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Population (year 2000): 35,918. Estimated population in July 2005: 33,376 (-7.1% change)
Males: 21,904 (61.0%), Females: 14,014 (39.0%)

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Median resident age: 22.0 years
Median household income: $38,180 (year 2000)
Median house value: $100,400 (year 2000)

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Races in North Chicago:

  • White Non-Hispanic (39.1%)
  • Black (36.3%)
  • Hispanic (18.2%)
  • Other race (7.7%)
  • Two or more races (3.8%)
  • Filipino (2.1%)
  • American Indian (1.7%)
(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: German (10.1%), Irish (7.8%), English (4.0%), United States (3.5%), Italian (3.3%), Polish (2.6%).

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Elevation: 670 feet

Land area: 7.8 square miles

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For population 25 years and over in North Chicago

  • High school or higher: 76.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.5%
  • Unemployed: 8.3%
  • Mean travel time to work: 16.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in North Chicago city

  • Never married: 51.3%
  • Now married: 36.9%
  • Separated: 2.6%
  • Widowed: 2.8%
  • Divorced: 6.4%

12.9% Foreign born (9.8% Latin America, 2.3% Asia).

Population change in the 1990s: -227 (-0.6%).



Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: IL Waukegan, (3.5 miles pop. 87,901).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: IL Chicago, (35.4 miles pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Bluff, IL Lake (2.9 miles City, IL Park (3.1 miles IL Waukegan, (3.5 miles Oaks, IL (4.5 miles Green Forest, IL Lake (6.1 miles IL Gurnee, (6.5 miles IL (7.0 miles Mettawa, Park, IL Beach (7.0 miles


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 24 buildings, average cost: $153,100
  • 1997: 27 buildings, average cost: $85,000
  • 1998: 27 buildings, average cost: $90,100
  • 1999: 30 buildings, average cost: $111,000
  • 2000: 39 buildings, average cost: $81,600
  • 2001: 24 buildings, average cost: $75,600
  • 2002: 33 buildings, average cost: $71,000
  • 2003: 34 buildings, average cost: $71,800
  • 2004: 32 buildings, average cost: $71,600
  • 2005: 18 buildings, average cost: $115,100

Latitude: 42.32 N, Longitude: 87.85 W


Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (21.6%), Manufacturing (19.3%), Retail trade (11.1%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +10,871 (+30.3%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 13,029 (66.0%)


 

Crime in North Chicago by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 3 2 1 5 1 3
    per 100,000 8.4 5.6 2.8 13.9 2.8 8.4
Rapes 18 9 23 9 23 26
    per 100,000 50.1 25.1 64.0 25.1 64.0 72.4
Robberies 37 8 97 31 97 86
    per 100,000 103.0 22.3 270.1 86.3 270.1 239.4
Assaults 70 41 271 39 271 142
    per 100,000 194.9 114.1 754.5 108.6 754.5 395.3
Burglaries 84 16 339 38 339 263
    per 100,000 233.9 44.5 943.8 105.8 943.8 732.2
Thefts 244 18 370 59 370 472
    per 100,000 679.3 50.1 1030.1 164.3 1030.1 1314.1
Auto thefts 78 33 165 44 165 150
    per 100,000 217.2 91.9 459.4 122.5 459.4 417.6
159.2 57.6 404.3 95.3 404.3 325.4


Average climate in North Chicago, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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North Chicago-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Illinois state average. It is 40% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/28/1972, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 3.1 miles away from the North Chicago city center injured 20 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/21/1967, a category 4 tornado 18.3 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured 100 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.


Birthplace of: Michael Turner - 2005 NFL player (San Diego Chargers, born: Feb 13, 1982).


Main business address for: FANSTEEL INC (MISCELLANEOUS FABRICATED METAL PRODUCTS).


Hospitals/medical centers near North Chicago:
  • HILL TOP CENTER (about 3 miles; GREEN OAKS, IL)
  • ST THERESE MEDICAL CENTER (about 3 miles; WAUKEGAN, IL)
  • VICTORY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 3 miles; WAUKEGAN, IL)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to North Chicago:
  • KENOSHA REGIONAL (about 19 miles; KENOSHA, WI; ID: ENW)
  • CHICAGO O'HARE INTL (about 25 miles; CHICAGO, IL; ID: ORD)
  • CHICAGO MIDWAY INTL (about 38 miles; CHICAGO, IL; ID: MDW)
Other public-use airports nearest to North Chicago:
  • WAUKEGAN REGIONAL (about 7 miles; CHICAGO/WAUKEGAN, IL; ID: UGN)
  • CAMPBELL (about 15 miles; GRAYSLAKE, IL; ID: C81)
  • PALWAUKEE MUNI (about 16 miles; CHICAGO/PROSPECT HEIGHTS/W, IL; ID: PWK)

Amtrak station near North Chicago:
  • 18 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.

Local government website:
College/University in North Chicago:
  • FINCH UNIVERSITY OF HEALTH SCIENCE-CHICAGO MED SCH (Full-time enrollment: 1,302; Location: 3333 GREEN BAY RD; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.finchcms.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to North Chicago:
  • TRINITY INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITY (about 11 miles; DEERFIELD, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,121)
  • COLLEGE OF LAKE COUNTY (about 13 miles; GRAYSLAKE, IL; FT enrollment: 6,973)
  • OAKTON COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 20 miles; DES PLAINES, IL; FT enrollment: 5,749)
  • GATEWAY TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 20 miles; KENOSHA, WI; FT enrollment: 2,575)
  • WILLIAM RAINEY HARPER COLLEGE (about 20 miles; PALATINE, IL; FT enrollment: 8,229)
  • NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY (about 22 miles; EVANSTON, IL; FT enrollment: 14,958)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-PARKSIDE (about 23 miles; KENOSHA, WI; FT enrollment: 3,945)
Public high school in North Chicago:
  • NORTH CHICAGO COMMUNITY HIGH SCH (Students: 914; Location: 1717-17TH ST; Grades: 09 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in North Chicago:
  • NEAL MATH SCIENCE ACADEMY (Students: 634; Location: 1905 ARGONNE; Grades: 07 - 08)
  • NORTH ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 470; Location: 1210 ADAMS; Grades: KG - 05)
  • A J KATZENMAIER ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 445; Location: 1829 KENNEDY DR; Grades: KG - 05)
  • GREENBAY ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 389; Location: 2100 GREENBAY RD; Grades: KG - 05)
  • SOUTH ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 359; Location: 1812 MORROW AVE; Grades: KG - 05)
  • MARJORIE P HART ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 355; Location: 1110-18TH STREET; Grades: KG - 05)
  • NOVAK-KING SIXTH GRADE CENTER (Students: 328; Location: 1500 KEMBLE; Grades: 06 - 06)
  • HOWARD A YEAGER ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 208; Location: 1811 MORROW AVE; Grades: PK - KG)
Private primary/middle schools in North Chicago:
  • HARPERS KINDERGARTEN AND DAY (Students: 70; Location: 1233/1235 VICTORIA ST; Grades: PK - KG)
  • PAUL K KENNEDY CHILD CARE CNT (Students: 31; Location: V.A. MEDICAL CENTER BLDG 48; Grades: PK - KG)
Library in North Chicago:
  • NORTH CHICAGO P.L. (Operating income: $453,943; Location: 2100 ARGONNE DRIVE; 58,294 books; 2,103 audio materials; 1,298 video materials; 33 serial subscriptions)

Notable locations in North Chicago: North Chicago City Hall (A), North Chicago Public Library (B).

Churches in North Chicago include: First Corinthian Baptist Church (A), Living Water Apostolic Church (B), Hillcrest Baptist Church (C), Queen of Peace Catholic Church (D), Emmanuel Faith Bible Christian Church (E), Greater Saint James Temple Church (F), Eternal Flame African Methodist Episcopal Church (G), Mount Sinai Baptist Church (H).

Cemetery: North Shore Garden of Memorial Cemetery (1).

Creek: Sunderland Creek (A).

Parks in North Chicago include: Constitution Park (1), Coles Park (2), Greenbelt County Forest Preserve (3), Boak Park (4), Foss Park (5).

Post office: (A).  


North Chicago compared to Illinois state average:
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.

Strongest AM radio stations in North Chicago:
  • WKRS (1220 AM; 1 kW; WAUKEGAN, IL; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WISN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WKTA (1330 AM; 5 kW; EVANSTON, IL; Owner: POLNET COMMUNICATIONS, LTD.)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WYLL (1160 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WCSN (820 AM; 5 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WYPA, INC.)
  • WVIV (1200 AM; 20 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLXX-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • WMBI (1110 AM; daytime; 5 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)

Strongest FM radio stations in North Chicago:
  • WXLC (102.3 FM; WAUKEGAN, IL; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WWDV (96.9 FM; ZION, IL; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • 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.)
  • WGCI-FM (107.5 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.)

TV broadcast stations around North Chicago:
  • W64CQ (Channel 64; ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W34CK (Channel 34; ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL; Owner: FIRST UNITED, 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.)
  • 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.)
  • WJJA (Channel 49; RACINE, WI; Owner: TV-49, INC.)

To understand how the electorate votes by state, you have to understand the demographics of the cities and counties in each of those states. As pollsters, we try to keep all of the important variables such as income, gender, and race consistent.

Source: City-Data.com


 

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