Bradley is a medium-sized village located in the state of Illinois. With a population of 15,314 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 professionals, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Bradley who work in office and administrative support (11.98%), sales jobs (8.56%), and healthcare (7.77%).
Also of interest is that Bradley has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
The education level of Bradley citizens, measured as those with bachelor's degrees or advanced degrees, is similar to the national average for all American cities and towns. 19.80% of adults 25 and older in Bradley have a college degree.
The per capita income in Bradley in 2018 was $26,422, which is middle income relative to Illinois and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $105,688 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 11.87% of the village’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Bradley include German, Irish, Polish, French, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Bradley is English. Other important languages spoken here include Polish and Spanish.