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Wood Dale, Illinois - Basic Facts

The City of Wood Dale had a population of 14,084 as of July 1, 2016. Wood Dale ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Illinois. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Wood Dale is located at latitude 41.9663 and longitude -87.9809 in DuPage County. The formal boundaries for the City of Wood Dale (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.73 sq. miles and a water area of 0.11 sq. miles. DuPage County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 692 feet.

The City of Wood Dale (GNIS ID: 2397360) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The City of Wood Dale is located within Township of Addison, a minor civil division (MCD) of DuPage County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Wood Dale population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Wood Dale, IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 14,084
Population in Households 14,072
Population in Familes 12,057
Population in Group Qrtrs 12
Population Density1 2,979
Diversity Index2 61


Total Households 5,280
Average Household Size 2.67
Family Households 3,822
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 5,644 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,179 (74.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,101 (19.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 364 ( 6.4%)
Median Home Value $252,963
Average Home Value $282,699


Median Household Income $60,629
Average Household Income $82,548
Per Capita Income $29,701
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.36% 0.44%
Households 0.33% 0.43%
Families 0.72% 0.35%
Median Household Income   2.49%
Per Capita Income   2.03%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Wood Dale, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Wood Dale to the other 1,368 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Illinois by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 172 88th
Population Density1 # 140 90th
Diversity Index2 # 96 93rd
Median Household Income # 381 72nd
Per Capita Income # 379 72nd

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