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 90.23% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Mahomet is a village of sales and office workers, professionals, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Mahomet who work in office and administrative support (15.81%), management occupations (14.40%), and sales jobs (13.46%).
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.
Because of many things, Mahomet is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Mahomet really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Mahomet perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.
Do you have a 4-year college degree or graduate degree? If so, you may feel right at home in Mahomet. 50.66% 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 $35,143, which is wealthy relative to Illinois and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $140,572 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, French , and European.
The most common language spoken in Mahomet is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Polish.