Huntley is a medium-sized village located in the state of Illinois. With a population of 27,740 people and six constituent neighborhoods, Huntley is the 74th largest community in Illinois. There's nothing like the smell of a brand new house, and in Huntley, you'll find that a large proportion of houses were recently built. New growth in residential real estate is an indication that people are choosing to move to Huntley, and putting down their money on brand new construction. Huntley’s real estate is, on average, some of the newest in the nation. Huntley does seem to be experiencing an influx of affluent people, because the median household income is $77,420.00.
Huntley real estate is some of the most expensive in Illinois, although Huntley house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Unlike some villages, Huntley isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Huntley are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Huntley is a village of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Huntley who work in sales jobs (14.50%), management occupations (12.65%), and office and administrative support (12.11%).
Also of interest is that Huntley 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 Huntley telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 7.28% 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.
Huntley 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, Huntley’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.
One downside of living in Huntley is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Huntley, the average commute to work is 32.65 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.
The population of Huntley is very well educated relative to most cities and towns in the nation, where the average community has 21.84% of its adult population holding a 4-year degree or higher: 36.81% of adults in Huntley have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.
The per capita income in Huntley in 2018 was $39,735, which is wealthy relative to Illinois and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $158,940 for a family of four.
Huntley is a very ethnically-diverse village. The people who call Huntley home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Huntley residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Huntley also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 10.47% of the village’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Huntley include German, Irish, Italian, Polish, and English.
The most common language spoken in Huntley is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Polish.