Lindenhurst is a somewhat small village located in the state of Illinois. With a population of 14,314 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Lindenhurst is the 168th largest community in Illinois.
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.
Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 9.50% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
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 33.28 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.
The citizens of Lindenhurst are among the most well-educated in the nation: 44.55% 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 2018 was $45,447, which is wealthy relative to Illinois and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $181,788 for a family of four.
Lindenhurst is a very 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. Lindenhurst also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 10.85% of the village’s residents. 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.