Willow Springs is a somewhat small village located in the state of Illinois. With a population of 5,709 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Willow Springs is the 317th largest community in Illinois.
Willow Springs home prices are not only among the most expensive in Illinois, but Willow Springs real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Willow Springs is a decidedly white-collar village, with fully 86.45% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Willow Springs is a village of sales and office workers, professionals and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Willow Springs who work in sales jobs (15.95%), office and administrative support (13.42%) and management occupations (12.41%).
Also of interest is that Willow Springs has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Because of many things, Willow Springs is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Willow Springs really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Willow Springs perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.
In Willow Springs, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 36.40 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average. One bright side is that local public transit is widely used, so it may be an option to avoid the headache of driving in the heavy traffic by leaving the car at home and taking transit.
Even though Willow Springs is a smaller village, it has many people who hop on public transportation – mostly the train for their daily commute to work. Typically, these people are commuting to good jobs in the surrounding cities.
The citizens of Willow Springs are very well educated compared to the average community in the nation: 38.93% of adults in Willow Springs have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.
The per capita income in Willow Springs in 2010 was $40,571, which is wealthy relative to Illinois and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $162,284 for a family of four.
The people who call Willow Springs home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Willow Springs residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Willow Springs include Polish, Irish, German, Italian, Czech and English.
The languages spoken by people in Willow Springs are diverse. These are tabulated as the languages people preferentially speak when they are at home with their families. The most common language spoken in Willow Springs is English. Other important languages spoken here include Polish, Spanish and Other Indo-European.
|WILLOW SPRINGS INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|NUMBER OF HOMES AND APARTMENTS||2,375|
|WILLOW SPRINGS HOME OWNERSHIP|
|% OWNER OCCUPIED||86.19%|
|% RENTER OCCUPIED||13.81%|
|TYPE OF WILLOW SPRINGS HOMES|
|SINGLE FAMILY DETACHED||61.11%|
|ROWHOUSES AND ATTACHED HOMES||26.03%|
|SMALL APARTMENT BUILDINGS||4.97%|
|COMPLEXES OR HIGH RISE APARTMENTS||7.57%|
|SIZE OF WILLOW SPRINGS HOMES|
|5 OR MORE BEDROOMS||4.81%|
|AGE OF WILLOW SPRINGS HOMES|
|NEWER HOMES (2000 OR LATER)||27.51%|
|ESTABLISHED, BUT NOT OLD HOMES (1970-1999)||43.53%|
|WELL-ESTABLISHED, OLD HOMES (1940-1969)||23.03%|
|HISTORIC (1939 OR BEFORE)||5.93%|
|WILLOW SPRINGS REAL ESTATE INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|MEDIAN HOME VALUE||$350,426|
|MEDIAN RENTAL PRICE||$1,472|
|HOME VALUE RANGE|
|$0 - $54,000||2.98%|
|$54,001 - $109,000||2.39%|
|$109,001 - $218,000||13.97%|
|$218,001 - $327,000||26.97%|
|$327,001 - $435,000||30.53%|
|$435,001 - $544,000||7.67%|
|$544,001 - $816,000||6.60%|
|$816,001 - $1,088,000||2.69%|
|PEOPLE OF WILLOW SPRINGS||DETAILS|
|UNDER 5 YEARS||5.06%|
|5 TO 17||13.09%|
|18 TO 24||6.17%|
|25 TO 34||10.72%|
|35 TO 54||30.92%|
|55 TO 64||17.22%|
|65 YEARS AND OVER||16.83%|
|EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS|
|HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES||95.57%|
|MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME||$75,038|
|PER CAPITA INCOME||$40,571|
|INDIVIDUALS BELOW POVERTY LEVEL||6.94%|
|INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN||Education (14.18%)
Professional, scientific, and technical services (6.17%)
Real estate (3.81%)
Public Service (3.48%)
Information Technology (2.72%)
|BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN||1.81%|
|AMERICAN INDIAN AND ALASKA NATIVE||0.00%|
|NATIVE HAWAIIAN AND OTHER PACIFIC ISLANDERS||0.00%|
|SOME OTHER RACE ALONE||2.74%|
|TWO OR MORE RACES||1.18%|
|HISPANIC OR LATINO (OF ANY RACE)||6.92%|
|ETHNICITIES PRESENT||Polish (21.40%)
|LANGUAGES SPOKEN||English (78.66%)
Other Indo-European (2.18%)
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