Lincolnshire, IL
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Living in Lincolnshire


Lincolnshire is a somewhat small village located in the state of Illinois. With a population of 7,893 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Lincolnshire is the 276th largest community in Illinois.

Lincolnshire home prices are not only among the most expensive in Illinois, but Lincolnshire real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.

Lincolnshire is a decidedly white-collar village, with fully 93.39% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Lincolnshire is a village of managers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Lincolnshire who work in management occupations (29.18%), sales jobs (16.54%), and business and financial occupations (10.47%).

Also of interest is that Lincolnshire has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 8.14% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. 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.

In addition, Lincolnshire is home to many people who could be described as "urban sophisticates", which are people who are not only wealthy and employed in professional occupations, but highly educated to boot. Urban sophisticates have urbane tastes - whether they reside in a big or small city, a suburb, or a little town. Urban sophisticates support bookstores, quality clothing stores, enjoy luxury travel, and in big cities, they are truly the patrons of the arts, attending and supporting institutions such as opera, symphony, ballet, and theatre.

Because of many things, Lincolnshire is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Lincolnshire 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, Lincolnshire has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Lincolnshire’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.

Even though Lincolnshire is a smaller village, it has many people who hop on public transportation – mostly the train for their daily commute to work. Typically, these people are commuting to good jobs in the surrounding cities.

Do you like to read, write and learn? If you move to Lincolnshire, you'll likely find that many of your neighbors like to as well. Lincolnshire is one of the more educated communities in America, with a full 67.32% of its adults having a college degree or even advanced degree, compared to a national average across all communities of 21.84%.

The per capita income in Lincolnshire in 2018 was $71,900, which is wealthy relative to Illinois and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $287,600 for a family of four.

Lincolnshire is a somewhat ethnically-diverse village. The people who call Lincolnshire home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Lincolnshire residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Lincolnshire include German, English, Polish, Irish, and Russian.

Lincolnshire also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 15.73%.

The most common language spoken in Lincolnshire is English. Other important languages spoken here include Chinese and Spanish.


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