Wheeler, Illinois Population 2022

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Wheeler is a city located in Jasper County Illinois. With a 2020 population of 86, it is the 1311th largest city in Illinois and the 27063rd largest city in the United States. Wheeler is currently declining at a rate of -5.49% annually and its population has decreased by -51.69% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 178 in 2020. Spanning over 1 miles, Wheeler has a population density of 149 people per square mile.

The average household income in Wheeler is $40,819 with a poverty rate of 25.84%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $579 per month, and the median house value is $30,000. The median age in Wheeler is 33.6 years, 29.3 years for males, and 33.9 years for females.

Wheeler Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Wheelerwas:

  • White: 92.70%
  • Two or more races: 7.30%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Wheeler, Illinois is 86 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 178.

Wheeler, Illinois Population 2022

Population by Race

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Wheeler Population by Race

Wheeler Population Pyramid 2022

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Wheeler Median Age

32.3


Total

26.9


Male

33.1


Female

Wheeler Adults

There are 105 adults, (12 of whom are seniors) in Wheeler.

Wheeler Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

12.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

78.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Wheeler Sex Ratio

Female

89

50.00%

Male

89

50.00%

Wheeler Population by Age

Wheeler Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Wheeler Household Types

70.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Wheeler Households and Families

3.76

Average Family Size

2.97

Average Household Size

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Wheeler Households by Type

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Wheeler Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Wheeler Educational Attainment by Race

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 17.20%.

Wheeler Educational Attainment by Race

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$22,083

Average Earnings

$33,333

Average Male

$14,250

Average Female

Wheeler Earnings by Educational Attainment

Wheeler Language by Age

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Wheeler Language

99.39% of Wheeler residents speak only English, while 0.61% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.61% of the population.

Wheeler Language

Wheeler Poverty by Race

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25.84%

Overall Poverty Rate

20.22%

Male Poverty Rate

31.46%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Wheeler

The race most likely to be in poverty in Wheeler is White, with 28.05% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 9.43%. Among those working part-time, it was 29.03%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.74%.

Wheeler Poverty

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Wheeler Poverty Rate by Education

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Wheeler Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Wheeler Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

Wheeler Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

62.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

73.6%

Male Marriage Rate

51.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Wheeler Married by Age and Sex

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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 45-54.

Wheeler Marital Status by Race

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Wheeler Marital Status

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9

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Wheeler Veterans by War

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Wheeler Veterans by Age

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Wheeler Veterans by Race

Wheeler Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

0.00%

Veteran Disability Rate

Wheeler Veterans by Education

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71%

Labor Force Participation

69.2%

Employment Rate

2.6%

Unemployment Rate

Wheeler Employment by Age

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Wheeler Employment by Race

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Wheeler Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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95.51%

Born in Wheeler

100.00%

Native Born

0.00%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100.00% of Wheeler residents were born in the United States, with 95.51% having been born in Illinois. 0.00% 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: 2021 and 2022 data is projected

Wheeler Population by Year