Wheaton, Illinois

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Population in 2017: 53,373 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: -3.7%
 
Males: 26,064  (48.8%)
Females: 27,309  (51.2%)
Median resident age:

38.2 years
Illinois median age:

38.0 years

Zip codes: 60187.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $100,966 (it was $73,385 in 2000)
Wheaton:

$100,966
IL:

$62,992

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $48,455 (it was $34,147 in 2000)

Wheaton city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $361,208 (it was $211,200 in 2000)
Wheaton:

$361,208
IL:

$195,300

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $363,756; detached houses: $407,486; townhouses or other attached units: $246,374; in 2-unit structures: $296,646; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $160,851; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $160,909; mobile homes: $24,884

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,377.

March 2019 cost of living index in Wheaton: 103.8 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 5.0%
(4.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 12.5% for Black residents, 3.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 1.2% for other race residents, 13.7% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Wheaton, IL (2017)
    • 43,27380.9%White alone
    • 3,1765.9%Asian alone
    • 3,0055.6%Hispanic
    • 2,2374.2%Black alone
    • 1,4062.6%Two or more races
    • 260.05%American Indian alone
    • 270.05%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 170.03%Other race alone

Races in Wheaton detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists, there were 38 registered sex offenders living in Wheaton, Illinois as of May 26, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Wheaton is 1,408 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Wheaton by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(1.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(1.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(1.9)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
6
(10.9)
10
(18.3)
0
(0.0)
9
(16.5)
6
(11.0)
6
(11.1)
1
(1.9)
1
(1.9)
4
(7.5)
5
(9.3)
2
(3.7)
5
(9.3)
12
(22.5)
16
(30.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
4
(7.3)
6
(11.0)
12
(22.0)
8
(14.7)
5
(9.2)
15
(27.8)
14
(26.4)
3
(5.6)
7
(13.1)
12
(22.3)
9
(16.7)
11
(20.4)
4
(7.5)
8
(15.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
20
(36.4)
50
(91.4)
107
(195.9)
10
(18.3)
13
(23.9)
3
(5.6)
7
(13.2)
7
(13.1)
21
(39.2)
11
(20.4)
12
(22.3)
16
(29.7)
21
(39.3)
15
(28.1)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
123
(223.7)
128
(234.0)
111
(203.3)
118
(216.3)
86
(157.9)
94
(174.4)
95
(179.1)
96
(180.2)
51
(95.1)
48
(89.2)
60
(111.5)
54
(100.3)
54
(101.0)
64
(119.8)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
677
(1,231)
699
(1,278)
658
(1,205)
636
(1,166)
629
(1,155)
679
(1,260)
633
(1,193)
474
(889.9)
398
(742.3)
311
(578.0)
321
(596.7)
276
(512.6)
427
(799.0)
554
(1,037)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
23
(41.8)
10
(18.3)
10
(18.3)
14
(25.7)
9
(16.5)
7
(13.0)
13
(24.5)
10
(18.8)
6
(11.2)
11
(20.4)
7
(13.0)
2
(3.7)
12
(22.5)
11
(20.6)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
5
(9.1)
2
(3.7)
7
(12.8)
0
(0.0)
1
(1.9)
5
(9.4)
4
(7.5)
5
(9.3)
2
(3.7)
5
(9.3)
1
(1.9)
6
(11.2)
2
(3.7)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)86.5105.2109.785.178.682.074.359.355.049.245.247.372.685.6

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City-data.com crime index in Wheaton, IL

Crime rate in Wheaton detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 79 (65 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.22
Illinois average:

2.09
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Ancestries: German (12.9%), Irish (8.4%), Italian (7.0%), American (5.4%), Polish (5.4%), European (4.5%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 04/24/1890

Elevation: 753 feet

Land area: 11.2 square miles.

Population density: 4,756 people per square mile   (average).

Wheaton, Illinois map

5,807 residents are foreign born (4.2% Asia, 2.6% Europe, 1.9% Latin America, 1.1% Africa).

This city:

10.9%
Illinois:

14.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $7,744 (2.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $6,829 (2.2%)

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Chicago, IL (22.1 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Glen Ellyn, IL (1.6 miles ),
Winfield, IL (1.6 miles ),
Glendale Heights, IL (2.1 miles ),
Carol Stream, IL (2.2 miles ),
Lisle, IL (2.2 miles ),
Warrenville, IL (2.2 miles ),
Lombard, IL (2.2 miles ),
West Chicago, IL (2.4 miles )

Latitude: 41.86 N, Longitude: 88.11 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -1,944 (-3.6%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 7,616 (27.9%)

Area code: 630

Distribution of median household income in Wheaton, IL in 2017
Distribution of house value in Wheaton, IL in 2017
Wheaton satellite photo by USGS

Wheaton tourist attractions:

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 30 buildings, average cost: $280,100
  • 1998: 51 buildings, average cost: $294,600
  • 1999: 42 buildings, average cost: $293,900
  • 2000: 57 buildings, average cost: $233,900
  • 2001: 45 buildings, average cost: $259,200
  • 2002: 57 buildings, average cost: $326,800
  • 2003: 68 buildings, average cost: $342,700
  • 2004: 101 buildings, average cost: $322,100
  • 2005: 58 buildings, average cost: $365,900
  • 2006: 98 buildings, average cost: $340,900
  • 2007: 68 buildings, average cost: $398,800
  • 2008: 25 buildings, average cost: $400,800
  • 2009: 12 buildings, average cost: $206,300
  • 2010: 18 buildings, average cost: $579,600
  • 2011: 14 buildings, average cost: $436,700
  • 2012: 26 buildings, average cost: $259,500
  • 2013: 49 buildings, average cost: $294,000
  • 2014: 61 buildings, average cost: $360,400
  • 2015: 45 buildings, average cost: $295,800
  • 2016: 49 buildings, average cost: $293,800
  • 2017: 46 buildings, average cost: $294,300
Number of permits per 10,000 Wheaton, IL residents
Average permit cost in Wheaton, IL
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

2.5%
Illinois:

4.5%
Unemployment by year
Historical population in Wheaton, IL
Historical housing units in Wheaton, IL

Population change in the 1990s: +3,048 (+5.8%).
Most common industries in Wheaton, IL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (14.1%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (12.6%)
  • Finance & insurance (8.2%)
  • Health care (7.2%)
  • Construction (4.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (3.8%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (3.1%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (14.4%)
  • Finance & insurance (9.6%)
  • Educational services (8.6%)
  • Construction (6.5%)
  • Health care (3.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (3.6%)
  • Public administration (3.4%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (20.6%)
  • Health care (11.4%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (10.3%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.1%)
  • Social assistance (3.7%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (3.6%)
Most common occupations in Wheaton, IL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2017
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.6%)
  • Computer specialists (4.8%)
  • Accountants and auditors (2.9%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (2.7%)
  • Customer service representatives (2.5%)
  • Registered nurses (2.4%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (2.3%)
Most common occupations for males in 2017
  • Computer specialists (7.1%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.6%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4.4%)
  • Engineers (3.4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (2.8%)
  • Operations specialties managers, except financial managers (2.6%)
  • Top executives (2.5%)
Most common occupations for females in 2017
  • Registered nurses (5.0%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.0%)
  • Accountants and auditors (3.7%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (3.2%)
  • Customer service representatives (3.0%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (2.9%)

Average climate in Wheaton, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Wheaton, Illinois environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 95.2. This is worse than average.

City:

95.2
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2012 was 0.358. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 10.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.358
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 16.8. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 0.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

16.8
U.S.:

5.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 1.11. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 0.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.11
U.S.:

1.79
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 25.3. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 0.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.3
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 23.9. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 6.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

23.9
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 10.3. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 6.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.3
U.S.:

8.5
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2009 was 0.0179. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 0.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0179
U.S.:

0.0098

Tornado activity:

Wheaton-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Illinois state average. It is 49% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/28/1990, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 17.6 miles away from the Wheaton city center killed 29 people and injured 350 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 6/13/1976, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 13.2 miles away from the city center killed 2 people and injured 23 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Wheaton-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Illinois state average. It is 85% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 236.0 miles away from Wheaton center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 210.5 miles away from the city center
On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 MB, 4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 49.4 miles away from the city center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 268.4 miles away from Wheaton center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 234.4 miles away from the city center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 226.0 miles away from Wheaton center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in DuPage County (14) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 8, Snowstorms: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Wheaton topographic map

Home Health Centers in Wheaton:

  • MYLIFE HOME HEALTH CARE, INC (218 W WILLOW AVE, STE B)
  • VINTAGE HEALTHCARE SERVICES (7 BLANCHARD CIRCLE, STE 103)

Nursing Homes in Wheaton:

  • DU PAGE CONVALESCENT CENTER (400 N COUNTY FARM RD PO BOX708)
  • DUPAGE CONV CENTER (400 N COUNTY FARM RD)
  • MARIANJOY REHABILITATION HOSPITAL-SNF (21 W 171 ROOSEVELT ROAD)
  • PARKWAY HEALTHCARE CENTER (219 EAST PARKWAY DRIVE)
  • PARKWAY TERRACE NURSING HOME (219 E PARKWAY DRIVE)
  • SANDALWOOD HEALTH CARE CENTER (2180 W MANCHESTER RD)
  • WHEATON CARE CENTER (1325 MANCHESTER ROAD)
  • WHEATON CONVALESCENT CENTER (1325 N MANCHESTER)
  • WYNSCAPE (2180 MANCHESTER ROAD)

Amtrak stations near Wheaton:

  • 6 miles: NAPERVILLE (E. 4TH & ELLSWORTH AVE.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 13 miles: LA GRANGE ROAD (LA GRANGE, 25 W. BURLINGTON AVE.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public payphones, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 16 miles: SUMMIT (ARCHER & CENTER AVE.) . Services: public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

College/University in Wheaton:

  • Wheaton College (Full-time enrollment: 2,948; Location: 501 College Ave; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.wheaton.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Wheaton:

  • College of DuPage (about 3 miles; Glen Ellyn, IL; Full-time enrollment: 18,910)
  • Universal Technical Institute of Illinois Inc (about 6 miles; Glendale Heights, IL; FT enrollment: 2,281)
  • Benedictine University (about 6 miles; Lisle, IL; FT enrollment: 5,694)
  • North Central College (about 7 miles; Naperville, IL; FT enrollment: 2,860)
  • Chamberlain College of Nursing-Illinois (about 8 miles; Addison, IL; FT enrollment: 8,977)
  • Elmhurst College (about 9 miles; Elmhurst, IL; FT enrollment: 3,364)
  • American InterContinental University-Online (about 13 miles; Schaumburg, IL; FT enrollment: 16,158)

Public high schools in Wheaton:

Private high school in Wheaton:

  • ST FRANCIS HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 780, Location: 2130 W ROOSEVELT RD, Grades: 9-12)

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Wheaton:

Private elementary/middle schools in Wheaton:

  • ST MICHAEL CATHOLIC SCHOOL (Students: 564, Location: 314 W WILLOW AVE, Grades: PK-8)
  • WHEATON MONTESSORI SCHOOL (Students: 110, Location: 1970 N GARY AVE, Grades: PK-6)
  • CLAPHAM SCHOOL (Students: 102, Location: 332 E SEMINARY AVE, Grades: PK-8)
See full list of schools located in Wheaton

Library in Wheaton:

  • WHEATON PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $4,100,953; Location: 225 NORTH CROSS STREET; 389,566 books; 3,200 e-books; 36,621 audio materials; 22,393 video materials; 43 local licensed databases; 17 state licensed databases; 1 other licensed databases; 475 print serial subscriptions; 15 electronic serial subscriptions)

User-submitted facts and corrections:

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  • WLS-TV is an owned and operated television station of the Walt Disney Corporation.

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Wheaton: Wheaton Industrial Park (A), Marianjoy Rehabilitation Hospital (B), Wheaton Public Library (C), DuPage County Courthouse (D), Wheaton Fire Department Station 2 (E), Wheaton Fire Department Station 3 (F), Wheaton Fire Department Station 1 (G), Adams Hall (H), Anderson Commons (I), Armerding Hall (J), Blanchard Hall (K), Breyer Laboratory (L), Buswell Library (M), Coray Alumni Gymnasium (N), Evans Hall (O), McAlister Conservatory (P), McManis Hall (Q), Memorial Student Center (R), Nicholas Wing Buswell Library (S), Schell Hall (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Town Square Shopping Center (1), Rice Lake Square Shopping Center (2), Geneva Plaza Shopping Center (3), Danada Square West Shopping Center (4), Danada Square East Shopping Center (5), Briarbrook Commons Shopping Center (6). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Wheaton include: Edman Memorial Chapel (A), Pierce Memorial Chapel (B), Aldersgate United Methodist Church (C), Bethany Chapel (D), Bethel Presbyterian Church (E), Blanchard Road Alliance Church (F), Calvary Bible Chapel (G), College Church In Wheaton (H), DuPage African Methodist Episcopal Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Saint Michaels Catholic Cemetery (1), Wheaton Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Wheaton include: W W Stevens Park (1), Seven Gables Park (2), Scotts Grove Park (3), Scottdale Park (4), Ridge Park (5), Blacksmith Park (6), Adams Park (7), Appleby Park (8), Arrowhead Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Cantigny 1st Division Foundation (Museums; 1S151 Winfield Road), Cantigny Gardens & Museums (1S151 Winfield Road), Fox Bowl (Amusement & Theme Parks; 1101 Butterfield Road).

Courts: Dupage County Government - Circuit Court Clerk- Criminal Division (505 North County Farm Road), Dupage County - Circuit Court- Office Of The Chief Judge (505 North County Farm Road).

Birthplace of: Dennis Dugan - Film actor, Shane Acker - Firm maker, Tami Erin - Film actor, Albert W. Sherer, Jr. - Diplomat, Janet Pilgrim (model) - Actor, Matt Rahn - Football player, Todd Monken - Football coach, A. J. Harris - Football player, James Laurie Snell - Mathematician, Kyle Johnson - Football player.

DuPage County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Wheaton and their reported violations in the past:

KNOLL CREST FUNERAL HOME (Population served: 400, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation
SYBIL LANE (Serves WI, Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation
GREENE VALLEY F P (HW-24) (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation
GREENE VALLEY F P (HW-18) (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation
GREENE VALLEY F P (HW-17) (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation
WATERFALL GLEN F P (HW-9) (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation
WATERFALL GLEN F P (HW-10) (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation
SEVEN GABLES PARK (Population served: 40, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation

Drinking water stations with addresses in Wheaton that have no violations reported:

  • VFW WHEATON POST #2164 (Address: 0N731 PAPWORTH , Population served: 150, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • PLEASANT HILL CHURCH (Population served: 100, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • PRIDE OF WHEATON MOBIL (Population served: 100, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • FULLERSBURG WOODS F P (HW-9) (Population served: 100, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • FULLERSBURG WOODS F P (HW-10) (Population served: 100, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • KLINE CREEK FARM (DW-13) (Population served: 100, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • MAYSLAKE F P (HW-4) (Population served: 100, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • ROSIE OREILLYS (Address: 0N131 GARY AVENUE , Population served: 100, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • MALLARD LAKE F P (HW-13) (Population served: 75, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • SALT CREEK PARK F P (HW-1) (Population served: 75, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This city:

2.6 people
Illinois:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

69.3%
Whole state:

65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

3.1%
Whole state:

6.3%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

People in group quarters in Wheaton in 2010:

  • 1,891 people in college/university student housing
  • 786 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 578 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 63 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 25 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 21 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 6 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 5 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 4 people in group homes intended for adults

People in group quarters in Wheaton in 2000:

  • 2,080 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 932 people in nursing homes
  • 718 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 311 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 95 people in religious group quarters
  • 60 people in short-term care, detention or diagnostic centers for delinquent children
  • 4 people in other group homes

Banks with most branches in Wheaton (2011 data):

  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: 7 branches. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.
  • PNC Bank, National Association: Wheaton Branch, Danada Branch, Wheaton - Roosevelt Road Branch. Info updated 2012/03/20: Bank assets: $263,309.6 mil, Deposits: $197,343.0 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3085 total offices, Holding Company: Pnc Financial Services Group, Inc., The
  • Community Bank-Wheaton/Glen Ellyn: Wheaton Branch, North Wheaton Office Branch, County Farm Road Branch. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $335.5 mil, Deposits: $301.5 mil, headquarters in Glen Ellyn, IL, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 4 total offices, Holding Company: Community Financial Shares, Inc.
  • West Suburban Bank: Danada Facilitiy at 295 West Loop Road, branch established on 1995/05/02; Wheaton Facility at 221 South West Street, branch established on 1995/09/29. Info updated 2011/02/23: Bank assets: $1,927.7 mil, Deposits: $1,744.7 mil, headquarters in Lombard, IL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 44 total offices, Holding Company: West Suburban Bancorp, Inc.
  • Bank of America, National Association: Wheaton Banking Center at 18 Blanchard Circle, branch established on 2004/08/02; Wheaton at 225 W. Front Street, branch established on 1923/01/01. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • TCF National Bank: Main/Geneva Jewel Branch #2244 at 2031 North Main Street, branch established on 1996/10/31; Danda Square Jewel Branch #2246 at 30 Danada Square, branch established on 1996/08/01. Info updated 2009/11/23: Bank assets: $19,007.0 mil, Deposits: $12,377.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 441 total offices, Holding Company: Tcf Financial Corporation
  • The Northern Trust Company: Wheaton Branch at 101 South Cross Street, branch established on 2007/06/18. Info updated 2011/10/07: Bank assets: $99,831.2 mil, Deposits: $84,041.7 mil, headquarters in Chicago, IL, positive income, International Specialization, 91 total offices, Holding Company: Northern Trust Corporation
  • Fifth Third Bank: Wheaton Branch at 1500 North Main Street, branch established on 1962/01/06. Info updated 2009/10/05: Bank assets: $114,540.4 mil, Deposits: $89,689.1 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1378 total offices, Holding Company: Fifth Third Bancorp
  • Wheaton Bank & Trust: at 211 South Wheaton Avenue, branch established on 1993/05/17. Info updated 2011/07/05: Bank assets: $714.9 mil, Deposits: $601.0 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 4 total offices, Holding Company: Wintrust Financial Corporation
  • 7 other banks with 7 local branches

For population 15 years and over in Wheaton:

Marital status in Wheaton, IL
  • Never married: 31.2%
  • Now married: 55.6%
  • Separated: 0.6%
  • Widowed: 4.7%
  • Divorced: 7.9%

For population 25 years and over in Wheaton:

  • High school or higher: 96.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 62.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 26.9%
  • Unemployed: 3.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.3 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.2
Illinois average:

12.2

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Wheaton
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Neighborhoods in Wheaton:

(Wheaton, Illinois Neighborhood Map)

Religion statistics for Wheaton, IL (based on DuPage County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic373,82354
Evangelical Protestant120,953247
Other77,88980
Mainline Protestant71,909126
Orthodox8,46010
Black Protestant3,0145
None260,876-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 175
DuPage County:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 8
DuPage County:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

0.08 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 97
Here:

1.05 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 200
This county:

2.16 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 671
DuPage County:

7.24 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.86 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
DuPage County:

7.1%
Illinois:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
DuPage County:

24.0%
Illinois:

25.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

13.2%
Illinois:

14.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

52.2%
Illinois:

48.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Wheaton:

51.0%
Illinois:

45.7%

Average BMI:
Wheaton:

28.2
State:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

20.7%
Illinois:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Wheaton:

9.8%
State:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Wheaton:

6.9
Illinois:

6.8

Overweight people:
Wheaton:

33.3%
Illinois:

33.2%

General health condition:
Here:

59.1%
State:

55.4%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

80.1%
State:

79.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Wheaton, IL Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 73$698,378$114,8020$0
Streets and Highways 39$234,173$72,0530$0
Firefighters 36$351,428$117,1430$0
Other and Unallocable 29$184,354$76,2841$4,649
Local Libraries 26$134,156$61,91892$398,086
Police - Other 23$122,010$63,65738$146,180
Sewerage 18$111,418$74,2790$0
Water Supply 16$112,025$84,0190$0
Financial Administration 14$108,238$92,7750$0
Other Government Administration 12$110,411$110,4119$26,160
Parks and Recreation 7$43,830$75,1370$0
Natural Resources 6$36,282$72,5640$0
Solid Waste Management 3$20,559$82,2360$0
Fire - Other 1$5,691$68,2920$0
Correction 0$0 0$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 303$2,272,953$90,018140$575,075

Wheaton government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $2,406,000 ($45.08)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $13,600,000 ($254.81)
    Water Utilities: $11,666,000 ($218.57)
    Local Fire Protection: $9,101,000 ($170.52)
    Regular Highways: $7,425,000 ($139.12)
    Libraries: $3,975,000 ($74.48)
    Sewerage: $3,856,000 ($72.25)
    General - Other: $2,615,000 ($48.99)
    Central Staff Services: $2,489,000 ($46.63)
    Financial Administration: $1,944,000 ($36.42)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $964,000 ($18.06)
    Parks and Recreation: $691,000 ($12.95)
    Parking Facilities: $497,000 ($9.31)
    General Public Buildings: $374,000 ($7.01)
    Public Welfare - Other: $165,000 ($3.09)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,073,000 ($20.10)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $40,000 ($0.75)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $22,138,000 ($414.78)

Wheaton government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Other: $3,901,000 ($73.09)
    Sewerage: $3,660,000 ($68.57)
    Parking Facilities: $619,000 ($11.60)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $42,000 ($0.79)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,649,000 ($30.90)
    Fines and Forfeits: $793,000 ($14.86)
    Interest Earnings: $90,000 ($1.69)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $13,284,000 ($248.89)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $13,111,000 ($245.65)
    Highways: $1,353,000 ($25.35)
    Other: $66,000 ($1.24)
  • Tax - Property: $23,466,000 ($439.66)
    Public Utilities Sales: $4,069,000 ($76.24)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $3,869,000 ($72.49)
    Other Selective Sales: $1,290,000 ($24.17)
    Other License: $1,155,000 ($21.64)

Wheaton government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $32,040,000 ($600.30)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $28,015,000 ($524.89)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,170,000 ($153.07)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,145,000 ($77.66)

Wheaton government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $58,826,000 ($1102.17)

6.52% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($78,245 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.52%
Illinois average:

4.69%

0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($645 average AGI)
DuPage County:

0.04%
Illinois average:

0.03%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Cook County, IL  3.07% ($81,685 average AGI)
from Will County, IL  0.62% ($74,293)
from Kane County, IL  0.49% ($55,548)


7.43% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($87,548 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.43%
Illinois average:

5.50%

0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($760 average AGI)
DuPage County:

0.06%
Illinois average:

0.06%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Cook County, IL  2.46% ($77,836 average AGI)
to Will County, IL  0.86% ($68,167)
to Kane County, IL  0.73% ($132,588)
Businesses in Wheaton, IL
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven4Kohl's1
AT&T1Lane Furniture1
Ace Hardware2LensCrafters1
Ann Taylor1Maurices1
AutoZone1McDonald's2
Avenue1Men's Wearhouse1
Banana Republic1New Balance1
Bath & Body Works1Nike8
Blockbuster2Office Depot2
Burger King1Old Navy1
CVS1Outback1
Caribou Coffee2Outback Steakhouse1
Chick-Fil-A1Panda Express1
Chico's1Panera Bread1
Chipotle2Penske1
Circle K2PetSmart1
Dairy Queen2Pier 1 Imports1
Domino's Pizza1Qdoba Mexican Grill2
DressBarn1RadioShack2
Dressbarn1Red Robin1
Dunkin Donuts3SAS Shoes1
Express1Safeway1
Famous Footwear1Sprint Nextel1
FedEx10Starbucks5
Firestone Complete Auto Care1Subway1
GNC1T.J.Maxx1
GameStop2Taco Bell1
Gap1Talbots1
Gymboree1Target1
H&R Block2Toys"R"Us1
Houlihan's1True Value1
IHOP1U-Haul2
Jamba Juice1UPS15
Jewel-Osco2Verizon Wireless1
Jimmy John's2Victoria's Secret1
JoS. A. Bank1Vons1
Just Tires1Walgreens1
KFC1Whole Foods Market1

Strongest AM radio stations in Wheaton:

  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WYLL (1160 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WMBI (1110 AM; daytime; 5 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WVIV (1200 AM; 20 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLXX-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • WCSN (820 AM; 5 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WYPA, INC.)
  • WJJG (1530 AM; daytime; 2 kW; ELMHURST, IL; Owner: JOSEPH J. GENTILE, INC.)
  • WISN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBIG (1280 AM; 1 kW; AURORA, IL; Owner: BIG BROADCASTING COMAPNY, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Wheaton:

  • WETN (88.1 FM; WHEATON, IL; Owner: THE TRUSTEES OF WHEATON COLLEGE)
  • WDCB (90.9 FM; GLEN ELLYN, IL; Owner: COLLEGE OF DU PAGE, DISTRICT 502)
  • WLEY-FM (107.9 FM; AURORA, IL; Owner: WLEY LICENSING, INC.)
  • WMBI-FM (90.1 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • WERV-FM (95.9 FM; AURORA, IL; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WCKG (105.9 FM; ELMWOOD PARK, IL; Owner: INFINITY HOLDINGS CORPORATION OF ORLANDO)
  • WLIT-FM (93.9 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WJMK (104.3 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORP. OF ILLINOIS)
  • WNUA (95.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WTMX (101.9 FM; SKOKIE, IL; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WBBM-FM (96.3 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WGCI-FM (107.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WKSC-FM (103.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WFMT (98.7 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WINDOW TO THE WORLD COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WZZN (94.7 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC CHICAGO FM RADIO,INC.)
  • WBEZ (91.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: THE WBEZ ALLIANCE, INC.)
  • WKQX (101.1 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WLUP-FM (97.9 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WNND (100.3 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WOJO (105.1 FM; EVANSTON, IL; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))

TV broadcast stations around Wheaton:

  • W34CK (Channel 34; ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL; Owner: FIRST UNITED, INC.)
  • WLS-TV (Channel 7; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WMAQ-TV (Channel 5; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: NBC SUBSIDIARY (WMAQ-TV), INC.)
  • WTTW (Channel 11; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WINDOW TO THE WORLD COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WGN-TV (Channel 9; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WGBO-TV (Channel 66; JOLIET, IL; Owner: WGBO LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.)
  • WBBM-TV (Channel 2; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WPWR-TV (Channel 50; GARY, IN; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WXFT (Channel 60; AURORA, IL; Owner: TELEFUTURA CHICAGO LLC)
  • WCIU-TV (Channel 26; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WCIU-TV LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WCPX (Channel 38; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: PAXSON CHICAGO LICENSE, INC.)
  • W24AJ (Channel 24; AURORA, IL; Owner: NELSON TV, INC.)
  • WFLD (Channel 32; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • W68DO (Channel 68; PALATINE, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WFBT-CA (Channel 23; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: CHANNEL 23 LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WJYS (Channel 62; HAMMOND, IN; Owner: JOVON BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WSNS-TV (Channel 44; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: TELEMUNDO OF CHICAGO, INC.)
  • W57DN (Channel 57; ELGIN, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WOCH-LP (Channel 28; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: KM LPTV OF CHICAGO-28, L.L.C.)
  • WYCC (Channel 20; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: COLLEGE DIST. #508, COUNTY OF COOK)
  • WOCK-CA (Channel 13; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: KM LPTV OF CHICAGO-13, L.L.C.)
  • W64CQ (Channel 64; ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WYIN (Channel 56; GARY, IN; Owner: NORTHWEST INDIANA PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSPY-LP (Channel 30; PLANO, IL; Owner: WSPY-TV, INC.)
  • W54AP (Channel 54; BLUE ISLAND, IL; Owner: CATHOLIC VIEWS BROADCASTS, INC.)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Wheaton fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 6Number of bridges
  • 23ft / 6.7mTotal length
  • 65,000Total average daily traffic
  • 2,060Total average daily truck traffic
  • 86,051Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 26 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Wheaton)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Wheaton, IL)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 39 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 23 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 287 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Wheaton)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 39 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Wheaton)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 4 full and 10 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED128$231,183254$269,6691,927$253,11340$189,8276$9,857,92249$209,5732$151,470
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED6$254,29530$305,166128$254,1178$61,6510$05$180,1781$304,110
APPLICATIONS DENIED14$202,00328$327,800308$276,49113$107,1390$07$215,1761$33,960
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN7$211,28027$363,002193$262,4155$120,5360$09$186,0290$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$165,0004$260,39072$273,5612$272,2500$02$230,1400$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003

Detailed mortgage data for all 14 tracts in Wheaton, IL

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 4 full and 10 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED33$268,08631$266,255
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED7$240,93714$287,393
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$241,32510$277,272
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN4$308,9454$315,113
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$280,2500$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Wheaton, IL
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Wheaton, IL - Value

2003 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 99. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 141 took place in 2004, and the least - 34 in 2003. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Wheaton, IL When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (59.1%), and Outside Fires (27.2%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Wheaton, IL
    • 93959.1%Structure Fires
    • 43327.2%Outside Fires
    • 1247.8%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 935.9%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Wheaton, IL
Most common first names in Wheaton, IL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary34981.7 years
John32476.9 years
William24275.1 years
Robert22071.7 years
Helen19982.3 years
Margaret18582.0 years
James15271.1 years
George15276.7 years
Anna15186.3 years
Ruth14481.8 years
Most common last names in Wheaton, IL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson11779.7 years
Smith7477.3 years
Anderson5876.1 years
Miller5777.7 years
Brown5078.2 years
Nelson4375.8 years
Peterson3577.2 years
Jones3378.9 years
Carlson3080.5 years
White2871.8 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Wheaton, IL
  • 93.1%Utility gas
  • 6.1%Electricity
  • 0.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Wheaton, IL
  • 66.2%Utility gas
  • 30.0%Electricity
  • 1.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.6%No fuel used
  • 0.6%Other fuel


Wheaton compared to Illinois state average:

  • Median household income above state average.
  • Median house value above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.

Wheaton on our top lists:

  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest number of auto thefts per 100,000 residents (population 50,000+)"
  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest number of assaults per 100,000 residents (population 50,000+)"
  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest number of robberies per 100,000 residents (population 50,000+)"
  • #6 on the list of "Top 100 safest cities (lowest city-data.com crime index) (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest city-data.com crime index (population 50,000+)"
  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: management of companies and enterprises (population 50,000+)"
  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: education, training, and library occupations (population 50,000+)"
  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the smallest city-data.com crime index per police officer (population 50,000+)"
  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest number of rapes per 100,000 residents (population 50,000+)"
  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest city-data.com crime index decrease from 2011 to 2012 (population 50,000+)"
  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the smallest percentage of likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households) (population 50,000+)"
  • #13 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest number of burglaries per 100,000 residents (population 50,000+)"
  • #14 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: management of companies and enterprises (population 50,000+)"
  • #17 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest number of thefts per 100,000 residents (population 50,000+)"
  • #18 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the smallest percentage of unmarried partner households (population 50,000+)"
  • #33 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest percentage of single-parent households, population 50,000+"
  • #35 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Other South Central Asia (population 500+)"
  • #39 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: educational services (population 50,000+)"
  • #42 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: finance and insurance (population 50,000+)"
  • #43 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: business and financial operations occupations (population 50,000+)"
  • #70 (60187) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the most beauty salons in 2005"
  • #14 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #19 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that visited a dentist within the past year"
  • #23 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Catholic adherents"
  • #25 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the best general health status score of residents (1-5), 3 years of data"
  • #26 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
There are 121 pilots and 70 other airmen in this city.
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  • Robert L. Mehlberg (38)
  • John Joseph King (18)
  • Pavel Savenok (15)
  • Charles Calvin Byers (14)
  • Michael K. Burke (14)
  • Dennis J. Waszak (13)
  • Anil M. Rao (12)
  • James Spanswick (11)
  • Frank Salinas (11)
  • Reinhard Metz (10)

Total of 848 patent applications in 2008-2020.