2010 Census

Thank you to everyone who participated in the 2010 Census!  Wilmette’s response rate was 87% compared to the national response rate of 74%.

The Census recently released early data for the State of Illinois.  The following information was released for the Village of Wilmette.

Total Population

2000 2010 Difference Percent Change
27,651 27,087 -564 -2.04%

Race

2000 2010 Difference Percent Change
Total Population 27,651 27,087 -564 -2.04%
One Race – White 24,791 23,148 -1,643 -6.63%
One Race -Black or African American 156 215 +59 +37.82%
One Race – Asian 2,255 2,917 +662 +29.36%
One Race – American Indian and Alaska Native 10 16 +6 +60.0%
One Race – Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander 4 8 +4 +100.0%
One Race – Some Other Race 117 211 +94 +80.34%
Two or More Races 318 572 +254 +79.87%
Hispanic of Latino of Any Race 574 902 +328 +57.14%

 

Housing Occupancy

2000 2010 Difference Percent Change
Total Units 10,319 10,290 -29 -0.28%
Occupied 10,039 9,742 -297 -2.96%
Vacant 280 548 +268 +95.71%
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