Channahon is a somewhat small village located in the state of Illinois. With a population of 13,239 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 sales jobs (11.56%), office and administrative support (10.88%), and teaching (9.04%).
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 is lower than average for the country.
One downside of living in Channahon, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 30.39 minutes every day commuting to work.
The overall education level of Channahon is somewhat higher than in the average US city of 21.84%: 28.94% of adults 25 and older in the village have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Channahon in 2018 was $36,767, which is upper middle income relative to Illinois and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $147,068 for a family of four.
Channahon is a somewhat ethnically-diverse village. 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 Black or African-American. Channahon also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 10.57% of the village’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Channahon include German, Irish, Polish, Italian, and English.
The most common language spoken in Channahon is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Polish.