Olympia Fields, IL


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Olympia Fields is a very small village located in the state of Illinois. With a population of 5,025 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Olympia Fields is the 338th largest community in Illinois.

Olympia Fields is a decidedly white-collar village, with fully 87.01% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Olympia Fields is a village of professionals, managers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Olympia Fields who work in management occupations (14.95%), healthcare (14.39%), and office and administrative support (9.22%).

One downside of living in Olympia Fields, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 37.25 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.

In Olympia Fields, a lot of people use the train to get to work every day though Olympia Fields is a relatively small village. Those that ride the train are primarily traveling out of town to good jobs in other cities.

Olympia Fields is one of the most well-educated cities in the nation. 49.67% of adults in Olympia Fields 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 Olympia Fields in 2010 was $48,526, which is wealthy relative to Illinois and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $194,104 for a family of four.

Olympia Fields is a very ethnically-diverse village. The people who call Olympia Fields home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Olympia Fields residents report their race to be Black or African-American, followed by White. Important ancestries of people in Olympia Fields include Irish, African, English, and Italian.

The most common language spoken in Olympia Fields is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French.

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