Lombard, IL

Lombard profile

Living in Lombard

Lombard is a medium-sized village located in the state of Illinois. With a population of 44,303 people and 13 constituent neighborhoods, Lombard is the 36th largest community in Illinois.

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

Lombard is a decidedly white-collar village, with fully 85.21% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Lombard is a village of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Lombard who work in management occupations (12.75%), office and administrative support (12.28%), and sales jobs (10.73%).

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

A relatively large number of people in Lombard telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 7.35% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. 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.

Although the majority of commuting trips in the village are by private automobile, Lombard 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 Lombard area by reducing both traffic and air pollution.

Lombard is one of the most well-educated cities in the nation. 47.80% of adults in Lombard have at least a bachelor's degree. Compare that to the average community in America, which has just 21.84% with a bachelor's degree or higher.

The per capita income in Lombard in 2018 was $40,832, which is wealthy relative to Illinois and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $163,328 for a family of four. However, Lombard contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

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

In addition, Lombard has a lot of people living here who were born outside of the US (15.42%).

The most common language spoken in Lombard is English. Other important languages spoken here include Langs. of India and Spanish.