Davis Junction - Monroe Center is a very small town located in the state of Illinois. With a population of 3,167 people and just one neighborhood, Davis Junction - Monroe Center is the 457th largest community in Illinois.
Davis Junction - Monroe Center is a blue-collar town, with 39.01% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 27.7%. Overall, Davis Junction - Monroe Center is a town of transportation and shipping workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Davis Junction - Monroe Center who work in management occupations (9.25%), sales jobs (8.24%), and office and administrative support (7.15%).
Davis Junction - Monroe Center 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 town’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, Davis Junction - Monroe Center’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
Being a small town, Davis Junction - Monroe Center does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
In terms of college education, the citizens of Davis Junction - Monroe Center rank slightly lower than the national average. 14.62% of adults 25 and older in Davis Junction - Monroe Center have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, while 21.84% of adults have a 4-year degree or higher in the average American community.
The per capita income in Davis Junction - Monroe Center in 2018 was $28,654, which is lower middle income relative to Illinois, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $114,616 for a family of four. However, Davis Junction - Monroe Center contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Davis Junction - Monroe Center is a somewhat ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Davis Junction - Monroe Center home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Davis Junction - Monroe Center residents report their race to be White. Davis Junction - Monroe Center also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 11.55% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Davis Junction - Monroe Center include German, Irish, Swedish, English, and Norwegian.
The most common language spoken in Davis Junction - Monroe Center is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Polish.
Many things matter about a neighborhood, but the first thing most people notice is the way a neighborhood looks and its particular character. For example, one might notice whether the buildings all date from a certain time period or whether shop signs are in multiple languages. This particular neighborhood in Davis Junction - Monroe Center, the neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
Unpopulated, and rural, the neighborhood is one of the least crowded neighborhoods in all of America. If you like open space, no traffic, and lots of room, this neighborhood may be just what you are looking for. According to NeighborhoodScout's leading research, this neighborhood is less densely populated than 92.8% of the neighborhoods in America.
Did you know that the neighborhood has more Swedish and Norwegian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 9.3% of this neighborhood's residents have Swedish ancestry and 5.9% have Norwegian ancestry.
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 Davis Junction - Monroe Center are middle-income, making it a moderate income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 40.2% of the neighborhoods in America. With 11.9% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 52.8% of U.S. neighborhoods.
What we choose to do for a living reflects who we are. Each neighborhood has a different mix of occupations represented, and together these tell you about the neighborhood and help you understand if this neighborhood may fit your lifestyle.
In the neighborhood, 38.1% of the working population is employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is executive, management, and professional occupations, with 28.9% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (21.3%), and 10.8% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.
The most common language spoken in the neighborhood is English, spoken by 94.1% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (5.7%).
Culture is the shared learned behavior of peoples. Undeniably, different ethnicities and ancestries have different cultural traditions, and as a result, neighborhoods with concentrations of residents of one or another ethnicities or ancestries will express those cultures. It is what makes the North End in Boston so fun to visit for the Italian restaurants, bakeries, culture, and charm, and similarly, why people enjoy visiting Chinatown in San Francisco.
In the neighborhood in Davis Junction - Monroe Center, IL, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (33.3%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (16.0%), and residents who report Mexican roots (10.0%), and some of the residents are also of Swedish ancestry (9.3%), along with some English ancestry residents (7.3%), among others.
Even if your neighborhood is walkable, you may still have to drive to your place of work. Some neighborhoods are located where many can get to work in just a few minutes, while others are located such that most residents have a long and arduous commute. The greatest number of commuters in neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (45.4% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (83.1%) 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 (12.1%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.