Wheeling, Illinois

Population 37,850

Wheeling is located in Cook County, IL. The population is 37,850.

There are 8 public schools in Wheeling with an average Homefacts rating of C+. The total crime rate for Wheeling is low , and there are 0 registered sex offenders residing in the city. Unemployment in Wheeling is moderate and the median home sales price is $0. Detailed and up-to-date Wheeling property reports are available for any property address.

Cities near Wheeling include Wheeling Township, Prospect Heights and Buffalo Grove.

Wheeling Neighborhood Report


School Rating is Above average
  • No High School Diploma: 15.9%
  • High School Graduate or Higher: 48%
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 36.2%

Crime Rate

54.09% Lower than national avg.
  • Auto theft: 36
  • Violent Crimes: 74
  • Robbery: 13
  • Burglary: 105
  • Property Crime: 1
  • Larceny Theft: 930

Registered Offenders

100.00% Lower than national avg.
  • 0 offenders in Wheeling
  • 0.00 offenders/10,000 residents

Environmental Hazards

268 Found nearby
  • Brownfields: 0
  • Registered Polluters: 30
  • Superfunds: 6
  • Tanks & Spills: 232


Moderate 3.3%
  • Illinois unemployment average: 4.8%
  • National unemployment average: 3.7%

Property Values

Median Property Value $0

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8 Public Schools view public schools

There are 8 K-12 public schools in Wheeling, IL and 6 private schools. Homefacts rates Wheeling's schools as Above average, with an overall C+ rating.

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0 Registered Offenders search the registered offender database

  • Good news! No offenders found in Wheeling, IL.

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*100 is national avg. Greater than 100 means higher crime, lower means less crime.
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0 Former Drug Labs view all

  • Good news! No Drug lab found in Wheeling, IL

Property Reports view all

96 Building Permits View All

  • In 2014, the city of Wheeling, IL issued 96 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. Of those 96 permits, were issued for single family homes and 96 were issued for multi-family homes.
  • In 2013, the city of Wheeling, IL issued 15 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes.
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Fair Market Rents

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  • Property Type Rent
  • Studio: $1,080
  • 1 Bedroom: $1,185
  • 2 Bedrooms: $1,365
  • 3 Bedrooms: $1,730
  • 4 Bedrooms: $2,055

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Environmental Hazards

268 Environmental Hazards

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Health Hazards

  • Air Quality HEALTHY (362/384)
    Wheeling, IL has 94.27% good air quality.
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  • Radon ZONE 2 COUNTY
    Wheeling, IL is a yellow zone.
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  • UV Index MODERATE 3.92 Average
    Wheeling, IL is a moderate risk area for ultra-violet rays.
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Average Monthly Temperature

  • January 23.45°
  • February 27.18°
  • March 39.12°
  • April 48.63°
  • May 59.23°
  • June 69.73°
  • July 75.42°
  • August 74.56°
  • September 64.37°
  • October 53.27°
  • November 41.47°
  • December 28.78°

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Natural Disasters

Probability of Natural Disasters for Wheeling, IL

Wheeling, IL has a low risk of earthquakes.
Wheeling, IL has no risk of hurricanes.
Wheeling, IL has a very high risk of hail storms.
Wheeling, IL has a low risk of tornadoes.

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Median Household Income

Median Household Income in Wheeling, IL: $60,368


Unemployment in Wheeling is 3.3%. It is lower than the state and national averages, 4.8% and 3.7% respectively

Workforce Breakdown

Blue Collar - 41.62%
White Collar - 58.38%


State Representatives

  • Gov. Bruce Rauner
  • Sen. Richard J. Durbin
  • Sen. Mark Kirk

City Representatives

  • Tammy Duckworth
  • Jan Schakowsky
  • Bob Dold

Neighborhood Info

1 Airport view all

Nearest Major Airports

1 Cemetery view all

18 FCC Towers view all

0 Hospitals view all

  • No hospitals found in Wheeling, IL

1 Library view all

1 Police Station view all

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