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WHEELING

 
  • Population: 34,496 (U.S. Census Bureau, 2000)
  • Median Household Income: $55,491 (U.S. Census Bureau, 2000)
  • Tax Rate Per $100 Assessed Value: 8.112% (Lake County)

Wheeling is located in Chicago's northwest suburbs. Most of Wheeling is in Cook County. A small portion is located in Lake County. Wheeling originated in the 1830's as a welcomed overnight stop for travelers heading from Chicago to the Wisconsin Territory over the trail now known as Milwaukee Avenue. It is a cluster of inns, taverns and places to eat established what is now Wheeling's world-renowned "Restaurant Row".

Recreation

The natural beauty of the Des Plaines River, as it extends through Wheeling, is enhanced by the acres of Cook County Forest Preserve surrounding it, providing hiking, biking, canoeing and horseback riding. The Wheeling Park District offers residents a fitness center, gymnasium, indoor track, indoor lap pool, Aquatic Center, numerous parks, and an 18-hole championship golf course.

Schools

Wheeling schools have consistently exceeded the state averages for reading and math skills. Wheeling students attend elementary schools in School District #21 and #23. High School students attend Wheeling or Buffalo Grove High School in Township High School District 214. National Louis University has a campus in Wheeling and William Rainey Harper College, a leading 2-year community college, serves the community.

Housing

Wheeling's diverse range of housing includes single family, townhouse, condominium and apartment. The 2000 median house value was $160,900 and the median rent cost is $885.  (U.S. Census Bureau, 2000)

Government Services

Residents are provided services by staff in Finance and Administration, Community Development, Economic Development, Legal, Public Works, Senior Service, Fire and Police.

Transportation

Wheeling's location provides access via major roadways to the interstate system of Interstate 294, Route 53, I-290 and I-355. Metra's North Central Service, with station located in Wheeling, provides commuter service from Antioch to Chicago.
  • Distance to the Chicago Loop: 27 miles
  • Distance to O'Hare Airport: 7 miles
  • Palwaukee Airport: located in Wheeling
  • Distance to Lake Michigan: 9 miles

 

Economic Data for Zip Code 60090

Household Income Graph

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Note: Household Income figures are based on total household income.

* All numbers in this section are 2016 projections provided by Geolytics Inc

Demographics Data for Zip Code 60090

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* All numbers in this section are 2016 projections provided by Geolytics Inc

Population Data for Zip Code 60090

  • 37,633
  • 41,375
  • 42,984
  • 2012 Census
  • 2014 Estimated
  • 2019 Projected

Households

  • Total (2010 Census):14,364
  • Estimated (Present):15,569
  • Projected (2019):16,072
  • Household Change (2010-Present) 8.39%
  • Household Change (2010-2017) 11.89%

Notes:

  • Figures in the Population Change graph represent total population for the zip code.
  • Estimated Change 2014 shows the percentage of population change between the 2012 Census and 2014.
  • Projected Change 2019 shows the projected percentage of population change between the 2012 Census and 2019.

* All numbers in this section are 2016 projections provided by Geolytics Inc

Public Schools in Zip Code 60090

  • Name
  • District
  • Grades
  • Address
  • City
  • Students
  • WHEELING HIGH SCHOOL
  • TOWNSHIP HSD 214
  • 9th-12th
  • 900 SOUTH ELMHURST RD
  • WHEELING
  • 1,976

  • JACK LONDON MIDDLE SCHOOL
  • WHEELING CCSD 21
  • 5th-8th
  • 1001 WEST DUNDEE RD
  • WHEELING
  • 711
  • OLIVER W HOLMES MIDDLE SCHOOL
  • WHEELING CCSD 21
  • 6th-8th
  • 221 SOUTH WOLF RD
  • WHEELING
  • 761

  • BOOTH TARKINGTON ELEM SCHOOL
  • WHEELING CCSD 21
  • PreK-5th
  • 310 SCOTT ST
  • WHEELING
  • 472
  • EUGENE FIELD ELEM SCHOOL
  • WHEELING CCSD 21
  • PreK-5th
  • 51 ST ARMAND LN
  • WHEELING
  • 605
  • MARK TWAIN ELEM SCHOOL
  • WHEELING CCSD 21
  • PreK-5th
  • 515 EAST MERLE LN
  • WHEELING
  • 556
  • WALT WHITMAN ELEM SCHOOL
  • WHEELING CCSD 21
  • PreK-5th
  • 133 SOUTH WILLE AVE
  • WHEELING
  • 631

Private Schools in Zip Code 60090

  • Name
  • Grades
  • Address
  • City
  • Students
  • HORIZONS CHILDREN'S CENTER
  • PreK-K
  • 3316 SCHOENBECK RD
  • Wheeling
  • 123
  • KINDER CARE LEARNING CENTER
  • PreK-K
  • 780 S SCHOENBECK
  • Wheeling
  • 97
  • POKO LOKO CHILD CARE CENTER
  • PreK-K
  • 404
  • Wheeling
  • 87
Community demographic data is provided by Geolytics Inc. Information is deemed reliable but is not guaranteed.

Schools listed are those in the Zip Code of the listing, but may not serve this address.
School Data provided by the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES).
All information provided is deemed reliable but is not guaranteed and should be independently verified. All properties are subject to prior sale or withdrawal. Data may not be reproduced or redistributed and may not be used for any purpose other than individual consumer's use.