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%).
Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 12.93% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. 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.
Because of many things, Villa Park is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Villa Park really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Villa Park perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.
Do you have a 4-year college degree or graduate degree? If so, you may feel right at home in Villa Park. 56.85% of adults here have a 4-year degree or graduate degree, whereas the national average for all cities and towns is just 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.