Worth, Illinois

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Population in 2017: 10,661 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: -3.5%
 
Males: 5,255  (49.3%)
Females: 5,406  (50.7%)
Median resident age:

42.6 years
Illinois median age:

38.0 years

Zip codes: 60482.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $55,232 (it was $42,723 in 2000)
Worth:

$55,232
IL:

$62,992

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $24,889 (it was $19,449 in 2000)

Worth village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $179,221 (it was $132,600 in 2000)
Worth:

$179,221
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: $920.

March 2019 cost of living index in Worth: 101.7 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 10.8%
(9.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 21.2% for Black residents, 5.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 59.3% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Worth, IL (2010)
    • 8,94282.9%White alone
    • 1,23011.4%Hispanic
    • 2662.5%Black alone
    • 1981.8%Asian alone
    • 1221.1%Two or more races
    • 170.2%Other race alone
    • 130.1%American Indian alone
    • 10.01%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists, there were 16 registered sex offenders living in Worth, Illinois as of July 04, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Worth is 670 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is near the state average.


Crime rates in Worth 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)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(9.5)
1
(9.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(9.2)
1
(9.2)
0
(0.0)
5
(46.4)
0
(0.0)
11
(103.4)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
3
(28.0)
6
(56.3)
1
(9.5)
2
(19.0)
4
(38.4)
7
(68.6)
2
(18.5)
0
(0.0)
3
(27.6)
4
(36.8)
2
(18.4)
5
(46.4)
6
(56.3)
7
(65.8)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
1
(9.3)
3
(28.2)
1
(9.5)
10
(95.2)
5
(48.0)
2
(19.6)
1
(9.2)
5
(46.1)
4
(36.8)
5
(46.0)
7
(64.5)
14
(129.9)
10
(93.8)
8
(75.2)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
27
(251.9)
24
(225.3)
29
(274.6)
20
(190.5)
23
(220.6)
31
(303.6)
33
(305.0)
27
(249.1)
19
(175.0)
22
(202.6)
22
(202.8)
18
(167.0)
24
(225.1)
21
(197.3)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
80
(746.4)
87
(816.7)
65
(615.5)
84
(800.1)
98
(940.0)
117
(1,146)
77
(711.6)
87
(802.6)
63
(580.2)
101
(930.1)
64
(590.0)
84
(779.1)
69
(647.2)
92
(864.5)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
8
(74.6)
11
(103.3)
19
(179.9)
14
(133.3)
7
(67.1)
12
(117.5)
9
(83.2)
7
(64.6)
14
(128.9)
8
(73.7)
11
(101.4)
12
(111.3)
17
(159.4)
10
(94.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(9.5)
0
(0.0)
1
(9.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(9.2)
0
(0.0)
1
(9.2)
1
(9.3)
1
(9.4)
1
(9.4)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)63.779.263.088.487.2101.063.963.968.884.964.3128.790.0173.4

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City-data.com crime index in Worth, IL

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 27 (24 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.23
Illinois average:

2.66
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Ancestries: Polish (22.7%), Irish (10.9%), Arab (7.1%), Palestinian (6.0%), American (5.2%), German (5.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 10/08/1914

Elevation: 615 feet

Land area: 2.38 square miles.

Population density: 4,472 people per square mile   (average).

Worth, Illinois map

2,286 residents are foreign born (10.2% Europe, 3.7% Latin America, 2.8% Asia).

This village:

21.3%
Illinois:

14.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $5,675 (3.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $4,866 (2.8%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Oak Lawn, IL (2.7 miles , pop. 55,245).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Chicago, IL (12.0 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Chicago Ridge, IL (1.1 miles ),
Palos Heights, IL (1.3 miles ),
Palos Hills, IL (1.4 miles ),
Oak Lawn, IL (1.6 miles ),
Palos Park, IL (1.7 miles ),
Hickory Hills, IL (1.7 miles ),
Alsip, IL (1.8 miles ),
Bridgeview, IL (1.9 miles )

Latitude: 41.69 N, Longitude: 87.79 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -2,995 (-27.9%)
Workers who live and work in this village: 410 (8.1%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 708

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

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 2 buildings, average cost: $97,500
  • 1998: 2 buildings, average cost: $92,500
  • 1999: 2 buildings, average cost: $150,000
  • 2000: 2 buildings, average cost: $146,300
  • 2001: 3 buildings, average cost: $98,300
  • 2002: 2 buildings, average cost: $135,000
  • 2003: 4 buildings, average cost: $176,300
  • 2004: 8 buildings, average cost: $154,100
  • 2005: 13 buildings, average cost: $178,800
  • 2006: 17 buildings, average cost: $171,700
  • 2007: 4 buildings, average cost: $212,500
  • 2008: 2 buildings, average cost: $150,000
  • 2009: 2 buildings, average cost: $172,500
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $130,000
  • 2016: 3 buildings, average cost: $146,700
  • 2017: 1 building, cost: $160,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Worth, IL residents
Average permit cost in Worth, IL
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.7%
Illinois:

4.5%
Historical population in Worth, IL
Historical housing units in Worth, IL
Most common industries in Worth, IL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (8.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.1%)
  • Construction (8.0%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.8%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.9%)
  • Educational services (4.7%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.1%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (15.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.8%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.6%)
  • Truck transportation (4.5%)
  • Repair & maintenance (4.2%)
  • Educational services (3.6%)
  • Food & beverage stores (3.0%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (15.0%)
  • Finance & insurance (9.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.4%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (7.1%)
  • Educational services (5.9%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (5.4%)
  • Other transportation, support activities, couriers (3.8%)
Most common occupations in Worth, IL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.9%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.8%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.5%)
  • Cashiers (3.4%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.4%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7.2%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (6.2%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4.5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.3%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.1%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4.0%)
  • Carpenters (3.8%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (6.7%)
  • Cashiers (6.7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.6%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.2%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.7%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.4%)

Average climate in Worth, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Worth, 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 92.6. This is worse than average.

City:

92.6
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.275. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.275
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 15.0. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 3.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

15.0
U.S.:

5.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 1.49. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 5.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.49
U.S.:

1.79
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 25.9. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 3.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.9
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 23.7. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 3.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

23.7
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 9.33. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.33
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2009 was 0.0163. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 3.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0163
U.S.:

0.0098

Tornado activity:

Worth-area historical tornado activity is near Illinois state average. It is 55% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/28/1990, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 19.7 miles away from the Worth village center killed 29 people and injured 350 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 4/21/1967, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 2.3 miles away from the village center killed 33 people and injured 500 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Worth-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 223.9 miles away from Worth 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 198.4 miles away from Worth 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 59.4 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 256.0 miles away from Worth 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 222.2 miles away from Worth center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 214.8 miles away from Worth 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).
Worth topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Worth:

  • ALLIANCE HOME HEALTHCARE INC. (Home Health Center, about 1 miles away; PALOS HILLS, IL)
  • HARMONY HOME HEALTH AGENCY, INC (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; PALOS HEIGHTS, IL)
  • CHICAGO RIDGE NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; CHICAGO RIDGE, IL)
  • LEXINGTON OF CHICAGO RIDGE (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; CHICAGO RIDGE, IL)
  • AMERICA AT HOME HEALTHCARE AND NURSING SERVICES (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; PALOS HEIGHTS, IL)
  • CHOICECARE HOME HEALTH, INC (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; PALOS HEIGHTS, IL)
  • PARK LAWN CENTER (Hospital, about 2 miles away; ALSIP, IL)

Amtrak stations near Worth:

  • 8 miles: SUMMIT (ARCHER & CENTER AVE.) . Services: public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 10 miles: LA GRANGE ROAD (LA GRANGE, 25 W. BURLINGTON AVE.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public payphones, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 11 miles: HOMEWOOD (181 1ST ST. & PARK AVE.) . Services: ticket office, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Worth:

  • Moraine Valley Community College (about 3 miles; Palos Hills, IL; Full-time enrollment: 12,008)
  • Saint Xavier University (about 5 miles; Chicago, IL; FT enrollment: 3,576)
  • City Colleges of Chicago-Richard J Daley College (about 6 miles; Chicago, IL; FT enrollment: 7,497)
  • Morton College (about 10 miles; Cicero, IL; FT enrollment: 3,236)
  • Chicago State University (about 10 miles; Chicago, IL; FT enrollment: 4,352)
  • City Colleges of Chicago-Kennedy-King College (about 10 miles; Chicago, IL; FT enrollment: 5,044)
  • City Colleges of Chicago-Olive-Harvey College (about 11 miles; Chicago, IL; FT enrollment: 4,110)

Public high school in Worth:

  • REGL INST SCHOLASTIC EXCELLENCE (Location: 11218 S RIDGELAND AVE, Grades: 6-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Worth:

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Library in Worth:

  • WORTH PUBLIC LIBRARY DISTRICT (Operating income: $676,049; Location: 6917 WEST 111TH STREET; 48,453 books; 621 e-books; 1,730 audio materials; 2,674 video materials; 5 local licensed databases; 15 state licensed databases; 6 other licensed databases; 190 print serial subscriptions; 1 electronic serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Worth: Worth Village Hall (A), North Palos Fire Protection District Station 3 (B), Worth Public Library (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Worth include: Church of Christ (A), Church of the Nazarene (B), Saint Mark Evangelical Lutheran Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Worth include: Penney Park (1), Altman Park (2), Worthwoods Park (3), Stahlak Park (4), Peaks Park (5), Moore Park (6), Homerding Park (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

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

WILLOW SHORES CAMPGROUND (Serves MI, Population served: 195, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAY-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Site Visit (enforcement) (MAY-30-2007), St Compliance achieved (JUN-05-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-24-2007)
Average household size:
This village:

2.5 people
Illinois:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:

63.3%
Whole state:

65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:

6.0%
Whole state:

6.3%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households
60 people in college/university student housing in 2010
59 people in other noninstitutional facilities in 2010
160 people in nursing homes in 2000

Banks with branches in Worth (2011 data):

  • Prospect Federal Savings Bank: at 11139 South Harlem Avenue, branch established on 1909/01/01. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $287.3 mil, Deposits: $246.5 mil, local headquarters, negative income in the last year, 3 total offices
  • The PrivateBank and Trust Company: Founders Bank Branch at 6825 West 111th Street, branch established on 1961/06/03. 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.
  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: Worth Branch at 6838 West 111th Street, branch established on 1905/01/01. 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.

For population 15 years and over in Worth:

Marital status in Worth, IL
  • Never married: 33.6%
  • Now married: 44.9%
  • Separated: 1.9%
  • Widowed: 6.3%
  • Divorced: 13.3%

For population 25 years and over in Worth:

  • High school or higher: 87.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.8%
  • Unemployed: 4.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 30.8 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.5
Illinois average:

12.2

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

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Worth, IL (based on Cook County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic1,947,223376
Evangelical Protestant432,9751,484
Other312,636403
Mainline Protestant202,114630
Black Protestant148,895395
Orthodox53,27666
None2,097,556-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 1,460
Cook County:

2.77 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 23
Cook County:

0.04 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

0.08 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 490
Here:

0.93 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

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

1.53 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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%
State:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

23.5%
Illinois:

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

16.3%
Illinois:

14.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

49.2%
Illinois:

48.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

46.1%
State:

45.7%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.7
Illinois:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Worth:

21.3%
Illinois:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

10.5%
Illinois:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
Illinois:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

33.7%
Illinois:

33.2%

General health condition:
Here:

56.2%
Illinois:

55.4%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

78.2%
Illinois:

79.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Worth, IL Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 22$163,732$89,3080$0
Streets and Highways 8$40,658$60,9872$2,493
Financial Administration 5$17,378$41,7070$0
Police - Other 2$5,139$30,83427$15,015
Other Government Administration 1$4,280$51,3607$9,657
Firefighters 0$0 0$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 38$231,187$73,00636$27,165

Worth government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $3,039,000 ($285.06)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,818,000 ($170.53)
    Local Fire Protection: $1,551,000 ($145.48)
    Regular Highways: $1,384,000 ($129.82)
    Water Utilities: $1,205,000 ($113.03)
    Sewerage: $517,000 ($48.49)
    Financial Administration: $485,000 ($45.49)
    General Public Buildings: $117,000 ($10.97)
    Parking Facilities: $92,000 ($8.63)
    General - Other: $8,000 ($0.75)
    Health - Other: $3,000 ($0.28)
  • Employee Retirement - Corporate Stocks: $4,173,000 ($391.43)
    Corporate Bonds: $1,589,000 ($149.05)
    Total Cash and Deposits: $1,022,000 ($95.86)
    Benefit Payments: $851,000 ($79.82)
    Withdrawals: $29,000 ($2.72)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $376,000 ($35.27)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $276,000 ($25.89)
    Sewerage: $123,000 ($11.54)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,940,000 ($275.77)

Worth government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Parks and Recreation: $1,867,000 ($175.12)
    Sewerage: $714,000 ($66.97)
    Parking Facilities: $52,000 ($4.88)
    Other: $50,000 ($4.69)
  • Employee Retirement - Earnings on Investments (calculated): $353,000 ($33.11)
    From Other Governments: $215,000 ($20.17)
    Local Employee Contribution: $166,000 ($15.57)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $676,000 ($63.41)
    General Revenue - Other: $152,000 ($14.26)
    Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($0.09)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,666,000 ($156.27)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $2,058,000 ($193.04)
    Other: $1,077,000 ($101.02)
    Highways: $317,000 ($29.73)
  • Tax - Property: $2,586,000 ($242.57)
    Other License: $1,007,000 ($94.46)

Worth government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,690,000 ($721.32)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,583,000 ($711.28)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $725,000 ($68.00)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $618,000 ($57.97)

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

  • Employee Retirement - Total Federal Securities: $2,595,000 ($243.41)
    Total Other Securities: $246,000 ($23.07)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,088,000 ($195.85)

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 Worth, IL
NameCountNameCount
Baskin-Robbins1Sprint Nextel1
CVS1Subway1
Cricket Wireless1U-Haul1
Dunkin Donuts1UPS3
FedEx1Walgreens1
H&R Block1

Strongest AM radio stations in Worth:

  • WRDZ (1300 AM; 5 kW; LA GRANGE, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WYLL (1160 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WVIV (1200 AM; 20 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLXX-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WGCI (1390 AM; 5 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WNWI (1080 AM; 3 kW; OAK LAWN, IL; Owner: BIRACH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WNTD (950 AM; 5 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: RADIO UNICA OF CHICAGO LICENSE CORP.)
  • WCSN (820 AM; 5 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WYPA, INC.)
  • WIND (560 AM; 5 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))

Strongest FM radio stations in Worth:

  • 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.)
  • WGCI-FM (107.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WDRV (97.1 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • 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.)
  • WLEY-FM (107.9 FM; AURORA, IL; Owner: WLEY LICENSING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Worth:

  • WLS-TV (Channel 7; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WMAQ-TV (Channel 5; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: NBC SUBSIDIARY (WMAQ-TV), INC.)
  • WTTW (Channel 11; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WINDOW TO THE WORLD COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WGN-TV (Channel 9; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WGBO-TV (Channel 66; JOLIET, IL; Owner: WGBO LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.)
  • WBBM-TV (Channel 2; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WPWR-TV (Channel 50; GARY, IN; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WXFT (Channel 60; AURORA, IL; Owner: TELEFUTURA CHICAGO LLC)
  • WCIU-TV (Channel 26; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WCIU-TV LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WCPX (Channel 38; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: PAXSON CHICAGO LICENSE, INC.)
  • WFLD (Channel 32; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • W68DO (Channel 68; PALATINE, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WFBT-CA (Channel 23; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: CHANNEL 23 LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WJYS (Channel 62; HAMMOND, IN; Owner: JOVON BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WSNS-TV (Channel 44; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: TELEMUNDO OF CHICAGO, INC.)
  • WOCH-LP (Channel 28; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: KM LPTV OF CHICAGO-28, L.L.C.)
  • WYCC (Channel 20; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: COLLEGE DIST. #508, COUNTY OF COOK)
  • WOCK-CA (Channel 13; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: KM LPTV OF CHICAGO-13, L.L.C.)
  • WYIN (Channel 56; GARY, IN; Owner: NORTHWEST INDIANA PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W34CK (Channel 34; ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL; Owner: FIRST UNITED, INC.)
  • W54AP (Channel 54; BLUE ISLAND, IL; Owner: CATHOLIC VIEWS BROADCASTS, INC.)
  • W64CQ (Channel 64; ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W24AJ (Channel 24; AURORA, IL; Owner: NELSON TV, INC.)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Worth fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 17Number of bridges
  • 144ft / 44.2mTotal length
  • $3,315,000Total costs
  • 684,100Total average daily traffic
  • 82,544Total average daily truck traffic
New bridges in Worth, IL - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 141950-1959
  • 31960-1969
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Worth, IL

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

2
  • Stormy M Seibt, Southwest Hwy & Cal Sag Channel (Roberts Rd & 115th St.-050471) (Lat: 41.682361 Lon: -87.809583), Type: 48.8, Overall height: 45.7 m, Registrant: American Tower Limited Partnership, Sseibt@americantower.Com, , Schau-mburg, Phone: (847) 240-1508
  • Stormy M Seibt, Southwest Hwy & Cal Sag Channel (Roberts Rd & 115th St.-050471) (Lat: 41.682361 Lon: -87.809583), Type: 48.8, Overall height: 45.7 m, Registrant: American Tower Limited Partnership, Sseibt@americantower.Com, , Schau-mburg, Phone: (847) 240-1508

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

4
  • 7205 W. 115th Street (Lat: 41.682556 Lon: -87.797306), Call Sign: WPWG819,
    Assigned Frequencies: 457.537 MHz, 461.337 MHz, 461.512 MHz, 457.562 MHz, Grant Date: 11/13/2002, Expiration Date: 11/13/2012, Cancellation Date: 01/19/2013, Certifier: David M Saslow, Registrant: Gps Industries, LLC, 1074 North Orange Ave., Sarasota, FL 34236, Phone: (941) 306-3890, Fax: (941) 952-1859, Email:
  • Lat: 41.688694 Lon: -87.791250, Call Sign: WQPF799,
    Assigned Frequencies: 452.137 MHz, 457.137 MHz, 457.812 MHz, 457.887 MHz, 456.637 MHz, Grant Date: 05/04/2012, Expiration Date: 05/04/2022, Certifier: Phil Wegele, Registrant: On-Site Communications, 17347 S. Oleander Ave., Tinley Park, IL 60477, Phone: (708) 429-0234, Fax: (708) 429-9566, Email:
  • Lat: 41.697250 Lon: -87.803194, Call Sign: WQRW364,
    Assigned Frequencies: 466.300 MHz, 466.275 MHz, 466.250 MHz, 466.225 MHz, 466.200 MHz, Grant Date: 08/05/2013, Expiration Date: 08/05/2023, Certifier: Richard Schroeder, Registrant: United Radio Communications, Inc., 9200 S. Oketo Ave., Bridgeview, IL 60455, Phone: (630) 240-0911, Fax: (630) 477-0367, Email:
  • WATER\'S EDGE, 7205 W 115th St (Lat: 41.678250 Lon: -87.790111), Call Sign: WQWJ590,
    Assigned Frequencies: 457.837 MHz, 462.212 MHz, 462.312 MHz, Grant Date: 09/15/2015, Expiration Date: 09/15/2025, Certifier: Kevin Fitzgerald, Registrant: A Beep LLC, 452 N Chicago St, Joliet, IL 60432, Phone: (815) 740-1780, Fax: (815) 740-1357, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • West Alsip, 11625 South Ridgeland Avenue (Lat: 41.680028 Lon: -87.777000), Type: Pole, Structure height: 29 m, Overall height: 30.5 m, Call Sign: WQJD250,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11565.0 MHz, Grant Date: 07/29/2008, Expiration Date: 07/29/2018, Cancellation Date: 01/29/2010, Certifier: Willaim Chastain, Registrant: Radio Dynamics Corporation, Silver Spring, MD 20914, Phone: (301) 493-5171, Fax: (301) 576-4553, Email:
  • IL-CHI0127, 7164 W. 111th (Lat: 41.690500 Lon: -87.796306), Type: Pole, Structure height: 36.6 m, Overall height: 37.5 m, Call Sign: WQLD499,
    Assigned Frequencies: 22075.0 MHz, 22025.0 MHz, Grant Date: 12/14/2009, Expiration Date: 12/14/2019, Certifier: Nadja S Sodos-Wallace, Registrant: Sprint Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, M/S: Varesa, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (800) 572-8256, Fax: (703) 433-4483, Email:
  • WORTH PD, 7116 W. 111th St (Lat: 41.690444 Lon: -87.796333), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 36.6 m, Call Sign: WRDG947, Licensee ID: L00117490,
    Assigned Frequencies: 17915.0 MHz, 17915.0 MHz, 17915.0 MHz, 17915.0 MHz, Grant Date: 04/26/2019, Expiration Date: 04/26/2029, Certifier: William D Shanley, Registrant: Southwest Central Dispatch, 7611 W. College Dr., Palos Heights, IL 60463, Phone: (708) 448-6180, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

39 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Worth)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full and 2 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 ORIGINATED36$156,32127$116,844207$148,3399$64,8192$366,0053$110,8601$123,750
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED3$206,5272$115,62514$175,3410$00$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED5$153,55015$80,87970$163,8265$13,0361$400,6302$81,1154$14,675
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN4$123,6784$76,09839$163,5032$16,1950$02$89,0300$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS3$274,4170$018$181,7791$21,7600$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 8231.01 , 8231.02, 8238.04

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full and 2 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED8$131,5746$189,510
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED4$129,3335$197,656
APPLICATIONS DENIED4$108,1953$223,853
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$01$157,260
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 8231.01 , 8231.02, 8238.04

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Worth, IL
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Worth, 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 46. The highest number of fire incidents - 92 took place in 2007, and the least - 8 in 2005. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Worth, IL When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (57.6%), and Outside Fires (26.3%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Worth, IL
    • 45157.6%Structure Fires
    • 20626.3%Outside Fires
    • 9311.9%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 334.2%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Worth, IL
Most common first names in Worth, IL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John15672.9 years
Mary8678.5 years
William8371.9 years
Robert7065.4 years
Joseph6574.0 years
James6169.1 years
Helen5676.9 years
Edward5472.1 years
George5273.8 years
Frank5075.9 years
Most common last names in Worth, IL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson2677.3 years
Miller1874.4 years
Smith1474.9 years
Anderson1474.7 years
Olson1480.1 years
Brown1274.7 years
Schmidt974.4 years
Moore964.9 years
Murphy868.5 years
Wilson874.8 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Worth, IL
  • 87.8%Utility gas
  • 9.8%Electricity
  • 1.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.1%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Worth, IL
  • 71.8%Utility gas
  • 23.2%Electricity
  • 3.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.4%Other fuel
  • 0.5%No fuel used


Worth compared to Illinois state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Worth on our top lists:

  • #13 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Poland (population 500+)"
  • #18 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Jordan (population 500+)"
  • #30 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Eastern Europe (population 500+)"
  • #44 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Europe (population 500+)"
  • #54 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Israel (population 500+)"
  • #97 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Western Asia (population 500+)"
  • #55 (60482) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Polish first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #85 (60482) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Lithuanian first ancestries (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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