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 14,408 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 neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. 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 (14.44%), sales jobs (12.69%), and office and administrative support (11.68%).

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 is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Lindenhurst, the average commute to work is 33.80 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.

The education level of Lindenhurst ranks among the highest in the nation. Of the 25-and-older adult population in Lindenhurst, 47.99% have at least a bachelor's degree. The typical US community has just 21.84% of its adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree.

The per capita income in Lindenhurst in 2010 was $35,957, which is wealthy relative to Illinois and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $143,828 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 Irish, Polish, Italian, and English.

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