Wheaton Real Estate

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Wheaton, IL is a city in DuPage County, Illinois, United States. It is the county seat of DuPage County and has a population of 53,970 as of the 2020 census. Wheaton is located approximately 25 miles (40 km) west of Chicago and Lake Michigan¹².

Wheaton has a rich history that dates back to the 1830s, when the first settlers arrived from New England. The city was named after the Wheaton brothers, who claimed land in the area and donated some of it for the construction of a railroad depot. Wheaton became the county seat in 1867, after a close election and a controversial raid on the Naperville courthouse to secure the county records. Wheaton is also the birthplace of Elbert Gary, the founder of Gary, Indiana and the chairman of U.S. Steel¹².

Wheaton is known for its cultural and educational attractions, such as the DuPage County Historical Museum, Wheaton Drama (Live Theater), The Westside Improv and the Cosley Zoo. Wheaton is also home to Wheaton College, a private liberal arts college that was founded in 1860 and has produced notable alumni such as evangelist Billy Graham, author Wes Craven, and astronaut James Irwin¹⁴.

Wheaton offers many recreational opportunities for residents and visitors, such as the Wheaton French Market, a weekly open-air market that sells fresh produce, flowers, crafts, and more²⁴. Wheaton also has several parks and trails, such as the Illinois Prairie Path, a 61-mile (98 km) multi-use trail that runs through Wheaton and connects to other trails in the region¹⁴. Wheaton also hosts various events and festivals throughout the year, such as the Summer Entertainment Series Concerts, Movie Night with the Cops, and the Citizens Fire Academy².

Wheaton - Town vs. County Stats

Avg Price in Wheaton: $639,800 / County Avg $1,200,800

53%

Avg Taxes in Wheaton: $9,200 / County Avg $10,900

85%

Avg Sq. Ft. in Wheaton: 2,550 / County Avg 3,622

70%

Avg Price per/sqft in Wheaton:$251 / County Avg $332

76%

Avg Walkscore in Wheaton: 59 / County Avg 49

122%

Avg Year Built in Wheaton: 1973 / County Avg 1989

99%

Avg Days on Website in Wheaton: 37 / County Avg 251

15%

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