Carterville is a somewhat small city located in the state of Illinois. With a population of 5,818 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Carterville is the 318th largest community in Illinois.
Carterville is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 89.99% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Carterville is a city of professionals, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Carterville who work in office and administrative support (14.73%), healthcare (11.31%), and sales jobs (10.12%).
Also of interest is that Carterville has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Because of many things, Carterville is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Carterville 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, Carterville has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Carterville’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
The citizens of Carterville are very well educated compared to the average community in the nation: 37.81% of adults in Carterville have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.
The per capita income in Carterville in 2010 was $28,837, which is upper middle income relative to Illinois and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $115,348 for a family of four. However, Carterville contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Carterville home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Carterville residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Carterville include English, Irish, Italian, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Carterville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Chinese and Spanish.