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Durand, IL

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Overview


Durand is a very small village located in the state of Illinois. With a population of 1,375 people and just one neighborhood, Durand is the 639th largest community in Illinois.

Occupations and Workforce

Unlike some villages, Durand isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Durand are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Durand is a village of service providers, professionals, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Durand who work in office and administrative support (14.26%), teaching (10.70%), and healthcare suport services (7.91%).

Setting & Lifestyle

As is often the case in a small village, Durand doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.

Demographics

In terms of college education, Durand is nearly on par with the US average for all cities of 21.84%: 17.95% of adults 25 and older in Durand have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Durand in 2018 was $26,546, 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 $106,184 for a family of four. However, Durand contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

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

The most common language spoken in Durand is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and Polish.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

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 Durand, the neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

Diversity

Did you know that the neighborhood has more Swedish and German ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 5.0% of this neighborhood's residents have Swedish ancestry and 35.9% have German ancestry.

is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 7.2% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Polish at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 96.3% of the neighborhoods in America.

The Neighbors

How wealthy a neighborhood is, from very wealthy, to middle income, to low income is very formative with regard to the personality and character of a neighborhood. Equally important is the rate of people, particularly children, who live below the federal poverty line. In some wealthy gated communities, the areas immediately surrounding can have high rates of childhood poverty, which indicates other social issues. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals both aspects of income and poverty for this neighborhood.

The neighbors in the neighborhood in Durand are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 66.7% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 2.1% 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 74.7% 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, 39.4% 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 22.9% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (22.4%), and 14.9% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

Languages

The most common language spoken in the neighborhood is English, spoken by 98.7% of households. Some people also speak Polish (7.2%).

Ethnicity / Ancestry

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 Durand, IL, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (35.9%). There are also a number of people of English ancestry (14.6%), and residents who report Irish roots (12.9%), and some of the residents are also of Italian ancestry (12.5%), along with some Polish ancestry residents (5.2%), among others.

Getting to Work

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 30 and 45 minutes commuting one-way to work (39.0% of working residents), which is at or a bit above the average length of a commute across all U.S. neighborhoods.

Here most residents (82.8%) 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 (8.1%) . 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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