Wilmette Population Statistics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2018 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated November 2020.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more about Scout's Demographic Data

Wilmette Population & Age Distribution

 
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Total Population
27,089

Age

Under 5 Years:
6.1%
5 - 17:
22.4%
18 - 24:
4.7%
25 - 34:
4.3%
35 - 54:
29.2%
55 - 64:
14.5%
Over 65 Years:
18.8%

Educational Attainment of Adults

 
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Attending College
2.5%
2.5%
High School Graduates
98.6%
98.6%
College Graduated
81.5%
81.5%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Income

 
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Per capita Income

Wilmette
$82,805
$82,805
USA
$31,177
$31,177

Median household income

Wilmette
$154,738
$154,738
USA
$57,652
$57,652

Individuals Below Poverty Level:
3.3%

Employment Industries in Wilmette

 
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Professional, scientific, and technical services
21.8%
21.8%
Healthcare
15.0%
15.0%
Education
12.3%
12.3%
Finance
10.3%
10.3%
Retail
7.9%
7.9%
Manufacturing
6.5%
6.5%
Real estate
4.9%
4.9%
Other
4.0%
4.0%
Accommodation
3.1%
3.1%
Arts
2.7%
2.7%
Public Service
2.3%
2.3%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Race & Ethnic Diversity

 
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White
80.3%
80.3%
Black Or African American
0.6%
0.6%
American Indian And Alaska Native
0.0%
0.0%
Asian
13.4%
13.4%
Native Hawaiian And Other Pacific Islanders
0.0%
0.0%
Other Race / Two or More Races
2.8%
2.8%
Hispanic Or Latino (Of Any Race)
2.9%
2.9%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Ancestries & Languages Spoken

 
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Ancestry (Top 20)

German
19.5%
19.5%
Irish
16.8%
16.8%
English
10.3%
10.3%
Polish
8.5%
8.5%
Italian
6.8%
6.8%
Russian
5.8%
5.8%
French
3.0%
3.0%
European
2.8%
2.8%
Swedish
2.3%
2.3%
Norwegian
2.1%
2.1%
Scottish
2.0%
2.0%
Greek
1.8%
1.8%
Ukrainian
1.5%
1.5%
Danish
1.3%
1.3%
Dutch
1.3%
1.3%
Romanian
0.9%
0.9%
Lithuanian
0.8%
0.8%
British
0.8%
0.8%
Welsh
0.8%
0.8%
Eastern European
0.8%
0.8%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Languages Spoken (Top 20)

English
81.5%
81.5%
Chinese
4.1%
4.1%
Spanish
2.0%
2.0%
Slavic languages
2.0%
2.0%
Korean
1.7%
1.7%
Langs. of India
1.6%
1.6%
Russian
1.1%
1.1%
Polish
0.8%
0.8%
Urdu
0.7%
0.7%
Tagalog
0.7%
0.7%
French
0.4%
0.4%
German/Yiddish
0.4%
0.4%
African languages
0.4%
0.4%
Italian
0.3%
0.3%
Other Indo-European
0.3%
0.3%
Portuguese
0.3%
0.3%
Persian
0.2%
0.2%
Scandinavian languages
0.2%
0.2%
Japanese
0.2%
0.2%
Greek
0.2%
0.2%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Foreign Born Wilmette Residents:
16.7%