Bensenville is a medium-sized village located in the state of Illinois. With a population of 18,440 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Bensenville is the 137th largest community in Illinois.
Bensenville real estate is some of the most expensive in Illinois, although Bensenville house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Bensenville is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Bensenville is a village of sales and office workers, service providers, and production and manufacturing workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Bensenville who work in office and administrative support (17.35%), sales jobs (8.04%), and management occupations (7.47%).
Despite being a small village, Bensenville has a lot of people using the train to get to and from work every day. Most of these people on the train are using it to get to good jobs in other cities.
The education level of Bensenville citizens, measured as those with bachelor's degrees or advanced degrees, is similar to the national average for all American cities and towns. 17.24% of adults 25 and older in Bensenville have a college degree.
The per capita income in Bensenville in 2010 was $24,937, which is middle income relative to Illinois and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $99,748 for a family of four. However, Bensenville contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Bensenville is an extremely ethnically-diverse village. The people who call Bensenville home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. People of Hispanic or Latino origin are the most prevalent group in Bensenville, accounting for 48.69% of the village’s residents (people of Hispanic or Latino origin can be of any race). The greatest number of Bensenville residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Bensenville include German, Italian, Irish, and English.
Bensenville also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 34.16%.
The most common language spoken in Bensenville is Spanish. Other important languages spoken here include English and Polish.