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, Channahon isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Channahon are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Channahon is a village of sales and office workers, professionals, and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Channahon who work in office and administrative support (18.16%), sales jobs (7.89%), and healthcare (7.63%).
Because of many things, Channahon is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Channahon 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 village’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Channahon has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Channahon’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.
The education level of Channahon citizens is a little higher than the average for US cities and towns: 24.23% of adults in Channahon have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Channahon in 2010 was $30,757, which is upper middle income relative to Illinois and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $123,028 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 Korean.