Roselle, IL


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Roselle is a medium-sized village located in the state of Illinois. With a population of 22,994 people and six constituent neighborhoods, Roselle is the 108th largest community in Illinois.

Roselle real estate is some of the most expensive in Illinois, although Roselle house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.

Unlike some villages, Roselle isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Roselle are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Roselle is a village of sales and office workers, professionals, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Roselle who work in office and administrative support (18.04%), sales jobs (10.64%), and management occupations (10.34%).

Also of interest is that Roselle has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

Because of many things, Roselle is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Roselle really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Roselle perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.

Like elsewhere in America, most people in Roselle use a private automobile to get to work. But notably, a substantial number of Roselle‘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 citizens of Roselle are very well educated compared to the average community in the nation: 37.59% of adults in Roselle have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.

The per capita income in Roselle in 2010 was $33,791, which is wealthy relative to Illinois and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $135,164 for a family of four.

Roselle is a very ethnically-diverse village. The people who call Roselle home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Roselle residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Roselle also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 10.15% of the village’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Roselle include Italian, Polish, Irish, and English.

In addition, Roselle has a lot of people living here who were born outside of the US (16.99%).

The most common language spoken in Roselle is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Polish.