Yorkville, IL
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Living in Yorkville

Yorkville is a medium-sized city located in the state of Illinois. With a population of 21,533 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Yorkville is the 112th 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 $101,245.00.

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.

Unlike some cities, Yorkville isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Yorkville are a mix of both white- and blue-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 (15.46%), sales jobs (10.39%), and management occupations (9.60%).

Of important note, Yorkville is also a city of artists. Yorkville has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Yorkville’s character.

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 34.12 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: 37.60% of adults in Yorkville have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.

The per capita income in Yorkville in 2018 was $35,449, which is upper middle income relative to Illinois and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $141,796 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 11.82% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Yorkville include German, Irish, Italian, English, and Polish.

The most common language spoken in Yorkville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and Spanish.