Justice is a somewhat small village located in the state of Illinois. With a population of 12,968 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Justice is the 189th largest community in Illinois.
Unlike some villages where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Justice is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Justice is a village of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Justice who work in office and administrative support (15.10%), sales jobs (9.44%), and maintenance occupations (8.00%).
One downside of living in Justice, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 32.62 minutes every day commuting to work. However, local public transit is widely used. For those who would prefer to avoid driving entirely and leave their car at home, it may be an option to use the transit instead.
In Justice, a lot of people use the bus to get to work every day though Justice is a relatively small village. Those that ride the bus are primarily traveling out of town to good jobs in other cities.
The percentage of adults in Justice with college degrees is slightly lower than the national average of 21.84% for all communities. 15.49% of adults in Justice have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Justice in 2010 was $22,492, which is lower middle income relative to Illinois, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $89,968 for a family of four. However, Justice contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Justice is a very ethnically-diverse village. The people who call Justice home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Justice residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Justice also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 15.71% of the village’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Justice include German, Irish, Italian, and Czech.
In addition, Justice has a lot of people living here who were born outside of the US (21.78%).
The most common language spoken in Justice is English. Other important languages spoken here include Polish and Spanish.