Westmont, IL

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Living in Westmont

Westmont is a medium-sized village located in the state of Illinois. With a population of 24,647 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 sales and office workers, professionals, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Westmont who work in office and administrative support (14.63%), management occupations (11.68%), and sales jobs (11.30%).

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.

Although the majority of commuting trips in the village are by private automobile, Westmont is somewhat unusual for a village of its size for having a substantial number of people who use public transportation. For a lot of people, the train helps to get to and from their jobs every morning, which benefits everyone in the Westmont area by reducing both traffic and air pollution.

Westmont is one of the most well-educated cities in the nation. 42.79% of adults in Westmont 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 Westmont in 2010 was $36,458, which is wealthy relative to Illinois and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $145,832 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 13.94% 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 (20.58%).

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