Wilmette Information

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

General Wilmette Information

State: Illinois

County: Cook County

Close cities: Golf, IL, Lincolnwood, IL, Glencoe, IL, Montrose, IL, River Grove, IL, Park Ridge, IL, Gladstone, IL, Highwood, IL, Bannockburn, IL, Schiller Park, IL, Glenview, IL, Harwood Heights, IL, Skokie, IL, Ellsworth, IL, Northfield, IL, Norridge, IL, Evanston, IL, Techny, IL, Niles, IL, Northbrook, IL, Morton Grove, IL, Deerfield, IL, Kenilworth, IL, Winnetka, IL

Wilmette Population (census data)
Total 26,566 (-3.5% since 2000)
Male 12,718 (47.9%)
Female 13,848 (52.1%)

Population Density: 4,934 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 121.4 (US Avg is 100)

Wilmette Elevation: 615 feet above sea level

Incorporated in 1873

Land Area: 5.38 square miles

Median Household Income: $122,216

Zip Codes: 60091.

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Wilmette Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • White Non-Hispanic (88.0%)
  • Chinese (2.5%)
  • Korean (2.4%)
  • Hispanic (2.1%)
  • Two or more races (1.2%)
  • Japanese (1.0%)
  • Asian Indian (0.8%)
  • Other Asian (0.7%)
  • Filipino (0.6%)
  • Black (0.6%)
Ancestry Information:
  • German (20.2%)
  • Irish (19.4%)
  • English (11.5%)
  • Polish (7.2%)
  • Italian (6.9%)
  • Russian (5.9%)
Foriegn Born: 3,659 people (13.8%)
  • Asia (48.8%)
  • Europe (40.9%)
  • Latin America (10.2%)

Local Wilmette 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

Wilmette School Information

High Schools
Wilmette Junior High School (620 Locust Road, Wilmette, IL, 60091 - Wilmette School District 39 District)
Middle Schools
Highcrest Middle School (569 Hunter Road, Wilmette, IL, 60091 - Wilmette School District 39 District)
Elementary Schools
Central Elementary School (900 Central, Wilmette, IL, 60091 - Wilmette School District 39 District)
Harper Elementary School (1101 Dartmouth Street, Wilmette, IL, 60091 - Wilmette School District 39 District)
McKenzie Elementary School (649 Prairie, Wilmette, IL, 60091 - Wilmette School District 39 District)
Romona Elementary School (600 Romona Road, Wilmette, IL, 60091 - Wilmette School District 39 District)
Other/Private Schools
Marie Murphy School (2921 Illinois Road, Wilmette, IL, 60091 - Avoca School District 37 District)

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