Lincolnshire is a somewhat small village located in the state of Illinois. With a population of 7,940 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Lincolnshire is the 263rd largest community in Illinois.
Lincolnshire home prices are not only among the most expensive in Illinois, but Lincolnshire real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Lincolnshire is a decidedly white-collar village, with fully 97.24% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Lincolnshire is a village of managers, professionals, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Lincolnshire who work in management occupations (27.51%), computer science and math (15.07%), and sales jobs (14.74%).
Also of interest is that Lincolnshire has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 18.45% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
In addition, Lincolnshire is home to many people who could be described as "urban sophisticates", which are people who are not only wealthy and employed in professional occupations, but highly educated to boot. Urban sophisticates have urbane tastes - whether they reside in a big or small city, a suburb, or a little town. Urban sophisticates support bookstores, quality clothing stores, enjoy luxury travel, and in big cities, they are truly the patrons of the arts, attending and supporting institutions such as opera, symphony, ballet, and theatre.
Because of many things, Lincolnshire 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, Lincolnshire really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Lincolnshire 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.
Even though Lincolnshire is a smaller village, it has many people who hop on public transportation – mostly the train for their daily commute to work. Typically, these people are commuting to good jobs in the surrounding cities.
If knowledge is power, Lincolnshire is a pretty powerful place. 73.19% of the adults in Lincolnshire have earned a 4-year college degree, masters degree, MD, law degree, or even PhD. Compare that to the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns.
The per capita income in Lincolnshire in 2018 was $82,088, which is wealthy relative to Illinois and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $328,352 for a family of four.
Lincolnshire is a very ethnically-diverse village. The people who call Lincolnshire home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Lincolnshire residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Lincolnshire include German, Polish, Irish, Russian, and English.
In addition, Lincolnshire has a lot of people living here who were born outside of the US (18.64%).
The most common language spoken in Lincolnshire is English. Other important languages spoken here include Chinese and Korean.