Machesney Park is a medium-sized village located in the state of Illinois. With a population of 22,927 people and six constituent neighborhoods, Machesney Park is the 104th largest community in Illinois.
Unlike some villages where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Machesney Park is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Machesney Park is a village of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Machesney Park who work in office and administrative support (17.67%), sales jobs (10.39%), and healthcare (6.67%).
The percentage of adults in Machesney Park with college degrees is slightly lower than the national average of 21.84% for all communities. 14.26% of adults in Machesney Park have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Machesney Park in 2010 was $23,786, which is middle income relative to Illinois and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $95,144 for a family of four. However, Machesney Park contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Machesney Park home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Machesney Park residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Machesney Park include Irish, English, Italian, and Swedish.
The most common language spoken in Machesney Park is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Serbo-Croatian.