Naperville City Hall

Naperville City Hall | File photo

History:

According to Naper Settlement, Joseph Naper founded Naperville along the DuPage River in 1831. Naperville grew due to its rail connection to Chicago and organized as a city in 1890. Residential, retail and industrial boomed in Naperville when plans for an East-West toll road were announced in 1954.

Population:

According to the 2010 Census, Naperville has a population of 141,853.

Demographics as of the 2010 Census:

White: 76.5 percent

Asian: 14.9 percent

Hispanic or Latino: 5.3 percent

Black: 4.7 percent

Income (2005-2009 American Community Survey):

Median Family Income: $117,277 in 2007 inflation-adjusted dollar

Median Household Income: $97,090 in 2007 inflation-adjusted dollars

Housing as of 2010 Census:

Total Housing Units: 52,270 as of the 2010 Census

Housing Value via 2005-2009 American Community Survey: $404,400

Local Government:

Schools

Community Unit School District 203

Indian Prairie School District 204

 

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