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 (21.50%), management occupations (10.83%), and sales jobs (9.86%).
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.
The population of Elk Grove Village is very well educated relative to most cities and towns in the nation, where the average community has 21.84% of its adult population holding a 4-year degree or higher: 36.35% 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 $33,826, which is wealthy relative to Illinois and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $135,304 for a family of four. However, Elk Grove Village contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Elk Grove Village is a very 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 10.27% of the village’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Elk Grove Village include Polish, Irish, Italian, and English.
Elk Grove Village also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 19.40%.
The most common language spoken in Elk Grove Village is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Polish.