Lisle, IL

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Living in Lisle

Lisle is a medium-sized village located in the state of Illinois. With a population of 22,912 people and six constituent neighborhoods, Lisle is the 109th largest community in Illinois.

Lisle home prices are not only among the most expensive in Illinois, but Lisle real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.

Lisle is a decidedly white-collar village, with fully 87.59% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Lisle is a village of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Lisle who work in management occupations (14.23%), sales jobs (13.24%), and office and administrative support (12.07%).

Also of interest is that Lisle has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

Lisle, while not large, also appears to be attractive to some younger, educated professionals, who help shape the character of the village.

Like elsewhere in America, most people in Lisle use a private automobile to get to work. But notably, a substantial number of Lisle‘s citizens do make use of public transit in their daily commute, primarily riding the train. This helps more people get to work with less air pollution, and require fewer highways to get them there.

If knowledge is power, Lisle is a pretty powerful place. 56.73% of the adults in Lisle 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 Lisle in 2010 was $44,976, which is wealthy relative to Illinois and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $179,904 for a family of four. However, Lisle contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Lisle is a very ethnically-diverse village. The people who call Lisle home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Lisle residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Lisle include German, Irish, Polish, Italian, and English.

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