Most Expensive Lemont Neighborhoods
Lemont is a medium-sized village located in the state of Illinois. With a population of 16,661 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Lemont is the 156th largest community in Illinois.
Lemont home prices are not only among the most expensive in Illinois, but Lemont real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Unlike some villages, Lemont isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Lemont are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Lemont is a village of sales and office workers, professionals and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Lemont who work in office and administrative support (15.45%), management occupations (15.29%) and sales jobs (10.42%).
Also of interest is that Lemont has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Because of many things, Lemont 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, Lemont really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Lemont 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.
One downside of living in Lemont, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 33.90 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.
Despite being a small village, Lemont 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.
The education level of Lemont citizens is very high relative to the national average among all cities (21.84%): 39.64% of adults in Lemont have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.
The per capita income in Lemont in 2010 was $38,231, which is wealthy relative to Illinois and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $152,924 for a family of four.
The people who call Lemont home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Lemont residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Lemont include Polish, Irish, German, Italian, Lithuanian and English.
The languages spoken by people in Lemont are diverse. These are tabulated as the languages people preferentially speak when they are at home with their families. The most common language spoken in Lemont is English. Other important languages spoken here include Polish, Other Indo-European and Spanish.
|NUMBER OF HOMES AND APARTMENTS||5,674|
|LEMONT HOME OWNERSHIP|
|% OWNER OCCUPIED||84.46%|
|% RENTER OCCUPIED||15.54%|
|TYPE OF LEMONT HOMES|
|SINGLE FAMILY DETACHED||73.46%|
|ROWHOUSES AND ATTACHED HOMES||13.08%|
|SMALL APARTMENT BUILDINGS||3.53%|
|COMPLEXES OR HIGH RISE APARTMENTS||9.22%|
|SIZE OF LEMONT HOMES|
|5 OR MORE BEDROOMS||5.39%|
|AGE OF LEMONT HOMES|
|NEWER HOMES (2000 OR LATER)||28.83%|
|ESTABLISHED, BUT NOT OLD HOMES (1970-1999)||45.24%|
|WELL-ESTABLISHED, OLD HOMES (1940-1969)||11.04%|
|HISTORIC (1939 OR BEFORE)||14.89%|
|LEMONT REAL ESTATE INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|MEDIAN HOME VALUE||$379,843|
|MEDIAN RENTAL PRICE||$1,058|
|HOME VALUE RANGE|
|$0 - $54,000||2.61%|
|$54,001 - $109,000||1.44%|
|$109,001 - $218,000||8.24%|
|$218,001 - $327,000||24.75%|
|$327,001 - $435,000||30.78%|
|$435,001 - $544,000||16.82%|
|$544,001 - $816,000||12.61%|
|$816,001 - $1,088,000||1.85%|
|PEOPLE OF LEMONT||DETAILS|
|UNDER 5 YEARS||4.52%|
|5 TO 17||20.46%|
|18 TO 24||7.76%|
|25 TO 34||9.39%|
|35 TO 54||30.14%|
|55 TO 64||11.91%|
|65 YEARS AND OVER||15.83%|
|EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS|
|HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES||93.62%|
|MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME||$87,410|
|PER CAPITA INCOME||$38,231|
|INDIVIDUALS BELOW POVERTY LEVEL||3.53%|
|INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN||Healthcare (12.52%)
Professional, scientific, and technical services (9.44%)
Information Technology (3.57%)
Public Service (3.30%)
|BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN||0.91%|
|AMERICAN INDIAN AND ALASKA NATIVE||0.00%|
|NATIVE HAWAIIAN AND OTHER PACIFIC ISLANDERS||0.00%|
|SOME OTHER RACE ALONE||1.38%|
|TWO OR MORE RACES||1.73%|
|HISPANIC OR LATINO (OF ANY RACE)||7.03%|
|ETHNICITIES PRESENT||Polish (27.07%)
|LANGUAGES SPOKEN||English (77.52%)
Other Indo-European (5.53%)
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