Round Lake Park is a somewhat small village located in the state of Illinois. With a population of 7,371 people and just one neighborhood, Round Lake Park is the 265th largest community in Illinois.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some villages where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Round Lake Park is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Round Lake Park 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 Park who work in office and administrative support (20.05%), maintenance occupations (14.06%) and sales jobs (13.73%).
Setting & Lifestyle
In Round Lake Park, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 30.35 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average. One bright side is that local public transit is widely used, so it may be an option to avoid the headache of driving in the heavy traffic by leaving the car at home and taking transit.
Even though Round Lake Park is a smaller village, it has many people who hop on public transportation – mostly the train for their daily commute to work. Typically, these people are commuting to good jobs in the surrounding cities.