Wood Dale, Illinois

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Population in 2017: 13,798 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +1.9%
 
Males: 7,000  (50.7%)
Females: 6,798  (49.3%)
Median resident age:

39.4 years
Illinois median age:

38.0 years

Zip codes: 60191.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $73,415 (it was $57,509 in 2000)
Wood Dale:

$73,415
IL:

$62,992

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $32,110 (it was $25,507 in 2000)

Wood Dale city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $236,047 (it was $163,800 in 2000)
Wood Dale:

$236,047
IL:

$195,300

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $307,763; detached houses: $309,491; townhouses or other attached units: $202,998; in 2-unit structures: $134,719; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $143,014; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $493,086; mobile homes: $9,814

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,322.

March 2019 cost of living index in Wood Dale: 103.3 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 9.6%
(9.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 81.9% for Black residents, 8.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 2.3% for other race residents)
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  • Races in Wood Dale, IL (2010)
    • 9,91872.0%White alone
    • 2,79620.3%Hispanic
    • 7215.2%Asian alone
    • 1581.1%Black alone
    • 1571.1%Two or more races
    • 110.08%Other race alone
    • 90.07%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists, there were 14 registered sex offenders living in Wood Dale, Illinois as of June 02, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Wood Dale is 992 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Wood Dale 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)
1
(7.5)
3
(22.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(21.7)
0
(0.0)
1
(7.2)
0
(0.0)
1
(7.2)
1
(7.1)
0
(0.0)
1
(7.2)
3
(21.7)
3
(21.7)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
1
(7.5)
1
(7.5)
1
(7.4)
4
(28.9)
1
(7.2)
2
(14.5)
2
(14.5)
0
(0.0)
4
(28.7)
7
(49.9)
3
(21.5)
5
(35.9)
5
(36.2)
3
(21.7)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
13
(97.1)
10
(74.5)
5
(37.0)
2
(14.5)
6
(43.3)
6
(43.6)
4
(29.0)
6
(43.3)
4
(28.7)
1
(7.1)
4
(28.6)
0
(0.0)
3
(21.7)
4
(29.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
28
(209.1)
34
(253.4)
20
(148.0)
40
(289.0)
24
(173.2)
21
(152.6)
40
(289.6)
45
(324.4)
30
(215.0)
22
(157.0)
23
(164.5)
16
(114.8)
17
(123.0)
22
(159.4)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
277
(2,069)
245
(1,826)
249
(1,842)
210
(1,517)
168
(1,213)
170
(1,235)
169
(1,224)
169
(1,218)
163
(1,168)
119
(849.0)
142
(1,015)
161
(1,155)
167
(1,209)
161
(1,167)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
8
(59.8)
14
(104.3)
9
(66.6)
11
(79.5)
10
(72.2)
14
(101.7)
8
(57.9)
8
(57.7)
7
(50.2)
9
(64.2)
6
(42.9)
8
(57.4)
9
(65.1)
8
(58.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(7.5)
2
(14.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)129.8134.199.098.894.681.389.884.785.972.267.775.394.792.2

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City-data.com crime index in Wood Dale, IL

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 43 (35 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.54
Illinois average:

2.09
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Ancestries: Polish (20.9%), Italian (8.9%), German (8.4%), Irish (4.0%), American (3.3%), European (2.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 03/31/1869

Elevation: 696 feet

Land area: 4.67 square miles.

Population density: 2,954 people per square mile   (average).

Wood Dale, Illinois map

3,411 residents are foreign born (11.5% Europe, 6.6% Latin America, 2.5% Asia).

This city:

24.6%
Illinois:

14.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $4,826 (2.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $5,036 (2.2%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Des Plaines, IL (6.3 miles , pop. 58,720).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Chicago, IL (17.6 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Bensenville, IL (1.3 miles ),
Itasca, IL (1.5 miles ),
Addison, IL (1.6 miles ),
Elk Grove Village, IL (1.7 miles ),
Villa Park, IL (2.3 miles ),
Elmhurst, IL (2.3 miles ),
Northlake, IL (2.3 miles ),
Bloomingdale, IL (2.3 miles )

Latitude: 41.96 N, Longitude: 87.98 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +4,910 (+35.4%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 990 (13.4%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 630

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

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 8 buildings, average cost: $173,700
  • 1998: 8 buildings, average cost: $171,100
  • 1999: 29 buildings, average cost: $205,600
  • 2000: 18 buildings, average cost: $211,700
  • 2001: 16 buildings, average cost: $224,100
  • 2002: 12 buildings, average cost: $225,400
  • 2003: 10 buildings, average cost: $271,800
  • 2004: 22 buildings, average cost: $266,100
  • 2005: 75 buildings, average cost: $205,500
  • 2006: 151 buildings, average cost: $225,500
  • 2007: 46 buildings, average cost: $259,700
  • 2008: 11 buildings, average cost: $237,500
  • 2009: 2 buildings, average cost: $232,500
  • 2010: 6 buildings, average cost: $253,300
  • 2011: 5 buildings, average cost: $206,000
  • 2012: 7 buildings, average cost: $217,100
  • 2013: 3 buildings, average cost: $191,700
  • 2014: 2 buildings, average cost: $265,000
  • 2015: 7 buildings, average cost: $415,900
  • 2016: 1 building, cost: $413,000
  • 2017: 2 buildings, average cost: $292,500
Number of permits per 10,000 Wood Dale, IL residents
Average permit cost in Wood Dale, IL
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

2.8%
Illinois:

4.5%
Historical population in Wood Dale, IL
Historical housing units in Wood Dale, IL

Population change in the 1990s: +676 (+5.3%).
Most common industries in Wood Dale, IL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (7.0%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.3%)
  • Health care (5.5%)
  • Educational services (5.4%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.2%)
  • Metal & metal products (4.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (3.7%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (12.3%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.2%)
  • Machinery (5.5%)
  • Metal & metal products (5.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.2%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (4.2%)
  • Truck transportation (4.0%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (9.7%)
  • Educational services (7.1%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.4%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.6%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (5.6%)
  • Personal & laundry services (4.5%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.2%)
Most common occupations in Wood Dale, IL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.1%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.7%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.3%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.2%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (3.2%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.2%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.1%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.7%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5.4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.0%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.7%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4.2%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.6%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (7.1%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.0%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (5.1%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.9%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.1%)
  • Customer service representatives (3.9%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (3.7%)

Average climate in Wood Dale, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Wood Dale, Illinois environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 96.9. This is worse than average.

City:

96.9
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.246. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.246
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 17.6. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 2.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

17.6
U.S.:

5.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 1.03. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 2.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.03
U.S.:

1.79
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 23.9. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 5.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

23.9
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 4.7 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 9.79. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.79
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2009 was 0.0151. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 2.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0151
U.S.:

0.0098

Tornado activity:

Wood Dale-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Illinois state average. It is 43% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/28/1990, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 27.4 miles away from the Wood Dale city center killed 29 people and injured 350 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 6/13/1976, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 16.4 miles away from the city center killed 2 people and injured 23 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

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

On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 242.9 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 217.4 miles away from Wood Dale 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 59.0 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 275.2 miles away from Wood Dale 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 241.3 miles away from Wood Dale center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 233.2 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 DuPage County (14) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 8, Snowstorms: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Wood Dale topographic map

Main business address for: AAR CORP (AIRCRAFT & PARTS).

Hospitals and medical centers in Wood Dale:

  • FAMILY HOME HEALTH SVCS INC (199 S ADDISON RD, SUITE 104)
  • NURSING CARE INC. (343 WOOD DALE ROAD)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Wood Dale:

  • PREFERRED HEALTH CARE, LTD (Home Health Center, about 1 miles away; ITASCA, IL)
  • ARBORTHE (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; ITASCA, IL)
  • FOREST VIEW REHAB AND NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; ITASCA, IL)
  • AVESENA HOME HEALTH CARE (Home Health Center, about 3 miles away; ADDISON, IL)
  • GOOD SAMARITAN HOME HEALTH SERVICES, INC (Home Health Center, about 3 miles away; ADDISON, IL)
  • N.O.S. HEALTH CARE INC. (Home Health Center, about 3 miles away; ADDISON, IL)
  • ANCHORAGE OF BENSENVILLE HOME SOCIETY (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; BENSENVILLE, IL)

Amtrak stations near Wood Dale:

  • 12 miles: LA GRANGE ROAD (LA GRANGE, 25 W. BURLINGTON AVE.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public payphones, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 12 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.
  • 15 miles: SUMMIT (ARCHER & CENTER AVE.) . Services: public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Wood Dale:

  • Chamberlain College of Nursing-Illinois (about 4 miles; Addison, IL; Full-time enrollment: 8,977)
  • Elmhurst College (about 5 miles; Elmhurst, IL; FT enrollment: 3,364)
  • Universal Technical Institute of Illinois Inc (about 6 miles; Glendale Heights, IL; FT enrollment: 2,281)
  • American InterContinental University-Online (about 6 miles; Schaumburg, IL; FT enrollment: 16,158)
  • Triton College (about 8 miles; River Grove, IL; FT enrollment: 8,817)
  • Oakton Community College (about 9 miles; Des Plaines, IL; FT enrollment: 7,271)
  • Wheaton College (about 9 miles; Wheaton, IL; FT enrollment: 2,948)

Public elementary/middle schools in Wood Dale:

  • WOOD DALE JR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 396, Location: 6N655 WOOD DALE RD, Grades: 6-8)
  • OAKBROOK ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 352, Location: 170 S WOOD DALE RD, Grades: KG-2)
  • WESTVIEW ELEM SCHOOL (Location: 200 N ADDISON RD, Grades: 3-5)

Private elementary/middle school in Wood Dale:

  • HOLY GHOST SCHOOL (Students: 198, Location: 260 N WOOD DALE RD, Grades: PK-8)
See full list of schools located in Wood Dale

Library in Wood Dale:

  • WOOD DALE PUBLIC LIBRARY DISTRICT (Operating income: $1,955,547; Location: 520 NORTH WOOD DALE ROAD; 92,580 books; 2,085 e-books; 2,615 audio materials; 5,189 video materials; 6 local licensed databases; 19 state licensed databases; 3 other licensed databases; 172 print serial subscriptions; 1 electronic serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Wood Dale: Oakwood Commerce Center (A), The Chancellory Business Park (B), Salt Creek Country Club (C), Brookwood Country Club (D), Wood Dale Public Library (E), Wood Dale Fire Protection District Station 2 (F), Wood Dale Fire Protection District Station 1 (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Georgetown Square Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Main business address in Wood Dale: AAR CORP (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Wood Dale include: Agape Family Church (A), Calvary Lutheran Church (B), First Baptist Church of Wood Dale (C), Holy Ghost Church (D), Wood Dale Community Church (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Wood Dale include: Frazen Grove Park (1), Central Park (2), White Oak Park (3), Salt Creek County Forest Preserve (4), Maple Meadows County Forest Preserve (5), Salt Creek Park (6). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotel: Courtyard by Marriott - Wood Dale (900 North Wood Dale Road).

Birthplace of: Rick DeLorto - Racing driver.

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

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

  • FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH/WOOD DALE (Address: 292 OAK MEADOWS DRIVE , Population served: 100, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • JBS INN INC (Population served: 100, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This city:

2.7 people
Illinois:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

70.7%
Whole state:

65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

5.2%
Whole state:

6.3%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households
13 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness in 2010
2 people in other workers' dormitories in 2000

Banks with branches in Wood Dale (2011 data):

  • Schaumburg Bank & Trust Company, National Association: Wood Dale Bank & Trust, A Branch Of Schaumburg Bank & Trust Company, N.A. at 171 East Irving Park Road, branch established on 1997/04/21. Info updated 2011/12/02: Bank assets: $590.8 mil, Deposits: $477.2 mil, headquarters in Schaumburg, IL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 6 total offices, Holding Company: Wintrust Financial Corporation
  • BMO Harris Bank National Association: Harris Bk Elk Grove Na Branch at 130 West Devon Avenue, branch established on 1971/11/15. 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
  • Parkway Bank and Trust Company: Wood Dale Branch at 370 Georgetown Square Shopping Cente, branch established on 2000/12/04. Info updated 2011/06/03: Bank assets: $2,237.7 mil, Deposits: $1,906.2 mil, headquarters in Harwood Heights, IL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 33 total offices, Holding Company: Parkway Bancorp, Inc.
  • Suburban Bank & Trust Company: Wooddale Branch at 372 North Wooddale Road, branch established on 1976/03/18. Info updated 2011/04/06: Bank assets: $581.8 mil, Deposits: $499.5 mil, headquarters in Elmhurst, IL, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 13 total offices, Holding Company: Suburban Illinois Bancorp, Inc.
  • RBS Citizens, National Association: Wood Dale at 333 East Irving Park Road, branch established on 1954/07/09. 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
  • TCF National Bank: Wood Dale Branch at 358 W. Irving Park Rd, branch established on 2005/08/31. Info updated 2009/11/23: Bank assets: $19,007.0 mil, Deposits: $12,377.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 441 total offices, Holding Company: Tcf Financial Corporation

For population 15 years and over in Wood Dale:

Marital status in Wood Dale, IL
  • Never married: 31.9%
  • Now married: 49.5%
  • Separated: 1.2%
  • Widowed: 6.9%
  • Divorced: 10.4%

For population 25 years and over in Wood Dale:

  • High school or higher: 89.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 24.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.8%
  • Unemployed: 4.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.1 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.0
Illinois average:

12.2

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

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Wood Dale, IL (based on DuPage County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic373,82354
Evangelical Protestant120,953247
Other77,88980
Mainline Protestant71,909126
Orthodox8,46010
Black Protestant3,0145
None260,876-
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: 175
DuPage County:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 8
DuPage County:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

0.08 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 97
DuPage County:

1.05 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

0.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 200
This county:

2.16 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 671
DuPage County:

7.24 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.1%
State:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

24.0%
Illinois:

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

13.2%
Illinois:

14.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

49.2%
Illinois:

48.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

45.8%
Illinois:

45.7%

Average BMI:
Wood Dale:

28.7
State:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

22.5%
Illinois:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

10.7%
Illinois:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
Illinois:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

34.4%
Illinois:

33.2%

General health condition:
This city:

55.4%
Illinois:

55.4%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

77.7%
Illinois:

79.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Wood Dale, IL Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 34$273,653$96,5830$0
Police - Other 16$84,032$63,0243$2,409
Water Supply 10$56,796$68,1550$0
Other Government Administration 10$57,710$69,25210$6,905
Other and Unallocable 8$45,759$68,6392$3,124
Streets and Highways 8$38,267$57,4010$0
Sewerage 7$33,504$57,4350$0
Financial Administration 5$31,109$74,6621$204
Totals for Government 98$620,830$76,02016$12,642

Wood Dale government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $3,900,000 ($282.65)
    Sewerage: $816,000 ($59.14)
    Water Utilities: $786,000 ($56.96)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $4,862,000 ($352.37)
    General - Other: $2,732,000 ($198.00)
    Water Utilities: $2,632,000 ($190.75)
    Sewerage: $1,437,000 ($104.15)
    Central Staff Services: $1,237,000 ($89.65)
    Regular Highways: $1,057,000 ($76.61)
    Solid Waste Management: $956,000 ($69.29)
    General Public Buildings: $505,000 ($36.60)
    Parks and Recreation: $385,000 ($27.90)
    Financial Administration: $285,000 ($20.66)
    Parking Facilities: $69,000 ($5.00)
  • Employee Retirement - Corporate Bonds: $5,651,000 ($409.55)
    Benefit Payments: $967,000 ($70.08)
    Total Cash and Deposits: $961,000 ($69.65)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $512,000 ($37.11)
    Sewerage: $263,000 ($19.06)
    Water Utilities: $253,000 ($18.34)
    Central Staff Services: $79,000 ($5.73)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $7,286,000 ($528.05)

Wood Dale government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $2,783,000 ($201.70)
    Solid Waste Management: $941,000 ($68.20)
    Other: $502,000 ($36.38)
    Parking Facilities: $133,000 ($9.64)
  • Employee Retirement - Local Employee Contribution: $741,000 ($53.70)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $135,000 ($9.78)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $934,000 ($67.69)
    Fines and Forfeits: $796,000 ($57.69)
    Interest Earnings: $187,000 ($13.55)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $2,676,000 ($193.94)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $6,468,000 ($468.76)
    Highways: $496,000 ($35.95)
    Other: $232,000 ($16.81)
  • Tax - Public Utilities Sales: $3,007,000 ($217.93)
    Property: $2,932,000 ($212.49)
    Other License: $716,000 ($51.89)
    Other Selective Sales: $296,000 ($21.45)

Wood Dale government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,995,000 ($724.38)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,995,000 ($724.38)

Wood Dale government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,637,000 ($191.11)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Federal Securities: $10,349,000 ($750.04)
    Total Other Securities: $715,000 ($51.82)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $26,189,000 ($1898.03)

6.52% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($78,245 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.52%
Illinois average:

4.69%

0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($645 average AGI)
DuPage County:

0.04%
Illinois average:

0.03%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Cook County, IL  3.07% ($81,685 average AGI)
from Will County, IL  0.62% ($74,293)
from Kane County, IL  0.49% ($55,548)


7.43% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($87,548 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.43%
Illinois average:

5.50%

0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($760 average AGI)
DuPage County:

0.06%
Illinois average:

0.06%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Cook County, IL  2.46% ($77,836 average AGI)
to Will County, IL  0.86% ($68,167)
to Kane County, IL  0.73% ($132,588)
Businesses in Wood Dale, IL
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven1H&R Block1
AutoZone1Hilton1
Baskin-Robbins1Jewel-Osco1
Blockbuster1Nike1
DHL1Subway2
Dairy Queen1Taco Bell1
Domino's Pizza1Target1
Dunkin Donuts1UPS7
Famous Footwear1Vans1
FedEx4Wendy's1
GNC1

Strongest AM radio stations in Wood Dale:

  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WMBI (1110 AM; daytime; 5 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • 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)
  • WCSN (820 AM; 5 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WYPA, INC.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WVIV (1200 AM; 20 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLXX-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • WKTA (1330 AM; 5 kW; EVANSTON, IL; Owner: POLNET COMMUNICATIONS, LTD.)
  • WJJG (1530 AM; daytime; 2 kW; ELMHURST, IL; Owner: JOSEPH J. GENTILE, INC.)
  • WISN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

Strongest FM radio stations in Wood Dale:

  • WMBI-FM (90.1 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • WLEY-FM (107.9 FM; AURORA, IL; Owner: WLEY LICENSING, INC.)
  • WCKG (105.9 FM; ELMWOOD PARK, IL; Owner: INFINITY HOLDINGS CORPORATION OF ORLANDO)
  • WLIT-FM (93.9 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WJMK (104.3 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORP. OF ILLINOIS)
  • WNUA (95.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WGCI-FM (107.5 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.)

TV broadcast stations around Wood Dale:

  • 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.)
  • WGN-TV (Channel 9; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WGBO-TV (Channel 66; JOLIET, IL; Owner: WGBO LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.)
  • WBBM-TV (Channel 2; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WPWR-TV (Channel 50; GARY, IN; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WXFT (Channel 60; AURORA, IL; Owner: TELEFUTURA CHICAGO LLC)
  • WCIU-TV (Channel 26; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WCIU-TV LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WCPX (Channel 38; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: PAXSON CHICAGO LICENSE, INC.)
  • WFLD (Channel 32; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • W68DO (Channel 68; PALATINE, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WFBT-CA (Channel 23; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: CHANNEL 23 LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WSNS-TV (Channel 44; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: TELEMUNDO OF CHICAGO, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • W64CQ (Channel 64; ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W57DN (Channel 57; ELGIN, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W24AJ (Channel 24; AURORA, IL; Owner: NELSON TV, INC.)
  • WYIN (Channel 56; GARY, IN; Owner: NORTHWEST INDIANA PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Wood Dale fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 10Number of bridges
  • 115ft / 34.8mTotal length
  • $522,000Total costs
  • 288,450Total average daily traffic
  • 31,270Total average daily truck traffic
New bridges in Wood Dale, IL - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11930-1939
  • 21970-1979
  • 11980-1989
  • 12000-2009
  • 52010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Wood Dale, IL
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 5 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
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 ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED34$195,71939$187,052271$205,2536$131,4581$523,2808$185,5182$160,905
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$162,8505$205,63035$218,6224$91,9350$03$212,1200$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED10$186,03011$261,02296$230,4268$154,6601$219,1004$238,5830$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN5$143,2323$178,73352$229,2161$236,8500$00$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS3$210,0303$255,45324$227,3322$153,9200$00$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 8401.01 , 8401.02, 8401.03, 8401.04, 8402.02

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 5 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED7$170,9762$246,885
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$217,9203$299,263
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$185,6000$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$207,9001$172,690
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 8401.01 , 8401.02, 8401.03, 8401.04, 8402.02

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Wood Dale, IL
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Wood Dale, IL - Value

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

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 45. The highest number of reported fires - 91 took place in 2004, and the least - 9 in 2002. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Wood Dale, IL When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (50.1%), and Outside Fires (34.6%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Wood Dale, IL
    • 38650.1%Structure Fires
    • 26734.6%Outside Fires
    • 759.7%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 435.6%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Wood Dale, IL
Most common first names in Wood Dale, IL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John8571.7 years
Joseph7674.9 years
Mary5880.3 years
William5274.0 years
Robert5171.4 years
Frank4571.6 years
James4370.1 years
Helen4181.5 years
Edward3773.9 years
Margaret3681.6 years
Most common last names in Wood Dale, IL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith1275.7 years
Peters1082.7 years
Carlson983.4 years
Johnson970.9 years
Anderson855.0 years
Peterson876.8 years
Rossi780.3 years
Kelly674.6 years
Becker674.3 years
Nelson673.7 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Wood Dale, IL
  • 85.8%Utility gas
  • 12.9%Electricity
  • 1.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.3%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Wood Dale, IL
  • 51.0%Utility gas
  • 45.3%Electricity
  • 2.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.2%Solar energy


Wood Dale compared to Illinois state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.

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  • #78 (60191) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Polish first ancestries"
  • #14 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #19 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that visited a dentist within the past year"
  • #23 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Catholic adherents"
  • #25 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the best general health status score of residents (1-5), 3 years of data"
  • #26 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
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