Mount Pulaski is a very small city located in the state of Illinois. With a population of 1,528 people and just one neighborhood, Mount Pulaski is the 540th largest community in Illinois. Mount Pulaski has an unusually large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic cities.
Occupations and Workforce
Mount Pulaski is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Mount Pulaski is a city of sales and office workers, professionals and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Mount Pulaski who work in office and administrative support (19.08%), sales jobs (8.67%) and teaching (8.29%).
A relatively large number of people in Mount Pulaski telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 8.75% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
Setting & Lifestyle
Mount Pulaski 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 city’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, Mount Pulaski’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.