Makanda is a tiny village located in the state of Illinois. With a population of 547 people and just one neighborhood, Makanda is the 738th largest community in Illinois.
Occupations and Workforce
Makanda is a decidedly white-collar village, with fully 88.12% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Makanda is a village of professionals, sales and office workers and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Makanda who work in teaching (24.14%), healthcare (20.31%) and management occupations (12.26%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Makanda 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, Makanda’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.
Makanda 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.