Wheeler, Illinois Population 2024

103

Wheeler is a city located in Jasper County Illinois. Wheeler has a 2024 population of 103. Wheeler is currently growing at a rate of 1.98% annually and its population has increased by 6.19% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 97 in 2020.

The average household income in Wheeler is $36,326 with a poverty rate of 52.03%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Wheeler is 33.1 years, 29.2 years for males, and 33.9 years for females.

Wheeler Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Wheeler was:

  • White: 90.24%
  • Two or more races: 9.76%
  • Black or African American:
  • Native American:
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
  • Other race:
Land Area (mi²)
0.6 sq mi
Density (mi²)
178.90/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
6.19% (6)
The current population of Wheeler, Illinois is 103 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 97.

Wheeler, Illinois Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White11190.24%
Two or more races129.76%
Black or African American
Native American
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
Other race
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Wheeler Population by Race

Wheeler Population Pyramid 2024

Wheeler Median Age

33.1

Total

29.2

Male

33.9

Female

Wheeler Adults

There are 80 adults, (11 of whom are seniors) in Wheeler.

Wheeler Age Dependency

78.3

Age Dependency Ratio

15.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

62.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Wheeler Sex Ratio

Female6048.78%
Male6351.22%

Wheeler Population by Age

Wheeler Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All432.8665.134.9
Non Family241.2554.245.8
Married106.61000
Female9355.644.4
Male000
showing: 5 rows

4.89

Average Family Size

2.86

Average Household Size

65.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Wheeler Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Wheeler Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Wheeler Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of .

Wheeler Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$40,278

Average Earnings

$41,944

Average Male

$15,000

Average Female

Wheeler Earnings by Educational Attainment

Wheeler Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Wheeler Language

99.15% of Wheeler residents speak only English, while 0.85% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.85% of the population.

Wheeler Language

Wheeler Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White1105953.64%
Hispanic6583.33%
Multiple12541.67%
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52.03%

Overall Poverty Rate

38.1%

Male Poverty Rate

66.67%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Wheeler

The race most likely to be in poverty in Wheeler is Hispanic, with 83.33% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Wheeler is Multiple, with 41.67% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 14.71%. Among those working part-time, it was 42.11%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 62.96%.

Wheeler Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade78.57%
High School38.46%
Some College15.38%
Bachelors or Greater
showing: 4 rows

Wheeler Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed100%
Female Employed62.5%
Male Employed
Female Unemployed
showing: 4 rows

Wheeler Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Wheeler Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Wheeler Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

48.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.5%

Male Marriage Rate

43.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Wheeler Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Wheeler Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 20-34.

Wheeler Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Wheeler Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

1

Number of Veterans

1

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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Wheeler Veterans by War

count

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Wheeler Veterans by Age

count

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Wheeler Veterans by Race

Wheeler Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

Veteran Disability Rate

Wheeler Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

66.3%

Labor Force Participation

61.3%

Employment Rate

7.5%

Unemployment Rate

Wheeler Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Wheeler Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Wheeler Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

92.68%

Born in Wheeler

100%

Native Born

Foreign Born

Non Citizen

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100% of Wheeler residents were born in the United States, with 92.68% having been born in Illinois. of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Wheeler Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202911321.8%
202811121.83%
202710921.87%
202610721.9%
202510521.94%
202410321.98%
202310122.02%
20229922.06%
202197
202097-51-34.46%
201914810.68%
201814710.68%
2017146-1-0.68%
2016147-1-0.68%
201514821.37%
201414610.69%
2013145-1-0.68%
2012146-2-1.35%
201114810.68%
2010147
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Wheeler Population by Year