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Bolingbrook, IL
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Living in Bolingbrook



Bolingbrook is a larger medium-sized village located in the state of Illinois. With a population of 74,031 people and 17 associated neighborhoods, Bolingbrook is the 16th largest community in Illinois.

Bolingbrook real estate is some of the most expensive in Illinois, although Bolingbrook house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.

Also of interest is that Bolingbrook has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 13.29% 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.

One downside of living in Bolingbrook, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 30.79 minutes every day commuting to work.

The education level of Bolingbrook citizens is very high relative to the national average among all cities (21.84%): 38.35% of adults in Bolingbrook have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.

The per capita income in Bolingbrook in 2022 was $40,369, which is upper middle income relative to Illinois and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $161,476 for a family of four. However, Bolingbrook contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Bolingbrook is an extremely ethnically-diverse village. The people who call Bolingbrook home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Bolingbrook residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Bolingbrook also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 27.18% of the village’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Bolingbrook include German, Irish, Polish, Italian, and English.

Foreign born people are also an important part of Bolingbrook's cultural character, accounting for 21.35% of the village’s population.

The most common language spoken in Bolingbrook is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Langs. of India.