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Crestwood, IL
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Living in Crestwood



Crestwood is a somewhat small village located in the state of Illinois. With a population of 10,483 people and three associated neighborhoods, Crestwood is the 214th largest community in Illinois.

One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 8.82% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. 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.

One downside of living in Crestwood is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Crestwood, the average commute to work is 32.51 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average. On the other hand, local public transit is widely used in the village, so leaving the car at home and taking transit is often a viable alternative.

In Crestwood, a lot of people use the train to get to work every day though Crestwood is a relatively small village. Those that ride the train are primarily traveling out of town to good jobs in other cities.

The population of Crestwood overall has a level of education that is slightly above the US average for all US cities and towns of 21.84%. Of adults 25 and older in Crestwood, 24.72% have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Crestwood in 2018 was $37,682, which is upper middle income relative to Illinois and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $150,728 for a family of four. However, Crestwood contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Crestwood is a very ethnically-diverse village. The people who call Crestwood home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Crestwood residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Crestwood also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 10.72% of the village’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Crestwood include Irish, German, Polish, Italian, and English.

The most common language spoken in Crestwood is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Arabic.


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