Demographics

People

Total Population4,409
Male Share of the Population50.3%
Female Share of the Population49.7%
Senior Citizens16.5%
Employed Population 16+1,929
Age of the Population41

Families

% of people married50.4%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher21.6%
Median Earnings25+$48,710
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$51,184

Wealth

Median Family Income$83,289
% Above Poverty Level95.3%
% Below Poverty Level4.7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time31 minutes
% Working from Home5.1%
% Walking and Biking to Work0%
% Using Public Transportation6.1%

Housing

People Living Alone36.2%
Median Gross Rent$791
Median House Value$180,800

Ancestry

German25.4%
Polish16.6%
Italian14.9%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)14.4%
Irish13.6%
English7.1%
Swedish2.7%
Dutch2.4%
Czech2.1%
Danishn1.8%
Slovak1.4%
Lithuanian1.4%
Serbian1.2%
Norwegian1%
Welsh1%
Scottish0.7%
French Except Basque0.7%
Russian0.6%
Ukrainian0.5%
Greek0.5%
Finnish0.3%
Canadian0.3%
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Beecher Almanac

CategoryValue
County Will County
Standard Zip Codes60401
Phone Area Codes708
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude41.34
Approximate Longitude-87.61

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)

StationPARK FOREST
Distance11.5 miles
Jan Temp15 to 29 F
Apr Temp39 to 58 F
Jul Temp65 to 84 F
Oct Temp43 to 63 F
Annual Precip38.6 inches
StationLOWELL
Distance11.8 miles
Jan Temp12 to 30 F
Apr Temp37 to 60 F
Jul Temp62 to 84 F
Oct Temp39 to 64 F
Annual Precip40 inches
StationINDIANA DUNES NAT LKSHR
Distance34.5 miles
Jan Temp15 to 30 F
Apr Temp39 to 57 F
Jul Temp64 to 82 F
Oct Temp44 to 62 F
Annual Precip37.8 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Crete8,210$84,271
Grant Park1,294$70,000
Monee5,125$83,475
Peotone4,180$93,667
South Chicago Heights4,139$37,143

Beecher Public Libraries

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

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Beecher Public Schools

Beecher Elem School
629 Penfield St
ZIP: 60401
(708) 946-2202
Primary
Total Enrollment 420
Beecher High School
538 Miller St
ZIP: 60401
(708) 946-2266
High
Total Enrollment 357
Beecher Junior High School
101 E Church Rd
ZIP: 60401
(708) 946-3412
Middle
Total Enrollment 250

Beecher Private Schools

Zion Lutheran School
540 Oak Park Ave
ZIP: 60401
Elementary
Total Enrollment 70
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