Wheatley City, Ohio, is a census-designated place (CDP) in Whitley County. The current population is approximately 6,900 people, with a range of ages, from six months to 84 years. There were 458 households with children under the age of 18 in the CDP. The population was made up of married couples and single adults, with twenty percent of households containing a female householder without a husband. Forty-seven percent of households were non-families, while thirty-one percent of households consisted of single people. Senior citizens living alone were 12.2% of the total population. The population was age-skewed, with males outnumbering females by 88.3:1.