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Population (year 2000): 9,000. Estimated population in July 2005: 8,663 (-3.7% change)
Males: 4,192 (46.6%), Females: 4,808 (53.4%)

Cook County

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Median resident age: 38.7 years
Median household income: $53,894 (year 2000)
Median house value: $126,800 (year 2000)

Glenwood, IL residents, houses, and apartments details

Races in Glenwood:

  • White Non-Hispanic (48.9%)
  • Black (44.5%)
  • Hispanic (5.0%)
  • Other race (2.3%)
  • Two or more races (1.1%)
(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: German (14.9%), Irish (10.0%), Polish (7.6%), Italian (7.4%), Subsaharan African (4.8%), English (4.0%).Illinois

Elevation: 620 feet

Land area: 2.7 square miles

Glenwood,

For population 25 years and over in Glenwood

  • High school or higher: 90.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 27.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.2%
  • Unemployed: 4.2%
  • Mean travel time to work: 33.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Glenwood village

  • Never married: 27.9%
  • Now married: 52.2%
  • Separated: 2.2%
  • Widowed: 8.1%
  • Divorced: 9.6%

3.5% Foreign born (1.4% Europe, 1.3% Latin America, 0.5% Africa).

Population change in the 1990s: -268 (-2.9%).


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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: IN Hammond, (9.4 miles )

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: IL Chicago, (21.0 miles Plainfield.Home-Listings.org )

Nearest cities: IL (1.8 miles Thornton, Heights, IL (3.0 miles Ford Heights, IL Chicago (3.0 miles Hazel Crest, IL (3.5 miles East IL (3.6 miles Homewood, Holland, IL (3.7 miles South IL (4.6 miles Lynwood, Chicago Heights, IL (4.6 miles South


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 3 buildings, average cost: $129,000
  • 1997: 4 buildings, average cost: $64,300
  • 1998: 2 buildings, average cost: $78,400
  • 1999: 0 buildings
  • 2000: 0 buildings
  • 2001: 2 buildings, average cost: $70,000
  • 2002: 0 buildings
  • 2003: 1 building, cost: $57,500
  • 2004: 3 buildings, average cost: $153,300
  • 2005: 9 buildings, average cost: $85,200

Latitude: 41.54 N, Longitude: 87.61 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 708

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

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (24.3%), Manufacturing (12.1%), Transportation and warehousing,and utilities (10.2%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: -2,335 (-25.9%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 366 (8.0%)

Crime in Glenwood by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 0 0 0 0 0 0
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Rapes 0 1 2 3 2 3
    per 100,000 0.0 11.1 22.2 33.3 22.2 33.3
Robberies 4 5 3 5 3 0
    per 100,000 44.4 55.6 33.3 55.6 33.3 0.0
Assaults 6 5 6 8 6 9
    per 100,000 66.7 55.6 66.7 88.9 66.7 100.0
Burglaries 31 26 5 5 5 4
    per 100,000 344.4 288.9 55.6 55.6 55.6 44.4
Thefts 181 129 18 18 18 11
    per 100,000 2011.1 1433.3 200.0 200.0 200.0 122.2
Auto thefts 39 37 3 10 3 2
    per 100,000 433.3 411.1 33.3 111.1 33.3 22.2
165.9 142.7 46.8 68.6 46.8 43.1

Average climate in Glenwood, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Glenwood,

Glenwood-area historical tornado activity is near Illinois state average. It is 73% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/21/1967, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 13.5 miles away from the Glenwood 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 33.6 miles away from the city center killed 29 people and injured 350 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Main business address for: LANDAUER INC (MEASURING & CONTROLLING DEVICES, NEC).


Hospitals/medical centers near Glenwood:
  • SOUTH SUBURBAN HOSPITAL (about 6 miles; HAZEL CREST, IL)
  • INGALLS MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 6 miles; HARVEY, IL)
  • ST JAMES HOSP & HLTH CTR-OLYMPIA FLDS (about 6 miles; OLYMPIA FIELDS, IL)
Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Glenwood:
  • GARY/CHICAGO (about 16 miles; GARY, IN; ID: GYY)
  • CHICAGO MIDWAY INTL (about 19 miles; CHICAGO, IL; ID: MDW)
  • CHICAGO O'HARE INTL (about 36 miles; CHICAGO, IL; ID: ORD)
Other public-use airports nearest to Glenwood:
  • LANSING MUNI (about 7 miles; CHICAGO, IL; ID: IGQ)
  • SANGER (about 13 miles; MONEE, IL; ID: C56)
  • TINLEY PARK HELISTOP (about 14 miles; CHICAGO/TINLEY PARK, IL; ID: TF8)

Amtrak stations near Glenwood:
  • 5 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.
  • 8 miles: DYER (SHEFFIELD RD.). Services: enclosed waiting area, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking.
  • 13 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
Police - Other 6 $14,537 $29,074 3 $443
Firefighters 4 $20,065 $60,195 28 $22,262
Fire - Other 0 $0   1 $828
Health 0 $0   1 $797
Sewerage 8 $8,553 $12,829 0 $0
Streets and Highways 11 $22,939 $25,024 0 $0
Financial Administration 1 $4,432 $53,184 0 $0
Other Government Administration 5 $15,941 $38,258 1 $1,021
Police Protection - Officers 16 $69,776 $52,332 0 $0
Parks and Recreation 0 $0   1 $1,244
Water Supply 3 $4,603 $18,412 0 $0
Totals for Government 54 $160,847 $35,743 35 $26,595
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Glenwood:
  • PRAIRIE STATE COLLEGE (about 3 miles; CHICAGO HEIGHTS, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,523)
  • SOUTH SUBURBAN COLLEGE (about 4 miles; SOUTH HOLLAND, IL; FT enrollment: 3,599)
  • GOVERNORS STATE UNIVERSITY (about 8 miles; UNIVERSITY PARK, IL; FT enrollment: 3,191)
  • CHICAGO STATE UNIVERSITY (about 11 miles; CHICAGO, IL; FT enrollment: 4,836)
  • CITY COLLEGES OF CHICAGO-OLIVE-HARVEY COLLEGE (about 11 miles; CHICAGO, IL; FT enrollment: 4,004)
  • PURDUE UNIVERSITY-CALUMET CAMPUS (about 12 miles; HAMMOND, IN; FT enrollment: 6,312)
  • SAINT XAVIER UNIVERSITY (about 13 miles; CHICAGO, IL; FT enrollment: 3,161)
Private high school in Glenwood:
  • GLENWOOD SCHOOL FOR BOYS (Students: 223; Location: 187TH & HALSTED STREETS; Grades: 2 - 12; Boys only)
Public primary/middle schools in Glenwood:
  • LONGWOOD ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 377; Location: 441 LONGWOOD DRIVE; Grades: PK - 04)
  • HICKORY BEND ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 322; Location: 600 E 191ST PL; Grades: KG - 04)
  • BROOKWOOD JR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 319; Location: 201 GLENWOOD-LANSING; Grades: 07 - 08)
  • BROOKWOOD MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 303; Location: 200 GLENWOOD-LANSING; Grades: 05 - 06)
Library in Glenwood:
  • GLENWOOD-LYNWOOD P.L.D. (Operating income: $366,408; Location: 320 GLENWOOD-LANSING ROAD; 27,477 books; 979 audio materials; 104 video materials; 111 serial subscriptions)
 

Glenwood compared to Illinois state average:
  • Median household income above state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
Strongest AM radio stations in Glenwood:
  • WVIV (1200 AM; 20 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLXX-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WCGO (1600 AM; 1 kW; CHICAGO HEIGHTS, IL)
  • WNTD (950 AM; 5 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: RADIO UNICA OF CHICAGO LICENSE CORP.)
  • WYLL (1160 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WNWI (1080 AM; 3 kW; OAK LAWN, IL; Owner: BIRACH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WIND (560 AM; 5 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WRDZ (1300 AM; 5 kW; LA GRANGE, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WGCI (1390 AM; 5 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
Strongest FM radio stations in Glenwood:
  • WYCA (106.3 FM; LANSING, IL; Owner: DONTRON, INC.)
  • WPWX (92.3 FM; HAMMOND, IN; 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.)
  • WBMF (88.1 FM; CRETE, IL; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • 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)
TV broadcast stations around Glenwood:
  • 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)
  • WYIN (Channel 56; GARY, IN; Owner: NORTHWEST INDIANA PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • W34CK (Channel 34; ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL; Owner: FIRST UNITED, INC.)
  • W54AP (Channel 54; BLUE ISLAND, IL; Owner: CATHOLIC VIEWS BROADCASTS, INC.)

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