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About Wilmette

Wilmette is a suburb in the Chicago Metro Area and in the Cook County. It has a population of 27,801 and a population density of 5,146, which is 98% above the national average. It has a median age of 46, which is 8 years above the Chicago Metro median age and 7 years above the national average.


Wilmette has a median home value of $795,200, which is 60% above the Metro average.The average rent of $3,200 is 42% above the metro average rent and 35% above the national average rent. The average household income in Wilmette is $183,750 , which is 55% above the Metro average household income and 59% above the national average of household income.


The average school rating in Wilmette is 10. Wilmette also has a crime index 46 that is below the Metro average and below the National average, making it one of the best places to raise a family in Chicago.


$795,200Median Home Value
$319,962 Chicago Metro Area
$3,200Median Rent
$1,869 Chicago Metro Area
6 /10 - 10 /10
School Rating
45
Crime Index
100
National Crime Index
34 mins To Chicago Metro Area
36 mins Average Travel Time To Work

Wilmette Zip Code

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Wilmette's population is made up of 66% married, 20% single, 8% divorced and 6% widowed. Baby Boomers make up the largest percentage of the population at 43%, while Millennials have the second largest segment at 12%. Homeowners make up 87% of the population in Wilmette.

27,801Population
9,442,159 Chicago Metro Area
5,146Population Density
  • 49% Male
  • 51% Female
46 Median Age
38 Chicago Metro Area
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The Per Capita income in Wilmette is $103,076. The Median Household Income is $183,750 and the Wilmette Unemployment Rate is 4%.

$103,076Income Per Capita
$45,877 Chicago Metro Area
$183,750Median Household Income
$82,914 Chicago Metro Area
3% Poverty Rate
11% Chicago Metro Area
4% Unemployment Rate
5% Chicago Metro Area
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$795,200Median Home Value
$319,962 Chicago Metro Area
$3,200Median Rent
$1,869 Chicago Metro Area
2Average Household Size
2 Chicago Metro Area

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Renters
13%
Home Owners
87%
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6 /10 - 10 /10
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Top Schools in Wilmette

Wilmette School District 39
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569 Hunter Road, Wilmette, IL, 60091
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Wilmette School District 39
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600 Romona Road, Wilmette, IL, 60091
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Wilmette School District 39
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910 Central Avenue, Wilmette, IL, 60091
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Avoca School District 37
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235 Beech Drive, Glenview, IL, 60025
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Wilmette School District 39
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649 Prairie Avenue, Wilmette, IL, 60091
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34 mins
Chicago Metro Area
36 mins Average Travel Time To Work
Commute To
O'Hare International Airport
25 mins
Niles Township, IL
10 mins
Depaul College Prep Schl
20 mins
Loyola University Chicago
16 mins
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Wilmette crime index is 45 which is lower than the national average. Click here to see the Safest Places to Live in Wilmette.

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Crime Index
100
National Crime Index

Crime Index represents the risk of crime occurring in a area and is measured against national index of 100. If the Crime Index of an area is above 100 the crime in that area is relatively higher when compared to US. If the Crime Index of an area is below 100 the crime in that area is lower when compared to US.

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