Collinsville, IL


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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.

Unlike some cities, Collinsville isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Collinsville are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Collinsville is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Collinsville who work in sales jobs (13.70%), office and administrative support (12.81%), and management occupations (9.95%).

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.

In terms of college education, Collinsville is somewhat better educated than the 21.84% who have a 4-year degree or higher in the typical US community: 27.51% of adults 25 and older in the city have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Collinsville in 2010 was $26,482, which is upper middle income relative to Illinois and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $105,928 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, English, Italian, and French .

The most common language spoken in Collinsville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Arabic.