Mokena, IL
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Living in Mokena


Mokena is a medium-sized village located in the state of Illinois. With a population of 20,159 people and six constituent neighborhoods, Mokena is the 133rd largest community in Illinois.

Mokena real estate is some of the most expensive in Illinois, although Mokena house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.

Mokena is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Mokena is a village of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Mokena who work in office and administrative support (13.88%), management occupations (13.07%), and sales jobs (11.49%).

Also of interest is that Mokena has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

Because of many things, Mokena is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Mokena a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The village’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Mokena has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Mokena’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.

One downside of living in Mokena, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 33.53 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.

Like elsewhere in America, most people in Mokena use a private automobile to get to work. But notably, a substantial number of Mokena‘s citizens do make use of public transit in their daily commute, primarily riding the train. This helps more people get to work with less air pollution, and require fewer highways to get them there.

Mokena is one of the most well-educated cities in the nation. 47.00% of adults in Mokena have at least a bachelor's degree. Compare that to the average community in America, which has just 21.84% with a bachelor's degree or higher.

The per capita income in Mokena in 2018 was $47,696, which is wealthy relative to Illinois and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $190,784 for a family of four.

The people who call Mokena home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Mokena residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Mokena include German, Irish, Polish, Italian, and English.

The most common language spoken in Mokena is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Other Indo-European.