Libertyville is a medium-sized village located in the state of Illinois. With a population of 20,359 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 94.01% 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 (20.72%), sales jobs (13.09%), and office and administrative support (10.40%).
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.
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.
If knowledge is power, Libertyville is a pretty powerful place. 70.86% of the adults in Libertyville have earned a 4-year college degree, masters degree, MD, law degree, or even PhD. Compare that to the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns.
The per capita income in Libertyville in 2010 was $62,253, which is wealthy relative to Illinois and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $249,012 for a family of four.
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, English, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Libertyville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Chinese.