Byron is a very small city located in the state of Illinois. With a population of 3,665 people and just one neighborhood, Byron is the 383rd largest community in Illinois.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Byron is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Byron is a city of professionals, sales and office workers and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Byron who work in office and administrative support (13.61%), teaching (10.56%) and sales jobs (7.69%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Because of many things, Byron is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Byron really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Byron perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.
Being a small city, Byron does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.