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Population (year 2000): 8,702. Estimated population in July 2005: 8,835 (+1.5% change)
Males: 4,149 (47.7%), Females: 4,553 (52.3%)

DuPage County

Zip code:

Median resident age: 49.9 years
Median household income: $146,537 (year 2000)
Median house value: $635,400 (year 2000)

Oak Brook, IL residents, houses, and apartments details

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Races in Oak Brook:

  • White Non-Hispanic (74.5%)
  • Asian Indian (10.5%)
  • Chinese (4.1%)
  • Hispanic (2.4%)
  • Filipino (2.1%)
  • Other Asian (1.8%)
  • Two or more races (1.7%)
  • Black (1.4%)
  • Korean (1.1%)

Ancestries: German (16.3%), Irish (12.7%), Italian (12.2%), Polish (5.8%), English (5.0%), Greek (4.4%).

New! Brook, Illinois forum

Elevation: 660 feet

Land area: 8.2 square miles

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For population 25 years and over in Oak Brook

  • High school or higher: 96.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 60.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 34.9%
  • Unemployed: 3.6%
  • Mean travel time to work: 29.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Oak Brook village

  • Never married: 20.3%
  • Now married: 68.9%
  • Separated: 0.6%
  • Widowed: 6.9%
  • Divorced: 3.3%

21.5% Foreign born (17.1% Asia, 3.0% Europe).

Population change in the 1990s: -739 (-7.8%).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: IL Wheaton, (10.7 miles OakbrookTerrace.Home-Listings.org )

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: IL Chicago, (18.8 miles www.ziprealty.com )

Nearest cities: Terrace, IL (1.4 miles Oakbrook Hills, IL (3.1 miles Clarendon IL Hinsdale, (3.2 miles IL Westmont, (3.5 miles IL (3.7 miles Elmhurst, Park, IL (3.8 miles Villa Springs, IL Western (4.3 miles IL (4.3 miles Hillside,


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 22 buildings, average cost: $638,000
  • 1997: 22 buildings, average cost: $498,900
  • 1998: 31 buildings, average cost: $667,900
  • 1999: 31 buildings, average cost: $640,600
  • 2000: 37 buildings, average cost: $749,600
  • 2001: 33 buildings, average cost: $797,900
  • 2002: 32 buildings, average cost: $519,400
  • 2003: 34 buildings, average cost: $576,700
  • 2004: 33 buildings, average cost: $564,600
  • 2005: 32 buildings, average cost: $567,200

Latitude: 41.84 N, Longitude: 87.95 W


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

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (33.2%), Professional,scientific,management,administrative,and waste management services (14.2%), Finance,insurance,real estate,and rental and leasing (10.7%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +30,510 (+350.6%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 551 (14.4%)


 

Crime in Oak Brook by Year

Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 0 0 0 0 0
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Rapes 0 1 1 1 0
    per 100,000 0.0 11.5 11.5 11.5 0.0
Robberies 3 2 2 2 3
    per 100,000 34.5 23.0 23.0 23.0 34.5
Assaults 18 7 9 7 7
    per 100,000 206.8 80.4 103.4 80.4 80.4
Burglaries 21 19 17 19 13
    per 100,000 241.3 218.3 195.4 218.3 149.4
Thefts 634 624 602 624 623
    per 100,000 7285.7 7170.8 6917.9 7170.8 7159.3
Auto thefts 28 30 29 30 7
    per 100,000 321.8 344.7 333.3 344.7 80.4
385.8 357.3 349.2 357.3 329.7


Average climate in Oak Brook, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Oak Brook-area historical tornado activity is near Illinois state average. It is 68% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/28/1990, a category 5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 24.3 miles away from the Oak Brook city center killed 29 people and injured 350 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 6/13/1976, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 8.0 miles away from the city center killed 2 people and injured 23 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.


Main business address for: NSP HOLDINGS LLC (MISCELLANEOUS MANUFACTURING INDUSTRIES), NORCROSS SAFETY PRODUCTS LLC (MISCELLANEOUS MANUFACTURING INDUSTRIES), UNITED FINANCIAL MORTGAGE CORP (MORTGAGE BANKERS & LOAN CORRESPONDENTS), RC2 CORP (WHOLESALE-MISC DURABLE GOODS), GREAT LAKES DREDGE & DOCK CORP (HEAVY CONSTRUCTION OTHER THAN BUILDING CONST - CONTRACTORS), INLAND REAL ESTATE CORP (REAL ESTATE INVESTMENT TRUSTS), INLAND LAND APPRECIATION FUND II LP (REAL ESTATE), FEDERAL SIGNAL CORP /DE/ (MOTOR VEHICLES & PASSENGER CAR BODIES) and 7 other public companies.


Hospitals/medical centers near Oak Brook:
  • ELMHURST MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 4 miles; ELMHURST, IL)
  • HINSDALE HOSPITAL (about 5 miles; HINSDALE, IL)
  • RML SPECIALTY HOSPITAL (about 5 miles; HINSDALE, IL)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Oak Brook:
  • CHICAGO O'HARE INTL (about 10 miles; CHICAGO, IL; ID: ORD)
  • CHICAGO MIDWAY INTL (about 15 miles; CHICAGO, IL; ID: MDW)
  • GARY/CHICAGO (about 42 miles; GARY, IN; ID: GYY)
Other public-use airports nearest to Oak Brook:
  • SCHAUMBURG REGIONAL (about 15 miles; CHICAGO/SCHAUMBURG, IL; ID: 06C)
  • SCHAUMBURG MUNICIPAL HELISTOP (about 15 miles; CHICAGO/SCHAUMBURG, IL; ID: 4H1)
  • CLOW INTL (about 16 miles; BOLINGBROOK, IL; ID: 1C5)

Amtrak stations near Oak Brook:
  • 7 miles: LA GRANGE ROAD (LA GRANGE, 25 W. BURLINGTON AVE.). Services: enclosed waiting area, public payphones, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 11 miles: SUMMIT (ARCHER & CENTER AVE.). Services: public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 14 miles: NAPERVILLE (E. 4TH & ELLSWORTH 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, public transit connection.

Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2002)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Judicial and Legal 2 $10,789 $64,734 0 $0
Other Government Administration 11 $42,681 $46,561 1 $1,054
Financial Administration 10 $44,497 $53,396 1 $133
Water Supply 6 $26,138 $52,276 0 $0
Fire - Other 2 $7,218 $43,308 9 $10,519
Other and Unallocable 5 $16,503 $39,607 1 $1,377
Local Libraries 9 $38,152 $50,869 12 $12,115
Parks and Recreation 10 $38,012 $45,614 39 $45,124
Streets and Highways 19 $79,664 $50,314 1 $1,594
Firefighters 35 $164,996 $56,570 0 $0
Police - Other 17 $60,418 $42,648 0 $0
Police Protection - Officers 42 $234,073 $66,878 0 $0
Totals for Government 168 $763,141 $54,510 64 $71,915


College/University in Oak Brook:
  • COLDWELL BANKER SCHOOL OF REAL ESTATE (Location: 1211 W 22ND ST STE 700; Private, for-profit)
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Oak Brook:
  • ELMHURST COLLEGE (about 4 miles; ELMHURST, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,188)
  • DEVRY INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY (about 8 miles; ADDISON, IL; FT enrollment: 3,076)
  • COLLEGE OF DUPAGE (about 8 miles; Glen Ellyn, IL; FT enrollment: 15,545)
  • TRITON COLLEGE (about 10 miles; RIVER GROVE, IL; FT enrollment: 8,007)
  • BENEDICTINE UNIVERSITY (about 10 miles; LISLE, IL; FT enrollment: 2,102)
  • WHEATON COLLEGE (about 11 miles; WHEATON, IL; FT enrollment: 2,684)
  • MORAINE VALLEY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 13 miles; PALOS HILLS, IL; FT enrollment: 7,610)
Public primary/middle schools in Oak Brook:
  • BROOK FOREST ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 300; Location: 60 REGENT DR; Grades: KG - 05)
  • BUTLER JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 179; Location: 2801 YORK RD; Grades: 06 - 08)
Private primary/middle schools in Oak Brook:
  • OAK BROOK CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 73; Location: 3100 MIDWEST ROAD; Grades: PK - KG)
  • GREENTREE AT CROSSING (Students: 60; Location: 1520 KENSINGTON; Grades: PK - KG)
Library in Oak Brook:
  • OAK BROOK FREE P.L. (Operating income: $763,591; Location: 1112 OAK BROOK ROAD; 54,957 books; 3,664 audio materials; 1,938 video materials; 225 serial subscriptions)

Notable locations in Oak Brook: Butterfield Country Club (A), Butler Golf Club (B), Midwest Golf Club (C), Oak Brook Polo Club (D), Oak Brook Golf Course (E), Oakbrook Village Hall (F).

Shopping Centers: The Oaks of Oak Brook Shopping Center (1), Oakbrook Shopping Center (2).

Churches in Oak Brook include: Christ Church of Oak Brook (A), Saint Francis Retreat (B).

Cemeteries: Brownswood Cemetery (1), Saint Johns Cemetery (2), Zion Evangelical Cemetery (3).

Lake: Mays Lakes (A).

Parks in Oak Brook include: Central Park (1), Fullersburg County Forest Preserve (2), Fullersberg Park (3).


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

Strongest AM radio stations in Oak Brook:
  • 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.)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WYLL (1160 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WJJG (1530 AM; daytime; 2 kW; ELMHURST, IL; Owner: JOSEPH J. GENTILE, INC.)
  • WMBI (1110 AM; daytime; 5 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • WVIV (1200 AM; 20 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLXX-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • WCSN (820 AM; 5 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WYPA, INC.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WRDZ (1300 AM; 5 kW; LA GRANGE, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WISN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

Strongest FM radio stations in Oak Brook:
  • WLEY-FM (107.9 FM; AURORA, IL; Owner: WLEY LICENSING, INC.)
  • WMBI-FM (90.1 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • 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.)
  • WGCI-FM (107.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • 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.)
  • WHSD (88.5 FM; HINSDALE, IL; Owner: HINSDALE TWSP. HIGH SCH. DIST. #86)
  • 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.)

TV broadcast stations around Oak Brook:
  • 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)
  • W34CK (Channel 34; ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL; Owner: FIRST UNITED, INC.)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • W24AJ (Channel 24; AURORA, IL; Owner: NELSON TV, INC.)
  • W54AP (Channel 54; BLUE ISLAND, IL; Owner: CATHOLIC VIEWS BROADCASTS, INC.)

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