Brocton is a tiny village located in the state of Illinois. With a population of 305 people and just one neighborhood, Brocton is the 780th largest community in Illinois. Brocton has a large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic villages in the country.
Occupations and Workforce
When you are in Brocton, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 40.00% of Brocton’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. Overall, Brocton is a village of sales and office workers, production and manufacturing workers and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Brocton who work in office and administrative support (15.56%), sales jobs (7.41%) and food service (7.41%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Residents will find that the village is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Brocton is worth considering.
One downside of living in Brocton is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Brocton, the average commute to work is 34.04 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.
Brocton is a small village, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.