Oakbrook Terrace is a very small city located in the state of Illinois. With a population of 2,164 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Oakbrook Terrace is the 470th largest community in Illinois.
Oakbrook Terrace real estate is some of the most expensive in Illinois, although Oakbrook Terrace house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Oakbrook Terrace is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 88.72% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Oakbrook Terrace is a city of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Oakbrook Terrace who work in sales jobs (13.93%), management occupations (12.74%), and office and administrative support (12.48%).
Also of interest is that Oakbrook Terrace has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Of important note, Oakbrook Terrace is also a city of artists. Oakbrook Terrace has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Oakbrook Terrace’s character.
The education level of Oakbrook Terrace ranks among the highest in the nation. Of the 25-and-older adult population in Oakbrook Terrace, 48.92% have at least a bachelor's degree. The typical US community has just 21.84% of its adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree.
The per capita income in Oakbrook Terrace in 2010 was $41,767, which is wealthy relative to Illinois and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $167,068 for a family of four.
Oakbrook Terrace is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Oakbrook Terrace home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Oakbrook Terrace residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Oakbrook Terrace also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 12.26% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Oakbrook Terrace include Italian, Irish, English, and Polish.
In addition, Oakbrook Terrace has a lot of people living here who were born outside of the US (25.40%).
The most common language spoken in Oakbrook Terrace is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Urdu.