Westmont is a medium-sized village located in the state of Illinois. With a population of 24,443 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 where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Westmont is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce 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 (13.56%), sales jobs (10.33%), and management occupations (9.72%).
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.
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: 44.05% 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 $40,077, which is wealthy relative to Illinois and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $160,308 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 14.72% of the village’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Westmont include German, Irish, Polish, Italian, and English.
In addition, Westmont has a lot of people living here who were born outside of the US (23.08%).
The most common language spoken in Westmont is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Langs. of India.