Villa Park is a medium-sized village located in the state of Illinois. With a population of 21,969 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Villa Park is the 115th largest community in Illinois.
Villa Park real estate is some of the most expensive in Illinois, although Villa Park house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Unlike some villages, Villa Park isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Villa Park are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Villa Park is a village of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Villa Park who work in office and administrative support (17.43%), sales jobs (10.70%), and management occupations (8.47%).
Also of interest is that Villa Park has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Of important note, Villa Park is also a village of artists. Villa Park has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Villa Park’s character.
Like elsewhere in America, most people in Villa Park use a private automobile to get to work. But notably, a substantial number of Villa 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 education level of Villa Park citizens is very high relative to the national average among all cities (21.84%): 34.32% of adults in Villa Park have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.
The per capita income in Villa Park in 2010 was $28,970, which is upper middle income relative to Illinois and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $115,880 for a family of four. However, Villa Park contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Villa Park is a somewhat ethnically-diverse village. The people who call Villa Park home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Villa Park residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Villa Park also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 22.00% of the village’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Villa Park include Irish, Polish, Italian, and English.
Foreign born people are also an important part of Villa Park's cultural character, accounting for 15.61% of the village’s population.
The most common language spoken in Villa Park is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Urdu.