Carol Stream, Illinois

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Population in 2017: 39,989 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: -1.1%
 
Males: 19,645  (49.1%)
Females: 20,344  (50.9%)
Median resident age:

37.7 years
Illinois median age:

38.0 years

Zip codes: 60187, 60188.

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Estimated median household income in 2017: $80,654 (it was $64,893 in 2000)
Carol Stream:

$80,654
IL:

$62,992

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $33,317 (it was $25,152 in 2000)

Carol Stream village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $246,486 (it was $166,200 in 2000)
Carol Stream:

$246,486
IL:

$195,300

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $270,416; detached houses: $293,555; townhouses or other attached units: $216,254; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $288,206; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $175,622

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,188.

March 2019 cost of living index in Carol Stream: 102.1 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 8.5%
(4.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 20.0% for Black residents, 14.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 37.8% for American Indian residents, 100.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 18.0% for other race residents, 7.3% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Carol Stream, IL (2017)
    • 23,52858.6%White alone
    • 7,37918.4%Asian alone
    • 6,02915.0%Hispanic
    • 2,7186.8%Black alone
    • 5921.5%Two or more races
    • 190.05%American Indian alone
    • 200.05%Other race alone

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



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists, there were 8 registered sex offenders living in Carol Stream, Illinois as of February 18, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Carol Stream is 5,022 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is much lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Carol Stream 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)
1
(2.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(2.5)
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)
9
(22.4)
3
(7.5)
2
(5.0)
11
(28.4)
6
(15.0)
7
(17.7)
5
(12.6)
3
(7.5)
3
(7.4)
4
(9.9)
7
(17.3)
3
(7.4)
8
(19.9)
7
(17.5)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
14
(34.8)
7
(17.5)
15
(37.4)
14
(36.1)
7
(17.5)
28
(70.7)
32
(80.3)
6
(15.0)
7
(17.3)
11
(27.1)
25
(61.7)
7
(17.3)
19
(47.4)
10
(25.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
93
(231.0)
70
(174.8)
62
(154.7)
52
(134.1)
42
(105.0)
9
(22.7)
7
(17.6)
27
(67.5)
19
(47.1)
29
(71.5)
28
(69.1)
26
(64.2)
26
(64.8)
16
(40.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
117
(290.6)
79
(197.3)
78
(194.7)
107
(275.9)
74
(185.0)
75
(189.5)
76
(190.8)
70
(175.0)
54
(133.7)
60
(148.0)
50
(123.5)
32
(79.1)
29
(72.3)
48
(119.9)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
616
(1,530)
605
(1,511)
597
(1,490)
582
(1,500)
511
(1,277)
482
(1,218)
393
(986.7)
395
(987.3)
385
(953.5)
304
(750.0)
321
(792.6)
251
(620.2)
309
(770.2)
336
(839.6)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
33
(82.0)
34
(84.9)
20
(49.9)
27
(69.6)
24
(60.0)
30
(75.8)
26
(65.3)
15
(37.5)
15
(37.2)
19
(46.9)
13
(32.1)
23
(56.8)
17
(42.4)
27
(67.5)
Arson
(per 100,000)
12
(29.8)
4
(10.0)
5
(12.5)
9
(23.2)
8
(20.0)
13
(32.8)
9
(22.6)
15
(37.5)
11
(27.2)
3
(7.4)
3
(7.4)
5
(12.4)
1
(2.5)
2
(5.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)162.6127.2123.4150.4107.1108.0100.778.771.074.589.158.982.476.9

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City-data.com crime index in Carol Stream, IL

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 87 (69 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.72
Illinois average:

2.09
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Ancestries: Polish (8.9%), Italian (8.2%), German (7.2%), Irish (3.9%), American (2.5%), English (1.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 03/13/1959

Elevation: 750 feet

Land area: 8.90 square miles.

Population density: 4,495 people per square mile   (average).

Carol Stream, Illinois map

9,335 residents are foreign born (7.9% Asia, 5.3% Europe, 4.4% Latin America).

This village:

23.2%
Illinois:

14.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $6,508 (2.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $6,366 (2.6%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Wheaton, IL (4.7 miles , pop. 55,416).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Chicago, IL (24.4 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Glendale Heights, IL (1.8 miles ),
Winfield, IL (1.8 miles ),
Bloomingdale, IL (1.9 miles ),
Hanover Park, IL (2.0 miles ),
West Chicago, IL (2.1 miles ),
Wheaton, IL (2.2 miles ),
Bartlett, IL (2.2 miles ),
Roselle, IL (2.2 miles )

Latitude: 41.92 N, Longitude: 88.14 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -195 (-0.5%)
Workers who live and work in this village: 3,764 (17.1%)

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

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 45 buildings, average cost: $155,000
  • 1998: 81 buildings, average cost: $168,300
  • 1999: 77 buildings, average cost: $179,600
  • 2000: 19 buildings, average cost: $190,700
  • 2001: 25 buildings, average cost: $132,700
  • 2002: 69 buildings, average cost: $123,800
  • 2003: 98 buildings, average cost: $140,100
  • 2004: 26 buildings, average cost: $189,200
  • 2005: 82 buildings, average cost: $149,500
  • 2006: 70 buildings, average cost: $151,500
  • 2007: 148 buildings, average cost: $143,300
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $325,000
  • 2010: 11 buildings, average cost: $71,500
  • 2011: 33 buildings, average cost: $107,000
  • 2012: 10 buildings, average cost: $114,500
  • 2013: 32 buildings, average cost: $97,900
  • 2014: 36 buildings, average cost: $129,100
  • 2015: 10 buildings, average cost: $126,800
  • 2016: 14 buildings, average cost: $133,900
Number of permits per 10,000 Carol Stream, IL residents
Average permit cost in Carol Stream, IL
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

2.7%
Illinois:

4.5%
Unemployment by year
Historical population in Carol Stream, IL
Historical housing units in Carol Stream, IL

Population change in the 1990s: +8,453 (+26.4%).
Most common industries in Carol Stream, IL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (7.3%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.9%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.8%)
  • Construction (5.8%)
  • Educational services (5.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (3.5%)
  • Machinery (3.4%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (9.4%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (7.5%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.7%)
  • Machinery (4.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (3.8%)
  • Metal & metal products (3.5%)
  • Public administration (3.3%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (12.6%)
  • Educational services (9.4%)
  • Finance & insurance (9.1%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.2%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (4.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (3.2%)
  • Social assistance (3.0%)
Most common occupations in Carol Stream, IL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.3%)
  • Computer specialists (5.0%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.7%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.6%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (3.3%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Computer specialists (7.0%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.1%)
  • Engineers (4.1%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.0%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (3.9%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.6%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (10.1%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7.6%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.2%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.2%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.8%)

Average climate in Carol Stream, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Carol Stream, Illinois environmental map by EPA

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

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 96.6. This is worse than average.

City:

96.6
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.246. This is about average. Closest monitor was 11.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.246
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 17.0. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 2.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

17.0
U.S.:

5.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 1.04. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 2.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.04
U.S.:

1.79
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 25.8. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 5.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.8
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 23.9. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 9.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

23.9
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 10.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.0
U.S.:

8.5
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2009 was 0.0161. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 2.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0161
U.S.:

0.0098

Tornado activity:

Carol Stream-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Illinois state average. It is 47% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/28/1990, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 19.9 miles away from the Carol Stream 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 17.1 miles away from the village center killed one person and injured 100 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Carol Stream-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 240.4 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 214.9 miles away from the city 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 50.6 miles away from Carol Stream 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 272.8 miles away from Carol Stream 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 238.9 miles away from the city center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 230.3 miles away from Carol Stream center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in DuPage County (14) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 4

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

Hospitals and medical centers in Carol Stream:

  • CNS HOSPICE (690 E NORTH AVENUE)
  • CNS HOME HEALTH (690 EAST NORTH AVENUE)
  • HOPE HOME HEALTH SERVICES, INC (640 E ST CHARLES RD, STE 202)
  • WINDSOR PARK MANOR (110 WINDSOR PARK DRIVE)

Amtrak stations near Carol Stream:

  • 10 miles: NAPERVILLE (E. 4TH & ELLSWORTH AVE.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 16 miles: LA GRANGE ROAD (LA GRANGE, 25 W. BURLINGTON AVE.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public payphones, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 20 miles: SUMMIT (ARCHER & CENTER AVE.) . Services: public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Carol Stream:

  • Universal Technical Institute of Illinois Inc (about 4 miles; Glendale Heights, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,281)
  • Wheaton College (about 5 miles; Wheaton, IL; FT enrollment: 2,948)
  • Chamberlain College of Nursing-Illinois (about 6 miles; Addison, IL; FT enrollment: 8,977)
  • College of DuPage (about 7 miles; Glen Ellyn, IL; FT enrollment: 18,910)
  • American InterContinental University-Online (about 10 miles; Schaumburg, IL; FT enrollment: 16,158)
  • Elmhurst College (about 11 miles; Elmhurst, IL; FT enrollment: 3,364)
  • North Central College (about 11 miles; Naperville, IL; FT enrollment: 2,860)

Public high school in Carol Stream:

Public elementary/middle schools in Carol Stream:

Private elementary/middle school in Carol Stream:

  • CAROL STREAM CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 52, Location: 610 E NORTH AVE, Grades: PK-5)
See full list of schools located in Carol Stream

Library in Carol Stream:

  • CAROL STREAM PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $3,746,196; Location: 616 HIAWATHA DRIVE; 170,070 books; 8,413 audio materials; 6,851 video materials; 32 local licensed databases; 15 state licensed databases; 4 other licensed databases; 379 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Carol Stream: Carol Stream Village Hall (A), Carol Stream Public Library (B), Carol Stream Fire Protection District Station 3 (C), Carol Stream Fire Protection District Station 2 (D), Carol Stream Fire Protection District Station 1 (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Fair Oaks Plaza Shopping Center (1), Heritage Plaza Shopping Center (2), Northland Mall (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Carol Stream include: Fellowship Church of Carol Stream (A), Saint Andrew United Methodist Church (B), Church of the Master (C), Saint Lukes Church (D), Village Bible Church (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Saint Stephens German Catholic Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Lake: Heritage Lake (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Carol Stream include: Veterans Park (1), Shining Waters Park (2), Stonebridge Park (3), Black Willow Marsh County Forest Preserve (4), Bierman Park (5), Charger Park (6), Heritage Lake Park (7), Kent Park (8), Spring Valley Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: C Berger Group Inc (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 327 Gundersen Drive Suite A), Brunswick Zone-Carol Stream (Amusement & Theme Parks; 170 West North Avenue).

Hotel: Hampton Inn Chicago-Carol Stream (205 W North Ave).

Birthplace of: Boone Logan - Baseball player, Ryan Diem - 2005 NFL player (Indianapolis Colts, born: Jul 1, 1979), Randy Merkel - Soccer player.

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

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

  • CAROL STREAM (Population served: 39,711, Primary Water Source Type: Purch surface water)
Average household size:
This village:

2.8 people
Illinois:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:

71.8%
Whole state:

65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:

5.0%
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: 0.2% of all households
44 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
83 people in nursing homes in 2000
2 people in religious group quarters in 2000

Banks with branches in Carol Stream (2011 data):

  • West Suburban Bank: Carol Stream Facility, President Street Facility, Fair Oaks Facility. Info updated 2011/02/23: Bank assets: $1,927.7 mil, Deposits: $1,744.7 mil, headquarters in Lombard, IL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 44 total offices, Holding Company: West Suburban Bancorp, Inc.
  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: Carol Stream Exp. Bkg. Center Branch at 560 Schmale Road, branch established on 1997/10/07; Carol Stream Branch at 411 South Schmale Road, branch established on 1978/05/22. 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.
  • United Central Bank: Carol Stream Branch at 1275 County Farm Road, branch established on 2001/04/09. Info updated 2009/08/04: Bank assets: $2,348.5 mil, Deposits: $2,060.1 mil, headquarters in Garland, TX, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 30 total offices, Holding Company: Central Bancorp, Inc.
  • Parkway Bank and Trust Company: Carol Stream Branch at 914 West Army Trail Road, branch established on 2009/12/21. Info updated 2011/06/03: Bank assets: $2,237.7 mil, Deposits: $1,906.2 mil, headquarters in Harwood Heights, IL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 33 total offices, Holding Company: Parkway Bancorp, Inc.
  • RBS Citizens, National Association: Carol Stream at 451 Schmale Road, branch established on 1889/01/01. Info updated 2007/09/19: Bank assets: $106,940.6 mil, Deposits: $75,690.2 mil, headquarters in Providence, RI, positive income, 1135 total offices, Holding Company: Uk Financial Investments Limited
  • Bank of America, National Association: Carol Stream at 506 S. Schmale, branch established on 1909/01/01. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • PNC Bank, National Association: Carol Stream Branch at 560 Army Trail Road, branch established on 2004/07/26. 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
  • BMO Harris Bank National Association: West Army Trail Road Branch at 850 West Army Trail Road, branch established on 1961/11/03. Info updated 2011/07/14: Bank assets: $97,264.0 mil, Deposits: $75,624.6 mil, headquarters in Chicago, IL, positive income, 717 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of Montreal

For population 15 years and over in Carol Stream:

Marital status in Carol Stream, IL
  • Never married: 30.6%
  • Now married: 53.6%
  • Separated: 1.5%
  • Widowed: 4.4%
  • Divorced: 10.0%

For population 25 years and over in Carol Stream:

  • High school or higher: 90.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 39.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 10.8%
  • Unemployed: 3.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.7 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.7
Illinois average:

12.2

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

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Carol Stream, IL (based on DuPage County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic373,82354
Evangelical Protestant120,953247
Other77,88980
Mainline Protestant71,909126
Orthodox8,46010
Black Protestant3,0145
None260,876-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 175
DuPage County:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 8
This county:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

1.05 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

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

2.16 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.24 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.1%
State:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
DuPage County:

24.0%
State:

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

13.2%
Illinois:

14.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Carol Stream:

48.4%
Illinois:

48.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Carol Stream:

45.5%
State:

45.7%

Average BMI:
Carol Stream:

28.2
State:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

21.1%
Illinois:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Carol Stream:

11.3%
Illinois:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Carol Stream:

6.7
Illinois:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

30.9%
Illinois:

33.2%

General health condition:
Carol Stream:

56.5%
Illinois:

55.4%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

81.2%
Illinois:

79.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Carol Stream, IL Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 55$415,050$90,5560$0
Local Libraries 24$103,327$51,66441$41,239
Police - Other 23$145,609$75,9702$3,609
Streets and Highways 23$153,426$80,0484$6,886
Financial Administration 12$79,291$79,2910$0
Water Supply 8$46,582$69,8730$0
Other and Unallocable 7$44,992$77,1290$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 5$35,263$84,6310$0
Other Government Administration 4$48,046$144,13813$12,365
Welfare 3$22,938$91,7521$3,939
Totals for Government 164$1,094,524$80,08761$68,038

Carol Stream government finances - Expenditure in 2013 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $3,602,000 ($90.07)
    Water Utilities: $2,241,000 ($56.04)
    General - Other: $290,000 ($7.25)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $12,397,000 ($310.01)
    Water Utilities: $4,444,000 ($111.13)
    Regular Highways: $3,462,000 ($86.57)
    Sewerage: $3,271,000 ($81.80)
    General - Other: $1,920,000 ($48.01)
    Central Staff Services: $1,737,000 ($43.44)
    Financial Administration: $853,000 ($21.33)
    General Public Buildings: $381,000 ($9.53)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $242,000 ($6.05)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $352,000 ($8.80)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $11,354,000 ($283.93)

Carol Stream government finances - Revenue in 2013 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $2,622,000 ($65.57)
    Other: $1,027,000 ($25.68)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Highways: $362,000 ($9.05)
    Other: $86,000 ($2.15)
    General Local Government Support: $24,000 ($0.60)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $1,683,000 ($42.09)
    General Revenue - Other: $1,181,000 ($29.53)
    Interest Earnings: $139,000 ($3.48)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $5,808,000 ($145.24)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $9,732,000 ($243.37)
    Highways: $1,571,000 ($39.29)
  • Tax - Public Utilities Sales: $4,513,000 ($112.86)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $3,156,000 ($78.92)
    Other License: $718,000 ($17.95)
    Property: $616,000 ($15.40)
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $486,000 ($12.15)
    Motor Vehicle License: $436,000 ($10.90)
    Other Selective Sales: $287,000 ($7.18)

Carol Stream government finances - Debt in 2013 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,231,000 ($180.82)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,682,000 ($167.10)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $549,000 ($13.73)

Carol Stream government finances - Cash and Securities in 2013 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $21,751,000 ($543.92)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $34,851,000 ($871.51)

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

Here:

6.52%
Illinois average:

4.69%

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

0.04%
Illinois average:

0.03%

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


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

Here:

7.43%
Illinois average:

5.50%

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

0.06%
Illinois average:

0.06%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Cook County, IL  2.46% ($77,836 average AGI)
to Will County, IL  0.86% ($68,167)
to Kane County, IL  0.73% ($132,588)
Businesses in Carol Stream, IL
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven4Home Depot1
ALDI2Jewel-Osco1
Ace Hardware1Jimmy John's2
Advance Auto Parts1Jones New York1
Arby's1Lowe's1
AutoZone2MasterBrand Cabinets2
Baskin-Robbins1McDonald's2
Blockbuster1New Balance1
Brunswick Bowling & Billiards1Nike2
Burger King2Papa John's Pizza1
Cricket Wireless1Pizza Hut2
DHL1Safeway1
Dairy Queen1Sprint Nextel1
Dennys1Starbucks2
Dunkin Donuts2UPS6
FedEx4Vons1
Firestone Complete Auto Care1Wendy's1
GNC2White Castle1
Holiday Inn1

Strongest AM radio stations in Carol Stream:

  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WMBI (1110 AM; daytime; 5 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • WYLL (1160 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WVIV (1200 AM; 20 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLXX-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • WCSN (820 AM; 5 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WYPA, INC.)
  • WISN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WSPY (1480 AM; 1 kW; GENEVA, IL)
  • WKTA (1330 AM; 5 kW; EVANSTON, IL; Owner: POLNET COMMUNICATIONS, LTD.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Carol Stream:

  • WMBI-FM (90.1 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • WLEY-FM (107.9 FM; AURORA, IL; Owner: WLEY LICENSING, INC.)
  • WDCB (90.9 FM; GLEN ELLYN, IL; Owner: COLLEGE OF DU PAGE, DISTRICT 502)
  • WJKL (94.3 FM; ELGIN, IL; Owner: ELGIN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WETN (88.1 FM; WHEATON, IL; Owner: THE TRUSTEES OF WHEATON COLLEGE)
  • WCKG (105.9 FM; ELMWOOD PARK, IL; Owner: INFINITY HOLDINGS CORPORATION OF ORLANDO)
  • WLIT-FM (93.9 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WJMK (104.3 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORP. OF ILLINOIS)
  • WNUA (95.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WTMX (101.9 FM; SKOKIE, IL; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WGCI-FM (107.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WBBM-FM (96.3 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WKSC-FM (103.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WFMT (98.7 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WINDOW TO THE WORLD COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WZZN (94.7 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC CHICAGO FM RADIO,INC.)
  • WERV-FM (95.9 FM; AURORA, IL; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • 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)

TV broadcast stations around Carol Stream:

  • W34CK (Channel 34; ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL; Owner: FIRST UNITED, INC.)
  • W57DN (Channel 57; ELGIN, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WLS-TV (Channel 7; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WMAQ-TV (Channel 5; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: NBC SUBSIDIARY (WMAQ-TV), INC.)
  • WTTW (Channel 11; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WINDOW TO THE WORLD COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WGN-TV (Channel 9; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WGBO-TV (Channel 66; JOLIET, IL; Owner: WGBO LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.)
  • WBBM-TV (Channel 2; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WPWR-TV (Channel 50; GARY, IN; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WXFT (Channel 60; AURORA, IL; Owner: TELEFUTURA CHICAGO LLC)
  • WCIU-TV (Channel 26; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WCIU-TV LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WCPX (Channel 38; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: PAXSON CHICAGO LICENSE, INC.)
  • WFLD (Channel 32; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • W68DO (Channel 68; PALATINE, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WFBT-CA (Channel 23; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: CHANNEL 23 LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WSNS-TV (Channel 44; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: TELEMUNDO OF CHICAGO, INC.)
  • W24AJ (Channel 24; AURORA, IL; Owner: NELSON TV, INC.)
  • WJYS (Channel 62; HAMMOND, IN; Owner: JOVON BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WOCH-LP (Channel 28; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: KM LPTV OF CHICAGO-28, L.L.C.)
  • WYCC (Channel 20; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: COLLEGE DIST. #508, COUNTY OF COOK)
  • WOCK-CA (Channel 13; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: KM LPTV OF CHICAGO-13, L.L.C.)
  • W64CQ (Channel 64; ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WYIN (Channel 56; GARY, IN; Owner: NORTHWEST INDIANA PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSPY-LP (Channel 30; PLANO, IL; Owner: WSPY-TV, INC.)
  • W54BE (Channel 54; SUGAR GROVE, IL; Owner: WAUBONSEE COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Carol Stream fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 5Number of bridges
  • 13ft / 3.8mTotal length
  • 55,450Total average daily traffic
  • 6,589Total average daily truck traffic
  • 59,682Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 full and 6 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 ORIGINATED140$191,58898$199,9851,157$199,92025$100,5962$595,66024$118,8802$171,695
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED15$180,67211$139,68999$206,7726$60,2580$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED20$182,31617$236,238273$210,45624$96,9250$013$142,0280$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN13$179,9059$193,310175$198,7007$103,4410$08$168,4360$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS5$152,1644$207,78054$224,5311$44,2300$01$131,9100$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 8412.02 , 8412.03, 8412.05, 8412.06, 8413.04, 8413.06, 8413.07, 8417.01

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 full and 6 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED23$213,15227$215,911
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED9$247,3579$257,893
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$04$241,015
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN2$251,1502$305,485
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS2$309,9800$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 8412.02 , 8412.03, 8412.05, 8412.06, 8413.04, 8413.06, 8413.07, 8417.01

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Carol Stream, IL
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Carol Stream, IL - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 103
  • Hazardous Condition: 102
  • Service Call: 1
  • Good Intent Call: 1
Fire incident types in Carol Stream, IL

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Carol Stream, IL

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Carol Stream, Illinois:

  • Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites, 150 S Gary Ave, Carol Stream, Illinois 60188 , Phone: (630) 665-3000, Fax: (630) 665-9389
  • Hampton Inn Carol Stream, 205 W North Ave, Carol Stream, Illinois 60188 , Phone: (630) 681-9200, Fax: (630) 415-0660
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Carol Stream, Illinois
Most common first names in Carol Stream, IL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John6978.6 years
Mary5979.7 years
Robert5471.9 years
Helen4785.6 years
Joseph4676.4 years
Dorothy4679.9 years
James4269.9 years
William3577.6 years
Edward3477.8 years
Richard2973.1 years
Most common last names in Carol Stream, IL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson2478.1 years
Nelson1681.9 years
Anderson1486.0 years
Miller1479.3 years
Smith1480.3 years
Brown1286.1 years
Patel1274.5 years
Williams1173.9 years
Martin882.1 years
Peterson887.9 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Carol Stream, IL
  • 94.7%Utility gas
  • 4.7%Electricity
  • 0.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Carol Stream, IL
  • 58.7%Utility gas
  • 35.2%Electricity
  • 2.0%Other fuel
  • 1.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.7%No fuel used
  • 0.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.1%Coal or coke


Carol Stream compared to Illinois state average:

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

Carol Stream on our top lists:

  • #79 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most full-time local library workers per 1000 residents (population 5,000+)"
  • #70 (60187) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the most beauty salons in 2005"
  • #14 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #19 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that visited a dentist within the past year"
  • #23 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Catholic adherents"
  • #25 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the best general health status score of residents (1-5), 3 years of data"
  • #26 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
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