west chicago Demographics
Educational Attainment
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Less than High School 2,495 18.4 % 6.7 %
High School Graduate 4,369 32.2 % 32.8 %
Some College 2,700 19.9 % 24.8 %
Bachelor’s Degree 2,571 18.9 % 22.1 %
Graduate or Professional Degree 1,438 10.6 % 13.5 %
High School Graduate or Higher 10,003 73.7 % 86.9 %
Bachelor's Degree or Higher 3,353 24.7 % 24.7 %
Age Statistics
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Total Population 27,416 - -
19 years old and under 9,233 33.7 % 25.9 %
20 to 44 years old 9,605 35.0 % 12.8 %
45 to 64 years old 6,339 23.1 % 12.6 %
65 years old and older 2,239 8.2 % 1.9 %
Language Spoken at Home
Number No. Area % Area National % National
English Only 11,529 49.9 % 84.8 %
Spanish 11,402 49.3 % 14.1 %
Other Languages 187 0 % 0 %
Marital Status
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Never Married 3,159 33.0 % 33.2 %
Married 5,420 56.7 % 50.6 %
Separated 173 1.8 % 2.6 %
Divorced 808 8.5 % 13.5 %
Census Housing Report
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Total Housing Units 8,166 - -
Occupied Housing Units 7,743 94.8 % 87.5 %
Vacant Housing Units 423 5.2 % 12.5 %
1-Unit, Detached 5,271 64.5 % 61.5 %
1-Unit, Attached 565 6.9 % 5.8 %
2-Units 154 1.9 % 3.8 %
3 to 4 Units 118 1.4 % 4.5 %
5 to 9 Units 231 2.8 % 4.9 %
10 to 19 Units 859 10.5 % 4.6 %
20 or More Units 921 11.3 % 8.7 %
Mobile Homes 47 0.6 % 6.3 %
Built 1990 to 1999 1,967 24.1 % 14.0 %
Built 1980 to 1989 718 8.8 % 13.7 %
Built 1970 to 1979 1,138 13.9 % 15.7 %
Built 1960 to 1969 798 9.8 % 11.0 %
Built 1940 to 1959 980 12.0 % 15.9 %
Built 1939 or Earlier 984 12.0 % 13.1 %
Electric 1,125 13.8 % 32.8 %
Natural Gas 6,474 79.3 % 42.5 %
Tank or LP Gas 74 0.9 % 4.2 %
Wood 21 0.3 % 1.9 %
None 49 0.6 % 1.0 %
Racial Breakdown
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Caucasian 22,799 84.0 % 75.7 %
African-American 675 2.5 % 13.1 %
Native American 13 0.0 % 0.8 %
Asian 1,691 6.2 % 5.4 %
Some Other Race 1,968 7.2 % 4.9 %
Economic Statistics
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Median Household Income 69,252 53,657
Median Family Income 73,789 65,910
Median Per Capita Income 25,995 28,889
Weather
  • Chance of Sunshine 64.52 %
  • Temperature 82.92 ℉
  • Rainfall 3.34 inches
  • Energy Demand
    [HDD] 0.12
    [CDD] 7.88
Earthquakes
Magnitude Probability
5.0 0.08 %
6.0 0.01 %
7.0 0.00 %
8.0 0.00 %
9.0 0.00 %
Very Low Risk Area
Public Information
Unemployment Information
Data sourced by HomeFacts.com