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Population (year 2000): 6,670. Estimated population in July 2005: 7,090 (+6.3% change)
Males: 3,342 (50.1%), Females: 3,328 (49.9%)

Lake County

Zip code:

Median resident age: 36.2 years
Median household income: $62,795 (year 2000)
Median house value: $143,900 (year 2000)

Winthrop Harbor, IL residents, houses, and apartments details

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Races in Winthrop Harbor:

  • White Non-Hispanic (91.3%)
  • Hispanic (4.5%)
  • Two or more races (1.7%)
  • Other race (1.5%)
  • Filipino (1.2%)
  • American Indian (1.0%)
  • Black (0.6%)

Ancestries: German (25.6%), Irish (15.9%), English (11.5%), United States (7.1%), Polish (6.5%), Italian (5.9%).

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Elevation: 650 feet

Land area: 4.3 square miles

Winthrop

For population 25 years and over in Winthrop Harbor

  • High school or higher: 89.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 18.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.3%
  • Unemployed: 3.3%
  • Mean travel time to work: 28.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Winthrop Harbor village

  • Never married: 20.7%
  • Now married: 65.8%
  • Separated: 1.6%
  • Widowed: 3.6%
  • Divorced: 8.3%

3.0% Foreign born (1.2% Europe, 1.0% Asia, 0.4% Latin America, 0.3% North America).

Population change in the 1990s: +326 (+5.1%).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: WI Kenosha, (6.9 miles pop. 90,352).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: WI Milwaukee, (40.3 miles )

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: IL Chicago, (45.6 miles pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: IL Zion, (2.2 miles Park, IL Beach (4.3 miles Prairie, WI Pleasant (4.8 miles WI Kenosha, (6.9 miles IL (7.1 miles Wadsworth, IL Waukegan, (8.0 miles City, IL Park (10.0 miles IL Gurnee, (10.5 miles


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 29 buildings, average cost: $152,100
  • 1997: 25 buildings, average cost: $139,800
  • 1998: 17 buildings, average cost: $148,900
  • 1999: 28 buildings, average cost: $152,100
  • 2000: 19 buildings, average cost: $158,500
  • 2001: 16 buildings, average cost: $152,500
  • 2002: 20 buildings, average cost: $183,200
  • 2003: 25 buildings, average cost: $173,500
  • 2004: 50 buildings, average cost: $182,000
  • 2005: 52 buildings, average cost: $258,000

Latitude: 42.48 N, Longitude: 87.83 W


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

Industries providing employment: Manufacturing (25.9%), Educational,health and social services (14.6%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: -2,777 (-41.6%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 253 (7.2%)


 

Crime in Winthrop Harbor by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 0 0 0 1 0 0
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 0.0 15.0 0.0 0.0
Rapes 2 9 2 1 2 3
    per 100,000 30.0 134.9 30.0 15.0 30.0 45.0
Robberies 1 2 1 2 1 2
    per 100,000 15.0 30.0 15.0 30.0 15.0 30.0
Assaults 7 5 8 1 8 6
    per 100,000 104.9 75.0 119.9 15.0 119.9 90.0
Burglaries 19 23 25 26 25 21
    per 100,000 284.9 344.8 374.8 389.8 374.8 314.8
Thefts 83 97 62 126 62 72
    per 100,000 1244.4 1454.3 929.5 1889.1 929.5 1079.5
Auto thefts 7 5 7 8 7 5
    per 100,000 104.9 75.0 104.9 119.9 104.9 75.0
115.6 166.3 112.3 145.4 112.3 116.2


Average climate in Winthrop Harbor, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Winthrop

Winthrop Harbor-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Illinois state average. It is 30% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/28/1972, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 7.8 miles away from the Winthrop Harbor 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.


Hospitals/medical centers near Winthrop Harbor:
  • MIDWESTERN REGION MED CENTER (about 3 miles; ZION, IL)
  • CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL OF WI-KENOSHA (about 6 miles; KENOSHA, WI)
  • UNITED HOSP SYS KENOSHA MED CTR (about 6 miles; KENOSHA, WI)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Winthrop Harbor:
  • KENOSHA REGIONAL (about 10 miles; KENOSHA, WI; ID: ENW)
  • GENERAL MITCHELL INTERNATIONAL (about 32 miles; MILWAUKEE, WI; ID: MKE)
  • CHICAGO O'HARE INTL (about 36 miles; CHICAGO, IL; ID: ORD)
Other public-use airports nearest to Winthrop Harbor:
  • WAUKEGAN REGIONAL (about 6 miles; CHICAGO/WAUKEGAN, IL; ID: UGN)
  • SYLVANIA (about 18 miles; STURTEVANT, WI; ID: C89)
  • JOHN H BATTEN (about 19 miles; RACINE, WI; ID: RAC)

Amtrak station near Winthrop Harbor:
  • 16 miles: STURTEVANT (2904 WISCONSIN ST.). Services: 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
Sewerage 1 $3,649 $43,788 0 $0
Streets and Highways 4 $14,849 $44,547 0 $0
Fire - Other 1 $2,044 $24,528 0 $0
Firefighters 0 $0   50 $12,131
Police - Other 5 $13,297 $31,912 6 $6,297
Police Protection - Officers 11 $46,200 $50,400 9 $12,208
Other Government Administration 1 $4,069 $48,828 0 $0
Financial Administration 1 $3,788 $45,456 0 $0
Other and Unallocable 3 $8,484 $33,936 0 $0
Water Supply 1 $4,833 $57,996 0 $0
Parks and Recreation 3 $8,015 $32,060 2 $1,211
Totals for Government 31 $109,228 $42,281 67 $31,846


Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Winthrop Harbor:
  • GATEWAY TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 9 miles; KENOSHA, WI; Full-time enrollment: 2,575)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-PARKSIDE (about 14 miles; KENOSHA, WI; FT enrollment: 3,945)
  • COLLEGE OF LAKE COUNTY (about 18 miles; GRAYSLAKE, IL; FT enrollment: 6,973)
  • TRINITY INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITY (about 22 miles; DEERFIELD, IL; FT enrollment: 2,121)
  • WILLIAM RAINEY HARPER COLLEGE (about 30 miles; PALATINE, IL; FT enrollment: 8,229)
  • OAKTON COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 31 miles; DES PLAINES, IL; FT enrollment: 5,749)
  • NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY (about 31 miles; EVANSTON, IL; FT enrollment: 14,958)
Public primary/middle schools in Winthrop Harbor:
  • NORTH PRAIRIE JR HIGH (Students: 287; Location: 500 NORTH AVE; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • WESTFIELD SCHOOL (Students: 284; Location: 2309 W 9TH ST; Grades: 03 - 05)
  • SPRING BLUFF ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 243; Location: 628 COLLEGE AVE; Grades: KG - 02)

Notable locations in Winthrop Harbor: North Point Marina (A), Winthrop Harbor Village Hall (B).

Church in Winthrop Harbor: North Prairie United Methodist Church (A).

Parks in Winthrop Harbor include: Spring Bluff Forest Preserve (1), Village Park (2).

Post office: (A).  


Winthrop Harbor 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.

Strongest AM radio stations in Winthrop Harbor:
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WISN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • 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.)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WYLL (1160 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WKRS (1220 AM; 1 kW; WAUKEGAN, IL; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WKTA (1330 AM; 5 kW; EVANSTON, IL; Owner: POLNET COMMUNICATIONS, LTD.)
  • WPJX (1500 AM; daytime; 0 kW; ZION, IL)
  • WLIP (1050 AM; 0 kW; KENOSHA, WI; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WVIV (1200 AM; 20 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLXX-AM LICENSE CORP.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Winthrop Harbor:
  • WWDV (96.9 FM; ZION, IL; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WIIL (95.1 FM; KENOSHA, WI; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WXLC (102.3 FM; WAUKEGAN, IL; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WEZY (92.1 FM; RACINE, WI; Owner: RACINE BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • 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)

TV broadcast stations around Winthrop Harbor:
  • 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.)
  • WJJA (Channel 49; RACINE, WI; Owner: TV-49, INC.)
  • 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)
  • WPXE (Channel 55; KENOSHA, WI; Owner: PAXSON MILWAUKEE LICENSE, INC.)
  • WMVS (Channel 10; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: MILWAUKEE AREA TECHNICAL COLLEGE DISTRICT BOARD)
  • WMVT (Channel 36; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: MILWAUKEE AREA TECHNICAL COLLEGE DISTRICT BOARD)
  • WOCK-CA (Channel 13; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: KM LPTV OF CHICAGO-13, L.L.C.)
  • WCGV-TV (Channel 24; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: WCGV LICENSEE, LLC)

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