Lisle, IL

Lisle profile

Living in Lisle

Lisle is a medium-sized village located in the state of Illinois. With a population of 23,270 people and six constituent neighborhoods, Lisle is the 109th largest community in Illinois.

Lisle real estate is some of the most expensive in Illinois, although Lisle house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.

Lisle is a decidedly white-collar village, with fully 88.63% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Lisle is a village of professionals, managers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Lisle who work in management occupations (15.62%), sales jobs (13.72%), and office and administrative support (9.55%).

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.

One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 8.41% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. 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.

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.

Do you have a 4-year college degree or graduate degree? If so, you may feel right at home in Lisle. 61.81% of adults here have a 4-year degree or graduate degree, whereas the national average for all cities and towns is just 21.84%.

The per capita income in Lisle in 2018 was $51,574, which is wealthy relative to Illinois and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $206,296 for a family of four.

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, Italian, Polish, and English.

Lisle also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 16.06%.

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