Cherry Valley is a very small village located in the state of Illinois. With a population of 3,098 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Cherry Valley is the 418th largest community in Illinois.
Unlike some villages where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Cherry Valley is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Cherry Valley is a village of professionals, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Cherry Valley who work in sales jobs (11.03%), office and administrative support (10.91%), and teaching (9.03%).
Also of interest is that Cherry Valley has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
It is a fairly quiet village because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Cherry Valley has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Cherry Valley has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Cherry Valley than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Cherry Valley may be for you.
In terms of college education, Cherry Valley is somewhat better educated than the 21.84% who have a 4-year degree or higher in the typical US community: 28.65% of adults 25 and older in the village have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Cherry Valley in 2010 was $36,814, which is wealthy relative to Illinois and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $147,256 for a family of four.
Cherry Valley is a somewhat ethnically-diverse village. The people who call Cherry Valley home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Cherry Valley residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Cherry Valley include Swedish, Irish, Italian, and English.
The most common language spoken in Cherry Valley is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Vietnamese.