Antioch is a somewhat small village located in the state of Illinois. With a population of 14,824 people and seven constituent neighborhoods, Antioch is the 164th largest community in Illinois. Much of the housing stock in Antioch was built relatively recently. The construction of new real estate can often be taken as an indication that the local Antioch economy is robust, and that jobs or other amenities are attracting an influx of new residents. This seems to be the case in Antioch, where the median household income is $103,659.00.
Antioch is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-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 office and administrative support (13.50%), management occupations (12.77%), and sales jobs (10.27%).
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.
Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 11.95% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. 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 great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Antioch a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The village’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Antioch has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Antioch’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
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 34.88 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%): 38.23% of adults in Antioch have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.
The per capita income in Antioch in 2018 was $41,671, which is wealthy relative to Illinois and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $166,684 for a family of four.
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 Tagalog and Spanish.