Wheaton, Illinois Census Data & Community Profile

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Wheaton GENERAL POPULATION

Total Population in Wheaton, IL
At the time of the most recent United States Census Survey, the number of people in Wheaton, IL was 55,416.

Wheaton Male Population
At the time of the last full census survey, the number of men in Wheaton was 26,988, which represents 48.7 percent of the total for the community (The national average is 49.10%).

Male Population, Married in Wheaton, IL
There are an estimated 13,274 married men in the town. 63.6 percent of men over 15 years old in Wheaton are married, compared to the national average of 56.70%.

Female Population
The estimated female population in Wheaton is 28,428 which is 51.3 of the total population (Compared to the national average of 50.90%).

Female Population, Married in Wheaton, Illinois
There are an estimated 13,065 married women in the community. 57.7 percent of females over the age of 15 are married, compared to the national average of 52.10%.


AGE

Median Age in Wheaton, IL
The median age of people living in Wheaton, IL was 35.8 at the time of the last full census survey. (The United States average at the time was 35.3)

At that time, the number of people under the age of 5 living in Wheaton was 3,517. There were 40,916 people above the age of 18, which represents 73.8 percent of the entire population (compared to the national average of 74.30% ). 11.2 percent of the population (6,226) in the community was 65 years and over, compared to 12.40% nationally.


RACE

One Race Percent in Wheaton, IL
At the time of the last census survey, the number of people of one race in Wheaton, IL was 54,688.

White Population in Wheaton, IL
The estimated White population in the Wheaton community is 49,791, which is 89.8 percent of the total population (The U.S. average is 75.10%).

Black Population in Wheaton, Illinois
The estimated Black/African American population is 1,565, which is 2.8 percent of the total population in town (The U.S. average is 12.30%).

American Indian and Alaska Native Population in Wheaton, IL
In 2000, the number of American Indians or Alaska Natives in Wheaton, IL was 63.

Asian Population in Wheaton, Illinois
At the last survey, the total Asian population in the community was 2,687.

Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander Population in Wheaton, IL
The number of Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islanders living in Wheaton was an estimated 11.

Other/Multiple Races
The number of residents identified as “some other race” was 571, while those of “two or more races” was 728 at the time of the last census.

Hispanic Population
The Hispanic population in the Wheaton community was 2,023, or 3.7 percent of the total population (compared to the national average of 12.50% percent).


HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS

Household Population in Wheaton, IL
The household population number in Wheaton was 51,216.

Group Quarters Population in Wheaton, IL
Group Quarters population in the community was 4,200.

Average Household Size in Wheaton, IL
The average household size in Wheaton is 2.64 (The average household size in the United States is 2.59).

Average Family Size
The average family size in the community is 3.2 (The average family size in the United States is 3.14).


HOUSING

Total Housing Units in Wheaton, IL
At the time of the last census survey, there were 19,881 total housing units in Wheaton.

The number of occupied housing units was 19,377, or 97.5 of the total units in town. Of these, 14,355 were owner-occupied (74.1), and 5,022 were renter-occupied (25.9, compared to the national average of 33.80%). There were also 504 vacant homes in Wheaton at the time of the last complete survey.

Median Home Values in Wheaton, Illinois
The total number of single family, owner occupied homes in the community was 12,736, with a median value in dollars of 222,100.

Monthly Owner Costs in Wheaton, IL
For homes with a mortgage, average monthly owner costs were $1,632 (national average was $1,088). For homes without a mortgage in Wheaton, average costs per month were $564 (national average was $295).


EDUCATION

High School Graduate or higher
At the time of the last survey, 33,355 people in the community had a high school degree, or 94.4 of the population (compared to the national average of 80.40%).

Bachelor's Degree or Higher in Wheaton, Illinois
20,247 people in Wheaton also had a Bachelor’s degree or higher, which represented 57.3 of the total population (National average was 24.40%).


MISCELLANEOUS

Civilian Veterans in Wheaton, IL
The number of Civilian Veterans in Wheaton was 3,821, or 9.3 percent of the total population (National average is 12.70%).

Disability Status in Wheaton, IL
In 2000, there were 4,633 people in Wheaton, IL listed as disabled.

Foreign Born in Wheaton, IL
At the time of the last complete survey, there were 6,038 people in Wheaton who spoke a language other than English at home. This represented 11.6 of the total population, compared to the national average of 17.90%.


LABOR STATISTICS

Percentage In Labor Force in Wheaton, Illinois
There were 29,083 in the labor force in Wheaton at the time of the last complete survey. This represented 68.2 of the total population, compared to the national average of 63.90%. Mean Travel Time to Work in minutes
From the most recent complete survey, the average commute time to work for local residents in Wheaton was 28 minutes, compared to the national average of 25.5 minutes.

Median Household Income in Wheaton, IL
The median household income in the community at the time of the last survey was $73,385. The median household income in the U.S. was $41,994.

Median Family Income in Wheaton, IL
In the last complete census survey, the median family income in the community was $90,475. Median family income in the U.S. was 50,046.

Per Capita Income in Wheaton, Illinois
Per capita income in Wheaton in the last full census was 34,147. Per capita income in the U.S. was 21,587.

Families below poverty level
According to the most recent survey,families living below the poverty line in Wheaton numbered 330, or 2.4 percent of the population. The percentage of families in America living below the poverty line was 9.20%.

Individuals below the poverty level in Wheaton, IL
Individuals living below the poverty line in the community was 1,847, or 3.6 percent . The percentage of individuals living beneath the poverty level in the country was 12.40%.


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