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Population (year 2000): 12,419. Estimated population in July 2005: 12,452 (+0.3% change)
Males: 6,020 (48.5%), Females: 6,399 (51.5%)

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Median resident age: 39.8 years
Median household income: $167,458 (year 2000)
Median house value: $756,500 (year 2000)

Winnetka, IL residents, houses, and apartments details

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Races in Winnetka:

  • White Non-Hispanic (95.4%)
  • Hispanic (1.3%)
  • Two or more races (0.7%)
  • Chinese (0.6%)
  • Korean (0.6%)

Ancestries: German (23.0%), Irish (22.3%), English (18.3%), Italian (5.7%), Polish (5.4%), Scottish (4.0%).

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Elevation: 650 feet

Land area: 3.8 square miles

Winnetka,

For population 25 years and over in Winnetka

  • High school or higher: 99.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 84.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 44.1%
  • Unemployed: 1.2%
  • Mean travel time to work: 34.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Winnetka village

  • Never married: 15.1%
  • Now married: 74.6%
  • Separated: 0.5%
  • Widowed: 4.3%
  • Divorced: 5.5%

5.0% Foreign born (2.6% Europe, 1.5% Asia).

Population change in the 1990s: +399 (+3.3%).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: IL Skokie, (4.8 miles )

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: IL Chicago, (18.8 miles pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: IL (2.0 miles Kenilworth, IL (2.2 miles Wilmette, IL Glencoe, (2.4 miles www.ZipRealty.com )

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1996: 28 buildings, average cost: $358,800
  • 1997: 26 buildings, average cost: $383,900
  • 1998: 34 buildings, average cost: $446,300
  • 1999: 29 buildings, average cost: $405,200
  • 2000: 41 buildings, average cost: $477,100
  • 2001: 53 buildings, average cost: $522,200
  • 2002: 43 buildings, average cost: $585,200
  • 2003: 57 buildings, average cost: $555,400
  • 2004: 50 buildings, average cost: $677,600
  • 2005: 50 buildings, average cost: $765,300

Latitude: 42.11 N, Longitude: 87.74 W

Area code: 847


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

Industries providing employment: Professional,scientific,management,administrative,and waste management services (27.0%), Finance,insurance,real estate,and rental and leasing (23.4%), Educational,health and social services (16.9%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: -110 (-0.9%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 837 (16.6%)


 

Crime in Winnetka by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 0 0 0 0 0 0
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Rapes 0 1 0 3 0 0
    per 100,000 0.0 8.1 0.0 24.2 0.0 0.0
Robberies 2 4 2 4 2 0
    per 100,000 16.1 32.2 16.1 32.2 16.1 0.0
Assaults 3 3 2 2 2 3
    per 100,000 24.2 24.2 16.1 16.1 16.1 24.2
Burglaries 28 42 24 56 23 24
    per 100,000 225.5 338.2 193.3 450.9 185.2 193.3
Thefts 156 172 135 159 135 141
    per 100,000 1256.1 1385.0 1087.0 1280.3 1087.0 1135.4
Auto thefts 6 5 3 7 3 1
    per 100,000 48.3 40.3 24.2 56.4 24.2 8.1
79.6 100.0 67.0 109.8 66.4 64.4


Average climate in Winnetka, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Winnetka-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Illinois state average. It is 45% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/28/1972, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 15.1 miles away from the Winnetka city center injured 20 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/21/1967, a category 4 tornado 26.1 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: Rock Hudson - (1925-1985), actor.


Hospitals/medical centers near Winnetka:
  • EVANSTON NORTHWESTERN HEALTHCAR (about 5 miles; EVANSTON, IL)
  • RUSH NORTH SHORE MEDICAL CENTER (about 5 miles; SKOKIE, IL)
  • ST FRANCIS HOSPITAL OF EVANSTON (about 7 miles; EVANSTON, IL)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Winnetka:
  • CHICAGO O'HARE INTL (about 15 miles; CHICAGO, IL; ID: ORD)
  • CHICAGO MIDWAY INTL (about 23 miles; CHICAGO, IL; ID: MDW)
  • KENOSHA REGIONAL (about 36 miles; KENOSHA, WI; ID: ENW)
Other public-use airports nearest to Winnetka:
  • PALWAUKEE MUNI (about 12 miles; CHICAGO/PROSPECT HEIGHTS/W, IL; ID: PWK)
  • MERRILL C MEIGS (about 21 miles; CHICAGO, IL; ID: CGX)
  • SCHAUMBURG MUNICIPAL HELISTOP (about 23 miles; CHICAGO/SCHAUMBURG, IL; ID: 4H1)

Amtrak stations near Winnetka:
  • 6 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.
  • 18 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:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Winnetka:
  • NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY (about 5 miles; EVANSTON, IL; Full-time enrollment: 14,958)
  • NORTHEASTERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY (about 10 miles; CHICAGO, IL; FT enrollment: 7,324)
  • TRINITY INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITY (about 10 miles; DEERFIELD, IL; FT enrollment: 2,121)
  • CITY COLLEGES OF CHICAGO-HARRY S TRUMAN COLLEGE (about 11 miles; CHICAGO, IL; FT enrollment: 6,332)
  • DEVRY INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY (about 12 miles; CHICAGO, IL; FT enrollment: 3,201)
  • OAKTON COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 12 miles; DES PLAINES, IL; FT enrollment: 5,749)
  • CITY COLLEGES OF CHICAGO-WILBUR WRIGHT COLLEGE (about 12 miles; CHICAGO, IL; FT enrollment: 5,618)
Public high school in Winnetka:
  • NEW TRIER TOWNSHIP H S WINNETKA (Students: 2,954; Location: 385 WINNETKA AVE; Grades: 09 - 12)
Private high school in Winnetka:
  • NORTH SHORE COUNTRY DAY SCH (Students: 428; Location: 310 GREEN BAY RD; Grades: PK - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Winnetka:
  • CARLETON W WASHBURNE SCHOOL (Students: 470; Location: 515 HIBBARD RD; Grades: 07 - 08)
  • THE SKOKIE SCHOOL (Students: 459; Location: 520 GLENDALE; Grades: 05 - 06)
  • HUBBARD WOODS ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 416; Location: 1110 CHATFIELD RD; Grades: PK - 04)
  • CROW ISLAND ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 401; Location: 1112 WILLOW RD; Grades: KG - 04)
  • GREELEY ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 333; Location: 275 FAIRVIEW AVE; Grades: PK - 04)
Private primary/middle schools in Winnetka:
  • S S FAITH HOPE CHARITY (Students: 450; Location: 180 RIDGE AVENUE; Grades: PK - 8)
  • SACRED HEART SCHOOL (Students: 252; Location: 1095 GAGE STREET; Grades: PK - 8)
  • COME PLAY WITH ME PLAYSCHOOL (Students: 250; Location: 520 GLENDALE RM #29 COVE SCH; Grades: PK - KG)
Library in Winnetka:
  • WINNETKA-NORTHFIELD P.L.D. (Operating income: $2,249,006; Location: 768 OAK ST.; 130,982 books; 4,351 audio materials; 319 video materials; 361 serial subscriptions)

Notable locations in Winnetka: Winnetka Golf Club (A), Skokie Playfield Golf Club (B), Winnetka Public Library (C), Winnetka City Hall (D).

Churches in Winnetka include: Christ Church (A), Sacred Heart Catholic Church (B), Faith, Hope and Charity Church (C), Winnetka Bible Church (D), Winnetka Congregational Church (E), Winnetka Presbyterian Church (F).

Parks in Winnetka include: Winnetka Park (1), Lloyd Park (2), Elder Lane Park (3), Edgewood Park (4), Dwyer Park (5), Crow Island Park (6), Maple Street Park (7), Centennial Park (8), Indian Hill Park (9).


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

Strongest AM radio stations in Winnetka:
  • 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.)
  • WONX (1590 AM; 4 kW; EVANSTON, IL; Owner: KOVAS COMMUNICATIONS, 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.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WYLL (1160 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WISN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WVIV (1200 AM; 20 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLXX-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • WCRW (1240 AM; 1 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WSBC BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Winnetka:
  • WNTH (88.1 FM; WINNETKA, IL; Owner: BOARD OF EDUCATION/TWP H.S. DIST.203)
  • 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)

TV broadcast stations around Winnetka:
  • WLS-TV (Channel 7; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WGBO-TV (Channel 66; JOLIET, IL; Owner: WGBO LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.)
  • WMAQ-TV (Channel 5; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: NBC SUBSIDIARY (WMAQ-TV), INC.)
  • WTTW (Channel 11; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WINDOW TO THE WORLD COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WBBM-TV (Channel 2; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WGN-TV (Channel 9; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • 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.)
  • W34CK (Channel 34; ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL; Owner: FIRST UNITED, 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)
  • W64CQ (Channel 64; ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • 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.)
  • WYIN (Channel 56; GARY, IN; Owner: NORTHWEST INDIANA PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)

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