Lindenhurst is a somewhat small village located in the state of Illinois. With a population of 14,467 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Lindenhurst is the 169th largest community in Illinois.
Lindenhurst real estate is some of the most expensive in Illinois, although Lindenhurst house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Unlike some villages where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Lindenhurst is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Lindenhurst is a village of professionals, managers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Lindenhurst who work in management occupations (14.48%), teaching (11.46%), and sales jobs (11.26%).
Also of interest is that Lindenhurst has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Lindenhurst is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The village’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Lindenhurst’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.
One downside of living in Lindenhurst is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Lindenhurst, the average commute to work is 33.96 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.
If knowledge is power, Lindenhurst is a pretty powerful place. 50.30% of the adults in Lindenhurst 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 Lindenhurst in 2010 was $39,760, which is wealthy relative to Illinois and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $159,040 for a family of four.
Lindenhurst is a somewhat ethnically-diverse village. The people who call Lindenhurst home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Lindenhurst residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Lindenhurst include German, Irish, Polish, Italian, and English.
The most common language spoken in Lindenhurst is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Langs. of India.