Wilmington, Illinois

Wilmington: Town in Will County, Illinois, United States

About

Wilmington is a town located in the county of Will in the U.S. state of Illinois. Its population at the 2010 census was 5,724 and a population density of 572 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 5,597 inhabitants.

The town was created 188 years ago in 1835.

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Location of Wilmington on Illinois map.

Quick Facts about Wilmington

Population : 5,597 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Illinois (United States)
County : Will County
Different from : Wilmington
Area : 10.01 km2
Establishment : January 01, 1836 (188 years ago)
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 03:12:56 (24th May 2024)
Postal code : 60481
Density : 559 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -2.27% (2010-2020)
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Geography

Wilmington is located at 41°18'28"N 88°8'48"W (41.3078100, -88.1467200).

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Demographics

According to census records, the population of Wilmington decreased by 2.27% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 5,724 - census
2011 5,774 0.87% estimation process
2012 5,771 -0.05% estimation process
2013 5,751 -0.35% estimation process
2014 5,737 -0.24% estimation process
2015 5,719 -0.31% estimation process
2016 5,724 0.09% estimation process
2017 5,704 -0.35% estimation process
2018 5,679 -0.44% estimation process
2019 5,643 -0.64% estimation process
2020 5,597 -0.82% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 72,717
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 59,558
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : 22.1%
April 1, 2020 Population : 79,226
April 1, 2010 Population : 59,682
People under 5 years old, percentage : 7.0%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 24.0%
People over 65 (%) : 12.0%
Female persons, % : 50.0%
White only, percent : 68.3%
Black or African American alone, percent : 11.3%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 0.2%
Asians alone % : 3.5%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.0%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 4.5%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 68.7%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 18.1%
2015-2019 Veterans : 2,384
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 24.5%
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 41.4%

Wilmington zip code is 60481. County name: Will, County fips: 17197

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Economic Facts

Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 41.4%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $173,200
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,286
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $437
2015-2019 median gross rent : $1,144
2015-2019 Households : 22,210
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 3.18
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 83.9%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 65.0%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 86.4%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 73.4%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 84.2%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 18.4%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 12.2%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 17.8%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 64.6%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 58.5%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 345,203
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 739,802
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 1,248,232
2012 total retail sales per capita : $19,698
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 30.6
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $40,826
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $18,974
Percentage of people living in poverty : 23.6%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 10,490
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 4,787
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 4,553
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 7,482
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 2,667
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 638
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 9,368
2010 population per square mile : 2,816.0
2010 land area in square miles : 21.19
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 53.8%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $167,400
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,304
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $502
2015-2019 median gross rent : $821
2015-2019 Households : 5,917
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.64
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 82.0%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 17.8%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 88.5%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 71.9%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 81.5%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 21.4%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 10.6%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 14.9%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 55.6%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 55.4%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 38,539
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 144,859
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 448,996
2012 total retail sales per capita : $30,544
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 24.5
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $44,186
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $21,850
Percentage of people living in poverty : 18.1%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 1,413
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 673
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 507
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 494
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 823
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 104
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,145
2010 population per square mile : 761.0
2010 land area in square miles : 18.69

Best Things to Do in Wilmington

1 Midewin National Tallgrass Prairie

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Where ot Eat in Wilmington

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Where to Stay in Wilmington

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Other Places in Wilmington

1 Wilmington City Hall

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4 Illinois of Natural Resources

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People born in Wilmington (6)

People born in Wilmington, including politician John J. Feely, baseball player Burt Keeley, baseball player George Cutshaw, .

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Schools in Wilmington

College & universities near Wilmington, IL

Code Name City ZIP
146296 Joliet Junior College Joliet (IL) 60431-8938

Stations (21)

Amtrak & bus stations near Wilmington, IL

Code Name Address Type
JOL Joliet Transportation Center 50 East Jefferson Street RAIL
KKI Kankakee 199 South East Ave. RAIL
DWT Dwight station 119 West Main St. RAIL
HMW Homewood 18015 Park Ave. RAIL
PLO Plano 101 West Main Street RAIL

Post offices near Wilmington

Post Office Name City ZIP
Wilmington Post Office Wilmington (IL) 60481

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Other cities in Will County

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

City Name Population Title
Joliet 85,583 The second most populous city in Will County, Illinois.
Bolingbrook 74,025 Town in Illinois
Lockport 59,877 The most populous city in Will County, Illinois.
Romeoville 39,770 Town
New Lenox 27,088 Village in Illinois
Homer Glen 24,281 Village in Illinois, United States
Crest Hill 21,153 City in Will County, Illinois, United States
Mokena 20,050 City in Illinois, United States of America
Goodings Grove 18,569 City in Illinois, United States of America
Shorewood 17,495 Village in Illinois
Channahon 13,409 City in Illinois, United States of America
Frankfort Square 9,276 Census-designated place in Will County, Illinois, United States
Manhattan 8,798 Village in Illinois
Crete 8,493 Town in the U.
Braidwood 6,148 City in Will County, Illinois, United States
Monee 5,029 City in Illinois, United States of America

Distance to Other Cities

Wilmington distances to largest Illinois cities