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Population (year 2000): 7,346. Estimated population in July 2005: 8,772 (+19.4% change)
Males: 3,597 (49.0%), Females: 3,749 (51.0%)

Will County

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Median resident age: 40.7 years
Median household income: $67,671 (year 2000)
Median house value: $154,900 (year 2000)

Crete, IL residents, houses, and apartments details

Races in Crete:

  • White Non-Hispanic (84.3%)
  • Black (10.5%)
  • Hispanic (3.6%)
  • Two or more races (1.3%)
  • Other race (0.9%)

Ancestries: German (36.7%), Irish (16.6%), Polish (10.2%), English (9.9%), Italian (9.8%), Dutch (5.6%).Illinois

Elevation: 730 feet

Land area: 6.4 square miles

Crete,

For population 25 years and over in Crete

  • High school or higher: 93.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 28.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.5%
  • Unemployed: 2.9%
  • Mean travel time to work: 31.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Crete village

  • Never married: 19.6%
  • Now married: 66.0%
  • Separated: 1.2%
  • Widowed: 6.0%
  • Divorced: 7.2%

1.6% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: +628 (+9.3%).


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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: IN Hammond, (13.8 miles pop. 83,048).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: IL Chicago, (26.9 miles pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: IL (1.3 miles Steger, Chicago Heights, IL (2.3 miles South Heights, IL Chicago (4.2 miles Heights, IL (4.3 miles Ford Village, IL Sauk (4.3 miles Forest, IL (5.1 miles Park IL (5.4 miles Willowbrook, Park, IL (5.5 miles University


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 52 buildings, average cost: $175,600
  • 1997: 24 buildings, average cost: $117,900
  • 1998: 31 buildings, average cost: $160,800
  • 1999: 32 buildings, average cost: $163,200
  • 2000: 35 buildings, average cost: $192,700
  • 2001: 39 buildings, average cost: $178,000
  • 2002: 55 buildings, average cost: $158,100
  • 2003: 39 buildings, average cost: $178,200
  • 2004: 55 buildings, average cost: $162,700
  • 2005: 46 buildings, average cost: $226,100

Latitude: 41.46 N, Longitude: 87.62 W

Area code: 708

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

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (17.6%), Manufacturing (13.0%), Retail trade (10.8%), Construction (10.4%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: -1,588 (-21.6%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 539 (14.2%)

Crime in Crete by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003
Murders 0 0 0 0 0
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Rapes 2 1 1 1 1
    per 100,000 27.2 13.6 13.6 13.6 13.6
Robberies 1 2 3 3 3
    per 100,000 13.6 27.2 40.8 40.8 40.8
Assaults 5 8 3 6 3
    per 100,000 68.1 108.9 40.8 81.7 40.8
Burglaries 15 14 37 9 37
    per 100,000 204.2 190.6 503.7 122.5 503.7
Thefts 100 122 157 101 157
    per 100,000 1361.3 1660.8 2137.2 1374.9 2137.2
Auto thefts 5 5 9 8 9
    per 100,000 68.1 68.1 122.5 108.9 122.5
102.8 120.6 156.4 106.3 156.4

Average climate in Crete, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Crete,

Crete-area historical tornado activity is near Illinois state average. It is 78% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/28/1990, a category 5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 33.4 miles away from the Crete city center killed 29 people and injured 350 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 4/21/1967, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 19.5 miles away from the city center killed 33 people and injured 500 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.


Hospitals/medical centers near Crete:
  • ST JAMES HOSP & HLTH CTR-OLYMPIA FLDS (about 7 miles; OLYMPIA FIELDS, IL)
  • ST MARGARET MERCY HLTHCARE CTRS INC SC (about 8 miles; DYER, IN)
  • SOUTH SUBURBAN HOSPITAL (about 10 miles; HAZEL CREST, IL)
Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Crete:
  • GARY/CHICAGO (about 19 miles; GARY, IN; ID: GYY)
  • CHICAGO MIDWAY INTL (about 25 miles; CHICAGO, IL; ID: MDW)
  • CHICAGO O'HARE INTL (about 41 miles; CHICAGO, IL; ID: ORD)
Other public-use airports nearest to Crete:
  • SANGER (about 7 miles; MONEE, IL; ID: C56)
  • LANSING MUNI (about 9 miles; CHICAGO, IL; ID: IGQ)
  • TINLEY PARK HELISTOP (about 15 miles; CHICAGO/TINLEY PARK, IL; ID: TF8)

Amtrak stations near Crete:
  • 8 miles: DYER (SHEFFIELD RD.). Services: enclosed waiting area, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking.
  • 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.
  • 18 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.
Local government website:

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
Financial Administration 2 $4,616 $27,696 3 $2,962
Other Government Administration 1 $6,011 $72,132 7 $724
Police Protection - Officers 11 $45,383 $49,508 8 $2,863
Police - Other 1 $2,568 $30,816 1 $1,198
Firefighters 0 $0   16 $7,381
Streets and Highways 6 $20,517 $41,034 3 $3,458
Water Supply 2 $7,049 $42,294 0 $0
Other and Unallocable 2 $6,246 $37,476 2 $804
Health 0 $0   4 $1,286
Totals for Government 25 $92,390 $44,347 44 $20,677
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Crete:
  • PRAIRIE STATE COLLEGE (about 4 miles; CHICAGO HEIGHTS, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,523)
  • GOVERNORS STATE UNIVERSITY (about 5 miles; UNIVERSITY PARK, IL; FT enrollment: 3,191)
  • SOUTH SUBURBAN COLLEGE (about 10 miles; SOUTH HOLLAND, IL; FT enrollment: 3,599)
  • PURDUE UNIVERSITY-CALUMET CAMPUS (about 15 miles; HAMMOND, IN; FT enrollment: 6,312)
  • CHICAGO STATE UNIVERSITY (about 17 miles; CHICAGO, IL; FT enrollment: 4,836)
  • CITY COLLEGES OF CHICAGO-OLIVE-HARVEY COLLEGE (about 17 miles; CHICAGO, IL; FT enrollment: 4,004)
  • SAINT XAVIER UNIVERSITY (about 18 miles; CHICAGO, IL; FT enrollment: 3,161)
Public high schools in Crete:
  • CRETE-MONEE HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,520; Location: 760 W EXCHANGE ST; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • CAP (Students: 51; Location: 1500 SANGAMON; Grades: 07 - 12)
Private high school in Crete:
  • ILLINOIS LUTH HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 94; Location: 448 CASS ST; Grades: 9 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Crete:
  • CRETE MONEE INTERMEDIATE CTR (Students: 745; Location: 1124 W NEW MONEE RD; Grades: 05 - 06)
  • CRETE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 708; Location: 435 NORTH ST; Grades: PK - 04)
  • CRETE-MONEE EDUCATION CENTER (Students: 131; Location: 1500 SANGAMON; Grades: KG - KG)
Private primary/middle schools in Crete:
  • CRETE EV LUTHERAN SCHOOLS (Students: 217; Location: 1610 MAIN STREET; Grades: PK - 8)
  • KAY CLARK (Students: 12; Location: 23935 KINGS ROAD; Grades: PK - KG)
Library in Crete:
  • CRETE P.L.D. (Operating income: $819,038; Location: 1177 N. MAIN ST.; 53,252 books; 900 audio materials; 1,381 video materials; 197 serial subscriptions)
 

Crete compared to Illinois state average:
  • Median household income above state average.
  • Median house value above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
Strongest AM radio stations in Crete:
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WCFJ (1470 AM; 1 kW; CHICAGO HEIGHTS, IL; Owner: WCFJ, INC.)
  • WVIV (1200 AM; 20 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLXX-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • 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.)
  • WIND (560 AM; 5 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • WNTD (950 AM; 5 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: RADIO UNICA OF CHICAGO LICENSE CORP.)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WCGO (1600 AM; 1 kW; CHICAGO HEIGHTS, IL)
  • WNWI (1080 AM; 3 kW; OAK LAWN, IL; Owner: BIRACH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WRDZ (1300 AM; 5 kW; LA GRANGE, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
Strongest FM radio stations in Crete:
  • WBMF (88.1 FM; CRETE, IL; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WYBA (102.3 FM; CRETE, IL; 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.)
  • WPWX (92.3 FM; HAMMOND, IN; Owner: DONTRON, 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)
TV broadcast stations around Crete:
  • WYIN (Channel 56; GARY, IN; Owner: NORTHWEST INDIANA PUBLIC BROADCASTING, 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)
  • 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)
  • 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.)
  • W54AP (Channel 54; BLUE ISLAND, IL; Owner: CATHOLIC VIEWS BROADCASTS, INC.)
  • W34CK (Channel 34; ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL; Owner: FIRST UNITED, INC.)

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