Steger is a somewhat small village located in the state of Illinois. With a population of 9,515 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Steger is the 226th largest community in Illinois.
Unlike some villages where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Steger is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Steger is a village of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Steger who work in office and administrative support (16.91%), sales jobs (10.37%), and maintenance occupations (5.71%).
The percentage of adults in Steger with college degrees is slightly lower than the national average of 21.84% for all communities. 13.76% of adults in Steger have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Steger in 2010 was $22,375, 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 $89,500 for a family of four. However, Steger contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Steger is an extremely ethnically-diverse village. The people who call Steger home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Steger residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Steger also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 17.81% of the village’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Steger include Italian, Irish, Polish, and English.
The most common language spoken in Steger is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Italian.