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.
Unlike some villages where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Midlothian is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-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 (18.10%), sales jobs (11.48%), and management occupations (9.85%).
In Midlothian, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 30.51 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average. One bright side is that local public transit is widely used, so it may be an option to avoid the headache of driving in the heavy traffic by leaving the car at home and taking transit.
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 percentage of adults in Midlothian who are college-educated is close to the national average for all communities of 21.84%: 17.78% of the adults in Midlothian have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Midlothian in 2010 was $25,984, which is middle income relative to Illinois, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $103,936 for a family of four. However, Midlothian contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Midlothian is an extremely 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 22.68% 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 Polish.