Living in Wheaton, IL

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Updated: 2020-03-10

Wheaton SnackAbility

10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8.5/10
Housing
9
Affordability
8
Diversity
8
Safety
8.5
Amenities
9.5
Education
9
Commute
6

Wheaton, IL Crime Report

668
Total Crimes
1,250.5
Total Crimes / 100k People
-51.31%
Below National Average

Wheaton, IL Cost Of Living

121
Wheaton's Overall Cost Of Living
1.2x
Higher Than The National Average

Wheaton, Illinois Info Snack

Wheaton is a suburban city in Milton and Winfield Townships and is the county seat of DuPage County, Illinois. It is located approximately 30 miles (48 km) west of Chicago which abuts the shore of Lake Michigan. As of the 2010 census, the city had a total population of 52,894, which was estimated to have increased to 53,469 by July 2012.
Population
53,480
Unemployment
4.0%
Poverty
5.3%
Median Home
$350,300
Median Income
$98,544
Median Rent
$1,353

Wheaton, IL Photos

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Rankings for Wheaton in Illinois

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Map Of Wheaton, IL

Population over time in Wheaton

Year Population % Change
2017 53,480 -0.2%
2016 53,577 0.0%
2015 53,568 -0.0%
2014 53,585 0.3%
2013 53,406 0.3%
2012 53,245 0.2%
2011 53,155 0.1%
2010 53,082 -0.1%
2009 53,141 -
Crime/100k Wheaton IL USA
Violent Crime 73.0 404.1 368.9
Murder 0.0 6.9 5.0
Robbery 15.0 111.5 86.2
Aggravated Assault 28.1 239.7 246.8
Property Crime 1177.5 1932.8 2199.5
Burglary 119.8 306.7 376.0
Larceny 1037.1 1472.3 1594.6
Car Theft 20.6 153.8 228.9

Race / Ethnicity in Wheaton

White
80.3% (42,961)
African American
4.2% (2,231)
American Indian
0.0% (15)
Asian
6.0% (3,231)
Hawaiian
0.1% (48)
Other
0.1% (43)
Two Or More
2.9% (1,557)
Hispanic
6.3% (3,394)
Race Wheaton IL USA
White 80.3% 61.6% 61.1%
African American 4.2% 14.0% 12.3%
American Indian 0.0% 0.1% 0.7%
Asian 6.0% 5.3% 5.4%
Hawaiian 0.1% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.1% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 2.9% 1.8% 2.4%
Hispanic 6.3% 17.0% 17.8%

Household Income For Wheaton, Illinois

Less than $10,000
3.1% (163,267)
$10,000 to $14,999
1.7% (92,499)
$15,000 to $24,999
5.0% (266,076)
$25,000 to $34,999
5.0% (269,141)
$35,000 to $49,999
9.5% (507,635)
$50,000 to $74,999
14.4% (768,418)
$75,000 to $99,999
12.1% (644,434)
$100,000 to $149,999
20.1% (1,074,615)
$150,000 to $199,999
11.8% (629,389)
$200,000 or more
17.4% (932,521)
Income Wheaton IL USA
Less than $10,000 3.1% 6.5% 6.3%
$10,000 to $14,999 1.7% 4.0% 4.6%
$15,000 to $24,999 5.0% 8.9% 9.3%
$25,000 to $34,999 5.0% 8.6% 9.3%
$35,000 to $49,999 9.5% 12.0% 12.6%
$50,000 to $74,999 14.4% 17.2% 17.5%
$75,000 to $99,999 12.1% 12.7% 12.5%
$100,000 to $149,999 20.1% 15.6% 14.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 11.8% 6.9% 6.3%
$200,000 or more 17.4% 7.6% 7.0%

Gender in Wheaton

Female
50.9% (27,245)
Male
49.1% (26,234)
Gender Wheaton IL USA
Female 50.9% 50.9% 50.8%
Male 49.1% 49.1% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Wheaton for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
3.0% (1,604)
9-12th Grade
2.0% (1,069)
High School / GED
10.0% (5,348)
Some College
16.0% (8,556)
Associate's Degree
7.0% (3,743)
Bachelor's Degree
35.0% (18,718)
Master's Degree
21.0% (11,230)
Professional Degree
4.0% (2,139)
Doctorate Degree
2.0% (1,069)
Education Wheaton IL USA
< 9th Grade 3.0% 5.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 2.0% 6.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 10.0% 26.0% 27.0%
Some College 16.0% 21.0% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 7.0% 8.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 35.0% 21.0% 19.0%
Master's Degree 21.0% 10.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 4.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 2.0% 1.0% 1.0%

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