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Wheaton Jobs Overview

92,328
Job Openings
5.4%
Unemployment Rate
$52,480
Median Base Salary
54k
Population

Wheaton has the 545th largest population in the United States. The population grew by 1.4% from 2010 to 2015, which was faster than the national average. Wheaton is part of the Chicago metro area. Unemployment in the Chicago area is 5%, which is higher than the national average, and is getting better. Chicago has the 3rd largest local economy in the US, and a high cost of living. The average pay for jobs in Wheaton is above average at $52,480, and the median cost of a home in Wheaton is $336,500, which is above the national average. 61% of workers in Wheaton hold a bachelors degree or higher (above average), and 95% of workers have a high school degree (above average). Driving to work is especially common in Wheaton. 78% of Wheaton workers drive to work alone, 6% take public transit, 7% carpool, and 7% walk. People in Wheaton spend an average of 26 minutes commuting to work, which is shorter than the national average of 26 minutes.