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Population (year 2000): 9,796. Estimated population in July 2005: 9,510 (-2.9% change)
Males: 4,864 (49.7%), Females: 4,932 (50.3%)

La Salle County

Zip code:

Median resident age: 38.1 years
Median household income: $32,491 (year 2000)
Median house value: $72,300 (year 2000)

La Salle, IL residents, houses, and apartments details

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Races in La Salle:

  • White Non-Hispanic (89.0%)
  • Hispanic (8.2%)
  • Other race (3.1%)
  • Black (1.3%)
  • Two or more races (1.2%)
  • American Indian (0.6%)
(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: German (27.9%), Polish (19.7%), Irish (15.4%), Italian (11.9%), English (9.2%), United States (4.2%).

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Elevation: 640 feet

Land area: 6.3 square miles

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For population 25 years and over in La Salle

  • High school or higher: 79.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.0%
  • Unemployed: 5.2%
  • Mean travel time to work: 18.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in La Salle city

  • Never married: 28.5%
  • Now married: 48.9%
  • Separated: 2.0%
  • Widowed: 9.0%
  • Divorced: 11.7%

3.3% Foreign born (2.5% Latin America, 0.4% Europe).

Population change in the 1990s: +242 (+2.5%).



Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: IL Peoria, (55.8 miles Back pop. 112,936).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: IL Chicago, (103.0 miles pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: IL (2.6 miles Peru, IL (3.5 miles Oglesby, Utica, IL (5.5 miles North IL (5.8 miles Dalzell, Point, IL (5.9 miles Cedar Valley, IL Spring (7.6 miles IL (8.4 miles Standard, Grove, IL (8.6 miles Troy


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 17 buildings, average cost: $100,700
  • 1997: 19 buildings, average cost: $149,400
  • 1998: 10 buildings, average cost: $160,200
  • 1999: 20 buildings, average cost: $165,000
  • 2000: 10 buildings, average cost: $163,100
  • 2001: 13 buildings, average cost: $152,900
  • 2002: 7 buildings, average cost: $177,400

Latitude: 41.34 N, Longitude: 89.09 W

Area code: 815


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

Industries providing employment: Manufacturing (19.7%), Retail trade (16.9%), Educational,health and social services (15.6%), Arts,entertainment,recreation,accommodation and food services (10.2%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: -198 (-2.0%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,205 (27.0%)


 

Crime in La Salle by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 0 0 1 0 1 0
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 10.2 0.0 10.2 0.0
Rapes 7 7 3 3 3 4
    per 100,000 71.5 71.5 30.6 30.6 30.6 40.8
Robberies 5 4 4 2 4 4
    per 100,000 51.0 40.8 40.8 20.4 40.8 40.8
Assaults 17 16 10 14 10 25
    per 100,000 173.5 163.3 102.1 142.9 102.1 255.2
Burglaries 41 43 71 56 71 65
    per 100,000 418.5 439.0 724.8 571.7 724.8 663.5
Thefts 226 301 315 333 315 348
    per 100,000 2307.1 3072.7 3215.6 3399.3 3215.6 3552.5
Auto thefts 8 12 14 16 14 18
    per 100,000 81.7 122.5 142.9 163.3 142.9 183.7
206.7 236.9 245.9 236.0 245.9 282.9


Average climate in La Salle, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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La Salle-area historical tornado activity is near Illinois state average. It is 77% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/20/2004, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 4.9 miles away from the La Salle city center killed 8 people and injured 12 people and caused $8 million in damages.

On 12/6/1951, a category 3 tornado 6.2 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.


Birthplace of: James T. Aubrey - (1918-1994), television executive.


Hospitals/medical centers near La Salle:
  • ILLINOIS VALLEY COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (about 3 miles; PERU, IL)
  • ST MARGARETS HOSPITAL (about 9 miles; SPRING VALLEY, IL)
  • MENDOTA COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (about 14 miles; MENDOTA, IL)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to La Salle:
  • WHITESIDE CO ARPT-JOS H BITTORF FLD (about 49 miles; STERLING/ROCKFALLS, IL; ID: SQI)
  • GREATER ROCKFORD (about 58 miles; ROCKFORD, IL; ID: RFD)
  • CENTRAL IL REGL ARPT AT BLOOMINGTON-NORMAL (about 62 miles; BLOOMINGTON/NORMAL, IL; ID: BMI)
Other public-use airports nearest to La Salle:
  • ILLINOIS VALLEY RGNL-WALTER A DUNCAN FIELD (about 5 miles; PERU, IL; ID: VYS)
  • GRANDPAS' FARM MENDOTA (about 13 miles; MENDOTA, IL; ID: 0C7)
  • HARTENBOWER HECTARES (about 13 miles; LOSTANT, IL; ID: 2V3)

Amtrak station near La Salle:
  • 15 miles: MENDOTA (8TH ST.). Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking.

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 5 $12,301 $29,522 7 $2,542
Other and Unallocable 6 $17,604 $35,208 0 $0
Financial Administration 1 $3,396 $40,752 1 $341
Firefighters 4 $15,011 $45,033 0 $0
Streets and Highways 6 $18,398 $36,796 0 $0
Police Protection - Officers 20 $67,627 $40,576 0 $0
Other Government Administration 0 $0   9 $2,920
Sewerage 4 $13,922 $41,766 0 $0
Local Libraries 3 $5,905 $23,620 2 $1,322
Water Supply 9 $31,421 $41,894 1 $1,063
Totals for Government 58 $185,584 $38,396 20 $8,187


College/University in La Salle:
  • EDUCATORS OF BEAUTY (Full-time enrollment: 32; Location: 122 WRIGHT ST; Private, for-profit)
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to La Salle:
  • ILLINOIS VALLEY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 4 miles; OGLESBY, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,272)
  • KISHWAUKEE COLLEGE (about 44 miles; MALTA, IL; FT enrollment: 2,289)
  • NORTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY (about 47 miles; DeKalb, IL; FT enrollment: 19,477)
  • WAUBONSEE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 54 miles; SUGAR GROVE, IL; FT enrollment: 3,834)
  • HEARTLAND COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 58 miles; Normal, IL; FT enrollment: 2,390)
  • BRADLEY UNIVERSITY (about 58 miles; PEORIA, IL; FT enrollment: 5,262)
  • ILLINOIS STATE UNIVERSITY (about 58 miles; NORMAL, IL; FT enrollment: 18,785)
Public high school in La Salle:
  • LA SALLE-PERU TWP HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,240; Location: 541 CHARTRES ST; Grades: 09 - 12)
Private high schools in La Salle:
  • LA SALLE PERU CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 160; Location: 200 24TH ST PO BOX 1043; Grades: PK - 12)
  • MIDWEST CATHERDRAL CHRISTIAN A (Students: 89; Location: 599 CANAAN DR POB 1128; Grades: PK - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in La Salle:
  • NORTHWEST ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 693; Location: 1735 MALCOLM AVE; Grades: PK - 06)
  • LINCOLN JR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 182; Location: 1165 ST VINCENTS AVE; Grades: 07 - 08)
  • DIMMICK COMM CONS SCHOOL (Students: 105; Location: 297 N 33RD RD; Grades: KG - 08)
Private primary/middle schools in La Salle:
  • ST PATRICK ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 199; Location: 653 FOURTH STREET; Grades: PK - 8)
  • LASALLE CATHOLIC SCHOOL (Students: 167; Location: 1055 6TH STREET; Grades: PK - 8)
 

La Salle compared to Illinois state average:
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Strongest AM radio stations in La Salle:
  • WLPO (1220 AM; 1 kW; LASALLE, IL; Owner: LASALLE COUNTY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • 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.)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WYLL (1160 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WISN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WAUR (930 AM; 4 kW; SANDWICH, IL; Owner: CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING SYSTEM, LTD.)
  • WVIV (1200 AM; 20 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLXX-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • KXEN (1010 AM; 50 kW; FESTUS-ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: BDJ RADIO ENTERPRISES, LLC)
  • KMOX (1120 AM; 50 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in La Salle:
  • WBZG (100.9 FM; PERU, IL; Owner: MENDOTA BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WIVQ (103.3 FM; SPRING VALLEY, IL; Owner: MENDOTA BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WSOG (88.1 FM; SPRING VALLEY, IL; Owner: SPIRIT EDUCATION ASSOCIATION, INC.)
  • WAJK (99.3 FM; LA SALLE, IL; Owner: LA SALLE COUNTY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WALS (102.1 FM; OGLESBY, IL; Owner: LACO RADIO, INC.)
  • WWGN (88.9 FM; OTTAWA, IL; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION, INC.)
  • WMKB (102.9 FM; EARLVILLE, IL; Owner: KM RADIO OF EARLVILLE, L.L.C.)
  • WGLC-FM (100.1 FM; MENDOTA, IL; Owner: MENDOTA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WNIW (91.3 FM; LA SALLE, IL; Owner: NORTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY)
  • WSTQ (97.7 FM; STREATOR, IL; Owner: MENDOTA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WKOT (96.5 FM; MARSEILLES, IL; Owner: LASALLE COUNTY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WYYS (106.1 FM; STREATOR, IL; Owner: MENDOTA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WZOE-FM (98.1 FM; PRINCETON, IL; Owner: WZOE, INC.)
  • WRKX (95.3 FM; OTTAWA, IL; Owner: NEWRADIO GROUP, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around La Salle:
  • WWTO-TV (Channel 35; LASALLE, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)

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