Du Quoin is a somewhat small city located in the state of Illinois. With a population of 5,949 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Du Quoin is the 299th largest community in Illinois.
Du Quoin is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Du Quoin is a city of service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Du Quoin who work in sales jobs (12.24%), food service (8.26%), and management occupations (7.43%).
In Du Quoin, just 12.75% of people have at least a bachelor's degree, which is quite a bit lower than the national average for cities and towns of 21.84%.
The per capita income in Du Quoin in 2010 was $19,698, which is low income relative to Illinois, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $78,792 for a family of four. However, Du Quoin contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Du Quoin is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Du Quoin home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Du Quoin residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Du Quoin include Irish, English, Italian, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Du Quoin is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Other Indo-European.