Coal Valley is a very small village located in the state of Illinois. With a population of 3,743 people and just one neighborhood, Coal Valley is the 384th largest community in Illinois.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some villages where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Coal Valley is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Coal Valley is a village of sales and office workers, professionals and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Coal Valley who work in office and administrative support (20.08%), management occupations (13.44%) and sales jobs (8.96%).
Also of interest is that Coal Valley has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Setting & Lifestyle
Coal Valley is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The village’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Coal Valley’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
As is often the case in a small village, Coal Valley doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.