Wilmette, Illinois 

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Population

26,819

+1.7% since 2020

Unemployment Rate

4.3%

Median Income

$126,471

Median Home Price

$750,500

Median Age

44.9

Comfort Index (Climate)

9.1 / 4.5

summer / winter

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Best Places to Live in Wilmette, Illinois

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

Wilmette, IL Housing Market
Lowest Priced HomesHOMES UNDER $250,000
Most Expensive ListingsHOMES $250,001 to $500,000
Largest HomesHOMES $500,001 to $750,000
Median Priced HomesHOMES $750,001 to $1,000,000
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.


QUICK FACTS

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Country: United States
State: Illinois
County: Cook County
Metro Area: Chicago-Naperville-Elgin Metro Area
Political Ideology: Moderately liberal
City: Wilmette
Zip Codes: 60091
Time zone: Central Standard Time (CST)
Elevation: 623 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Wilmette is 4.3% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Negative. Wilmette jobs have decreased by 0.2%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Wilmette's cost of living is 59.1% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Wilmette's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
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VOTING
In the last Presidential election, Cook county remained overwhelmingly Democratic, 74.2% to 24.0%. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Wilmette's population is 26,819 people. Since 2020, it has had a population growth of 1.7%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 33.5 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Wilmette is Real Estate: $750,500. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been -0.3%.

SCHOOLS
Wilmette public schools spend $16,501 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 13.2 students per teacher in Wilmette. More Education



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Housing Market in Wilmette

It's a good time to buy in Wilmette. Home Appreciation is up 3.8% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Wilmette is $750,500.

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Reviews for Wilmette   4 Reviews
Excellent educational system and teachers - 2/17/2015
Top notch teachers. Involved parents. Motivated students. Great public schools from elementary through high school.... Read More

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Neighborly Town - 3/1/2012
It's a small city close to the lake and close to Chicago. One of the biggest advantages is its schools. Most of the elementary schools have a great school rating of 9... Read More

A great urban area - 3/31/2009
Wilmette is one of the close-in suburbs on Chicago's North Shore. Wilmette and next-door Evanston have their own parks, dining and recreation. And it's a short drive or... Read More


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ZIP CODES IN WILMETTE, ILLINOIS
60091

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