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.
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". Urban sophisticates are people who are both educated and wealthy, and thus tend to be older, richer, and more established than young professionals. "Urban sophisticates" is not just about being educated and well-off financially: it is a point of view and state of mind, one that you might call 'urbaneness'. But such people can and do regularly live in small towns, suburbs and rural areas, as well as in big cities. They read, support the arts and high-end shops, and love travel.
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.
If knowledge is power, Lincolnshire is a pretty powerful place. 67.32% 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 $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.
In addition, Lincolnshire has a lot of people living here who were born outside of the US (15.73%).
The most common language spoken in Lincolnshire is English. Other important languages spoken here include Chinese and Spanish.