Wheaton, Illinois 

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Economy in Wheaton, Illinois

Wheaton has an unemployment rate of 3.0%. The US average is 3.9%.

Wheaton has seen the job market decrease by -0.2% over the last year. Future job growth over the next ten years is predicted to be 27.7%, which is lower than the US average of 33.5%.

Tax Rates for Wheaton
- The Sales Tax Rate for Wheaton is 8.0%. The US average is 7.3%.
- The Income Tax Rate for Wheaton is 5.0%. The US average is 4.6%.
- Tax Rates can have a big impact when Comparing Cost of Living.

Income and Salaries for Wheaton
- The average income of a Wheaton resident is $42,106 a year. The US average is $28,555 a year.
- The Median household income of a Wheaton resident is $84,833 a year. The US average is $53,482 a year.

INCOME BY POPULATION PERCENT

  ECONOMYWheaton, IllinoisUnited States
  Unemployment Rate3.0%3.9%
  Recent Job Growth-0.2%1.6%
  Future Job Growth27.7%33.5%
  Sales Taxes8.0%7.3%
  Income Tax5.0%4.6%
  Income per Cap.$46,614$31,177
  Household Income$95,238$57,652
  Family Median Income$120,426$70,850
  POPULATION BY OCCUPATION
  Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting0.1%1.3%
  Mining, quarrying, oil and gas extraction0.0%0.6%
  Construction3.0%6.2%
  Manufacturing10.0%10.4%
  Wholesale trade4.0%2.7%
  Retail trade9.1%11.6%
  Transportation and warehousing3.2%4.1%
  Utilities0.6%0.9%
  Information3.0%2.1%
  Finance and insurance8.1%4.7%
  Real estate, rental, leasing1.7%1.9%
  Professional, scientific, technical services11.6%6.7%
  Management of companies0.4%0.1%
  Administrative, support, waste mgt svcs3.1%4.3%
  Educational services15.2%9.3%
  Health care and social assistance10.5%13.8%
  Arts, entertainment, recreation2.9%2.2%
  Accommodation, food services5.2%7.4%
  Other services5.6%4.9%
  Public administration2.8%4.8%
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    Reviews for Wheaton    12 Reviews
    Safe Place to Live - 7/20/2013
    Wheaton is a pretty safe place to live. There are few major crimes that occur each year. It scored an 80 out of 1000 on City Data information.... Read More

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    Beautiful Place to Live, But Something is Missing - 6/28/2012
    We moved here from the fast pace of a big city in another state and immediately loved the small town feel to Wheaton. It is a very nice place to live, and there is a lot... Read More

    property taxes - 7/16/2009
    Housing is expensive but real estate taxes are even higher. I can no longer afford to live... Read More


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