Yorkville is a medium-sized city located in the state of Illinois. With a population of 18,451 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Yorkville is the 148th largest community in Illinois. There's nothing like the smell of a brand new house, and in Yorkville, you'll find that a large proportion of houses were recently built. New growth in residential real estate is an indication that people are choosing to move to Yorkville, and putting down their money on brand new construction. Yorkville’s real estate is, on average, some of the newest in the nation. Yorkville does seem to be experiencing an influx of affluent people, because the median household income is $89,850.00.
Yorkville real estate is some of the most expensive in Illinois, although Yorkville house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Yorkville is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Yorkville is a city of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Yorkville who work in office and administrative support (14.05%), management occupations (13.87%), and teaching (9.45%).
Also of interest is that Yorkville has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Because of many things, Yorkville 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, Yorkville really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Yorkville 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 Yorkville, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 33.29 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.
The citizens of Yorkville are very well educated compared to the average community in the nation: 37.07% of adults in Yorkville have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.
The per capita income in Yorkville in 2010 was $33,014, which is wealthy relative to Illinois and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $132,056 for a family of four. However, Yorkville contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Yorkville is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Yorkville home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Yorkville residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Yorkville also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 10.10% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Yorkville include Irish, Italian, Polish, and English.
The most common language spoken in Yorkville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Italian.