The town of Berwyn, Illinois is home to slightly more than 56,000 residents. With an average age of just under 36, the city's residents skew decidedly younger than most cities in Illinois. Renters tend to be in the minority in the area, and 58% of residents own their homes. At $999 per month, the average rent is a bit below the state average.
Ten percent of Berwyn residents older than 25 have earned a Bachelor's degree, while 4% possess a Master's degree or Doctorate. Berwyn residents have a wide range of industries from which to choose. The four most common are retail, healthcare, manufacturing, and entertainment. Together, these industries account for 26% of the city's labor force. Meanwhile, in terms of job function, many workers in these industries are in sales, as 9% of the city's population reports this as their field of work, the highest number of any field. Berwyn workers take home an average annual income of just over $69,000, less than those elsewhere in Illinois. The city's average income also falls below the national average ($73,345).
Berwyn residents have an average commute of about 36 minutes, longer than the state average of about 32 minutes. Driving is the most common way to get to work, opted for by 39% of workers, while public transit is used by only 6% of the population. Walking isn't a common way to get to work.