Hoopeston is a somewhat small city located in the state of Illinois. With a population of 5,258 people and just one neighborhood, Hoopeston is the 322nd largest community in Illinois. Hoopeston has an unusually large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic cities.
Occupations and Workforce
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Hoopeston is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 38.45% of the Hoopeston workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Hoopeston is a city of service providers, sales and office workers and production and manufacturing workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Hoopeston who work in sales jobs (9.73%), management occupations (8.36%) and healthcare (8.31%).
Setting & Lifestyle
One downside of living in Hoopeston, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 31.06 minutes every day commuting to work.