Yorkville is a medium-sized city located in the state of Illinois. With a population of 20,613 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Yorkville is the 148th largest community in Illinois. Yorkville has seen a significant amount of newer housing growth in recent years. Quite often, new home construction is the result of new residents moving in who are middle class or wealthier, attracted by jobs, a healthy local economy, or other amenities as they leave nearby or far away areas for greener pastures. This seems to be the case in Yorkville, where the median household income is $97,610.00.
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 sales and office workers, professionals, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Yorkville who work in office and administrative support (14.41%), management occupations (11.60%), and sales jobs (8.37%).
Because of many things, Yorkville is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Yorkville 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 city’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Yorkville has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Yorkville’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
One downside of living in Yorkville, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 34.14 minutes every day commuting to work.
The education level of Yorkville citizens is very high relative to the national average among all cities (21.84%): 34.45% of adults in Yorkville have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.
The per capita income in Yorkville in 2018 was $34,429, which is upper middle income relative to Illinois and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $137,716 for a family of four. However, Yorkville contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Yorkville is a very 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 13.31% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Yorkville include German, Irish, Italian, Polish, and Norwegian.
The most common language spoken in Yorkville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and Spanish.