|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Wheaton is 53,126. Wheaton, Illinois is the 753rd largest city in the US.
Wheaton is located entirely in DuPage County.
The peak population of Wheaton was in 2000, when its population was 55,565. In 2000, Wheaton was the 546th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 753rd largest city in the US. Wheaton is currently 4.4% smaller than it was in 2000.
Wheaton has shrunk 4.3% since the year 2000. Wheaton, Illinois's growth is extremely below average. 90% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
Wheaton has a population density of 4,700.9 people per square mile.
|749||Oak Park, Illinois||53,224||1.3%|
|751||Twin Falls, Idaho||53,213||52.2%|
|752||Pinellas Park, Florida||53,202||12.7%|
|756||Winter Haven, Florida||52,710||92.2%|
|759||Battle Creek, Michigan||52,335||-1.9%|
The total voting age population of Wheaton, Illinois, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 38,677. The voting age population is 47.8% male and 52.2% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 15.8% of the residents of Wheaton are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Wheaton are 84.7% White, 6.4% Asian, 4.5% Black, 3.3% Two or more races, 0.9% Other, 0.2% American Indian and 0.1% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander. Additionally, 6.5% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Wheaton, 5.4% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 4.5%. On a per-household basis, 3.1% of families are below the poverty line in Wheaton.
Among those aged 16 and older, 65.6% of Wheaton residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 96.3% of Wheaton residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 64.2% have a bachelor's degree and 27.6% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Wheaton residents aged 5 and older, 15.4% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 4.2% of residents speak Spanish at home, 4.7% speak an Indo-European language, and 4.0% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Wheaton is 3.5%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Wheaton, 10.1% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Wheaton is $103,376.
In Wheaton, 73.2% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 26.8% of housing units in Wheaton.
Of all the housing units in Wheaton, 7.8% of them were build before 1940.
In Wheaton, 7.6% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 1,500 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Wheaton is $1,419.
In Wheaton, 92.3% of households have an active broadband internet connection.