Wheeling, Illinois 

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Population

38,264

+3.3% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

3.0%

Median Income

$57,543

Median Home Price

$197,400

Best Places to Live in Wheeling, Illinois

National center - Northeastern Illinois along Lake Michigan. June, September and August are the most pleasant months in Wheeling, while January and December are the least comfortable months.

Pros
Economic and cultural diversity
Arts and culture
Historic interest and preservation
Cons
Harsh climate
Cost of living
Violent crime

What Bert Has To Say About Chicago-Naperville-Elgin Metro Area

A world-class commercial, industrial and cultural city, Chicago functions as is a major national center and as the major regional center for America’s heartland. It originally emerged as a transport center for cargo headed west and agricultural products headed east by land and water. Although transportation technology has changed, the role has not. The city is the most important passenger and freight transport hub in the country with the largest number of air departures and the most rail traffic in the nation. The commercial and manufacturing economy stands out both for its size and diversity. Over 30 Fortune 500 companies in an assortment of industries have headquarters here. Factories and warehouses extend for miles from the downtown area. Chicago is also a major center for small manufacturing and business. There is probably no more diverse an economy in the country.


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QUICK FACTS

City: Wheeling
Zip Codes: No Zip Codes Here.
Time zone: Central Standard Time (CST)
Elevation: 623 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Wheeling is 3.0% (U.S. avg. is 3.7%). Recent job growth is Negative. Wheeling jobs have decreased by 0.2%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Wheeling's cost of living is 0.6% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Wheeling's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
June, September and August are the most pleasant months in Wheeling, while January and December are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

VOTING
Cook county voted Democratic in the previous five Presidential elections. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Wheeling's population is 38,264 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 3.3%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 24.7 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Wheeling is $197,400. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 6.0%. Check out the homes in the area

SCHOOLS
Wheeling public schools spend $15,871 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 14.7 students per teacher in Wheeling. More Education



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Housing Market in Wheeling

It's a good time to buy in Wheeling. Home Appreciation is up 6.0% in the last 12 months. Browse Wheeling Real Estate

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Reviews for Wheeling   2 Reviews
A great suburb to raise a family - 10/6/2016
Wheeling is a huge industrial area with a lot of job opportunities in a close community with great schools-which is why the real estate is pricy, yet still easy to find... Read More

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Living in Wheeling Illinois - 2/6/2013
I have lived in Wheeling for a year now. I didn't have the chance to check it out before I moved there.(long story). It is very diverse and if you are an American... Read More


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