Wheaton DuPage County, Illinois

Wheaton: City in DuPage County, Illinois, United States


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 190 years ago in 1830.

Wheaton Quick Facts

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 (190 years ago)
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 08:46:13 (9th December 2021)
Postal code : 60187
Density : 1,764 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -0.84% (2010-2020)
Weather : 24℉ Mostly Cloudy 7-days weather
Wheaton locator map
Location of Wheaton on Illinois map.
Old DuPage County Courthouse image
Old DuPage County Courthouse
Old DuPage County Courthouse image


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

Wheaton map


Wheaton forecast: Mostly cloudy. Low around 24, with temperatures rising to around 27 overnight. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph. more


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

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

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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, you can see a list of people who born in Wheaton.

  • 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