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 neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. 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 office and administrative support (14.05%), management occupations (11.66%), and sales jobs (11.57%).
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.
Oakbrook Terrace is one of the most well-educated cities in the nation. 46.63% of adults in Oakbrook Terrace have at least a bachelor's degree. Compare that to the average community in America, which has just 21.84% with a bachelor's degree or higher.
The per capita income in Oakbrook Terrace in 2010 was $40,613, which is wealthy relative to Illinois and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $162,452 for a family of four. However, Oakbrook Terrace contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Oakbrook Terrace is a very 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. Important ancestries of people in Oakbrook Terrace include Irish, Italian, English, and Polish.
Foreign born people are also an important part of Oakbrook Terrace's cultural character, accounting for 20.23% of the city’s population.
The most common language spoken in Oakbrook Terrace is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Slavic languages.