Zion, Illinois

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Population in 2013: 24,339 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +6.4%
 
Males: 11,249  (46.2%)
Females: 13,090  (53.8%)
Median resident age:  31.1 years
Illinois median age:  37.2 years

Zip codes: 60099.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $49,726 (it was $45,723 in 2000)
Zion:

$49,726
IL:

$56,210

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $20,665 (it was $17,730 in 2000)

Zion city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $133,714 (it was $115,100 in 2000)
Zion:

$133,714
IL:

$169,600

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $327,511; Detached houses: $363,452; Townhouses or other attached units: $196,586; In 2-unit structures: $171,006; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $196,509; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $197,610; Mobile homes: $47,879; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $36,579

Median gross rent in 2013: $869.

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  • Races in Zion, IL (2013)

    Zion races chart
    • 8,81936.1%White alone
    • 8,30034.0%Black alone
    • 5,52722.6%Hispanic
    • 1,2014.9%Two or more races
    • 5192.1%Asian alone
    • 1910.8%Other race alone
    • 250.1%American Indian alone
    • 140.06%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Zion: 99.4 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (9.8%), Irish (9.4%), English (3.6%), United States (3.1%), Italian (2.7%), Polish (2.7%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 04/02/1902

Elevation: 660 feet

Land area: 8.20 square miles.

Population density: 2,969 people per square mile   (average).

Zion,IL real estate house value index trend

Zion, Illinois map

For population 25 years and over in Zion:

  • High school or higher: 80.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.1%
  • Unemployed: 6.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Zion city:

  • Never married: 39.7%
  • Now married: 42.8%
  • Separated: 2.2%
  • Widowed: 4.8%
  • Divorced: 10.5%

2,939 residents are foreign born (9.2% Latin America).

This city:

12.1%
Illinois:

14.0%



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists there were 58 registered sex offenders living in Zion, Illinois as of July 31, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Zion to the number of sex offenders is 420 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $4,929 (4.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $4,279 (3.5%)

Zion satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Waukegan, IL (5.7 miles , pop. 87,901).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Milwaukee, WI (41.8 miles , pop. 596,974).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (43.2 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Beach Park, IL (1.4 miles ), Winthrop Harbor, IL (1.5 miles ), Wadsworth, IL (2.1 miles ), Waukegan, IL (2.4 miles ), Pleasant Prairie, WI (2.5 miles ), Gurnee, IL (2.7 miles ), Park City, IL (2.7 miles ), Old Mill Creek, IL (2.8 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 93 buildings, average cost: $104,300
  • 1998: 105 buildings, average cost: $99,800
  • 1999: 108 buildings, average cost: $107,400
  • 2000: 89 buildings, average cost: $108,200
  • 2001: 98 buildings, average cost: $117,800
  • 2002: 97 buildings, average cost: $115,800
  • 2003: 74 buildings, average cost: $115,000
  • 2004: 114 buildings, average cost: $125,500
  • 2005: 222 buildings, average cost: $142,100
  • 2006: 175 buildings, average cost: $118,700
  • 2007: 60 buildings, average cost: $144,800
  • 2008: 51 buildings, average cost: $149,900
  • 2009: 11 buildings, average cost: $165,800
  • 2010: 10 buildings, average cost: $193,700
  • 2011: 2 buildings, average cost: $182,000
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $182,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 42.45 N, Longitude: 87.84 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -2,958 (-12.1%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,561 (16.2%)

Area codes: 847, 224

Zion household income distribution Zion home values distribution

Property values in Zion, IL


Crime rates in Zion by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murders 4331401115015
per 100,000 17.513.112.74.216.60.04.04.04.019.90.04.120.5
Rapes 25383828283318232621243319
per 100,000 109.3166.2161.0117.6116.3135.872.391.5103.383.498.0134.678.1
Robberies 304141422041565344100952434
per 100,000 131.2179.3173.7176.483.0168.7224.9210.9174.9397.3388.097.9139.7
Assaults 75959565114791079420422308788
per 100,000 328.0415.5402.5272.9473.3325.1429.8374.1810.887.4122.5354.8361.6
Burglaries 235180180254302209262340312287383418243
per 100,000 1,027.7787.2762.71,066.61,253.8860.01,052.41,353.01,240.01,140.21,564.21,704.8998.4
Thefts 497519519479573476556623517408422585520
per 100,000 2,173.52,269.72,199.12,011.42,379.01,958.62,233.42,479.22,054.81,620.91,723.42,385.92,136.6
Auto thefts 68636370497668382529343437
per 100,000 297.4275.5266.9293.9203.4312.7273.1151.299.4115.2138.9138.7152.0
Arson 2774647457455
per 100,000 8.730.629.716.824.916.528.115.919.927.816.320.420.5
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 294.7) 441.1499.1483.5417.9478.6417.1434.7457.4518.6427.0439.7475.4414.4

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City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Zion detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 58 (45 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.84
Illinois average:

2.76
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

10.2%
Illinois:

7.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +2,882 (+14.4%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (32%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Construction (9%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (5%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (28%)
  • Manufacturing (16%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Office and administrative support occupations (18%)
  • Production occupations (15%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (11%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (7%)
  • Material moving occupations (7%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (27%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (8%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Production occupations (6%)

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

Average climate in Zion, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Zion-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Illinois state average. It is 20% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/28/1972, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 5.8 miles away from the Zion city center injured 20 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/21/1967, a category F4 tornado 20.9 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured 100 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Zion-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Illinois state average. It is 86% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 276.8 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 251.2 miles away from Zion 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 87.7 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 308.9 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 275.1 miles away from Zion center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 223.3 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 Lake County (14) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 8, Floods: 6, Tornadoes: 3, Snows: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Zion topographic map

Birthplace of: Gary Coleman - (born 1968), television personality, James Gordon Lindsay - Christian missionary, John Hammond (basketball) - Basketball player-coach, Richard Bull (actor) - Actor, Russell Nype - Baritone.

Hospitals and medical centers in Zion:

  • MIDWESTERN REGION MED CENTER (Proprietary, 2520 ELISHA AVENUE)
  • GREENPATH HEALTH GROUP, LLC (3232 SHERIDAN ROAD)
  • ARBOR VIEW NURSING AND REHAB CENTER (1805 27TH STREET)
  • GROVE AT THE LAKE LIVING AND REHABILITATION (2534 ELIM AVENUE)
  • ROLLING HILLS MANOR (3615 16TH STREET)
  • SHERIDAN HEALTHCARE CENTER (2534 ELIM AVE)

Airports located in Zion:

Amtrak station near Zion:

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

Nuclear power plants:

  • Zion 1. Westinghouse Electric Corp.Sargent & Lundy Engineers. Westinghouse Electric Corp.Commonwealth Edison Co.Pressurized Water Reactor (PWR). Net Output: 1040 MWe. Permanently shutdown. Date started: 06/1973. Date closed : 12/1973..
  • Zion 2. Westinghouse Electric Corp.Sargent & Lundy Engineers. Westinghouse Electric Corp.Commonwealth Edison Co.Pressurized Water Reactor (PWR). Net Output: 1040 MWe. Permanently shutdown. Date started: 12/1973. Date closed : 09/1974..

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Zion:

  • Gateway Technical College (about 11 miles; Kenosha, WI; Full-time enrollment: 5,089)
  • College of Lake County (about 12 miles; Grayslake, IL; FT enrollment: 11,041)
  • Carthage College (about 12 miles; Kenosha, WI; FT enrollment: 3,130)
  • University of Wisconsin-Parkside (about 14 miles; Kenosha, WI; FT enrollment: 3,843)
  • Oakton Community College (about 28 miles; Des Plaines, IL; FT enrollment: 7,271)
  • Harper College (about 29 miles; Palatine, IL; FT enrollment: 10,800)
  • Northwestern University (about 29 miles; Evanston, IL; FT enrollment: 17,473)

Public high schools in Zion:

Public elementary/middle schools in Zion:

Private elementary/middle schools in Zion:

  • OUR SAVIOR'S LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 76; Location: 1800 23RD ST; Grades: PK - 8)
  • ZION CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 28; Location: 1828 HEBRON AVE; Grades: PK - 11)
See full list of schools located in Zion, map of school districts: BEACH PARK COMMUNITY CONSOLIDATED SCHOOL DISTRICT 3, ZION ELEMENTARY SCHOOL DISTRICT 6, ZION-BENTON TOWNSHIP HIGH SCHOOL DISTRICT 126

Library in Zion:

  • ZION-BENTON PUBLIC LIBRARY DISTRICT (Operating income: $2,268,591; Location: 2400 GABRIEL AVENUE; 123,350 books; 7,463 audio materials; 9,957 video materials; 5 local licensed databases; 16 state licensed databases; 1 other licensed databases; 152 print serial subscriptions; 2 electronic serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Zion: Anderson Farm Orchard (A), Zion Auditorium (B), Zion-Benton Public Library (C), Zion City Hall (D), Zion Fire and Rescue Department Station 1 (E), Zion Fire and Rescue Department Station 2 (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Zion include: Ahmadiyya Movement In Islam (A), Christian Faith Fellowship Church (B), Church of God (C), Grace Missionary Church (D), Memorial United Methodist Church (E), Mount Zion Missionary Baptist Church (F), New Life Alliance Church (G), Zion Bible Church (H), Christian Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Lake Mound Cemetery (1), Mount Oliver Memorial Park (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creek: Kellogg Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Zion include: Meadow Creek Park (1), Shiloh Park (2), Carmel Park (3), Edina Park (4), Timothy Park (5), Sharon Park (6), Lorelei Acres Park (7), Lebanon Park (8), Joanna Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotels: Country Inn & Suites (1100 33rd Street), Emanuelson Inn Bed & Breakfast (1241 Shiloh Boulevard), American Inn Motel (39018 North Sheridan Road).

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 103. This is worse than average.

City:

103
U.S.:

74

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2012 was 0.246. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 18.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.246
U.S.:

0.303

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 12.0. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 1.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

12.0
U.S.:

6.6

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 1.11. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 4.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.11
U.S.:

1.93

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 32.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

32.3
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 17.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 18.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

17.3
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 9.38. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.38
U.S.:

9.14

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2009 was 0.0105. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 4.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0105
U.S.:

0.0147

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

  • PINSTERS BOWL AND BAR (Population served: 154, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • FRITZS CORNER (Population served: 80, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 18.8%
(11.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 31.9% for Black residents, 11.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 39.2% for American Indian residents, 6.0% for other race residents, 20.2% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  3.0 people
Illinois:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  72.5%
Whole state:  65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  6.7%
Whole state:  6.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

People in group quarters in Zion in 2010:

  • 380 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 48 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 9 people in other noninstitutional facilities

People in group quarters in Zion in 2000:

  • 445 people in nursing homes
  • 40 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 27 people in religious group quarters
  • 15 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 11 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 8 people in homes for the mentally retarded

Zion, Illinois environmental map by EPA

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Zion compared to Illinois state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.

Banks with branches in Zion (2011 data):

  • Guaranty Bank: Zion Branch at 4000 Route 173, branch established on 2002/01/10. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $1,179.1 mil, Deposits: $1,102.7 mil, headquarters in Milwaukee, WI, negative income in the last year, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 166 total offices
  • Firstmerit Bank, National Association: Zion Branch at 2580 Sheridan Road, branch established on 1999/03/15. Info updated 2010/05/17: Bank assets: $14,420.6 mil, Deposits: $11,497.6 mil, headquarters in Akron, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 213 total offices, Holding Company: Firstmerit Corporation
  • TCF National Bank: Zion Jewel Branch at 1400 21st Street, branch established on 2001/04/05. 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
  • PNC Bank, National Association: Zion Branch at 2900 Sheridan Road, branch established on 1909/01/01. Info updated 2012/03/20: Bank assets: $263,309.6 mil, Deposits: $197,343.0 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3085 total offices, Holding Company: Pnc Financial Services Group, Inc., The
  • First Midwest Bank: Zion Facility at 3303 Sheridan Road, branch established on 1971/12/07. Info updated 2011/12/22: Bank assets: $7,848.0 mil, Deposits: $6,529.2 mil, headquarters in Itasca, IL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 100 total offices, Holding Company: First Midwest Bancorp, Inc.

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Zion, Illinois:

  • American Inn Motel Of Beach PK, 39018 Sheridan Rd, Zion, IL 60099 , Phone: (847) 746-2095
  • Parkside Motel, 3070 Sheridan Rd, Zion, IL 60099 , Phone: (847) 746-8133
  • Rosecrans Motel, 41550 N Rt 41, Zion, IL 60099 , Phone: (847) 395-1189
  • Motor Inn Motel, 41470 North Rt 41, Zion, IL 60099 , Phone: (847) 395-7300
  • Mid Point Motel, 2020 N Sheridan Rd, Zion, IL 60099 , Phone: (847) 872-3366
  • John's Hospitality Inn, 1713 Sheridan Rd, Zion, IL 60099 , Phone: (847) 872-9797
  • Emanuelson Inn, 1241 Shiloh Blvd, Zion, IL 60099 , Phone: (847) 872-8488
  • Sheridan Motel Zion, 3412 N Sheridan Rd, Zion, IL 60099 , Phone: (847) 872-8236
  • 3 other hotels and motels
All 11 fire-safe hotels and motels in Zion, Illinois

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.0
Illinois average:

12.4

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (82%)
  • Electricity (17%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)

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Religion statistics for Zion city (based on Lake County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic211,38029
Evangelical Protestant84,501211
Mainline Protestant36,96776
Other33,82262
Black Protestant7,82416
Orthodox4,6108
None324,358-
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: 121
Lake County:

1.71 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

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

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.54 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

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

2.46 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.47 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.3%
Illinois:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Lake County:

24.2%
Illinois:

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

16.3%
State:

14.5%
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
Financial Administration 5$29,420$70,6080$0
Other Government Administration 3$14,951$59,8040$0
Police Protection - Officers 45$322,327$85,9541$2,570
Police - Other 13$63,936$59,01810$13,025
Firefighters 26$193,889$89,4870$0
Fire - Other 0$0 2$2,495
Streets and Highways 16$87,072$65,3041$1,778
Water Supply 9$50,495$67,3270$0
Other and Unallocable 4$24,531$73,5931$1,328
Totals for Government 121$786,621$78,01215$21,196

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

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $1,816,000 ($74.61)
    General: $256,000 ($10.52)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $5,242,000 ($215.37)
    Regular Highways: $2,289,000 ($94.05)
    Water Utilities: $2,068,000 ($84.97)
    General - Other: $1,508,000 ($61.96)
    Health Services - Other: $1,441,000 ($59.21)
    Central Staff Services: $977,000 ($40.14)
    Solid Waste Management: $972,000 ($39.94)
    Fire Protection: $960,000 ($39.44)
    General Public Buildings: $625,000 ($25.68)
    Housing & Community Development: $574,000 ($23.58)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $453,000 ($18.61)
    Financial Administration: $437,000 ($17.95)
    Sewerage: $44,000 ($1.81)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Cash & Deposits: $1,624,000 ($66.72)
    Benefit Payments: $888,000 ($36.48)
    Withdrawals: $52,000 ($2.14)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $959,000 ($39.40)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Housing & Community Development: $2,072,000 ($85.13)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $7,085,000 ($291.10)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $75,000 ($3.08)

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

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $1,085,000 ($44.58)
    Sewerage: $348,000 ($14.30)
    All Other: $46,000 ($1.89)
  • Employee Retirement - From Local Government: $493,000 ($20.26)
    Local Employee Contribution: $221,000 ($9.08)
    Interest Revenue: $213,000 ($8.75)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Support: $47,000 ($1.93)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $37,000 ($1.52)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $1,990,000 ($81.76)
    General Revenue, NEC: $811,000 ($33.32)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $2,122,000 ($87.19)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $3,781,000 ($155.35)
    Highways: $695,000 ($28.55)
  • Tax - Property: $6,582,000 ($270.43)
    NEC: $1,361,000 ($55.92)
    Public Utilities: $1,293,000 ($53.12)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $1,250,000 ($51.36)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $15,985,000 ($656.76)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Water Utilities: $3,500,000 ($143.80)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $15,250,000 ($626.57)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $3,500,000 ($143.80)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $1,250,000 ($51.36)
    Other, NEC: $735,000 ($30.20)

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

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $12,406,000 ($509.72)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Federal Securities: $13,330,000 ($547.68)
    Total Other Securities: $6,941,000 ($285.18)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $15,723,000 ($646.00)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $5,147,000 ($211.47)

4.81% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($67,314 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.81%
Illinois average:

4.45%

0.08% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,101 average AGI)
Lake County:

0.08%
Illinois average:

0.03%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Cook County, IL  1.77% ($70,503 average AGI)
from McHenry County, IL  0.33% ($44,150)
from Kenosha County, WI  0.19% ($39,059)


5.81% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($68,949 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.81%
Illinois average:

4.96%

0.16% of residents moved to foreign countries ($2,193 average AGI)
Lake County:

0.16%
Illinois average:

0.07%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Cook County, IL  1.75% ($56,212 average AGI)
to McHenry County, IL  0.34% ($64,144)
to Kenosha County, WI  0.32% ($38,879)

Strongest AM radio stations in Zion:

  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WISN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WPJX (1500 AM; daytime; 0 kW; ZION, IL)
  • WKRS (1220 AM; 1 kW; WAUKEGAN, IL; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WYLL (1160 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WKTA (1330 AM; 5 kW; EVANSTON, IL; Owner: POLNET COMMUNICATIONS, LTD.)
  • WVIV (1200 AM; 20 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLXX-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • WNVR (1030 AM; 5 kW; VERNON HILLS, IL; Owner: POLNET COMMUNICATIONS, LTD.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Zion:

  • WWDV (96.9 FM; ZION, IL; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WIIL (95.1 FM; KENOSHA, WI; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WXLC (102.3 FM; WAUKEGAN, IL; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WEZY (92.1 FM; RACINE, WI; Owner: RACINE BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WCKG (105.9 FM; ELMWOOD PARK, IL; Owner: INFINITY HOLDINGS CORPORATION OF ORLANDO)
  • WLIT-FM (93.9 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WJMK (104.3 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORP. OF ILLINOIS)
  • WNUA (95.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • 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)

TV broadcast stations around Zion:

  • W64CQ (Channel 64; ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W34CK (Channel 34; ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL; Owner: FIRST UNITED, INC.)
  • WLS-TV (Channel 7; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WMAQ-TV (Channel 5; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: NBC SUBSIDIARY (WMAQ-TV), INC.)
  • WTTW (Channel 11; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WINDOW TO THE WORLD COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WGBO-TV (Channel 66; JOLIET, IL; Owner: WGBO LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.)
  • WGN-TV (Channel 9; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WBBM-TV (Channel 2; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WJJA (Channel 49; RACINE, WI; Owner: TV-49, INC.)
  • WPWR-TV (Channel 50; GARY, IN; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WXFT (Channel 60; AURORA, IL; Owner: TELEFUTURA CHICAGO LLC)
  • WCIU-TV (Channel 26; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WCIU-TV LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WCPX (Channel 38; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: PAXSON CHICAGO LICENSE, INC.)
  • WSNS-TV (Channel 44; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: TELEMUNDO OF CHICAGO, INC.)
  • WFLD (Channel 32; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • W68DO (Channel 68; PALATINE, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WFBT-CA (Channel 23; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: CHANNEL 23 LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WJYS (Channel 62; HAMMOND, IN; Owner: JOVON BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WOCH-LP (Channel 28; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: KM LPTV OF CHICAGO-28, L.L.C.)
  • WYCC (Channel 20; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: COLLEGE DIST. #508, COUNTY OF COOK)
  • WOCK-CA (Channel 13; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: KM LPTV OF CHICAGO-13, L.L.C.)
  • WPXE (Channel 55; KENOSHA, WI; Owner: PAXSON MILWAUKEE LICENSE, INC.)
  • WMVS (Channel 10; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: MILWAUKEE AREA TECHNICAL COLLEGE DISTRICT BOARD)
  • WMVT (Channel 36; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: MILWAUKEE AREA TECHNICAL COLLEGE DISTRICT BOARD)
  • WISN-TV (Channel 12; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: WISN HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC. (CA CORP.))

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Zion fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2013 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 2Number of bridges
  • 7m23ftTotal length
  • 24,700Total average daily traffic
  • 907Total average daily truck traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Zion)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

75 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Zion, IL)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

30 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • Zion, 101 Shiloh Blvd (Lat: 42.442778 Lon: -87.804722), Type: Tower, Structure height: 73.1 m, Overall height: 74.7 m, Call Sign: WSX32
    Assigned Frequencies: 6545.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/16/2009, Expiration Date: 02/28/2019
    Registrant: Special System Services, 100 Mahogany Way, Upper Gwynedd, PA 19446-6084, Phone: (215) 699-4427, Fax: (215) 699-4427, Email:
  • 2700 Sheridan Road (Lat: 42.446111 Lon: -87.828056), Type: Bant, Structure height: 9.1 m, Overall height: 30.4 m, Call Sign: KWV54
    Assigned Frequencies: 947.350 MHz, 947.650 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/19/1970, Expiration Date: 12/01/2012, Cancellation Date: 08/30/2010
    Registrant: Bonneville International Corporation, 55 North 300 West, 8th Floor, Salt Lake City, UT 84101, Phone: (801) 575-7517
  • STATION, Trng Cntr Of Zion Nuclear Sta Shiloh Blvd 1 Mi E Of (Lat: 42.448889 Lon: -87.811722), Structure height: 9.4 m, Overall height: 16.2 m, Call Sign: WHH614
    Assigned Frequencies: 1965.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/13/1992, Expiration Date: 08/13/1997, Cancellation Date: 05/16/1996
    Registrant: Phone: (312) 294-2723

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

2
  • 1600' Ne Of Kenosha Rd & 21st St. (Lat: 42.459722 Lon: -87.864500), Overall height: 49.4 m, Call Sign: KNKH915
    Assigned Frequencies: 931.337 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/27/2009, Expiration Date: 11/08/2019, Certifier: J. Roy Pottle
    Registrant: Wilkinson Barker Knauer, LLP, 2300 N Street, Nw, Suite 700, Washington, DC 20037, Phone: (202) 783-4141, Fax: (202) 783-5851, Email:
  • Ne Of Kenosha Road & 21st Street (Lat: 42.459722 Lon: -87.864500), Overall height: 50.9 m, Call Sign: KNKL356
    Assigned Frequencies: 931.237 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/21/1998, Expiration Date: 04/01/1999, Cancellation Date: 01/04/1999
    Registrant: Mobilemedia Communications, Inc., 2101 Wilson Boulevard, Ste 935 4227350875152, Arlington, VA 22201, Phone: (703) 312-5151

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

166 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Zion)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

5
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 170B (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR C145 SERIES (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 1912C , Serial Number: 26057, Year manufactured: 1953, Airworthiness Date: 11/09/1955
    Registrant (Individual): Duncan C Henderson, 2204 Matthew Pl, Zion, IL 60099
  • Aircraft: DIAMOND AIRCRAFT IND INC DA 40 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 269DS , Serial Number: 40.269
    Registrant (Corporation): Health Service Transportation Inc, 1712 Dusk Dr, Zion, IL 60099
  • Aircraft: MCELROY ALFRED E STITS PLAYMATE SA11A (Category: Land, Seats: 3, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING 0-290 SERIES (140 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 31AM , Serial Number: 108, Year manufactured: 1973, Airworthiness Date: 11/13/1979
    Registrant (Individual): Alfred E Mcelroy, 3131 Bethel Blvd, Zion, IL 60099
  • Aircraft: KAUCNIK KENNETH V DRIFTER XP (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 5650A , Serial Number: 0085
    Registrant (Individual): Kenneth V Kaucnik, 12647 West Russell Rd, Zion, IL 60099
  • Aircraft: MOONEY AIRCRAFT CORP. M20 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 126 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 6510B , Serial Number: 1177, Year manufactured: 1957
    Registrant (Individual): James W Petty, 2532 Elizabeth, Zion, IL 60099, Other Owners: Susan Petty

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 3 full and 4 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 ORIGINATED105$125,49238$90,209256$152,20811$35,6553$161,04730$100,8281$33,440
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED12$122,9514$71,95849$151,6726$40,8200$04$96,5350$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED23$161,83015$84,082136$156,89115$57,2591$335,00015$84,6515$47,834
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN16$116,3074$99,86880$141,8872$76,9900$011$91,5300$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS6$155,3231$60,00028$156,5102$35,6500$01$74,6400$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 8601.01 , 8601.04, 8602.00, 8603.01, 8603.02, 8604.00, 8605.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 3 full and 4 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED5$118,6223$153,487
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED5$132,0908$170,923
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$134,0451$75,370
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 8601.01 , 8601.04, 8602.00, 8603.01, 8603.02, 8604.00, 8605.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 13
  • Hazardous Condition: 1

Incident types - Zion

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Zion, IL
Businesses in Zion, IL
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven1FedEx4
ALDI1H&R Block1
Ace Hardware1Jewel-Osco1
Advance Auto Parts1KFC1
Applebee's1Kmart1
AutoZone1McDonald's1
Baskin-Robbins1Nike2
Burger King1RadioShack1
CVS1Subway4
Cricket Wireless2T-Mobile1
Curves1Taco Bell1
DHL1UPS2
Dairy Queen1Walgreens1
Domino's Pizza1Walmart1
Dunkin Donuts1Wendy's1

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