Johnsburg is a somewhat small village located in the state of Illinois. With a population of 6,310 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Johnsburg is the 293rd largest community in Illinois.
Johnsburg real estate is some of the most expensive in Illinois, although Johnsburg house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Unlike some villages where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Johnsburg is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Johnsburg is a village of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Johnsburg who work in sales jobs (16.61%), office and administrative support (15.77%), and management occupations (9.96%).
Also of interest is that Johnsburg has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Johnsburg 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, Johnsburg’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
One downside of living in Johnsburg is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Johnsburg, the average commute to work is 32.65 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.
The overall education level of Johnsburg is somewhat higher than in the average US city of 21.84%: 28.24% of adults 25 and older in the village have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Johnsburg in 2010 was $35,655, which is wealthy relative to Illinois and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $142,620 for a family of four. However, Johnsburg contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Johnsburg is a somewhat ethnically-diverse village. The people who call Johnsburg home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Johnsburg residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Johnsburg include Irish, Polish, Italian, and English.
The most common language spoken in Johnsburg is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German.