Mackinaw is a very small village located in the state of Illinois. With a population of 1,950 people and just one neighborhood, Mackinaw is the 494th largest community in Illinois. Much of the housing stock in Mackinaw was built prior to World War II, making it one of the older and more historic villages in the country.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some villages, Mackinaw isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Mackinaw are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Mackinaw is a village of sales and office workers, professionals and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Mackinaw who work in office and administrative support (16.89%), management occupations (7.13%) and healthcare (6.80%).
Also of interest is that Mackinaw has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Setting & Lifestyle
Because of many things, Mackinaw is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Mackinaw a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The village’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Mackinaw has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Mackinaw’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
Mackinaw 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.