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Overview

Introduction to Warrenville, Illinois

Warrenville, Illinois, in Du Page county, is 4 miles SW of Wheaton, Illinois and 27 miles W of Chicago, Illinois. The city is in the Chicago Metropolitan area. There are 13,363 residents in Warrenville.

Warrenville History

Warrenville was established when Julius Warren and his family moved here from New York in 1833. The Warrens built the first major establishment, a tavern, in the area in 1838. The tavern stands to this day. Warrenville developed rapidly after that. In 1901, the town got its first railroad. Warrenville was officially incorporated as a city in 1967.

Warrenville and nearby Attractions

  • Ferry Creek Wetland Restoration
  • Warrenville Grove
  • Illinois Prairie Path
  • Herrick Lake
  • Warrenville Gallery
  • The Folk-Lore Center and Acorn Coffee Bar

Things To Do In Warrenville

The City of Warrenville boasts of many attractions. The downtown area is famous for its shopping and dining facilities, as well as for the exquisite bronze sculptures on the public buildings. The Ferry Creek Wetlands Restoration is a great place to relax or go hiking. There are several parks and forest preserves, which perfectly blend in with the city and provide opportunities for a range of activities.

Warrenville Transportation

Chicago O’Hare International Airport provides air transportation.

Warrenville Higher Education

The North Central College, Wheaton College, Benedictine University and the College of Dupage provide facilities for higher education.

People

Total Population 13,361
Male Share of the Population 51%
Female Share of the Population 49%
Senior Citizens 9.3%
Employed Population 16+ 7,581
Age of the Population 38

Families

% of people married 54.3%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 41.1%
Median Earnings25+ $42,946
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $22,643
Median Earnings With High School Degree $29,193

Wealth

Median Family Income $88,945
% Above Poverty Level 94%
% Below Poverty Level 6%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 26 minutes
% Working from Home 3.6%
% Walking and Biking to Work 2.9%
% Using Public Transportation 3.8%

Housing

People Living Alone 25.4%
Median Gross Rent $1,324
Median House Value $194,900

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 28.3%
US/American 0%
English 7.6%
Irish 15.8%

Warrenville Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 4 miles SW of Wheaton, Illinois (center to center)
Nearest Large City 27 miles W of Chicago, Illinois
County Du Page
Standard Zip Codes 60555
Phone Area Codes 630
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.82
Longitude -88.18

Warrenville Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station WHEATON 3 SE
Distance 5.8 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 32 F
Apr Temp 38 to 63 F
Jul Temp 63 to 87 F
Oct Temp 42 to 67 F
Annual Precip 37.9 inches
Station CHICAGO MIDWAY AP 3 SW
Distance 21.3 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 31 F
Apr Temp 40 to 59 F
Jul Temp 66 to 85 F
Oct Temp 45 to 63 F
Annual Precip 38.3 inches
Station JOLIET BRANDON RD DAM
Distance 22.5 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 30 F
Apr Temp 37 to 60 F
Jul Temp 63 to 85 F
Oct Temp 41 to 64 F
Annual Precip 36.9 inches

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Warrenville Public Libraries

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Warrenville P.l.d.
28W751 STAFFORD PLACE
Warrenville, Illinois
(630) 393-1171

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PO BOX 828
630-983-6231
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Student/teacher ratio: 9.8

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