Wilmette, IL Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 10,332 housing units in Wilmette. This represents a 2.8% growth from 10,046 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 10,332 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and none were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Wilmette is about 86.9%. Wilmette's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 2.8%. Average household size is 2.73 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Wilmette were built after 1952.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type0.80%
One Bedroom7.70%
Two Bedrooms12.60%
Three Bedrooms37.20%
Four Bedrooms27.60%
Five Bedrooms or more14.20%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.85
Median year structure was built1951
Median Value of occupied units$441,600
Median Price asked for vacant units$360,700

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size1.99
Median year structure was built1957
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$1,053

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0.30%
Second Mortgage4.70%
Home Equity Loan14.60%
Simple Mortgage51.20%
Debt Free29.20%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs18.4%