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, Chillicothe isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Chillicothe are a mix 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 (18.37%), sales jobs (9.11%), and teaching (7.85%).
One of the benefits of Chillicothe is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 19.23 minutes, which is substantially less than the national average. Not only does this mean that the drive to work is less aggravating, but noise and pollution levels are lower as a result.
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. 18.63% of adults 25 and older in Chillicothe have a college degree.
The per capita income in Chillicothe in 2010 was $24,991, which is middle income relative to Illinois, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $99,964 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 Native American. 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 German.