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.
Roselle is a decidedly white-collar village, with fully 85.95% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. 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 (20.53%), management occupations (11.11%), and sales jobs (9.86%).
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.
Roselle is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The village’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Roselle’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.
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 population of Roselle is very well educated relative to most cities and towns in the nation, where the average community has 21.84% of its adult population holding a 4-year degree or higher: 37.10% of adults in Roselle have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.
The per capita income in Roselle in 2010 was $33,650, which is wealthy relative to Illinois and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $134,600 for a family of four. However, Roselle contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Roselle is a somewhat 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. Important ancestries of people in Roselle include Italian, Polish, Irish, and English.
Foreign born people are also an important part of Roselle's cultural character, accounting for 16.26% of the village’s population.
The most common language spoken in Roselle is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Polish.