Westmont is a medium-sized village located in the state of Illinois. With a population of 24,150 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.
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 15.05% 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.
Like elsewhere in America, most people in Westmont use a private automobile to get to work. But notably, a substantial number of Westmont‘s citizens do make use of public transit in their daily commute, primarily riding the train. This helps more people get to work with less air pollution, and require fewer highways to get them there.
The citizens of Westmont are among the most well-educated in the nation: 48.61% 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 $44,543, which is wealthy relative to Illinois and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $178,172 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 13.17% of the village’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Westmont include Irish, German, Polish, Italian, and English.
Westmont also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 24.03%.
The most common language spoken in Westmont is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Langs. of India.