Aroma Park is a tiny village located in the state of Illinois. With a population of 682 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Aroma Park is the 693rd largest community in Illinois.
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Aroma Park is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 37.91% of the Aroma Park workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Aroma Park is a village of sales and office workers, professionals, and transportation and shipping workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Aroma Park who work in office and administrative support (10.75%), sales jobs (8.06%), and maintenance occupations (7.46%).
Of important note, Aroma Park is also a village of artists. Aroma Park has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Aroma Park’s character.
It is a fairly quiet village because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Aroma Park has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Aroma Park has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Aroma Park than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Aroma Park may be for you.
Being a small village, Aroma Park does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
In terms of college education, the citizens of Aroma Park rank slightly lower than the national average. 13.96% of adults 25 and older in Aroma Park have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, while 21.84% of adults have a 4-year degree or higher in the average American community.
The per capita income in Aroma Park in 2018 was $21,741, which is low income relative to Illinois, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $86,964 for a family of four. However, Aroma Park contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Aroma Park is a somewhat ethnically-diverse village. The people who call Aroma Park home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Aroma Park residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Aroma Park also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 12.55% of the village’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Aroma Park include German, French, Irish, Italian, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Aroma Park is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Italian.