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Lisle, IL
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Lisle profile


Living in Lisle


Lisle is a medium-sized village located in the state of Illinois. With a population of 24,223 people and seven constituent neighborhoods, Lisle is the 96th 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 88.86% 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 (14.69%), sales jobs (13.08%), and business and financial occupations (11.02%).

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.

Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 13.44% 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.

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

Although the majority of commuting trips in the village are by private automobile, Lisle is somewhat unusual for a village of its size for having a substantial number of people who use public transportation. For a lot of people, the train helps to get to and from their jobs every morning, which benefits everyone in the Lisle area by reducing both traffic and air pollution.

Do you have a 4-year college degree or graduate degree? If so, you may feel right at home in Lisle. 61.86% 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 $50,750, which is wealthy relative to Illinois and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $203,000 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.

Foreign born people are also an important part of Lisle's cultural character, accounting for 16.12% of the village’s population.

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