Franklin Grove is a very small village located in the state of Illinois. With a population of 977 people and just one neighborhood, Franklin Grove is the 636th largest community in Illinois. Franklin Grove 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
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Franklin Grove is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 40.25% of the Franklin Grove workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Franklin Grove is a village of sales and office workers, service providers and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Franklin Grove who work in office and administrative support (11.83%), sales jobs (7.47%) and management occupations (6.85%).
Setting & Lifestyle
The overall crime rate in Franklin Grove is one of the lowest in the US. This makes it one of the safer places to live in the country in terms of crime.