DuPage County is located in northeast Illinois. The County Seat is Wheaton and the largest city is Naperville. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.dupageco.org/. The 2014 population estimate is 932,708 and the 2010 census population was 916,896. The land area is 327.50 square miles and there are 2799.8 persons per square mile.
81.7% of the population is White, 5.1% is Black or African American, 13.9% is Hispanic or Latino, 11% is Asian, 0.4% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.1% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 1.8% is two or more races. 92.1% have a high school degree or higher, and 46.3% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $286,500, there are 336,028 households, an average of 2.71 persons per household. The per capita income is $38,570, the median household income is $78,487, and 6.9% of the persons in DuPage County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 101,546. Retail sales (in $1000) were $18,043,391, and sales per capita were $19,550. The percentage of black-owned firms is 2.3%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 26.1%.
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