Wood Dale is a city located in DuPage County, Illinois. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 13,535.
Wood Dale is located at 41°57'47" North, 87°58'42" West (41.963062, -87.978347)1.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 12.1 km˛ (4.7 mi˛). 12.1 km˛ (4.7 mi˛) of it is land and none of it is covered by water.
As of the census2 of 2000, there are 13,535 people, 5,117 households, and 3,663 families residing in the city. The population density is 1,119.0/km˛ (2,897.8/mi˛). There are 5,220 housing units at an average density of 431.6/km˛ (1,117.6/mi˛). The racial makeup of the city is 89.22% White, 0.58% African American, 0.15% Native American, 3.24% Asian, 0.07% Pacific Islander, 4.80% from other races, and 1.94% from two or more races. 13.06% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.
There are 5,117 households out of which 29.2% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 58.9% are married couples living together, 8.8% have a female householder with no husband present, and 28.4% are non-families. 23.1% of all households are made up of individuals and 9.6% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.64 and the average family size is 3.15.
In the city the population is spread out with 22.4% under the age of 18, 7.6% from 18 to 24, 29.4% from 25 to 44, 26.5% from 45 to 64, and 14.1% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 39 years. For every 100 females there are 97.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 93.6 males.
The median income for a household in the city is $57,509, and the median income for a family is $62,289. Males have a median income of $45,884 versus $35,247 for females. The per capita income for the city is $25,507. 4.1% of the population and 2.9% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 5.9% of those under the age of 18 and 3.2% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.