Momence is a very small city located in the state of Illinois. With a population of 3,094 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Momence is the 409th largest community in Illinois. Much of the housing stock in Momence was built prior to World War II, making it one of the older and more historic cities in the country.
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Momence is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 42.26% of the Momence workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Momence is a city of production and manufacturing workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Momence who work in office and administrative support (7.01%), management occupations (6.86%), and sales jobs (6.35%).
Of important note, Momence is also a city of artists. Momence has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Momence’s character.
Momence is a small city, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.
The citizens of Momence have a very low rate of college education: just 8.90% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, compared to a national average of 21.84% for all cities.
The per capita income in Momence in 2018 was $22,003, 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 $88,012 for a family of four. However, Momence contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Momence is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Momence home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Momence residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Momence also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 16.53% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Momence include German, Irish, Polish, French, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Momence is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Polish.