Sherman - Williamsville is a very small town located in the state of Illinois. With a population of 4,548 people and just one neighborhood, Sherman - Williamsville is the 366th largest community in Illinois. Much of the housing stock in Sherman - Williamsville was built relatively recently. The construction of new real estate can often be taken as an indication that the local Sherman - Williamsville economy is robust, and that jobs or other amenities are attracting an influx of new residents. This seems to be the case in Sherman - Williamsville, where the median household income is $128,583.00.
Sherman - Williamsville is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Sherman - Williamsville is a town of professionals, managers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Sherman - Williamsville who work in management occupations (16.71%), office and administrative support (13.41%), and teaching (10.39%).
Also of interest is that Sherman - Williamsville has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 11.59% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
Sherman - Williamsville is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Sherman - Williamsville’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.
The education level of Sherman - Williamsville ranks among the highest in the nation. Of the 25-and-older adult population in Sherman - Williamsville, 45.16% have at least a bachelor's degree. The typical US community has just 21.84% of its adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree.
The per capita income in Sherman - Williamsville in 2018 was $56,723, which is wealthy relative to Illinois and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $226,892 for a family of four.
The people who call Sherman - Williamsville home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Sherman - Williamsville residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Sherman - Williamsville include German, English, Irish, Italian, and French.
The most common language spoken in Sherman - Williamsville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and Spanish.
The way a neighborhood looks and feels when you walk or drive around it, from its setting, its buildings, and its flavor, can make all the difference. This neighborhood has some really cool things about the way it looks and feels as revealed by NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research. This might include anything from the housing stock to the types of households living here to how people get around.
The government often provides some of the more stable jobs in the economy. From local, to state, to federal government workers, the government can also be a major employer. What NeighborhoodScout's analysis revealed, is that the neighborhood in particular stands out when compared nationally for the proportion of its working residents who are employed by the government. At 12.8% of its workforce, this neighborhood has a greater concentration of government workers than 95.2% of U.S. neighborhoods.
The neighborhood is a great option for families, as revealed by NeighborhoodScout's research on this neighborhood. The combination of top public schools, low crime rates, and owner-occupied single family homes, make this neighborhood among the top 5.3% of family-friendly neighborhoods in the state of Illinois. Many other families also live here, making it easy to socialize and develop a sense of community. In addition, families here highly value education, as is reflected by the strength of the local schools. In addition to being an excellent choice for families with school-aged children, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for urban sophisticates and highly educated executives.
Did you know that the neighborhood has more Czechoslovakian and Dutch ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 1.2% of this neighborhood's residents have Czechoslovakian ancestry and 4.4% have Dutch ancestry.
There are two complementary measures for understanding the income of a neighborhood's residents: the average and the extremes. While a neighborhood may be relatively wealthy overall, it is equally important to understand the rate of people - particularly children - who are living at or below the federal poverty line, which is extremely low income. Some neighborhoods with a lower average income may actually have a lower childhood poverty rate than another with a higher average income, and this helps us understand the conditions and character of a neighborhood.
The neighbors in the neighborhood in Sherman - Williamsville are wealthy, making it among the 15% highest income neighborhoods in America. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 91.7% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 1.1% of the children seventeen and under living in this neighborhood are living below the federal poverty line, which is a lower rate of childhood poverty than is found in 78.6% of America's neighborhoods.
What we choose to do for a living reflects who we are. Each neighborhood has a different mix of occupations represented, and together these tell you about the neighborhood and help you understand if this neighborhood may fit your lifestyle.
In the neighborhood, 51.3% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is manufacturing and laborer occupations, with 19.3% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (14.8%), and 14.3% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.
The most common language spoken in the neighborhood is English, spoken by 98.9% of households. Some people also speak Italian (6.1%).
Culture is shared learned behavior. We learn it from our parents, their parents, our houses of worship, and much of our culture – our learned behavior – comes from our ancestors. That is why ancestry and ethnicity can be so interesting and important to understand: places with concentrations of people of one or more ancestries often express those shared learned behaviors and this gives each neighborhood its own culture. Even different neighborhoods in the same city can have drastically different cultures.
In the neighborhood in Sherman - Williamsville, IL, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (27.1%). There are also a number of people of English ancestry (21.2%), and residents who report Irish roots (13.3%), and some of the residents are also of Italian ancestry (8.8%), along with some French ancestry residents (5.1%), among others.
Even if your neighborhood is walkable, you may still have to drive to your place of work. Some neighborhoods are located where many can get to work in just a few minutes, while others are located such that most residents have a long and arduous commute. The greatest number of commuters in neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (55.5% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (81.8%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors to get to work (5.2%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.