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Population (year 2000): 55,416. Estimated population in July 2005: 54,700 (-1.3% change)
Males: 26,988 (48.7%), Females: 28,428 (51.3%)

DuPage County

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Median resident age: 35.8 years
Median household income: $73,385 (year 2000)
Median house value: $222,100 (year 2000)

Wheaton, IL residents, houses, and apartments details

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Races in Wheaton:

  • White Non-Hispanic (87.5%)
  • Hispanic (3.7%)
  • Black (2.8%)
  • Asian Indian (1.4%)
  • Two or more races (1.3%)
  • Other race (1.0%)
  • Chinese (0.9%)
  • Vietnamese (0.8%)
  • Korean (0.6%)
  • Other Asian (0.5%)

Ancestries: German (28.1%), Irish (18.4%), English (12.9%), Italian (9.4%), Polish (8.3%), Swedish (5.8%).

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Elevation: 753 feet

Land area: 11.2 square miles

Wheaton,

For population 25 years and over in Wheaton

  • High school or higher: 94.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 57.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 22.0%
  • Unemployed: 3.5%
  • Mean travel time to work: 28.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Wheaton city

  • Never married: 26.9%
  • Now married: 60.6%
  • Separated: 0.8%
  • Widowed: 4.9%
  • Divorced: 6.8%

9.5% Foreign born (4.1% Asia, 2.9% Europe, 1.7% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: +3,048 (+5.8%).




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Nearest cities: Ellyn, IL Glen (3.1 miles IL (3.3 miles Winfield, Heights, IL (4.6 miles Glendale IL Lisle, (4.9 miles Stream, IL Carol (4.9 miles IL (6.1 miles Warrenville, IL (6.4 miles Lombard, IL Bloomingdale, (6.4 miles


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 49 buildings, average cost: $223,600
  • 1997: 30 buildings, average cost: $280,100
  • 1998: 51 buildings, average cost: $294,600
  • 1999: 42 buildings, average cost: $293,900
  • 2000: 57 buildings, average cost: $233,900
  • 2001: 45 buildings, average cost: $259,200
  • 2002: 57 buildings, average cost: $326,800
  • 2003: 68 buildings, average cost: $342,700
  • 2004: 101 buildings, average cost: $322,100
  • 2005: 58 buildings, average cost: $365,900

Latitude: 41.86 N, Longitude: 88.11 W

Area code: 630


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

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (23.3%), Professional,scientific,management,administrative,and waste management services (15.4%), Retail trade (10.3%), Finance,insurance,real estate,and rental and leasing (10.1%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: -2,937 (-5.3%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 7,762 (27.9%)


 

Crime in Wheaton by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 1 0 0 1 0 0
    per 100,000 1.8 0.0 0.0 1.8 0.0 0.0
Rapes 1 4 1 5 1 3
    per 100,000 1.8 7.2 1.8 9.0 1.8 5.4
Robberies 8 9 6 7 6 5
    per 100,000 14.4 16.2 10.8 12.6 10.8 9.0
Assaults 29 36 28 18 28 48
    per 100,000 52.3 65.0 50.5 32.5 50.5 86.6
Burglaries 121 304 98 113 98 121
    per 100,000 218.3 548.6 176.8 203.9 176.8 218.3
Thefts 716 714 726 844 726 681
    per 100,000 1292.0 1288.4 1310.1 1523.0 1310.1 1228.9
Auto thefts 26 14 14 15 14 10
    per 100,000 46.9 25.3 25.3 27.1 25.3 18.0
88.0 112.7 80.9 93.1 80.9 88.1


Average climate in Wheaton, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Wheaton-area historical tornado activity is near Illinois state average. It is 71% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/28/1990, a category 5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 20.8 miles away from the Wheaton city center killed 29 people and injured 350 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 6/13/1976, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 15.0 miles away from the city center killed 2 people and injured 23 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.


Birthplace of: Matt Stevens - College football player (Western Michigan Broncos), Tony Moeaki - College football player (Iowa Hawkeyes), Wes deVries - College basketball player (Western Michigan Broncos).


Hospital/medical center in Wheaton:
  • MARIANJOY REHABILITATION CENTER (26 W171 ROOSEVELT RD P O BOX 795)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Wheaton:
  • EDWARD HOSPITAL (about 2 miles; NAPERVILLE, IL)
  • CENTRAL DUPAGE HOSPITAL (about 4 miles; WINFIELD, IL)
  • GLENOAKS MEDICAL CENTER INC (about 5 miles; GLENDALE HEIGHTS, IL)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Wheaton:
  • CHICAGO O'HARE INTL (about 17 miles; CHICAGO, IL; ID: ORD)
  • CHICAGO MIDWAY INTL (about 26 miles; CHICAGO, IL; ID: MDW)
  • KENOSHA REGIONAL (about 52 miles; KENOSHA, WI; ID: ENW)
Other public-use airports nearest to Wheaton:
  • SCHAUMBURG REGIONAL (about 9 miles; CHICAGO/SCHAUMBURG, IL; ID: 06C)
  • DUPAGE (about 10 miles; CHICAGO/WEST CHICAGO, IL; ID: DPA)
  • CLOW INTL (about 13 miles; BOLINGBROOK, IL; ID: 1C5)

Amtrak stations near Wheaton:
  • 7 miles: NAPERVILLE (E. 4TH & ELLSWORTH AVE.). Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 17 miles: LA GRANGE ROAD (LA GRANGE, 25 W. BURLINGTON AVE.). Services: enclosed waiting area, public payphones, taxi stand, public transit connection.

Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2004)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Solid Waste Management 3 $12,868 $51,472 0 $0
Streets and Highways 38 $146,567 $46,284 0 $0
Fire - Other 1 $3,562 $42,744 0 $0
Firefighters 35 $219,956 $75,413 0 $0
Police - Other 23 $76,365 $39,842 20 $24,376
Police Protection - Officers 71 $437,110 $73,877 0 $0
Financial Administration 14 $67,746 $58,068 0 $0
Other Government Administration 13 $69,106 $63,790 4 $4,362
Other and Unallocable 29 $115,387 $47,746 1 $775
Local Libraries 25 $83,968 $40,304 50 $66,382
Water Supply 16 $70,117 $52,587 0 $0
Natural Resources 6 $22,709 $45,418 0 $0
Parks and Recreation 7 $27,431 $47,024 0 $0
Sewerage 18 $69,734 $46,489 0 $0
Totals for Government 299 $1,422,628 $57,095 75 $95,895


Colleges/Universities in Wheaton:
  • WHEATON COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 2,684; Location: 501 E COLLEGE AVE; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.wheaton.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)
  • HAIR PROFESSIONALS ACADEMY OF COSMETOLOGY (FT enrollment: 73; Location: 1145 E BUTTERFIELD RD; Private, for-profit)
Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Wheaton:
  • COLLEGE OF DUPAGE (about 4 miles; Glen Ellyn, IL; Full-time enrollment: 15,545)
  • BENEDICTINE UNIVERSITY (about 6 miles; LISLE, IL; FT enrollment: 2,102)
  • NORTH CENTRAL COLLEGE (about 8 miles; NAPERVILLE, IL; FT enrollment: 2,088)
  • DEVRY INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY (about 9 miles; ADDISON, IL; FT enrollment: 3,076)
  • ELMHURST COLLEGE (about 12 miles; ELMHURST, IL; FT enrollment: 2,188)
  • LEWIS UNIVERSITY (about 15 miles; ROMEOVILLE, IL; FT enrollment: 2,974)
  • WILLIAM RAINEY HARPER COLLEGE (about 18 miles; PALATINE, IL; FT enrollment: 8,229)
Public high schools in Wheaton:
  • WHEATON WARRENVILLE SOUTH H S (Students: 2,407; Location: 1993 TIGER TRAIL RD; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • WHEATON NORTH HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 2,189; Location: ONE FALCON WAY; Grades: 09 - 12)
Private high school in Wheaton:
  • ST FRANCIS HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 631; Location: 2130 ROOSEVELT ROAD; Grades: 9 - 12)
Biggest public primary/middle schools in Wheaton:
  • HUBBLE MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 972; Location: 603 S MAIN STREET; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • MONROE MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 903; Location: 1855 MANCHESTER RD; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • EDISON MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 802; Location: 1125 S WHEATON AVE; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • FRANKLIN MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 679; Location: 211 E FRANKLIN ST; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • LOWELL ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 541; Location: 312 S PRESIDENT; Grades: KG - 05)
  • WHITTIER ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 503; Location: 218 W PARK AVE; Grades: KG - 05)
  • MADISON ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 480; Location: 1620 MAYO AVE; Grades: KG - 05)
  • LINCOLN ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 480; Location: 630 DAWES AVE; Grades: KG - 05)
  • WIESBROOK ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 472; Location: 2160 DURFEE RD; Grades: KG - 05)
  • BRIAR GLEN ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 451; Location: 1800 BRIARCLIFFE BLV; Grades: KG - 05)
Private primary/middle schools in Wheaton:
  • ST MICHAEL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 607; Location: 314 W WILLOW ST; Grades: PK - 8)
  • WHEATON CHRISTIAN GRAMMAR SCH (Students: 502; Location: 530 E HARRISON STREET; Grades: KG - 8)
  • ST JOHN LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 336; Location: 125 E SEMINARY AVENUE; Grades: PK - 8)
  • TODDLER CAMPUS PRESCHOOL (Students: 200; Location: 1310 NORTH MAIN; Grades: PK - KG)
  • FOUR WINDS SCHOOL (Students: 85; Location: 1590 SOMERSET LN; Grades: PK - 5)
  • MONT CHILD DEVELP DAY CARE CNT (Students: 69; Location: 300 E COLE; Grades: PK - KG)
  • WHEATON MONTESSORI CHILDRENS H (Students: 38; Location: 1970 N. GARY AVE.; Grades: PK - KG)
  • KINDERCARE LEARNING CENTER (Students: 20; Location: 100 EAST LOOP ROAD; Grades: KG - KG)
  • FIRST CARE (Students: 12; Location: 1753 SOUTH BLANCHARD; Grades: KG - KG)
Library in Wheaton:
  • WHEATON P.L. (Operating income: $3,171,745; Location: 225 N. CROSS ST.; 349,121 books; 27,359 audio materials; 8,761 video materials; 594 serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Wheaton: Wheaton Industrial Park (A), Blanchard Hall (B), Adams Hall (C), DuPage County Courthouse (D), McManis Hall (E), Anderson Commons (F), Breyer Laboratory (G), Memorial Student Center (H), Schell Hall (I), Williston Hall (J), Buswell Library (K), Wheaton Public Library (L), Coray Alumni Gymnasium (M), Armerding Hall (N), Evans Hall (O), McAlister Conservatory (P), Nicholas Wing Buswell Library (Q).

Shopping Centers: Geneva Plaza Shopping Center (1), Danada Square East Shopping Center (2), Danada Square West Shopping Center (3), Town Square Shopping Center (4), Rice Lake Square Shopping Center (5), Briarbrook Commons Shopping Center (6).

Churches in Wheaton include: Alders Grove Church (A), Aldersgate United Methodist Church (B), Holy Cross Lutheran Church (C), Second Baptist Church of Wheaton (D), Hope United Presbyterian Church (E), Bethany Chapel (F), Bethel Presbyterian Church (G), Saint Paul Lutheran Church (H).

Cemeteries: Saint Michaels Catholic Cemetery (1), Wheaton Cemetery (2).

Parks in Wheaton include: Kelly Park (1), North Side Park (2), DuPage County Fairgrounds (3), Madison Park (4), Dorset Park (5), Lincoln Park (6), Lincoln Marsh County Forest Preserve (7), Cosley Park (8), Clydesdale Park (9).

Post office: (A).  


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

Strongest AM radio stations in Wheaton:
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, 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.)
  • WYLL (1160 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WMBI (1110 AM; daytime; 5 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WVIV (1200 AM; 20 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLXX-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • WISN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WCSN (820 AM; 5 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WYPA, INC.)
  • WJJG (1530 AM; daytime; 2 kW; ELMHURST, IL; Owner: JOSEPH J. GENTILE, INC.)
  • WKTA (1330 AM; 5 kW; EVANSTON, IL; Owner: POLNET COMMUNICATIONS, LTD.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Wheaton:
  • WETN (88.1 FM; WHEATON, IL; Owner: THE TRUSTEES OF WHEATON COLLEGE)
  • WDCB (90.9 FM; GLEN ELLYN, IL; Owner: COLLEGE OF DU PAGE, DISTRICT 502)
  • WLEY-FM (107.9 FM; AURORA, IL; Owner: WLEY LICENSING, INC.)
  • WMBI-FM (90.1 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • WERV-FM (95.9 FM; AURORA, IL; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • 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.)
  • WGCI-FM (107.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • 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"))

TV broadcast stations around Wheaton:
  • 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.)
  • 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.)
  • W24AJ (Channel 24; AURORA, IL; Owner: NELSON TV, 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)
  • W57DN (Channel 57; ELGIN, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WSNS-TV (Channel 44; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: TELEMUNDO OF CHICAGO, INC.)
  • 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)
  • W64CQ (Channel 64; ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WOCK-CA (Channel 13; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: KM LPTV OF CHICAGO-13, L.L.C.)

To understand how the electorate votes by state, you have to understand the demographics of the cities and counties in each of those states. As pollsters, we try to keep all of the important variables such as income, gender, and race consistent.

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