Winthrop Harbor, Illinois

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Population in 2019: 6,618 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: -0.8%
 
Males: 3,224  (48.7%)
Females: 3,394  (51.3%)
Median resident age:

46.3 years
Illinois median age:

38.6 years

Zip codes: 60096.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $91,731 (it was $62,795 in 2000)
Winthrop Harbor:

$91,731
IL:

$69,187

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $41,086 (it was $24,256 in 2000)

Winthrop Harbor village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $203,186 (it was $145,900 in 2000)
Winthrop Harbor:

$203,186
IL:

$209,100

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $211,482; detached houses: $204,566; townhouses or other attached units: $564,484

Median gross rent in 2019: $1,080.

March 2019 cost of living index in Winthrop Harbor: 96.1 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 2.0%
(2.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 3.0% for Black residents)
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  • Races in Winthrop Harbor, IL (2019)
    • 5,67185.0%White alone
    • 70110.5%Hispanic
    • 1001.5%Black alone
    • 580.9%Asian alone
    • 380.6%Two or more races
    • 30.04%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists, there were 7 registered sex offenders living in Winthrop Harbor, Illinois as of January 17, 2022.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Winthrop Harbor is 976 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is near the state average.


Crime rates in Winthrop Harbor by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(14.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
3
(42.3)
1
(13.9)
3
(41.6)
2
(27.7)
4
(55.8)
1
(14.8)
5
(73.8)
7
(104.0)
6
(89.2)
8
(119.0)
2
(29.4)
0
(0.0)
4
(59.5)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(13.9)
2
(27.7)
2
(27.7)
5
(69.7)
10
(147.9)
2
(29.5)
3
(44.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(14.7)
0
(0.0)
1
(14.9)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
9
(126.9)
16
(221.6)
17
(235.8)
4
(55.5)
1
(13.9)
1
(14.8)
8
(118.1)
6
(89.2)
3
(44.6)
5
(74.4)
3
(44.1)
2
(29.5)
7
(104.1)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
23
(324.4)
20
(277.0)
19
(263.5)
19
(263.5)
22
(306.8)
23
(340.1)
15
(221.5)
21
(312.1)
5
(74.3)
13
(193.4)
8
(117.6)
7
(103.3)
4
(59.5)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
62
(874.5)
79
(1,094)
84
(1,165)
142
(1,969)
69
(962.2)
54
(798.6)
82
(1,211)
84
(1,249)
40
(594.7)
50
(743.8)
29
(426.3)
23
(339.4)
16
(237.8)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
5
(70.5)
5
(69.3)
5
(69.3)
3
(41.6)
5
(69.7)
5
(73.9)
3
(44.3)
3
(44.6)
1
(14.9)
5
(74.4)
0
(0.0)
3
(44.3)
3
(44.6)
Arson
(per 100,000)
2
(28.2)
0
(0.0)
1
(13.9)
0
(0.0)
2
(27.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(44.3)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index122.6128.3159.3142.2133.9120.8159.0189.8140.2159.362.030.290.1

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 Winthrop Harbor, IL

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 15 (10 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.49
Illinois average:

2.09
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Ancestries: German (14.1%), Polish (9.5%), Irish (7.2%), American (6.5%), Greek (5.9%), Italian (3.8%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 10/12/1901

Elevation: 650 feet

Land area: 4.31 square miles.

Population density: 1,536 people per square mile   (low).

Winthrop Harbor, Illinois map

262 residents are foreign born (1.7% Europe, 1.2% Latin America, 1.0% Asia).

This village:

3.9%
Illinois:

14.1%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $6,688 (3.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $6,015 (3.1%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Kenosha, WI (6.9 miles , pop. 90,352).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Milwaukee, WI (39.9 miles , pop. 596,974).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (45.1 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Zion, IL (1.5 miles ),
Beach Park, IL (2.1 miles ),
Pleasant Prairie, WI (2.1 miles ),
Wadsworth, IL (2.4 miles ),
Kenosha, WI (2.6 miles ),
Waukegan, IL (2.8 miles ),
Old Mill Creek, IL (3.0 miles ),
Gurnee, IL (3.1 miles )

Latitude: 42.48 N, Longitude: 87.83 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -2,663 (-39.9%)
Workers who live and work in this village: 215 (6.6%)

Distribution of median household income in Winthrop Harbor, IL in 2019
Distribution of house value in Winthrop Harbor, IL in 2019

Property values in Winthrop Harbor, IL

Winthrop Harbor satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 25 buildings, average cost: $139,800
  • 1998: 17 buildings, average cost: $148,900
  • 1999: 28 buildings, average cost: $152,100
  • 2000: 19 buildings, average cost: $158,500
  • 2001: 16 buildings, average cost: $152,500
  • 2002: 20 buildings, average cost: $183,200
  • 2003: 25 buildings, average cost: $173,500
  • 2004: 50 buildings, average cost: $182,000
  • 2005: 52 buildings, average cost: $258,000
  • 2006: 32 buildings, average cost: $281,400
  • 2007: 13 buildings, average cost: $264,600
  • 2008: 4 buildings, average cost: $288,600
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $335,600
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $280,100
  • 2015: 3 buildings, average cost: $278,300
  • 2018: 3 buildings, average cost: $205,500
  • 2019: 2 buildings, average cost: $179,300
Number of permits per 10,000 Winthrop Harbor, IL residents
Average permit cost in Winthrop Harbor, IL
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

5.7%
Illinois:

6.5%
Historical population in Winthrop Harbor, IL
Historical housing units in Winthrop Harbor, IL

Population change in the 1990s: +326 (+5.1%).
Most common industries in Winthrop Harbor, IL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Chemicals (11.2%)
  • Construction (7.3%)
  • Educational services (6.9%)
  • Health care (6.5%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.6%)
  • Public administration (5.0%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (3.4%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (12.3%)
  • Chemicals (9.7%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.5%)
  • Repair & maintenance (4.5%)
  • Public administration (4.2%)
  • Printing & related support activities (3.6%)
  • Metal & metal products (3.6%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Chemicals (13.0%)
  • Educational services (12.3%)
  • Health care (11.1%)
  • Finance & insurance (8.5%)
  • Public administration (5.9%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (5.7%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (4.4%)
Most common occupations in Winthrop Harbor, IL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.0%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5.4%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.9%)
  • Customer service representatives (4.0%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.4%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (6.2%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5.4%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.6%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.2%)
  • Operations specialties managers, except financial managers (4.0%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (7.8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7.8%)
  • Customer service representatives (6.8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.9%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5.3%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.3%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.9%)

Average climate in Winthrop Harbor, Illinois

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Winthrop Harbor, Illinois environmental map by EPA

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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 2018 was 91.4. This is worse than average.

City:

91.4
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.246. This is about average. Closest monitor was 16.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.246
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2015 was 9.71. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 1.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.71
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.745. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 5.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.745
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 30.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

30.2
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 7.32. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.32
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2009 was 0.0105. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0105
U.S.:

0.0098

Tornado activity:

Winthrop Harbor-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Illinois state average. It is 18% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/28/1972, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 7.8 miles away from the Winthrop Harbor village center injured 20 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/11/1965, a category F4 tornado 22.8 miles away from the village center killed 6 people and injured 75 people.

Earthquake activity:

Winthrop Harbor-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Illinois state average. It is 22% 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 278.9 miles away from Winthrop Harbor 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 253.3 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 278.9 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 89.7 miles away from Winthrop Harbor center
On 5/2/2015 at 16:23:07, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MW, Depth: 2.8 mi) earthquake occurred 123.9 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 49.4 miles away from Winthrop Harbor 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).
Winthrop Harbor topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Winthrop Harbor:

  • ROLLING HILLS MANOR (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; ZION, IL)
  • MIDWESTERN REGION MED CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 3 miles away; ZION, IL)
  • GROVE AT THE LAKE LIVING AND REHABILITATION (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; ZION, IL)
  • SHERIDAN HEALTHCARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; ZION, IL)
  • ARBOR VIEW NURSING AND REHAB CENTER (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; ZION, IL)
  • GREENPATH HEALTH GROUP, LLC (Home Health Center, about 4 miles away; ZION, IL)
  • ST JOSEPH'S HOME (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; KENOSHA, WI)

Amtrak station near Winthrop Harbor:

  • 16 miles: STURTEVANT (2904 WISCONSIN ST.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Winthrop Harbor:

  • Gateway Technical College (about 9 miles; Kenosha, WI; Full-time enrollment: 5,089)
  • Carthage College (about 10 miles; Kenosha, WI; FT enrollment: 3,130)
  • University of Wisconsin-Parkside (about 12 miles; Kenosha, WI; FT enrollment: 3,843)
  • College of Lake County (about 13 miles; Grayslake, IL; FT enrollment: 11,041)
  • Oakton Community College (about 30 miles; Des Plaines, IL; FT enrollment: 7,271)
  • Harper College (about 31 miles; Palatine, IL; FT enrollment: 10,800)
  • Northwestern University (about 31 miles; Evanston, IL; FT enrollment: 17,473)

Public elementary/middle schools in Winthrop Harbor:

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Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Winthrop Harbor: North Point Marina (A), Winthrop Harbor Village Hall (B), Winthrop Harbor Fire Department (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Winthrop Harbor: North Prairie United Methodist Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Winthrop Harbor include: Village Park (1), Spring Bluff Forest Preserve (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotels: Harbor Motel (1004 Sheridan Road), Abode Motel (1128 Sheridan Road).

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:

74.4%
Whole state:

65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:

5.5%
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
11 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
5 people in homes for the mentally retarded in 2000

Banks with branches in Winthrop Harbor (2011 data):

  • Norstates Bank: Winthrop Harbor Facility at 700 N Sheridan Rd, branch established on 1998/11/30. Info updated 2008/09/29: Bank assets: $463.3 mil, Deposits: $399.4 mil, headquarters in Waukegan, IL, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 8 total offices, Holding Company: Northern States Financial Corporation

For population 15 years and over in Winthrop Harbor:

Marital status in Winthrop Harbor, IL
  • Never married: 26.3%
  • Now married: 55.5%
  • Separated: 0.6%
  • Widowed: 6.5%
  • Divorced: 11.2%

For population 25 years and over in Winthrop Harbor:

  • High school or higher: 93.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 28.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.5%
  • Unemployed: 3.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.9 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.7
Illinois average:

12.0

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

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Winthrop Harbor, 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
Lake County:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

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

0.54 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

2.46 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

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

6.47 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.3%
Illinois:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Lake County:

24.2%
Illinois:

25.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

16.3%
Illinois:

14.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

49.3%
State:

49.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

46.5%
Illinois:

47.2%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.6
Illinois:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

22.9%
Illinois:

20.5%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Winthrop Harbor:

9.5%
Illinois:

10.8%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Winthrop Harbor:

34.4%
Illinois:

33.4%

General health condition:
Winthrop Harbor:

56.6%
State:

56.4%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

79.2%
Illinois:

79.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Winthrop Harbor, IL Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 12$79,581$79,5817$17,103
Police - Other 9$38,331$51,10822$33,538
Streets and Highways 6$33,107$66,2140$0
Other and Unallocable 6$27,276$54,5520$0
Financial Administration 1$9,148$109,7760$0
Parks and Recreation 1$5,372$64,4643$6,279
Other Government Administration 0$0 8$4,090
Firefighters 0$0 25$33,172
Totals for Government 35$192,815$66,10865$94,182

Winthrop Harbor government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $10,000 ($1.51)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $1,659,000 ($250.68)
    Central Staff Services: $1,506,000 ($227.56)
    Water Utilities: $970,000 ($146.57)
    Local Fire Protection: $639,000 ($96.55)
    Regular Highways: $502,000 ($75.85)
    Parks and Recreation: $302,000 ($45.63)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $64,000 ($9.67)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Local Fire Protection: $277,000 ($41.86)
    Police Protection: $99,000 ($14.96)
    Central Staff Services: $18,000 ($2.72)
    Solid Waste Management: $10,000 ($1.51)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,800,000 ($423.09)

Winthrop Harbor government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Other: $637,000 ($96.25)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $483,000 ($72.98)
    Fines and Forfeits: $158,000 ($23.87)
    Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($0.15)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $814,000 ($123.00)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,330,000 ($200.97)
    Highways: $171,000 ($25.84)
  • Tax - Property: $1,577,000 ($238.29)
    Other License: $586,000 ($88.55)
    Public Utilities Sales: $526,000 ($79.48)

Winthrop Harbor government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,656,000 ($250.23)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,613,000 ($243.73)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $346,000 ($52.28)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $303,000 ($45.78)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $713,000 ($107.74)

5.32% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($93,143 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.32%
Illinois average:

4.69%

0.06% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,821 average AGI)
Lake County:

0.06%
Illinois average:

0.03%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Cook County, IL  2.23% ($95,396 average AGI)
from McHenry County, IL  0.39% ($58,505)
from Kenosha County, WI  0.19% ($49,104)


6.16% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($98,935 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.16%
Illinois average:

5.50%

0.11% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,764 average AGI)
Lake County:

0.11%
Illinois average:

0.06%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Cook County, IL  1.82% ($87,721 average AGI)
to McHenry County, IL  0.47% ($70,624)
to Kenosha County, WI  0.36% ($57,683)

Businesses in Winthrop Harbor, IL

  • Nike: 1
  • Subway: 1
  • UPS: 1

Strongest AM radio stations in Winthrop Harbor:

  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WISN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WYLL (1160 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WPJX (1500 AM; daytime; 0 kW; ZION, IL)
  • WKRS (1220 AM; 1 kW; WAUKEGAN, IL; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WLIP (1050 AM; 0 kW; KENOSHA, WI; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WKTA (1330 AM; 5 kW; EVANSTON, IL; Owner: POLNET COMMUNICATIONS, LTD.)
  • WVIV (1200 AM; 20 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLXX-AM LICENSE CORP.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Winthrop Harbor:

  • WWDV (96.9 FM; ZION, IL; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WIIL (95.1 FM; KENOSHA, WI; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WXLC (102.3 FM; WAUKEGAN, IL; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WEZY (92.1 FM; RACINE, WI; Owner: RACINE BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • 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.)
  • 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 Winthrop Harbor:

  • 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)
  • WJJA (Channel 49; RACINE, WI; Owner: TV-49, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • WPXE (Channel 55; KENOSHA, WI; Owner: PAXSON MILWAUKEE LICENSE, INC.)
  • WMVS (Channel 10; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: MILWAUKEE AREA TECHNICAL COLLEGE DISTRICT BOARD)
  • WMVT (Channel 36; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: MILWAUKEE AREA TECHNICAL COLLEGE DISTRICT BOARD)
  • WCGV-TV (Channel 24; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: WCGV LICENSEE, LLC)
Winthrop Harbor fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
See more detailed statistics of Winthrop Harbor fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Winthrop Harbor)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

17 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers in Winthrop Harbor, IL)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

5
  • Winthrop Harbor, Lat: 42.479806 Lon: -87.828306, Call Sign: WPYQ960,
    Assigned Frequencies: 956.293 MHz, Grant Date: 10/02/2003, Expiration Date: 10/02/2013, Cancellation Date: 12/07/2013, Certifier: John Hogan, Registrant: Invensys Metering Systems, 450 N Gallatin Ave, Uniontown, PA 15401, Phone: (800) 638-3748, Fax: (800) 888-2403, Email:
  • WINTROP HARBOR, 12247 W. Russell Road (Arthur Weiler #50350) (Lat: 42.493333 Lon: -87.870556), Type: Tower, Structure height: 57.9 m, Overall height: 60.4 m, Call Sign: WQJE519,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10875.0 MHz, Grant Date: 08/11/2008, Expiration Date: 08/11/2018, Cancellation Date: 02/11/2010, Certifier: Willaim Chastain, Registrant: Radio Dynamics Corporation, Silver Spring, MD 20914, Phone: (301) 493-5171, Fax: (301) 576-4553, Email:
  • WINTHROP HARBOR, Lat: 42.464167 Lon: -87.826389, Call Sign: WQMY909,
    Assigned Frequencies: 956.293 MHz, Grant Date: 11/13/2020, Expiration Date: 11/12/2030, Certifier: Chris Liveris, Registrant: Sensus, 450 N Gallatin Avenue, Uniontown, PA 15401, Phone: (800) 638-3748, Fax: (800) 888-2403, Email:
  • E044, 7th St & Uprr Tracks E Of Hwy 37 (Lat: 42.482000 Lon: -87.816111), Type: Pole, Structure height: 18.3 m, Call Sign: WQNP985,
    Assigned Frequencies: 956.650 MHz, Grant Date: 03/20/2021, Expiration Date: 04/14/2031, Certifier: David J Lachapelle, Registrant: Prokarma, 222 So 15th St., Suite 505n, Omaha, NE 68102, Phone: (402) 522-5068, Fax: (402) 346-6676, Email:
  • WINTHROP HARBOR, Main St & 65' W Of Uprr Tracks (Lat: 42.482806 Lon: -87.816472), Type: Tower, Structure height: 48.8 m, Call Sign: WEF736,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6635.00 MHz, 6585.00 MHz, 953.050 MHz, Grant Date: 12/27/2012, Expiration Date: 01/06/2023, Registrant: Union Pacific Railroad Company, 1400 Douglas St Stop 0650, Omaha, NE 68179, Phone: (402) 544-1777, Fax: (402) 233-3179, Email:

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

2
  • 215 N Point Dr (Lat: 42.333361 Lon: -87.836194), Type: Building, Overall height: 12 m, Call Sign: WHD820, Licensee ID: L00976192,
    Assigned Frequencies: 156.450 MHz, 156.500 MHz, 156.800 MHz, 156.925 MHz, Grant Date: 03/19/2005, Expiration Date: 04/03/2015, Cancellation Date: 06/06/2015, Registrant: Skipper Buds Of Il Inc, 215 N Point Dr, Winthrop Harbor, IL 60096, Phone: (847) 872-0292, Fax: (847) 872-2072
  • N Point Marina 701 N Point Dr (Lat: 42.476417 Lon: -87.802861), Type: Tower, Call Sign: WXZ324,
    Assigned Frequencies: 156.450 MHz, 156.800 MHz, Grant Date: 08/29/2014, Expiration Date: 11/17/2024, Registrant: Illinois State Police, 801 S 7th St - Csb Ste 300 Annex, Springfield, IL 62703, Phone: (217) 782-7347, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

58 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Winthrop Harbor)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

10 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Winthrop Harbor)
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)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED15$149,4799$150,704116$170,6355$122,9822$105,545
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$07$170,3602$88,5601$7,250
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$97,6652$94,98534$180,3813$19,2773$68,430
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$113,3701$61,28020$179,3350$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$08$141,6580$01$98,530
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 8601.03 , 8601.04

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 ORIGINATED2$157,9302$254,500
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$02$222,350
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 8601.03 , 8601.04

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Winthrop Harbor, IL
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Winthrop Harbor, 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 31. The highest number of reported fires - 56 took place in 2003, and the least - 10 in 2015. The data has a declining trend.
    Fire incident types in Winthrop Harbor, IL When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (49.8%), and Outside Fires (36.2%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Winthrop Harbor, IL
    • 26349.8%Structure Fires
    • 19136.2%Outside Fires
    • 6412.1%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 101.9%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Winthrop Harbor, IL

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Winthrop Harbor, Illinois:

  • Skylark Motel, 946 Sheridan Rd, Winthrop Harbor, Illinois 60096 , Phone: (847) 872-5066
  • La Villa Motel, 1427 Sheridan Rd, Winthrop Harbor, Illinois 60096 , Phone: (847) 746-2800, Fax: (847) 731-9137
  • La Villa Motel, 1401 Sheridan Rd, Winthrop Harbor, Illinois 60096 , Phone: (847) 746-2800, Fax: (847) 731-9137
  • Sandpiper Inn, 301 Sheridan Rd, Winthrop Harbor, Illinois 60096 , Phone: (847) 746-7380, Fax: (847) 746-8962
All 4 fire-safe hotels and motels in Winthrop Harbor, Illinois
Most common first names in Winthrop Harbor, IL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John3671.3 years
Robert2968.1 years
William2171.2 years
James1866.2 years
Mary1776.9 years
Margaret1378.6 years
Richard1266.1 years
Joseph1170.6 years
George1070.4 years
Arthur1073.8 years
Most common last names in Winthrop Harbor, IL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson962.5 years
Miller967.7 years
Davis875.9 years
Nelson780.3 years
Williams672.7 years
Taylor661.3 years
Larson665.5 years
Smith676.2 years
Mitchell579.8 years
Kennedy565.2 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Winthrop Harbor, IL
  • 95.0%Utility gas
  • 4.6%Electricity
  • 0.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Winthrop Harbor, IL
  • 71.6%Utility gas
  • 28.4%Electricity


Winthrop Harbor compared to Illinois state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.

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  • #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+)"
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