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 7,925 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.

A relatively large number of people in Lincolnshire telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 8.14% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. 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". Urban sophisticates are educated, wealthy, executives and professionals, who have urbane tastes in books, food, and travel, whether they actually live in a big city, or choose to reside in a small town. In big or medium-sized cities, urban sophisticates tend to frequent art institutions such as opera, symphonies, ballet, live theatre, and museums.

Because of many things, Lincolnshire 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, Lincolnshire really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Lincolnshire 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.

Despite being a small village, Lincolnshire has a lot of people using the train to get to and from work every day. Most of these people on the train are using it to get to good jobs in other 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 2010 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.

Foreign born people are also an important part of Lincolnshire's cultural character, accounting for 15.73% of the village’s population.

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


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