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 professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Norridge who work in office and administrative support (18.00%), sales jobs (10.52%), and management occupations (7.62%).
One downside of living in Norridge is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Norridge, the average commute to work is 32.35 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average. On the other hand, local public transit is widely used in the village, so leaving the car at home and taking transit is often a viable alternative.
In Norridge, a lot of people use the subway to get to work every day though Norridge is a relatively small village. Those that ride the subway are primarily traveling out of town to good jobs in other cities.
The population of Norridge overall has a level of education that is slightly above the US average for all US cities and towns of 21.84%. Of adults 25 and older in Norridge, 21.67% have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Norridge in 2010 was $26,736, which is upper middle income relative to Illinois and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $106,944 for a family of four. However, Norridge contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
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.
In addition, Norridge has a lot of people living here who were born outside of the US (34.09%).
The most common language spoken in Norridge is English. Other important languages spoken here include Polish and Italian.