Schiller Park is a somewhat small village located in the state of Illinois. With a population of 11,806 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Schiller Park is the 201st largest community in Illinois.
Schiller Park real estate is some of the most expensive in Illinois, although Schiller Park house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Unlike some villages, Schiller Park isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Schiller Park are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Schiller Park is a village of service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Schiller Park who work in office and administrative support (14.10%), sales jobs (8.73%), and management occupations (7.98%).
In Schiller Park, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 31.91 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.
In Schiller Park, a lot of people use taxis to get to work every day though Schiller Park is a relatively small village. Those that ride taxis are primarily traveling out of town to good jobs in other cities.
The percentage of adults in Schiller Park who are college-educated is close to the national average for all communities of 21.84%: 20.47% of the adults in Schiller Park have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Schiller Park in 2010 was $23,002, which is lower middle income relative to Illinois, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $92,008 for a family of four. However, Schiller Park contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Schiller Park is an extremely ethnically-diverse village. The people who call Schiller Park home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Schiller Park residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Schiller Park also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 30.14% of the village’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Schiller Park include Italian, Irish, German, and Bulgarian.
Foreign born people are also an important part of Schiller Park's cultural character, accounting for 42.79% of the village’s population.
The most common language spoken in Schiller Park is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Polish.