Mahomet is a somewhat small village located in the state of Illinois. With a population of 8,056 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Mahomet is the 277th largest community in Illinois.
Mahomet is a decidedly white-collar village, with fully 90.70% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Mahomet is a village of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Mahomet who work in management occupations (16.10%), sales jobs (14.40%), and office and administrative support (12.72%).
Also of interest is that Mahomet has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Mahomet is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The village’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Mahomet’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.
Do you have a 4-year college degree or graduate degree? If so, you may feel right at home in Mahomet. 51.28% of adults here have a 4-year degree or graduate degree, whereas the national average for all cities and towns is just 21.84%.
The per capita income in Mahomet in 2010 was $37,283, which is wealthy relative to Illinois and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $149,132 for a family of four.
The people who call Mahomet home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Mahomet residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Mahomet include English, Irish, European, and French .
The most common language spoken in Mahomet is English. Other important languages spoken here include Polish and Spanish.