Bourbonnais is a medium-sized village located in the state of Illinois. With a population of 18,569 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Bourbonnais is the 134th largest community in Illinois.
Bourbonnais is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Bourbonnais is a village of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Bourbonnais who work in office and administrative support (16.89%), sales jobs (9.77%), and teaching (8.71%).
In addition, Bourbonnais is a college town. There are a lot of students in Bourbonnais attending college, and as a result Bourbonnais provides a number of services, amenities and opportunities geared to the needs and activities of students.
The percentage of people in Bourbonnais who are college-educated is somewhat higher than the average US community of 21.84%: 26.83% of adults in Bourbonnais have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Bourbonnais in 2010 was $24,963, which is middle income relative to Illinois, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $99,852 for a family of four. However, Bourbonnais contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Bourbonnais is a somewhat ethnically-diverse village. The people who call Bourbonnais home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Bourbonnais residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Bourbonnais include Irish, French , English, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Bourbonnais is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Hindi.