Who lives in Wheaton?

Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Under 5 years 80 5.4%
5-9 years 96 6.4%
10-14 years 58 3.9%
15-17 years 67 4.5%
18-24 years 105 7.0%
25-34 years 158 10.6%
35-44 years 158 10.6%
45-54 years 189 12.7%
55-64 years 169 11.3%
65-74 years 161 10.8%
75-84 years 121 8.1%
85 years and older 129 8.7%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Male 763 51.2%
Female 728 48.8%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
White 1,431 96.0%
Of Color suppressed
Black or African American 20 1.3%
American Indian and Alaskan Native 22 1.5%
Asian or Pacific Islander suppressed
Other suppressed
Two or more races suppressed
Hispanic or Latino 74 5.0%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Language spoken (2014-2018)
Population (5 years and older) 1,411 100.0%
English only 1,335 94.6%
Language other than English suppressed
Speaks English less than "very well" suppressed
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Total population for whom disability status is determined 1,437 100.0%
Population with a disability 295 20.5%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Foreign-born residents 40 2.7%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Residence one year ago (2014-2018)
Population (1 year and over in US) 1,483 100.0%
Same residence 1,356 91.4%
Different residence in the U.S. 126 8.5%
Different residence outside the U.S. suppressed

What's Wheaton's quality of life?

Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Household income (2018 dollars) (2014-2018)
Total households 762 100.0%
Less than $35,000 261 34.3%
$35,000-$49,999 188 24.7%
$50,000-$74,999 146 19.2%
$75,000-$99,999 62 8.1%
$100,000 or more 105 13.8%
Median household income (2018 dollars) $43,750 100%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
All people for whom poverty status is determined 1,437 100.0%
Less than $35,000 261 34.3%
With income below poverty 198 13.8%
With income 100%-149% of poverty 82 5.7%
With income 150%-199% of poverty 139 9.7%
With income 200% of poverty or higher 1,018 70.8%
17 years and younger (percent of people under age 18) 263 18.3%
18-24 (percent of people age 18-24) suppressed
25-34 (percent of people age 25-34) 371 25.8%
35-44 (percent of people age 35-44) suppressed
45-54 (percent of people age 45-54) 228 15.9%
55-64 (percent of people age 55-64) suppressed
18-64 (percent of people age 18-64) 237 16.5%
65 years and older (percent of people age 65+) suppressed
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Health coverage (2014-2018)
Total population age 65 and under for whom health insurance coverage status is determined 1,437 100.0%
Population 65 and under without health insurance coverage suppressed
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Total housing units (2014-2018)
Total housing units 858 100.0%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Owned and Rental Housing (2014-2018)
Vacant housing units (seasonal units included) 96 11.2%
Occupied housing units 762 88.8%
Average household size 1.9
Owner-occupied 602 70.2%
Average household size 2.0
Renter-occupied 160 18.6%
Average household size 1.4
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Year built (2014-2018)
2000 or later 65 7.6%
1970-1999 204 23.8%
1940-1969 324 37.8%
1939 or earlier 265 30.9%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Households (2014-2018)
Total households 762 100.0%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Households by type (2014-2018)
Family households 430 56.4%
With children under 18 years 226 29.7%
Married-couple family households 306 40.2%
With children under 18 years 121 15.9%
Single-person family households 124 16.3%
With children under 18 years 105 13.8%
Nonfamily households 332 43.6%
Householder living alone 305 40.0%
65 years and over 152 19.9%
Households with one or more children under 18 years 226 29.7%
Households with one or more people 65 years and over 279 36.6%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Year householder moved into unit (2014-2018)
Moved in 2010 or later 284 37.3%
Moved in 2000-2009 239 31.4%
Moved in 1990-1999 81 10.6%
Moved in 1989 or earlier 81 10.6%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
All households for which cost burden is calculated 707 100.0%
Cost-burdened households 142 20.1%
Owner households for which cost burden is calculated 595 100.0%
Cost-burdened owner households 96 16.1%
Renter households for which cost burden is calculated 112 100.0%
Cost-burdened renter households 46 41.1%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Rent paid (2014-2018)
Households paying rent 115
Median rent paid (2018 dollars) $554
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Vehicles per household (2014-2018)
No vehicles 58 7.6%
1 vehicle available 330 43.3%
2 vehicles available 228 29.9%
3 or more vehicles available 146 19.2%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Transportation to work (2014-2018)
Workers (16 years and older) 685 100.0%
Car, truck, or van (including passengers) 595 86.9%
Public transportation suppressed
Walked, biked, worked at home, or other 87 12.7%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Travel time to work (2014-2018)
Total workers age 16+ (not home based) 654 100.0%
Less than 10 minutes 420 64.2%
10-19 minutes 90 13.8%
20-29 minutes 59 9.0%
30 minutes or longer 85 13.0%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Educational attainment (2014-2018)
Population (25 years and older) 1,085 100.0%
Less than high school 108 10.0%
High school diploma or GED 364 33.5%
Some college or associate’s degree 403 37.1%
Bachelor’s Degree 145 13.4%
Graduate or professional Degree 65 6.0%
High school graduate or higher 977 90.0%
Bachelor’s degree or higher 210 19.4%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Working Adults (2014-2018)
Total civilian non-institutionalized population, age 18-64 759 100.0%
Working age adults who are employed 607 80.0%
Civilian labor force 612 100.0%
Unemployed suppressed
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Total employed workers (LEHD) (2017)
Total employed workers 658 100.0%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Worker age (2017)
Age 29 or younger 150 22.8%
Age 30 to 54 330 50.1%
Age 55 or older 178 27.0%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Workers by earnings (2017)
$15,000 per year or less 204 31.0%
$15,001 to $39,999 per year 195 29.6%
$40,000 or more per year 259 39.3%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Workers by industry of employment (2017)
Accommodation and food services 39 5.9%
Administration & support, waste management, and remediation suppressed
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting suppressed
Arts, entertainment, and recreation suppressed
Construction 18 2.8%
Educational services 74 11.3%
Finance and insurance 30 4.5%
Health care and social assistance 102 15.5%
Information suppressed
Management of companies and enterprises suppressed
Manufacturing 52 7.9%
Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction suppressed
Other services (excluding public administration) 25 3.8%
Professional, scientific, and technical services 14 2.2%
Public administration 68 10.3%
Real estate and rental and leasing suppressed
Retail trade 79 12.1%
Transportation and warehousing 26 3.9%
Utilities suppressed
Wholesale trade 70 10.6%
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Workers by race (2017)
White alone 638 96.9%
Black or African American alone suppressed
American Indian or Alaska Native alone suppressed
Asian alone suppressed
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander alone suppressed
Two or more race groups suppressed
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Workers by educational attainment (2017)
Less than high school 43 6.5%
High school or equivalent, no college 142 21.6%
Some college or associate degree 207 31.5%
Bachelor’s degree or advanced degree 116 17.7%