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Population (year 2000): 14,583. Estimated population in July 2005: 17,396 (+19.3% change)
Males: 7,347 (50.4%), Females: 7,236 (49.6%)

Will County

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Median resident age: 34.2 years
Median household income: $74,703 (year 2000)
Median house value: $217,000 (year 2000)

Mokena, IL residents, houses, and apartments details

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Races in Mokena:

  • White Non-Hispanic (94.7%)
  • Hispanic (2.9%)
  • Other race (0.6%)
  • Two or more races (0.6%)

Ancestries: Irish (29.6%), German (29.2%), Polish (18.6%), Italian (14.6%), English (6.3%), Dutch (3.9%).

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Elevation: 706 feet

Land area: 6.0 square miles

Mokena,

For population 25 years and over in Mokena

  • High school or higher: 94.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 34.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 11.4%
  • Unemployed: 3.5%
  • Mean travel time to work: 33.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Mokena village

  • Never married: 23.7%
  • Now married: 68.1%
  • Separated: 0.4%
  • Widowed: 2.6%
  • Divorced: 5.2%

4.1% Foreign born (2.5% Europe, 0.9% Asia, 0.6% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: +7,632 (+109.8%).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Park, IL Orland (5.6 miles pop. 51,077).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: IL Chicago, (25.2 miles pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: IL (3.1 miles Frankfort, Hills, IL (4.5 miles Orland Square, IL (5.2 miles Frankfort Park, IL Orland (5.6 miles Park, IL Tinley (5.7 miles Lenox, IL New (6.7 miles Grove, IL (7.7 miles Goodings Park, IL (9.5 miles Palos


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 186 buildings, average cost: $104,800
  • 1997: 166 buildings, average cost: $93,100
  • 1998: 198 buildings, average cost: $97,400
  • 1999: 191 buildings, average cost: $100,800
  • 2000: 184 buildings, average cost: $105,300
  • 2001: 199 buildings, average cost: $104,800
  • 2002: 214 buildings, average cost: $126,000
  • 2003: 202 buildings, average cost: $169,000
  • 2004: 299 buildings, average cost: $174,600
  • 2005: 299 buildings, average cost: $187,400

Latitude: 41.53 N, Longitude: 87.88 W

Area code: 708


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

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (20.4%), Retail trade (12.6%), Manufacturing (11.9%), Finance,insurance,real estate,and rental and leasing (11.4%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: -2,156 (-14.8%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 990 (13.6%)


 

Crime in Mokena by Year

Type 2000 2001 2002 2003
Murders 0 0 0 0
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Rapes 0 1 1 1
    per 100,000 0.0 6.9 6.9 6.9
Robberies 2 2 5 2
    per 100,000 13.7 13.7 34.3 13.7
Assaults 5 5 8 5
    per 100,000 34.3 34.3 54.9 34.3
Burglaries 20 24 12 24
    per 100,000 137.1 164.6 82.3 164.6
Thefts 169 182 215 182
    per 100,000 1158.9 1248.0 1474.3 1248.0
Auto thefts 17 10 15 10
    per 100,000 116.6 68.6 102.9 68.6
76.3 80.6 97.0 80.6


Average climate in Mokena, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Mokena,

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

On 8/28/1990, a category 5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 15.4 miles away from the Mokena 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 9.9 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: James Augustine - College basketball player (Illinois Fighting Illini).


Hospitals/medical centers near Mokena:
  • TINLEY PK MENTAL HEALTH CTR (about 6 miles; TINLEY PARK, IL)
  • OAK FOREST HOSPITAL (about 10 miles; OAK FOREST, IL)
  • PALOS COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (about 11 miles; PALOS HEIGHTS, IL)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Mokena:
  • CHICAGO MIDWAY INTL (about 20 miles; CHICAGO, IL; ID: MDW)
  • CHICAGO O'HARE INTL (about 30 miles; CHICAGO, IL; ID: ORD)
  • GARY/CHICAGO (about 34 miles; GARY, IN; ID: GYY)
Other public-use airports nearest to Mokena:
  • HOWELL-NEW LENOX (about 6 miles; NEW LENOX, IL; ID: 1C2)
  • TINLEY PARK HELISTOP (about 6 miles; CHICAGO/TINLEY PARK, IL; ID: TF8)
  • FRANKFORT (about 6 miles; FRANKFORT, IL; ID: C18)

Amtrak stations near Mokena:
  • 15 miles: JOLIET (50 E. JEFFERSON ST.). Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, public transit connection.
  • 15 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.
  • 19 miles: SUMMIT (ARCHER & CENTER AVE.). Services: public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Local government website:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Mokena:
  • MORAINE VALLEY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 12 miles; PALOS HILLS, IL; Full-time enrollment: 7,610)
  • GOVERNORS STATE UNIVERSITY (about 14 miles; UNIVERSITY PARK, IL; FT enrollment: 3,191)
  • SAINT XAVIER UNIVERSITY (about 17 miles; CHICAGO, IL; FT enrollment: 3,161)
  • UNIVERSITY OF ST FRANCIS (about 17 miles; JOLIET, IL; FT enrollment: 2,361)
  • LEWIS UNIVERSITY (about 18 miles; ROMEOVILLE, IL; FT enrollment: 2,974)
  • CITY COLLEGES OF CHICAGO-RICHARD J DALEY COLLEGE (about 19 miles; CHICAGO, IL; FT enrollment: 5,536)
  • PRAIRIE STATE COLLEGE (about 19 miles; CHICAGO HEIGHTS, IL; FT enrollment: 2,523)
Public primary/middle schools in Mokena:
  • MOKENA ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 987; Location: 11244 W WILLOWCREST; Grades: PK - 03)
  • MOKENA JR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 858; Location: 19815 KIRKSTONE WAY; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • MOKENA INTERMEDIATE SCHOOL (Students: 510; Location: 11331 W 195TH ST; Grades: 04 - 05)
  • ARBURY HILLS ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 282; Location: 19651 S BEECHNUT; Grades: 01 - 04)
Private primary/middle schools in Mokena:
  • ST MARY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 320; Location: 11409 W 195TH ST; Grades: KG - 8)
  • NOONAN ELEMENTARY ACADEMY (Students: 217; Location: 19131 HENRY DRIVE; Grades: KG - 8)
  • TRIPLE R CHILD CARE (Students: 98; Location: 9500 WEST LAPORTE ROAD; Grades: PK - KG)
Library in Mokena:
  • MOKENA COMMUNITY P.L.D. (Operating income: $960,561; Location: 11327 WEST 195TH STREET; 77,546 books; 2,204 audio materials; 1,959 video materials; 306 serial subscriptions)

Notable location: Mokena Community Public Library (A).

Churches in Mokena include: Saint John's United Church (A), Grace Fellowship Church (B).

Cemeteries: Saint Marys Cemetery (1), Pioneer Cemetery (2).

Reservoir: Gun Club Lake (A).

Parks in Mokena include: Willowview Park (1), Heght Park (2), Hickory Creek County Forest Preserve (3).


Mokena compared to Illinois state average:
  • Median household income above state average.
  • Median house value significantly above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Strongest AM radio stations in Mokena:
  • 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.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WVIV (1200 AM; 20 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLXX-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • WRDZ (1300 AM; 5 kW; LA GRANGE, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WGCI (1390 AM; 5 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WAGG (610 AM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WNTD (950 AM; 5 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: RADIO UNICA OF CHICAGO LICENSE CORP.)
  • WNWI (1080 AM; 3 kW; OAK LAWN, IL; Owner: BIRACH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Mokena:
  • 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)
  • WGCI-FM (107.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WZZN (94.7 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC CHICAGO FM RADIO,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)
  • WVAZ (102.7 FM; OAK PARK, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WDRV (97.1 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WXRT-FM (93.1 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WLEY-FM (107.9 FM; AURORA, IL; Owner: WLEY LICENSING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Mokena:
  • W54AP (Channel 54; BLUE ISLAND, IL; Owner: CATHOLIC VIEWS BROADCASTS, 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)
  • 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.)
  • WYIN (Channel 56; GARY, IN; Owner: NORTHWEST INDIANA PUBLIC BROADCASTING, 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.)

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