Berkeley is a somewhat small village located in the state of Illinois. With a population of 5,230 people and just one neighborhood, Berkeley is the 328th largest community in Illinois.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some villages where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Berkeley is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Berkeley is a village of professionals, sales and office workers and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Berkeley who work in office and administrative support (21.82%), management occupations (9.14%) and healthcare (8.59%).
Also of interest is that Berkeley has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Setting & Lifestyle
Even though Berkeley is a smaller village, it has many people who hop on public transportation – mostly the subway for their daily commute to work. Typically, these people are commuting to good jobs in the surrounding cities.