Goodfield - Congerville is a very small town located in the state of Illinois. With a population of 3,586 people and just one neighborhood, Goodfield - Congerville is the 428th largest community in Illinois.
Goodfield - Congerville real estate is some of the most expensive in Illinois, although Goodfield - Congerville house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Goodfield - Congerville is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Goodfield - Congerville is a town of managers, professionals, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Goodfield - Congerville who work in management occupations (18.35%), sales jobs (8.67%), and healthcare (7.03%).
Also of interest is that Goodfield - Congerville has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 12.03% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. 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.
In addition, Goodfield - Congerville is home to many people who could be described as "urban sophisticates", which are people who are not only wealthy and employed in professional occupations, but highly educated to boot. Urban sophisticates have urbane tastes - whether they reside in a big or small city, a suburb, or a little town. Urban sophisticates support bookstores, quality clothing stores, enjoy luxury travel, and in big cities, they are truly the patrons of the arts, attending and supporting institutions such as opera, symphony, ballet, and theatre.
Because of many things, Goodfield - Congerville is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Goodfield - Congerville a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Goodfield - Congerville has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Goodfield - Congerville’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.
As is often the case in a small town, Goodfield - Congerville doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
The citizens of Goodfield - Congerville are very well educated compared to the average community in the nation: 38.23% of adults in Goodfield - Congerville have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.
The per capita income in Goodfield - Congerville in 2018 was $38,880, which is upper middle income relative to Illinois and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $155,520 for a family of four.
The people who call Goodfield - Congerville home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Goodfield - Congerville residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Goodfield - Congerville include German, Swiss, Irish, English, and French.
The most common language spoken in Goodfield - Congerville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and Native American languages.
Many things matter about a neighborhood, but the first thing most people notice is the way a neighborhood looks and its particular character. For example, one might notice whether the buildings all date from a certain time period or whether shop signs are in multiple languages. This particular neighborhood in Goodfield - Congerville, the neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
Astoundingly, NeighborhoodScout's research reveals that this single neighborhood has a higher concentration of married couples living here than 99.1% of all U.S. neighborhoods. Whether they have school-aged children or not, married couples are the rule in the neighborhood. If you are a married couple, you may find many people here with a similar lifestyle, and perhaps common interests. But if you are single, you might not find many other singles here.
In addition, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis, is among the best neighborhoods for families in Illinois. In fact, this neighborhood is more family-friendly than 97.7% of neighborhoods in the entire state of Illinois. Its combination of top public schools, low crime rates, and owner-occupied single family homes gives this area the look and feel of a "Leave It to Beaver" episode. Many other families also live here, making it easy to socialize and develop a strong sense of community. In addition, the high number of college-educated parents influences the academic success of the local schools. Overall, you will find all of the amenities a family needs to thrive in the neighborhood.
Did you know that the neighborhood has more Swiss and German ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 10.1% of this neighborhood's residents have Swiss ancestry and 47.2% have German ancestry.
There are two complementary measures for understanding the income of a neighborhood's residents: the average and the extremes. While a neighborhood may be relatively wealthy overall, it is equally important to understand the rate of people - particularly children - who are living at or below the federal poverty line, which is extremely low income. Some neighborhoods with a lower average income may actually have a lower childhood poverty rate than another with a higher average income, and this helps us understand the conditions and character of a neighborhood.
The neighbors in the neighborhood in Goodfield - Congerville are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 76.5% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 0.2% of the children seventeen and under living in this neighborhood are living below the federal poverty line, which is a lower rate of childhood poverty than is found in 80.3% of America's neighborhoods.
What we choose to do for a living reflects who we are. Each neighborhood has a different mix of occupations represented, and together these tell you about the neighborhood and help you understand if this neighborhood may fit your lifestyle.
In the neighborhood, 49.5% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is manufacturing and laborer occupations, with 22.3% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (18.1%), and 8.6% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.
The most common language spoken in the neighborhood is English, spoken by 99.5% of households.
Culture is shared learned behavior. We learn it from our parents, their parents, our houses of worship, and much of our culture – our learned behavior – comes from our ancestors. That is why ancestry and ethnicity can be so interesting and important to understand: places with concentrations of people of one or more ancestries often express those shared learned behaviors and this gives each neighborhood its own culture. Even different neighborhoods in the same city can have drastically different cultures.
In the neighborhood in Goodfield - Congerville, IL, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (47.2%). There are also a number of people of Swiss ancestry (10.1%), and residents who report Irish roots (6.9%), and some of the residents are also of English ancestry (5.2%), along with some French ancestry residents (3.3%), among others.
How you get to work – car, bus, train or other means – and how much of your day it takes to do so is a large quality of life and financial issue. Especially with gasoline prices rising and expected to continue doing so, the length and means of one's commute can be a financial burden. Some neighborhoods are physically located so that many residents have to drive in their own car, others are set up so many walk to work, or can take a train, bus, or bike. The greatest number of commuters in neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (34.5% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (79.9%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.