Oak Brook is a small village located in DuPage County, Illinois about 20 miles from
downtown Chicago. The close proximity to Chicago along with a country feel make it a
very desirable place to call home. The population of Oak Brook according to 2016
statistics is 8,070 making it 257 the largest community in Illinois.
Oak Brook real estate prices are not only among the most expensive in Illinois, but Oak
Brook real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in the United
States. The Oak Brook real estate owner’s average age is 54.4 and the median home
price is $866,569 for a detached home based on MLS statistics. The median price for
Oak Brook real estate for attached homes is $341,137.
Oak Brook is a predominately a white-collar village, with fully 96.28% of the workforce
employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Oak Brook is a
village of professionals, managers, and sales and office workers. There are many
people living in Oak Brook who work in management occupations (22.93%), healthcare
(21.37%), and office and administrative support (14.39%). Oak Brook is home to many
companies such as, McDonald’s, Ace Hardware, Inland Real Estate and Lion’s Club
Due to many factors, families consider purchasing Oak Brook real estate when making
a move. Oak Brook real estate is divided amongst several unique subdivisions around
the village. With a collection of good high schools such as Hinsdale Central, Hinsdale
South, York Community, Willowbrook Community and Downers Grove North, people
are drawn to settle in Oak Brook.
In addition, low crime, easy access to Chicago and expressways, shopping and
entertainment. Oak Brook has an abundance of features that families look for when
choosing a good community to raise children.
The per capita income in Oak Brook based on 2010 statistics was $86,134, which is
wealthy relative to Illinois and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $344,536
for a family of four.