Westmont, IL
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Westmont is a medium-sized village located in the state of Illinois. With a population of 24,941 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Westmont is the 94th largest community in Illinois.

Westmont home prices are not only among the most expensive in Illinois, but Westmont real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.

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 (14.01%), management occupations (12.30%), and sales jobs (11.13%).

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.

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.

Westmont is one of the most well-educated cities in the nation. 42.81% 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 $33,233, which is wealthy relative to Illinois and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $132,932 for a family of four. However, Westmont contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Westmont is a very 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. Important ancestries of people in Westmont include Irish, Polish, Italian, and English.

Westmont also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 19.82%.

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