Barry is a very small city located in the state of Illinois. With a population of 1,280 people and just one neighborhood, Barry is the 580th largest community in Illinois. Barry has an unusually large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic cities.
Occupations and Workforce
When you are in Barry, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 37.64% of Barry’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. Overall, Barry is a city of sales and office workers, professionals and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Barry who work in office and administrative support (13.86%), sales jobs (11.61%) and healthcare (6.37%).
Setting & Lifestyle
The city is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Barry has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Barry a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
Barry is a small city, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.