Villa Park is a somewhat small city located in the state of California. With a population of 5,895 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Villa Park is the 491st largest community in California.
Villa Park home prices are not only among the most expensive in California, but Villa Park real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Villa Park is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 90.48% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Villa Park is a city of managers, professionals, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Villa Park who work in management occupations (21.39%), sales jobs (15.54%), and business and financial occupations (13.85%).
One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 12.93% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
Villa Park is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The city’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Villa Park’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
Do you like to read, write and learn? If you move to Villa Park, you'll likely find that many of your neighbors like to as well. Villa Park is one of the more educated communities in America, with a full 56.85% of its adults having a college degree or even advanced degree, compared to a national average across all communities of 21.84%.
The per capita income in Villa Park in 2010 was $62,148, which is wealthy relative to California and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $248,592 for a family of four.
Villa Park is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Villa Park home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Villa Park residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Villa Park also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 11.26% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Villa Park include German, English, Irish, European, and Italian.
Foreign born people are also an important part of Villa Park's cultural character, accounting for 17.56% of the city’s population.
The most common language spoken in Villa Park is English. Other important languages spoken here include Chinese and Spanish.