Antioch, IL


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Antioch is a somewhat small village located in the state of Illinois. With a population of 14,329 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 managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Antioch who work in management occupations (14.53%), office and administrative support (13.84%), and sales jobs (11.43%).

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.

Antioch is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The village’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Antioch’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.

In Antioch, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 35.41 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.

The overall education level of Antioch citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 32.46% of adults in Antioch have at least a bachelor's degree, and the average American community has 21.84%.

The per capita income in Antioch in 2010 was $31,690, which is upper middle income relative to Illinois, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $126,760 for a family of four. However, Antioch contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

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 Irish, Polish, Italian, and English.

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