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Population (year 2000): 7,686. Estimated population in July 2005: 12,114 (+57.6% change)
Males: 3,838 (49.9%), Females: 3,848 (50.1%)

Will County

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Median resident age: 35.9 years
Median household income: $76,842 (year 2000)
Median house value: $162,900 (year 2000)

Shorewood, IL residents, houses, and apartments details

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Races in Shorewood:

  • White Non-Hispanic (90.8%)
  • Hispanic (4.4%)
  • Black (2.4%)
  • Other race (2.0%)
  • Two or more races (1.3%)
  • Asian Indian (0.7%)

Ancestries: German (30.0%), Irish (18.5%), Italian (13.6%), Polish (13.5%), English (9.5%), Swedish (3.9%).

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Elevation: 581 feet

Land area: 3.9 square miles

Shorewood,

For population 25 years and over in Shorewood

  • High school or higher: 93.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 33.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.7%
  • Unemployed: 2.7%
  • Mean travel time to work: 28.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Shorewood village

  • Never married: 22.5%
  • Now married: 65.2%
  • Separated: 0.6%
  • Widowed: 3.7%
  • Divorced: 7.9%

4.3% Foreign born (1.5% Asia, 1.4% Latin America, 1.1% Europe).

Population change in the 1990s: +1,350 (+21.3%).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: IL Joliet, (6.9 miles www.EmploymentGuide.com )

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: IL Chicago, (42.7 miles pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Lawns, IL (5.1 miles Crystal IL (5.5 miles Channahon, IL (5.6 miles Minooka, IL (6.5 miles Rockdale, IL (6.9 miles Plainfield, IL Joliet, (6.9 miles Hill, IL (7.6 miles Crest Heights, IL (9.5 miles Preston


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 78 buildings, average cost: $126,300
  • 1997: 107 buildings, average cost: $123,700
  • 1998: 99 buildings, average cost: $140,700
  • 1999: 93 buildings, average cost: $158,900
  • 2000: 101 buildings, average cost: $107,200
  • 2001: 159 buildings, average cost: $152,300
  • 2002: 294 buildings, average cost: $145,800
  • 2003: 366 buildings, average cost: $122,800
  • 2004: 341 buildings, average cost: $163,300
  • 2005: 531 buildings, average cost: $205,300

Latitude: 41.52 N, Longitude: 88.21 W


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

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (19.1%), Manufacturing (16.7%), Transportation and warehousing,and utilities (11.8%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: -2,707 (-35.2%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 281 (7.1%)


 

Crime in Shorewood 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 3 0 3
    per 100,000 0.0 39.0 0.0 39.0
Robberies 0 1 1 1
    per 100,000 0.0 13.0 13.0 13.0
Assaults 13 5 5 5
    per 100,000 169.1 65.1 65.1 65.1
Burglaries 16 15 14 15
    per 100,000 208.2 195.2 182.1 195.2
Thefts 112 145 104 145
    per 100,000 1457.2 1886.5 1353.1 1886.5
Auto thefts 6 7 6 7
    per 100,000 78.1 91.1 78.1 91.1
112.9 128.9 90.0 128.9


Average climate in Shorewood, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Shorewood,

Shorewood-area historical tornado activity is near Illinois state average. It is 82% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/28/1990, a category 5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 7.5 miles away from the Shorewood 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 17.8 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: Eric Parker - 2005 NFL player (San Diego Chargers, born: Apr 14, 1979).


Hospitals/medical centers near Shorewood:
  • PROVENA ST JOSEPH MEDICAL CENTER (about 7 miles; JOLIET, IL)
  • SILVER CROSS HOSPITAL (about 11 miles; JOLIET, IL)
  • RUSH COPLEY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 17 miles; AURORA, IL)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Shorewood:
  • CHICAGO MIDWAY INTL (about 37 miles; CHICAGO, IL; ID: MDW)
  • CHICAGO O'HARE INTL (about 38 miles; CHICAGO, IL; ID: ORD)
  • GARY/CHICAGO (about 57 miles; GARY, IN; ID: GYY)
Other public-use airports nearest to Shorewood:
  • JOLIET REGIONAL (about 3 miles; JOLIET, IL; ID: JOT)
  • EMPRESS RIVER CASINO (about 7 miles; JOLIET, IL; ID: I01)
  • LEWIS UNIVERSITY (about 11 miles; CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE, IL; ID: LOT)

Amtrak stations near Shorewood:
  • 9 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.
  • 19 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
Financial Administration 3 $6,728 $26,912 0 $0
Other Government Administration 3 $9,438 $37,752 8 $4,317
Parks and Recreation 3 $8,066 $32,264 0 $0
Water Supply 5 $16,747 $40,192 0 $0
Other and Unallocable 2 $9,188 $55,128 0 $0
Police Protection - Officers 17 $77,641 $54,805 0 $0
Police - Other 3 $7,523 $30,092 0 $0
Streets and Highways 5 $18,283 $43,879 0 $0
Totals for Government 41 $153,614 $44,960 8 $4,317


Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Shorewood:
  • JOLIET JUNIOR COLLEGE (about 2 miles; JOLIET, IL; Full-time enrollment: 6,075)
  • UNIVERSITY OF ST FRANCIS (about 7 miles; JOLIET, IL; FT enrollment: 2,361)
  • LEWIS UNIVERSITY (about 12 miles; ROMEOVILLE, IL; FT enrollment: 2,974)
  • NORTH CENTRAL COLLEGE (about 18 miles; NAPERVILLE, IL; FT enrollment: 2,088)
  • BENEDICTINE UNIVERSITY (about 21 miles; LISLE, IL; FT enrollment: 2,102)
  • WHEATON COLLEGE (about 25 miles; WHEATON, IL; FT enrollment: 2,684)
  • WAUBONSEE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 25 miles; SUGAR GROVE, IL; FT enrollment: 3,834)
Public primary/middle schools in Shorewood:
  • TROY CROSSROADS ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 734; Location: 210 E BLACK RD; Grades: PK - 05)
  • TROY SHOREWOOD SCHOOL (Students: 462; Location: 210 SCHOOL ROAD; Grades: KG - 05)
Private primary/middle schools in Shorewood:
  • HOLY FAMILY SCHOOL (Students: 289; Location: 600 BROOK FOREST AVE; Grades: PK - 8)
  • JOLIET CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 206; Location: 114 CHANNAHON ST PO BOX 2786; Grades: PK - 8)
  • SHOREWOOD EARLY LEARNING DAY CARE CENTER (Students: 46; Location: 651 DEARWOOD; Grades: PK - KG)
Library in Shorewood:
  • SHOREWOOD-TROY P.L.D. (Operating income: $485,546; Location: 650 DEERWOOD DRIVE; 52,874 books; 2,970 audio materials; 429 video materials; 128 serial subscriptions)

Notable locations in Shorewood: Route Fiftynine Industrial Park (A), Shorewood-Troy Public Library (B), Shorewood Village Hall (C).

Shopping Center: Shorewood Plaza Shopping Center (1).

Churches in Shorewood include: Holy Family Catholic Church (A), Shorewood Church of God (B), Hope Lutheran Church (C), Joliet Christian Fellowship Church (D), Grace Bible Church (E), First Apostolic Tabernacle (F).

Parks in Shorewood include: Hammel Woods County Forest Preserve (1), Country West Park (2), Ca Crest Park (3), Shorewood Park (4), West Shore Park (5).


Shorewood compared to Illinois state average:
  • Median household income above state average.
  • Median house value above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above 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 Shorewood:
  • WYLL (1160 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, 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.)
  • WAUR (930 AM; 4 kW; SANDWICH, IL; Owner: CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING SYSTEM, LTD.)
  • WAGG (610 AM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WVIV (1200 AM; 20 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLXX-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • WJOL (1340 AM; 1 kW; JOLIET, IL; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WISN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WWHN (1510 AM; daytime; 1 kW; JOLIET, IL; Owner: HAWKINS BROADCASTING COMPANY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Shorewood:
  • WCCQ (98.3 FM; CREST HILL, IL; Owner: THREE EAGLES OF JOLIET, INC.)
  • WJCH (91.9 FM; JOLIET, IL; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WJTW (93.5 FM; JOLIET, IL; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WYKT (105.5 FM; WILMINGTON, IL; Owner: STARADIO CORPORATION)
  • WLLI-FM (96.7 FM; JOLIET, IL; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WRXQ (100.7 FM; COAL CITY, IL; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WERV-FM (95.9 FM; AURORA, IL; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WLEY-FM (107.9 FM; AURORA, IL; Owner: WLEY LICENSING, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • WGCI-FM (107.5 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.)
  • WCSF (88.7 FM; JOLIET, IL; Owner: COLLEGE OF ST. FRANCIS)
  • WBEZ (91.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: THE WBEZ ALLIANCE, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Shorewood:
  • 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.)
  • 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.)
  • 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.)
  • W24AJ (Channel 24; AURORA, IL; Owner: NELSON TV, 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.)
  • WSPY-LP (Channel 30; PLANO, IL; Owner: WSPY-TV, INC.)
  • W54AP (Channel 54; BLUE ISLAND, IL; Owner: CATHOLIC VIEWS BROADCASTS, INC.)

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