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Population (year 2000): 19,725. Estimated population in July 2005: 19,072 (-3.3% change)
Males: 9,524 (48.3%), Females: 10,201 (51.7%)

Cook County

Zip code:

Median resident age: 34.2 years
Median household income: $47,963 (year 2000)
Median house value: $141,200 (year 2000)

Alsip, IL residents, houses, and apartments details

Races in Alsip:

  • White Non-Hispanic (76.7%)
  • Black (10.1%)
  • Hispanic (8.8%)
  • Other race (3.2%)
  • Two or more races (2.8%)
  • Filipino (1.1%)
  • American Indian (0.6%)
(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: Irish (24.4%), German (20.8%), Polish (17.4%), Italian (11.9%), English (3.5%), Swedish (3.2%).Illinois

Elevation: 600 feet

Land area: 6.4 square miles

Alsip,

For population 25 years and over in Alsip

  • High school or higher: 84.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.7%
  • Unemployed: 5.6%
  • Mean travel time to work: 31.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Alsip village

  • Never married: 30.1%
  • Now married: 51.0%
  • Separated: 1.7%
  • Widowed: 7.6%
  • Divorced: 9.6%

8.9% Foreign born (3.4% Latin America, 3.2% Europe, 2.2% Asia).

Population change in the 1990s: +1,540 (+8.5%).


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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lawn, IL Oak (3.4 miles )

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: IL Chicago, (12.3 miles )

Nearest cities: IL (1.9 miles Crestwood, Park, IL (2.4 miles Merrionette IL (2.5 miles Robbins, IL (3.1 miles Midlothian, Lawn, IL Oak (3.4 miles Island, IL (3.7 miles Blue Ridge, IL (3.9 miles Chicago Park, IL (4.0 miles Evergreen


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 24 buildings, average cost: $65,700
  • 1997: 33 buildings, average cost: $68,500
  • 1998: 30 buildings, average cost: $76,700
  • 1999: 30 buildings, average cost: $74,700
  • 2000: 0 buildings
  • 2001: 2 buildings, average cost: $132,500
  • 2002: 13 buildings, average cost: $115,100
  • 2003: 13 buildings, average cost: $136,200
  • 2004: 18 buildings, average cost: $124,900
  • 2005: 15 buildings, average cost: $135,000

Latitude: 41.67 N, Longitude: 87.73 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 708

Alsip, Illinois business data: stores, dealers, real estate agents, wholesalers, restaurants...

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (16.9%), Manufacturing (15.4%), Retail trade (11.1%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +2,843 (+14.4%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,219 (12.6%)

Crime in Alsip by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 0 1 3 0 3 0
    per 100,000 0.0 5.1 15.2 0.0 15.2 0.0
Rapes 11 3 9 4 9 5
    per 100,000 55.8 15.2 45.6 20.3 45.6 25.3
Robberies 9 14 11 29 11 21
    per 100,000 45.6 71.0 55.8 147.0 55.8 106.5
Assaults 39 42 78 43 78 33
    per 100,000 197.7 212.9 395.4 218.0 395.4 167.3
Burglaries 135 133 105 119 105 145
    per 100,000 684.4 674.3 532.3 603.3 532.3 735.1
Thefts 556 569 466 449 466 465
    per 100,000 2818.8 2884.7 2362.5 2276.3 2362.5 2357.4
Auto thefts 146 156 108 134 108 97
    per 100,000 740.2 790.9 547.5 679.3 547.5 491.8
295.4 300.9 304.8 283.4 304.8 260.6

Average climate in Alsip, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Alsip,

Alsip-area historical tornado activity is near Illinois state average. It is 68% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/21/1967, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 6.7 miles away from the Alsip city center killed 33 people and injured 500 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 8/28/1990, a category 5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 27.3 miles away from the city center killed 29 people and injured 350 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Main business address for: UNIVERSAL AUTOMOTIVE INDUSTRIES INC /DE/ (WHOLESALE-MOTOR VEHICLE SUPPLIES & NEW PARTS).


Hospitals/medical centers near Alsip:
  • EHS CHRIST HOSPITAL & MEDICAL CENTER (about 4 miles; OAK LAWN, IL)
  • ST FRANCIS HOSPITAL & HEALTH CENTER (about 4 miles; BLUE ISLAND, IL)
  • LITTLE COMPANY OF MARY HOSPITAL (about 4 miles; EVERGREEN PARK, IL)
Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Alsip:
  • CHICAGO MIDWAY INTL (about 8 miles; CHICAGO, IL; ID: MDW)
  • CHICAGO O'HARE INTL (about 24 miles; CHICAGO, IL; ID: ORD)
  • GARY/CHICAGO (about 24 miles; GARY, IN; ID: GYY)
Other public-use airports nearest to Alsip:
  • TINLEY PARK HELISTOP (about 10 miles; CHICAGO/TINLEY PARK, IL; ID: TF8)
  • MERRILL C MEIGS (about 16 miles; CHICAGO, IL; ID: CGX)
  • FRANKFORT (about 16 miles; FRANKFORT, IL; ID: C18)

Amtrak stations near Alsip:
  • 9 miles: HOMEWOOD (181 1ST ST. & PARK AVE.). Services: ticket office, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, public transit connection.
  • 11 miles: SUMMIT (ARCHER & CENTER AVE.). Services: public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 14 miles: LA GRANGE ROAD (LA GRANGE, 25 W. BURLINGTON AVE.). Services: enclosed waiting area, public payphones, taxi stand, public transit connection.

Local government employment and payroll (March 2002)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other and Unallocable 1 $2,351 $28,212 0 $0
Water Supply 3 $9,644 $38,576 0 $0
Police - Other 11 $24,857 $27,116 5 $1,023
Financial Administration 2 $7,521 $45,126 1 $797
Other Government Administration 22 $38,528 $21,015 7 $6,677
Firefighters 37 $133,380 $43,258 0 $0
Police Protection - Officers 50 $211,120 $50,668 0 $0
Fire - Other 1 $2,513 $30,156 0 $0
Health 0 $0   1 $912
Parks and Recreation 0 $0   3 $3,221
Streets and Highways 10 $30,896 $37,075 0 $0
Sewerage 2 $6,429 $38,574 0 $0
Totals for Government 139 $467,240 $40,337 17 $12,631
College/University in Alsip:
  • SCUBA EMPORIUM (Location: 12003 S CICERO AVE; Private, for-profit; Website: WWW.SCUBAEMPORIUM.COM)
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Alsip:
  • SAINT XAVIER UNIVERSITY (about 3 miles; CHICAGO, IL; Full-time enrollment: 3,161)
  • CITY COLLEGES OF CHICAGO-RICHARD J DALEY COLLEGE (about 6 miles; CHICAGO, IL; FT enrollment: 5,536)
  • MORAINE VALLEY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 8 miles; PALOS HILLS, IL; FT enrollment: 7,610)
  • CHICAGO STATE UNIVERSITY (about 8 miles; CHICAGO, IL; FT enrollment: 4,836)
  • CITY COLLEGES OF CHICAGO-OLIVE-HARVEY COLLEGE (about 8 miles; CHICAGO, IL; FT enrollment: 4,004)
  • CITY COLLEGES OF CHICAGO-KENNEDY-KING COLLEGE (about 10 miles; CHICAGO, IL; FT enrollment: 3,942)
  • SOUTH SUBURBAN COLLEGE (about 11 miles; SOUTH HOLLAND, IL; FT enrollment: 3,599)
Public primary/middle schools in Alsip:
  • STONY CREEK ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 698; Location: 11700 S KOLIN AVE; Grades: PK - 06)
  • PRAIRIE JR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 384; Location: 11910 S KOSTNER AVE; Grades: 07 - 08)
  • HAZELGREEN ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 309; Location: 11751 S LAWLER AVE; Grades: KG - 06)
  • LANE ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 304; Location: 4600 W 123RD ST; Grades: KG - 06)
  • GEORGE WASHINGTON ELEMENTARY SCH (Students: 249; Location: 12545 S HOMAN AVE; Grades: KG - 05)
  • HAMLIN UPPER GRADE CENTER (Students: 226; Location: 12150 S HAMLIN AVE; Grades: 06 - 08)
Private primary/middle school in Alsip:
  • CHILDREN'S CORNER LEARNING CTR (Students: 16; Location: 11840 LA PORTE AVE; Grades: PK - KG)
Library in Alsip:
  • ALSIP-MERRIONETTE PARK P.L.D. (Operating income: $1,122,389; Location: 11960 S. PULASKI; 121,429 books; 4,713 audio materials; 2,238 video materials; 284 serial subscriptions)

Notable locations in Alsip: Christ United Methodist Church (A), Alsip Boat Launch (B), Alsip Fire Station Number 1 (C), Alsip Fire Station Number 2 (D), Alsip Public Works Building (E), Alsip Reformed Church (F), Alsip Village Hall (G), Alsip-Merrionette Park Library (H), Holy Cross Lutheran Church (I), Worth Township Hall (J), Worth Township Building (K), Victory Baptist Church (L), Saint Terrence Catholic Church (M), Hazel Green Missionary Baptist Church (N), Hellenic Orthodox Church (O), Lutheran Church of the Apostles (P), Little Ellen Baptist Church (Q).

Shopping Center: Crawford Avenue Shopping Center (1).

Cemeteries: Hazel Green Cemetery (1), Burr Oak Cemetery (2), Restvale Cemetery (3), First Evangelical Lutheran Cemetery (4).

Creek: Tinley Creek (A).

Parks in Alsip include: Commissioners Park (1), Lacrosse Tot Lot (2), Prairie View Park (3), Progress Park (4), Ronnetree Park (5), Laramie Park (6), Barnes Park (7), Sears Park (8), Aquatic Park (9).


Alsip compared to Illinois state average:
  • Median house value above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
Strongest AM radio stations in Alsip:
  • WRDZ (1300 AM; 5 kW; LA GRANGE, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WVIV (1200 AM; 20 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLXX-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • WGCI (1390 AM; 5 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WYLL (1160 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WNWI (1080 AM; 3 kW; OAK LAWN, IL; Owner: BIRACH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WNTD (950 AM; 5 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: RADIO UNICA OF CHICAGO LICENSE CORP.)
  • WBEE (1570 AM; 1 kW; HARVEY, IL)
  • WCSN (820 AM; 5 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WYPA, INC.)
Strongest FM radio stations in Alsip:
  • WCKG (105.9 FM; ELMWOOD PARK, IL; Owner: INFINITY HOLDINGS CORPORATION OF ORLANDO)
  • WLIT-FM (93.9 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WJMK (104.3 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORP. OF ILLINOIS)
  • WNUA (95.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WTMX (101.9 FM; SKOKIE, IL; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WBBM-FM (96.3 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WKSC-FM (103.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WFMT (98.7 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WINDOW TO THE WORLD COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WZZN (94.7 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC CHICAGO FM RADIO,INC.)
  • WGCI-FM (107.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WDRV (97.1 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • 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.)
  • WXAV (88.3 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ST. XAVIER COLLEGE)
  • WXRT-FM (93.1 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
TV broadcast stations around Alsip:
  • 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.)
  • WYIN (Channel 56; GARY, IN; Owner: NORTHWEST INDIANA PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W34CK (Channel 34; ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL; Owner: FIRST UNITED, INC.)
  • W54AP (Channel 54; BLUE ISLAND, IL; Owner: CATHOLIC VIEWS BROADCASTS, INC.)
  • W64CQ (Channel 64; ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)

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