Wheaton is a western suburb of Chicago with a population of 53,000. Located within DuPage County, it now serves as the County Seat.
Wheaton was once voted as one of the “Top 12 Best Places to Live” by Chicago Real Estate, as well as #6 on the National Council of Home Safety and Security’s list of “Top 100 Safest Cities in America”.
The town is home to the DuPage County Fairgrounds, and hosts several other community events including Wheaton’s Wine & Cultural Festival and the Boo-palooza.
Wheaton Park District is a four time recipient of the National Gold Medal Award for Excellence from the National Recreation and Park Association, overseeing 52 parks spanning more than 800 acres including the Cosley Zoo. You can find the private Chicago Golf Club that has hosted numerous US Open Championships. Wheaton is also part of the Illinois Prairie path.
Schools in Wheaton primarily fall under District 200, with residents divided between 15 elementary schools, 5 middle schools, and 4 high schools.
Wheaton has been described as the perfect “blend of big-city comforts and small-town charm”, making it a great place to call home.