By the numbers | May 2021

Appears in the May 2021 issue.


The percentage of DuPage County residents—272,405 out of a population of 928,589—who have been fully vaccinated (in phases 1a, 1b, and
1c) for COVID-19 at presstime, up from 1.63% reported in mid-February.


The average per-tooth gift from the tooth fairy for kids in the Midwest—a thrifty offering, according to a poll by Naperville-based Delta Dental of Illinois. Half of the kids in the nation are receiving over $5 per tooth.


The city’s total motor vehicle fatalities per 100,000, according to data from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Naperville is the seventh-safest city for driving in the United States when factoring in the likelihood of experiencing a collision, motor vehicle fatality rates, and fatal collisions involving a drunk driver.

Illustration by Kevin Sterjo