Libertyville is a medium-sized village located in the state of Illinois. With a population of 20,205 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Libertyville is the 121st 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 93.12% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Libertyville is a village of professionals, managers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Libertyville who work in management occupations (19.09%), sales jobs (15.15%), and business and financial occupations (9.90%).
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.
Because of many things, Libertyville 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, Libertyville really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Libertyville 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.
Although the majority of commuting trips in the village are by private automobile, Libertyville is somewhat unusual for a village of its size for having a substantial number of people who use public transportation. For a lot of people, the train helps to get to and from their jobs every morning, which benefits everyone in the Libertyville area by reducing both traffic and air pollution.
Do you have a 4-year college degree or graduate degree? If so, you may feel right at home in Libertyville. 70.65% 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 $66,519, which is wealthy relative to Illinois and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $266,076 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, Italian, Polish, and English.
The most common language spoken in Libertyville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Chinese.