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Oak Lawn is a larger medium-sized village located in the state of Illinois. With a population of 57,034 people and 13 constituent neighborhoods, Oak Lawn is the 23rd largest community in Illinois.
Unlike some villages where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Oak Lawn is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Oak Lawn is a village of sales and office workers, professionals and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Oak Lawn who work in office and administrative support (14.47%), sales jobs (13.39%) and management occupations (7.23%).
One downside of living in Oak Lawn, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 32.61 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 Oak Lawn use a private automobile to get to work. But notably, a substantial number of Oak Lawn‘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 percentage of people in Oak Lawn who are college-educated is somewhat higher than the average US community of 21.84%: 26.73% of adults in Oak Lawn have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Oak Lawn in 2010 was $28,514, which is upper middle income relative to Illinois and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $114,056 for a family of four. However, Oak Lawn contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Oak Lawn is a somewhat ethnically-diverse village. The people who call Oak Lawn home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Oak Lawn residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Oak Lawn also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 16.62% of the village’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Oak Lawn include Irish, Polish, German, Italian, Lithuanian and Greek.
In addition, Oak Lawn has a lot of people living here who were born outside of the US (15.31%).
The languages spoken by people in Oak Lawn 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 Lawn is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish, Arabic and Polish.
|OAK LAWN INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|NUMBER OF HOMES AND APARTMENTS||21,701|
|OAK LAWN HOME OWNERSHIP|
|% OWNER OCCUPIED||80.52%|
|% RENTER OCCUPIED||19.48%|
|TYPE OF OAK LAWN HOMES|
|SINGLE FAMILY DETACHED||63.11%|
|ROWHOUSES AND ATTACHED HOMES||1.64%|
|SMALL APARTMENT BUILDINGS||6.04%|
|COMPLEXES OR HIGH RISE APARTMENTS||27.91%|
|SIZE OF OAK LAWN HOMES|
|5 OR MORE BEDROOMS||2.32%|
|AGE OF OAK LAWN HOMES|
|NEWER HOMES (2000 OR LATER)||4.90%|
|ESTABLISHED, BUT NOT OLD HOMES (1970-1999)||36.10%|
|WELL-ESTABLISHED, OLD HOMES (1940-1969)||54.66%|
|HISTORIC (1939 OR BEFORE)||4.34%|
|OAK LAWN REAL ESTATE INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|MEDIAN HOME VALUE||$219,634|
|MEDIAN RENTAL PRICE||$1,121|
|HOME VALUE RANGE|
|$0 - $54,000||4.32%|
|$54,001 - $109,000||11.16%|
|$109,001 - $218,000||39.08%|
|$218,001 - $327,000||33.76%|
|$327,001 - $435,000||8.79%|
|$435,001 - $544,000||1.49%|
|$544,001 - $816,000||1.08%|
|$816,001 - $1,088,000||0.00%|
|PEOPLE OF OAK LAWN||DETAILS|
|UNDER 5 YEARS||5.74%|
|5 TO 17||15.45%|
|18 TO 24||8.09%|
|25 TO 34||13.27%|
|35 TO 54||26.76%|
|55 TO 64||12.87%|
|65 YEARS AND OVER||17.82%|
|EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS|
|HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES||89.09%|
|MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME||$57,567|
|PER CAPITA INCOME||$28,514|
|INDIVIDUALS BELOW POVERTY LEVEL||10.05%|
|INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN||Healthcare (14.21%)
Professional, scientific, and technical services (5.29%)
Public Service (4.45%)
Real estate (2.25%)
Information Technology (2.22%)
|BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN||4.88%|
|AMERICAN INDIAN AND ALASKA NATIVE||0.06%|
|NATIVE HAWAIIAN AND OTHER PACIFIC ISLANDERS||0.00%|
|SOME OTHER RACE ALONE||5.28%|
|TWO OR MORE RACES||2.27%|
|HISPANIC OR LATINO (OF ANY RACE)||16.62%|
|ETHNICITIES PRESENT||Irish (22.56%)
|LANGUAGES SPOKEN||English (72.63%)
Other Indo-European (1.20%)
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