Wheeling Information

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

General Wheeling Information

State: Illinois

County: Cook County

Close cities: Fairfield, IL, Techny, IL, Riverwoods, IL, Rosemont, IL, Wheeling, IL, Farmington, IL, Lake Forest, IL, Arlington Heights, IL, Kildeer, IL, Hickory Hills, IL, Mettawa, IL, Vernon Hills, IL, Bannockburn, IL, Prospect Heights, IL, Lake Bluff, IL, Golf, IL, Buffalo Grove, IL, Northbrook, IL, Rolling Meadows, IL, Mount Prospect, IL, Palatine, IL, Deerfield, IL, Glenview, IL, Des Plaines, IL, Niles, IL, Morton Grove, IL, Elk Grove Village, IL, Northfield, IL, Hawthorn Woods, IL, Highwood, IL, Baldwin, IL, Libertyville, IL, Park Ridge, IL, Lincolnshire, IL, Mundelein, IL

Wheeling Population (census data)
Total 36,121 (+5.4% since 2000)
Male 17,766 (49.2%)
Female 18,355 (50.8%)

Population Density: 4,300 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 109.6 (US Avg is 100)

Wheeling Elevation: 650 feet above sea level

Incorporated in 1894

Land Area: 8.40 square miles

Median Household Income: $63,517

Zip Codes: 60090.

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Wheeling Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • White Non-Hispanic (66.4%)
  • Hispanic (20.7%)
  • Other race (9.2%)
  • Asian Indian (4.1%)
  • Black (2.4%)
  • Two or more races (2.1%)
  • Filipino (1.7%)
  • Korean (1.1%)
  • Chinese (1.0%)
  • Other Asian (0.7%)
  • American Indian (0.5%)
Ancestry Information:
  • German (16.6%)
  • Polish (10.8%)
  • Irish (9.7%)
  • Russian (6.8%)
  • Italian (5.5%)
  • English (4.6%)
Foriegn Born: 10,817 people (29.9%)
  • Latin America (43.5%)
  • Europe (32.1%)
  • Asia (24.4%)

Local Wheeling Sports Teams

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

Wheeling School Information

High Schools
Wheeling High School (900 South Elmhurst Road, Wheeling, IL, 60090 - Township High School District 214 District)
Middle Schools
Jack London Middle School (1001 W Dundee Road, Wheeling, IL, 60090 - Wheeling Community Consolidated School District 21 District)
Oliver W Holmes Middle School (221 South Wolf Road, Wheeling, IL, 60090 - Wheeling Community Consolidated School District 21 District)
Elementary Schools
Booth Tarkington Elementary School (310 Scott Street, Wheeling, IL, 60090 - Wheeling Community Consolidated School District 21 District)
Eugene Field Elementary School (51 Street Armand Lane, Wheeling, IL, 60090 - Wheeling Community Consolidated School District 21 District)
Mark Twain Elementary School (515 E Merle Lane, Wheeling, IL, 60090 - Wheeling Community Consolidated School District 21 District)
Walt Whitman Elementary School (133 South Wille Avenue, Wheeling, IL, 60090 - Wheeling Community Consolidated School District 21 District)

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