Antioch, IL

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Living in Antioch

Antioch is a somewhat small village located in the state of Illinois. With a population of 14,258 people and six constituent neighborhoods, Antioch is the 170th largest community in Illinois.

Unlike some villages, Antioch isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Antioch are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Antioch is a village of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Antioch who work in office and administrative support (14.72%), sales jobs (12.79%), and management occupations (9.64%).

Also of interest is that Antioch has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

One downside of living in Antioch is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Antioch, the average commute to work is 34.67 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.

The education level of Antioch citizens is very high relative to the national average among all cities (21.84%): 34.74% of adults in Antioch have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.

The per capita income in Antioch in 2010 was $36,563, which is wealthy relative to Illinois and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $146,252 for a family of four. However, Antioch contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Antioch is a somewhat ethnically-diverse village. The people who call Antioch home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Antioch residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Antioch include German, Polish, Irish, English, and Italian.

The most common language spoken in Antioch is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Slavic languages.