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Wheatland is a township in Fayette County.[NOTE: This is not the only community in Illinois named Wheatland. For links to other places called Wheatland, IL, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Wheatland is 38.955N. The longitude is -88.859W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 584 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 490.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Wheatland demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Fayette County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 62857 ZIP code.
29% of Wheatland residents report German ancestry, and 12% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Wheatland ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Wheatland was $14,835, compared with $21,587 nationally.
9% of Wheatland residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Wheatland, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $285. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $613.
Fayette County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Wheatland political report.
The average commute time for Wheatland workers is 20 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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