Warrenville, IL

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Living in Warrenville

Warrenville is a somewhat small city located in the state of Illinois. With a population of 13,260 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Warrenville is the 184th largest community in Illinois.

Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Warrenville is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Warrenville is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Warrenville who work in office and administrative support (16.96%), management occupations (12.30%), and sales jobs (7.84%).

Also of interest is that Warrenville 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: 8.81% 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.

Because of many things, Warrenville is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Warrenville a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The city’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Warrenville has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Warrenville’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.

Warrenville is one of the most well-educated cities in the nation. 45.71% of adults in Warrenville have at least a bachelor's degree. Compare that to the average community in America, which has just 21.84% with a bachelor's degree or higher.

The per capita income in Warrenville in 2010 was $35,493, which is wealthy relative to Illinois and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $141,972 for a family of four. However, Warrenville contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Warrenville is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Warrenville home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Warrenville residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Warrenville also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 20.53% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Warrenville include German, Irish, Italian, Polish, and English.

The most common language spoken in Warrenville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Vietnamese.