Midlothian, IL


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Living in Midlothian

Midlothian is a somewhat small village located in the state of Illinois. With a population of 14,847 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Midlothian is the 165th largest community in Illinois.

Midlothian is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Midlothian is a village of sales and office workers, service providers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Midlothian who work in office and administrative support (16.87%), sales jobs (11.95%), and management occupations (10.70%).

One downside of living in Midlothian, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 30.48 minutes every day commuting to work. However, local public transit is widely used. For those who would prefer to avoid driving entirely and leave their car at home, it may be an option to use the transit instead.

In Midlothian, a lot of people use the train to get to work every day though Midlothian is a relatively small village. Those that ride the train are primarily traveling out of town to good jobs in other cities.

The education level of Midlothian citizens, measured as those with bachelor's degrees or advanced degrees, is similar to the national average for all American cities and towns. 18.71% of adults 25 and older in Midlothian have a college degree.

The per capita income in Midlothian in 2010 was $26,088, which is upper middle income relative to Illinois and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $104,352 for a family of four. However, Midlothian contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Midlothian is a very ethnically-diverse village. The people who call Midlothian home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Midlothian residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Midlothian also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 21.15% of the village’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Midlothian include German, Polish, Italian, and English.

The most common language spoken in Midlothian is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Gujarathi.