Volo, Illinois

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Population in 2022: 6,582 (93% urban, 7% rural).
Population change since 2000: +3556.7%
Males: 3,440  (52.3%)
Females: 3,142  (47.7%)
Median resident age:

34.2 years
Illinois median age:

39.1 years

Zip code: 60041

Estimated median household income in 2022: $124,569 (it was $45,833 in 2000)
Volo:

$124,569
IL:

$76,708

Estimated per capita income in 2022: $46,136 (it was $22,791 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2022: $285,584 (it was $275,000 in 2000)
Volo:

$285,584
IL:

$251,600

Mean prices in 2022: all housing units: $394,651; detached houses: $427,728; townhouses or other attached units: $254,368; in 2-unit structures: $280,026; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $258,063; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $301,665; mobile homes: $80,100

Median gross rent in 2022: $1,880.

March 2022 cost of living index in Volo: 98.5 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2022: 2.7%
(1.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 17.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 88.3% for other race residents)

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  • Races in Volo, IL (2022)
    • 4,98878.8%White alone
    • 5628.9%Hispanic
    • 3846.1%Asian alone
    • 1522.4%Black alone
    • 1422.2%Two or more races



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists, there were 4 registered sex offenders living in Volo, Illinois as of April 15, 2024.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Volo is 894 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is near the state average.


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Ancestries: German (16.7%), Italian (10.1%), American (9.6%), Irish (6.7%), French Canadian (6.2%), Polish (4.6%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 08/18/1993

Elevation: 790 feet

Land area: 2.79 square miles.

Population density: 2,358 people per square mile   (low).

Volo, Illinois map

688 residents are foreign born (5.0% Europe, 4.9% Asia).

This village:

10.9%
Illinois:

14.1%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2022: $8,490 (3.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2022: $8,073 (2.8%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Waukegan, IL (15.6 miles , pop. 87,901).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Chicago, IL (42.0 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Lakemoor, IL (1.4 miles ),
Long Lake, IL (1.9 miles ),
Round Lake, IL (1.9 miles ),
Island Lake, IL (2.1 miles ),
Holiday Hills, IL (2.1 miles ),
Round Lake Park, IL (2.1 miles ),
Wauconda, IL (2.1 miles ),
Round Lake Heights, IL (2.2 miles )

Latitude: 42.33 N, Longitude: 88.16 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 847

Distribution of median household income in Volo, IL in 2022
Distribution of house value in Volo, IL in 2022

Property values in Volo, IL

Volo satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2022: 18 buildings, average cost: $168,800
  • 2021: 30 buildings, average cost: $111,700
  • 2020: 43 buildings, average cost: $132,800
  • 2019: 85 buildings, average cost: $128,300
  • 2018: 89 buildings, average cost: $128,100
  • 2017: 43 buildings, average cost: $137,700
  • 2016: 52 buildings, average cost: $111,600
  • 2015: 53 buildings, average cost: $115,300
  • 2014: 89 buildings, average cost: $120,700
  • 2013: 96 buildings, average cost: $123,000
  • 2012: 110 buildings, average cost: $128,100
  • 2011: 93 buildings, average cost: $113,100
  • 2010: 74 buildings, average cost: $140,600
  • 2009: 111 buildings, average cost: $156,100
  • 2008: 109 buildings, average cost: $145,400
  • 2007: 232 buildings, average cost: $188,400
Number of permits per 10,000 Volo, IL residents
Average permit cost in Volo, IL
Unemployment in December 2023:
Here:

5.2%
Illinois:

4.2%
Most common industries in Volo, IL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (15.9%)
  • Construction (12.7%)
  • Machinery (9.5%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (7.9%)
  • Educational services (7.9%)
  • Chemicals (6.3%)
  • Metal & metal products (6.3%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (18.6%)
  • Machinery (14.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (14.0%)
  • Metal & metal products (9.3%)
  • Chemicals (9.3%)
  • Educational services (9.3%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (4.7%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (20.0%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (15.0%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (10.0%)
  • Printing & related support activities (10.0%)
  • Gasoline stations (10.0%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (10.0%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (10.0%)
Most common occupations in Volo, IL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (11.1%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (9.5%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (9.5%)
  • Carpenters (9.5%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (9.5%)
  • Computer specialists (7.9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7.9%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (14.0%)
  • Carpenters (14.0%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (14.0%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (9.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (9.3%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (9.3%)
  • Plant and system operators (9.3%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (20.0%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (20.0%)
  • Computer specialists (15.0%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (15.0%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers, except child care workers (10.0%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (10.0%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.0%)

Average climate in Volo, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2023 was 117. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

117
U.S.:

73
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2023 was 0.231. This is about average. Closest monitor was 21.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.231
U.S.:

0.251
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2015 was 9.71. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 14.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.71
U.S.:

5.11
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2023 was 0.912. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 14.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.912
U.S.:

1.515
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2023 was 34.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

34.3
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2023 was 11.6. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 8.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.6
U.S.:

8.1
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2009 was 0.0105. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0105
U.S.:

0.0093

Tornado activity:

Volo-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Illinois state average. It is 35% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/11/1965, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 3.7 miles away from the Volo village center killed 6 people and injured 75 people.

On 4/21/1967, a category F4 tornado 8.3 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:

Volo-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Illinois state average. It is 33% 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 268.7 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 243.2 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 268.7 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 71.3 miles away from the city center
On 2/10/2010 at 09:59:35, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 30.4 miles away from the city center
On 5/2/2015 at 16:23:07, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MW, Depth: 2.8 mi) earthquake occurred 140.0 miles away from Volo center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Lake County (16) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 9, Floods: 7, Tornadoes: 3, Snows: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Volo topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Volo:

  • FMC - NEOMEDICA - ROUND LAKE (Dialysis Facility, about 3 miles away; ROUND LAKE, IL)
  • FMC OF MCHENRY (Dialysis Facility, about 4 miles away; MCHENRY, IL)
  • HILLCREST RETIREMENT VILLAGE (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; ROUND LAKE BEACH, IL)
  • CARE CENTRE OF WAUCONDA (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; WAUCONDA, IL)
  • WAUCONDA HEALTHCARE AND REHAB (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; WAUCONDA, IL)
  • ALDEN TERRACE OF MCHENRY REHAB (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; MCHENRY, IL)
  • MERIDIAN HOME HEALTH CARE SERVICES, INC (Home Health Center, about 8 miles away; GRAYSLAKE, IL)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Volo:

  • College of Lake County (about 8 miles; Grayslake, IL; Full-time enrollment: 11,041)
  • McHenry County College (about 12 miles; Crystal Lake, IL; FT enrollment: 4,886)
  • Harper College (about 18 miles; Palatine, IL; FT enrollment: 10,800)
  • American InterContinental University-Online (about 22 miles; Schaumburg, IL; FT enrollment: 16,158)
  • Elgin Community College (about 24 miles; Elgin, IL; FT enrollment: 8,173)
  • Oakton Community College (about 24 miles; Des Plaines, IL; FT enrollment: 7,271)
  • Gateway Technical College (about 25 miles; Kenosha, WI; FT enrollment: 5,089)

Points of interest:

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Lake 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:

2.6 people
Illinois:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:

72.6%
Whole state:

65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:

8.6%
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: 0.5% of all households
15 people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms in 2000
4 people in other nonhousehold living situations in 2000

For population 15 years and over in Volo:

Marital status in Volo, IL
  • Never married: 23.1%
  • Now married: 66.9%
  • Separated: 0.6%
  • Widowed: 3.8%
  • Divorced: 5.7%

For population 25 years and over in Volo:

  • High school or higher: 94.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 42.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.8%
  • Unemployed: 30.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.1 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2022
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2022
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.8
Illinois average:

12.5

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2022
Means of transportation to work in 2022 - Volo
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Volo, IL (based on Lake County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic211,38029
Evangelical Protestant84,501211
Mainline Protestant36,96776
Other33,82262
Black Protestant7,82416
Orthodox4,6108
None324,358-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 121
Lake County:

1.71 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

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

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

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

0.54 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

2.46 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

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

6.47 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

6.86 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

7.3%
State:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

24.2%
State:

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

16.3%
Illinois:

14.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

49.6%
State:

49.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Volo:

48.6%
State:

47.2%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.7
State:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Volo:

20.3%
Illinois:

20.5%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

9.0%
State:

10.8%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Volo:

6.8
Illinois:

6.8

Overweight people:
Volo:

33.6%
Illinois:

33.4%

General health condition:
Here:

57.8%
Illinois:

56.4%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

79.7%
Illinois:

79.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Volo, IL Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2022)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Streets and Highways 5$26,589$63,8140$0
Other Government Administration 3$28,325$113,30010$3,964
Financial Administration 2$9,654$57,9240$0
Totals for Government 10$64,569$77,48310$3,964

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

  • Current Operations - General - Other: $1,305,000 ($198.27)
    Water Utilities: $632,000 ($96.02)
    Solid Waste Management: $493,000 ($74.90)
    Central Staff Services: $401,000 ($60.92)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $154,000 ($23.40)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $490,000 ($74.45)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $392,000 ($59.56)

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

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $497,000 ($75.51)
    Other: $118,000 ($17.93)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $103,000 ($15.65)
    Interest Earnings: $49,000 ($7.44)
    Fines and Forfeits: $31,000 ($4.71)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $980,000 ($148.89)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,037,000 ($157.55)
    Highways: $74,000 ($11.24)
  • Tax - Property: $1,338,000 ($203.28)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $617,000 ($93.74)
    Other Selective Sales: $368,000 ($55.91)
    Other License: $221,000 ($33.58)
    Public Utilities Sales: $141,000 ($21.42)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,020,000 ($610.76)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,460,000 ($525.68)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $560,000 ($85.08)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $11,251,000 ($1709.36)

6.06% of this county's 2021 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2020 ($110,528 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.06%
Illinois average:

5.09%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($301 average AGI)
Lake County:

0.03%
Illinois average:

0.01%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2020 and 2021:
from Cook County, IL  2.86% ($125,398 average AGI)
from McHenry County, IL  0.41% ($65,388)
from DuPage County, IL  0.21% ($108,090)


6.71% of this county's 2020 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2021 ($163,220 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.71%
Illinois average:

6.10%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($308 average AGI)
Lake County:

0.04%
Illinois average:

0.01%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2020 and 2021:
to Cook County, IL  1.73% ($143,390 average AGI)
to McHenry County, IL  0.52% ($83,934)
to Kenosha County, WI  0.39% ($71,395)
Businesses in Volo, IL
NameCountNameCount
ALDI1Starbucks1
AutoZone1UPS1
McDonald's1

Strongest AM radio stations in Volo:

  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WISN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WNVR (1030 AM; 5 kW; VERNON HILLS, IL; Owner: POLNET COMMUNICATIONS, LTD.)
  • WAIT (850 AM; daytime; 2 kW; CRYSTAL LAKE, IL; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WYLL (1160 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WKTA (1330 AM; 5 kW; EVANSTON, IL; Owner: POLNET COMMUNICATIONS, LTD.)
  • WVIV (1200 AM; 20 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLXX-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • WMBI (1110 AM; daytime; 5 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)

Strongest FM radio stations in Volo:

  • WZSR (105.5 FM; WOODSTOCK, IL; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • W206AI (89.1 FM; LAKE VILLA, IL; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, 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)
  • 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.)
  • WVIV-FM (103.1 FM; HIGHLAND PARK, IL; Owner: HBC LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WZFS (106.7 FM; DES PLAINES, IL; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF ILLINOIS, 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)
  • 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 Volo:

  • W64CQ (Channel 64; ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W34CK (Channel 34; ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL; Owner: FIRST UNITED, INC.)
  • WLS-TV (Channel 7; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WMAQ-TV (Channel 5; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: NBC SUBSIDIARY (WMAQ-TV), INC.)
  • WTTW (Channel 11; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WINDOW TO THE WORLD COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WGBO-TV (Channel 66; JOLIET, IL; Owner: WGBO LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.)
  • WGN-TV (Channel 9; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WBBM-TV (Channel 2; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WPWR-TV (Channel 50; GARY, IN; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WXFT (Channel 60; AURORA, IL; Owner: TELEFUTURA CHICAGO LLC)
  • WCIU-TV (Channel 26; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WCIU-TV LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WCPX (Channel 38; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: PAXSON CHICAGO LICENSE, INC.)
  • WSNS-TV (Channel 44; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: TELEMUNDO OF CHICAGO, INC.)
  • WFLD (Channel 32; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • W68DO (Channel 68; PALATINE, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WFBT-CA (Channel 23; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: CHANNEL 23 LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WJYS (Channel 62; HAMMOND, IN; Owner: JOVON BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WOCH-LP (Channel 28; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: KM LPTV OF CHICAGO-28, L.L.C.)
  • WYCC (Channel 20; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: COLLEGE DIST. #508, COUNTY OF COOK)
  • WOCK-CA (Channel 13; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: KM LPTV OF CHICAGO-13, L.L.C.)
  • WJJA (Channel 49; RACINE, WI; Owner: TV-49, INC.)
  • W57DN (Channel 57; ELGIN, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • Volo, Illinois
  • Fatal accident count9
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents18
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons:7
  • Fatalities9
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents20
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents1
  • Illinois average
  • Fatal accident count9856
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents15561
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons3558
  • Fatalities10853
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents24539
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents1925
See more detailed statistics of Volo fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2021 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 7ft / 2.2mTotal length
  • 22,000Total average daily traffic
  • 1,320Total average daily truck traffic
  • 15,805Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

23 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Volo)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • VOLO, 1300 S Gilmer Road (Lat: 42.309306 Lon: -88.148972), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 121.9 m, Overall height: 128.6 m, Call Sign: WQWG817,
    Assigned Frequencies: 851.250 MHz, 851.300 MHz, 851.637 MHz, 852.125 MHz, 852.725 MHz, 852.812 MHz, 853.562 MHz, Grant Date: 08/18/2015, Expiration Date: 08/18/2025, Certifier: Garry Gorr, Registrant: Lake County Sheriff\'s Information Technology, 25 S. Martin Luther King Dr, Waukegan, IL 60085, Phone: (847) 377-7031, Email:

  • VOLO, 1300 S Gilmer Road (Lat: 42.309306 Lon: -88.148972), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 121.9 m, Overall height: 128.6 m, Call Sign: WQWX320,
    Assigned Frequencies: 851.462 MHz, 851.937 MHz, 852.462 MHz, 852.937 MHz, Grant Date: 12/15/2015, Expiration Date: 12/15/2025, Certifier: Jeff Sexton, Registrant: Illinois State Police, 801 S 7th St - Csb Suite 300 Annex, Springfield, IL 62703, Phone: (217) 782-7347, Fax: (217) 782-9920, Email:

  • Lat: 42.323667 Lon: -88.147694, Call Sign: WRDU825,
    Assigned Frequencies: 469.762 MHz, 469.787 MHz, 469.812 MHz, 469.837 MHz, 469.862 MHz, Grant Date: 07/25/2019, Expiration Date: 07/25/2029, Certifier: David Brucks, Registrant: Washington Radio Reports, Gettysburg, PA 17325, Phone: (717) 334-0668, Fax: (717) 334-6440, Email:


FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

6
  • VOLO, Lat: 42.365500 Lon: -88.095806, Call Sign: WPXU775, Licensee ID: L00689225,
    Assigned Frequencies: 956.293 MHz, Grant Date: 06/12/2013, Expiration Date: 06/13/2023, Cancellation Date: 08/19/2023, Certifier: Burnell C Russell, Registrant: Village Of Volo

  • VOLO, Lat: 42.301389 Lon: -88.154722, Call Sign: WQHU421,
    Assigned Frequencies: 956.393 MHz, Grant Date: 11/07/2007, Expiration Date: 11/07/2017, Cancellation Date: 01/13/2018, Certifier: Betty Harrison, Registrant: Sensus, 450 N Gallatin Ave, Uniontown, PA 15401, Phone: (800) 638-3748, Fax: (800) 888-2403, Email:

  • IL-CHI0963, 27764 Volo Village Road (Lat: 42.326306 Lon: -88.175083), Type: Tower, Structure height: 60.6 m, Call Sign: WQOU485, Licensee ID: L01744207,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11225.0 MHz, 11345.0 MHz, Grant Date: 02/02/2012, Expiration Date: 02/02/2022, Cancellation Date: 04/22/2021, Certifier: Nadja S Sodos-Wallace, Registrant: Clearwire Spectrum Holdings Iii LLC

  • IL-CHI0963A, 27764 Volo Village Road (Lat: 42.326306 Lon: -88.175083), Type: Mtower, Structure height: 60.6 m, Call Sign: WQPF826,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11225.0 MHz, 11305.0 MHz, Grant Date: 05/04/2012, Expiration Date: 05/04/2022, Cancellation Date: 08/23/2021, Certifier: Nadja S Sodos-Wallace, Registrant: Sprint Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, M/S: Varesa0209, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (800) 572-8256, Fax: (703) 433-4483, Email:

  • VOLO, 700 S. Fish Lake Road (Lat: 42.317722 Lon: -88.148333), Type: Tank, Structure height: 50.3 m, Overall height: 52.7 m, Call Sign: WQSS545,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10755.0 MHz, 10755.0 MHz, 10755.0 MHz, 10755.0 MHz, 10755.0 MHz, 10755.0 MHz, 10755.0 MHz, 10755.0 MHz, 10755.0 MHz, 10755.0 MHz... (+44 more), Grant Date: 10/26/2023, Expiration Date: 11/07/2033, Certifier: Matthew Kovar, Registrant: Intelpath, Hinsdale, IL 60522, Phone: (312) 841-9188, Email:

  • VOLO, 1300 S Gilmer Road (Lat: 42.309389 Lon: -88.149083), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 121.9 m, Overall height: 128.6 m, Call Sign: WQVW448,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6625.00 MHz, 6655.00 MHz, Grant Date: 05/28/2015, Expiration Date: 05/28/2025, Certifier: Gary R Gorr, Registrant: Lake County Sheriff\'s Information Technology, 25 S. Martin Luther King Dr, Waukegan, IL 60085, Phone: (847) 377-7031, Email:


FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

7
  • Call Sign: KB9KYX, Licensee ID: L01000677, Grant Date: 04/15/2015, Expiration Date: 06/29/2025, Certifier: Jonathan P Akers, Registrant: Jonathan P Akers, 868 Singing Hills Drive, Volo, IL 60073

  • Call Sign: KB9ZFX, Licensee ID: L00343325, Grant Date: 02/05/2021, Expiration Date: 04/04/2031, Certifier: Don Sarabyn, Registrant: Don Sarabyn, 805 Singing Hills Drive, Volo, IL 60073

  • Call Sign: KC9LDU, Licensee ID: L01259880, Grant Date: 03/15/2017, Expiration Date: 03/22/2027, Certifier: Michael D Murtz, Registrant: Michael D Murtz, 463 Niagara Dr, Volo, IL 60073

  • Call Sign: AC9QI, Licensee ID: L02098624, Grant Date: 04/20/2017, Expiration Date: 04/20/2027, Certifier: Kenneth J Perrone, Registrant: Kenneth J Perrone, 228 Cello Ct, Volo, IL 60073

  • Call Sign: KD9TTI, Licensee ID: L02501993, Grant Date: 11/15/2021, Expiration Date: 11/15/2031, Cancellation Date: 12/03/2021, Certifier: Darwin J Minehart, Registrant: Darwin J Minehart, 1808 Alta Dr, Volo, IL 60020

  • Call Sign: N9DJM, Previous Call Sign: KD9TTI, Licensee ID: L02501993, Grant Date: 12/03/2021, Expiration Date: 12/03/2031, Certifier: Darwin J Minehart, Registrant: Darwin J Minehart, 1808 Alta Dr, Volo, IL 60020

  • Call Sign: KD9ZER, Licensee ID: L02724761, Grant Date: 11/15/2023, Expiration Date: 11/15/2033, Certifier: David J Yelk, Registrant: David J Yelk, 1929 Taos Ln, Volo, IL 60020


Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 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)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED16$201,78612$181,69386$203,6541$113,9103$169,9871$114,060
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$172,6902$132,65510$219,4671$24,2201$109,6200$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$144,7652$155,78031$216,3251$39,9802$117,5550$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN2$221,6552$224,72017$210,6350$01$101,0200$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$158,2101$107,4405$226,1340$00$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 8609.06 , 8642.05

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED4$199,9623$184,187
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$240,1952$231,735
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$01$279,940
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$125,8401$148,210
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 8609.06 , 8642.05

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Volo, IL
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Volo, 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 7. The highest number of fires - 15 took place in 2014, and the least - 3 in 2003. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Volo, IL When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (45.2%), and Structure Fires (32.3%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Volo, IL
    • 5645.2%Outside Fires
    • 4032.3%Structure Fires
    • 2520.2%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 32.4%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Volo, IL


Volo compared to Illinois state average:

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

Volo on our top lists:

  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms (population 1,000+)"
  • #9 on the list of "Top 100 fastest growing cities from 2000 to 2014"
  • #41 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in other nonhousehold living situations (population 1,000+)"
  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest average weight of females"
  • #22 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest decrease in the number of births per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop 50,000+)"
  • #24 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest increase in the number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #29 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that exercised in the past month"
  • #31 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people moving out compared to moving in (pop. 50,000+)"
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