Evergreen Park, IL


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Evergreen Park is a medium-sized village located in the state of Illinois. With a population of 19,841 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Evergreen Park is the 122nd largest community in Illinois.

Unlike some villages, Evergreen Park isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Evergreen Park are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Evergreen Park is a village of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Evergreen Park who work in office and administrative support (18.31%), teaching (9.01%), and sales jobs (8.24%).

One downside of living in Evergreen Park, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 33.29 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.

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

In terms of college education, Evergreen Park 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: 33.13% of adults in Evergreen Park have a college degree.

The per capita income in Evergreen Park in 2010 was $30,051, which is upper middle income relative to Illinois and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $120,204 for a family of four. However, Evergreen Park contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Evergreen Park is a very ethnically-diverse village. The people who call Evergreen Park home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Evergreen Park residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Evergreen Park also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 11.40% of the village’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Evergreen Park include German, Italian, Polish, and English.

The most common language spoken in Evergreen Park is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Tagalog.