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Population (year 2000): 9,682. Estimated population in July 2005: 10,409 (+7.5% change)
Males: 4,847 (50.1%), Females: 4,835 (49.9%)

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Median resident age: 34.4 years
Median household income: $43,275 (year 2000)
Median house value: $98,000 (year 2000)

Steger, IL residents, houses, and apartments details

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Races in Steger:

  • White Non-Hispanic (83.2%)
  • Hispanic (8.1%)
  • Black (6.3%)
  • Other race (3.1%)
  • Two or more races (2.1%)
  • American Indian (0.8%)
(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: German (25.0%), Irish (17.0%), Italian (15.4%), Polish (10.9%), United States (5.7%), English (5.4%).

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Elevation: 715 feet

Land area: 3.5 square miles

Steger,

For population 25 years and over in Steger

  • High school or higher: 81.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.3%
  • Unemployed: 6.4%
  • Mean travel time to work: 27.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Steger village

  • Never married: 27.5%
  • Now married: 52.6%
  • Separated: 1.5%
  • Widowed: 6.6%
  • Divorced: 11.8%

4.6% Foreign born (2.5% Europe, 1.6% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: +257 (+2.7%).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: IN Hammond, (13.6 miles pop. 83,048).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: IL Chicago, (25.8 miles pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Chicago Heights, IL (1.0 miles South IL Crete, (1.3 miles Heights, IL Chicago (2.9 miles Forest, IL (4.0 miles Park Heights, IL (4.0 miles Ford Village, IL Sauk (4.7 miles Park, IL (5.0 miles University IL (5.3 miles Glenwood,


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 40 buildings, average cost: $87,600
  • 1997: 39 buildings, average cost: $84,800
  • 1998: 31 buildings, average cost: $85,100
  • 1999: 41 buildings, average cost: $79,000
  • 2000: 36 buildings, average cost: $94,800
  • 2001: 52 buildings, average cost: $110,900
  • 2002: 24 buildings, average cost: $144,700
  • 2003: 16 buildings, average cost: $143,900
  • 2004: 16 buildings, average cost: $140,300
  • 2005: 15 buildings, average cost: $141,200

Latitude: 41.47 N, Longitude: 87.63 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 708


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

Industries providing employment: Manufacturing (21.8%), Educational,health and social services (14.9%), Retail trade (11.7%), Construction (11.1%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: -3,094 (-32.0%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 515 (10.7%)


 

Crime in Steger by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 0 0 1 0 1 0
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 10.3 0.0 10.3 0.0
Rapes 4 3 1 1 1 3
    per 100,000 41.3 31.0 10.3 10.3 10.3 31.0
Robberies 8 4 6 5 6 4
    per 100,000 82.6 41.3 62.0 51.6 62.0 41.3
Assaults 20 24 19 14 19 15
    per 100,000 206.6 247.9 196.2 144.6 196.2 154.9
Burglaries 41 53 59 54 59 36
    per 100,000 423.5 547.4 609.4 557.7 609.4 371.8
Thefts 314 315 304 276 304 341
    per 100,000 3243.1 3253.5 3139.8 2850.7 3139.8 3522.0
Auto thefts 26 24 24 29 24 31
    per 100,000 268.5 247.9 247.9 299.5 247.9 320.2
263.5 262.7 260.4 225.6 260.4 248.3


Average climate in Steger, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Steger,

Steger-area historical tornado activity is near Illinois state average. It is 77% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/28/1990, a category 5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 32.4 miles away from the Steger city center killed 29 people and injured 350 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 4/21/1967, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 18.8 miles away from the city center killed 33 people and injured 500 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.


Hospitals/medical centers near Steger:
  • ST JAMES HOSP & HLTH CTR-OLYMPIA FLDS (about 6 miles; OLYMPIA FIELDS, IL)
  • SOUTH SUBURBAN HOSPITAL (about 8 miles; HAZEL CREST, IL)
  • ST MARGARET MERCY HLTHCARE CTRS INC SC (about 9 miles; DYER, IN)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Steger:
  • GARY/CHICAGO (about 19 miles; GARY, IN; ID: GYY)
  • CHICAGO MIDWAY INTL (about 24 miles; CHICAGO, IL; ID: MDW)
  • CHICAGO O'HARE INTL (about 39 miles; CHICAGO, IL; ID: ORD)
Other public-use airports nearest to Steger:
  • SANGER (about 8 miles; MONEE, IL; ID: C56)
  • LANSING MUNI (about 10 miles; CHICAGO, IL; ID: IGQ)
  • TINLEY PARK HELISTOP (about 13 miles; CHICAGO/TINLEY PARK, IL; ID: TF8)

Amtrak stations near Steger:
  • 7 miles: HOMEWOOD (181 1ST ST. & PARK AVE.). Services: ticket office, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, public transit connection.
  • 9 miles: DYER (SHEFFIELD RD.). Services: enclosed waiting area, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking.
  • 18 miles: HAMMOND-WHITING (HAMMOND, 1135 CALUMET 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.


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
Parks and Recreation 2 $4,634 $27,804 1 $806
Other and Unallocable 4 $8,880 $26,640 0 $0
Streets and Highways 9 $23,307 $31,076 0 $0
Water Supply 4 $13,953 $41,859 1 $319
Firefighters 0 $0   11 $3,100
Police - Other 6 $13,410 $26,820 0 $0
Police Protection - Officers 16 $57,863 $43,397 10 $5,247
Other Government Administration 0 $0   8 $6,348
Totals for Government 41 $122,047 $35,721 31 $15,819


Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Steger:
  • PRAIRIE STATE COLLEGE (about 4 miles; CHICAGO HEIGHTS, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,523)
  • GOVERNORS STATE UNIVERSITY (about 4 miles; UNIVERSITY PARK, IL; FT enrollment: 3,191)
  • SOUTH SUBURBAN COLLEGE (about 9 miles; SOUTH HOLLAND, IL; FT enrollment: 3,599)
  • PURDUE UNIVERSITY-CALUMET CAMPUS (about 15 miles; HAMMOND, IN; FT enrollment: 6,312)
  • CHICAGO STATE UNIVERSITY (about 16 miles; CHICAGO, IL; FT enrollment: 4,836)
  • CITY COLLEGES OF CHICAGO-OLIVE-HARVEY COLLEGE (about 16 miles; CHICAGO, IL; FT enrollment: 4,004)
  • SAINT XAVIER UNIVERSITY (about 17 miles; CHICAGO, IL; FT enrollment: 3,161)
Public primary/middle schools in Steger:
  • EASTVIEW ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 467; Location: 3411 HOPKINS ST; Grades: PK - 06)
  • PARKVIEW ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 399; Location: 100 W RICHTON RD; Grades: KG - 06)
  • CENTRAL JR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 350; Location: 19 W 33RD ST; Grades: 07 - 08)
Private primary/middle school in Steger:
  • ST LIBORIUS (Students: 227; Location: 3440 HALSTED BLVD; Grades: KG - 8)
Library in Steger:
  • STEGER SOUTH CHICAGO HEIGHTS P.L.D. (Operating income: $557,101; Location: 54 EAST 31ST. STREET; 36,454 books; 1,240 audio materials; 1,399 video materials; 101 serial subscriptions)

Notable location: Steger Village Hall (A).

Churches in Steger include: Saint Liborius Church (A), First Congregational Church (B), Pentecostal Church of God (C), Victory Hill Church (D), Immanuel Lutheran Church (E).

Park in Steger: Veterans Memorial Park (1).


Steger compared to Illinois state average:
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Strongest AM radio stations in Steger:
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WVIV (1200 AM; 20 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLXX-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • WCFJ (1470 AM; 1 kW; CHICAGO HEIGHTS, IL; Owner: WCFJ, INC.)
  • WYLL (1160 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WNTD (950 AM; 5 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: RADIO UNICA OF CHICAGO LICENSE CORP.)
  • WIND (560 AM; 5 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • WCGO (1600 AM; 1 kW; CHICAGO HEIGHTS, IL)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WNWI (1080 AM; 3 kW; OAK LAWN, IL; Owner: BIRACH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WRDZ (1300 AM; 5 kW; LA GRANGE, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Steger:
  • WBMF (88.1 FM; CRETE, IL; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WYBA (102.3 FM; CRETE, IL; Owner: DONTRON INC.)
  • WYCA (106.3 FM; LANSING, IL; Owner: DONTRON, 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.)
  • WFMT (98.7 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WINDOW TO THE WORLD COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WZZN (94.7 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC CHICAGO FM RADIO,INC.)
  • WGCI-FM (107.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WPWX (92.3 FM; HAMMOND, IN; Owner: DONTRON, 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)

TV broadcast stations around Steger:
  • WYIN (Channel 56; GARY, IN; Owner: NORTHWEST INDIANA PUBLIC BROADCASTING, 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.)
  • 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.)
  • WXFT (Channel 60; AURORA, IL; Owner: TELEFUTURA CHICAGO LLC)
  • WCPX (Channel 38; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: PAXSON CHICAGO LICENSE, INC.)
  • WCIU-TV (Channel 26; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WCIU-TV LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • 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.)
  • W54AP (Channel 54; BLUE ISLAND, IL; Owner: CATHOLIC VIEWS BROADCASTS, INC.)
  • W34CK (Channel 34; ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL; Owner: FIRST UNITED, INC.)

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