Lemont, Illinois

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Population in 2019: 17,291 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +32.0%
Males: 8,412  (48.7%)
Females: 8,879  (51.3%)
Median resident age:

46.2 years
Illinois median age:

38.6 years

Zip codes: 60439.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $107,079 (it was $70,563 in 2000)
Lemont:

$107,079
IL:

$69,187

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $48,969 (it was $28,354 in 2000)

Lemont village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $384,786 (it was $225,800 in 2000)
Lemont:

$384,786
IL:

$209,100

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $334,577; detached houses: $346,391; townhouses or other attached units: $309,511; in 2-unit structures: $286,941; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $345,860; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $328,826; mobile homes: $60,615; occupied boats, rvs, vans, etc.: $132,611

Median gross rent in 2019: $1,090.

March 2019 cost of living index in Lemont: 101.9 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 4.9%
(5.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 4.8% for Black residents, 3.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 10.6% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Lemont, IL (2019)
    • 15,11189.6%White alone
    • 9125.4%Hispanic
    • 4792.8%Asian alone
    • 1440.9%Two or more races
    • 840.5%Black alone
    • 80.05%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists, there were 7 registered sex offenders living in Lemont, Illinois as of June 22, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Lemont is 2,359 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is much lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Lemont by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(6.5)
0
(0.0)
2
(12.5)
0
(0.0)
1
(6.2)
2
(12.4)
1
(6.1)
4
(24.1)
3
(17.9)
3
(17.7)
3
(17.6)
13
(75.5)
7
(40.5)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
2
(13.3)
2
(13.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(6.3)
3
(18.5)
1
(6.2)
1
(6.2)
2
(12.2)
0
(0.0)
1
(6.0)
1
(5.9)
1
(5.9)
1
(5.8)
3
(17.3)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
4
(26.6)
4
(26.1)
2
(12.7)
4
(25.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(6.2)
11
(68.4)
10
(60.8)
3
(18.1)
1
(6.0)
2
(11.8)
1
(5.9)
8
(46.4)
7
(40.5)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
31
(206.5)
20
(130.5)
28
(177.4)
20
(125.1)
17
(104.8)
15
(93.5)
24
(149.2)
32
(194.4)
12
(72.2)
21
(125.0)
19
(112.2)
25
(146.8)
15
(87.1)
15
(86.7)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
140
(932.4)
118
(769.9)
99
(627.2)
108
(675.4)
154
(949.3)
125
(779.5)
206
(1,281)
226
(1,373)
142
(854.4)
147
(874.9)
113
(667.6)
74
(434.4)
113
(656.1)
126
(728.5)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
9
(59.9)
5
(32.6)
4
(25.3)
8
(50.0)
4
(24.7)
4
(24.9)
6
(37.3)
2
(12.2)
17
(102.3)
8
(47.6)
8
(47.3)
5
(29.4)
14
(81.3)
12
(69.4)
Arson
(per 100,000)
1
(6.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(6.3)
2
(12.3)
7
(43.7)
0
(0.0)
2
(12.2)
0
(0.0)
4
(23.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(11.6)
City-Data.com crime index65.956.942.156.752.847.890.290.270.364.856.747.0110.386.4

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Lemont, IL

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 27 (22 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.27
Illinois average:

2.31
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Ancestries: Polish (28.6%), Italian (10.8%), Irish (10.2%), German (9.7%), Lithuanian (9.4%), American (3.0%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 02/19/1874

Elevation: 720 feet

Land area: 6.45 square miles.

Population density: 2,680 people per square mile   (average).

Lemont, Illinois map

2,379 residents are foreign born (10.2% Europe).

This village:

14.1%
Illinois:

14.1%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $7,941 (2.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $6,914 (1.9%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Bolingbrook, IL (5.6 miles , pop. 56,321).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Chicago, IL (19.9 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Goodings Grove, IL (2.0 miles ),
Darien, IL (2.3 miles ),
Homer Glen, IL (2.3 miles ),
Bolingbrook, IL (2.4 miles ),
Woodridge, IL (2.4 miles ),
Romeoville, IL (2.5 miles ),
Lockport, IL (2.5 miles ),
Burr Ridge, IL (2.6 miles )

Latitude: 41.67 N, Longitude: 87.99 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -524 (-3.1%)
Workers who live and work in this village: 1,495 (18.3%)

Area code: 630

Distribution of median household income in Lemont, IL in 2019
Distribution of house value in Lemont, IL in 2019

Lemont satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 210 buildings, average cost: $148,800
  • 1998: 204 buildings, average cost: $154,200
  • 1999: 142 buildings, average cost: $177,800
  • 2000: 142 buildings, average cost: $199,100
  • 2001: 195 buildings, average cost: $193,800
  • 2002: 169 buildings, average cost: $221,600
  • 2003: 176 buildings, average cost: $215,700
  • 2004: 218 buildings, average cost: $234,400
  • 2005: 173 buildings, average cost: $259,200
  • 2006: 92 buildings, average cost: $298,900
  • 2007: 130 buildings, average cost: $229,500
  • 2008: 42 buildings, average cost: $225,800
  • 2009: 15 buildings, average cost: $291,000
  • 2010: 34 buildings, average cost: $225,700
  • 2011: 26 buildings, average cost: $257,200
  • 2012: 49 buildings, average cost: $243,400
  • 2013: 62 buildings, average cost: $228,100
  • 2014: 78 buildings, average cost: $220,200
  • 2015: 102 buildings, average cost: $222,100
  • 2016: 73 buildings, average cost: $266,200
  • 2017: 85 buildings, average cost: $245,100
  • 2018: 93 buildings, average cost: $282,600
  • 2019: 63 buildings, average cost: $277,600
Number of permits per 10,000 Lemont, IL residents
Average permit cost in Lemont, IL
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

7.9%
Illinois:

6.5%
Historical population in Lemont, IL
Historical housing units in Lemont, IL

Population change in the 1990s: +5,232 (+66.5%).
Most common industries in Lemont, IL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (9.9%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (9.0%)
  • Educational services (8.6%)
  • Finance & insurance (7.8%)
  • Construction (5.6%)
  • Public administration (4.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.2%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (9.9%)
  • Construction (9.3%)
  • Public administration (5.7%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.3%)
  • Metal & metal products (4.4%)
  • Educational services (4.2%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (4.1%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (17.5%)
  • Educational services (14.2%)
  • Finance & insurance (11.0%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (7.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.4%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.0%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.1%)
Most common occupations in Lemont, IL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.1%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.0%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.6%)
  • Computer specialists (4.5%)
  • Registered nurses (4.2%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (3.4%)
  • Top executives (3.4%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.7%)
  • Computer specialists (6.1%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.7%)
  • Top executives (5.5%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4.5%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.1%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.1%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Registered nurses (9.4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (7.7%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.2%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.8%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.1%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (3.5%)

Average climate in Lemont, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Lemont, Illinois environmental map by EPA

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

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 92.1. This is worse than average.

City:

92.1
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2012 was 0.358. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 10.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.358
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 15.8. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 0.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

15.8
U.S.:

5.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.853. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 0.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.853
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 26.6. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 0.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.6
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 23.7. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 11.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

23.7
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 9.90. This is about average. Closest monitor was 11.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.90
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2009 was 0.0188. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 0.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0188
U.S.:

0.0098

Tornado activity:

Lemont-area historical tornado activity is near Illinois state average. It is 56% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/28/1990, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 11.8 miles away from the Lemont village center killed 29 people and injured 350 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 6/13/1976, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 0.6 miles away from the village center killed 2 people and injured 23 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Lemont-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Illinois state average. It is 50% greater 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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 222.6 miles away from Lemont 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 197.0 miles away from Lemont center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 222.6 miles away from Lemont center
On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 49.3 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) earthquake occurred 254.9 miles away from Lemont center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW) earthquake occurred 221.0 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 (20) is greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 13, Storms: 12, Tornadoes: 3, Snowstorms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Lemont topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Lemont:

  • ROCK CREEK CENTER,THE (40 TIMBERLINE DR)
  • DR HOME HEALTHCARE, LLC (805 STATE STREET, SUITE 101)
  • PALOS COMMUNITY HOSPITAL H.H.A (15295 E. 127TH ST.)
  • FRANCISCAN VILLAGE (1270 FRANCISCAN DRIVE)
  • LEMONT NURSING AND REHAB CENTER (12450 WALKER ROAD)
  • MOTHER THERESA HOME (1270 FRANCISCAN DRIVE)

Heliports located in Lemont:

Amtrak stations near Lemont:

  • 11 miles: JOLIET (50 E. JEFFERSON ST.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, public transit connection.
  • 12 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.
  • 12 miles: LA GRANGE ROAD (LA GRANGE, 25 W. BURLINGTON AVE.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public payphones, taxi stand, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Lemont:

  • Lewis University (about 7 miles; Romeoville, IL; Full-time enrollment: 5,739)
  • Moraine Valley Community College (about 9 miles; Palos Hills, IL; FT enrollment: 12,008)
  • Benedictine University (about 10 miles; Lisle, IL; FT enrollment: 5,694)
  • North Central College (about 11 miles; Naperville, IL; FT enrollment: 2,860)
  • University of St Francis (about 11 miles; Joliet, IL; FT enrollment: 2,454)
  • College of DuPage (about 13 miles; Glen Ellyn, IL; FT enrollment: 18,910)
  • Saint Xavier University (about 15 miles; Chicago, IL; FT enrollment: 3,576)

Public high school in Lemont:

Private high schools in Lemont:

  • MAIRONIS LITHUANIAN SCHOOL (Students: 547, Location: 14911 127TH ST, Grades: PK-10)
  • MOUNT ASSISI ACADEMY SCHOOL (Students: 199, Location: 13860 MAIN ST, Grades: 9-12, Girls only)

Public elementary/middle schools in Lemont:

Private elementary/middle schools in Lemont:

  • SS CYRIL & METHODIUS SCHOOL (Students: 457, Location: 607 SOBIESKI ST, Grades: KG-8)
  • ST ALPHONSUS/ST PATRICK SCHOOL (Students: 244, Location: 20W145 DAVEY RD, Grades: KG-8)
  • MONTESSORI ELEMENTARY SCHOOL OF SOUTHWEST COOK CTY (Students: 130, Location: 16427 135TH ST, Grades: PK-8)
  • EVEREST ACADEMY (Students: 90, Location: 11550 BELL RD, Grades: PK-8)
See full list of schools located in Lemont

Library in Lemont:

  • LEMONT PUBLIC LIBRARY DISTRICT (Operating income: $1,439,050; Location: 50 EAST WEND STREET; 95,999 books; 3,838 audio materials; 5,229 video materials; 12 local licensed databases; 14 state licensed databases; 192 print serial subscriptions)

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • THIS SCHOOL: Lemont, Illinois detailed profile. ... Grades: PK - KG); MONTESSORI ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 84; Location: 14911 W 127TH ST; Grades: PK - 4) ... HAS MOVED TO 16427 w. 135TH STREET, LEMONT, IL 60439 (815) 834-0607 HAS 104 STUDENTS IN GRADES PRE-k THROUGH 8TH lemontmontessori.org or absorbmind at aol.com for more information

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Lemont: Lemont Water Reclamation Plant (A), Deandrils Institute (B), Lemont Fire Protection District Station 1 (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Lemont include: Bethany Lutheran Church (A), Blessed Jurgis Matulaitis Lithuanian Catholic Mission (B), Lemont United Methodist Church (C), Saint Alphonsus Catholic Church (D), Saint Mathew Evangelical Lutheran Church (E), Saint Patrick Catholic Church (F), Saints Cyril and Methodius Catholic Church (G), Franciscan Sisters Convent (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Bethany Lutheran Cemetery (1), Saint Matthew Evangelical Lutheran Cemetery (2), Danish Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Parks in Lemont include: Timberline Park (1), Centennial Park (2), Brown Park (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Forest Preserve District of Cook County (Nature Centers; Camp Sagawau & Lemon) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

Hotels: D-Lux Budget Motel (12241 Archer Avenue) (1), Argonne Guest House (9700 South Cass Avenue) (2). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Birthplace of: David Molk - College football player, Diablo Cody - Screenwriter and author, Christian Vande Velde - Road bicycle racer, Jeff Salzbrunn - Ice hockey player, Mario Tonelli - Football player.

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

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

WELCOME HILL BAPTIST CHURCH (Population served: 115, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
GLENEAGLE GOLF CLUB A (Population served: 80, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
HINSDALE SPACE CENTER BLDGS #1, 2, 3 (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation
LEMONT HS ATHLETIC FIELD (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation
HINSDALE SPACE CENTER BLDG #4 (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation

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

  • THE NARNIA ESTATE (Population served: 303, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • COUNTRY VIEW MANOR CONDOS (Serves MI, Population served: 62, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • HAWK'S NEST (Serves FL, Population served: 30, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • BUSY BEE MHP #1 (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • MID-IRON GOLF CLUB (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This village:

2.8 people
Illinois:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:

75.7%
Whole state:

65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:

3.5%
Whole state:

6.3%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households
145 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
36 people in other noninstitutional facilities in 2010

People in group quarters in Lemont in 2000:

  • 285 people in nursing homes
  • 189 people in religious group quarters
  • 25 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 2 people in other nonhousehold living situations

Banks with most branches in Lemont (2011 data):

  • The Lemont National Bank: Lemont Branch, at 1201 State Street, Dupage Branch. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $58.7 mil, Deposits: $52.8 mil, local headquarters, negative income in the last year, 6 total offices, Holding Company: Lemont Bancorp, Inc.
  • Suburban Bank & Trust Company: Lemont Branch at 12400 Archer Avenue, branch established on 1995/11/21. Info updated 2011/04/06: Bank assets: $581.8 mil, Deposits: $499.5 mil, headquarters in Elmhurst, IL, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 13 total offices, Holding Company: Suburban Illinois Bancorp, Inc.
  • MB Financial Bank, National Association: Lemont Branch at 1151 State Street, branch established on 1992/02/28. Info updated 2010/04/27: Bank assets: $9,792.4 mil, Deposits: $7,757.4 mil, headquarters in Chicago, IL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 93 total offices, Holding Company: Mb Financial, Inc
  • Marquette Bank: Lemont Office Branch at 15730 West 127th Street, branch established on 1998/12/04. Info updated 2006/11/15: Bank assets: $1,703.1 mil, Deposits: $1,439.1 mil, headquarters in Chicago, IL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 27 total offices, Holding Company: Marquette National Corporation
  • Mutual Federal Bank: Great American Bank Branch at 15700 103rd Street, branch established on 2010/09/01. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $82.5 mil, Deposits: $69.3 mil, headquarters in Chicago, IL, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 2 total offices
  • First Personal Bank: Lemont Branch at 12261 Archer Ave., branch established on 2004/02/14. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $167.7 mil, Deposits: $153.9 mil, headquarters in Orland Park, IL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: First Personal Financial Corp.
  • TCF National Bank: State Street Jewel Branch #2224 at 1202 State Street, branch established on 1997/01/16. 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
  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: Lemont Branch at 1132 State St, branch established on 1979/02/27. 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.
  • U.S. Bank National Association: Lemont Branch at 1229 State Street, branch established on 2001/02/23. Info updated 2012/01/30: Bank assets: $330,470.8 mil, Deposits: $236,091.5 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, 3121 total offices, Holding Company: U.S. Bancorp

For population 15 years and over in Lemont:

Marital status in Lemont, IL
  • Never married: 25.0%
  • Now married: 61.7%
  • Separated: 1.0%
  • Widowed: 5.6%
  • Divorced: 6.7%

For population 25 years and over in Lemont:

  • High school or higher: 95.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 41.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 14.5%
  • Unemployed: 5.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 33.1 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.0
Illinois average:

12.0

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Lemont
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

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

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

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 1,460
Cook County:

2.77 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

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

0.04 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

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

0.93 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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
Cook County:

6.67 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

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

8.4%
State:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Cook County:

23.5%
Illinois:

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

16.3%
Illinois:

14.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Lemont:

51.2%
Illinois:

48.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Lemont:

49.6%
Illinois:

45.7%

Average BMI:
Lemont:

28.7
Illinois:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

20.5%
Illinois:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Lemont:

8.9%
Illinois:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.8
Illinois:

6.8

Overweight people:
Lemont:

35.7%
Illinois:

33.2%

General health condition:
This city:

58.0%
Illinois:

55.4%

Average condition of hearing:
Lemont:

78.9%
Illinois:

79.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Lemont, IL Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2018)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 27$222,839$99,0407$13,554
Streets and Highways 16$91,698$68,7740$0
Other and Unallocable 5$22,675$54,42010$7,662
Other Government Administration 4$30,210$90,6308$5,556
Water Supply 4$25,454$76,3621$1,382
Police - Other 4$17,953$53,8593$1,421
Financial Administration 2$17,509$105,0543$7,878
Housing and Community Development (Local) 1$9,198$110,3760$0
Totals for Government 63$437,535$83,34032$37,452

Lemont government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $1,248,000 ($72.18)
    Central Staff Services: $809,000 ($46.79)
    Regular Highways: $3,000 ($0.17)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $5,176,000 ($299.35)
    Central Staff Services: $2,937,000 ($169.86)
    Water Utilities: $2,082,000 ($120.41)
    Regular Highways: $1,724,000 ($99.71)
    General - Other: $381,000 ($22.03)
    Parking Facilities: $117,000 ($6.77)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,893,000 ($109.48)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $1,557,000 ($90.05)
    Central Staff Services: $1,090,000 ($63.04)
    Police Protection: $247,000 ($14.28)
    Regular Highways: $178,000 ($10.29)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $5,777,000 ($334.10)

Lemont government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Other: $134,000 ($7.75)
    Parking Facilities: $10,000 ($0.58)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,593,000 ($92.13)
    Fines and Forfeits: $297,000 ($17.18)
    Interest Earnings: $18,000 ($1.04)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $4,735,000 ($273.84)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $3,734,000 ($215.95)
    Other: $613,000 ($35.45)
    Highways: $424,000 ($24.52)
  • Tax - Property: $3,432,000 ($198.48)
    Other License: $1,875,000 ($108.44)
    Public Utilities Sales: $1,369,000 ($79.17)

Lemont government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $47,341,000 ($2737.90)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $44,905,000 ($2597.02)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,854,000 ($222.89)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,417,000 ($81.95)

Lemont government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $9,529,000 ($551.10)

3.60% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($69,375 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.60%
Illinois average:

4.69%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,407 average AGI)
Cook County:

0.03%
Illinois average:

0.03%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from DuPage County, IL  0.46% ($77,836 average AGI)
from Lake County, IL  0.24% ($87,721)
from Will County, IL  0.24% ($52,993)


4.63% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($83,794 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.63%
Illinois average:

5.50%

0.07% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,808 average AGI)
Cook County:

0.07%
Illinois average:

0.06%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to DuPage County, IL  0.56% ($81,685 average AGI)
to Will County, IL  0.32% ($62,155)
to Lake County, IL  0.29% ($95,396)
Businesses in Lemont, IL
NameCountNameCount
ALDI1McDonald's1
Baskin-Robbins1Nike2
Burger King1OfficeMax1
CVS1Sears1
Curves1Sprint Nextel1
Dunkin Donuts2Starbucks1
FedEx3Subway2
Firestone Complete Auto Care1T-Mobile1
Jewel-Osco1Taco Bell1
Jimmy John's1Target1
KFC1U-Haul1
Kohl's1UPS7

Strongest AM radio stations in Lemont:

  • WYLL (1160 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • WVIV (1200 AM; 20 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLXX-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • WRDZ (1300 AM; 5 kW; LA GRANGE, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WAGG (610 AM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WGCI (1390 AM; 5 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WMBI (1110 AM; daytime; 5 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • WCSN (820 AM; 5 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WYPA, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Lemont:

  • WLEY-FM (107.9 FM; AURORA, IL; Owner: WLEY LICENSING, INC.)
  • WCKG (105.9 FM; ELMWOOD PARK, IL; Owner: INFINITY HOLDINGS CORPORATION OF ORLANDO)
  • WLIT-FM (93.9 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WJMK (104.3 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORP. OF ILLINOIS)
  • WNUA (95.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • 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)
  • WGCI-FM (107.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WZZN (94.7 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC CHICAGO FM RADIO,INC.)
  • WBEZ (91.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: THE WBEZ ALLIANCE, INC.)
  • WKQX (101.1 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WLUP-FM (97.9 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WNND (100.3 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WOJO (105.1 FM; EVANSTON, IL; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • WUSN (99.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF CHICAGO)
  • WVAZ (102.7 FM; OAK PARK, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WDRV (97.1 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WXRT-FM (93.1 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Lemont:

  • 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.)
  • W34CK (Channel 34; ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL; Owner: FIRST UNITED, INC.)
  • W54AP (Channel 54; BLUE ISLAND, IL; Owner: CATHOLIC VIEWS BROADCASTS, INC.)
  • WYIN (Channel 56; GARY, IN; Owner: NORTHWEST INDIANA PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W24AJ (Channel 24; AURORA, IL; Owner: NELSON TV, INC.)
  • W64CQ (Channel 64; ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W57DN (Channel 57; ELGIN, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WSPY-LP (Channel 30; PLANO, IL; Owner: WSPY-TV, INC.)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Lemont fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 18Number of bridges
  • 1,447ft / 441mTotal length
  • 380,450Total average daily traffic
  • 37,348Total average daily truck traffic
  • 342,588Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic
New bridges in Lemont, IL - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11920-1929
  • 41930-1939
  • 31950-1959
  • 21980-1989
  • 11990-1999
  • 62000-2009
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Lemont, IL
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Lemont)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 91 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 32 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers in Lemont, IL)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 31 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 92 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Lemont)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 10 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Lemont)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 4 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED10$249,18330$287,269239$270,3976$120,8372$262,215
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$306,9602$333,04019$315,0911$68,4201$194,060
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$323,4753$305,95755$282,2323$176,0531$248,190
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$189,4303$198,09030$275,1912$115,2101$107,950
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$01$251,26010$271,9181$27,1700$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 8240.01 , 8240.02, 8802.02

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 4 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED3$261,2802$364,760
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$311,0100$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$207,0501$206,470
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$205,3300$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 8240.01 , 8240.02, 8802.02

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Lemont, IL
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Lemont, IL - Value

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

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 63. The highest number of reported fires - 107 took place in 2010, and the least - 5 in 2002. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Lemont, IL When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (48.7%), and Structure Fires (32.7%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Lemont, IL
    • 52148.7%Outside Fires
    • 35032.7%Structure Fires
    • 14413.5%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 545.1%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Lemont, IL
Most common first names in Lemont, IL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary20782.0 years
John17676.3 years
Joseph13276.6 years
Edward10673.6 years
Helen10282.4 years
Anna10183.9 years
William9876.1 years
Frank8778.0 years
Robert8166.8 years
James7467.5 years
Most common last names in Lemont, IL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson4573.4 years
Smith2981.4 years
Sniegowski2077.2 years
Anderson1978.2 years
Bromberek1972.5 years
Nelson1881.6 years
Zolecki1576.9 years
Miller1478.4 years
Splitt1476.5 years
Brown1375.8 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Lemont, IL
  • 97.4%Utility gas
  • 2.0%Electricity
  • 0.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.3%Solar energy
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Lemont, IL
  • 78.8%Utility gas
  • 19.3%Electricity
  • 1.9%No fuel used


Lemont compared to Illinois state average:

  • Median household income above state average.
  • Median house value above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Lemont on our top lists:

  • #38 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in religious group quarters (population 1,000+)"
  • #39 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest city-data.com crime index increase from 2011 to 2012 (population 5,000+)"
  • #42 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Eastern Europe (population 500+)"
  • #43 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Poland (population 500+)"
  • #95 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Europe (population 500+)"
  • #54 (60439) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Polish first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #71 (60439) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Lithuanian first ancestries"
  • #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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