Winfield is a somewhat small village located in the state of Illinois. With a population of 9,569 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Winfield is the 234th largest community in Illinois.
Winfield home prices are not only among the most expensive in Illinois, but Winfield real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Winfield is a decidedly white-collar village, with fully 88.47% 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 (17.39%), office and administrative support (11.68%) and sales jobs (10.86%).
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.
In addition, Winfield is home to many people who could be described as "urban sophisticates". Urban sophisticates are people who are both educated and wealthy, and thus tend to be older, richer, and more established than young professionals. "Urban sophisticates" is not just about being educated and well-off financially: it is a point of view and state of mind, one that you might call 'urbaneness'. But such people can and do regularly live in small towns, suburbs and rural areas, as well as in big cities. They read, support the arts and high-end shops, and love travel.
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, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 31.00 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.
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 50.43% 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 2010 was $47,631, which is wealthy relative to Illinois and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $190,524 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, Italian, Polish, English and Swedish.
The most common language spoken in Winfield is English. Some people also speak Spanish.
|NUMBER OF HOMES AND APARTMENTS||3,563|
|WINFIELD HOME OWNERSHIP|
|% OWNER OCCUPIED||92.77%|
|% RENTER OCCUPIED||7.23%|
|TYPE OF WINFIELD HOMES|
|SINGLE FAMILY DETACHED||65.02%|
|ROWHOUSES AND ATTACHED HOMES||21.86%|
|SMALL APARTMENT BUILDINGS||5.60%|
|COMPLEXES OR HIGH RISE APARTMENTS||4.50%|
|SIZE OF WINFIELD HOMES|
|5 OR MORE BEDROOMS||8.16%|
|AGE OF WINFIELD HOMES|
|NEWER HOMES (2000 OR LATER)||15.64%|
|ESTABLISHED, BUT NOT OLD HOMES (1970-1999)||57.92%|
|WELL-ESTABLISHED, OLD HOMES (1940-1969)||23.53%|
|HISTORIC (1939 OR BEFORE)||2.91%|
|WINFIELD REAL ESTATE INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|MEDIAN HOME VALUE||$316,936|
|MEDIAN RENTAL PRICE||$1,482|
|HOME VALUE RANGE|
|$0 - $54,000||5.25%|
|$54,001 - $109,000||2.77%|
|$109,001 - $218,000||18.99%|
|$218,001 - $327,000||25.96%|
|$327,001 - $435,000||26.89%|
|$435,001 - $544,000||5.31%|
|$544,001 - $816,000||12.03%|
|$816,001 - $1,088,000||2.53%|
|PEOPLE OF WINFIELD||DETAILS|
|UNDER 5 YEARS||6.01%|
|5 TO 17||15.60%|
|18 TO 24||5.80%|
|25 TO 34||11.68%|
|35 TO 54||29.46%|
|55 TO 64||16.52%|
|65 YEARS AND OVER||14.93%|
|EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS|
|HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES||96.47%|
|MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME||$96,464|
|PER CAPITA INCOME||$47,631|
|INDIVIDUALS BELOW POVERTY LEVEL||4.76%|
|INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN||Healthcare (13.15%)
Professional, scientific, and technical services (12.35%)
Public Service (4.96%)
Real estate (2.91%)
Information Technology (2.21%)
|BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN||1.30%|
|AMERICAN INDIAN AND ALASKA NATIVE||0.00%|
|NATIVE HAWAIIAN AND OTHER PACIFIC ISLANDERS||0.00%|
|SOME OTHER RACE ALONE||0.28%|
|TWO OR MORE RACES||2.16%|
|HISPANIC OR LATINO (OF ANY RACE)||6.28%|
|ETHNICITIES PRESENT||German (28.00%)
|LANGUAGES SPOKEN||English (89.35%)
Other Indo-European (1.59%)
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