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 where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Sauk Village is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce 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 (19.28%), sales jobs (9.72%), and healthcare suport services (6.49%).
One downside of living in Sauk Village is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Sauk Village, the average commute to work is 33.92 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average. On the other hand, local public transit is widely used in the village, so leaving the car at home and taking transit is often a viable alternative.
In Sauk Village, a lot of people use the bus to get to work every day though Sauk Village is a relatively small village. Those that ride the bus are primarily traveling out of town to good jobs in other cities.
In Sauk Village, just 11.26% of people have at least a bachelor's degree, which is quite a bit lower than the national average for cities and towns of 21.84%.
The per capita income in Sauk Village in 2010 was $17,678, which is low income relative to Illinois and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $70,712 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. Important ancestries of people in Sauk Village include German, Polish, Italian, and English.
The most common language spoken in Sauk Village is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Italian.