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Wheaton, IL (Illinois) Houses and Residents

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $367,400 (it was $211,200 in 2000)
Wheaton:

$367,400
Illinois:

$209,100
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $268,093 - $509,700

Wheaton,IL index of house prices

Total population: 53,644 (All urban)

Houses: 20,546 (19,140 occupied: 14,038 owner occupied, 5,101 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

27%
State:

34%

Housing density: 1,831 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2019: $452,168.

Median contract rent in 2019: $1,324 (lower quartile is $1,078, upper quartile is $1,665)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2019: $2,100


Median gross rent in Wheaton, IL in 2019: $1,454

Housing units in Wheaton with a mortgage: 9,369 (96 second mortgage, 1,185 home equity loan, 19 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 4,664

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $142,593

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $105,493

Median monthly housing costs: $1,625

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Wheaton, Illinois Age and Sex of Residents
Median year house/condo built: 1974

Median year apartment built: 1977

Household type by relationship:

Households: 52,918
  • Male householders: 10,337 (1,958 living alone), Female householders: 8,804 (2,885 living alone)
  • 11,472 spouses (11,420 opposite-sex spouses), 839 unmarried partners, (826 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 16,203 children (15,098 natural, 781 adopted, 363 stepchildren), 274 grandchildren, 145 brothers or sisters, 604 parents, 15 foster children, 347 other relatives, 985 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 2,927

Size of family households: 5,877 2-persons, 2,861 3-persons, 2,627 4-persons, 1,294 5-persons, 461 6-persons, 136 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 4,855 1-person, 863 2-persons, 91 3-persons, 64 4-persons, 4 5-persons.

10,310 married couples with children.
1,382 single-parent households (336 men, 1,046 women).

83.0% of residents of Wheaton speak English at home.
4.3% of residents speak Spanish at home (84% speak English very well, 9% speak English well, 6% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
4.8% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (72% speak English very well, 18% speak English well, 7% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).
4.5% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (57% speak English very well, 29% speak English well, 12% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
3.3% of residents speak other language at home (62% speak English very well, 21% speak English well, 14% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).

Foreign born population: 6,752 (12.8%)
(59.1% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

7.5
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments
Here:

4.0
State:

4.2

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Wheaton, Illinois
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Wheaton, Illinois
  • 0no bedroom
  • 2091 bedroom
  • 1,9922 bedrooms
  • 5,2623 bedrooms
  • 5,1594 bedrooms
  • 1,3505+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Wheaton, Illinois
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Wheaton, Illinois
  • 324no bedroom
  • 1,9171 bedroom
  • 1,9792 bedrooms
  • 6553 bedrooms
  • 1844 bedrooms
  • 545+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Wheaton in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Wheaton in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 245no vehicle
  • 3,5751 vehicle
  • 7,5252 vehicles
  • 1,8863 vehicles
  • 7174 vehicles
  • 1065+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Wheaton in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Wheaton in renter-occupied apartments
  • 456no vehicle
  • 2,6891 vehicle
  • 1,5942 vehicles
  • 2293 vehicles
  • 314 vehicles
  • 955+ vehicles
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Wheaton, Illinois
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Wheaton, Illinois
  • 01 room
  • 112 rooms
  • 1883 rooms
  • 1,0414 rooms
  • 1,4895 rooms
  • 2,3116 rooms
  • 1,9997 rooms
  • 2,3228 rooms
  • 4,5809+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Wheaton, Illinois
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Wheaton, Illinois
  • 2991 room
  • 3262 rooms
  • 1,3613 rooms
  • 1,4034 rooms
  • 7765 rooms
  • 4746 rooms
  • 1947 rooms
  • 2238 rooms
  • 829+ rooms
Year house built
Median 2019 house/condo value by year built
Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders
Owners and renters by unit type in Wheaton, IL
  • Wheaton, IL household income distribution

  • Distribution of median household income in Wheaton, IL in 2019
  • 359Less than $10,000
  • 671$10,000 to $19,999
  • 821$20,000 to $29,999
  • 1,040$30,000 to $39,999
  • 958$40,000 to $49,999
  • 1,339$50,000 to $59,999
  • 1,536$60,000 to $74,999
  • 2,231$75,000 to $99,999
  • 2,515$100,000 to $124,999
  • 1,771$125,000 to $149,999
  • 2,363$150,000 to $199,999
  • 3,655$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner - occupied houses in 2019 in Wheaton, IL

  • Distribution of house value in Wheaton, IL in 2019
  • 3$10,000 to $14,999
  • 6$15,000 to $19,999
  • 14$25,000 to $29,999
  • 9$30,000 to $34,999
  • 19$35,000 to $39,999
  • 3$50,000 to $59,999
  • 20$70,000 to $79,999
  • 12$80,000 to $89,999
  • 124$90,000 to $99,999
  • 344$100,000 to $124,999
  • 331$125,000 to $149,999
  • 421$150,000 to $174,999
  • 355$175,000 to $199,999
  • 1,459$200,000 to $249,999
  • 1,887$250,000 to $299,999
  • 3,418$300,000 to $399,999
  • 2,226$400,000 to $499,999
  • 2,830$500,000 to $749,999
  • 554$750,000 to $999,999
  • 160$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • 50$1,500,000 to $1,999,999
  • 26$2,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2019 in Wheaton, IL

  • Distribution of rent paid by renters in Wheaton, IL in 2019
  • 14$100 to $149
  • 49$150 to $199
  • 21$250 to $299
  • 43$300 to $349
  • 21$400 to $449
  • 15$450 to $499
  • 19$500 to $549
  • 11$600 to $649
  • 32$650 to $699
  • 47$700 to $749
  • 53$750 to $799
  • 171$800 to $899
  • 359$900 to $999
  • 1,286$1,000 to $1,249
  • 1,184$1,250 to $1,499
  • 1,316$1,500 to $1,999
  • 219$2,000 to $2,499
  • 72$2,500 to $2,999
  • 36$3,000 to $3,499
  • 4$3,500 or more
  • 144No cash rent
Time Leaving Home To Go To Work in 2019

Percentage of workers working in this county: 69.8%
Number of people working at home: 2,395 (9.0% of all workers)

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 693
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 2,913
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 3,522
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 3,164
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 3,017
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 1,560
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 2,154
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 772
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 867
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 1,982
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 2,649
  • 90 or more minutes: 838
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Wheaton

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 19,855 (78.2%)
  • Carpooled: 1,510 (5.9%)
  • Bus: 66 (0.3%)
  • Subway or elevated rail: 77 (0.3%)
  • Long-distance train or commuter rail: 101 (0.4%)
  • Ferryboat: 53 (0.2%)
  • Taxi: 235 (0.9%)
  • Bicycle: 48 (0.2%)
  • Walked: 987 (3.9%)
  • Worked at home: 2,395 (9.4%)
Class of Workers in 2019
  • Unemployment by race in 2019
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 3.1%Males
  • 2.5%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 13.2%Males
  • 2.6%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Asian residents
  • 3.8%Males
  • 2.9%Females
  • Unemployment rate for other race residents
  • 26.9%Males
  • 2.5%Females
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 6.8%Males
  • 1.7%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 4.5%Males
  • 0.3%Females
Year of entry for the foreign-born population in Wheaton, Illinois
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population in Wheaton, Illinois
  • 2,7782010 or later
  • 1,2712000 to 2009
  • 1,2291990 to 1999
  • 8731980 to 1989
  • 8601970 to 1979
  • 940Before 1970
Ancestries in Wheaton, IL

First ancestries reported:

  • German: 2,565 (11.6%)
  • European: 2,302 (10.4%)
  • Irish: 1,438 (6.5%)
  • Polish: 1,414 (6.4%)
  • Italian: 1,340 (6.1%)
  • English: 1,076 (4.9%)
  • Ethiopian: 895 (4.1%)
  • Egyptian: 681 (3.1%)
  • American: 606 (2.7%)
  • Swedish: 384 (1.7%)
  • Norwegian: 372 (1.7%)
  • Dutch: 356 (1.6%)
  • Scottish: 285 (1.3%)
  • Czech: 199 (0.9%)
  • British: 172 (0.8%)
  • Romanian: 157 (0.7%)
  • Greek: 142 (0.6%)
  • Iraqi: 129 (0.6%)
  • Scandinavian: 125 (0.6%)
  • Iranian: 124 (0.6%)
  • Northern European: 117 (0.5%)
  • Eastern European: 111 (0.5%)
  • Sudanese: 104 (0.5%)
  • Scotch-Irish: 96 (0.4%)
  • African: 95 (0.4%)
  • Lithuanian: 94 (0.4%)
  • Serbian: 89 (0.4%)
  • Russian: 74 (0.3%)
  • Finnish: 73 (0.3%)
  • Albanian: 63 (0.3%)
  • Hungarian: 62 (0.3%)
  • Ukrainian: 58 (0.3%)
  • Macedonian: 55 (0.2%)
  • Czechoslovakian: 53 (0.2%)
  • Yugoslavian: 53 (0.2%)
  • Brazilian: 43 (0.2%)
  • French: 40 (0.2%)
  • French Canadian: 39 (0.2%)
  • Slovak: 38 (0.2%)
  • Palestinian: 37 (0.2%)
  • Welsh: 36 (0.2%)
  • Soviet Union: 35 (0.2%)
  • Haitian: 35 (0.2%)
  • Canadian: 33 (0.1%)
  • Nigerian: 32 (0.1%)
  • Danish: 31 (0.1%)
  • Swiss: 28 (0.1%)
  • Croatian: 27 (0.1%)
  • Belgian: 21 (0.10%)
  • Slovene: 19 (0.09%)
  • Austrian: 17 (0.08%)
  • Bulgarian: 17 (0.08%)
  • Assyrian: 16 (0.07%)
  • Jamaican: 16 (0.07%)
  • Latvian: 11 (0.05%)
  • Arab: 7 (0.03%)
  • West Indian: 6 (0.03%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents (%):

Korea
Wheaton:

7.5% (505)
Illinois:

2.3% (40,596)

Mexico
Wheaton:

7.0% (473)
Illinois:

35.6% (640,004)

India
Wheaton:

6.5% (441)
Illinois:

8.9% (159,663)

Egypt
Wheaton:

6.3% (425)
Illinois:

0.3% (6,185)

Burma
Wheaton:

6.3% (422)
Illinois:

0.2% (4,257)

Poland
Wheaton:

4.0% (268)
Illinois:

7.1% (127,656)

Eritrea
Wheaton:

3.6% (241)
Illinois:

0.0% (840)

Iraq
Wheaton:

3.3% (221)
Illinois:

0.7% (13,430)

Other South Central Asia
Wheaton:

3.3% (220)
Illinois:

0.2% (3,460)

Vietnam
Wheaton:

3.0% (203)
Illinois:

1.3% (22,656)

China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan
Wheaton:

2.6% (177)
Illinois:

4.3% (77,764)

Other Northern America
Wheaton:

2.5% (172)
Illinois:

0.0% (105)

Canada
Wheaton:

2.5% (168)
Illinois:

1.0% (17,933)

Pakistan
Wheaton:

2.3% (156)
Illinois:

1.6% (28,909)

Philippines
Wheaton:

2.1% (145)
Illinois:

4.9% (88,719)

Guatemala
Wheaton:

2.1% (139)
Illinois:

1.5% (27,425)

Iran
Wheaton:

2.1% (139)
Illinois:

0.4% (6,541)

United Kingdom, excluding England and Scotland
Wheaton:

1.8% (121)
Illinois:

0.5% (9,344)

Nicaragua
Wheaton:

1.6% (108)
Illinois:

0.1% (1,689)

Japan
Wheaton:

1.6% (106)
Illinois:

0.6% (11,672)

Sudan
Wheaton:

1.5% (104)
Illinois:

0.0% (892)

Colombia
Wheaton:

1.5% (104)
Illinois:

0.8% (14,278)

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 31,229
  • Other state: 14,038
  • Northeast: 2,456
  • Midwest: 5,850
  • South: 3,505
  • West: 2,262

85.4% of Wheaton residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 32.7% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 54.0% lived in Illinois.


Wheaton:

85.4%
State average:

87.3%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 118
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 63
  • 5th and 6th grade: 29
  • 7th and 8th grade: 97
  • 9th grade: 35
  • 10th grade: 41
  • 11th grade: 50
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 116
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 1,558
  • Less than 1 year of college: 528
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 1,883
  • Associate degree: 1,014
  • Bachelor's degree: 6,032
  • Master's degree: 3,504
  • Professional school degree: 929
  • Doctorate degree: 839
Educational Attainment for Males

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 186
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 43
  • 5th and 6th grade: 0
  • 7th and 8th grade: 46
  • 9th grade: 16
  • 10th grade: 52
  • 11th grade: 42
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 191
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 2,083
  • Less than 1 year of college: 803
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 2,024
  • Associate degree: 1,193
  • Bachelor's degree: 7,126
  • Master's degree: 3,757
  • Professional school degree: 614
  • Doctorate degree: 358
Educational Attainment for Females
Wheaton marital status for males
Wheaton marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 12,080
  • One, attached: 2,379
  • Two: 290
  • 3 or 4: 1,194
  • 5 to 9: 1,202
  • 10 to 19: 1,124
  • 20 to 49: 846
  • 50 or more: 1,372
  • Mobile homes: 11
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 8

Median worth of mobile homes: $15,954

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities in 2019: 0.6%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2019: 1.0%

House/condo owner moved in on average 14 years ago

Renter moved in on average 1 years ago

Year householders moved into residence in Wheaton
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Wheaton, IL
  • 93.1%Utility gas
  • 6.0%Electricity
  • 0.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.1%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Wheaton, IL
  • 66.6%Utility gas
  • 29.5%Electricity
  • 1.5%No fuel used
  • 1.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.8%Other fuel
  • 0.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 603
Here:

11.2%
Illinois:

11.2%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 260
Here:

9.9%
Illinois:

9.3%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 2,608
Here:

56.1%
Illinois:

27.4%
School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students
School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability