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.
Schiller Park is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-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%).
One downside of living in Schiller Park is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Schiller Park, the average commute to work is 31.91 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 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.
In addition, Schiller Park has a lot of people living here who were born outside of the US (42.79%).
The most common language spoken in Schiller Park is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Polish.