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Population (year 2000): 7,377. Estimated population in July 2005: 7,655 (+3.8% change)
Males: 3,518 (47.7%), Females: 3,859 (52.3%)

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Median resident age: 34.6 years
Median household income: $56,554 (year 2000)
Median house value: $140,800 (year 2000)

Lynwood, IL residents, houses, and apartments details

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Races in Lynwood:

  • White Non-Hispanic (47.7%)
  • Black (45.4%)
  • Hispanic (4.6%)
  • Two or more races (1.7%)
  • Other race (1.5%)
  • American Indian (0.9%)

Ancestries: Polish (12.2%), German (10.2%), Irish (8.8%), Italian (6.0%), Dutch (5.8%), Swedish (2.9%).

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Land area: 4.9 square miles

Lynwood,

For population 25 years and over in Lynwood

  • High school or higher: 89.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 22.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.4%
  • Unemployed: 5.8%
  • Mean travel time to work: 34.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Lynwood village

  • Never married: 28.3%
  • Now married: 52.9%
  • Separated: 2.5%
  • Widowed: 5.4%
  • Divorced: 10.9%

5.0% Foreign born (2.5% Latin America, 1.4% Europe, 0.8% Asia).

Population change in the 1990s: +896 (+13.8%).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: IN Hammond, (7.0 miles www.BuyersUSArelocation.com )

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: IL Chicago, (23.5 miles www.ZipRealty.com )

Nearest cities: IL Lansing, (2.7 miles Village, IL Sauk (2.9 miles Heights, IL (3.0 miles Ford IN (3.1 miles Dyer, IN (3.7 miles Munster, IL (4.6 miles Glenwood, IL (5.3 miles Willowbrook, IL (5.4 miles Thornton,


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 29 buildings, average cost: $109,500
  • 1997: 27 buildings, average cost: $117,100
  • 1998: 33 buildings, average cost: $137,100
  • 1999: 28 buildings, average cost: $138,200
  • 2000: 32 buildings, average cost: $149,500
  • 2001: 25 buildings, average cost: $178,100
  • 2002: 43 buildings, average cost: $193,400
  • 2003: 63 buildings, average cost: $199,600
  • 2004: 40 buildings, average cost: $171,900
  • 2005: 80 buildings, average cost: $221,000

Latitude: 41.53 N, Longitude: 87.55 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 708


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

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (22.9%), Finance,insurance,real estate,and rental and leasing (12.4%), Transportation and warehousing,and utilities (10.7%), Retail trade (10.3%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: -2,621 (-35.5%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 216 (6.1%)


 

Crime in Lynwood by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 0 0 1 0 1 1
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 13.6 0.0 13.6 13.6
Rapes 7 5 5 1 5 5
    per 100,000 94.9 67.8 67.8 13.6 67.8 67.8
Robberies 2 0 3 3 3 5
    per 100,000 27.1 0.0 40.7 40.7 40.7 67.8
Assaults 75 30 13 18 13 11
    per 100,000 1016.7 406.7 176.2 244.0 176.2 149.1
Burglaries 28 50 49 32 49 44
    per 100,000 379.6 677.8 664.2 433.8 664.2 596.4
Thefts 123 114 163 136 163 152
    per 100,000 1667.3 1545.3 2209.6 1843.6 2209.6 2060.5
Auto thefts 24 29 32 34 32 34
    per 100,000 325.3 393.1 433.8 460.9 433.8 460.9
368.7 249.2 257.7 207.4 257.7 251.9


Average climate in Lynwood, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Lynwood,

Lynwood-area historical tornado activity is near Illinois state average. It is 74% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/21/1967, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 14.1 miles away from the Lynwood 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 37.9 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: Tracy Robinson - College basketball player (Loyola Chi Ramblers).


Hospitals/medical centers near Lynwood:
  • ST MARGARET MERCY HLTHCARE CTRS INC SC (about 4 miles; DYER, IN)
  • COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (about 4 miles; MUNSTER, IN)
  • ILLIANA SURGERY AND MEDICAL CENTER LLC (about 4 miles; MUNSTER, IN)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Lynwood:
  • GARY/CHICAGO (about 12 miles; GARY, IN; ID: GYY)
  • CHICAGO MIDWAY INTL (about 23 miles; CHICAGO, IL; ID: MDW)
  • PORTER COUNTY MUNI (about 39 miles; VALPARAISO, IN; ID: VPZ)
Other public-use airports nearest to Lynwood:
  • LANSING MUNI (about 3 miles; CHICAGO, IL; ID: IGQ)
  • GRIFFITH-MERRILLVILLE (about 11 miles; GRIFFITH, IN; ID: 05C)
  • SANGER (about 14 miles; MONEE, IL; ID: C56)

Amtrak stations near Lynwood:
  • 3 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.
  • 12 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.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Lynwood:
  • PRAIRIE STATE COLLEGE (about 5 miles; CHICAGO HEIGHTS, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,523)
  • SOUTH SUBURBAN COLLEGE (about 7 miles; SOUTH HOLLAND, IL; FT enrollment: 3,599)
  • PURDUE UNIVERSITY-CALUMET CAMPUS (about 8 miles; HAMMOND, IN; FT enrollment: 6,312)
  • GOVERNORS STATE UNIVERSITY (about 11 miles; UNIVERSITY PARK, IL; FT enrollment: 3,191)
  • CHICAGO STATE UNIVERSITY (about 13 miles; CHICAGO, IL; FT enrollment: 4,836)
  • CITY COLLEGES OF CHICAGO-OLIVE-HARVEY COLLEGE (about 13 miles; CHICAGO, IL; FT enrollment: 4,004)
  • INDIANA UNIVERSITY-NORTHWEST (about 14 miles; GARY, IN; FT enrollment: 3,208)
Public primary/middle school in Lynwood:
  • SANDRIDGE ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 355; Location: 2950 GLENWOOD-DYER; Grades: PK - 08)

Churches in Lynwood include: Bethany Reform Church (A), Lynwood Christian Reform Church (B), Calvin Reformed Church (C).

Parks in Lynwood include: Rainbow Park (1), Lake View Park (2), Liberty Memorial Park (3).


Lynwood compared to Illinois state average:
  • Median household income above state average.
  • Median house value above state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.

Strongest AM radio stations in Lynwood:
  • 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"))
  • WNTD (950 AM; 5 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: RADIO UNICA OF CHICAGO LICENSE CORP.)
  • WCGO (1600 AM; 1 kW; CHICAGO HEIGHTS, IL)
  • 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.)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WNWI (1080 AM; 3 kW; OAK LAWN, IL; Owner: BIRACH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WJOB (1230 AM; 1 kW; HAMMOND, IN; Owner: ST. GEORGE BROADCASTING, LLC, ROBERT J. MACCINI, RECEIVER)
  • WGCI (1390 AM; 5 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Lynwood:
  • 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.)
  • 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.)
  • WDRV (97.1 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)

TV broadcast stations around Lynwood:
  • 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.)
  • 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)

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