WHEELING                    
Data Source: U.S. Census Bureau    
     
POPULATION BY AGE - 5 year increments
   
Year
1980 1990 2000      
     
       
Total Population 23,266 29,911 34,496          
   Male 11,537 14,610 16,967        
   Female 11,729 15,301 17,529        
Median Age   34.5        
   Male   32.6      
   Female   36.5      
Under 5 Years 1,948 2,424 2,265          
   Male 1,033 1,249 1,165        
   Female 915 1,175 1,100        
5 to 9 Years 1,542 1,990 2,313          
   Male 813 1,009 1,173        
   Female 729 981 1,140        
10 to 14 Years 1,489 1,572 2,155          
   Male 775 842 1,091        
   Female 714 730 1,064        
15 to 19 Years 1,643 1,370 2,161          
   Male 810 680 1,149        
   Female 833 690 1,012        
20 to 24 Years 2,850 2,140 2,430          
   Male 1,339 1,060 1,303        
   Female 1,511 1,080 1,127        
25 to 29 Years 3,641 4,098 3,164          
   Male 1,823 2,045 1,711        
   Female 1,818 2,053 1,453        
30 to 34 Years 2,619 3,767 3,061          
   Male 1,366 1,938 1,612        
   Female 1,253 1,829 1,449        
35 to 44 Years 2,714 5,051 5,912          
   Male 1,398 2,510 2,973          
   Female 1,316 2,541 2,939          
    35 to 39 Years   2,859 2,925          
      Male   1,410 1,480        
      Female   1,449 1,445        
    40 to 44 Years   2,192 2,987          
      Male   1,100 1,493        
      Female   1,092 1,494        
45 to 54 Years 2,123 2,768 4,812          
   Male 1,024 1,289 2,322          
   Female 1,099 1,479 2,490          
    45 to 49 Years   1,520 2,619            
      Male   720 1,270        
      Female   800 1,349        
    50 to 54 Years   1,248 2,193          
      Male   569 1,052        
      Female   679 1,141        
55 to 59 Years 886 1,092 1,477          
   Male 440 499 662        
   Female 446 593 815        
60 to 64 Years 613 1,133 1,220          
   Male 284 534 547        
   Female 329 599 673        
65 to 74 Years 750 1,523 1,831            
   Male 306 633 772        
   Female 444 890 1,059        
    65 to 69 Years   858 937          
      Male   388 399        
      Female   470 538        
    70 to 74 Years   665 894          
      Male   245 373        
      Female   420 521        
75 to 84 Years 346 761 1,159          
   Male 107 274 387        
   Female 239 487 772        
    75 to 79 Years   497 684          
      Male   191 255        
      Female   306 429        
    80 to 84 Years   264 475          
      Male   83 132        
      Female   181 343        
85 Years and Over 102 222 536          
   Male 19 48 100        
   Female 83 174 436        
     
     
     
 
   
Population by Race and Hispanic Origin   
       
 
     
Year 2000    
Total Population 34,496    
   Single-Race classification 33,761    
     White 26,452    
       Under 18 years of age 5,604    
       18 or older 20,848    
     Black or African-American 843    
       Under 18 years of age 285    
       18 or older 558    
     American Indian or Native Alaskan 80    
       Under 18 years of age 26    
       18 or older 54    
     Asian 3,193    
       Under 18 years of age 763    
       18 or older 2,430    
     Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 25    
       Under 18 years of age 4    
       18 or older 21    
     Asian or Pacific Islander 3,218    
       Under 18 years of age 767    
       18 or older 2,451    
     Other 3,168    
       Under 18 years of age 1,094    
       18 or older 2,074    
   Two or more races classified 735    
     Under 18 years of age 300    
     18 or older 435    
  7,135    
   Hispanic or Latino    
     Under 18 years of age 2,521    
     18 or older 4,614    
   Not Hispanic or Latino 27,361    
     Under 18 years of age 5,555    
     18 or older 21,806    
       
Population by Household for Wheeling, Illinois  
       
       
       
Year
1980 1990 2000      
     
       
Total Population 23,266 29,911 34,496        
Number of Households 9,038 12,468 13,280          
   With people under 18 present 3,411 3,882 4,466        
   With people 65 or older 848 1,872 2,487          
Population in Households 23,142 29,806 34,126          
   In Family Households 19,741 24,222 28,271        
   In Nonfamily Households 3,401 5,584 5,855          
Population in Group Quarters 124 105 370          
   Institutionalized 96 105 366        
   Other 28 0 4          
  2.56 2.39 2.57            
Average Household Size    
Number of Households 9,038 12,468 13,280          
   Single-person households 2,127 3,732 4,000          
     Male 1,056 1,654 1,720        
     Female 1,071 2,078 2,280          
     Householder 65 or older 273 768 1,088        
   Multiple-person households 6,911 8,736 9,280          
     With people 65 or older present 575 1,104 1,399          
     Family households 6,322 7,880 8,454          
       With people under 18 present 3,391 3,850 4,424        
       With people 65 or older present 565 1,074 1,340        
       Married-couple family 5,458 6,467 6,780          
         With people under 18 present 2,856 3,146 3,496        
       Male householder family, no wife present 182 360 482          
         With people under 18 present 79 136 237        
       Female householder family, no husband present 682 1,053 1,192          
         With people under 18 present 456 568 691        
     Non-family households 589 856 826          
       With people 65 or older present 10 30 59          
       Male householder 370 483 477          
         
       Female householder 219 373 349          
       
     
Housing Occupancy and Occupant Characteristics   
       
       
Year
1980 1990 2000      
     
       
Housing units 9,617 12,998 13,697          
   Occupied 9,038 12,468 13,280          
     Owner occupied 5,860 8,055 8,849          
     Renter occupied 3,178 4,413 4,431          
   Vacant 579 530 417        
    111 110            
Age of householder    
Owner-occupied housing units:    
   15 to 24 years    
   25 to 34 years   2,110 1,312        
   35 to 44 years   2,220 2,333        
   45 to 54 years   1,358 2,269        
   55 to 64 years   1,136 1,295        
   65 to 74 years   756 910        
   75 years and over   364 620        
     75 to 84 years   532      
     85 years and over   88      
    473 439            
Renter-occupied housing units    
   15 to 24 years    
   25 to 34 years   1,952 1,534        
   35 to 44 years   834 967        
   45 to 54 years   412 571        
   55 to 64 years   261 346        
   65 to 74 years   220 255        
   75 years and over   261 319        
     75 to 84 years   205      
     85 years and over   114      
  5,682 7,599 7,617            
Race of householder    
Owner-occupied housing units:    
   White    
   Black 27 70 120        
   American Indian, Eskimo, Aluet 6 8 19        
   Asian and Pacific Islander 100 267 566          
     Asian   565      
     Native Hawiian/Pacific Islander   1      
   Other or Multiple 45 111 527        
  3,008 4,013 3,450            
Renter-occupied housing units    
   White    
   Black 58 131 182        
   American Indian, Eskimo, Aluet 6 6 8          
   Asian and Pacific Islander 47 133 471        
     Asian   468      
     Native Hawiian/Pacific Islander   3      
   Other or Multiple 59 130 320