Westmont is a medium-sized village located in the state of Illinois. With a population of 24,429 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Westmont is the 94th largest community in Illinois.
Westmont real estate is some of the most expensive in Illinois, although Westmont house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Unlike some villages, Westmont isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Westmont are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Westmont is a village of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Westmont who work in office and administrative support (13.04%), management occupations (11.55%), and sales jobs (9.29%).
Also of interest is that Westmont has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Of important note, Westmont is also a village of artists. Westmont has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Westmont’s character.
A relatively large number of people in Westmont telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 8.32% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. 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.
For the size of the village, public transportation in Westmont is quite heavily used. Mostly, people who use it for their daily commute are taking the train. For Westmont, the benefits are reduced air pollution and congestion on the highways.
The citizens of Westmont are among the most well-educated in the nation: 46.81% of adults in Westmont 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 Westmont in 2018 was $43,229, which is wealthy relative to Illinois and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $172,916 for a family of four. However, Westmont contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Westmont is an extremely ethnically-diverse village. The people who call Westmont home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Westmont residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Westmont also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 12.72% of the village’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Westmont include German, Irish, Polish, Italian, and English.
Westmont also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 23.25%.
The most common language spoken in Westmont is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Langs. of India.