Lombard is a medium-sized village located in the state of Illinois. With a population of 43,797 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 85.71% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Lombard is a village of sales and office workers, professionals, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Lombard who work in office and administrative support (14.55%), sales jobs (12.36%), and management occupations (10.50%).
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.
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.
The citizens of Lombard are among the most well-educated in the nation: 42.50% of adults in Lombard 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 Lombard in 2010 was $34,551, which is wealthy relative to Illinois and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $138,204 for a family of four. However, Lombard contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Lombard is a somewhat 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 Irish, Italian, Polish, and English.
The most common language spoken in Lombard is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Urdu.