Bradley is a medium-sized village located in the state of Illinois. With a population of 15,344 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Bradley is the 157th largest community in Illinois.
Unlike some villages where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Bradley is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Bradley is a village of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Bradley who work in office and administrative support (12.95%), sales jobs (9.56%), and food service (8.91%).
The percentage of adults in Bradley who are college-educated is close to the national average for all communities of 21.84%: 20.93% of the adults in Bradley have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Bradley in 2010 was $26,616, which is middle income relative to Illinois and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $106,464 for a family of four. However, Bradley contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Bradley is a somewhat ethnically-diverse village. The people who call Bradley home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Bradley residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Bradley also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 10.47% of the village’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Bradley include German, Irish, French, Italian, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Bradley is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Polish.