McLeansboro is a very small city located in the state of Illinois. With a population of 2,792 people and two constituent neighborhoods, McLeansboro is the 428th largest community in Illinois.
Unlike some cities, McLeansboro isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in McLeansboro are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, McLeansboro is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and production and manufacturing workers. There are especially a lot of people living in McLeansboro who work in sales jobs (16.92%), office and administrative support (14.08%), and healthcare (8.60%).
Residents will find that the city is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, McLeansboro is worth considering.
The percentage of people in McLeansboro with college degrees is quite a bit lower than the national average for cities and towns of 21.84%: just 12.15% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in McLeansboro in 2010 was $19,457, which is low income relative to Illinois, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $77,828 for a family of four. However, McLeansboro contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call McLeansboro home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of McLeansboro residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in McLeansboro include English, Irish, Dutch, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in McLeansboro is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German.