Naperville, along with Aurora, Lisle, and Downers Grove, comprise part of the I-88 Technology Corridor. The technology companies with facilities located along I-88 provide the surrounding communities with tens of thousands of good-paying jobs.
The 11th Congressional district borders Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory and contains part of Argonne National Laboratory, just south of Darien and I-55.
The 11th also contains significant racial and cultural diversity. The racial composition of the district is approximately 60% Caucasian, 22% Hispanic, 11% African American, and 7% Asian.