Libertyville is a medium-sized village located in the state of Illinois. With a population of 20,579 people and six constituent neighborhoods, Libertyville is the 118th largest community in Illinois.
Libertyville home prices are not only among the most expensive in Illinois, but Libertyville real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Libertyville is a decidedly white-collar village, with fully 93.04% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Libertyville is a village of managers, professionals, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Libertyville who work in management occupations (23.83%), sales jobs (12.56%), and business and financial occupations (9.99%).
Also of interest is that Libertyville has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 13.01% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
Because of many things, Libertyville is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Libertyville a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The village’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Libertyville has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Libertyville’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
Like elsewhere in America, most people in Libertyville use a private automobile to get to work. But notably, a substantial number of Libertyville‘s citizens do make use of public transit in their daily commute, primarily riding the train. This helps more people get to work with less air pollution, and require fewer highways to get them there.
Do you have a 4-year college degree or graduate degree? If so, you may feel right at home in Libertyville. 72.12% of adults here have a 4-year degree or graduate degree, whereas the national average for all cities and towns is just 21.84%.
The per capita income in Libertyville in 2018 was $72,487, which is wealthy relative to Illinois and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $289,948 for a family of four.
Libertyville is a somewhat ethnically-diverse village. The people who call Libertyville home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Libertyville residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Libertyville include German, Irish, English, Italian, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Libertyville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Chinese and Spanish.