Bourbonnais is a medium-sized village located in the state of Illinois. With a population of 19,462 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Bourbonnais is the 134th largest community in Illinois.
Unlike some villages, Bourbonnais isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Bourbonnais are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Bourbonnais is a village of professionals, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Bourbonnais who work in teaching (12.83%), office and administrative support (11.56%), and sales jobs (10.55%).
Also of interest is that Bourbonnais has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Bourbonnais is also a college town, where lots of students live while attending area colleges. Because of the high percentage of people living in Bourbonnais enrolled in college, Bourbonnais has a number of services, amenities and opportunities geared towards the needs and activities of students.
The population of Bourbonnais is very well educated relative to most cities and towns in the nation, where the average community has 21.84% of its adult population holding a 4-year degree or higher: 37.31% of adults in Bourbonnais have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.
The per capita income in Bourbonnais in 2018 was $30,712, which is upper middle income relative to Illinois and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $122,848 for a family of four. However, Bourbonnais contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Bourbonnais is a very ethnically-diverse village. The people who call Bourbonnais home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Bourbonnais residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Bourbonnais include German, Irish, French, Italian, and English.
The most common language spoken in Bourbonnais is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French.