Carpentersville is a medium-sized village located in the state of Illinois. With a population of 37,744 people and seven constituent neighborhoods, Carpentersville is the 48th largest community in Illinois.
Unlike some villages, Carpentersville isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Carpentersville are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Carpentersville is a village of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Carpentersville who work in office and administrative support (13.55%), sales jobs (10.61%), and maintenance occupations (7.50%).
One downside of living in Carpentersville is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Carpentersville, the average commute to work is 31.48 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.
The percentage of adults in Carpentersville who are college-educated is close to the national average for all communities of 21.84%: 19.39% of the adults in Carpentersville have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Carpentersville in 2010 was $22,696, which is lower middle income relative to Illinois and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $90,784 for a family of four. However, Carpentersville contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Carpentersville is an extremely ethnically-diverse village. The people who call Carpentersville home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. People of Hispanic or Latino origin are the most prevalent group in Carpentersville, accounting for 51.48% of the village’s residents (people of Hispanic or Latino origin can be of any race). The greatest number of Carpentersville residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Carpentersville include German, Irish, Polish, Italian, and Swedish.
Foreign born people are also an important part of Carpentersville's cultural character, accounting for 30.77% of the village’s population.
The most common language spoken in Carpentersville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Langs. of India.