Green Oaks is a very small village located in the state of Illinois. With a population of 3,854 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Green Oaks is the 377th largest community in Illinois.
Green Oaks home prices are not only among the most expensive in Illinois, but Green Oaks real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Green Oaks is a decidedly white-collar village, with fully 92.33% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Green Oaks is a village of professionals, managers and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Green Oaks who work in management occupations (19.36%), sales jobs (12.53%) and office and administrative support (9.85%).
Also of interest is that Green Oaks has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
A relatively large number of people in Green Oaks telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 12.98% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. 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.
Because of many things, Green Oaks is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Green Oaks really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Green Oaks perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.
Even though Green Oaks is a smaller village, it has many people who hop on public transportation – mostly taxis for their daily commute to work. Typically, these people are commuting to good jobs in the surrounding cities.
Do you like to read, write and learn? If you move to Green Oaks, you'll likely find that many of your neighbors like to as well. Green Oaks is one of the more educated communities in America, with a full 68.69% of its adults having a college degree or even advanced degree, compared to a national average across all communities of 21.84%.
The per capita income in Green Oaks in 2010 was $66,063, which is wealthy relative to Illinois and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $264,252 for a family of four.
Green Oaks is a somewhat ethnically-diverse village. The people who call Green Oaks home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Green Oaks residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Green Oaks include German, Irish, English, Polish, Italian and Swedish.
The languages spoken by people in Green Oaks are also diverse. These are tabulated as the languages people preferentially speak when they are at home with their families. The most common language spoken in Green Oaks is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish, Korean and Chinese.
|GREEN OAKS INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|NUMBER OF HOMES AND APARTMENTS||1,142|
|GREEN OAKS HOME OWNERSHIP|
|% OWNER OCCUPIED||96.63%|
|% RENTER OCCUPIED||3.37%|
|TYPE OF GREEN OAKS HOMES|
|SINGLE FAMILY DETACHED||99.65%|
|ROWHOUSES AND ATTACHED HOMES||0.00%|
|SMALL APARTMENT BUILDINGS||0.35%|
|COMPLEXES OR HIGH RISE APARTMENTS||0.00%|
|SIZE OF GREEN OAKS HOMES|
|5 OR MORE BEDROOMS||22.05%|
|AGE OF GREEN OAKS HOMES|
|NEWER HOMES (2000 OR LATER)||7.81%|
|ESTABLISHED, BUT NOT OLD HOMES (1970-1999)||65.89%|
|WELL-ESTABLISHED, OLD HOMES (1940-1969)||23.70%|
|HISTORIC (1939 OR BEFORE)||2.60%|
|GREEN OAKS REAL ESTATE INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|MEDIAN HOME VALUE||$416,322|
|MEDIAN RENTAL PRICE||$1,958|
|HOME VALUE RANGE|
|$0 - $49,000||2.64%|
|$49,001 - $97,000||0.97%|
|$97,001 - $194,000||1.23%|
|$194,001 - $291,000||6.43%|
|$291,001 - $388,000||15.23%|
|$388,001 - $485,000||17.17%|
|$485,001 - $728,000||41.20%|
|$728,001 - $970,000||11.53%|
|PEOPLE OF GREEN OAKS||DETAILS|
|UNDER 5 YEARS||3.36%|
|5 TO 17||27.06%|
|18 TO 24||8.01%|
|25 TO 34||3.20%|
|35 TO 54||34.99%|
|55 TO 64||14.59%|
|65 YEARS AND OVER||8.79%|
|EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS|
|HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES||95.35%|
|MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME||$168,929|
|PER CAPITA INCOME||$66,063|
|INDIVIDUALS BELOW POVERTY LEVEL||3.20%|
|INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN||Manufacturing (18.24%)
Professional, scientific, and technical services (11.70%)
Real estate (3.53%)
Information Technology (3.08%)
Public Service (2.13%)
|BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN||1.04%|
|AMERICAN INDIAN AND ALASKA NATIVE||0.00%|
|NATIVE HAWAIIAN AND OTHER PACIFIC ISLANDERS||0.00%|
|SOME OTHER RACE ALONE||1.20%|
|TWO OR MORE RACES||3.72%|
|HISPANIC OR LATINO (OF ANY RACE)||5.83%|
|ETHNICITIES PRESENT||German (24.84%)
|LANGUAGES SPOKEN||English (82.02%)
Other Asian languages (1.83%)
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