Mascoutah is a somewhat small city located in the state of Illinois. With a population of 7,869 people and just one neighborhood, Mascoutah is the 268th largest community in Illinois.
Occupations and Workforce
Mascoutah is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Mascoutah is a city of sales and office workers, service providers and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Mascoutah who work in office and administrative support (14.25%), sales jobs (11.14%) and food service (9.46%).
Also of interest is that Mascoutah 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, Mascoutah 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, Mascoutah really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Mascoutah 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.
In Mascoutah, a lot of people use the bus to get to work every day though Mascoutah is a relatively small city. Those that ride the bus are primarily traveling out of town to good jobs in other cities.