Braidwood is a somewhat small city located in the state of Illinois. With a population of 6,185 people and just one neighborhood, Braidwood is the 296th largest community in Illinois.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some cities, Braidwood isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Braidwood are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Braidwood is a city of sales and office workers, service providers and production and manufacturing workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Braidwood who work in office and administrative support (18.29%), sales jobs (7.48%) and management occupations (7.28%).
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, Braidwood has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Braidwood a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
One downside of living in Braidwood is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Braidwood, the average commute to work is 31.36 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.