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Population (year 2000): 30,068. Estimated population in July 2005: 29,330 (-2.5% change)
Males: 14,028 (46.7%), Females: 16,040 (53.3%)

Zip code:

Median resident age: 46.8 years
Median household income: $48,627 (year 2000)
Median house value: $204,400 (year 2000)

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Races in Niles:

  • White Non-Hispanic (80.3%)
  • Hispanic (5.0%)
  • Asian Indian (4.4%)
  • Korean (3.1%)
  • Filipino (3.0%)
  • Two or more races (1.9%)
  • Other race (1.7%)
  • Other Asian (1.0%)
  • Chinese (0.8%)
(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: Polish (22.9%), German (14.3%), Irish (9.9%), Italian (8.9%), Russian (3.8%), Greek (3.3%).

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Elevation: 625 feet

Land area: 5.9 square miles

Niles,

For population 25 years and over in Niles

  • High school or higher: 81.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 24.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.9%
  • Unemployed: 3.7%
  • Mean travel time to work: 31.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Niles village

  • Never married: 24.3%
  • Now married: 54.8%
  • Separated: 0.7%
  • Widowed: 13.0%
  • Divorced: 7.2%

33.7% Foreign born (20.1% Europe, 11.0% Asia).

Population change in the 1990s: +1,306 (+4.5%).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: IL Skokie, (5.3 miles pop. 63,348).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: IL Chicago, (16.3 miles pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Grove, IL Morton (2.2 miles Ridge, IL (2.2 miles Park IL (2.4 miles Golf, IL (3.3 miles Glenview, Heights, IL (4.6 miles Harwood IL (4.7 miles Norridge, IL (4.9 miles Rosemont, IL Skokie, (5.3 miles


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 8 buildings, average cost: $193,800
  • 1997: 7 buildings, average cost: $110,000
  • 1998: 6 buildings, average cost: $195,900
  • 1999: 12 buildings, average cost: $182,700
  • 2000: 9 buildings, average cost: $180,400
  • 2001: 21 buildings, average cost: $216,500
  • 2002: 12 buildings, average cost: $217,500
  • 2003: 8 buildings, average cost: $397,500
  • 2004: 16 buildings, average cost: $364,000
  • 2005: 23 buildings, average cost: $407,100

Latitude: 42.03 N, Longitude: 87.82 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 847


Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (17.4%), Manufacturing (16.7%), Retail trade (13.8%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +7,926 (+26.4%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,021 (15.0%)


 

Crime in Niles by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 0 1 0 0 0 0
    per 100,000 0.0 3.3 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Rapes 5 9 5 3 5 4
    per 100,000 16.6 29.9 16.6 10.0 16.6 13.3
Robberies 15 10 14 13 14 8
    per 100,000 49.9 33.3 46.6 43.2 46.6 26.6
Assaults 17 16 22 20 22 17
    per 100,000 56.5 53.2 73.2 66.5 73.2 56.5
Burglaries 92 92 63 79 63 83
    per 100,000 306.0 306.0 209.5 262.7 209.5 276.0
Thefts 902 927 756 744 756 818
    per 100,000 2999.9 3083.0 2514.3 2474.4 2514.3 2720.5
Auto thefts 83 64 61 94 61 59
    per 100,000 276.0 212.9 202.9 312.6 202.9 196.2
196.4 197.7 166.7 172.6 166.7 168.5


Average climate in Niles, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Niles,

Niles-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Illinois state average. It is 54% 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 Niles city center injured 20 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 6/13/1976, a category 4 tornado 22.1 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: Sead Odzic - College basketball player (USC Trojans), Will Schober - College basketball player (Army Black Knights).


Main business address for: MFRI INC (INDUSTRIAL & COMMERCIAL FANS & BLOWERS & AIR PURIFYING EQUIP).


Hospitals/medical centers near Niles:
  • LUTHERAN GENERAL HOSPITAL (about 3 miles; PARK RIDGE, IL)
  • RESURRECTION MEDICAL CENTER (about 3 miles; CHICAGO, IL)
  • HOLY FAMILY MEDICAL CENTER (about 6 miles; DES PLAINES, IL)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Niles:
  • CHICAGO O'HARE INTL (about 8 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 Niles:
  • PALWAUKEE MUNI (about 8 miles; CHICAGO/PROSPECT HEIGHTS/W, IL; ID: PWK)
  • SCHAUMBURG MUNICIPAL HELISTOP (about 17 miles; CHICAGO/SCHAUMBURG, IL; ID: 4H1)
  • MERRILL C MEIGS (about 20 miles; CHICAGO, IL; ID: CGX)

Amtrak stations near Niles:
  • 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: LA GRANGE ROAD (LA GRANGE, 25 W. BURLINGTON AVE.). Services: enclosed waiting area, public payphones, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 17 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.

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 11 $56,727 $61,884 0 $0
Transit 7 $29,679 $50,878 19 $21,595
Water Supply 16 $76,620 $57,465 5 $6,762
Parks and Recreation 6 $28,552 $57,104 98 $55,452
Welfare 13 $63,203 $58,341 6 $12,841
Fire - Other 2 $7,116 $42,696 1 $764
Streets and Highways 29 $153,240 $63,409 0 $0
Firefighters 54 $357,428 $79,428 0 $0
Financial Administration 10 $48,298 $57,957 2 $2,415
Other Government Administration 11 $58,009 $63,282 11 $6,018
Judicial and Legal 1 $7,357 $88,284 0 $0
Police Protection - Officers 62 $364,573 $70,562 0 $0
Housing and Community Development(Local) 15 $78,063 $62,450 2 $1,900
Police - Other 16 $64,266 $48,199 77 $76,321
Totals for Government 253 $1,393,131 $66,077 221 $184,068


College/University in Niles:
  • NILES SCHOOL OF COSMETOLOGY (Full-time enrollment: 39; Location: 8057 N MILWAUKEE; Private, for-profit)
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Niles:
  • OAKTON COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 6 miles; DES PLAINES, IL; Full-time enrollment: 5,749)
  • CITY COLLEGES OF CHICAGO-WILBUR WRIGHT COLLEGE (about 7 miles; CHICAGO, IL; FT enrollment: 5,618)
  • TRITON COLLEGE (about 8 miles; RIVER GROVE, IL; FT enrollment: 8,007)
  • NORTHEASTERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY (about 9 miles; CHICAGO, IL; FT enrollment: 7,324)
  • NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY (about 10 miles; EVANSTON, IL; FT enrollment: 14,958)
  • DEVRY INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY (about 10 miles; CHICAGO, IL; FT enrollment: 3,201)
  • TRINITY INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITY (about 10 miles; DEERFIELD, IL; FT enrollment: 2,121)
Private high schools in Niles:
  • NOTRE DAME HIGH SCHOOL FOR BOY (Students: 640; Location: 7655 DEMPSTER ST; Grades: 9 - 12; Boys only)
  • NORTHRIDGE PREPARATORY SCHOOL (Students: 234; Location: 8320 BALLARD ROAD; Grades: 6 - 12; Boys only)
  • JOSEPH ACADEMY (Students: 80; Location: 8257 W HARRISON ST; Grades: 7 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Niles:
  • EMERSON MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 826; Location: 8101 CUMBERLAND AVE; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • GEMINI JR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 784; Location: 8955 GREENWOOD AVE; Grades: 07 - 08)
  • CLARENCE E CULVER SCHOOL (Students: 553; Location: 6901 W OAKTON ST; Grades: KG - 08)
  • V H NELSON ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 553; Location: 8901 N OZANAM AVE; Grades: KG - 06)
  • MARK TWAIN ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 440; Location: 9401 HAMLIN AVE; Grades: KG - 06)
  • JEFFERSON SCHOOL (Students: 38; Location: 8200 GREENDALE; Grades: PK - PK)
Private primary/middle schools in Niles:
  • ST JOHN BREBEUF SCHOOL (Students: 431; Location: 8301 N HARLEM AVENUE; Grades: PK - 8)
  • OUR LADY OF RANSOM SCHOOL (Students: 393; Location: 8300 NORTH GREENWOOD; Grades: PK - 8)
  • CHILDRENS LEARNING WORLD (Students: 108; Location: 8101 GOLF RD; Grades: PK - KG)
  • PLATO ACADEMY INC (Students: 52; Location: 8101 GOLF RD; Grades: PK - 8)
  • PLATO ACADEMY (Students: 51; Location: 8101 W GOLF RD; Grades: PK - 8)
  • ST MATTHEW LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 47; Location: 9198 MILWAUKEE AVENUE; Grades: PK - 8)
  • KID CARE INC (Students: 8; Location: 407 GOLF MILL CENTER; Grades: KG - KG)
Library in Niles:
  • NILES P.L.D. (Operating income: $4,047,092; Location: 6960 OAKTON STREET; 211,802 books; 11,854 audio materials; 11,293 video materials; 554 serial subscriptions)

Notable locations in Niles: Niles Public Library (A), Niles Village Hall (B).

Shopping Centers: Golf - Milwaukee Plaza Shopping Center (1), Golf Glen Shopping Center (2), Dempster Plaza Shopping Center (3), Golf Mill Shopping Center (4), Super City Shopping Center (5), Civic Center Plaza Shopping Center (6), Millbrook Shopping Center (7).

Churches in Niles include: Belden Regular Baptist Church (A), Saint Michaels Orthodox Carpatho Russian Church (B), Saint Matthew Lutheran Church (C), Our Lady of Ransom Church (D), Niles Community Church (E), Saint Isaac Joques Church (F), Saint John Brebeuf Church (G).

Cemeteries: Beth Jacob Cemetery (1), Saint Matthews Cemetery (2), Maryhill Cemetery (3), Saint Adelbert Cemetery (4).

Parks in Niles include: Jozwiak Park (1), Jonquil Terrace Park (2), Kathy - Western Park (3), Nelson School Park (4), Nico Park (5), North Park (6), Notre Dame Park (7), Oak Park (8), Grennan Heights Park (9).

Post office: (A).  


Niles compared to Illinois state average:
  • Median house value significantly above 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 below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.

Strongest AM radio stations in Niles:
  • 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.)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WKTA (1330 AM; 5 kW; EVANSTON, IL; Owner: POLNET COMMUNICATIONS, LTD.)
  • WONX (1590 AM; 4 kW; EVANSTON, IL; Owner: KOVAS COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WYLL (1160 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • 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.)
  • 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 Niles:
  • 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.)
  • WGCI-FM (107.5 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)
  • WMTH (90.5 FM; PARK RIDGE, IL; Owner: BOARD OF EDUCATION, MAINE TWP. #207)

TV broadcast stations around Niles:
  • WLS-TV (Channel 7; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS TELEVISION, INC.)
  • W34CK (Channel 34; ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL; Owner: FIRST UNITED, 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.)
  • 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.)
  • W57DN (Channel 57; ELGIN, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)

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