Tuesday, December 11, 2012
The U.S. Census Bureau released detailed data for communities around the country last week. Here's a look at some key numbers for those living on the North Shore.
The U.S. Census Bureau last week released estimates from its American Community Survey, which provides detailed statistics for 2007 to 2011 on everything from housing to employment to marital status in communities throughout the country. Patch sites along the North Shore broke down the data for their communities. You can check out the individual stories by clicking on the links at the bottom of the page. We also compiled some interesting data in the table below to show how the communities compared to each other demographically, as well as how they compare to the state as a whole. The Census Bureau's data is available here. In general, the New Trier Township communities topped the charts for wealth, home value and level of education, …
Monday, December 10, 2012
The government can tell you how much money is made, how many years have been spent in school and a lot more in detailed U.S. Census data released last week.
How do you picture Deerfield? Everyone has an image of what the Village is and is not and one thing which does not lie are numbers. With the help of factual data from the United States Census Bureau, a picture can be drawn. Get local news in a daily email from Patch. It's like getting a free newspaper. Learn more. What is the average income in town? How well educated is the community? How many people are married and how many are single? Not all the answers are that simple. The median family income in Deerfield is $192,394 while more than a third of the Village’s families make more than $200,000 per year, according to data from the American Community Survey of the Census Department. Most every adult who wants to be working has a job with an…
Monday, January 9, 2012
Village comes in 2,264 out of just over 3,000 communities of similar size.
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Monday, January 9, 2012
Deerfield may rank very high as a place to live when it comes to things like education and municipal services, but it finishes 2,264 out of 3,012 smaller communities in the country when it comes to commuting times, according to a story last week in the Business Journals. The ranking is based on the statistical abstract of the 2009 American Community Survey which is part of the United States Census Bureau. In all, 3,012 municipalities throughout the country with a population between 10,000 and 50,000 were ranked. Approximately a quarter (27.81 percent) of Deerfield’s residents commute less than 14 minutes to work while a similar amount (24.00 percent) spend more than 45 minutes getting go and from the job. Libertyville was the top ranked…