Lindenhurst, IL

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Living in Lindenhurst

Lindenhurst is a somewhat small village located in the state of Illinois. With a population of 14,328 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, Lindenhurst isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Lindenhurst are a mix 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 (15.00%), sales jobs (10.75%), and office and administrative support (10.02%).

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 great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Lindenhurst 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, Lindenhurst has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local 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, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 34.47 minutes every day commuting to work.

Do you like to read, write and learn? If you move to Lindenhurst, you'll likely find that many of your neighbors like to as well. Lindenhurst is one of the more educated communities in America, with a full 50.26% of its adults having a college degree or even advanced degree, compared to a national average across all communities of 21.84%.

The per capita income in Lindenhurst in 2010 was $42,854, which is wealthy relative to Illinois and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $171,416 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.