Worth, Illinois

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Population in 2014: 10,838 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: -1.9%
 
Males: 5,282  (48.7%)
Females: 5,556  (51.3%)
Median resident age:  37.3 years
Illinois median age:  37.2 years

Zip codes: 60482.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $55,027 (it was $42,723 in 2000)
Worth:

$55,027
IL:

$56,210

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $25,117 (it was $19,449 in 2000)

Worth village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $163,080 (it was $132,600 in 2000)
Worth:

$163,080
IL:

$169,600

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $271,740; Detached houses: $289,664; Townhouses or other attached units: $245,879; In 2-unit structures: $219,304; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $264,262; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $239,756; Mobile homes: $26,256; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $50,705

Median gross rent in 2013: $875.

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  • Races in Worth, IL (2013)

    Worth races chart
    • 9,14984.2%White alone
    • 1,09810.1%Hispanic
    • 3062.8%Black alone
    • 1491.4%Asian alone
    • 610.6%Two or more races
    • 370.3%American Indian alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Worth: 102.7 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Polish (21.5%), Irish (16.9%), German (10.5%), Italian (8.8%), Arab (6.1%), United States (4.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 10/08/1914

Elevation: 615 feet

Land area: 2.38 square miles.

Population density: 4,547 people per square mile   (average).

Worth,IL real estate house value index trend

Worth, Illinois map

For population 25 years and over in Worth:

  • High school or higher: 88.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.0%
  • Unemployed: 4.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 34.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Worth village:

  • Never married: 31.8%
  • Now married: 48.2%
  • Separated: 2.4%
  • Widowed: 6.2%
  • Divorced: 11.4%

2,088 residents are foreign born (11.8% Europe, 2.7% Asia, 1.9% Latin America).

This village:

19.2%
Illinois:

14.0%



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists there were 16 registered sex offenders living in Worth, Illinois as of July 01, 2016.
The ratio of number of residents in Worth to the number of sex offenders is 678 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $4,939 (3.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $4,652 (2.9%)

Worth satellite photo by USGS

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 ).

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

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 41.69 N, Longitude: 87.79 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -3,828 (-35.2%)
Workers who live and work in this village: 320 (5.9%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 708

Worth household income distribution Worth home values distribution

Crime rates in Worth by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Murders 0000000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 0020001100011
per 100,000 0.00.018.30.00.00.09.59.60.00.00.09.29.2
Robberies 2223612472034
per 100,000 18.118.218.328.056.39.519.038.468.618.50.027.636.8
Assaults 88813110521545
per 100,000 72.472.673.49.328.29.595.248.019.69.246.136.846.0
Burglaries 25251827242920233133271922
per 100,000 226.3226.9165.0251.9225.3274.6190.5220.6303.6305.0249.1175.0202.6
Thefts 1551551098087658498117778763101
per 100,000 1,403.11,406.8999.4746.4816.7615.5800.1940.01,145.9711.6802.6580.2930.1
Auto thefts 181812811191471297148
per 100,000 162.9163.4110.074.6103.3179.9133.367.1117.583.264.6128.973.7
Arson 0000001010010
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.09.50.09.80.00.09.20.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 287.5) 108.5108.898.465.981.965.191.490.2104.466.066.171.187.8

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Crime rate in Worth detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 23 (21 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.93
Illinois average:

3.28
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.2%
Illinois:

5.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -158 (-1.4%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (16%)
  • Manufacturing (13%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (11%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Wholesale trade (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (23%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Other services, except public administration (9%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (8%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (16%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (13%)
  • Transportation occupations (11%)
  • Production occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (25%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (6%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (6%)

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

Average climate in Worth, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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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 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 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 the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 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 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 Cook County (17) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 11, Storms: 10, Tornadoes: 3, Snowstorms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 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)

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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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 103. This is worse than average.

City:

103
U.S.:

75

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.449. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 5.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.449
U.S.:

0.293

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 16.4. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 3.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

16.4
U.S.:

6.4

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 1.50. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 5.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.50
U.S.:

1.91

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 23.0. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 3.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

23.0
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 20.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

20.5
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 11.3. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 3.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.3
U.S.:

9.4

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2009 was 0.0148. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0148
U.S.:

0.0138
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 12.3%
(9.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 29.5% for Black residents, 35.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 31.6% for other race residents, 16.0% for two or more races residents)
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

Worth, Illinois environmental map by EPA

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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.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.0
Illinois average:

12.4

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

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Worth village (based on Cook County data)

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
This county:

0.04 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.93 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

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

1.53 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.67 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.4%
Illinois:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Cook County:

23.5%
Illinois:

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

16.3%
State:

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
Financial Administration 5$17,378$41,7070$0
Other Government Administration 1$4,280$51,3607$9,657
Police Protection - Officers 22$163,732$89,3080$0
Police - Other 2$5,139$30,83427$15,015
Streets and Highways 8$40,658$60,9872$2,493
Totals for Government 38$231,187$73,00636$27,165

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

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $1,956,000 ($180.48)
    Parks & Recreation: $1,611,000 ($148.64)
    Regular Highways: $1,155,000 ($106.57)
    Water Utilities: $1,144,000 ($105.55)
    Fire Protection: $951,000 ($87.75)
    Central Staff Services: $566,000 ($52.22)
    General - Other: $536,000 ($49.46)
    General Public Buildings: $96,000 ($8.86)
    Parking Facilities: $28,000 ($2.58)
    Health Services - Other: $13,000 ($1.20)
    Welfare - Other: $5,000 ($0.46)
  • Employee Retirement - Securities - Corporate Bonds (market): $3,927,000 ($362.34)
    Total Cash & Deposits: $551,000 ($50.84)
    Benefit Payments: $484,000 ($44.66)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $584,000 ($53.88)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $3,007,000 ($277.45)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $150,000 ($13.84)

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

  • Charges - All Other: $2,364,000 ($218.12)
    Parking Facilities: $69,000 ($6.37)
  • Employee Retirement - Interest Revenue: $145,000 ($13.38)
    Local Employee Contribution: $108,000 ($9.96)
    From Local Government: $98,000 ($9.04)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $7,000 ($0.65)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $339,000 ($31.28)
    Interest Earnings: $56,000 ($5.17)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,530,000 ($141.17)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $1,718,000 ($158.52)
    Highways: $313,000 ($28.88)
    All Other: $38,000 ($3.51)
  • Tax - Property: $1,939,000 ($178.91)
    NEC: $481,000 ($44.38)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $2,495,000 ($230.21)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $7,600,000 ($701.24)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Water Utilities: $975,000 ($89.96)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $7,565,000 ($698.01)
    Water Utilities: $1,255,000 ($115.80)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $265,000 ($24.45)
    Other, NEC: $35,000 ($3.23)

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

  • Employee Retirement - Total Federal Securities: $3,106,000 ($286.58)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $2,505,000 ($231.13)

3.54% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($46,108 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.54%
Illinois average:

4.45%

0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($558 average AGI)
Cook County:

0.04%
Illinois average:

0.03%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from DuPage County, IL  0.42% ($46,315 average AGI)
from Will County, IL  0.23% ($40,173)
from Lake County, IL  0.23% ($56,212)


3.93% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($54,782 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.93%
Illinois average:

4.96%

0.07% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,216 average AGI)
Cook County:

0.07%
Illinois average:

0.07%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to DuPage County, IL  0.47% ($56,473 average AGI)
to Will County, IL  0.26% ($47,918)
to Lake County, IL  0.23% ($70,503)

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 (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Worth fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 19Number of bridges
  • 91m299ftTotal length
  • $3,315,000Total costs
  • 639,200Total average daily traffic
  • 71,360Total average daily truck traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 141950-1959
  • 31960-1969
  • 21980-1989
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: 8472401508, Sseibt@americantower.Com, 1101 PERIMETER DR.
  • 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: 8472401508, Sseibt@americantower.Com, 1101 PERIMETER DR.

FCC Registered Private 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 MHzGrant Date: 11/13/2002, Expiration Date: 11/13/2012, Cancellation Date: 01/19/2013, Certifier: David M SaslowRegistrant: 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 MHzGrant Date: 05/04/2012, Expiration Date: 05/04/2022, Certifier: Phil WegeleRegistrant: 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 MHzGrant Date: 08/05/2013, Expiration Date: 08/05/2023, Certifier: Richard SchroederRegistrant: 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 MHzGrant Date: 09/15/2015, Expiration Date: 09/15/2025, Certifier: Kevin FitzgeraldRegistrant: A Beep LLC, 452 N Chicago St, Joliet, IL 60432, Phone: (815) 740-1780, Fax: (815) 740-1357, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • 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 MHzGrant Date: 07/29/2008, Expiration Date: 07/29/2018, Cancellation Date: 01/29/2010, Certifier: Willaim ChastainRegistrant: 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 MHzGrant Date: 12/14/2009, Expiration Date: 12/14/2019, Certifier: Nadja S Sodos-WallaceRegistrant: Sprint Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (703) 433-4000, Fax: (703) 433-4483

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

35 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Worth)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-180 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 1981T , Serial Number: 28-7105201, Year manufactured: 1971, Airworthiness Date: 07/23/1971
    Registrant (Corporation): Poor Mans Flying Club Inc, Co R Aurenz 10909 Worth Ave, Worth, IL 60482

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

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

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)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 33
  • Hazardous Condition: 40
  • Good Intent Call: 1

Incident types - Worth

See full 2006 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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (84%)
  • Electricity (16%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
Businesses in Worth, IL
NameCountNameCount
Baskin-Robbins1Sprint Nextel1
CVS1Subway1
Cricket Wireless1U-Haul1
Dunkin Donuts1UPS3
FedEx1Walgreens1
H&R Block1

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 significantly below state average.

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  • #54 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Israel (population 500+)"
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  • #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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