Kildeer is a very small village located in the state of Illinois. With a population of 3,958 people and just one neighborhood, Kildeer is the 373rd largest community in Illinois.
Real Estate Prices
Kildeer home prices are not only among the most expensive in Illinois, but Kildeer real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Occupations and Workforce
Kildeer is a decidedly white-collar village, with fully 92.25% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Kildeer is a village of managers, professionals and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Kildeer who work in management occupations (22.09%), sales jobs (13.87%) and office and administrative support (10.23%).
Also of interest is that Kildeer has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Setting & Lifestyle
In addition, Kildeer is home to many people who could be described as "urban sophisticates". Urban sophisticates are educated, wealthy, executives and professionals, who have urbane tastes in books, food, and travel, whether they actually live in a big city, or choose to reside in a small town. In big or medium-sized cities, urban sophisticates tend to frequent art institutions such as opera, symphonies, ballet, live theatre, and museums.
Because of many things, Kildeer is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Kildeer really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Kildeer perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.
In Kildeer, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 35.02 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, Kildeer 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.