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Population (year 2000): 20,703. Estimated population in July 2005: 20,514 (-0.9% change)
Males: 10,643 (51.4%), Females: 10,060 (48.6%)

DuPage County

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Median resident age: 32.2 years
Median household income: $54,662 (year 2000)
Median house value: $155,900 (year 2000)

Bensenville, IL residents, houses, and apartments details

Races in Bensenville:

  • White Non-Hispanic (52.1%)
  • Hispanic (37.1%)
  • Other race (16.6%)
  • Asian Indian (3.7%)
  • Two or more races (3.2%)
  • Black (2.8%)
  • Filipino (1.1%)
  • Other Asian (0.9%)
  • American Indian (0.8%)
(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: German (17.5%), Polish (10.6%), Irish (9.7%), Italian (9.2%), English (2.9%), United States (2.5%).Illinois

Elevation: 675 feet

Land area: 6.0 square miles

Bensenville,

For population 25 years and over in Bensenville

  • High school or higher: 71.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 19.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.5%
  • Unemployed: 4.1%
  • Mean travel time to work: 24.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Bensenville village

  • Never married: 28.0%
  • Now married: 55.2%
  • Separated: 1.7%
  • Widowed: 6.8%
  • Divorced: 8.3%

31.2% Foreign born (21.2% Latin America, 5.1% Asia, 4.5% Europe).

Population change in the 1990s: +2,735 (+15.2%).


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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Plaines, IL Des (6.1 miles )

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: IL Chicago, (20.0 miles )

Nearest cities: Dale, IL (2.3 miles Wood IL Addison, (4.3 miles IL (4.4 miles Northlake, IL (4.6 miles Elmhurst, Grove Village, IL (4.7 miles Elk IL Itasca, (5.1 miles Park, IL (5.2 miles Schiller Park, IL (5.2 miles Franklin


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 26 buildings, average cost: $123,300
  • 1997: 14 buildings, average cost: $141,400
  • 1998: 36 buildings, average cost: $143,600
  • 1999: 40 buildings, average cost: $161,500
  • 2000: 46 buildings, average cost: $181,200
  • 2001: 23 buildings, average cost: $305,200
  • 2002: 18 buildings, average cost: $393,800
  • 2003: 26 buildings, average cost: $278,100
  • 2004: 26 buildings, average cost: $268,400
  • 2005: 12 buildings, average cost: $374,300

Latitude: 41.96 N, Longitude: 87.95 W

Area codes: 630, 847

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

Industries providing employment: Manufacturing (26.6%), Professional,scientific,management,administrative,and waste management services (11.7%), Educational,health and social services (11.0%), Retail trade (10.7%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +10,902 (+52.7%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,958 (19.6%)

Crime in Bensenville by Year

Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 0 1 0 1 1
    per 100,000 0.0 4.8 0.0 4.8 4.8
Rapes 11 6 3 6 6
    per 100,000 53.1 29.0 14.5 29.0 29.0
Robberies 15 10 14 10 15
    per 100,000 72.5 48.3 67.6 48.3 72.5
Assaults 28 36 27 36 27
    per 100,000 135.2 173.9 130.4 173.9 130.4
Burglaries 116 125 100 125 94
    per 100,000 560.3 603.8 483.0 603.8 454.0
Thefts 716 545 615 545 529
    per 100,000 3458.4 2632.5 2970.6 2632.5 2555.2
Auto thefts 59 55 61 55 44
    per 100,000 285.0 265.7 294.6 265.7 212.5
270.4 234.5 228.4 234.5 215.2

Average climate in Bensenville, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Bensenville-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Illinois state average. It is 63% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/28/1990, a category 5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 32.1 miles away from the Bensenville city center killed 29 people and injured 350 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 6/13/1976, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 15.9 miles away from the city center killed 2 people and injured 23 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.


Hospitals/medical centers near Bensenville:
  • THC CHICAGO INC DBA KINDRED HOSP CHGO (about 5 miles; NORTHLAKE, IL)
  • ELMHURST MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 5 miles; ELMHURST, IL)
  • ALEXIAN BROTHERS MEDICAL CENTER (about 5 miles; ELK GROVE VILLAGE, IL)
Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Bensenville:
  • CHICAGO O'HARE INTL (about 4 miles; CHICAGO, IL; ID: ORD)
  • CHICAGO MIDWAY INTL (about 19 miles; CHICAGO, IL; ID: MDW)
  • KENOSHA REGIONAL (about 44 miles; KENOSHA, WI; ID: ENW)
Other public-use airports nearest to Bensenville:
  • SCHAUMBURG MUNICIPAL HELISTOP (about 9 miles; CHICAGO/SCHAUMBURG, IL; ID: 4H1)
  • PALWAUKEE MUNI (about 11 miles; CHICAGO/PROSPECT HEIGHTS/W, IL; ID: PWK)
  • SCHAUMBURG REGIONAL (about 11 miles; CHICAGO/SCHAUMBURG, IL; ID: 06C)

Amtrak stations near Bensenville:
  • 12 miles: LA GRANGE ROAD (LA GRANGE, 25 W. BURLINGTON AVE.). Services: enclosed waiting area, public payphones, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 13 miles: GLENVIEW (1116 DEPOT ST.). Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 15 miles: SUMMIT (ARCHER & CENTER AVE.). Services: public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
Local government website:
College/University in Bensenville:
  • STAR TRUCK DRIVING SCHOOL (Full-time enrollment: 15; Location: 700 LARSEN LN; Private, for-profit; Website: www.cdl-star.com)
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Bensenville:
  • DEVRY INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY (about 5 miles; ADDISON, IL; Full-time enrollment: 3,076)
  • ELMHURST COLLEGE (about 5 miles; ELMHURST, IL; FT enrollment: 2,188)
  • OAKTON COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 8 miles; DES PLAINES, IL; FT enrollment: 5,749)
  • TRITON COLLEGE (about 8 miles; RIVER GROVE, IL; FT enrollment: 8,007)
  • COLLEGE OF DUPAGE (about 11 miles; Glen Ellyn, IL; FT enrollment: 15,545)
  • CITY COLLEGES OF CHICAGO-WILBUR WRIGHT COLLEGE (about 11 miles; CHICAGO, IL; FT enrollment: 5,618)
  • WILLIAM RAINEY HARPER COLLEGE (about 13 miles; PALATINE, IL; FT enrollment: 8,229)
Public high school in Bensenville:
  • FENTON HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,501; Location: 1000 W GREEN ST; Grades: 09 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Bensenville:
  • BLACKHAWK MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 708; Location: 250 S CHURCH RD; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • TIOGA ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 577; Location: 212 W MEMORIAL RD; Grades: KG - 03)
  • MOHAWK ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 378; Location: 917 W HILLSIDE DR; Grades: KG - 05)
  • W A JOHNSON ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 349; Location: 252 S RIDGEWOOD AVE; Grades: KG - 05)
  • CHIPPEWA ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 313; Location: 322 S YORK RD; Grades: PK - 05)
Private primary/middle schools in Bensenville:
  • ST CHARLES BOROMEA (Students: 272; Location: 145 EAST GRAND AVE; Grades: KG - 8)
  • KINDERCARE LEARNING CENTER (Students: 13; Location: 324 EAST GREEN STREET; Grades: PK - KG)
Library in Bensenville:
  • BENSENVILLE COMMUNITY P.L.D. (Operating income: $1,326,717; Location: 200 SOUTH CHURCH ROAD; 84,054 books; 7,659 audio materials; 1,160 video materials; 384 serial subscriptions)
 

Bensenville compared to Illinois state average:
  • Median household income above state average.
  • Median house value above state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
Strongest AM radio stations in Bensenville:
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WMBI (1110 AM; daytime; 5 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • 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.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WJJG (1530 AM; daytime; 2 kW; ELMHURST, IL; Owner: JOSEPH J. GENTILE, INC.)
  • WKTA (1330 AM; 5 kW; EVANSTON, IL; Owner: POLNET COMMUNICATIONS, LTD.)
  • WVIV (1200 AM; 20 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLXX-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • WISN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
Strongest FM radio stations in Bensenville:
  • WMBI-FM (90.1 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • 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.)
  • WGCI-FM (107.5 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.)
  • 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.)
  • WXRT-FM (93.1 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
TV broadcast stations around Bensenville:
  • 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.)
  • 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)
  • WSNS-TV (Channel 44; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: TELEMUNDO OF CHICAGO, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • W64CQ (Channel 64; ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W57DN (Channel 57; ELGIN, 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.)

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