Chillicothe is a somewhat small city located in the state of Illinois. With a population of 6,226 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Chillicothe is the 300th largest community in Illinois.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Chillicothe is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Chillicothe is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Chillicothe who work in office and administrative support (19.05%), sales jobs (9.27%), and food service (8.60%).
Also of interest is that Chillicothe has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
The education level of Chillicothe citizens, measured as those with bachelor's degrees or advanced degrees, is similar to the national average for all American cities and towns. 17.62% of adults 25 and older in Chillicothe have a college degree.
The per capita income in Chillicothe in 2010 was $25,023, which is middle income relative to Illinois and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $100,092 for a family of four. However, Chillicothe contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Chillicothe home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Chillicothe residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Chillicothe include Irish, English, Italian, and French .
The most common language spoken in Chillicothe is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Vietnamese.