West Chicago, Illinois

West Chicago: City in DuPage County, Illinois, United States


West Chicago is a city located in the county of DuPage in the U.S. state of Illinois. Its population at the 2010 census was 27,086 and a population density of 675 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 26,593 inhabitants.

The city was created 151 years ago in 1872.

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Location of West Chicago on Illinois map.

Quick Facts about West Chicago

Population : 26,593 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Illinois (United States)
County : DuPage County
Postal code : 60185
Area : 40.12 km2
Altitude : 784 feet / 239 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1873 (151 years ago)
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 00:29:13 (22nd June 2024)
Density : 663 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -1.85% (2010-2020)
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West Chicago is located at 41°53'5"N 88°12'14"W (41.8847500, -88.2039600).

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According to census records, the population of West Chicago decreased by 1.85% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 27,086 - census
2011 27,408 1.17% estimation process
2012 27,502 0.34% estimation process
2013 27,579 0.28% estimation process
2014 27,547 -0.12% estimation process
2015 27,486 -0.22% estimation process
2016 27,322 -0.6% estimation process
2017 27,221 -0.37% estimation process
2018 27,021 -0.74% estimation process
2019 26,816 -0.76% estimation process
2020 26,593 -0.84% estimation process

West Chicago zip code is 60185. County name: DuPage, County fips: 17043

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People born in West Chicago (7)

People born in West Chicago, including politician Chauncey William Reed, politician Harris W. Fawell, baseball player Joe Leonard, .


  • Beverly Rae Kimes (automobile journalist) she was born in 17/08/1939
  • John Konchar (American basketball player) he was born in 22/03/1996
  • Allen L. Hammond (American editor and broadcaster) he was born in 06/09/1943
  • Dan L. Thrapp (historian) he was born in 26/06/1913

Schools in West Chicago

College & universities near West Chicago, IL

Code Name City ZIP
149781 Wheaton College Wheaton (IL) 60187-5593

Stations (21)

Amtrak & bus stations near West Chicago, IL

Code Name Address Type
NPV Naperville 105 E. Fourth Ave. RAIL
LAG La Grange Road 25 West Burlington St. RAIL
SMT Summit Archer Ave. and South Center Ave. RAIL
PLO Plano 101 West Main Street RAIL
GLN Glenview station 1116 Depot St. RAIL

Post offices near West Chicago

Post Office Name City ZIP
West Chicag Post Office West Chicago (IL) 60185

Other cities in DuPage County

Cities, towns, neighborhoods & other populated places in DuPage County , IL. (more)

City Name Population Title
Naperville 147,986 The second most populous city in Illinois.
Wheaton 52,451 The most populous city in DuPage County, Illinois.
Downers Grove 48,727 Village in Downers Grove, Lisle, and York Townships, DuPage County, Illinois, US
Elmhurst 46,532 A city in DuPage County, Illinois.
Lombard 43,961 Village in Illinois
Carol Stream 38,821 Town
Glendale Heights 33,351 Town
Woodridge 33,329 Suburb of Chicago in Illinois, USA
Glen Ellyn 27,402 Town in DuPage County, Illinois, USA
Westmont 24,266 City in DuPage County, Illinois, United States of America
Lisle 23,153 Town in Illinois
Roselle 22,550 Village in Ilinois, United States of America
Bloomingdale 21,723 Township in DuPage County, Illinois
Darien 21,531 Town in Connecticut
Villa Park 21,291 Human settlement in DuPage County, Illinois, United States of America
Bensenville 17,943 Village in United States of America

Distance to Other Cities

West Chicago distances to largest Illinois cities