Willowbrook is a somewhat small village located in the state of Illinois. With a population of 8,613 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Willowbrook is the 246th largest community in Illinois.
Willowbrook real estate is some of the most expensive in Illinois, although Willowbrook 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, Willowbrook is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Willowbrook is a village of professionals, managers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Willowbrook who work in management occupations (14.06%), office and administrative support (13.11%), and sales jobs (9.28%).
Also of interest is that Willowbrook has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Despite being a small village, Willowbrook has a lot of people using the train to get to and from work every day. Most of these people on the train are using it to get to good jobs in other cities.
Willowbrook is one of the most well-educated cities in the nation. 47.13% of adults in Willowbrook 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 Willowbrook in 2010 was $39,968, which is wealthy relative to Illinois and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $159,872 for a family of four. However, Willowbrook contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Willowbrook is an extremely ethnically-diverse village. The people who call Willowbrook home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Willowbrook residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Willowbrook include Irish, Polish, Italian, and English.
Foreign born people are also an important part of Willowbrook's cultural character, accounting for 26.80% of the village’s population.
The most common language spoken in Willowbrook is English. Other important languages spoken here include Chinese and Other Asian languages.