Community Profile

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Demographic reports are provided below for the major intersections and the City as a whole.  Site specific demographic reports are available by contacting Kelley Chrisse at (630) 787-3731.

For overall community demographics, see the detailed Wood Dale Community Data Snapshot compiled by the Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning (CMAP).


Major Employers



VideoJet Systems 500
AAR Corporation 471
Tempco Electric Heater 364
Quest Diagnostics 345
Madden Communications 225
Target Stores 180
Alfa Laval 140
Power of Great Lakes 135
Jewel Food Stores 100

Work Force

2013 Population 25+ by Educational Attainment

Total 9,788
Less than 9thGrade 6.4%
9th-12thGrade, No Diploma 8.3%
High School Graduate 34.3%
Some College, No Degree 22.2%
Associate Degree 7.3%
Bachelor’s Degree 16.9%
Graduate/Professional Degree 4.6%

2013 Civilian Population 16+ in Labor Force

Civilian Employed 87.8%
Civilian Unemployed 12.2%

2013 Employed Population 16+ by Industry

Total 7,027
Construction 5.8%
Manufacturing 16.9%
Wholesale Trade 3.5%
Retail Trade 12.0%
Transportation/Utilities 10.1%
Information 1.7%
Finance/Insurance/Real Easte 7.9%
Services 40.7%
Public Administration 1.5%



Businesses and residents of Wood Dale are poised to take advantage of transportation gateways to the rest of the world with unparalleled access.  Wood Dale is located approximately 23 miles northwest of downtown Chicago.  The small-town charm with big-city benefits: regional access to shopping, dining and recreation close to O'Hare International Airport and Chicago.

Major Cities

Chicago 23 miles
Rockford 72 miles
Milwaukee, WI 85 miles
Springfield 200 miles


Major Highways and Interstates

Highway/Interstate Proximity
I-90 (Jane Addams Memorial Tollway) 6 miles
I-290 (Eisenhower Expressway) 4 miles
I-294 (Tri-State Tollway) 5 miles
I-355 (Veterans Memorial Tollway) 5 miles
IL-390 (Elgin OHare Expressway) 0 miles
IL-83 (Kingery Highway) 0 miles
IL-19 (Irving Park Road) 0 miles
US-20 (W Lake Street) 2.5 miles