catholic Church (C), Winnetka Bible Church (D), Winnetka Congregational Church (E), Winnetka Presbyterian Church (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Winnetka include: Centennial Park (1), Maple Street Park (2), Indian Hill Park (3), Crow Island Park (4), Dwyer Park (5), Edgewood Park (6), Tower Road Park (7), Elder Lane Park (8), Village Green Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Birthplace of: Adam Baldwin - Actor, Arnold Friberg - Artist, Chris O'Donnell - Child actor, Rock Hudson - (1925-1985), actor, Todd Carey - Solo musician and song-writer, Charlotte Ross - Soap opera actor, Conor Dwyer - College swimmer, Deborah Eisenberg - Short story writer, Eliot Porter - Photographer, Jenny Sanford - Businesswoman.

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:

81.1%
Whole state:

65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:

1.4%
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: 0.1% of all households
5 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers in 2010
4 people in other noninstitutional facilities in 2010
2 people in religious group quarters in 2000
2 people in other nonhousehold living situations in 2000

Banks with branches in Winnetka (2011 data):

  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: Winnetka Branch at 791 Elm Street, branch established on 1894/01/01; Winnetka Drive-Up at 845 Spruce Street, branch established on 1977/09/12. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.
  • BMO Harris Bank National Association: Hubbard-Woods Facility at 1070 Gage Street, branch established on 1978/11/09; Harris Bk Winnetka Na Branch at 520 Green Bay Rd, branch established on 1909/05/17. 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
  • Citibank, National Association: Winnetka Branch at 814 Elm Street, branch established on 1886/01/01. Info updated 2012/01/10: Bank assets: $1,288,658.0 mil, Deposits: $882,541.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, International Specialization, 1048 total offices, Holding Company: Citigroup Inc.
  • First Bank & Trust: Winnetka Branch at 100 Green Bay Road, branch established on 2000/01/27. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $745.5 mil, Deposits: $682.8 mil, headquarters in Evanston, IL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 7 total offices, Holding Company: First Evanston Bancorp, Inc.
  • The Northern Trust Company: Winnetka Financial Center at 62 Green Bay Road, branch established on 1989/04/30. Info updated 2011/10/07: Bank assets: $99,831.2 mil, Deposits: $84,041.7 mil, headquarters in Chicago, IL, positive income, International Specialization, 91 total offices, Holding Company: Northern Trust Corporation
  • North Shore Community Bank & Trust Company: 576 Lincoln Ave Branch at 576 Lincoln Avenue, branch established on 1996/05/02. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $1,737.8 mil, Deposits: $1,447.5 mil, headquarters in Wilmette, IL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 8 total offices, Holding Company: Wintrust Financial Corporation
  • Bank of America, National Association: Green Bay Road at 1010 Green By Road, branch established on 2003/06/30. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • The PrivateBank and Trust Company: Winnetka Branch at 1000 Green Bay Road, branch established on 1993/11/16. Info updated 2010/11/19: Bank assets: $12,392.4 mil, Deposits: $10,542.5 mil, headquarters in Chicago, IL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 30 total offices, Holding Company: Privatebancorp, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Winnetka:

Marital status in Winnetka, IL
  • Never married: 21.5%
  • Now married: 69.9%
  • Separated: 0.6%
  • Widowed: 3.4%
  • Divorced: 4.6%

For population 25 years and over in Winnetka:

  • High school or higher: 99.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 89.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 47.9%
  • Unemployed: 1.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 33.2 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

6.9
Illinois average:

12.2

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

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Neighborhoods in Winnetka:

(Winnetka, Illinois Neighborhood Map)

Religion statistics for Winnetka, 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.
State:

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.
Illinois:

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

6.67 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

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

8.4%
Illinois:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Cook County:

23.5%
Illinois:

25.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

16.3%
Illinois:

14.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

56.0%
Illinois:

48.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Winnetka:

55.6%
State:

45.7%

Average BMI:
Winnetka:

28.3
Illinois:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

19.0%
Illinois:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Winnetka:

8.0%
Illinois:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.9
Illinois:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

37.0%
State:

33.2%

General health condition:
Here:

61.2%
State:

55.4%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

79.4%
State:

79.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Winnetka, IL Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Electric Power 31$247,916$95,9670$0
Police Protection - Officers 28$224,843$96,3610$0
Solid Waste Management 27$135,459$60,2040$0
Firefighters 22$173,365$94,5630$0
Financial Administration 13$88,064$81,2901$3,879
Police - Other 8$18,985$28,4787$12,593
Housing and Community Development (Local) 6$46,090$92,1801$3,636
Streets and Highways 4$25,064$75,1920$0
Other Government Administration 4$39,188$117,5641$6,196
Fire - Other 3$13,261$53,0443$5,418
Natural Resources 1$8,332$99,9840$0
Sewerage 1$6,171$74,0520$0
Water Supply 1$9,865$118,3800$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 149$1,036,603$83,48513$31,722

Winnetka government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Construction - General - Other: $186,000 ($14.90)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $11,028,000 ($883.65)
    Police Protection: $6,758,000 ($541.51)
    Local Fire Protection: $5,850,000 ($468.75)
    Regular Highways: $5,323,000 ($426.52)
    General - Other: $5,103,000 ($408.89)
    Financial Administration: $2,219,000 ($177.80)
    Solid Waste Management: $2,079,000 ($166.59)
    Water Utilities: $1,605,000 ($128.61)
    Central Staff Services: $1,086,000 ($87.02)
    Sewerage: $724,000 ($58.01)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $657,000 ($52.64)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $10,064,000 ($806.41)
    Central Staff Services: $2,856,000 ($228.85)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $15,175,000 ($1215.95)

Winnetka government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Other: $3,814,000 ($305.61)
    Sewerage: $2,720,000 ($217.95)
    Solid Waste Management: $531,000 ($42.55)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $2,141,000 ($171.55)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $722,000 ($57.85)
    Fines and Forfeits: $167,000 ($13.38)
    Interest Earnings: $35,000 ($2.80)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $15,534,000 ($1244.71)
    Water Utilities: $3,409,000 ($273.16)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $2,953,000 ($236.62)
    Highways: $298,000 ($23.88)
  • Tax - Property: $13,952,000 ($1117.95)
    Other License: $2,289,000 ($183.41)
    Public Utilities Sales: $1,016,000 ($81.41)

Winnetka government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $21,358,000 ($1711.38)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $21,051,000 ($1686.78)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $862,000 ($69.07)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $555,000 ($44.47)

Winnetka government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $52,784,000 ($4229.49)

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 Winnetka, IL
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven1McDonald's1
Caribou Coffee1Panera Bread1
FedEx1Starbucks1
Gap1UPS1

Strongest AM radio stations in Winnetka:

  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WONX (1590 AM; 4 kW; EVANSTON, IL; Owner: KOVAS COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WKTA (1330 AM; 5 kW; EVANSTON, IL; Owner: POLNET COMMUNICATIONS, LTD.)
  • WCSN (820 AM; 5 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WYPA, INC.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WYLL (1160 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WISN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • 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)

Strongest FM radio stations in Winnetka:

  • WNTH (88.1 FM; WINNETKA, IL; Owner: BOARD OF EDUCATION/TWP H.S. DIST.203)
  • WGCI-FM (107.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WCKG (105.9 FM; ELMWOOD PARK, IL; Owner: INFINITY HOLDINGS CORPORATION OF ORLANDO)
  • WLIT-FM (93.9 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WJMK (104.3 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORP. OF ILLINOIS)
  • WNUA (95.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WTMX (101.9 FM; SKOKIE, IL; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WBBM-FM (96.3 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WKSC-FM (103.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WFMT (98.7 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WINDOW TO THE WORLD COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WZZN (94.7 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC CHICAGO FM RADIO,INC.)
  • 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.)
  • WXRT-FM (93.1 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WDRV (97.1 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)

TV broadcast stations around Winnetka:

  • W34CK (Channel 34; ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL; Owner: FIRST UNITED, INC.)
  • WGBO-TV (Channel 66; JOLIET, IL; Owner: WGBO LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.)
  • 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.)
  • WBBM-TV (Channel 2; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WGN-TV (Channel 9; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WPWR-TV (Channel 50; GARY, IN; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WSNS-TV (Channel 44; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: TELEMUNDO OF CHICAGO, 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)
  • 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)
  • W64CQ (Channel 64; ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WOCK-CA (Channel 13; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: KM LPTV OF CHICAGO-13, L.L.C.)
  • WYIN (Channel 56; GARY, IN; Owner: NORTHWEST INDIANA PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W57DN (Channel 57; ELGIN, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Winnetka fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 8Number of bridges
  • 82ft / 25.1mTotal length
  • $4,751,000Total costs
  • 19,850Total average daily traffic
  • 839Total average daily truck traffic
  • 25,172Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 3 full tracts)
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED113$697,334542$557,7269$394,92410$368,6290$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED13$660,74631$702,2350$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED20$675,259108$887,2041$47,9803$430,1671$39,640
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN9$1,061,51348$644,3951$628,2904$390,3080$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS4$626,55516$683,4710$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 8003.00 , 8004.00, 8005.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED3$394,1830$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$157,9401$406,310
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 8003.00 , 8004.00, 8005.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Winnetka, IL
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Winnetka, 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 35. The highest number of reported fires - 64 took place in 2002, and the least - 11 in 2015. The data has a dropping trend.
    Fire incident types in Winnetka, IL When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (67.7%), and Outside Fires (22.7%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Winnetka, IL
    • 40067.7%Structure Fires
    • 13422.7%Outside Fires
    • 315.2%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 264.4%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Winnetka, IL
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Winnetka, IL
  • 91.3%Utility gas
  • 7.3%Electricity
  • 0.6%Other fuel
  • 0.5%No fuel used
  • 0.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Winnetka, IL
  • 73.8%Utility gas
  • 20.1%Electricity
  • 3.2%No fuel used
  • 3.0%Other fuel


Winnetka 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 below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.

Winnetka on our top lists:

  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: finance and insurance (population 5,000+)"
  • #16 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: management occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #18 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: legal occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #21 on the list of "Top 100 best educated cities (highest percentage of bachelor degree holding residents)"
  • #24 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: professional, scientific, and technical services (population 5,000+)"
  • #31 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Other Western Europe (population 500+)"
  • #37 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: legal occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #39 on the list of "Top 100 cities with highest median household income"
  • #40 on the list of "Top 100 cities with biggest houses (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #53 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: business and financial operations occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #66 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest cost per building permit(population 5,000+)"
  • #66 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people having Master's or Doctorate degrees (population 5,000+)"
  • #69 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: arts, entertainment, and recreation (population 5,000+)"
  • #73 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: business and financial operations occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #75 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #76 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people having professional degrees (population 500+)"
  • #13 (60093) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the highest 2012 average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) for individuals (pop 5,000+)"
  • #18 (60093) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of taxpayers reporting net capital gain/loss in 2012 (pop 5,000+)"
  • #21 (60093) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the highest 2012 average taxable interest for individuals (pop 5,000+)"
  • #26 (60093) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the highest average reported salary/wage in 2012 (pop 5,000+)"
  • #41 (60093) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the highest 2012 average net capital gain/loss (pop 5,000+)"
  • #67 (60093) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the highest 2012 average reported profit/loss from business (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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