Dongola is a tiny village located in the state of Illinois. With a population of 714 people and just one neighborhood, Dongola is the 696th largest community in Illinois. Dongola has a large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic villages in the country.
Occupations and Workforce
When you are in Dongola, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 41.82% of Dongola’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. Overall, Dongola is a village of production and manufacturing workers, professionals and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Dongola who work in sales jobs (11.64%), teaching (5.82%) and healthcare (5.82%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Residents will find that the village is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Dongola is worth considering.
One downside of living in Dongola, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 31.83 minutes every day commuting to work.
Dongola is a small village, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.