Lincolnshire, IL
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Lincolnshire is a somewhat small village located in the state of Illinois. With a population of 7,282 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 95.25% 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 (22.25%), sales jobs (19.72%), and business and financial occupations (11.95%).

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.

Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 10.31% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. 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.

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.

If knowledge is power, Lincolnshire is a pretty powerful place. 68.34% of the adults in Lincolnshire 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 Lincolnshire in 2010 was $66,989, which is wealthy relative to Illinois and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $267,956 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 Polish, Irish, English, and Russian.

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

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