Libertyville is a medium-sized village located in the state of Illinois. With a population of 20,490 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 93.24% 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 (19.83%), sales jobs (13.27%), and office and administrative support (11.14%).
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 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.
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.
If knowledge is power, Libertyville is a pretty powerful place. 68.35% 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 $59,485, which is wealthy relative to Illinois and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $237,940 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 Korean.