WHEATON                
Data Source: U.S. Census Bureau    
   
POPULATION BY AGE - 5 year increments
   
     
Year
1980 1990 2000    
Total Population  43,043 51,464 55,416      
   Male  20,755 24,868 26,988      
   Female  22,288 26,596 28,428      
Under 5 Years  2,934 4,048 3,517        
   Male  1,537 2,094 1,812      
   Female  1,397 1,954 1,705    
5 to 9 Years  2,987 3,958 4,013      
   Male  1,516 2,074 2,101    
   Female  1,471 1,884 1,912        
10 to 14 Years  3,469 3,444 4,377        
   Male  1,785 1,806 2,288      
   Female  1,684 1,638 2,089          
15 to 19 Years  4,193 3,814 4,456        
   Male  2,097 1,936 2,359      
   Female  2,096 1,878 2,097        
20 to 24 Years  4,268 4,065 3,930        
   Male  2,097 1,998 2,020      
   Female  2,171 2,067 1,910        
25 to 29 Years  4,000 3,783 3,160        
   Male  1,919 1,851 1,621        
   Female  2,081 1,932 1,539      
30 to 34 Years  4,007 4,848 3,603        
   Male  1,950 2,371 1,820      
   Female  2,057 2,477 1,783      
35 to 44 Years  5,624 9,140 9,170        
   Male  2,751 4,364 4,403      
   Female  2,873 4,776 4,767      
    35 to 39 Years    4,735 4,234        
      Male    2,256 2,022      
      Female    2,479 2,212      
    40 to 44 Years    4,405 4,936        
      Male    2,108 2,381        
      Female    2,297 2,555          
45 to 54 Years  4,527 5,643 8,521        
   Male  2,221 2,806 4,077      
   Female  2,306 2,837 4,444          
    45 to 49 Years    3,296 4,666        
      Male    1,659 2,206      
      Female    1,637 2,460        
    50 to 54 Years    2,347 3,855        
      Male    1,147 1,871        
      Female    1,200 1,984          
55 to 59 Years  2,099 2,007 2,691        
   Male  1,014 945 1,316      
   Female  1,085 1,062 1,375          
60 to 64 Years  1,515 1,923 1,752        
   Male  693 927 853      
   Female  822 996 899      
65 to 74 Years  1,911 2,725 3,000        
   Male  777 1,129 1,279      
   Female  1,134 1,596 1,721      
    65 to 69 Years    1,623 1,509          
      Male    721 651      
      Female    902 858        
    70 to 74 Years    1,102 1,491        
      Male    408 628      
      Female    694 863      
75 to 84 Years  1,067 1,450 2,270        
   Male  312 461 812      
   Female  755 989 1,458      
    75 to 79 Years    875 1,334        
      Male    309 522      
      Female    566 812      
    80 to 84 Years    575 936        
      Male    152 290      
      Female    423 646      
85 Years and Over  442 616 956        
   Male  86 106 227      
   Female  356 510 729      
   
 
 
Population by Race and Hispanic Origin     
 
   
Year 2000  
Total Population  55,416  
   Single-Race classification  54,688  
     White  49,791  
       Under 18 years of age  12,857  
       18 or older  36,934  
     Black or African-American  1,565  
       Under 18 years of age  456  
       18 or older  1,109  
     American Indian or Native Alaskan  63  
       Under 18 years of age  18  
       18 or older  45  
     Asian  2,687  
       Under 18 years of age  677  
       18 or older  2,010  
     Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander  11  
       Under 18 years of age     
       18 or older  11  
     Asian or Pacific Islander  2,698  
       Under 18 years of age  677  
       18 or older  2,021  
     Other  571  
       Under 18 years of age  147  
       18 or older  424  
   Two or more races classified  728  
     Under 18 years of age  345  
     18 or older  383  
  2,023  
Hispanic or Latino   
   Under 18 years of age  654  
   18 or older  1,369  
Not Hispanic or Latino  53,393  
   Under 18 years of age  13,846  
   18 or older  39,547  
     
Population by Household for Wheaton, Illinois    
     
Year
1980 1990 2000    
Total Population  43,043 51,464 55,416        
Number of Households  14,379 17,770 19,377        
   With people under 18 present  6,021 6,981 7,329      
   With people 65 or older  2,106 2,960 3,766        
Population in Households  40,178 48,673 51,216        
   In Family Households  35,787 42,597 44,358      
   In Nonfamily Households  4,391 6,076 6,858      
Population in Group Quarters  2,865 2,791 4,200        
   Institutionalized  837 1,166 1,710      
   Other  2,028 1,625 2,490    
  2.79 2.74 2.64      
Average Household Size       
Number of Households  14,379 17,770 19,377        
   Single-person households  2,908 3,654 4,754        
     Male  1,114 1,349 1,754      
     Female  1,794 2,305 3,000      
     Householder 65 or older  726 1,018 1,446        
   Multiple-person households  11,471 14,116 14,623        
     With people 65 or older present  1,380 1,942 2,320        
     Family households  10,849 13,144 13,720        
       With people under 18 present  5,995 6,953 7,297        
       With people 65 or older present  1,333 1,886 2,257        
       Married-couple family  9,613 11,522 11,892        
         With people under 18 present  5,282 6,081 6,256        
       Male householder family, no wife present  268 344 418        
         With people under 18 present  116 145 194        
       Female householder family, no husband present  968 1,278 1,410        
         With people under 18 present  597 727 847        
     Non-family households  622 972 903        
       With people 65 or older present  47 56 63          
       Male householder  345 511 497          
           
       Female householder  277 461 406        
       
   
Housing Occupancy and Occupant Characteristics     
     
Year
1980 1990 2000    
Housing units  15,232 18,630 19,881      
   Occupied  14,379 17,770 19,377      
     Owner occupied  10,381 13,246 14,355      
     Renter occupied  3,998 4,524 5,022      
   Vacant  853 860 504      
    66 56        
Age of householder        
Owner-occupied housing units:          
   15 to 24 years   
   25 to 34 years    2,359 1,539  
   35 to 44 years    4,020 3,727  
   45 to 54 years    2,838 3,981      
   55 to 64 years    1,980 2,308      
   65 to 74 years    1,337 1,531      
   75 years and over    646 1,213      
     75 to 84 years    988      
     85 years and over    225      
    653 537    
Renter-occupied housing units    
   15 to 24 years           
   25 to 34 years    1,602 1,581  
   35 to 44 years    927 1,096  
   45 to 54 years    446 825      
   55 to 64 years    290 346      
   65 to 74 years    286 239      
   75 years and over    320 398      
     75 to 84 years    285      
     85 years and over    113      
  10,059 12,687 13,639    
Race of householder    
Owner-occupied housing units:          
   White   
   Black  163 192 181  
   American Indian, Eskimo, Aluet  3 9 11  
   Asian and Pacific Islander  128 333 413        
     Asian    411    
     Native Hawiian/Pacific Islander    2        
   Other or Multiple  28 25 111    
  3,713 4,091 4,150    
Renter-occupied housing units        
   White           
   Black  171 205 296  
   American Indian, Eskimo, Aluet  4 9 7  
   Asian and Pacific Islander  54 169 403    
     Asian    402    
     Native Hawiian/Pacific Islander    1      
   Other or Multiple  56 50 166