Astoria is a very small town located in the state of Illinois. With a population of 1,100 people and just one neighborhood, Astoria is the 615th largest community in Illinois. Much of the housing stock in Astoria was built prior to World War II, making it one of the older and more historic towns in the country.
Occupations and Workforce
When you are in Astoria, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 35.04% of Astoria’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. Overall, Astoria is a town of professionals, sales and office workers and production and manufacturing workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Astoria who work in healthcare (10.71%), sales jobs (9.49%) and office and administrative support (9.49%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Overall, Astoria’s crime rate is one of the lowest in the nation, which makes a great place to live if safety is an important concern.
As is often the case in a small town, Astoria doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.