Wheaton, DuPage County, Illinois

Wheaton: City in DuPage County, Illinois, United States

About

Wheaton is a city located in the county of DuPage in the U.S. state of Illinois. Its population at the 2010 census was 52,894 and a population density of 1,779 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 52,451 inhabitants.

The city was created 192 years ago in 1830.

Quick Facts about Wheaton

Population : 52,451 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Illinois (United States)
County : DuPage County
Area : 29.73 km2
Altitude : 748 feet / 228 meters
Capital city : Wheaton is capital of DuPage County
Establishment : January 01, 1831 (192 years ago)
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 12:53:23 (23rd March 2023)
Postal code : 60187
Density : 1,764 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -0.84% (2010-2020)
Wheaton locator map
Location of Wheaton on Illinois map.
Old DuPage County Courthouse image
Old DuPage County Courthouse
Old DuPage County Courthouse image

Geography

Wheaton is located at 41°51'58"N 88°6'25"W (41.8661400, -88.1070100).

Wheaton map

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Wheaton decreased by 0.84% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 52,894 - census
2011 53,416 0.98% estimation process
2012 53,576 0.3% estimation process
2013 53,765 0.35% estimation process
2014 53,769 0.01% estimation process
2015 53,736 -0.06% estimation process
2016 53,518 -0.41% estimation process
2017 53,406 -0.21% estimation process
2018 53,108 -0.56% estimation process
2019 52,745 -0.69% estimation process
2020 52,451 -0.56% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 31,108
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 31,872
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : -2.4%
April 1, 2020 Population : 31,519
April 1, 2010 Population : 31,862
People under 5 years old, percentage : 6.4%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 21.5%
People over 65 (%) : 14.7%
Female persons, % : 49.6%
White only, percent : 78.7%
Black or African American alone, percent : 9.3%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 0.1%
Asians alone % : 2.7%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.0%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 4.2%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 12.5%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 72.0%
2015-2019 Veterans : 1,662
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 13.0%
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 69.0%

Wheaton zip code is 60187. County name: DuPage, County fips: 17043

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Economic Facts

Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 69.0%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $183,400
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,821
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $849
2015-2019 median gross rent : $1,069
2015-2019 Households : 11,589
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.68
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 92.2%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 21.3%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 89.7%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 86.1%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 91.1%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 27.3%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 8.2%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 5.6%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 69.5%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 64.2%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 23,714
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 57,357
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 386,086
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 320,933
2012 total retail sales per capita : $10,100
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 30.5
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $74,944
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $36,465
Percentage of people living in poverty : 7.9%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 2,376
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,491
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 680
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 281
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 2,002
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 181
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 2,081
2010 population per square mile : 1,953.8
2010 land area in square miles : 16.31

People born in Wheaton (53)

People born in Wheaton, including computer scientist Ken Schwaber, astronomer Grote Reber, actor and comedian from the United States Dennis Dugan, .

List

  • J. Laurie Snell (American mathematician and economist) he was born in 15/01/1925
  • Adam Harris (athletics competitor) he was born in 21/07/1987
  • Shane Acker (filmmaker) he was born in 01/01/1971
  • Sonal Shah (American actress) she was born in 01/01/1980
  • Sean Rooney (volleyball player) he was born in 13/11/1982
  • Rick Goings (American businessman) he was born in 13/10/1945
  • Janet Pilgrim (American actor, playboy playmate, playboy playmate and playboy playmate (1934-2017)) she was born in 13/06/1934
  • Christopher Richard “Richie” Stringini (American singer) he was born in 28/11/1986
  • Joe Bucaro (American actor and film producer) he was born in 04/04/1964
  • A. J. Harris (Canadian football player) he was born in 08/08/1984
  • Albert W. Sherer, Jr. (American diplomat) he was born in 16/01/1916
  • Andrew Guenther (painter, sculptor) he was born in 01/01/1976
  • Andrew Himes (author) he was born in 01/01/1950
  • Ashley Priess (American gymnast) she was born in 08/03/1990
  • Blake Judd (American musician) he was born in 13/11/1982
  • Brian McCann (American actor and comedian) he was born in 16/08/1965
  • Don Bollweg (American baseball player) he was born in 12/02/1921
  • Dwight Kay (Illinois politician) he was born in 05/05/1947

Schools in Wheaton

College & universities near Wheaton, IL

Code Name City ZIP
149781 Wheaton College Wheaton (IL) 60187-5593
144865 College of DuPage Glen Ellyn (IL) 60137-6599
454980 Tricoci University of Beauty Culture-Glendale Heights Glendale Heights (IL) 60139
419253 Illinois Media School Lombard (IL) 60148
366191 Universal Technical Institute of Illinois Inc Lisle (IL) 60532-0000

Stations (21)

Amtrak & bus stations near Wheaton, 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
GLN Glenview station 1116 Depot St. RAIL
JOL Joliet Transportation Center 50 East Jefferson Street RAIL

Post offices near Wheaton

Post Office Name City ZIP
Wheaton Post Office Wheaton (IL) 60187
Winfield Post Office Winfield (IL) 60190
Downtown Glen Ellyn Post Office Glen Ellyn (IL) 60137
Glen Ellyn Post Office Glen Ellyn (IL) 60137
Glendale Heights Finan Post Office Glendale Heights (IL) 60139

Other places with the same name (4)

  • Wheaton , Minnesota human settlement in Traverse County, Minnesota, United States of America with a population of 1,269 people.
  • Wheaton , Missouri city in Barry County, Missouri with a population of 685 people.
  • Wheaton , Kansas city in Pottawatomie County, Kansas with a population of 116 people.

Other cities in DuPage County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in DuPage County , IL. (more)

City Name Population Title
Naperville 147,986 City in DuPage and Will counties in Illinois, United States
Downers Grove 48,727 Village in Downers Grove, Lisle, and York Townships, DuPage County, Illinois, US
Elmhurst 46,532 City in 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
West Chicago 26,593 City in DuPage County, Illinois, United States
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

Wheaton distances to largest Illinois cities