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Population (year 2000): 27,651. Estimated population in July 2005: 26,922 (-2.6% change)
Males: 13,238 (47.9%), Females: 14,413 (52.1%)

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Median resident age: 42.2 years
Median household income: $106,773 (year 2000)
Median house value: $441,600 (year 2000)

Wilmette, IL residents, houses, and apartments details

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Races in Wilmette:

  • White Non-Hispanic (88.0%)
  • Chinese (2.5%)
  • Korean (2.4%)
  • Hispanic (2.1%)
  • Two or more races (1.2%)
  • Japanese (1.0%)
  • Asian Indian (0.8%)
  • Other Asian (0.7%)
  • Filipino (0.6%)
  • Black (0.6%)

Ancestries: German (20.2%), Irish (19.4%), English (11.5%), Polish (7.2%), Italian (6.9%), Russian (5.9%).

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Elevation: 615 feet

Land area: 5.4 square miles

Wilmette,

For population 25 years and over in Wilmette

  • High school or higher: 96.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 72.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 38.5%
  • Unemployed: 2.6%
  • Mean travel time to work: 32.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Wilmette village

  • Never married: 18.4%
  • Now married: 68.6%
  • Separated: 0.9%
  • Widowed: 6.4%
  • Divorced: 5.7%

13.2% Foreign born (6.2% Asia, 5.2% Europe, 1.3% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: +853 (+3.2%).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: IL Evanston, (2.9 miles IADT-Chicago.College-Info.org )

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: IL Chicago, (16.6 miles www.ZipRealty.com )

Nearest cities: IL (0.9 miles Kenilworth, IL (2.2 miles Winnetka, IL Evanston, (2.9 miles IL Skokie, (3.0 miles IL (3.9 miles Northfield, IL Glencoe, (4.6 miles IL (4.9 miles Golf, Grove, IL Morton (5.0 miles


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 60 buildings, average cost: $207,800
  • 1997: 20 buildings, average cost: $301,500
  • 1998: 41 buildings, average cost: $299,700
  • 1999: 46 buildings, average cost: $335,500
  • 2000: 37 buildings, average cost: $391,200
  • 2001: 55 buildings, average cost: $322,600
  • 2002: 42 buildings, average cost: $400,100
  • 2003: 71 buildings, average cost: $416,300
  • 2004: 58 buildings, average cost: $451,100
  • 2005: 55 buildings, average cost: $442,900

Latitude: 42.08 N, Longitude: 87.72 W

Area code: 847


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

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (24.3%), Professional,scientific,management,administrative,and waste management services (22.9%), Finance,insurance,real estate,and rental and leasing (14.2%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: -3,651 (-13.2%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,961 (15.9%)


 

Crime in Wilmette by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 1 0 0 0 0 0
    per 100,000 3.6 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Rapes 0 2 1 1 1 1
    per 100,000 0.0 7.2 3.6 3.6 3.6 3.6
Robberies 5 5 5 7 5 4
    per 100,000 18.1 18.1 18.1 25.3 18.1 14.5
Assaults 4 5 4 8 4 4
    per 100,000 14.5 18.1 14.5 28.9 14.5 14.5
Burglaries 179 109 123 129 123 44
    per 100,000 647.4 394.2 444.8 466.5 444.8 159.1
Thefts 380 440 368 367 368 371
    per 100,000 1374.3 1591.3 1330.9 1327.3 1330.9 1341.7
Auto thefts 13 13 22 18 22 13
    per 100,000 47.0 47.0 79.6 65.1 79.6 47.0
116.0 106.9 100.5 105.8 100.5 77.2


Average climate in Wilmette, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Wilmette-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Illinois state average. It is 46% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/28/1972, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 17.3 miles away from the Wilmette city center injured 20 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/21/1967, a category 4 tornado 26.8 miles away from the city center killed 33 people and injured 500 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.


Hospitals/medical centers near Wilmette:
  • EVANSTON NORTHWESTERN HEALTHCAR (about 3 miles; EVANSTON, IL)
  • RUSH NORTH SHORE MEDICAL CENTER (about 3 miles; SKOKIE, IL)
  • ST FRANCIS HOSPITAL OF EVANSTON (about 5 miles; EVANSTON, IL)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Wilmette:
  • CHICAGO O'HARE INTL (about 15 miles; CHICAGO, IL; ID: ORD)
  • CHICAGO MIDWAY INTL (about 21 miles; CHICAGO, IL; ID: MDW)
  • KENOSHA REGIONAL (about 38 miles; KENOSHA, WI; ID: ENW)
Other public-use airports nearest to Wilmette:
  • PALWAUKEE MUNI (about 13 miles; CHICAGO/PROSPECT HEIGHTS/W, IL; ID: PWK)
  • MERRILL C MEIGS (about 18 miles; CHICAGO, IL; ID: CGX)
  • SCHAUMBURG MUNICIPAL HELISTOP (about 23 miles; CHICAGO/SCHAUMBURG, IL; ID: 4H1)

Amtrak stations near Wilmette:
  • 6 miles: GLENVIEW (1116 DEPOT ST.). Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 15 miles: CHICAGO (225 S. CANAL ST.). Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, 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
Other Government Administration 16 $79,030 $59,272 0 $0
Judicial and Legal 2 $12,526 $75,156 1 $3,080
Police Protection - Officers 41 $256,316 $75,019 0 $0
Police - Other 18 $72,196 $48,130 2 $520
Firefighters 43 $219,210 $61,174 0 $0
Fire - Other 1 $3,710 $44,520 1 $748
Streets and Highways 24 $121,734 $60,867 5 $5,256
Health 2 $9,174 $55,044 0 $0
Parks and Recreation 1 $3,750 $45,000 1 $560
Natural Resources 2 $11,774 $70,644 0 $0
Water Supply 16 $71,100 $53,325 1 $1,262
Other and Unallocable 12 $66,000 $66,000 9 $11,886
Sewerage 11 $48,668 $53,092 0 $0
Financial Administration 5 $29,472 $70,732 6 $10,090
Totals for Government 194 $1,004,660 $62,143 26 $33,402


Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Wilmette:
  • NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY (about 3 miles; EVANSTON, IL; Full-time enrollment: 14,958)
  • NORTHEASTERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY (about 8 miles; CHICAGO, IL; FT enrollment: 7,324)
  • CITY COLLEGES OF CHICAGO-HARRY S TRUMAN COLLEGE (about 9 miles; CHICAGO, IL; FT enrollment: 6,332)
  • DEVRY INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY (about 10 miles; CHICAGO, IL; FT enrollment: 3,201)
  • CITY COLLEGES OF CHICAGO-WILBUR WRIGHT COLLEGE (about 11 miles; CHICAGO, IL; FT enrollment: 5,618)
  • TRINITY INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITY (about 12 miles; DEERFIELD, IL; FT enrollment: 2,121)
  • OAKTON COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 12 miles; DES PLAINES, IL; FT enrollment: 5,749)
Private high schools in Wilmette:
  • LOYOLA ACADEMY (Students: 2,010; Location: 1100 N LARAMIE AVENUE; Grades: 9 - 12)
  • REGINA DOMINICAN HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 461; Location: 701 LOCUST ROAD; Grades: 9 - 12; Girls only)
  • ARLYN DAY SCHOOL (Students: 42; Location: 3013 ILLINOIS RD; Grades: 7 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Wilmette:
  • WILMETTE JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 802; Location: 620 LOCUST RD; Grades: 07 - 08)
  • HIGHCREST MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 796; Location: 569 HUNTER RD; Grades: 05 - 06)
  • CENTRAL ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 575; Location: 900 CENTRAL; Grades: KG - 04)
  • MCKENZIE ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 509; Location: 649 PRAIRIE; Grades: KG - 04)
  • ROMONA ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 493; Location: 600 ROMONA RD; Grades: PK - 04)
  • HARPER ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 420; Location: 1101 DARTMOUTH ST; Grades: KG - 04)
  • MARIE MURPHY SCHOOL (Students: 239; Location: 2921 ILLINOIS RD; Grades: 06 - 08)
Private primary/middle schools in Wilmette:
  • ST FRANCIS XAVIER SCHOOL (Students: 438; Location: 808 LINDEN AVENUE; Grades: PK - 8)
  • RONALD KNOX MONTESSORI SCHOOL (Students: 209; Location: 2031 ELMWOOD AV; Grades: PK - KG)
Library in Wilmette:
  • WILMETTE P.L.D. (Operating income: $3,661,284; Location: 1242 WILMETTE AVENUE; 237,557 books; 16,990 audio materials; 8,387 video materials; 660 serial subscriptions)

Notable locations in Wilmette: Sheridan Shore Yacht Club (A), Westmoreland Country Club (B), Wilmette Golf Course (C), Wilmette Village Hall (D), Wilmette Public Library (E).

Shopping Centers: Edens Shopping Center (1), Plaza del Lago Shopping Center (2).

Churches in Wilmette include: Skokie Valley Baptist Church (A), Bahai Temple (B), Saint Joseph's Catholic Church (C), Saint John's Lutheran Church (D), First Congregational Church (E), First Presbyterian Church (F), Maria Immaculata Convent (G), Saint Augustines Episcopal Church (H).

Cemetery: Saint Joseph Cemetery (1).

Parks in Wilmette include: Community Park (1), Maple Park (2), Roemer Park (3), Centennial Park (4), Langdon Park (5), Avoca Park (6), Thornwood Park (7), Vattman Park (8).

Post office: (A).  


Wilmette compared to Illinois state average:
  • Median household income significantly above state average.
  • Median house value significantly above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.

Strongest AM radio stations in Wilmette:
  • WONX (1590 AM; 4 kW; EVANSTON, IL; Owner: KOVAS COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • WCSN (820 AM; 5 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WYPA, INC.)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WYLL (1160 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WKTA (1330 AM; 5 kW; EVANSTON, IL; Owner: POLNET COMMUNICATIONS, LTD.)
  • WVIV (1200 AM; 20 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLXX-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • WISN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WCRW (1240 AM; 1 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WSBC BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Wilmette:
  • WNTH (88.1 FM; WINNETKA, IL; Owner: BOARD OF EDUCATION/TWP H.S. DIST.203)
  • WGCI-FM (107.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, 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.)
  • 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)
  • WVAZ (102.7 FM; OAK PARK, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WXRT-FM (93.1 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WDRV (97.1 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)

TV broadcast stations around Wilmette:
  • WLS-TV (Channel 7; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WGBO-TV (Channel 66; JOLIET, IL; Owner: WGBO LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.)
  • WMAQ-TV (Channel 5; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: NBC SUBSIDIARY (WMAQ-TV), INC.)
  • WTTW (Channel 11; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WINDOW TO THE WORLD COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WBBM-TV (Channel 2; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WGN-TV (Channel 9; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WPWR-TV (Channel 50; GARY, IN; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WSNS-TV (Channel 44; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: TELEMUNDO OF CHICAGO, 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)
  • 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.)
  • W34CK (Channel 34; ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL; Owner: FIRST UNITED, INC.)
  • W64CQ (Channel 64; ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WYIN (Channel 56; GARY, IN; Owner: NORTHWEST INDIANA PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)

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.

Source: City-Data.com


 

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