Broadview is a somewhat small village located in the state of Illinois. With a population of 7,918 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Broadview is the 255th largest community in Illinois.
Unlike some villages where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Broadview is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Broadview is a village of service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Broadview who work in office and administrative support (15.19%), healthcare (9.43%), and sales jobs (8.86%).
Also of interest is that Broadview has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Even though Broadview is a smaller village, it has many people who hop on public transportation – mostly the bus for their daily commute to work. Typically, these people are commuting to good jobs in the surrounding cities.
The citizens of Broadview are slightly better educated than the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns, with 21.28% of adults in Broadview having a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Broadview in 2010 was $26,826, which is upper middle income relative to Illinois and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $107,304 for a family of four. However, Broadview contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Broadview is a very ethnically-diverse village. The people who call Broadview home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Broadview residents report their race to be Black or African-American, followed by White. Important ancestries of people in Broadview include Irish, English, Polish, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Broadview is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French.