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People

Total Population 454
Male Share of the Population 48.5%
Female Share of the Population 51.5%
Senior Citizens 14.5%
Employed Population 16+ 191
Age of the Population 37

Families

% of people married 38.7%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 5.5%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $36,607
% Above Poverty Level 82.2%
% Below Poverty Level 17.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 26 minutes
% Working from Home 1.6%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.6%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 31.8%
Median Gross Rent $567
Median House Value $51,600

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 11.2%
US/American 0%
English 10.6%
Irish 12.8%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Beecher Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 17 miles S of Hammond, Indiana (center to center)
Nearest Large City 36 miles S of Chicago, Illinois
County Will
Standard Zip Codes 60401
Phone Area Codes 708
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.34
Longitude -87.621

Beecher Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station PARK FOREST
Distance 11.5 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 29 F
Apr Temp 39 to 58 F
Jul Temp 65 to 84 F
Oct Temp 43 to 63 F
Annual Precip 38.6 inches
Station LOWELL
Distance 11.8 miles
Jan Temp 12 to 30 F
Apr Temp 37 to 60 F
Jul Temp 62 to 84 F
Oct Temp 39 to 64 F
Annual Precip 40 inches
Station INDIANA DUNES NAT LKSHR
Distance 34.5 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 30 F
Apr Temp 39 to 57 F
Jul Temp 64 to 82 F
Oct Temp 44 to 62 F
Annual Precip 37.8 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Beecher, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Eagle Lake (60401)

Goodenow (60401)

Sollitt (60401)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Crete 8,246 $78,401
Grant Park 1,270 $75,000

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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660 PENFIELD STREET
Beecher, Illinois
(708) 946-9090

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Beecher High Schools

BEECHER HIGH SCHOOL
528 MILLER ST
708-946-2266
Serves 300 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 12.5

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