West Chicago Information

West Chicago Information

Travel info, sports, demographic data, and general statistics about the city of West Chicago, IL

General West Chicago Information

State: Illinois

County: Dupage County

Close cities: Glen Ellyn, IL, Mooseheart, IL, South Elgin, IL, Geneva, IL, West Chicago, IL, Glendale Heights, IL, Aurora, IL, Bartlett, IL, Carol Stream, IL, Spaulding, IL, Batavia, IL, Warrenville, IL, Wayne, IL, North Aurora, IL, Bloomingdale, IL, Streamwood, IL, Shorewood, IL, Wheaton, IL, Lisle, IL, Lakewood, IL, Schaumburg, IL, Winfield, IL, Naperville, IL, Roselle, IL, St. Charles, IL

West Chicago Population (census data)
Total 26,544 (+13.4% since 2000)
Male 14,152 (53.3%)
Female 12,392 (46.7%)

Population Density: 1,918 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 107.0 (US Avg is 100)

West Chicago Elevation: 784 feet above sea level

Incorporated in 1873

Land Area: 13.8 square miles

Median Household Income: $68,642

Zip Codes: 60186, and 60185.

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West Chicago Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • Hispanic (48.6%)
  • White Non-Hispanic (47.1%)
  • Other race (15.1%)
  • Two or more races (3.0%)
  • Black (1.7%)
  • American Indian (0.7%)
  • Filipino (0.7%)
Ancestry Information:
  • German (17.6%)
  • Irish (10.0%)
  • Italian (6.5%)
  • Polish (6.5%)
  • English (5.2%)
  • United States (2.7%)
Foriegn Born: 8,150 people (30.7%)
  • Latin America (100.0%)

Local West Chicago Sports Teams

Major League Baseball: Chicago White Sox, Chicago Cubs
NFL Football: Chicago Bears, Indianapolis Colts
NBA Basketball: Chicago Bulls
NHL Hockey: Chicago Blackhawks
NCAA Sports: Chicago State University, University of Illinois, DePaul University

West Chicago School Information

High Schools
Community High School (326 Joliet Street, West Chicago, IL, 60185 - Community High School District 94 District)
Middle Schools
Benjamin Middle School (28w300 St. Charles Road, West Chicago, IL, 60185 - Benjamin School District 25 District)
West Chicago Middle School (238 E Hazel Street, West Chicago, IL, 60185 - West Chicago ESD 33 District)
Elementary Schools
Currier Elementary School (800 Garys Mill Road, West Chicago, IL, 60185 - West Chicago ESD 33 District)
Gary Elementary School (130 E Forest Avenue, West Chicago, IL, 60185 - West Chicago ESD 33 District)
Indian Knoll Elementary School (On645 Indian Knoll, West Chicago, IL, 60185 - West Chicago ESD 33 District)
Norton Creek Elementary School (2033 Smith Road, West Chicago, IL, 60185 - St. Charles Community Unit School District 303 District)
Pioneer Elementary School (615 Kenwood Avenue, West Chicago, IL, 60185 - West Chicago ESD 33 District)
Turner Elementary School (750 Ingalton Avenue, West Chicago, IL, 60185 - West Chicago ESD 33 District)
Wegner Elementary School (1180 Marcella Lane, West Chicago, IL, 60185 - West Chicago ESD 33 District)

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