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Wilmington is a city in Will County, in the Chicago metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Illinois named Wilmington. For links to other places called Wilmington, IL, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Wilmington is 41.307N. The longitude is -88.146W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 545 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 5,604.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Wilmington demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Will County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Chicago area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 60481 ZIP code.
22% of Wilmington residents report German ancestry, and 19% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Wilmington ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Wilmington was $24,357, compared with $21,587 nationally.
10% of Wilmington residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Wilmington, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $423. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,039.
Libraries in Wilmington include Wilmington Public Library ... View libraries
Will County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Wilmington political report.
The average commute time for Wilmington workers is 29 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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