Erie is a very small village located in the state of Illinois. With a population of 1,547 people and just one neighborhood, Erie is the 533rd largest community in Illinois.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some villages where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Erie is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Erie is a village of sales and office workers, professionals and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Erie who work in office and administrative support (19.20%), sales jobs (13.44%) and teaching (6.86%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Because of many things, Erie is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Erie 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, Erie has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Erie’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.
As is often the case in a small village, Erie doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.