Norridge is a somewhat small village located in the state of Illinois. With a population of 14,621 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Norridge is the 167th largest community in Illinois.
Norridge real estate is some of the most expensive in Illinois, although Norridge house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Unlike some villages, Norridge isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Norridge are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Norridge is a village of sales and office workers, service providers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Norridge who work in office and administrative support (16.48%), sales jobs (11.21%), and management occupations (7.83%).
One downside of living in Norridge, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 32.50 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.
Despite being a small village, Norridge has a lot of people using the subway to get to and from work every day. Most of these people on the subway are using it to get to good jobs in other cities.
The citizens of Norridge are slightly better educated than the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns, with 23.44% of adults in Norridge having a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Norridge in 2010 was $26,834, which is upper middle income relative to Illinois and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $107,336 for a family of four. However, Norridge contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Norridge is a somewhat ethnically-diverse village. The people who call Norridge home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Norridge residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Norridge include Italian, German, Irish, and Greek.
Foreign born people are also an important part of Norridge's cultural character, accounting for 33.58% of the village’s population.
The most common language spoken in Norridge is English. Other important languages spoken here include Polish and Italian.