Wheeling, IL
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2021-08-09
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Wheeling, Illinois Info Snack

Population
38,499
Unemployment
3.0%
Poverty
9.5%
Median Home
$198,700
Median Income
$68,615
Median Rent
$1,265

Wheeling SnackAbility

8.5
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8.5/10
Housing
8.5
Affordability
6
Diversity
10
Safety
8.5
Amenities
9.5
Education
8
Commute
7

Wheeling, IL Crime Report

447
Total Crimes
1,145.3
Total Crimes / 100k People
-53.76%
Below National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Wheeling
/ 100k People
Illinois
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 447 1,145.3 2,253.4 2,476.7
Violent Crime 29 74.3 406.9 366.7
Murder 0 0.0 6.6 5.0
Robbery 5 12.8 98.4 81.6
Aggravated Assault 15 38.4 254.0 250.2
Property Crime 418 1,071.0 1,846.5 2,109.9
Burglary 41 105.1 271.7 340.5
Larceny 363 930.1 1,426.6 1,549.5
Car Theft 14 35.9 148.2 219.9

Wheeling, IL Cost Of Living

106
Wheeling's Overall Cost Of Living
1.1x
Higher Than The National Average
Living Expense Wheeling Illinois National Average
Overall 106 98 100
Services 109 98 100
Groceries 104 97 100
Health 100 100 100
Housing 103 95 100
Transportation 125 112 100
Utilities 93 97 100

Rankings for Wheeling in Illinois

Map Of Wheeling, IL

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Population over time in Wheeling

Year Population % Change
2019 38,499 0.2%
2018 38,424 0.4%
2017 38,264 0.7%
2016 38,008 0.1%
2015 37,982 0.3%
2014 37,886 0.3%
2013 37,764 0.5%
2012 37,575 0.9%
2011 37,257 0.6%
2010 37,030 -

Race / Ethnicity in Wheeling

White
47.1% (18,116)
African American
2.4% (927)
American Indian
0.4% (164)
Asian
18.4% (7,084)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.0% (16)
Two Or More
1.9% (720)
Hispanic
29.8% (11,472)
Race Wheeling IL USA
White 47.1% 61.3% 60.7%
African American 2.4% 14.0% 12.3%
American Indian 0.4% 0.1% 0.7%
Asian 18.4% 5.4% 5.5%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 1.9% 1.9% 2.4%
Hispanic 29.8% 17.1% 18.0%

Gender in Wheeling

Female
49.8% (19,170)
Male
50.2% (19,328)
Gender Wheeling IL USA
Female 49.8% 50.9% 50.8%
Male 50.2% 49.1% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Wheeling for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
7.0% (2,694)
9-12th Grade
7.0% (2,694)
High School / GED
24.0% (9,239)
Some College
16.0% (6,159)
Associate's Degree
6.0% (2,309)
Bachelor's Degree
26.0% (10,009)
Master's Degree
12.0% (4,619)
Professional Degree
1.0% (384)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (384)
Education Wheeling IL USA
< 9th Grade 7.0% 5.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 7.0% 6.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 24.0% 26.0% 27.0%
Some College 16.0% 21.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 6.0% 8.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 26.0% 21.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 12.0% 10.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 1.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.0% 1.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Wheeling, Illinois

Less than $10,000
4.0% (153,558)
$10,000 to $14,999
3.1% (117,568)
$15,000 to $24,999
7.9% (304,451)
$25,000 to $34,999
7.2% (277,258)
$35,000 to $49,999
13.9% (536,122)
$50,000 to $74,999
17.7% (681,683)
$75,000 to $99,999
15.3% (587,575)
$100,000 to $149,999
16.0% (617,167)
$150,000 to $199,999
8.6% (330,044)
$200,000 or more
6.3% (244,467)
Income Wheeling IL USA
Less than $10,000 4.0% 6.3% 6.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 3.1% 3.8% 4.3%
$15,000 to $24,999 7.9% 8.6% 8.9%
$25,000 to $34,999 7.2% 8.4% 8.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 13.9% 11.6% 12.3%
$50,000 to $74,999 17.7% 16.7% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 15.3% 12.8% 12.7%
$100,000 to $149,999 16.0% 16.1% 15.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 8.6% 7.4% 6.8%
$200,000 or more 6.3% 8.3% 7.7%

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