Breese is a very small city located in the state of Illinois. With a population of 4,506 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Breese is the 350th largest community in Illinois.
Breese is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Breese is a city of service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Breese who work in office and administrative support (12.48%), management occupations (10.87%), and food service (10.07%).
Because of many things, Breese is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Breese 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 city’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Breese has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Breese’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
As is often the case in a small city, Breese doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
In terms of college education, Breese is nearly on par with the US average for all cities of 21.84%: 20.22% of adults 25 and older in Breese have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Breese in 2010 was $30,504, which is upper middle income relative to Illinois and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $122,016 for a family of four. However, Breese contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Breese home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Breese residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Breese include Irish, Polish, French , and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Breese is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German.