Wilmington, IL

Wilmington profile

Living in Wilmington

Wilmington is a somewhat small city located in the state of Illinois. With a population of 5,653 people and six constituent neighborhoods, Wilmington is the 309th largest community in Illinois.

Wilmington is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Wilmington is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Wilmington who work in office and administrative support (17.81%), sales jobs (7.14%), and food service (5.67%).

The city is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Wilmington has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Wilmington a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.

The citizens of Wilmington are slightly less educated than the national average of 21.84% for the average city or town: 14.73% of adults in Wilmington have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree

The per capita income in Wilmington in 2018 was $29,907, which is upper middle income relative to Illinois and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $119,628 for a family of four. However, Wilmington contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

The people who call Wilmington home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Wilmington residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Wilmington include German, Irish, Italian, English, and Dutch.

The most common language spoken in Wilmington is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Other Asian languages.