Winfield is a somewhat small village located in the state of Illinois. With a population of 9,636 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Winfield is the 234th largest community in Illinois.
Winfield real estate is some of the most expensive in Illinois, although Winfield house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Winfield is a decidedly white-collar village, with fully 90.03% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Winfield is a village of professionals, managers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Winfield who work in management occupations (18.79%), sales jobs (11.14%), and business and financial occupations (10.18%).
Also of interest is that Winfield has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 9.03% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. 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.
Because of many things, Winfield is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Winfield a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The village’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Winfield has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Winfield’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.
One downside of living in Winfield, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 31.39 minutes every day commuting to work. However, local public transit is widely used. For those who would prefer to avoid driving entirely and leave their car at home, it may be an option to use the transit instead.
Despite being a small village, Winfield 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.
If knowledge is power, Winfield is a pretty powerful place. 63.08% of the adults in Winfield have earned a 4-year college degree, masters degree, MD, law degree, or even PhD. Compare that to the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns.
The per capita income in Winfield in 2018 was $54,222, which is wealthy relative to Illinois and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $216,888 for a family of four.
The people who call Winfield home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Winfield residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Winfield include German, Irish, Polish, Italian, and English.
The most common language spoken in Winfield is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Other Indo-European.