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Population (year 2000): 12,620. Estimated population in July 2005: 12,304 (-2.5% change)
Males: 5,861 (46.4%), Females: 6,759 (53.6%)

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Median resident age: 32.9 years
Median household income: $41,592 (year 2000)
Median house value: $75,200 (year 2000)

Markham, IL residents, houses, and apartments details

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Races in Markham:

  • Black (78.9%)
  • White Non-Hispanic (16.3%)
  • Hispanic (3.1%)
  • Other race (1.6%)
  • Two or more races (1.5%)
  • American Indian (0.6%)

Ancestries: Irish (5.5%), German (5.1%), Polish (3.1%), Italian (1.8%), English (1.1%), Subsaharan African (1.1%).

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Land area: 5.2 square miles

Markham,

For population 25 years and over in Markham

  • High school or higher: 77.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.2%
  • Unemployed: 13.3%
  • Mean travel time to work: 30.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Markham city

  • Never married: 35.9%
  • Now married: 39.8%
  • Separated: 4.8%
  • Widowed: 9.0%
  • Divorced: 10.4%

2.8% Foreign born (1.2% Asia, 1.0% Latin America, 0.4% Europe).

Population change in the 1990s: -343 (-2.6%).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lawn, IL Oak (9.2 miles )

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: IL Chicago, (16.8 miles century21beaulieu.com )

Nearest cities: Crest, IL (1.7 miles Hazel IL (2.2 miles Posen, IL (2.9 miles Midlothian, IL (2.9 miles Dixmoor, IL (2.9 miles Harvey, Hazel Crest, IL (3.1 miles East Club Hills, IL (3.2 miles Country IL (3.3 miles Robbins,


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 13 buildings, average cost: $81,800
  • 1997: 13 buildings, average cost: $79,800
  • 1998: 13 buildings, average cost: $97,300
  • 1999: 14 buildings, average cost: $94,000
  • 2000: 17 buildings, average cost: $98,600
  • 2001: 15 buildings, average cost: $98,000
  • 2002: 15 buildings, average cost: $98,100
  • 2003: 15 buildings, average cost: $98,100
  • 2004: 0 buildings
  • 2005: 29 buildings, average cost: $110,600

Latitude: 41.60 N, Longitude: 87.69 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 708


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

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (22.8%), Transportation and warehousing,and utilities (12.4%), Retail trade (12.0%), Manufacturing (10.7%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: -661 (-5.2%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 392 (8.6%)


 

Crime in Markham by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 1 0 0 4 0 0
    per 100,000 7.9 0.0 0.0 31.7 0.0 0.0
Rapes 2 21 21 15 21 9
    per 100,000 15.8 166.4 166.4 118.9 166.4 71.3
Robberies 47 44 30 50 30 54
    per 100,000 372.4 348.7 237.7 396.2 237.7 427.9
Assaults 62 1,051 315 1,072 315 23
    per 100,000 491.3 8328.1 2496.0 8494.5 2496.0 182.3
Burglaries 272 388 244 308 244 162
    per 100,000 2155.3 3074.5 1933.4 2440.6 1933.4 1283.7
Thefts 535 442 424 650 424 192
    per 100,000 4239.3 3502.4 3359.7 5150.6 3359.7 1521.4
Auto thefts 173 257 173 208 173 71
    per 100,000 1370.8 2036.5 1370.8 1648.2 1370.8 562.6
654.4 2355.0 1016.5 2405.7 1016.5 389.1


Average climate in Markham, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Markham,

Markham-area historical tornado activity is near Illinois state average. It is 71% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/28/1990, a category 5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 28.6 miles away from the Markham 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 10.8 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.


Birthplace of: Rodney Harrison - 2005 NFL player (New England Patriots, born: Dec 15, 1972).


Hospitals/medical centers near Markham:
  • SOUTH SUBURBAN HOSPITAL (about 2 miles; HAZEL CREST, IL)
  • INGALLS MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 3 miles; HARVEY, IL)
  • ST FRANCIS HOSPITAL & HEALTH CENTER (about 5 miles; BLUE ISLAND, IL)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Markham:
  • CHICAGO MIDWAY INTL (about 14 miles; CHICAGO, IL; ID: MDW)
  • GARY/CHICAGO (about 21 miles; GARY, IN; ID: GYY)
  • CHICAGO O'HARE INTL (about 30 miles; CHICAGO, IL; ID: ORD)
Other public-use airports nearest to Markham:
  • TINLEY PARK HELISTOP (about 9 miles; CHICAGO/TINLEY PARK, IL; ID: TF8)
  • LANSING MUNI (about 13 miles; CHICAGO, IL; ID: IGQ)
  • FRANKFORT (about 14 miles; FRANKFORT, IL; ID: C18)

Amtrak stations near Markham:
  • 3 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.
  • 14 miles: DYER (SHEFFIELD RD.). Services: enclosed waiting area, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking.
  • 15 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 Markham:
  • SOUTH SUBURBAN COLLEGE (about 7 miles; SOUTH HOLLAND, IL; Full-time enrollment: 3,599)
  • SAINT XAVIER UNIVERSITY (about 7 miles; CHICAGO, IL; FT enrollment: 3,161)
  • PRAIRIE STATE COLLEGE (about 9 miles; CHICAGO HEIGHTS, IL; FT enrollment: 2,523)
  • CHICAGO STATE UNIVERSITY (about 9 miles; CHICAGO, IL; FT enrollment: 4,836)
  • CITY COLLEGES OF CHICAGO-OLIVE-HARVEY COLLEGE (about 9 miles; CHICAGO, IL; FT enrollment: 4,004)
  • GOVERNORS STATE UNIVERSITY (about 9 miles; UNIVERSITY PARK, IL; FT enrollment: 3,191)
  • CITY COLLEGES OF CHICAGO-RICHARD J DALEY COLLEGE (about 11 miles; CHICAGO, IL; FT enrollment: 5,536)
Public primary/middle schools in Markham:
  • PRAIRIE-HILLS JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 674; Location: 3035 W 163RD ST; Grades: 07 - 08)
  • ROBERT FROST MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 412; Location: 2206 W 167TH ST; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • MARKHAM PARK ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 310; Location: 16239 LAWNDALE AVE; Grades: KG - 06)
  • PRIMARY ACADEMIC CTR (Students: 161; Location: 3055 W 163RD ST; Grades: KG - 03)
  • THERAPEUTIC ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 105; Location: 16121 CENTRAL PARK; Grades: KG - 08)
Private primary/middle school in Markham:
  • MARKHAM LUTHERAN PRESCH - KDGN (Students: 41; Location: W 160TH - CLIFTON PARK; Grades: PK - KG)
Library in Markham:
  • MARKHAM (ANDERSON/OGLESBY) P.L. (Operating income: $140,679; Location: 16640 S. KEDZIE; 27,148 books; 292 audio materials; 259 video materials; 64 serial subscriptions)

Notable locations in Markham: Markham Public Library (A), Cook County Courthouse (B).

Shopping Center: Canterbury Shopping Center (1).

Churches in Markham include: All Nation Church of God (A), Bel Aire Baptist Church (B), Belaire Assembly of Full Love Church (C), Household of Faith Christian Church (D), Christ Temple Baptist Church (E), Christ Bible Center (F), Kings Baptist Church (G), Community Mennonite Church (H).

Creek: Prairie Creek (A).

Parks in Markham include: Dropseed Prairie Nature Preserve (1), Dresser Park (2), Donnelly Park (3), Paintbrush Prairie Nature Preserve (4), Country Aire Park (5), Radio Station Park (6), Roesner Park (7), Markham Boys League Baseball Fields (8), Markham Park (9).


Markham compared to Illinois state average:
  • Unemployed percentage above state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Strongest AM radio stations in Markham:
  • WBEE (1570 AM; 1 kW; HARVEY, IL)
  • WVIV (1200 AM; 20 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLXX-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WNWI (1080 AM; 3 kW; OAK LAWN, IL; Owner: BIRACH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WYLL (1160 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WRDZ (1300 AM; 5 kW; LA GRANGE, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WNTD (950 AM; 5 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: RADIO UNICA OF CHICAGO LICENSE CORP.)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WGCI (1390 AM; 5 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WIND (560 AM; 5 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))

Strongest FM radio stations in Markham:
  • 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 Markham:
  • 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)
  • WYIN (Channel 56; GARY, IN; Owner: NORTHWEST INDIANA PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • W64CQ (Channel 64; ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)

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