Morton Grove is a medium-sized village located in the state of Illinois. With a population of 23,448 people and six constituent neighborhoods, Morton Grove is the 106th largest community in Illinois.
Morton Grove home prices are not only among the most expensive in Illinois, but Morton Grove real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Unlike some villages, Morton Grove isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Morton Grove are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Morton Grove is a village of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Morton Grove who work in office and administrative support (13.28%), healthcare (13.11%), and sales jobs (10.93%).
Also of interest is that Morton Grove has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Morton Grove is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The village’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Morton Grove’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
Like elsewhere in America, most people in Morton Grove use a private automobile to get to work. But notably, a substantial number of Morton Grove‘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.
The citizens of Morton Grove are among the most well-educated in the nation: 42.91% of adults in Morton Grove have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree, whereas the average US city has 21.84% holding at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Morton Grove in 2010 was $31,472, which is upper middle income relative to Illinois and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $125,888 for a family of four. However, Morton Grove contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Morton Grove is an extremely ethnically-diverse village. The people who call Morton Grove home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Morton Grove residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Morton Grove include Polish, Irish, Italian, and Romanian.
In addition, Morton Grove has a lot of people living here who were born outside of the US (39.16%).
The most common language spoken in Morton Grove is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Tagalog.