|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Wilmette is 27,587. Wilmette, Illinois is the 1,411th largest city in the US.
Wilmette is located entirely in Cook County.
The peak population of Wilmette was in 2020, when its population was 28,037. In 2020, Wilmette was the 1,385th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 1,411th largest city in the US. Wilmette is currently 1.6% smaller than it was in 2020.
Wilmette has shrunk 0.0% since the year 2000. Wilmette, Illinois's growth is below average. 79% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
Wilmette has a population density of 5,013.3 people per square mile.
|1350||Lake in the Hills||28,945||20.2%|
|1439||Round Lake Beach||27,081||3.5%|
|1406||Dodge City, Kansas||27,690||9.6%|
|1407||Mount Pleasant, Wisconsin||27,646||19.6%|
|1408||Millville, New Jersey||27,638||3.0%|
|1409||New London, Connecticut||27,635||5.5%|
|1417||Granite City, Illinois||27,484||-13.9%|
The total voting age population of Wilmette, Illinois, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 18,338. The voting age population is 47.9% male and 52.1% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 19.2% of the residents of Wilmette are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Wilmette are 83.1% White, 12.9% Asian, 2.8% Two or more races, 0.8% Black, 0.2% Other and 0.1% American Indian. Additionally, 2.7% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Wilmette, 3.1% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 1.8%. On a per-household basis, 1.9% of families are below the poverty line in Wilmette.
Among those aged 16 and older, 61.5% of Wilmette residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 98.3% of Wilmette residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 83.2% have a bachelor's degree and 49.4% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Wilmette residents aged 5 and older, 18.3% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 1.8% of residents speak Spanish at home, 8.9% speak an Indo-European language, and 6.8% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Wilmette is 4.2%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Wilmette, 8.9% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Wilmette is $164,681.
In Wilmette, 87.3% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 12.7% of housing units in Wilmette.
Of all the housing units in Wilmette, 31.0% of them were build before 1940.
In Wilmette, 8.2% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 860 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Wilmette is $1,484.
In Wilmette, 93.7% of households have an active broadband internet connection.