Wheeler, Illinois Population 2022

146
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Wheeler is a city located in Jasper County Illinois. Wheeler has a 2020 population of 146. Wheeler is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has decreased by -0.68% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 147 in 2010.

The average household income in Wheeler is $40,819 with a poverty rate of 26.32%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $571 per month, and the median house value is $29,800. 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: 99.42%
  • Two or more races: 0.58%
  • 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 146 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 146.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 147.

Wheeler, Illinois Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White17099.42%
Two or More Races10.58%
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Wheeler Population by Race

Wheeler Population Pyramid $2022

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Wheeler Median Age

33.6


Total

29.3


Male

33.9


Female

Wheeler Adults

There are 105 adults, (21 of whom are seniors) in Wheeler.

Wheeler Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

25

Old Age Dependency Ratio

78.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Wheeler Sex Ratio

Female

91

53.22%

Male

80

46.78%

Wheeler Population by Age

Wheeler Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Wheeler Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male33.3%66.7%
Female63.6%36.4%
All72.6%27.4%
Married75%25%
Non Family80%20%

72.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Wheeler Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All622.7672.6
Married283.6475
Non Family201.0580
Female113.6463.6
Male32.6733.3

3.5

Average Family Size

2.76

Average Household Size

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Wheeler Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade55.21%
9th to 12th Grade77.29%
High School Graduate3334.38%
Some College1717.71%
Associates Degree1919.79%
Bachelors Degree1515.63%
Graduate Degree0.00%
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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 hispanic people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 15.96%.

Wheeler Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$20,893$26,500$14,125
Less Than 9th Grade$15,833$15,833$
High School Graduate$34,375$35,000$
Some College$13,625$33,750$12,625
Bachelors Degree$20,938$$
Graduate Degree$$$

$20,893

Average Earnings

$26,500

Average Male

$14,125

Average Female

Wheeler Earnings by Educational Attainment

Wheeler Language by Age

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Wheeler Language

98.75% of Wheeler residents speak only English, while 1.25% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.25% of the population.

Wheeler Language

Wheeler Poverty by Race

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26.32%

Overall Poverty Rate

23.75%

Male Poverty Rate

28.57%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Wheeler

The race most likely to be in poverty in Wheeler is White, with 26.79% 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 8.16%. Among those working part-time, it was 28.13%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.00%.

Wheeler Poverty

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Name Poverty
Some College36.11%
Less Than 9th Grade33.33%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%
High School0.00%

Wheeler Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed100.00%
Female Employed17.14%
Male Employed0.00%

Wheeler Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Wheeler Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$35,250$40,819
Families$37,083$47,114
Married Families$55,000-
Non Families$20,833$26,330
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Income by Household Type

Wheeler Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

52.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

62.5%

Male Marriage Rate

45.3%

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 35-44, 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

War Veterans
First Gulf War6
World War II
Korea
Vietnam
Second Gulf War

Wheeler Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 546
75+3
65 to 74
55 to 64
18 to 34

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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64.9%

Labor Force Participation

64%

Employment Rate

1.4%

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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95.32%

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 95.32% 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
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20221460.00%
20211460.00%
20201460.00%
20191460.00%
201814621.39%
2017144-1-0.69%
2016145-1-0.68%
20151460.00%
201414610.69%
2013145-1-0.68%
2012146-2-1.35%
201114810.68%
20101470.00%

Wheeler Population by Year