Leaf River is a tiny village located in the state of Illinois. With a population of 424 people and just one neighborhood, Leaf River is the 763rd largest community in Illinois. Leaf River 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
Leaf River is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Leaf River is a village of sales and office workers, professionals and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Leaf River who work in office and administrative support (19.79%), sales jobs (12.30%) and healthcare (12.30%).
Of important note, Leaf River is also a village of artists. Leaf River has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Leaf River’s character.
Setting & Lifestyle
The overall crime rate in Leaf River 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.
Leaf River is a small village, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.