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Hinckley, IL

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Overview


Hinckley is a very small village located in the state of Illinois. With a population of 1,983 people and just one neighborhood, Hinckley is the 578th largest community in Illinois.

Hinckley real estate is some of the most expensive in Illinois, although Hinckley house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.

Occupations and Workforce

Hinckley is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Hinckley is a village of professionals, managers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Hinckley who work in management occupations (17.77%), teaching (10.89%), and office and administrative support (10.63%).

Setting & Lifestyle

Because of many things, Hinckley is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Hinckley 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 village’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Hinckley has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Hinckley’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.

In Hinckley, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 32.50 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.

Demographics

The education level of Hinckley citizens is very high relative to the national average among all cities (21.84%): 37.48% of adults in Hinckley have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.

The per capita income in Hinckley in 2018 was $36,763, which is upper middle income relative to Illinois and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $147,052 for a family of four. However, Hinckley contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Hinckley is a somewhat ethnically-diverse village. The people who call Hinckley home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Hinckley residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Hinckley include German, English, Irish, Norwegian, and Swedish.

The most common language spoken in Hinckley is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Korean.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

When you see a neighborhood for the first time, the most important thing is often the way it looks, like its homes and its setting. Some places look the same, but they only reveal their true character after living in them for a while because they contain a unique mix of occupational or cultural groups. This neighborhood is very unique in some important ways, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive exploration and analysis.

Modes of Transportation

More people in choose to walk to work each day (11.0%) than almost any neighborhood in America. If you are attracted to the idea of being able to walk to work, this neighborhood could be a good choice.

Real Estate

Uncrowded roads, rural America and space to be the individual you are. If you like these characteristics, this neighborhood may fit you. With just 40 residents per square mile, is less crowded than 91.0% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

Diversity

Did you know that the neighborhood has more Swiss and Norwegian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 3.9% of this neighborhood's residents have Swiss ancestry and 10.8% have Norwegian ancestry.

The Neighbors

How wealthy a neighborhood is, from very wealthy, to middle income, to low income is very formative with regard to the personality and character of a neighborhood. Equally important is the rate of people, particularly children, who live below the federal poverty line. In some wealthy gated communities, the areas immediately surrounding can have high rates of childhood poverty, which indicates other social issues. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals both aspects of income and poverty for this neighborhood.

The neighbors in the neighborhood in Hinckley are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 70.5% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 8.5% 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 55.0% 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, 48.8% 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 24.9% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (16.3%), and 9.1% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

Languages

The most common language spoken in the neighborhood is English, spoken by 96.6% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (2.2%).

Ethnicity / Ancestry

Boston's Beacon Hill blue-blood streets, Brooklyn's Orthodox Jewish enclaves, Los Angeles' Persian neighborhoods. Each has its own culture derived primarily from the ancestries and culture of the residents who call these neighborhoods home. Likewise, each neighborhood in America has its own culture – some more unique than others – based on lifestyle, occupations, the types of households – and importantly – on the ethnicities and ancestries of the people who live in the neighborhood. Understanding where people came from, who their grandparents or great-grandparents were, can help you understand how a neighborhood is today.

In the neighborhood in Hinckley, IL, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (31.3%). There are also a number of people of English ancestry (16.3%), and residents who report Irish roots (12.9%), and some of the residents are also of Norwegian ancestry (10.8%), along with some Polish ancestry residents (5.8%), among others.

Getting to Work

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 30 and 45 minutes commuting one-way to work (26.5% of working residents), which is at or a bit above the average length of a commute across all U.S. neighborhoods.

Here most residents (74.2%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also hop out the door and walk to work to get to work (11.0%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.


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