Lindenhurst, IL


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Lindenhurst is a somewhat small village located in the state of Illinois. With a population of 14,408 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.

Lindenhurst is a decidedly white-collar village, with fully 86.59% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Lindenhurst is a village of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Lindenhurst who work in management occupations (14.81%), office and administrative support (13.34%), and sales jobs (11.82%).

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.

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

In Lindenhurst, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 33.45 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.

The citizens of Lindenhurst are among the most well-educated in the nation: 47.06% of adults in Lindenhurst have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree, whereas the average US city has 21.84% holding at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Lindenhurst in 2010 was $36,056, which is wealthy relative to Illinois and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $144,224 for a family of four.

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 Irish, Polish, Italian, and English.

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