Leland Grove is a very small city located in the state of Illinois. With a population of 1,533 people and just one neighborhood, Leland Grove is the 549th largest community in Illinois.
Occupations and Workforce
Leland Grove is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 95.74% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Leland Grove is a city of professionals, managers and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Leland Grove who work in management occupations (15.66%), healthcare (13.41%) and office and administrative support (12.03%).
Also of interest is that Leland Grove has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Setting & Lifestyle
In addition, Leland Grove 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.
Because of many things, Leland Grove 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, Leland Grove really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Leland Grove 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.
Residents of the city have the good fortune of having one of the shortest daily commutes compared to the rest of the country. On average, they spend only 15.06 minutes getting to work every day.