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.

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.

Demographics

People

Total Population13,311
Male Share of the Population50.1%
Female Share of the Population49.9%
Senior Citizens12.2%
Employed Population 16+7,252
Age of the Population37

Families

% of people married50.7%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher55%
Median Earnings25+$46,603
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$30,460
Median Earnings With High School Degree$31,563

Wealth

Median Family Income$94,760
% Above Poverty Level92.8%
% Below Poverty Level7.2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time27 minutes
% Working from Home9.1%
% Walking and Biking to Work1.8%
% Using Public Transportation3.3%

Housing

People Living Alone27.1%
Median Gross Rent$1,511
Median House Value$215,100

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)30.4%
German22.7%
Irish13.4%
Polish8.1%
Italian7.2%
English5.9%
Swedish2.3%
Norwegian1.9%
Danishn1.9%
French Except Basque1.9%
Canadian1.6%
Dutch1.5%
Czech1.4%
Scottish1.2%
Austrian0.9%
Croatian0.8%
Greek0.8%
Lithuanian0.7%
Ukrainian0.5%
Welsh0.4%
Russian0.4%
Slovene0.4%
Hungarian0.4%
Bulgarian0.4%
Finnish0.4%
Iranian0.3%
African0.2%
Slovak0.2%
Swiss0.2%
Jamaican0.2%
West Indian0.2%
Romanian0.2%
Luxemburger0.1%
Belgian0.1%
US/American0.1%
Portuguese0.1%
Serbian0.1%
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Warrenville Almanac

CategoryValue
CountyDuPage County
Standard Zip Codes60555
Phone Area Codes3,31,630
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude41.82
Approximate 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)

StationWHEATON 3 SE
Distance5.8 miles
Jan Temp14 to 32 F
Apr Temp38 to 63 F
Jul Temp63 to 87 F
Oct Temp42 to 67 F
Annual Precip37.9 inches
StationCHICAGO MIDWAY AP 3 SW
Distance21.3 miles
Jan Temp16 to 31 F
Apr Temp40 to 59 F
Jul Temp66 to 85 F
Oct Temp45 to 63 F
Annual Precip38.3 inches
StationJOLIET BRANDON RD DAM
Distance22.5 miles
Jan Temp14 to 30 F
Apr Temp37 to 60 F
Jul Temp63 to 85 F
Oct Temp41 to 64 F
Annual Precip36.9 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Lisle23,435$124,088
Naperville147,411$141,584
West Chicago27,328$80,354
Wheaton53,480$124,278
Winfield9,708$127,101

Warrenville Public Libraries

Warrenville Public Library District
28W751 STAFFORD PLACE
Warrenville, Illinois
(630) 393-1171

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Warrenville Public Schools

Bower Elem School
4s241 River Rd
ZIP: 60555
(630) 393-9413
Primary
Total Enrollment 497
Clifford Johnson School
2s700 Continental Dr
ZIP: 60555
(630) 393-1787
Primary
Total Enrollment 465
Hubble Middle School
3s600 Herrick Rd
ZIP: 60555
(630) 821-7900
Middle
Total Enrollment 786
Illinois Youth Center-warrenville
30w200 Ferry Rd
ZIP: 60555
(630) 983-6231
Other
Total Enrollment 26

Warrenville Private Schools

Carmel Montessori Academy & Children's House
3s238 State Route 59
ZIP: 60555
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 23
Creme De La Creme
4625 Weaver Pkwy
ZIP: 60555
Elementary
Total Enrollment 37
Four Winds Waldorf School
30w160 Calumet Ave W
ZIP: 60555
Elementary
Total Enrollment 77
St Irene Catholic School
3s601 Warren Ave
ZIP: 60555
Elementary
Total Enrollment 149
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