Grand Tower is a tiny city located in the state of Illinois. With a population of 590 people and just one neighborhood, Grand Tower is the 728th largest community in Illinois.
Occupations and Workforce
Grand Tower is a blue-collar town, with 50.43% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 27.7%. Overall, Grand Tower is a city of service providers, transportation and shipping workers and production and manufacturing workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Grand Tower who work in food service (10.26%), healthcare (8.55%) and community and social services (5.98%).
Setting & Lifestyle
The city is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Grand Tower has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Grand Tower a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
In Grand Tower, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 31.19 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.
As is often the case in a small city, Grand Tower doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.