Wheaton, IL Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 19,900 housing units in Wheaton. This represents a 6.8% growth from 18,630 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 19,900 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and none were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Wheaton is about 74.1%. Wheaton's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 2.5%. Average household size is 2.64 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Wheaton were built after 1973.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type2%
One Bedroom11.90%
Two Bedrooms21.30%
Three Bedrooms32.70%
Four Bedrooms27.30%
Five Bedrooms or more4.80%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.89
Median year structure was built1973
Median Value of occupied units$222,100
Median Price asked for vacant units$195,800

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size1.92
Median year structure was built1974
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$854

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0.10%
Second Mortgage7.50%
Home Equity Loan14.20%
Simple Mortgage57.60%
Debt Free20.60%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs19.3%