Elk Grove Village, IL
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Elk Grove Village is a medium-sized village located in the state of Illinois. With a population of 33,238 people and six constituent neighborhoods, Elk Grove Village is the 56th largest community in Illinois.

Elk Grove Village real estate is some of the most expensive in Illinois, although Elk Grove Village house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.

Unlike some villages where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Elk Grove Village is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Elk Grove Village is a village of sales and office workers, professionals, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Elk Grove Village who work in office and administrative support (21.21%), management occupations (11.53%), and sales jobs (10.01%).

Also of interest is that Elk Grove Village has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

For the size of the village, public transportation in Elk Grove Village is quite heavily used. Mostly, people who use it for their daily commute are taking the train. For Elk Grove Village, the benefits are reduced air pollution and congestion on the highways.

The education level of Elk Grove Village citizens is very high relative to the national average among all cities (21.84%): 36.38% of adults in Elk Grove Village have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.

The per capita income in Elk Grove Village in 2010 was $33,423, which is wealthy relative to Illinois and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $133,692 for a family of four. However, Elk Grove Village contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Elk Grove Village is a somewhat ethnically-diverse village. The people who call Elk Grove Village home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Elk Grove Village residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Elk Grove Village also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 10.05% of the village’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Elk Grove Village include Polish, Irish, Italian, and English.

Foreign born people are also an important part of Elk Grove Village's cultural character, accounting for 18.63% of the village’s population.

The most common language spoken in Elk Grove Village is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Polish.