Antioch is a somewhat small village located in the state of Illinois. With a population of 14,773 people and seven constituent neighborhoods, Antioch is the 164th largest community in Illinois.
Antioch real estate is some of the most expensive in Illinois, although Antioch house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
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 interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 15.69% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
Because of many things, Antioch is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Antioch really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Antioch perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.
In Antioch, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 34.96 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.
The citizens of Antioch are among the most well-educated in the nation: 40.62% of adults in Antioch have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree, whereas the average US city has 21.84% holding at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Antioch in 2018 was $41,641, which is wealthy relative to Illinois and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $166,564 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 Asian. Important ancestries of people in Antioch include German, Irish, Polish, English, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Antioch is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Tagalog.