Hawthorn Woods is a somewhat small village located in the state of Illinois. With a population of 7,875 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Hawthorn Woods is the 261st largest community in Illinois.
Hawthorn Woods home prices are not only among the most expensive in Illinois, but Hawthorn Woods real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Hawthorn Woods is a decidedly white-collar village, with fully 95.39% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Hawthorn Woods is a village of managers, professionals and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Hawthorn Woods who work in management occupations (27.41%), sales jobs (13.82%) and business and financial occupations (11.85%).
Also of interest is that Hawthorn Woods 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: 7.45% 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.
Because of many things, Hawthorn Woods 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, Hawthorn Woods really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Hawthorn Woods 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.
One downside of living in Hawthorn Woods, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 33.73 minutes every day commuting to work.
If knowledge is power, Hawthorn Woods is a pretty powerful place. 63.79% of the adults in Hawthorn Woods have earned a 4-year college degree, masters degree, MD, law degree, or even PhD. Compare that to the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns.
The per capita income in Hawthorn Woods in 2010 was $66,662, which is wealthy relative to Illinois and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $266,648 for a family of four.
The people who call Hawthorn Woods home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Hawthorn Woods residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Hawthorn Woods include German, Italian, Irish, Polish, English and Scottish.
In addition, Hawthorn Woods has a lot of people living here who were born outside of the US (15.27%).
The languages spoken by people in Hawthorn Woods are diverse. These are tabulated as the languages people preferentially speak when they are at home with their families. The most common language spoken in Hawthorn Woods is English. Other important languages spoken here include Russian, Spanish and Chinese.
|HAWTHORN WOODS INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|NUMBER OF HOMES AND APARTMENTS||2,583|
|HAWTHORN WOODS HOME OWNERSHIP|
|% OWNER OCCUPIED||98.49%|
|% RENTER OCCUPIED||1.51%|
|TYPE OF HAWTHORN WOODS HOMES|
|SINGLE FAMILY DETACHED||98.85%|
|ROWHOUSES AND ATTACHED HOMES||1.15%|
|SMALL APARTMENT BUILDINGS||0.00%|
|COMPLEXES OR HIGH RISE APARTMENTS||0.00%|
|SIZE OF HAWTHORN WOODS HOMES|
|5 OR MORE BEDROOMS||12.05%|
|AGE OF HAWTHORN WOODS HOMES|
|NEWER HOMES (2000 OR LATER)||28.53%|
|ESTABLISHED, BUT NOT OLD HOMES (1970-1999)||59.54%|
|WELL-ESTABLISHED, OLD HOMES (1940-1969)||11.47%|
|HISTORIC (1939 OR BEFORE)||0.46%|
|HAWTHORN WOODS REAL ESTATE INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|MEDIAN HOME VALUE||$506,384|
|MEDIAN RENTAL PRICE||$2,100|
|HOME VALUE RANGE|
|$0 - $53,000||0.39%|
|$53,001 - $106,000||0.39%|
|$106,001 - $212,000||1.77%|
|$212,001 - $317,000||3.30%|
|$317,001 - $423,000||18.82%|
|$423,001 - $529,000||29.86%|
|$529,001 - $794,000||37.29%|
|$794,001 - $1,058,000||6.68%|
|PEOPLE OF HAWTHORN WOODS||DETAILS|
|UNDER 5 YEARS||3.30%|
|5 TO 17||21.91%|
|18 TO 24||7.27%|
|25 TO 34||3.55%|
|35 TO 54||33.44%|
|55 TO 64||17.89%|
|65 YEARS AND OVER||12.64%|
|EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS|
|HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES||95.30%|
|MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME||$154,505|
|PER CAPITA INCOME||$66,662|
|INDIVIDUALS BELOW POVERTY LEVEL||3.25%|
|INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN||Manufacturing (18.24%)
Professional, scientific, and technical services (10.26%)
Information Technology (2.53%)
|BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN||1.98%|
|AMERICAN INDIAN AND ALASKA NATIVE||0.00%|
|NATIVE HAWAIIAN AND OTHER PACIFIC ISLANDERS||0.00%|
|SOME OTHER RACE ALONE||0.13%|
|TWO OR MORE RACES||1.24%|
|HISPANIC OR LATINO (OF ANY RACE)||4.43%|
|ETHNICITIES PRESENT||German (24.96%)
|LANGUAGES SPOKEN||English (82.35%)
African languages (1.03%)
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