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Overview

Introduction to Winfield, Illinois

Winfield, Illinois, in Du Page county, is 1 miles W of Wheaton, Illinois (center to center) and 25 miles W of Chicago, Illinois.

Winfield History

Winfield, which was platted by James P. Doe of New Hampshire around 1853, was originally named the Town of Fredericksburg. It was renamed Winfield the following year in honor of General Winfield Scott. The village is home to John's Buffet, which is one of the oldest taverns in the Chicago suburbs. This tavern was founded by a Polish immigrant named John Karwoski in 1921. DuPage County, where Winfield is located, was established in 1839.

Winfield and nearby Attractions

  • Prairie Trail Shopping Center
  • Kline Creek Farm
  • Cantigny Park
  • Morton Arboretum
  • Cosley Zoo
  • Chicago Portage National Historic Site

Things To Do In Winfield

Winfield is home to many parks and playgrounds including the Old Pond Park, Timber Ridge Park, Chartwell Park, Prairie Trail Park, Westfield Estates Park, and Knolls Park. One can enjoy shopping at the Prairie Trail Shopping Center. Another local attraction is the Kline Creek Farm. The Cosley Zoo and the Morton Arboretum are also nearby. One can plan a day trip to Cantigny Park, which includes golf courses, museums, and gardens. The Winfield Community United Methodist Church, Saint John - The Baptist Catholic Church, and Faith Church are some of the local churches.

Winfield Transportation

Air transportation is available from Chicago O'Hare International Airport.

Winfield Higher Education

Wheaton College, North Central College, and Benedictine University are nearby.

People

Total Population 9,492
Male Share of the Population 50.4%
Female Share of the Population 49.6%
Senior Citizens 15.7%
Employed Population 16+ 4,994
Age of the Population 46

Families

% of people married 62.8%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 50.2%
Median Earnings25+ $53,971
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $52,880
Median Earnings With High School Degree $30,625

Wealth

Median Family Income $114,167
% Above Poverty Level 95.5%
% Below Poverty Level 4.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 30 minutes
% Working from Home 5.1%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.3%
% Using Public Transportation 4.5%

Housing

People Living Alone 21.4%
Median Gross Rent $1,548
Median House Value $282,400

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 13.8%
US/American 0%
English 10.5%
Irish 20.5%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Winfield Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 1 miles W of Wheaton, Illinois (center to center)
Nearest Large City 25 miles W of Chicago, Illinois
County Du Page
Standard Zip Codes 60190
Phone Area Codes 630
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.87
Longitude -88.14

Winfield 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 5.3 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 20.7 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 25.7 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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Carol Stream 40,253 $89,783
Glen Ellyn 27,890 $130,677
Glendale Heights 34,497 $64,925

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Winfield Public Libraries

Library
Winfield P.l.
0S291 WINFIELD ROAD
Winfield, Illinois
(630) 653-7599
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Winfield Hospitals

CENTRAL DUPAGE HOSPITAL
(Voluntary non-profit - Private)
25 NORTH WINFIELD ROAD
(630) 682-1600
Emergency Service: Yes

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