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Population (year 2000): 54,016. Estimated population in July 2005: 51,409 (-4.8% change)
Males: 26,314 (48.7%), Females: 27,702 (51.3%)

Cook County

Zip code:

Median resident age: 33.8 years
Median household income: $43,833 (year 2000)
Median house value: $132,900 (year 2000)

Berwyn, IL residents, houses, and apartments details

Races in Berwyn:

  • White Non-Hispanic (56.4%)
  • Hispanic (38.0%)
  • Other race (18.6%)
  • Two or more races (3.6%)
  • Filipino (1.5%)
  • Black (1.3%)
  • American Indian (0.9%)
(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: Polish (12.0%), German (11.8%), Irish (11.1%), Italian (10.4%), Czech (6.8%), English (2.5%).Illinois

Elevation: 610 feet

Land area: 3.9 square miles

Berwyn,

For population 25 years and over in Berwyn

  • High school or higher: 74.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.9%
  • Unemployed: 5.9%
  • Mean travel time to work: 30.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Berwyn city

  • Never married: 31.1%
  • Now married: 49.8%
  • Separated: 1.7%
  • Widowed: 8.1%
  • Divorced: 9.4%

25.1% Foreign born (16.6% Latin America, 5.7% Europe).

Population change in the 1990s: +8,532 (+18.8%).


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Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: IL Chicago, (7.6 miles )

Nearest cities: IL (1.8 miles Stickney, IL Riverside, (2.0 miles IL (2.1 miles Cicero, View, IL (2.4 miles Forest Park, IL (2.6 miles Forest Riverside, IL (2.7 miles North IL (3.0 miles Lyons, Park, IL Oak (3.0 miles


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1997: 4 buildings, average cost: $83,000
  • 1998: 0 buildings
  • 1999: 6 buildings, average cost: $93,300
  • 2000: 2 buildings, average cost: $95,000
  • 2001: 3 buildings, average cost: $113,300
  • 2002: 2 buildings, average cost: $124,200
  • 2003: 2 buildings, average cost: $124,200
  • 2004: 10 buildings, average cost: $123,500
  • 2005: 6 buildings, average cost: $169,500

Latitude: 41.84 N, Longitude: 87.79 W

Area code: 708

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

Industries providing employment: Manufacturing (17.6%), Educational,health and social services (17.4%), Retail trade (11.5%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: -14,126 (-26.2%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,642 (10.8%)

Crime in Berwyn by Year

Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 1 0 2 0 2
    per 100,000 1.9 0.0 3.7 0.0 3.7
Rapes 14 8 9 8 4
    per 100,000 25.9 14.8 16.7 14.8 7.4
Robberies 17 34 18 34 37
    per 100,000 31.5 62.9 33.3 62.9 68.5
Assaults 34 38 34 38 36
    per 100,000 62.9 70.3 62.9 70.3 66.6
Burglaries 248 257 272 257 250
    per 100,000 459.1 475.8 503.6 475.8 462.8
Thefts 903 818 865 818 858
    per 100,000 1671.7 1514.4 1601.4 1514.4 1588.4
Auto thefts 202 244 175 244 212
    per 100,000 374.0 451.7 324.0 451.7 392.5
163.2 168.9 158.2 168.9 167.9

Average climate in Berwyn, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Berwyn,

Berwyn-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Illinois state average. It is 62% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/28/1990, a category 5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 30.8 miles away from the Berwyn 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 11.9 miles away from the city center killed 2 people and injured 23 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Birthplace of: Joey Goodspeed - 2005 NFL player (St. Louis Rams, born: Feb 22, 1978).


Hospital/medical center in Berwyn:
  • MAC NEAL MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (3249 SOUTH OAK PARK AVENUE)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Berwyn:
  • OAK PARK HOSPITAL (about 3 miles; OAK PARK, IL)
  • RIVEREDGE HOSPITAL (about 3 miles; FOREST PARK, IL)
  • LORETTO HOSPITAL (about 4 miles; CHICAGO, IL)
Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Berwyn:
  • CHICAGO MIDWAY INTL (about 5 miles; CHICAGO, IL; ID: MDW)
  • CHICAGO O'HARE INTL (about 12 miles; CHICAGO, IL; ID: ORD)
  • GARY/CHICAGO (about 32 miles; GARY, IN; ID: GYY)
Other public-use airports nearest to Berwyn:
  • MERRILL C MEIGS (about 14 miles; CHICAGO, IL; ID: CGX)
  • PALWAUKEE MUNI (about 20 miles; CHICAGO/PROSPECT HEIGHTS/W, IL; ID: PWK)
  • TINLEY PARK HELISTOP (about 21 miles; CHICAGO/TINLEY PARK, IL; ID: TF8)

Amtrak stations near Berwyn:
  • 4 miles: SUMMIT (ARCHER & CENTER AVE.). Services: public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 6 miles: LA GRANGE ROAD (LA GRANGE, 25 W. BURLINGTON AVE.). Services: enclosed waiting area, public payphones, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 11 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.
Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2004)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Electric Power 13 $65,450 $60,415 0 $0
Local Libraries 26 $76,733 $35,415 33 $32,772
Water Supply 13 $29,827 $27,532 0 $0
Firefighters 67 $352,943 $63,213 0 $0
Police - Other 12 $25,080 $25,080 58 $46,219
Streets and Highways 33 $157,469 $57,261 0 $0
Parks and Recreation 18 $67,053 $44,702 10 $9,480
Housing and Community Development(Local) 18 $131,671 $87,780 10 $18,088
Financial Administration 15 $44,789 $35,831 0 $0
Other Government Administration 10 $25,627 $30,752 6 $8,900
Judicial and Legal 3 $6,742 $26,968 0 $0
Police Protection - Officers 100 $502,210 $60,265 25 $25,204
Totals for Government 328 $1,485,594 $54,351 142 $140,664
College/University in Berwyn:
  • AMERICAN CAREER COLLEGE OF HAIR DESIGN INC (Location: 7000 W CERMAK RD; Private, for-profit)
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Berwyn:
  • MORTON COLLEGE (about 3 miles; CICERO, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,085)
  • TRITON COLLEGE (about 7 miles; RIVER GROVE, IL; FT enrollment: 8,007)
  • CITY COLLEGES OF CHICAGO-WILBUR WRIGHT COLLEGE (about 8 miles; CHICAGO, IL; FT enrollment: 5,618)
  • CITY COLLEGES OF CHICAGO-MALCOLM X COLLEGE (about 8 miles; CHICAGO, IL; FT enrollment: 6,407)
  • CITY COLLEGES OF CHICAGO-RICHARD J DALEY COLLEGE (about 9 miles; CHICAGO, IL; FT enrollment: 5,536)
  • DEVRY INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY (about 10 miles; CHICAGO, IL; FT enrollment: 3,201)
  • UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS AT CHICAGO (about 10 miles; Chicago, IL; FT enrollment: 21,879)
Public high school in Berwyn:
  • J STERLING MORTON WEST HIGH SCH (Students: 3,403; Location: 2400 S HOME AVE; Grades: 09 - 12)
Biggest public primary/middle schools in Berwyn:
  • LINCOLN MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 971; Location: 6432 W 16TH ST; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • PRAIRIE OAK SCHOOL (Students: 813; Location: 1427 OAK PARK AVE; Grades: KG - 05)
  • HERITAGE MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 780; Location: 6850 W 31ST ST; Grades: 07 - 08)
  • KAREL HAVLICEK ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 745; Location: 6401 15TH ST; Grades: KG - 05)
  • JEFFERSON ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 610; Location: 7035 16TH ST; Grades: PK - 05)
  • PERSHING ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 555; Location: 6537 37TH ST; Grades: KG - 06)
  • HIAWATHA ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 509; Location: 6539 26TH ST; Grades: KG - 06)
  • IRVING ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 445; Location: 3501 CLINTON AVE; Grades: PK - 06)
  • KOMENSKY ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 400; Location: 2515 CUYLER AVE; Grades: KG - 06)
  • PIPER SCHOOL (Students: 372; Location: 2435 S KENILWORTH; Grades: KG - 06)
Private primary/middle schools in Berwyn:
  • ST LEONARD SCHOOL (Students: 426; Location: 3322 S CLARENCE; Grades: PK - 8)
  • ST ODILO ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 301; Location: 6617 WEST 23RD STREET; Grades: PK - 8)
  • ST MARY OF CELLE SCHOOL (Students: 189; Location: 1448 S WESLEY AVENUE; Grades: PK - 8)
Library in Berwyn:
  • BERWYN P.L. (Operating income: $1,455,613; Location: 2701 SOUTH HARLEM AVENUE; 164,765 books; 5,749 audio materials; 6,690 video materials; 581 serial subscriptions)

Notable locations in Berwyn: South Branch Berwyn Public Library (A), Berwyn City Hall (B), Berwyn Public Library (C).

Shopping Center: Cermak Plaza Shopping Center (1).

Churches in Berwyn include: Berwyn United Lutheran Church (A), Saint Odilo Church (B), Saint Michael and All Angels Church (C), Saint Mary of Celle Church (D), Saint Leonard's Catholic Church (E), Iglesia Evangelica (F), First Church of Christ Scientist (G), First Congregational Church (H).

Parks in Berwyn include: Mraz Park (1), Janura Park (2), Berwyn Park (3), Smirz Park (4), Freedom Park (5).

Post office: (A).  


Berwyn compared to Illinois 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.
  • House age significantly above state average.
  • Population density above state average for cities.
Strongest AM radio stations in Berwyn:
  • 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.)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WCSN (820 AM; 5 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WYPA, INC.)
  • WPNA (1490 AM; 1 kW; OAK PARK, IL; Owner: ALLIANCE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WYLL (1160 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • 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.)
  • WRDZ (1300 AM; 5 kW; LA GRANGE, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WCEV (1450 AM; 1 kW; CICERO, IL; Owner: MIGALA COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WVON (1450 AM; 1 kW; CICERO, IL; Owner: MIDWAY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
Strongest FM radio stations in Berwyn:
  • 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.)
  • 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.)
  • WTMX (101.9 FM; SKOKIE, IL; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WFMT (98.7 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WINDOW TO THE WORLD COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WKSC-FM (103.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • 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.)
  • WLEY-FM (107.9 FM; AURORA, IL; Owner: WLEY LICENSING, INC.)
TV broadcast stations around Berwyn:
  • 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.)
  • WPWR-TV (Channel 50; GARY, IN; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WBBM-TV (Channel 2; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING 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.)
  • W54AP (Channel 54; BLUE ISLAND, IL; Owner: CATHOLIC VIEWS BROADCASTS, INC.)

To understand how the electorate votes by state, you have to understand the demographics of the cities and counties in each of those states. As pollsters, we try to keep all of the important variables such as income, gender, and race consistent.

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