Round Lake Beach is a medium-sized village located in the state of Illinois. With a population of 27,852 people and six constituent neighborhoods, Round Lake Beach is the 74th largest community in Illinois.
Round Lake Beach is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Round Lake Beach is a village of sales and office workers, service providers, and production and manufacturing workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Round Lake Beach who work in office and administrative support (14.46%), sales jobs (10.29%), and maintenance occupations (8.22%).
Also of interest is that Round Lake Beach has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
One downside of living in Round Lake Beach is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Round Lake Beach, the average commute to work is 32.34 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.
In terms of college education, the citizens of Round Lake Beach rank slightly lower than the national average. 15.33% of adults 25 and older in Round Lake Beach have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, while 21.84% of adults have a 4-year degree or higher in the average American community.
The per capita income in Round Lake Beach in 2010 was $20,116, which is lower middle income relative to Illinois and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $80,464 for a family of four. However, Round Lake Beach contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Round Lake Beach is a somewhat ethnically-diverse village. The people who call Round Lake Beach home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Round Lake Beach residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Round Lake Beach also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 48.53% of the village’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Round Lake Beach include Irish, Polish, Italian, and English.
Foreign born people are also an important part of Round Lake Beach's cultural character, accounting for 29.38% of the village’s population.
The most common language spoken in Round Lake Beach is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Polish.