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City of Warrenville

  •   State: 
    DuPage County
      County FIPS: 
    41°49′35″N 88°11′22″W
      Area total: 
    5.61 sq mi (14.53 km²)
      Area land: 
    5.46 sq mi (14.14 km²)
      Area water: 
    0.15 sq mi (0.39 km²)
    702 ft (214 m)
    1967; Incorporated 1967
  •   Latitude: 
      Dman name cbsa: 
    Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI
    Eastern Standard Time (EST) UTC-5:00; Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) UTC-4:00
      ZIP codes: 

    Warrenville, DuPage County, Illinois, United States

  •   Population: 
      Population density: 
    2,482.23 residents per square mile of area (958.46/km²)
      Household income: 
      Unemployment rate: 
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Warrenville was founded in 1833 when Julius Warren and his family moved west from New York seeking a fresh start from a failing gristmill and distillery. The first major establishment, an inn and tavern, was built in 1838 by Julius Warren himself, as the family was skilled in timber and grain. The town quickly blossomed with two mills and a plank road connecting it with Naperville and Winfield, on which Julius operated a stagecoach line. In 1902, the Chicago Aurora and Elgin Railroad came through town, which lasted until the late 1950s. With a population of 4,000, Warrenville was finally incorporated as a city in 1967, following six unsuccessful attempts. The 1970s and 1980s brought westward expansion from the city of Chicago, causing the small farming community's population to nearly double to 7,800. Warrenville is located at 41°4935N 88°1122W (41.826280, -88.189465).According to the 2010 census,Warrenville has a total area of 5.618 square miles (14.55 km²), of which 5.46 square miles of it (or 97.19%) is land and 0.158 sq miles (0.41 km²) (or 2.81%) is water. It is a part of the Chicago metropolitan area and the Illinois Technology and Research Corridor. The largest superconducting particle accelerator in the world is located in Warrenville, next to Fermilab.


Warrenville was founded in 1833 when Julius Warren and his family moved west from New York seeking a fresh start. The town quickly blossomed with two mills and a plank road connecting it with Naperville and Winfield, on which Julius operated a stagecoach line. In 1902, the Chicago Aurora and Elgin Railroad came through town, which lasted until the late 1950s. With a population of 4,000, Warrenville was finally incorporated as a city in 1967, following six unsuccessful attempts. The 1970s and 1980s brought westward expansion from the city of Chicago, causing the small farming community's population to nearly double to 7,800. The first major establishment, an inn and tavern, was built in 1838 by Julius Warren himself, as the family was skilled in timber and grain. The inn still stands today, and was renovated in 2002. It is located at what is now McDowell Woods, and Julius claimed land at what are now the Warrenville Grove Forest Preserve. The town failed at its bid to have the railroad come through the town in 1902, but it did get it through in the mid-20th century. It was incorporated in 1967 and has since grown to a city of more than 7,000 people. The city's population has grown to more than 6,000 since the 1980s, when the city's growth was slowed by the growth of the Chicago area. It has been the site of a number of high-profile events, including the 2008 Winter Olympics and the 2010 Winter Olympics.


Warrenville is located at 41°4935N 88°1122W (41.826280, -88.189465).According to the 2010 census, Warrenville has a total area of 5.618 square miles (14.55 km²), of which 5.46 square miles is land and 0.158 sq miles (0.41 km²) is water. Warrenville is home to a population of 2,816. The town is located on the Ohio River, which flows through the town. The Ohio River is a tributary of the Little Ohio River. It runs through Warrenville and flows into the Mississippi River. The river is a major water source for the town of Warrenville. The city's population is 2,715. The U.S. Census Bureau estimates that Warrenville's population was 2,917 in the 2010 Census. It is the largest city in the state, with a total population of 3,822. The area has a population density of 5,716. It has a land area of 6,813.2 square miles, or 97.19% of which is land, and a water area of 2.81% (5.46 sq miles, 0.41 sq km²). The city is located in the eastern part of the Ohio Valley, which is the state's easternmost region. The state's population at the time of the census was 3,717.


As of the census of 2000, there were 13,363 people, 4,931 households, and 3,476 families residing in the city. The population density was 2,430.6 inhabitants per square mile (938.5/km²). There were 5,067 housing units at an average density of 921.6 per squaremile (355.8/ km²) The racial makeup of the city was 89.13% White, 2.39% African American, 0.29% Native American, 3.43% Asian, 0,04% Pacific Islander, 3,46% from other races, and 1.26% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 10.10% of the population. The median income for a household in theCity was $62,430, and the medianincome for a family was $72,233. The per capita income for the city is $28,922. About 0.9% of families and 1,6% of people were below the poverty line, including 1.0% of those under age 18 and1.7% ofThose age 65 or over. The city is located on the U.S.-Mexico border and is located near the border of the state of New Mexico. It is the only city in New Mexico that is not located in the National Forest. The U.N. State Department has a consulate in the town, which is open to the public.


Downtown Warrenville is located at the intersection of Butterfield Road and Batavia Road. There is a Forest Preserve neighborhood, east, with wooded-lot expensive multi-acre homes close to Cantigny War Museum. In the mid-1970s two large subdivisions were developed in the west, next to Fermilab, a scientific research center where the world's largest superconducting particle accelerator ring was located. Other notable subdivisions of Warrenville include Warrenville Lakes, Saddle Ridge, Thornwilde, Edgebrook, River Oaks, and Maple Hill. The city is home to the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) Local 701 of DuPage County, which has its headquarters in Cantera, a TIF district built from a 650-acre (2.6 km²) limestone quarry. It also has the headquarters of BP America, the corporate office for EN Engineering, and the corporate headquarters for Symbria, and a corporate office of Exelon Nuclear. The town's population is 2.2 million, making it one of the largest cities in the state of Illinois. It has a population of 1.7 million. It is located on the edge of the Chicago metropolitan area, near the town of Naperville and the city of LaSalle. It was the site of the Battle of the Bulge, which took place in 1894. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is based in Warrenville, Illinois, which was founded in 1881.


Durham School Services is a company based in Warrenville. Navistar left Warrenville in 2011, and moved to neighboring Lisle due to tax incentives. According to the City's 2018 Comprehensive Annual Financial Report, the top ten non-city employers in the city are: The City of Warrenville and the City of Lisle. The city's unemployment rate is at 4.7%. The city has a population of 3,816. The unemployment rate for the city is at 3.9%. The City has a unemployment rate of 3.8%. The town has a poverty rate of 4.1%. It has a crime rate of 1.7. The town's population is 3,715. The state has a Poverty Rate of 2.9. It is the highest in the state of Illinois. The top employers are the city and the city's neighboring towns. The City's economy is based on the state's unemployment rates and the percentage of jobs created by non-state employers. The number of people living in the town is 1,814. The population of the city has grown to 3,611. The percentage of people working in the manufacturing sector is at 1,716. It has the highest unemployment rate at 2.2%. It is also the highest for non-manufacturing employers at 2,717. The highest for manufacturing is the city-based manufacturing company, Navistar, which moved from Warrenville to Lisle in 2011. The largest employer is the town-based manufacturer, United States Steel, which was founded in 1903.


Warrenville is a part of Community Unit School District 200, and shares 20 schools with Wheaton. Residents of Warrenville attend Bower or Johnson elementary school, Hubble Middle School, and Wheaton Warrenville South High School. Some children from all over DuPage County attend Four Winds Waldorf School, a private PreK-8 school in Warrenville. Warrenville is also home to the Illinois Youth Center, a correctional facility for female juvenile offenders. It is one of a very few schools to meet the LEED certification standards for energy-efficient design. It was built in 2009 in time for the 2009-2010 school year, and the new building was opened in September 2009. The high school was previously located in Wheaton, but was moved to Warrenville in 2009 for the 2010 school year. The school was also one of the first in the state to be built in LEED-certified style. The new school was built to meet LEED's energy- efficient design standards, and was one of only a handful of schools in the country to do so. It will be the first school in the district to be LEED certified, and it will be one of two in Illinois. The other school is located in the city of Wheaton and is called Warrenville North High School, which was also opened in 2009 and is part of the District 200 system. The district also has a high school called WheatonWarrenville South, which is in the City of Whe Eaton and is a separate school district.


In the 1950s, the library was housed in 1,000 square feet (93 m2) in the Community Building and was essentially a volunteer library filled with donated materials. The Warrenville Public Library District was formed by a referendum held in February 1979 with the citizens approving a 15-cent rate for library services. In September 2003, a large addition and renovation project which tripled the size of the facility was completed. The building was made possible by the City of Warrenville TIF funds. The library is a member of the DuPage Library System. It is located on Stafford Place in Warrenville, Illinois and is open seven days a week from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m., except on Mondays and Wednesdays, when the library is closed for renovations or special events. It has a collection of more than 2,000 books, including more than 1,500 children's books. It also has a large collection of children's toys, including many electronic books and games. It was built in 1986 with a tax rate increase to build and operate a 10,000-square-foot (930m2) facility. The facility is located in a former manufacturing plant. It opened in the 1970s and was originally called the Warrenville Community Building. In the 1980s, it was moved to a new building which was built on the corner of Stafford Place and Main Street. In 1986, voters approved another 15- cent tax rate hike to build a new library. The new building was completed in September 2003.

Air Quality, Water Quality, Superfund Sites & UV Index

The Air Quality index is in Warrenville, DuPage County, Illinois = 63.2. These Air Quality index is based on annual reports from the EPA. Higher values are better (100=best). The number of ozone alert days is used as an indicator of air quality, as are the amounts of seven pollutants including particulates, carbon monoxide, sulfur dioxide, lead, and volatile organic chemicals. The Water Quality Index is 47. A measure of the quality of an area’s water supply as rated by the EPA. Higher values are better (100=best). The EPA has a complex method of measuring the watershed quality, using 15 indicators such as pollutants, turbidity, sediments, and toxic discharges. The Superfund Sites Index is 21. Higher is better (100=best). Based upon the number and impact of EPA Superfund pollution sites in the county, including spending on the cleanup efforts. The UV Index in Warrenville = 3.4 and is a measure of an area's exposure to the sun's ultraviolet rays. This is most often a combination of sunny weather, altitude, and latitude. The UV Index has been defined by the WHO ( and is uniform worldwide.


The most recent city population of 13,553 individuals with a median age of 37 age the population grows by 6.48% in Warrenville, DuPage County, Illinois population since 2000 and are distributed over a density of 2,482.23 residents per square mile of area (958.46/km²). There are average 2.67 people per household in the 5,314 households with an average household income of $69,197 a year. The unemployment rate in Alabama is 8.70% of the available work force and has dropped -4.37% over the most recent 12-month period and the projected change in job supply over the next decade based on migration patterns, economic growth, and other factors will increase by 22.56%. The number of physicians in Warrenville per 100,000 population = 386.3.


The annual rainfall in Warrenville = 36.3 inches and the annual snowfall = 33 inches. The annual number of days with measurable precipitation (over .01 inch) = 109. The average number of days per year that are predominantly sunny = 192. 86 degrees Fahrenheit is the average daily high temperature for the month of July and 14.1 degrees Fahrenheit is the average daily low temperature for the month of January. The Comfort Index (higher=better) is 44, where higher values mean a more pleasant climate. The Comfort Index measure recognizes that humidity by itself isn't the problem. (Have you noticed nobody ever complains about the weather being 'cold and humid?) It's in the summertime that we notice the humidity the most, when it's hot and muggy. Our Comfort Index uses a combination of afternoon summer temperature and humidity to closely predict the effect that the humidity will have on people.

Median Home Cost

The percentage of housing units in Warrenville, DuPage County, Illinois which are owned by the occupant = 78.23%. A housing unit is a house, apartment, mobile home, or room occupied as separate living quarters. The average age of homes = 27 years with median home cost = $180,770 and home appreciation of -14.02%. This is the value of the years most recent home sales data. Its important to note that this is not the average (or arithmetic mean). The median home price is the middle value when you arrange all the sales prices of homes from lowest to highest. This is a better indicator than the average, because the median is not changed as much by a few unusually high or low values. The property tax rate of $18.51 shown here is the rate per $1,000 of home value. If for simplification for example the tax rate is $14.00 and the home value is $250,000, the property tax would be $14.00 x ($250,000/1000), or $3500. This is the 'effective' tax rate.


The local school district spends $6,096 per student. There are 16.7 students for each teacher in the school, 630 students for each Librarian and 744 students for each Counselor. 6.26% of the area’s population over the age of 25 with an Associate Degree or other 2-year college degree, 28.43% with a master’s degree, Ph.D. or other advanced college degree and 11.50% with high school diplomas or high school equivalency degrees (GEDs).

  • Warrenville's population in DuPage County, Illinois of 4,138 residents in 1900 has increased 3,28-fold to 13,553 residents after 120 years, according to the official 2020 census.

    Approximately 50.38% female residents and 49.62% male residents live in Warrenville, DuPage County, Illinois.

    As of 2020 in Warrenville, DuPage County, Illinois are married and the remaining 39.25% are single population.

  • 30.4 minutes is the average time that residents in Warrenville require for a one-way commute to work. A long commute can have different effects on health. A Gallup poll in the US found that in terms of mental health, long haul commuters are up to 12 percent more likely to experience worry, and ten percent less likely to feel well rested. The Gallup poll also found that of people who commute 61­–90 minutes each day, a whopping one third complained of neck and back pain, compared to less than a quarter of people who only spend ten minutes getting to work.

    77.93% of the working population which commute to work alone in their car, 11.05% of the working population which commutes to work in a carpool, 4.16% of the population that commutes using mass transit, including bus, light rail, subway, and ferry. 5.16% of the population that has their home as their principal place of work.

  • Of the total residential buildings in Warrenville, DuPage County, Illinois, 78.23% are owner-occupied homes, another 17.28% are rented apartments, and the remaining 4.49% are vacant.

  • The 57.28% of the population in Warrenville, DuPage County, Illinois who identify themselves as belonging to a religion are distributed among the following most diverse religions.

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