Wheeler Jasper County, Illinois

Wheeler: Human settlement in Illinois, United States of America

About

Wheeler is a city located in the county of Jasper in the U.S. state of Illinois. Its population at the 2010 census was 147 and a population density of 253 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 146 inhabitants.

Wheeler Quick Facts

Population : 146 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Illinois (United States)
County : Jasper County
Area : 0.58 km2
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 18:16:36 (19th May 2022)
Postal code : 62479
Density : 252 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -0.68% (2010-2020)

Geography

Wheeler is located at 39°2'48"N 88°18'59"W (39.0467100, -88.3164300).

Wheeler map

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Wheeler decreased by 0.68% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 147 - census
2011 148 0.68% estimation process
2012 146 -1.37% estimation process
2013 145 -0.69% estimation process
2014 146 0.68% estimation process
2015 146 0% estimation process
2016 145 -0.69% estimation process
2017 144 -0.69% estimation process
2018 146 1.37% estimation process
2019 146 0% estimation process
2020 146 0% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 365,579
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 331,299
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : 10.3%
April 1, 2020 Population : 375,908
April 1, 2010 Population : 331,298
People under 5 years old, percentage : 4.9%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 18.5%
People over 65 (%) : 29.2%
Female persons, % : 52.1%
White only, percent : 82.1%
Black or African American alone, percent : 13.5%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 0.5%
Asians alone % : 1.7%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.1%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 2.0%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 14.1%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 69.6%
2015-2019 Veterans : 36,289
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 7.6%
Residential units, July 1, 2019 : 173,190

Wheeler zip code is 62479. County name: Jasper, County fips: 17079

Economic Facts

Residential units, July 1, 2019 : 173,190
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 75.0%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $139,900
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,099
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $374
2015-2019 median gross rent : $896
Permits for construction, 2020 : 3,827
2015-2019 Households : 139,172
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.47
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 86.3%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 12.3%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 87.8%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 80.7%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 87.6%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 20.1%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 11.4%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 16.9%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 46.5%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 43.6%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 375,178
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 1,874,027
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 1,471,198
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 4,263,626
2012 total retail sales per capita : $12,722
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 25.7
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $45,371
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $25,839
Percentage of people living in poverty : 14.9%
Total number of employer establishments, 2019 : 7,360
2019 total employment : 89,254
2019 total annual payroll ($1,000) : 3,326,167
Total employment, change in percentage terms, 2018-2019 : 5.9%
2018 total non-employer establishments : 27,086
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 25,658
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 12,862
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 9,940
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 6,153
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 18,671
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 2,854
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 21,636
2010 population per square mile : 209.1
2010 land area in square miles : 1,584.55
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 65.2%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $355,200
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $2,366
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $1,215
2015-2019 median gross rent : $1,880
2015-2019 Households : 18,035
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.06
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 86.0%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 63.7%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 91.6%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 74.8%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 95.2%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 52.7%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 3.6%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 7.6%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 56.2%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 48.1%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 244,682
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 614,552
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 2,197,854
2012 total retail sales per capita : $59,432
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 32.9
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $63,892
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $55,896
Percentage of people living in poverty : 9.5%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 8,811
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 4,063
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 2,914
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 3,824
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 4,542
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 480
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 7,764
2010 population per square mile : 13,487.2
2010 land area in square miles : 2.65

Schools in Wheeler

College & universities near Wheeler, IL

Code Name City ZIP
145707 Olney Central College Olney (IL) 62450

Stations (5)

Amtrak & bus stations near Wheeler, IL

Code Name Address Type
EFG Effingham 401 West National Ave. RAIL
MAT Mattoon station 1718 Broadway Ave. RAIL
CEN Centralia station 108 East Broadway RAIL
MVI Mt. Vernon, IL 102 Potomac Boulevard BUS
CHM Illinois Terminal 45 East University Ave. RAIL

Post offices near Wheeler

Post Office Name City ZIP
Wheeler Post Office Wheeler (IL) 62479

Other places with the same name (6)

Other cities in Jasper County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Jasper County , IL.

City Name Population Title
Plainfield 44,542 Village in Illinois, United States
Island Grove 596 Unincorporated community in Illinois
Newton 428 City in and the county seat of Jasper County, Illinois, United States
Hunt City 283 Township in Jasper County, Illinois
Brookville 226 Unincorporated community in Illinois
Willow Hill 224 Township in Jasper County, Illinois
Point Pleasant 149 Township in Warren County, Illinois
Hidalgo 103 Village in Jasper County, Illinois, United States
Yale 84 City in Illinois, United States of America
Rose Hill 80 Village in Jasper County, Illinois, United States