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Wheatland is a township in Will County, in the Chicago metro area. [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 41.679N. The longitude is -88.211W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 659 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 44,349.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Wheatland demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Will 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 60490 ZIP code.
21% of Wheatland residents report German ancestry, and 14% 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 $34,131, compared with $21,587 nationally.
59% 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 $1,161. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,872.
Will 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 38 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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