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Encyclopedia > Wheeling, Illinois
Wheeling
Village
Country United States
State Illinois
County Cook
Area 8.4 mi² (21.76 km²)
 - land 8.4 mi² (21.76 km²)
 - water 0.04 mi² (0.1 km²), 0.48%
Center
 - coordinates 42°7′53″N 87°55′47″W / 42.13139, -87.92972Coordinates: 42°7′53″N 87°55′47″W / 42.13139, -87.92972
Population 38,555 (2006)
Government type Council-manager
Founded 1894
President Greg Klatecki
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 - summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Postal code 60090
Area code 847 and 224
Location of Wheeling within Illinois
Location of Illinois in the United States
Website : Village of Wheeling Homepage

Wheeling is a village in Cook County, Illinois, United States. The population was 34,496 at the 2000 census, and estimated to be 36,641 as of 2005. List of towns and villages in Illinois, arranged in alphabetical order. ... Official language(s) English[1] Capital Springfield Largest city Chicago Largest metro area Chicago Metropolitan Area Area  Ranked 25th  - Total 57,918 sq mi (149,998 km²)  - Width 210 miles (340 km)  - Length 390 miles (629 km)  - % water 4. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... A square mile is an English unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (≈1,609 m) in length. ... Square kilometre (U.S. spelling: square kilometer), symbol km², is a decimal multiple of SI unit of surface area square metre, one of the SI derived units. ... A square mile is an English unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (≈1,609 m) in length. ... Square kilometre (U.S. spelling: square kilometer), symbol km², is a decimal multiple of SI unit of surface area square metre, one of the SI derived units. ... A square mile is an English unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (≈1,609 m) in length. ... Square kilometre (U.S. spelling: square kilometer), symbol km², is a decimal multiple of SI unit of surface area square metre, one of the SI derived units. ... Map of Earth showing lines of latitude (horizontally) and longitude (vertically), Eckert VI projection; large version (pdf, 1. ... The council-manager government is one of 2 main variations of representative municipal government (for contrast, also see Mayor-Council government). ...  CST or UTC-6 The Central Time Zone observes standard time by subtracting six hours from UTC during standard time (UTC-6) and five hours during daylight saving time (UTC-5). ... −12 | −11 | −10 | −9:30 | −9 | −8 | −7 | −6 | −5 | −4 | −3:30 | −3 | −2:30 | −2 | −1 | −0:25 | UTC (0) | +0:20 | +0:30 | +1 | +2 | +3 | +3:30 | +4 | +4:30 | +4:51 | +5 | +5:30 | +5:40 | +5:45 | +6 | +6:30 | +7 | +7:20 | +7...  CST or UTC-6 The Central Time Zone observes standard time by subtracting six hours from UTC during standard time (UTC-6) and five hours during daylight saving time (UTC-5). ... -12 | -11 | -10 | -9:30 | -9 | -8 | -7 | -6 | -5 | -4 | -3:30 | -3 | -2:30 | -2 | -1 | -0:25 | UTC (0) | +0:20 | +0:30 | +1 | +2 | +3 | +3:30 | +4 | +4:30 | +4:51 | +5 | +5:30 | +5:40 | +5:45 | +6 | +6:30 | +7 | +7:20 | +7... Both area code 847 and area code 224 are part of an overlay plan that covers most of Lake County, the northern part of Cook County, the northern part of Kane County, and a small part of McHenry County in Illinois. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Image File history File links Map_of_USA_IL.svg‎ File links The following pages on the English Wikipedia link to this file (pages on other projects are not listed): Illinois ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Official language(s) English[1] Capital Springfield Largest city Chicago Largest metro area Chicago Metropolitan Area Area  Ranked 25th  - Total 57,918 sq mi (149,998 km²)  - Width 210 miles (340 km)  - Length 390 miles (629 km)  - % water 4. ...

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Geography

Wheeling is located at 42°7′53″N, 87°55′47″W (42.131526, -87.929586)GR1.


According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 21.9 km² (8.4 mi²). 21.8 km² (8.4 mi²) of it is land and 0.1 km² (0.04 mi²) of it (0.47%) is water. The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census as defined in Title ) is a part of the United States Department of Commerce. ... A square metre (US spelling: square meter) is by definition the area enclosed by a square with sides each 1 metre long. ... A square mile is an English unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (≈1,609 m) in length. ...


Demographics

As of the censusGR2 of 2000, there were 34,496 people, 13,280 households, and 8,459 families residing in the village. The population density was 1,585.6/km² (4,106.5/mi²). There were 13,697 housing units at an average density of 629.6/km² (1,630.5/mi²). The racial makeup of the village was 66.68% White, 2.44% African American, 0.23% Native American, 9.26% Asian, 0.07% Pacific Islander, 9.18% from other races, and 2.13% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 30.68% of the population. Image:1870 census Lindauer Weber 01. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ...


There were 13,280 households out of which 31.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 51.1% were married couples living together, 9.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 36.3% were non-families. 30.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.57 and the average family size was 3.26. Marriage is an interpersonal relationship with governmental, social, or religious recognition, usually intimate and sexual, and often created as a contract, or through civil process. ...


In the village the population was spread out with 23.4% under the age of 18, 9.4% from 18 to 24, 35.2% from 25 to 44, 21.8% from 45 to 64, and 10.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 34 years. For every 100 females there were 96.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 94.7 males.


The median income for a household in the village was $55,491, and the median income for a family was $63,088. Males had a median income of $41,586 versus $32,262 for females. The per capita income for the village was $24,989. About 2.7% of families and 5.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 6.3% of those under age 18 and 7.9% of those age 65 or over. The per capita income for a group of people may be defined as their total personal income, divided by the total population. ... Map of countries showing percentage of population who have an income below the national poverty line The poverty line is the level of income below which one cannot afford to purchase all the resources one requires to live. ...


Camp

Camp Ramah Day Camp is located in Wheeling. Ramah is the name of an organization who oversees several Jewish summer camps throughout the United States, Canada, and Israel. ...


Airport

Chicago Executive Airport, a small public airport, is located in both Wheeling and Prospect Heights and jointly run by both villages. Formerly known as Palwaukee Municipal Airport, it is the third busiest in Illinois, after Chicago's O'Hare and Midway Airports. Diagram of Chicago Executive Airport Chicago Executive Airport (IATA: PWK, ICAO: KPWK, FAA LID: PWK), formerly known as Palwaukee Municipal Airport, is a public airport located 18 miles (29 km) northwest of Chicago, in the village of Wheeling in Cook County, Illinois, United States. ... Prospect Heights is a city located in Cook County, Illinois. ...


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  Results from FactBites:
 
Government in the Village of Wheeling, Illinois (237 words)
The mission of the Village of Wheeling is to provide all residents and businesses of the community with high quality public service.
Wheeling's Municipal government is in the Council-Manager form.
The Village of Wheeling enjoys a good financial standing, with good municipal bond ratings as of the date of publication (AA rating: Fitch ICBA and Standard and Poor's).
Wheeling Township - Welcome! (122 words)
Wheeling Township is 36 square miles and is home to 155,900 residents.
The Township's boundaries are Lake Cook Road on the North, Central Road on the South, the Des Plaines River on the East, and Wilke Road on the West.
Wheeling Township covers approximately 95% of Prospect Heights and Wheeling, 85% of Arlington Heights, 60% of Mt. Prospect, 55% of Buffalo Grove, and small portions of Des Plaines, Northbrook and Rolling Meadows.
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