Wheeling, IL
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-09
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Wheeling, Illinois Info Snack

Population
38,684
Unemployment
3.5%
Poverty
8.2%
Median Home
$202,000
Median Income
$71,966
Median Rent
$1,270

Wheeling SnackAbility

8.5
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8.5/10
Housing
8.5
Affordability
7
Diversity
9.5
Safety
9
Amenities
9.5
Education
8
Commute
7

Wheeling, IL Cost Of Living

108
Wheeling's Overall Cost Of Living
1.1x
Higher Than The National Average
Living Expense Wheeling Illinois National Average
Overall 108 98 100
Services 112 95 100
Groceries 107 97 100
Health 97 99 100
Housing 102 96 100
Transportation 116 105 100
Utilities 94 94 100

Rankings for Wheeling in Illinois

Map Of Wheeling, IL

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Population over time in Wheeling

Year Population % Change
2020 38,684 0.7%
2019 38,424 0.4%
2018 38,264 0.7%
2017 38,008 0.1%
2016 37,982 0.3%
2015 37,886 0.3%
2014 37,764 0.5%
2013 37,575 0.9%
2012 37,257 0.6%
2011 37,030 -

Race / Ethnicity in Wheeling

White
48.8% (18,885)
African American
2.3% (909)
American Indian
0.5% (197)
Asian
17.7% (6,850)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.7% (255)
Two Or More
2.1% (807)
Hispanic
27.9% (10,781)
Race Wheeling IL USA
White 48.8% 60.8% 60.1%
African American 2.3% 13.9% 12.2%
American Indian 0.5% 0.1% 0.6%
Asian 17.7% 5.5% 5.6%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.7% 0.2% 0.3%
Two Or More 2.1% 2.2% 2.8%
Hispanic 27.9% 17.2% 18.2%

Gender in Wheeling

Female
51.4% (19,901)
Male
48.6% (18,783)
Gender Wheeling IL USA
Female 51.4% 50.9% 50.8%
Male 48.6% 49.1% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Wheeling for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
5.0% (1,934)
9-12th Grade
6.0% (2,321)
High School / GED
22.0% (8,510)
Some College
19.0% (7,349)
Associate's Degree
6.0% (2,321)
Bachelor's Degree
27.0% (10,444)
Master's Degree
13.0% (5,028)
Professional Degree
1.0% (386)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (386)
Education Wheeling IL USA
< 9th Grade 5.0% 5.0% 5.0%
9-12th Grade 6.0% 6.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 22.0% 26.0% 27.0%
Some College 19.0% 20.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 6.0% 8.0% 9.0%
Bachelor's Degree 27.0% 22.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 13.0% 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
3.6% (138,923)
$10,000 to $14,999
2.6% (99,340)
$15,000 to $24,999
6.6% (256,139)
$25,000 to $34,999
8.2% (315,897)
$35,000 to $49,999
12.0% (466,056)
$50,000 to $74,999
19.1% (739,562)
$75,000 to $99,999
14.9% (576,378)
$100,000 to $149,999
17.6% (679,549)
$150,000 to $199,999
8.5% (328,410)
$200,000 or more
6.9% (268,142)
Income Wheeling IL USA
Less than $10,000 3.6% 6.1% 5.8%
$10,000 to $14,999 2.6% 3.7% 4.1%
$15,000 to $24,999 6.6% 8.1% 8.5%
$25,000 to $34,999 8.2% 8.1% 8.6%
$35,000 to $49,999 12.0% 11.2% 12.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 19.1% 16.7% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 14.9% 12.9% 12.8%
$100,000 to $149,999 17.6% 16.6% 15.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 8.5% 7.8% 7.1%
$200,000 or more 6.9% 8.8% 8.3%

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