Lincolnwood, IL
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Lincolnwood is a somewhat small village located in the state of Illinois. With a population of 12,646 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Lincolnwood is the 192nd largest community in Illinois.

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

Lincolnwood is a decidedly white-collar village, with fully 89.61% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Lincolnwood is a village of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Lincolnwood who work in management occupations (15.87%), office and administrative support (14.59%), and sales jobs (14.33%).

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

Because of many things, Lincolnwood is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Lincolnwood 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, Lincolnwood has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Lincolnwood’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.

In Lincolnwood, a lot of people use the bus to get to work every day though Lincolnwood is a relatively small village. Those that ride the bus are primarily traveling out of town to good jobs in other cities.

If knowledge is power, Lincolnwood is a pretty powerful place. 55.42% of the adults in Lincolnwood 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 Lincolnwood in 2010 was $41,666, which is wealthy relative to Illinois and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $166,664 for a family of four. However, Lincolnwood contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Lincolnwood is an extremely ethnically-diverse village. The people who call Lincolnwood home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Lincolnwood residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Lincolnwood include German, Irish, Russian, and Assyrian/Chaldean/Syriac.

Foreign born people are also an important part of Lincolnwood's cultural character, accounting for 39.10% of the village’s population.

The most common language spoken in Lincolnwood is English. Other important languages spoken here include Urdu and Serbo-Croatian.

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