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Population (year 2000): 39,071. Estimated population in July 2005: 37,795 (-3.3% change)
Males: 18,150 (46.5%), Females: 20,921 (53.5%)

Cook County

Zip code:

Median resident age: 33.7 years
Median household income: $38,902 (year 2000)
Median house value: $90,300 (year 2000)

Calumet City, IL residents, houses, and apartments details

Races in Calumet City:

  • Black (52.9%)
  • White Non-Hispanic (34.4%)
  • Hispanic (10.9%)
  • Other race (5.4%)
  • Two or more races (2.1%)
  • American Indian (0.7%)
(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: Polish (12.7%), German (6.5%), Irish (5.1%), Italian (3.8%), Subsaharan African (1.7%), English (1.6%).City, Illinois

Elevation: 589 feet

Land area: 7.3 square miles

Calumet

For population 25 years and over in Calumet City

  • High school or higher: 80.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.8%
  • Unemployed: 8.0%
  • Mean travel time to work: 36.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Calumet City city

  • Never married: 31.7%
  • Now married: 44.0%
  • Separated: 3.6%
  • Widowed: 9.0%
  • Divorced: 11.7%

7.3% Foreign born (4.6% Latin America, 1.3% Europe, 0.9% Asia).

Population change in the 1990s: +1,404 (+3.7%).


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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: IN Hammond, (3.7 miles pop. 83,048).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: IL Chicago, (18.1 miles pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: IL (1.5 miles Burnham, IL Lansing, (3.3 miles IN Hammond, (3.7 miles IL (3.7 miles Dolton, Holland, IL (3.8 miles South IN (5.3 miles Munster, IL (5.4 miles Thornton, IN Whiting, (5.7 miles


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 22 buildings, average cost: $83,100
  • 1997: 15 buildings, average cost: $85,200
  • 1998: 28 buildings, average cost: $89,900
  • 1999: 18 buildings, average cost: $89,900
  • 2000: 14 buildings, average cost: $97,600
  • 2001: 40 buildings, average cost: $67,500
  • 2002: 25 buildings, average cost: $91,000
  • 2003: 24 buildings, average cost: $65,400
  • 2004: 22 buildings, average cost: $120,200
  • 2005: 15 buildings, average cost: $116,000

Latitude: 41.61 N, Longitude: 87.55 W

Area code: 708

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

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (17.9%), Manufacturing (13.3%), Retail trade (11.0%), Transportation and warehousing,and utilities (10.4%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: -6,225 (-15.9%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,040 (12.3%)

Crime in Calumet City by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 0 4 6 3 6 6
    per 100,000 0.0 10.2 15.4 7.7 15.4 15.4
Rapes 6 6 7 11 7 13
    per 100,000 15.4 15.4 17.9 28.2 17.9 33.3
Robberies 62 67 96 85 96 188
    per 100,000 158.7 171.5 245.7 217.6 245.7 481.2
Assaults 38 34 37 37 37 41
    per 100,000 97.3 87.0 94.7 94.7 94.7 104.9
Burglaries 435 328 285 310 285 356
    per 100,000 1113.4 839.5 729.4 793.4 729.4 911.2
Thefts 1,745 1,628 2,004 1,520 2,004 1,606
    per 100,000 4466.2 4166.8 5129.1 3890.4 5129.1 4110.5
Auto thefts 433 436 371 395 371 392
    per 100,000 1108.2 1115.9 949.6 1011.0 949.6 1003.3
418.4 399.9 447.4 395.2 447.4 502.5

Average climate in Calumet City, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Calumet

Calumet City-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 8.0 miles away from the Calumet City 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 38.6 miles away from the city center killed 29 people and injured 350 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Birthplace of: Aubrey Conerly - College basketball player (Jacksonville Dolphins).


Hospitals/medical centers near Calumet City:
  • SELECT SPECIALTY HOSPITAL-NORTHWEST IN (about 3 miles; HAMMOND, IN)
  • ST MARGARET MERCY HLTHCARE CTRS-NO CAM (about 3 miles; HAMMOND, IN)
  • COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (about 6 miles; MUNSTER, IN)
Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Calumet City:
  • GARY/CHICAGO (about 11 miles; GARY, IN; ID: GYY)
  • CHICAGO MIDWAY INTL (about 19 miles; CHICAGO, IL; ID: MDW)
  • CHICAGO O'HARE INTL (about 35 miles; CHICAGO, IL; ID: ORD)
Other public-use airports nearest to Calumet City:
  • LANSING MUNI (about 6 miles; CHICAGO, IL; ID: IGQ)
  • GRIFFITH-MERRILLVILLE (about 13 miles; GRIFFITH, IN; ID: 05C)
  • MERRILL C MEIGS (about 17 miles; CHICAGO, IL; ID: CGX)

Amtrak stations near Calumet City:
  • 7 miles: HAMMOND-WHITING (HAMMOND, 1135 CALUMET AVE.). Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.
  • 9 miles: DYER (SHEFFIELD RD.). Services: enclosed waiting area, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking.
  • 10 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.

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
Local Libraries 15 $41,246 $32,996 25 $16,288
Colleges/Universities in Calumet City:
  • AMERICAN BARTENDERS SCHOOL (Location: 445 BURNHAM AVE; Private, for-profit)
  • REAL ESTATE INSTITUTE OF AMERICA (Location: 343 TORRENCE; Private, for-profit)
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Calumet City:
  • SOUTH SUBURBAN COLLEGE (about 4 miles; SOUTH HOLLAND, IL; Full-time enrollment: 3,599)
  • PURDUE UNIVERSITY-CALUMET CAMPUS (about 7 miles; HAMMOND, IN; FT enrollment: 6,312)
  • 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)
  • PRAIRIE STATE COLLEGE (about 9 miles; CHICAGO HEIGHTS, IL; FT enrollment: 2,523)
  • SAINT XAVIER UNIVERSITY (about 12 miles; CHICAGO, IL; FT enrollment: 3,161)
  • UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO (about 13 miles; CHICAGO, IL; FT enrollment: 11,188)
Public high school in Calumet City:
  • THORNTON FRACTNL NO HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,470; Location: 755 PULASKI RD; Grades: 09 - 12)
Biggest public primary/middle schools in Calumet City:
  • DIRKSEN MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 1,252; Location: 1650 PULASKI ROAD; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • LINCOLN ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 982; Location: 410 W 157TH STREET; Grades: PK - 08)
  • CAROLINE SIBLEY ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 956; Location: 1550 SIBLEY BLVD; Grades: KG - 06)
  • CAROL MOSELEY BRAUN SCHOOL (Students: 561; Location: 1655 153RD ST; Grades: 01 - 05)
  • WENTWORTH JR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 483; Location: 560 SUPERIOR AVE; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • WENTWORTH INTERMEDIATE SCHOOL (Students: 476; Location: 530 SUPERIOR AVE; Grades: 03 - 05)
  • WILSON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 453; Location: 560 WENTWORTH AVE; Grades: PK - 02)
  • SCHRUM MEMORIAL SCHOOL (Students: 381; Location: 485 165TH STREET; Grades: 05 - 08)
  • HOOVER ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 319; Location: 1259 SUPERIOR AVE; Grades: PK - 04)
  • HOOVER WEST ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 163; Location: 1260 SUPERIOR AVENUE; Grades: PK - 01)
Private primary/middle schools in Calumet City:
  • ST VICTOR SCHOOL (Students: 388; Location: 548 PRICE STREET; Grades: PK - 8)
  • ST ANDREW THE APOSTLE SCHOOL (Students: 262; Location: 331-155TH PLACE; Grades: PK - 8)
  • KIDDY KONNECTIONTLC SCHOOL AGE (Students: 47; Location: 668 RIVER OAKS DR; Grades: PK - KG)
  • ABC DAY CARE & LEARNING CTR (Students: 20; Location: 950 BURNHAM AVE; Grades: KG - KG)
Library in Calumet City:
  • CALUMET CITY P.L. (Operating income: $1,278,522; Location: 660 MANISTEE AVENUE; 125,831 books; 7,889 audio materials; 4,223 video materials; 365 serial subscriptions)

Notable locations in Calumet City: River Oaks Golf Course (A), Memorial Building (B), Calumet City City Hall (C), Calumet City Public Library (D).

Shopping Centers: Wentworth Woods Shopping Center (1), River Oaks Plaza West Shopping Center (2), River Oaks Shopping Center (3).

Churches in Calumet City include: Our Lady of Knock Church (A), Celia Gregg Memorial African Methodist Episcopal Church (B), Good Shepherd Tabernacle (C), Community Presbyterian Church (D), Saint Andrew The Apostle Church (E), Community Baptist Church (F), Calumet City Church of Christ (G), Calumet City Bible Church (H).

Cemetery: Holy Cross Catholic Cemetery (1).

Lake: Green Lake (A).

Creek: Thorn Creek (A).

Parks in Calumet City include: Finneran Park (1), Calumet Park (2), Blackstone Park (3), Sand Ridge Nature Preserve (4), Memorial Park (5), Fowney Park (6).

Post offices: Wentworth Avenue Station Calumet City Post Office (A), Calumet City Post Office (B).


Calumet City compared to Illinois state average:
  • Black race population percentage significantly 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 Calumet City:
  • WNTD (950 AM; 5 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: RADIO UNICA OF CHICAGO LICENSE CORP.)
  • WVIV (1200 AM; 20 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLXX-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WIND (560 AM; 5 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • WNWI (1080 AM; 3 kW; OAK LAWN, IL; Owner: BIRACH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WYLL (1160 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WJOB (1230 AM; 1 kW; HAMMOND, IN; Owner: ST. GEORGE BROADCASTING, LLC, ROBERT J. MACCINI, RECEIVER)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • 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.)
Strongest FM radio stations in Calumet City:
  • WPWX (92.3 FM; HAMMOND, IN; Owner: DONTRON, INC.)
  • WYCA (106.3 FM; LANSING, IL; Owner: DONTRON, 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.)
  • 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.)
TV broadcast stations around Calumet City:
  • 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)
  • WCPX (Channel 38; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: PAXSON CHICAGO LICENSE, INC.)
  • WCIU-TV (Channel 26; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WCIU-TV LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • 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)
  • WYIN (Channel 56; GARY, IN; Owner: NORTHWEST INDIANA PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • W54AP (Channel 54; BLUE ISLAND, IL; Owner: CATHOLIC VIEWS BROADCASTS, INC.)
  • W18AT (Channel 18; GARY, IN; Owner: LESEA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

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.

Source: City-Data.com


 

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