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. Much of the housing stock in Yorkville was built relatively recently. The construction of new real estate can often be taken as an indication that the local Yorkville economy is robust, and that jobs or other amenities are attracting an influx of new residents. This seems to be the case in Yorkville, where the median household income is $86,387.00.
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 service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Yorkville who work in office and administrative support (13.96%), management occupations (11.23%), and teaching (10.83%).
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.
Yorkville 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 city’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, Yorkville’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
One downside of living in Yorkville is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Yorkville, the average commute to work is 31.57 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.
The overall education level of Yorkville citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 33.00% of adults in Yorkville have at least a bachelor's degree, and the average American community has 21.84%.
The per capita income in Yorkville in 2010 was $32,063, which is upper middle income relative to Illinois, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $128,252 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. 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.