Bradley is a medium-sized village located in the state of Illinois. With a population of 15,617 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 service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Bradley who work in office and administrative support (11.54%), food service (9.90%), and sales jobs (9.57%).
The percentage of adults in Bradley who are college-educated is close to the national average for all communities of 21.84%: 20.74% of the adults in Bradley have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Bradley in 2010 was $26,796, which is upper middle income relative to Illinois and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $107,184 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. Important ancestries of people in Bradley include Irish, French , Polish, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Bradley is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Pacific Island languages.