Albion is a very small city located in the state of Illinois. With a population of 1,957 people and just one neighborhood, Albion is the 488th largest community in Illinois.
Occupations and Workforce
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Albion is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 36.31% of the Albion workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Albion is a city of sales and office workers, production and manufacturing workers and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Albion who work in office and administrative support (16.05%), sales jobs (9.76%) and management occupations (6.72%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Residents will find that the city is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Albion is worth considering.
One of the benefits of Albion is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 18.99 minutes, which is substantially less than the national average. Not only does this mean that the drive to work is less aggravating, but noise and pollution levels are lower as a result.