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Population (year 2000): 22,451. Estimated population in July 2005: 22,202 (-1.1% change)
Males: 10,671 (47.5%), Females: 11,780 (52.5%)

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Median resident age: 44.5 years
Median household income: $63,511 (year 2000)
Median house value: $217,100 (year 2000)

Morton Grove, IL residents, houses, and apartments details

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Races in Morton Grove:

  • White Non-Hispanic (71.0%)
  • Asian Indian (6.7%)
  • Filipino (6.4%)
  • Korean (4.6%)
  • Hispanic (4.4%)
  • Chinese (2.0%)
  • Two or more races (1.9%)
  • Other Asian (1.4%)
  • Other race (1.2%)
  • Japanese (0.7%)
  • Black (0.6%)

Ancestries: German (16.0%), Polish (11.9%), Irish (8.7%), Italian (5.9%), Russian (5.3%), English (4.2%).

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Elevation: 625 feet

Land area: 5.1 square miles

Morton

For population 25 years and over in Morton Grove

  • High school or higher: 87.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 34.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 11.3%
  • Unemployed: 2.1%
  • Mean travel time to work: 27.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Morton Grove village

  • Never married: 21.0%
  • Now married: 63.9%
  • Separated: 0.8%
  • Widowed: 9.1%
  • Divorced: 5.2%

33.6% Foreign born (18.5% Asia, 12.5% Europe).

Population change in the 1990s: +217 (+1.0%).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: IL Skokie, (3.2 miles IADT-Chicago.College-Info.org )

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: IL Chicago, (15.7 miles pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: IL (1.2 miles Golf, IL Niles, (2.2 miles IL Skokie, (3.2 miles IL (3.3 miles Glenview, IL (4.3 miles Northfield, Ridge, IL (4.3 miles Park IL (4.4 miles Lincolnwood, IL (5.0 miles Wilmette,


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 17 buildings, average cost: $188,900
  • 1997: 37 buildings, average cost: $155,900
  • 1998: 15 buildings, average cost: $183,700
  • 1999: 32 buildings, average cost: $146,300
  • 2000: 2 buildings, average cost: $190,000
  • 2001: 0 buildings
  • 2002: 7 buildings, average cost: $217,900
  • 2003: 19 buildings, average cost: $189,400
  • 2004: 31 buildings, average cost: $265,800
  • 2005: 119 buildings, average cost: $216,600

Latitude: 42.04 N, Longitude: 87.79 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 847


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

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (19.7%), Manufacturing (15.5%), Retail trade (15.1%), Professional,scientific,management,administrative,and waste management services (10.7%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +26 (+0.1%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,255 (11.6%)


 

Crime in Morton Grove 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 3 2 2 1 2 1
    per 100,000 13.4 8.9 8.9 4.5 8.9 4.5
Robberies 7 5 5 9 5 7
    per 100,000 31.2 22.3 22.3 40.1 22.3 31.2
Assaults 18 14 11 9 11 17
    per 100,000 80.2 62.4 49.0 40.1 49.0 75.7
Burglaries 114 121 86 96 86 80
    per 100,000 507.8 539.0 383.1 427.6 383.1 356.3
Thefts 393 366 431 389 431 408
    per 100,000 1750.5 1630.2 1919.7 1732.7 1919.7 1817.3
Auto thefts 32 29 26 17 26 13
    per 100,000 142.5 129.2 115.8 75.7 115.8 57.9
147.7 136.0 132.9 127.1 132.9 128.5


Average climate in Morton Grove, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Morton Grove-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Illinois state average. It is 52% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/28/1972, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 17.5 miles away from the Morton Grove city center injured 20 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 6/13/1976, a category 4 tornado 23.4 miles away from the city center killed 2 people and injured 23 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.


Birthplace of: Marlee Matlin - (born 1965), actor, Matt Nelson - College basketball player (Colorado State Rams).


Hospitals/medical centers near Morton Grove:
  • RESURRECTION MEDICAL CENTER (about 4 miles; CHICAGO, IL)
  • RUSH NORTH SHORE MEDICAL CENTER (about 4 miles; SKOKIE, IL)
  • LUTHERAN GENERAL HOSPITAL (about 5 miles; PARK RIDGE, IL)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Morton Grove:
  • CHICAGO O'HARE INTL (about 10 miles; CHICAGO, IL; ID: ORD)
  • CHICAGO MIDWAY INTL (about 18 miles; CHICAGO, IL; ID: MDW)
  • KENOSHA REGIONAL (about 39 miles; KENOSHA, WI; ID: ENW)
Other public-use airports nearest to Morton Grove:
  • PALWAUKEE MUNI (about 9 miles; CHICAGO/PROSPECT HEIGHTS/W, IL; ID: PWK)
  • SCHAUMBURG MUNICIPAL HELISTOP (about 19 miles; CHICAGO/SCHAUMBURG, IL; ID: 4H1)
  • MERRILL C MEIGS (about 19 miles; CHICAGO, IL; ID: CGX)

Amtrak stations near Morton Grove:
  • 3 miles: GLENVIEW (1116 DEPOT ST.). Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 16 miles: CHICAGO (225 S. CANAL ST.). Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 17 miles: LA GRANGE ROAD (LA GRANGE, 25 W. BURLINGTON AVE.). Services: enclosed waiting area, public payphones, taxi stand, public transit connection.

Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2004)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other and Unallocable 16 $79,770 $59,827 22 $11,030
Water Supply 5 $29,322 $70,372 0 $0
Housing and Community Development(Local) 1 $6,175 $74,100 1 $707
Sewerage 6 $27,901 $55,802 0 $0
Welfare 1 $4,999 $59,988 0 $0
Streets and Highways 17 $87,433 $61,717 1 $547
Fire - Other 2 $7,384 $44,304 0 $0
Firefighters 46 $253,716 $66,186 0 $0
Health 0 $0   1 $1,071
Police Protection - Officers 46 $248,158 $64,736 0 $0
Other Government Administration 5 $30,022 $72,052 58 $14,500
Financial Administration 2 $8,429 $50,574 0 $0
Police - Other 13 $45,232 $41,752 14 $3,519
Totals for Government 160 $828,541 $62,140 97 $31,374


Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Morton Grove:
  • CITY COLLEGES OF CHICAGO-WILBUR WRIGHT COLLEGE (about 7 miles; CHICAGO, IL; Full-time enrollment: 5,618)
  • NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY (about 8 miles; EVANSTON, IL; FT enrollment: 14,958)
  • OAKTON COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 8 miles; DES PLAINES, IL; FT enrollment: 5,749)
  • NORTHEASTERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY (about 8 miles; CHICAGO, IL; FT enrollment: 7,324)
  • DEVRY INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY (about 9 miles; CHICAGO, IL; FT enrollment: 3,201)
  • TRITON COLLEGE (about 9 miles; RIVER GROVE, IL; FT enrollment: 8,007)
  • CITY COLLEGES OF CHICAGO-HARRY S TRUMAN COLLEGE (about 10 miles; CHICAGO, IL; FT enrollment: 6,332)
Public primary/middle schools in Morton Grove:
  • PARK VIEW ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 718; Location: 6200 LAKE ST; Grades: KG - 08)
  • THOMAS EDISON ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 444; Location: 8200 GROSS POINT RD; Grades: 03 - 05)
  • MELZER SCHOOL (Students: 431; Location: 9400 ORIOLE AVE; Grades: PK - 06)
  • HYNES ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 278; Location: 9000 BELLEFORTE AVE; Grades: KG - 04)
  • GOLF MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 268; Location: 9401 WAUKEGAN RD; Grades: 05 - 08)
  • JULIA S MOLLOY EDUCATION CENTER (Students: 114; Location: 8701 MENARD AVE; Grades: PK - 12)
Private primary/middle schools in Morton Grove:
  • MCC FULL TIME SCHOOL (Students: 197; Location: 8601 N MENARD AVE; Grades: PK - 8)
  • ST MARTHA SCHOOL (Students: 130; Location: 8535 GEORGIANA AVENUE; Grades: PK - 8)
  • JERUSALEM LUTHERAN SCH (Students: 66; Location: 6218 CAPULINA AVENUE; Grades: PK - 8)
Library in Morton Grove:
  • MORTON GROVE P.L. (Operating income: $1,896,315; Location: 6140 LINCOLN AVENUE; 125,913 books; 5,926 audio materials; 2,930 video materials; 345 serial subscriptions)

Notable locations in Morton Grove: Northwestern Golf Club (A), Morton Grove Village Hall (B), Morton Grove Public Library (C).

Churches in Morton Grove include: Saint Martha Church (A), Saint Lukes United Church of Christ (B), Jerusalem Evangelical Lutheran Church (C), Kingdom Hall of Jehovahs Witnesses (D), Northwest Suburban Jewish Congregation (E), Morton Grove Community Church (F).

River: West Fork North Branch Chicago River (A).

Parks in Morton Grove include: Morton Grove Prairie Nature Preserve (1), National Park (2), Oketo Park (3), Oriole Park (4), Overhill Park (5), Palma Lane Park (6), Mansfield Park (7), Prairie View Park (8), Austin Park (9).

Post office: (A).  


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

Strongest AM radio stations in Morton Grove:
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WCSN (820 AM; 5 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WYPA, INC.)
  • WONX (1590 AM; 4 kW; EVANSTON, IL; Owner: KOVAS COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WCRW (1240 AM; 1 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WSBC BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WEDC (1240 AM; 1 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: FOREIGN LANGUAGE BROADCASTS, INC.)
  • WKTA (1330 AM; 5 kW; EVANSTON, IL; Owner: POLNET COMMUNICATIONS, LTD.)
  • WYLL (1160 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WVIV (1200 AM; 20 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLXX-AM LICENSE CORP.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Morton Grove:
  • WGCI-FM (107.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • 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.)
  • 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.)
  • WDRV (97.1 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WLEY-FM (107.9 FM; AURORA, IL; Owner: WLEY LICENSING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Morton Grove:
  • 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.)
  • WGBO-TV (Channel 66; JOLIET, IL; Owner: WGBO LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.)
  • WGN-TV (Channel 9; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WBBM-TV (Channel 2; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WPWR-TV (Channel 50; GARY, IN; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • W34CK (Channel 34; ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL; Owner: FIRST UNITED, 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.)
  • WSNS-TV (Channel 44; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: TELEMUNDO OF CHICAGO, 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)
  • 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.)
  • W64CQ (Channel 64; ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WYIN (Channel 56; GARY, IN; Owner: NORTHWEST INDIANA PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)

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