Grayville - Crossville is a very small town located in the state of Illinois. With a population of 2,625 people and just one neighborhood, Grayville - Crossville is the 515th largest community in Illinois.
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Grayville - Crossville is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 39.51% of the Grayville - Crossville workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Grayville - Crossville is a town of service providers, sales and office workers, and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Grayville - Crossville who work in sales jobs (10.24%), management occupations (9.88%), and food service (7.23%).
Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 9.58% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
Being a small town, Grayville - Crossville does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
In terms of college education, the citizens of Grayville - Crossville rank slightly lower than the national average. 15.42% of adults 25 and older in Grayville - Crossville have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, while 21.84% of adults have a 4-year degree or higher in the average American community.
The per capita income in Grayville - Crossville in 2018 was $28,997, which is middle income relative to Illinois and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $115,988 for a family of four. However, Grayville - Crossville contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Grayville - Crossville home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Grayville - Crossville residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Grayville - Crossville include German, Irish, English, Dutch, and European.
The most common language spoken in Grayville - Crossville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and Spanish.
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Uncrowded roads, rural America and space to be the individual you are. If you like these characteristics, this neighborhood may fit you. With just 15 residents per square mile, is less crowded than 96.0% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
Did you know that the neighborhood has more Czechoslovakian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 1.2% of this neighborhood's residents have Czechoslovakian ancestry.
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 Grayville - Crossville are lower-middle income, making it a below average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 61.6% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 29.7% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 80.1% of U.S. neighborhoods.
What we choose to do for a living reflects who we are. Each neighborhood has a different mix of occupations represented, and together these tell you about the neighborhood and help you understand if this neighborhood may fit your lifestyle.
In the neighborhood, 37.3% of the working population is employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is executive, management, and professional occupations, with 24.8% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (24.6%), and 11.2% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.
The most common language spoken in the neighborhood is English, spoken by 98.4% of households.
Culture is shared learned behavior. We learn it from our parents, their parents, our houses of worship, and much of our culture – our learned behavior – comes from our ancestors. That is why ancestry and ethnicity can be so interesting and important to understand: places with concentrations of people of one or more ancestries often express those shared learned behaviors and this gives each neighborhood its own culture. Even different neighborhoods in the same city can have drastically different cultures.
In the neighborhood in Grayville - Crossville, IL, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (25.4%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (15.1%), and residents who report English roots (12.8%), and some of the residents are also of Dutch ancestry (2.6%), along with some French ancestry residents (1.9%), among others.
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 under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (30.5% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.
Here most residents (77.6%) 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 (8.7%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.