Burr Ridge is a somewhat small village located in the state of Illinois. With a population of 10,761 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Burr Ridge is the 215th largest community in Illinois.
Burr Ridge home prices are not only among the most expensive in Illinois, but Burr Ridge real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Burr Ridge is a decidedly white-collar village, with fully 93.77% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Burr Ridge is a village of professionals, managers and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Burr Ridge who work in healthcare (21.46%), management occupations (20.25%) and sales jobs (13.39%).
Also of interest is that Burr Ridge has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
A relatively large number of people in Burr Ridge telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 10.16% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
In addition, Burr Ridge is home to many people who could be described as "urban sophisticates". Urban sophisticates are educated, wealthy, executives and professionals, who have urbane tastes in books, food, and travel, whether they actually live in a big city, or choose to reside in a small town. In big or medium-sized cities, urban sophisticates tend to frequent art institutions such as opera, symphonies, ballet, live theatre, and museums.
Because of many things, Burr Ridge is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Burr Ridge really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Burr Ridge perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.
One downside of living in Burr Ridge, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 31.71 minutes every day commuting to work. However, local public transit is widely used. For those who would prefer to avoid driving entirely and leave their car at home, it may be an option to use the transit instead.
Despite being a small village, Burr Ridge has a lot of people using the train to get to and from work every day. Most of these people on the train are using it to get to good jobs in other cities.
Do you like to read, write and learn? If you move to Burr Ridge, you'll likely find that many of your neighbors like to as well. Burr Ridge is one of the more educated communities in America, with a full 68.51% of its adults having a college degree or even advanced degree, compared to a national average across all communities of 21.84%.
The per capita income in Burr Ridge in 2010 was $70,886, which is wealthy relative to Illinois and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $283,544 for a family of four.
Burr Ridge is a somewhat ethnically-diverse village. The people who call Burr Ridge home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Burr Ridge residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Burr Ridge include German, Irish, Polish, Italian, English and Czech.
Foreign born people are also an important part of Burr Ridge's cultural character, accounting for 20.48% of the village’s population.
The languages spoken by people in Burr Ridge are also diverse. These are tabulated as the languages people preferentially speak when they are at home with their families. The most common language spoken in Burr Ridge is English. Other important languages spoken here include Arabic, Indic languages, Hindi and Spanish.
|BURR RIDGE INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|NUMBER OF HOMES AND APARTMENTS||4,019|
|BURR RIDGE HOME OWNERSHIP|
|% OWNER OCCUPIED||89.84%|
|% RENTER OCCUPIED||10.16%|
|TYPE OF BURR RIDGE HOMES|
|SINGLE FAMILY DETACHED||75.29%|
|ROWHOUSES AND ATTACHED HOMES||12.39%|
|SMALL APARTMENT BUILDINGS||2.77%|
|COMPLEXES OR HIGH RISE APARTMENTS||9.56%|
|SIZE OF BURR RIDGE HOMES|
|5 OR MORE BEDROOMS||18.88%|
|AGE OF BURR RIDGE HOMES|
|NEWER HOMES (2000 OR LATER)||13.42%|
|ESTABLISHED, BUT NOT OLD HOMES (1970-1999)||69.66%|
|WELL-ESTABLISHED, OLD HOMES (1940-1969)||13.54%|
|HISTORIC (1939 OR BEFORE)||3.38%|
|BURR RIDGE REAL ESTATE INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|MEDIAN HOME VALUE||$610,809|
|MEDIAN RENTAL PRICE||$1,529|
|HOME VALUE RANGE|
|$0 - $54,000||1.76%|
|$54,001 - $109,000||0.25%|
|$109,001 - $218,000||5.35%|
|$218,001 - $327,000||9.99%|
|$327,001 - $435,000||8.70%|
|$435,001 - $544,000||7.16%|
|$544,001 - $816,000||24.58%|
|$816,001 - $1,088,000||19.73%|
|PEOPLE OF BURR RIDGE||DETAILS|
|UNDER 5 YEARS||3.72%|
|5 TO 17||18.74%|
|18 TO 24||5.90%|
|25 TO 34||6.17%|
|35 TO 54||26.38%|
|55 TO 64||19.27%|
|65 YEARS AND OVER||19.82%|
|EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS|
|HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES||95.02%|
|MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME||$113,576|
|PER CAPITA INCOME||$70,886|
|INDIVIDUALS BELOW POVERTY LEVEL||5.67%|
|INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN||Healthcare (27.83%)
Professional, scientific, and technical services (11.33%)
Real estate (4.74%)
|BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN||3.76%|
|AMERICAN INDIAN AND ALASKA NATIVE||0.00%|
|NATIVE HAWAIIAN AND OTHER PACIFIC ISLANDERS||0.00%|
|SOME OTHER RACE ALONE||0.08%|
|TWO OR MORE RACES||0.34%|
|HISPANIC OR LATINO (OF ANY RACE)||4.20%|
|ETHNICITIES PRESENT||German (17.63%)
|LANGUAGES SPOKEN||English (74.72%)
Indic languages (3.11%)
Other Asian languages (1.23%)
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