Tinley Park is a larger medium-sized village located in the state of Illinois. With a population of 55,773 people and ten constituent neighborhoods, Tinley Park is the 22nd largest community in Illinois.
Tinley Park real estate is some of the most expensive in Illinois, although Tinley Park house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Unlike some villages, Tinley Park isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Tinley Park are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Tinley Park is a village of sales and office workers, professionals, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Tinley Park who work in office and administrative support (14.96%), sales jobs (12.71%), and management occupations (9.62%).
Also of interest is that Tinley Park has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
One downside of living in Tinley Park is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Tinley Park, the average commute to work is 33.29 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.
Like elsewhere in America, most people in Tinley Park use a private automobile to get to work. But notably, a substantial number of Tinley Park‘s citizens do make use of public transit in their daily commute, primarily riding the train. This helps more people get to work with less air pollution, and require fewer highways to get them there.
The population of Tinley Park is very well educated relative to most cities and towns in the nation, where the average community has 21.84% of its adult population holding a 4-year degree or higher: 36.56% of adults in Tinley Park have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.
The per capita income in Tinley Park in 2018 was $37,143, which is wealthy relative to Illinois, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $148,572 for a family of four. However, Tinley Park contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Tinley Park is a somewhat ethnically-diverse village. The people who call Tinley Park home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Tinley Park residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Tinley Park include Irish, German, Polish, Italian, and English.
The most common language spoken in Tinley Park is English. Other important languages spoken here include Arabic and Spanish.