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Population (year 2000): 8,516. Estimated population in July 2005: 8,124 (-4.6% change)
Males: 3,990 (46.9%), Females: 4,526 (53.1%)

Cook County

Zip code:

Median resident age: 32.3 years
Median household income: $45,357 (year 2000)
Median house value: $91,600 (year 2000)

Calumet Park, IL residents, houses, and apartments details

Races in Calumet Park:

  • Black (82.9%)
  • White Non-Hispanic (8.5%)
  • Hispanic (7.7%)
  • Other race (3.1%)
  • Two or more races (1.5%)
  • American Indian (0.7%)
(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: Subsaharan African (2.8%), Polish (2.3%), German (2.2%), United States (1.1%).Park, Illinois

Elevation: 604 feet

Land area: 1.1 square miles

Calumet

For population 25 years and over in Calumet Park

  • High school or higher: 79.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.2%
  • Unemployed: 8.7%
  • Mean travel time to work: 39.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Calumet Park village

  • Never married: 36.9%
  • Now married: 42.7%
  • Separated: 2.3%
  • Widowed: 6.3%
  • Divorced: 11.9%

4.0% Foreign born (3.3% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: +127 (+1.5%).


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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lawn, IL Oak (7.4 miles www.jimhanniganhomes.com )

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: IL Chicago, (12.2 miles pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Island, IL (1.5 miles Blue IL (2.5 miles Dixmoor, IL (2.6 miles Riverdale, Park, IL (3.0 miles Merrionette IL (3.2 miles Posen, IL (3.8 miles Robbins, IL (3.8 miles Harvey, IL (4.1 miles Phoenix,


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 0 buildings
  • 1997: 7 buildings, average cost: $63,600
  • 1998: 6 buildings, average cost: $66,700
  • 1999: 5 buildings, average cost: $44,200
  • 2000: 0 buildings
  • 2001: 0 buildings
  • 2002: 0 buildings
  • 2003: 0 buildings
  • 2004: 5 buildings, average cost: $166,000
  • 2005: 0 buildings

Latitude: 41.67 N, Longitude: 87.66 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 708

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

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (19.8%), Transportation and warehousing,and utilities (15.0%), Manufacturing (10.8%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: -2,145 (-25.2%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 183 (4.9%)

Crime in Calumet Park by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 4 1 0 2 0 0
    per 100,000 47.0 11.7 0.0 23.5 0.0 0.0
Rapes 4 4 8 7 8 4
    per 100,000 47.0 47.0 93.9 82.2 93.9 47.0
Robberies 28 48 31 32 31 33
    per 100,000 328.8 563.6 364.0 375.8 364.0 387.5
Assaults 42 52 44 46 44 28
    per 100,000 493.2 610.6 516.7 540.2 516.7 328.8
Burglaries 175 194 174 182 174 82
    per 100,000 2055.0 2278.1 2043.2 2137.2 2043.2 962.9
Thefts 171 176 217 206 217 324
    per 100,000 2008.0 2066.7 2548.1 2419.0 2548.1 3804.6
Auto thefts 80 80 67 81 67 118
    per 100,000 939.4 939.4 786.8 951.2 786.8 1385.6
562.4 639.0 558.0 599.6 558.0 531.2

Average climate in Calumet Park, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Calumet

Calumet Park-area historical tornado activity is near Illinois state average. It is 66% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/21/1967, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 8.7 miles away from the Calumet Park 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 32.0 miles away from the city center killed 29 people and injured 350 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.


Hospitals/medical centers near Calumet Park:
  • ST FRANCIS HOSPITAL & HEALTH CENTER (about 2 miles; BLUE ISLAND, IL)
  • ROSELAND COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (about 4 miles; CHICAGO, IL)
  • INGALLS MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 4 miles; HARVEY, IL)
Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Calumet Park:
  • CHICAGO MIDWAY INTL (about 11 miles; CHICAGO, IL; ID: MDW)
  • GARY/CHICAGO (about 19 miles; GARY, IN; ID: GYY)
  • CHICAGO O'HARE INTL (about 27 miles; CHICAGO, IL; ID: ORD)
Other public-use airports nearest to Calumet Park:
  • TINLEY PARK HELISTOP (about 13 miles; CHICAGO/TINLEY PARK, IL; ID: TF8)
  • MERRILL C MEIGS (about 14 miles; CHICAGO, IL; ID: CGX)
  • LANSING MUNI (about 14 miles; CHICAGO, IL; ID: IGQ)

Amtrak stations near Calumet Park:
  • 8 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: 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.
  • 14 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 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
Local Libraries 1 $3,410 $40,920 7 $4,025
Water Supply 3 $14,744 $58,976 2 $1,075
Financial Administration 0 $0   2 $1,947
Other Government Administration 0 $0   9 $3,418
Police Protection - Officers 18 $73,854 $49,236 14 $10,959
Police - Other 7 $38,994 $66,846 11 $4,431
Parks and Recreation 1 $5,646 $67,752 14 $6,847
Health 0 $0   1 $409
Streets and Highways 7 $35,472 $60,809 0 $0
Firefighters 1 $4,220 $50,640 31 $23,861
Other and Unallocable 1 $4,972 $59,664 14 $8,072
Totals for Government 39 $181,312 $55,788 105 $65,044
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Calumet Park:
  • CHICAGO STATE UNIVERSITY (about 4 miles; CHICAGO, IL; Full-time enrollment: 4,836)
  • CITY COLLEGES OF CHICAGO-OLIVE-HARVEY COLLEGE (about 4 miles; CHICAGO, IL; FT enrollment: 4,004)
  • SAINT XAVIER UNIVERSITY (about 4 miles; CHICAGO, IL; FT enrollment: 3,161)
  • SOUTH SUBURBAN COLLEGE (about 7 miles; SOUTH HOLLAND, IL; FT enrollment: 3,599)
  • CITY COLLEGES OF CHICAGO-RICHARD J DALEY COLLEGE (about 7 miles; CHICAGO, IL; FT enrollment: 5,536)
  • CITY COLLEGES OF CHICAGO-KENNEDY-KING COLLEGE (about 8 miles; CHICAGO, IL; FT enrollment: 3,942)
  • UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO (about 9 miles; CHICAGO, IL; FT enrollment: 11,188)
Public primary/middle schools in Calumet Park:
  • BURR OAK ACADEMY (Students: 501; Location: 1441 W 124TH ST; Grades: PK - 02)
  • CALUMET ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 425; Location: 1440 W VERMONT ST; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • BURR OAK ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 410; Location: 1440 W 125TH ST; Grades: 03 - 05)
  • PACE JR HIGH - ST ISIDORE (Students: 85; Location: 12713 S WOOD; Grades: 07 - 08)
Library in Calumet Park:
  • CALUMET PARK P.L. (Operating income: $157,982; Location: 1500 WEST 127TH STREET; 24,399 books; 345 audio materials; 371 video materials; 87 serial subscriptions)

Notable locations in Calumet Park: Calumet Park Public Library (A), Calumet Park Village Hall (B).

Churches in Calumet Park include: Pioneer Baptist Church (A), Mount Calvary Lutheran Church (B).

Parks in Calumet Park include: Raceway Park (1), Troublemakers Park (2).


Calumet Park compared to Illinois state average:
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
  • Population density above state average for cities.
Strongest AM radio stations in Calumet Park:
  • WVIV (1200 AM; 20 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLXX-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • WNWI (1080 AM; 3 kW; OAK LAWN, IL; Owner: BIRACH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WGCI (1390 AM; 5 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WNTD (950 AM; 5 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: RADIO UNICA OF CHICAGO LICENSE CORP.)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WYLL (1160 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WRDZ (1300 AM; 5 kW; LA GRANGE, 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.)
  • WBEE (1570 AM; 1 kW; HARVEY, IL)
  • WIND (560 AM; 5 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
Strongest FM radio stations in Calumet Park:
  • 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.)
  • WXRT-FM (93.1 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WPWX (92.3 FM; HAMMOND, IN; Owner: DONTRON, INC.)
TV broadcast stations around Calumet Park:
  • 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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