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 professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Warrenville who work in office and administrative support (14.03%), management occupations (12.28%), and business and financial occupations (7.44%).

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: 9.07% 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.

The citizens of Warrenville are among the most well-educated in the nation: 44.30% of adults in Warrenville have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree, whereas the average US city has 21.84% holding at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Warrenville in 2010 was $35,642, which is upper middle income relative to Illinois and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $142,568 for a family of four. However, Warrenville contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Warrenville is a very 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 18.98% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Warrenville include German, Irish, Polish, Italian, and English.

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