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Population in 2012: 6,737 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +1.0%
 

Males: 3,416  (50.7%)
Females: 3,321  (49.3%)

Median resident age:  42.4 years
Illinois median age:  39.6 years

Zip codes: 60096.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $67,571 (it was $62,795 in 2000)
Winthrop Harbor:

$67,571
IL:

$55,137
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $29,649

Winthrop Harbor village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $178,693 (it was $145,900 in 2000)
Winthrop Harbor:

$178,693
IL:

$170,600
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $236,273; Detached houses: $235,446; Townhouses or other attached units: $310,252; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $282,048

Median gross rent in 2012: $1,152.

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  • White alone - 5,813 (86.2%)
  • Hispanic - 515 (7.6%)
  • Asian alone - 150 (2.2%)
  • Two or more races - 141 (2.1%)
  • Black alone - 96 (1.4%)
  • American Indian alone - 21 (0.3%)
  • Other race alone - 5 (0.07%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 1 (0.01%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Winthrop Harbor: 101.1 (near average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (21.5%), Irish (12.1%), English (8.1%), Polish (7.7%), Italian (4.3%), Swedish (2.9%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 10/12/1901

Elevation: 650 feet

Land area: 4.31 square miles.

Population density: 1,564 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Winthrop Harbor:

  • High school or higher: 92.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 20.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.0%
  • Unemployed: 12.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Winthrop Harbor village:

  • Never married: 22.9%
  • Now married: 63.2%
  • Separated: 0.7%
  • Widowed: 3.3%
  • Divorced: 9.8%

257 residents are foreign born (0.9% Asia, 0.6% Europe).

This village:  3.8%
Illinois:  13.9%



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists there were 5 registered sex offenders living in Winthrop Harbor, Illinois as of December 18, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Winthrop Harbor to the number of sex offenders is 1,347 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $5,996 (2.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $4,849 (2.7%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Kenosha, WI (6.9 miles , pop. 90,352).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Milwaukee, WI (39.9 miles , pop. 596,974).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (45.1 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Zion, IL (1.5 miles ), Beach Park, IL (2.1 miles ), Pleasant Prairie, WI (2.1 miles ), Wadsworth, IL (2.4 miles ), Kenosha, WI (2.6 miles ), Waukegan, IL (2.8 miles ), Old Mill Creek, IL (3.0 miles ), Gurnee, IL (3.1 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 25 buildings, average cost: $139,800
  • 1998: 17 buildings, average cost: $148,900
  • 1999: 28 buildings, average cost: $152,100
  • 2000: 19 buildings, average cost: $158,500
  • 2001: 16 buildings, average cost: $152,500
  • 2002: 20 buildings, average cost: $183,200
  • 2003: 25 buildings, average cost: $173,500
  • 2004: 50 buildings, average cost: $182,000
  • 2005: 52 buildings, average cost: $258,000
  • 2006: 32 buildings, average cost: $281,400
  • 2007: 13 buildings, average cost: $264,600
  • 2008: 4 buildings, average cost: $288,600
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $335,600
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $280,100
  • 2011: 0 buildings
  • 2012: 0 buildings

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 42.48 N, Longitude: 87.83 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -2,581 (-38.2%)
Workers who live and work in this village: 346 (10.2%)

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Property values in Winthrop Harbor, IL


 

Crime rates in Winthrop Harbor by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 0100000000000
per 100,000 0.015.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 9122413132415
per 100,000 134.915.030.029.358.314.442.313.941.627.755.814.873.8
Robberies 22112301225102
per 100,000 30.030.015.014.629.143.10.013.927.727.769.7147.929.5
Assaults 518875916174118
per 100,000 75.015.0119.9117.2102.071.8126.9221.6235.855.513.914.8118.1
Burglaries 23262525222023201919222315
per 100,000 344.8389.8374.8366.2320.4287.1324.4277.0263.5263.5306.8340.1221.5
Thefts 9712662628091627984142695482
per 100,000 1454.31889.1929.5908.21165.21306.3874.51094.21164.91969.5962.2798.61210.7
Auto thefts 5877745553553
per 100,000 75.0119.9104.9102.5102.057.470.569.369.341.669.773.944.3
Arson 0022232010200
per 100,000 0.00.030.029.329.143.128.20.013.90.027.90.00.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 301.1) 240.4181.7135.7132.6167.0126.3133.8140.0174.0155.2146.2131.9173.6

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 17 (9 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.33
Illinois average:

2.76

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Winthrop Harbor, Illinois accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

8.5%
Illinois:

9.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +326 (+5.1%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (29%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Construction (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (7%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (21%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Wholesale trade (10%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Operations specialties managers except financial managers (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8%)
  • Business operations specialists (7%)
  • Customer service representatives (7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5%)

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Tornado activity:

Winthrop Harbor-area historical tornado activity is near Illinois state average. It is 76% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/28/1972, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 7.8 miles away from the Winthrop Harbor village center injured 20 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/11/1965, a category F4 tornado 22.8 miles away from the village center killed 6 people and injured 75 people.

Earthquake activity:

Winthrop Harbor-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Illinois state average. It is 99% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 MB, 4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 89.7 miles away from the city center
On 9/2/1999 at 16:17:29, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 97.8 miles away from Winthrop Harbor center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Lake County (14) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 8, Floods: 6, Tornadoes: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Snow: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Tornado: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/medical centers near Winthrop Harbor:

  • ROLLING HILLS MANOR (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; ZION, IL)
  • MIDWESTERN REGION MED CENTER (Hospital, Acute Care Hospitals, Proprietary, about 3 miles away; ZION, IL)
  • GROVE AT THE LAKE LIVING AND REHABILITATION (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; ZION, IL)

Political contributions by individuals in Winthrop Harbor, IL

Amtrak station near Winthrop Harbor:

  • 16 miles: STURTEVANT (2904 WISCONSIN ST.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Local government website: WWW.WINTHROPHARBOR.COM

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Winthrop Harbor:

  • Gateway Technical College (about 9 miles; Kenosha, WI; Full-time enrollment: 2,178)
  • Carthage College (about 10 miles; Kenosha, WI; FT enrollment: 2,476)
  • University of Wisconsin-Parkside (about 12 miles; Kenosha, WI; FT enrollment: 3,732)
  • College of Lake County (about 13 miles; Grayslake, IL; FT enrollment: 5,779)
  • Oakton Community College (about 30 miles; Des Plaines, IL; FT enrollment: 3,670)
  • Harper College (about 31 miles; Palatine, IL; FT enrollment: 6,988)
  • Northwestern University (about 31 miles; Evanston, IL; FT enrollment: 16,477)

Public elementary/middle schools in Winthrop Harbor:

See full list of schools located in Winthrop Harbor, map of school districts: WINTHROP HARBOR SCHOOL DISTRICT 1, ZION-BENTON TOWNSHIP HIGH SCHOOL DISTRICT 126


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Notable locations in Winthrop Harbor: North Point Marina (A), Winthrop Harbor Village Hall (B), Winthrop Harbor Fire Department (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Winthrop Harbor: North Prairie United Methodist Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Winthrop Harbor include: Village Park (1), Spring Bluff Forest Preserve (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotels: Harbor Motel (1004 Sheridan Road), Abode Motel (1128 Sheridan Road).

 
Lake County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Air pollution and air quality trends
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AQI  Pb  CO  SO2 NO2 Ozone  PM10 PM2.5

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 35.3. This is about average.
City:

35.3
U.S.:

32.0
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2009 was 0.0105. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 23.8 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.0105
U.S.:

0.0222
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.240. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 9.5 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.240
U.S.:

0.334
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 1.21. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 7.5 miles away from the city center.
City:

1.21
U.S.:

2.43
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 13.0. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 1.5 miles away from the city center.
City:

13.0
U.S.:

9.4
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 25.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.5 miles away from the city center.
City:

25.4
U.S.:

28.3
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 16.2. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 23.8 miles away from the city center.
City:

16.2
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 10.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.5 miles away from the city center.
City:

10.6
U.S.:

9.6


Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 6.3%
(6.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 17.3% for Black residents, 7.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

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

Percentage of family households:
This village:  74.4%
Whole state:  65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  5.5%
Whole state:  6.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Winthrop Harbor, IL

11 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
5 people in homes for the mentally retarded in 2000

Winthrop Harbor compared to Illinois state average:

Winthrop Harbor, Illinois environmental map by EPA

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  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.


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Banks with branches in Winthrop Harbor (2011 data):

  • Norstates Bank: Winthrop Harbor Facility at 700 N Sheridan Rd, branch established on 1998/11/30. Info updated 2008/09/29: Bank assets: $463.3 mil, Deposits: $399.4 mil, headquarters in Waukegan, IL, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 8 total offices, Holding Company: Northern States Financial Corporation

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Winthrop Harbor, Illinois:

  • Harbor Motel, 1004 Sheridan Rd, Winthrop Harbor, IL 60096 , Phone: (847) 872-5400
  • Skylark Motel, 946 Sheridan Rd, Winthrop Harbor, IL 60096 , Phone: (847) 872-5066
  • La Villa Motel, 1427 Sheridan Rd, Winthrop Harbor, IL 60096 , Phone: (847) 746-2800, Fax: (847) 731-9137
  • La Villa Motel, 1401 Sheridan Rd, Winthrop Harbor, IL 60096 , Phone: (847) 746-2800, Fax: (847) 731-9137
  • Abode Motel, 1128 Sheridan Rd, Winthrop Harbor, IL 60096 , Phone: (847) 872-3476
  • Crown Motel Winthrop Harbor, 1717 Tenth St, Winthrop Harbor, IL 60096
  • Starlite Motel, 147 N Sheridan Rd, Winthrop Harbor, IL 60096 , Phone: (847) 872-0469
  • Sandpiper Inn, 301 Sheridan Rd, Winthrop Harbor, IL 60096 , Phone: (847) 746-7380, Fax: (847) 746-8962
All 8 fire-safe hotels and motels in Winthrop Harbor, Illinois

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Winthrop Harbor travel time to work - commute


Winthrop Harbor mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (93%)
  • Electricity (6%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
  • Wood (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Winthrop Harbor village (based on Lake County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 59.18%
Here59.2%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchJewish Non-Charismatic Churches IndependentEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaPresbyterian Church (USA)
Adherents66.3%6.6%4.7%4.3%2.7%
Congregations11.1%5.2%0.3%7.3%3.1%
NameUnited Methodist ChurchEpiscopal ChurchLutheran ChurchUnited Church of ChristOther
Adherents2.3%1.4%1.4%1.2%9.1%
Congregations6.6%3.8%3.5%4.2%54.9%
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: 121
Here:

1.71 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 4
This county:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

0.08 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 38
Lake County:

0.54 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

0.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 174
This county:

2.46 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 457
Lake County:

6.47 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

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

7.3%
State:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

24.2%
State:

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

16.3%
Illinois:

14.5%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 1$5,619$67,4280$0
Other Government Administration 2$9,644$57,8640$0
Police Protection - Officers 10$54,482$65,3788$14,914
Police - Other 7$21,624$37,07010$10,242
Firefighters 0$0 23$17,542
Fire - Other 0$0 1$1,134
Streets and Highways 5$24,365$58,4760$0
Parks and Recreation 1$3,551$42,6124$3,990
Other and Unallocable 1$3,558$42,6960$0
Totals for Government 27$122,843$54,59746$47,822

Winthrop Harbor government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $1,126,000 ($167.14)
    Water Utilities: $575,000 ($85.35)
    Regular Highways: $462,000 ($68.58)
    Central Staff Services: $435,000 ($64.57)
    Fire Protection: $319,000 ($47.35)
    Financial Administration: $308,000 ($45.72)
    Parks & Recreation: $217,000 ($32.21)
    General - Other: $124,000 ($18.41)
    General Public Buildings: $120,000 ($17.81)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $42,000 ($6.23)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $155,000 ($23.01)
    Police Protection: $136,000 ($20.19)
    Fire Protection: $128,000 ($19.00)
    Parks & Recreation: $89,000 ($13.21)
    General - Other: $30,000 ($4.45)
    Central Staff: $20,000 ($2.97)
    Water Utilities: $18,000 ($2.67)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $1,815,000 ($269.41)

Winthrop Harbor government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - All Other: $141,000 ($20.93)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $41,000 ($6.09)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $45,000 ($6.68)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $848,000 ($125.87)
    Interest Earnings: $58,000 ($8.61)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $574,000 ($85.20)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $773,000 ($114.74)
    Highways: $191,000 ($28.35)
  • Tax - Property: $1,085,000 ($161.05)
    Public Utilities: $495,000 ($73.47)
    NEC: $213,000 ($31.62)

Winthrop Harbor government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $708,000 ($105.09)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $407,000 ($60.41)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $840,000 ($124.68)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $275,000 ($40.82)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $1,320,000 ($195.93)

6.70% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($66,648 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.70%
Illinois average:

5.66%

0.20% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,110 average AGI)
Lake County:

0.20%
Illinois average:

0.19%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Cook County, IL  3.01% ($69,774 average AGI)
from McHenry County, IL  0.39% ($54,236)
from DuPage County, IL  0.25% ($68,614)


7.00% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($71,043 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.00%
Illinois average:

5.99%

0.14% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,463 average AGI)
Lake County:

0.14%
Illinois average:

0.07%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Cook County, IL  1.95% ($62,810 average AGI)
to McHenry County, IL  0.52% ($60,755)
to Kenosha County, WI  0.49% ($44,480)

Strongest AM radio stations in Winthrop Harbor:

  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WISN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • 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.)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WYLL (1160 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WPJX (1500 AM; daytime; 0 kW; ZION, IL)
  • WKRS (1220 AM; 1 kW; WAUKEGAN, IL; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WLIP (1050 AM; 0 kW; KENOSHA, WI; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WKTA (1330 AM; 5 kW; EVANSTON, IL; Owner: POLNET COMMUNICATIONS, LTD.)
  • WVIV (1200 AM; 20 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLXX-AM LICENSE CORP.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Winthrop Harbor:

  • WWDV (96.9 FM; ZION, IL; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WIIL (95.1 FM; KENOSHA, WI; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WXLC (102.3 FM; WAUKEGAN, IL; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WEZY (92.1 FM; RACINE, WI; Owner: RACINE BROADCASTING, 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)
  • WGCI-FM (107.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • 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)

TV broadcast stations around Winthrop Harbor:

  • W64CQ (Channel 64; ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W34CK (Channel 34; ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL; Owner: FIRST UNITED, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • WGBO-TV (Channel 66; JOLIET, IL; Owner: WGBO LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.)
  • WGN-TV (Channel 9; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WJJA (Channel 49; RACINE, WI; Owner: TV-49, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • WSNS-TV (Channel 44; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: TELEMUNDO OF CHICAGO, 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)
  • WOCK-CA (Channel 13; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: KM LPTV OF CHICAGO-13, L.L.C.)
  • WPXE (Channel 55; KENOSHA, WI; Owner: PAXSON MILWAUKEE LICENSE, INC.)
  • WMVS (Channel 10; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: MILWAUKEE AREA TECHNICAL COLLEGE DISTRICT BOARD)
  • WMVT (Channel 36; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: MILWAUKEE AREA TECHNICAL COLLEGE DISTRICT BOARD)
  • WCGV-TV (Channel 24; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: WCGV LICENSEE, LLC)

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

Winthrop Harbor, Illinois:
  • Fatal accident count: 6
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 7
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 3
  • Fatalities: 7
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 9
  • 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: 312
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 20

Winthrop Harbor fatal accident list:

May 18, 2008 02:30 AM, Lewis Ave, 9th, Lat: 42.478961, Lon: -87.853819, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
May 29, 2008 02:44 PM, Sr-137, Russell, Lat: 42.491908, Lon: -87.821917, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Feb 2, 1996 05:29 PM, Lewis Ave, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jan 17, 1989 11:00 PM, Lewis Ave, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 2
Mar 6, 1987 02:03 AM, 9th St, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
May 8, 1986 11:35 PM, Sheridan, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1


FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Winthrop Harbor, IL)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

5
  • Winthrop Harbor, Lat: 42.479806 Lon: -87.828306, Call Sign: WPYQ960
    Assigned Frequencies: 956.293 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/02/2003, Expiration Date: 10/02/2013, Certifier: John Hogan
    Registrant: Invensys Metering Systems, 450 N Gallatin Ave, Uniontown, PA 15401, Phone: (800) 638-3748, Fax: (800) 888-2403, Email:
  • WINTROP HARBOR, 12247 W. Russell Road (Arthur Weiler #50350) (Lat: 42.493333 Lon: -87.870556), Type: Tower, Structure height: 57.9 m, Overall height: 60.4 m, Call Sign: WQJE519
    Assigned Frequencies: 10875.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/11/2008, Expiration Date: 08/11/2018, Cancellation Date: 02/11/2010, Certifier: Willaim Chastain
    Registrant: Radio Dynamics Corporation, Silver Spring, MD 20914, Phone: (301) 493-5171, Fax: (301) 576-4553, Email:
  • WINTHROP HARBOR, Lat: 42.464167 Lon: -87.826389, Call Sign: WQMY909
    Assigned Frequencies: 956.293 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/12/2010, Expiration Date: 11/12/2020, Certifier: Chris Liveris
    Registrant: Sensus, 450 N Gallatin Avenue, Uniontown, PA 15401, Phone: (800) 638-3748, Fax: (800) 888-2403, Email:
  • E044, 7th St & Uprr Tracks E Of Hwy 37 (Lat: 42.482000 Lon: -87.816111), Type: Pole, Structure height: 18.3 m, Call Sign: WQNP985
    Assigned Frequencies: 956.650 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/14/2011, Expiration Date: 04/14/2021, Certifier: David J Lachapelle
    Registrant: Union Pacific Railroad Company, 1400 Douglas St., Stop 0650, Omaha, NE 68179, Phone: (402) 544-0392, Fax: (402) 233-3179, Email:
  • WINTHROP HARBOR, Main St & 65' W Of Uprr Tracks (Lat: 42.482806 Lon: -87.816472), Type: Tower, Structure height: 48.8 m, Call Sign: WEF736
    Assigned Frequencies: 6635.00 MHz, 953.050 MHz, 6585.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/27/2012, Expiration Date: 01/06/2023
    Registrant: Union Pacific Railroad Company, 1400 Douglas St Stop 0650, Omaha, NE 68179, Phone: (402) 544-1777, Fax: (402) 233-3179, Email:

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

2
  • 215 N Point Dr (Lat: 42.333361 Lon: -87.836194), Type: Building, Overall height: 12 m, Call Sign: WHD820, Licensee ID: L00976192
    Assigned Frequencies: 156.450 MHz, 156.500 MHz, 156.800 MHz, 156.925 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/19/2005, Expiration Date: 04/03/2015
    Registrant: Skipper Buds Of Il Inc, 215 N Point Dr, Winthrop Harbor, IL 60096, Phone: (847) 872-0292, Fax: (847) 872-2072
  • N Point Marina 701 N Point Dr (Lat: 42.476417 Lon: -87.802861), Type: Tower, Call Sign: WXZ324
    Assigned Frequencies: 156.450 MHz, 156.800 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/28/2004, Expiration Date: 11/17/2014
    Registrant: Illinois State Police, 801 S 7th St - Csb Ste 201-N, Springfield, IL 62703, Phone: (217) 782-7347, Fax: (217) 782-9920, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

50 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Winthrop Harbor)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

5
  • Aircraft: FECHTNER DONALD R FIRESTAR (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 447 (40 HP) (2 Cycle)
    N-Number: 251DF , Serial Number: 001, Year manufactured: 2006, Airworthiness Date: 01/18/2008
    Registrant (Individual): Barron S Peterson, 412 Prairie Ave, Winthrop Harbor, IL 60096
  • Aircraft: BELL UH-1V (Category: Land, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: Turbo-shaft
    N-Number: 67PD , Serial Number: 71-20315
    Registrant (Government): Winthrop Harbor Police Dept, 830 Sheridan Rd, Winthrop Harbor, IL 60096
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172N (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 737AX , Serial Number: 17269278, Year manufactured: 1977, Airworthiness Date: 07/05/1977
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Rollin Brandenburg, 2715 Russell Road, Winthrop Harbor, IL 60096, Other Owners: Elaine Brandenburg
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-24 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 120 mph), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8132P , Serial Number: 24-3385, Year manufactured: 1963, Airworthiness Date: 12/17/1963
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Lawrence A Miller, 731 Holdridge Ave, Winthrop Harbor, IL 60096, Other Owners: John Miller
  • Aircraft: GARNER JAMES F TWIN STAR (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: BOMBARDIER ROTAX (ALL) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 82298 , Serial Number: TS-62, Year manufactured: 1989, Airworthiness Date: 06/07/1990
    Registrant (Individual): James F Garner, 520 Garnett Ave, Winthrop Harbor, IL 60096



Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED15$149,4799$150,704116$170,6355$122,9822$105,545
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$07$170,3602$88,5601$7,250
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$97,6652$94,98534$180,3813$19,2773$68,430
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$113,3701$61,28020$179,3350$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$08$141,6580$01$98,530
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 8601.03 , 8601.04

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED2$157,9302$254,500
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$02$222,350
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 8601.03 , 8601.04

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 32
  • Hazardous Condition: 17
  • Service Call: 2

Incident types - Winthrop Harbor


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

Most common first names in Winthrop Harbor, IL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John3671.3 years
Robert2968.1 years
William2171.2 years
James1866.2 years
Mary1776.9 years
Margaret1378.6 years
Richard1266.1 years
Joseph1170.6 years
George1070.4 years
Arthur1073.8 years
Most common last names in Winthrop Harbor, IL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson962.5 years
Miller967.7 years
Davis875.9 years
Nelson780.3 years
Williams672.7 years
Taylor661.3 years
Larson665.5 years
Smith676.2 years
Mitchell579.8 years
Kennedy565.2 years

Businesses in Winthrop Harbor, IL

  • Nike: 1
  • Subway: 1
  • UPS: 1


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