Streamwood, IL

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Living in Streamwood

Streamwood is a medium-sized village located in the state of Illinois. With a population of 39,570 people and seven constituent neighborhoods, Streamwood is the 42nd largest community in Illinois.

Unlike some villages where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Streamwood is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Streamwood is a village of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Streamwood who work in office and administrative support (13.99%), sales jobs (10.31%), and management occupations (9.34%).

Also of interest is that Streamwood has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

One downside of living in Streamwood is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Streamwood, the average commute to work is 31.36 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.

In terms of college education, Streamwood is somewhat better educated than the 21.84% who have a 4-year degree or higher in the typical US community: 26.70% of adults 25 and older in the village have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Streamwood in 2010 was $30,542, which is upper middle income relative to Illinois and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $122,168 for a family of four. However, Streamwood contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Streamwood is an extremely ethnically-diverse village. The people who call Streamwood home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Streamwood residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Streamwood also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 34.37% of the village’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Streamwood include Polish, German, Irish, Italian, and English.

Foreign born people are also an important part of Streamwood's cultural character, accounting for 29.57% of the village’s population.

The most common language spoken in Streamwood is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Langs. of India.