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 88.37% 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 (18.77%), sales jobs (13.03%), and business and financial occupations (9.85%).
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.
One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 8.34% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. 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.
Winfield is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The village’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the 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 is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Winfield, the average commute to work is 31.22 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average. On the other hand, local public transit is widely used in the village, so leaving the car at home and taking transit is often a viable alternative.
In Winfield, a lot of people use the train to get to work every day though Winfield is a relatively small village. Those that ride the train are primarily traveling out of town to good jobs in other cities.
Do you like to read, write and learn? If you move to Winfield, you'll likely find that many of your neighbors like to as well. Winfield is one of the more educated communities in America, with a full 59.18% of its adults having a college degree or even advanced degree, compared to a national average across all communities of 21.84%.
The per capita income in Winfield in 2018 was $53,449, which is wealthy relative to Illinois and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $213,796 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, English, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Winfield is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Other Indo-European.