Sauk Village is a somewhat small village located in the state of Illinois. With a population of 10,493 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Sauk Village is the 216th largest community in Illinois.
Unlike some villages, Sauk Village isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Sauk Village are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Sauk Village is a village of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Sauk Village who work in office and administrative support (15.83%), sales jobs (11.59%), and healthcare suport services (8.48%).
One downside of living in Sauk Village, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 32.85 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.
Despite being a small village, Sauk Village has a lot of people using the bus to get to and from work every day. Most of these people on the bus are using it to get to good jobs in other cities.
The percentage of people in Sauk Village with college degrees is quite a bit lower than the national average for cities and towns of 21.84%: just 11.16% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Sauk Village in 2010 was $18,271, which is low income relative to Illinois, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $73,084 for a family of four. However, Sauk Village contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Sauk Village is an extremely ethnically-diverse village. The people who call Sauk Village home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Sauk Village residents report their race to be Black or African-American, followed by White. Sauk Village also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 10.23% of the village’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Sauk Village include Irish, Polish, English, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Sauk Village is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and African languages.