Most Expensive Hinsdale Neighborhoods
Hinsdale is a medium-sized village located in the state of Illinois. With a population of 17,446 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Hinsdale is the 149th largest community in Illinois.
Hinsdale home prices are not only among the most expensive in Illinois, but Hinsdale real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Hinsdale is a decidedly white-collar village, with fully 94.65% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Hinsdale is a village of managers, professionals and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Hinsdale who work in management occupations (23.98%), sales jobs (16.14%) and business and financial occupations (12.43%).
One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 8.50% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. 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, Hinsdale is home to many people who could be described as "urban sophisticates". Urban sophisticates are people who are both educated and wealthy, and thus tend to be older, richer, and more established than young professionals. "Urban sophisticates" is not just about being educated and well-off financially: it is a point of view and state of mind, one that you might call 'urbaneness'. But such people can and do regularly live in small towns, suburbs and rural areas, as well as in big cities. They read, support the arts and high-end shops, and love travel.
Hinsdale is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The village’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Hinsdale’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
In Hinsdale, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 30.87 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average. One bright side is that local public transit is widely used, so it may be an option to avoid the headache of driving in the heavy traffic by leaving the car at home and taking transit.
Despite being a small village, Hinsdale has a lot of people using the train to get to and from work every day. Most of these people on the train are using it to get to good jobs in other cities.
If knowledge is power, Hinsdale is a pretty powerful place. 77.16% of the adults in Hinsdale 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 Hinsdale in 2010 was $79,535, which is wealthy relative to Illinois and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $318,140 for a family of four.
The people who call Hinsdale home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Hinsdale residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Hinsdale include German, Irish, English, Italian, Polish and Dutch.
The most common language spoken in Hinsdale is English. Some people also speak Spanish.
|NUMBER OF HOMES AND APARTMENTS||5,400|
|HINSDALE HOME OWNERSHIP|
|% OWNER OCCUPIED||85.13%|
|% RENTER OCCUPIED||14.87%|
|TYPE OF HINSDALE HOMES|
|SINGLE FAMILY DETACHED||83.16%|
|ROWHOUSES AND ATTACHED HOMES||5.59%|
|SMALL APARTMENT BUILDINGS||1.27%|
|COMPLEXES OR HIGH RISE APARTMENTS||9.76%|
|SIZE OF HINSDALE HOMES|
|5 OR MORE BEDROOMS||28.37%|
|AGE OF HINSDALE HOMES|
|NEWER HOMES (2000 OR LATER)||17.76%|
|ESTABLISHED, BUT NOT OLD HOMES (1970-1999)||35.63%|
|WELL-ESTABLISHED, OLD HOMES (1940-1969)||27.14%|
|HISTORIC (1939 OR BEFORE)||19.47%|
|HINSDALE REAL ESTATE INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|MEDIAN HOME VALUE||$880,279|
|MEDIAN RENTAL PRICE||$1,800|
|HOME VALUE RANGE|
|$0 - $54,000||1.29%|
|$54,001 - $109,000||0.86%|
|$109,001 - $218,000||2.59%|
|$218,001 - $327,000||5.75%|
|$327,001 - $435,000||7.78%|
|$435,001 - $544,000||5.27%|
|$544,001 - $816,000||23.11%|
|$816,001 - $1,088,000||17.13%|
|PEOPLE OF HINSDALE||DETAILS|
|UNDER 5 YEARS||6.31%|
|5 TO 17||27.65%|
|18 TO 24||5.45%|
|25 TO 34||3.39%|
|35 TO 54||31.04%|
|55 TO 64||13.34%|
|65 YEARS AND OVER||12.82%|
|EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS|
|HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES||98.39%|
|MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME||$163,558|
|PER CAPITA INCOME||$79,535|
|INDIVIDUALS BELOW POVERTY LEVEL||5.25%|
|INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN||Professional, scientific, and technical services (23.39%)
Real estate (5.09%)
Information Technology (2.75%)
|BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN||0.47%|
|AMERICAN INDIAN AND ALASKA NATIVE||0.00%|
|NATIVE HAWAIIAN AND OTHER PACIFIC ISLANDERS||0.00%|
|SOME OTHER RACE ALONE||0.40%|
|TWO OR MORE RACES||1.47%|
|HISPANIC OR LATINO (OF ANY RACE)||5.70%|
|ETHNICITIES PRESENT||German (21.78%)
|LANGUAGES SPOKEN||English (89.41%)
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