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Cordova, IL

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Overview


Cordova is a tiny village located in the state of Illinois. With a population of 657 people and just one neighborhood, Cordova is the 720th largest community in Illinois.

Occupations and Workforce

Unlike some villages where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Cordova is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Cordova is a village of professionals, sales and office workers, and production and manufacturing workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Cordova who work in office and administrative support (12.43%), healthcare (12.13%), and management occupations (9.76%).

Setting & Lifestyle

Because of many things, Cordova is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Cordova a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The village’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Cordova has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Cordova’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.

The village is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Cordova has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Cordova a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.

One downside of living in Cordova is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Cordova, the average commute to work is 31.56 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.

Demographics

The population of Cordova overall has a level of education that is slightly above the US average for all US cities and towns of 21.84%. Of adults 25 and older in Cordova, 23.25% have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Cordova in 2018 was $41,163, which is upper middle income relative to Illinois and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $164,652 for a family of four.

The people who call Cordova home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Cordova residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Cordova include German, Irish, English, Italian, and Norwegian.

The most common language spoken in Cordova is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and German/Yiddish.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

The way a neighborhood looks and feels when you walk or drive around it, from its setting, its buildings, and its flavor, can make all the difference. This neighborhood has some really cool things about the way it looks and feels as revealed by NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research. This might include anything from the housing stock to the types of households living here to how people get around.

People

Of note is NeighborhoodScout's research finding that the neighborhood has some of the lowest rates of children living in poverty of any neighborhood in the United States. In a nation where approximately 1 in 4 children are living in poverty, the community truly stands out from the rest in this regard.

In addition, priests and therapists would like to think they know the secrets to a truly successful marriage, but according to NeighborhoodScout's research, the folks of the neighborhood may actually hold the key. 71.2% of its residents are married, which is a higher percentage than is found in 97.2% of the neighborhoods in America.

Also, if you're nearing retirement age, or in retirement, the is an excellent choice for you to consider for top-quality retirement living. This neighborhood is rated by NeighborhoodScout as among the top 7.0% of retiree-friendly neighborhoods in Illinois, combining peace and quiet, safety from crime, and offering diverse housing options from which retirees can choose. Maybe it's because of these amenities that a large proportion of the residents here are college educated seniors, mixed with other age groups. For these and other reasons, NeighborhoodScout identifies this neighborhood as a top-notch place to consider if you are thinking of or planning to retire in Illinois.

Real Estate

Uncrowded roads, rural America and space to be the individual you are. If you like these characteristics, this neighborhood may fit you. With just 39 residents per square mile, is less crowded than 91.0% of all U.S. neighborhoods. One of the notable things about is that it is one of the quietest neighborhoods in America, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis and quantitative rating of quietness. When you are here, you will find it to be very quiet. If quiet and peaceful are your cup of tea, you may have found a great place for you.

Modes of Transportation

Our research reveals that 91.3% of commuters who live in the neighborhood get to work each day by driving alone in their automobiles, which is a higher proportion than 97.6% of U.S. neighborhoods.

Diversity

Did you know that the neighborhood has more Belgian and Greek ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 1.1% of this neighborhood's residents have Belgian ancestry and 1.8% have Greek ancestry.

The Neighbors

There are two complementary measures for understanding the income of a neighborhood's residents: the average and the extremes. While a neighborhood may be relatively wealthy overall, it is equally important to understand the rate of people - particularly children - who are living at or below the federal poverty line, which is extremely low income. Some neighborhoods with a lower average income may actually have a lower childhood poverty rate than another with a higher average income, and this helps us understand the conditions and character of a neighborhood.

The neighbors in the neighborhood in Cordova are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 61.1% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 0.0% of the children seventeen and under living in this neighborhood are living below the federal poverty line, which is a lower rate of childhood poverty than is found in 100.0% of America's neighborhoods.

A neighborhood is far different if it is dominated by enlisted military personnel rather than people who earn their living by farming. It is also different if most of the neighbors are clerical support or managers. What is wonderful is the sheer diversity of neighborhoods, allowing you to find the type that fits your lifestyle and aspirations.

In the neighborhood, 43.1% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is manufacturing and laborer occupations, with 26.7% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (16.6%), and 13.6% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

Languages

The most common language spoken in the neighborhood is English, spoken by 97.9% of households.

Ethnicity / Ancestry

Culture is shared learned behavior. We learn it from our parents, their parents, our houses of worship, and much of our culture – our learned behavior – comes from our ancestors. That is why ancestry and ethnicity can be so interesting and important to understand: places with concentrations of people of one or more ancestries often express those shared learned behaviors and this gives each neighborhood its own culture. Even different neighborhoods in the same city can have drastically different cultures.

In the neighborhood in Cordova, IL, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (28.9%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (15.2%), and residents who report English roots (13.4%), and some of the residents are also of Swedish ancestry (3.8%), along with some Italian ancestry residents (3.0%), among others.

Getting to Work

How you get to work – car, bus, train or other means – and how much of your day it takes to do so is a large quality of life and financial issue. Especially with gasoline prices rising and expected to continue doing so, the length and means of one's commute can be a financial burden. Some neighborhoods are physically located so that many residents have to drive in their own car, others are set up so many walk to work, or can take a train, bus, or bike. The greatest number of commuters in neighborhood spend between 30 and 45 minutes commuting one-way to work (39.5% of working residents), which is at or a bit above the average length of a commute across all U.S. neighborhoods.

Here most residents (91.3%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors to get to work (5.4%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.


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