Most Expensive Oak Brook Neighborhoods
Oak Brook is a somewhat small village located in the state of Illinois. With a population of 8,065 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Oak Brook is the 257th largest community in Illinois.
Oak Brook home prices are not only among the most expensive in Illinois, but Oak Brook real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Oak Brook is a decidedly white-collar village, with fully 96.49% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Oak Brook is a village of managers, professionals and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Oak Brook who work in management occupations (26.59%), healthcare (23.98%) and office and administrative support (12.70%).
In addition, Oak Brook is home to many people who could be described as "urban sophisticates", which are people who are not only wealthy and employed in professional occupations, but highly educated to boot. Urban sophisticates have urbane tastes - whether they reside in a big or small city, a suburb, or a little town. Urban sophisticates support bookstores, quality clothing stores, enjoy luxury travel, and in big cities, they are truly the patrons of the arts, attending and supporting institutions such as opera, symphony, ballet, and theatre.
Because of many things, Oak Brook is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Oak Brook 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, Oak Brook has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Oak Brook’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
Do you have a 4-year college degree or graduate degree? If so, you may feel right at home in Oak Brook. 64.76% of adults here have a 4-year degree or graduate degree, whereas the national average for all cities and towns is just 21.84%.
The per capita income in Oak Brook in 2010 was $81,213, which is wealthy relative to Illinois and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $324,852 for a family of four.
Oak Brook is a very ethnically-diverse village. The people who call Oak Brook home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Oak Brook residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Oak Brook include German, Italian, Irish, English, Polish and Greek.
In addition, Oak Brook has a lot of people living here who were born outside of the US (24.20%).
The languages spoken by people in Oak Brook are also diverse. These are tabulated as the languages people preferentially speak when they are at home with their families. The most common language spoken in Oak Brook is English. Other important languages spoken here include Chinese, Urdu, Indic languages and Gujarathi.
|OAK BROOK INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|NUMBER OF HOMES AND APARTMENTS||3,048|
|OAK BROOK HOME OWNERSHIP|
|% OWNER OCCUPIED||92.22%|
|% RENTER OCCUPIED||7.78%|
|TYPE OF OAK BROOK HOMES|
|SINGLE FAMILY DETACHED||85.88%|
|ROWHOUSES AND ATTACHED HOMES||5.75%|
|SMALL APARTMENT BUILDINGS||0.00%|
|COMPLEXES OR HIGH RISE APARTMENTS||8.38%|
|SIZE OF OAK BROOK HOMES|
|5 OR MORE BEDROOMS||23.02%|
|AGE OF OAK BROOK HOMES|
|NEWER HOMES (2000 OR LATER)||10.85%|
|ESTABLISHED, BUT NOT OLD HOMES (1970-1999)||62.24%|
|WELL-ESTABLISHED, OLD HOMES (1940-1969)||24.35%|
|HISTORIC (1939 OR BEFORE)||2.57%|
|OAK BROOK REAL ESTATE INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|MEDIAN HOME VALUE||$676,803|
|MEDIAN RENTAL PRICE||$1,290|
|HOME VALUE RANGE|
|$0 - $54,000||1.57%|
|$54,001 - $109,000||0.59%|
|$109,001 - $218,000||6.08%|
|$218,001 - $327,000||2.62%|
|$327,001 - $435,000||6.50%|
|$435,001 - $544,000||7.73%|
|$544,001 - $816,000||22.06%|
|$816,001 - $1,088,000||15.56%|
|PEOPLE OF OAK BROOK||DETAILS|
|UNDER 5 YEARS||1.44%|
|5 TO 17||15.05%|
|18 TO 24||5.03%|
|25 TO 34||6.74%|
|35 TO 54||22.76%|
|55 TO 64||19.08%|
|65 YEARS AND OVER||29.90%|
|EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS|
|HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES||96.11%|
|MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME||$148,173|
|PER CAPITA INCOME||$81,213|
|INDIVIDUALS BELOW POVERTY LEVEL||2.85%|
|INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN||Healthcare (31.36%)
Professional, scientific, and technical services (11.01%)
Real estate (5.34%)
Public Service (2.49%)
|BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN||2.16%|
|AMERICAN INDIAN AND ALASKA NATIVE||0.08%|
|NATIVE HAWAIIAN AND OTHER PACIFIC ISLANDERS||0.00%|
|SOME OTHER RACE ALONE||1.86%|
|TWO OR MORE RACES||4.69%|
|HISPANIC OR LATINO (OF ANY RACE)||3.89%|
|ETHNICITIES PRESENT||German (14.02%)
|LANGUAGES SPOKEN||English (73.56%)
Indic languages (2.95%)
Other Asian languages (1.35%)
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