Channahon is a somewhat small village located in the state of Illinois. With a population of 12,594 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Channahon is the 193rd largest community in Illinois.
Unlike some villages where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Channahon is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Channahon is a village of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Channahon who work in office and administrative support (16.57%), sales jobs (8.10%), and teaching (6.85%).
Because of many things, Channahon 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, Channahon really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Channahon 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.
The citizens of Channahon are slightly better educated than the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns, with 23.42% of adults in Channahon having a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Channahon in 2010 was $31,076, which is upper middle income relative to Illinois and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $124,304 for a family of four. However, Channahon contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Channahon home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Channahon residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Channahon include Irish, Polish, Italian, and English.
The most common language spoken in Channahon is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Polish.