Loves Park is a medium-sized city located in the state of Illinois. With a population of 23,455 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Loves Park is the 102nd largest community in Illinois.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Loves Park is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Loves Park is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Loves Park who work in office and administrative support (15.71%), sales jobs (12.42%), and management occupations (9.22%).
The citizens of Loves Park are slightly better educated than the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns, with 22.56% of adults in Loves Park having a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Loves Park in 2010 was $27,433, which is upper middle income relative to Illinois and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $109,732 for a family of four. However, Loves Park contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Loves Park is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Loves Park home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Loves Park residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Loves Park include Irish, English, Italian, and Swedish.
The most common language spoken in Loves Park is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Chinese.