Steger, Illinois

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Population in 2019: 9,221 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: -4.8%
 
Males: 4,819  (52.3%)
Females: 4,402  (47.7%)
Median resident age:

41.1 years
Illinois median age:

38.6 years

Zip codes: 60475.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $52,734 (it was $43,275 in 2000)
Steger:

$52,734
IL:

$69,187

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $29,207 (it was $19,816 in 2000)

Steger village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $111,514 (it was $98,100 in 2000)
Steger:

$111,514
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: $976.

March 2019 cost of living index in Steger: 99.7 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 13.4%
(13.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 13.7% for Black residents, 9.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 1.9% for other race residents, 28.1% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Steger, IL (2019)
    • 5,57360.1%White alone
    • 1,79019.3%Black alone
    • 1,59617.2%Hispanic
    • 1982.1%Two or more races
    • 590.6%Asian alone
    • 80.09%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists, there were 12 registered sex offenders living in Steger, Illinois as of June 19, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Steger is 791 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is near the state average.


Crime rates in Steger 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)
1
(23.8)
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)
1
(23.9)
3
(70.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(24.1)
1
(24.3)
1
(10.4)
1
(10.4)
5
(52.3)
3
(31.4)
1
(10.5)
6
(63.6)
5
(53.3)
10
(107.5)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
3
(71.6)
0
(0.0)
2
(47.3)
5
(118.9)
10
(241.4)
2
(48.6)
3
(31.2)
16
(166.8)
18
(188.3)
10
(104.7)
9
(94.7)
11
(116.6)
6
(63.9)
6
(64.5)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
3
(71.6)
2
(47.1)
1
(23.7)
4
(95.1)
3
(72.4)
2
(48.6)
10
(103.9)
15
(156.3)
13
(136.0)
18
(188.4)
10
(105.2)
10
(106.0)
14
(149.1)
22
(236.5)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
22
(524.9)
18
(424.1)
25
(591.3)
29
(689.8)
30
(724.1)
41
(996.4)
69
(716.8)
51
(531.5)
74
(774.0)
61
(638.6)
38
(399.9)
47
(498.1)
48
(511.3)
44
(473.1)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
189
(4,510)
150
(3,534)
163
(3,855)
161
(3,830)
144
(3,476)
182
(4,423)
259
(2,691)
331
(3,450)
332
(3,472)
242
(2,534)
233
(2,452)
231
(2,448)
185
(1,971)
171
(1,839)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
11
(262.5)
3
(70.7)
5
(118.3)
6
(142.7)
8
(193.1)
6
(145.8)
9
(93.5)
12
(125.1)
16
(167.3)
16
(167.5)
17
(178.9)
13
(137.8)
14
(149.1)
12
(129.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(23.8)
2
(48.3)
0
(0.0)
1
(10.4)
1
(10.4)
1
(10.5)
2
(20.9)
2
(21.0)
1
(10.6)
1
(10.7)
2
(21.5)
City-Data.com crime index293.0242.7224.0315.2311.4302.1203.7274.8332.0253.7198.3250.8218.2269.6

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 Steger, IL

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 16 (15 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.61
Illinois average:

2.31
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Ancestries: German (9.3%), American (7.6%), Polish (7.3%), Irish (7.2%), Italian (5.6%), Swedish (1.8%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 02/23/1897

Elevation: 715 feet

Land area: 3.52 square miles.

Population density: 2,616 people per square mile   (average).

Steger, Illinois map

578 residents are foreign born (3.0% Latin America, 2.2% Europe).

This village:

6.2%
Illinois:

14.1%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $3,677 (3.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $3,021 (2.8%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Hammond, IN (12.1 miles , pop. 83,048).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Chicago, IL (25.7 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

South Chicago Heights, IL (1.0 miles ),
Crete, IL (1.1 miles ),
Chicago Heights, IL (1.7 miles ),
Park Forest, IL (1.7 miles ),
Ford Heights, IL (1.9 miles ),
Sauk Village, IL (1.9 miles ),
University Park, IL (2.0 miles ),
Olympia Fields, IL (2.1 miles )

Latitude: 41.47 N, Longitude: 87.63 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -2,996 (-32.3%)
Workers who live and work in this village: 395 (8.6%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 708

Distribution of median household income in Steger, IL in 2019
Distribution of house value in Steger, IL in 2019
Steger satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

7.9%
Illinois:

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

Population change in the 1990s: +257 (+2.7%).
Most common industries in Steger, IL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (11.1%)
  • Educational services (7.2%)
  • Health care (5.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.8%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.8%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.6%)
  • Metal & metal products (4.5%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (17.8%)
  • Educational services (5.2%)
  • Metal & metal products (5.2%)
  • Transportation equipment (5.0%)
  • Public administration (4.3%)
  • Chemicals (4.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (3.2%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (11.3%)
  • Educational services (9.6%)
  • Finance & insurance (9.5%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (9.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.0%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.0%)
  • Social assistance (3.6%)
Most common occupations in Steger, IL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.2%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.2%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.8%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (3.7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.4%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.4%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.9%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (6.8%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5.7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.1%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.0%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (3.6%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8.4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (7.1%)
  • Cashiers (4.7%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.6%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.0%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.4%)

Average climate in Steger, Illinois

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Steger, 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 96.1. This is worse than average.

City:

96.1
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.275. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.275
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 11.9. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 3.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.9
U.S.:

5.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 1.30. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 3.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.30
U.S.:

1.79
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 25.6. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 3.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.6
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 22.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

22.0
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 9.45. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.45
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2009 was 0.0211. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 1.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0211
U.S.:

0.0098

Tornado activity:

Steger-area historical tornado activity is near Illinois state average. It is 64% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/28/1990, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 24.5 miles away from the Steger 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 17.2 miles away from the village center killed 33 people and injured 500 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Steger-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Illinois state average. It is 47% 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 209.2 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 183.8 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 209.3 miles away from the city 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 65.8 miles away from Steger center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG) earthquake occurred 241.1 miles away from Steger center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW) earthquake occurred 207.4 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).
Steger topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Steger:

  • FMC - STEGER DIALYSIS (219 E. 34TH STREET)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Steger:

  • WOODSIDE EXTENDED CARE (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; SOUTH CHICAGO HEIGHT, IL)
  • RIVER OAKS TERRACE (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; SOUTH CHICAGO HEIGHTS, IL)
  • HEALTHY HEART NURSE, INC (Home Health Center, about 3 miles away; CRETE, IL)
  • UCHANGE HOME HEALTH INC (Home Health Center, about 3 miles away; CHICAGO HEIGHTS, IL)
  • ST. JAMES HOME HEALTH SERVICE (Home Health Center, about 3 miles away; CHICAGO HEIGHTS, IL)
  • FOREST HOME HEALTHCARE, INC (Home Health Center, about 3 miles away; PARK FOREST, IL)
  • HIS GRACE HOME HEALTHCARE, INC (Home Health Center, about 3 miles away; PARK FOREST, IL)

Amtrak stations near Steger:

  • 7 miles: DYER (SHEFFIELD RD.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking.
  • 7 miles: HOMEWOOD (181 1ST ST. & PARK AVE.) . Services: ticket office, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, public transit connection.
  • 17 miles: HAMMOND-WHITING (HAMMOND, 1135 CALUMET 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.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Steger:

  • Prairie State College (about 4 miles; Chicago Heights, IL; Full-time enrollment: 4,050)
  • Governors State University (about 5 miles; University Park, IL; FT enrollment: 4,043)
  • South Suburban College (about 10 miles; South Holland, IL; FT enrollment: 3,972)
  • Purdue University-Calumet Campus (about 12 miles; Hammond, IN; FT enrollment: 7,343)
  • Indiana University-Northwest (about 17 miles; Gary, IN; FT enrollment: 4,390)
  • City Colleges of Chicago-Olive-Harvey College (about 17 miles; Chicago, IL; FT enrollment: 4,110)
  • Saint Xavier University (about 17 miles; Chicago, IL; FT enrollment: 3,576)

Private high school in Steger:

Public elementary/middle schools in Steger:

See full list of schools located in Steger

Library in Steger:

  • STEGER-SOUTH CHICAGO HEIGHTS PUBLIC LIBRARY DISTRICT (Operating income: $419,686; Location: 54 EAST 31ST STREET; 45,952 books; 176 audio materials; 2,316 video materials; 2 local licensed databases; 16 state licensed databases; 1 other licensed databases; 191 print serial subscriptions; 2 electronic serial subscriptions)

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • Steger is in both Cook and Will Counties.
  • Steger is a lovely small town. My grown children have very fond memories trick or treating there. My daughter always said everyone was so nice.She now lives in another city. But will always remember the people of Steger

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Steger: Steger Fire Department Station 1 Headquarters (A), Steger Fire Department Station 2 (B), Steger Fire Department Station 3 (C), Steger Village Hall (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Steger include: Pentecostal Church of God (A), First Congregational Church (B), Immanuel Lutheran Church (C), Saint Liborius Church (D), Victory Hill Church (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Steger: Veterans Memorial Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Birthplace of: Luke Butkus - Football player and coach, John Holecek - Football player.

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

2.5 people
Illinois:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:

62.1%
Whole state:

65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:

8.1%
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: 0.2% of all households
6 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
2 people in religious group quarters in 2000

Banks with branches in Steger (2011 data):

  • First United Bank: Steger Facility at 20 West Steger Road, branch established on 1982/06/02. Info updated 2010/07/29: Bank assets: $354.7 mil, Deposits: $338.6 mil, headquarters in Crete, IL, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 5 total offices, Holding Company: Crete Bancorporation, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Steger:

Marital status in Steger, IL
  • Never married: 34.7%
  • Now married: 47.0%
  • Separated: 2.2%
  • Widowed: 5.3%
  • Divorced: 10.8%

For population 25 years and over in Steger:

  • High school or higher: 91.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.6%
  • Unemployed: 6.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 29.8 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.0
Illinois average:

12.0

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

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Steger, 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
This county:

2.77 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

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

0.04 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

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

0.93 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

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

1.53 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

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%
Illinois:

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:
Steger:

47.1%
Illinois:

48.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

42.7%
State:

45.7%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.6
State:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

21.7%
State:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Steger:

10.5%
Illinois:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Steger:

6.8
Illinois:

6.8

Overweight people:
Steger:

32.6%
Illinois:

33.2%

General health condition:
Steger:

54.1%
Illinois:

55.4%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

78.4%
Illinois:

79.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Steger, IL Residents

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

  • Construction - Housing and Community Development: $256,000 ($27.76)
    Central Staff Services: $190,000 ($20.61)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $3,159,000 ($342.59)
    Central Staff Services: $1,263,000 ($136.97)
    Regular Highways: $1,145,000 ($124.17)
    General - Other: $988,000 ($107.15)
    Local Fire Protection: $652,000 ($70.71)
    Parks and Recreation: $287,000 ($31.12)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $6,000 ($0.65)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $193,000 ($20.93)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $88,000 ($9.54)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,702,000 ($293.03)

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

  • Charges - Other: $392,000 ($42.51)
    Sewerage: $246,000 ($26.68)
    Regular Highways: $93,000 ($10.09)
    Parks and Recreation: $21,000 ($2.28)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $3,000 ($0.33)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $370,000 ($40.13)
    Fines and Forfeits: $152,000 ($16.48)
    Interest Earnings: $2,000 ($0.22)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $576,000 ($62.47)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,811,000 ($196.40)
    Highways: $244,000 ($26.46)
  • Tax - Property: $2,481,000 ($269.06)
    Public Utilities Sales: $497,000 ($53.90)
    Other License: $151,000 ($16.38)
    Other Selective Sales: $125,000 ($13.56)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,866,000 ($744.60)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,832,000 ($524.02)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,786,000 ($302.14)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $752,000 ($81.55)

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

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,500,000 ($162.67)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,275,000 ($463.62)

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 Steger, IL
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven1Little Caesars Pizza1
Ace Hardware1Sears1
Circle K1True Value1
FedEx1U-Haul2
H&R Block1UPS1
Kmart1

Strongest AM radio stations in Steger:

  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WYLL (1160 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WVIV (1200 AM; 20 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLXX-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • WCFJ (1470 AM; 1 kW; CHICAGO HEIGHTS, IL; Owner: WCFJ, INC.)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WIND (560 AM; 5 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WCGO (1600 AM; 1 kW; CHICAGO HEIGHTS, IL)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WNTD (950 AM; 5 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: RADIO UNICA OF CHICAGO LICENSE CORP.)
  • WNWI (1080 AM; 3 kW; OAK LAWN, IL; Owner: BIRACH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WRDZ (1300 AM; 5 kW; LA GRANGE, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Steger:

  • WBMF (88.1 FM; CRETE, IL; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WYBA (102.3 FM; CRETE, IL; Owner: DONTRON INC.)
  • WYCA (106.3 FM; LANSING, IL; Owner: DONTRON, 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)
  • WZZN (94.7 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC CHICAGO FM RADIO,INC.)
  • WGCI-FM (107.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WPWX (92.3 FM; HAMMOND, IN; Owner: DONTRON, 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 Steger:

  • WYIN (Channel 56; GARY, IN; Owner: NORTHWEST INDIANA PUBLIC BROADCASTING, 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.)
  • 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)
  • WCPX (Channel 38; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: PAXSON CHICAGO LICENSE, INC.)
  • WCIU-TV (Channel 26; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WCIU-TV LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • 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.)
  • W54AP (Channel 54; BLUE ISLAND, IL; Owner: CATHOLIC VIEWS BROADCASTS, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • W18AT (Channel 18; GARY, IN; Owner: LESEA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
Steger fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
See more detailed statistics of Steger fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 3Number of bridges
  • 13ft / 3.8mTotal length
  • $164,000Total costs
  • 19,675Total average daily traffic
  • 1,957Total average daily truck traffic
  • 18,232Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

21 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Steger)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 3001 Chicago Rd (Lat: 41.476417 Lon: -87.636722), Call Sign: KLV316,
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.895 MHz, Grant Date: 04/29/2005, Expiration Date: 05/17/2015, Cancellation Date: 09/18/2009, Registrant: Federal Licensing Inc, 1588 Fairfield Road, Gettysburg, PA 17325, Phone: (717) 334-9262, Fax: (717) 334-6440

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • IL-CHI0094, 196 W. 32nd St (Ch48734b) (Lat: 41.473222 Lon: -87.644944), Type: Tower, Structure height: 56.4 m, Call Sign: WQKM955,
    Assigned Frequencies: 17815.0 MHz, 17815.0 MHz, 17915.0 MHz, 17915.0 MHz, Grant Date: 08/06/2019, Expiration Date: 07/20/2029, Certifier: Nadja S Sodos-Wallace, Registrant: Sprint Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, M/S: Varesa, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (800) 572-8256, Fax: (703) 433-4483, Email:
  • STEGER, 3300 Ashland Avenue (Lat: 41.472194 Lon: -87.654306), Type: Tower, Structure height: 72.7 m, Overall height: 79.2 m, Call Sign: WQLK314,
    Assigned Frequencies: 5945.20 MHz, 6004.50 MHz, Grant Date: 01/07/2020, Expiration Date: 02/19/2030, Certifier: Walter J Klinger, Registrant: Cook County Sheriff Police Radio Communications, 1401 Maybrook Drive, Maywood, IL 60153, Phone: (708) 865-4808, Email:
  • Steger PSAP, 35 W 34th St (Lat: 41.470139 Lon: -87.638333), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 42.7 m, Call Sign: WQQK400,
    Assigned Frequencies: 17765.0 MHz, 17765.0 MHz, 17765.0 MHz, 17765.0 MHz, 17765.0 MHz, 17765.0 MHz, 11425.0 MHz, 11425.0 MHz, 11425.0 MHz, 11425.0 MHz, Grant Date: 01/14/2013, Expiration Date: 01/14/2023, Certifier: Jeremy Devivo, Registrant: Sentinel Technologies, Inc., 2550 Warrenville Rd, Downers Grove, IL 60515, Phone: (630) 769-4371, Fax: (630) 769-1399, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

23 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Steger)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 full and 2 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 ORIGINATED31$112,30315$91,692131$127,87110$13,89612$63,452
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$96,4252$81,94011$159,6500$01$56,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED8$135,2413$93,25357$119,80114$42,4353$75,010
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN4$207,1605$84,76823$162,9691$100,0002$52,460
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$010$108,9141$137,9100$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 8296.00 , 8297.00, 8837.00, 8838.03

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 full and 2 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$50,0002$102,6751$99,920
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$114,0850$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$01$216,2400$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 8296.00 , 8297.00, 8837.00, 8838.03

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Steger, IL
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Steger, 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 61. The highest number of fire incidents - 163 took place in 2004, and the least - 19 in 2016. The data has a declining trend.
    Fire incident types in Steger, IL When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (50.7%), and Other (25.8%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Steger, IL
    • 52650.7%Structure Fires
    • 26825.8%Other
    • 14914.4%Outside Fires
    • 949.1%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Steger, IL
Most common first names in Steger, IL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary5876.1 years
John5574.5 years
Joseph4475.1 years
William4373.1 years
James4269.1 years
Robert3667.0 years
Charles3568.2 years
Frank3476.9 years
Edward2971.7 years
George2874.0 years
Most common last names in Steger, IL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith1667.4 years
Miller1275.8 years
Johnson1172.0 years
Martin1177.3 years
Davis1065.9 years
Brown1068.7 years
Wilson875.2 years
Graziani878.5 years
Anderson877.3 years
Roesner875.2 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Steger, IL
  • 96.4%Utility gas
  • 3.2%Electricity
  • 0.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Steger, IL
  • 69.3%Utility gas
  • 30.1%Electricity
  • 0.6%Other fuel


Steger compared to Illinois state average:

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

Steger on our top lists:

  • #27 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Other Eastern Asia (population 500+)"
  • #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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