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Population (year 2000): 11,047. Estimated population in July 2005: 10,652 (-3.6% change)
Males: 5,430 (49.2%), Females: 5,617 (50.8%)

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Median resident age: 36.4 years
Median household income: $42,723 (year 2000)
Median house value: $141,400 (year 2000)

Worth, IL residents, houses, and apartments details

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Races in Worth:

  • White Non-Hispanic (89.2%)
  • Hispanic (6.1%)
  • Two or more races (2.4%)
  • Other race (2.2%)
  • Black (1.6%)
  • Filipino (0.6%)
  • American Indian (0.6%)
(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: German (23.7%), Irish (22.9%), Polish (20.5%), Italian (10.2%), Dutch (4.5%), English (4.4%).

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Elevation: 615 feet

Land area: 2.4 square miles

Worth,

For population 25 years and over in Worth

  • High school or higher: 81.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.4%
  • Unemployed: 4.9%
  • Mean travel time to work: 28.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Worth village

  • Never married: 28.7%
  • Now married: 47.7%
  • Separated: 1.9%
  • Widowed: 10.6%
  • Divorced: 11.1%

9.2% Foreign born (4.4% Europe, 2.7% Asia, 2.1% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: -158 (-1.4%).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lawn, IL Oak (3.3 miles pop. 55,245).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: IL Chicago, (13.1 miles pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Ridge, IL (1.3 miles Chicago Heights, IL Palos (1.7 miles Hills, IL (2.4 miles Palos Lawn, IL Oak (3.3 miles Hills, IL (3.4 miles Hickory Park, IL (3.4 miles Palos IL (3.8 miles Bridgeview, IL (4.1 miles Burbank,


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 4 buildings, average cost: $107,500
  • 1997: 2 buildings, average cost: $97,500
  • 1998: 2 buildings, average cost: $92,500
  • 1999: 2 buildings, average cost: $150,000
  • 2000: 2 buildings, average cost: $146,300
  • 2001: 3 buildings, average cost: $98,300
  • 2002: 2 buildings, average cost: $135,000
  • 2003: 4 buildings, average cost: $176,300
  • 2004: 8 buildings, average cost: $154,100
  • 2005: 13 buildings, average cost: $178,800

Latitude: 41.69 N, Longitude: 87.79 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 708


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

Industries providing employment: Retail trade (15.1%), Manufacturing (14.0%), Educational,health and social services (13.4%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: -3,132 (-28.4%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 485 (8.9%)


 

Crime in Worth 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 3 5 0 0 0 2
    per 100,000 27.2 45.3 0.0 0.0 0.0 18.1
Robberies 1 3 2 1 2 2
    per 100,000 9.1 27.2 18.1 9.1 18.1 18.1
Assaults 8 8 8 9 8 8
    per 100,000 72.4 72.4 72.4 81.5 72.4 72.4
Burglaries 33 23 25 29 25 18
    per 100,000 298.7 208.2 226.3 262.5 226.3 162.9
Thefts 178 130 155 123 155 109
    per 100,000 1611.3 1176.8 1403.1 1113.4 1403.1 986.7
Auto thefts 12 30 18 23 18 12
    per 100,000 108.6 271.6 162.9 208.2 162.9 108.6
122.1 124.1 104.9 98.6 104.9 86.7


Average climate in Worth, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Worth,

Worth-area historical tornado activity is near Illinois state average. It is 70% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/21/1967, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 2.9 miles away from the Worth city center killed 33 people and injured 500 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 8/28/1990, a category 5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 24.1 miles away from the city center killed 29 people and injured 350 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.


Hospitals/medical centers near Worth:
  • PALOS COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (about 2 miles; PALOS HEIGHTS, IL)
  • EHS CHRIST HOSPITAL & MEDICAL CENTER (about 4 miles; OAK LAWN, IL)
  • OAK FOREST HOSPITAL (about 7 miles; OAK FOREST, IL)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Worth:
  • CHICAGO MIDWAY INTL (about 8 miles; CHICAGO, IL; ID: MDW)
  • CHICAGO O'HARE INTL (about 21 miles; CHICAGO, IL; ID: ORD)
  • GARY/CHICAGO (about 28 miles; GARY, IN; ID: GYY)
Other public-use airports nearest to Worth:
  • TINLEY PARK HELISTOP (about 10 miles; CHICAGO/TINLEY PARK, IL; ID: TF8)
  • FRANKFORT (about 16 miles; FRANKFORT, IL; ID: C18)
  • MERRILL C MEIGS (about 18 miles; CHICAGO, IL; ID: CGX)

Amtrak stations near Worth:
  • 8 miles: SUMMIT (ARCHER & CENTER AVE.). Services: public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 11 miles: LA GRANGE ROAD (LA GRANGE, 25 W. BURLINGTON AVE.). Services: enclosed waiting area, public payphones, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 13 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.

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
Firefighters 13 $49,027 $45,255 0 $0
Police - Other 2 $4,322 $25,932 20 $6,791
Police Protection - Officers 23 $91,407 $47,690 1 $250
Other Government Administration 4 $8,674 $26,022 8 $3,634
Financial Administration 1 $3,038 $36,456 1 $582
Solid Waste Management 2 $6,700 $40,200 1 $792
Other and Unallocable 2 $5,971 $35,826 10 $2,550
Water Supply 1 $2,057 $24,684 2 $117
Sewerage 4 $16,306 $48,918 0 $0
Streets and Highways 5 $18,002 $43,204 1 $364
Totals for Government 57 $205,503 $43,263 44 $15,080


Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Worth:
  • MORAINE VALLEY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 3 miles; PALOS HILLS, IL; Full-time enrollment: 7,610)
  • SAINT XAVIER UNIVERSITY (about 7 miles; CHICAGO, IL; FT enrollment: 3,161)
  • CITY COLLEGES OF CHICAGO-RICHARD J DALEY COLLEGE (about 7 miles; CHICAGO, IL; FT enrollment: 5,536)
  • MORTON COLLEGE (about 11 miles; CICERO, IL; FT enrollment: 2,085)
  • CHICAGO STATE UNIVERSITY (about 12 miles; CHICAGO, IL; FT enrollment: 4,836)
  • CITY COLLEGES OF CHICAGO-OLIVE-HARVEY COLLEGE (about 12 miles; CHICAGO, IL; FT enrollment: 4,004)
  • CITY COLLEGES OF CHICAGO-KENNEDY-KING COLLEGE (about 13 miles; CHICAGO, IL; FT enrollment: 3,942)
Public primary/middle schools in Worth:
  • WORTH ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 467; Location: 11158 S OAK PARK AVE; Grades: PK - 05)
  • WORTH JR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 368; Location: 11151 S NEW ENGLAND; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • WORTHWOODS ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 277; Location: 11000 S OKETO AVE; Grades: PK - 05)
  • WORTHRIDGE SCHOOL (Students: 50; Location: 11218 S RIDGELAND; Grades: 02 - 08)
Private primary/middle schools in Worth:
  • BOBBIE NOONANS CHILD CARE CNTR (Students: 132; Location: 4951 WEST 115TH STREET; Grades: PK - KG)
  • LITTLE LEARNERS ACADEMY (Students: 35; Location: 11111 HARLEM AVE; Grades: PK - KG)
Library in Worth:
  • WORTH P.L.D. (Operating income: $399,335; Location: 6917 W. 111TH ST.; 44,626 books; 1,441 audio materials; 1,692 video materials; 165 serial subscriptions)

Notable locations in Worth: Worth Village Hall (A), Worth Public Library (B).

Churches in Worth include: Saint Mark Evangelical Lutheran Church (A), Church of Christ (B), Church of the Nazarene (C).

Parks in Worth include: Moore Park (1), Worthwoods Park (2), Peaks Park (3), Penney Park (4), Homerding Park (5), Altman Park (6), Stahlak Park (7).

Post office: (A).  


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

Strongest AM radio stations in Worth:
  • WRDZ (1300 AM; 5 kW; LA GRANGE, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WYLL (1160 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WVIV (1200 AM; 20 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLXX-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • 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.)
  • WGCI (1390 AM; 5 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WNWI (1080 AM; 3 kW; OAK LAWN, IL; Owner: BIRACH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WCSN (820 AM; 5 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WYPA, INC.)
  • WNTD (950 AM; 5 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: RADIO UNICA OF CHICAGO LICENSE CORP.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Worth:
  • 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)
  • WGCI-FM (107.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • 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.)
  • WDRV (97.1 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WXRT-FM (93.1 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WLEY-FM (107.9 FM; AURORA, IL; Owner: WLEY LICENSING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Worth:
  • 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)
  • 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.)
  • W54AP (Channel 54; BLUE ISLAND, IL; Owner: CATHOLIC VIEWS BROADCASTS, INC.)
  • W34CK (Channel 34; ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL; Owner: FIRST UNITED, INC.)
  • WYIN (Channel 56; GARY, IN; Owner: NORTHWEST INDIANA PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W64CQ (Channel 64; ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)

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