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.
Machesney Park is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Machesney Park is a village of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Machesney Park who work in office and administrative support (15.69%), sales jobs (10.96%), and healthcare (6.35%).
In terms of college education, the citizens of Machesney Park rank slightly lower than the national average. 14.46% of adults 25 and older in Machesney Park have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, while 21.84% of adults have a 4-year degree or higher in the average American community.
The per capita income in Machesney Park in 2010 was $24,213, which is middle income relative to Illinois and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $96,852 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, Swedish, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Machesney Park is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Serbo-Croatian.