Wheaton

Wheaton, an excellent place to live, work and play.
 

Homes for Sale in Wheaton IL

The City of Wheaton is a distinctive community located 25 miles west of Chicago. Residents and visitors are drawn to the blend of big-city comforts and small-town charm that makes Wheaton an excellent place to live, work and play. 
 
Wheaton has a vibrant downtown with an array of shopping, dining, festivals, and a bustling French Market. If green space is what you’re looking for, Wheaton has an abundance of parks, golf clubs, and easy access to the Illinois Prairie Path. The Wheaton Park District offers a variety of activities that enrich the quality of community life, from athletics and arts to camps and seasonal events. Both Rice Lake Pool and Northside Pool offer summer-long fun and a welcome relief from the heat.
 
Wheaton is home to the treasure that is Cantigny Park... 30 acres of formal gardens, a museum honoring the U.S. Army’s famed 1st Infantry Division, and the 27-hole Cantigny golf course, regarded as one of the finest public facilities in the Midwest. Beautiful Arrowhead Golf Club is another, highly-recognized public course operated by the Wheaton Park District. Danada Forest Preserve and Equestrian Center, Blackwell Forest Preserve, and Herrick Lake Forest Preserve are three Wheaton jewels in the Dupage County Forest Preserve system.
 
Wheaton’s schools consistently rank among the highest in the state, offering students a quality education and wealth of opportunities. Private alternatives include St. Francis High School, Wheaton Christian Grammar School, and nearby Wheaton Academy in Winfield. 
 
Wheaton has two local Metra train stations and also offers easy access to multiple interstates, making for convenient travel to airports, downtown Chicago, and beyond. From its top-ranked schools and picturesque downtown to its historic neighborhoods and dynamic community vibe, Wheaton is a great place to call home!
 

Overview for Wheaton, IL

65,971 people live in Wheaton, where the median age is 38 and the average individual income is $52,795.34. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

65,971

Total Population

38 years

Median Age

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$52,795.34

Average individual Income

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Demographics and Employment Data for Wheaton, IL

Wheaton has 23,768 households, with an average household size of 3. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Wheaton do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 65,971 people call Wheaton home. The population density is 2,855.24 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

65,971

Total Population

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

38

Median Age

49.73 / 50.27%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

0-9:

0-9 Years

10-17:

10-17 Years

18-24:

18-24 Years

25-64:

25-64 Years

65-74:

65-74 Years

75+:

75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
23,768

Total Households

3

Average Household Size

$52,795.34

Average individual Income

Marital Status

Married
Single
Divorced
Separated

Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

Schools in Wheaton, IL

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The following schools are within or nearby Wheaton. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
Edison Middle School
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
4/5
Franklin Middle School
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
5/5
Dupage Montessori School - Wheaton
PRIVATE
PreK - K
No rating available
Hawthorne Elementary School
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
Lowell Elementary School
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5
Washington Elementary School
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
St Michael Catholic School
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
Prairie School Of Dupage
PRIVATE
PreK - 4th
No rating available
Briar Glen Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
4/5
Lincoln Elementary School
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5
Whittier Elementary School
PUBLIC
K - 8th
4/5
PRIVATE
K - 12th
No rating available
PRIVATE
K - 12th
No rating available
Carl Sandburg Elementary School
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
Emerson Elementary School
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5
Wheaton Warrenville South High School
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
5/5
Wiesbrook Elementary School
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
Monroe Middle School
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
4/5
Madison Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
4/5
St Francis High School
PRIVATE
9th - 12th
No rating available
Wheaton North High School
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
5/5
Longfellow Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
5/5

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