Westchester, Illinois

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Population in 2019: 16,117 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: -4.2%
 
Males: 7,500  (46.5%)
Females: 8,617  (53.5%)
Median resident age:

46.5 years
Illinois median age:

38.6 years

Zip codes: 60154.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $93,012 (it was $58,928 in 2000)
Westchester:

$93,012
IL:

$69,187

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $41,323 (it was $29,634 in 2000)

Westchester village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $255,570 (it was $169,300 in 2000)
Westchester:

$255,570
IL:

$209,100

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $247,179; detached houses: $243,445; townhouses or other attached units: $293,164; in 2-unit structures: $247,494; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $212,125; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $129,963

Median gross rent in 2019: $1,460.

March 2019 cost of living index in Westchester: 103.4 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 4.9%
(5.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 3.7% for Black residents, 4.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.6% for other race residents, 14.7% for two or more races residents)

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  • Races in Westchester, IL (2019)
    • 8,85254.3%White alone
    • 3,42621.0%Hispanic
    • 2,91717.9%Black alone
    • 6093.7%Asian alone
    • 2381.5%Other race alone
    • 1841.1%Two or more races
    • 160.10%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists, there were 8 registered sex offenders living in Westchester, Illinois as of November 29, 2022.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Westchester is 2,080 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is much lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Westchester 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)
1
(6.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(6.2)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(6.3)
1
(6.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(17.9)
2
(11.9)
0
(0.0)
7
(41.6)
1
(6.0)
1
(6.0)
2
(12.2)
2
(12.3)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
7
(43.3)
7
(43.8)
4
(25.3)
7
(44.6)
10
(65.2)
2
(11.9)
5
(29.8)
7
(41.6)
1
(5.9)
3
(17.8)
14
(83.7)
17
(102.8)
9
(54.8)
5
(30.8)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
3
(18.5)
3
(18.8)
3
(18.9)
7
(44.6)
5
(32.6)
6
(35.8)
6
(35.7)
5
(29.7)
4
(23.7)
4
(23.8)
8
(47.8)
6
(36.3)
8
(48.7)
11
(67.8)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
55
(340.0)
61
(381.5)
61
(385.2)
84
(534.7)
62
(404.4)
69
(411.5)
81
(482.2)
68
(404.5)
27
(160.2)
39
(231.8)
35
(209.2)
69
(417.3)
41
(249.6)
43
(265.0)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
186
(1,150)
189
(1,182)
175
(1,105)
165
(1,050)
205
(1,337)
178
(1,062)
154
(916.8)
160
(951.7)
123
(730.0)
177
(1,052)
207
(1,237)
193
(1,167)
126
(767.2)
105
(647.2)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
13
(80.4)
8
(50.0)
17
(107.4)
10
(63.7)
10
(65.2)
14
(83.5)
7
(41.7)
5
(29.7)
8
(47.5)
6
(35.7)
15
(89.7)
9
(54.4)
5
(30.4)
0
(0.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
1
(6.2)
2
(12.5)
1
(6.3)
0
(0.0)
1
(6.5)
1
(6.0)
2
(11.9)
0
(0.0)
2
(11.9)
1
(5.9)
1
(6.0)
2
(12.1)
2
(12.2)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index92.994.996.2111.9113.188.7116.096.750.7104.5110.8123.286.589.4

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 Westchester, IL

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 37 (33 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.03
Illinois average:

2.31
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Ancestries: Italian (10.3%), Polish (5.6%), German (5.0%), Irish (4.7%), American (3.2%), Ukrainian (2.0%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 01/14/1926

Elevation: 645 feet

Land area: 3.20 square miles.

Population density: 5,044 people per square mile   (average).

Westchester, Illinois map

2,119 residents are foreign born (5.6% Latin America, 3.8% Europe, 2.6% Asia).

This village:

13.0%
Illinois:

14.1%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $5,628 (2.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $4,948 (2.0%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Berwyn, IL (4.9 miles , pop. 54,016).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Chicago, IL (10.6 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Broadview, IL (1.3 miles ),
Hillside, IL (1.3 miles ),
La Grange Park, IL (1.4 miles ),
Bellwood, IL (1.4 miles ),
Berkeley, IL (1.6 miles ),
Maywood, IL (1.7 miles ),
North Riverside, IL (1.7 miles ),
Brookfield, IL (1.7 miles )

Latitude: 41.85 N, Longitude: 87.88 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -1,491 (-9.2%)
Workers who live and work in this village: 985 (11.4%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 708

Distribution of median household income in Westchester, IL in 2019
Distribution of house value in Westchester, IL in 2019
Westchester satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 19 buildings, average cost: $126,600
  • 1998: 39 buildings, average cost: $130,500
  • 1999: 32 buildings, average cost: $149,700
  • 2000: 8 buildings, average cost: $203,100
  • 2001: 2 buildings, average cost: $225,500
  • 2003: 1 building, cost: $360,000
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $260,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Westchester, IL residents
Average permit cost in Westchester, IL
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

7.9%
Illinois:

6.5%
Historical population in Westchester, IL
Historical housing units in Westchester, IL
Most common industries in Westchester, IL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (10.2%)
  • Health care (10.2%)
  • Finance & insurance (7.5%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.4%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.6%)
  • Public administration (3.6%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Finance & insurance (7.1%)
  • Construction (5.7%)
  • Educational services (5.2%)
  • Public administration (5.1%)
  • Metal & metal products (5.0%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.3%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.3%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (17.4%)
  • Educational services (15.6%)
  • Finance & insurance (8.0%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.5%)
  • Food & beverage stores (3.4%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (2.8%)
Most common occupations in Westchester, IL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.7%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.1%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.0%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4.0%)
  • Registered nurses (3.0%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (7.1%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.3%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.0%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4.9%)
  • Top executives (3.7%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.6%)
  • Computer specialists (3.5%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (8.4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8.1%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (7.5%)
  • Registered nurses (5.9%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.7%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.3%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.1%)

Average climate in Westchester, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Westchester, Illinois environmental map by EPA

Map Legend

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 96.9. This is worse than average.

City:

96.9
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.246. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.246
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 16.5. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 1.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

16.5
U.S.:

5.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 1.25. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.25
U.S.:

1.79
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 24.6. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 1.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

24.6
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 23.9. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 3.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

23.9
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 9.54. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.54
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 1.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0211
U.S.:

0.0098

Tornado activity:

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

On 8/28/1990, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 25.7 miles away from the Westchester 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 8.8 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:

Westchester-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Illinois state average. It is 41% 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 235.3 miles away from Westchester 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 209.8 miles away from Westchester center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 235.3 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 59.2 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 267.5 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 32.6 miles away from Westchester 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).
Westchester topographic map

Main business address for: INSURANCE AUTO AUCTIONS, INC (WHOLESALE-MOTOR VEHICLES & MOTOR VEHICLE PARTS & SUPPLIES), CORN PRODUCTS INTERNATIONAL INC (CANNED, FROZEN & PRESERVED FRUIT, VEG & FOOD SPECIALTIES).

Hospitals in Westchester:

  • GENERATIONS HEALTHCARE LLC (2 WESTBROOK CORPORATE CENTER SUITE 320)
  • HOME HEALTH PLUS HOSPICE (2215 ENTERPRISE DRIVE)

Nursing Homes in Westchester:

  • WESTCHESTER HEALTH AND REHABILITATION (2901 SOUTH WOLF ROAD)

Dialysis Facilities in Westchester:

  • FMC - LAGRANGE HOME DIALYSIS CENTER (2400 WOLF RD. SUITE 101-B)
  • FMC OF WESTCHESTER (2400 WOLF ROAD, SUITE 101 A)

Home Health Centers in Westchester:

  • ANGEL HOME HEALTH AGENCY SERV CORP (9909 W ROOSEVELT ROAD, STE 206)
  • COMMUNITY CARE HOME HEALTH SERVICES, INC (10001 W ROOSEVELT ROAD, STE 201)
  • FAITH HOME HEALTHCARE, INC (9919 W ROOSEVELT ROAD, STE 204)
  • FMR HOME HEALTH, INC (10526 W CERMAK RD, STE 118)
  • LOYOLA UNIV CTR FOR HM CARE (TWO WESTBROOK CORPORATE CENTER, TOWER 2)
  • MED CARE HEALTH MANAGEMENT CORPORATION (1107 SOUTH MANNHEIM ROAD, SUITE 215)
  • MEDTEC HOME HEALTH AGENCY, INC (1127 SOUTH MANNHEIM ROAD, SUITE 311)
  • RISING SUN HOME HEALTH CARE, INC (1107 SOUTH MANNHEIM ROAD, SUITE 203)

Amtrak stations near Westchester:

  • 3 miles: LA GRANGE ROAD (LA GRANGE, 25 W. BURLINGTON AVE.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public payphones, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 6 miles: SUMMIT (ARCHER & CENTER AVE.) . Services: public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 13 miles: CHICAGO (225 S. CANAL ST.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Westchester:

  • Elmhurst College (about 5 miles; Elmhurst, IL; Full-time enrollment: 3,364)
  • Dominican University (about 5 miles; River Forest, IL; FT enrollment: 2,971)
  • Triton College (about 5 miles; River Grove, IL; FT enrollment: 8,817)
  • Concordia University-Chicago (about 5 miles; River Forest, IL; FT enrollment: 3,944)
  • Morton College (about 7 miles; Cicero, IL; FT enrollment: 3,236)
  • City Colleges of Chicago-Wilbur Wright College (about 9 miles; Chicago, IL; FT enrollment: 8,683)
  • College of DuPage (about 10 miles; Glen Ellyn, IL; FT enrollment: 18,910)

Private high school in Westchester:

  • WESTCHESTER CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 70, Location: 10600 W CERMAK RD, Grades: PK-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Westchester:

Private elementary/middle schools in Westchester:

  • DIVINE PROVIDENCE SCHOOL (Students: 209, Location: 2500 MAYFAIR AVE, Grades: PK-8)
  • DIVINE INFANT JESUS SCHOOL (Students: 203, Location: 1640 NEWCASTLE AVE, Grades: PK-8)
See full list of schools located in Westchester

Library in Westchester:

  • WESTCHESTER PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $1,175,184; Location: 10700 CANTERBURY STREET; 84,694 books; 621 e-books; 5,073 audio materials; 4,932 video materials; 24 local licensed databases; 16 state licensed databases; 2 other licensed databases; 267 print serial subscriptions; 8 electronic serial subscriptions)

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • Immaculate Heart of Mary no longer a school. The girls and the boys both go to St. Joes now. added by Angela

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Westchester: Westchester Fire Department Station 2 (A), Westchester Fire Department Station 1 (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Westbrook Commons Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Main business address in Westchester include: INSURANCE AUTO AUCTIONS, INC (A), CORN PRODUCTS INTERNATIONAL INC (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Westchester include: Amazing Grace Community Church (A), Divine Infant Church (B), Divine Providence Church (C), Faith Lutheran Church (D), Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church (E), Holy Apostles Greek Orthodox Church (F), Westchester Bible Church (G), Westchester Community Church (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Westchester include: Mayfair Park (1), Wolf Road Prairie Nature Preserve (2), Gladstone Park (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotel: Hampton Inn Chicago/Westchester (2222 Enterprise Drive (22nd ST)).

Birthplace of: Jim Durkin - Politician, Kathryn Hahn - Actor, Tony Freeman - College basketball player (Iowa Hawkeyes).

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 Westchester that have no violations reported:

  • BROADVIEW-WESTCHESTER JOINT WATER AGENCY (Population served: 1, Primary Water Source Type: Purch surface water)
Average household size:
This village:

2.4 people
Illinois:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:

67.4%
Whole state:

65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:

3.7%
Whole state:

6.3%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

People in group quarters in Westchester in 2010:

  • 103 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 22 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 7 people in other noninstitutional facilities
113 people in nursing homes in 2000
2 people in religious group quarters in 2000

Banks with branches in Westchester (2011 data):

  • PNC Bank, National Association: Westchester Branch at 2121 South Mannheim Road, branch established on 1906/01/01; Westchester Du Branch at 10551 W. Cermak Rd, branch established on 2007/07/01. Info updated 2012/03/20: Bank assets: $263,309.6 mil, Deposits: $197,343.0 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3085 total offices, Holding Company: Pnc Financial Services Group, Inc., The
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Westchester at 11000 31st Street, branch established on 2007/10/12; Chicago Busness Banking at 2 Westbrook Corporate Center, branch established on 2011/06/06. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • TCF National Bank: Westchester Jewel Branch #2323 at 2128 S. Mannheim, branch established on 2000/08/10. 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
  • RBS Citizens, National Association: Westchester at 1844 South Mannheim Road, branch established on 1889/01/01. Info updated 2007/09/19: Bank assets: $106,940.6 mil, Deposits: $75,690.2 mil, headquarters in Providence, RI, positive income, 1135 total offices, Holding Company: Uk Financial Investments Limited
  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: Westchester Banking Center Branch at 11211 Cermak Road, branch established on 2006/03/31. 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.
  • BMO Harris Bank National Association: Harris Bk Westchester Branch at 10500 West Cermak Road, branch established on 1964/05/09. Info updated 2011/07/14: Bank assets: $97,264.0 mil, Deposits: $75,624.6 mil, headquarters in Chicago, IL, positive income, 717 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of Montreal

For population 15 years and over in Westchester:

Marital status in Westchester, IL
  • Never married: 29.2%
  • Now married: 53.8%
  • Separated: 1.0%
  • Widowed: 7.6%
  • Divorced: 8.4%

For population 25 years and over in Westchester:

  • High school or higher: 94.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 41.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 15.1%
  • Unemployed: 4.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 29.2 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.2
Illinois average:

12.0

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

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Westchester, 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.
State:

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
Cook County:

0.93 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

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
This 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%
State:

14.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Westchester:

55.3%
Illinois:

49.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

53.4%
Illinois:

47.2%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.2
State:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

18.2%
Illinois:

20.5%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Westchester:

9.9%
State:

10.8%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Westchester:

7.0
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Westchester:

35.1%
Illinois:

33.4%

General health condition:
This city:

59.8%
State:

56.4%

Average condition of hearing:
Westchester:

78.3%
State:

79.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Westchester, 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 29$117,155$48,4780$0
Firefighters 27$201,671$89,6320$0
Local Libraries 9$42,808$57,07719$15,894
Streets and Highways 7$32,301$55,3730$0
Water Supply 6$27,687$55,3740$0
Sewerage 6$30,653$61,3060$0
Financial Administration 5$25,195$60,4683$2,705
Police - Other 4$20,329$60,9877$5,570
Other and Unallocable 2$12,452$74,7121$1,384
Other Government Administration 1$5,417$65,0048$4,424
Fire - Other 0$0 1$2,132
Totals for Government 96$515,668$64,45939$32,110

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

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $1,023,000 ($63.47)
    Central Staff Services: $249,000 ($15.45)
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $6,292,000 ($390.40)
    Police Protection: $6,030,000 ($374.14)
    Local Fire Protection: $4,553,000 ($282.50)
    Regular Highways: $2,186,000 ($135.63)
    Central Staff Services: $1,776,000 ($110.19)
    Libraries: $1,232,000 ($76.44)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $554,000 ($34.37)
    General - Other: $162,000 ($10.05)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $2,283,000 ($141.65)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $2,244,000 ($139.23)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Libraries: $228,000 ($14.15)
    Water Utilities: $22,000 ($1.37)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $8,136,000 ($504.81)

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

  • Charges - Other: $555,000 ($34.44)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $17,000 ($1.05)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $784,000 ($48.64)
    General Revenue - Other: $323,000 ($20.04)
    Interest Earnings: $11,000 ($0.68)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $6,734,000 ($417.82)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $3,358,000 ($208.35)
    Highways: $472,000 ($29.29)
    Other: $51,000 ($3.16)
  • Tax - Property: $7,464,000 ($463.11)
    Public Utilities Sales: $1,722,000 ($106.84)
    Other License: $1,188,000 ($73.71)
    Other Selective Sales: $867,000 ($53.79)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $695,000 ($43.12)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $57,070,000 ($3540.98)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $55,645,000 ($3452.57)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,863,000 ($115.59)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $439,000 ($27.24)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $6,860,000 ($425.64)

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 Westchester, IL
NameCountNameCount
Burger King1Panera Bread1
Circle K1Safeway1
FedEx3Starbucks2
H&R Block2Subway2
Hilton1Taco Bell1
IHOP1UPS5
Jewel-Osco1Vons1
KFC2Walgreens1
McDonald's1

Strongest AM radio stations in Westchester:

  • 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.)
  • WJJG (1530 AM; daytime; 2 kW; ELMHURST, IL; Owner: JOSEPH J. GENTILE, INC.)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WYLL (1160 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WCSN (820 AM; 5 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WYPA, INC.)
  • WMBI (1110 AM; daytime; 5 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • WVIV (1200 AM; 20 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLXX-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • WPNA (1490 AM; 1 kW; OAK PARK, IL; Owner: ALLIANCE COMMUNICATIONS, 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)

Strongest FM radio stations in Westchester:

  • 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.)
  • WGCI-FM (107.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WKSC-FM (103.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WFMT (98.7 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WINDOW TO THE WORLD COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WZZN (94.7 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC CHICAGO FM RADIO,INC.)
  • WBEZ (91.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: THE WBEZ ALLIANCE, INC.)
  • WKQX (101.1 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WLUP-FM (97.9 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WNND (100.3 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WOJO (105.1 FM; EVANSTON, IL; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • WUSN (99.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF CHICAGO)
  • 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 Westchester:

  • 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.)
  • W64CQ (Channel 64; ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WYIN (Channel 56; GARY, IN; Owner: NORTHWEST INDIANA PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W24AJ (Channel 24; AURORA, IL; Owner: NELSON TV, INC.)
  • W57DN (Channel 57; ELGIN, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W54AP (Channel 54; BLUE ISLAND, IL; Owner: CATHOLIC VIEWS BROADCASTS, INC.)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Westchester fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 10Number of bridges
  • 138ft / 41.9mTotal length
  • $12,733,000Total costs
  • 431,050Total average daily traffic
  • 24,942Total average daily truck traffic
  • 81,285Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic
New bridges in Westchester, IL - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21930-1939
  • 21950-1959
  • 11960-1969
  • 52000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Westchester, IL

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Westchester, IL)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

16 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

7 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

53 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Westchester)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

3
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172M (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 108 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 20431, N20431, N-20431, Serial Number: 17261283, Year manufactured: 1972, Airworthiness Date: 01/11/1973
    Registrant (Individual): Pending Registration, 1 Westbrook Corporate Ctr, Westchester, IL 60154
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172M (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 108 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 4423Q, N4423Q, N-4423Q, Serial Number: 17261704, Year manufactured: 1973, Airworthiness Date: 05/09/1973
    Registrant (Individual): Pending Registration, 1 Westbrook Corporate Ctr Ste 300, Westchester, IL 60154
  • Aircraft: LAKE LA-4-200 (Category: Amphibian, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 91 mph), Engine: LYCOMING I0360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 928DS, N928DS, N-928DS, Serial Number: 573, Year manufactured: 1973, Airworthiness Date: 09/12/1973, Certificate Issue Date: 12/09/2013
    Registrant (Individual): Thomas B Coley, 1925 Stratford Ave, Westchester, IL 60154

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full and 3 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED73$203,18648$171,713393$200,51213$97,7221$1,887,0009$100,770
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED7$172,9501$93,93036$214,8833$39,7730$02$139,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED12$190,6539$236,658141$217,23515$59,9350$08$235,245
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN7$174,7893$113,00073$193,3683$142,8270$02$96,500
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS3$207,6403$279,08723$207,8993$66,6670$01$377,400

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 8181.00 , 8182.00, 8184.02, 8185.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full and 3 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED10$205,87812$238,090
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED3$156,6776$260,375
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$184,8052$244,500
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$02$209,170
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$152,0000$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 8181.00 , 8182.00, 8184.02, 8185.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Westchester, IL
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Westchester, 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 fire incidents per year is 49. The highest number of reported fires - 89 took place in 2017, and the least - 23 in 2009. The data has a declining trend.
    Fire incident types in Westchester, IL When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (59.6%), and Outside Fires (19.3%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Westchester, IL
    • 49859.6%Structure Fires
    • 16119.3%Outside Fires
    • 9811.7%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 789.3%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Westchester, IL
Most common first names in Westchester, IL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John11978.1 years
Mary10681.9 years
Joseph9380.7 years
William7079.0 years
Robert6873.0 years
Helen6685.7 years
Frank6581.1 years
Edward6279.7 years
James5775.8 years
George5180.6 years
Most common last names in Westchester, IL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Anderson1179.2 years
Novak1081.2 years
Smith1077.7 years
Schultz975.1 years
Johnson877.3 years
Sullivan879.5 years
Brown769.7 years
Fischer679.2 years
Dillon677.3 years
Carroll678.3 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Westchester, IL
  • 91.9%Utility gas
  • 6.6%Electricity
  • 1.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.3%Other fuel
  • 0.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Westchester, IL
  • 88.2%Utility gas
  • 8.4%Electricity
  • 1.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.7%Other fuel


Westchester compared to Illinois state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Westchester on our top lists:

  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of high school students in private schools (500+ students)"
  • #86 (60154) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Czech first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #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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