Country Club Hills is a medium-sized city located in the state of Illinois. With a population of 16,795 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Country Club Hills is the 152nd largest community in Illinois.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Country Club Hills is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Country Club Hills is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Country Club Hills who work in office and administrative support (19.03%), management occupations (13.63%), and sales jobs (7.16%).
Also of interest is that Country Club Hills has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
One downside of living in Country Club Hills, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 37.17 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 city, Country Club Hills 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.
In terms of college education, Country Club Hills is substantially better educated than the typical community in the nation, which has 21.84% of the adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree: 31.60% of adults in Country Club Hills have a college degree.
The per capita income in Country Club Hills in 2010 was $25,775, which is middle income relative to Illinois, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $103,100 for a family of four. However, Country Club Hills contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Country Club Hills is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Country Club Hills home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Country Club Hills residents report their race to be Black or African-American, followed by White. Important ancestries of people in Country Club Hills include Irish, Swedish, English, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Country Club Hills is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and African languages.