Collinsville is a medium-sized city located in the state of Illinois. With a population of 24,635 people and eight constituent neighborhoods, Collinsville is the 87th largest community in Illinois.
Collinsville is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Collinsville is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Collinsville who work in sales jobs (14.12%), office and administrative support (13.15%), and management occupations (10.86%).
Also of interest is that Collinsville has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
For the size of the city, public transportation in Collinsville is quite heavily used. Mostly, people who use it for their daily commute are taking the bus. For Collinsville, the benefits are reduced air pollution and congestion on the highways.
The percentage of people in Collinsville who are college-educated is somewhat higher than the average US community of 21.84%: 27.41% of adults in Collinsville have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Collinsville in 2010 was $27,149, which is upper middle income relative to Illinois and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $108,596 for a family of four. However, Collinsville contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Collinsville is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Collinsville home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Collinsville residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Collinsville include Irish, Italian, English, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Collinsville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Polish and Spanish.