WHEELING                    
Data Source: U.S. Census Bureau    
     
POPULATION BY AGE - 5 year increments
   
Year
1980 1990 2000 Difference Difference Percent Percent    
1990-1980 2000-1990 Change Change    
  1980-1990 1990-2000    
Total Population 23,266 29,911 34,496 6,645 4,585 28.56% 15.33%    
   Male 11,537 14,610 16,967 3,073 2,357 26.64% 16.13%    
   Female 11,729 15,301 17,529 3,572 2,228 30.45% 14.56%    
Median Age   34.5      
   Male   32.6      
   Female   36.5      
Under 5 Years 1,948 2,424 2,265 476 -159 24.44% -6.56%    
   Male 1,033 1,249 1,165 216 -84 20.91% -6.73%    
   Female 915 1,175 1,100 260 -75 28.42% -6.38%    
5 to 9 Years 1,542 1,990 2,313 448 323 29.05% 16.23%    
   Male 813 1,009 1,173 196 164 24.11% 16.25%    
   Female 729 981 1,140 252 159 34.57% 16.21%    
10 to 14 Years 1,489 1,572 2,155 83 583 5.57% 37.09%    
   Male 775 842 1,091 67 249 8.65% 29.57%    
   Female 714 730 1,064 16 334 2.24% 45.75%    
15 to 19 Years 1,643 1,370 2,161 -273 791 -16.62% 57.74%    
   Male 810 680 1,149 -130 469 -16.05% 68.97%    
   Female 833 690 1,012 -143 322 -17.17% 46.67%    
20 to 24 Years 2,850 2,140 2,430 -710 290 -24.91% 13.55%    
   Male 1,339 1,060 1,303 -279 243 -20.84% 22.92%    
   Female 1,511 1,080 1,127 -431 47 -28.52% 4.35%    
25 to 29 Years 3,641 4,098 3,164 457 -934 12.55% -22.79%    
   Male 1,823 2,045 1,711 222 -334 12.18% -16.33%    
   Female 1,818 2,053 1,453 235 -600 12.93% -29.23%    
30 to 34 Years 2,619 3,767 3,061 1,148 -706 43.83% -18.74%    
   Male 1,366 1,938 1,612 572 -326 41.87% -16.82%    
   Female 1,253 1,829 1,449 576 -380 45.97% -20.78%    
35 to 44 Years 2,714 5,051 5,912 2,337 861 86.11% 17.05%    
   Male 1,398 2,510 2,973 1,112 463 79.54% 18.45%    
   Female 1,316 2,541 2,939 1,225 398 93.09% 15.66%    
    35 to 39 Years   2,859 2,925   66   2.31%    
      Male   1,410 1,480   70   4.96%    
      Female   1,449 1,445   -4   -0.28%    
    40 to 44 Years   2,192 2,987   795   36.27%    
      Male   1,100 1,493   393   35.73%    
      Female   1,092 1,494   402   36.81%    
45 to 54 Years 2,123 2,768 4,812 645 2,044 30.38% 73.84%    
   Male 1,024 1,289 2,322 265 1,033 25.88% 80.14%    
   Female 1,099 1,479 2,490 380 1,011 34.58% 68.36%    
    45 to 49 Years   1,520 2,619   1,099   72.30%    
      Male   720 1,270   550   76.39%    
      Female   800 1,349   549   68.63%    
    50 to 54 Years   1,248 2,193   945   75.72%    
      Male   569 1,052   483   84.89%    
      Female   679 1,141   462   68.04%    
55 to 59 Years 886 1,092 1,477 206 385 23.25% 35.26%    
   Male 440 499 662 59 163 13.41% 32.67%    
   Female 446 593 815 147 222 32.96% 37.44%    
60 to 64 Years 613 1,133 1,220 520 87 84.83% 7.68%    
   Male 284 534 547 250 13 88.03% 2.43%    
   Female 329 599 673 270 74 82.07% 12.35%    
65 to 74 Years 750 1,523 1,831 773 308 103.07% 20.22%      
   Male 306 633 772 327 139 106.86% 21.96%    
   Female 444 890 1,059 446 169 100.45% 18.99%    
    65 to 69 Years   858 937   79   9.21%    
      Male   388 399   11   2.84%    
      Female   470 538   68   14.47%    
    70 to 74 Years   665 894   229   34.44%    
      Male   245 373   128   52.24%    
      Female   420 521   101   24.05%    
75 to 84 Years 346 761 1,159 415 398 119.94% 52.30%    
   Male 107 274 387 167 113 156.07% 41.24%    
   Female 239 487 772 248 285 103.77% 58.52%    
    75 to 79 Years   497 684   187   37.63%    
      Male   191 255   64   33.51%    
      Female   306 429   123   40.20%    
    80 to 84 Years   264 475   211   79.92%    
      Male   83 132   49   59.04%    
      Female   181 343   162   89.50%    
85 Years and Over 102 222 536 120 314 117.65% 141.44%    
   Male 19 48 100 29 52 152.63% 108.33%    
   Female 83 174 436 91 262 109.64% 150.57%    
     
     
     
POPULATION BY AGE      
     
 
   
Year 2000    
Total Population 34,496    
   Male 16,967    
   Female 17,529    
Median Age 34.5    
   Male 32.6    
   Female 36.5    
Under 1 Year 474    
   Male 256    
   Female 218    
1 Year 449    
   Male 232    
   Female 217    
2 Years 459    
   Male 246    
   Female 213    
3 Years 441    
   Male 214    
   Female 227    
4 Years 442    
   Male 217    
   Female 225    
5 Years 472    
   Male 252    
   Female 220    
6 Years 456    
   Male 206    
   Female 250    
7 Years 437    
   Male 234    
   Female 203    
8 Years 470    
   Male 235    
   Female 235    
9 Years 478    
   Male 246    
   Female 232    
10 Years 434    
   Male 208    
   Female 226    
11 Years 477    
   Male 245    
   Female 232    
12 Years 414    
   Male 219    
   Female 195    
13 Years 402    
   Male 196    
   Female 206    
14 Years 428    
   Male 223    
   Female 205    
15 Years 441    
   Male 216    
   Female 225    
16 Years 439    
   Male 223    
   Female 216    
17 Years 463    
   Male 250    
   Female 213    
18 Years 420    
   Male 237    
   Female 183    
19 Years 398    
   Male 223    
   Female 175    
20 Years 368    
   Male 206    
   Female 162    
21 Years 369    
   Male 208    
   Female 161    
22 to 24 Years 1,693    
   Male 889    
   Female 804    
25 to 29 Years 3,164    
   Male 1,711    
   Female 1,453    
30 to 34 Years 3,061    
   Male 1,612    
   Female 1,449    
35 to 39 Years 2,925    
   Male 1,480    
   Female 1,445    
40 to 44 Years 2,987    
   Male 1,493    
   Female 1,494    
45 to 49 Years 2,619    
   Male 1,270    
   Female 1,349    
50 to 54 Years 2,193      
   Male 1,052    
   Female 1,141    
55 to 59 Years 1,477    
   Male 662    
   Female 815    
60 and 61 Years 548    
   Male 243    
   Female 305    
62 to 64 Years 672    
   Male 304    
   Female 368    
65 and 66 Years 396    
   Male 176    
   Female 220    
67 to 69 Years 541    
   Male 223    
   Female 318    
70 to 74 Years 894    
   Male 373    
   Female 521    
75 to 79 Years 684    
   Male 255    
   Female 429    
80 to 84 Years 475    
   Male 132    
   Female 343    
85 Years and Over 536    
   Male 100    
   Female 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 Difference Difference Percent Percent    
1990-1980 2000-1990 Change Change    
  1980-1990 1990-2000    
Total Population 23,266 29,911 34,496 6,645 4,585 28.56% 15.33%    
Number of Households 9,038 12,468 13,280 3,430 812 37.95% 6.51%    
   With people under 18 present 3,411 3,882 4,466 471 584 13.81% 15.04%    
   With people 65 or older 848 1,872 2,487 1,024 615 120.75% 32.85%    
Population in Households 23,142 29,806 34,126 6,664 4,320 28.80% 14.49%    
   In Family Households 19,741 24,222 28,271 4,481 4,049 22.70% 16.72%    
   In Nonfamily Households 3,401 5,584 5,855 2,183 271 64.19% 4.85%    
Population in Group Quarters 124 105 370 -19 265 -15.32% 252.38%    
   Institutionalized 96 105 366 9 261 9.38% 248.57%    
   Other 28 0 4 -28 4 -100% --N/A--%    
  2.56 2.39 2.57 -0.17 0.18 -6.64% 7.5%    
Average Household Size    
Number of Households 9,038 12,468 13,280 3,430 812 37.95% 6.51%    
   Single-person households 2,127 3,732 4,000 1,605 268 75.46% 7.18%    
     Male 1,056 1,654 1,720 598 66 56.63% 3.99%    
     Female 1,071 2,078 2,280 1,007 202 94.02% 9.72%    
     Householder 65 or older 273 768 1,088 495 320 181.32% 41.67%    
   Multiple-person households 6,911 8,736 9,280 1,825 544 26.41% 6.23%    
     With people 65 or older present 575 1,104 1,399 529 295 92% 26.72%    
     Family households 6,322 7,880 8,454 1,558 574 24.64% 7.28%    
       With people under 18 present 3,391 3,850 4,424 459 574 13.54% 14.91%    
       With people 65 or older present 565 1,074 1,340 509 266 90.09% 24.77%    
       Married-couple family 5,458 6,467 6,780 1,009 313 18.49% 4.84%    
         With people under 18 present 2,856 3,146 3,496 290 350 10.15% 11.13%    
       Male householder family, no wife present 182 360 482 178 122 97.80% 33.89%    
         With people under 18 present 79 136 237 57 101 72.15% 74.26%    
       Female householder family, no husband present 682 1,053 1,192 371 139 54.40% 13.20%    
         With people under 18 present 456 568 691 112 123 24.56% 21.65%    
     Non-family households 589 856 826 267 -30 45.33% -3.50%    
       With people 65 or older present 10 30 59 20 29 200% 96.67%    
       Male householder 370 483 477 113 -6 30.54% -1.24%    
         
       Female householder 219 373 349 154 -24 70.32% -6.43%    
       
     
Housing Occupancy and Occupant Characteristics     
       
       
Year
1980 1990 2000 Difference Difference Percent Percent    
1990-1980 2000-1990 Change Change    
  1980-1990 1990-2000    
Housing units 9,617 12,998 13,697 3,381 699 35.16% 5.38%    
   Occupied 9,038 12,468 13,280 3,430 812 37.95% 6.51%    
     Owner occupied 5,860 8,055 8,849 2,195 794 37.46% 9.86%    
     Renter occupied 3,178 4,413 4,431 1,235 18 38.86% 0.41%    
   Vacant 579 530 417 -49 -113 -8.46% -21.32%    
    111 110   -1   -0.90%    
Age of householder    
Owner-occupied housing units:    
   15 to 24 years    
   25 to 34 years   2,110 1,312   -798   -37.82%    
   35 to 44 years   2,220 2,333   113   5.09%    
   45 to 54 years   1,358 2,269   911   67.08%    
   55 to 64 years   1,136 1,295   159   14%    
   65 to 74 years   756 910   154   20.37%    
   75 years and over   364 620   256   70.33%    
     75 to 84 years   532      
     85 years and over   88      
    473 439   -34   -7.19%    
Renter-occupied housing units    
   15 to 24 years    
   25 to 34 years   1,952 1,534   -418   -21.41%    
   35 to 44 years   834 967   133   15.95%    
   45 to 54 years   412 571   159   38.59%    
   55 to 64 years   261 346   85   32.57%    
   65 to 74 years   220 255   35   15.91%    
   75 years and over   261 319   58   22.22%    
     75 to 84 years   205      
     85 years and over   114      
  5,682 7,599 7,617 1,917 18 33.74% 0.24%    
Race of householder    
Owner-occupied housing units:    
   White    
   Black 27 70 120 43 50 159.26% 71.43%    
   American Indian, Eskimo, Aluet 6 8 19 2 11 33.33% 137.50%    
   Asian and Pacific Islander 100 267 566 167 299 167% 111.99%    
     Asian   565      
     Native Hawiian/Pacific Islander   1      
   Other or Multiple 45 111 527 66 416 146.67% 374.77%    
  3,008 4,013 3,450 1,005 -563 33.41% -14.03%    
Renter-occupied housing units    
   White    
   Black 58 131 182 73 51 125.86% 38.93%    
   American Indian, Eskimo, Aluet 6 6 8 0 2 0% 33.33%    
   Asian and Pacific Islander 47 133 471 86 338 182.98% 254.14%    
     Asian   468      
     Native Hawiian/Pacific Islander   3      
   Other or Multiple 59 130 320 71 190 120.34% 146.15%