West Chicago, IL
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West Chicago profile

Living in West Chicago

West Chicago is a medium-sized city located in the state of Illinois. With a population of 25,370 people and eight constituent neighborhoods, West Chicago is the 87th largest community in Illinois.

West Chicago real estate is some of the most expensive in Illinois, although West Chicago house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.

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

In terms of college education, West Chicago is substantially better educated than the typical community in the nation, which has 21.84% of the adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree: 31.06% of adults in West Chicago have a college degree.

The per capita income in West Chicago in 2018 was $33,049, which is upper middle income relative to Illinois and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $132,196 for a family of four. However, West Chicago contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

West Chicago is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call West Chicago home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. People of Hispanic or Latino origin are the most prevalent group in West Chicago, accounting for 48.93% of the city’s residents (people of Hispanic or Latino origin can be of any race). The greatest number of West Chicago residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in West Chicago include German, Irish, Polish, Italian, and English.

In addition, West Chicago has a lot of people living here who were born outside of the US (32.08%).

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